The native Highlanders, the Englishmen, and the lowlanders played football on Saturday afternoons and talked about it on Saturday evenings, but the Glaswegians, men apart in this as in most things, played, slept, ate, drank and lived it seven days a week.' (George MacDonald Fraser)
From friendly rivals to bitter adversaries, this series will discover the history of two of football's biggest teams and challenge some of the myths associated with both clubs.
Along the way a fascinating social history will be revealed, and how Rangers and Celtic have come to dominate - and divide - a city.
And If You Know Your History
Historian Tom Devine looks at the origins of the clubs and how the social and cultural life of Glasgow grew to create two of the biggest football clubs, and one of the greatest football rivalries, in the world.
Programme 2 'Joy and Pain' presented by Graham Spiers.
Programme 3 'Women and The Old Firm' presented by Ruth Wishart.
Programme 4 'The Business of Celtic and Rangers' presented by Lesley Campbell.
Historian Tom Devine looks at the origins of Celtic and Rangers.