The man who was responsible for Alan Partridge and The Thick of It, Armando Iannucci
Ronnie Corbett's comedy reputation is unassailable but it was almost all achieved south of the border.
How Scottish does this comedy hero feel?
Arnold Brown was in at the start of the Alternative Comedy revolution but, despite winning the Perrier Award and many other comedy triumphs, the Glasgow Jewish Accountant was always apart from the changes which swept British Comedy.
Robbie Coltrane's virtuoso acting in Cracker and heart warming portrayal of Hagrid can make us forget what a funny man he is.
Craig Ferguson was Bing Hitler 20 years ago and a very funny TV comic in the early 90's.
He then went to America and became a star.
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Una Mclean started as a trailblazing comedienne in Scotland and has ended up as an icon with one of the most recognisable laughs in showbiz.