Sybil Law

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Octogenarian Sybil Law's comedy radio show celebrates canny, feisty, funny older people.

Leading Scottish comedy actress Una Maclean stars in a series featuring Sybil's comically unpredictable weekly exploits and confrontations with neighbourhood friends and foes.

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Sybil sits a hair raising driving test and champions the talents of elderly drivers.

In her weekly radio show, Sybil Law FM, between bursts of Sybil's delightfully eccentric choice of music, Sybil's callers and celebrity guests are alternately charmed and harangued.

Fans of her show include Betty Potter who runs a wool shop and Hilton MacBain who is one of Sybil's admirers.

Off air she argues with her bossy niece Senga, feeds mints to her beloved dog Jasper to keep him sweet, runs her " Say NEIN to nine ninety nine" pricing campaign; collects recipes such as " Bunnies On the Lawn" and "Hot Water Soup" from regular callers to her show for her Octogenarian cookbook, and holds English language tutorials where we and her teenage pupils benefit from her unique teaching of syntax and metaphor

Sybil Law UNA MCLEAN

Senga Brook (Sybil's niece)/

Myra MacGlaister GABRIEL QUIGLEY

Roy Brook (Senga's husband)/

Hilton McBain GAVIN MITCHELL

The Driving Instructor/

Sanjay SANJEEV KOHLI

As himself SIR STIRLING MOSS OBE

Sybil Law is written by Charlie Dore, directed by Marilyn Imrie

and is a Catherine Bailey production for BBC Radio Scotland.

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Sybil's radio poetry competition is hijacked by a disenchanted poet.

In her weekly radio show, Sybil Law FM, between bursts of Sybil's delightfully eccentric choice of music, Sybil's callers and celebrity guests are alternately charmed and harangued.

This episode features a delightful cameo phone in from Stanley Baxter as a cantankerous poet.

Fans of her show include Betty Potter who runs a wool shop and Hilton MacBain who is one of Sybil's admirers.

Off air she argues with her bossy niece Senga, feeds mints to her beloved dog Jasper to keep him sweet, runs her " Say NEIN to nine ninety nine" pricing campaign; collects recipes such as " Bunnies On the Lawn" and "Hot Water Soup" from regular callers to her show for her Octogenarian cookbook, and holds English language tutorials where we and her teenage pupils benefit from her unique teaching of syntax and metaphor

Sybil Law UNA MCLEAN

Walter McGarrigle STANLEY BAXTER

Scarlett May/ Ira Bolt

Tania (Scarlett's mother) CLARE WAUGH

Roy Brook/

Hilton McBain GAVIN MITCHELL

As himself SIR STIRLING MOSS OBE

Sybil Law is written by award winning singer/songwriter and comedy performer Charlie Dore, whose new album Cheapskate Lullabyes comes out in May.

It is directed by Marilyn Imrie and is a Catherine Bailey production for

BBC Radio Scotland.

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of music, Sybil's callers and celebrity guests are alternately charmed and harangued.

Fans of her show include Betty Potter who runs a wool shop and Hilton MacBain who is one of Sybil's admirers.

Off air she argues with her bossy niece Senga, feeds mints to her beloved dog Jasper to keep him sweet, runs her " Say NEIN to nine ninety nine" pricing campaign; collects recipes such as " Bunnies On the Lawn" and "Hot Water Soup" from regular callers to her show for her Octogenarian cookbook, and holds English language tutorials where we and her teenage pupils benefit from her unique teaching of syntax and metaphor

Sybil Law UNA MCLEAN

Senga Brook GABRIEL QUIGLEY

Roy/Hilton McBain GAVIN MITCHELL

Edouard (Maitre D)/

Scot (the Kinesiologist) SCOTT HOATSON

Sybil Law is written by award winning singer/songwriter and comedy performer Charlie Dore, whose new album Cheapskate Lullabyes comes out in May.

It is directed by Marilyn Imrie and is a Catherine Bailey production for

BBC Radio Scotland.

Sybil exposes the culinary pretensions of gastro pubs when she loses her beloved dog.