You’ll Have Had Your Tea: The Doings of Hamish & Dougal

You’ll Have Had Your Tea: The Doings of Hamish & Dougal

The hilarious spin-off from I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue


The complete series 1-3 of The Doings of Hamish and Dougal.

Hamish and Dougal, two elderly Scotsmen played by Barry Cryer and Graeme Garden, have for many years been a popular feature of the hit BBC Radio 4 comedy show I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue.

Now they've got their own series, with Mrs Naughtie (Alison Steadman) and a local Laird (Jeremy Hardy), regularly keeping the duo busy.

In Series One's The Musical Evening, Dougal hosts a night to remember when Mrs Naughtie performs her Dance of the Seven Voles, while in The Murder Mystery Hamish and Dougal try to solve the case of her surprise disappearance. Romance in the Glen sees Hamish find a rival in the Laird after falling for society beauty Lady Caroline Fitz-Neatleigh, but they soon make amends as the elderly Scotsmen assist the Laird with armaments for The Shooting Party.

In Series Two, suspicions are raised when the duo are asked to dig a hole for a coffin-shaped wardrobe in The Vampire of the Glen, but they're quickly distracted by the chance to enter Fay MacAdemy in Fame Idol. The Laird returns to challenge the Scottish duo to a MacAthlon in The Fitness Club, and the pair then investigate who's been snitching in green ink in The Poison Pen Letters. Not ones for a peaceful life, Hamish and Dougal face The Monster in the Loch, before their first trip to London ends the series (in chaos) with Trapped.

Gambling Fever, the first episode of Series Three, sees Hamish becoming addicted to gambling after winning a Sporran Cosy in the Glen MacLottery, while in There's Something About Mrs Naughtie, the lady comes into an inheritance and attracts the advances of Hamish, Dougal and the Laird. In The Subsidence Adventure, Hamish & Dougal advertise as 'builders to the gentry', while in Inverurie Jones and the Thimble of Doom, a treasure hunter plunders the local museum. Look Who's Stalking finds Hamish and Dougal employed as ghillies to the Laird's stalking party, and Porridge Votes sees the Laird standing in the local by-election - with Hamish and Dougal running against him.

The six hilarious episodes of Series Three are topped and tailed by two festive specials, in which the duo celebrates Hogmanay and Burns Night in their own inimitable way.

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Barry Cryer

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Graeme Garden

Graeme Garden is one third of the Goodies. He is a comedy legend.
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