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Farmer Jim Smith2019061120190615 (RS)

Julia Sutherland gets up close and personal with Jim Smith, comedian, farmer and internet sensation.

There’s something quite special about Jim, he’s got one of the most demanding jobs in the country but still finds the time and energy to write and perform comedy across the country. Best known for his ‘Darth Fifer’ routine which has been watched five million times around the world, Jim is also a firm favourite on ‘Breaking the News’ and his own BBC comedy series ‘The Farm’.

A gentle giant with a wry smile, this episode is a fascinating insight into Jim’s rocketing comedy career and his beginnings in the most unlikely of places.

Julia Sutherland meets Jim Smith - comedian, farmer and internet sensation.

Julia Sutherland gets personal with some of Scotland's most fascinating comedy talents.

Farmer Jim Smith20190611

Julia Sutherland gets up close and personal with Jim Smith, comedian, farmer and internet sensation.

There’s something quite special about Jim, he’s got one of the most demanding jobs in the country but still finds the time and energy to write and perform comedy across the country. Best known for his ‘Darth Fifer’ routine which has been watched five million times around the world, Jim is also a firm favourite on ‘Breaking the News’ and his own BBC comedy series ‘The Farm’.

A gentle giant with a wry smile, this episode is a fascinating insight into Jim’s rocketing comedy career and his beginnings in the most unlikely of places.

Julia Sutherland meets Jim Smith - comedian, farmer and internet sensation.

Julia Sutherland gets personal with some of Scotland's most fascinating comedy talents.

Fiona O'carroll2019060720190608 (RS)

Julia Sutherland gets up close and personal with one of the stars of Mrs Brown's Boys, Fiona O'Carroll.

Whilst best known for playing the straight character Maria in her family's hit TV show, there's more than meets the eye away from the cameras. With a lifetime spent in show business, from Christmas singles to producing feature films, Fiona has thrown herself into every challenge that has come her way and had an incredible time doing it. Bringing the family back from the brink of collapse, to nearly collapsing on stage at the Hydro during her musical - comedy really is the new rock 'n roll for Fiona.

Love or hate Mrs Brown's Boys, as millions around the world do, this episode is a fascinating look behind the scenes from one of its most important players.

Julia Sutherland meets one of the stars of Mrs Brown's Boys, Fiona O'Carroll.

Julia Sutherland gets personal with some of Scotland's most fascinating comedy talents.

Fiona O'carroll20190607

Julia Sutherland gets up close and personal with one of the stars of Mrs Brown's Boys, Fiona O'Carroll.

Whilst best known for playing the straight character Maria in her family's hit TV show, there's more than meets the eye away from the cameras. With a lifetime spent in show business, from Christmas singles to producing feature films, Fiona has thrown herself into every challenge that has come her way and had an incredible time doing it. Bringing the family back from the brink of collapse, to nearly collapsing on stage at the Hydro during her musical - comedy really is the new rock 'n roll for Fiona.

Love or hate Mrs Brown's Boys, as millions around the world do, this episode is a fascinating look behind the scenes from one of its most important players.

Julia Sutherland meets one of the stars of Mrs Brown's Boys, Fiona O'Carroll.

Julia Sutherland gets personal with some of Scotland's most fascinating comedy talents.

Jay Lafferty2019053120190601 (RS)

Julia Sutherland gets up close and personal with Jay Lafferty, stand-up comedian, producer, writer and director.

Jay works hard in the Scottish comedy scene, and it shows. Her recent Edinburgh Fringe show ‘Besom’ was the fifth highest ranking comedy of the festival and her appearances in the national press and on television are becoming increasingly frequent. She’s the leading half of Scotland’s comedy power couple, and she has a longlist of theatre productions behind her with even bigger plans ahead.

This episode might surprise you, a funny, wistful and adventurous discussion from one of Caledonian’s treasures.

Julia Sutherland gets up close and personal with stand-up comedian Jay Lafferty.

Julia Sutherland gets personal with some of Scotland's most fascinating comedy talents.