Where was Still Game filmed?
This Scottish comedy is a cult spin-off from the 1999 sketch show Chewin' The Fat, which later went nationwide on the BBC. Pensioners Jack and Victor live in the fictional district of Craiglang, Glasgow, comparing its modern ills to how they remember the old days. This break-out series shows that these old Glaswegians are Still Game for whatever life throws at them.
Find filming locations for Still Game here.
Modern Maryhill represents Craiglang, a fictional district of Glasgow. This area spreads along seven miles of the Maryhill Road between the Forth and Clyde Canal and the River Kelvin. Most of Still Game's main scenes are filmed in Maryhill streets.
The Robyn's Nest cafe is often frequented by the characters in Still Game, and was filmed on Maryhill Road. It's next door to the Maryhill Library, just south of the Forth and Clyde Canal towpath.
Several scenes from Still Game were filmed in the Townhead district, including the flats in series seven and the shops in series two. Navid's shop is in Townhead.
This library near the Botanical Gardens was the location for Jack and Victor's lunch break in series two, and for Tam's proposal to Frances in series four.
The local pub in Still Game is called The Clansman. Its exterior is actually The Gimlet on Ruchill Street. Also called the Ruchill Tavern, it was used from series one to four. Then it was knocked down to build houses.
Several scenes in Still Game were shot around the River Kelvin Locks, near the junction with the River Clyde.
In series two, Winston and Tam play golf at the Craiglang Municipal Golf Course. The location for this is about four miles west of Maryhill, at Knightswood.
The Maryhill Crematorium opened in 1895 and is part of the Glasgow Western Necropolis. In series eight, friends gather here after Eric's funeral in The New Chapel.
The SSE Hydro was used as a location in series eight of Still Game to represent Glasgow Airport arrivals, where Tam and Isa are waiting. This multi-purpose event centre is built next to the River Clyde.
Several scenes in Still Game take place in Glasgow, with locations including Queen Street, Queen Street Station, George Square, Argyle Street and Buchanan Street.
In series five of Still Game, Winston decides to move to Finport. Scenes were filmed on location in Saltcoats, North Ayrshire, which used to be a popular seaside resort. Saltcoats Harbour provides shots of the sea wall and promenade, and Jack and Victor pass The Melbourne Café.