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River City: 26/09/2022 (S2022EP47 BBC Scotland Monday 26 September 2022)

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26/09/2022

In this unique special episode, which is part of River City’s 20th anniversary celebrations, Bob considers his two decades in Shieldinch. Best friends Bob and Angus wake up in a multiverse where many of their past friends they thought were lost still exist after consuming alcohol from a mysterious bottle.

Angus takes Bob to the Tall Ship to celebrate his birthday. However, Caitlin offers the boys a bottle to take away and celebrate at Scarlett’s when the pub floods. But the birthday celebration at his mother’s house with soggy sandwiches wasn’t quite what a dejected Bob had in mind.

Bob and Angus are sitting on Deek’s bench on Montego Street as Bob muses over his life. The two hungover individuals awaken unexpectedly in a world they do not recognise, where their lives have taken a completely different turn.

The best friends encounter well-known characters from Shieldinch’s past and present as they make their way through this bizarre multiverse.

Over 1,300 episodes of River City, which premiered on September 24, 2002, have been produced over the course of its 20-year run as a popular Scottish drama. Filmed at the BBC Dumbarton Studios outside of Glasgow.

Starring Stephen Purdon as Bob and Scott Fletcher as Angus, this must-see episode welcomes back iconic characters including Ewan Murdoch (played by Chris Brazier), DCI Whiteside (Michael Nardone), DI Grant (Therese Bradley), Eileen Donachie (Deirdre Davis), Paul Samson (Raymond Henderson), Robbie Fraser (Gary Lamont), Gabriel Brodie (Garry Sweeney), Billy Kennedy (Alexander Morton), Martina Kennedy (Ann Louise Ross), Thomas McCabe (Tam Dean Burn), Kelly-Marie Adams (Carmen Pieraccini), Stella Walker (Keira Lucchesi), Zinnie Hassoun (Nalini Chetty) and Gina Rossi (Libby McArthur).

Also starring Gayle Telfer Stevens as Caitlin, Frank Gallagher as Lenny, Jacqueline Leonard as Lydia, Iain Robertson as Stevie, Julie Cadzow as Suzie, Holly Jack as Nicole, Jenny Hulse as Amber, Joyce Falconer as Roisin, Jordan Young as Alex, Gail Watson as Gillian, Sally Howitt as Scarlett and Barbara Rafferty as Bernie.

Airdate: Monday 26 September 2022 at 22:00 on BBC Scotland

Season 2022 Episode 47

Drama series set in a close-knit Glasgow community.