BAFTA SCOTLAND AWARD WINNER – BEST ENTERTAINMENT 2008
1 x 60 - More 4 Special – Broadcast May 2008
Sgt Gary McLintoch is back from his tour of duty in Iraq and in this spoof documentary he talks us through life on the front line: the fights for hearts and minds, and why Iraqis love to hit statues with flip flops. A clever and satirical take on life on the front line, Gary’s War features in-depth interviews intercut with genuine news footage including soundbites from Blair, Bush and Brown.
The programme was born out of the Channel 4’s Funny Cuts season, where Gary: Tank Commander was the lead film. It also gained director William Andrews a BAFTA Scotland ‘best director’ nomination in 2006.
Writer and performer – Greg McHugh
Director – Iain Davidson
Producer – Rab Christie