Scot Squad leaders questions: Hit BBC comedy spoof show takes on Scotland's political leaders ahead of the election

The BBC comedy spoof show Scot Squad is airing a special episode tonight featuring political party leaders ahead of the election next week.

The popular show, which first aired in 2014, is well known for its ‘mockumentary’, ‘fly on the wall’ type style depicting a fictional Scottish police force.

In the trailer for tonight’s episode, Scot Squad chief Cameron Miekelson, played by Jack Docherty, can be seen grilling the party leaders on various issues including the state of Paisley residents’ teeth and whether the First Minister has a “secret hairdresser”.

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With Scottish Conservative’s Douglas Ross admitting that one of his “worst decision ever” was when he “disallowed a Hibs goal when it was clearly onside”.

Who is involved?

When you tune in you can expect to see a range of familiar faces taking part in the comedy show, including Scottish Labour’s Anas Sarwar, the SNP’s Nicola Sturgeon, Lorna Slater of the Scottish Greens, Willie Rennie of the Scottish Liberal Democrats and Douglas Ross of the Scottish Conservatives.

Where and when can you watch?

The episode is airing tonight, April 29, at 10pm on the BBC Scotland channel. It will be available to watch on the BBC Iplayer following its scheduled airing time.

Scot Squad chief Cameron Miekelson grills the party leaders on various issues (picture credit: BBC).

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The BBC comedy spoof show Scot Squad is airing a special episode tonight featuring political party leaders ahead of the election next week (picture credit: BBC).
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