Still Game fans can meet Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill in Glasgow this weekend - here’s where and when

The Chewin’ the Fat and Still Game stars will be meeting fans in Glasgow this weekend.

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What’s happening? Comdey stars and writers, Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill, are inviting fans to meet them this weekend, as they’re signing bottles of their Jack and Victor whisky.

The Jack and Victor blended whisky was launched in May 2021, after a teaser social media campaign. It was a sell out success and led the pair to release a gift pack last Christmas and launch a gin earlier this year.

The Jack and Victor whisky was a sellout success in May. Picture: contributed

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Jack and Victor Whisky comes in a 70cl bottle, and is £42. It has notes of honeyed orchard fruits and sweet malted barley. The dram also has a delicate peat smokiness and notes of fresh vanilla and oak spice.

Meet and greet date and time: Ford and Hemphill will be signing bottles of Jack and Victor whisky on Saturday 30 April from 10am at the Whisky Shop on the ground floor of the Buchanan Galleries. The event is to celebrate the shop stocking both their whisky and gin.

In a post sent to newsletter subscribers, the pair wrote: “Come meet us, stock up and wu'll sign yer bottle! Limited number of bottles mind, so don't dilly dally - when we're oot, we're oot!! If ye cannae make it, ye can always....Buy Noo”

Ford Kiernan, who plays Jack Jarvis in Still Game, said: “Jack and Victor love a wee sip while they’re sharing a story, and they’d be over the moon to know just how delightful a tipple Scots have found their drinks.

“Whether it’s a dram with family or a G and T with friends, the Craiglang gentlemen have you covered.”

Greg Hemphill, who plays Victor McDade, added: “I know Victor would love a bottle signed by his old pal Jack and I’m sure it would sit pride of place in his living room – until he finished it, that is!”

Donald Darroch, Store Manager at The Whisky Shop, Glasgow, said: “We’re just a short bus ride from Craiglang if you want to get your own bottle of Jack and Victor’s tipple - just don’t tell Bobby where you got it from.”

Speaking at the launch of the first batch of whisky last year, Kiernan as Jack Jarvis Esq, said: “For too many years we’d been drinking that muck they sell in The Clansman, so we decided it’s about time we make our own dram.

"It’s fair to say that after a few trial sessions at Osprey Heights, we’re chuffed with the final outcome.”

In addition, Hemphill as Victor McDade, added: “It has been tricky keeping this a secret over the last few months, but we managed it. It’s the best of gear and it comes with a lovely shiny label and everything.

"With Father’s Day coming up, we’re sure folk will enjoy a couple of goldies with their very own old man.

"We reckon even Clark Gable would have liked it.”

Still Game ended in March 2019 with an emotional final episode. Sign up to find out more about the Jack and Victor whisky here.