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Tickling Jock Opening Lecture: A Comedy Great - Johnny Beattie picture

Sun 24th Feb at 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Tickling Jock Opening Lecture: A Comedy Great - Johnny Beattie

@ Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh

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Tickling Jock Opening Lecture: A Comedy Great - Johnny Beattie

Govan-born Johnny Beattie is just one of the comedy greats featured in Tickling Jock which celebrates Scotland’s distinctive contribution to the world of entertainment. With a career spanning more than 50 years, Beattie started in show business in 1951. A regular in pantomime, he was also closely linked to the Gaiety Theatre in Ayr. In recent times, he became known to a new generation playing the character Malcolm Hamilton in the soap, River City. To open this new exhibition, we are delighted to announce that Johnny will be discussing his career and other ‘comedy greats’ with whom he worked, with eldest daughter, actress Maureen Beattie.

Buy tickets in advance from the Information Desk in the Gardens Entrance of the Scottish National Gallery, or call 0131 624 6560

Image © National Galleries of Scotland

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Venue: Scottish National Gallery

The Mound
EH2 2EL 55.950630, -3.195333

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