Lovable old codgers Jack and Victor are always ready for adventure, and always game for a laugh. Between them they prove that growing old is about more than just a free bus pass.
Jack and Victor share their adventures with the rest of their friends from the Craiglang estate. These including local gossip Isa, straight-talking shop keeper Navid, angry Winston and miserly Tam.
Born in Scotland in 1962, Ford Kiernan was originally a tailor who branched out into comedy, appearing ...
and Victor McDade
have been friends for sixty years (since childhood) and now live on the same floor of Osprey Heights, their tower block
. Both Jack and Victor are widowers, having lost their wives, Jean and Betty, over ten years earlier. They became friends after Victor saved a young boy's life who'd been knocked over by a tram in Glasgow
, where Jack's father owned a shop; they afterwards became best friends. They don't see much of their families anymore; Jack's daughter Fiona lives near Toronto
, with her husband Tony and her two sons Jack and Steven. Victor's son John lives in Johannesburg
with his family. While Fiona is supportive and often invites him to visit her, John is very uncaring and often makes terrible exuses when Victor asks to visit him.
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