Chewin' the Fat is a British comedy sketch show, starring Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill and Karen Dunbar. Comedians Paul Riley and Mark Cox also appeared regularly on the show.
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Chewin' the Fat - Greg Hemphill - Netflix
Gregory Edward “Greg” Hemphill is a Scottish Canadian actor, writer, comedian and director. He has also presented on television and radio. Along with his comedy partner, Ford Kiernan, he is best known in Scotland for his appearances in Still Game and Chewin' the Fat. He was Rector of the University of Glasgow 2001–2004.
Chewin' the Fat - Early career - Netflix
Hemphill has appeared in several projects. In 1990, he appeared at the Edinburgh Fringe where he was given the “So You Think You're Funny” trophy. He continued his stage work, appearing in the 1992 God Plus Support performance and in the popular 1995 Only an Excuse? tour. He also ventured into radio as the original presenter of football show, Off the Ball on BBC Radio Scotland and Eddie Mair Live. Hemphill and Kiernan scripted seven episodes between 1999 and 2000, for then popular children's television show Hububb. These were, Lullabubb, Top of the Bubbs, Conquer Leserest, Casual-Tea, Bubb Goes Boo, 2010: A Space Bubbsy and No Go Pogo. He guest starred alongside Kiernan in one episode, which he also scripted with Kiernan, Casual-Tea. However, his best known performances are alongside Ford Kiernan in the television sketch show Chewin' the Fat and its spin off, Still Game. In series three of Still Game, Hemphill's brother Steve has a cameo as a CN Tower lift operative.
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