Favourite famous Scots - your views online
Dead or alive, who would you have invited to your St Andrew's Day celebrations?
Hands down, without a waiver or a doubt ...... the pure, dead, brilliant, windswept and interesting, Billy Connolly!
I’m with James VI.
Caroline Minty Orr
William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, Sean Connery, Billy Connolly and Ken Stott. That would be a very interesting table.
Walter Scott - my house is called Ivanhoe, so it has to be him!
Daniel Laidlaw VC, "The Piper of Loos". Would love to hear his story from the man himself.
Doddie Weir in his prime and Billy Connolly.
It has to be Rabbie Burns.
Without question, Stanley Baxter.
Jack Jarvis Esq & Victor McDade.
Gerald Butler, James McAvoy, William Wallace, Robert the Bruce and Kevin Bridges.
My mum and dad.
If it was a famous Scot, either Dawn Steele or Jill Bryson and Rose McDowall, the new wave/pop duo Strawberry Switchblade formed in Glasgow in 1981.
Jim Clark, Billy MacKenzie, Lewis Capaldi and Gail Porter.
The late great Walter Smith.
Billy Connolly and Eilish McColgan.
Jackie Stewart, the Big Yin and Gail Porter.
Robbie Coltrane, but sadly no longer with us.
Robert the Bruce, so he could tell me how he stuffed the English.
Scott from Thunderbirds
Admiral Thomas Cochrane! Others in contention: Eric Liddell, Napier, Clerk-Maxwell, James Young Simpson, Professor Bell of Bell's Palsy.
William Elphinstone, Bishop of Aberdeen, Lord Chancellor of Scotland and founder of the University of Aberdeen. He was an outstanding late-medieval statesman. Some of his lecture notes he made as a student at the University of Paris in the 1470s have come down to the present day.
Rod Stewart and Billy Connolly.
Brian J Smith
Sir Matt Busby. Ps My granny would have cooked for us.
Singer Sydney Devine.
My grandfather, born in Edinburgh, but I was only young when he died. I’d like to know more about his life and how he ended up working at Woolwich Arsenal.
Billy Bremner, David Harvey, Gordon McQueen, Peter Lorimer, Joe Jordan, Eddie and Frankie Gray, Bobby Collins – get the gist? Leeds United FC.
Jock Stein and Martin Compston.
Tricia J Patterson
Euan McGregor & Robbie Carlyle.
Cyclist Mark Beaumont.
Big Country’s Stuart Adamson.
David Stirling, founder of the SAS
Bill McLaren for me.
F Scot(t) Fitzgerald.
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