After we sadly learnt of the passing of Andy Gray, the star of City Lights, Naked Video and River City among many other things, we decided to take a look back and celebrate his legacy from early years to modern day.
After BBC Scotland confirmed his tragic death, we decided to take a look back into the archives of Andy Gray’s career from the 1970s to present day, through panto to television, to celebrate the Perth-based actor’s life.
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1. Naked Video
Andy on scene with the cast of Naked Video, a BBC Scotland sketch show that was aired on BBC Two from May 1986 to November 1991. From Left to right: GREGOR FISHER, ELAINE C SMITH, ANDY GRAY, HELEN LEDERER, TONY ROPER, JOHN SPARKES, JONATHAN WATSON, RON BAIN Photo: UNKNOWN
2. Pantomime Days
Andy Gray on stage at the King's Theatre in Edinburgh, playing Buttons in Cinderella. The Perth-based actor was one of the stars of the Christmas pantomime at the King's Theatre in Edinburgh each year. Photo: Douglas Robertson
3. City Lights
Among many roles for the BBC, Andy Gray will always be lovingly remembered as the iconic ‘Chancer’ in City Lights, a Glasgow-based sitcom which ran for six series between 1984-1991. Photo: BBC
4. River City
In 2016, Andy joined the cast of River City, playing the silver-tongued entertainer Pete Galloway. Photo: Alan Peebles