Sandy and Andy

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Sandy and Andy were an enduring Scottish comedy double-act who broadcast on BBC radio before, during, and after the Second World War, from about 1931. Created by the playwright Andrew P. Wilson, the two typical Scots 'worthies', or cronies, were played by R. Gordon McCallum ('Sandy') and Wilson ('Andy') himself. The 'radio philosophers' offered whimsical comments on topical events in Scottish life in the form of a chat by the garden gate. Classed along with The McFlannels as a 'variety feature series' (although nowhere near as successful), Sandy and Andy offered the same human treatment of life in the country and for small town listeners. It appeared as part of the Scottish Half-Hour programme.