The 20th Commonwealth Games in Glasgow opened in front of a 40,000 crowd at Celtic Park on 23rd July 2014.
Glaswegians can be difficult to understand, at the best of times, and are often wary of strangers with strange voices (mainly English speakers).
So – to help the weary English traveller survive their encounters with my Scottish countrymen, Jason thought it would be useful to teach his English neighbours how to sound Scottish and avoid being given wonky information or dodgy directions.
Voice actor Jay Britton was drafted in to see if he could get our very own Kyra Cross tawlkin scowtish
Brian Conley was born and raised in West London and studied Performing Arts at The Barbara Speake Stage School and then at the age of 16 hit the road and made a living performing cabaret in nightclubs.
He began his TV career as a warm up man for Terry Wogan, Noel Edmonds and Kenny Everett, but soon started appearing in front of the cameras with regular appearances in Five Alive and Live from the Palladium.
He spoke to Jason McCrossan about his life and also his one man show currently touring the uk “The Life of Brian Conley”.
Had to watch this twice – funny but tinged with cruelty…