Tag archive for ‘Ian Rankin’
By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, September 18th, 2017
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Author Ian Rankin urges Scots to have an eye test

Author Ian Rankin who is a great supporter of the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) urges people across Scotland to have an eye test. 35% of Scots admit that they have eyes issues which they have not More...

By John Kennedy On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
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Long Live The King’s! Ambassadors announce pledge to support £25 million regeneration.

The Festival City Theatres Trust has announced a number of high profile Cultural Ambassadors for the capital campaign to transform the King’s Theatre Edinburgh and, by extension, invigorate the Tollcross environs. John More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, August 26th, 2017
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Ian Rankin announces another Rebus novel

Even though we are still not sure if there is a panda cub on the way, the world keeps on turning and crime writer Ian Rankin confirmed that he is writing the next Rebus book. Ian Rankin in March 2017 announcing More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, June 30th, 2017
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Ian Rankin – on show at The Writers’ Museum

Although he is not so old Crime writer Ian Rankin  is now a museum piece.  At the Writers’ Museum on Lady Stair’s Close there is an exhibition of some of his personal items such as manuscripts More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, March 20th, 2017
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RebusFest to mark 30 years of crime

Author Ian Rankin is best known for his detective character Rebus, and now he is to mark the thirtieth anniversary with a festival of literature, music, art and film. Rankin is a music lover and he is also a big More...

By Ailean Beaton On Saturday, July 30th, 2016
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Cameo Cinema announce special “Curated By” Fringe shows

The Cameo cinema in Tollcross has just released details of this year’s “Curated By” season; a series of one-off events during the Fringe that will include a selection of films presented by high-profile comics More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Friday, October 17th, 2014
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Clocking life: William McIlvanney and Jenni Fagan

‘The moment crackled like an electric storm’ Lines like this would be gold dust to most writers, but in William McIlvanney’s books they just keep on coming. This man, the creator of Jack Laidlaw, More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Val McDermid on top form at the Central Library

‘My life’, says Val McDermid, ‘is a testament to the power of books: they made me.’ This may well be true, but Val has also made quite a few books herself.  Prodigious writer, frequent More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Sunday, May 25th, 2014
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Author Neil Broadfoot launches Falling Fast

Twenty-five years ago, Neil Broadfoot made a promise to his Gran; that promise sustained him through all the trials and tribulations of writing his first novel.  On Wednesday night at Looking Glass Books Neil introduced Falling More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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VIDEO Ian Rankin supporting Parkinson’s Awareness Week

Crime writer Ian Rankin is supporting Parkinson’s Awareness Week and we met him at  Kiki’s café which is one of 270 cafes across the UK who have signed up to take part in the campaign ran by leading support More...