Tag archive for ‘Irvine Welsh’
By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, November 11th, 2016
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‘Banana flats’ could be listed

The flats made famous in Irvine Welsh’s Trainspotting could be protected with a listed status. The charity organisation Historic Environment Scotland which cares for and protects the historic environment More...

By Reader On Monday, March 10th, 2014
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Irvine Welsh announced as Patron of Screen Education Edinburgh

  Irvine Welsh, the Edinburgh born novelist, playwright, storyteller and screenwriter has today been announced as the Patron of Screen Education Edinburgh. Screen Education Edinburgh support young people and More...

By John Hislop On Saturday, January 18th, 2014
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Irvine Welsh joins police in praise of North Edinburgh community spirit

Just after midnight Assistant Chief Constable Malcolm Graham called a hastily arranged press conference outside Fettes Police Station, where he broke the sad news that officers had recovered the body of a young More...

By John Hislop On Friday, November 29th, 2013
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The Favourite Scottish Novel is Revealed

Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh has emerged as the winner of Book Week Scotland’s poll to find the favourite Scottish novel of the last 50 years. Over 8,800 votes were cast in the search for the nation’s favourite More...

By John Hislop On Friday, September 27th, 2013
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Filth’s Brian McCardie makes Begbie look like a Disney Character

‘Filth,’ the eagerly anticipated film based on the Irvine Welsh novel of the same name is released in Scotland today, and actor Brian McCardie who plays the less than politically correct Detective Constable More...

By John Hislop On Friday, September 13th, 2013
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Irvine Welsh to Promote ‘Filth’ at Easter Road

Acclaimed Edinburgh author and lifelong Hibs’ fan Irvine Welsh will be holding a question and answer session in The Gallery Bar/Restaurant in Easter Road’s West Stand ahead of next week’s clash with St Mirren. Welsh, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, July 23rd, 2012
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Writers Conference revived after 50 years at Edinburgh International Book Festival

The Edinburgh International Book Festival has announced the delegates who will attend sessions in the Edinburgh World Writers’ Conference this August. The Edinburgh events of this worldwide conference, which More...