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Meet the Cast: Alex Neal as Tommy MacKenzie

We met up with Alex Neal, who is playing Tommy MacKenzie in our upcoming production of ‘Trainspotting’, for an interview about drugs, Scottish accents and of course, ‘Trainspotting’ 126 more words

30 Day Book Challenge - Day 11

I’ve scouted around for questions and got my inspiration from Becky at Blogs-Of-A-Bookaholic, Melanie at Me, Bookshelf and I and finally, from the blog  491 more words


Filth (2013)

Think Irvine Welsh and you immediately think Trainspotting. Some of you will be thinking about Welsh’s caustic novel about drugs and degradation in Scotland. Most of you will be thinking of Danny Boyle’s prettified-Iggy-Pop-soundtracked-give-it-some-sense-of-redemption film interpretation. 429 more words

Black Comedy

Throwback Thursday Review: Filth

Bruce Robertson (James McAvoy) of the Edinburgh Police Force is determined to get a promotion, and will stop at nothing to get it. The only problem is: Bruce is a delusional, alcoholic, sexist with some serious guilt-issues. 314 more words

Film Review

Been Watching: A Couple of Good Movies

Based on the book by Irvine Welsh, writer of Trainspotting, and Starring James McAvoy, who plays Patrick Stewart in the X-Men films, this is a very scottish film full of depraved characters as is Welsh’s oeuvre. 233 more words