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Trainspotting Live

Trainspotting Live

★★★★★   Uncompromising:
Take the original Trainspotting movie and put it in IMAX. Turn the sound up to 120%, the acting to 130%. and have all the gore, faeces and bile flying out of the screen, right up in your face. You’ve now got some sense of Trainspotting Live.

August 8, 2017 | By | Reply More
Welsh adopts Leith Theatre

Welsh adopts Leith Theatre

Irvine Welsh to be Leith Theatre patron

Leith Theatre Trust has increased the heat in its attempts to save Leith’s only major theatre, a year after signing a five year lease to run the venue.

January 5, 2017 | By | 1 Reply More
Trainspotting

Trainspotting

✭✭✭✭✭ Obtrusive Masterpiece
Young critics scheme review:
Visceral images, bombarding music and the classically sorrowful plot, In Your Face Theatre immerses you in Irvine Welsh’s drug-fuelled Trainspotting.

August 16, 2015 | By | Reply More
Review – Trainspotting

Review – Trainspotting

✭✭✭✩✩ Hardcore theatre-making:

Wild and unruly, In Your Face Theatre’s production of Trainspotting makes interesting use of the open space of the Out of the Blue Drill Hall for its immersive, promenade format.

December 18, 2013 | By | Reply More
Irvine Welsh praises Edinburgh Festival

Irvine Welsh praises Edinburgh Festival

Strange Town  documentary catches “bad boy” in reflective mood. By Thom Dibdin Irvine Welsh is seen praising the Edinburgh festivals, in a documentary made by the Strange Town Youth Theatre at Leith’s Out of the Blue Drill Hall, to be broadcast on Wednesday evening on BBC2 Scotland. Edinburgh Stories is a half hour documentary made […]

March 26, 2012 | By | Reply More
No Edinburgh Filth for McAvoy

No Edinburgh Filth for McAvoy

Welsh’s Filth starts shooting in Glasgow By Thom Dibdin Glasgow is being used, once again, as the main location for a film adaptation of an Edinburgh-set Irvine Welsh novel, as principal photography begins there on Filth, staring James McAvoy as a racist, homophobic policeman. Trainspotting was largely filmed in Glasgow, the famous opening sequence along […]

January 24, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More