Running With Trainspotting's Ghosts

Dave Meldrum | Posted 27.02.2017 | UK Entertainment
Dave Meldrum

We all like to think - at least at my age - that our memories are if not infallible, then at least reliable. The reality is more slippery. We remembe...

Brexit Briefing: White Rabbits, White Papers and Empty Dance Floors

The Huffington Post | Owen Bennett | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Politics

All you need to know from the world of Brexit this week. You can sign up for this briefing by clicking here, and you’ll receive it straight to your ...

How Clean Is Clean? Spud, Renton, Sick Boy, Trump And Us

Nigel Rayment | Posted 02.02.2017 | UK Politics
Nigel Rayment

That litany of goods and services looks anything but a choice for life, as Renton finally acknowledges. I'm looking forward to seeing Trainspotting 2 and wondering if it invites us to ask a little more insistently, "how clean is clean?"

Here's What The 'Trainspotting 2' Cast Have Been Up To In The Years Since The First Film

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 27.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

It’s been a long time coming, but after 21 years, a sequel to ‘Trainspotting’ is now in cinemas. ‘T2 Trainspotting’ charts what Mark Renton...

'Trainspotting' Star Robert Carlyle Is Already Thinking About A Third Film

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

‘Trainspotting 2’ isn’t even in cinemas yet, but actor Robert Carlyle has already addressed the possibility of whether a third film in the serie...

'Into It' Podcast: We Talk Soap Swearing, 'Trainspotting 2' And Kim Woodburn's 'CBB' Outburst

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 23.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

In the first edition of ‘Into It’, the HuffPost UK Entertainment podcast, we’re discussing the week’s biggest stories from the world of TV and...

What Did The Critics Have To Say About 'Trainspotting 2'?

The Huffington Post | Daniel Welsh | Posted 20.01.2017 | UK Entertainment

After a wait of two decades, ‘Trainspotting’ fans are finally getting what they’ve always wanted, with the release of sequel ‘T2 Trainspotting...

The 'Trainspotting 2' Trailer Is Even Better Than We'd Hoped It Would Be

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 03.11.2016 | UK Entertainment

‘Trainspotting 2’ will arrive in cinemas in January, and the first trailer for the film has now been released. Ewan McGregor leads the cast in th...

Irvine Welsh Thinks Bob Dylan's Nobel Prize Was 'Wrenched From The Prostates Of Hippies'

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 13.10.2016 | UK

Author Irvine Welsh has waded into discussion over Bob Dylan being awarded a Nobel Prize for Literature, and it’s clear he’s not keen on it. Welsh...

The 'Trainspotting' Gang Are Back Together In This Brand New Teaser Clip

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 25.07.2016 | UK Entertainment

We may have seen lots of on-set pap shots in recent months, but ‘Trainspotting’ fans have now been given the first official look at the hotly-anti...

Here's How YOU Can Be In 'Trainspotting 2'

The Huffington Post | Rachel McGrath | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Entertainment

Production on ‘Trainspotting 2’ is currently underway, but the film’s team are still looking for one rather important thing - extras to star in ...

Danny Boyle Confirms 'Trainspotting' Sequel And This Is What It Might Look Like

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 07.09.2015 | UK Entertainment

Danny Boyle has confirmed plans for a ‘Trainspotting’ sequel. It was reported back in July that an update on the 1996 classic was in the pipel...

Where Are The Cast Of 'Trainspotting' Now?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 23.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

It's been almost 20 years since Irvine Welsh's novel 'Trainspotting' was adapted for the big screen, by Danny Boyle. The film, telling the tale of...

'Trainspotting 2' Is HAPPENING!

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel McGrath | Posted 15.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

After years of delays and disputes, it seems that ‘Trainspotting’ fans are finally getting a sequel to the hit 1996 film. The movie, starring E...

Irvine Welsh Gets A Bit Sweary Over Osborne's 'Trainspotting' Speech

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.10.2014 | UK Politics

After announcing even more welfare cuts on Monday, George Osborne attempted to lighten the mood and quote 'Trainspotting', a film based on a group of ...

Trainspotting Actor Says 'Insulting' No Campaign Is Guilty Of Bullying

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Politics

Trainspotting actor actor Peter Mullan has hit out at "scaremongering" by anti-Scottish independence campaigners, branding it "deeply insulting and ve...

The 10 Scottish Films You Need To See...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 09.05.2014 | UK Entertainment

Never has the hormonal awkwardness of youth been captured so comedically, as well as sweetly, on screen as by director Bill Forsyth in his coming-of-a...

A Trainspotter's Guide To The Edinburgh Festival (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK Comedy

Choose life... choose the Edinburgh Festival. Here's why....

Irvine Welsh Blown Off Course by His 'Guiding Force', David Bowie

Jane Graham | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jane Graham

Irvine Welsh says he's so consumed by David Bowie album The Next Day it's 'totally fucked up my work.'

Ready To Go Trainspotting Again?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Entertainment

Danny Boyle has confirmed a 'Trainspotting' sequel is on the way. And the Oscar-winning director hopes that the adaptation of Irvine Welsh's follow...

Trainspotting Author Wades In Scottish Independence Debate

PA | Posted 13.03.2013 | Home

Getting rid of the "imperialist baggage" of the UK state through Scottish independence will present new cultural and political opportunities, accordin...

Irvine Welsh and the Freedom of a Blank Page

Gia Marie Barbera | Posted 15.01.2013 | Home
Gia Marie Barbera

Does he consider himself a Film writer or a novelist? "I'm just a storyteller really I don't really see the importance in the difference in the medium. I like books, I love them. "

Huge Rise In Danny Boyle Film Sales After Spectacular Opening Ceremony

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 30.07.2012 | UK Entertainment

Viewers around the globe heaped praise on Danny Boyle's epic Olympics Opening Ceremony this weekend and following the celebrations, the director has s...

Is 'Trainspotting' The Best British Film?

PA | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Gritty drug drama Trainspotting has been named the best British film of the past six decades. The movie - starring Ewan McGregor and Robert Carlyle...

Photographer Who Captured The Spirit Of The 90s Opens New Show

The Huffington Post UK | Sam Parker | Posted 14.07.2012 | Home

When, back in 1996, photographer Lorenzo Agius went to shoot some relatively unknown actors making a film called Trainspotting, he couldn’t have kno...