Trainspotting

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

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2013 | 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...

WIN: The Entire Irvine Welsh Collection

Posted 20.04.2012 | Home

As Irvine Welsh delves into the history of his most famous characters to release Skagboys, the prequel to his global bestseller Trainspotting, we've d...

'I'm Fascinated By How People F**k Up'

Posted 18.04.2012 | Home

This is a big week for Scottish author Irvine Welsh. The prequel to his debut novel Trainspotting is about to hit the shelves in the form of Skagb...

Sam Parker

How Well Do You Know Irvine Welsh? (QUIZ)

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 17.04.2012 | Home

Irvine Welsh's Skagboys is the concluding part (we assume) of his most epic and well-known tale - that of the heroin addicted, psychopathic Edinburgh ...

'Reality TV Makes Me Sick'

PA | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Entertainment

Robert Carlyle has hit out at reality TV shows, saying they are killing off drama. The Trainspotting and Full Monty star told Radio Times that Big ...

Sam Parker

The Novels' Endings You'd Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Parker | Posted 21.04.2012 | Home

Last week, we asked you which novel's ending you'd change. Your answers were a mixture of classic novels and modern fiction, but what united all re...

Ever Had That Sinking Feeling?

WENN | Posted 26.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Ewan Mcgregor was forced to abandon plans for his directorial debut when he discovered someone else was making a film based on his boat race idea. ...