Tag Archives: Irvine Welsh

May 13

Trainspotting – Black Box Theatre and Emu Productions take us to the dark side of ourselves. (Theatre review)

Trainspotting Black Box Theatre and Emu Productions King Street Theatre till May 24. Buy Tickets here.¬† I saw Irvine Welsh at the Adelaide writers festival a few years back. He is an engaging speaker with a warm, generous personality, who puts up a convincing show of modesty. Among his many witty anecdotes was a consideration […]

November 18

Filth – Jon S. Baird and the joy of (finally) another successful Welsh adaptation. (Film Review)

“I think there’s something seriously wrong with me.” With the end of the Thatcher era the decade of the 1990’s produced films books and music that came to typify a writhing underbelly of a Britain that belied the facade the Tory’s wanted to plaster over the top of societal cracks. ¬†Thatcher wanted The Empire to […]