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BEFORE TRAINSPOTTING CAME SKAGBOYS

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  • The Blade Artist

    7th April 2016

    The Blade Artist is an elegant, electrifying novel – ultra violent but curiously redemptive – and it marks the return of one of modern fiction’s most infamous, terrifying characters, the incendiary Francis Begbie from Trainspotting.

  • The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins

    1st May 2014

    The Sex Lives of Siamese Twins taps into two great obsessions of our time, personal training regimes and real estate – how we look and where we live – and tells a story so subversive and dark it blacks out the Florida sun.
  • Trainspotting 20

    23rd August 2013

    Irvine Welsh celebrates the 20th anniversary of the iconic Trainspotting.

Film News

Filming has wrapped on the adaptation of Irvine Welsh's controversial novel, Filth. It is directed by Jon Baird and stars James McAvoy as Bruce Robertson.