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Love Actually ‘set for TV sequel’

Love Actually, the popular Christmas film, is to get a television sequel of sorts, it has announced.

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Capital Sci Fi Con cosplayers visit Rachel House

Capital Sci Fi Con 2017 comes to Meadowbank

WORLD’S collide at Meadowbank Stadium this weekend when Capital Sci-Fi Con 2017 beams into the sports venue for a two day celebration of all things science-fiction.

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The Biscuit Factory art space

Student Arts Festival back for a third year

THE third Edinburgh Student Arts Festival (ESAF) is currently underway, running at venues across the Capital until 3 March.

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Richard Gere and Julia Roberts
 in Pretty Woman

Romantic drive-in screening of Top Gun set to take your breath away

AS Valentine’s Day approaches, what could be more romantic than hopping in the car with your loved one and heading to a good old-fashioned drive-in movie?

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Harry Benson: Shoot First screens at the Filmhouse

From The Beatles to Trump, Harry Benson has shot them all

HE toured America with The Beatles in 1964, documenting their ground-breaking tour and today, at the age of 86 is still going strong. The work of renowned Scottish photographer and self-confessed workaholic Harry Benson is celebrated in the film Shoot First, being screened at the Filmhouse tonight and tomorrow.

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The Caley Picture House on Lothian Road. Pic: Liam Rudden

Liam Rudden: The Caley Picture House is the main feature

MANY moons ago, back when Espionage was called Nicky Tams, a plea went out for glass collectors.

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Cirque Berserk

Inspire Me: 10 great things to do this week

If you have an event you’d like considered for Inspire Me, e-mail entertainment editor Liam Rudden at lrudden@edinburghnews.com

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Ewan Bremner, Ewan McGregor, Johnny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle in T2.

Cinema: T2 Trainspotting review - get on board for a sequel 20 years on from era-defining modern classic

Trainspotting dealt with drugs and youth culture and caused huge controversy on its release in 1996.
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Pne of Scotland's best-loved paintings which plays a key role in the new Trainspotting film. Picture: PA

Classic Scots painting gets new lease of life in T2 Trainspotting

An autographed reproduction of one of Scotland’s best-loved paintings, which plays a key role in the new Trainspotting film, is set to go under the hammer at a charity auction.

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Jonny Lee Miller. Pic:  James Gourley/Rex

Liam Rudden: On the T2 trainspotting orange carpet

ORANGE. The red carpet was orange. Robert Carlyle was shorter than I expected. Actually, not one of the stars of Trainspotting was as tall as I thought they would be, so I was in good company.

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Ewan McGregor and director Danny Boyle reunited on the set of T2 Trainspotting. Picture: SWNS

Danny Boyle feels ‘great shame’ over rift with Ewan McGregor

Danny Boyle has said he feels a “great shame” over his 10-year fall-out with Ewan McGregor and that he is very grateful to the actor for presenting him with a prestigious award after burying the hatchet.

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Kyle Fitzpatrick who plays Spud's son Fergus in T2 Trainspotting

Kyle is a chip off the old Spud

FOR 17-year-old Broughton High pupil Kyle Fitzpatrick, T2 Trainspotting provided the break of which every young actor dreams.

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Director Danny Boyle (centre) with T2 cast members Ewen Bremner, Ewan McGregor, Jonny Lee Miller and Robert Carlyle. Picture: PA

Danny Boyle reveals reasoning behind T2 Trainspotting title

Filmmaker Danny Boyle has revealed why he gave his new film the not-so-catchy title T2 Trainspotting.

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Simon (Jonny Lee Miller) and Mark Renton (Ewan McGregor) 
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Inspire Me: 10 great things to do in the Capital

Have an event you’d like considered for Inspire Me, e-mail details to entertainment editor Liam Rudden at lrudden@edinburghnews.com

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A host of locations in Leith were deployed for T2 Trainspotting including the docks area.

T2 helps boost value of film industry to Edinburgh to nearly £8m

A three-month shoot across Edinburgh on the sequel to Trainspotting boosted the value of film and television productions to the Capital to its highest level since records began 26 years ago.

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T2 Trainspotting is released on Friday,

NHS chiefs thank Danny Boyle for T2 tribute

Hospital bosses have thanked T2 Trainspotting director Danny Boyle after he singled them out for praise - for saving the life of a key crew member.

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The next instalment will follow on from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Picture: Contributed

Revealed: Name of next Star Wars instalment announced

The name for the next instalment in the Star Wars film franchise has been revealed as The Last Jedi.

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T2 Trainspotting: A sure-fire hit, well worth the wait

T2 Trainspotting: A sure-fire hit, well worth the wait

DRUGS, violence and retribution. They say the more things change, the more they stay the same and twenty years on nothing could be more true for Renton, Sick Boy, Spud and Begbie in Danny Boyle’s nostalgic yet strangely evocative and long-awaited sequel to Trainspotting.

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Ewan McGregor and Kelly Macdonald arriving at the world premiere of Trainspotting 2 at Cineworld in Fountainbridge. Picture: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Stars descend on Edinburgh for T2 Trainspotting premiere

The stars of Trainspotting reunited in Edinburgh for the world premiere of its long-awaited sequel - as director Danny Boyle hinted a third film could be on the cards.

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Ewan McGregor in Trainspotting being chased in street

Brian Ferguson: T2 shows how much Edinburgh still has to change

T2 shows how much the capital still needs to change, writes Brian Ferguson

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