Cinema screenings to be staged by National Theatre of Scotland

The National Theatre of Scotland is to stage cinema screenings of its work for the first time as part a drive to cater for audiences in some of the remote parts of the country.
Taron Egerton as Eggsy, Colin Firth as Harry Hart and Pedro Pascal as Jack Daniels.

Cinema AND TRAILER: Kingsman - The Golden Circle, Colin Firth interview

In Kingsman: The Secret Service, Colin Firth’s spy Harry Hart was left for dead, but somehow the actor is alive and kicking and back for a sequel. He talks to Laura Harding about ageing and being an unlikely action hero

Aileen Paterson with Maisie the Morningside Moggie

Abbeyhill artists set to showcase works

MAISIE of Morningside returns to Abbeyhill this weekend. There’s also a treasure hunt, live music and more than 60 artists showcasing their work in their own homes. All of which can mean but one thing, it’s time for the Abbeyhill Colony of Artists 12th Annual Exhibition.

Michael Keaton in American Assassin.

Cinema AND TRAILER: American Assassin - Michael Keaton and Dylan O'Brien interviews

American Assassin follows super-agent Mitch Rapp – and his trainer Stan Hurley – as he joins the most deeply concealed network within the CIA. Stars Michael Keaton and Dylan O’Brien talk to Georgia Humphreys


Actor Sam Heughan praised for Outlander season three premier

Actor Sam Heughan has been praised for an almost silent performance in the premier of Outlander season three.

Outlander Season 3 starts on Monday.

Edinburgh takes a starring role in Outlander Season 3

The international time-travelling series Outlander returns on Monday for the third season, with Edinburgh taking centre stage for the first time since its burst onto screens in 2014.

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T2 Trainspotting helped lift production spending in Scotland. Picture: Contributed

Film and TV spending in Scotland reaches record high

Spending on film and TV production in Scotland hit a record high of almost £70 million last year, with a surge of more than 30%, according to new figures.

Josh OConnor as Johnny Saxby and Alec Secareanu as Gheorghe Ionescu.

Cinema AND TRAILER: God's Own Country Josh O'Connor interview

Josh O’Connor stars in God’s Own Country, a small, indie film with big themes. He talks to Georgia Humphreys about its comparisons with Brokeback Mountain and how it’s a world away from his role in The Durrells

The set of eight Star Wars droids and aliens series celebrated on special stamps issued by Royal Mail. Picture: Royal Mail/PA Wire

Star Wars stamps released to mark latest movie

A special edition set of Star Wars stamps will be released to mark the latest movie in the sci-fi series.

Bridgett Everett

Cinema AND TRAILER: Patti Cake$ star Bridget Everett interview

She’s made her mark on the New York cabaret scene and now with her first dramatic role in Patti Cake$, the comedian-singer tells Gemma Dunn why she’s glad to have stepped outside of her wheelhouse

Linlithgow Palace. Picture: Michael Gillen

Robert the Bruce movie filming starts at Linlithgow Palace

FILMING has begun in Scotland on a big-budget movie about Robert the Bruce.

Blair (Zoe Kravitz), Alice (Jillian Bell), Jess (Scarlett Johansson), Frankie  
(Illana Grazer) and Pippa (Kate McKinnon).

Cinema AND TRAILER: Rough Night Scarlett Johansson interview

She’s not known for her comedy talent but Scarlett Johansson couldn’t wait to dive into Lucia Aniello’s risque Rough Night. She and the other cast talk about the girls’ own movie

Saoirse Ronan will star as Mary Queen of Scots opposite Margot Robbie as Elizabeth I. Picture: PA

First glimpse of Saoirse Ronan as Mary Queen of Scots

The first glimpse of Saoirse Ronan in the title role of Mary, Queen Of Scots has been released.

Talitha Bateman as Janice.

Cinema: Annabelle: Creation - 'horror is a great example of why we all love to go to the movies...’

It’s been three years since horror fans were first introduced to Annabelle, and with a reputation to uphold, the demonic doll is now back to wreak devastation on more unsuspecting victims.

The World in One City

Discover the changing face of August in the city

THE Edinburgh International Festival is 70 this year and has grown old both gracefully and disgracefully over the last seven decades.

A cinema is part of the plans for a refurbishment of the Scotsman Hotel, the former offices of the Scotsman newspaper on North Bridge. Ian Rutherford.

New cinema planned as part of Scotsman Hotel refurbishment

A NEW cinema is set to be opened under £10 million plans aimed at revamping the Scotsman Hotel building on North Bridge.

Curse of the Mummy - Last Chance Saloon

Liam Rudden’s five Fringe shows to check out this week

Comedy, drama, music, theatre and musicals, with near on 3,500 shows to choose from everyday at the Fringe, the choice can be overwhelming, here Evening News Entertainment Editor Liam Rudden’s reveals the five shows he’ll be seeing this week.

The fantastic Diagon House is filled with all things Harry Potter. Picture: Diagon House Facebook.

Edinburgh’s wizarding fans in for a treat as Harry Potter shop opens

A NEW shop dedicated to all things Harry Potter is set to delight fans in the capital as it opens in the city’s Old Town.

Ethan Hawke, as Everett Lewis, and Sally Hawkins, as Maud Lewis.

Cinema: Oscar beckons once again for Sally Hawkins as she portrays artist in Maudie

You would expect someone of Sally Hawkins’s stature to be up-to-date with awards season gossip - but my news of her being tipped for Oscar success next year has come as quite a surprise.

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