Trainspotting: Where are the stars of Danny’s Boyle’s cult Edinburgh film now – including Ewan McGregor

Based on Irvine Welsh’s scabrous Edinburgh-set novel, Danny Boyle’s big screen adaptation of Trainspotting gave British cinema a much-needed shot in the arm when it was released in 1996.

Now regarded as a stone-cold classic, the darkly-comic tale of a group of heroin addicts in 1980s Edinburgh was seminal, infinitely quotable, and made household names of its young stars.

Here, we look at what the cult film’s cast – and director – have been up to in the years since.

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