1994 HEADLINE NEWS QUEER OUTRAGE AFTER CONMONS VOTED AGAINST EQUAL GAY AGE OF CONSENT - LABOUR LEADER JOHN SMITH BURIED ON IONA AFTER CROWDS MOBBED EDINBURGH FOR MEMORIAL SERVICE - PEACE BROKE OUT IN NORTHERN IRELAND - CHANNEL TUNNEL OPENED, FINALLY
One of the remaining freedoms we have as V MUSIC writers is the blank page. Let no one 32%:7253diih prescribe how we should ﬁll it. James Kelmah for Scottish writers in his Booker Prize the Park. ‘The acceptance speeBh. thug:
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Th The Scottish National Portrait Gallery who’s become almost as well known, all appearanoe, Tennent; Live! had never seen anything like it. and frequently wealthier, than those but then so old Festwa'
Biork, Blur, Dzneam, Crowded House, Del Amitri, The Manic Street Preachers and numerous other top-notch acts.
Whoopi Goldberg submerged in a bath whose portraits she’s captured on
of milk. Sting nude, and caked head to film. ‘Serious artist or overpaid
foot in mud. Liberace in front of a celebrity?’ wondered The list. cadillac, decked out in glitterball ‘Talented portraitist or commercial silver. The images came from the lens ego-masseur?’ This being her first
of Annie leibovitz, photographer of public exhibition in Scotland, you got the rich and famous, and the woman the chance to decide for yourselves.
Shot in Glasgow and premiered at the Edinburgh Film Festival, Shallow Grave went on to become a cult and mainstream success at screens around " . ‘~ . the globe. The List was there during the , g '* filming and acclaimed it for being ’ ‘3 r ‘ ‘bloody and intelligent a deliciously A “
black comedy thriller.’
Monday nights on Scottish were never the same after Fitz, the overweight police psychologist with a weakness for whisky and gambling (played by Robbie Coltrane) stumbled onto the scene of the crime in the first series of offbeat crime drama Cracker. Created by the crack (ouch!) team of writer, Jimmy McGovern and producer, Gub Neal, Fitz
was weak-willed, addictive, tetchy and often downright rude. But we loved him.
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Scottish dance-music scene saw Scotland’s finest culture-dens, as its first regular jungle night, In Irvine Welsh’s likesay radge novel
Selkirk the epic Schindler’s Trainspotting transferred from page to " LIstwas released, and Stephen :‘?|§I’.°' 1"” cash :93“: “9 “V a A s"'°"'°'° 9“ "’3" ‘°' “‘° 2. 'Ei'L‘al. “3.12.335 £7319; ’ Oscar speech of a lifetime 9 " V . . , . . . blackly humorous account of junkie Anthony Gormley s exhibition of 0AP’s on Edlnbur h’s Southslde - . 9 sub-culture In the parts of Edinburgh 40,000 roughly moulded clay people, ' mm“ someplace 9'33 to Play that aren’t Princes Street and the Fields for the British Isles was . ‘ “"90, When the 0“ Empire Castle. ‘You may know nothing of this unveiled in the main exhibition space \b - Theatre was transformed to the urban underbelly,’ said the The List, — at the Gallery of Modern Art In _ brand-spanking new glass- ‘but by the time you’re through with Edinburgh. ‘The figures seem to have fronted Festlva| theatre, Trainspotting you know these people taken over the room and look set to live in the real world, not an episode march out through the door and take —_ of Taggart.’ over the building,’ reckoned The List.
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