Category Archives: Celebrity Interviews

Scots actress Karen Gillan is new ambassador for Edinburgh International Film Festival

Scots actress Karen Gillan is new ambassador for Edinburgh International Film Festival

Scots actress Karen Gillan has been announced as a patron of the Edinburgh International Film Festival’s The Young & the Wild strand. Born in Inverness in 1987, Karen is best known for her role as Amy Pond in Doctor Who, and for portraying Nebula in Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy films, a role which sheContinue Reading

Time’s up for Peter Capaldi in the TARDIS – but his old Scots rival is sad to see him go

Time’s up for Peter Capaldi in the TARDIS – but his old Scots rival is sad to see him go

Scottish star Peter Capaldi tonight handed over the keys to the TARDIS to new Doctor Who Jodie Whittaker. Peter, from Glasgow, was the third Scot to have played the part, following on from Dunoon’s Sylvester McCoy as the Seventh Doctor, and Paisley’s David Tennant as the tenth Time Lord. At the end of the ChristmasContinue Reading

It’s 40 years since Mull of Kintyre topped the charts

It’s 40 years since Mull of Kintyre topped the charts

As the Christmas number one is set to be revealed, this year marks the 40th anniversary of a distinctly Scottish-sounding song. Paul McCartney’s Mull of Kintyre, co-written with Denny Laine and featuring the Campbeltown Pipe Band, topped the charts, and for a number of years was the biggest-selling single of all time – and alsoContinue Reading

Star Wars actor Denis Lawson talks life, the universe and everything

Star Wars actor Denis Lawson talks life, the universe and everything

When Scots actor Denis Lawson was cast as ace rebel pilot Wedge Antilles in Star Wars, it was a role that would change his life. The Crieff-raised actor went on to become known across the world, for his roles in Star Wars films A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi,Continue Reading

Mary Berry comes to Scone Palace for new television show

Mary Berry comes to Scone Palace for new television show

TV’s favourite cook comes to Scotland for her new show this week. Mary Berry’s Country House Secrets comes to Scone Palace in the second episode of the series, and is due to be broadcast tonight, Wednesday. Mary will take views on a behind-the-scenes peek of stately home life when it features in a new four-partContinue Reading