When I was a young journo I was at a reception and got talking to Bryan Forbes, who was making films with young British talent.
I asked him why he didn’t make them in Scotland. His reply: ‘I’d love to but you don’t have a sound stage.’
Fifty years later …….
Please, Unite members, get rid of this dangerous man.
RIP. One of the great character-builders.
Eh? Eccentric doesn’t cover it.
He must have confused him with another Frenchman: wee guy, blue shirt, number 7. The tall guy with the blond dye job and the red shirt hardly kicked a ball all night.
fake news! He’s turning into Trump.
Wow. Gullane to North Berwick in half a second. Beam me up, Captain.
‘I blame the media.’ Articulate idiocy.
This guy has the nuclear codes.
Please God, let one of them be a 70 year old bloke with a huge ego and an orange bouffant.
I am delighted to announce that after scrutiny by PwC it was actually me who won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, for the film version of Skinner’s Rules starring Oz Blackstone.
He needs to go back further than that. Fifty years ago Harold Wilson was PM, having been elected with an increased majority.
Truth is Labour has never been weaker. Proof? Scotland.
A ship called Dignity.
I’m so glad that none of my family work in football. There was more class and honour in Fagin’s kitchen than in the boardroom of Leicester City.
Maybe it was the owners’ hardest decision, maybe not: but for crassness, ingratitude, cowardliness and sheer stupidity it’s unchallenged.
Isn’t that magic! London is giving us our own BBC4. ‘No you can’t have a Scottish Six News but you can have a Scottish Nine, broadcast in direct competition with peak hour programming.