TELEVISION / BRIEFING: The mood of the nation
Thursday 01 April 1993
In Don Coutts's straightforward profile, Wilson drives round his native Greenock in a white Mercedes with fellow actor Gerard Kelly and succumbs to the odd bout of the luvvies ('I've always been a pooh-pooher of awards,' he reveals at one point). His Scottish accent apparently growing stronger by the minute, he reflects on how he has progressed since a teacher reacted to his ambition to be an actor with the words: 'Don't be stupid, boy, you can't speak.'
After giving gay film R-rating despite no sex or violencefilm
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Jeremy Clarkson 'does not see a problem' with his racist language on Top Gear, says BBC
- 2 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 3 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27
- 4 A third of employers never check job applicants' qualifications, survey finds
- 5 James Foley beheading: Fox news presenter Megyn Kelly annoyed by Ferguson update during broadcast about murdered journalist
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians