2nd October 2000

 

TRAINSPOTTING STAR TO APPEAR AT UNIVERSITY

 

One of the stars of the hit movie Trainspotting will be in Lincoln on Saturday for a scripted reading at the University of Lincolnshire & Humberside.

 

Ewan Bremner, who played Spud in the controversial film, will be one of a number of well known names taking part in a screenplay reading in the university’s TV main studio.

 

Atropine Dreams is a screenplay in development by Tinge Krishnan. Also in the cast will be Shobna Gulati (Dinner Ladies), Tracy Whitwell (Playing the Field) and TV presenter Mat Fraser.

 

The reading will take place at the university at 3pm on Saturday 7th October, when the audience will also hear a reading of a short film script by a student on the BA (Hons) Media Production course at ULH.

 

Atropine Dreams is Tinge Krishnan’s first feature script and is currently being developed by the FilmFour Lab. It focuses on a group of thirtysomething remnants of the post-Ecstasy generation coping when one of their number walks away from her life.

 

Slowly Nibbled to Death by Ducks is ten-minute script written by ULH student Will Turland as part of his second-year Media Production course work.

 

This first rehearsed reading, presented by The Script Factory, will launch the work of the new Lincoln Media Development Agency, a body created to support companies and individuals working across the media in Lincolnshire.

 

Tickets for the event cost £5 (£2.50 concessions) – advance booking is recommended. For more information or to book tickets contact LMDA c/o Lincoln City Council, Beaumont Fee, Lincoln, or telephone The Script Factory on 020 7323 1414.

 

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For more information about this press release contact:

 

Jez Ashberry

Press and Media Relations Manager

University of Lincolnshire & Humberside

Tel: 01522 886042

email: jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk