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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sun Jun 09, 2013 6:23 pm

R.I.P. Iain ou will be sorely missed. :cry:
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Postby Penfold » Sun Jun 09, 2013 6:47 pm

RIP. :(
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sun Jun 09, 2013 8:35 pm

Just copied this from Twitter.
Iain Banks: Raw Spirit will be broadcast on BBC2 Scotland on Wednesday 12 June at 21:00, and for a week on BBC iPlayer.

1. The Guardian ‏@guardian 2h
The obituary for Iain Banks, by John Mullan: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2013/ju ... -59-cancer

edited to add.

https://twitter.com/CRAIGWILLIAMS4/stat ... 36/photo/1

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01b026f

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I took this photo 3 weeks ago, for 'Iain Banks-Raw Spirit', to be shown on BBC Two Scotland this Wed, 9pm. RIP Iain. pic.twitter.com/2AM84abupN
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Postby janet » Mon Jun 10, 2013 5:05 pm

Rest in Peace Iain.
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Postby Antiq » Mon Jun 10, 2013 7:03 pm

So so sorry to hear this today. He will be deeply missed. It's hard to find originality these days, Iain had it in bucketsfull.
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Re: Iain BAnks Update

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:28 am

Podcast from Twitter, Ken MacLeod ‏@amendlocke 54m Scottish writer Iain Banks dies at 59 [includes 5-min podcast of talking with me about Iain] http://www.cbc.ca/asithappens/features/ ... ies-at-59/
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Re: Iain BAnks Update

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:18 pm

Just watched Raw Spirit really good watch if you can get it. It will be available on Iplayer.
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Postby Dotsie » Wed Jun 12, 2013 9:37 pm

It's not on in England until 18th. Have set my recorder.
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Jun 12, 2013 11:16 pm

He willnae tak' a drink! I think he's deid! , on the other hand though A Midgie in yir hand is worth twa up yir kilt.
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Postby The Mad Collector » Thu Jun 13, 2013 7:33 am

Not on iplayer yet, maybe they are waiting for the English transmission :roll:
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Fri Jun 14, 2013 11:32 am

He willnae tak' a drink! I think he's deid! , on the other hand though A Midgie in yir hand is worth twa up yir kilt.
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Re: Iain BAnks Update

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Sun Jun 16, 2013 6:17 pm

Iain Banks the Final interview, long but very good.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2013/ju ... CMP=twt_gu
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Re: Iain BAnks Update

Postby Bouncy Castle » Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:47 am

"The Crow Road" BBC4

Following Ian Banks' death, this four part adaptation is being repeated.
10:30 - 11:30 pm.
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Re: Iain BAnks Update

Postby Who's Wee Dug » Wed Jul 10, 2013 10:48 pm

I really liked that it was very good. :mrgreen:
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