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Blog posts by year and month July 2008

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  1. If you want to visit the set, you might like to know that there are some places available for the August tours. Tickets are going very fast so get on the phone now if you want to see Shieldinch for yourself. Visit the FAQ page for all the info you need.

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  2. Sarah McCardie (aka Raymond's new lady, Sharon) has spoken to the Sunday Mail about her role and her showbiz family. One of her brothers is a River City scriptwriter, you know! You can read the interview on the Sunday Mail website. The interview contains a wee spoiler about this Tuesday's ...

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  3. Hosh Kane, who has just joined the cast as Manu, has given an interview about his arrival in Shieldinch. The Scottish Sun reports that he is hoping his on-screen antics as a gay man will make him irresistible to women! When asked if he minds kissing men on TV (he previously played a gay characte...

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  4. Remember we told you 'Waterloo Road' and 'Cutting It' star Jason Merrells has started directing River City? Well, his first episode aired on Tuesday (watch it on the iPlayer now!) and the fight scene we told you about in May is broadcast on Tuesday, 22 July at 2000.

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  5. Lorraine McIntosh, who played Alice in River City, has just landed a part in a new BBC Drama called 'Hope Springs'. It'll be filmed in Scotland (partly at a new set right next to Shieldinch!) and will also star Alex Kingston, Ronni Ancona, Annette Crosbie and Christine Bottomley. You can find o...

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  6. Deirdre, who you all know best as Eileen, will be appearing on stage in Pitlochry in 'Heartbreak House' from Thursday. You can find out more on the Pitlochry Festival Theatre website.

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  7. Stephen Purdon, who plays Bob, will appear on MacAulay & Co on Radio Scotland on Friday morning. Tune in to your wireless between 1005 and 1130, listen online (on the lovely new Radio Scotland website), or catch it on the iPlayer.

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  8. Laura McMonagle (Zoe) and Ryan Fletcher (who played Vader) will appear together on stage in a new play called 365. You can find out all about it in an interview they did with the Daily Record but be warned that you'll also discover how Laura leaves River City... Laura's exit is also revealed ov...

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  9. Gilly Gilchrist, the actor who has cleverly portrayed Archie, then Douglas, then Archie pretending to be Douglas (are you keeping up?!), has spoken to the Sunday Mail about his experiences since Archie went over the cliff. You can read the interview on the Sunday Mail website.

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