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Mitchell Library, Glasgow Collection, Bulletin Photographs

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Actors Blythe Duff, Paul Young, Robert Robertson and Iain Cuthbertson at the launch of a National Theatre for Scotland campaign at the City Chambers. A copy of The Scottish Stage was presented to Lord Provost James Shields, who declared Glasgow's support for the campaign. The photograph appeared in the November 1994 issue of Glasgow City Council's newspaper The Bulletin.

Blythe Duff is best known for her role as detective Jackie Reid in Scottish Television's successful crime series Taggart. Paul Young had been a familiar face as a drama and comedy actor before he became presenter of a highly successful TV series on angling. Robert Robertson was another Taggart regular, playing the role of pipe-smoking pathologist Dr Stephen Andrews until his death in 2001.

Iain Cuthbertson made his stage debut at the Citizens' Theatre in 1958, before going to London to became well-known as a star in successful TV series such as Budgie, Charles Endell Esquire and Sutherland's Law.

Reference: Mitchell Library, Glasgow Collection, Bulletin Photographs

Reproduced with the permission of Glasgow City Council, Libraries Information and Learning

Keywords:
actors, actresses, angling, Budgie, Bulletin, Charles Endell Esquire, Citizens' Theatre, drama, fishing, National Theatre for Scotland, pathologists, Scottish Stage, Scottish Television, STV, Sutherland's Law, Taggart, television, TV detectives, women



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