My Way

Maggie Shiels talks to successful Scots about how they achieved success doing it their way.

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1/6. Neil McCormick was convinced he would be a rock star, but never quite made it. He talks to Maggie Shiels about how he eventually found fulfillment in his writing.

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2/6. Head of Mainstream Publishing Bill Campbell was involved in politics while at university with Gordon Brown. Maggie Shiels asks whether he regrets not entering politics.

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3/6. Golf journalist John Huggan was a talented international amateur golfer with team-mate Colin Montgomery. John now writes about golf while Colin is one of the world's top players.

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4/6. Duncan MacLean talks to Maggie Sheils about his choice to leave the world of literature while his contemporary Irvine Welsh went on to worldwide acclaim.

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5/6. Maggie Shiels talks to another successful Scot about how they achieved success doing it their way.

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6/6. Maggie Shiels talks to another successful Scot about how the achieved success doing it their way.

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1/6. Neil McCormick was convinced he would be a rock star, but never quite made it. While he was struggling, his former school friend Bono became one of the most famous rock stars in the world. Neil talks to Maggie Shiels about how he eventually found fulfilment in his writing and stopped envying his famous friend.

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Bill Campbell is now head of Mainstream Publishing, but as a student in the 70s he and his friend Gordon Brown were better known for their radical politics. Does he regret not entering the political arena, or has publishing helped him maintain the ideals of his youth? Maggie Shiels finds out in My Way.

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4/6. Duncan MacLean and Irving Welsh were at the centre of a renaissance in Scottish Literature in the 1980s. While Welsh went on to worldwide recognition, Duncan moved to the Orkneys and became manager of a jewellery business. In My Way, he talks to Maggie Sheils about why he is happy with the choices he made.

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4/6. Maggie Shiels talks to another successful Scot about how they achieved success doing it their way.

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1/5. Neil McCormick was convinced he would be a rock star, but never quite made it. He talks to Maggie Shiels about how he eventually found fulfillment in his writing.

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2/5. Golf journalist John Huggan was an international amateur golfer with team-mate Colin Montgomery. John now writes about golf while Colin is one of the world's top players.

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3/5. Duncan MacLean talks to Maggie Sheils about his choice to leave the world of literature while his contemporary Irvine Welsh went on to worldwide acclaim.

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4/5. Maggie Shiels talks to another successful Scot about how they achieved success doing it their way.

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5/5. Maggie Shiels talks to another successful Scot about how they achieved success doing it their way.

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A three-part play by Georgia Pritchett. 1: St Paul's Boys' Choir. Margaret and Bill arrive on their daughter

Victoria's doorstep - much to her surprise. "Well, you are getting married tomorrow," says Margaret. with Ann Beach , Alex Lowe , Helen Guthrie and Eleanor Carruthers. Director Tracey Neale

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Play By: Georgia Pritchett

Unknown: Ann Beach

Unknown: Alex Lowe

Unknown: Helen Guthrie

Unknown: Eleanor Carruthers.

Director: Tracey Neale

Victoria: Caroline Strong

Margaret: Lynda Baron

Bill: Richard Tate

Jane: Anastasia Mulrooney

Peter: Gary Parker

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A series of three plays.

2: Sid Vicious. By Sue Teddem.

Tip, an unkempt reminder of Patricia's punk past, turns up on her doorstep. with Keith Drinkel. Director David Hunter

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960529]

Unknown: Sue Teddem.

Unknown: Keith Drinkel.

Director: David Hunter

Patricia: Gillian Bevan

Pete: Charles Simpson

Tip P: Eter Kenny

Jase: Robert Harper

Trace: Colleen Prendergast

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The last of a series of three plays. The Gypsy Kings. By Sue Teddern. One package holiday. Two couples. Three's a crowd?

Director Marion Nancarrow

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Unknown: Sue Teddern.

Director: Marion Nancarrow

Pauline: Anita Dobson

Claire: Lisa Coleman

Geoff: Alex Norton

Stewart: Douglas Henshall

Eddie: John Hartley

Donna: Colleen Prenderghast

Salvador: Christopher Pavlo

Barbara: Zulema Dene

Waiter: Robert Harper

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970409]

A series of three plays.

1: St Paul's Boys' Choir, by Georgia Pritchett. Margaret and Bill arrive on daughter Victoria's doorstep - much to her surprise. "Well, you are getting married tomorrow," says Margaret.

Director Tracey Neale Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970409]

A series of three plays.

1: St Paul's Boys' Choir, by Georgia Pritchett. Margaret and Bill arrive on daughter Victoria's doorstep - much to her surprise. "Well, you are getting married tomorrow," says Margaret.

Director Tracey Neale Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970409]

Director: Tracey Neale

Victoria: Caroline Strong

Margaret: Lynda Baron

Bill: Richard Tate

Jane: Anastasia Mulrooney

Peter: Gary Parker

Auntie Eileen: Ann Beach

Simon: Alex Lowe

Lucy: Helen Guthrie

Amy: Eleanor Carruthers

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970409]

Director: Tracey Neale

Victoria: Caroline Strong

Margaret: Lynda Baron

Bill: Richard Tate

Jane: Anastasia Mulrooney

Peter: Gary Parker

Auntie Eileen: Ann Beach

Simon: Alex Lowe

Lucy: Helen Guthrie

Amy: Eleanor Carruthers

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970416]

A series of three plays. 2: Sid Vicious by Sue Teddern. Tip, an unkempt reminder of Patricia's punk past, turns up on her doorstep 18 years later.

Director David Hunter Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970416]

A series of three plays. 2: Sid Vicious by Sue Teddern. Tip, an unkempt reminder of Patricia's punk past, turns up on her doorstep 18 years later.

Director David Hunter Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970416]

Unknown: Sue Teddern.

Director: David Hunter

Patricia: Gillian Bevan

Pete: Charles Simpson

Tip: Peter Kenny

Jase: Robert Harper

Trace: Colleen Prendergast

Dad: Keith Drinkel

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970416]

Unknown: Sue Teddern.

Director: David Hunter

Patricia: Gillian Bevan

Pete: Charles Simpson

Tip: Peter Kenny

Jase: Robert Harper

Trace: Colleen Prendergast

Dad: Keith Drinkel

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970423]

The last of a series of three plays. The Gypsy Kings. By Sue Teddern. One package holiday. Two couples. Three's a crowd?

Director Marion Nancarrow Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970423]

The last of a series of three plays. The Gypsy Kings. By Sue Teddern. One package holiday. Two couples. Three's a crowd?

Director Marion Nancarrow Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970423]

Unknown: Sue Teddern.

Director: Marion Nancarrow

Pauline: Anita Dobson

Claire: Lisa Coleman

Geoff: Alex Norton

Stewart: Douglas Henshall

Eddie: John Hartley

Donna: Colleen Prendergast

Salvador: Chris Pavlo

Barbara: Zulema Dene

Walter: Robert Harper

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970423]

Unknown: Sue Teddern.

Director: Marion Nancarrow

Pauline: Anita Dobson

Claire: Lisa Coleman

Geoff: Alex Norton

Stewart: Douglas Henshall

Eddie: John Hartley

Donna: Colleen Prendergast

Salvador: Chris Pavlo

Barbara: Zulema Dene

Walter: Robert Harper

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Neil McCormick was convinced he would be a rock star, but never quite made it.

While he was struggling, his former school friend Bono became one of the most famous rock stars in the world.

Neil talks to Maggie Shiels about how he eventually found fulfilment in his writing and stopped envying his famous friend.

01Neil Mccormick2006022320060813
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Neil McCormick was convinced he would be a rock star, but never quite made it.

While he was struggling, his former school friend Bono became one of the most famous rock stars in the world.

Neil talks to Maggie Shiels about how he eventually found fulfilment in his writing and stopped envying his famous friend.

02Bill Campbell2006030220060820

is now head of Mainstream Publishing, but as a student in the 70s he and his friend Gordon Brown were better known for their radical politics.

Does he regret not entering the political arena, or has publishing helped him maintain the ideals of his youth?

02Bill Campbell2006030220060820

is now head of Mainstream Publishing, but as a student in the 70s he and his friend Gordon Brown were better known for their radical politics.

Does he regret not entering the political arena, or has publishing helped him maintain the ideals of his youth?

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Golf journalist John Huggan was a talented international amateur golfer with team-mate Colin Montgomery.

John now writes about golf while Colin is one of the world's top players.

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Duncan Maclean and Irving Welsh were at the centre of a renaissance in Scottish Literature in the 1980s.

While Welsh went on to worldwide recognition, Duncan moved to the Orkneys and became manager of a jewellery business.

In My Way, he talks to Maggie Sheils about why he is happy with the choices he made.

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Duncan Maclean and Irving Welsh were at the centre of a renaissance in Scottish Literature in the 1980s.

While Welsh went on to worldwide recognition, Duncan moved to the Orkneys and became manager of a jewellery business.

In My Way, he talks to Maggie Sheils about why he is happy with the choices he made.

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