And "Nancho Challenge" is powerful.
I thoroughly recommend "Stan & Ollie" if you get the chance to see it. Lovely, loving and lovable:
And The Young Offenders Christmas Special on BBC i-player is a reassuring hoot.
The other week I recorded some new music with my ol' folk-fiddling' pal John McCusker (violin, viola) and the wonderful harpist Sharron Griffiths (who also played on this). The fruits of our labours feature in this powerful documentary, 10pm Jan 1st BBC Two Scotland:
And on Hogmanay on BBC Two you can catch this:
Loved composing for this. Director Lou Lockwood and editor Jonathan Seale were brilliant to work with. Briggs is a fascinating character; a quiet, English revolutionary. I would recommend this one hour of TV to anyone.
Teenage Fanclub are joining Belle & Sebastian's Boaty Weekender in August 2019, alongside Camera Obscura, Yo La Tengo and others.
All our Christmases are coming true as @TeenageFanclub confirm for @BoatyWeekender! 😍 pic.twitter.com/6scGDmB9rg— belle & sebastian (@bellesglasgow) December 20, 2018
Info on all Teenage Fanclub live activity - shows & festivals in Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, North America and Europe - can be found here.
These folks made my album of the year.
Tracyanne & Danny are coming Way Out West soon, of course...
Tracyanne & Danny ticket info here.