ACTOR James McAvoy is launching a new scholarship for young Scots who wish to study drama at the nation's leading talent school.
Former James Bond star Sir Sean Connery has been voted the greatest Scottish actor of all time by cinema goers.
BEST-SELLING author Irvine Welsh to to write the script for a radical adaptation of one of the classics of romantic medieval fiction by Sir Walter Scott.
Back in 1958 the sociologist Michael Young coined the term "meritocracy".
CHRIS Bryant, the UK shadow culture minister, started a much needed conversation when he complained that the arts were too dominated by people from privileged backgrounds.