Four out of five Scots believe Scottish arts and culture are an important to the economy, according to a new poll.
Back in 2003, I travelled to an office building in Clydebank to interview a successful businessman, arts aficionado, RSAMD alumni and former actor named Richard Findlay.
The former chairman of STV and the National Theatre of Scotland is now the new chairman of Creative Scotland, the nation's arts funding body.
Succession is never easy.
Some theatre productions ferment in the minds of their creators, and, like a fine wine, only see the light of day when their time has come.