Blog Posts tagged: adaptations

17 books to read before they become films in 2018

We cast our eye over the book-to-film adaptations set to hit the silver screen in 2018.

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Chance the Rapper was inspired by Peter Pan

40 of the Best Songs Inspired by Books

Find out the stories behind the 40 songs inspired by books that make up our Book Week Scotland 2017 shortlist.

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5 Great TV Shows Based on Books

Ever wondered which TV shows have been inspired by books? We take a look at some great examples from page to screen.

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21 Book-to-Film Adaptations to go to the Cinema for in 2017

If you like to read the book before watching the movie, make sure you check out our preview of which books will be getting the silver screen treatment in 2017.

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9 reasons why Outlander is the best Scottish book-to-screen adaptation

9 Reasons Why Outlander is the Best Scottish Book-to-Screen Adaptation

The television adaptation of Diana Gabaldon’s steamy historical fiction series has triumphed in the Book Week Scotland Scottish book-to-screen public vote. April Smyth thinks this is the correct result.

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Best Scottish Book-to-Screen Adaptation: Outlander

Best Scottish Book-to-Screen Adaptation: And the Winner Is...

We asked, and you voted - by the thousands! Find out which adaptations came out on top.

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8 Scottish Books That Are (Probably) Unfilmable

Writer, critic and former Artistic Director at the Edinburgh International Film Festival Hannah McGill picks out some Scottish novels that would pose significant challenges to filmmakers looking to adapt them for the silver screen.

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13 Scottish Books That Need to be Adapted for Screen

Writer, critic and former Artistic Director at the Edinburgh International Film Festival Hannah McGill picks out a baker's dozen of books that would be perfect source material for screen adaptations.

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5 Scottish Picture Books Perfect for Screen

There are some wonderful Scottish book-to-screen adaptations out there - here are four Scottish picture books that we think should join the list!

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Still from Another Time, Another Place

Scottish Book-to-Screen Adaptation Shortlist

Get the lowdown on all 40 films and TV adaptations of Scottish books in our public vote for Book Week Scotland 2016.

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