Marty's happy to be in Glasgow for Cloud Atlas premiere

ACTOR Marty Docherty took to the red carpet in Glasgow last night for the first UK screening of Cloud Atlas and declared "it's good to be home".

Loading Comments
Share
Print

The Glasgow-born talent, who plays Tom Hanks' brother in the big-budget move – which also stars Halle Berry, Hugh Grant and Susan Sarandon – said the city screening was just as special as the glittering LA premier.

Cloud Atlas, which is based on the best selling book by David Mitchell, was shown to a star-studded audience at the Glasgow Film Theatre in Rose Street.

Marty, 38, from Castlemilk, said: "I was at the LA premier and watched the film on the screen at Grauman's Chinese Theatre and it was incredible.

"But it is always good to come home. And to be here at the GFT now is extraordinary."

Marty feared he would miss the LA premier in October last year because he could not fund the trip to the US.

But after Lord Provost Sadie Docherty highlighted his plight, he eventually managed to gather enough money for the trip.

Scenes from Cloud Atlas were shot in Glasgow, which served as the backdrop for 1970s San Francisco.

Speaking from the red carpet last night, actor James D'Arcy said: "Everyone was up for it. We shut down a large part of the city for filming but everyone was so welcoming."

linzi.watson@eveningtimes.co.uk

Arts and Entertainment

Commenting & Moderation

We moderate all comments on Evening Times on either a pre-moderated or post-moderated basis. If you're a relatively new user then your comments will be reviewed before publication and if we know you well and trust you then your comments will be subject to moderation only if other users or the moderators believe you've broken the rules

Moderation is undertaken full-time 9am-6pm on weekdays, and on a part-time basis outwith those hours. Please be patient if your posts are not approved instantly.

115931

Have you got a story?

Contact the news desk on 0141 302 6520 or email news@eveningtimes.co.uk
A weekly round up of social highlights

A weekly round up of social highlights

Cat's Eyes on Glasgow

An afternoon at the museum and a little Yelp from my friends

Times Out

Entertainment

Lifestyle

TV Advert
Janice Bell

Janice Bell

You couldn’t make up half the stuff that happens to PA Janice Bell- some of the jams she gets herself into are worth a story or two.

Games news:

Putting the world to rights

Gail's Gab

Water shortages and the UK's grotesque wage gap

Michelle McManus

Michelle McManus

Columnist Michelle McManus is Sussed in the City, and loves to chat about anything and everything.