Michael William RUSSELL

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1953-08-09
Education The Marr Coll Troon, Univ of Edinburgh (MA)
Books & Publications Publications Glasgow - The Book (ed, 1990), Edinburgh - A Celebration (ed, 1992), Poem of Remote Lives - The Enigma of Werner Kissling (1997), In Waiting: Travels in the Shadow of Edwin Muir (1998), A Different Country (2002), Stop the World - The Autobiography of Winnie Ewing (ed, 2004), Grasping the Thistle (with Dennis Macleod, 2006), The Next Big Thing (2007), The Price of Innocence (with Ian McKie, 2007)
Recreations cookery, gardening
Clubs Glasgow Art
Style Michael Russell, Esq, MSP
Career prodr and dir; creative prodr Church of Scotland 1974-77, dir Cinema Sgire 1977-81, exec dir Network Scotland Ltd 1983-91, dir Eala Bhan Ltd 1991-2009, sec gen Assoc of Film and TV in the Celtic Countries 1981-83; SNP: various branch offices 1974-87, candidate Clydsdale 1987, campaign manager Alex Salmond's leadership campaign 1990, vice-convenor publicity 1987-91, chief exec 1994-99, shadow min of parly, shadow min for culture, broadcasting and gaelic 1999-2000, shadow min for children and educn, incl culture 2000-03; MSP (SNP): Scotland South 1999-2003 and 2007-11, Argyll & Bute 2011-; contested SNP Leadership 2004; Scottish Parl: min for environment 2007-09, min for culture, external affrs and the constitution 2009, cabinet sec for educn and lifelong learning 2009-; former dir Scottish Nat Photography Centre; former vice-chm Skeklers Theatre Co, former chair Save a Life in Scotland, former bd dir Glasgow Film Theatre, former tstee Celtic Film and TV Assoc; FRSA 2007
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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