The South Bank Show

ITV1 Anglia, Sunday, 11.15pm MELVYN Bragg talks to controversial writer Irvine Welsh, the author of Trainspotting. The interview takes place at the Docker s Club in Leith. It was in Leith that Welsh was born and bred and where he wrote Trainspotting. Wels

ITV1 Anglia, Sunday, 11.15pm

MELVYN Bragg talks to controversial writer Irvine Welsh, the author of Trainspotting.

The interview takes place at the Docker's Club in Leith. It was in Leith that Welsh was born and bred and where he wrote Trainspotting.

Welsh reveals the reasons behind the hard line he takes on addiction.

But much of the interview revolves around talking about the author's new book, The Bedroom Secrets of the Master Chefs which is set in the back streets, bars and restaurants of Edinburgh.