Lorraine McIntosh
Scottish singer and actor
Lorraine McIntosh
Lorraine McIntosh is a singer best known as a vocalist with Scottish band Deacon Blue. She has also achieved success as an actress, starring in River City and appearing in Taggart among her most notable roles in television.
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McIntosh has a Lorra Paisley experience - The Paisley Daily Express
Google News - over 5 years
FORMER soap star Lorraine McIntosh has revealed how shooting scenes for TV shows in Paisley gave her the ideal grounding for her acting career. Lorraine first found fame as the songstress with Scottish band Deacon Blue in the mid-1980s, performing on
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Deacon Blue close rainy Belladrum - Highland News
Google News - over 5 years
And the band – including Ricky's partner Lorraine McIntosh and drummer and TV presenter Dougie Vipond – just managed to close the last notes of the encore as the first traditional heart-shaped fireworks went up. Two pipers playing high up behind the
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Deacon Blue take to stage - Greenock Telegraph
Google News - over 5 years
The four-piece, made up of Ricky Ross, James Prime, Lorraine McIntosh and Dougie Vipond, were given a rapturous reception as visitors got into the party atmosphere. They belted out hits including Dignity to the delight of the vast crowd
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Ricky Ross: Deacon Blue went up against Coldplay at Glastobury and we were mobbed - Scottish Daily Record
Google News - over 5 years
Dad-of-four Ricky, 53, will be hoping to replicate the experience of his Worthy Farm adventure on Monday, when he and wife Lorraine McIntosh, drummer Dougie Vipond and keyboard player Jim Prime close this weekend's three-day Tall Ships Festival in
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Deacon Blue To Play York's Grand Opera House In June & Tickets - Stereoboard.com
Google News - almost 6 years
Deacon Blue have recently been on hiatus while Ricky Ross and Lorraine McIntosh, the married lead singers of the band, have concentrated on their side project McIntosh Ross, releasing the album 'The Great Lakes' in September 2009
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FILM FESTIVAL REVIEW; Putting Down the Drink to Drown in Reality
NYTimes - over 18 years
The title of Ken Loach's new film, ''My Name Is Joe,'' is intentionally incomplete, with Joe Kavanaugh's ''. . . and I'm an alcoholic'' left to the imagination. In the same deliberate way, Mr. Loach keeps a major part of Joe's life under wraps. First heard speaking fervently at a meeting of Alcoholics Anonymous, Joe is determined to put his
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Reviews/Music; Glasgow Sextet Makes New York Debut
NYTimes - over 27 years
LEAD: Ricky Ross, the 31-year-old lead singer and chief songwriter of Deacon Blue, a rising sextet from Glasgow, is a performer steeped in the iconography of mainstream rock. Ricky Ross, the 31-year-old lead singer and chief songwriter of Deacon Blue, a rising sextet from Glasgow, is a performer steeped in the iconography of mainstream rock. That
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Lorraine McIntosh
    FORTIES
  • 2011
    Age 46
    Deacon Blue are confirmed to be recording new material for a 2011 or 2012 release.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 2002
    Age 37
    McIntosh took a break from music to play the character Alice Henderson in the popular Scottish soap opera River City, which is set in a fictitious suburb of Glasgow. Her character first appeared in 2002 and was written out during May 2010.
    More Details Hide Details McIntosh has also appeared in a few Scottish films, including Ken Loach's My Name Is Joe and Lone Scherfig's Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself, as well as in three episodes of the popular TV police-drama series Taggart. She also starred in BBC One's comedy-drama Hope Springs. McIntosh is married to Deacon Blue lead singer Ricky Ross and they have three children.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1993
    Age 28
    Deacon Blue released their fourth album, Whatever You Say, Say Nothing, in 1993. Following Vipond's decision to quit the group in favour of a career in television, the band split up in 1994.
    More Details Hide Details Five years later, they held a reunion gig, and this led on to a new album, Walking Back Home, with the band now working on a part-time basis. The band released another album, Homesick, in 2001. Graeme Kelling died of pancreatic cancer in 2004; the band has continued to record and perform, and 2006 saw them returning to the studio to record three new tracks for a Singles album - including the track Bigger than Dynamite.
  • 1987
    Age 22
    The band released their debut album Raintown on 1 May 1987 in the United Kingdom.
    More Details Hide Details It was released in the United States in February 1988. The album, widely praised as Deacon Blue's finest work, has the overtones of a concept album relating to the struggles of getting by in life in the inner city of urban life - the city being unmistakably Glasgow, referenced by the roots of the band and by the famous images on the cover of the album, the view of a rainy day over Glasgow's West End (with the Finnieston Crane featuring prominently) and, on the rear, a long-exposure capture of the Kingston Bridge blasting through the city centre at night. Their second studio album, When The World Knows Your Name (1989), topped the UK Album Charts for two weeks, and included Real Gone Kid, which became their first UK top ten single.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1964
    Born
    Born on May 13, 1964.
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