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Christopher Fairbank talks A Christmas Carol

posted 27 Nov 2013, 19:19 by Tollcross Junction   [ updated 27 Nov 2013, 19:27 ]

Christopher Fairbank has grown so fond of our fair city over the years that he says he would “marry Edinburgh if it was possible.”

He probably wasn’t feeling quite so loved-up after his first visit, mind.

That was in 1975, during a visit to the Festival, and he somehow managed to almost get himself arrested twice in the same day.

“I remember that visit,” laughs the veteran actor, whose film credits include Batman, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and The Fifth Element. “I wasn’t exactly arrested but certainly came to the notice of the authorities twice in the one day.