Angus Macfadyen revived his portrayal of Robert the Bruce in Braveheart in the new film.

Angus Macfadyen and Lewis Capaldi know how to brew up a PR storm – Brian Ferguson

I have never been one for the phrase “silly season” and never really believed in it. Until this summer. The social media frenzy over the new Robert the Bruce film and whether or not it was at the centre of a censorship conspiracy involving one of Britain’s biggest cinema chains seems to have left people entertained, baffled and dismayed in equal measures. I have found it highly amusing. But it has also been fascinating.

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