Michael Alexander examines the legacy of the critically acclaimed Black Watch play as it celebrates its 10th anniversary. A young man wearing a brown leather jacket steps timidly onto the stage, his eyes caught like rabbits in a headlight as he peers out at the audience seated before him.
There’s a treat in store for ballet lovers and anyone who believes in fairy stories – the Russian State Ballet and Opera House is performing The Nutcracker and The Sleeping Beauty at the Alhambra next week.
Legendary comedian Sir Ken Dodd has been getting his teeth into entertainment for more than 60 fun-filled years. Michael Alexander braved the wrath of the ‘tickle stick’ to learn about his forthcoming trip to Dunfermline, his love for 'The Wee Cooper of Fife' and why he has great affection for Dundee.
Admit it. At times, 2016 has felt like a bit of a pantomime.
It is the 1947 play written by American playwright Tennessee Williams that received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1948.
River City actor Frank Gallagher, aka Shieldinch gangster Lenny Murdoch, was almost five-years-old when his beloved Celtic became the first British football club to win the European Cup.
When Reif Larsen arrived in St Andrews in August 2014 to become the university’s new international writer in residence, it was his mission to encourage the growth of contemporary even avant-garde culture in the historic town.
Internet shaming is explored in the world premiere of Shame at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe. Michael Alexander spoke to the show’s St Andrews-raised artistic director Allie Butler.
The Man Who Followed His Legs (And Kept On Walking) is a celebration of human resilience, following the story of two Scottish coal miners’ experience of the First World War.