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.
A former artistic director of Glasgow’s former club and arts venue The Arches is to take over at the helm of The National Theatre of Scotland.
If trees could talk, then the gnarled and ancient Birnam Oak which rests wearily on crutches on the south bank of the River Tay at Birnam would surely have some amazing tales to tell.
Ten years ago today, it became illegal to smoke in an enclosed public place in Scotland with England, Wales and Northern Ireland following suit the year after.
It’s a cold, crisp, clear February evening in rural Fife, and even without the aid of a telescope or binoculars, the constellations are visible in all their glory.
Comic Darren Walsh has scooped a prize after showing off the pundamentals of his craft at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Hallowe’en frightfest – ‘There is hard evidence of 1400 ‘witches’ being destroyed in Scotland alone’
“There are ghosts and phantoms round us,
An award-winning singer and actress has branded moves to rename the title of Scotland’s top poet as “perverse”.
Scarred by the horrors of the First World War, a former soldier settled in Montrose and demanded independence from “imperial” England.
Best-selling authors including Martina Cole, Ian Rankin and Linwood Barclay will be among those taking part in a crime-writing festival this autumn, organisers have announced.