The temperature is dropping but the shows being put on across Courier Country are heating things up!
“Welcome tae 1978. There were nae mobile phones in they days. So if yer posh enough tae hae one, can ye please switch it aff!”
As new Scottish-Chinese relations are developed at the Edinburgh Festival, Michael Alexander discovers why Perthshire - and Dundee - are in the minds of senior Chinese government officials.
Mark Thomas, the nation’s favourite campaigning comedian, is in Dundee on Saturday night.
Sharp-eyed readers may have noticed that the horse in the picture above isn’t black. “Where’s Black Beauty?” you cry. But as I discover during my chat with actor Andy Cannon, a picture of the starring horse will give away one of the secrets of the show’s technical wizardry.
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.
He was the seer who anticipated the global financial collapse. He was a key part of the most unlikely political alliance in recent British history. He sold off the Post Office at a knock down price. And he wowed audiences on Strictly Come Dancing.
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.
The strength of any sitcom can be tested by how much it’s talked about many years after the final episode has run.
Acclaimed US comedian Rich Hall will be coming to Arbroath next year to entertain locals with his deadpan-style humour.