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.
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.
Jings, crivens, help ma boab – it’s The Broons! Award-winning playwright Rob Drummond brings the iconic characters from the famous comic strip to life in a production filled with laughs, love and visuals, set to a Scottish soundtrack.
Dundee and Perth theatre companies have lived up to great expectations, after their joint production of the Dickens classic received three nominations for a prestigious award.
The clock is ticking. The sand is slipping through the hourglass. But there’s still time to get yourself down to the Birnam Arts Centre on Sunday for a live history experience currently touring the UK.
Michael Alexander meets a real-life ‘Billy Elliot’ from Clackmannanshire who, along with his talented brother and sister, are taking the ballet world by storm.
Former Perth High School pupil Gareth Morrison is to tackle a demanding role playing a notorious serial killer at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe Festival.
A unique Perthshire theatrical institution which challenges the memories of actors by presenting different plays on different days is gearing up for the summer season.
A musical which started life at Dundee Rep before being turned into the feelgood film of the year is to be tackled by an amateur cast for the first time.
The Big Yin Billy Connolly will be getting on his High Horse and riding it into Tayside.