Doricula. Dracula, but with a Doric twist.
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.
Brian Limond has been busy. In-between filming sketches and causing chaos on Twitter, the Glaswegian comedian has been writing his second collection of short stories, That’s Your Lot, which was published last week. And now Limmy is taking the book out on a 30-date sold out tour across the UK. Billed as “a night of storytelling and chit chat", the show will give fans the opportunity to hear snippets from the comic’s new book and to fire questions at him during a special Q&A section.
A huge warehouse at the Port of Dundee is the setting for a new play about the oil industry. Gayle Ritchie investigates
The strength of any sitcom can be tested by how much it’s talked about many years after the final episode has run.
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.
Theatre fans take note. Broadway’s longest running thriller, Deathtrap, hits Dundee in February, when Dundee Rep takes on Ira Levin’s dark play about a washed-up writer in desperate need of his next big Broadway hit.
How do you depict a giant chicken on stage, or contend with a grandma who grows eight metres tall?
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.
This month sees the Dundee Rep staging the comedy road movie-come-play Passing Places.