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.
If ballet is about order and the quest for perfection, with simple story lines brought to life through the highest reaches of the human body's technical skill, contemporary dance is its wild cousin.
The first thing you see is a face, adrift in a cold ocean, vivid blue eyes looking away as if in contemplation. A diving helmet sits atop our man’s greying hair, the iron collar of an old-fashioned diving suit circles his fisherman’s collar. Thing is, if this man is drowning, he doesn’t look at all worried. Rather, he seems philosophical.
Steven Kyle, Changing for the Future Programme Manager with the Dundee City Council, visited Turin to learn how the city is using design to shape public services. Here is what he learned:
Next summer, the streets of Dundee will host a waddle of colourful, friendly penguins.
Welcome aboard what for me is the finest train in the whole of Africa. I’m writing this on Rovos Rail – which definitely justifies its tag as the ‘Pride of Africa’ - as I watch the parched plains of South Africa unfurl all around and an ostrich kicking up the scorched earth just feet from my suite windows.
The final instalment in an exclusive Courier serialisation of celebrated writer James Robertson’s biography on the Bard of Dundee.
The third in an exclusive four-part Courier serialisation of renowned Scottish writer James Robertson’s biography.
The second in an exclusive four-part Courier serialisation of renowned Scottish writer James Robertson’s biography.
This is the first part of an exclusive four-part Courier serialisation of the first biography on Dundee’s famous son Michael Marra, by celebrated Scottish writer James Robertson.