Michael Alexander speaks to the organisers of the first annual St Andrews Photography Festival which celebrates the town’s pioneers of photography and wider Scottish legacy.
It's that time of year again when thousands of visitors make their annual pilgrimage to the Lammas Market in St Andrews.
As the Scottish BAFTA winning film Tommy’s Honour receives its UK premiere in St Andrews - the Home of Golf - Michael Alexander speaks to the film’s American producer Jim Kreutzer about the powerfully moving true tale of St Andrews-born father and son golfing legends ‘Old’ Tom and ‘Young’ Tommy Morris, who pioneered the modern game.
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.
It is the iconic Cupar landmark that was built in 1964 as a bulk sugar store for the adjoining sugar beet factory.
As Scotland’s oldest surviving medieval street fair the Lammas Market rolls into St Andrews, Michael Alexander went behind the scenes with some of the showmen down the road at the Burntisland Fair.
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 operators of the Lammas Market in St Andrews have defended efforts to make the fair affordable for showmen after a lifelong fairground operator claimed the future of Scotland’s oldest fair could be jeopardised unless Fife Council reduces rents.
Broadway comes to Dunfermline when ‘Stand By Me - The Story of Ben E King and The Drifters’ is staged at the Alhambra Theatre.
During his 40-year career, Scottish film-maker and photographer David Peat became best known for his award-winning documentaries which focused on the lives of ordinary people.