Thousands of people from all over the world have joined a campaign trying to save the Byre Theatre in St Andrews.
Hopes are increasing that the Byre Theatre could reopen by the end of the summer under new management.
An opera based on Iain Banks' first novel will get its world premiere later this year, just months after his death.
Scottish actor Tom Urie has spoken of his “shock and upset” when he heard the 80-year-old Byre Theatre was to close.
By switching from describing him as “a great man” to “our greatest failure”, you would be forgiven for thinking Kevin Toolis is confused about Gordon Brown.
The Byre Theatre in St Andrews is likely to go into liquidation because of cash flow problems.