Five decades after a Dundee photographer took one of the most famous photographs in music history, Michael Alexander looks at the legacy of The Beatles' iconic album cover Abbey Road.
As the Whitehall Theatre in Dundee celebrates its 50th anniversary on Friday November 29, Michael Alexander speaks to some of its stalwarts and discovers that, despite a few bumps in the road, the institution is still going strong.
‘What would William McGonagall make of ‘extortionate’ rail fares’ to Dundee?, asks writer ahead of Rep show
If 19th century poet and tragedian of Dundee William Topaz McGonagall were alive today, what would he think of the cost of a rail ticket for Glasgow folk wanting to visit the V&A?
Three top Scottish comedians have given The Courier their take on the classic Christmas tale. Michael Alexander spoke to Glasgow-based writer, performer and William Topaz McGonagall expert Gary McNair to find out how he thinks the legendary 19th century Dundee poet and tragedian might have interpreted Christmas 2019.
Dundee Michelin closure announcement first anniversary: ‘Closing of one door is opening of another’, say management
Michael Alexander speaks to management and trade unions about their hopes for the future on the first anniversary of Dundee Michelin’s closure announcement.
Dundee students’ artwork commemorates centenary of First World War in Scottish Parliament exhibition
Dundee students’ art work is included in an exhibition which opened at the Scottish Parliament on September 3 to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War. Michael Alexander reports.
FEATURE: Dundee Rep would be ‘nothing without the people’, say staff as theatre celebrates 80th anniversary
As Dundee Rep celebrates its 80th anniversary, Michael Alexander hears from staff about how the theatre is helping to shape the world through ideas and stories.
Music industry veteran Paul Smernicki tells Michael Alexander why he’s excited to have relocated from the London 'big smoke' back to Dundee and it's 'buoyant' music scene.
Ahead of a hard-hitting documentary, Michael Alexander speaks to activist, rapper and prize-winning author Darren McGarvey about the human tragedies behind Dundee’s drugs crisis.
STAR WARS: The Rise of Skywalker expected to bring forceful boost to Courier Country film tourism trade
Michael Alexander hears how the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is expected to draw more visitors to the Hello, Robot exhibition at V&A Dundee and provide a wider boost to film tourism.