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.
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.
After six years at the BBC, The Great British Bake Off is moving to Channel 4 following a contractual dispute. MICHAEL ALEXANDER examines the fall out.
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.
They’ve been on Top of the Pops, performed at the Sydney Opera House and won a Classical Brit Award.
As festive film classic It's A Wonderful Life celebrates its 70th anniversary, Michael Alexander examines its timeless appeal and asks - what it would take for 2016 to have a similarly happy ending?
Despite an explosion in digital and streaming music, vinyl record sales are at their highest levels since the mid-1990s. Michael Alexander visited Courier Country’s best known surviving independent record shops to find out why.
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.
A national charity that provides practical and emotional support to disabled children and their families has invited families with disabled children to a New Year pantomime in Dundee.
As the Scottish Grand Prix Table Football Championships are held in Renfrew on April 8-9, Michael Alexander speaks to a lifelong Subbuteo enthusiast from Dundee.