Scotland’s favourite cartoon character will be hitting the stage later this year as Oor Wullie stars in his own musical.
Michael Alexander meets Perth-born stand-up comedian Fred MacAulay as he embarks upon a 30th anniversary tour.
The temperature is dropping but the shows being put on across Courier Country are heating things up!
FEATURE: ‘Incredible inspiration’ of Mary Shelley highlighted by actress as Frankenstein launches at Perth
Scottish screen actress Eilidh Loan stars in the new theatrical adaptation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein which launched at Perth Theatre on September 5. Here, she tells Michael Alexander about the 'incredible' inspiration she has taken from the 19th century author.
FEATURE: Getting under the skin of Fife actor Michael Moreland’s latest monstrous role as Frankenstein
Michael Alexander speaks to Fife-raised Frankenstein actor Michael Moreland about his monstrous role now touring the UK.
In times of rancour, conflict and division, people heading out to the theatre sometimes just want a rollicking good night out. What better way to ignore the horrors on the news and madness in the papers than a comic caper about rich people, their never-ending deceit, and a mischievous ghost raised by accident during a séance?
Bantering with the audience at Perth Concert Hall, the Sun newspaper’s “former shagger of the year” Russell Brand is re-enacting the experience of watching his daughter being born 17 months ago - and psycho-analysing the “total transformation of personal entity to go from not being a father to being a father” in a way that perhaps only he can.
Touching The Void, the play, arrives in Perth this week for a limited run. Based on the real-life drama that caught the world's attention, and also the subject of a film and a book, this stage version has already received some outstanding critical notices.
Those of a certain age will remember him from The Really Wild Show, back in the 1980s.
As new Scottish-Chinese relations are developed at the Edinburgh Festival, Michael Alexander discovers why Perthshire - and Dundee - are in the minds of senior Chinese government officials.