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.
Glasgow-based theatre company Solar Bear comes to Dundee with their brand new stage adaptation of Shaun Tan's award-winning wordless graphic novel The Arrival.
Science and Photography is the focus of the 2019 St Andrews Photography Festival which runs from October 4 to 27, discovers Michael Alexander.
MARSHAL LAW: Keeping order at St Andrews, Carnoustie and Kingsbarns during the Alfred Dunhill Links golf
Michael Alexander speaks to 2019 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship chief marshal Paul McGlynn about what it takes to keep order on the course.
Labour Party in midst of ‘catastrophe’ that could end its existence, warns former First Minister Henry McLeish
Twenty years after devolution, with the ongoing focus on the UK Tory leadership contest and divisions over Brexit, what does Labour have to do to revive its fortunes? Here, Michael Alexander chats to former Scottish Labour leader and former First Minister Henry McLeish to hear his concerns about the future.
‘We had some heady times in Dundee – it used to be quite rough!’, says Simple Minds guitarist Charlie Burchill
Ahead of Simple Minds’ long-awaited gig at Slessor Gardens on September 9, guitarist Charlie Burchill tells Michael Alexander about the “heady times” in Dundee during the band's early days –and explains why he’s “fallen in love again” with Scotland.
He might be 77-years-old, but Sean Cannon of The Dublin Legends says there’s only one thing that will stop him performing as the years roll on – and that’s the Grim Reaper!
‘You spill your heart out – it can be disheartening’ says ‘slam poet’ Hollie McNish ahead of Kirkcaldy Tae Sup gig
When revered author and “slam poet” Hollie McNish joins the bill at Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer in Kirkcaldy on Saturday November 16, she hopes she’ll be performing first so that she’s “not nervous” awaiting her slot.
An award-winning Tayside songwriter has immortalised the centenary of the death of Sir Hugh Munro by writing a composition for every one of the 282 Scottish mountains higher than 3000 feet.
As St Andrews-raised musician Steve Mason’s solo UK tour brings him to Dundee, he speaks to Michael Alexander about the rise and fall of The Beta Band, his struggles with mental health – and becoming a dad.