Scenic coastal town Broughty Ferry’s finest comedy character, Bob Servant, gets the television treatment this week and fittingly is played by Dundee’s greatest actor, Brian Cox. The Hollywood star told Jack McKeown about bringing it all back home.
A major new outdoor movie festival will make its home in Kinross-shire this summer, attracting hundreds of movie fans to the region.
A helpline for lonely pensioners across Scotland was launched yesterday by Esther Rantzen. It’s a much-needed resource, as Gayle Ritchie discovers.
As Moray Council announces that seven of its 15 libraries are to close, Caroline Lindsay asks: is the future of libraries in Courier Country safe?
A year on from a devastating flood which trapped people in homes and vehicles, one tiny Fife community is still fighting to recover
A once lost film, funded by George Lucas and filmed in Scotland, will be shown at Dundee Contemporary Arts.
A new venue that will bring music, comedy, theatre and art to the Carse of Gowrie is the latest phase in a real-life “country house rescue” story.
At the height of its popularity in the early 80s, sheep herding TV programme One Man and His Dog regularly drew in eight million viewers each week that’s two million more than the Apprentice final last week. Now, it’s lucky to get a million and a half for its one-off shows.
“The pallid twilight of daybreak hung over the still waters of King Edward Cove in the early hours of 5 January 1922. From shore, it was possible to glimpse the outlines of Quest, a small wooden ship anchored in the bay. On board Quest, as night gave way to day, Sir Ernest Shackleton succumbed to a massive heart attack and died. It was a passing which simultaneously marked the loss of the greatest British explorer of the age and the moment when the celebrated era of Antarctic exploration, which was epitomised by the exploits of Shackleton, came to an end.”
Scotland’s Got Talent and a group of Angus Highland dancers have certainly proved it.