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.
Internet shaming is explored in the world premiere of Shame at this year’s Edinburgh Fringe. Michael Alexander spoke to the show’s St Andrews-raised artistic director Allie Butler.
In 1972, when Jaimini Jethwa was just one, Uganda was in turmoil following the coup by the country’s ruthless despot Idi Amin.
Legendary comedian Sir Ken Dodd has been getting his teeth into entertainment for more than 60 fun-filled years. Michael Alexander braved the wrath of the ‘tickle stick’ to learn about his forthcoming trip to Dunfermline, his love for 'The Wee Cooper of Fife' and why he has great affection for Dundee.
River City actor Frank Gallagher, aka Shieldinch gangster Lenny Murdoch, was almost five-years-old when his beloved Celtic became the first British football club to win the European Cup.
Singer and television star Joe Longthorne has been forced to postpone his Dundee concert later this month.
The acclaimed novel Room, by Emma Donoghue, has been adapted for the stage by the National Theatre of Scotland. The production is at Dundee from June 13 to 17.
She was the creator of the Oramics technique for creating electronic sounds, co-founder of the world-famous BBC Radiophonic Workshop and a central figure in the evolution of electronic music.
As Dundee Rep Theatre’s new Fife-raised artistic director, Andrew Panton, officially takes up his post, he tells Michael Alexander of his ambition to further the work of the theatre’s award-winning Ensemble across the UK and worldwide.
Not many highly visual theatre shows can claim to have been staged in a caravan - but that's one of the things that sets Mobile apart. Gayle Ritchie finds out more...