Sir Elton John’s music celebrated in Royal Mail stamps

Sir Elton John’s music celebrated in Royal Mail stamps

Sir Elton John is to be honoured with a new set of Royal Mail stamps. The British music icon is only the second solo artist to be bestowed with the honour, following on from David Bowie in 2017. Eight of the new Elton John stamps feature images of his most popular album covers. They include his 1972 breakthrough record Honky Chateau, which features the track Rocket Man. The album Goodbye Yellow Brick Road, which features…

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Snow Patrol to visit Edinburgh on Reworked tour

Snow Patrol to visit Edinburgh on Reworked tour

Irish-Scottish rock band Snow Patrol will visit Edinburgh in December as part of their Reworked tour of the UK. On this tour, Snow Patrol will play reimagined versions of tracks from their back catalogue, as well as new songs from their Reworked album. Tickets for this tour will go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 6 at 10am. Fans can also access early tickets for this tour by preordering the band’s forthcoming…

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The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award announce line-up for Edinburgh event

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award announce line-up for Edinburgh event

The Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award have announced an outstanding line-up of exciting emerging artists who will appear at this year’s prestigious award ceremony at the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh. Each year, the exclusive invite-only event provides a showcasing opportunity for some of Scotland’s finest and up and coming talent and with ten days to go until the final ceremony, organisers have revealed that Lylo, Heir of the Cursed, Cucina Povera and Man…

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Aaron Paul discusses El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

Aaron Paul discusses El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

Aaron Paul has been talking about the eagerly-awaited Breaking Bad movie – and the actor recalled reading its script for the very first time. A few days back, the release date and teaser for El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie were revealed by Netflix. Now, in a new interview with The New York Times, the Jesse Pinkman actor has shed some light on the film. “I couldn’t speak for a good 30, 60 seconds,” he…

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Olaf Falafel wins Edinburgh Fringe funniest joke award

Olaf Falafel wins Edinburgh Fringe funniest joke award

The Top 10 jokes of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe have been announced, with surrealist Swedish comedian Olaf Falafel taking the coveted top spot. Check out the full list below. After previous triumphs from the likes of Tim Vine, Stewart Francis and Zoe Lyons, Falafel won the prize with a vegetable-themed one-liner this year. He won ‘Dave’s Funniest Joke Of The Fringe’ with the gag: “I keep randomly shouting out ‘Broccoli’ and ‘Cauliflower’ – I think…

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Fringe Q&A: Konstantin Kisin: Orwell That Ends Well

Fringe Q&A: Konstantin Kisin: Orwell That Ends Well

Konstantin Kisin, who made international headlines by refusing to sign a safe space contract for a university gig, offers an intelligent, uncompromising look at free speech and “wokeness” in his debut show. Full of strong gags, tales of rags-to-riches, back-to-rags (as the son of a former oligarch) and razor-sharp observations about the world, Kisin’s comedy walks the line between offence and humour as he tears into the sacred myths of modern society. Directed by former…

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Fringe Q&A: Cirque Berserk!

Fringe Q&A: Cirque Berserk!

Britain’s biggest theatre-circus spectacular returns following its smash hit sell-out Fringe debut in 2018. Showcasing the finest in traditional circus thrills and skills, Cirque Berserk! brings this treasured form of live entertainment bang up-to-date in a jaw-dropping spectacular created especially for the theatre. Combining contemporary cirque-style artistry with adrenaline-fuelled stunt action, this astoundingly talented international troupe includes over 30 acrobats, aerialists, dancers, drummers and daredevil stuntmen.  Is this your first time at the Fringe? Last…

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Fringe Q&A: Erich McElroy: Radical Centrist

Fringe Q&A: Erich McElroy: Radical Centrist

With politics moving to extremes and into every aspect of our lives, Erich McElroy finds another way. The only true centrist comedian at the Fringe, Erich is rising up to demand incremental change and reasoned debate. He’s crossing over the left/right divide in a way that’ll make you stop – or at least slow down. AAA caught up with Erich for a chat… This isn’t your first time at the Fringe… This will be my…

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Fringe Q&A: Darius Davies

Fringe Q&A: Darius Davies

As seen on the BBC and Channel 4. Anglo-Iranian, English Comedian of the Year finalist 2017, Darius Davies returns with Persian of interest. This is a story about how easy it is to manipulate the media, troll men on Tinder, and get revenge against Ryanair by any means necessary. Is this your first time at the Fringe? No. This will be my seventh fringe and my first time doing a show with Just The Tonic…

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Fringe Q&A: Atomic Saloon Show – Spiegelworld

Fringe Q&A: Atomic Saloon Show – Spiegelworld

The wildest watering hole in town. Madam Boozy Skunkton has been collecting the prettiest, sexiest, dumbest, drunkest troupe of entertainers and acrobats on earth, and is determined to create the greatest saloon show the world has ever known. Moulin Rouge meets Blazing Saddles, and America’s Got Talent meets Westworld. From the creators of the hit Las Vegas show Absinthe. Featuring some of the best names in variety and physical comedy, this world premiere is a…

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