Fringe Q&A: Steve N Allen, Better Than

Fringe Q&A: Steve N Allen, Better Than

In a time when you can’t do right for doing wrong, Steve N Allen (as seen on BBC Two’s The Mash Report) takes a look at how hard it is to be better. When you want to be PC, right on or woke, it can be tough. Be better than a Weinstein. Be better than an angry Twitter egg. Be better than you. An entertaining and sometimes hard-edged guide to better better than.  AAA caught…

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Two Door Cinema Club announce UK tour

Two Door Cinema Club announce UK tour

Hot on the heels of the announcement of their fourth studio album, Two Door Cinema Club have shared details of a six-date UK headline tour this October. As well as a visit to Glasgow’s O2 Academy, the tour will see the Bangor three-piece make a landmark return to London’s O2 Arena. The tour will also take in shows in Cardiff, Hull, Manchester and Plymouth. You can check out the full tour dates below. Out June…

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The Cure announce first Scottish gig in 27 years

The Cure announce first Scottish gig in 27 years

The Cure have announced their first Scottish gig in 27 years, with an appearance at Glasgow Summer Sessions 2019. The goth-pop superstars will be joined by local heroes Mogwai and The Twilight Sad on Friday, August 16. The Cure’s appearance at Glasgow Summer Sessions is part of a very select and special run of headline spots at major festivals all over the world during 2019 to celebrate a career now entering its fifth decade. Throughout…

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Line-up revealed for Innis & Gunn Scottish Comedy Festival

Line-up revealed for Innis & Gunn Scottish Comedy Festival

All too often Scottish comedians seem to be forgotten during the world’s biggest arts festival, which is odd, seeing as it takes place every August in – yes, you guessed it – Scotland. So for the last six years the Scottish Comedy Festival has been providing a Fringe venue dedicated to highlighting the talent that entertains Scottish audiences all year round, and in 2018, after teaming up with Edinburgh-based brewers Innis & Gunn, they’re proud to…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Agatha Christie’s Love From a Stranger A play by Agatha Christie and Frank Vosper. In association with Fiery Angel LTD. ‘Where large sums of money are concerned, it is advisable to trust nobody’ – Agatha Christie A whirlwind romance with a handsome and charming stranger sweeps Cecily Harrington off her feet. Little does she know the ghastly truth about her new beau… Electric with suspense…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Sherlock Holmes: The Final Curtain Could this be the final curtain for the world’s greatest detective? Sherlock Holmes lives in retirement on the South Coast. He keeps bees, occasionally casts his fly fishing rod, even plays his Stradivarius when the rheumatism allows. All too aware that he’s older and slower, he’s concerned that he might have lost his touch, paranoid that he is an easy…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Wicked Based on the acclaimed, best-selling novel by Gregory Maguire that ingeniously re-imagines the stories and characters created by L. Frank Baum in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, Wicked tells the incredible untold story of an unlikely but profound friendship between two sorcery students. Their extraordinary adventures in Oz will ultimately see them fulfil their destinies as Glinda The Good and the Wicked Witch of…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Dan and Phil World Tour: Interactive Introverts Dan and Phil present their new stage show – Interactive Introverts. Two internet dwelling, insecure nerds standing under the spotlight to give the people what they want: an epic interactive experience of rants, roasts, battles, stories ..and surprises that will make you laugh, cry, cringe and puts the audience in control unlike anything before! Usher Hall, Lothian Road,…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Remembering Fred Get ready to step back in time and relive special moments from the career of dancing extraordinaire, Fred Astaire. ‘Remembering Fred’ will take you on a magical journey of dance, live music and entertainment plus audiences will see and hear video footage of famous Fred Fans including Twiggy, Darcey Bussell, Don Black and Bruce Oldfield sharing stories. Brought to life by the producer…

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This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

This Week’s Edinburgh Theatre: Top Tickets

We explore the best shows gracing Edinburgh stages this week. Scottish Ballet: Highland Fling Highland Fling follows the downfall of James – a young Scot with sex, love and rock and roll on his mind. Recently married to his beloved Effie, his addiction to excess finds him in the company of a wild, gothic fairy. As his love for the strange and beautiful fairy becomes an obsession, James embarks on a fateful journey that takes…

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