Review: The Band, Edinburgh Playhouse

Review: The Band, Edinburgh Playhouse

The Smash Hits generation will be flocking to the Edinburgh Playhouse this week for the Scottish premiere of Tim Firth’s The Band which is, surprisingly, so much more than just a nostalgic run-through of the boyband’s greatest hits. First things first: The Band is not about Take That. Instead, it is a heartwarming tale about four estranged school friends – Rachel (Rachel Lumberg), Claire (Alison Fitzjohn), Zoe (Jayne McKenna) and Heather (Emily Joyce) – who…

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Watch: Take That unveil video for new single Giants

Watch: Take That unveil video for new single Giants

Take That have released the video for brand new single Giants – watch it here. Giants is taken from their brand new album, Wonderland, which is set to be released on Friday, 24 March. The new album will be the former boyband’s first release since their 2014 chart-topper III and only their second as a three piece. Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald all appear in the video. Take That are one of the UK’s most…

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Robbie Williams likely to rejoin Take That on 25th anniversary tour

Robbie Williams likely to rejoin Take That on 25th anniversary tour

Robbie Williams is likely to rejoin Take That for a 25th anniversary album and tour, according to the band. However, the other departed band member, Jason Orange, who quit the chart-toppers in 2014, is currently ruling himself out of any kind of reunion. “We’ve been in touch with Jason and we’ve been in touch with Robbie,” said Howard Donald. “Jason is in his place where he is now and he’s not got any ­intention at the…

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