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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Gary Barlow announces UK tour – kicking off with two nights in Edinburgh

Gary Barlow announces UK tour – kicking off with two nights in Edinburgh

Gary Barlow today announced that he will embark on a 34-date tour of the UK, kicking off at the Edinburgh Playhouse in April – where he’ll play two consecutive nights. The tour will see Take That singer Barlow play intimate venues across the UK and Ireland including some never visited before. The last time he played a string of venues this size, demand was so high he could have sold certain venues out six times…

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Review: Robbie Williams, BT Murrayfield

Review: Robbie Williams, BT Murrayfield

Kilt-clad Robbie Williams wowed 57,000 fans at the home of Scottish rugby last night – and surprised the crowd with a rousing rendition of The Proclaimers’ anthem 500 Miles. The former Take That heartthrob sent the Murrayfield crowd wild as he took the stage, before telling fans: “Allow me to reintroduce myself, my name is Robbie McF***ing Williams, and tonight your ass is mine.” On the only Scottish gig of his Heavy Entertainment Show tour,…

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Robbie Williams returns to Murrayfield

Robbie Williams returns to Murrayfield

It’s been 14 years since Robbie Williams brought his Escapology tour to Edinburgh’s BT Murrayfield Stadium but tomorrow night the superstar will return to give the Capital another night of world-class entertainment. The show, which is part of the European leg of his Heavy Entertainment Show tour, comes less than a week after Robbie performed alongside the likes of Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Take That, Liam Gallagher and Katy Perry at the One Love Manchester…

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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 announces European tour – including Edinburgh gig

Robbie Williams announces European tour – including Edinburgh gig

Robbie Williams has announced his highly anticipated 2017 European stadium tour – which includes a visit to Edinburgh’s Murrayfield Stadium on June 9. Twenty-nine shows in 18 countries are announced by the former Take That singer, opening with a date at Manchester’s Etihad Stadium on June 2, 2017. Erasure will be joining Robbie on the tour as special guests. Tickets go on sale this Friday, November 11. Robbie will perform a special one-off show at The…

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Take That announce UK tour

Take That announce UK tour

Take That have announced a major tour for 2017 – taking in ten cities throughout the UK and Ireland, including two nights in Glasgow. All Saints will provide support on the tour. Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald will hit the road in support of their brand new album ‘Wonderland’, scheduled for release in March 2017. And for the first time ever, the band’s main stage will be in the centre of the arena…

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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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