Review: Saturday Night Fever, Edinburgh Playhouse

Review: Saturday Night Fever, Edinburgh Playhouse

The music for Saturday Night Fever remains the second best-selling film soundtrack of all time so it comes as no surprise to see Bill Kenright’s touring production of the musical attracting sold-out audiences as it struts its way across the UK. The show follows the story of Tony Manero (played by Casualty’s Richard Winsor), a charismatic 19-year-old who is stuck in a dead-end job but escapes his mundane life by dancing his nights away at…

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Carl Barat discusses new album, plus Libertines tour

Carl Barat discusses new album, plus Libertines tour

Indie icon Carl Barat has been speaking about his plans for the year ahead with The Jackals, as well as touring with The Libertines and recording a new album. The 38-year-old talked to NME on the red carpet of this week’s NME Awards, where he said that The Libs were planning to take a “fallow year”, but they “just can’t keep away”. Speaking of his plans for 2017, Hampshire-born Barat told the music mag that he will be…

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