Listen to Craig David’s single for Children In Need

Listen to Craig David’s single for Children In Need

R&B star Craig David will release this year’s official BBC Children in Need single – and you can listen to it right here. David will perform the chosen song, All We Needed, a stripped-back ballad from his recent No.1 album Following My Intuition, on the BBC’s Children In Need telethon next Friday (November 18). “This song is extremely personal to me. I’m so proud that it’s the BBC Children in Need single this year,” David…

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JK Rowling’s mystery novels to be adapted for TV

JK Rowling’s mystery novels to be adapted for TV

Harry Potter creator JK Rowling’s mystery novels are set to be adapted for TV. The Edinburgh author’s Cormoran Strike series are being brought to the small screen by HBO and the BBC, according to reports. The two broadcasters previously joined forces to adapt Rowling’s 2012 novel, The Casual Vacancy, last year. Rowling’s The Cuckoo’s Calling, the first novel in the Cormoran Strike series, was published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith in 2013. The author has…

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Edinburgh’s Bombskare scoop BBC award

Edinburgh’s Bombskare scoop BBC award

We hate to say we told you so – but we told you so. Last year, in our Five Edinburgh Bands Everyone Should Know About feature, we waxed lyrical over local ska juggernaut Bombskare – and they’ve just scooped a prestigious BBC award after going head-to-head with five other acts and coming out on top in the final of new TV series the UK’s Best Part-Time Band. After a gripping Grand Final, comedian Rhod Gilbert announced Bombskare as the winners of…

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Professor Green uncovers homelessness in BBC documentary

Professor Green uncovers homelessness in BBC documentary

Rap star Professor Green has filmed a documentary on homelessness – and says it’s made him realise just how tough life on the streets is. The BBC Three programme, which screens tonight (Feb 9), follows the Read All About It hitmaker as he meets people who sleep rough and the so-called “hidden homeless” – those forced into hostels or sofa surfing because they don’t have anywhere to live. “Imagine having to sleep without any security,” says the 32-year-old Londoner….

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Stevie McCrorie to perform at HMV Edinburgh

Stevie McCrorie to perform at HMV Edinburgh

Despite winning the show last year, Stevie McCrorie won’t be tuning in to watch The Voice when its fifth series kicks off this weekend – instead, he’ll be performing live and signing copies of his debut album for fans in Edinburgh. The Scottish singer, who was mentored by Kaiser Chiefs’ frontman Ricky Wilson on the show, will celebrate the release Big World, his first studio album, with a live performance and signing session at HMV…

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