Fred MacAulay and John Moloney (rating 4/5) With a Scottish and an English comedian pairing up in front of a largely domestic audience one might have expected a few cross-border wisecracks. Neither chose that option, nor did they perform as a double act, each preferring their own routines and denying us the prospect of some […]
Liam Withnail: Home Boy (rating 2/5) Billed as one of Scotland’s most exciting comedians, Liam Withnail came highly recommended. On this first outing he’s got a lot to prove. An hour of lacklustre anecdotes, some touching on sensitive issues such as gun crime, left my half of the audience in near silence. Withnail comes across […]
The basement floor of the EICC was teeming with activity, mainly t-shirted young things with the fresh-faced enthusiasm of a freshers’ week gathering.
Military Tattoo: The Sky’s The Limit The Royal Military Tattoo will this year celebrate the centenary of the Royal Air Force and, for the first time, introduce laser technology to the showpiece event. More than 1,200 cast and crew will take part in nightly performances on the Castle Esplanade taking the audience on a journey […]
Short break: North Perthshire They call it Big Tree Country on account of the giant redwoods and Douglas firs pointing arrow-like towards the sky. It could be America’s wooded west coast, but this is north Perthshire, home to trees as wide as a terraced house and claiming to be the tallest in Britain. It’s also […]