Perfect pitch: Bronte Barbe was a reality show finalist Beautiful – The Carole King Musical (rating 4/5) Legend is an overused word. However, in the history of popular music it is arguable that no woman has reached the heights of songwriter and hit maker Carole King who finally stepped out from the shadows. Now the smash […]
Theatre review – Cabaret (5/5) In her theatrical debut Louise Redknapp, the former Eternal singer, brings to life Sally Bowles, the fictional burlesque performer who entertained in the sleazy nightclubs of 1930s Berlin. Redknapp does a decent job of emulating the role made famous in film by Liza Minnelli, but the show stealer of this […]
Art exhibition: Ages of Wonder – Scotland’s Art 1540 to Now Many of the great artistic innovators of Scotland throughout the centuries are showcased at the Royal Scottish Academy in this stunning collection. It includes famed artists who found their creative inspiration in old Caledonia, or have their works permanently on display in Scotland, such as the […]
Musical review: Million Dollar Quartet It’s the stuff of musical legends, a Southern guy who changed the history of popular music and is seen to be the inventor of rock ‘n’ roll. Sam Phillips was destined for a career in law when his father died and he took up music production in Memphis to help his […]
Following an acclaimed world premiere run in Liverpool, this musical whirlwind received a rousing reception at its opening night in Edinburgh.