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 […]
An unfinished portrait of a woman believed to be Mary Queen of Scots has been found hidden beneath another 16th-century portrait.
Art exhibition: NOW, second instalment Installations, photographs and paintings by young artists are on show in NOW, a controversial new exhibition at the National Gallery of Modern Art in Edinburgh and will once again divide opinion over its ‘artistic’ merits. Work by the Turner Prize-winning Scottish artist Susan Philipsz is the centrepiece of the second instalment of NOW, […]