A stage revival of the classic film Local Hero carries the risk of it failing to live up to the standards set by the original. Any fears about the wisdom of the project are however unjustified.
The world premiere of Local Hero, a stage adaptation of the 1983 film opens in Edinburgh with new music and lyrics by Dire Straits front man Mark Knopfler.
Visitors to the cavernous venue deep below the giant Cineworld tower are instantly reminded that this is Glasgow’s new home of comedy.
Glasgow’s new independent comedy club, The Glee, has lined up one of the nation’s top funny men, Sean Lock, as headline act for its launch weekend.
Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex Kapranos recalled the last time the last time they were booked to play Edinburgh Hogmanay did not go to plan.