Sir Paul McCartney is among the big names who have signed up for a TV concert to support health workers fighting the coronavirus. One World: Together at Home will be live-streamed in the US on 18 April and screened on BBC One the following day. Others performing include James Bond theme tune winner Billie Eilish, […]
Theatre: The Importance of Being Earnest, Perth Theatre Karen Dunbar, best known for her performances in contemporary television comedy shows, is stepping into the shoes of one of theatre’s iconic characters determined to make the role her own. She is about to start rehearsals as Lady Bracknell in Perth Theatre’s production of Oscar Wilde’s The […]
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh (rating 5/5) A wintry tale with a warming message is told in this elegant and sumptuous production, a suitably grand and defining piece to mark Scottish Ballet’s 50th anniversary. After a slow start, the pace quickens and the story, choreographed by Christopher Hampson is played out against four breathtaking sets by designer […]
We Will Rock You This new touring production with a new cast and set knows exactly what its audience wants and delivers it by the bucketful. This is escapist nonsense and all the better for it. The end product is the same – 24 Queen songs wrapped up in a lightweight story with its tongue […]
Jools Holland and former Average White Band frontman Hamish Stuart are among the big name draws at the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival opening next week and boasting an array of international talent.