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November 20, 2014

For Daniel Sloss, taking offence to stand up comedy is like hearing a story out of context. Andrew Youngson speaks to the Scottish comedian ahead of his Inverness and Aberdeen gigs this weekend


Get ready to let it go

February 26, 2015

Elsa, Anna, Olaf and all the Frozen gang are set to glide on to the ice at the AECC next month. Skater Sophia Adams tells Andrew Youngson about the fun and responsibilities of bringing a Disney ice princess to life


Q&A: Hollie McNish

April 2, 2015

Ahead of her Lemon Tree gig later this month, poet and spoken-word artist Hollie McNish talks to Andrew Youngson about her Scottish inspirations


Q&A: Paul Merton

April 30, 2015

Ahead of his hilarious improvisation shows in Aberdeen and Inverness in May, Have I Got News For You funnyman Paul Merton talks to Andrew Youngson about the joys of unpreparedness


P&J interviews 2014: The cutting room floor

December 25, 2014

Each week, The Press and Journal's Your Weekend supplement features words direct from the mouths of the actors, comedians and artists who bring the cultural scene of the north to life. Sometimes weird but always wonderful, our interviewees are a joy to chat to, but sometimes they can go on a bit.



November 1, 2014

Sixty years ago this week, a football match in Florence was halted when UFOs were spotted overhead. But not long after, and a lot closer to home, the sky in north-east Scotland was just as busy, raising the question – are we alone?


Music for all at folk festival

July 3, 2014

Whether you’re a folk music fan or a newbie to the scene, Stonehaven Folk Festival is gearing up once again with something for everyone, as Andrew Youngson finds out


What’s On: SPECTRA lighting up Aberdeen

February 20, 2015

Spectra, Aberdeen’s festival of light, is currently illuminating the lives of Aberdeen resident. The event runs from Union Terrace Gardens and around the city centre from 5.30-9.30pm each night until this Sunday, February 22.


Best foot forward

April 20, 2015

Ahead of his live performance in Aberdeen, West End and Hollywood star Adam Garcia talks to Andrew Youngson about the challenges of being an all-round performer


Showcasing art’s future stars

June 19, 2014

The recent fire at Glasgow School of Art struck a chord with the nation. It highlighted the importance of our artistic heritage, but also demonstrated the vibrancy that Scotland’s young artists bring to our cultural identity.


Craig Hill Q&A

January 30, 2015

Ahead of his trip up north, bekilted comedian Craig Hill discusses with Andrew Youngson where he finds comedy inspiration


Derren’s talent is no illusion

July 3, 2014

From master illusionist to quiet philosopher, Derren Brown manages to bring all aspects of himself to the stage in his latest mind-blowing production, writes Andrew Youngson


Celeb-spot: Matthew Bourne

August 26, 2014

In an innovative twist, the professional cast of Matthew Bourne’s electrifying production of Lord of the Flies will be joined on stage by 24 local performers, many who are complete novices to dance. Matthew explains how the production came into being, and what it aims to achieve