Theatre

Theatre

THE NUTCRACKER

January 16, 2015

Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker is at Eden Court Theatre in Inverness next week, bringing a wonderful, magical and timeless show the whole family will enjoy.

Theatre

DISCOVER YOUR INNER OGRE

January 15, 2015

The slate is green and clean for Dean Chisnall. The musical actor tells Andrew Youngson about finding his inner Shrek

Theatre

CLASSIC BALLET IS A CRACKER

December 18, 2014

Performing in beautiful classical productions one minute, then in stunning contemporary pieces the next, Andrew Peasgood has never been happier with the variety of dancing with Scottish Ballet, writes Andrew Youngson

Theatre

BLYTHE DUFF Q&A

December 11, 2014

Before she joins the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO) to take the reigns as narrator for their Christmas Concert performance of The Snowman, actress of stage and screen, Blythe Duff, takes time out to talk about her Christmastime, and what 2014 has brought her

Music

ROLLING BACK THE YEARS

December 11, 2014

Jersey Boys brings the music for the generations singing into the future. Andrew Youngson catches up with the cast ahead of their appearance in Aberdeen this spring

Theatre

From comedian to west-end star

December 4, 2014

From finally getting to visit Aberdeen’s Maritime Museum, to treading the boards as a Broadway producer, Jason Manford’s forthcoming tour is a dream come true, writes Andrew Youngson

Theatre

ALADDIN’S ON HIS WAY

November 27, 2014

With flying carpets, outrageous outfits, a magical lamp, cheesy jokes and musical numbers aplenty, Eden Court’s pantomime, Aladdin, has all the makings of a fabulous festive night out, writes Susan Welsh

Theatre

BEAUTY OF A SHOW

November 27, 2014

For Aberdeen’s favourite panto performers, getting the formula right is all about getting your story straight. Andrew Youngson catches up with the cast and director before Beauty and the Beast bounces on to the stage

Art & Culture

LIFE’S NOT ALWAYS A CABARET

November 24, 2014

He’s a shining light on the screen and stage, but Alan Cumming’s early years were often dark and painful. The Scots actor tells YL how, while he’s forgiven the abusive father, he’ll never forget

Music

This musical will rock you

October 30, 2014

Finding her inner rock chick has helped Cordelia Farnworth show the entertainment industry who’s boss, writes Andrew Youngson

Lifestyle

Scottish classic revived

October 24, 2014

Commemorating the start of the Great War, Sell a Door Theatre Company has revived Alastair Cording’s faithful adaptation of the classic novel Sunset Song, writes Susan Welsh

Theatre

Dive into dance

October 9, 2014

DanceLive 2014, Aberdeen’s ninth festival of contemporary dance, is getting pulses racing and toes tapping as dance sweeps across city stages this month.

Music

Marc’s ready to Rave On

September 26, 2014

Buddy Holly – A Legend Reborn returns to Scotland with a brand-new show starring Steve Halliday as Elvis Presley and Gavin Stanley as Eddie Cochran.

Music

The Scottish play

September 26, 2014

Scottish Opera is bringing Verdi’s Macbeth to audiences across Scotland this autumn

Theatre

Monster fun with dinosaurs

September 25, 2014

You don’t need to suspend your imagination much to be convinced by Dinosaur Zoo Live, as Andrew Youngson finds out.

Music

Home and Away

September 12, 2014

Having survived the rigours of World War I and being played in locations as diverse as the beaches of Brazil and the Grand Canyon, a historic set of bagpipes will take centre stage as shinty comes to the fore during the 10th Blas Festival.

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