Here’s a superb tv appearance by Barbara Dickson, the first and by many people’s reckoning the best, Mrs Johnstone in Willy Russell’s Blood Brothers. Blood Brothers is currently on a 30th anniversary UK tour featuring The New Seeker’s Lyn Paul in the lead role and it’s coming to the Alhambra from 23-28 October. Tickets start at £25 and you can book yours here.
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Acclaimed Fife bagpiper and actor David Colvin will deliver the world premiere of his one-man show Thunderstruck in the studio at Carnegie Hall as part of Outwith Festival‘s theatre programme. Colvin, who was the original piper for the National Theatre of Scotland’s worldwide smash hit Black Watch, cut his teeth as a youngster playing with Lochgelly High School Pipe Band and Thunderstruck charts the band’s journey to the World Pipe Band Championships at
Could there be a more authentic and atmospheric setting for an adaptation of Macbeth than Dunfermline’s Abbey Nave and ruined Royal Palace? Heard No More, a highly imaginative, 21st century response to the Shakespeare play, has been created by Fife College Performing Arts and Sound Production students and is one of the first events of its kind to take place in Scotland. The audience absorbs the performance via headphones as they
Internationally acclaimed West End hit, Woody Sez: The Life and Music of Woody Guthrie, is coming to the Carnegie Hall this Wednesday, 18 May, featuring the award-winning original London cast. The tragic, touching and joyful tale of America’s greatest folk poet is told in his own words and includes Guthrie classics such as Bound for Glory, Pastures of Plenty, The Ballad of Tom Joad, This Land is Your Land. The performance
Drift, which previews at Pettycur Bay Sand Dunes in Fife from 26-29 June, is an innovative piece of visual theatre inspired by the true story of Shetland crofter Betty Mouat, who in 1886, aged 61, was the only passenger on the coastal cutter Columbine bound for Lerwick. A storm washed the captain and crew overboard and Miss Mouat was presumed lost at sea. More than a week later the Columbine grounded in Norway. Miss Mouat
Thieves of Dunfermline is a light hearted, fast paced hour’s entertainment inspired by the events and people of Dunfermline’s past. It will be performed from 3-7 December in the intimate setting of The Long Gallery in Abbot House, Dunfermline by a talented cast of local musicians and performers including Fife Provost Jim Leishman in his first acting role. Some of the stories, which are told through drama, humour and cracking