Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Karen Gillan delights Doctor Who fans by sharing the first ever picture of her...

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KAREN Gillan has delighted Doctor Who fans by releasing the first ever picture of herself and Matt Smith in character. The Scots actress posted the anniversary treat - showing Smith with a floppy mullet -...

The Cauldron launches a kids festive Afternoon Tea

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Edinburgh’s wizard speakeasy, The Cauldron, has introduced an afternoon tea experience for little wannabe-wizards. The offering, designed for children aged 8 and upwards, provides the chance for magic fans to don robes and wield wands as...

Dad gets surprise at kids’ playpark

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A DAD took his son for a day out - and was stunned after the boy scaled this rudely-shaped contraption.Frank Ronald, 37, wrote on Facebook: “Only in Campbeltown will you find vagina play equipment.”He...

It’s not a wind UP!: Pixar film lookalike is internet hit

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A PENSIONER with a striking resemblance to a cartoon film character has become an internet sensation.The unnamed man looks remarkably like grumpy widower Carl Fredricksen from Disney Pixar’s UP!An image of him posing alongside...

Susan Boyle worried she “let down” home town Blackburn

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By Lauren CrooksBRITAIN’S Got Talent sensation Susan Boyle is stressed out – because she thinks she let down her Blackburn hometown.Since the final last Saturday night, Susan has been staying in top London clinic...

Make No 1 about Christmas says Sky’s Eamonn Holmes

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EAMONN Holmes has blasted this year’s festive number one attempts saying that he prefers songs which have ‘Christmas’ in the title.The Sky News Sunrise anchor paid a surprise visit to staff at Sky Livingston...

Edinburgh International Festival comes home to Leith

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BY JEAN WESTAN Art Deco theatre, resurrected by passionate local campaigners and experimental events curators, has become global stage for some of Scotland’s finest homegrown talent, as Edinburgh International Festival satellites its music venture,...

Coltrane glad Potter fans don’t recognise him

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ROBBIE Coltrane has admitted that he's glad Harry Potter fans don't recognise him without his large beard.The Scots actor says that he very rarely gets recognised because of the costume he wears for the...

Susan Boyle steps out in style in home town

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By Andrea McCallumSCOTTISH superstar Susan Boyle stepped out in style in her home town yesterday (Wednesday) as she ventured to the local shops.The 48-year-old left her home in Blackburn, West Lothian, with a beaming...

PREVIEW – NATYS finalist brings love, sex and politics

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New Act of the Year 2018 finalist, Jake Howie aims to bring some well-needed positivity to the fringe.Promising to bring his frank take on life, love sex and politics with his show Read My Lips,...

Ronnie Wood “accepts” his struggle with drink

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By Michael MacLeodROLLING Stone Ronnie Wood says alcohol splits his personality like Jekyll and Hyde.The wrinkly rocker has “accepted the fact it is never going to go away,” but says he still struggles...

Edinburgh Food Festival launches for 2020

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Edinburgh Food Festival will be making returning this year hoping to make a splash with Scotland’s official year of ‘Coasts and Waters’ at this year’s annual foodie event. The capital's only free city-centre food festival...

COMEDY THEATRE – High School English struggles to teach a lesson

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High School English takes place in a classroom as four students and their very stressed teacher explore some classic texts and the messages behind them, in a modern environment. The talented TAMRA KOLTES is their...

Mary “cleared” of involvement in Darnley killing four centuries later

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MARY, Queen of Scots has been cleared of any involvement in the notorious murder of her husband more than four centuries.For centuries the queen has been the prime suspect in a murder mystery involving...
Archie Brennan weaving in Nunavut 1991. Image courtesy of Archie Brennan Estate

Exhibition displaying Scottish tapestry icon’s works announced

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AN EXHIBITION exploring the life and works of a weaver who was also a body builder and former Mr Scotland is set to go on display in Edinburgh. Archie Brennan is considered to be one...
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PREVIEW: Crowdfunding pair promise to wring laughs – and warnings – from Weinstein-style experiences

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 By AARON McGILLIVRAYIF THEIR crowdfunding page is anything to go by, then Euro actresses Déborah Durand and Vanina Arias are likely to serve up a few surprises.The pair are at least partly funding their planned...

THEATRE – How To Drink Wine Like A Wanker, an autobiographical journey

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How To Drink Wine Like A Wanker, is a hilarious journey with Anna Thomas as she tells her autobiographical story about how she became the self-confessed “wine wanker” that she is.This show caught...

Brutal cage-fighting contest shelved by bout of ‘Man-Flu’

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By Oliver FarrimondA HISTORIC cage fighting showcase pitting Scotland against England has been put on hold – because of a bout of “man flu”.The Ultimate Fighting event – dubbed “The Auld Enemy” – was...

ALTER EGO Q&A – Sarah Jane Scott as Sorcha in Appropriate

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Deadline at the Fringe are interviewing performers across the festival, putting 20 questions to them – both as an artist and as their stage or performance alter ego.Sarah Jane Scott is Sorcha in Appropriate...
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Hundreds create a visual map of Scotland through social media campaign

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Hundreds of views from attractions and homes across Scotland have been shared online as part of the VisitScotland’s social media campaign #AWindowOnScotland. From images of Jimmy Perez's ‘home’ in Shetland (from TV drama Shetland) to the lush landscape...
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