Culture

Culture

Theatre review: Callisto: A Queer Epic

Theatre

Theatre review: A Streetcar Named Desire

Theatre
Life By The Throat - Underbelly

Theatre review: Life by the Throat

Theatre

Theatre review: Dame Nature – The Magnificent Bearded Lady

Theatre

Theatre review: How Is Uncle John?

Theatre

Theatre review: Novel Experiments In Living

Theatre

Theatre review: Irrelevant

Theatre

Theatre review: Ubu On The Table

Theatre

Theatre review: Circleville, Circlevalley

Theatre 2

Theatre review: Callisto: A Queer Epic

Theatre

Theatre review: A Streetcar Named Desire

Theatre

Theatre review: Life by the Throat

Theatre
James Kelman, the influential Scottish writer of novels, short stories, plays, and political essays, at the Edinburgh International Book Festival

Book Festival round-up

Books

WIN tickets to see Chris Brookmyre & Stuart Neville at Bloody Scotland 2016

Books
Lionel Shriver attends a photocall at Edinburgh International Book Festival Picture: Getty

Book Festival leaves audience in tears

Books
Val McDermid, for whom the books just keep coming, will speak at the Book Festival tonight.

Interview: Val McDermid is excited for her future novels

Books
Morley eschews sources or supporting quotes in favour of an impressionistic style. Picture: Robert Perry

Book review: Age of Bowie by Paul Morley

News
Author Judith Kerr. Picture: Christian Czako

Author Judith Kerr returns to Nazi Germany in her second novel

News
Tam Dalyell believes better local government is what Scotland really needs. Picture: Jayne Wright

Book review: The Question of Scotland by Tam Dalyell

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Book review: To Be Continued... by James Robertson

Books

The Write Stuff: The Nature of Autumn by Jim Crumley

Books

Nicola Sturgeon turns the spotlight on Jackie Kay

Books 2

Chevalier looks to the West for inspiration at the Book Festival

Books
James Doohan as Scotty.

Tribute to Star Trek’s Scotty to be staged at Linlithgow Palace

Film 4
Scots actor Dougray Scott in The Resort. Picture: Contributed

Horror genre more creative than actor Dougray Scott first thought

Film
Ricky Gervais (centre) starring in David Brent: Life on the Road. Picture: Contributed

Film reviews: David Brent | Swallows and Amazons | The Childhood of a Leader

Film
Blake Lively in The Shallows. Picture: Sony Pictures

Film reviews: The Shallows | Wiener-Dog | Valley of Love

Film

Brady Corbet wants to please his toughest critic

Film

Todd Solonz revisits an old character in new film Wiener-Dog

Film

Film reviews: The Carer | Sweet Bean | Author: The JT Leroy Story

Film

Film reviews: Finding Dory | Jason Bourne

Film
Paralympics presenter and Breaking Bad actor RJ Mitte Picture: Steve Paston/PA Wire

Breaking Bad star RJ Mitte calls for more disabled people on screen

News
Demonstrators in Glasgow accuse the BBC of bias before the referendum of 2014. Picture: John Devlin

Euan McColm: Failing to back journalists puts free speech in danger

Opinion 114
Deal or No Deal will end this autumn. Picture: Channel 4

Noel Edmonds’ Deal or No Deal to end after nearly 3,000 shows

TV & Radio
A review found audiences in Scotland have a lower opinion of the BBC news output than in other parts of the UK. Picture: John Devlin

BBC Scotland told to ‘rise to challenge’ of changing landscape

Politics 72
A still from Garnet's Gold.

A quest for lost Jacobite treasure in the Scottish Highlands

People & Places

Making A Murderer’s Brendan Dassey has conviction overturned

World

Obituary: Vivean Gray. British-born Neighbours actress

Obituaries

MPs back calls for new BBC ‘Scottish Six’ news bulletin

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Theatre review: Callisto: A Queer Epic

Theatre

Theatre review: A Streetcar Named Desire

Theatre
Life By The Throat - Underbelly

Theatre review: Life by the Throat

Theatre

Theatre review: Dame Nature – The Magnificent Bearded Lady

Theatre

Theatre review: How Is Uncle John?

Theatre

Theatre review: Novel Experiments In Living

Theatre

Theatre review: Irrelevant

Theatre

Classical review: Daniil Trifonov & Friends

Music
Yann Tiersen performing Picture: AFP

Music review: Yann Tiersen

Music

Classical review: Russian National Orchestra 2

Music
The Treacherous Orchestra were part of the eclectic line-up at the sixth Doune the Rabbit Hole Festival. Picture: Sean McGee

Music review: Doune The Rabbit Hole, Cardross Estate

Music
Mark Cousins and Mogwais Stuart Braithwaite both remember how nuclear weapons cast a shadow over their youth. Picture: Greg Macvean

Mogwai earns new respect globally with Atomic soundtrack

Music
Ayakara. Picture: Contributed

Under the radar: Ayakara

Music
Pianist Roman Rabinovich will be something of an artist in residence at the Lammermuir Festival. Picture: Robin Mitchell

Pianist Roman Rabinovich on his affinity with Haydn

Music

Album reviews: Scott Walker | Ed Harcourt | Law Holt

Music

Scotsman critic’s choice: Four must-see shows on this week

Theatre

Gig review: Will Young, Kelvingrove Bandstand, Glasgow

Music

Perth bids to be City of Culture 2021

News 9
Black long sleeve polo shirt with tartan sleeve detail
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Picture: Rafal Malec/RaffiesPhotography

Independent Glasgow menswear brand G69 on taking label online

Fashion
Georgina Ripley, curator of modern and contemporary fashion and textiles. Picture: Neil Hanna

How the National Museum of Scotland stays fashion-conscious

Fashion
Marks and Spencer's clothing sales have plunged almost nine per cent despite a concerted effort to target 'Mrs M&S' with its clothing range

Sales slump as Marks and Spencer fails to attract “Mrs M&S”

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The First Minister wears  a Totty Rocks outfit. Picture: Allan Milligan

Totty Rocks ordered to pay compensation over ‘botched’ dress

News 7

Jane Bradley: The thrill of online retail therapy

Opinion

High street shops battle invasion of moths

Retail

History and fantasy come together at Edinburgh College of Art catwalk show

News

Scots designer Jonathan Saunders joins Diane von Furstenberg

News
The Jockey II by Paloma Proudfoot and Aniela Piasecka at Edinburgh Art Festival Kiosk as part of Platform. Picture: Rosie Harriet

Arts review: Edinburgh Art Festival

Art
Glasgow Girls is showing at the Edinburgh Fringe. Picture: Robert Day

Scotsman critic’s choice: Four must-see shows on this week

Theatre
The Holyrood  parliament designed by Spanish architect Enric Miralles is in the running for the  Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland award. Picture: Jayne Wright.

Scottish Parliament named among Scots buildings of the century

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The  Kelpie burger being fed to Duke, one of the Kelpies. Picture: Michael Gillen/ Johnston Press

Kelpies creator demands nearby burger van be moved

Falkirk
Alice Neels younger son and his wife in Hartley and Ginny, 1970. Picture: Contributed

Alice Neel’s life on canvas gets first Scotland exhibition

Art
Highland Landscape, c1930s by William Gillies. Picture: Contributed

Arts review: Gillies & Maxwell | Demarco & Beuys

Art 7

Scotsman critic’s choice: Four must-see shows on this week

Music

Installations in rural Scotland scoop top art awards

News 2

Festival proves Unlimited potential of disabled artists

Art