OUR daily briefing gives you the run-down on the most exciting cultural events going on in Scotland this evening, including New Order, Of Mice & Men and a Del Boy dinner.
MUSIC: NEW ORDER
New wave pioneers Bernard Sumner and company will be playing to a sold-out Glasgow O2 Academy this evening. The Manchester group released their latest album Music Complete back in September, their first new material since 2005, so fans can expect a new direction mixed in with some synth-heavy classics too.
O2 Academy, Glasgow / more info
FILM: NTS ENCORE: OF MICE AND MEN
Big production theatre shows have grown into huge business for cinemas over the past few years. Live screenings (and reruns) of performances beamed directly from London’s National Theatre give audiences nationwide the chance to experience top-quality theatre right in front of them. 2014’s production of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men, starring Chris O’Dowd and James Franco, will be projected in cinemas across the country this evening and is bound to attract a different crowd to the local multiplex.
Cameo Cinema, Edinburgh / more info
COMEDY: FESTIVAL OF THE SPOKEN NERD: JUST FOR GRAPHS
Geeky trio Steve Mould, Helen Arney, Matt Parke bring their own brand of knowledge-heavy comedy to the Oran Mor this evening - promising graphs, live experiments and plenty of laughs in-between. The nerd revolution is well underway.
Oran Mor, Glasgow / more info
EXHIBITION: LOST + FOUND EDINBURGH
A lively evening of debate on the hidden divisions across Edinburgh, in order to launch a new online exhibition. The NMS will play host to humanities researchers, creatives, activists, policy makers and the good people of Edinburgh to discuss this new exhibition collected and formed by city-dwellers.
National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh / more info
THEATRE: DEL & RODNEY - A COMEDY DINNER SHOW
Like your theatrical experiences to offer something immersive? How about enjoying dinner in the company of Peckham’s finest family? Dundee Rep Theatre offers an evening of comedy, improvisation and audience interaction with the beloved figures of Only Fools & Horses - lovely jubbly.
Dundee Rep Theatre, Dundee / more info