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Noel Gallagher to bring High Flying Birds to Edinburgh Castle

UK 1
Fiona Hyslop has been urged to ensure artists have direct access to the Scottish Government in future.

Artists demand greater say from Scottish Government after Creative Scotland cuts

Lifestyle 26
The Proclaimers performing at Party at the Palacein Linlithgow, Picture: Michael Gillen

The Proclaimers to play two nights at Edinburgh Playhouse

News
Olga Wojtas

Book review: Miss Blaine’s Prefect And The Golden Samovar, by Olga Wojtas

Books

Book review: The Long Take, by Robin Robertson

Books

Dance review: Scottish Dance Theatre, Dundee Rep

Culture

Album reviews: Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet | MGMT | Grant-Lee Phillips | Ewan Cruikshanks

Music

Music interview: multi-tasking conductor Thomas Dausgaard on his plans for the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Music
Curious Seed's Teenage Trilogy

Dance review: Curious Seed - Teenage Trilogy, Perth Theatre

UK
BBC SSO

Music review: BBC SSO, City Halls, Glasgow

UK
Olga Wojtas

Book review: Miss Blaine’s Prefect And The Golden Samovar, by Olga Wojtas

Books
Robin Robertson PIC: Gary Doak/Writer Pictures

Book review: The Long Take, by Robin Robertson

Books

Irvine Welsh: ‘I had a criminal record aged 8’

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Iain Banks passed away in 2013 just two months after announcing he had cancer.

Unseen Iain Banks drawings to appear in new Culture universe book

Lifestyle

Unknown poem by Scots writer found in journal of Queen Victoria wet nurse

Books 1

Book review: The Sealwoman’s Gift, by Sally Magnusson

Books

Chapter One of A Far Cry From Kensington by Muriel Spark, with an introduction by William Boyd

Books

Book review: The Monk Of Mokha, by Dave Eggers

Books
Saoirse Ronan in Lady Bird

Film reviews: Lady Bird | Black Panther | 50 Shades Freed

Film
Cameo cinema, Tollcross, Edinburgh. Picture: Malcolm McCurrach

Edinburgh cinema will host dog-friendly film screening

Film
A scene from Clerks, the 1994 comedy which inspired Brett Murray to film a similarly low-budget tribute. Picture: View Askew/Kobal/REX/Shutterstock

Scots filmmakers are shooting stars with tribute to cult movie Clerks

Film
Karen Gillan in a scene from the The Party's Just Beginning, which she wrote and directed

Karen Gillan film starts conversation about Highland suicides

Film 1
Jo Hartley stars in Sky One's Bliss, Wednesdays at 10pm. Picture: Debra Hurford Brown, thanks to The Castle Cinema, Hackney www.thecastlecinema.com 'Hair and Make up by Charlotte Yeomans www.charlotteyeomans.com

Interview: Jo Hartley

News
Sean Connery and Honor Blackman during a 1964 press conference at Pinewood Studios for the third Bond film, Goldfinger. Picture: PA Wire

Sean Connery named ‘most handsome’ James Bond

Film 1

First Gaelic film tackling transgender issues in triple awards win

Film 16

Film reviews: The Shape of Water | The Cloverfield Paradox | The Mercy | Loveless

Film

Film and TV production contributes £15m to Glasgow economy

Media & Leisure

Harry Potter and Outlander drive visitor surge at Glenfinnan

Film

Interview: Alexandra Roach

News
A screen grab from the new Irn Bru advert

Irn Bru issue apology over controversial new advert

News 3
Sin�ad Rhodes is an Emeritus Member of the Young Academy of Scotland and the founder of the RSE Young Academy of Scotland Research the Headlines project.

Sinéad Rhodes: Headlines can keep you informed – but we can help you drill down into the latest research

Opinion
Nigel Farage (right) has been a regular guest on Question Time over the years, including this 2013 episode in Edinburgh. Picture: Joey Kelly

BBC dismisses SNP MSP’s claims over Question Time representation

Politics 317
Time's Up campaigners storm the red carpet wearing tops reading 'Times Up Theresa' at the EE British Academy Film Awards held at the Royal Albert Hall. Picture: Yui Mok/PA Wire.

‘Time’s up Theresa’ protesters invade Bafta red carpet

TV & Radio 17

Interview: Jo Hartley

News

Ruth Davidson: ‘I did Bake Off because of death of partner’s mother’

Politics 197

Interview: Alison O’Donnell

News

New weather map proves BBC ‘misrepresenting’ Scotland, says SNP MP

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Fiona Hyslop has been urged to ensure artists have direct access to the Scottish Government in future.

Artists demand greater say from Scottish Government after Creative Scotland cuts

Lifestyle 26
The Belle's Stratagem

Theatre reviews: The Belle’s Stratagem, Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh | The Return, Eden Court, Inverness

UK
David Leddy PIC: Dermot Fitzsimons

Theatre interview: David Leddy on the fight to save Fire Exit

Theatre
Jo Hartley stars in Sky One's Bliss, Wednesdays at 10pm. Picture: Debra Hurford Brown, thanks to The Castle Cinema, Hackney www.thecastlecinema.com 'Hair and Make up by Charlotte Yeomans www.charlotteyeomans.com

Interview: Jo Hartley

News
The Last Bordello plays with layers of performance and reality

Theatre review: The Last Bordello | Pressure | It’s Behind You

Theatre
Mark Thomas gives a voice to performers who might otherwise be voiceless

Comedy review: Mark Thomas: Showtime from the Frontline

Theatre
Gemma Dobson and Taj Atwal deliver impressive performances as Rita and Sue. Picture: The Other Richard

Theatre review: Rita, Sue And Bob Too

Theatre

Capital's £10m spending spree on cultural venues

Lifestyle 1

Interview: comedian Mark Thomas on Showtime From the Frontline, his new show about teaching stand-up in the West Bank

Theatre

Theatre preview: Joyce McMillan on the new production of Rita, Sue and Bob Too coming to the Citz

Theatre

Theatre review: 549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War

Theatre 1

Noel Gallagher to bring High Flying Birds to Edinburgh Castle

UK 1
The Proclaimers performing at Party at the Palacein Linlithgow, Picture: Michael Gillen

The Proclaimers to play two nights at Edinburgh Playhouse

News
The Kronos Quartet and Laurie Anderson PIC: Mark Allan

Album reviews: Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet | MGMT | Grant-Lee Phillips | Ewan Cruikshanks

Music
Thomas Dausgaard  PIC: Per Morten Abrahamsen/BBC/PA Wire

Music interview: multi-tasking conductor Thomas Dausgaard on his plans for the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

Music

Music review: BBC SSO, City Halls, Glasgow

UK

Music review: Franz Ferdinand, O2 Academy, Glasgow

Music

Interview: composer Edward McGuire prepares to mark his 70th birthday in style

Music

Nicola Sturgeon: Morrissey should stick to music

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