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Culture
Ross Ainslie

Celtic Connections review: Ross Ainslie’s Sanctuary Band, Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow

Music
Miss Saigon is at the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, until 17 February

Theatre review: Miss Saigon, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Theatre
Everyone's cup of tea - Saltfishforty produced a star turn

Celtic Connections reviews: Saltfishforty & Red Tail Ring | RCS Showcase | Tannahill Weavers

Music

Celtic Connections review: Chris Stout, Catriona McKay & King Creosote, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Music

Music review: Alvin Youngblood Hart

Music

Theatre review: Flashdance

Theatre

Music review: BBC SSO Martyn Brabbins and Lucas and Arthur Jussen

Music
The internationally acclaimed Scottish Chamber Orchestra.

Music review: SCO, Andrew Manze, Sarah Fox

Music
Muriel Spark (1918-2006) makes notes while lying on the floor, 25th May 1960. To mark the 100th anniversary of her birth, Edinburgh publishers Polygon are re-issuing all 22 of her novels in hardback, and extracts will appear on scotsman.com throughout 2018. PIC: Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Chapter One of The Comforters by Muriel Spark, with an introduction by Allan Massie

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Muriel Spark (1918-2006) makes notes while lying on the floor, 25th May 1960. To mark the 100th anniversary of her birth, Edinburgh publishers Polygon are re-issuing all 22 of her novels in hardback, and extracts will appear on scotsman.com throughout 2018. PIC: Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Chapter One of The Comforters by Muriel Spark, with an introduction by Allan Massie

Books
Literature And Union: Scottish Texts, British Contexts, edited by Gerard Carruthers and Colin Kidd

Book review: Literature And Union - Scottish Texts, British Contexts, Edited by Gerard Carruthers and Colin Kidd

Books
The life and legacy of Muriel Spark will be celebrated at the Usher Hall in her home city of Edinburgh.

Nicola Sturgeon to appear at Muriel Spark centenary celebration

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Harry Potter author Jk Rowling. Picture: Tom Hayward

JK Rowling refutes claims that £4m pub inspired Harry Potter

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Book review: Bloody January, by Alan Parks

Books

Book review: Five Days From Defeat - How Britain Nearly Lost the First World War, by Walter Reid

Books

From songs to stamps: Robert Burns references in popular culture

Books

Book review: A Long Way From Home, by Peter Carey

Books
Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep in The Post

Film reviews: The Post | The Final Year | Coco | The Commuter

Film 1
Karen Gillan will be patron of an expanded programme for young people at the Edinburgh International Film Festival this year.

Karen Gillan to be Edinburgh film festival's figurehead for young people

Lifestyle
Mark Beaumont will speak at the Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival

Mark Beaumont’s trek centre stage at Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival

News
Kristin Scott Thomas and Gary Oldman star as Clementine and Winston Churchill in Darkest Hour PIC: Jack English / Focus Features

Film reviews: Darkest Hour | Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri | Eric Clapton: A Life in 12 Bars

Film
Natalie Usher is the current figurehead for the film and TV industries in Scotland.

Creative Scotland's director of screen quits after less than four years

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Ciara Barry and Rosie Crerar of barry crerar. PIC: John Devlin for The Scotsman

Ones to watch in 2018: film producers Ciara Barry and Rosie Crerar (aka barry crerar)

Film
The Shape of Water has lead the Bafta nominations

Bafta Awards 2018: The Shape Of Water leads nominations

News

Anti-harassment campaign in the spotlight at Golden Globes

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Golden Globes: Winner Ewan McGregor thanks estranged wife and mistress

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Interview: Derek Riddell

News

Film interview: Sam Rockwell on playing a racist cop in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Film
Esther Rantzen, founder of Childline and The Silver Line Picture: Debra Hurford Brown

Interview: Esther Rantzen

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Derek Riddell is in BBC1's Hard Sun. Picture: Debra Hurford Brown

Interview: Derek Riddell

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Legendary photographer Terry O'Neill Picture: Neil Hanna

Interview: Terry O’Neill

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Ex-Celtic boss John Barnes to appear on Celebrity Big Brother

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Friends fans rejoice as the show arrives on Netflix

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TV review: Doctor Who - Twice Upon a Time

TV & Radio

Channel 4 dedicates Christmas Gogglebox to Leon Bernicoff

Celebrity
Miss Saigon is at the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, until 17 February

Theatre review: Miss Saigon, Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

Theatre
Verity Jones and the women give a performance hard to fault

Theatre review: Flashdance

Theatre
The life and legacy of Muriel Spark will be celebrated at the Usher Hall in her home city of Edinburgh.

Nicola Sturgeon to appear at Muriel Spark centenary celebration

Lifestyle 1
The Attic - Grandma (Gowan Calder), Lucy (Hazel Darwin-Clements) and David Paul Jones (Pianist) PIC: Greg Macvean

Theatre review: The Attic, Festival Theatre Studio, Edinburgh

Theatre
Amy Hollinshead and Yosuke Kusano in rehearsals for The Lover, co-directed by Fleur Darkin and Jemima Levick.

Theatre preview: Fleur Darkin and Jemima Levick on blending theatre and dance in The Lover, their new production for the Royal Lyceum

Theatre
Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali) takes part in an exhibition bout at Paisley Ice Rink in August, 1965, with Jimmy Ellis.

Scot’s play about Muhammad Ali in Paisley punches above its weight

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Frances Poet

Ones to watch in 2018: playwright Frances Poet

Theatre

Interview: Derek Riddell

News

Interview: Terry O’Neill

News

Arts preview of 2018: Joyce McMillan on the year ahead in theatre

Theatre

Theatre review: Jack and the Beanstalk

Theatre
The sinking of the Iolaire near Stornoway's harbour in 1919 was one of Britain's worst maritime disasters.

Hero of Iolaire disaster to be honoured in new stage show

Lifestyle
Ross Ainslie

Celtic Connections review: Ross Ainslie’s Sanctuary Band, Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow

Music
Everyone's cup of tea - Saltfishforty produced a star turn

Celtic Connections reviews: Saltfishforty & Red Tail Ring | RCS Showcase | Tannahill Weavers

Music

Celtic Connections review: Chris Stout, Catriona McKay & King Creosote, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Music

Music review: Alvin Youngblood Hart

Music

Music review: BBC SSO Martyn Brabbins and Lucas and Arthur Jussen

Music

Music review: SCO, Andrew Manze, Sarah Fox

Music