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NEWS: Elaine C. Smith comes home to Glasgow’s King’s Theatre pantomime

By FRASER MACDONALD First Lady of Scottish pantomime Elaine C. Smith returns to the King’s Theatre in Glasgow this Christmas to star in Sleeping Beauty. Smith, a firm panto favourite, returns to the King’s stage for the first time since 2004 where she played the title role in Mother Goose. Her first appearance at the King’s pantomime was in 1996 ...

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Cinderella – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Eric Potts Director: Morag Fullarton Choreographer: Ian West Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald This year sees the anticipated return of what may well be the iconic pantomime tale, Cinderella. With a star-studded cast and fresh take on the classic plot, Cinderella does well in presenting an engaging, funny and exciting magical adventure. Cinderella tells the tale of an unlikely meeting between ...

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INTERVIEW: Scottish comedian Des Clarke talks panto

One of Scotland's best-loved comedians, Des Clarke has amassed a loyal following for both his stand-up gigs and as a radio presenter, waking up the nation each morning with theCapital Radio Breakfast Show. An established newspaper columnist and TV presenter, he has interviewed some of the showbiz world’s biggest names including Rihanna, Robbie Williams, Britney Spears, One Direction and Katy ...

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Yer Granny – Lyric Theatre, Belfast

Writer: Based on La Nona by Roberto Cossa. In a new version by Douglas Maxwell Director: Graham McLaren Reviewer: Caitriona M. Reilly The National Theatre of Scotland returns to Belfast with their production of Yer Granny. Based on La Nona by Roberto Cossa, this is a new version written by Douglas Maxwell. The premise of the play is basically a ...

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Yer Granny – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Director: Graham McLaren Writer: Roberto Cossa Adapted by: Douglas Maxwell Designer: Colin Richmond Reviewer: Amy Taylor It’s 1977 and above a failed fish and chip shop, a family disintegrates to the tune of The Bay CityRollers as their Granny eats and eats and eats. In fact, her voracious appetite formsthe basis of Douglas Maxwell’s adaptation of Roberto Cossa’s La Nona, ...

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Yer Granny – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

Writer: Roberto Cossa Adaptation: Douglas Maxwell Director: Graham McLaren Reviewer: Lauren Humphreys Were you a cynic, you could accuse the National Theatre of Scotland of cashing in on the rising tide of nationalism and the appetite for locally sourced produce in its choice of Yer Granny, a Glaswegian version of Roberto Cossa's 1977 Argentinian hit comedy La Nona. Rolling out ...

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NEWS: Inverness’ Eden Court launches new season for Highland theatre fans

An exciting mix of drama, comedy, music, dance, family events and more is in store for Highland audiences at the Eden Court, Inverness, including the National Theatre of Scotland’s new comedy Yer Granny starring a host of TV comedy favourites including Gregor Fisher, Maureen Beattie, Jonathan Watson, Paul Riley and Barbara Rafferty. Music fans and fans of the singer/songwriter genre ...

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NEWS: Scottish comedy star Gregor Fisher to star in this year’s King’s Theatre panto

The King's Theatre Glasgow and First Family Entertainmenthave today announced thatGregor Fisherwill lead a cast of Scottish comedy favourites inSnow White and the Seven Dwarfs.The Rab C. Nesbitt star adds another string to his vest in the rôle of Hector the Henchman alongsideDes Clarkeas Muddles andJuliet Cadzowas the Wicked Queen.Eric Pottswill direct the festive fairytale adventure at the King’s Theatre ...

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