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Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook – Theatre Royal, Glasgow

It's over a decade since Adele burst onto the music scene with her debut album 19. From there the then teenage sensation has matured into a world-dominating megastar. With Adele on a seemingly infinite sabbatical, Katie Markham's Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook is both a fitting tribute to the star and an excellent substitute. Former X Factor finalist Markham ...

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The Wandering Hearts – Broadcast, Glasgow

Having spent weeks at the top of the Country Artist Album chart, the talent and quality of London-based 'country, folk-pop' group The Wandering Hearts won't be confined to intimate venues like Glasgow's Broadcast for long. Thirty minutes after uploading two demos to SoundCloud, the group, then called The Paper Hearts, caught the attention of Decca Records, who invited them to ...

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – King’s Theatre, Glasgow

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Writers: Eric Potts Choreographer: Ian West Director: Eric Potts Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald The Kings pantomime is a Glasgow institution. However, this year, the classic tale of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs fails to live up to the high standards the theatre is renowned for. The main issue lies in Eric Potts' script. Cultural references are dated and unfunny; mentions ...

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

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Writers: Michael Harrison, Allan Stewart, Alan McHugh &Beth Eden Choreographer: Stillie Dee Director: Ed Curtis Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald   Last performed at The King’s Theatre in 2002, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs returns triumphantly for this festive season. The well-known Grimm Brothers tale of the girl banished to the woods by her evil step-mother comes to life with a ...

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Jeremy Hardy: Live – The Lowry, Salford

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Reviewer: Dave Cunningham ‘Well, we’ve had a frank exchange of my entrenched views’ says Jeremy Hardy. He’s not joking - Jeremy Hardy: Live comprises the comedian banging on about one political or social issue after another with occasional tangents to investigate popular culture. Yet unlike his radio performances -where condensed versions of the routines can seem hectoring and overbearing – ...

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Marin Mazzie: Make Your Own Kind of Music – Live at 54 Below

Reviewer: Mark Clegg When a Broadway performer tackles one of these intimate cabaret recordings at 54 Below, the results tend to swing one of two ways. They either give the audience what they expect and pepper the program with songs from shows that they are known for, or they ignore their legacy and take the opportunity to perform a whole ...

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Allan Stewart’s Big Big Variety Show – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh

Reviewer: Fraser MacDonald Returning to the King's Theatre for a second year with his Variety Show, Allan Stewart calls in a host of his showbiz chums and his Big Band to once again remind us why variety still rules in Scottish theatres. An impressive line up includes Jo Caufield, a familiar face from Mock The Week and other panel shows, ...

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