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Liam Rudden: Farewell Sir Roger Moore, best bond by far

THE SAINT, The Persuaders’ Lord Brett Sinclair and by far the best Bond in my opinion, Roger Moore stood in front of me, immaculately debonair, hand outstretched, welcoming me into his dressing room. A real ‘pinch me’ moment.

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Robin Kingsland and Sara Stewart in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Review: Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? - Explosive double-act is mesmerising

VISCERAL and uncompromising, Robin Kingsland and Sara Stewart flay their emotions raw in Rapture Theatre’s new production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

King’s Theatre, Leven Street

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Anastacia

Anastacia, the mega-voice sings out at the Usher Hall

POP legend Anastacia, the mega voice behind a series of massive hits checks into the Usher Hall next Wednesday.

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Lidl's Pick Of Scotland showcase

Isle of Ale craft beer festival comes to Lidl

WITH the inaugural Edinburgh Craft Beer Festival at The Biscuit Factory, Leith, set to launch today, and the trend for craft beer continuing to grow, Lidl has announced the launch of its very own first Scottish craft beer festival, with a selection of beers now on sale for a limited time only.

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Mary Queen of Scots and her ladies in waiting.

Review: Glory On Earth - Light and poetic history play is atmospheric treat

MARY Queen of Scots got her head chopped off. Everyone knows that, so in her poetic new play, Linda McLean uses that well documented fact as a the jumping off point from which to flashback to ‘the beginning’.

Royal Lyceum, Grindlay Street

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Sara Stewart back home in Edinburgh at the King's Theatre. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Meet Edinburgh actress Sara Stewart, Batman’s mum

EXPLORING Gotham City’s sprawling metropolis, Sara Stewart became aware she was being followed.

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Inside the Leitheatre

Take a look behind the scenes at one of the Capital hidden gems

IT was bombed during the war and for generations entertained the people of Leith with everything from Moliere to rock ‘n’ roll, hypnotists to variety shows, yet for the past three decades or more, Leith Theatre, nestled away behind Leith Library, has lain neglected.

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Whisky Society welcomes Spring with new menus

Whisky Society welcomes Spring with new menus

FLAVOUR, that’s what the new Spring/Summer menu and cocktail list at The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, Queen Street is all about.

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Out of This World

Dynamic show is case of mind over matter

SOMETHING very different comes to the Festival Theatre this week. Out of This World is part psychological thriller, part heart-rending medical drama.

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Sara Stewart and Paul Albertson in  Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Batman Begins’ star comes home to King’s

WITH two intervals and a curtain that rises at 7.30pm and doesn’t finally fall again until 10.55pm, there’s no doubting that Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf isn’t just a modern classic, but an epic to boot.

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ABBA Mania come to the Playhouse

Abba-tastic time at the Playhouse on Friday

IT’S time to say thank you for the music once again at the Playhouse this Friday when ABBA Mania make a long-awaited return to the Greenside Place venue.

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Liam Rudden

Liam Rudden: Chilling nature of killer attraction

I WAS sitting on a train to Brighton when Glenn Chandler, the creator of Taggart, produced a large leather document case from his bag and handed it to me.

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The Festival of Museums at the Edinburgh's Anatomical Museum with Grace Robertson, 9, Evie Mason, 8

Spend three days (but no nights) in Capital’s many museums

BETWEEN tomorrow and Sunday, the largest ever Festival of Museums will celebrate Scotland’s culture and history with more than 140 events taking place across the three days.

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Slug and Lettuce
 new menu

Share a plate and save at Slug & Lettuce

HIGH street favourite Slug and Lettuce have rolled out a new refreshed and refined menu across its pubs in the Capital , with several additions and the launch of new offers to tempt any pocket and palate.

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Sara Stewart (as Martha) and robert Kingsland (as George)  in 'Who's Afrid of Virginia Woolf?'

Who’s afraid of the big bad Woolf

ACTRESS Sara Stewart is making a return to the Scottish stage in one of America’s most iconic dramas at the King’s next week, when Rapture Theatre bring Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf to the Leven Street stage.

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Imelda May

Irish songbird Imelda ushers in new direction

IF you don’t know Imelda May, prepare to be amazed. If you are already a fan, get ready to hear her as you never have before. With Life. Love. Flesh. Blood. it is clear that one of Ireland’s biggest exports has found a new groove, presenting a personal and intimately autobiographical album.

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Fantastic Mr Fox  stars Greg Barnett as Mr Fox

Family friendly Mr Fox has fantastic fun at The King’s

THE magic of Roald Dahl returns to The King’s when Boggis, Bunce and Bean, three greedy, smelly, horrid farmers, set off in search of their nemesis, the cunning Mr Fox.

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Learn to dance at The Studio

Trip the light fantastic, strictly for one night only

CALLING all fans of Strictly Come Dancing who have ever dreamed of tripping the light fantastic themselves but never quite got around to it.

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The cast of National Theatre's Jane Eyre

Review: Jane Eyre - Three hours plus, still classic zings along

FLAMES, scaffolding, decking and ladders. Hand-held electric lamps, floating window frames, white drapes, and a man playing a dog, ‘Here Pilot!’

Festival Theatre, Nicolson Street

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Jane Eyre

Classic tale is clarion cry for equal rights

ONE hundred and seventy years after it was first published, a new stage production of Charlotte Brontë’s classic Jane Eyre tours to the Festival Theatre next week.

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