Devolved BBC: can indy supporters welcome?

The BBC have announced both their plans for a new BBC Scotland channel beginning in 2018 and the decision to dismiss their original concept of a ‘Scottish Six’ news programme in favour of a ‘Scottish Nine’. Running from 7pm to midnight, this new channel will air Scottish drama, factual documentaries, comedy and most importantly, an […]

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The seduction of theatre: what is it that makes the act of theatre-going so special?

Why do you drop your pistachio shells all over the theatre? The theatre is a temple of art”, says Fanny, played by Barbara Streisand, to Billy in the 1975 film Funny Lady. If Barbara Streisand believes it, then it has to be true. The act of theatre-going is a ritual: you dress up in your […]