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Ex-criminal to tell life story in stage play

A no-holds-barred theatre production telling the shockingly truthful story of a former gangland enforcer’s search for love is coming to Kirkcaldy next week – and it’s not to be missed.

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Laurence Owen, Edinburgh Festival Free Fringe 2015 (Pic: Cath Ruane)

50 Fringe shows you should consider seeing ...

Edinburgh Festival Fringe gets underway next week.

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Billy Mack as Willy Loman in Dundee Rep's production of Death of a Salesman. Picture: Jane Hobson

‘Heartbreaking’ Death of a Salesman leads theatre ‘Oscars’

Dundee Rep’s version of the Arthur Miller classic Death of a Salesman triumphed at the Scottish theatre “Oscars” today.

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Sara Stewart in Who's Afraid Of Virgina Woolf? (Pic:  Richard Campbell)

Review: Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

A long dark journey into a night of despair, destruction, and mutual dependency ...

Finlay Welsh and Nigel Hastings in And Then Come the Nightjars. Photograph by Steve Barber

Review: A touching tale of friendship told with tragedy and humour

It’s surprising how the simplest of settings can provide the perfect backdrop to a story.

Alan Davies will perform at the Carnegie on April 14.

Interview: Alan Davies relishing Fife gig

For fans of a newer generation, Alan Davies is the comedian off the TV.

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Noel & Gertie, dramatisation of the love affair between Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence, Theatre Royal Dumfries on March 16.

Love story set to be sell-out success in Dumfries

Tickets are selling fast for a musical comedy based on one of the most fascinating relationships in theatre history.

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Gayle Telfer Stevens  and Louise McCarthy head abroad in their new stage show.

Don’t miss The Dolls on their brand new tour

The Dolls are embarking on a new 2017 tour which is already selling out at venues across Scotland.

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Give Me Your Love - new play by  Jon Haynes and David Woods of Ridiculusmus which explores innovative therapeutic approaches to mental health.

Fragile, funny & profound fable

Ridiculusmus presents its new show about post-traumatic stress and the therapeutic effects of MDMA at Swallow Theatre, Whithorn.

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Jocky Wilson in Kirkcaldy with the Embassy Darts World Championship trophy in 1982

Play about Jocky Wilson set to hit the stage

The life of one of Kirkcaldy’s greatest sporting heroes is to be the subject of a new play, as darts legend Jocky Wilson will be portrayed on stage.

A scene from the 2015 show.

Get ready for Magic on Ice!

Get your skates on quick! Kirkcaldy is set to host a spectacular ‘Magic on Ice’ show this weekend.

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Mother McGoose at the Alhambra  (Pic: David Wardle)

Mother McGoose: A great traditional panto

Mother McGoose, Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

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Cinderella's  Ugly Sisters at the Adam Smith Theatre (Pic: Fife Photo Agency)

Cinderella: A brilliant, fun & rollicking panto

Cinderella: Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

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Review - Aladdin, Byre Theatre, St Andrews

Review - Aladdin, Byre Theatre, St Andrews

Swirling, flashing lights, a blast of Arabic music, a puff of smoke and the villain of the piece enters to a chorus of boos. Yep - panto season is well and truly under way!

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Five Guys Named Moe (Pic: Manuel Harlan)

Review: Five Guys Named Moe – great fun, go see!

There’s something magical about stepping inside a spiegeltent. The venue that brings the travelling shows to town,

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The cast of Fife Nativity in 2014

Iconic play features a 40-strong cast, real animals and even a real baby

Preparations are well advanced for a unique event that’s caught the imagination of people from all over Fife and beyond for more than 20 years.

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Stevie Crawford celebrates scoring for Raith Rovers

A night to honour Raith Rovers legends ... and remember a true friend

The last-minute preparations are being made and the final inductee has been named for this year’s star-studded Raith Rovers Hall of Fame.

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Antonio Calderon in action for Rovers

Title winning Antonio returns for induction into Hall of Fame

Championship winning manager Antonio Calderon will be inducted into the Raith Rovers’ Hall of Fame next month.

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Phil Thompson (left) during his time as assistant manager of Liverpool with Gerard Houllier

From the Kop to Kirkcaldy and our Hall of Fame stage

Liverpool legend Phil Thompson has been named as the second VIP speaker at this year’s Raith Rovers Hall of Fame.

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