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Angus actor is a ‘Super Trouper’ in MAMMA MIA! tour

Audiences will be laying all their love on a Montrose actor who has a leading role in hit musical MAMMA MIA!, which is currently touring the UK.

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Charlie Sheen reveals all about THAT meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Charlie Sheen reveals all about THAT meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen has revealed big screen comeback plans after admitting for the first time that his public ‘meltdown’ was a result of dealing with his HIV secret.

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Alan Rickman, who has died at the age of 69. Picture: Getty Images

Stars lead tributes as actor Alan Rickman dies at 69

ACTRESS Emma Thompson has led tributes to Love Actually co-star Alan Rickman, who has died aged 69 from cancer.

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Murifield Primary School design a poster competiton for panto Jack and The Beanstalk. The children are: Back Row L - R; Jack Chalmers, Callum Bogue, Scarlett Anderson, Mrs Dot Grant,  Goldie the Goose, Ruby Laird, Ellie Kinnard, Front Row; Aimee Gallazzi, Travis Boyd, Adryus Asmoas and Lily Petrie.

Panto star drops into Muirfield

Goldie The Goose visited Muirfield Primary School on Thursday to launch the Schools Art Competition for this year’s professional family Panto at the Webster Memorial Theatre, Arbroath.

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Minstrels Rehearsal 2014

Minstrels are back in technicolour!

The Angus Minstrels 54th showstopper opens tomorrow night (Saturday) and it is a performance not to be missed.

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Modern classic to be staged in Kirriemuir

Mull Theatre is delighted to be restaging ‘The Drawer Boy’, following an incredible response to last year’s Highlands and Islands tour.

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Betrayal and murder come to the Gardyne

Scottish Opera will bring Verdi’s ‘Macbeth’ to audiences across Scotland this autumn and will be heading to Dundee’s Gardyne Theatre on September 27.

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BBC Radio Dibble Tree Production of Whisky Galore. Cast from left - Jamie Robertson, Audrey Doherty, Nikki Doig, George Doherty and Grant Wilson.

Cheers for the cast of Whisky Galore

Dropping into the charming Dibble Tree theatre is an experience that never escapes to bring you joy and joy was in the dram-ful at their rib tickling take on ‘Whisky Galore’.

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Art Moves Summer Drama Project perform Macbeth at the Webster Memorial Theatre, Arbroath. Pictured are the actors in rehersal.

Art Moves tackle 
‘The Scottish Play’

A theatre group which highlights the abilities of people with learning disabilities is to return to Arbroath today (Friday).

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Fascinating Aida

Packed autumn season at Dundee Rep Theatre

Dundee Rep Theatre is delighted to announce another diverse and exciting season of work for autumn 2014.

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A scene from 'In My Father's Words' which is currently running at Dundee Rep Theatre.

World premiere as part of cultural programme

‘In My Father’s Words’, directed by Dundee Rep’s artistic director Philip Howard, is coming to the end of its run at the Rep before heading off on a tour of the Scottish highlands.

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Ashleigh Gray will play 'Elphaba' in 'Wicked'.

Wicked role for Scots Ashleigh

‘Wicked’, the global musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is pleased to announce that Scottish actress Ashleigh Gray will star in the record-breaking production when it comes to His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen, next May.

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After Magritte cast from left - Caroline Pennant Jones, Lisa-Maria Woods, Mark Masson, Gordon Holder and Laura Adam.

Abbey Theatre review

My first trip into the unknown world of the Abbey Theatre was put at considerable ease with a friendly welcome and the anticipation of a double bill of comedy action by theatre group Ham-a-Lot.

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The cast of Carmyllie Amateur Dramatic's production of 'Neville's Island'. They are from left - Finlay McDonald, Jamie Watson, Scott Ramsay and Martin Gregory.

CAD make landfall with black comedy

Last week saw Carmyllie Amateur Dramatic Society’s production of Tim Firth’s black comedy, ‘Neville’s Island’.

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The Abbey Theatre Youth Group will be performing Arabian Nights on 18th, 19th and 20th June. Back ' Cameron Adam, Erin Hudson, Demi Stephen, Hayley Morris, Cameron Couzins, Jamie Smith, Nathan Dear, Joseph Sheerin Humphrey, Eithan Plaxton, Maisie Paterson and Kian Telfor. Seated ' Emma Smith, Donald James, Georgia Ritchie, Kelsey McKenzie and Taylor Burnett.

Tall tales at the Arabian Abbey!

We always look forward to seeing what delights the Abbey Theatre Youth Group present and once again we were not disappointed.

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Arabian nights come alive

Arabian nights come alive

Take a trip to an exotic land and listen to the stories it has to tell in the Abbey Theatre’s Youth Group production of Arabian Nights by Dominic Cooke.

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The cast of 'Audience with Murder' were pictured at a dress rehersal on Tuesday at the Abbey Theatre. From left: Kimberley Rennie, James Robb, Gordon Holder, Nadia Grace-Steel.

An audience with murder

The latest production as part of Arbroath Abbey Theatre Club’s golden anniversary season delves deeply into the murky mind of man.

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The cast of Abbey Theatre Club's 'Calendar Girls' which opened last week during their 50th anniversary season.

Glorious drama at the Abbey

It would be an oft used cliché to say that Abbey Theatre Club’s latest show brought a tear to the eye, but in this case it did, and lots of them.

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MADcap action for Peter Pan

MADcap action for Peter Pan

Monifieth Amateur Dramatic Society have just brought their annual panto run to a successful conclusion once again.

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Abbey Theatre's 2013 pantomime is Cinderella with the cast pictured here on Thursday evening.

Cinderella makes it to the Abbey!

The litmus test for any panto is how loudly the little ones scream, and judging by the decibels at the Abbey their production was a success!

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