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Fat Friends – the Musical

“Fat Friends-the Musical” is Kay Mellor’s update on her millennial TV series of that name and follows the same storyline.

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To Retribution – FJ Curlew

In the very near future, the military controls the UK. Media is censored, movement monitored and re-education and repatriation are the orders of the day.

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Rhinoceros

Following its successful run during the Festival, the chaotic and comedic Scottish/Turkish interpretation of Ionesco’s absurdist play is back on the Lyceum’s stage. Ros Mackenzie sees it a second time – and is still as enamoured…

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Bingo! – Assembly Hall

There are those who might think that every bingo game is a hostage situation – punters trapped in their seats, pen in hand, until the last of the magic numbers are called.

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Care To Die – Tana Collins

In the Braidwood nature reserve in Fife, an old man is discovered stabbed to death, a ball of cloth rammed into the back of the victim’s throat.

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The Belle’s Stratagem – Lyceum

There can’t have been too many playwrights to the groat in 18th century England, which makes Hannah Cowley a very remarkable woman.

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