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Lee Evans is back with ‘Monsters’ live DVD

December 11, 2014

The original superstar of comedy, record breaking comedian Lee Evans is back with MONSTERS, the biggest stand up tour to hit arenas this year. Recorded live in Birmingham, Lee is at his majestic best in front of a packed house during his five sold-out nights at the National Indoor Arena. With his amazing energy and killer routines, Lee has the audience in stitches from start to finish. Out now (Universal Pictures UK), ‘MONSTERS’ is the latest DVD unleashed by the undisputed King of Comedy. It’s so good it’s frightening!

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Packed full of Belly Busting Laughs… Roy Chubby Brown’s ‘Don’t Get Fit! Get Fat! LIVE’

December 11, 2014

Chubby is back and larger than ever, with his brand new DVD ‘Don’t Get Fit! Get Fat! LIVE’, out now (Universal Pictures UK).

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See in the New Year with White Christmas

December 10, 2014

Due to popular demand, West Yorkshire Playhouse is extending WHITE CHRISTMAS by a further week. Opening to great critical acclaim, this brand new production of Irving Berlin’s classic musical will run until Saturday 24 January.

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Review: Aladdin, King’s Theatre

December 9, 2014

Pantoland’s dream team (made up of local veteran entertainers Allan Stewart, Grant Stott and Andy Gray) are back at the King’s Theatre with Aladdin, their latest family-friendly festive offering.

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Review: Jon Richardson Live – Nidiot

December 5, 2014

Jon Richardson is checking his tyre pressures, hoovering his floor mats and putting an emergency packed lunch in the boot of his car, ready to hit the stage again with his brand new DVD – JON RICHARDSON ‘NIDIOT’ LIVE.

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Review: Scotch and Soda, Edinburgh

November 29, 2014

There are few shows that will have you teetering on the edge of your seat, watching with as much fear as adoration in your eyes, more than Scotch and Soda, the centrepiece of Edinburgh Christmas’ 2014 festivities.

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Wicked – Review (The Edinburgh Playhouse)

November 26, 2014

Forget about dreaming of a white Christmas – this year is all about the colour green thanks to the arrival of the smash-hit musical Wicked in Edinburgh.

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Review: McBusted Tourplay/Live at the O2

November 24, 2014

When I heard that 2/3 of Busted and McFly were forming supergroup McBusted, my inner fifteen year old did a little happy dance. Then she had a panic attack. It’s like when you find out they’re making a sequel to one of your favourite movies (I’m still too scared to watch Anchorman 2) because while you’d love more of the same, can it ever be as good? Even if it is as good, do McBusted have what it takes to survive as a band now, and not simply serve as a nice nostalgia trip?

S Club 7 set to bring it all back!

November 19, 2014

S Club 7 have delighted pop fans by announcing they are set to hit the road for their first tour in over a decade.

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Top Christmas shows in Scotland

November 18, 2014

Alongside eating far too many After Eights, drinking excess amounts of mulled wine and watching Love Actually on loop, festive trips to the theatre have become synonymous with Christmas for all of us at Flecking Records HQ. There are so many fantastic shows doing the rounds this year so, to help you make up your mind about what ones to spend your hard-earned cash on, we’ve come up with a list of our ‘top picks’ for shows in Scotland this Christmas.

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Party at the Palace to return

November 17, 2014

Party at the Palace will return to Linlithgow in 2015, it has been announced.

Ariana Grande announces UK tour

November 17, 2014

Chart-topping music star Ariana Grande has announced she is set to bring her Honeymoon Tour to the UK next summer.

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Review: Nina Conti Live – Dolly Mixtures

November 13, 2014

As Christmas approaches, an abundance of stand-up comedy DVDs hit the shelves and it can be tough to know where to start.

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Dreamboats and Miniskirts – Review

November 6, 2014

Dreamboats and Miniskirts, the sequel to Dreamboats and Petticoats, follows protagonists Bobby (Alex Beaumont) and Laura (Elizabeth Carter) as they come to realise that staying in the charts is even harder than scoring that elusive first big hit.

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Edinburgh gets ready to welcome Christmas!

November 6, 2014

Forget about short days and cold weather – November is going to be all about spectacular shows, fun rides, quirky markets and festive food and drink, when Edinburgh’s Christmas launches on Friday, 21st November.
The city will be transformed into a magical winter wonderland for six weeks, with attractions popping up both in St Andrews Square and East Princes Street Gardens. Favourites from last year including The Big Wheel, the Star Flyer and Santa’s Grotto will return, whilst new additions include a circular ice rink round the Melville Monument in St Andrews Square, a Christmas Ceilidh and a host of impressive stage shows for all tastes and ages.

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UK YEA OR NAY! Our guide for American bands touring the UK

November 6, 2014

Over the past eight years, we’ve had the pleasure of meeting lots of American bands while they were touring our side of the pond, and the way they react to our weird little Britishisms never ceases to amuse us.

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Introducing: Heather Dickson

November 6, 2014

When you think of country music, Dunfermline in Scotland isn’t exactly the first place that you’d think to look. But that’s exactly where Heather Dickson, the latest country star in the making, quietly built up her reputation as a talented live act before being flown to Nashville to record her debut album, Eventually.

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McBusted’s Tourplay to be released on DVD & blu-ray

November 4, 2014

McBusted, one of the most successful bands of this year, never do anything by halves and their first DVD proves just that, featuring not one but TWO DVDs – TOURPLAY and MCBUSTED LIVE AT THE 02.

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UK YEA OR NAY! Army of Freshmen frontman Chris Jay’s guide for American bands touring the UK

October 30, 2014

In a decade of touring the United Kingdom, as frontman for an American band that has played in front of thousands at festivals to 5 people in a pub, I’ve learned a few lessons about subjects an American shouldn’t bring up in your fine country. Here’s a brief guide about what to avoid, so perhaps future generations of Americans can be spared the the pain and shame I’ve experienced. As I am drug off to the Tower of London to pay for my sins, know one thing, I regret nothing!

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Barnum set to open at The Edinburgh Playhouse

October 27, 2014

Scottish theatre-goers are in for a treat this week when Barnum opens at The Edinburgh Playhouse on Tuesday. The popular show, which has already enjoyed a successful run at The Chichester Festival Theatre, will take up residence at The Edinburgh Playhouse until Saturday, November 1.

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