Art imitated life a little too painfully for Jaime Winstone on the set of her latest film, Powder Room.
When Susan Boyle told Christopher Fairbank he could sing, it was unexpected praise for the actor still most recognised for his role as fire-raising Scouse builder Moxey in builders abroad comedy-drama, Auf Wiedersehen, Pet.
Over the last decade, I've taken an increasing interest in music across mainland Europe and Scandinavia - and for good reason.
For those who feel they have grown out of Walt Disney - and for those who happily have not - Saving Mr Banks is a delightful slice of grown-up whimsy, befitting the man himself, about the making of one of his most famous films.
Scottish theatre has done rather very well out of Charles Dickens's holly-green classic A Christmas Carol in recent times.
James Taylor has announced plans to play Glasgow's SSE Hydro next year.