Scottish theatre has done rather very well out of Charles Dickens's holly-green classic A Christmas Carol in recent times.
To say that Norman Bowman is excited is something of an understatement.
The pointed humour of the modern newspaper columnist has its origins in the free-for-all satirical explosion of the late 18th century.
'The thing that was tattooed on my brain not to do was postcards," he says.
Say the words "Jungle Book" and the chances are the first thing you will think of will be not the original stories by Rudyard Kipling, but Wolfgang Reitherman's 1967 Technicolor animation for Disney.
Once upon a time, there was a Grimm tale about a witch who lured children into her tasty gingerbread house ...
A week today is St Andrew's Day and the tenth anniversary of a speech given by First Minister Jack McConnell at what was then the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama to an audience of students and leading figures from the arts in Scotland.
the aesthetic at the Ingleby Gallery may be clean and contemporary, but art of all persuasions nearly always has its roots in something far older.
BY the end of its 100-minute span, Testimonium has jigsawed into a Chinese Box with the act and art of witnessing at its heart.
By her own admission, Glasgow-based artist Jacqueline Donachie is fascinated by public space.