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Friday the 13th: Why is it unlucky?

It’s Friday 13th, the most cursed day in the calendar.

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Ian "Sheepie" Smith (front) leads the cast of this year's Motherwell pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk

Motherwell Theatre swings into action for Jack and the Beanstalk

Ian “Sheepie” Smith returns to Motherwell Theatre once again this festive season to star in Jack and the Beanstalk.

Theatre and Comedy
New poll reveals the nation's favourite penny sweet.

Revealed: the nation’s all-time favourite penny sweet

Penny sweets have always been a favourite amongst kids, and now a new survey has revealed the nation’s all-time favourite penny chew to be Black Jacks.

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Charlie Landsborough

Folk singer Charlie can’t wait to return north of the border

Folk singer Charlie Landsborough hits the road this month on a 17-date UK tour which takes him from the Highlands to Cornwall with a customary appearance at Motherwell Concert Hall on Saturday, October 21.

Music
Mechanical engineering Alasdair Logan answered 16 questions correctly to help Strathclyde to victory. Picture: BBC

Strathclyde student Alasdair Logan wows University Challenge

It’s the long-running quiz show that has traditionally been dominated by students from Oxford and Cambridge.

Education
Hottest ticket in town...Strictly star Danny Mac will perform in Sunset Boulevard at the Edinburgh Playhouse next month.

Strictly star set to shine in new Sunset Boulevard role

Strictly Come Dancing star Danny Mac is set to tread the boards in the award-winning musical Sunset Boulevard when it comes to the Edinburgh Playhouse next week.

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Nicholas McDonald

Nicholas giving back to local fans with concert hall show

X Factor runner-up Nicholas McDonald appears at Motherwell Concert Hall on Friday at 7.30pm.

Music
Anya tries to save Kevin from a sticky situation on Funbox's Underwater Adventure

Have a whale of a time when Funbox go beneath the waves

Anya Scott-Rodgers is delighted to be coming ‘home’ as Funbox returns to Motherwell next month with a brand new show.

Theatre and Comedy
Daniel Sloss

Find out what lurks in the psyche of top comic Daniel

It won’t be night for the faint-hearted as award-winning comedian Daniel Sloss examines his own psyche at Cumbernauld Theatre on Sunday.

Theatre and Comedy
Gina Isaac stars as Blanche DuBois with Kazeem Tosin Amore taking on the role of the big-hearted Mitch

Streetcar calls at Motherwell with iconic American play

It may be rather cold and wet outside, but Rapture Theatre’s sizzling new production will transport audiences to the sensual, sultry surroundings of New Orleans.

Theatre and Comedy
Outbreak returns to M&D's with Night Terror

Face your fears this Hallowe’en at M&D’s

Find out what would happen if you were trapped in your own nightmares and unable to wake up as Outbreak returns to M&D’s.

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Kara Lily Hayworth plays one of Britain's best loved entertainers in Cilla - The Musical which is at the Edinburgh Playhouse this week.

Cilla - The Musical heads to the Scottish capital

Cilla - The Musical tells the extraordinary story of the ordinary girl from Liverpool whose teenage dreams of stardom lead her to becoming one of Britain’s best-loved entertainers of all time.

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Will Young will reprise his role as Emcee in Cabaret when it comes to Edinburgh in November.

Life is a Cabaret so why not come hear the music play?

Award-winning musical Cabaret, starring singer-songwriter Will Young and musician and presenter Louise Redknapp is coming to Edinburgh later this year.

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Wish you were beer as festival returns

Wish you were beer as festival returns

All 400 VIP tickets for this month’s Motherwell Beer Festival have been snapped up, but there is still the opportunity to raise a glass at the annual event.

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Oscar winner Kate Winslet will voice Mrs Fillyjonk

Kids’ classic the Moomins is coming back with an amazing A-List cast

Everyone’s favourite trolls are being brought back to life for the small screen and an all-star cast has just been announced.

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The lead roles of Danny and Sandy were performed by Tom Parker and Danielle Hope. Pics: Paul Coltas.

Review: Grease, Edinburgh Playhouse.

Black leather jackets, teddy boys and 1950’s rock and roll were the order of the day when the smash hit musical Grease arrived at the Edinburgh Playhouse this week.

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Pic: SWNS/UKGold

Scenes from ‘lost’ episode of Only Fools And Horses to air for the first time

Viewers are to get a glimpse of a ‘lost’ episode of Only Fools and Horses for the very first time.

Arts
Greg Kane (centre) with Hue and Cry backing vocalists (l-r) Regan Talbot, Ryan J Burns, Yvonne Tipping and Rebeka ORorke

College students appear on new Hue and Cry recording

Two HND Music students from New College Lanarkshire feature on a new album from Scottish pop duo Hue and Cry.

Music
Six out of 10 (61 per cent) Scottish  food and drink firms are pursuing new international customers.

Scottish food and drink firms targeting international expansion

Scottish food and drink firms are targeting new international customers outside of the European Union (EU), according to a new report by Bank of Scotland.

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Dennis Greaves and Mark Feltham of Nine Below Zero

Blues legends to perform an intimate gig at Eurocentral

Iconic R’n’B band Nine Below Zero’s founding members Dennis Greaves and Mark Feltham are going back to their roots to perform an intimate and up close acoustic show at Berits & Brown on Friday, September 15.

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