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Taboo star is bringing the thunder to Motherwell

Legendary Scottish actor David Hayman brings The Cause of Thunder to Motherwell Theatre on Tuesday, February 21.

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Motherwell Makes Music organiser Derek Watson (left) is a member of The Banter Thiefs.

Time for a new generation to shine at Motherwell music festival

Motherwell is set to host a new music festival which aims to promote the best local musicians and some of Scotland’s hottest emerging talent.

Anton and Erin will be performing in 'Swing Time'.

Swinging into Scotland with Anton and Erin

Strictly stars Anton Du Beke and Erin Boag are returning to Scotland with a spectacular new show for 2017.

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Rule The World  (l-r) Matt Hall, Gabriel Keogh and Dan Maines

Tribute act given thumbs up to continue ruling the world

A top Take That tribute band admit they were worried they’d be told to stop their act when they came face-to-face with the real group.

Christine Meechan and Gary Young from Bellshill appear in the Lyric Club's production of Summer Holiday

Forget the cold and head off on a Summer Holiday

Talented theatre performers from Bellshill are preparing to trade in the daily grind next month and embark on a Summer Holiday.

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Cheryl Fergison (left) and Rebecca Wheatley are two of the stars of Menopause the Muscial.

Celebrating the menopause proves a hit with audiences

The menopause isn’t often something to sing and dance about, but a musical which celebrates this chapter in women’s lives is proving a hit.

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Peter Capaldi as the Doctor

POLL: Who is your favourite Doctor Who?

Peter Capaldi has announced he is stepping down from the role of Doctor Who later this year, with the 58-year-old Glasgow-born star telling the BBC it was ‘time to move on’.

Margaret Davies appears in the new Trainspotting film, including scenes filmed in Bellshill.

Singer swaps club stage for a part in T2 Trainspotting

A club singer has revealed how she was talent spotted by director Danny Boyle to appear in the sequel to Trainspotting and ended up filming scenes in a Bellshill pub.

John Hurt in his role as 'the War Doctor' in a Doctor Who special episode.

Actor Sir John Hurt dies at 77.

Veteran character actor John Hurt, star of movies including Alien and Harry Potter, has died at 77 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Strictly Come Dancing rumbas north of the border as the second stop on its UK live tour this weekend (January 27-28).

Facts about Strictly as the live tour comes to Scotland this weekend

Scots are in for a real treat when Strictly Come Dancing rumbas north of the border as the second stop on its UK live tour this weekend (January 27-28).

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Amy Macdonald releases her new album on February 17.

Amy Macdonald: I want to write songs that mean something

It was a very cheery Amy Macdonald that came on the phone when I grabbed her for a chat about her new upcoming album. But then, she has a lot to be happy about.

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Stuart McCue-Dick is appearing in Made in Dagenham

Fulfilling a childhood dream as Stuart makes debut at The King’s

Motherwell performer Stuart McCue-Dick is looking forward to making his debut at The King’s in Glasgow next month.

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Rewind Scotland Festival 2017 taking place once again at Scone Palace in Perthshire from Friday, July 21 to Sunday, July 23.

Rewind Scotland Festival 2017 line-up announced

Fans of 1980s music are in for a real treat this summer when the Rewind Scotland Festival returns for its seventh consecutive year.

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The shortlist features 14 remarkable women from different fields in Scottish society.

Search is on for gallery’s first Scottish heroine

Stirling’s Wallace Monument is set to add its first female figurehead to its Hall of Heroes gallery within the famous landmark.

Billy Bragg and Joe Henry join the Celtic Connections line up next week.

Billy Bragg’s American obsession

Like many a British musician before him, Billy Bragg, bard of Barking, singer songwriter, political activist, and musical historian has made no secret of his obsession with the songs and the mythology of the Americas, not least those of his artistic and philosophical forebear Woody Guthrie. With his friend and collaborator, US singer songwriter Joe Henry, he has made an album that focuses on the transformative part the railroad played in disseminating the songs that gave birth to the rock’n’roll era.

Brendan Cole is returning to Scotland with his new show

All Night Long is ‘Strictly’ the hottest ticket in town

One of Strictly’s most charismatic stars will be waltzing his way north of the border when he brings his new show to Scotland this year.

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There is lots going on at venues like Bellshill Cultural Centre.

Library events boost health and wellbeing

CultureNL hosts dozens of free events at libraries across North Lanarkshire next month to focus on improving health and wellbeing.

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Lanarkshire comedian Patrick Rolink has brought together a top line-up of talent in aid of Spirit Aid.

Top line-up shows spirit to help children in need

A special variety event to raise funds for the charity Spirit Aid takes place at Motherwell Theatre on Saturday, February 18.

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Hit '90s TV show Crystal Maze, famously hosted by Richard O'Brien, is coming back

Start the fans please! Crystal Maze set to return to our screens

Channel 4 has announced that hit ‘90s show Crystal Maze is coming back to our screens.

Shift director Simon Sharkey is delighted to be working in North Lanarkshire again.

National Theatre coming to North Lanarkshire to investigate the ‘Shift’

The National Theatre of Scotland will deliver its first ever large scale participatory arts project in North Lanarkshire later this year.

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