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Canadian comic returning to Motherwell for some Therapy

The Therapy Room will welcome back comedian Stewart Francis to Motherwell Concert Hall on Saturday, August 12.

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Billy Mack as Willy Loman in Dundee Rep's production of Death of a Salesman. Picture: Jane Hobson

‘Heartbreaking’ Death of a Salesman leads theatre ‘Oscars’

Dundee Rep’s version of the Arthur Miller classic Death of a Salesman triumphed at the Scottish theatre “Oscars” today.

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The cast of Lanarkshire Little Theatre's production of To Kill A Mockett Burd from 2016

Little Theatre group will be celebrating big anniversary

Lanarkshire Little Theatre returns to the stage for three nights this week as the group celebrates its 70th anniversary.

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Frazer Hines with co-star Crissy Rock

Frazer travels to the one place the TARDIS couldn’t take him

Former Doctor Who and Emmerdale favourite Frazer Hines stars in new comedy play Seriously Dead which comes to Motherwell Theatre on Saturday.

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Sara Stewart and Paul Albertson in rehearsal for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf.

Iconic drama comes to Motherwell stage

Actress Sara Stewart is making a return to the Scottish stage in one of America’s most iconic dramas.

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Sara Stewart in Who's Afraid Of Virgina Woolf? (Pic:  Richard Campbell)

Review: Who’s Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?

A long dark journey into a night of despair, destruction, and mutual dependency ...

Horse McDonald (Pic: Kris Kesiak)

Horse proves it pays to be Careful in play about her life

Lanarkshire singer-songwriter Horse McDonald will be heading to Motherwell Theatre on Sunday with her award-winning one-woman play Careful.

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Brian Conley

The ‘greatest’ entretainer Brian Conley brings new show to Motherwell

The multi-talented Brian Conley brings his new show The Greatest Entertainer (In His Price Range) to Motherwell Concert Hall later this month.

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Gayle Telfer Stevens  and Louise McCarthy head abroad in their new stage show.

Don’t miss The Dolls on their brand new tour

The Dolls are embarking on a new 2017 tour which is already selling out at venues across Scotland.

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The Easter Egg Club members are busy in rehearsals at Dalziel Park

Seventy years of good times

The Easter Egg Club celebrates its 70th anniversary with a new musical revue at Motherwell Theatre.

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2017 marks the 30th anniversary of the Caterpillar occupation

Plays shed light on community during Caterpillar occupation

Two one-act plays will be performed together at Motherwell Theatre on Saturday continuing the events to mark the 30th anniversary of the Caterpillar occupation.

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Alex Norton is most famous for his role in Taggart, but he is no stranger to the silver screen as well

Alex Norton reveals just what a life in showbiz is really like

Join actor Alex Norton on an irreverent journey behind the scenes of life in showbusiness at Motherwell Theatre next month.

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David Hayman is most at home on the stage and delighted to be playing Bob Cunningham again.

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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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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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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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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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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Gary Ellis (centre) loves being reunited with his pals Jamie Bannerman (left) and Ian 'Sheepie' Smith in Peter Pan at Motherwell Theatre.

Gary delighted to welcome young proteges to the stage

Gary Ellis loves having the opportunity to work alongside his own students at this year’s Motherwell pantomime.

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Ian  Sheepie Smith (right) as Smee on the deck of the Jolly Roger with Wendy (Stephanie Falls), Peter (Stewart McCheyne) and the Lost Boys.

It’s a pirates’ life for Sheepie as he returns to Neverland

Ian ‘Sheepie’ Smith believes he has grown as a performer as he picks up his cutlass to play Smee in Peter Pan at Motherwell Theatre for the second time.

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