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Some ‘weegie’ culture for Cumbernauld

For all Glaswegians who ‘emigrated’ to Cumbernauld there’s a bit of nostalgia coming your way focusing on ‘The Dear Green Place’.

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Alan Muir with a  copy of the playbill from the night Muhammad Ali  boxed in Paisley, a time when most people still called him Cassius Clay despite his conversion to Islam. Also on the card was the legendary Walter McGowan. Pic: Robert Perry

Alan had the ‘Great’ idea for new Ali play

A controversial visit by boxing icon Muhammad Ali to Scotland at the height of his fame has inspired a new comedy drama.

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The SHIFT finale will take place in March. Pic: MeganMcEachern

SHIFT finale to take place at Summerlee

SHIFT, the National Theatre of Scotland’s major new arts project for the people of North Lanarkshire, is set to culminate in a site-specific performance at Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life in March.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Canadian comedian Stewart Francis

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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