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Bonnyrigg actor heads to the Fringe

A Bonnyrigg actor is debuting his football-inspired play tonight (Wednesday) ahead of a run during the Edinburgh Fringe.

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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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Bonnyrigg actors Cassie Gaughan and Jack Elliot in rehearsals for the play For the Love of Cousins.

Putting the fun back into a family funeral

A Bonnyrigg playwright and actor will kick-off the Scottish tour of his new comedy drama about a family funeral in his hometown on Saturday.

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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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Five Guys Named Moe (Pic: Manuel Harlan)

Review: Five Guys Named Moe – great fun, go see!

There’s something magical about stepping inside a spiegeltent. The venue that brings the travelling shows to town,

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Charlie Sheen reveals all about THAT meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Charlie Sheen reveals all about THAT meltdown, his HIV secret, family and big screen comeback

Hollywood bad boy Charlie Sheen has revealed big screen comeback plans after admitting for the first time that his public ‘meltdown’ was a result of dealing with his HIV secret.

Newtongrange drama group, Pit Pony Productions, first production - The Steamie

Newtongrange Pit pony full steamie ahead

A Newtongrange drama group set up just over a year ago is to take its first production to Edinburgh for two nights at the Churchill Theatre in June.

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Pit Pony Productions Midlothian Presents ''The Steamie'

Steamie debut for Newtongrange’s Pit Pony

The man behind a new Midlothian theatre company has been getting some insight into the setting for its upcoming debut production.

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- John Barrowman and Newtongrange actress Ashleigh Gray recording the duet 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' for his most recent album.

Newtongrange Ashleigh’s Playhouse joy

Newtongrange actress Ashleigh Gray will soon be treading the boards at the Edinburgh venue that ignited her passion for musicals.

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Casey Enochs as Leila and Macleod Stephen as Lee, in Yellow Moon, an Auld Stag Theatre Company production

Baptism of fire for Newtongrange woman’s theatre company

A Newtongrange woman will present her theatre company’s first ever production at the world’s largest arts festival, just a year after graduating from university.

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James Bryce_Euan Martin_Dave Smith and Jon Beales working on Whiskey kisses

Gorebridge composer’s long run

Gorebridge composer James Bryce is looking forward to his work hitting the stage for a 40-show run, some 10 years after he began work on it.

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Pathhead Players rehearsing their production of "The Ladykillers"

Pathhead players on show this week

The Pathhead Players present their annual Spring production this week – an interpretation of a classic movie comedy.

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Rehearsals of Uncle Varick with Jimmy Chisholm on the right

Newtongrange actor Chisholm takes lead role in Uncle Varick

Newtongrange actor Jimmy Chisholm is preparing to play the title role in Uncle Varick – a witty Scottish take on a classic Chekov play.

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Pit Pony Productions Midlothian Presents ''The Steamie'

Newtongrange pit pony off and running in full Steamie

Midlothian’s newest drama group has announced that it will hold its first production on August 29 and 30 at Newbattle High School.

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Drama group - Midlothian Pit Top Productions Newtongrange

Saddle up for pony group in Newtongrange

A new drama group has created a bit of a buzz in and around Newtongrange and you can get involved in their first production.

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The Asylum set to re-open its doors in Midlothian

The Bonnyrigg youth behind a play which focuses on mental health issues is inviting Midlothian residents to return to ‘The Asylum’ this October.

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‘Joseph’ home in Dalkeith for Christmas

ENTERTAINER Keith Jack is looking forward to a Christmas at home in Midlothian after a busy year.


Curtain to go up on Penicuik pantomime

WHO’S got the best panto of them all? The Penicuik Community Theatre Group is gearing up to perform The Sleeping Beauty from Wednesday, December 1, to Saturday, December 4.

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