Claus tells about the rock'n'roll career of his life as a full-time bagpiper. He combines his show with improv and plays the most unexpected tunes. He is the only bagpipe comedian in Europe - no shit! 'His set was incredibly inventive and very funny' (Leicester Comedy Festival). 'Impressive ability to embrace the audience' (Randers Amtsavis, Denmark). Bonus info: He is the only man in the world who has done a parachute jump while playing the bagpipe - in a kilt.
Venue: Sweet: International 4
A Family Beyond the Army is a poignant drama, based on new writing, which examines the effects on those at home when their loved ones are sent to war. All proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to three military charities: Help for Heroes, Erskine and Scotty's Little Soldiers. This production has already drawn the attention of and received support from Sir David Jason OBE, the Black Watch and Members of the UK and Scottish Parliaments. So come and support our troops, their families and these three great charities.
Prepare to have your mind and body nourished and your spirit of curiosity revived in a unique voyage of culinary discovery. Deep within the opulent surroundings of One Royal Circus, a cornucopia of curious courses, delicious cocktails and diverting entertainments will be presented for your delight and delectation by world-renowned chefs, The Clove Club.
The life and music of Chet Baker told by Mike Maran with Colin Steele (trumpet) and Dave Milligan (piano). A story with hero, heroin and cool jazz of the very highest quality from the Great American Songbook.
‘I like to have a martini, two at the very most. After three I'm under the table, after four I'm under my host’ (Dorothy Parker). Gin has fuelled legendary writers, unforgettable characters and gripping plots. Come and enjoy some especially enlightening extracts and sample specially mixed Hendrick’s cocktails. All drinks included.
‘I like to have a martini, two at the very most. After three I'm under the table, after four I'm under my host’ (Dorothy Parker). All drinks included.
Venue: C: -1
Inspired by the popular American television show Glee, the Denver School of the Arts takes on Shakespeare's classic tale of Romeo and his Juliet. Shakespearean text infused with contemporary music from Endless Love, to Perry's Firework, to Imagine, and to Beyonce's I Was Here... The show works incredibly well with young actors portraying the roles of the lovers. This play with music and dance highlights a talented cast. A beautiful slice of the timeless tale told in one hour. Simply a must-see.
A recital containing a colourful mixture of established and unique music in a melodic and sonorous combination, including a performance of the world premiere of Duo for Viola and Guitar by Scottish composer John Gourlay.
Anna is upset. Her family is at a loss ... they know they should do something. Scream. Shout. Pray. Cry. Something other than just ignore it all. Drawing from gathered sources of our own experiences, those of families, friends, strangers - even audience members - this exciting new verbatim piece seeks to dramatise the everyday, big and small, funny and tragic, in the hope of stumbling upon the words Anna has lost. All to show that there is a happy side (as well).
'If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day, so I never have to live without you' (A.A. Milne). When Jen, a girl of 20, has to return home to live with her dad, she finds an unexpected surprise waiting for her. A touching new comedy about a girl who tries leaving her childhood behind, but finds that it won't let her. 'Sharp and stylish' (Bubble.org.uk). 'A stroke of artistic genius', (First Night, www.dur.ac.uk/dst/firstnight/). **** (BroadwayBaby.com, EdFringeReview.com, for Sleeping Beauty, 2011).