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Fringe Review: Il Wol Dang

Megan Amato reviews Il Wol Dang at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. BEFORE interviewing Il Wol Dang, I had been intrigued by their beautifully simplistic poster...
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Fringe Review: Fall and Flow

Megan Amato reviews Fall and Flow at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. AS I slipped into the performance, I was not clear on what kind of...

Fringe Review: The Legends of Mountains and Seas

Megan Amato reviews The Legends of Mountains and Seas at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. THE Graduate Institute of Performing Arts of National Taiwan Normal University’s...
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International Festival Review: The Rite of Spring

Megan Amato reviews The Rite of Spring at the Edinburgh International Festival. PINA BAUSCH'S The Rite of Spring returned to Edinburgh on 17 August with...

Fringe Review: Clara Pople

Jeremy Welch reviews Clara Pople at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. WORKING as a reviewer during the festival is a bit like working on an oyster...

Fringe Review: Let the Bodies Pile

Jeremy Welch reviews Let the Bodies Pile at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. HENRY NAYLOR is a fantastic playwright with justifiable awards and accolades heaped upon...

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HRH Prince Charles with Ian Urquhart Signing First Cask at Benromach.

Former Gordon & MacPhail chief Ian Urquhart dies following an illness

Scotch whisky legend Ian Urquhart has died aged 76. The Moray based businessman died peacefully on 15 March after an illness, with his family by...
Ewan, Jamie, Charlie and Lachlan Maclean.

Charles Maclean: Whisky writer launches new charity dram with his sons

Scotland's leading whisky writer Charles Maclean has launched a new dram - and every bottle sold will give at least one person clean water for...
Chef Tom Kitchin. Credit Marc Miller

Me and My Dram, Tom Kitchin: ‘You have to be in the right moment to enjoy whisky, that’s the magic of it’

Following a rocky start, celebrity chef Tom Kitchin has fostered an enduring love for whisky, finds Morag Bootland. He sits down with us for the latest...
The first legal dram from the Outer Hebridean Isle of Harris, The Hearach offers an elegant single malt, with fruit and floral notes and a long, slightly smoky, finish.

Isle of Harris: Distillery releases four new batches of the long awaited Hearach whisky

Last year the first batches of the long awaited Isle of Harris whisky sold out in less than five hours – after more than 25,000...
Rosebank Distillery.

Rosebank Distillery: ‘King of the Lowlands’ ready to re-open with 100-year-old mill still used in whisky production

It was closed three decades ago in 1993, but now the ‘King of the Lowlands’, Rosebank Distillery is to reopen.  The historic distillery has been...
The lights are on at the still house of Port Ellen distillery after 40 years.

Port Ellen: The rebirth of Scotland’s legendary ghost distillery

The rebirth of Port Ellen distillery has been eagerly anticipated for years by the whisky community across the globe.  Perhaps the most legendary of all...