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Helen Woolf as Glinda (Photo: Matt Crockett)

Oz musical is still the most Wicked ticket in town

A hit international musical is set to fly into Edinburgh next month - and has already sold 65,000 tickets for its four week run. Wicked,...
Gene and Patricia Kelly at the Carousel of Hope Ball in Beverly Hills, 1990.

Gene Kelly’s widow: ‘He used song to reveal intimate parts of his life’

Patricia Kelly, the wife and biographer of legendary dancer, choreographer and director, Gene Kelly, is surrounded by tourists at Edinburgh Castle as she poses in...
Interior designer Rachel in her kitchen

Interior designer creates her dream home in Edinburgh

When interior designer Rachel Richmond and her husband Adrian moved into their New Town property in 2015, they knew that it would take a lot...
Prince Harry visiting The Wilderness Foundation in September last year

Scottish charity will benefit from Harry and Meghan’s wedding

A Scottish charity is to benefit from the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. The Wilderness Foundation UK has been listed as one of...

Scottish bishops unite to launch charity fundraiser

Bishops across Scotland got on their marks in a bid to help raise money for the world’s poorest people. They came together for the Scottish...
The Proclaimers

Taking the ‘easy’ option has been so rewarding

If you've seen The Proclaimers musical Sunshine on Leith, then you'll be aware of the work on Stephen Greenhorn. The Edinburgh man has had a...

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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...