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Review: Appropriate Behaviour @ Glasgow Film Festival

Approperiate-Behaviour

Appropriate Behaviour is not a comedy, even though the film is super funny, witty and will make you laugh out loud. Desiree Akhavan’s debut feature, which is hitting cinemas in the UK today and was part of the strand PIONEER at the Glasgow Film Festival, is a break up film dressed up as comedy, probably because using a comedy tone ...

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We talk with Scott Agnew, who snapped his banjo string

Scott Agnew

We catch up with the hilarious Glasgow comedian, Scott Agnew, who, after snapping his banjo string, embarks on a new show. KaleidoScot: I’ve Snapped My Banjo String… Let’s Just Talk? Yes, let’s! Tell us more…Scott: It seems like you’re wanting the show for nothing Kaleidoscot. But very briefly I was forced to rely on my mouth for a period last year after the ...

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Still Game Live, a masterpiece of theatrical comedy

Still Game Live with Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill

In a masterpiece of theatrical comedy, cult TV moves from the small screen to the giant arena, as Still Game Live packs out the 13,000-seater SSE Hydro. Unlike many of the Hydro’s usual artists, this isn’t just for one spectacular and memorable night, this is a remarkable 21-show run for Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill, who play the hilarious duo ...

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Comedy writer speaks out on Fringe transphobia

Edinburgh Castle and Rock at night

Comedy writer Ben Alborough has spoken out against transphobia at the Edinburgh Fringe in an article for trade magazine Chortle. Alborough, who attended a free stand-up performance at which a comedian ridiculed the idea of sexual attraction to trans people and talked about ‘shemales’ in pornography, something that many trans people feel diminishes their identities by treating them as sexual ...

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Talking Heads – monologues through time

ALAN BENNETT

Talking Heads, a show made up of monologues written by Alan Bennett, set for television in the late 80’s, was revived at the Mitchell Theater in Glasgow between Wednesday 30th July and Saturday 2nd August. Each viewing of the show consisted of two monologues from A Chip In The Sugar, A Cream Cracker Under The Settee, Bed Among the Lentils ...

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