Posted in Music, Theatre

That’s entertainment: 2016

Not much can compare with the buzz that flows through an audience as the lights go down in a theatre or music venue.

Here’s my round-up of live shows seen in Glasgow and beyond during 2016.

Theatre

  • 25 February – Private Lives (UK tour; Theatre Royal, Glasgow)
  • 10 March – Nine to Five (amateur production; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 12 May – Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 25 May – Breakfast at Tiffany’s (UK tour; Theatre Royal, Glasgow)
  • 27 July: Jackie the Musical (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 16 August: Cash on Delivery (Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh)
  • 13 October – Sunny Afternoon (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 28 November – Kinky Boots (Adelphi Theatre, London)
  • 15 December – The Commitments (UK tour; Theatre Royal, Glasgow)

Music

  • 16 June – Nashville in Concert, with Charles Esten, Clare Bowen, Sam Palladio and Chris Carmack (Clyde Auditorium, Glasgow)
  • 7 December – The Shires, with Canaan Smith (O2 ABC, Glasgow)
  • 9 December – Fatboy Slim (Hydro, Glasgow)

Dance

  • 6 March – Just Gotta Dance, with Anton Du Beke, Erin Boag and Lance Ellington (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)
  • 27 October – Keep Dancing, with Robin Windsor, Anya Garnis and Louis Smith (Theatre Royal, Glasgow)

Comedy

  • 20 October – Gary: Tank Commander – Mission Quite Possible, with Greg McHugh (Hydro, Glasgow)
  • 22 November – Nina Conti: In Your Face (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)

Other

  • 25 November – An Afternoon with Sir Roger Moore (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
Posted in Film

My year in film: 2016

Every film that we paid good money to see on the big screen in 2016.

  • 4 January – The Revenant
  • 10 January – The Danish Girl
  • 14 January – Brooklyn
  • 18 January – The Big Short
  • 24 January – Daddy’s Home
  • 31 January – Spotlight
  • 14 February – Dad’s Army
  • 13 March – Deadpool
  • 20 March – London Has Fallen
  • 29 March – Midnight Special
  • 3 April – Eddie the Eagle
  • 17 April – Eye in the Sky
  • 24 April – Bastille Day
  • 3 May – Everybody Wants Some!!
  • 19 June – Me Before You
  • 2 July – Central Intelligence
  • 12 July – Now You See Me 2
  • 24 July – Star Trek Beyond
  • 26 July – The BFG
  • 21 August – Swallows and Amazons
  • 2 October – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • 16 October – Inferno
  • 18 October – I, Daniel Blake
  • 23 October – The Girl on the Train
  • 30 October – Trolls
  • 6 November – Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
  • 13 November – The Accountant
  • 14 November – A Street Cat Named Bob
  • 24 November – Bridget Jones’s Baby
  • 4 December – Sully: Miracle on the Hudson
  • 27 December – Rogue One