Posted in Music, Theatre

That’s entertainment: 2019

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

Here’s my round-up of live shows seen in Glasgow and beyond during 2019.

Theatre

  • 7 January – Glasgow Girls (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 23 January – Rock of Ages (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 7 February – Abigail’s Party (UK tour; Theatre Royal, Glasgow)
  • 14 May – Kinky Boots (UK tour; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
  • 29 June – On Your Feet! (The Coliseum, London)
  • 21 August – Murder in Play (Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh)
  • 14 December – We Will Rock You (UK tour; Theatre Royal, Glasgow)
  • 28 December – The Snow Queen (Jubilee Hall, Aldeburgh)

Dance

  • 7 April – Remembering the Movies with Janette Manrara and Aljaž Škorjanec  (Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow)
  • 30 May – The Ballroom Boys with Ian Waite and Vincent Simone (The Town House, Hamilton)

Comedy

  • 21 March – Russell Kane (Glasgow Comedy Festival; King’s Theatre, Glasgow)
Posted in Film

My year in film: 2019

Every film that we paid good money to see on the big screen in 2019.

  • 1 January – The Favourite
  • 16 January – Stan & Ollie
  • 3 February – Mary Queen of Scots
  • 5 February – Second Act
  • 20 February – Green Book
  • 23 June – Rocketman
  • 17 July – Yesterday
  • 14 August – Blinded by the Light
  • 8 October – Judy
  • 5 November – Bohemian Rhapsody
  • 25 November – The Aeronauts
Posted in Musings

Favourite things in February

A night at Melville Castle

1970s cultural references in Abigail’s Party

Hugh Jackman opening the Brits

Seasalt & freesia scent

Cherry red shoes

Oti dancing with her girls in the final of The Greatest Dancer

Tudor fashion

J Lo back on the big screen

An anniversary flypast for Tony in Sheffield

White camellia

Cleaning Up, Moving On and Baptiste on TV