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Culture October 25, 2016

Elixir: The Grand Finale

Our final blog from Scottish Opera’s Autumn Tour is by cast member Ellie Laugharne, who plays Adina in The Elixir Of Love   We’re almost ‘Elixired out’, with show 15 […]

Culture October 20, 2016

Our Haunted Coast

Jean Ross Anderson recounts the ghostly tale of Fenella and other supernatural stories from the Mearns… Walking through the haar, as the soft, wet mist is called on the north-east […]

Culture October 18, 2016

Elixir: The Director’s Cut

We’re now halfway through Scottish Opera’s tour of The Elixir Of Love, and it’s time to check in with Movement Director and Assistant Director, Jim Manganello to find out how […]

Culture October 11, 2016

Elixir: On the Road

Elgan Llyr Thomas gives us an insight into what Scottish Opera‘s cast and crew of Elixir get up to in their spare time.   Phew! Well, so far we have visited: Elgin […]

What's On October 11, 2016

The Story Of Whisky

A new three-part TV series is taking an in-depth look at Scotland’s national drink   Steeped in the heritage and history of Scotland, Scotch whisky is also a hard-nosed, multi-billion-pound […]

Culture October 6, 2016

Somme100 On Screen

Original Battle of the Somme motion picture embarks on centenary tour   Newly-released films nowadays generate huge interest as well as huge box-office receipts. However, can any compare to the Imperial […]

Culture October 4, 2016

Elixir: From Sketch To Stage

Our second blog is from Oliver Townsend, the Designer on The Elixir of Love   I have very fond memories of working with the Scottish Opera costume team on Rodelinda back […]

Culture October 4, 2016

Elixir: From Sketch To Stage 2

Over to Catriona Muir and Alice McKay, Assistant Stage Managers, who work their magic on tour to keep The Elixir as beautifully realised as the day it opened.   It’s 9am on […]

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