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‘Heartbreaking’ Death of a Salesman leads theatre ‘Oscars’

Dundee Rep’s version of the Arthur Miller classic Death of a Salesman triumphed at the Scottish theatre “Oscars” today.

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Heather Watkins, centre, has taken part in every performance since the group was formed. Picture: Michael Gillen

Big bad birthday show

A children’s theatre group is marking a major milestone this year and is appealing to old members to come back for one final curtain-raiser.

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Gongoozling' exhibition launched by artist Lesley Banks in her studio

Wednesday 12th April 2017

Picture Alan Rennie.

Six top event to try and attend in the coming days

Here are six of the best events coming to a venue near you in the next week.

The stars of last year's Grangemouth High School show The Addams Family

Acting on an opportunity

Students will be returning from the Easter break next week to take advantage of some exciting theatrical learning opportunities.

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Gayle Telfer Stevens  and Louise McCarthy head abroad in their new stage show.

Don’t miss The Dolls on their brand new tour

The Dolls are embarking on a new 2017 tour which is already selling out at venues across Scotland.

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Begbie and the boys hit FTH

Begbie and the boys hit FTH

Trainspotting 2 has made a big impact on cinema screens this month and Falkirk will be able to enjoy a live slice of Trainspotting later in the year.

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IN PICTURES: Pinocchio show is fantastic – and that’s no lie!

Big Bad Wolf’s 10th anniversary show of Disney’s My son Pinocchio will blow you away – and that’s no lie!

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Big Bad Wolf Children's Theatre Company cast for My son Pinocchio, the theatre's annual performance which is showing at Falkirk Town Hall.

Big Bad Wolf blowing into Town Hall

The Big Bad Wolf Children’s Theatre Company is staging its annual show from tonight (Tuesday) in Falkirk Town Hall.

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The Beatles wave to fans after arriving at Kennedy Airport. 7 February 1964

Beatles pal’s tale coming to FTH

Poptastic nostalgia tale A Life with the Beatles hits Falkirk Town Hall next month.

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Barony theatre ambitions to cost £330k

Barony theatre ambitions to cost £330k

The Journal and Gazette readership area offers a wealth of talent when it comes to amateur dramatics.

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Five Guys Named Moe (Pic: Manuel Harlan)

Review: Five Guys Named Moe – great fun, go see!

There’s something magical about stepping inside a spiegeltent. The venue that brings the travelling shows to town,

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The cast of the Young Portonians' Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

Hi ho, hi ho it was a cracking show

The Young Portonians laughed in the face of age old panto tradition and still managed to pull off a fun packed performance at Grangemouth Town Hall last night.

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Larbert Opera principals look forward to Peter Pan

Larbert Opera bring slapstick to Peter Pan

Larbert Amateur Operatic Society brings a bit of Christmas magic to the Dobbie Hall, with the famous story of Peter Pan.

31-10-2016. Picture Michael Gillen. FALKIRK. Falkirk Town Hall. Falkirk Bohemians 'Sister Act', dress rehearsal.

Falkirk Bohemians get in on the Sister Act

Falkirk Bohemians have a habit (ahem) of putting on great shows – and this funny and funky musical is certainly no exception.

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The Project Theatre cast  rehearse for their new production of Bugsy Malone

Project Theatre’s criminally good show

A youth theatre group’s new production on the classic Bugsy Malone features gangsters, gals and custard pies.

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A stranger who may or may not be God comes to town ...

A stranger who may or may not be God comes to town ...

A truly unremarkable man who likes nothing better than his weekly trip to the cafe in B&Q, and a chance encounter with a stranger who may, or may not, be God ...

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Falkirk Operatic Society members

Falkirk Operatic sets sail for South Pacific

As autumn approaches Falkirk Operatic Society’s next all-singing, all-dancing production will keep temperatures from falling too far.

Picture: Michael Gillen

Sun shines for Roald Dahl production at Helix

Roald Dahl fans of all ages turned up at the Helix last Wednesday evening to watch an outdoor production of Danny, Champion of the World.

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Falkirk Youth Theatre members in rehearsal

Big Day Out ahead for Falkirk kids

Children from Falkirk are playing their part in the opening of the fifth session of the Scottish Parliament on Saturday.

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