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Comedian Fred Macaulay takes a wry look at politics

Ahead of his annual attendance at the Fringe, Fred Macaulay is on the road again and brings his stand-up show to the Borders.

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Scottish singer-songwriter Karine Polwart.

Hawick park to host two series of shows

Four-time BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards winner Karine Polwart is to kick off a series of three shows in the walled garden at Hawick’s Wilton Lodge Park on Sunday, June 25.

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The Funbox gang are having a hootenanny in Langholm for the very first time.

Funbox bring new show to Langholm

Jings, crivens, help ma boab! The Funbox gang are having a hootenanny in Langholm for the very first time with their brand new show for 2017, ‘Highland Fling’.

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Pride and Prejudice is the first of two theatre productions taking place this summer on Thirlestane's front lawn with the fairytale castle as a backdrop.

Castle provides backdrop for open-air theatre event

Thirlestane Castle is delighted to be welcoming Chapterhouse Theatre Company on Sunday, June 18, for an open-air performance of Jane Austen’s ‘Pride and Prejudice’.

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Billy Mack as Willy Loman in Dundee Rep's production of Death of a Salesman. Picture: Jane Hobson

‘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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The Winters Tale at Traquair House.

Promenade production of A Winter’s Tale at Traquair

Spring at Traquair is heralded by the changing of the clocks, flowering of daffodils and the start of rehearsals around the grounds for Shakespeare at Traquair’s annual promenade performance.

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Daphne Oram's Wonderful World of Sound -  Blood of the Youngs play about a pioneer of electronic music.

Electro music pioneer

Journey through the amazing life of one of the great, unsung composers of the 20th century.

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Dan Serridge and James Spence retell The Two Truths of Thomas the Rhymer.

Strange and mystical Borders folk tale

The ancient tale of Thomas the Rhymer is brought to life in Darnick on May 26.

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Chapterhouse Theatre Company's production of Pride and Prejudice.

Superb open air theatre

Thirlestane Castle have two wonderful shows by Chapterhouse Theatre this summer.

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The cast from 'The 306 Day': a new show by the National Theatre of Scotland about women in World War 1.

Gripping theatre inspired by real women in World War 1

The 306: Day is the second part in Oliver Emmanuel and Gareth Williams’ powerful new First World War trilogy,

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Mike Moran in My Funny Valentine, the story of American trumpeter Chet Baker.

My Funny Valentine - the story of Chet Baker

Mike Moran brings the story of the best trumpet player in the world to Bowhill Theatre on May 30.

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A trivial comedy for serious people

Well, here’s a surprise – Duns Players are putting on a play that people have actually heard of!

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Help save Kelso Am-Dram Society

Help save Kelso Am-Dram Society

Kelso Amateur Dramatic Society urgently needs your help to survive for another 96 years!!

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Sara Stewart and Paul Albertson in rehearsal, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf.

Scottish star fronts US classic

Celebrated Scottish actress Sara Stewart leads the cast in the iconic role of Martha in Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? at Eastgate Theatre, Peebles.

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The UK's oldest re-enactment society, The Sealed Knot, will bring to life the history of Scotland's involvement in the Civil Wars at Thirlestane Castle on June 24-25.

Thirlestane Castle ready for another event-filled season

Thirlestane Castle, Lauder, having undergone extensive restoration, re-opens on May 2.

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Iain Lowson plays Fagin in Berwick Operatic Society's production of Oliver!

You will definitely want more of this Oliver!

Consider yourself at home with Berwick Operatic Society who proudly present one of Britain’s best loved musicals, Lionel Bart’s Oliver!

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Kids Innerleithen Youth Theatre, or KIYT.

Musical KIYT set to fly

A youth musical theatre group based in Innerleithen has announced plans for a Musical Showcase event in May.

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Meet Tommy Atkins, play based on the experiences of a World War One soldier.

Tale of an everyday Tommy

This brand new play tells the story of Tommy’s War.

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Shona Reppe, as 'scrapologist' Patricia Baker, in The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean.

Window into the secret world of Josephine Bean

Children will love the new production by Shona Reppe - The Curious Scrapbook of Josephine Bean.

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Borders Youth Theatre juniors in their performance of Around the World in 80 Days.

Play ends week of fun and hard work

Come along to Selkirk High School this weekend and see what a group of talented youngsters have been up to in their Easter holidays.

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