Entertainment: An Evening with Rylan or a Comedy with Craig Hill


An Evening with Rylan, St Luke’s, Glasgow, Wednesday
TV and radio broadcaster, Celebrity Goggleboxer and all good egg, Rylan is in Glasgow on Wednesday to celebrate 10 years in the public spotlight. He’s in town to talk about the ups and downs of his career with a surprise host. There will also be a signing session for his new memoir Ten.


Public Service Broadcasting, Usher Hall, Edinburgh, Tuesday, Ironworks, Inverness, Thursday
Fresh off their triumph at this year’s BBC Proms where they performed the world premiere of their latest work This New Noise marking the BBC’s centenary, Public Service Broadcasting are bringing their anthem rock sound to the archives in Scotland on their current tour, with appearances in Edinburgh and Inverness.


BFI London Film Festival, Glasgow Film Theater and Edinburgh Filmhouse, from Wednesday
No need to travel to London for this year’s London Film Festival. Highlights from this year’s program will be screened at both the GFT and the Edinburgh Filmhouse. Beginning with Matthew Warcus’ big-screen version of Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical (GFT, Wednesday; Filmhouse, Thursday), the two theaters will offer a preview of cinematic delights such as Park Chan-wook’s new thriller Decision to Leave, Martin McDonagh’s latest The Banshees of Inisherin, starring Colin Farrell and Brendon Gleeson, and Rian Johnson’s Glass Onion, its sequel to his glorious Knives Out murder mystery. But given the threat hanging over the Roe v Wade decision, Phyllis Nagy’s abortion drama Call Jane, starring Sigourney Weaver and Elizabeth Banks, may, sadly, be the most timely film at this year’s festival.


Craig Hill, Joan Knight Theatre, Perth, Friday
Other than a concert in Aberdeen on October 15, this may be the last chance to see the ‘kilty fun’ of Scottish comedy this year. So if you want a night of camp grime, audience participation, and maybe a weird song to warm you up before winter hits, here’s your chance.


Carried, Macrobert Theatre, Stirling, Thursday
Scottish contemporary dance duo (and husband and wife) Errol White and Davina Givan continue to film their show Worn in Stirling this week. Inspired by the ancient Japanese art of kintsugi, which sees broken pottery repaired with gold or silver, Worn explores how the body is affected by time and experience.


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