Glyndebourne, Lewes; Kings Place, London The introduction of a new character does Beethoven’s great opera no favours. Elsewhere, there’s breathtaking invention – with a little help from Charlie Chaplin Poor Beethoven. A brief history of recent productions of his only opera, Fidelio, originally set in an 18th-century prison, has to include the following: a spaceship hurtling towards doom (director Gary Hill, Opéra de Lyon/Edinburgh); a fluorescent, Kafka-esque maze (Calixto Bieito, ENO); a white room denoting Freud’s “salon of the unconscious” (Claus Guth, Salzburg); and a real horse (Tobias Kratzer, Royal Opera House).
The wraps have come off the cast set to star in Kirkcaldy’s big wee panto. Former Balwearie High School pupils Sarah Brown Cooper and are set to join legendary dame Billy Mack on stage for ‘Ya Wee Sleeping Beauty’ at Kirkcaldy’s Kings Live Lounge.
Current Sky Sports presenter and the man behind Soccer AM's Frankie Fryer, Adam Smith, has took to Twitter in a commendable move as he opened up on his current mental struggles Soccer AM favourite and broadcast presenter Adam Smith has shared a brave mental health post on social media, admitting he has been struggling of late.
I RECENTLY received an email from a reader asking if I could explain more about the Scottish Enlightenment – which, as she stated, keeps getting mentioned without anyone really explaining what it was. Back in January 2018, I wrote a short series of columns on the Enlightenment and focused on three of its major figures – David Hume, Adam Smith and Thomas Reid, the founding genius of the philosophy that come to be known as the school of common sense.
TAMPA — Marvel actor and former WWE star Dave Bautista has taken to social media over the last few days, blasting the city of Tampa for what he says is a frustrating process of getting power hooked up for additions to his Port Tampa-area home. City inspectors say there are specific technical and safety issues at stake, like a generator Bautista’s contractor installed in a flood zone.
Four Fife College engineering students have been given a boost to their career prospects after they were awarded scholarships by Shell UK. HNC Mechanical Engineering students, Norman Edwards and Reuben Beaton, and HNC Electrical Engineering students, Kevin Blyth and Marcin Piechoki, have received £1,000 each.
A HEREFORDSHIRE man has been jailed after attacking a police officer. Adam Smith entered a guilty plea when he appeared before magistrates in Kidderminster. The court heard Smith had assaulted a police officer acting in the course of his duties by beating in Ross-on-Wye on June 18. The 29-year-old also admitted breaching the terms of a 12-week suspended prison sentence imposed by magistrates in Hereford on March 2, 2020, for assaulting three police officers by beating on December 26 2019.
A Perthshire man who sexually assaulted a 20-year-old woman after a drink-and-drug-fuelled night out has been jailed for more than two years. Adam Smith admitted to following the woman on South Street and Leonard Street after a night out at Loft nightclub on August 30, 2019. He repeatedly stood in front of her and obstructed her, before repeatedly asking her to kiss him.
Southern League Challenge Cup Weston-super-Mare F.C 3 Prince Henry, 8 Adam Smith, 57 Lloyd Humphries, 66 Frome Town F.C 2 James Ollis, 11 Kane Simpson, 54 Lloyd Humphries scored the winner for Weston AFC to help the Seagulls progress in the Southern League Challenge Cup against Frome Town in a thrilling encounter at The Optima Stadium tonight (Tuesday).
, 37, of Newport, blew all the cash on drugs. He took advantage of his father's ill health to attack him and steal from him Adam Smith A son threatened to kill his own father if he did not give him money to buy drugs and stole £8,000 as well as jewellery that belonged to his late mother.
Tempers flared on and off the pitch during a fascinating encounter at the Vitality Stadium against Bournemouth yesterday Sheffield United's trip to Bournemouth turned out to be quite a feisty affair both on and off the pitch. A controversial penalty on the hour mark ignited the contest and saw tempers flare between both players and coaching staff.
AFC Bournemouth head coach Scott Parker made three changes from the midweek stalemate with Peterborough United, for the home tie with Sheffield United at Dean Court on Saturday. Adam Smith, Ben Pearson, and Jaidon Anthony all returned to the starting line-up, for this fixture, made difficult by the heavy rain and windy conditions.
Bournemouth boss Scott Parker must decide whether to make changes again for the home game against Sheffield United. Parker promoted Jack Stacey, David Brooks and Morgan Rogers to his starting line-up for the goalless midweek draw at Peterborough. Adam Smith, Ben Pearson and Jaidon Anthony all dropped to the bench and are pushing for recalls as Parker’s side bid to extend their unbeaten league start to 11 matches.
Fine-dining fish and chips is on the menu as a new eatery opens its doors to hungry foodies. Taking over the fryers at what used to be Haarbour in St Andrews, the Dram and Haddock has opened its doors to local fish and chip fanatics on Alexandria Place.
AFC Bournemouth traveled to Peterborough hoping to pick up a victory and restore their place at the top of the Championship table. Cherries head coach Scott Parker opted to rotate his squad looking at a run of fixtures of Saturday-Wednesday-Saturday ahead of the international break. Adam Smith, Jaidon Anthony and Ben Pearson all dropped down to the bench with Jack Stacey, Morgan Rogers and David Brooks coming into the starting line-up.
Only newer plastic notes will be considered legal tender Shoppers using paper £20 and £50 notes have been issued an urgent warning. New rules come into force next year and anyone still with paper versions of the high-value notes in their possession should take note. From October 1, 2022, paper versions of the £20 and £50 notes will no longer considered legal tender and will be withdrawn from UK economic circulation.
"Our rematch was specified in the contract. It has already been activated in principle, from the side of Joshua"; Oleksandr Usyk's promoter wants second world title fight to be staged in Ukraine in February Oleksandr Usyk's team have announced that Anthony Joshua has 'activated in principle' a rematch clause and they hope Kiev will host the fight in February.
It was a case of continuing where you left off for AFC Bournemouth head coach Scott Parker as he kept with the same team that had taken the Cherries to the top of the Championship last weekend. Mark Travers remained in goal, with Adam Smith, Gary Cahill, Lloyd Kelly and Jordan Zemura the back four.
The House on Thursday easily passed a $768 billion defense policy bill that endorses a major budget boost, dealing the biggest blow yet to President Joe Biden's Pentagon spending plans. Lawmakers approved the National Defense Authorization Act in a 316-113 vote with broad support from Democrats and Republicans as momentum builds on Capitol Hill to add upwards of $25 billion to Biden's defense proposal.