IF RYAN Johnson's tour of duty with Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi propelled George Lucas's saga into a galaxy far, far away from the old-fashioned charm of the original trilogy, Solo: A Star Wars Story slingshots at lightspeed in the opposite direction.
WHOSE idea was the video for your new single Into The Fade? Was it fun to shoot your own tribute to the classic Stephen King-penned horror, Christine? It's no surprise that Mike [Barr, drums] was the architect: He owns a ‘57 Chevy which I’m told is very similar to the Plymouth Fury from Christine, so it all made sense.
Today Orbital, Beck, The Breeders etc – BBC Music Biggest Weekend, Titanic Slipway, Belfast United Bottles, Takers & Users, Neamhní etc – Dancing With The Fallen Fest Warzone Centre, Belfast Emer Maguire – Strand Arts Centre, Belfast Clive Barnes – American Bar, Belfast Pearl Natasha – Nerve Centre, Derry The 4 of Us – Courtyard Theatre, Antrim Saturday May 26 Underworld, Ash, First Aid Kit etc – BBC Music The Biggest Weekend, Titanic Slipway, Belfast Boss Sound Manifesto, The Nilz, Madhouse etc – Dancing With The Fallen Fest Warzone Centre, Belfast Volbeat – Telegraph Building, Belfast Ronnie Greer's Almost Big Band – Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast Don McLean – Millennium Forum, Derry Brian Houston – Braid Arts Centre, Ballymena Sunday May 27 The Wood Burning Savages, Wynona Bleach, Waldorf & Cannon etc – The Limelight 2, Belfast Andy Votel – The Menagerie, Belfast Aria Sail, String Ninjas, Benny Fyfe etc – Marrion's Bar, Randalstown Monday May 28 Blue Rose Code – The Black Box, Belfast Tuesday May 29 Thirty Seconds To Mars, Keywest – SSE Arena, Belfast Cora Kelly, Black North, Eilis Mulholland – The Sunflower, Belfast Thursday May 31 Brooke Candy – The Empire, Belfast Ben Glover – Town Hall, Larne Friday June 1 Ben Glover, Anthony Toner, Malojian etc – The Black Box, Belfast Unyielding Love, Nomadic Rituals, No Great Loss etc – Voodoo, Belfast Joshua Burnside – Strand Arts Centre, Belfast State Funeral – Warzone Centre, Belfast Gerry Cinnamon – The Limelight, Belfast Mongrel State – The Empire, Belfast Reef, Toploader, Rews etc – Harmony Live, Holywood Rugby Club The Hardchargers – Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick Saturday June 2 Monster Magnet – The Limelight, Belfast Electric Octopus – Artcetera Studio, Belfast Metá Metá – The Black Box, Belfast The Boomtown Rats, The Tragedy of Dr Hannigan, The Wood Burning Savages etc – Harmony Live, Holywood Rugby Club Hunkpapa – Market Place Theatre, Armagh Sunday June 3 Lindi Ortega – The Empire, Belfast Oracle, Cursed Sun, Rupturation – Voodoo, Belfast Robb Murphy & The Ulster String Quartet etc – 101 Donegall St, Belfast Ryan McMullan, Joshua Burnside, Michael Kerr etc – Harmony Live, Holywood Rugby Club .
1. When did you think about musical theatre as a career and what were your first steps into it? I've always loved singing – it began with classical music, but in my mid-teens I realised my love of storytelling and drama.
ON JUNE 27 2012 Martin McGuinness, then deputy first minister of Northern Ireland, shook hands with Queen Elizabeth backstage at the Lyric Theatre in a moment that was photographed and broadcast across the globe.