Author: Eric Scott

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Eric Scott, Brisbane entertainment and travel writer, playwright and novelist, looks at what’s coming up on the local entertainment scene. Australian Festival of Chamber Music  The internationally acclaimed Australian Festival of Chamber Music in Townsville has unveiled a world class program of concerts, collaborations, conversations and masterclasses to be performed by the world’s best chamber musicians in churches, theatres, gardens and on Orpheus Island for nine days from 28 July to 5 August This will be the final festival for Artistic Director Piers Lane who over his 11 years of artistic leadership has welcomed an extraordinary number of artists...

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Hard to fault Fawlty Towers Live

Eric Scott reviews the live adaption of the cult comedy Fawlty Towers, written for the stage by John Cleese and Connie Booth. Fawlty Towers – Live By John Cleese and Connie Booth Produced by Michael Coppel and Phil McIntyre with Louise Withers Directed by Caroline Jay Ranger Playhouse Theatre Queensland Performing Arts Centre South Bank Brisbane Season: 28 December 2016 to 22 January 2017. Duration two hours including interval. Bookings: or 136 246.  Fawlty Towers is cult comedy. It began life as a two season BBC TV production back in the 1970s. There were just 12 shows, but...

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