The Scotsman : 2019-05-11

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CRITICS’ CHOICE THEATRE ART CLASSICAL POP John Mclellan Janet Christie Stephen Massie Susanmansf­ield Pattullo Brian Wilson Allan Mcmillan Alan Scotland’s best writers inside: Jardine Duncan Smith Joyce Susan Dalgety See today’s main paper for reviews of all this week’s big gigs, concerts and live performanc­es £ 2.05 SUBSCRIPTI­ON PRICE £ 1.60 SATURDAY 5JANUARY 2019 www. scotsman. com Sport n Magazine Gauld set for Hibs move as Dailly hails goal- hungry Defoe Arts in 2019 Domestic goddess Ones to Watch in 2019 profiles in Jade Ananouka on Cleaning Up with Sheridan Smith music, theatre, books, film & art Blackford: ‘ Insanity’ to crash out of EU with no deal Palm Springs honour for Blunt Awards: Brian Wilson S E G A M I Y T T E G P/ F A / N O C A M E I R E L A V : E R U T C I P Looking forward to the Scottish Parliament’s 20th birthday Aamer Anwar Lorry gridlock test should be‘ wake- up call’toall parties Do black lives matter in Scotland? ● rush- hour. The lorries will descend on Manston airfield in Kent, which will act as a holding area in the event of a backlog at Channel ports. Asthe UK government dramatical­ly steps up its preparatio­n for ano- deal outcome, the SNP’S Westminste­r leader, Ian Blackford, said it wouldbe “insanity” for the Uktocrash out of the EU withoutabr­exit agreement. The Commons has until 21 January to approvethe termsofbre­xit put forward by the government, ahead of exit day on 29 March. However, thereislit­tle sign ofconsensu­s emerging for any GOURTSOYAN­NIS By PARIS Westminste­rcorrespon­dent Accelerati­ng worktoprep­are for ano- dealbrexit shouldact as a“wake- up call” for MPS, the SNP’S Westminste­r leader hassaid, warning that achaotic and damaging exit from the European Unionwaslo­oming without swiftactio­n. Parliament returns on Monday for what will be adecisive threemonth­s in the Uk’sbrexit journey. Andin themostvis­ible demonstrat­ion of howclose a no- deal Brexit could be, 150 lorrieswil­l take partinadry­run for gridlock at the port of Dover during themonday Crosswords& games: 2, 40 & 41 Television & radio: In Magazine 24- 25 32 Film Festival awards gala in Actress Emily Blunt arrives forthe 30thpalmsp­ringsinter­national Performanc­e of Mary Poppinsret­urns won the Ensemble southern California. Bluntand the cast Spike Lee. Colman, Glenn Close, Rami Malekand Award; others honoured includeoli­via Letters: Weather: Announceme­nts: 3 CONTINUED 19 The Scotsman Magazine 34 ON PAGE 4

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