Newcaster role reported for Reid

THE former newspaper journalist and TV broadcaster, George Reid, who went to become Presiding Officer at the Scottish Parliament, is reported to be taking up a role as a ‘newscaster’.

But, says today’s Daily Record, Reid’s role is to be in a musical theatre production being staged by the Alloa Musical Players.

It’s being reported he is making his musical theatre debut in Return to the Forbidden Planet, based on the 1950s sci-fi movie, Forbidden Planet.