Candleriggs, see Ticket Link details above. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC, R. G. Help: A, AA] Cinderella Until Sat 22 Feb. 2.15pm until Sat 21 . Thurs 26—Sat 28. Mon 30—Tuc 31 Dec. Thurs 2—Sat 4. Wed 8. Sat 11.Wed 15. Sat 18. Wed 22. Sat 25. Wed 29Jan. Sat 1. Wed 5, Sat8. Wed 12. Sat 15.Wed l9 and Sat 22 Feb. 7pm every day (not Suns) except Wed 25 Dec and Wed 1 Jan. Glitzy large-scale panto first seen in Edinburgh and said to be Stanley Baxter‘s last ever. The white mice turn into real Shetland ponies and there‘s a lot of attention paid to the telling of the story. Last year some of Baxter‘s material wasn't as sharp as it could have been. but there were some nice comic turns and strong support especially from the women in the company. And could you turn down your last opportunity to see such a major figure ofthc Scottish stage? See review. I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198. Box Office Mon—Sat noon—8pm. Bar. Cafe. [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. W8. G. R. B. Help: A. AA] Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Until Sat 18 Jan. 7.30pm (not Wed 25 Dec or Wed 1 Jan). Mats 2.30pm until Sat 21 . Mon 23. Tue 24. Thurs 26—Sat 28. Mon 30. Tue 31 Dec. Thurs 2—Sat 4. Wed 8. Sat 11. Wed 15. Sat 18. £6 (cones available). Denny Willis does what he's been doing for decades and stars as the Dame in the Mitchell‘s family pantomime. alongside Dorothy Paul. Jackie Farrell. Denise Borland and Jamie Rae. See review. I MOTHERWELL THEATRE Civic Centre. Motherwell. 069867515. Mother Goose Until Sat 4 Jan. 1.30pm and 7.30pm (not Suns. Wed 25 Dec or Wed 1 Jan). Motherwell‘s traditional family panto. Expect lots of puns about eggs. I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. Box Office open Tue—Sun noon—8.30pm. Bar (open noon—1 1pm Tue—Sat; 12.30—2.30pm and 6.30—11pm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (open noon—11pm). [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. R. B. Help: A. AA] Cinderella Until Sun 29 Dec (not Wed 25 or Thurs 26 Dec). 7pm. Mats every day except Mons and Sun 29 Dec. One ofthis year‘s bumper crop of Cinderellas is written by David Wallace and performed by PACE. Lots of local involvement and lively performances from children as well as adults. I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA] The Adventures of Aladdin Until Sat 1 Feb. £4—£7. 2pm Sat 21—Sun 22. Tue 24. Thurs 26-Sun 29. Tue 31 Dec. Thurs 2-Sun 5. Wed 8. Sat 11. Sat 18 and Sat 25Jan. 5.30pm Sun 22. Sun 29 Dec. Sun 5. Sun 12. Sun 19. Sun 26 Jan. 7.30pm until Sat 21. Tue 24. Thurs 26—Sat 28. Tue 31 Dec, Thurs 2—Sat 4. Tue 7—Sat 11.Tue l4—Sat 18. Tue 21—Sat 25. Tue 28—Sat 31 Jan and Sat 1 Feb. John Murtagh is back as writer and director of this year‘s Pavilion panto. Headline stars are Andy Cameron, Dean Park and Christian. See review. I RENFIELD ST STEPHEN'S Bath Street. Cinderella ll . . . The True StoryThurs 19—Sat21 Dec. 7.30pm. £3(£1.50). Theatre Nepotism comes up with a slapstick pantomime that takes up where Cinderella finished. telling the tale of Prince Charming‘s fling with an Ugly Sister and of Cinders‘s close shave with a green man with a hump. See review. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC, W8, AS. R. B.T. G. Help: A. AA] Cinderella Fri 20 Dec, 7.15pm; Sat 21 Dec. 10am. £3 (£1.50). Final-year students enjoy their annual romp. one ofthis season‘s bumper crop of rags-to-riches Cinderellas. I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234.

Box Office Mon-Sat 10am—6pm. (7.30pm on perf evgs). Bar. Buffet. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W5, E. G. R. B. Help: AA]

Let's Do If Sat 28 Dec. 7.30pm. A tribute to Cole Porter, starring Elaine Delmar and Paul Jones with the Manhattan Club All-Stars.

Eddie Izzard Mon 30 Dec. 8pm. £3.50—£7. See Cabaret listings and preview.

Hamlet Tue 7—Sat 11 Jan. 7.30pm. £3.50—£12.50. Theatre Clywd. Wales‘s leading English-language theatre company. brings Toby Robertson‘s production of Shakespeare's most popular tragedy to Glasgow. it‘s a period ' production which restricts itself to Elizabethan stage-craft techniques. See preview.

I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. [Help: L, WC. W8, C].

Peter Pan Until Sat 21 Dec. 1.30pm and 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Fablevision‘s cast of40 mixed-ability actors put. the company‘s patent spectacular style to work on J . M. Barrie's ever-popular classic. George Wyllie has been helping out on the set. so expect an extra helping of magic.

Always the Same Lies Sat 11—Sun 12 Jan. 8pm. £6.50 (£3). See Dance listings.

I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate, 552 4267. Box Office Tue—Sat Noon—8pm; Sun 12.30—11pm. Closed Mondays. [Access: R. ST. Facilities: WS. E. G. R. B. Help: AA]

Jack and the Beanstalk Until Sun 12 Jan. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£2.50). The Tron has established a reputation for lively pantomimes which appeal to adults as much as to children. To contiitue that tradition. director Michael Boyd has brought in Forbes Masson of Victor and Barry fame to write this year‘s romp. See review.


I ADAM HOUSE THEATRE Chambers Street. Details 556 6941.

Babes in the Magic Wood Sat 28 Dec—Sat 4 Jan. 7pm. Mats 3pm. £3.50(£2.50). Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group in a post~Christmas children‘s show by David Wood. set in a toyshop where magic toys come to life.

I DEDLAM THEATRE Forrest Road. 225 9893. [Access: St. Facilities: WS. G. B. Help: AA]

House at Pooh Comer Wed 8 Jan. 1.30pm. £1 .50(£1). A loosely-dramatised reading ofthc A.A. Milne classic.

Deep Down Wed 15 Jan. 1.30pm. £1 .50 (£1). Lunchtime premiere by EUTC ofa new translation by Spanish playwright Sergie Bellbell.


The Coming of Bride Mon 6—Fri 101 an. 7.30pm. £1 .50 (£1). A Celtic play devised by Fruition Arts Company about an old witch who goes in search of her youth. Dance, music and Gaelic songs.

I DRUNTON THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: PPA. R, St. Facilities: WC, W8, E, G. B. Help: AA]

Cinderella Until Sat 4 Jan (not Suns. Wed 25. Tue 21 Decor Wed 1 Jan). 7.30pm. £5.25 (£4.25). Mats 2.30pm Sat 21 . Tue 24. Thurs 26. Sat 28, Mon 30 Dec. ThursZ and Sat4Jan.£3.50.

If you see a panto this year. the chances are it will be Cinderella. far and away the most popular choice of story. This version is by David Swan who wrote last year‘s entertaining panto at the Brunton. See review.

I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road, 228 1155. Tickets available from Queen‘s Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices. Christmas Crackers Until Sat 21 Dec. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £4 (£3). Leitheatre in a festive romp by Willis Hall for children of all ages.

Frankenstein the Pantomime Thurs 26 Dec—Sat 4 Jan (not Sun 29 Dec. Wed 1 or Thurs 2 Jan). 7pm. Mats on Thurs 26. Sat

28 Dec and Sat 4 Jan. 2.30pm. £3.50). Edinburgh People‘s Theatre in David Swan‘s lively alternative panto. directed by the writer himself. Should be fun. South Pacific Wed 8—Sat 18 Jan. 7.30pm. Local amateur company Tempo Musical Productions in a relatively long run of the Second World War Rodgers and Hammerstein classic which features I’m Gonna Wash that Man Right Out ofmy Hair and There L; Nothing Like a Dame. Proceeds to the Sick Kids appeal.


Walt Disney's World on Ice Tue 24—Sun 29 Dec. Noon on Thurs 26 and Sat 28. 1pm on Sun 29. 2pm on Fri 27. 3.30pm on Thurs 26 and Sat 28. 4.30pm on Sun 29. 69m on Tue 24. 7pm Thurs 26—Sat 28. £7.50—£12.50. Two-hour spectacular ice-skating display by Mickey Mouse and chums, rc-creating some of the scenes from classic Disney cartoons. See preview in holiday section at front ofmagazine.

I KING'S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W5. AS. E. G. B. Help: AA]

Aladdin Until Sat 15 Feb. £6.75—£8.75 (concessions available). 2.15pm Sat 21. Mon 23. Tue 24. Thurs 26—Sat 28. Mon 30. Tue 31 Dec. Thurs 2-Sat 4. Wed 8, Sat 1 1. Wed 15. Sat 18. Wed 22. Sat 25. Wed29 Jan. Sat 1. Wed 5, Sat 8. Wed 12 and Sat 15 Feb. 7pm every day except Suns. Wed 25 Dec. Wed 1 Jan.

Gerard Kelly

Gerard Kelly and Una McLean star in this year‘s spectacular. which has possibly the longest run in the country. Magic lamps. flying carpets and Eastern mirth and mystery. See review.

I LEITH COMMUNITY CENTRE New Kirkgate, 554 4750.

Pantomania Until Sat 21 Dec. 7.30pm. £1.50(£1). Despite losing its funding, Leith Rep bounces back with an evening of sketches and songs with live music, followed by a one-man pantomime. or

rather. a pantomimette.


Street. 556 9579. Box Office.

10am—4.30pm. 7-9pm perf. evgs. Cafe.

[Access: R. Facilities: WC. W3. E. G, B,

R. Help: A. AA]

Aladdin Sat 21 Dec. 11am. 1an Turbitt

adapts the traditional pantomime tale for

his puppet theatre.

Weans in the Wid Until Sat 21 Dec.

7.30pm. £3.50 (£2). See Touring.

; I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place,

557 2590.

f Barnum Until Sat 29 Feb. 7.30pm. Wed

3 and Sats mats 2.30pm. £8—£17.50. Paul

' Nicholas cracks the whip for the smash-hit

5 musical written by Cy Coleman. Michael

3 Stewart and Mark Bramble. The show

} re-creates the days of America’s Barnum & Bailey Circus a century ago. with

] spectacular stunts set to a memorable

i score.

I PORTOBELLO CENTRE Adelphi Grove. Details 669 6185.

Professor Tic-Toe and the Time Pirates Fri

20 Dec. 10.30am and 1.30pm (group

Q umbetnould



Fri 10 Jan 7.45pm

THE B A'I‘T L E F l ELI) BAND in Concert

Sat 1 1 Jan 7.45pm


Sat 18 Jan 7.45pm

THE JOLLY BEGGARS by Robe$a~Bunis with Ticli Frier, Gaberlunzie & others

Thurs 23 - Sat 25 Jan 7.45pm Force Three Theatre Co

FOLLOW! FOLLOW! by Harry Glass

Thttrs 30 Jan - Sat 8 February 7.45pm

Cumbernauld Theatre Co.


the award-winning comedy by Jim Cartwright with Blythe Duff and Vincent Friell

Box Office 0236 732887

Credit Card Bookings welcomed

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