list writers otter their personal highlights at the year.

MARK FISHER I Film lit/ling Down.

I Band XTC (on principle}.

I LP Trashcan Sinatras‘s I We Seen Everything and Aimee Mann‘s Whatever.

I Theatre Show Tag's xi Surfs Quuir and The Tron‘s rIIUt'l’t’T/l.

I Art Exhibition IOU theatre retrospective at the Tramway.

I TV Show The Build/1n Ol‘S'nbzrrbia. I TV Soap [Iron/(side. How long is that body going to stay in the back garden'.’

I Book One Night Sin/ids by Michael Billington.

I Sporting Highlight They all did very well.

I Festive Plans Being patronisineg polite about other people's Christmas cakes. knowing mine to be superior.

I TRON THEATRE ()3 'l’rongatc. 552 4267. Box Office Mon 10am- 5pm; Tue Sat

I0ani until performance commences; Sun opm until performance commences. No performances on Monday. [Accessz PPA.

ST. R. l.. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA]

Snow White Until Sat 8 Jan. 2pm Until Wed 22. Mon 27--Fri 3| Dec. Tue 4—Sat 8

Jan. 5pm Fri 24 Dec. 7.30pm L'ntil Thurs

23. Mon 27-—Thurs 30 Dec. Tue 4—-Sat 8 Jan. £7.50/ijh' (USO/£5).

; Writer Forbes Masson and director

Michael Boyd repeat the winning formula of last year's ('mi/t'n'l/u (showing this year at lidinburgh's Royal Lyceum) with another modern reworking of a favourite panto tale. ‘The dame of all pantos.‘ says our man on the spot.

Annus Horribilis Utlltl Sat ts. Mon

20- Thurs 23. Mon -7 Thurs 30 Dec. Tue 4 Sat S Jan. 10.30pm. £6 (£3.50). No panto this year from Wildcat. instead a

musical review of the year delivered with

a radical and satirical edge. See review.

I AOAM HOUSE THEATRE Chambers Street. Tickets 225 86%).

Alice: A Musical Adventure in Wonderland Tue 28 l)ec-~-Tue J Jan. 10.30am Mon 3. Tue 4. 2.10pm Sat 1. Mon 3. Tue 4. 7pm Tue 28- Fri 3|.

The annual children's panto by the lidinburgh ('iraduate Theatre (iroup features all your favourite Lewis (‘aroll characters and lots of musical action.

I BRUNTON THEATRE Musselburgh. 005 22-10. [Accessi 1.. ST. R. Facilities: \\'(‘. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]

Aladdin Until Sat 8 Jan. £7.25 (£5.25). 2.30am Sat 18. Mon 20 -Fri 2-1. Tue 2S--Fri 3| Dec. Tue 4—Sat 8 Jan. 7.30pm Fri 17 Sat IS. Tue 21 -Fri 2-1. Mon 27-—Thurs 30 Dec. Tue 7—Wed 8 .Ian. Panto-specialist David Swan turns to the favourite tale of Eastern magic for the Hrunton's seasonal contribution. See

rev iew.

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,"Truly, the dame of all pantos."

Stephen Chester, The List

| I CHURCH HIIJ. THEATRE Morningside 3 Road. 228 I155. Tickets available from Queen's Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices

: Beauty and the Beast Until Tue 28 Dec. ; 7pm until Sat 18. Mon 20—Tliurs 23. Mon

Edinburgh People's Theatre‘s golden

; romp written by David Swan.

7.30pm. Sat mats 2.30pm. £5-£7.50.

directs this year's h'luirhouse panto --

mats at 3pm. £4.50—L‘1050. This year's

verv wonderful (jerard Kelly. See review.


NEW YEAR '94 Tuesday 11 January 7.30pm Traverse performed reading: SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION

and J. and A. Cruikshank or Harvest Garden (opposite theatre).

27—Tue 28. 2.30pm mats on Sat 18 and Mon 27. £3.50. The final production of

anniversary year is a traditional panto

The Sound at Music Tue 4—Sat 8 Ian. 7pm. Wed 5. Thurs O and Sat 8 mats at 2pm. £5.50 (£4.50). Edinburgh Youth Theatre in the Rodgers and Hammerstein standard. using a cast of ()0.

Guys and Dolls Wed l2-Sat 22 Jan.

14 - 16 January Workshop with Rona Munro

Wed 19 ~ Sun 23 Jan 8pm LETTERS FROM THE


i "Sheer Magic” Chicago Tribune

Tempo Musical Productions in Frank ; l.oesser‘s Broadway musical fable performed with a twelve-strong band. I CRAICROYSTON COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL l’enuywell Road. Tickets from

' Wed 26 - Sun 30 Jan 8pm 315215). l

THE KOSH KLUB ANIMA Come clubbing with the Kosh

Ali Baba and the Magic Cave Until Fri )7 Dec. 7.30pm. £l (50p). John Mitchell

magic rings. evil potions and dodgy


- 50% oil full price tickets when you I KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street 22‘) i - ' t bu 7 da 5 or more in advance l20l. Box ()ltice Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. = y y

Bar. [ACCCSSI R. l.. Facilities: WC. \\’S. i H. G. Help: AA] . Sleeping Beauty Until Sat 2‘) Jan. 7pm 7 with weekday mats at 2.15pm and Sun

large-scale extravaganza has been written ‘, 7 '- by [fry/tine News critic Raymond Ross T T"--

and stars Dennis. .lan Wilson and the E , rue:rns

I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Cii'eenside Place. 557 2590. [.Access: R. 1.. Facilities: WC. \VS. (1. (‘1

[es Miserables L’ntil Sat l‘) Feb. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat niats 2.30pm. £5.50vtfi25. French Revolution r“ I830 musical based on the Victor Hugo novel that's attracted

NEW BROCHURE OUT NOW Phone for details BOX OFFICE 031 2281404

wei'nisiau l to Fridau I7 necenier' 1 3 -" at Hilton and than [not weekends] I. Saturdaulflflecemueiataum -' .' - . ..t1tinttau an and luesdau at flecemhei at 10.30 am and 7p 'Hetnesuau 22 to Frinau 24 Member at 3pm and 7pm 1. i

Adults £5 Children and Concessions £3 family Ticket £12

THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place Edinburgh EH3 SAX

. box office 031.226 5425" I . Hop 1 .. . ' , n -__g__ .__ __..__J

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