Dance performances and classes are listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Dance Listings compiled by Ellie Carr.

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000. (Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. \VS. H. G. C. Help: AA]

Peter Pan Tue l2—Sat 30 Dec. 7.15pm: Thurs mat 1.30pm. £3.50—f35. Scottish Ballet get out the flying apparatus for the one about the boy who didn't want to grow up. Adapted from J.M. Barrie's classic book with choreography by Graham Lustig and music by lidward McGuire frotn folk outfit The Whistlebinkies.

I DANCE BASE Assembly Rooms. 54 George Street. 225 5525. Ticketline: 220 4349. [Access: ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8.


The X-Factor Residency Preview Sun 3 Dec. 10.30am—3.30pm. £15 (£10). General level. Extend your choreographic skills in this one-off workshop with Alan Greig. founder of the excellent Edinburgh-based company X-Factor.

I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. (Access: L. Facilities: WC. W3. AS. H. C. T. Help: A] Peter Pan Until Sat 9 Dec. 7.30pm; Thurs mat 1.30pm. £4.50-£30. See Theatre Royal. Glasgow.

Comedy is listed by date, then by city. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Comedy Listings compiled by Ellie Carr.

FRIDAY 1 Edinburgh

I Mine’s a ladysham Picardy's Burlesque Showbar. Picardy Place. info: 556 5-114. Show starts 8.30pm (doors open 7pm). Finale 1 lpm. Free. Scotland's first transvestite showbar, open five nights a week and starring the nation's premier female impersonator and face that launched the Edinburgh premiere of The Adventures ufl’risr‘illu, Queen oft/1e Desert. Maggie Raye. Comedy. frocks. spectacle and frocks. it says here. See review.

I The Hibtickler Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564. 8pm. £4 (£3). Dive into the lucky dip at the regular Friday nite laughter lounge with voodoo magician Reg Anderson. Bathgate's Bill Dewar. Scouser Mitch Benn and lan Kendall as MC.

SATURDAY 2 Edinburgh

I Brand flew Bunker 60 Pleasance. information: 447 9109. 9pm. £4 (£3). Anything goes night ofhigh jinks and japes from ex-Comedy Stop double-act. Dallas and Packer. This week celebrates National Wear A Hat Day and play for big prizes on the duo's very own Wheel of

Friday 8 December 7.30pm City Hall, Glasgow

Saturday 9 December 7.45pm Queen's Hall, Edinburgh


The concerts. conducted by Ivor Bach and Telemann.

in Concert

Award-winning dancer and Rambert-choreographer Laurie Booth performs in concert in the world premiere of a cross- artform collaboration with composer Alasdair Nicolson.

Alasdair Nicolson's 'The Last Meeting' is the first of four 'Glasgow Commissions' by the Scottish Chamber Orchestra in association with Glasgow District Council.



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Fortune. I Mine’s a ladysham Picardy's Burlesque Showbar. Picardy Place. info: 556 54 l4. Show starts 8.30pm (doors open 7pm). Finale llpm. Free. See Fri 1 and review.


I llootsmon! Old Athenaeum Theatre. I79 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. l0pm—lpm. £6 (£5). Saturday nights are comedy nights at the Old Athenaeum. with this weekly chuckle-fest sailing under the banner ‘Best of Scottish Comedy‘. On tonight's bill: Fred MacAulay. Kenny Harris and Joe Heenan. introduced by Alan Tyler. And if_v(m fancy your chances in the spotlight. why not try for the Hunts/non! Open Spot. Call Neil Mowat on the above number for details.

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I The Stand Coes to the Citrus Citrus Club. Grindlay Street. Info and tickets:


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compass t eotre

the caretaker

pinter's modern classic

tron theatre-company new writing showcases 8pm

6 dec

fotwo potois by ondrew dollmeyer directed by tony grohom


by forbes mosson directed by coroline boll

the love we

find ourselves onthony neilson

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