This section lists shows that are touring the Central Belt. There is a phone number for each company should you require more information.

I Witch Doctor Glasgow's Cat A Tlteatrc Company. whose solid track record of ‘gritty' prison dramas has won them a string of awards. return with a chilling study of the relationship between a serial killer and his female psychiatrist. Call ()l3l 555 6015 for tuore information. [first [ind Arts Centre. Spring/mic. (i/usemr Wed 12 Jun. 7.30pm.

'I‘rut'crse 'I'lu'ulrc. Edinburgh Thurs l3—Sun 16 Jun. 7.30pm.

I Pygmalion Edinburgh's Royal Lyceum Theatre Company continue their major tour of Sir George Bernard Shaw's social satire. in which liliza Doolittle rises from perky Cockney flower-seller to demure society belle. Call 0] 3| 22‘) 9097 for more information.

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I Scottish Ballet The National Tour Scotland's national ballet company split off into two mini-companies for their traditional tour of the parts of Scotland that big ballet companies don't normally reach. Covering 3000 miles and 21 towns over three weeks. the touring programme includes a mixed bag of short ballets. plus extracts from the classics. Highlights include 'l'lmt ('eriuin I’ve/inc a jazzy tribute to the music of George (iershwin >- and More l’nu/cm'. the latest frotn hotshot choreographer Mark Baldwin. Call 0141 333 I092 for more information.

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Dance pertormances 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: Pl’A. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]

Swan Lake Tue 4—Sat 8 Jun. 7.15pm: Thurs/Sat mat 2.15pm. £3.50—L‘2‘). L'nashamedly raunchy version of the classic feathers and frills ballet. frqu Britain's most dynamic ballet company. Northern Ballet Theatre. Still decked out itt traditional pink tights and satin shoes. but shot through with an original dattce

may gate London City Ballet’s Cinderella

vocabulary. Gable‘s trademark sense of drama and passion and additional dances frotn the balletically double-lmrrelled Michael Barrett-Pink. Watch this space for news of a brand-new NBT ballet based on the bloodthirsty legend of Dracula.

I TROH THEATRE (i3 Trongatc. 552 4267. [.-\ccess: l’l’.-\. ST. R. 1.. Facilities: WC. \\'S. H. (.i. C. Help: .»\.-\]

Jaleo Tue ll—\\'ed 12 Jun, Spin. £7.50 (£5). Another visit to (ilasgow from the feisty flamenco dance troupe straight from Seville.

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Cinderella Tue -l Sat S .lun. 7.30pm; Thurs mat 2ptu/Sat mat 2.30pm.

£4.50 £22.50. The llnngarian-born international ballet star with the stunning name. /.o|tatt Solymosi. makes a guest appearance in l.ondon ('ity Ballet's truly grand production of the classic fairy-tale ballet. Matthew Hart (Royal Ballet) proyides the choreography. while 130 hand-crafted costtunes and the SO-strong Royal Scottish National Orchestra give a little extra oomph.

CanDoCo Dance Company Tue 1 1 Jun. 7.30pm. £3.50 £9.50. The company whose name comes from the saying ‘no such word as can't' continue to chip away at accepted notions of dance with their impressive union of able-bodied arid nort- al le-bodicd Performers. With the continuing promise of no compromise in the choreography. the current programme includes new and old works from various company members: .I Hock Jpn/'1 I/I/(/.‘-).' ('(nimt/or t l‘)‘)5 ): 'r’tristr. I)(lll 'I lune So Soon ( I‘M} l. and a new Ull- named work from (inilhermc Botelho

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