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THE SNOWMAN Dance Raymond Briggs' tale of a young boy and his flaky pal is brought to magnificent life by Scottish Ballet. See review. page 77. Theatre Royal, Glasgow.

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BIG TRAIN "ELLEN VAN TV The finest sketch show ever (forget s “W Art The first Scottis ' The Fast Show and those Python " ponces) returns with severed ears. primal scream therapy, new species and Hitchcock spoofs. See review. page 89. BBCQ.

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page 86. Arista.

TRIKES AGAIN Comics IAN RANKIN Frank Miller's " Books With his thirteenth ., long-awaited follow- Rebus adventure up to his seminal Resurrection Men. Rankin BIG WORD PERFORMANCE reworking of the ' i , cements his reputation as POETRY SLAM Batman myth. The Britain's toppermost crime Comedy/City Life Forget flowery waffle. Slam Dark KWng scribe. A00 “8'8 pretty funny is the frantic spoken word phenomena to have Returns. See I in his live events. too. See swept the USA, and it's coming back to

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