282 llope Street. 332 ‘)000. Ill. WC. w.,\|
The Snowman Thu 12 Sat 14 Dec. £3.50 £22. Seottisli Ballet presents its highly rated. magical adaptation of Raymond Briggs. storybook, choreiigi'aphed by Robert .\'orth and with Howard Blake’s original score from the animated classic.
11b Bristo Place. 225 ‘)8‘)3. IWC. WA] Lord of the Rings t'niil Thu 12 Dec. 7.30pm. The l‘ellowship of the Panto present this spoof featuring an all singing and all dancing .\'a/.gul chorus. A panto with a difference. for adults only.
Lady well Way. Miisselbiirgh. 665 2240. Il’. 11.11. WC. WA]
Babes in the Wood t'niil Sat 4 Jan tnot l-‘ri 13. Sun 15 Tue 17. Thu 1‘). Sun 22. Wed 25 Thu 26. Sun 2‘) Dec. Wed I Tim 2 Jan). 18 & 31 Dec 2.30pm: 14. 20 21. 23. 24 & 27 301)ec 2.30pm ck 7.30pm. £11 (£7); family ticket £34. Annual panto with all the tisual mi\ of original music. outrageous characters and audience participation. See review.
CHURCH HILL THEATRE
33a Morningside Road. 220 434‘). Il’. ll] Perchance to Dream Thu 12 Sat 14 Dec. 7.30pm tSat mat 2.30pm). £8. An enchanting family tale of love and love lost.
Drac-Packing — the Panto Wed 18 Sun 28 Dec (not 22. 24. 25 Dec). 'I‘imes vary. £6 t£5l. lidinburgh People's 'liheatre presents this seasonal fairytale.
l3 2‘) Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000. Ill. WC. WA]
Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music Mon 30 & Tue 31 Dec. Mon 6.30pm; 'l‘iie 5.30pm. £12.50. Come and sing along with this screening of the classic Julie Andrews film musical in all its 'l'echnicolor glory. The show kicks off with a vocal warm—up led by the evening‘s host and finishes with the infamous fancy dress competition.
2 Leven Street. 52‘) 6000. Ill. 'I‘T. WC. WA]
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs l'ntil Sun 1‘) Jan (not Mon
16. Wed 25. Wed 1). l7 8; 20 Dec 7pm:
14. 18- 1‘). 2|. 23. 26-728 8; 30 Dec 2pm :5; 7pm: 15. 22. 24 8; 2‘) Dec lpm & 5.15pm: 31 Dec 1pm. £12.50»-£1‘).50. Alan Stewart. Andy (iray and Kenny Baker star in this year's panto extravaganza. See review.
18-22 (ireenside Place. 0870 6063424.
Ill. WC. WA]
Miss Saigon tfniil Sat 25 Jan (not Sun. Tue-Wed). 7.30pm; Wed. Sat. 27 Dec & 30 Dec 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £10» £35. The West lind smash set in war-torn 70s Saigon. where American
(ils and bar girls fall in and out of love.
with tunes such as ‘1 Still Believe‘. ‘American Dream' and many more.
ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE (irindlay Street. 248 4848. IP. ll. '1”l’. WC. WA]
Merlin the Magnificent t,'ntil Sun 2‘) Dec (not Sun 15-'l‘ue 17. Sun 22. Wed 25). 18- 1‘) Dec 7pm: 14. 20—21. 23 & 26- 28 Dec 2.30pm & 7pm: 24 & 2‘) Dec 1.30pm & 5.30pm. £10 £17 (£5--£8.50l. Magic and enchantment for all wizard fans as
Stuart Paterson‘s production of Merlin ilie Magnificent flies in for some Christmas charms and spells. See review.
ST BRIDE’S CENTRE
10 ()rwell Terrace. 346 1405. IWC. WA]
Cinderella Sun 15 Dec. Dream Concerts presents its own take on the classic panto tale with tributes to all your favourite pop stars from Britney to S Club.
The Four Apprentices Wed 18 Dec. 7.30pm. £5 (£31. A mix of music. singing. dancing and puppets as four apprentices attempt to save a princess from a fierce dragon. Presented by (iarvald Theatre.
34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Ill. WC. WA]
Gillean Cullaig - l-logmanay Boys Fri 13 Dec—Sat 4 Jan (not Sun. 25 6’: 26 Dec. 1 & 2 Jan). 7.30pm. £8 (£4). A magical tale from the Western lsles featuring traditional song. music. dance and storytelling. See review.
Cambridge Street. 228 1404. [P. ll. T13. WC. WA]
Stick Granny on the Roof-Rack Wed 18--Sat 21 Dec. 7.30pm. £9 (£4--£5l. Years of family tension boil over in this Msfits comedy that ranges from compassion to catastrophe.
l.othian Road. 228 1155. IH. WC. WA] The Happy Gang’s Fairytale Christmas Tue 24 Dec. 1 & 4pm. £7.50; four tickets for £24. Join Little Red Riding Hood. llumpty Dumpty and the Happy (iang on a quest to save the l-‘airy'tale l‘orest in this all-singing. all-dancing show. See review.
Pleasure and Pain David Mark Thomson‘s adaptation of nine Guy de Maupassant short stories into a single evening of reflection upon the nature of relations between men and women is an increasingly compelling night out. A superb performance from John Kazek at the centre is a treat to behold. See review. Cltlzens' Theatre, Glasgow. until Sat 27
Scrooge Giles Havergal leads superbly as Dickens' miser in this stylishly performed adaptation by
production should get you well into the Christmas spirit. See review. Ci'tlzens' Theatre, Glasgow, until
Sat 27 Dec.
Pleasure and Pain Pleasure and Pain
Aladdin Aladdin. Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty ('Indeiella (‘indeiclla
Into the New liito the New Jack.../l'he Nighr iscrom...§i;ick../nic Nighr Before...
Babes in the Wood
1 he Snow man l'he Snow man
Snow White... Snow White... Miss Saigon Miss Saigon Merlin the Magnificent Merlin the Magnificent llogmanay' Boys lloginaitay Boys Slit k (iianny on the
Stick (il.lllll_\ on the
Sleeping Beauty 2
w See Classical 1
i Jack..f1‘he Nighr Before"; —
l).imii'd Jacobite Bitches l)amn'd Jacobite Bitches l)amn'd Jacobite Bitches
Saturday 21 Sunday 22 ._,.Sc,mgc é .. _ . Pleasure and Pain — Aladdin
ii "Alina ii Sleeping Beauty
ii i Sleeping-Beauty i A
ii Cinderella ii ' iCinderellah u
Babes in the Wood Drac - Packing. .. . -~ The Snowman Snow White... Snow White...
Merlin the Magnificent
llogmanay Boy's — Stick (iranny on the
Jack and the Beanstalk l
Babes :n the Wood
Merlin the Magnificent
This grid includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow and Edinburgh’s main theatres. More information, including events at smaller venues, can be found in the listings above and over the page. Performances shown in brackets are free or reduced price previews.
Monday 23 Scrooge l Scrooge 1 _ t : _- t _ Aladdin i Aladdin ; Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty 5 Sleeping Beauty Cinderella Cinderella T'
Jack and the Beanstalk Babes in the Wood The Snowman 'l’hc Snowman Snow White... Snow White... Miss Saigon
Merlin the Magnificent
i Christmas Eve i Christmas Day. ' ‘ . Citizens Main
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: Royal Lyceum
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