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Glasvegas MUSIC The brilliantly grumpy buggers return to preview new material with, surprisingly enough, a tour of the Scottish Highlands and islands. See preview, page 60. Touring Scotland from Thu 6–Sat 15 Jan.

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A View From the Bridge THEATRE Arthur Miller’s classic portrayal of obsessive love in the shadow of the Brooklyn Bridge is the latest of the playwright’s works to grace the stage at the Lyceum. See preview, page 77. Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, Fri 14 Jan–Sat 12 Feb.

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs THEATRE Despite the sad loss of Gerard Kelly the King’s annual festive show is a must for panto traditionalists with lashings of audience participation. See listings, page 78. King’s Theatre, Glasgow, until Sun 9 Jan.


Sophie Macpherson VISUAL ART Solo show of texts, posters, a video and a 16mm film from the GSA- trained artist. See preview, page 80. Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow, Fri 14 Jan–Fri 18 Feb.

Tacita Dean VISUAL ART Powerfully poetic exhibition of works by English artist and one-time Turner Prize-nominee Dean. See review, page 81. The Common Guild, Glasgow, until Sat 5 Feb.

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Ditto Episodes

KIDS Music that explores ‘the space between one thought and the next’ from a quartet of singer, clarinet, trombone and percussion. See listings, page 57. Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Thu 20–Sat 22 Jan. TV Tamsin Greig, Stephen Mangan and Matt LeBlanc in a British comedy from the creator of Friends. A strange brew, but a very palatable one. See Channel Hopper, page 8. BBC2, Mon 10 Jan, 10pm.

Metronomy MUSIC They do synths and they do guitars, and the result is playful indie/electronica of the highest quality from Joe Mount and co. See preview, page 60. King Tut’s, Glasgow, Thu 20 Jan.

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