of Strathgushel where debt and dark despair threaten King Andy. The Traverse‘s Christmas Show. written by Iain Sutherland. See also Lyceum Studio. See Review.

0 WESTER HAILES DRAMA STUDIO Wester llailes Festival Association. 20 1 lailesland Place. 442 3063. SlairWars 7. S. 9.1an. 7.30pm. £1 (50p). Wester l Iailcs Festival Association in their Christmas Show (postponed from Dec) which bears a passing resemblance to a certain movie sequence. this version including such immortal characters as Pluke Skywalkcr. Daft Hater. Grannic Stairwalker and Ilandsome Rolo.

O MACROBERT CENTRE University of Stirling. Stirling.

Cinderella lintil Sat 10.12111. 2.30pm (13. 1(F18.20—24.26—301)ec;7.8. 1(l.lan):2pm (31 Dec):5pm ( l2. l9 Dec:9Jan);7.30pm(l3.15—18. 20-24. 26—301)ec:2—8. lllJan): 8pm (12. 19.31 l)ec;9.lan):6pm (31 Dec). The MacRobert's annual panto


0 We‘ve Been Had Faceback Theatre Company in a play taking a satirical look at the way advertising colours our lives. with a fine line—up on contributors to the production: script by the poet Ron Butlin: music by Adrian Johnson. performed by Clare Brennan. Therese ('ollie and [Eric .\1allett and designed by Lucy Weller. Tour continues to Western Isles.

A Christmas Carol Wildcat tour an adapted version of the Dickens classic by Peter Arnott. incorporating an updated response to Victorian values not as Dickens knew them. but as we do. For further details tel Wildcat on 041 954 0000. Denny Civic Theatre. [)umbarlon Mon 5—Sat l7Jan. 7.30pm. Mat Wed 14 Jan.

The Incredible Brechin Beetle Bug 7:84 Scotland in their first ever panto: The Incredible Bree/tin Beetle Bug by Matt .‘v1c(iinn. which involves Good and Evil. a European sugar mountain and a Bad Beetle. intent on destroying the world‘s toys. See Review. For further details tel 7:84 on 031 557 2442. Tour continues to the Highlands.



o THEATRE ROYAL IIopc Street. 331 1234.

Scottish Ballet in Cinderella Tue 6—Sat 17 Jan. 7. 15pm and 2.15pm Sat mat performances. £2.50—£15. Peter Darrell's production with music by Rossini arranged by Branwell Tovey. This spellbinding fairytale is told in dance by Scottish Ballet. It is a tale of love and magic and dreams come true in a lavish production for all ages.

0 DOWANHILL CHURCH 93 Hyndland Street. For info 339 4493.

Fiona Alderman and Dancers 19—21 Dec at 8pm. ‘Victims of Panic‘ is a piece created by Fiona and a group

of regular members of the Dowanhill Dance classes.


0 ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. Information 225 3614. Tickets for workshops 225 2424. Advance Tickets for events, Usher Hall 228 1155.

Dance About, Try It Out Mon and Wed 5.45pm. This series of dance classes for beginners continues until 17 Dec. 0 CENTRESTAGE 14 Orwell Terrace. 337 0748.

Workshops with Arlene Erb Sat 6—Fri

12 Dec. Two classes daily: Professional (morning), Beginner (evening). Arlene Erb. originally from New York. now works in London with Ballet Rambert. Her eponymous technique is fast and high energy.


0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521.

Bop 'n' Sweat Until Fri 12 Dec. Two work-out sessions each lunchtime. noon—1pm and 1—2pm. Glasgow teachers will put you through your paces. Advance registration preferred. Call number above for details and booking.


O ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. 225 3614.

Teach-in Sat 13 Dec 1 lam-3.30pm. Spend an energetic day with some of Scotland’s top teachers Ken Burke (Scottish Ballet), Marilyn Williams (ex Ballet Rambert). Tracy Hawkes (Spring) and Raymond Kaye (ex Basic Space). Spring. Lothian‘s Youth Group will also be participating pupils. Held in the Edinburgh Suite.

African Aid Performance Sat 13 Dec. 5pm. Spring performs with a number of guest artists. Tickets at door.

0 KING'S THEATRE Leven Street, 229 1201. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. £4 and £3.50 (£3 and £2.50).

Dance for Africa Benefit Performance. Sun 14 Dec. Companies large and small join in this fund-raising evening. Among those appearing will be Scottish Ballet, Scottish Dance Theatre. Choros. Asian Arts and Dundee Rep Dance Co. A wonderful opportunity to see Scotland's dancers in action and give at the same time.

For details ofTayside events call Carolyn Peacock on 0382 27684. For details ofBorder events call Chick Parker on 0750 5225 (evenings). Information on Dance for Africa and where to get sponsorship forms is also available from Cheryl Strong at the Glasgow Arts Centre,041221 4526. Sandra Graham on ()31 346 1142 and the Scottish Arts Council‘s Dance and Mime Officer Penny Rae on 031 226 6051.

Donations by Credit Card can be made on the Network Line— Dance for Africa, 041 357 1774 from Mon 1 Dec. Keep Fit and Give.

.Ianuary 6—l7 1987 Theatre Royal

Box Office: 041 331 1234

Subsidised by the Scottish Arts Council

Spectacular Family Show

February 4-7 1987 Edinburgh Playhouse Edinburgh

031 557 2590

Mon 1 Sat 27 Dec 7.00pm(Matinees available)


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