The best theatre and dance
C-90 by Daniel Kitson Daniel Kitson returns with his Fringe hit of 2006. A warm, cuddly kind of monologue, it tells the story of a man who archives old cassette tapes sent by lovers and hopeful amours to their muses over the years. The curator himself has a delicate romance of his own on the go, the starting point for a bittersweet shaggy dog story. The Arches, Glasgow, Tue 23-Sun 28 Jan.
Tartan Turns A night of Scottish variety, with a touch of contemporary cabaret, all for a good cause. This charity night will incorporate the skills of a succession of Scottish stars of stage, screen, comedy and music, and includes free teacakes from Tunnock’s. The Jam House, Edinburgh, Sun 21 Jan.
All My Sons Arthur Miller’s earliest classic, this piece tells the story of a man who, having made a business decision that cost lives in wartime, finds his post-war family life falling apart. Miller’s tragedy for the common man should be craftily exemplified by John Dove’s production. Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, until Sat 10 Feb.
Scrooge Michael Barrymore reprises his acclaimed West End rendering of this adaptation of Dickens’ famous tale. An accomplished entertainer presents an entirely new take on an established family story. Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, Mon 29 Jan-Sat 10 Feb.
Vertigo Red Shift presents a stage version of this acclaimed Hitchcock thriller under the direction of Jonathan Holloway. This company have a long record of stylish adaptations from film to theatre. Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh, Thu 1-Fri 2 Feb.