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Arts news

■ The Rocky Horror Show will return to Edinburgh next year.

The 40th anniversary production will be performed at the Playhouse from March 11-16. Tickets, which are priced £10-£37.50, go on sale tomorrow.


■ A one-off showing of short films made by students at Edinburgh Napier University takes place tomorrow on the BBC Big Screen in Festival Square, Edinburgh. The shorts take viewers behind the scenes at the EIF.

Tomorrow, 7pm. www.eif.co.uk/festivalbackstage

■ Herald favourites The Unwinding Hours play The Tunnels in Aberdeen on August 31 and Stereo in Glasgow the following night to promote their second album, Afterlives. The equally magical Happy Particles support at the Glasgow show.

Aug 31 and Sep 1. www.chemikal.co.uk/artists/ the-unwinding-hours

■ Gardening dark comedy Allotment will be staged at the Macrobert in Stirling next week. This show takes place outdoors, with the actresses digging, planting and performing on top of a shed.

Sep 5. www.macrobert.org

■ Young musicians are getting the chance to play the Usher Hall in Edinburgh in a series of concerts aimed at supporting emerging artists. Seven shows will feature acts such as Flercussion, Sax Ecosse and Miniature Dinosaurs.

Sep 4-Jan 22. www.usherhall.co.uk

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