Cautionary tales don't sound like an appealing prospect for Christmas, but two seasonal shows - Red Shoes at Glasgow Tramway and The Selfish Giant in Edinburgh's Festival Theatre Studio, both firsts for their respective venues - have found clever, appetising ways of making Awful Warnings into tasty theatre-works for younger children.
l Dawn King studied for a media degree before taking part in a playwriting workshop at Soho Theatre, where she became part of the theatre's Young Writers' Group.
What a sweet treat for ages three to seven this is - but then Clare McGarry and her Grinagog Theatre company have a very tasty track record when it comes to keeping young audiences entertained and involved.
Exhibition puts 1930s back in the picture
There are probably few people who will not, at some point, feel that they are running a losing race against Time.
He is regarded as the most intellectual, the most sociable and the most international of the four Scottish Colourists, and if there were such a thing as the most palpable, then John Duncan Fergusson would tick that box too.
Richard Alston Dance Company