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A Season of Matinee Classics at The King's Head Theatre presents JM Barrie's Dear Brutus, a perceptive and humorous character study infused with magic and mystery, directed by Stephanie Sinclair Crawford. Nine people are brought together by the enigmatic Lob, each with an important lesson to learn. But the midsummer's eve gathering soon takes an unexpected turn, leading to transformations and second chances. To 30 Nov at The King's Head Theatre, London N1 1QN. pounds 7.50 (pounds 4 concs) Box Office: (0171- 226 1916) Tues-Fri 2.30pm, Sat&Sun 12.30pm.

There are more than 100,000 Bombay street children suffering neglect, abuse and exploitation. In 1992, Dario Mitidieri, winner of the 1994 European Publishers Award for Photography, travelled to India to document their lives. In a series of moving portraits, he captures their spirit of survival and remarkable, streetwise maturity.To 27 Nov at the Sculpture Court, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh. Information: (0131 221 6032)

Meanwhile on the live music circuit, Jamaican-born Earl 16 performs his soulful, rootsy sounds. A reggae legend, he has achieved success through both his solo work and his collaborations with the Mad Professor and Dreadzone. At The Powerhaus, London N4 8.30pm pounds 7 Information: (0171-344 0044)

And Music Theatre London introduces La Boheme, directed and updated by Tony Britten. Considered his finest work, and certainly his most accessible, Puccini's operatic tale of love and strife, swings between merriment and despair with alluring gusto. Hold on for the ride! At the Drill Hall Theatre, London WC1 to 29 Nov. 7.30pm pounds 10 (pounds 6 concs) Information: (0171 637 8270)

Xenia Gregoriadis