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The Royal Swedish Ballet makes its London debut on Tuesday. The Swedes have something that our own Royal Ballet doesn't: Rudolf Nureyev's production of Petipa's Don Quixote. Nureyev's reading has fun with the zest of this all-dancing comedy but never forgets the pathos of the poor deluded Don. London Coliseum

Rambert Dance Company rounds off its Edinburgh premieres with some favourites by Christopher Bruce: Swansong, the three hander about the suspect and the tap-dancing secret policemen, and the Rolling Stones extravaganza Rooster. Festival Theatre

The Cheltenham Festival features the diverse talents of Shobana Jeyasingh who reprises her celebrated Making of Maps and a new multi-media work Raid, based on the high-speed Indian game of Kabbadi Wed, Thur, and the New Danish Dance Theatre carries on where Meryl Streep left off in Warren Spears's Out of Africa Fri, Sat. Everyman Theatre