Five Thing To Do In Edinburgh: Tuesday 11 September

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Your pick of the city’s nights out

• FILM: Dredd 3D (18). In the near future, America has been reduced to an irradiated wasteland and more than 400 million people are crammed into Mega City One on the eastern seaboard, which is patrolled by law-makers called Judges. The Chief Judge (Rakie Ayola) asks universally feared Judge Dredd (Karl Urban) to assess rookie Cassandra Anderson (Olivia Thirlby), a mutant with devastating psychic powers. Reluctantly, Dredd mentors Anderson and they head to the Peach Trees mega-block, home to 60,000 impoverished denizens, to investigate reports of a triple homicide. The Judges apprehend Kay (Wood Harris) for the murders and using her abilities, Anderson surmises that the suspect is linked to sadistic dealer Ma-Ma (Lena Headey). Before Dredd and his protegee can interrogate Kay, Ma-Ma locks down Peach Trees and orders the hoodlums and lowlifes in the building to kill the interlopers. General release, various cinemas, times and prices

• MUSIC: Marillion. Neil from the Young Ones’ favourite band - prog-pop artisans, Marillion, make a welcome return to the Capital for what promises to be a scintillating show. HMV Picture House, Lothian Road, 7pm, £25, www.venues.meanfiddler.com/hmv-picture-house/home

• KIDS THEATRE: A Dream on Midsummer’s Night. Fairies, imps, supernatural spells, fights, arguing - yes, you get it all in this retelling of Shakespeare’s flamboyant fairytale. Under the direction of Wee Stories, this version - aimed at 10-year-olds and over - is fast, flowing and fantastically inventive. Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh, 10.30am/ 1.30pm, £6.50 (£24 family ticket), www.bruntontheatre.co.ukwww.bruntontheatre.co.uk

• COMEDY: Midweek Comedy Cabaret. Not quite the middle of the week; nevertheless, the laughs come thick and fast, as usual, at this regular Tuesday night cabaret shindig down at The Stand. The Stand, York Place, 8.30pm, £4 (£2), www.thestand.co.uk

• CLUB: Hector’s House. House music in all its guises. Cabaret Voltaire, Blair Street, 10.30pm, £6, www.thecabaretvoltaire.com