Five Things To Do In Edinburgh: Friday 7 December

Your pick of the city’s nights out

• MUSIC: We Are The Physics. Indie band from Glasgow draws influences from new wave, pop, indie, and math rock, and has a “B-movie” aesthetic. The Voodoo Rooms, West Register Street, 8pm, £7, 0131-556 7060

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• MUSICAL: Dirty Dancing. Musical based on the late Patrick Swayze’s popular film. The Edinburgh Playhouse, Greenside Place, 7.30pm, £28.50-£79.75, 0844 871 3014

• PANTO: Mother Goose. Mother Goose returns to the King’s Theatre and it’s a golden egg of a show. Staged by the same team behind the theatre’s recent record-breaking pants, Mother Goose is well worth a gander! The King’s, Leven Street, various times and prices, 0131-529 6000 • THEATRE: Soul Sister. This new musical is inspired by the life and times of Ike and Tina Turner and features all the classic Tina Turner hits. Festival Theatre, Nicolson Street, 7.30pm, £13.50-£38, 0131-529 6000

• FILM: Argo (15). Five-star thriller starring, and directed by Ben Affleck that keeps us teetering on the edge of our seats for the entire two hours. General release, various cinemas, times and prices