0 BRUNTOH THEATRE Musselburgh, 665 2240. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [D] [E]

Tanllane Until Sat 7 Mar. 7.45pm. £3.50 (£2). Edwin Stiven’s lyrical adaptation of a traditional Borders legend: the tale of the power of the Faery Queen and the love of a young girl as they vie for the allegiance of a young knight. See Review.

Swan Song Until Sat 7 Mar. 10.30pm. 50p. (Bar remains open late). The third in the Brunton’s series of late night shows a poignant play by Chekhov about an ageing vaudeville artist. An interesting side dish to the main course Chekhov on offer at the Royal Lyceum.

The Campbell: are Comln' Thurs 12-Sat 14 March. 7.30pm. £1.50 Thurs; £2 Fri and Sat. The St Michael Players in a Scots comedy by Alan Cochrane.


Morningside Road. Tickets usually available from Cruikshanks the Newsagents, opp the Theatre. Relatively Speaking Wed 11—Sat 14 March. 7.30pm. £2.50. Tickets available Usher Hall Box Office, 228 1155, in advance. Leitheatre in Alan Ayckbourn’s popular comedy about relationships.

The Day They Kidnapped the Pope Wed 18—Sat21 March. 7.30pm. £2. Tickets available Usher Hall Box Office, 228 1155; Cruickshanks Newsagents opp theatre and Mrs G. Wilkie, 46 Viewforth Terrace, Edinburgh (in advance). Edinburgh People’s Theatre present an offbeat comedy by J oao Bethencourt about a Jewish taxi driver who kidnaps the Pope and holds him to ransom for a World Peace Day. Written in the late Seventies, the play has been successfully shown so far in South America and Europe.

0 KING'S THEATRE 2 Leven Street, 229 1201. Box office Mon—Sat

Anthony Quayle as Lear in Compass Theatre's production at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow. Last chance to see Quayle on stage. 10am—8pm. Bar. [D] [E]

Noises 0" Until Sat 7 Mar. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £5.50—£7.50. Mon eve and Sat mat all seats £4. Concs for UB405. students and children. Michael Frayn‘s sell-out West End comedy set in a theatre in which the comic intrigue backstage mirrors, and eventually outdoes, the farce ‘on stage’.

Daisy Pulls It on Mon 94m 14 March. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £5.50—£7.50. Mon eve and Sat mat all seats £4. Concs available. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Theatre Company in the West End comedy hit.

0 MAHDELA THEATRE Gateway Exchange, 2—4 Abbeymount, 661 0982. Cafe and Bar facilities during performances.

The Tragedie of Macbeth Wed 11 March. 7.30pm. £1 (50p). Edinburgh Playwrights’ Workshop present a workshop production of a new rendering into Scots of Shakespeare’s ‘Scottish play’ by David Purves (writer of the highly successful and funny Puddok an' the Princess).

Merry Andrew Wed 18 March. 7.30pm. £3 (50p). A new play by Raymond Ross, presented in workshop production by Edinburgh Playwrights‘ Workshop.

0 NETHERBOW 43 High Street, 556 9579. Box office 10am—4.30pm; 7—9pm perf evgs.

Café. [D] [E]

H.Y.T.T.V. Channel 33 Thurs 12—Sat 14 March. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). The Netherbow Youth Theatre in a comedy revue.

The Good Person of Szechwan Wed 18—Sat21 March. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Telford College in Bertolt Brecht‘s play about the difficulty ofdoing good.

0 PLAYHOUSE 18/22 Greenside

Maggie Kinloch, going on to the

Place , 557 2590. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Bar.

Mike Harding Sat 7 March. 7.30pm. £6.50, £5.50, £4.50. The popular comedian In Concert.

0 ROYAL LYCEUM Grindlay Street. 229 9697. Box office Mon—Sat 10am-6pm. 10am-8pm on perf evgs. Bar. Rest/Cafe. [D][E] (TheatreSaver Concession Cards cost £1, last all year, give £1 offthe full price each time you come for you and a friend available to OAPs, UB405, Students, disabled, under 24

ThursS March, 7.30pm

railcard holders, YTS scheme and Metro Theatre Company young people under 18). .

Three Sisters Until Sat 14 March. '”

7.45pm. Sat mat 7 March, 3.15pm (all seats for mat £2.50).

£2.50-£5.50. TheatreSaver holders £1 off. Chekhov’s masterpiece about Howard RUSSGII the three sisters Prozorov and their

unfulfilled longing to move to (conc)

Moscow. A version by Edward Bond, directed by Ian Wooldridge. . See Review. Friday6 March, 7.30pm Hay Fever Sat 20 Mar—Sat 11 Apr. -

FREE Preview Thurs 19 March. Borderlme. Theatre CO Tickets as for Three Sisters. Sat mat 3 'n

April, 3. 15pm (All seats £2.50). After show discussion Mon 23

March. Noel Coward’s wonderful 19205’ comedy ofmanners, directed ‘A rollicking, mystical by Hugh Hodgart.

- THEATRE wonxsnoe 34 Hamilton adventure for ’79 Place, 226 5425. Box office Mon—Sat WhO/e family 9.30am—5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. [D][E]. One night only Hocus Pocus and In Nomlne Patrls

Until Sat 7 Mar. 7.30pm. £2.50 £3/22 (Com) (£1.50). A double bill presented by

Annexe Theatre Co and directed by G LASGOW

Written by PAH GEMS Presented by


Tue 3- Fri 27 March 7.30 pm Sat 28 March4 pm & 8 pm


Tickets £3 (concessions available). 04 l -429 0022

Sponsored by The liurrcll Hos

.Slzllst‘tflgseul' f)"; Hm Stiltlt-sil Arts C(HlllCli Strathclyde Regional Council

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