EDINBURGH Tel: 031 225 3614

Tue 29 Sept—Thurs 1 Oct at 8pm RA-RA ZOO presents Domestic Bliss A show of breathtaking aerial displays, spectacular acrobatics, tumbling, juggling and much, much more Tickets: £3 (£1 .50)

WOMEN CELEBRATE A weekend of workshops, activities, demonstrations and events for women. Further information available from Pat Eckersley, 42 Bruntsfield Gardens, Edinburgh. Tel: 031 447 5205; the Assembly Rooms, or your local library.

Sat 3 Oct at 8pm SENSIBLE FOOTWEAR AND HOPE AUGUSTUS A great double music bill Tickets: £3 (£1 .50)

Wed 7 Oct at 3pm TEA DANCE with the Douglas Wyllle Trio Two October Tea Dances in the Ballroom Tickets: 75p including refreshments

Wed 14 Oct at 8pm NICKY HIND ‘HINDSIGHT’ The Edinburgh based musician/composer in concert Tickets: £3 (£1 .50)

Thurs 15—Sat 17 Oct at 8pm THE MERRY MAC FUN CO presents The Country Doctor A Scottish Comedy with music! Classic Merry Ma c Fun Theatre Tickets: £3 (£1 .50)




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Sat 17 Oct, 1 tam—5.30pm RETURN OF THE TARTAN CASTLE The massive collective photo booth picture— return and receive you own miniature and signed postcard FREE

Mon 19 and Tue 20 Oct, 10.30am—5pm; Wed 21 Oct, 10.30am—9.30pm (approx) GREG NASH GROUP Dance Workshop The workshops are free, but you must register in advance.

Wed 21 Oct at 8pm GREG NASH GROUP performs No Dogs, No Cycles a dance travelogue Tickets: £3 (£1 .50)

Wed 21 Oct at 3pm TEA DANCE with the Tommy Mitchell Duo Enjoy a leisurely afternoon‘s dance and tea in the Ballroom Tickets: 75p including refreshments

Fri 23 Oct at 8pm THE BIG STRAMASH Scottish cabaret, comedy and international beer. Tickets: £3 (£1 .50)

Saturday 24 Oct at 8pm GARY STEVENS’ IF THE CAP FITS with Caroline Wilkinson A comic tragedy Tickets: £3 (£1.50)

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0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. Cafe’ open Ham—2.30pm Tue—Fri and during evening performances.

The Vanish Thurs 17 Sat 19 Sept. 8pm. £3 (£2.50) The Paisley based company Fablevision in an allegorical tale about the Drabs and their battle to keep colour out of things when challenged by The Vanish. A comedy suitable for adults and children. See also workshops.

Fablevision Workshops Thurs 17 & Fri 18 Sept. 10am & 2pm. Free. Sat 19 SEpt. 2pm. Free. Thursday and Friday‘s workshops explore aspects of theatre work with members of Fablevision, Saturday‘s workshop is an open demonstration of the company‘s own work process.

The Revolutionist Sun 20 Sept. 2pm. £1 (50p). United Artists (Scotland) in the latest oftheir playreadings, this one by Sean Burke.

Bozzy Tue 22 Thurs 24 Sept. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50). Winged Horse Theatre Company present their acclaimed production of the play about Dr Johnson‘s companion, Boswell.

The Penguins Are Coming Sun 27 Sept. 2pm. £1 (50p). United Artists (Scotland) in the latest of their playreadings a play by Robert Paterson.

O TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate, 552 4267/8. Box Office Tue—Sat Noon—8pm: Sun 12.30—8pm. Cafe/Rest. Bar Tue—Thurs

Noon—1 1pm; Fri and Sat Noon—midnight; Sun 12.30—11pm. Stand Up and Kafka Thurs 17- Sun 20 Sept. 8pm. £3 members; £4 guests; £1 members‘ concessions (OAPs. students, unemployed, disabled and under 21) except Fri & Sat eves. The inimitable Jack Klaff in two ofhis shows his moving one-man play about Franz Kafka and his new play about a science teacher and his various stand-up routines. Chaitravyuha Fri 25 Sat 26 Sept. Prices as above. A unique experience. The Chorus Theatre of Manipur in India present an excerpt from the great Indian epic. The Mahabharata. in a beautiful. exhilarating and impeccably executed combintaion ofdance and martial arts. First seen in Britain at this year‘s Edinburgh Festival.


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

Cabaret Wed 23 Sept Sat 10 Oct. 7.45pm. £3.75 (£2.25) Brunton Theatre Company begin their winter season with a complete change of mood from their usual style with the much-loved musical about life in 1930s Berlin, based on the Christopher Isherwood stories and the play [am a Camera by John van Druten.

0 CRAIGMILLAR ARTS CENTRE St Andrew‘s Episcopal Church, Newcraighall Road, Edinburgh, 669 8432. Tue 29 Sept. 50p all seats. Bozzy, Winged Horse Touring Productions‘ highly successful revival of Frederic Mohr‘s Fringe

First winning play. Michael Mackenzie plays Boswell in this one-man account of Dr Johnson’s biographer. See also Springwell House. and Third Eye Centre, Glasgow.

0 KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street, 229 1201. Box office Mon-Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [D] [E] Agenda for Murder Mon 14— Sat 19 Sept. 7.30pm. Sat 5 & 8pm. £3— £5.50. Mon all seats halfprice. Tue Thurs cones £2 off circle and stalls. Mark McManus. Christopher Blake and Bruce Montegue in the thriller by Joseph Boyer and Debis Cleary.

The Rocky Horror Show Mon 21 Sat 26 Sept. Mon Thurs 8pm. Fri & Sat 6 & 9pm. £3 £6.50. All seats half price only. Do the time warp again. The stage version of the show that became Tim Curry‘s cult movie Brad and Janet make discoveries in a Gothic mansion. A Touch of Danger Mon 28 Sept Sat 3 Oct. 7.30pm. Sat 5 & 8pm. £3—£5.50. Half price Mon. Cones Tue—Thurs £2 off stalls and grand circle. A Francis Durbridge thriller.

0 MANDELA THEATRE Gateway Exchange. 2—4 Abbeymount. 661 0982. (‘afe and Bar facilities during performances.

Bozzy 25 Sept. 7.30pm. £2 (£1.50). Winged Horse Theatre Company in their acclaimed production of Frederic Mohr‘s play about James Boswell. See Touring.

O NETHERBOW 43 High Street, 556 9579. Box office 10am—4.30pm; 7—9pm perfevgs. Cafe. [D] [E]

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Wed 16—Sat 19 Sept. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Edinburgh Youth Theatre bring the creme dc la creme to life on stage in Jay Presson Allen‘s adaptation of the famous novel by Edinburgh‘s own Muriel Spark. Movie Time Tue 22 Sept. 7.30pm. £2.50(£1.50) Mull Little Theatre— the smallest theatre in Britain bring their new touring show to Edinburgh. David Pitman‘s play is a nostalgic tale about a young girl who takes a job in a Glasgow cinema at the end ofthe war.

Scottish Community Drama Association: Edinburgh District, Annual General Meeting Thurs 24 Sept. 7.30pm.

Aria Thurs 24 Sat 26 Sept. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1 .50) The Actors Company in a play by Johnni Stanton.

Old Town Theatre Auditions Following the success of Old Town Theatre’s debut production Blackfriars Wynd earlier this year, the company invite interested persons to audition for their adult company. Please apply in advance. The Sadie Aitken Lecture Tue 29 Sept. 7.30pm. Free. The lecture, on the subject ofJ.M. Barrie, is given by The Scotsman arts editor Allen Wright, author of a book on the playwright.

O ROYAL LYCEUM Grindlay Street, 229 9697. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. 10am—8pm on perfevgs. 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, UB40s, Students, disabled, under 24 railcard

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