the price of one. Mon-Thurs conc. groups (UB40s. blind, disabled. children. students. OAPs) can buy a ticket for the next price down; 3 stand-by tickets also avail. for conc. groups at 7pm Mon—Thurs. The touring West End production of the Rice-Lloyd-Webber musical about Eva Peron. Rebecca Storm taking the central role. 0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Cafe’ open Ham—2.30pm Tue—Fri and during evening performances. New Work/Ho Delinition The start of a new season of what might loosely be termed ‘performance art‘. mounted in conjunction with the Traverse Theatre (See Feature) performers over the next fortnight are listed below. Mona Hatoum Matters 01 Gravity Until Fri 16 Oct. 12—8pm. Free. Mona Hatoum‘s performance takes as its starting point her father‘s diaries left behind after ten years of war in the Lebanon. Her installation and performance deal with how it feels to be a displaced person. living a restricted life. The installation runs from 12-8pm. the performance from 2-8pm. Totem -Video Fri l6—Sun 18 Oct. All Day. Free. Alistair MacLennan - Out the In Fri 16—Sun18 Oct. All Day. Free. Alistair MacLennan has shocked and astounded people with his previous continuous. disorientating performances. Last time he was at the Third Eye Centre he performed continuously. naked. for four days. This time his subject is Northern Ireland. Dogs in Honey— Saccharine Muscle Fri 16 Oct. 8pm. £3 (£2). Dogs in Honey present a show about sexuality. in which two human beings go through rituals in a dark and disorientating world. Dogs in Honey—2am Erotic Time Sat 17 Oct. 8pm. £3 (£2). Dogs in Honey‘s second performance about sexuality explores the way images presented from outside affect us. 5 Channel/Monitor Works—Video Sat 17 & Sun 18 Oct. All Day. Free. Laurie Booth and Toby Sedgwick- Memorial States Wed 21 Oct. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Two startlingly good dancers, Laurie Booth and Toby Sedgwick. create a piece of choreography that takes as its starting point the GK. Chesterton short story. The Strange Case of Professor Chad. in which a Victorian ethnologist decides to communicate by abstract movements he has created. tradition: debilitatlon Experiments Under Nostalgia’s Umbrella Wed 21 & Thurs 22 Oct (fluid installation & performance) Fri 23 & Sat 24 Oct (solid installation and performance). All Day. Free. Students from Glasgow School of Art present a series of environmental studies experiments using different materials. Forced Entertainment— 200% and Blood Thirsty Fri 23 & Sat 24 Oct.8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Using videos and microphones and other products of our time, Forced Entertainment explore life in

modern urban Britain through the eyes of visitors who are presented with fragments ofit on their journey from the airport.

Double Bill: Silvia eranek-Very Food and Gary Stevens with Caroline Wilkinson It the Cap Fits Tue 27 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50) Silvia Ziranek has just published a book of ‘existential recipes‘. and in her performance about eating and art she dips into it: Gary Stevens and Caroline Wilkinson present a show that has been acclaimed elsewhere a bizarre. comic affair. in which it is impossible to tell whether the protagonists are brother and sister. lovers or what. but which begins to take extraordinary turns.

Annie Griffin Blackbeard the Pirate Tues 27 - Thurs 29 Oct. 7.30pm. Annie Griffin. who appears over the next few days at the Traverse Theatre in the show that she presented at this year‘s Edinburgh Festival. gives three performances of the show that she presented at last year‘s Edinburgh Festival and that was widely acclaimed. A woman. she presents the story of Blackbear. the notorious eighteenth century murderer and rapist. Seduction/Saturation Wed 28 & Thurs 29 Oct. All Day. Free. An installation workshop exploring the cult of the hero and how we are overloaded with modern totems and images that seduce us. You are invited to bring your own images of heroes that can be put into shrines. making the installation a shrine. Karen Strang will give a performance focussing on the unrequitable love affair between a woman and the object ofher desire on television.

0 TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267/8. Box Office Tue—Sat Noon-8pm; Sun 12.30—11pm. Philadelphia Here I Come Until Sun 25 Oct. (Closed Mondays). 8pm. £4 non-members. £3 members, £1 concs (members only). The Tron begin their autumn season with Brian Friel‘s comedy. directed by Michael Boyd. See Review.

The Long March Fri 16 Oct. 11pm. Prices as for Philadelphia Here I Come. One night only for the touring production by the Sarmcol Workers‘ Co-Operative outlining their bitter union struggle in South Africa. See Touring for fuller description.


O ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. 225 3614.

The Country Doctor Until Sat 17 Oct. 8pm. £3 (£1 .50) This pastoral-sounding play is in fact the latest dramatic offering from the Merry Mac Fun Co. whose last play, the comedy I Love You Baby But I Gotta Run was a great success during the Edinburgh Festival. See Touring.

Mime Workshops Wed & Thurs 22 Oct. 10.30am—12.30pm. £2 (£1). Pat Keysell gives mime workshops for teachers. community arts workers and all those interested in using mime techniques in group and drama work.

The Big Stramash Fri 23 Oct. See Cabaret.

It the Cap Fits Sat 24 Oct. 8pm. £3 (£1.50) Gary Stevens and Caroline Wilkinson in an indefinable. bizarre show described as ‘funny-tragic‘ by Art Monthly. A post minimalist costume drama? See Third Eye Centre for further description.

0 BEOLAM THEATRE 2 Forrest Road, Box Office. 225 9893. Mon-Sat lOam—late. Cafe.

Lovers Thurs 15 Oct. 8pm. £1.50 (members 50p) Edinburgh University Theatre Company in a tragi-comedy about two doomed relationships by Brian Friel (whose Philadelphia Here I Come is being shown at the Tron Theatre. Glasgow). directed by Charles Barron.

Sleuth Fri 16 Oct. 8pm. £1.50 (members 50p) Anthony Shaffer’s superior thriller directed by Stewart Botting. See Review.

Triple Bill Sat 17 Oct. 8pm. £1.50 (members 50p) This triple bill replaces the Ayckbourn play that was previously scheduled. The three plays are Thank You Miss Victoria by William Hoffman. and Victoria Station and Family Voices by Harold Pinter.

Lunchtime Shows Wed 21 & 28 Oct. 1.30pm. £1 .50 (members£l). Price includes lunch. Edinburgh University Theatre Company‘s regular weekly Wednesday lunchtime productions of plays return. Details ofproductions unconfirmed at time of going to press.

0 BRUHTON THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar [D] [E]. The Prime at Miss Jean Brodie 14—31 Oct. 7.45pm. £3.75 (£2.25). Miss Brodie. unorthodox Edinburgh schoolmistress. considered the fuller flowerings of the mind were not to be reached through the conventional school syllabus. but she and the ‘Brodie set‘. her creme de la creme. paid a high price for her philosophy. Dramatised by Jay Presson Allen from Muriel Spark‘s acutely-observed novel. with Beth Robens as Miss Brodie. Lucinda Baillie. Dianne Whitehead. Hilary MacLean and Emma Currie as her prodigées.

o KINGS THEATRE 2 Leven Street, 229 1201. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [D]. [E].

0 Scotland the What? Until Sat 24 Oct. 7.30pm. £6.50. £6. £5.50. £5.

£3. Concs £2 off stalls and Grand Circle Mon-Thurs evgs. Comedy from the granite city see Cabaret.

Blood Brothers Mon 26-Sat 31 Oct. Mon—Fri 7.30pm; Sat 4.30 & 8pm. £3—£6.50. Mon & Sat mat all seats half price. Mon—Thurs concs (UB40s. OAPs. students. children. disabled) £2 off Stalls and Grand Circle seats. 'Kiki Dee. of‘Don‘t Go Breaking My Heart‘ fame. stars in this popular comedy by Willy Educating Rita Russell.

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

Bing Hitler and Harry Eniield Thurs 15 Oct. 8pm. (Bar opens 7pm). £3.50 (£2). The first in the Mandela‘s fortnightly cabaret slots See Cabaret.

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THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE by Jay Presson Allen based on the novel by Muriel Spark

Directed by Charles Nowosielski 14 31 October at 7.45 pm Tickets: Full Price £3.75 Concessions £2.25


ANNAJANSKA by George Bernard Shaw 22 24 October at 10.30 pm All tickets £1.00

(Performance lasts approximately half an hour)

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HENRIK IBSEN Translated by Michael Meyer 2-24 Oct Mon-Sat 7.45 pm Tickets from £2.70 (031) 229 9697 Matinee I7 Oct 3.15 pm (all seats £2.70) Grindlay Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AX


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