Scottish Opera Tue 24—Sat 28 Nov. See Classical Music Listings.
0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. Cafe open Ham—2.30pm Tue-Fri and during evening performances.
Oscar McLennan Fri 13 & Sat 14 Nov. 8pm (Fri) & 9.30pm (Sat). £3 (£2). Oscar McLennan, who takes cabaret into the realms ofthe surreal with his absurd, black comic monolgues, in a show of new work: ‘Waiting on the Kiss ofthe Chicken King’ and “Helicopter Man'.
Adtlll Child/Dead Child Claire Dowie in her acclaimed and harrowing one-woman show about an unloved child growing up. Dowie fuses the principles of stand-up comedy with drama.
The Way to Go Home Tue 17 & Wed 18
Nov. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50) The highly thought of and innovative company Paines Plough in a new thriller, set in Istanbul, by Glasgow writer Rona Munro. See Panel. Miracles Fri 20 & Sat 21 Nov. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50) Man Act, Simon Thorn and Philip McKenzie, in a gentle and expressive show in which two old men gradually devise a documentation of their lives to pass on to a small boy. The two have been living together for so long that communication between them has become almost codified, and as the show develops, it creates a moving portrayal of their relationship, while exploring what values are worth passing on.
O TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate , 552 4267/8. Box Ofﬁce Tue-Sat
Christmas Show 1986.
Group Booking Discount
lantasy with music and song.
'Best all-round Christmas show in Edinburgh', Duncan Swan, The Stage. oi 'Baba Yaga'. Public Pertormances: Sat 19 - Thurs at Dec BOOK NOW Tickets: £3.00 (£1.80)
Box Ofﬁce (031) 226 5425. 34 Hamilton Place. Edinburgh.
THEATRE WORKSHOP CHRISTMAS SHOW 1987
THE SWAN WITH THE GOLDEN WINGS
8y Paula Maogoa. Directed by Adrian Harris.
.I O A magical tale at love and loyalty. Athrilling t’gg?&:n
I Sponsored by MNDIA
Connors ii: Indians
11 new comedy about Glasgow by donned Mattu
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Touring Scotland and Nerthorn Ireland until 1 21h December. See liatlnga tor details. For turtnar intormatlon ploaao contact TAG T.c.. Citizena' Theatre. Gorbals. Glasgow 65 90$.
Publicly tundad by tho Secularism Council. a District Council a Strathclydo Regional Council.
} THE TRAVERSE TREAT—RE
Nov 10—1 5 at 7.30pm Ralf Ralf THE HOUR Nov 17—22 at 7.30pm Large Scale International S/HE Nov 19—22 at 7.45pm Paul Burwell and Sian Thomas DR’UM Nov 24—29 at 7.30pm Man Act MIRACLES
Nov 26—29 at 7.45pm Quartet 4 HUNGER WAITS
Further details from The Traverse Theatre E 112 West Box, G rassmarltet, Edinburgh. Tel: 031 226 2633
Noon—8pm; Sun 12.30-11pm. Closed Mondays.
Doctor Faustus Thurs 5-Sun 29 Nov. 8pm. £4 non-members; £3 members; £1 concs (members only). Marlowe’s classic about the insatiany upwardly-mobile Faustus and his ill-advlSed pact with Mephistopheles. Directed by Michael Boyd, who also puts in an appearance. John Bett is Faustus, Sandy Neilson is Mephistopheles and Forbes Masson (of Victor and Barry fame) is Benvolio. See Review.
0 ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street, 225 3614.
Light Up The Land Mon 9—Sat 14 Nov. 11am—7. 15pm. Free. Lung Ha’s Theatre Company, well known for their performance projects using handicapped people, join forces with Slide Workshop Edinburgh to create an all-day event, turning the Scott Room into a landscape of light and sculpture. You are invited to visit it at any time of the day. Short
. ‘performances’ will be given at
11am,1pm, 3pm & 5pm.
Cowboys and indians Tue lO—Thurs 12
Nov. 8pm. TAG Theatre Company
in a new comedy by Gurmeet Mattu
in which a young Indian
Glasgwegian elects to transform the
fortunes of his father’s corner shop
and events take an unexpected turn.
For twelve years and over-also for
A Night Assembly on George Street
Tue 24—Wed 25 Nov. 8pm. Free.
Housewatch, a group of
film-makers/artists, make windows
into cinema screens by projecting onto them from the inside and so transform buildings for the audience, who watch from the street outside.
Night lor Nicaragua Fri 13 Nov. 10.30pm onwards. £5 in advance, £6
on the door. Tickets in advance from
Virgin Records, Ripping Records
and the Assembly Rooms. Benefit
Night of cabaret - See Cabaret.
O BEOLAM THEATRE 2 Forrest Road,
Box Office 225 9893. Mon-Sat lOam-late. Cafe.
No Why Wed 18 Nov. 1.30pm. £1 .50 (members £1). Price includes lunch. EUTC in a lunchtime production. Eh Joe and Rockabye Wed 25 Nov. 1.30pm. £1 .50 (members £1). Price
includes lunch. EUTC in two of
Samuel Beckett’s short plays.
Dick Tricky in Day Don’t Come Till Dawn Wed 18—Mon 23 Nov. 7.30pm. £2.50, £2 concs, £1.50 members. A new comedy by Hamish Clark and Donald Main. Set in a fictitious town in mid 20th-century America, it concerns Dick Tricky, private detective, who witnesses a murder. Following it up he is drawn into a twilight world.
0 BRUHTOH THEATRE Musselburgh,
665 2240. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am-8pm. Bar. [D]. [E].
The Jungle Book Wed 4-Sat 14 Nov. 7.45pm. £3.75 (£2.25) No Bear Necessities here. This version of the Kipling classic is not the cuddly Disney version but a new working of an adaptation by Stephen
Macdonald, author of NotAbour
Heroes, first written for the Lyceum ten years ago. Suitable for children seven years and over. See Review. The Steamie Mon 16—Sat 21 Nov. 7.45pm. SOLD OUT. Wildcat Stage Productions in their tremendously successful show set in a 19505 communal laundry. The Knicht oi the Riddles Wed 25 Nov-Sat 12 Dec. 7.45pm. £3.75 (£2.25). A new play by David Purves. author of The Paddock an’ the Princess. See Guestlist. O CHURCHHILL THEATRE Morningside Road. When We Are Married Wed ll—Sat 14 Nov. £2.50. £2.25 per ticket for parties of ten or more. Tickets avail. in advance from Cruikshanks Newsagents opposite the theatre and from the Usher Hall Box Office, Lothian Road tel 228 1155. Davidsons Mains Dramatic Club in J.B. Priestley’s comedy about three Victorian couples who discover that the priest who married them several years ago was, in fact, not licensed to marry. Mystery at Green Fingers Thurs 19—Sat 21 Nov. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1 .50) Tickets avail. in advance from Cruikshanks Newsagents opposite the theatre and from the Usher Hall Box Office, Lothian Road, tel 228 1155. MoreJ.B. Priestley, this time his detective comedy set in a hotel in the Peak District during the 19305, performed by The Mercators. Aladdin Tue 24—Sat 28 Nov (except Thurs 26). 7.30pm. £1.50. The staff of John Lewis Department Store in their annual panto. Selling out fast and more for those in the know than the public, though some public tickets are available. 0 KING’S THEATRE Leven Street, 229 1201. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am-8pm. Bar. [D] [E] The Steamie Mon 9—Sat 14 Nov. 7.30pm. £3—£5. Mon all seats half-price. Conc groups £2 off stalls and grand circle Tue—Thurs. Wildcat Stage Productions in Tony Roper’s phenomenally successful show. Four women gossip, squabble and reminicse in a 19505 laundry and the blend of nostalgia and comedy is irresistable. See it — if you can get a ﬁckeL The Boylriend Mon 16—Sat 21 Nov. Mon-Fri 7.30pm; Sat 5 and 8pm. £3—£5.50. Mon and Sat mat all seats half price. Tue—Thurs concs (OAP, U840, Child, Student) £2 off. A production of the musical, best known in Ken Russell’s film version, with Kerry-Jane Beddows taking the Twiggy role. The Gang Show Mon 23-Sat 28 Nov. 7.15pm. For ticket prices please check with box office. Edinburgh Scouts and Guides gang up for the annual show. 0 MAHOELA THEATRE Gateway Exchange, 2—4 Abbeymount, 661 0982. Cafe and bar facilities during performances. All Scottish Cabaret Thurs 12 Nov. 8pm. See Cabaret. 0 HETHERBOW 43 High Street, 556 9579. Box Office 10am—4.30pm. 7-9pm perf. evgs. Café. [D]. [E]. The Blue Banket Until Sat 21 Nov. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50). The Old Town Theatre - a company drawn
24 The List 13 — 26 November 1987