hypnotist’. but equally family fare. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 04] 332 4101. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W5. AS. R. B.T. G. Help: A.AA]. The lilred Man Tue 7—Fri 10 Feb. 7. 15pm. £2 (£1). Final Year DDA students give Melvyn Bragg and Howard Goodall‘s musical its Scottish premiere. Adapted by Bragg from his novel. it tells a tale based on the life of his own grandfather and covering two generations ofworking people from the turn of the century tothe 1920s. I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. (7.30pm on pcrf evgs). Bar. Buffet. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. R. B. Help: AA]. No theatre performances this fortnight. For details of Scottish ()pera. see Classical Music Listings. for Scottish Ballet. see Dance Listings. I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Cafe open 1 lam-2.30pm Tue-Fri and during evening performances. [Accessz PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. R. B. Help: AA]. New Moves Dance Festival Thurs 2 Feb—Fri 31 Mar. See Dance Listings. I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 42678. Box Office Tue—Sat Noon—8pm; Sun 12.30—11pm. Closed Mondays. [Accessz R. ST. Facilities: WS. E. G. R. B. Help: AA]. Stars in the Morning Sky and The Dutchman Tue 7—Sat 11 Feb. 7.30pm. Members£3. Non-members £4. The Royal Shakespeare Company give a rare outing to two productions from their ‘Winter Festival'. Alexander Galin‘s Stars in the Morning Sky. brought to Glasgow by Leningrad‘s Maly Theatre last May. is a powerful piece oftheatre focusing on a group of prostitutes moved out of Moscow for the duration of the Olympic Games; Leroy Jones‘ The Dutchman deals with negro-white racism. Marie oi Scotland Tue 14—Sat 18 Feb. 7.30pm. Members £3; Non-members £4. Maureen Beattie in an acclaimed performance of W Gordon Smith‘s play about Mary. Queen of Scots. Set in her rooms at Fotheringay. it explores some of the thoughts and feelings Mary may have had. reflecting on her life during the few hours leading up to her execution. The Consul Wed 22—Sun 26 Feb. Glasgow Opera Group - See Classical Music listings.


I ADAM HOUSE Chambers Street

Die Physiiter Wed 8—Fri 10 Feb. 7.30pm. £2.50(£1.50). Edinburgh University German Department in Durrenmatt's ambiguous black comedy. in which three famous scientists take refuge from the world in a lunatic asylum. Theatre de Complicite are also presenting a Durrenmatt play at St Brides Centre see below.

Sodas de Sangre (Blood Wedding Wed 15—Fri 17 Feb. 7.30pm. Edinburgh University Spanish Department in Lorca‘s wonderful. passionate play about a young bride and her former lover defying the village around them on her wedding day. Tickets avail from Spanish department in advance.

I BEDLAM THEATRE Forrest Road. 031 225 9893. [Access: St. Facilities: WS. G. B. Help: AA]

Rhinoceros Tue 7—Sat 11 Feb. 7.30pm. £2.50; £2 concs:£1.50 EUTC members. EUTC in a new production of Ionesco‘s comedy: a prime piece ofTheatre ofthe Absurd. in which the character Berenger discovers that everybody around him is turning into rhinoceroses. See Review. Woody Allen‘s Death Wed 15 Feb. 1.30pm. £1 EUTC members; £1.50 non-members.


Free lunch included. Edinburgh

University Theatre Company in a play by the funny balding little sex-object himself. Equus Sat 18—Sat 25 Feb. 7.30pm. £2.50; £2 cones; £1 .50 EUTC members. Edinburgh University Theatre Company in Peter Shaffer‘s popular and disturbing play about the relationship between a psychiatrist and a obsessed. neurotic young boy patient. Medea Wed 22 Feb. 1.30pm. £1 EUTC members; £1 .50 non-members. Free lunch included. No. not the Greek tragedy performed at high speed. but Dario Fo‘s one-woman play of the same name. I BRUNTON THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 3711. [Access: PPA. R. St. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. B. Help: AA] The Seagull Wed 8—Sat 25 Feb. 7.45pm. £4 (£2.50). The Brunton have mounted short Chekhov plays with considerable success in the past. This time they take onthe full-length The Seagull. a revolutionary play in its way. because it was written not for star principals. but for a team ofactors. in keeping with the ideology ofthe contemporary Moscow Art Theatre. To be reviewed next issue. I CALTON STUDIOS Calton Road Look Back In Anger Tue 14—Thurs 16 Feb. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). A new Edinburgh based theatre company. Top Cat. present John Osborne‘s seminal piece of drama— the play that heralded the era of the Angry Young Man. All profits from performances will be donated tothe Stopover Project for Homeless Young People. an Edinburgh charity providing assistance and temporary accommodation for the young single homeless. I CHURCHHILL THEATRE Churchhill. Morningside. [Accessz PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. Help: AA]. One-Act Play Festival Thurs 9—Sat 11 Feb. 7.15pm. Single Night tickets£2.50. Tickets for all three nights £6.50. (available from Cruikshanks. opposite theatre. or phone 664 3795. On the night. at the box office from 6pm). Part ofthis year's Scottish Community Drama Association Festival of One Act Plays. Thurs 9: Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group in The Proposal by Chekhov; Edinburgh People‘s Theatre in The Waiting Room by John Bowen;The Crown Players in Beyond by Peter Ustinov and Open Stage present Hero by Michael Lynch. Fri 10: Interacting Theatre Company in In Five Minutes Time by George Carruthers; Liberton Kirk Drama Group in The Poet by Dario Niccodemi and The Mercators in Cast ()ffFive by Audrey McBain. Sat 11: Edinburgh Players in All's Well That Ends As You Like It by Michael Greene; Edinburgh Civil Service DS in Iilegyfora Lady by Arthur Millerand Leitheatre in Hunting Pink by William Norfolk. I OILDED BALLOON Cowgate. 225 3013/ 225 4463. See Cabaret Listings. I KINGS THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Accessr PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W5. AS. E. G. B. Help: AA] Mother Goose Until Sat 18 Feb. 7pm. Matinees 2.15pm every Wed & Sat. £4.75—£6.75 (£2.75—£3.75). Walter Carris Dame in the Kings' annual showbiz spectacular panto a Mother Goose. Glasgow granny style. in tweeds and twinsets. Comes in as the last panto over the finishing line here‘s a List award to all involved for sheer endurance. The Sash Mon 20—Sat 25 Feb. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £3—£5. Concs half-price Tues—Thurs; all seats half price Mon & Sat mat. 7:84 in a good production ofHector MacMillan‘s controversial comedy. See Review and Touring. I MORAY HOUSE THEATRE St John Street (Off Holyrood Road) Pour un oul on pour on non Sat 11 Feb. 7.30pm. Ticket details from the French Institute. 13 Randolph Place. 031 225 5366. Nathalie Sarraute‘s one-act play



10 Orwell Terrace. Edinburgh

Tickets £4 (£2. 50)

34 Hamilton Place, Stockbridge, Edinburgh EH3 SAX


‘The early days ofa 19305' travelling woman' 24 Feb 8pm; 25 Feb 2.30pm 8r 8pm. Tickets 5236002250)


with THE VISIT Tue 7—Sat 11 Feb. 7.30pm. Tickets “($2.50)

and at THEATRE WORKSHOP with a double bill AVE MARIA and MY ARMY Tue I4—Sat 18 Feb. 7. 30pm.






Bar 81 Restaurant open 6.00pm

Tickets: £2.50 (£1.50 concessions)

Mon-Sat 10am—5pm

The Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, Edinburgh

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DOUBLE TROUBLE AT RUMCOVE SAN S Natural Theatre Company’s latest musical extravaganza - a mixture of Brian Rlx and The Phantom of the Opera Monday 6th & Tuesday 7th March 1989 at 7.30pm

MONDAY NIGHT SPECIAL- Prizes for best holiday wear (knotted hanky. beachwear, sunglasses, sunhst, Hawaiian shirt)

Advance tickets from: The Queen's Hall Box Office, Clark Street (031 668 2019) and Usher Hall Box Office, Lothian Road (031 2281155).


Arthur Miller


Mon-Sat 7.45pm (from £2.50) Matinee 25 February 3.15pm (£3.00)

(031) 229 9697

8: Mon 13 -

Sat 25 March

at 7pm Tickets: £6

(£3 concession)

Thurs 23 Feb - Sat 4 March


Public Preview Mon 20 -

Wed 22 Feb at 7pm


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