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POUR UN OUI ET POUR UN NON
by Nathalie Sarraute and Raymond Acquaviva directed by Jean Jacques Dulon Sat 11 February, 7.30pm
MORAY HOUSE THEATRE St John Street, Edinburgh
Tickets £2.50 (members) and £3.50 (non-members) available from The French Institute 13 Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh 031 225 5366 or at the door
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Studio. 11.30am and 2pm. £2 (£1 .50). Lively interpretation of the Grimms’ tale by Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre.
I Tony Curtis and Edwin Morgan Lower College Hall. 1pm. £2.50, £2. Curtis, one of the most popular poets in Wales and winner of the National Poetry Prize in 1984. reads alongside the renowned Scots poet Edwin Morgan.
I Kiss oi the Spider-Woman Crawford Centre Drama Studio. 8pm. £3, £2. See Thurs 16.
I Lady Sings The Blues Younger Hall, 8pm. £4.50, £3. With musical arrangements faithfully transcribed from Lady Day's best-known songs, Lady Sings The Blues is a tribute to Billy Holiday performed by singer Val Wiseman and some of Britain‘s most experienced swing musicians.
I Babette's Feast New Picture House. 7.30pm. Out of A frica‘s Karen Blixen wrote the novella on which this ﬁlm, winner of Best Foreign Film Oscar in 1987, is based. A French cook blows her entire lottery winnings on a single meal. I The Chapel Choir and the University Chamber Orchestra St Salvator‘s Chapel. 7.30pm. £1.50. See posters for details of programme.
I 0r1eolna Night Town Union Theatre. 8pm. £4.50, £3.50. The vibrant and energetic lrie Dance Company has helped to raise awareness of black dancers and choreographers in Britain and throughout Europe. This is their ﬁrst full-length ballet.
I Jongleurs: A Real Stonker Younger Hall. 8pm. £4.50, £3. Seven of the top artists on the London comedy scene put into one cabaret, stars of stage, screen and radio. I Portrait oi the Artist as a Young Dog Byre Theatre. 8pm. £3.50, £2.50. Peter Florence‘s acclaimed production traces the formative years in Dylan Thomas's life.
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I lan Partridge with Richard Bumeti Lower College Hall. 7.45pm. £4.50, £3.50. Pianist Burnett accompanies tenor Partridge in a recital of songs by Schubert and Beethoven. IThe Chaplin Obsession Byre Theatre. 8pm. £4. £3 (tickets available from theatre only). One of Scotland's leading mime artists, Mark Saunders‘ Show examining the legend of Charlie Chaplin has been a great success. As half of the Tony and Derek partnership he was selected as a resident street performer for the Glasgow Garden Festival. On the two days he is appearing in St Andrews Mark will be giving mime workshops at the Drama Studio. Crawford Centre at 2.30pm. These are limited to 25 places. Tickets are £1 from Byre Theatre in advance or on the door. I Paradise Union Theatre. 8pm. £4, £3. Lumiere & Son. Britain‘s most famous experimental theatre group bring their latest multi-media show to St Andrews for two nights. This adventurous presentation is based on the theme ofunexplained disappearances. ' I Torn Duncan St Salvator‘s Chapel. 10pm. £1 . Night time organ recital by an organist who divides his time between lecturing English at St Andrews and playing allover Europe. I The Unbearable Lightness oi Being New Picture House. 11pm. Daniel Day-Lewis stars as the magnetic Czech doctor in this adaptation of the Milan Kundera novel, released last year.
I Jack Glatzer- The Devil's Fiddler? St Salvator‘s Chapel. 7.45pm. £3. Virtuoso violinist Glatzer takes on the challenge of playing Paganini, along with works by Bach, Rochberg and Locatelli.
I The Chaplin Obsession Byre Theatre. 8pm. £4, £3. See Mon 20.
I Paradise Union Theatre. 8pm. £4, £3. See Mon 20.
I The Other Oscar Wilde Lower College Hall. 8pm. £2.50, £2. Readings from De Profundis and The Ballad of Reading Gaol.
I Judith Beatiie Lower College Hall. 1.20pm. £1 (50p). Lunchtime recital of modern but accessible oboe pieces.
I Peter Kailn: An Evening oi Chopin Younger Hall. 7.45pm. £4, £3. Solo pieces performed by the pianist who, at nineteen. performed Beethoven's Fourth at the Royal Albert Hall.
I A Doll’s House Byre Theatre. 8pm. £3.50 and £2.50 (tickets available from theatre only). lbsen's ground-breaking drama, considered scandalous when it was ﬁrst performed, but now accepted as a major work in the history of the theatre, is presented by St Andrews‘ Mermaid Drama Society, and runs until Saturday. I Que Sera Buchanan Theatre. 8pm. £3. £2. Bizarre comedy by the Right Size Theatre Company, with slapstick, dance routines and rock’n‘roll.
I The Abacullull Singers St Salvator's
Chapel. 1.20pm. £1 (50p). Selections by ‘ the nine-piece vocal group include works
by Berio and Penderecki.
I The Celts: An Evening oi Scottish and Irish Folk Husic Scores Hotel. 8pm. £3.50. Leading ceilidh group The Desperate Danz Band whip up a storm. Unaccompanied singer Jimmy Hutchison varies the pace with traditional Gaelic songs.
I A Doll's House Byre Theatre. 8pm. £3.50 and £2.50 (tickets available from theatre only). See Wed 22.
I Jazz In the StAndrews Coliiiotel 8pm—lam. £5. With stride pianist Duncan Swift, Alex Maguire and Steve Noble, and
a unique brand of fusion by Dave Defries and his Quartet.
I lain Crichton-Smith Lower College Hall. 8pm. £2.50. £2. One ofthe leading ﬁgures in Scottish poetry.
I Viva Espana Union Theatre. 8pm. £4, £3. The acclaimed Hull Truck Theatre Company present John Burrows‘ latest play. in which a group of 18—30 thrillseekers hit Spain with a vengeance. Another performance tomorrow at 7.30pm.
I Renaissance Brass Quintet St Salvator‘s Chapel. 1.20pm. £1 (50p). Renaissance music. performed from the balcony in the manner of recitals of the time. I Scotland The What? Younger Hall. 7.30pm. £5. £3.50. The pride ofthe North-East. always relied upon for the consistency and hilarity of their routines, return with a new show. I Viva Espana Union Theatre. 7.30pm. £4, £3. See Thurs 23. I The Gabrieli String Quartet Hope Park Church. 7.45pm. £4.50. £3.50. The quartet celebrate their let year with three nights in the Hope Park Church, the weekend‘s emphasisstrongly on Schubert. Tonight they perform his Death and The Maiden, alongside quartets by Ravel and Haydn. I A Doll's House Byre Theatre. 8pm. £3.50 and £2.50 (tickets available from theatre only). See Wed 22. I Some Litre ii Hot New Picture House. 11pm. Jack Lemmon. Tony Curtis and Marilyn Monroe in the classic Billy Wilder comedy. made in 1959 and brilliant in all respects.
I A Doll’s House Byre Theatre. 2.30pm and 8pm. £3.50 and £2.50 (tickets available from theatre only). See Wed 22. I The Gabrieli String Quartet Hope Park Church. 7.45pm. £4.50. £3.50. Selections by Mozart. Turina. Mendelssohn and Schubert.
I Runrig Union Theatre. 8pm. £5. Poised on the brink of international fame. Runrig are supported by the white-hot bluegrass music of Edinburgh's favourite good-time crowd-pullers
I The Cambridge Footlights Revue Buchanan Theatre. 10.30pm. £4,£3. Having launched many of the comic stars ofthe last three decades. the Footlightsis the place to spot the talent of the future.
I The Gabriell String Quartet Hope Park Church. 2.15pm. £4.50, £3.50. ln their ﬁnal night the Quartet play Mozart‘s Piano Quintet in G Minor and Schubert‘s Trout Quintet.
I The Elephant Man New Picture House. 7.30pm. David Lynch‘s very moving ﬁlm, with John Hurt as the disﬁgured .Iohn Merrick and Anthony Hopkins especially memorable as Trccves.
I The Scottish Chamber Orchestra and The Si Andrew’s Chorus Younger Hall. 7.45pm. £3—£7.40 (includes £2.20 concs). Asa musical finale to the Festival's events the two companies unite for a presentation of Handel‘s Israel in Egypt.
I Beatrix Potter: The Tale Buchanan Theatre. 8pm. £3.50, £2.50. One-woman performance by Rohan McCullough. the actress who performed in Testamentof Youth last year and is currently appearing in Les Liaisons Dangereuses in London, based on the life ofthe authoress.
DAY AND VENUE TO BE CONFIRMED
I A Celebration at Nonsense New University rector Nicholas Parsons appears in a tribute to Edward Lear. All proceeds from the evening to the Cancer Research Fund.
26 The List 10 — 23 February