ALDERTON PRODUCTIONS Chaplaincy Centre, 1 Bristo Square (opp. Fringe Club) Venue 23. Bookings at Venue. CC bookings 031 226 5138 (FringeB.O.) MAINLY BOOTS by John Salway Ten years after Vietnam, America finally welcomes home its Vets. NEW PLAY. 14, 16, 18. 20,22, 24. 26 August, 2.05pm. £4.50 (£3.50) UNDER MILK WOOD Dylan Thomas's day in the life of a small Welsh town, in a new stage presentation for six actors! 15, 17, 19. 21 , 23, 25 August, 2.05pm.

£4.50 (£3.50) BAGLADY Frank McGuinness‘s one-woman Traverse success at last year‘s Fringe, here in new production. 14, 16, 18. 20. 22, 24. 26 August. 3.25pm. £3 (£2.50) BERMONDSEY From the pen of John Mortimer (Rumpo/e). A woman uses unusual means to save her unusual marriage. 15. 17, 19. 21 , 23, 25 August.

3.25pm. £3 (£2.50)

THE BAIN OF CUCHULAIN Two plays by W.B. Yeats— Directed by Rupert Edwards 'BLOOD 8! MIRE' PRODUCTIONS VENUE 98: Tie Toc at Marco's, Marco's Leisure Centre, 51 Grove Street Tickets: 228 7898 Price: £4 (£3.50 concs) ' 14—26 August (Not Sun) 6.15-7.30pm

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Another exciting season from the versatile American group that has been termed ‘the true sensation of the Festival Fringe’ and 'tha foremost company from the States to grace the stages of the Fringe’. Three time Fringe First Award winners.

VENUE 30—The Nether’oow Centre 43 High Street. Ticket: 556 9579


* THE LADY AND THE CLARINET by Michael Cristofer. UK premiere of this outrageously witty play by the acclaimed screenwriter of 'The \Mtches of Eastwick' and starring imelda Staunton.

In May! 2 (not Susi 2.30” “15) [4.75 (£3.75l

VENUE 57—The Royal Scots CH; 30 W Plea Ticket: 557 5091.

Tired? Hungry? In need of a break from the Festival fray

or stuck for an unusual gift to take home? Why not visit

us at Helios Fountain. We are situated at the west end of the Grassmarket, just 5 minutes from Princes Street.

In the shop, you will find a unique selection of gifts, books and toys, with an extensive range of craft materials, including maybe the largest range of

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The Coffeehouse serves a wide range of vegetarian meals and snacks at reasonable prices with the emphasis on organic produce. You can choose from hot and cold savouries, soups, salads and luscious gateaux, served by friendly staff in pleasing surroundings.

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DRAGON COUNTRY by Tennessee Williams These short plays comprise a mixec uet of dramatic vignettes by America's greatest playwright. Avg I4, 16. 18, 21. 23. 25, 20, 30. Sept I 8.009- (SJOI [3.75 ((2.75)


A THURBER CARNIVAL by James Thurber. jazz. a falling bed and an assortment of gently crazed characters from America s most beloved 20th century

humorist. m 14, IO, 18, 2!, 23, 25, 28. 30. Sept I [3.75 lilJSl

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* THE WAKE OF JAMEY FOSTER by Beth Henley. A hilarious comedy at Southern manners in this U K premiere by the celebrated author of ‘Crimes of the Heart'

My 15, 17. 19, 22, 24. 25, 29, 31. Sept 2


' First * SHOOTING STARS by Molly Newman. Hit comedy-drama by a Fringe . winner exposes the locker room lives of an all-temale basketball team in America. An 15. 17. IS. 22. 24. 26. 29. 31. Sept 2 10.009- fllJOl [3.75 ((2.75)

8.00;». (9.30) (3.75 (£2.7Sl

10 The List 18:24 August 1989