29 Oct. £3 (£2.50/£2). 7.30pm. Donald

Main‘s play for Raptus Theatre Company :

makes an attempt at parody. missesthe mark and comes up with something altogether more curious. For all the play‘s loveable eccentricity. you‘ve no more idea of what it‘s about at the end than you do at the beginning. but ifyou missed its premiere in the Edinburgh Fringe it is worth checking out. The Lisl's own Ross ‘Shockerl‘ Parsons is appearing in this re-cast version. so bring along yourold tomatoes.

The Duchess of Malti Sat 4—Sat 11 Nov (not Tue 7). 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50/£2). Edinburgh University Theatre Company revive Jon Webster's gruesome Renaissance tragedy with a promise of dark deeds in the dark recesses ofthe Bedlam.

I BRUHTON THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: PPA. R. St. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. B. Help: AA]

Good Until I I Nov. 7.30pm. £4.25(£3). The third in a series of plays at the Brunton that have considered life in Nazi Germany. Good is Glasgow-born C. P. Taylor's investigation of how someone can become a Fascist.

Playwright's Workshop Sat 28 Oct. £1. 2—5pm. Come along to hear and discuss the reading of a new play.

Black Widow Wed 8—Fri 10 Nov. 10.15pm. Pageant Players. a locally-based amateur company. present a short new play by Judy Ilarman about the problems faced by a disabled and widowed woman.

I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. 228 I I55.

The Anniversary Wed 8—Sat 11 Nov. 7.30pm. £2.50. A black comedy by Bill Macllwraith. revolving around a woman whose possessiveness defeats two ofher sons and infuriates her third. It‘s onlythe interference ofone son‘s fiancee that breaks the stalemate. Davidsons Mains Dramatic Club bounce through the farce. I GILOEO BALLOON 233 Cowgate. 225 30l3~225 4-163.

Next cabaret on 10Nov.


Encore Une Heure Si Courte Sat 4 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Tickets on the door orin advance from the Institut Francais d‘Eeosse (225 5366). Intriguing production by Theatre du Movement who combine mime. music and body-language to create a humorous. mysterious performance that verges on science fiction. The two performers. Claire Heggen and Yves Marc. trained at Etienne Decroux's Mime School and have been working as a duo for nearly ten years. Their debut performance won them a Fringe first back in 1975.

I KING'S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. E. (i. B. Help: AA]

South Pacific Until Sat 4 November. 7.30pm: Wed & Sat Mats2.30pm. £2.50—£12.50. Rodger and Hammerstein‘s WW2 romantic musical arrives in town after a run in London's West End. See Review.

Pride oIthe Forth Mon 6—Sat 11 Nov. Mon— Fri. 7.30pm; Sat 5pm & 8pm. £3-£4.50. See Cabaret.

I HETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Box Office. 10am—4.30pm.7—9pm perf. evgs. Cafe. [Access: R. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. B. R. Help: A.AA]

Traditional Tales Thurs 26 ()ct. 7.30pm. £3/£2(£1.50). Scots and Asian talestold by Sheila Douglas and Beulah Candappa. Highland Night Thurs 26 Oct. 8pm. £3/£2 (£1.50). A group of storytellers relatethe traditions and stories of the Scottish Highlands hosted by Margaret Bennet. Travellers' Tales Fri 27 Oct. 7.30pm. £3/£2 (£1.50). Scottish travelling people are the bearers of perhaps the oldest story telling traditions and here Duncan Williamson and Willie McPhee celebrate that inheritance. George Peterson joins in with

stories from Shetland.

The Song and the Story Fri 27 Oct. £3/£2 (£1.50). A group of storytellers trace the connections between song and story. Storytelling Theatre Sat 28 Oct. 10.30am. £3/£2 (£1.50). Entertainment aimed at children over 6.

Storytelling Workshop Sat 28 Oct. 2pm. £3/£2 (£1 .50). An afternoon ofstory sharing for younger children and their parents.

International Stories Sat 28 Oct. 7.30pm. £3/£2(£1.50). Back with the grown-ups. three storytellers recount tales from around the world.

Scots Family Night Sat 28 Oct. 8pm. £3/£2 (£1.50). Helen Gardiner hosts a story-telling ceilidh for all ages.

Stories of Faith and Love Sun 29 Oct. 2.30pm. £3/£2 (£1.50). An afternoon exploring the connections between religious devotion and the story-telling tradition.

Scots High! Mon 30 Oct. 7.30pm. £3/£2 (£1.50). The emphasis here is on the Scots language and character in story-telling. Norse Night Mon 30 Oct. 8pm. £3/£2 (£1.50). The Monday night alternative isa story-telling ceilidh for those with a Scandinavian leaning.

The Night of the Circle Tue 31 Oct. 7.30pm. £3/£2 (£1.50). Most of the contributors to the past week of story-telling gather again fora Halloween ceilidh.

I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590.

Cars opens on 16 Nov.

I ROYAL LYCEUM Grindlay Street. 229 9697. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. 10am—8pm on perf. evgs. Bar. Rest/Cafe. [Access: P. L. Facilites: WC. W5. AS. E. G. B. R. T. Help: A. AA]. (TheatreSaver Concession Cards cost £1 . last all year. give £1 off the full price each time you come for you and a friend available to OAPs. UB40s. Students. Disabled and YTS scheme) Tickets for Lyceum productions are also available at the Ticket Centre. Waverley Bridge; branches of AT May‘s Travel and the Queen‘s Hall. Clerk Street.

Othello Fri 27 Oct—Sat 18 Nov. 7.45pm. £2.50—£8. Free Preview Thurs 26 Oct. Racial prejudice and sexual jealousy combine in Shakespeare‘s tragedy. See Preview.

I THEATRE ON THE HILL Queen Margaret College. Clerwood Terrace. 031 3398111 ext 299.

Inner Voices Tue 7—Sat 11 Nov. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Tuesday preview 50p. Described as solemn farce and knoc‘kabour tragedy. Eduardo de Filippo‘s play is about a man who dreams a murder and causes a wave of

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Box Office Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. [Access: PPA. R. Facilities: WC, W8. AS. E.G. Help: AA]

The Day The Earth Stood Still Until Sat 28 Oct. £2.50 (£1 .50). The 1951 sci-fi movie is transfered to Edinburgh and staged by Theatre Workshop‘s Young People‘s Performance Project. See Preview. Young People's Cabaret Nights Fri 3—Sat 4 Nov. 9pm. Free. See Cabaret.

TWO Maria: Thurs 2 Nov & Sat 4 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Maria survives a road accident. but the other driver doesn‘t. This play performed by Theatre Centre on a national tour. examines Maria‘s transformation after the crash and gives a hard look at family identity. love. death and fate.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE 112 West Bow. Grassmarket. 226 2633. Box Office Tue—Sat 10am—8pm. Sun 6—10pm. Bar. Rest. Tickets also available from the Ticket Centre. Market Street. [Access: St. Facilities: E. Help: AA]

The Origin of Table Manners Thurs 26 Oct—Sun 29 Oct. 7.30pm. £4.75 (£2.50). Cardiff‘s The Practice specialise in experimental. visual and physical theatre with strong musical accompaniment. This

] THEATRE COMPANY ~mmanmmunmrfi



by C. P. Taylor Directed by Charles Nowoaielski Musical Direction by Richard Cherns

“Wonderful. This is a play for the

mind and heart, an incandescent

evening in the theatre that lights up the conscience“

Clive Barnes (New York Post)

25 OCT - 11 NOV Evenings at 7.30pm

TICKETS on SALE now AT rue BOX OFFICE 24.25 (23)

ACCESS and VISA accepted

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Mon 27 Nov-Sat 6 Jan Tickets £2.50 to £4.50 from Clyde Theatre Box Office Tel 041 951 1200 and Ticket Centre Tel 041 227 5511


Soviet Arts In Glasgow 1989

AT THE TRON 23 ocroeen-zs NOVEMBER 1on

An extraordinary collection of theatre, discussions and talks!

SAT 28 OCT - MON 30 OCT at 7.30pm LITHUANIAN STATE THEATRE UNCLE VANYA by A. Chekov Directed by E. Nekrosius

TUES 31 OCT - THURS 2 NOV at 7.30pm PIROSNIANI PIROSMANI by V. Korostyliov Directed by E. Nekrosius

FRI 3 NOV at 1.30pm 8. 7.30pm, SAT 4 NOV at 7.30pm VILNIUS CHILDREN'S THEATRE THE GUIDING LIGHT by Jonas Buliunas Directed by Gediminas Storpirstis

THUR 9 NOV - SUN 26 NOV at 7.30pm (excluding Mondays) No evening performances 15/16 Nov. Matinees Wed 15/22 Nov at 1.30pm. 9 Nov half price preview. TRON THEATRE COMPANY/ CHELOVYEK STUDIO THEATRE CO-PRODUCTION CINZANO by Ludmilla Petrushevskaya Translation by Stephen Mulrine Directed by Roman Kozak


at 7.30pm MOSCOW PUSHKIN THEATRE COMPANY WARD NO. 6 adapted from the short story by A. Chekov. Directed by Yury Yeremin


DISCUSS/0N SEE GLASGOW, SEE VILNIUS approx 9.15pm following 7.30pm performance of THE GUIDING LIGHT Inclusive Ticket FRI 3 NOV

DISCUSS/0N DRINKING IN SCOTLAND AND THE SOVIET UNION approx 9.15pm following 7.30pm performance of CINZANO Inclusive ficket TUE 21 NOV


63 Trongate. Glasgow Gt 5H0 Box Offlce; 041 552 4207 TICKETS 23-27 (Conceaslona available) THE TRON THEATRE AND CAFE/BAR ARE OPEN To ALL

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