Brimstone & Treacle Tue 20—Sat 24 Mar. 8pm. £3 (£2). Dennis Potter'sTV play was later made into a film starring Sting. This production is presented by Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Company and is unsuitable for children. Tickets available from L'shcr Hall Box Office.


Feet First L'ntil Sat l0.\'1ar. See Dance Listings.

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

Pericles L'ntil Sun 11 Mar. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50 £2). Edinburgh L'niversity Theatre Company are washed asvay in Shakespeare's nautical romance.

On Stage Mr Smith Limit Sat 10 Mar. 1.30pm. £1 .50 (£1 ). Lunchtime drama from Edinburgh L'niversity Theatre Company.

Theatresports Wed 14— Sat 17 Mar. 1.30pm. £1 .50(£l ). Improvised theatre games.

I BRUNTON THEATRE .‘vlusselburgh. (s05 2240. [Access: l’l’A. R. St. liacilities: WC. WS. E. (i. B. llelp: AA]

The Fisher Boy and the Honest Lass (A Musselburgh Reel) l'ntil sin 1" Mai- 7.30pm. £4.25(£3). Donald ( ‘ampbell's play has been commissioned to celebrate the Brunton's 10th anniversary and resolves around all l'.asl l.othian lose story. A comedy drama Ill colloquial Scotsvlinglish. See Review.

I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningsidc Road.2281155.

OiMice and Men t'mit Sill in Mar. 7.30pm. £3.50(£2.50). British award-wimicrs. Edinburgh Theatre Arts tackle .lohn Steinbeck's own adaptation of his classic novel. Rare chance to see thisall-male production. Worth checking out.

The Long and the Short and the Tall Wed 14—Sat 17 Mar. 7.30pm. £3. War-time tension as a patrol of British soldiers comes face to face with the Japanese enemy in the Malayan Jungle. 1942.

Leitheatre perform Willis Hall's studyof svar's harsh realities.

A Delicate Balance Wed 21—Sat 24 Mar. £3. Edinburgh People's Theatre is ridingon the crest ofa wave. having won first prize in the district‘s One-Act Play Festival. Thc company enters the next round in Falkirk in April. In the meantime. you can see its latest production. a surreal domestic comedy by Edward Albee which won the Pulitzer Prize in 1967.

I CRAIGMONT HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE Craigs Road. 339 6823 ext 255.

Stags and Hens Wed t4—Sat 17 Mar. £2.50 6; £1.50. ()pen Stage in Willy Russell's very funny gender comedy set for the most part in the Ladies and Gents loos.

I EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART l .auriston Place. Religibogie Thurs 22 Mar. 7.30pm. £3

(£2 l'B-lll l-‘ree ). Courtroom meets ceilidh. in this new play vs ith music based upon the trial of the North Berwick ssitchesin 1591. intriguingre-examination of a murky history.

I GILOEO BALLOON 233 Cow gate. 225 0364

See Cabaret Listings.


Mistero Bullo‘l'ue l3- Sal 17 Mar. See 'l‘ouring.

I INSTITUT FRANCAIS 13 Randolph ('t‘cscclll . 225 53M).

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lo Sun lh’ Mat. l-ri is Sat 7.30pm. Sun 3pm. The lnstitut's own 'l'heatre Workshop consistingof French andSeots amateur actors perform in two short plays by ()baldia. The first is a satirical drama. the second is a surrealistic play set in an imaginarycity.

I KING'S THEATRE 2 Levcn Street. 229 1201. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Accessz PPA. L. Facilities: WC. “'8. AS. E. G. B. llelp: AA] OlTheeISing L'ntil Sat l0.\lar. 7.30pm. Sat Mat 2.30pm. £2—£(s. The Southern

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Light Opera Company present the European premiere of a show that points out hoss little has changed in the USA. The Rainbow Show L'ntil Sat 10 Mar. Various daytime times. £2.50—£4.50. TV fun brought to life with Zippy. George. Bungle and Geoffrey. lfyou ask me. itwas never as good once they started showing restraint in zipping Zippy's mouth up. but [can't claim to speak for your average 5 year old.

RikMayall Stilt 11 Mar. 7.30pm. See Cabaret.

She Stoops To Conquer Tue l3—Sat 17 Mar. 7.30pm. Wed Sat Mats 2.30pm. £4.50—£7.50. L'na Stubbs stars in Oliver Goldsmith's satirical comedy of manners in this long-running production by the Manchester Royal lixchange. Recommended. See Review.

Herodiade Wed 2l--Sat 24 Mar. 7.30pm. £2.5l1«£b’.'i'lic Salome story is reinterpreted in this late 19th century opera performed by lidinburgh ( irand ()pera.

I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE ~13 1 liin Street. 55(i‘)57‘). Box Office. lllam-—-l.30pm. 7—9pm perf. evgs. Cafe. [Accessz R. Facilities: W(‘, WS. ii. (i. B. R. Help: A. AA]

.\'o theatre this issue.

I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE ( ireenside Place. 557 2500.

No theatre this issue.

I ROYAL LYCEUM ( irindlay Street. 22‘) ‘)(#)7. Box ()lfice Mon Sat 10am (ipm. 10am Rpm on perf. es gs. Bar. Rest Cafe. lecess: l’. l.. Facilites: WC. WS. AS. ii. (i. B. R. '1‘. Help: A. AA]. 'l'icketsfor Lyceum productions are also available at the Ticket Centre. Waverley Bridge: branches of AT May's Travel and the Queen's Hall. Clerk Street.

Look Back In Anger Fri 9—Sai 31 Mar. 7.45pm. Sat Mats l7 & 243.15pm. £2.50—£6.50. Free Preview Thurs 8 Mar. John Osborne brought the kitchen sink onto the West End stath with his

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landmark 1956 angry young man play. There have been plenty more kitchen sinkson the stage since then. so it willbc interesting to see whether director lan Wooldridge can recapture the frisson of excitement enjoyed by the original post-austerity audience. Design by Kenny Miller and lead roles from Phil Smeeton and Rosaleen Pelan.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Box Office Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. [Accessz PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W5. AS. E.G. llelp: AA]

Kiss of the Spiderwoman Fri 9—Thurs t5 Mar. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). A physical interpretation of the Manuel Puigmoderr Latin American classic. Dance. drama and music combine in the cell block psychological study of two men imprisoned by an authoritiarian regime. Direction by Peter Clerke and design by Karen Tennent. See Touring and Preview. Blue For Boys Thurs 22~ Sat 24 Mar. 8pm. £3.50(£2.50). ()ddball entertainment from Kinny Gardner in a cult songarid dance show. From Piaf to Punk, from (itis' corn to (‘&W.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE 112 West Bow. (irassmarket. 226 2633. Box ( )llice 'l’ue«Sat 10am~8pm Sarto—10pm. Bar. Rest. Tickets also available from the Ticket Centre. Market Street. [Accessz St. l‘acilities: it. Help: AA]

A Roof With A Vicar/Absent Friends than 8 Mar. 7pm. £1 (50p). A double-bill by Robert l)odds is given a reading by the Edinburgh Playwrights Workshop. A discussion follows.

Feet First L'ntil Sat 10 Mar. Sec Dance Listings.

Two Faces of Fear Thurs 15 Mar. 7pm. £1 (50p). Jackie S. Brent has two newplay's. Moontrap and Deadly Escape. given a first reading by Edinburgh Playwrights Workshop.

Speaking For MyseliTuc l3—Sun 18.\lar. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). The By're Theatre brings

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