7.30pm. Revival of Roddy McDevitt’s Fringe 1990 play which has just appeared at the Scottish Student Drama Festival in St Andrews performed by Edinburgh University Theatre Company. A black comedy about Joe Orton's lover Kenneth llalliwcll.

Theatresports Every Friday. 10pm. See Cabaret.

The Two Executioners wed 24 Apr. 1.30pm. EUTC in Fernando Arrabal‘s

unnatural comedy ofmurder. torture and i


A Quick Wipe Round and Have You Seen George? Wed 1 May. 1.30pm. Lunchtime double from EUTC in which Stephen Chester takes a wry look at hygiene and the Jilly Cooper reader.

I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningsidc Road. 228 1 155. Tickets available from

Queen‘s Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices.

Boeing~Boeing Until Sat 20 Apr. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Pipping to the post a professional production at the King‘s Theatre. Leitheatre presents Marc Camoletti‘s comedy about a man with three air hostess fiancees who for the most part don‘t come face to face.

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

The Woman In Black Mon 22—Sat 27 Apr. Mon—Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm and 8pm. £4.50-£7.50). Susan 1 lill's spine-chilling ghost story is adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt. Starring Frank Windsor of Z Cars fame and Brian Deacon who played Oswald in A Zed and

Brianioeacon in The Woman In Blac atthe King’s Theatre

Two Noughts. See preview.

lolanthe Mon 29—Wed 1 May. 7.30pm. Wed Mat 2.30pm. First of two Gilbert and Sullivan Operettas performed by the legendary D‘Oyly Carte Opera.

The Gondoliers Thurs 2—Sat 4 May.

7.30pm. Sat Mat 2.30pm. Another G. and l

S. from D‘Oyly Carte.

I LIVINGSTON MEWS THEATRE Howden Park Centre. Howden. Livingston. ()506 33634.

State of the Nation Tue 30 Apr. £3 (£2.25).

highly-rated comedy by [an Hartley and Toby Swift. satirising 80s Britain. from power dressing to the Falklands conflict. See preview.

I NETHERROW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Box Office. l0am—4.30pm. 7—9pm perf. evgs. Cafe. [Access: R. Facilities: WC, W8. E. G. B. R. Help: A.AA]

The Importance ot Being Oscar Until Sat 27

Apr. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Scottish actor

Charles Kearney pays tribute to Oscar Wilde in Michael MacLiammoir‘s one-man show. Highly praised in performances around the world.

I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590.

Swan Lake Until Sat 20 Apr. 7.30pm. Sat Mat 2pm. £5—£22.50. See Dance listings. Rudolph Nureyev Tue 30 Apr. 7.30pm. £10—£30. See Dance listings.

I ROYAL LYCEUM Grindlay Street.

See Touring.


7.30pm. Yorkshire Theatre Company in a

I ST BRIOE'S CENTRE OFWC” TermC‘h 346 Aberdeen Arts Centre Sat 20Apr. 0224

1405. 641122.

NIIII'IIM‘IIIIer Wed 34‘53127 APT- 5“ I nghl Mother American Connexion in

Touring. . S Marsha Norman's Pulitzer Prize-winning

ghanged Days Thurs 33-3111 11 M‘IY- CL play about a mother and daughter facing ouring.

awkward truths when they come together for a single evening. More details on 031 661 0144.

Tron Theatre. Trongute, GlasgowUntil Sun 21 Apr.

St Bride '5 Centre. Orwell Terrace. Edinburgh Thurs 25—Sat 27 Apr. Cumbemauld Theatre, Cumbernauld Wed 1 May.

Tour continues.

I Sharks The ever-industrious Wildcat team of David Anderson and David MacLennan turn out another politically motivated musical. this time about loan sharks. See preview. More details on 041 951 1200.

Clyde Theatre. CTydebank Fri l9—Sat 20 Apr. 7.30pm. 041 951 1200. Cumbernuttld Theatre Tue 23—Sat 27 Apr. 7.45pm. 0236 732887.

Aberdeen Arts Centre Mon 29 Apr. 7.30pm. 0224 641122. Adam Smith Theatre. Kircaldy Tue 30 Apr-Thurs 2 May. 7.30pm. 0592 260498. Tour continues.

The Surrogate Mon 29LTue 30 Apr. 7.30pm. Pre-Mayfest debut of a new play by Charles Barron about surrogate motherhood. Performed by Annexe Theatre Company.


Curtain Calll Sat 20Apr. 10am—4pm. £10 (£5). First in a series ofworkshops organised by two Edinburgh Theatre Groups. Between The Lines and Uni-O. aimed at people interested in drama who want to experiment in a fun. informal atmosphere. More details from Shona on 228 6384 or Paul on 2296048.


Grand Guignol Wed 24 Apr. 7pm. Edinburgh Playwrights Workshop gives a first reading to Ken Howden‘s play set in Moscow 1941. An open discussion follows.

The Red Geraniums Wed 1 May. 7pm. A new play by Beth Junor about learning from history is given a first readingby Edinburgh Playwrights Workshop which is followed by a discussion.

I THEATRE ARTS CENTRE Davie Street (off Nicolson Street). 661 0144.

Acting Level 1 Saturday 27 Apr for ten weeks. 1.30—3.30pm. £40(£35). New term of Arts Connexion classes for the novice actor.

Acting Level II Saturday 27 Apr forten weeks. 1.30—3.30pm. £50(£45). Aimedat those with some acting training. this Arts Connexion class develops character and script analysis.

Body Awareness Saturday 27 Apr for ten


Steven Wren in The Royal Lyceum's Changed Days

Moray House Theatre, ( '(tnongute. Edinburgh Mon 22—Sat 27 Apr. 7.45pm. Sat Mat3. 15pm.

St Bride '5 Centre. ()flt’(’[[ Terrace. Edinburgh Thurs 2—Sat 11 May. 7.45pm. Sat 11 Mat3. 15pm.

I Desperately Seeking Scotland West Lothian Youth Theatre explores the psyche and the history of Scotland in this new musical play devised by a mainly female cast. Details on 0506 31727.

Tour continues in May.

I Inferno: Diary of 3 Survivor Mandela Theatre Company presents Lance Flynn‘s black vision of our video culture in a hard-hitting production directed by Paul Pinson. 1f the themes are blurred. the performances are sufficiently convincing to hold your attention. Details on 031 229


. . . 7485 weeks. .Noon—lpm. £35 (£30). An ‘7" . . . , * A introductory Arts Connexion course in 'I A m C ( "m r“ 19 Apr' 041887 Manama Theatre Company in Inierno

understanding your body in order to relax. Singing Technique Level I Saturday 27 Apr

for ten weeks. Noon—1pm. £35 (£30). Phll MCIntyre presents ¢

Singing basics for the beginner from Arts Connexion.

Singing Technique Level II Monday 29 Apr for ten weeks. 6—7pm. £35 (£30). A new term for those who have been through Arts Connexion's Level 1 course.

The Creating Process Thursday 25 Apr for ten weeks. £45 (£40). Timesarranged separately. An Arts Connexion class to help artists of all disciplines find their own inner sourcesofcreativity.

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

Feet First Until Sun 21 Apr. See Dance listings and preview.

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This section lists shows that are touring Scotland. There is a phone numbertor each company should you require more intormation. Unless otherwise speciiied. the number alter each venue listed isthe telephone number lor ticket enquiriestor that particular evening (please note, this is not always the venue number).

I Changed Days The Royal Lyceum Theatre presents an updated version of Alan Spence‘s play first performed by Winged Horse in 1988. Based onthe stories and memories of residents in Edinburgh‘s Old Town. it is a celebration of the life oftbe community over the last century. This is the company'slast production before moving back to its permanent - and newly fitted-out base in Grindlay Street. Details on 031 229 9697. See review.

Portobello Town Hall. Portobello High Street Until Sat 20 Apr. 7.45pm. Sat Mat 3.15pm.

Thursday 91h May Edinburgh Queens Hall 031 668 2019 Friday 10th May Glasgow Pavillion 041 332 9107

Doors 7.00pm Tickets: £8.50 £7.50


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