Sparrows Fri 31 May—Sat 1 Jun. 7.30pm. £4

(£3). See Dance listings and preview. Democracy Thurs 13—Sat 15 Jun. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Second production by all-male physical theatre company. Pants. which has been in residency at the Third Eye to develop this performance. Here they use dance. comedy and plagiarism in an atempt to get to the heart ofthc male psyche.

I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. Box Office Tue-Sat Noon—8pm; Sun 12.30—1 1pm. Closed Mondays. [Accessz R. ST. Facilities: WS. E. G. R. B. Help: AA].

The Real Wurld Until Sun 2 Jun. 7.30pm. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Excellent Michel Tremblay play about a writer who angers his family by his dramatic representation ofthem. Tremblay initiates a compelling debate about art and real life by introducing the ‘fictitious‘ family ontothe stage at the same time as the ‘real‘ family. Given a special Glasgow translation for this Tron production.


I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. Two’s Company Mon 3 Jun. 7.30pm. £1 .50 (£1). See Touring.

My Daydreams Are Revolting Thurs 6—Sat 8 Jun. 1pm. £1 (50p). Theatre Shack ina play about good guys and bad guys. Japanese Cultural Festival Fri 7 Jun. 8pm.

£1 (50p). Traditional arts demonstrated by

a cultural delegation from Japan. Skyheart and Moon Mon IO—Sat 15 Jun.

7.30pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Creation fable with

movement. music and drama presented by Lung lla‘s Theatre Company. Spring Fling.

I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. 228 1155. Tickets available from Queen‘s Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices. I Babes in Arms Tue 4—Sat 8 Jun. 7.30pm. Tue-Thurs £4 (£2). Fri—Sat £5. The backstage musical by Rogers and Hart features ‘My Funny Valentine’ and ‘The Lady is a Tramp‘ and is performed by Allegro.

I DIVERSE ATTRACTIONS Riddles Court. 322 Lawnmarkct. 225 8961.

Writers' and Playwrights' Workshops Mon 3—Fri 14 Jun (not Sat and Sun). Various times. Two weeks of workshops leading to a public reading at the Traverse Theatre. Spring Fling.

Play Reading Tue 4. Thurs 6, Fri 7Jun. 7pm. £1 (50p). Edinburgh‘s Mandela Theatre Company reads short plays and sketches submitted by local writers. Spring Fling.

I JACK KANE CENTRE Niddrie Mains Road. Craigmillar. Details 6615877. Kicking up a Stink! Tue 4—Sat 8Jun. 7.30pm. £1 .50(£1). The highlight ofthis year‘s Craigmillar Festival. Kicking up a Stink! is a community musical written by local lad and TV actor. Billy McElhancy. and starring 40 local people.

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. B. Help: AA]

Bevolting Peasants Until Sat 1 Jun.

7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £4.50—£7.5(). Sec

touring and review.

Oshumare Dance Drama Company

Open Day Sun 2 Jun. 11am—5pm. Free. The King‘s has been promising to give the public a look behind-the-scenes for some time now and it has found a good reson in Spring Fling. Come along at any time for the various demonstrations and a chance to participate. (NB the Open Day is only on Sunday and nor Saturday as listed in the Spring Fling programme.) Blithe SpItII Mon 3—Sat 8 Jun. Mon—Fri 7.30pm; Sat 5pm and 8pm. £4.50—£7.50. Highly-rated touring production of Noel Coward’s very funny ghostly comedy. Rah C. Neshitt Mon lO—Sat 22 Jun. Mon-Fri 7.30pm; Sat 5pm and 8pm. Wed mat 2.30pm. £5-£8.50. See King’s Theatre. Glasgow above. I LIVINGSTON MEWS THEATRE Howden Park Centre. Howden. Livingston.0506 33634. The Surrogate Sat 1 Jun. 7 .30pm. £3 (£2.25). See Touring. I MEADOWS FESTIVAL The Meadows. 228 4543. The Haggis that Lost its Glen Sat 1.1un. Noon. Free. Fun with Pictish Puppets. The Scoopa Doopa Gazoopha Sat 1 Jun 1.30pm; Sun 2 Jun 1.15pm. Free. Entertainmnet from Catch Theatre. Magic Show Sat 1 Jun. 3pm. Free. Richard Phillips waves his wand. Puppet Show Sun 2 Jun. Noon. Free. Gordon Hunt pulls the strings. Children's Magic Sun 2 Jun. 2.45pm. Free. Ian Buchan gets tricky. I NET HERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Box Office. 10am—4.30pm. 7—9pm perf. evgs. Cafe. [Accessz R. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G, B. R. Help: A. AA] We. Charles XII Tue 4—Sat 15 Jun. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). A new company. Fifth Estate. presents Allan Sharpe's translation of Bernard da Costa‘s power play. Spring Fling. See preview. I NEW TRINITY CENTRE 7a Loaning Road. Four Wheel Drive Wed 5—Thurs 6 Jun. 1pm. £1 (50p). Lunchtime performance in conjunction with Artlink. combining dance. music and photographic projection. Spring Fling. I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590. A Slice of Salurday Night Mon 3—Sat 81 un. Mon—Thurs 7.30pm; Fri and Sat 8.30pm. £7.50—£l3.50. Sec Pavilion Theatre. Glasgow. above and review. I PORTODELLO TOWN HALL Portobello High Street. Details on 3361081. ZiggerZaggerTuc 4—Fri 7 Jun. 7.30pm. £2.75 (£1.75). Football fun with the Edinburgh Young Theatre Company in Peter Terson’s energetic play. Spring Fling. I ROSS THEATRE Princes Street Gardens. The Story of Oshossi Sat 8 and Sat lSJun. 1pm. Free. Oshumare Music Dance Drama Company keep the traditions of African culture alive in this performance about a nation which overcomes the power of a great black eagle using spiritual. physical and mental powers. The second con juntion will involve local people after a week of workshops with the company. Spring Fling. I ROYAL LYCEUM STUDIOS Grindlay Street. Kay and Catriona Wed 5 J un. 7pm.

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