l Paul Davies isthe lucky man who gets to wearthe glitteriacket in Volcano Theatre’s production. Medea: Sex War(Fringe) Volcano Theatre Company. Theatre Workshop (Venue 20) 226 5425,12—17Aug, 7.30pm, 19-31 Aug, 11pm, £5 (£4).


I It just wouldn’t bethe Festival without Archaos, and The List, in conjunction with those generous people trom Gold Bier. is offering a (p)|uciry readerthe opportunityto take part in the show. See Festival section lor details.

Beau Comme La Guerre (Festival) Archaos, Leith Links.1D August-1 September (not Mondays). 8.30pm (also 3pm Saturday and Sundays), £10(£8).

I What lovely boysthey aren’t. Australia’s tasteless trio The Doug Anthony Allstars are back to resume their love-hate relationship with Edinburgh audiences. Good And Evil (Fringe) Doug Anthony Allstars, George Square Theatre (Venue 37) 667 3704. 9-31 Aug (not13. 18, 29), 10.15pm, 27(26).



Dur trained panel otexperts ottersome guaranteed Festival and Fringe delights.


Tango At The End or Winter Ninagawa returns with his first English language production, no doubt causing a few headaches for the technical crew at the King‘s Theatre.


La La La Human Steps Canadian dance troupe lets rip to the avant garde rock sounds of Einsturzende Neubaten at the Playhouse.

Denis Leary Humour of an unhealthy but compelling nature at the Assembly Rooms.

Kirov Opera Everything from piano pieces to full-scale opera, all by Moussorgsky and all performed by the Leningrad company at the Playhouse, Usher Hall and St Bride‘s Centre.


Sean Hughes: l Shouldn't Be Telling You This But. . . the surreal Dubliner returns to the scene ofhis Perrier triumph at the Gilded Balloon.


Edwyn Collins and Roddy Frame The

singer/songwriters who were the

Sound of Young Scotland play solo and together at Marco‘s.


A Dybbuk For Two People Bruce Myers. favourite of Peter Brook‘s company, in a two-person Yiddish classic at the Assembly Rooms.

Archaos Chainsaws. demolitions. cages, trapezes and all the spectacle of the circus at Leith Links.


The Doug Antony Allstars Australia's terpsichorean terrorists sing songs of filth and religious bigotry to Chortle-inducing effect at George Square Theatre.

Duelques Fleurs Liz Lochhead at I the Assembly Rooms offers i tragi-comicinsightsintothelifeofan ! oil widow.

The List 9: 15 August 19915