ESSENTIAL MUSIC THEATRE presents
LORD OF THE RINGS
a tale told from the novel by J R R TOLKIEN open air adaptation following last years sell-out success - 'magical' Scotsman Venue 131, Greytrlar‘s Klrkyard, Candlemaker Row, Edlnburgh August 12-16 at 7.30pm, August 17 at 2.30 and 8pm, August 18 at 2.30 and 7.30pm
by Kander & Ebb This outrageous, controversial musical comes to Edinburgh continuing its highly successful British tour.
'Flne productlon, erotlc, enthralling' Cambrldge Evening News Venue 99, The Venue, 15-21 Calton Road, Edlnburgh August 18-22 at 9pm, August 23-24 at 8pm Bar open dun'ng performance Tickets available from Fringe Box Office 10am-7pm, Access/Visa sales
Tel 031 226 5 738 or on the door half an hour before each performance
From the company that presented: ‘TO THE LADIES WHO DRIVE MERCEDES’ last year
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Fine acting and painﬁd realism . . . Festival Times The eﬂect is shattering . . . Sheer dramatic intensity . . . The acting is superb . . . What’s On in London Makes the eyeballs swim with pity . . .
Anyone with a soul must go. Time Out
A New Play by ADRIAN JAMES
directed by jANET NELSON
“SEE RED”, VENUE 4, St. COLUMBAS BY THE CASTLE 2nd—26th AUGUST 2.15 p.m. TICKETS £4.00 (£3.00)
THE JOHNSON FAMILY
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THE CHAPLAINCY CENTRE, BRISTO SQUARE (VENUE 23) 12-24th AUGUST 6.00pm (not Sundays) Tickets £4.50 (£3.00) Tel: 031-556 5184
"A COMPANY TO WATCI l" - Malcolm Rutherford. The Financial Times
They”stole her mind, now she wants it back.
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A Black Mime Theatre Production
The Pleasance Theatre, Venue 33 Aug 7-31 (not 12/19/27), 1.00pm Mon-Thur: 25/323 Fri-Sun: $25.50/$23.50 031 556 6550
WHAT WILL 150,000 PEOPLE BE DOING IN THE PARK ON SUNDAY 18th AUGUST?
anywhere in the country. And it’s free.
It’s the perfect day out for all the family, with many special events laid on for children. And plenty of refreshments on offer.
Last year, around 150,000 people came along to join in the fun. So whatever else you do, don’t forget to come to Fringe Sunday. Look out fora more detailed leaflet nearer the time.
Having a wonderful time at Fringe Sunday, of course.
Once every year, Holyrood Park comes alive with Fringe Performers, buskers, fire-eaters, jugglers, tightrope walkers, pipe bands, kite shows, hot air balloons, inflatables and much, much more.
Fringe Sunday, set Arthur’s Seat, is the busiest,
FRINGE SUNDAY-1.-7pm-181h AUGUST°HOLYR000 PARK
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against the stunning backdrop of liveliest spectacle of its kind
Holyrood Park by kind permi55ion of Histonc Scotland Fringe Sunday 18 ilnClnCIOiiy suppoorled by Lothian Regional Council. Thanks to all local firms, communities and volunteers who make it possible
54 The List lh— 22 August 1991