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Facilities: WC. WS. E. G. R. B. Help: A.


Paisley Arts Centre Drama Class Fri 22-Sat 23 Nov. 7.30pm. £1.50. The Art Centre's Drama Class has been going since April and this is the first chance for the publicto see what the students have been upto. Cinderella Tue 3—Sun 29 Dec (not Wed 25 or Thurs 26 Dec). 7pm. Mats every day

except Mons. Tue 3. Sun 8. Sttn 15 and Sun

29 Dec. One of this year's bumper crop of ( 'lnderellas is written by David Wallace and performed by PACE.

I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street.

332 1846. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. (1. Help; AA]

Russ Abbot's Autumn Madhouse Tue 26—Sat I

30 Nov. Tue 7.30pm. Wed-Sat 6pm and 8.45pm. £8.50-i1050. See Cabaret.

The Adventures of Aladdin Thurs 5 Dec—Sat 1 Feb. £4-£7. 103m Fri l3andTue 17Dec.

me Sat 7—Sun 8. Tue 10—Thursl2.Sat l4—Sun 15. Wed 18-Thurs 19. Sat 21—Sun 22. Tue 24. Thurs 26—Sun 29. Tue 31 Dec. Thurs 2— Sun 5. Wed 8. Sat I l . Sat 18and Sat 25 Jan. 5.30pm Sun 8. Sun 15. Sun 22. Sun 29 Dec. Sun 5. Sun 12. Sun 19.Sun26

Chinese people living in Canada. Recommended. See preview.

Terminal BarThurs S—Sat 7 Dec. 9.30pm. £4 (£2.50). Dependency Culture in a play by Paul Zelig about darkness and despair being brightened by a sense of the absurd. Anna Newel directs.

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

Jack and the Beanstalk Sat 30 Nov—Sun 12 Jan. 7.30pm. The Tron has established a reputation for lively pantomimes which appeal to adults as much as to children. To continue that tradition. director Michael Boyd has brought in Forbes Masson of Victor and Barry fame to write this year‘s romp. Expect something less mainstream than the big pantomimes and less boringly right-on than the ‘Christmas shows’.


Jan. 7.30pm Thurs5-Sat 7. Tue Ill—Sat 14. ;

Tue 17~Sat 21 . Tue 24. Thurs 26—Sat 28. Tue 31 Dec. Thurs 27-Sat 4. Tue 7—Sat 1 1. Tue 14—Sat 18. Tue 21 -Sat 25. Tue 28—Sat 31 Jan and Sat 1 Feb.

Last year‘s Pavilion panto was one ofthe season‘s more enjoyable shows. and John

Murtagh is back as writer and directorthis

time. Headline stars are Andy Cameron. Dean Park and Christian.

. I PEARCE INSTITUTE Lithgow Theatre.

840 Govan Road (opposite (io‘van

a l’nderground). 445 1941. . Angelus. the story oiJames Joyce’s The

Dead Tue 26—Sat 30 Nov. 7.30pm. £2

(£1.30). Newcompany. GUT-Reaction j blurs fact and fiction in a play aboutlames

Joyce which uses characters from his short

story. The Dead. Sounds interesting.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. R. B. T. G. Help: A. AA]

The Cherry Orchard Until Fri 22 Nov.

f 7.15pm. £2l£1). Second-year students in a

production which aims to restore the

happy and frivolous context that Chekhov

appears to have intended. Peter McAllister directs.

Re Who Says Yes. He Who Says NoTue 26Fri29Nov. 7.15pm. £3(£l.50). Brecht's rarer seen didactic drama is performed by final-year students and directed by Eve Jamieson.

The Three Sisters Tue 3-Fribl)cc. 7.15pm. 1 ; £2 (£1 ). More Chekhov fromthe

second-year students. this time the classic drama about the wasted lives ofthree women trapped in a provincial military town. Peter D‘Souza directs.

ITHEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. (7.30pm on perfevgs). Bar. Buffet. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. E. G. R.B. Help: AA]

Romeo and Juliet Until Sat 23 Nov.

7.30pm. £3.50—£12.50. Edinburgh‘s Royal 5

Lyceum Theatre Company takes this season‘s Shakespeare. the tragic tale of star-eross‘d lovers. on the road. It‘sa bare-bones. studio-style production. with lively use of percussion. but it doesn‘t do justice to the romance.

Cinderella Thurs 28 Nov—Sat 14 Dec. See Dance listings.

I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. Illelp: 1.. WC. WS. C].

Vinyl Requiem Fri 22 t 'ov. 8pm. £5 (£3).

Philip .leck laments the passing of LPs and i

the arrival of CDs in this intriguing performance. See Music preview. . Dragons Trilogy Thurs 28 Nov—Sun 1 Dec. Thurs 28 Parr ()ne 8pm. £7 (£4.50): Fri 29 Part Two 8pm. £7 (£4.50); Sat 30and

Sun 1 both parts 4pm. £13 (£8). Robert Lepage‘s Theatre Repere returns. after

full-length version of this epic story about

Lthe success of Tectonic Plates. with a


Le Medecin Maigre Lui Wed 27—Sat 30 Nov. 7.30pm. Moliere‘s comedy is performed in its original French by Edinburgh University‘s Les Escogriffes.

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

Flush Until Sat 23 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50/£2). Andy Pritchard‘s new black comedy is about a man who tries to rekindle past friendships in the hope of regaining his lost youth and spontaneity. I.le contributor Stephen Chester directs. Fool For Love Wed 27 Nov. 1.30pm. £1 .50 (£1). First chance of the day to see Sam Shepard‘s bleak motel-room drama about an incestuous relationship. You can see a different production by the Arches Theatre company at the Traverse starting tonight.

The Tempest Fri 29 Nov—Sat 7 Dec. 8pm. Sat mats 2.30pm. £3 (£2.50/£2). Edinburgh University Theatre Company‘s major production ofthe term is Shakespeare's island fantasy about magic. revenge and growing maturity.

Largo Desolato Wed 4 Dec. 1.30pm. £1 .50 (£1). President Vaclav Havel‘s 1984 play about a dissident scholar who risks a breakdown because of the pressures put on him by his supporters.

I BRUNTON THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: PPA. R. St. Facilities: WC WS. E. G. B. Help: AA]

Wuthering Heights Until Sat 23 Nov. 7.30pm. Sat 16 Mat 2.30pm. £5 (£4). Stagt version of the Emily Bronte classic love story performed by the Brunton's own company. See review.

Cinderella .Tue 3—Sat 4 Jan (not Suns. Wed 25. Tue 21 Decor Wed 1 Jan). 7.30pm. £5.25 (£4.25). Mats 2.30pm on Tue 3—Sat 7.Tue 10. Sat 14.Thurs l9.Sat

21 . Tue 24, Thurs 26. Sat 28. Mon 30 Dec.

Thurs 2 and Sat 4 Jan . £3.50.

If you see a panto this year. the chances are it will be Cinderella. far and away the most popular choice of story. This version is by David Swan who wrote last year‘s entertaining panto at the Brunton.

I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. 228 1 155. Tickets available from Queen‘s Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices. Season’s Greetings ch 27—Sat 30 Nov. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). The Makars get the Christmas goodwill in early with this comedy by Alan Ayckbourn.

I CLOVENSTONE COMMUNITY CENTRE 54 Clovenstone Park. Wester Hailes. 453 6561.

Mates Wed 27 Nov. 8.30pm. Free. Patchwork Theatre Group. a local amateur company. present this devised response to the AIDS crisis in recognition of World AIDS Day on 1 Dec.

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]

Some Like it Rot Until Sat 23 Nov. 7.30pm. Sat mat. 2.30pm. £7.50—£16. Tommy Steele stars in a musical stage version of the Curtis/Lemmon’Monroc movie about two cross-dressing musicians on the run from Chicago gangsters. Apparently they‘ve spent £2 million on this large-scale production on its way to London. See review.

Aladdin Tue 5 Dec-Sat 15 Feb. £6.75—£8.75 (concessions available). 2.15m Wed 4. Sat 7. Wed 1 1. Sat 18. Sat 21. Mon 23. Tue 24. Thurs26—Sat 28. Mon 30. Tue 31 Dec. Thurs 2—Sat 4. Wed 8. Sat 11. Wed 15. Sat 18. Wed22. Sat 25. Wed 29 Jan. Sat 1 . Wed 5. Sat8. Wed 12 and Sat 15 Feb. 7pm everyday except Suns. Wed 25 Dec. Wed 1 Jan. Gerard Kelly and Una McLean star in this year‘s spectacular at the King's which has possibly the longest run in the country.

I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Box Office. 10am—4.30pm. 7—9pm perf. evgs. Cafe. [Access: R. Facilities: WC. WS. E. G. B. R. Help: A, AA]

The Praying Rope: Scottish Theatre Since 1746 Fri 22 Nov. 6pm. Free. Final instalment of Donald Campbell‘s three-part Sadie Aitkcn Lecture in which he gives an overview of Scottish plays and playwrights. The lecture is followed by a discussion.

Puss 'n Boots Sat 23 Nov. 11am. Puppet fun with lanTurbitt.

Aladdin Sat 30 Nov. Sat 7. sat 14 and Sat 21 Dec. 11am. 1an Turbitt adaptsthe traditional pantomime tale for his puppet theatre.

I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590.

The Russian State Ballet Wed 27—Thurs 28 Dec. 8pm. £7.70—£20.50. See Dance listings and preview.

I The Seduction . . . The Lie About Sex Sat 30 Nov. 7.30pm. £3. Don‘t get all excited— the provocative title is merely to lure you into a multi—media show by ‘leading Christian theatre company‘ Footprints







2 new dance works by 2 brilliant and original choreographers whose work was

first seen as part of the Stamping Ground season at the Third Eye Centre. NO WATER, NO MOON and IN THE PICTURE

Thurs 21 - Sat 23 November 8pm

The Arches Theatre Company present FOOL FOR LOVE by Sam Shepherd Wed 27 ~ Sat 30 November 8pm "A stonning perfomtance" by The Arches Theatre. Company in this powerful and intense love story lrom one of the most distirtctive voices on the contemporary American stage.


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