I Weird Eastern Europeans? We got ’em. Warsaw Video Teatr to be precise, In Operation Alcestls at the Richard Demarco Gallery.

I Brunton Theatre Company snlpger about the Scotsman Festival Tabloid in their production ot Blood Knot. out Musselburph way.


I An invitation to murder, mutilation, cannibalism, lntantlclde and incest . . . and they seem such nice people. EUTC present ' Grimm— The Telling 0t Tales at the Bedlam Theatre.

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I TV ioonies Trevor And Simon swap their barber's ouiiits tor Bond poses in their late-night show at the Assembly Rooms.

I Billie Holiday meets Greytrlars Bobby in Lady Day At Emerson’s Bar And Grill. Chris Cailovray is the one in the troclr. at George Square Theatre.


Our steroid-popping gang oi hypercritics assemble their plcir oi the Fests tor the remaining ten days or so.

Good C .P. Taylor’s absorbing study of a man drawn into the Nazi Party is given an inspired production on the International Festival, directed by Michael Boyd of the Tron Theatre. Cyrano De Bergerac Not a dry eye at the Traverse as Communicado gives a thoroughly Scottish flavour to Rostand’s nasally-bountiful tragi-comedy. -

Wet Wet Wet Back from the brink popsters celebrate their return to form at Edinburgh Castle. All the hits and more.

Frank Skinner Last year’s List cover star and Perrier-winner Frank returns with plenty of near-the-knuckle gags and off-the-cuff quips at The Pleasance. Mark Little, the Neighbours star, returns to the Assembly Rooms, scene of a triumphal debut two years ago. Expect the unexpected. Giengarry Glen Ross Film Festival. James Foley directs the screen adaptation of David Mamet’s acclaimed play, starring Al Pacino and Jack Lemmon.

Cold Heaven Film Festival. The long-awaited latest Nic Roeg movie stars Theresa Russell in an adaptation of Brian Moore’s metaphysical thriller.

Glenlivet Fireworks Concert 27 August is the date for the annual Festival highlight. The Scottish Chamber Orchestra plays selections from, Tchaikovsky, Orff and Sibelius, rounding off with Bizet’s march from Carmen. Bag a space on a prominent bridge fairly early. The actionfbegins at 1 1pm.

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Jo Brand On fine form in her punchy stand-up show at the Assembly Rooms.

Sex Ill Emily Woof’s eccentric mix of mime, dance and androgyny, exploring the idea that every girl wants to be a boy. At the Assembly Rooms.

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