Athenaeum above) and this street-wise character-comedy is directed by Declan Hughes.


I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. 2204348. [Accessz ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. G] Dance Web: A Season at European Dance Until Sat 7 Nov. See Dance. I OEOLAM THEATRE 2a Forrest Road. 225 9893. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. C. Help: AA] Mary and Lizzie Mon 9—Sztt 14 Nov. 8pm. Wed 11 mat 1.30pm. Sat 14 mat6pm. £3.50 (£3/£2.50). Edinburgh University Theatre Company teams up with professional director John McGroarty for this production of Frank McGuiness's subtle account of Irish history. The play is based on the true story of Mary and Lizzie Burns who inspired one of Frederick Engels' classic Marxist texts only to have their nation slandered by the political philosopher. Music by the talented Georgina Brett. Abigail's Party Wed 18 Nov. 1.30pm. £2 (£1.50). Mike Leigh‘ssuburban tragi-comedy performed by EUTC. I BRUNTON THEATRE Mussclburgh. 665 2240. [Access: L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W3. H. G. C. Ilelp: AA] The Real Inspector Round and litter Magritte. Fri 6—Sat 21 Nov. 7.30pm. Sat 14 mat 2.30pm. Audio-described performance Sat 14 mat. £6 (£4.50). Tom Stoppard at his most playful in a double-bill directed by Robin Peoples. The first play is a witty parody ofthe country house murder-mystery. while the second is a surrealist homage to the inverted every-day imagery of Magritte. Should be good fun. I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. 228 1 155. Tickets available from Queen‘s Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices and J. and A. Cruikshank (opposite theatre). l Twellth Night Until Sat 7 Nov. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). The Mercators in Shakespeare‘s ] romantic comedy of genuine lovers and a disgruntled wooers reconciled by the sound ofmusic. Despite 66 years in 1 existence. this is the company‘s first ] full-length Shakespeare. ] I KING'S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. ; Bar. [Accessz R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. 11. G. Help: AA] The 1992 Edinburgh Scout and Guide Gang Show L'ntil Sat 7 .\'ov. 7pm: Sat mat 2.15pm. £3.50—£6. The usual mix ofsongs. sketches and good clean fun. Allie Mon 9—Sat 14 Nov. Mon—Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm and 8pm. £6.50—£12.50. Adam Faith stars in this revival of Bill Naughton's play about a misogynisticolls lad who matures in the face oftragedy. Ex-Edinburgh Festival Director Frank Dunlop directs. See preview. Horraylor Hollywood Sun 15 Nov. 7.30pm. £7.50—£l2.50. Non-stop hits from the musical starring Paul Jones and Elaine Delmar. TDD otlhe Scots Mon 16—Sat 21 Nov. 1 Mon—Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm and 8pm. ' “.50—£7.50. Peter Morrison andJohnny ; Beattie plus full supporting cast do their bit to keep the variety tradition alive. 2 I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Box Office. ] 10am—4.30pm. 7—9pn1perf. evgs. Cafe. i[Access: ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. ] G. C. Help: A. AA] 1 The Consul ol Butterflies Wed 11—Sat28 ] Nov. 7.30pm. £5.50(£3.50) or £4 (assent you also buy tickets for Fifth Estate‘s next show. Where Love Steps In. The enterprising and much-praised Fifth Estate celebrates its second birthday with an acerbic Regency comedy by Bernard da Costa about the problems of growing old. See preview. Where did all the Flowers Go? Thurs 12

founder member of Rough Magic (sec Old ] Nov. 7pm. £1 .50 (75p). Katy Gardiner ] looks back to the last days ofFlower

; Power in a play given a first readingby Edinburgh Playwrights Workshop.

§ Singing the Fishing Thurs 19 Nov. 7pm.

£1.50(75p). Bill Dunlop gets Edinburgh Playwrights Workshop to read his new

play about sex. politics and religion.

I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590. [Access: R. L. Facilities; WC. W5. G. C]

Magic of the Musicals Wed 18 Nov. 8pm.

£10.50—£l4.50. Someone should get

Which? to do a survey of the dozens of best-of-the-musieals compilations that are currently on the circuit. For the record.

this one stars Marti Webb and Mark


I OUEEN MARGARET COLLEGE College Theatre. Clerwood Terrace. 317 3000. Antigone Tue 10—Sat 14 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Preview Tue 10. £1. John Ramage

directs second year students in Sophocles' 2 tragedy. I ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay

Street. 229 9697. Box Office Mon—Sat

10am—6pm. 10am—8pm on perf. evgs. Bar.

? Rest/Cafe [Accessz P. L. Facilities: WC.

‘WS. H. G. C.T. Help: A. AA] ; The Taming of the Shrew Until Sat 14Nov. T7.45pm. Sat 7 mat 3.15pm. £4—£12.

Audio-described performance Thurs 12

I Nov. Ian Wooldridge directs

Shakespeare‘s still-controversial sex-war

comedy. Kathryn Howden and Kenny Q Bryans are in the lead roles. See review.

i I ST BRIOE'S CENTRE Orwell Terrace. 346

1405. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities:


South Pacific Mon 9—Sat 14 Nov. 7.30pm. Thurs and Sat mats 2.30pm. £5 (£3). War. a romance and island life in Rodgers and

Hammerstein's musical performed by the f semi-professional Theatre of Song and

Dance (Edinburgh). Songs include ‘There . ls Nothing Like a Dame.‘ ‘1 lappy'l‘alk‘

' and ‘Some Enchanted Evening‘.


Place. 226 5425. Box Office Mon—Sat

9.30am-5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. [Accessz

:PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W3. H. G.C. Help: AA]

The End of the Beginning Until Fri 6Nov.

- 8pm. £5 (£3). See review and Touring. L I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street.

228 1404. Box Office Tue—Sat 10am—8pm. Sun 6—10pm. Bar. Rest. [Accessz L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C]

The House Among The Stars Until Sun 15 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£1—£3). The Traverse Theatre Company in the British premiere of Michel Tremblay‘s sensitive. elegaic and moving three-generational family drama. Ian Brown directs this Scots translation by Martin Bowman and Bill Findlay. the learn responsible for The (iutrl Sisters and other recent 'I'remblay successes in Scotland. See review.

The Italian Theatre Sat 14 Nov. 4pm. £2.51) (£1 .25). Weekend ticket £5 (£3). This weekend the 'l‘raverse's ll'intltm-s (m the World series of readings and lectures focuses on Italy. Journalist. translator and academic. Joe Farrell. begins the proceedings with an exploration of recent developments in Italian theatre and an introduction to the writers and styles.

La Stazione Sun 15 Nov. 11.30am. £2.51) (£1.25). Weekendtickct£5 (£3). A performed reading of a play by influential Italian writer Umberto Marino. Encounter: Theatre into Film Sun 15 Nov. £2.50(£l .25). Weekend tieket£5 (£3). Joe Farrell in conversation with writer Umberto Marino. talking in particular about the route for Italian playwrights from stage to screen. Extracts from the film of La Stazione will be screened. Death and Dancing Wed lS—Sat 21 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£3/£l ). Claire Dowie. writer and

performer of plays includingAdult

Child/Dead Child and Why isJohn Lennon Wearing a Skirt. returns to

, Scotland with her latest much-praised bitter-sweet tragi-comedy in which she

stars opposite Mark Pinkosh. Issues of

Tue 101h & Wed 11th November 8.00pm

Contemporary Dance from The Stamping Ground The Law of Spaces Sides Dance Upl‘ield

Thurs 121h & Fri 13th November 8.00pm

John Hegley

the full length show

Tue l7th - Sat 21st November 7.30pm Pyramid Plays Play readings from Annexe's Autumn Development Workshops I

Divine decadence and smashing sophistication at the II V I Club

Another innovative club from the Arches All live music of jazzy sounds and funky rhythms OPENING THURSDAY 5TH NOVEMBER 10.30I’M

new art

November ’92

° hilarious new lovestory exploring gender, sexuality and politics Claire Dowie ‘Death and Dancing’ 0gigs in Cafe Tres—from Madagascar, 1 vibrant dance music:Tarika Sammy +Afio- i American acoustic blues: Cephas & Wiggins - axhibitions:JOhn Yeadon ‘The Travails of Blind Bifl‘ord Jelly’ and Rory Donaldson ‘Visibility’ + the video installation:Danlel Reeves ‘Jizo Garden’

exhibitions 8r installations admission FREE

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