332 1846. Box Office Mon-Sat lOam—8pm. Bar. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]

The Funeral Until Sat 9 Oct. 7.30pm. Sat 9 mat, 2.30pm. £6—£8. Deathly comedy in Hector MacMillan‘s sequel to The Sash as startling revelations threaten to turn a funeral into a farce. Robin Peoples directs this laugh-a-minute anti-sectarian comedy. That’s lier Again Mon li-Thurs l4 Oct. 7.30pm. £8/£6. Back by public demand. Dorothy Paul tells more tales of her life in showbiz in this entertaining one-woman show.

Ennio Marchetto Sun 17 Oct. £9. £8. See Comedy.

Pride of the Clyde Mon l8—Sat 30 Oct. 7.30pm. £7.50/£6 (£6/£5). Old-style variety show featuring Johnny Beattie. Andy Stewart. Brenda Cochrane and others.

I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 55l I. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C].

Finnegans Waite Fri 8-Mon 11 Oct. Several performances each night from 6.30pm. Sound. text. light. sculpture and sand are put to Use in a 34-minute staging ofJames Joyce’s novel by Process Ten 28. See preview.

I TROH THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. Box Office Mon lOam—5pm; Tue—Sat 10am until performance commences; Sun 6pm until performance commences. No performances on Monday. [Access: PPA. ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA]

Funny Money Until Sun 10 Oct (not Mon 4). 7.30pm. £7.50/£6 (£4/£3.50). See Tbunng.

Your Home In the West Tue l9—Sun 24 Oct. 7.30pm. £7.50/£6 (£4/£3.50). Mobil- Award winning play by Rod Wooden performed by Newcastle’s Live Theatre Co. Love. sex and endurance across three generations of a Newcastle family. See preview.

I BRUHTCH THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: L. ST. R. Facilities: WC, W8. H. G. C. Help: AA]

The Steamie Until Sat 16 Oct. 7.30pm. £7/£6 (£5/£4). Sat 9 mat 2.30pm. Audio-

described performance Sat 9 tnat. Tony Roper's hilarious nostalgic comedy set in a pre-Iaunderette wash-house is revived by the Brunton and directed by Caroline Hall. See review.

I CHURCH HILI. THEATRE Momingside Road. 228 “55. Tickets available from Queen’s Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices and J. and A. Cruikshank or Harvest Garden (opposite theatre).

Cheers to the Musicals Tue 12—Sat 16 Oct. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Charity benefit run by Showcase with songs from the hit musicals.

When we are Married Wed 20—Sat 23 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50. Edinburgh People‘s

Theatre continues to enjoy its 50th year

with J. B. Priestley‘s turn-of—the-century comedy about three well-to-do couples who gather for their 25th wedding


j I KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229

I201. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. WS.

5 H, G. Help: AA]

? The Pirates of Penzance Until Sat 9 Oct. 7.30pm. Sat. at 2.30pm. £7—£l9. The D‘Oyly Carte on familiar territory with

the Gilbert and Sullivan standard. Scotland the What? Mon 11-Sat 23 Oct.

: Mon-Fn' 7.30pm. Sat 5pm and 8pm. I £5.50—£10.50. The well-loved Aberdonian : i trio in Q For Laughter. a fresh collection of Don'c songs and sketches.

I HETHERBOW ARTS CEHTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Box Office.

3 l0am—4.30pm. 7-9pm perf. evgs. Cafe.

[Access: ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

The Straw Chair Until Sat 23 Oct. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Fifth Estate persists with its plan

to revive Sue Glover's play after having to

cancel it during the Edinburgh Fringe. Set on the remote island of St Kilda. The

f Straw Chair is a lyrical tale of isolation ' and emotional deprivation. From the ; writer of Bondagers which is to be

-. revived by the Traverse later this year. it is ,


edition of Theatre Scotland. See review.

available in script form in the current

i I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. i 557 2590. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. E WS. G. C]

. les Miserables Until Sat 8 Jan. 7.30pm.

. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. £5.50—£25.

French Revolution of 1830 musical based on the Victor Hugo novel that’s attracted 24 million people worldwide. You won‘t come out humming the tunes. but it's a captivating spectacle that‘s well worth seeing. even if it does gloss over the politics. See review.

I CUEEH’S HAll. Clerk Street. 668 20l9. The Grub Street Opera Thurs 21 Oct. 7.30pm. £9/£6 (£6.50/£4.50). The Magnificent Theatre Company in the world premiere of Henry Fielding‘s banned comic masterpiece. an l81h century biting satire with sOngs set to traditional airs.

I ROYAL lYCEUM THEATRE Gn'ndlay Street. 229 9697. Box Office Mon—Sat lOam—6pm. lOam—8pm on perf. evgs. Bar. Rest/Cafe [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. T. Help: A. AA]

The Sunshine Boys Until Sat 16 Oct. £4—£l2.50. 7.45pm. Sat 9 and 16 mats. 3.15pm. Maureen Lipman makes her directorial debut with Neil Simon‘s contemporary comedy about a vaudeville double-act reunited for a television show. Jimmy Logan stars. See review.

I ST BRIDE’S CENTRE Orwell Terrace. 346 I405. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC, W8. G, C]

A Voyage Hound Para Iiandy Sat 9 Oct. 7.30pm. £5—£7.50. Playbox Theatre

Company in a light-hearted celebration of Neil Munro and his tales of the Vital Spark’s journeys off the west coast. There’s a free ceilidh after the show with the Red Wud Ceilidh Band.

Italia ’n’ Caledonia Wed 13 Oct. 8pm. £4 (£2). Valvona & Crolla‘s successful Edinburgh Fringe show is revived for one night. It‘s an illustrated story of the 19th century Italians who emigrated to Scotland and is performed with music. song and story-telling and accompanied by pizza, ice-cream and wine.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Box Office Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA]

TWllight sum Until Sat 9 Oct. 8pm. See Touring and preview.

lphigenla in Tauris Thurs 14—Sat 16 Oct. 8pm. See Touring.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. Box Office Tue—Sat lOam—8pm. Sun 6—l0pm. Bar. Rest. [Access: L. Facilities: WC, W3. H. G. C] Celestine Until Sun 10 Oct. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). The Actors Touring Company in Fernando Rojas‘s fast and bawdy tragi- comedy that influenced Romeo and Juliet and Grimm’s Fairytales.

T H E A T R E i I u n t 0 n C O M P A N Y MUSSELIURGH THE ST EAMIE by Tony Roper 1-16OCTOBER




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