The Scottish lntemational Storytelling Festival Tue 26 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The annual festival of yam- spinners returns for a fifth year of beguiling and delightful tales. ancient and I modern. Make sure you get to at least one a of the events in the next fortnight. Tonight’s line-up is Lewis coastguard Ian Stephen with musicians Sean O'Rourke and Vijay Kangutkar.

The Scottish lntemational Storytelling Festival Wed 27 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Irish American Jay O’Callahan and traveller Stanley Robertson tell tales. Storytelling Festival Thurs 28 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Travellers‘ tales from Jay O’Callahan. Sheila Douglas and I Willie McPhee. , Storytelling Festival Fri 29 Oct. 7.30pm. 5 £3.50 (£2.50). Jay O’CaIlahan and Edinburgh-born David Campbell spin some lines.

Storvtelling Festival Sat 30 Oct. 2.30pm. £3 (£2). Exploring and developing storytelling skills based on reminiscence with LeifZacho.

Storytelling Festival Sat 30 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). A Highland Ceilidh with stories and song.

Storvtelling Festival Sun 3| Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). A special All-Saints ceilidh.

Storvtelling Festival Mon 1 Nov. 8pm. £3 (£2). A lesson in sign-language for stories. - Storytelling Festival Mon 1 Nov. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The 'Story and Sang‘ Scots 3 ceilidh.

Storytelling Festival Tues 2 Nov. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Stories from Grace Hallworth and South American Paul Middellijn.

Storytelling Festival Wed 3 Nov. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Signed interpretation for tonight‘s session with Sri Lanka’s Helen East and Guyanese descendant Tuup. Storvtelling Festival Thurs 4 Nov. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Southern Indian stories from Vayu Naidu and tall tales from Grace Hallworth.

I OLO ST PAUL’S CHURCH HALL Jeffrey Street. Ticket details: 556 9579.

The Scottish International Storytelling Festival Fri 228—Sat 29 Oct. 8pm. £6 (£4).

; until Tue 2 Nov. 7pm. Also masterclass

Harman leads this class with a view to

Q developing writers for the Bedlam’s

3 FebFest next year.


f Theatre. Clerwood Terrace. 317 3546.

The Glass Menagerie Fri 22 Oct. 7.30pm. 5 £3 (£2). Ian Wooldridge directs students

; in the Tennessee Williams classic.

1 Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime Wed 27—Sat 30 3 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Clive Perry directs students in an adaptation of the Oscar

3 Wilde short story.


Bar. Rest/Cafe [Access: P. L. Facilities:

j A Midsummer Night’s Dream Fri 22-Sat 13 Nov. 7.45pm. £4—£I2.50. Audio- described performances Thurs 4 and Sat 6

available every Wednesday from 6pm

comedy romance. with Andy Gray as

f Bottom. Rae Smith designs. See preview. ; Student Open Day Wed 27 Oct. 2—6pm.

; Free. An opportunity for students to go

behind the scenes at Edinburgh’s most

director Kenny Ireland will be leading

; as well as talking about his latest 3 production of A Midsummer Night is

Robin Williamson in concert with story. Song and oetry.

I PLAYH USE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC, W8. 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.

I' PLEASANCE The Pleasance. Details from 225 9893.

Writing Workshop: Structure Tuesdays

Thurs 7 Nov. 3pm. Playwright Chris

Street. 229 9697. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am—6pm. lOam—8pm on perf. evgs.

WC. W8. H. G. C. T. Help: A, AA]

Nov. Student stand-by tickets £4.

with matriculation card. Kenny Ireland directs Shakespeare’s ever popular

beautiful Victorian theatre. Artistic

three acting mini-masterclasses on stage

Dream. There will also be backstage tours and technical demonstrations. All students welcome. See also new student stand-by offer above.

I ST RRIOE'S CENTRE Orwell Terrace. 346 1405. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. G. C]

Funny Money Wed 3-Thurs 4 Nov. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). See Touring.

I STEPPIH STONES West Bow. Grassmarket. Ticket details: 557 801 l.

A Punch and a chit Thurs 28-Sat 30 Oct. 7.30pm. £4 (£2.50). Catch Theatre Company in a devised drama about domestic violence. suitable for over 13s. 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]

Beach Stone Roses Tue 26-Wed 27 Oct. 8pm. Wed mat 3pm. See Dance.

The Gate of lo Tomorrows Thurs 28—Sat 30 Oct. 8pm. £5 (£3). The Elements in

- two semi-improvised plays with music

which take a humorous look at romantic relationships; the first is about two people who are in love but cannot express it. the second about a couple who have the words but not the love. See preview.

Exit HIS lllng Thurs 4—Sat 6 Nov. 8pm. £5 (£3). Traumland. a new local company with an international perspective. in lonesco’s fantasy about a 300-year-old king who is told he is to die by the end of the play. Theatre of the absurd for all ages with a taste for the surreal.


Maids in a Row and Dress Rehearsal Thurs 28-Sat 30 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Caveat Community Theatre, a new company dedicated to staging new plays. performs two plays by Jean Dallman: the first about a woman battling to retain her sanity, the second a host story.

I TRAVERSE THEAT Cambridge Street. 228 1404. Box Office Tue-Sat 10am—8pm. Sun 6—10pm. Bar. Rest. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C] MSM Until Sat 23 Oct. 8pm. Sat mat 3pm. £8 (£4). See Tron Theatre. Glasgow. above.


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This grid Includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow and Edinburgh’s maln theatres, more lntormatlon can be found in the listings above. For events at Community Centres and other venues, see detailed listings elsewhere In this section. For details of cabaret and music events see appropriate listings. Pertormances shown In brackets are previews. Thursday 28 Friday 29 Saturday 30 Sunday 31 Monday 1 Tuesday 2 Wednesday 3 Thursday 4 lphigenia lphigenia Commedia/Iphigenia Glasgay! Glasgay! Glasgay! Glasgay! - - Glasgay! Glasgay! Glasgay! Glasgay! Romeo & Juliet Romeo & Juliet Romeo & Juliet Glasgay! - A Scots Quair A Scots Quair A Scots Quair Jekyll & Hyde Jekyll & Hyde Jekyll & Hyde Jekyll & Hyde Jekyll & Hyde Jekyll & Hyde Jekyll & Hyde Stalinland Stalinland Stalinland - Stalinland Stalinland Stalinland Stalinland Mother Courage Mother Courage Mother Courage - - My Heart . . . The Normal Heart The Normal Heart Glasgay! - Glasgay! Glasgay! Glasgay! Glasgay! Me and My Girl Me and My Girl Me and My Girl Me and My Girl Me and My Girl Me and My Girl Me and My Girl - Carmina Derby Day see Dance see Dance see Dance see Dance see Dance Pride of the Clyde Pride of the Clyde Pride of the Clyde see Rock - - Only an Excuse? 93 Bald Primadonna Bald Pri madonna Bald Primadonna - - - - MSM MSM MSM - Robbie Burn’s . . . Glasgay! Glasgay! Glasgay! Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men Of Mice and Men Rebecca Rebecca Rebecea - - _ _ _ Storytelling Storytelling Storytelling Storytelling Storytelling Storytelling Storytelling Storytelling Thebream TheDream TheDream - 'ITIeDream TheDream TheDream TheDream Les Miserables Les Miserables Les i - Les Misaablee Les Miserables Les Miserables Les Miserables Cafe of No Tomorrow Cafe of No Tomorrow Cafe of No Tomoriow - - - Exit W King Bright Light Bright Light Bright Light Bright Light - Commedia -

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