Tue 15Thu 17 Feb 8pm


with guest artists:

Tue 15 Allan Taylor

Wed 16 Fred Morrison, Mick West Ross Kennedy Archie McAllister Tony McManus

Thu 17 Michael Marra

Fri 1&Sun 20 Feb 7.30pm

Thu 24-831 26 Feb 7.30pm Sun 27 Feb 5pm

Royal National Theatre Company WICKED, YAAR!

Modem epic fantasy for the multicdtural 905 with bhangra, rap & street rhythms

Box Offioe:041 552 4267 Ticket Centre:041 227 5511

6.30pm. £4 (£2/£l); Thurs 17 Feb. 1.45pm. £3 (£1.50/£1). A play by Kelly Steele based on the idea that colours can

.signify a state or feeling. See Febfest preview.

It helps it you Understand the Lingo Sun 13 and Tue 15 Feb. 6.30pm. £4 (£2/£1);

Sat 19 Feb. 1.45pm. £3 (£1.50/£1). Life in an underpriviledged 603 primary school in

Mille Gray’s award-winning play. See Febfest preview.

The Proving Flight Mon 14, Thurs 17 and Sun 20 Feb. 8.30pm. £4 (£2/£1). Airport coincidences in James Irvine’s tale of the unexpected. See Febfest preview.

Ilobert Loses Ills Sanity Wed 15, Thurs 16

Feb. 6.30pm. £4 (£2/£1); Sat 19 Feb. 1.45pm. £3 (£1.50/£l). Robert Louis Stevenson loses his inspiration and his marbles in the middle of the Pacific in a

new play by John MacKenzie. See Febfest


Sunrise/The Country Tue 15 Feb. 1.30pm. £3 (£1.50/£l); Fri 18 Feb. 1.45pm. £3 (£1.50/£1); Fri 18 Feb. 6.30pm. £4

(£2/£ l ). Mixed ability dance double-bill from Peoplekind and V&R Production. See Febfest preview.

The Terminal lone Tue 15 and Fri 18 Feb. 8.3pm. £4 (£2/£l). Andrew J. Wilson looks at Rod Sterling, the creator of The Twilight Zone, who suffered success and

. failure at the hands of live television. See

Febfest preview.

Cabaret Thurs 17 and Sat 19 Feb. 10.30pm. £3 (£2/£l). Live music and sketches featuring REzlncamation. See Febfest preview.

I BRIlHTOH THEATRE Musselburgh, 665 2240. [Access: L, ST, R. Facilities: WC,

% ws, H, o, C. Help: AA]

ilot About ileroes Until Sat 12 Feb. 7.30pm. Sat 12 mat. 2.30pm. £7/£6 (£5/£4). Short run only for Stephen MacDonald’s powerful drama about the meeting of war poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon in Craiglockhart Hospital. Robin Peoples directs.

Choreographer RHONA CLELAND

Producer 8: Artistic Director DAVID SHAW


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Tickets from the Ticket Centre 8. all Ticket Link Box Offices.

Musical Director DEREK McGLONE

ENQUIRES & CREDIT CARDS Tel: 041-227 551 l.


Peter Ballle and Ricilar



Sandelis In The Maids at the Tron Theatre, Glasgow

I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Momingside Road, 228 1155. Tickets available from Queen’s Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices and J. and A. Cruikshank or Harvest Garden (opposite theatre).

Little Women Wed 23-Sat 26 Feb. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Louisa May Alcott’s novel, adapted for the stage with a few songs thrown in, is performed by the Edinburgh Young Theatre Company.

I KIN’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street, 229 1201. (Access: R. L. Facilities: WC, W8, H, G. Help: AA]

Orpheus in the Underworld Until Sat 12 Feb. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. Offenbach’s operetta performed by the Southern Light Opera Company.

The Good Olde Days Mon 14—Sat 19 Feb. 7.30pm. £2—£7.50. Time to find out what back to basics is really all about: dressing up in women’s clothes with Danny La


The Woman in Black Mon 21-Sat 26 Feb. Mon-Fri 7.30pm. Sat at 5pm and 8pm. £4.50—£12.50. See King’s Theatre, Glasgow, above.

I PLAYHOIISE THEATRE Greenside Place, 557 2590. [Access: R, L. Facilities: WC, W8, G, C]

les Miserables Until Sat 19 Feb. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. £5.50—£25. Final dates for the 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 OliEEH MARGARET COLLEGE College Theatre, Clerwood Terrace. 317 3546. Comedians Until Fri 11 Feb. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Trevor Griffiths’ often bleak study of a group of working-class would-be stand-up comics is set in the pre- Altemative days of 1975 where truth is sometimes sacrificed in favour of a cheap laugh. Queen Margaret students perform. Top Girls Wed 16—Sat 19 Feb. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Muriel Romanes directs students in Caryl Churchill’s innovative play about high-achieving women in history.

I ROYAL LYCEIIM THEATRE Grindlay Street, 229 9697. [Access: P, L. Facilities: WC, W8, H, G, C, T. Help: A, AA]

To Kill a Mockingbird Until Sat 5 Mar. £4—£l3.50. Sat mats 19 and 26 Feb, 3.15pm. Student stand-by ticket for £4 available every Wednesday from 6pm with matriculation card. Caroline Hall directs a stage adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of childhood taboos and prejudice in small-town Alabama.

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

Moby Dick Mon 14-Sat 26 Feb. 7.30pm. £6/£8 (£4). Musical-within-a-play as a posh girls' school decides to have a whale of a time. The Edinburgh Footiights performs this irreverent modern musical. I STEPPIHG STORES West Bow,

Grassmarket, 226 6520.

Just Whores Sun 13, Wed 16 and Sat 19 Feb. 8.30pm. £2 (£l/50p). First of at least three plays about the sex industry this year (Raindog’s ProstitutesZ * and Communieado '3 Sacred Hearts follow shortly), this one looks at the secret side of Edinburgh’s saunas and is written by Anita Sullivan. See Febfest preview.

The llole of Kings and the Nature of Power Mon l4—Sat 19 Feb. Noon—4pm. Puppeteer Barbara Bulatovic from the former Yugoslavia is the leader of this workshop which explores the relationship between puppet and master, drawing also on mask, mime, acting and movement styles. See Febfest preview.

Guns on Arthur’s Seat Mon 14 and Sat 19 Feb. 6.30pm. £2 (£1/50p). A devised piece created by By Chance Theatre Company about the meeting of a homeless man and a Grange lady. See Febfest preview.

Skill Care Tue 15 and Fri 18. 8.30pm. £2 (£l/50p). Satire from Girl‘s Best Friend Theatre Co. See Febfest preview.

Sleep ot the Just Mon 14, Thurs 17 and Sun 20 Feb. 8.30pm. £2 (£1/50p). A soldier seeks out his pom-model sister but refuses to say why he needed so badly to see her. See Febfest preview.

The lost Morning Sun 13 and Fri 18 Feb. 6.30pm. £2 (£1/50p). New play by Niko Barnes. See Febfest preview.

The Poison Tree Tue 14 and Sun 20 Feb. 6.30pm. £2 (£l/50p). Murky Edinburgh family history explored by llyse Kusnetz. See Febfest preview.

Maids in a llow Wed 16 and Thurs 17 Feb. 6.30pm. £2 (£l/50p). Uncomfortable study of multiple personality disorder by Jean Dallman. See Febfest preview.

Katie and The Devli will Poke me like a Rated Potato Wed 16 and Sat 19 Feb. 7.30pm. £2 (£l/50p). Traumatic tales from Pauline Harris and oddball poetry from Jenny Fardell. See Febfest preview. Just Whores Sun 13, Wed 16 and Sat 19 Feb. 8.30pm. £2 (£1/50p). First of at least three plays about the sex industry this year (Raindog’s Prostitute and Communicado’s Sacred Hearts follow shortly), this one looks at the secret side of Edinburgh's saunas and is written by Anita Sullivan. See Febfest preview.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place, 226 5425. (Access: PPA, ST, R. Facilities: WC, W8, H, G, C. Help: AA] The Nose Wed 16-Sat 19 Feb. 8pm. £5 (£3). The latest Theatre WorkshOp performance project, stylish large-scale events with well over 100 perfomers, is an adaptation of a Gogol short story about a man abandoned by his nose. Andy Cannon directs. See preview.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8, H, G, C]

tinder Milk \tlood Until Sun 13 Feb. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). Guy Masterson performs a one-man rendition of the Dylan Thomas poem of Welsh village life.

. lt’s directed by George Dillon who knows

CO The List 11-24 February 1994