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FILM: When A Man Loves A Woman 64, Index 68, Listings 71. MUSIC: Edwyn Collins 77, Album Reviews 78, Rock & Blues 79, Jazz 82, Folk & World 82, Classical 83. THEATRE: Hamlet 85, Stage Secrets 85, Listings 86.

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Ticket information 2 Index of shows in this issue 3 Fringe Frontlines 4 Gay Highland Games 6 Ben Moor 7 Freeloaders 11, 13, 15 9AM-1PM

A K idsammer Night's Dream 21 What The Bullet Said 22 Buttercup 22 1—3PM

Monk 'n'Bud 24 Off Out 27 3-6pm

Umbilical Brothers 32 Backgreen Belter 32 Suzy Wrong—Human Cannon 33 6-8pm

Fishtracks/Ancient Mysteries 35 Armstrng 's Last Goodnight 35 The Hostage 36 Lypsinka 4O 8—10PM

Will Durst 41 The Hour We Knew

Nothing of Each Other 41 Steady Eddy 42 1UPM-LATE

Smiley 47 Cabaret Trawl 47 Pierre Boulez 51 American Music Club 51 Scanner 55 Carl Craig 55 Listings 56 Festival Round-up 58 F unny Man 58 Barry Diller 59 High-8 59 John McLean 60 Outpost 61 Visions of the Ottoman Empire 61 Listings 62

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