Nicholson‘s play about C.S. Lewis‘s aching love for Joy Gresham finally makes it to the stage. iii a national tour starring Anton Rodgers and Elizabeth Garvie. Did well down south and these are the only Scottish performances.

I KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. [Access: R. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. Help: AA]

The Cherry Orchard until Sat 5 Nov. 7.30pm. £5.50—£14.50. Pre-West End tour of Chekhov's masterpiece starring Susannah York and directed by Mikhail Mokeiev of the Moscow Art Theatre. See review.

Gang Show Mon 7—Sat 12. 7pm. Sat

tnat 2.15pm. £4—£7.50. No doubt all concerned will ‘be prepared‘ for this annual event. so get your woggle toggled and ging-gang goolie down to the King‘s. Hot Stuff Mon l4—Sat 19. 7.30pm Mon—Thur; 5.30pm and 8.30pm Fri and Sat. £9.50—£ 14.50 (£5.50—£9.5O concs Tue—Thurs; halfprice opening night and tnats). All the music from the decade that style forgot. Wear your flares and platforms or you‘ll feel behind the times. I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. [Access: ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA] Scottish International Storytelling Festival Until Sat 5 Nov. The final few days of another fortnight of yarn-spinning from around the world. helping put this mesmerising art form on the map. See Kids section for events specifically pitched at a younger age range. Signs and Stories Fri 4 Nov. 7.30pm. £4 (£2.50). Barbara McDermitt and Linda Bandelier use signing to enhance the meaning of stories.

Tales of the Seal People Fri 4 Nov. 7.30pm. £4 (£2.50). Born into an Argyll traveller family. Duncan Williamson tells stories of the sea.

Saturday Stories: The Enormous Elephant Sat 5 Nov. I lam. £3. Painting and storytelling workshop with Aileen Finlay attd Kay Shanks.

Tales From The Wildwood Sat 5 Nov. 11.30am and 1.30pm. £4 (£2). The Beasties. alias Bob Pegg and Julie Fullerton. go fora ramble in the woodland world in story. music and song.

Compass Storytheatre Sat 5 Nov. 2.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Pat Keysell and Wendy Anderson draw on a vein of stories from across the world. . New Storytellers’ Workshop Sat 5 Nov. 2.30pm. £4 (£2.50). Festival chairman David Campbell explores the art of storytelling with nascent narrators. Gang noun With A Sang Sat 5 Nov. 7.30pm. £4 (£2.50). Sheila and Katy Stewart, Sheila Douglas. Andy Hunter. Willie McPhee. Allison Millen and Andrew Douglas round off the Storytelling Festival with a song. Whodidit? Wed 9—Sat 12. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). See Touring.

I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590. [Access: R. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. (3. C]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat Until Sat 4 Feb. 7.30pm. Various mats 2.30pm. £6.50—£23.50. The early Andrew Lloyd Webber and'Tim Rice hit comes to Edinburgh for a long post-London run with Phillip Schofteld doing his hippy religious bit.

I OUEEH MARGARET COLLEGE College Theatre. Clerwood Terrace. 317 3546. The Shadow of a Gunman Tue S—Fri l 1 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£2: all tickets £1 opening night). Students from QM‘s Drama Department in a timely revival of Sean O‘Casey's powerful drama about a poet identified as a gunman by the security forces. set in 1920s Dublin. Blood Wedding Wed lo—Sat 19 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£2; all tickets £1 opening night). Students from QM‘s Drama Department perform Gwynne Edwards's recent translation of Lorca’s haunting tragedy of love. jealousy and fate.

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

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1 Death and the Maiden Until Sat 5 Nov.

7.45pm. £4—£I4. Sat mat 3.15pm. all

i tickets £5. Student stand-by ticket for £4

I every W‘dnesday from 6pm with a

E matriculation card. Dundee Rep swaps

j productions with the Lyceum. bringing

l down its gripping version of Ariel

I Dorfman's psychological thriller about a

I woman who believes she has rediscovered I

5 the man who tortured her fifteen years

. previously. Alison Peebles. Michael

T Mackenzie and Robert McIntosh star in Hamish Glen’s production. See review.

Twelfth Night Fri 1 I Nov—Sat 3 Dec.

y 7.45pm. £4.50—£14. Free preview Thurs I 10 Nov. Mats Sat 19. Wed 23. Sat 26.

I 3.15pm. all tickets £5. In a co-production f with Salisbury Playhouse directed by

5 Deborah Paige. the Lyceum presents

I Shakespeare’s sexy Yuletide comedy.

1 which hasjust been on tour in China. The I ensemble cast includes Selina Boyack as I Viola and Peter Kelly as Malvolio. See preview. 3 I ST BRIDE’S CENTRE Orwell Terrace.

I 346 1405. [Access: PPA. 1.. ST. R.

, Facilities: WC. WS. G. C]

I Faith, Hope and Clarity Sat 5. 8pm. £3. (£1.50). A new show for adults written

I and performed by Susanne Fraser and

I Suzanne Lynch. otherwise known as

3 Catch Theatre Company. who perform

1 mainly for children and young people.

, T show is directed by Andi Ross and

I concerns men. the one problem it says here which unites Faith and Hope. two

1 women from different worlds. Due to tour 5 throughout Scotland: watch this space for ; details.

I I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. [Access: 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]

Europe Until Sun 13 Nov (inc Suns. not Mons). 8pm. £8 (£4/£2). Up-and-coming young playwright David Greig makes his Traverse debut with a play dealing with his recurring obsession with identity and belonging in the new Europe. Philip Howard directs this ‘story about love and railways‘. See review.

A Class Act Tue 8 and Thurs 10 Nov. 2pm. Free. A performance by professional actors of plays written by 14—18-year-olds in Lothian schools. with assistance from the Traverse's wandering band of professional playwrights and directors. One, TWO - Hey! Wed 9—Sun 13 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). See Touring.

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