£3.50 (£2). John Arden's social comedy- drama about feuding neighbours on a housing estate is performed by second year students and directed by Andy Arnold of the Arches Theatre.
I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]
City of Angels Until Sat 25 Mar. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mat 2.30pm. £6-£16. The musical that was narrowly saved from premature closure by rave critical reviews when it opened in London last year is given its Scottish premiere by Spectacular and Glossy Productions. Switching from monochrome to colour. it is a multiple- award winning combination of 40s private eye movie and contemporary comedy. Oliver! Mon 27 Mar—Sat 1 Apr. 7.15pm. Thurs and Sat mat 2.15pm. £4.50—£ 16.50. Lionel Bart's popular adaptation of Dickens‘ Oliver Twist performed by local am drams The Apollo Players and including all the favourite numbers like ‘Food Glorious Food‘ and ‘Consider Yourself‘.
The Plough and The Stars Tue 4—Sat 8 Apr. 7.15pm. Thurs mat 2.15pm.
Multimedia gender-bending passion in Venus and Adonis at The Tron
£4.50—£ 16.50. John Dowling's production of Sean O'Casey's play set in the tenements of Dublin during the 1916 uprising.
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C].
New Moves Across Europe Until Sat 25 Mar (not Suns). See Dance.
An Gaisgeach/T he Hero Tue 4—Sat 8 Apr. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£4.50). North east of Scotland-based company Invisible Bouncers present a rich blend of Doric dialect. Gaelic and English language. and dramatic visuals in this tale of unexpected and everyday heroes. See preview.
Safur So Far Thurs 30—Fri 31 Mar. 8pm. £3 (£1.50).See Touring.
I TROH THEATRE 63 Trongate, 552 4267. [Access: PPA. ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. W5, H. G, C. Help: AA]
Brilliant Traces Until Sat 1 Apr (not Sun or Mon). 8pm. £7.50/£6 (£3/£2.50). See Touring.
Venus and Adonis Wed 5—Sat 8 Apr. 8pm. £7.50/£6 (£3/£2.50). Opening night £2. Actors Touring Company team up with
equally radical Hairy Marys and lend a contemporary edge to Shakespeare's sexiest poem. Design by the award- winning Stewart Laing.
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).
Double Bill Wed 29 Mar—Sat 1 Apr. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). The Makars present two shows for the price of one: Sophocles' Greek tragedy Sophocles and Peter Shaffer’s well-known farce Black Comedy.
I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13—29 Nicolson Street, 529 6000. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W5. AS. H, C. T. Help: A] Swan Lake Until Sat 25 Mar. 7.30pm. Thurs mat 1.30pm; Sat mat 2pm. £4.50—£25. See Dance 'and TV preview. Love‘s labour's lost Tue 28 Mar-Sat 1 Apr. 7.30pm. Wed mat 1.30pm; Sat mat 2.30pm. £3—£15.50. The acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company come over all Brides/read Revisited with this version of the bard‘s comedy set in 205 Oxbridge. See preview.
I KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. [Access: R, L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. Help: AA]
Five Guys Named Moe Until Sat 25 Mar. Fri 7.30pm; Sat 5pm and 8pm. £2.50—£l7.50. Hit London musical devised by Clarke Peters celebrating the great days ofjazz dancing and the songs of Louis Jordan. See review.
Hadrian VII 27 Mar—l Apr. Mon-Sat 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mat 2.30pm. £3.50—£17.50. Sir Derek Jacobi stars as the author of a historical novel who ﬁnds himself living out a doomed existence of his own creation. See preview.
I umeneow runs came 43 High Street. 556 9579. [Access: ST. R. L.
I Waiting for Godot Funny. physical and emotionally wrenching production of Samuel Beckett’s enduring classic, directed by the Lyceum’s artistic director Kenny Ireland. Royal Lyceum Theatre,
Catch the best theatm this fortnlght.
I Betrayal This week, Harold Pinter won the lucrative David Cohen British Literature Prize: £30.000 cash, plus £10,000 to sponsor someone else. He chose the Citizens' Theatre. Clearly the best place to see his chronologically warped inﬁdelity drama, then. Cirizens' Theatre,
III Five Guys ﬂamed Moe if you saw ﬁve Harlem hoofers in zoot suits on the eastbound carriageway of the M8 last week, that‘s because Louis Jordan’s uplifting jazz musical was bound for Edinburgh. Don’t miss. King '3 Theatre, Edinburgh.
I Hadrian VII Sir Derek Jacobi leads a big cast in Peter Luke’s intriguing play about a would-be priest who dreams himself into the role of a truly virtuous pope - who has to go, of course. King '5 Theatre. Edinburgh.
This grld lncludes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow’s and Edinburgh’s main theatres, more Informatlon can be found In the llstlngs above. For events at Community Centres and other venues, see detailed llstlngs elsewhere in this section. For detalls of ("ngjsmqm cabaret and muslc events see approprlate llstlngs. Performances shown 1n brackets are previews. Thursday 30 Friday 31 Saturday 1 Sunday 2 Monday 3 . Tuesday 4 Wednesday 5 Thursday 6 See Comedy See Comedy See Comedy — — — - See Comedy Swing Hammer Swing! Swing Hammer Swing! Swing Hammer Swing! — — Wild and Wet Ones Wild and Wet Ones Wild and Wet Ones Betrayal Betrayal Betrayal — - Betrayal Betrayal Betrayal The Double The Double The Double — - i The Double The Double The Double -— — See Comedy — - — - CYT Speed The Plow Speed The Plow Speed The Plow — - « — — — Kiss Me Kate Kiss Me Kate Kiss Me Kate — Hot Shoe Shufﬂe ; Hot Shoe Shufﬂe Hot Shoe Shuffle Hot Shoe Shufﬂe - — — -- - A is for ABBA A is for ABBA A is for ABBA The Boyfriend — - — — ! Chalk and Go Chalk and Go Chalk and Go Laughing Room Only Laughing Room Only Laughing Room Only — Laughing Room Only. Laughing Room Only Laughing Room Only Laughing Room Only Oliver Oliver Oliver - - Plough and Stars Plough and Stars Plough and Stars Safer So Far Safar So Far — . — - An Gaisgcachmic Hero An Gaingch Hero An Gaisgeachflhe Hero Brilliant Traces Brilliant Traces Brilliant Traces See Classical - — Venus and Adonis Venus and Adonis Sophocles Sophocles Sophocles - - — - - Loves Labours Lost Loves Labours Lost Loves Labours Lost — — — - - Hadrian VII Hadrian V11 Hadrian VII — - — See Opera See Opera OdourofChrysanthemums Odour of Chrysanthemums; — _ - _ _ ' Great Theatn: of the World Joseph Joseph Joseph — — _ .. - Waiting for Godot Waiting for Godot Waiting for Godot — - l — - - _. _ .. _ _. _ - I'm So Big Disappeared Disappeared Disappeared Disappeared - — - - - _ - _ .. I — Brilliant Traces Brilliant Traces
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