Education Officer Steven Small (left) is the controlling influence behind the annual Summer Workshops at Edinburgh's Royal lyceum Theatre. Workshops run for one week. at a cost of £25 per

member. and are divided into three age groups: 8—11 (24-28 July); 12—14 (31 July—4 August); and :

15—18(7-11 August). Call Clare Simpson for further details on 0131 229 7404

love and divided loyalties set in Dublin at the time of the |9l6 Easter Rebellion.

I RAMSHORN THEATRE 98 Ingram Street. 552 3-189. [Accessz ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. Help: AA]

Act Your Age Fri l4—Sun l6 July. 8pm. £2. Pensioners Action Group Iiast and 7:84 combine to produce a moving and funny show about being elderly and living in Glasgow. See preview.

I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. [Access: PPA. ST. R. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]

Sexual Perversity In Chicago Until Sun l6 July. 8pm. £7.50 (£3): £6 (£2.50). The third in a spate of Mamet shows to hit Scottish shores of late. as the Arches Theatre Company revive the controversial US playwright's journey round singles bars iii 70s Chicago. First seen during Mayfest l99l. this was the first show to

be performed by the Arches as air independent theatre company. See review. Charlie’s Angels 80 To Hell Wed l9» Sat 22 .luly. Spin. £7.50 (£3); £6 (£2.50). First night all tickets £2. The first oi‘ two shows on gay identity coming ()tit At The Iron this season. Regular presenter ol‘ Radio

i is [now [flit/s and panel member on

] ITV‘s Just (1 Minute Graham Norton is

] both writer and performer in this wacky

chronicle of his travels round the IS of A. § The Minstrel and the Shirra 'i‘tie 25—811!)

30 July. Sptii. £7.50 (£3); £6 (£2.50). First night all tickets £2. Scottish literary

l legend Sir Walter Scott is brought to life

. by contciiipoi‘ary Scottiin writer Alan

9 Massie iii this I'oiir~year—old play directed ] by Judy Steel and starring Robert Paterson as Scott. Includes live music and song

1 from acclaimed clai‘sach player Iilspeth


I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: l..

Pirates Until Sat l5 July. 2pm: 5.30pm. £5—£7.50. See Kids section.

Cavalcade Tue 25—Sat 29 July. 7.30pm. 'l'liurs/Sat mat 2.30pm. £5—£l9.50. Now celebrating its 25th birthday. London's tiny King‘s Head Theatre tours Noel Coward's lavish i'aiiiily saga round some

its guise as one of the highest-grossing films of the 30s. (‘ui'ult‘m/e requires epic

call on the services of' hundreds of local extras at each venue it visits. See preview I KING’S THEATRE 2 [even Street. 220 4349. [Access: R. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. Help: AA] The Late Edwina Black Until Sat 15 July. Mon—Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm and 8pm. £.‘»-£6. More summer thriller action from the Colin McIntyre Repertory Company.

Inspector Martin has a wealthy corpse and

Iiousel'iil of suspects on his hands in this thriller by William Dinner and William

.\loi'uii. He detects a weird conspiracy. but

hovv have these clever killers covered their tracks‘.’ Murder Without Crime Mon I7—Sat 22 July. 7.30pm. Sat 5piii/8piii. £3—£6. The last ol‘ Colin Meliityre‘s summer thrillers. Crime and decadence in fashionable 30s London. as a bevy of rich young things indulge in a fatzilistic cycle of love. hate and revenge. Giant Jeely Piece Show Wed iO—i‘i-i 2| 2 July. 2pm. £3.50. See Kids section. , Buddy Tue 25 July—Sat l2 Aug. I Moti--'I‘litir's 7.30pm; Fri—Sat 5.30piii/S.30piii. £2.50—£l7.50. Oh boy!

liiu/r/v'v back in town. by popular demand.

we‘re told. Joiti the brilliantined guitar hero on a nostalgic trip through his life and music. and sing along to the squeaky- clean sounds ol‘ l’e‘e‘ev Sire. l.u Bum/m aiit 'l'lirii'll lie I/It' Day.

I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590. [Access: R. l..

Facilities: WC. WS, G. C]

La Cage Aux Folles Mott l7—-Sat 22 July.

7.30pm. £6.50 ~£I7.50 (concessions available). Spectacular and Glossy Productions transfer from Glasgow with their rendition of this high—camp French musical i’ai'ce. Hold your pink leather

and other rousing numbers such as The

[Jest oilinies. See review.

; I ROYAL lYCEUM THEATRE Griiidlay Street. 229 9697. [Access: P. I.. Facilities:

lWC. WS. H. G. C. T. Help: A. AA]

I Loot Until Sat I5 July. 8pm. £5~£l~1. Sat

iiiat 3.15pm. £6. Kenny Glenaan directs

i Joe ()rton's celebrated and wickedly



l w fill

Facilities: WC. WS. AS. H. C. T. Help: A]

of Britain's largest venues. Best known iii

crowd scenes of tip to 250 people and will

: boas aloft {or gay anthem /Am What [Am


atthe TRON


deeds. See review.

This grid includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow’s and Edinburgh’s main theatres, more information 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. Performances shown in brackets are previews.

“origami”: Friday 21

Fever Pitch

Fever Pitch

Quelqtie Fleurs |

Qiielqtie Fleurs

Peter Power i I’etcr I’owct'

Charlie's Angels Charlie's Angels

Saturday 22 Sunday 23

Fever Pitch Qiielqtie Fleurs I’L‘ICTIIRWN'CI'

Charlie's Angels

Monday 24

Tuesday 25

Arsenic and ()Id lam

Qiielqtie Fleurs

'I‘he Minstral


3 Arsenic and Old lace

iue l-scri 5 cu 8m OUT brill/onin Ski/fill & gags utter/y engoging

Starving Aiiisis (use) ROAD MOVIE first night‘s ONLY £2

Arsenic 1qu Old Lace

I Quelque Fleurs

()iielque Fleurs

'Ilie Minstral . . .

Check iioufi”

wed l9-soi 22 jul 8pm our comic genius

Graham Norton in


iue 25-sun 30 jul 8pm Robert Peterson is sir wolier scoii in


AND THE SHIRRA by Allen Mossie

0l4l 552 4267 0141 227 55“

funny I‘arce. involving various tiiisavoury characters tip to their eyeballs in dirty

Private lives Thurs 20 July-Sat 5 Aug (riot Sun). 8pm. £5 £l~i. Sat that 29 July. 3.15pm. £6. Kenny Ireland directs husband-and-wil'e team David Robb and Briony McRoberts Ill Noel Coward's l‘aitious‘ comedy of itianiiers and razor- sharp repai'tee. See preview.

I ST BRIDE’S CENTRE ()rwell Terrace. 346 H05. [Accessz PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. (i. C]

Medea Mon I7 ‘Sat 22 July. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Murder. revenge. ritual magic and unrequited love Greek-style. as Third Rail present an accessible new version of the tale oi Jason. the Argonauts and the legendary golden fleece.


Peter Power

The Miiistral

Murder \Vitiiout Crime ] Murder Without (Triirie

La Cage Aux Folles

Private Lives Private Lives

Dair Jane Rosenberg

Dear Jane Rosenberg

Murder Without Crime

La Cage Aux Folles

I.a Cage Airs Folles Private Lives

Dear Jzuie Rosenberg heir Jane Rosenlx'rg

Cavalcade Buddy Private Lives Private I.i\cs



Private Lives

Cavalcade Buddy

Private Lives

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