few knuckledusters fly and leaves a home

audience to find their way through some ‘lhe Budapest-based Shamans return CAMERON uncompromising gags.

now they cannot fail to know she‘s gay (cue short sharp shock treatment with rubber dick attachments). The audience reward even her most difficult material with generous laughter.

brimming wim arrogant Sched sold out naturally. confidence; coming over ( ‘1” HUTICY) all belligerent and pushy. I Rhona came!!!"

to the Fringe this year with an inspired and poetic duet about adult love. Choreographer Eva Magyar again pairs with fellow performer Peter llovak in a sophisticated and startlineg simple dance that traces the path of a couple’s chance encounter through courtship, love and bereavement. It’s rigorously honed, higth theatrical choreography that needs neither mime

Reading out a letter from her mum. Rhona giggles guiltily. She won't be doing this bit when her mum comes in to see the gig (strangely enough). Cameron's oii cracking post-television form:

nor words to tell its story of passion. 1 then settling in to her . (Fringe) Assembly Rooms . A man and woman emerge from more familiar coy (Venue 3) 226‘ 2428. until itorman Lovett: distinctly poetic solitudes, formally Playfulness. She still lets a i aifgfpm “MB ‘lleartwarmlng wii’

clad in black as though ior socializing or mourning. Courtship is a polite waltz that becomes a game of

blli think of Ronnie

bane'ing «sites through Corbett wittering on about . ,, W his producer. attentions. Romance unfolds Amine. sophisticated tale of seduction But don t be put otf by

this comparison. though. . _ . . . it‘s a bit of a shock to see Lovett may well be the narrative urgency, as the pair’s r 0f sophiSilcatlon and Gloom 10 "'8 Norman Lovett actually comedy equivalent or a partnering oozes enough sensuous choreography and the characters. standing up. Given the comfort blanket. but he

4 ,, \ y r , . pleasure to give a deeply satisiying v Though it unravels by the end, there’s w; ' Red Dwarf Star 8 lacontc- still manages to combine dimension to the dancing. llovak is an also a dignity that allows both an epic 3 but-cosy reputation- YOU heartwarming aggressive and graceful performer, and intensely personal dimension to - 21111108! expect him to entertainment with cutting

l excruciatingly subtle touches and i

incrementally, but there’s little

assuredly masculine without the the story. (Lynn Keating) . of Twill ywrs‘slf lo a pitfalls oi machismo. And Magyar’s g K H. ( an arson)

. ' wry observation. And I Norman [oven firm i i) a quicksilver, cat-like sensittnty. Ammo (Fringe) Demarco European Art Rhona “WWW l consist of sudden flights 556 2549 until 2 Sept

Erotic and understated. medatia”: 3' "3,7,5 30,100, (venue ‘uncompmm's'ng gags, . of fancy. you can‘t help 9pm, £6 (£5), There’s nothing coy or crass in this a) 553 3371. until 25 Aug (not 20) tale oi seduction. Images are distilled 10pm. £5 (53-50)-

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.. g l 't I E White Rabbit Cowboys: Edlnburgh night out 3. " That the Festival has little to do with : .mnammm, m chem.“ 3,. g. ; the lives of year-round Edinburgh iolk rather obvious; a win..3non|nenn \- '8 a Wienfllal 300' 301009 "'0 6"!" : yuppie still mourning the passing of .5» bar-room philosophers - this bunch l the 303; a would-be sex god _ .. .. __ ~,, ~‘ __ 3.5,“ - . decided'to dolsom'ethinggbgut It At l preoccupied with a receding hairline, 1/ - - t 9'0“ 0 '09" 8'3 '0'“ a 809'0" and the stoner ior whom making tea is “R T ,ey are hilarloyS-"I urge you ' “'0 City Cafe Pefsuaded “'9 a three-day expedition. r! 1“ to dze for a ticket. . Tanaoemontto convert the - But McCaifer’s energetic and Edinb h E - , ownstairs bar into a so-seat theatre é engaging portrayals give the urg vemng News : Eggs: tor a joyous celebration oi g characters life, and the tightly-written ; n nigh nightliie. script ofiers plenty of laughs. A Q Aug - 2 Sept at 15pm In this one-man show, Leonard i working knowledge of Edinburgh’s Q 10 ; McCaifer plays three friends, i pubs would help, but is not essential. ( 15pm) . x ; simultaneoust saddling up tor a . (Eddie Gibb) m . (£7 . 50) 1 Friday night out, whose comic White Rabbit Cowboys (Fringe) The _ monologues are linked by phone calls City Cafe (Venue 150) 220 0900, until orth Cards 0131-557 6969. Tickets from Venue Box Office & all usual festival outlets. | to organise the evening’s 28Aug, 8pm, £4.50 (£3). '

so The List 18-24 Aug 1995