Head to head conflict: The Right Size in Do You Come Here Often? at the Tron

which a group of public schoolboys and teachers stage a revue to mark their headmaster's retirement and wind up weighing up the century‘s losses and gains along the way. Stars Tony Robinson (best know as Baldrick in lilac/(adder and Christopher Timothy (James Herriot in All Creatures Great Am! Small). See Preview. page 63.


63 Trongate. 552 4267. [Access: PPA.

ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. C. Help:


Abigail's Party Wed l2—Sun l6 Mar.

8pm. £8 (£4); first night £3. See Touring and Reviews. page 66.

Do You Come Here Often? Wed l9—Sat 22 Mar. 8pm. £7 (£4); first night £3. The Right Size aka Sean Foley and Hamish McColl - present a bizarre devised comedy set in a confined space. See New

Shows. page 65.



Chambers Street. 650 8200 (after 6.30pm). Ticketline: 220 4349. or at Assembly Rooms. Usher Hall. Queen‘s Hall and King's Theatre box offices. Bold Girls Wed 12-Sat l5 Mar. 7.30pm. Thurs/Sat £3: Fri £4. Edinburgh Graduate Theatre Group with Rona Munro’s poignant tale of four women and their daily life in contemporary Belfast. Deathtrap Tue l8—Sat 22 Mar. 7.30pm. Thurs/Sat £3; Fri £4. Edinburgh People’s Theatre with Ira Levin's play.


Momingside Road. Ticketline: 220 4349. or at Assembly Rooms. Usher Hall. Queen‘s Hall and King's Theatre box offices. Tickets also available at Church Hill Theatre box office 30 minutes before performance.

Tons Of Money Wed l9—Sat 22 Mar. 7.30pm. Thurs/Sat £3; Fri £4. Local am- drams The Makars & DMDC present a play by Ben Travers.


Bellevue Place. Tickets: 336 l08l: or on the door from 10am.

Dog House Sat 8 Mar. 5.30pm (all tickets £2) & 7.30pm £3 (£2). Edinburgh Young Theatre Company presents a disturbing drama by Irish playwright Gina Moxley about the emotional turmoil experienced by a group of teenagers.


l3/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W5. AS. H. C. T. Help: A]

Pride Of Scotland Thurs 20—Sat 22 Mar. 7.30pm; Thurs mat 2pm/Sat mat 2.30pm. £6—£12.50. Peter Morrison. Johnnie Beattie and Anne Fields take a tartan- trimmed trip down memory lane with this tribute to traditional Scottish variety.


2 Leven Street. 220 4349. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. H. G. C. Help: A. AA] Death Of A Salesman Until Sat 8 Mar. Tue—Sat 7.30pm; Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm. £l2.50—£l7.50 (concs available). The Royal National Theatre perform Arthur Miller’s classic expose of the American Dream under the direction of David Thacker. an Englishman currently seen as the world's leading director of the great American playwright‘s work.

The Three Musketeers Tue l8—Sat 22

QUEEN MARGARET COLLEGE Corstorphine Theatre. Clerwood Terrace. 317 3546.

Romeo And Juliet Until Fri 7 Mar. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). QMC second-year studean don doublet and hose to pose as Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers.

A Midsummer Night's Dream Wed l2—Sat l5 Mar. 7.30pm. £3 (£2): first night £1. Shakespeare's much-loved comedy of magic and mistaken identity. adapted for second-year QMC students.

drama & dance THEATRE

ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street. 229 9697. [Access: P. L.

Facilities: wc. ws. H. G. C. T. Help: A.

AA] Closed Suns.

Crimes Of The Heart Fri 7—Sat 29 Mar. 7.45pm: mats 2.30pm: Sat lS/Wed l9/Sat 22 Mar. £l-£15. Beth Henley‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning American comedy about an unholy reunion between the not-so—devoted McGrath sisters from deepest Mississippi. See New Shows. page 64.


Cambridge Street. 228 1404. [Access: L. Facilities: L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C] Closed Mons.

Bahycakes Until Sun 9 Mar. 8pm; Sat mat 2.30pm. £8 (£4); mat £6 (£3). Former Traverse artistic director Ian Brown directs Glasgow’s ever-popular Clyde Unity Theatre in the world’s first stage adaptation of Armistead Maupin's famous Tales Of The C it_v series of novels. Clyde Unity’s John Binnie is the man Maupin allowed to adapt this most melancholic instalment of the series. Refuge Thurs l3-Sun 23 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£3.50). Post-show discussion: Thurs 20 Mar. Gerda Stevenson directs Scottish company Stellar Quines in the world premiere of a disturbing but defiantly humorous play by Janet Paisley. set in a women‘s refuge. See New Shows. page 64.


Chester Street. Tickets from the Adult Learning Project, I84 Dalry Road. 337 5442.

ALP Women's Gathering Sat 8 Mar. 7pm-midnight. £5 (£3). Bar provided. A gals-only affair to celebrate lntenational Women’s Day, mixing music. song and ceilidh dancing with a multi-media production telling the story of the Highland Clearances as experienced by women. Performers include Edinburgh women’s drumming group. Commotion and delightfully-named songstresses The

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.on tour in a major newproduction i 23. starring Tony B’ritton (above). ChristOph’ TtrnOthy and .TonyRobinson. See previ if, .. page 63. "peahegkoyal, Glasgow 1:. : j_ A; Salesman Arthur Miller's_.‘.-.. famous play, performed bythe Royal ;~; f‘ National Theatre, directed by Miller - expert David Thacker and starring the}; r superb 'Alun Armstrong. What. more do v

you want? King’s Theatre, Edinburgh. v a Thetlli‘thday Party Muireann Kelly " makes the most of a strong cast in this: “- Arches/Theatre Galore co-pmductibn’Ofif_ Harold Pinters sinister play,.a‘ dark v “r.

comedy of retribution set in a seaside if; boarding house. See review, page 66. Arches Theatre, Glasgow. I 1} Crimes Of‘lhe Heart Leading Scottish-5311f actress Alison Peebles directs the t Lyceum .company in Beth Henley's darkq Pulitzer Prizewinning comedy about af, family's struggles in the AmericanvDeep South. See New Shows, page 64. Royal; Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh- 1. (at on A Hot Tinwa More Pulitzer . Prize-winning family angst from the ' ..


Deep South. this timein Tennessee Williams's powerful drama abbut a - sports ace brought low by alcoholism r and injury. his frustrated wife and his 2‘ ‘g


dying father. See New Shows.=page


Tartan Gussets.

Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow.

This grid includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow and Edinburgh's main theatres. More information, including events at smaller venues. can be found in the listings above and over the page. Performances shown in brackets are free or reduced price previews.

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