BRUNTON THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: L, ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help:


Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. Shehallion - A Scottish Gathering Until Sun 26 Oct (not Mon 13 & 20 Oct). Mon—Sat 7.30pm; Sun 7pm; Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm. £|0-£25. It was only a matter of time before Scotland conjured up its answer to the box- office-spinnin g Riven/mice. anti here it is. in all its tartan finery. Making its world premiere in the SECC's new Armadillo building. the £1 million music and dance extravaganza boasts an original score by 25-year-old Scot Douglas Whyte and a cast of 56 performers. including twenty dancers. ten singers. a contemporary band. world drumming champion Jim Kilpatrick and Glasgow actress Hazel Ann Crawford in the role of Sciatach. Warrior Queen Of Skye.


Hope Street. 332 9000. (Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA]. Closed Suns. ' Rigoletto Tue 21. Thu 23. Wed 2‘) Oct. Sat | Nov. 7.l5pm: 4 Oct 2.15pm only. £3.50—£45.5(). See Classical & Opera listings. page 58.

Peter Grimes Wed 22. Sat 25. Tue 28. Thu 30 Oct. 7. l 5pm. £3.5()--£45.5(). See Classical & Opera listings. page 58.

Wallace & Gromit In A Grand Day Out Tue 14— Fri l7 Oct. Tue—Thu 8; Sat 7.l5pm; Sat 5pm & 8pm: Sat mat 2. l5pm. £3.5()—£l().5(). See Touring. Norma Sat ll 6‘: Fri 24 ()ct. 7.l5pm. £3.50—£45.50. Sec Classical 8; Opera listings. page 58.


When I Was A Girl I Used To Scream And Shout Fri l0—Sat 25 Oct (not Suns & Mon 20). 7.30pm; Sat l8. 2.30pm: preview Thu 9 Oct. 7.30pm. Sharman Macdonald’s fiesty tale of the relationship between mother and daughter over 25 years in an east of Seotland seaside town is revived by Brunton Theatre Company. directed by David Mark Thomson. See New Shows. page 60.


Morningside Road. Ticketline: 220 4349. Allegro Thu 16—Sat 18 Oct. 7.30pm. £7. Alan Borthwick presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's least well known musical in a special production in aid of the Chest. Heart & Stroke society.


13/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: I.. Facilities: WC. W5. AS. H. C. T. Help: A]

South Pacific Until Sat ll Oct. 7.30pm“. Thu mat 2pm; Sat tnat 2.30pm. £3.75-—£22. Dip your toes in the seas of


25 Albert Drive. 287 55] I. lAccess: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]. 27 Until Sat ll ()ct. 8pm. £6 (£4). See Touring.

D.A.R.E Thu 23»~Sat 25 Oct. 8pm. £6 (£4). See Touring anti preview. page 59.


63 Trongate. 552 4267. [Access: Pl’A. ST. R. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. C. Help: AA].

The Suicide Until Sun l2 ()ct. 8pm. £8 (£4). See Touring.

The Hanging Tree Tue l4-Sun (9 ()ct. 8pm. £8 (£4); first night £3. Post-show : discussion l6 ()cl. See Touring.

Rural glam: Sara Crowe in The Country Wife at the King's Theatre, Edinburgh

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nostalgia with the legendary South Seas musical featuring such unforgettable Rodgers & Hammerstein hits as Some Enchanted Evening and Happy Talk. See review. page 63.

Peter Grimes Wed 15 Oct. 7.15pm. £9—£45.50 (£7-£42.50). See Classical & Opera listings. page 58.

Rtgoletto Thu 16 & Sat I8 Oct. 7.15pm. £9—£45.50 (£7—£42.50). See Classical & Opera listings. page 58.

Norma Fri 17 Oct. 7.15pm. £9-£45.50 (£7—£42.50). See Classical & Opera listings. page 58.

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Robbrmakes' smart work ef’Terw‘ f .. . - .. :13; Out Tue 7—Sat ll Oct. Tue—Sat 7.30 m; . " Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm. £5,504; 14.5po. “hm” “"mmimab"? C°m9d¥*‘wh."h“ See Touring, looks at the real-life anxietiesunderlytngg; The Country Wife Tue l4—Sat 18 Oct. a dead comics society’s obsession Tue—Sat 7.30pm; Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm. comedy routines, see review; page'sz.‘ leis}. £4.50—£ 16.50. William Wycherley’s Edinburgh: Rbya, Lyceum-matte . gag Restoration comedy gets a kick up the , - , a . 4F 4.7.. 37's rear end in this new production set in a D'AR‘E‘ Nab" Sheba" Iead§ thetlw‘ifiiff high-fashion contemporary London. {elm/em“, Theatre wokahOP campanyisa‘. influenced by Gallianoand Westwood. in a devised show about the. thiéatfrotmfil W'lh '“US'C by ex‘spcc'als ma" Jerry the eugenics lobby against the rightslof' Dammers. See New Shows. page 60. the'disabled simpw to exist; page 59. Edinburgh: Theatre Wer'kshog Glasgow: Tramway. " it


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I Liclted A Slag's Deodorant The Arches:jf.§.. Company returns with the Scottish - '1 premiere of this disturbing play by Jim , Cartwright, set deep in the bowelsof Britain's underclass. See New Shows, page 60. Glasgow: Arches Theatre. 4,‘ Dance: Bernadetje Youth culture and " Catholic mythology meet in this exhilarating Belgian dancepiece set among the dodgem cars at a fairground. “.3 See New Shows, page 61. Glasgow: Tramway.

The Suicide Communicado's colourful production of Nikolai Erdmans satirical Russian farce is still on the circuit.

The Hanging Tree The return ongicOIa McCartney's play'aboutgroUgh justice in a; Glaswegian community, presented by g _' { LookOut Theatre. Touring. .

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