2 Leven Street. 220 4349. TT. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. 1R. G. C. Help: A. AA] Headsets for Infra Red System for the hard of hearing are available from front of house manager.

The Holly And The Ivy Until Sat 22 Nov. 7.30pm; Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm.

£5.50—£ 16.50. Middle Ground Theatre Company go down the road of Christmas fights under the fairy lights in this seasonal drama by Wynyard Browne about one fatnin in post-war Norfolk for whom the combination of sherry and close quarters becomes to much.


43 High Street. 556 9579. [Access: ST. R. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Macbeth Until Sat 22 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). See Touring.

Contracts Sun 30 Nov & Mon 1 Dec. 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). Stonewall Youth Project with a musical for World AIDS Day about being young. gay and positive in the 90s.


Greenside Place. 557 2590. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. G. C]

Grease Until Sat 10 Jan. Mon—Sat 7.30pm; mats Wed & Sat 2.30pm. Mon—Thu eves £10—£25 (£10—£22.50); Fri & Sat eves £12.50—£26 (no concs): Wed mats £7.50—£20 (£6.50/£10.50); Sat mats £10—£25 (no concs). Call for details of group bookings. Plenty of time to get greased up. with a four-month run for this colourful touring version of the classic 50s rock ‘n‘ roll musical.


Grindlay Street. 229 9697. TT. [Access: P. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. T. Help: A. AA] Closed Suns.

Much Ado About Nothing Until Sat 22 Nov. 7.45pm. £7-£15 (concs available). Scottish stars Elaine C. Smith and Forbes Masson are drafted in to inject the laughs into Shakespeare‘s classic comedy. in Kenny Ireland's unpretentious production of the play that centres on sharp-witted lovers Beatrice and Benedick.


()rwell Terrace. 346 1405. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G. C] Closed Suns. Ticketline: 220 4349. Dorian Gray Until Sat 22 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). New stage musical from Paw Print Productions that aims to capture the spirit of Oscar Wilde‘s best known novel through a blend of satire. melodrama. horror and romance.


34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. He] : AA]

Ba i Kahani Mon 1—Wed 24 Dec. 10.30am; 1.30pm; 3pm; 7.30pm (call box office to check which shows are on each day). £6.50 (£3); family ticket £14.50. Theatre Workshop lays on something a wee bit different from the usual panto fare. with this guaranteed soap star-free show from the same team as last year‘s excellent 0] Nettles And Roses. The cast of Scottish and Indian actors have devised the show with a guest musician and artistic director Robert Rae. basing it on a powerful lndian story about the hopes. fears and dreams of young people. See Christmas shows special. pages 71—72.


Cambridge Street. 228 1404. TT. [Access: 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C.] Closed Mons.

Greta Tue 2—Sat 20 Dec (previews Fri 28—Sun 30 Nov). £7 (£3.50; previews £3.50). Weel-kent Scottish actor Russell Hunter as you‘ve never seen him before. in this first play by James Duthie taking a witty and darkly comic look at what goes on behind net curtains in this extra- ordinary tale of ordinary folks. See Front- lines. pa re 4 and New Shows. age 64. Haunte , Daunted. Flaunte Thu 4 Dec. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). See Edinburgh Dance and photo-caption above left.



54 George Street. Ticketline: 220 4349. [Access: ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G] Club Strange Brew Wed 2o Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). ()ff-the-wall (and any other accessible surface) dance. movement and music platform featuring the various talents of Glasgow ‘s Dudendance Theatre Company. The Silent Foundation. Sara Porter. performance artist Alex Rigg. Alba Higgins. who will reveal Latin America's filthiest new dance without the aid of a safety net; plus mellow sounds frotn l)J Joseph Malik of East Coast Project.


Assembly Rooms. 54 George Street. 225 5525. Ticketline: 220 4349. [Access: ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G}

Theatre in Action presents

Egging Benedick: Elaine C. Smith in Much Ado About Nothing at the Royal Lyceum

Playford English Country Dance Sun 23 Nov. 1 lam—3.30pm (with one hour break at lpm). £10 (£7.50). Learn the graceful art of English country dancing with accomplished teacher Nicolas Broadbridgc.

Hip Hop Sun 30 Nov. 11am—1pm. £12 (£9); £20 (£15) for full day with Jungle (see below). Genuine hip hop moves froin Lincoln Bryden in this one-off workshop for those with some experience of jazz. street-dance or contemporary dance. Jungle Sun 30 Nov. 24.30pm. £12 (£9); £20 (£15) for full day with Hip hop (see above). Feet don't move fast enough to dance to drum 'n' bass? Lincoln Bryden show you how in this one-off workshop for those with some dance experience.

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a rich drama about a man who wants to sing like the great tenor Gigli.....

The igli Concert

Wed I9 - Sat 22 Nov 8pm £6 (£4)

Assembly Direct present

funky jazz.....

John Renbourne &

Salsa Celtics

..the best in danceable rhythms and

Sun 23 Nov .8pm £8 (£4)

Ex-Pentangle duo play old hits and new material

Ja 111 mm

A rare appearance by this celebrated singer/songwriter...

"Sing if you're glad to be Tom Robinson"

June Tabor

Sat 29 Nov Bpm £6 (£4)

om Robinson

Mon I Dec 8pm £|2

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