THEATRE listings



Birds of Paradise present

“WORKING LEGS” By Alasdair Gray

W P l N

‘A terrific sense of focus. pace and conviction'

Fri 5 / Sat 6 June - 7.30pm £21£6

The Brewster Sisters present


Two tantalising tales!

Fri l2th June 7.30pm £21£6

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Tolentino uses movement. es ocatise imagery. storytelling. new technology and a diverse original soundtrack to explore sex. cultural identity and family.

Present Supports Fri 2‘) & Sat 30 May. 7pm. Free. Vanessa Smith. one of Scotland‘s up-and-coming choreographers. presents a new. three- handed performance. I’I‘r'si'lil .S‘up/mr/s' takes groups of chairs as a starting point.



Musselburgh. (m5 2240. [.Ac‘cess: l.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. (3. C. 'l'l‘.

Hel )2 AA]

Valley Song Fri 2‘) ty Sat 30 May. 7.30pm. £9 (£5.50). See Touring.

EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE l3/2‘) Nicolsot) Street. 52‘) ()000. [Access: l.. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. H. C. T. Help: A]

Royal Scottish National Orchestra Proms Fri 5—Sun 7 Jun. 7.30pm.

£7—£ l‘).50 (£5--£l7.50).

See Classical & ()pera listings.

page 55.


2 [even Street. 220 434‘). 'l'l'. [.Access: R. 1.. Facilities: WC. IR. (3. C. Help: A. AA] Headsets for Infra Red System for hard of hearing available from front of house manager.

Guards! Guards! Mon lv-Sat (i .lun. 7.30pm. £0.50—--£ l 5 (£5.50~£l0); Wed 8; Sat mats. 2.30pm. £8.50. Paul Darrow (Avon in [fluke iv 7) stars as Captain \"imes in this stage adaptation of one of Terry Pratchett‘s best-loved l)iscworld novels.

(limit/s! (Juan/s.I is a blend of thriller. social spoof and lampoon of the sword ‘n‘ sorcery thang. See preview.

page 57.


(it‘itttlltty Street. 22‘) 9097. 'I'r. [.Ac‘c‘c‘ss: P. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. T Help: A. AA] Closed Suns.

The Bible: The Complete Word Of

GOd (Abridged) Tue Sat () Jun_ Spin; Sat mat. 4.30pm. £‘)~L' In

(concessions from £0). The Reduced Shakespare Company take the (iood Book and cut it down into hilai‘iotis bite-sized chunks. l)id Moses look like Charlton Hestonl’ For Christ's sake. get down to the l._vccum .itid find

Castaway Island Thu 4 Sat () Jun.

l0._i0am & 1.30pm. £5. See Kids listings.

page S l.

st attic—E's again;

()rwell Terrace. 346 I405. [Accessz PPA. l.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. (j. C] Closed Suns. 'I‘icketline: 220 434‘). Working Legs Mon 8 Jun. spin. £2.50. See Touring.

3 insiiTRéWonxsnoe— _

34 Hamilton Place. 220 5425. [Access:

PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. (i. C.

Help: AA]

Jimmy C Thu 41-Sun 7 Jun. 7.30pm: Sat

& Sun mats 2.30pm. £0.50 (£3). Wed .‘s .lnn. 7.30pm. pay what you can. A

community play celebrating the life of James Connolly. who was raised in the slums of Victorian lidinburgh and was

esentually executed for his part in the

Faster Rising of l‘)l(). See New Shows. page 5‘).

tiiiiyisitserifEA-iiie— 2

Cambridge Street. 228 l404. 'lvl'. [Accessz l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. (i. C] Closed Mons.

The Stronger & The Gold Of Tomas

Vargas Thu 28 Sun 3| .‘slay. 8pm. .£(i (£3). See 'l‘ouring.

Love, Lies, Bleeding Thu 4 Sun 7

.lun. Spin. £8 (£4). l-i’ee post-show

discussion Fri 5 Jun. In a new play by l/(l/IIH/I .iliii'ln'lli writer Daniel Boyle. Raindog theatre company present a

passionate love story set one night iii a stitoke-filled bar.

See review. page ()1.

Valley Song Tint 11—811)) 14 Jun. 8pm.

£8 (£4). See Touring.

Reflecting Windows On The World Tue 2 Sun 7 Jun. Times vary. Readings

£1. workshops £5 (£2.50). A week of public play w riting workshops. discussions and performed readings.

Any Place But Here Tue 2 Jun. 7.30pm.

£ 1. Performed reading of a black comedy from Hispanic American playwright

Caridad Svitch. Part of the Reflecting

Windows programme.

Monday Lizard Mon l Jun. 8pm. Free. Iispertments atid informal readings of work by local dramatists. to a mellow

accompaniment ofja/z. Nice. Contact

. lilla Wildridge on 228 3223 if you want

l to participate.


EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 15/29 Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000. [Accessz 1.. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. H.

C. T. Help: A]

No More Play, August Pace and

Greymatter'l‘hu 2\' May. 7.30pm.

£6.50 «£l‘).5() l£4.5()—£l().5()).

' Arguably Britain's leading contemporary dance outfit. Rambert Dance Company performs the first of two programmes: an inventive and

diverse triple-bill.

Cruel Garden Fri 20 Ly Sat 30 May. 7.30pm. £6.50 l‘).50 (£4.50~£l().50). Rambert Dance Company revives Lindsay Kemp and Christopher Bruce's

ballet. an evocation of the life of

Federico Garcia l.orca.

Nederlands Dans Theater 2 Thu

ll Sat l3 Jun. 7.30pm. £5.50—£l7.50

t£4.50--£I4.50). ()ne of the world's

outstanding young dance companies brings a repertoire of works to close the

Dunu' 'liirns season. The bill includes Un Hal/o. Songs (2/ A liiiij/un'r. I’il.\‘.\n/II('SSH.

5 Soil Cure. Suns Rc/mnst' (not Sat) and

3 .S’uniniun/til/ (Sat only).


CITIZENS THEATRE, GflllBALS, GLASGTIW Thursday 4 - Saturday 6 June I998.

7.30 pm

Box Office: OH] 429 0022 THE "TAYAI. IATEUM THEATRE,


Monday 8 - Wednesday IO June I998.


Box Office: 0I3I 229 9697

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Supported by BAN K OF SCOT LAN D