Go wild in the outback: Susie Porter in Welcome To Woop Woop at the Film Festival

.-\|an Clarke. Films are screened at: The Filtnltouse. 88 I.othian Road; Cameo. 38 Home Street: Dominion. Newbattle ’I'errace; AB('. I.othian Road; ()deon. 7 ('lerk Street: UC'I. Newcraighall Road; and Glasgow Film Theatre. 12 Rose Street. Glasgow.

FILM FESTIVAL BOX OFFICE Tickets for all films (except those at (ilasgow Film Theatre) can be bought in

person at the Filmhouse. 88 I.othian Road.

lidinhurgli. 0131 623 8030 (information: 0131 229 2550). The box office is open for telephone bookings daily noon—8pm (Mon 27 Jul—Sat 16Aug); daily

1 lain~»9pin (Stilt 16—Sun 30 Aug) and to personal callers daily noon—8pm (Sat l~Sat 16Aug): daily I lain—9pm (Sun l6—-Sun 30 Aug).

Tickets for screenings at the GFT are available in person or by calling 0141 332 8128 from Mon 27 Jul.

Tickets for screenings at other Film Festival venues can also be bought on the door on the day of the screening.


Sat 15—Mon 31 Aug. Now held every year.

the Edinburgh Book Festival plays host to a plethora of book-related events. from authors of international repute to the best in new talent. and a separate programme of children's events. The Book Festival is held in a purpose-built. canvas village in Charlotte Square. at the west end of the city's famous Georgian New Town. Admission to the site costs £2 1) for the day or L‘ 15 (i IO) for the whole seventeen days. Many events are free but ticketed: and there is an additional charge for tnost major author events. For information or a programme. call 0897 500 010 (calls cost £1 per minute).


Tickets for all Book Festival events are available from 0131 624 5050. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm (also Suns 10am—6pm from Sat 15—.\Ion 31 Atig).

Tickets are also available from the Fringe Box Office (0131 226 5138) or in person lrom:

James Thin Booksellers 57 George Street. ()pen Mon 6 Jul—Fri 14 Aug. Mon-Sat 10am-5.30pm.

Book Festival Charlotte Square Gardens. Open Sat lS—Mon 31 Aug. daily 9.30am—830pm.


Fri 7—Sat 29 Aug. What started life as the Scottish forces contribution to the International Festival has now expanded to include military performers from throughout the world. Teams featured in this year's event have come from as far afield as Russia and Fiji to participate iii a programme which includes singing. dancing and a daredevil motorcycle display.

MILITARY TATTOO BOX OFFICE Tickets are available by post. in person or by phone from the Tattoo Ticket Sales Office. 33—34 Market Street. lidtnburgh EH1 IQB. 0131 225 1188. ()pen Mon—Fri l()am—4.30pm. Sat l0am—12.30pm (until Thu 6 Aug); Mon-Fri 10am—9pm; Sat 10am-10.30pm (Fri 7—Sat 29 Aug).


Fri 31 Jul—Fri 9 Aug. Pubs and clubs across the city host jazz artists of all persuasions. while major gala performances this year include original bluesman BB. King. plus appearances by Humphrey Lyttelton. the Ethel Caffie- Austin Gospel Singers and Joe Temperley. For further information. call 0131467 5200.

JAZZ Bi BLUES FESTIVAL BOX OFFICE Tickets for Jazz & Blues Festival events (apart from the BB. King concert) can be bought from the Queen's Hall. Clerk Street. Edinburgh. 0131 667 7776. Open Mon-Sat 10am—5pm (until Thu 30 Jul); daily lOam—lOpm (Fri 31 Jul—Thu 6 Aug); Mon—Sat 10pm—8pm. Sun noon—5pm (Fri 7—Wed 12 Aug). Tickets are also available from the Assembly Rooms. 54 George Street. 0131 226 2428. and in person from concert venues. Tickets for the BB. King concert are available from The Playhouse. Greenside Place. 0131 557 2590.



0131 473 2000.

Festival Theatre: 0131 529 6000. Edinburgh Playhouse: 0131 557 2590. King's Theatre: 0131 220 4349. Queen‘s Hall 0131 667 7776.

Usher Hall: 0131 228 1155.


l FRINGE 01312265138.

Observer Assembly: 0131 226 2428. Famous Grouse House: 0131 220 5606. Calder's Gilded Balloon: 0131 226 2151. Pleasance: 0131 556 6550.

Queen's Hall: (1131 667 7776.

Theatre Workshop: 0131 226 5425. Traverse Theatre: 0131 228 1404.


0131 623 8030.

Dominion: 0131 447 4771.

Cameo: 0131 228 4141.

Glasgow Film Theatre: 0141 332 8128 ()deon: ()l3l 668 2101

L'CI: 0131 6690711.


0131 624 5050.




0131 667 7776.


Umbrella home page for all Festivals http://www.go-edinburghcouk International Festiva http://www.ed.ac.uk/~eif/eif98



Film Festival

é Illl)I//\\‘\\‘\\'.CLII.II11)It‘SI.t)l‘g.llI(/ ; Mi itary Tattoo

. ltttp://www.edintattoo.co.nk/ Jazz & Blues Festival

3 http://www.jaHtnusicco.uk

Festival Revue (covers all events)

htt )://ww w.festivalrevuecom

Ca der's Gilded Balloon

http://ww w.giIded-ballooti.co.uk

; The Famous Grouse House http://www.famousgrouse.com/grousehouse/

The Famous Spiegeltent http://vvww.ednet.co.uk/~spiege1maestro Hill Street Theatre


Theatre Workshop


Traverse Theatre

http://www.traverseco.uk Universal Arts http://www.universal -arts.com

1 I t l l 1


Tourist Information (general) 0131 557 1700. Tourist Info (accommodation)

0131 333 2167 (EdinburghAirport):

01506 844600 (West l.othian);

0131 653 6172 (East Lothian).

National Rail Enquiries

(1345 48 49 so.

The angst maiden cometh:

New York Theatre Workshop in

Eugene O'Neill's More Stately Mansions at the International Festival


National Youth


Edinburgh Season 98

Sponsored by R Grigtjs Group Ltd


by Daragh Carville

23-16 August 6.15pm Pleasance Two 0131 556 6550

Dancing at Lughnasa

by Brian Friel

8-30 August 3pm George Square Theatre 0131 662 8740

Kissing Angels

devised by Maggie Kinloch, Peter Collins and the

NYT Company

21-31 August 6.30pm Chaplaincy Centre

0131 662 8882

I ) THE . ENER Y L...‘ G


23 Jul-6 Aug 1998 THE LIST 2?