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GUIDE TO THE WORLD'S BIGGEST ARTS FESTIVAL Thursday 6 Thursday 13 August 1998


15 Ewan McGregor A glam rock star in Ve/vet Goldmine the boy from Crieff gets Iggy with it.

16 Alan Davies

.Behind the illusion of Jonathan Creek there’s a

stand-up comedian in the wings.

18 Circus Ethiopia

The African acrobats take the big top by storm.

20 Derevo Raise the iron curtain the real Insane Clown Posse return.

27 Taboo sucks!

Myra, Adolf, Diana is nothing sacred at the ange?

28 David Harrower Scotland’s hot, young playwright is ready to prove his mettle.

4 Festival Top Twenty

Our biggest recommendations.

7 Festival Frontlines The week’s best in pictures.

12 Festival Famespotting Hot new names to watch.

30 Festival Front Of House

News, gossip, and star guest writers.

PLUS: 22 Map

Find the venues easily.

31, 33 Festival Freeloaders

Special free ticket offers for readers of The List.



39 9am—1pm

39 In the ring with The Wrest/ers

40 Scary monsters from Hong Kong

43 1pm—3pm

43 To the father of The Pill

a play

Good hairdressing with

Liz Lochhead

Claire Dowie girl or


47 3pm—6pm

47 Sam Shepard a European premiere

47 Scott Capurro

49 Emma souped-up Austen

53 6pm—8pm

53 Merlin’s magical B/uebeard

60 Jenny Eclair

61 Circus Of Horrors

63 8pm—10pm

63 Arj Barker

63 Eating fit to burst in Gargantua

64 Sarah Kane’s shock-free shocker

66 Rich Hall

71 10pm—Late 71 Johnny Vegas 71 Ed Byrne 73 Maori camp with Mika 74 Rob Newman FESTIVAL MUSIC 77 Ceilidhs top Celtic hoe downs 78 The best from the East FESTIVAL CLUBS 83 International Club Fesnval 84 Edinburgh Clubs listings FESTIVAL ART 89 Richard Prince



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