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Britannia Rules Liz Lochhead scores a

second hit in two months with a new play centring on four young people at the start of the war and fourteen years later. See review, page 58. Royal Flying the flag for musicals on a grand scale: Les Miserables at the Playhouse, Edinburgh Lyceum Theatre, until Sat 70 Oct.

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: available). The smash-hit musical. Time WillfiMark You Thu 24 Sep. them down their very different paths in holds_barred musical version of the originally produced in l‘)7 l. returns to 7.30pm.}... Ales Riggs exploratory lile. Victor Hugo novel ha back. Edinburgh Scotland with a large-scale performance. series of ailtohiographical passages ————---————- -- —— ~ r- - -— —-» ----—-—— s- - . starring Luke (ioss‘ as Danny luko. written for dancers. live music and PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Playhouse um” 58! 72 Dec . -____.__._- . _-_.___ sculpture. (ireeiiside Place. 557 2590. {Accessz R. Smells 8. Bells A Scottish cardinal E Candldacy to become pope New sir-eel. Paisley. 887 l()l(). [Accesst es isera es Until Sat 12 Dec. - l’l’A. l.. R. l‘acilities: we. was. H. G. C. Enmaum" DRAMA . 7.30pm. Wed & sui mills 2.30pm. threatened by a V'deo dep'Ctm a gay Help: A. AA] BEDLAM THEATRE £7.50—czaso. Call for details of \'al'ious 59" 3“ TOD'Ca' b‘aCk comedy by gay I Two L‘ntil Sat 26 Sep. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). 2a Forrest Road. 225 9893. [Access: ST. concessions. Triumphal return to Glaswega'n company MCT- 599 See Touring. Facilities: WS. (3. C‘. Help: AA] lidinhurgh for Cailleroii Mackintosh's preview, page 55. Touring. Transatlantic Tue 2‘) & Wed 30 Sep. The Insect Tue 6-Fri ‘)_()ct (not Wed 7); lavish touring musical. based on a novel Men Shoum weep Ena Lamont /.3()pm. £6 (£2). See Touring. Tue 6 & Thu 8 ()ct 3. lfipm; Hi 9 ()ct by Victor Hugo. iii w inch :1 paroled S , . b d f Smells And Bells Wed 7 ()ct. 7.30pm. 5pm. £2. Ben Street’s debut as writer and prisoner disappears and reinvents himself tewart S 9”")! Ut me Stu y 0 £6 (£2). See Touring and New Shows. director >— well received at lidinhurgh as a pillar of society. (‘ulminates tenement I'fe m 305 Glasgow 599 page 55. University's Fehfest season of new colourfullv in the streets of post- prEView, page 55. Glasgow: Cit/‘zens’ E OY —s-- : writing -- receives a revival. A Revolutionary Paris. Theatre, Fr,‘ 25 Sep-55t 17 Oct . THE TR R AL l coiiirilendahlv sickening ex tloration of ~ —. -_-.—.—~-- —_——-_— ——— .. m -— .— ——-— . . . Herc Sum. 33: ‘)l)()(). 'l'f. lAccess: ; child abuse. I ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE 03'“ 5‘59""3'” "‘“n'x The l’l’A. ST. R. Facilities: \\'(‘. W8. ll. (3. (I i - ._ _. ._ . . . . _ _ (militia). Sm“. 339969111" (AL-Wee; contemporary dance powerhouse HelpiAAl i BRUNTON THEATRE l’. l.. l-‘aeiliiies: WC. W8. H. (l. (‘. 'l‘ returns Wllh this hit show. See revrew, The Magic Flute Sat 26 & Tue 2‘) Sep. l Musselhurgh. 665 2240. [Au-Lg“; [__ 5']: IILZIP: ,\_.,\,\]. (‘Iosetl'siiiie page 56 Stir/mg MacRobgn Arts Thu l & Bat .s ()ct.g7.. Ifipm (Sat 26 .Sep I R. i-aclltties: \\( .\\ 8. H. (l.( . l I. Britannia Rules l litil Sat .‘ ()cl. Centre, Fr, 25 8/ 3M 26 Sep _.l>pml. See ( lassical (k ()pela listings. I Help: AA] 7.45pm. iiiat Sat 3 ()ct. 2.30pm. ' The Price Hi 25 Sep Sat ll) ()et. £7- £l6 (U U | .50). Touch-tour and Dance: swan Lake RUSS'dn ballet W'th l 7.30pm; mat Sat 3 ()ct. 2.30pm. £7.50 audio-described performance. Thu 2-1 RtlSSIan mUSlC done by RUSSIanS. The ! (£3.50). mat £4.50 (£3.50). David Mark Sep. 5.45pm. Audio-described real Mayakovskl. See review, page 59. GALLERY OF MODERN ART. I v Thomson directs Arthur Miller's rarer pei'loi'iiiance. Sat 3 ()ct. 2.3(lpiii. Edinburgh Festive] Theatre! Mon 28 Queen Street. 22‘) WW). Booking: lickel I performed l()68 play for the Bruntoli l-ollowing the huge success of [.11 Se _Sat 3 Oct Centre. (‘andleriggs see Ticket Link 5 company. Centring on two hrothers. it p ' details above. l explores the dark secrets that have led Continued over page

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