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Learning The Paso Doble I‘T'i 7--S;tt 8 Ma): 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Poet and novelist l)il}'s Rose's first play centres on the aftermath ofa death in the family. See review page 5-1. BEDLAM THEATRE Forrest Roatl. 235 9893. [Accessz ST. I-‘aeilities: \\'S. (i. C. llelp::\.»\|

FOOI For Love Tue Sat 8 .\la_\'. 7.30pm. £4 (£3.50i. Sam Shepherds intense tlrama borrows dramatic convention from (ireek tragetl}. hut is untiiistakahls' Ameriean in its Western tlesert motel setting. :\it litlinhurgli l'nhersit} 'l'lieatre (‘ompam presentation.

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STIFF! Forbes Masson's tale of sex and death, heaven and hell, art and commerce, crime and politics amounts to an evening of riotous entertainment. Standouts in a generally excellent score are the Bacharachtastic title song and the safety razor king's heartfelt 'I Feel a Little Cut Up So !'Il Cut You Up A Little ' lvlasson and his cast carry proceedings along wrth seemingly limitless energy and effortless skill, F|(;lli at) to the hysterical -- in every sense finale A fl(]l‘ti laugh and no mistake See revrew Edinburgh: Royal Liter/r72. {he/i {oz/ring

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