THEATRE listings




Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, 665 2240. [P. H. W, WC, WA]

The Real Wild West Sat 27 May. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). Mull Theatre look back at the highs and lows of the West Coast of Scotland over the past 2000 years. See review.

Gravity Thu 1 Jun. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). A collaborative project between playwright Zinnie Harris and composer Marina Adamia, focusing on the huge part music plays in our lives. See preview.

Variety Fundraiser Sat 3 Jun. 7.30pm. £12 (£8). Music, comedy and nostalgia with George Donald and the Perth Barbershop Singers.


33a Morningside Road. 220 4349. [P, H] The Weekend Until Sat 27 May. 7.30pm. £5. Edinburgh People’s Theatre present Michael Palin’s tale of an old curmudgeon who launches himself into a second adolescence. in true Palin style, the play is full of wit and whimsy, and although the company may be amateur, they‘re one of the best in Scotland.


13—29 Nicolson Street, 529 6000. [H, WC, WA]

Macbeth Fri 26—Sai 27 May. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£3.50). Scottish Youth Theatre inject some inspired touches to this Shakespeare classic. paring down the text but beefing up the action with video footage. music and fashion.

Scottish Opera - Macbeth Wed 7 Jun, 7.15pm. See Classical listings.


Elm Row. Leith Walk. 317 3000.

The Mill On The Floss Until Fri 26 May. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Helen Edmundson’s adaptation of George Eliot’s rural novel gets a fresh new look from final year acting students at Queen Margaret University College.


2 Leven Street, 529 6000. [H, T1} WC, WAJ

Elvrs The Musical Until Sat 27 May. 7.30pm; Sat 4.45pm & 8pm. £13.50—£19.50 (£10.50—£16.50). From his humble beginnings at Sun Records, through the heady days of Las Vegas to his ultimate burger-fuelled demise, this show takes you on a musical journey through the life of the king of rock ‘n’ roll. See review.

Going County Down: Una McLean and Russell Hunter in Lovers at the Royal Lyceum

A Clockwork Orange Wed 31 May-Sat 3 Jun. 7.30pm.£6.50—£14(£4.50—£11). Anthony Burgess' book caused controversy in both its written and film forms, and Northern Stage’s theatre version is equally uncompromising. Using projected film and a pounding soundtrack of Beethoven and house music, the show contains scenes of violence which may disturb the more delicate amongst you. See preview.

Murder At The Vicarage Mon 5—Sat 10 Jun. 7.30pm (Wed 8: Sat mat 2.30pm).

£6.50—£15(£4.50—£12). It’s small screen central at the King’s this week, with Eastenders’ Sophie Lawrence, David Griffin from Keeping Up Appearances, and stalwart actresses Barbara Murray and Susan Penhaligon sleuthing it up in this Agatha Christie classic.


Grindlay Street. 248 4848. [1), ll,'I'1‘, WC, WA]

The Complete Millennium Musical (Abridged) Until Sat 27 May. 8pm (Sat

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