Theatre listings

Edinburgh Drama continued


33a Morningside Road. 220 4349. IP. H] South Pacific Wed 3—Sat 6 Apr. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Balemo Theatre Company turn up the heat in Rodgers and Hammerstein musical classic. The Music Man Tue 9—Sat 13 Apr. The SMYCMS present Meredith Willson's endearing love story of a travelling salesman and spinster librarian.


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

Fame Until Sat 30 Mar. 7.30pm (Thu & Sat mat 2.30pm). £6—£20 (£5-£l7). Star-struck youngsters learn about fame the hard way in this stage adaptation of the popular film/TV series. See review. Africa Africa Wed l0 Apr. 7.30pm. £l0.50—£l2.50. A blend of energetic song and dance from The Mighty Zulu Nation. celebrating the unifying power of witchdoctors.

KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 529 6000. [H. TT. WC.


The Ghost Train Until Sat 30 Mar. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £7.50—£l6 (£5.50—£l3). Ian Lavender heads the cast in this atmospheric tale of six passengers stranded at a railway station notorious for its ghost train. See review. Deethtrep Tue 2—Sat 6 Apr. 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm). £7.5()—£l6 (£4.50—£l3.50). Ira Levin's suspense novel proved a filmic hit for Michael Caine and Christopher Reeve. and has since become the longest-running thriller on Broadway. This touring production has none other than ex- Starsky & Hutch hero. David Soul playing the washed up playwright.

A Brunton Theatre Company production on tour

who‘ll dojust about anything for a hit

even murder. Gerald Kyd plays the

young writer in peril and Susan

Penhaligon the dutiful wife. See review.

he Borrowers Wed lO-Sal 13 Apr.

Wed 3pm: Thu 1 lam & 3pm; Fri & Sat 2pm & 7pm. £9.50 (£8.50). Mary Norton‘s classic adventure tale about a tiny family who live under the floorboards and rely on ‘borrowing‘ from the householders. adapted for the stage with original music.

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Brenton Theatre. Mueselhurgh Fri 22 - Set 30 March 7.30m 00:: Office 0131 605 2240

Byre Theatre, St Andrews The 2 - Sat 0 April 8.000m Box 01000 01334 475000

Village East Kllbrlde Tue 0 - Wed 10 Apr 7.30mi Box Office 01335 240000

i001. Hpuniermline Fri 12 Apr 7.30pm 00:: Oiiice 01303 314000

isley Art: Centre Tue 10 - Wed 17 Apr 7.30pm 00:: 011100 0141 807 1010

iiiiiiiiion Paiii Centre. Livingston Fri 10 - Set 20 Apr 1.30pm

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Cumherneiild Theatre Fri 20 - Set 21 Apr 7.45010

64 THE LIST 28 Mar—11 Apr 2002

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Tommy Mullins shows us his Helmet at the Traverse,Edinburgh


18—22 Greenside Place. 0870 6063424. [H. WC. WA]

Grease L'ntil Sat 30 Mar. 7.30pm: Sat 5pm & 8.30pm. £1 l—£23.5(). See Glasgow. King's Theatre and review. Singin’ In The Rain Tue 2—Sat 13 Apr (not Sun). 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm). £1 l—£23.50. Critically acclaimed. Olivier Award-winning touring production of the musical classic. featuring feel-good songs ‘Good Morning‘. ‘Make ‘em Laugh’ and of

course that legendary title song.

ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street. 248 4848. [P. H. TT. WC. WA]

Mieerygute L'ntil Fri 19 Apr

(not Sun/Mon except Sun 7 Apr. 2.30pm). 7.45pm (Sat & Wed mat 2.30pm). £7-£l7.50 (£1—£l3). Liz Lochhead‘s contemporary reworking of Moliere's 17th century classic. The Misanrhmpe. Directed by Tony Cownie. the story now concerns a television presenter who hangs out in the Scottish media circuit. but is determined to tell the truth. See review.


Cambridge Street. 228 I404. [P. H. Ti". WC. WA]

Helmet L'ntil Sat 30 Mar. 8pm. £9 (£4.50). Two computer game addicts struggle to find a life beyond their Playstation in this new play by Douglas Maxwell. See review.

Farm Land Thu 4-Sat 6 Apr. 8pm. £9 (£4.50). Grey Coast present Bess Ross' poignant look at a Sutherland family torn apart by economic circumstances. See review.

Borders Live! Sat 6 Apr. 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). Philip Howard directs a lively showcase of new writing. created by the Traverse Borders Writers Group. Lament Wed lO—Sun 14 Apr.

8pm. £9 (£4.50). See Glasgow. Tron Theatre and feature.

Edinburgh Dance


13—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. IH. WC. WA]

The No Pigeons Wed 3—Sat 6 Apr. 7.30pm (Thu mat 1.30pm: Sat mat 2pm). £5—£28.50. See Glasgow. Theatre Royal and preview.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow Wednesday 3 April - Saturday 6 April 2002, 8.00pm Wednesday 4 Thursday £8 ifSl Friday 0 Saturday Cl‘. ([6] Box Office: OlAl 552 1.267

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

80x Office: 0131 228 1401.

£7.50 l£5.50l. £3.50 children Box Office: 0161 833 9833

Paisley Arts Centre. Paisley

C7 [C350] 80x Office: 011.1 887 1010

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Wednesday 10 April Sunday 11. April 2002. 8.00pm £9 [£4.50], Schools £3, Apex Ticket Offer

Manchester Royal Exchange - Selfridges Studio, Manchester Friday 19 April Saturday 20 April 2002 Friday 7.30pm - Saturday 8.00pm

Wednesday 24 April 2002, 7.30pm

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