stage production of Muriel Spark‘s inspiring landmark novel of Miss Jean Brodie. a teacher at the Marcia Blaine School for Girls. directed by Muriel Romanes. Romanes. who directed lavender Blue and A Streetcar Named

The Sioux’s brothers: American satire in Horse Country, Traverse, Edinburgh

Desire last season is enthusiastic about

putting a new slant on the popular work: ‘1 want to re-examine the politics of Brodie in the light of today's world.‘ Support cotnes with Kevin McMonagle as Teddy Lloyd and Peter Kelly as (iordon. See review.


(’ambridge Street. 228 1404. IP. ll. 'l'I'. WC. WA]

Beautiful Eyes Fri 17 Jan. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Performed Reading. (ilimpse inside a puppet booth and discover a backstage performance of desire. jealousy and deceit. A new play by Davey Anderson. a recent graduate of (ilasgow [Tniversityg and directed by playwright Peter Arnott. Unsleeper Sat 18 Jan. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Three people tear each other to pieces verbally in this bizarre performed reading courtesy of Liam Hurley. another recent graduate of (ilasgow t'niversity.

Out at Europe - Children of the Holocaust Tue 21 8; Wed 22 Jan. 8pm. £5. A powerful production resulting from a two-year Holocaust education collaboration between the (‘ity of lidinburgh ('ommunity liducation and Theatre ()bjectiv. performed by young people from across the city. Monday Lizard Mon 27 Jan. 8pm. Free. A compilation of scenes from the best international plays given L'K premieres at the Traverse over the last 40 years.

Horse Country Tue 28 Jan—Sat 1 Feb. 8an (Sat mat 2.30pm). £9 (£4-~£5). llorse (‘ountry tells the amusing tale of late 20th century culture. from one of New York's leading writers. Don't miss this show which was a runaway hit on last year‘s lidinburgh l‘ringe.

Edinburgh Dance

TRAVERSE THEATRE (‘ambridge Street. 22% 1404. [P. 11. Tl‘. W(‘. WA]

listings Theatre

X: Sat 25 Jan. 8pm. £10(£-1 £6). Retina Dance (‘ompany presents this contemporary new piece inspired by our game show fascination within television culture.

Central Drama & Dance

East Kilbride

EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE ()1tl('oach Road. 01355 261000. ]l’. H. W(‘. WA]

Bright Colours Only Thu 23 a Hi 24 Jan. 8pm. £6 (£4). A poignant and ftumy monologue on death. Recommended.



Bennochy Road. 01592 «112921). |P. H. W('. WA]

The Little Mermaid t‘ntil Sat 18 Jan. to Jan 2pm «K; 7pm. 17 Jan 10am 8; 7pm. 18 Jan 2pm 8; 7pm. £9 (£6.50): family ticket £2S. Adam Smith's family pantomime.

St Andrews


Abbey Street. 0133-1 475000. [P. W(‘. WA]

Lament Tue 21 Jan. 8pm. £10 (£7.50). Impressive troupe Suspect (’ulture revives last year's wistful look at the absurdities of the state of the world today. The (ilasgow company is always worth a look. though this is not one of its best.

There was a Man Wed 22 & Thu 23 Jan. 8pm. £12.50 (£8.50). See lidinburgh. Brunton Theatre.


By Muriel Spark

Special Sunday Show: a stoma

(0b,. i. Scottish Adapted By Jay Presson Allan 2.30pm 26 January (films. Arts Council £2 Tickets for Students .EDINBVRGH.

Starring Siobhan Redmond

& Children

10 January - 8 February 2003 at 7.45pm matinees at 2.30pm Tickets: 27-918


Box Office: 0131 248 4848 Groups 10+: 0131 248 4949

Grindlay St, Edinburgh EH3 9AX

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