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Alberto Giacometti: 1901-1966 1 June-22 September 1996

Giacometti, Velazquez, Livingstone.

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Belford Rd, Edinburgh. Supported by The Stanley Thomas Johnson Foundation, Berne, Switzerland; The Foundation for Sport and the Arts; The Henry Moore Foundation; PRO HELVETIA Arts Council of Switzerland and Crossair. Admission £4.00 (£2.50)

Velazquez in Seville 8 August-20 October 1996

They all knew how to draw a crowd.

National Gallery of Scotland, The Mound, Edinburgh. Sponsored jointly by The Royal Bank of Scotland and Banco Santander of Spain. Admission £4.00 (£2.50)

David Livingstone and the Victorian Encounter with Africa 26 July-6 October 1996

Royal Scottish Academy, Princes Street, Edinburgh. Sponsored by Baillie Gifford.

Stunning works of art from all over the world have been brought to Edinburgh for what promises to be an extremely popular

Accompanied by series of exhibitions. Just like the Festival, we have work by both

George Rodger: The African Photographs Joint admission £4.00 (£2.50)

household names

and lesser known artists. But unlike many of the Festival shows, these collections won’t be back next year. So come along to the National Galleries to see five of the most enjoyable exhibitions ever to come to Edinburgh.

Speaking Likeness 30 May-31 October 1996

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, 1 Queen Street, Edinburgh. In association with BBC Scodand. Admission free

NATIONAL GALLERIES OF SCOTLAND Opening times: Mon to Sat 10am - 5pm & Sunday 2 - 5pm. Extended hours over the Festival.


11 - 31 AUGUST 1996 HOWTO BUY TICKETS

INDEX OF COMPANIES

MAIN LISTING - THE PROGRAMME An alphabetical listing by Company or Performer name in each artform category giving full details on each production.

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of the artist or company?

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see page 113

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see centre pages

or location of the venue?

Theatre

mues THE VENUE MAP

centre pages

Every Fringe Venue has a number shown on this map. Within this section there is also a numerical index of the venues with their grid reference. Venue numbers and grid references are also shown in the Main Listing.

THE SHOW TITLE INDEX

page 137

An alphabetical listing by show name, with performing company name and the page number where further information can be found. JTTISH ARTS COUNCIL

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limited by guarantee and recognised as a charity. Its policy is determined by a Board of Directors elected at the AGM ii ;|SSp?estiv l Fringe Society Ltd. company is a |N|§Kiagust and is the continual im provement of the world's largest open arts festival, where any person can participate without constraints by the Fringe Society, ^^glstival Fringe Society Ltd. accfepts no responsibility for the accuracy of the contents or details listed in this Programme. Printed in Scotland by Macdonald |ayiPindar pic, Loanhead. Cover■ Illustration by Lynneke Mulholland, Edinburgh College of Art. Design by Crombie Anderson, Dunfermline. Typesetting and layout ^^^e Festival Fringe Society. Progrramme production eased by Greggs The Bakers, 1,000 cans of Diet Coke and "Born Slippy" by Underworld. With grateful thanks to Dave Simpson and Gemma Knight.


We believe the

Fringe owes its success to

its

independence, its freedom, its enterprise. In line with this policy, the Fringe Society makes no attempt to dictate the artistic or financial policies of its member groups. We advise groups and help to solve the many problems

which

face

them

in

entering

the

highly

competitive arena of Festival Edinburgh...." (1963 Fringe Programme).

Not much has really changed over the 50 years of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. From its modest beginnings in 1947 when just eight companies hi-jacked the 'official'

City of Edinburgh Transport Department Gap

festival, to this, the 50th Fringe when an incredible 646

HMV

companies will present 1,301 different shows. Over the

Macdonald Lindsay Pindar

years, the Fringe has helped to launch the careers of some

of the

most

directors the world Emma

performers,

Point Hotel Web 13, The Internet Cafe

list

is

endless.

Williams,

They

all

Rowan

The Bank of Scotland

Stoppard, Atkinson,

the

Robin

Newcastle Brown Ale

writers' and

Derek Jacobi, Billy Connolly, Victoria Wood, Richard Eyre -

Thompson,

famous

has ever known. Tom

grasped

the

unique

opportunity that performing at the Fringe can give; the

And the support of the many organisations around

chance

Edinburgh who have joined our Fringe Angels Scheme.

to

be

seen,

to

explore

ideas,

to

push

the

boundaries or even simply shock people!

There is so much to celebrate in this year's Fringe. If this is your first visit, browse through the pages and keep an open mind. Some of the most astonishing events emerge from the most unlikely places and there is nothing more satisfying than discovering one of the festival 'hits' before anyone else! Who knows, the student playing Hamlet might be just about to be snapped up by the RSC; the stand-up you saw in a tiny night-club could be talking to the BBC

The Edinburgh Fringe is where it

all begins. Hilary Strong, Director Valvona 8t Crolla Ltd 5, Scottish Restaurant

ANGELS -| Baked Potato Shop, Coekburn Street * Bann's Vegetarian Restaurant, Hunter Square The Cashmere Store of Scotland Clydesdale Bank Pie Datamart (Scotland) Limited Elephants Sufficiency Old Waverley Hotel Supasnaps Tods Murray WS Viva Mexico Restaurant, Coekburn Street Viva Mexico Restaurant, East Fountainbridge White Dove Crafts

Aitken Dott ft Son Alfresco Alp-Horn Swiss Restaurant The Balmoral Hotel Bombay Bicycle Club British Comedy Appreciation Society Cafe Saint Honore Coda Music Frasers, The Real Sandwich Shop Guiliano's, On the Shore Guiliano's, Union Place Helio's Fountain Gift Shop Helio's Fountain Vegetarian Coffee House Hendersons Salad Table Ian Dickson Travel Ltd Iggs Restaurant Joe Cool, Greyfriars Place

Joe Cool, Rose Street Jolly Judge Lawsons Timber Le Sept Restaurant Mammas American Pizza Company, Grassmarket Mammas American Pizza Company, Howard Street Merchants Restaurants and Caterers Phoenix Bar Ristorante Gennaro Romanes a Paterson Royal Mile Whiskies Spice Island Susies Wholefood Diner Tex Mex


How to Find Out More How to Buy Tickets ENQUIRIES The Fringe Office, 180 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 IQS Tel.

(0131) 226 5257 / 5259

email,

admin@edfringe.org.uk

Fax. (0131) 220 4205

Telephone (0131)

INFORMATION The Fringe OFFice During the festival we employ a large, well-informed staff who aim to

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10 Lines Credit Card Sales Only

provide comprehensive information on all Fringe shows, including ticket availability and changes to information in the programme. They

Open:

do not however recommend productions.

Hours:

Monday 24 June 10am-6pm, Mon-Sat (24 June-27 July) 9am - 9pm, 7 days a week (29 July-31 Aug)

The Daily Diary.

Tickets can either be posted or held for collection

This is an up-to-date chronological listing of every show or exhibition

at the Fringe Box Office

taking place at the Fringe on any one day. It is free and available at the Fringe Office as well as over 30 locations throughout Edinburgh. A

Minicom Number: (0131) 220 5594

diary covering pre-Fringe events will be available from Friday 2

for customers with hearing difficulties

August and the first Fringe issue will be ready for 9 August. The Diary should be read in conjunction with the Fringe Programme. Three Kids

IN PERSON

Weekly Diaries will also be printed.

LRT FESTIVAL BUS PASS

At the Fringe Office

The Festival Fringe Society has negotiated a discount Bus Pass in

180 High Street, Royal Mile, Edinburgh

conjunction with Lothian Regional Transport. Unlimited travel on LRT

Opens:

Monday 29 July

buses (excluding night buses) for one week costs ÂŁ10.00. Passes can

Hours:

10am-7pm, 7 days a week

be purchased at the Fringe Box Office (in person or by phone) and can also be ordered via the Booking Form at the back of the

At Waterstones

programme.

Waterstone's Booksellers, 83 George Street, Edinburgh

BT SIGNED PERFORMANCES

Opens:

Friday 2 August

Hours:

10am-7pm, Mon-Sat 11am-7pm, Sundays

Thanks to sponsorship from BT, the Fringe is pleased to announce the continuation of the series of signed Fringe performances for deaf people. For more information, tick the box on the Booking Form at the

At the Fringe Club Teviot Row, Bristo Square (venue no.2)

back of the programme or contact the Fringe Office directly.

Opens:

Friday 9 August

FRINGE‘96 ON THE INTERNET

Hours:

10am-7pm, 7 days a week

Supported by WEB 13 Internet Cafe

At the Gyle Centre South Gyle, Edinburgh

This programme is also available on the World Wide Web at

Opens:

Saturday 10 August until Monday 26 August

http://www.presence.co.uk/fringe/The programme includes a unique

Hours:

10am - 6pm, 7 days a week

search facility to locate your favourite performer or show, or you can search on key-words given in the text. The Daily Diaries are also

At the Scottish Gas Mobile Information Centre

available on-line enabling you to plan day-by-day visits in advance .

Princes Street Gardens, by The Mound

Once you have seen a Fringe show, you can also post your own

Opens:

Sunday 11 August

review in the Unofficial Reviews Section and read those already

Hours:

10am-5.30, 7 days a week

posted by other Fringe enthusiasts. If you do not have your own access to the Internet, you can surf the Fringe Pages and the rest of the Internet at Web 13 Internet Cafe, 13

BY POST

Bread Street, Edinburgh.

USEFUL TELEPHONE NUMBERS 650 4673

Tourist Information

International Festival

225 5756

Accommodation

557 9655

Military Tattoo

Fringe Club

225 1188

Police

311 3131

557 1700

228 4051

British Rail

556 2451

Jazz Festival

557 1642

Bus Information

225 3858

Airport

333 1000

Film Festival

To:

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Opens:

Monday 19 June Please allow a minimum of ten days for delivery.

Booking Form at the back oF the programme.


A Aaaaaaaaaaaaaargh 10 Aaaaaaaaaaaa Late Show 10 AAA Panto 10 Aardvark Theatre Company 10,61 Aaron's Rod Theatre Group 61 Abacus Theatre Company 61 Abandon Theatre Company 10 Ablaze Theatre Company 61 About Time Theatre Co 61 Absolute Banana Theatre Company 61 Absolute Blues 38 Accidental Aardvark Theatre Company 61 Across The Border 61 Acts 33 The Adam Pottery 107 Adhoc Performance Group 61 Adrienne Thomas with the Radical Tonsil Ensemble 38 /E Productions 61 Afridonia Dance Group 33 Aiming the Rifle 38,61 Alan Chapman and Eleanor Symms 107 Alan Parker - Urban Warrior The Time is Now....Again 10 Albert and Friends Instant Circus 7,61 The Aldridge Gallery 107 A-Level Madness 62 Alibi Attractions 62 Alison Andrews Co 62 All Classical Music Explained 10 Al Murray - The Pub Landlord's Late Lock in 10 American High School Theatre Festival 10,33,55,62 Amnesty International 11,58,112 Amscram Productions 11 Andenes Productions 38 Shirley Anderson 62 Angelic Voices 7,38 Antic Disposition 7 Anticlockwise Theatre Company 62 Antidote Theatre 11 Arab and the Jew II Arborea Musica And Friends 38 Architecture on the Fringe I 107 Architecture on the Fringe II 107 Arkle Theatre Company 63 Armstrong & Miller 11 Artbank Gallery 107 Art For Action 107 The Artful Dragon Theatre Company 63 Asa Productions Inc. 63 Asimmetric Theatre Company 63 Assembly Rooms 11,33,39,58,63 Asylum Theatre Company 64 Attila the Stockbroker at The Music Box 12 Australian Comics @ The Gilded Balloon 12 Axiom Productions 55

B Backlash Theatre Company Bill Bailey Nick Ball Bangladesh Festival Of Food And Culture Baraonda Theatre (Italy) Bare and Ragged Theatre Bare Necessities Barnard Theatre USA Battlefield Band BBC Radio 4 BBC Radio Scotland Beale Street Puppets Bearded Theatre Becks Famous Spiegeltent Bedfordshire Opera Beige! David Benson Bert Tyler-Moore & Will Smith Beyond the Proscenium Bigger Light Theatre Co The Big Issue in Scotland Big Mama Productions The Big Spirit Theatre Company Big Top Comedy Big Word Performance Poetry Bishop Grosseteste College Black Box Theatre Co Simon Bligh Adam Bloom

7,64 12 12 39 64 64 64 65 39 13 13,39 7 14 14,39 55 14 65 14 65 65 58 65 65 14 65 33 65 14 14

Blow Up Theatre Company 65 Boilerhouse 65 Bold As Brass Entertainments 65 Jane Bom-Bane 39 Mr Boom - Children's One Man Band 7 Boothby Graffoe Queen's Hall Comedy Special I 14 Boothby Graffoe Queen's Hall Comedy Special 2 14 Boothby Graffoe Queen's Hall Comedy Special 3 15 Bootleg Beatles - Unplugged and Unrugged 39 Geoff Boyz 15 Bradford Playhouse Touring Company 65 Bradford University Theatre Group 66 BrainPool 58 Jo Brand & Special Guests 15 Brand X 15 Brave New World Theatre Company 66 Brighton Theatre Events 66 Steve Brody 15 The Broken Dream Theatre Company 66 Bruce Morrison at the Tron 66 Bunbury Touring 67 Burklyn Youth Ballet 33 Brendon Burns 15 Bus Stop Productions 67 Ed Byrne 15

C 107 Cabaret on Tap! 15 Cabbages & Things 16 CADS 67 Cafe Graffiti 40 Caledonian Brewery 40 Caledonian Folk at the Guildford 40 California Repertory Company 33 The Cambridge Footlights 16 Cambridge Medics Revue 16 The Cambridge Mummers 67 Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club 16,55,67 Cambridge University: Out Of The Blue Theatre Company 67 Camera Obscura 108 Rhona Cameron 16 Campaign Against Militarism 16,58 The Cape Youth Dance Company (South Africa) 33 Scott Capurro 16 Carlson Dance Company (Wales) & Maria Cardona Dance (Spain) 33 Carol Carstairs 108 Castlemilk Peoples Theatre 67 Cat A Theatre Company 67 Ceilidh House and Tron Jazz Cellar 40 Central Studio Theatre Company 68 Chabert Theatre Company 55 Patti Chambers 68 Charlatan Theatre 68 Charming Theatre 68 Charlie Cheese 16 Chicago Improv Syndicate 16 Chinese State Circus 33 Emma Christian 41 Chrysalis 41 Sir Bernard Chumley 17 Cinergy Multimedia Film and Cabaret Club 17 Cinnamon Kid Productions 68 Circus Of Horrors 33 Cirque des Femmes Theatre Company 68 The Clarsach (Scottish Harp) Society 41 Cloud Factory Productions 68 Clownfish School 68 Club Seals 17 Jackie Clune 68 Cluub Zarathustra - Komedie 17 Clyde Unity Theatre 69 CMP 17 Cockermouth Theatre 69 Colour Clinic/Plasticene 69 The Comedy Club Workshop 69 The Comedy Zone 17 Common Ground Sign Dance Theatre 33 Commotion 69 Communicado Theatre Co 69 The Company 69 The Condos 17 Continental Shifts at St Brides 34 Corstorphine Drama Group 69

Cosmic Dance Company Cosmic Monkeys Mystery Love Counterpoint Jimmy Cricket The Cruel Hand of Fate Presents ... Crumpet Theatre Company Andrew Cullum Curried Goat Cygnet Theatre

Daedalus Theatre Company 71 Daily Express 58 The Daily Telegraph Open Mic Award Grand Final 18 Dallas and Packer 18 Dan Freedman 18 Dave Gorman 18 David A Hall Whitburn Band 41 David Eden Youth Theatre Company 55 Kevin Day 19 Dazzle Exhibition of Contemporary Jewellery 108 Dead Slugs and Strawberries 19 The Demarco Foundation in Dundee 34,71 The Demarco Foundation in Edinburgh 41,71,112 The Demarco Foundation in Fife 72 De Montfort Theatre Company 73 Devil's Apricot 73 Jim Diamond 41 Diego Mora's 'Azabache' 41 Diverse Attractions 73 Diverse Attractions Theatre Complex 74 LitaAnn Doolan 19 Double Edge Drama 74 Double Take Theatre Company 19 John Dowie 7,75 The Durham Revue 19

Edinburgh Acting School 7,19,55,75 Edinburgh Celtic Gathering 34,41 The Edinburgh Circus School 34 Edinburgh College Of Art 108 Edinburgh Festival Voluntary Guides Association 58 Edinburgh Gaelic Drama Group 75 Edinburgh International CD and Record Fair 42 The Edinburgh Mela 55,58 Edinburgh Peoples Theatre 75 Edinburgh Photographic Society 108 Edinburgh Printmakers 108 Edinburgh Renaissance Band 42 Edinburgh Theatre Arts 75 The Edinburgh University Footlights 55 Edinburgh University Jazz Orchestra 42 Edinburgh University Savoy Opera Group 55 The Edinburgh Young Theatre Company 55 Edith Simon Gallery 108 Electric Company 75 Electric Eel 19,76 Ensemble Theatre Company (USA) 42 Ercall Wood G.M. School Theatre Co 76 ESU Gallery 112 EUTC 19,76 Lee Evans 19 Exacting Theatre Company 19,76 The Ex-Directory Club 20 Exit Sign Company 20 Exploding Heroes Theatre Company 76

F Face Lift Theatre Company Faction Theatre Paul Fallon Faux Pas Theatre Co. John Fealey Fellowship for the Performing Arts Festival of British Youth Orchestras Festival Theatre USC-USA Fifth Estate Firefly Productions Firkin Fringe First Base Theatre Company The Flying Dog Theatre Company Antonio Forcione Forth Childrens Theatre Fortnight Productions

77 77 77 77 20 77 42 77 55 77 20 77 79 45 55 79

Fosters Ice Edinburgh Club Festival 45 Four Quid Cabaret at the Music Box 20 Frantic Assembly 79 Freeway Stage 79 Judith French 79 Friends Of The Western Buddhist Order 59 Fringe A.G.M 59 Fringe Club 45 Fringe Market 108 Fringe Sunday 59 full figure theatre company 20,79 Furtive Theatre Company 79

G Galerie Mirages 109 GASP 79 Gavin Robertson & Andy Taylor 79 Geoffrey Chaucer School 79 Get Off with Mark Maier 21 Get Up Kevin Gildea 21 The Ghost Road Company 79 Gilded Balloon 7,21,34,45,79 Annabel Giles 23 Girls With Big Jests 23 the give your dog a bone commedia troupe 23 Glendale Community College 80 Globe Players 7 Gloucestershire Everyman Youth Theatre 7,55 Go Girl! Productions 35 Golden Gate Theatre - Kiev, Ukraine 80 Gordonstoun Youth Theatre 35 Gorgeous As Ever 55 Lorna Graves 109 Jeff Green 23 Gresham's Youth Theatre 80 Greyfriars Kirk Promotions 7,45 Griselda Hill (Wemyss) Pottery 109 The Guardian 80 Guildbury Productions 80 Guitar de Force 45

H Hai raisers 81 Rich Hall 23 The Happy Gang Harland Hamstrings Theatre Co 81 Harpsichords at St Cecilia's Hall 45 Harry Hill's '96 Comeback Special' 23 | Harry Hill - Queen's Hall Special 23 Hektik 81 Herrick Theatre 81 Hersterics 23 H H Productions 81 Highly Recommended 23,46 Dominic Holland 24 Hollywood Hills Productions (U.S.A.) 81 Holyrood Art Club 109 The Honkin' Hep Cats 46 Sean Hughes 24 Hullaballoo Children's Theatre 7 Russell Hunter 81 Hunter Puppet Theatre 7 Hysteric Physical Theatre 81

I lanTurbitt's Puppet Theatre Illyria I Magisti Impending Theatre Company The Improfessionals Indent Theatre Company Independent Theatre Council The India Shop Inhouse Innerroom Internationaal & Cultureel Centrum 'Parnassos' In Your Space Productions

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82 82 82 24 82 59 109 109 82 82 82

James Bachman and Matthew Holness 24 jam T.C. 82 Japan Experience 35,46,59,82,112 Jazz (Live) At Henry's Cellar Bar 47 The Jazz Pool 47 Jenmar Productions 24 Jenny Eclair - Queen's Hall Special 24 Jenny Eclair (Wig On,Teeth In) 24 Jimeoin 24 Jimeoin and Bob's Cooking Show 24


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INDEX OF COMPANIES John Cooper Clarke at the Music Box John Peel Puppets Milton Jones Jools Holland and His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra The Journey Company Jubilo Phill Jupitus

25 7 25 47 83 47 25

K Kabosh Productions Kaos Theatre Karen Dunbar & Derek Douglas KCS Theatre Company Kenar Theatre Kendall Mitch Cake 2 Kenilworth Theatre Company Kenny Young & The Eggplants Kevin Enterprises Key Theatre Carol Kidd Arney Kilgarvan King Alfred's Performing Arts Company King Mackerel Jack Klaff Kolomyia City Theatre - Ukraine Kuwait Little Theatre Jonathan Kydd

83 35 25 83 83 25 83 47 83 56 47 25 83 56 83 84 84 84

Lafayette Workshop 84 La La 84 La Mama E.T.C. + Mustique Projects 84 Largesse Productions 47 Leach & Lunts 25 The League of Gentlemen 25 Lee and Herring Live 25 Lee and Herring Live Queen's Hall Special 25 Legs On The Wall 35 Leicestershire Youth Arts 7,56,84 Leitheatre 85 Hans Liberg 25 Lion Heart 47 Livestock Theatre 85 Loaded Theatre Company 85 | Long Pig 25 Norman Lovett 25 | L'Ultima Recital 26

M Dougie Maclean Rory McGrath & Philip Pope Craig McMurdo The Makars and DMDC Malvern Music Theatre The Mambo Club Edinburgh Mamelodi Theatre Organisation Mapapa Acrobats Mike Maran Mel and Sue Men's Style and Fitness Mist Theatre - Krakow, Poland Modern Problems in Science Montresor Moon Glow Productions Inc / Rococo Rodeo Ben Moor Dylan Moran Morningside Baptist Church Richard Morton MPS - Guy Masterson Presents Mull Little Theatre The Music Box Music in the Museum

47 26 47 85 56 47 85 85 47 26 26 85 26 109 85 26 26 110 26 85 85 47,85 47

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North London Collegiate School North West Leicestershire Youth Theatre Graham Norton No Sex Please! I'm Cooking a Curry Not the Midnight Mass NWS Theatre Productions

National Galleries of Scotland I 12 National Student Theatre Company 85 National Youth Music Theatre 26,56 Ned Sherrin and Friends 59 Newcastle University Theatre Society 87 New English School, Kuwait Drama Group 9 Newsrevue 27 New Stage Theatre 87 Nexus Theatre Company 87 Nights In The Carpenter's Arms 48,87 No Holes Bard Theatre Company 87 The Northern Shakespeare Group 87 Northfield Academy DEAR LIFE Black Light Theatre 9

87 87 27 27 27 87

OffThe Ground Productions Ardal O'Hanlon Donal O'Kelly Earl Okin The Old School Theatre Company Old St Paul's Music '96 The Old Town Bookshop Olibec Productions 104 Theatre Company One Way Productions Only Human Theatre Company On The Spot Productions Optimism Orange:Theatre and Visual Arts

94 Rowan Tolley Mime Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh Royal Fine Art Commission for Scotland Royal National Theatre Royal National Theatre Studio RSAMD Ruth Arnold and Nothing But Productions

Outhouse Productions Out Of The Nomads Tent Outside Art Ovation Productions Oxford Brookes Drama Oxford Headlights

The Paddie Bell Festival Folk Show 48 RA.F. Productions 89 Pallet Theatre Company 89 Pan Pan Theatre 89 Pantomime Prods. 89 Parsons & Naylor 28 Paul Galbraith Classical Guitar 48 Pauper Productions 89 Pearl Productions 89 Peepolykus (people-like-us) 89 Pendulum 89 Penn Theatre Ensemble 89 Pepperdine University USA 90 Performance Exchange 90 Perpetual Theatre 90 Perrier Pick Of The Fringe 28 P5K 28 Philip Jeays Trio 48 Phillips Auctioneers 110 Philomusica Of Edinburgh 48 The Pig Iron Theatre Company 90 Andrew Pipe 28 Playbox Theatre 9 Playful Rep / Currican 90 Pleasance 28,90 Sarah Pletts (USA) 35 Plumb Productions Presents 90 The Pod 28 Slava Polunin - Snowshow 90 Poppycock Productions 91 Portable Productions 91 Portfolio Gallery I 10 Poulter and Duff 28 Praxis Theatre Company 91 Preston Lodge High School 56 Proiseact Nan Ealan - National Gaelic Arts Project 49,59 Prominent Features 91 Greg Proops 29 Provincial Booksellers Fairs Association I 10 Pure Solutions (Asia) Ltd 91 Purple Pineapple Show 29 Purves Puppets 9

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QMW Theatre Company 56,91 Quadrant Productions 91 Queen Margaret College 36,93 Queen's College Theatre Company 56 Quern 57 Quirk: Theatre And Film 93

R Denis Rafter Rapscallion Theatre Rare Meat Productions Reading of Scenes The Realistic Theatre Company of Edinburgh REC Theatre Company

Red Chair Players 93 The Red Onions 93 Red Shift Theatre Company 93 The Reduced Shakespeare Company 93 The Regal Boon Dogglers 93 Resurrection Theatre Company 94 The Revellers 94 Richard Herring's Punk's Not Dead 29 Richard Medrington's Parable Puppets 9 Richard Roberts Book Markets 110 The Roadkill Company 94 The Robben Theatre Company 94 Rogues' Gallery 11 I Ronnie Ancona & Alan Francis 29 Rosemary George & Richard Shadroui 49 Ros Folk Dance Group 36 Leon Rosselson and Ian Saville 9,94

93 93 93 93 57 93

St Andrews & St Georges At Festival Time 49 St Mary's Cathedral 51,112 St Michael & All Saints Church 51 Sakura Dance Company 36 Sawston Players 95 Scarlet Theatre 95 Scottish Cuba Defence Campaign Benefit 51 Scottish International at the Famous Grouse House 9,29,36,51,57,60,95 Scottish Poetry Library 60 Scottish Sinfonia 53 The Scottish Storytelling Forum 95 Scrap Performance Group 97 Screaming Blue Murder Comedy 30 Sean Lock 30 Segovia Guitar Trio 53 7:84 Theatre Company Scotland 97 The Shakespeare Workshop 60 The Shamans (Hungary) 36 Nobby Shanks 30 Shocking Pink Productions 97 Silent Drum 97 Simon Day 30 The Singing Theatre Company 30 Arthur Smith 30 Son Et Looniere Theatre Group 30 Soup Of The Day Theatre Co 97 Southern Light Drama 97 SoYou Think You're Funny 30 Speeding Buffet Theatre Company 97 Spirit of Scotland 53 Spotlites Theatre Company 97 The Square Centre 57 Stage 84 57 Stagefun Theatre Co 9,97 The Stand Comedy Club 31 State of Play 37 The Steam Industry 97 Stick It Productions 97 Park Stickney 53 Sticky Fingers Theatre 31 Still Theatre 97 Stockbridge Bookshop III Ian Stone 31 Strachan and Scott 11 I Strachan and Strachan 111 Strangefruit Stageworks 97 David Strassman _ 31 Stratford-On-Guy Productions 97 Strictly Scottish 37 Strut & Fret Theatre Company 97 Studio 108 / Pig American Productions 97 Superstition Theatre Co 97 Sussex University Drama Society 98 Synapse Productions 98

T Tagus Theatre, Lisbon Tartan Palm Theatre Company Teatr Biuro Podrozy

98 98 98

Teatr Czasu 98 Teatr Ludowy - Krakow - Poland 98 TFT Productions 98 Theater Die Komodianten, Kiel, Germany 98 Theater Der Gezeiten 37 Theatre Absolute 99 Theatre du Jour 37 Theatre du Simplicite 99 Theatre East End 53,60,99,111 Theatre I st 99 Theatre For Africa 99 Theatre of the Heart 99 The Theatre of the Millennium 100 Theatre Paradise 100 Theatrum Botanicum,Theater of Plantes 37 Mark Thomas 31 Three Legged Dog 31 Tmu-na Holon Theatre 100 Paul Tonkinson 32 The Totally Portable Theatre Company 100 Towering Inferno 53 Trainspotting 100 Traquair Fair 60 Traveling Light Productions 100 Traverse Theatre 100 Trestle Theatre Company 101 Trinity Baroque 53 Trivial Theatre Co 101 Twenty First Century Fox Youth Theatre 9 20 To Theatre 101 Twisted Collision Dance Theatre 37 Twist of Fate Productions 101 Two Planks and a Passion Theatre Company - Finland 37

u UCL Theatre Company Ucrandy Theatre Ugly Productions Union Theatre University of Nottingham New Theatre Company Uppingham Theatre/ Hungry Horse Upstarts Production Company Urban Myth Theatre The'Us'Theatre Company

Valley Christian Theatre SueVass Venue 123 TheaVidale Tim Vine The Virgin Mary Show Voices Of The South

101 101 102 102 102 102 32 102 102

103 32 32,37,103 32 32 32 103

w Walk The Plan 9,103 HankWangford 53 Matt Welcome 32 Welsh College Of Music And Drama 32,105 The West End Craft And Design Fair 111 West Lothian Youth Theatre 105 West Yorkshire Playhouse 105 West Yorkshire Playhouse with Stars & Angels 105 The Wey Valley Theatre Company 105 Whale 9,53,105,112 Whispering Eyes Theatre Company 105 Whistlebinkies 53 Whistlestop 9 White Rabbit Cowboys Productions 105 Will Gaines - Jazz Hoofer • 37 Will Ing & Mark Evans 106 Willing Spirit 53 World Cafe 106 WRAP ||| Wycliffe College Theatre Company 106

Youth Connection Theatre Company 57,106 Youth International at St Oswald's 106 Y Touring 106

z Zeitgeist Theatre Zendo Martial Art Show Frei Zinger Zoo Theatre Company Z Theatre Company

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Unless

otherwise stated,

tickets for all shows are sold in advance from the Fringe Box Office and at the venue about 30 minutes before each each performance. Some venues also run their own Box Office throughout the day. This is indicated by the word Tickets' and a telephone number e.g. Tickets 123 4567. Please read page 3 for further Booking Details.

How to use the Programme All entries in the programme have been standardised for ease of reading. A variety of abbreviations and symbols are used throughout. WEEK BLOBS Show at a glance which week(s) the company is performing. Fringe weeks run from Sunday to Saturday, and any events before:

VENUE NUMBER

Sunday 11 August are deemed to be in Week 0. |

Each fringe venue has its own number. Find it on the Venue Map using the Grid Reference

GRID REFERENCES Use this in conjunction with;

FRINGE FIRST STAR Indicates that the play is eligible for a Scotsman Fringe First Award.

the location of the Venue I

FRINGE SUNDAY — Venue 10 - Holyrood Park, foot of Royal Mile. Info 226 5257

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PRICES

These awards are given to companies presenting outstanding new drama which have not been performed more than 6 times in the UK.

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FRINGE SUNDAY 200,000 people gather around Arthur's

Seat to watch hundreds of Fringe performers parade their wares for

Are for unreserved seats in nearly all cases, concessions (reductions) are l often given to students (S),

free on seventeen different stages. The hottest date of the festival

Unemployed (U), OAP's, Disabled (D),

season! Aug I I

13.00 (17.00)

Free

NON-VERBAL THEATRE

Children under 16 (C), and Young Scot card holders (Y). Identification will be asked for.

Indicates show suitable for non-English speakers.

TIMES DATES

The 24 hour clock is used. Shows starting in the early

Fringe performances can take place on any

morning eg. 0115 are listed under the day before date,

day of the week. Sundays are assumed to

but shows starting at 7am are shown on the current

be performance days unless otherwise stated.

day's date. Finishing times in brackets are approximate and cannot be guaranteed.


ALBERT AND FRIENDS INSTANT CIRCUS

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Venue I - Wireworks Playground, behind Fringe Office

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* ■ THE KING Based upon Jarry's 'Ubu Roi'.The King is a riot of visual inventiveness, music, mime and circus skills. A comic extravaganza performed by London's premier children's circus. Free family circus workshop 10.30 to noon. Aug 17-26 13.00 (13.45) Free

CHILDREN S SHOWS

GLOUCESTERSHIRE EVERYMAN YOUTH THEATRE

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Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550

ANGELIC VOICES

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Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105

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COME ON EVERYBODY, SING! Workshop for children and adults of all ages and stages from dramatic soprano Marie Hayward and saxophonist Andrew McNeill. A fun way to dive into the worlds of jazz and classical music. Brilliant! Aug 7-31 (not 15,22,29) 09.30 (10.05) £3.50 (£2.50) Double Bill (with Jazz - Weill & Ellington) £6.00 (£5.00)

ANTIC DISPOSITION

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Venue 4 - C too, St Columba's by the Castle, Johnston Terrace. Tickets 225 5105

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★ ■ JABBERWOCKY On Brillig night, myths become monsters, nonsense makes sense, and only imagination can save your life. This Fringe First-winning company returns, bringing Lewis Carroll's enchanting world to life. Music, masks and magic for children and adults of all ages. Aug 8-31 (not 18) noon (12.50) £5.00 (£4.00) Children £3.00

BACKLASH THEATRE COMPANY

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Venue 45 - Old St Paul's Church and Hall, Jeffrey Street. Tickets 556 4651

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★ HULLABALOO Shakespeare made easy! This enchanting version of the Tempest will transport your child into the fantastical world of magic and monsters. A new and visually exciting production which erupts with laughter, music and life sized puppets. Guaranteed fun for age 5+. Aug 12-31 (not Suns) 10.35 (11.35) £4.50 (£3.50)

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Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550

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POEMS TO READ TO YOUR PARENTS From John Dowie, a collection of comic poems suitable for all aged 7 or over. Featuring Ronnie Golden and Lianne Campbell with music, dance and, from the hit children's show of Edinburgh '94 - a special guest appearance by DOGMAN. Aug 9-19 17.05 (17.55) £4.00 (£3.00)

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■ BOBBY COMES BACK-AGAIN by Joy Graham-Marr. Following a successful visit to America in '95, come and help the world's most famous dog tell his story. The American children loved him - you will too. Great fun for all ages. Aug 12-16 16.30 (17.30) £2.50

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★ SMASHING CROCKERY: A TRIO OF TALES Ninian, the Amazing Domestic Shorthaired Cat, presents 'Posset's Toby Jug', 'The Ant And The Grasshopper' and 'Sir Smashem Uppe'! It's a kaleidoscope of colourful puppets and delightful music from this professional American company! Aug 9-31 (not Mons) 10.30 (11.15) £3.50

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Venue 47 - The Cafe Royal, 17 West Register Street Tickets 556 2549

★ ■ JIGSAW JIM and Pretty Prudence want to spend their lives together. Factory owner Mr Grimes thinks otherwise, sending Jim to certain death in Transylvania. Will Jim escape the evil Baron's clutches? Will Prudence be a woman in her own right? Aug 19-26 16.30 (17.15) Free

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★ ■ THE MAN AND THE MOUNTAIN When a mountain appears unexpectedly in your back garden - the post man can't get to the door and your neighbours are extremely cross-.an upbeat look at growing up and daring to be different. Aug 17-31 (not 19) 10.15(11.15) £3.50

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■ ALICE IN WONDERLAND In the spirit of Carroll's classic story. Using a combination of original music, physical theatre, mask and large-scale puppetry, Alice, in pursuit of the White Rabbit, will take the audience on a journey of imagination and fantasy. Aug 12-17 14.30 (15.30) £4.50 (£3.00) Aug 19-31 (not 25) 13.30 (14.30)

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Venue 30 - The Netherbow Theatre, 43 High Street. Tickets 556 9579

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★ MAISIE'S FESTIVAL FRIENDS Maisie from Morningside is Scotland's most famous pussy cat. But what happens when Grannie and the perjink Mrs McKitty take in Festival lodgers - including a performing mouse! High-quality theatre for children based on Aileen Paterson's Maisie book characters and illustrations. Aug 8-31 (not Suns) 11.00 (11.50) £3.00 (£2.50)

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★ KORCZAK'S CHILDREN EAS returns to the Fringe after a lapse of 2 <' years with a real-life story of the Warsaw ghetto orphanage specially written for i the cast of 4-17 yr olds by the writer of the award-winning Mirjam. Aug 12-16 19.00 (21.00) £6.00 (£4.50) , Aug 17 14.00 (16.00)

LEICESTERSHIRE YOUTH ARTS OOQO Venue 65 - StAnn's Community Centre, South Gray’s Close, Cowgate. Tickets 557 0469 KI3

GILDED BALLOON Venue 38 - The Gilded Balloon Theatre, 233 Cowgate. Tickets 226 2151 A WHEELIE BIN ATE MY SISTER! by Colin Fancy. Welcome to Woz and 3 i Openwide's acclaimed adventure comedy. Explore deadwood forest, find ( !• Robin Rubbish Prince of Trash, foil Sylvester Sebastian Slither's Evil Machinations. > 1 'excellent performers...'Scotsman pick of the day August'95. Aug 9-26 11.00 (noon) £5.50 (£3.50)

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Venue 58 - Royal Mile Primary School, Canongate Tickets 0831 153545 / 0860 456195 RUMPELSTILTSKIN 'Highly imaginative-lots of suspense, laughter and audience participation-suitable for all age groups' Review 90. 'Delightful children's show....it grips the younger part of the audience who watch it with eyes like saucers' Festival Times. Professional London company. Aug 9-17,19,24,25 14.00 (14.55) £3.00 (£2.00)

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★ ■ PINOCCHIO Adapted from Carlo Collodi. Parrots, polecats, foxes and fairies in a sparkling new stage production of the Italian children's classic. Can Pinocchio outwit the villains to find his father and finally win his dreams of becoming a real boy....? Aug 12-17 10.00 (11.00) £4.50 (£3.50) Aug 19-24 16.00 (17.00) CARRIE'S WAR Adapted from Nina Bawden. World War II. Carrie and Nick Willow find themselves evacuated to rural Wales - and then their adventures really begin! 'For older children, the best show of the week is 'Carrie's War'...' The Scotsman 1994 Aug 19-24 10.00 (11.00) £4.50 (£3.50) FLOUR BABIES by Anne Fine, the author of'Mrs Doubtfire'. You're fifteen. You're dismissed as a 'troublemaker'. Then, for a school project, you're given a 'baby' to look after - made from a flour sack. Suddenly you're a parent...! Help! Aug 19-24 14.00 (15.00) £4.50 (£3.50)


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■ GRIMM TALES Tread the elusive paths of these tales from the Brothers Grimm: the shocking savagery of Hansel & Gretel and Ashputtel mirrors the quirky surrealism of the house-sharing bird and the defecating donkey. Magic! Aug 2S-31 10.30 (11.35) £3.00 (£2.00)

NORTHFIELD ACADEMY DEAR LIFE BLACK LIGHT THEATRE

SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL AT THE FAMOUS GROUSE HOUSE Venue 34 - The Famous Grouse House, 5 Chambers St Tix 220 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661 5687)

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★ ■ THE LIVING MACHINE - AN ENVIRONMENTAL FAIRYTALE A modern fairy tale following the adventures of Hope and her friends,The Dragon of Doubt and Curiosity, an Imp, as they battle against the dangers threatening the Environment to save the world. Aug 12-17 noon (12.55) £4.00 (£2.50) Special hamily Ticket £ 10.00

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★ THE SNOW QUEEN Can the love of a friend melt a heart turned to ice? Hans Christian Andersen's haunting tale brought to magical new life by writer Karina Wilson and director Steven Hirst. 'Brilliant' Oxford Times. 'Spinetingling' The Guardian. 'Spectacular' Yorkshire Post. Aug 7-31 11.30 (12.30) £5.00 (£4.00) Children £3.00

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Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116

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■ DREAMING - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM An exciting version of Shakespeare's DREAM especially for young children recreating the magical tale, its language, its characters and sense of wonder. Enter the world of the dream and enjoy this enchanting and enchanted experience. Aug 19-24 14.00 (15.10) £4.50

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■ PIPS AND PANDA MEET THE 3 BEARS We're back from our worldwide travels! Specially for children up to 7. There's music, magic and 'join-in' fun with beautiful ultraviolet effects. Afterwards meet the puppets - bring a bear! Aug 13-31 (not Suns) 10.30 (noon) £4.00 (£3.00) ■ NESSIETHE LOCH NESS MONSTER Recently touring world-wide and on TV, Nessie's back with toe-tapping music, mysterious magic, and fun for all ages - adults too! Meet Hughie McDhuie, Mari Glengarry and her dreaded uncle - Naggie McCraggie!! Aug 13-31 (not Suns) 13.30 (15.00) £4.00 (£3.00)

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Venue 30 - The NetherbowTheatre,43 High Street.Tickets 556 9579

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EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL SCIENCE FESTIVAL - THE SECRETS OF THE THEATRE EXPLAINED Setting the scene with smoke, flashes and bangs! Creating atmosphere with light and space! Changing space with optical illusions! Chemistry, physics, maths and biology combine to create the dramatic effect of theatre. Aug 26-31 13.45 (14.40) £2.50 ■ CIRCUS WORKSHOPS Juggling, stilt-walking, diablos, plate-spinning, devilsticks, unicycling and clowning - just some of the things on offer in an hour of action packed circus stuff. Irresistible, non-stop fun for young people seven years and above. No experience necessary. Aug 11-17 09.30 (10.30) 10.30 (11.30) £3.50 ■ MAGIC BOB'S VIRTUAL HILARITY SHOW Magic Bob is back!! determined to enthrall y'all with his latest collection of high spec, low tech tricks. Audience participation, original ideas, classic routines, and Bob's famous quick wit ensures 'an hour that flies by like magic' Sunday Times. Aug 9-18 10.45 (11.45) £3.50

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★ THE ADVENTURE OF ESMERELDA ELEPHANT Esmerelda Elephant and her band of African animals take on the 'Baddies' in two fun-for-all-ages romps! With an environmental message and much audience participation - great fun for the youngsters. Part One: Aug 12-14, Part Two: Aug 15-17. Aug 12-17 10.00 (10.40) £3.00 (£2.50)

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Venue 126 - St John’s Church Hall,West End Princes Street Tickets 556 0492 AN ALIEN STOLE MY SKATEBOARD Thrill at this fantastic fantasy! Cry at the cantankerous cravings of the Craggy King! Cheer with the goodies! Boo at the baddies! But most of all come Fun filled and wickedly entertaining. Aug 12-17 13.00 (14.45) £5.00 (£3.50)

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■ CAPTAIN CROWSNEST AHOY! by MarkWhitelaw and designer / director Julian Crouch. Theatre, music, puppetry and magic are revealed in a salty tale about a young boy who dreams of Captain Crowsnest, the scruffy but victorious pirate. (Suitable for 5 years and over.) Aug 17-25 (not 19) 15.45 (17.00) £5.00 (£4.00)

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★ WINNIE THE POOH In A.A.Milne's attic Pooh, Piglet, Eeyore andWol gather to witness the birth of some of the world's best loved stories. Pooh for purists The authorized version for all ages - bring the children if you must. Aug 8-31 (not Suns) 12.30 (13.20) £3.00 (£2.50)

★ ■ BULLY DOZER - MOVING PARTS THEATRE COMPANY Bully Dozer has been throwing his weight around. Daphne Dumper and Jay Ceebee have to take matters in hand. Colourful masks and music tell a tale of bullying on the building site. Aug 19-23 13.30 (14.15) £3.00 (£2.00) Child £0.50

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Venue 41 - Hill Street Theatre, 19 Hill Street. Tickets 226 6522

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A DINOSAUR IN MY SHOE A magical, musical show featuring singersongwriter Leon Rosselson and magician-ventriloquist Ian Saville. Plus the amazing Robert the Rabbit, Rupert the Escapologist, a Heterodontosaurus, Sam the Frog and other exciting characters. Many opportunities to join in. Aug 8-24 (not I I) 10.30 (11.30) £4.50 (£3.50)

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★ GREYFRIARS BOBBY At last the true drama of faithful Bobby, Scotland's most famous dog. Sylvia Troon and Douglas Kerr combine storytelling with songs, live music and a host of puppet characters, to make your doggie loving heart melt and woof. Aug 8-31 (not Suns) 14.00 (15.00) £3.00 (£2.50)

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★ I STOLE FREDDIE MERCURY'S BIRTHDAY CAKE Malcolm Mr Showbiz' Hardee, club owner, stand up, friend to the stars is launching is autobiography & new career as a magician. Come & hear true stories & confession. Book early to avoid disappointment. Aug 9-15,18-21 (not 12) 14.50 (15.40) £5.00 (£3.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 14.50 (15.40) £6.00 (£4.00)

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Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116

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JAMES BLONDE Adult panto but bring the kids. One hour of fun and fantasy, of music and dancing, of slapstick and of magic, but most of all, of comedy. One hour of laugh-a-minute. Sixty laughs then. Aug 18-31 15.45 (16.45) £4.00 (£3.00)

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★ FEMININE WASH Two woman comedy show seeks audience with GSOH for fulfilling and committed one night stand. Sassy, slick, character-based new writing from Cambridge. 'Brilliant and incisive' Varsity. Slightly bawdy. Aug 9-31 16.30 (17.30) £4.00 (£3.50) Double-bill (with The Candy Jar) £6.00

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CHEKHOV'S BIG JUICY FARCES What?You don't think of Chekhov as funny? These four alarmingly energetic comedies will change your mind. So... break some furniture, curse your potential lover and drink gallons of water. Come and chuckle with Chekhov. Aug 9-31 (not 13,21,29) 17.50 (19.45) £5.00 (£4.50)

ALAN PARKER - URBAN WARRIOR THE TIME IS NOW...AGAIN Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 ★ ALAN PARKER-URBAN WARRIOR-THE TIME IS NOW....AGAIN Once the most radical man in Britain, now the only radical man in Britain, APUW is back to frighten the government AND ITS SECRET FRIENDS - YOU KNOW WHO YOU ARE. 'A genuine coup-de-theatre' Telegraph Preview Aug 7,8 21.00 (22.00) £4.00 Aug 9-12,14,15,18-22,26-28,30,31 21.00 (22.00) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 21.00 (22.00) £8.50 (£7.50)

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■ ALL CLASSICAL MUSIC EXPLAINED Rainer Hersch huge fun' Sunday Times blows the cover on classical music: Why is organ music so boring?', 'how to play instruments without practising' and much more. History, theory, piano playing like you've never heard before. Aug 9-31 (not 19,29) 19.00 (20.00) £7.00 (£5.00)

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Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550

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AL MURRAY - THE PUB LANDLORD'S LATE LOCK IN Pull-up your stool, and get merry at the LATE-LOCK-IN. See the world from the other side of the bar, drink deep from the lager-of-life with the Pub-Philosopher who always has something to say. Preview: Aug 7,8 22.35 (23.35) £4.00 Aug 9-12,14,15,18-22,26,28-31 22.35 (23.35) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 22.35 (23.35) £8.50 (£7.50)

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■ THE SECRET POLICE DOG'S ELECTRIC SHOCK Mark Thomas, Norman Lovett, Rhona Cameron - just a selection of the stars performing at this one off comic extravaganza. It's a bit of a bargain, so book early! In association with Belhaven Best. Aug 24 19.30 (21.30) £ 12.00 (£ 10.00)

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“Comedy of the highest order... inspired ramblings” MZA PRESENTS THE IRISHMAN FROM AUSTRALIA

KENNY BRANAGH'S PERFORMANCE MASTER-CLASS Have you ever wondered about the magical world of showbusiness? For the first time you too can experience the mystique that is 'The Theatre'. Indeed, Ken and Em may even turn up (probably not together though). Aug 8-31 (not 11) 18.50 (19.50) £5.00 (£3.50)

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★ THE DEATH OF TCHAIKOVSKY - A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY BY MILES KINGTON The doctors said Tchaikovsky died of cholera. Suicide, say others. But what was Sherlock Holmes's conclusion? Miles Kington & Simon Gilman finally solve the bizarre case of the dead composer. Aug 7-11,13-15,18,20-22,26-31 22.50 (23.50) £7.00 (£6.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 22.50 (23.50) £8.00 (£7.00)

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Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550

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★ OMID DJALILI & IVOR DEMBINA 'Hilarious, painfully funny, Omid Djalili is unmissable.’ The Independent plus The best Jewish comedian in London, Ivor Dembina may well be the best comedian full stop.' Evening Standard BOOK EARLY! Previews Aug 7,8 22.30 (23.30) £4.50 Aug 9-12,14,15,18-22,26-28,30,31 22.30 (23.30) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 22.30 (23.30) £8.50 (£7.50)

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Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550

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ARMSTRONG AND MILLER - THE QUALITY SHAG The acclaimed duo return with their own particular blend of sketch and character comedy brimming with flavour and teased into a devil-may-care pouch. 'Imps, tinkers and rascals..set, this year, to happily shake the hand of nationwide fame' Comedy Review. Preview Aug 7,8 17.00 (18.00) £4.50 Aug 9-11,13-15,18-22,26,28-31 17.00 (18.00) £6.50 (£5.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 17.00 (18.00) £7.50 (£6.50)

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WORDS ON THE RUN Adrian Henri, Roger McGough, Brian Patten, Andy Roberts & Willy Russell. A sensational mix of poems, songs and scripts from the tap-dancing poets. 'Five gifted Scousers in dark suits held us enthralled and in tears of laughter’ The Observer. Aug 21,22 16.15(18.15) £9.00 (£7.00) Aug 23-25 16.15 (18.15) £10.00 (£8.00) JO BRAND (AND THE UNUSUAL SUSPECTS) A special gala evening show for the children's hospital in Brasov, Rumania. Aug 21 23.30 (01.00) £10.00 BIBAND BOB'S ALL NEW 1994 SHOW Bib and Bob present their All New 1994 show' starring Logan Murray and Jerry Sadowitz. Easily the most irresponsible show on the Fringe. If bad language, hatred and beautiful naked women offend, then please stay away. Aug 9-15,18-22,26-31 23.45 (01.00) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 23.45 (01.00) £8.50 (£7.50) CORKY AND THE JUICE PIGS - HISTORY OF COMEDY A gay romp through the history of comedy from pre-history to the space-age. Song, sketch, family themes, violent nudity and aggresive absurdity. Back from sell out tour of Monrovia, the Pigs put the hysteria back into history. Aug 10-15,18-22 22.10 (23.10) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 16,17,23,24 22.10 (23.10) £9.00 (£8.00) JIM BREUER Edinburgh debut for this SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE cast member. A unique American comedian whose physical, fast-paced humour focuses on life's experiences, 'a gibbering, pop-eyed, rubber-necked walking Gary Larson cartoon...a true one-off Evening Standard Aug 9-15,18-22,26-31 21.20 (22.10) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 21.20 (22.10) £8.50 (£7.50) JOE SHOW 'Laughs and intelligence...riotous humour!' raved The Chicago Reader about JOE SHOW. A parade of urban eccentrics affectionately and hilariously brought to life. Starring Joe Liss, a longtime favourite of America's renowned Second City comedy troupe. Aug 9-15,18,20-22,26,28-31 18.15 (19.15) £7.00 (£6.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 18.15 (19.15) £8.00 (£7.00) ASSEMBLY ROOMS continues over the page

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AUSTRALIAN COMICS @THE GILDED BALLOON Venue 38 -The Gilded Balloon Theatre, 233 Cowgate. Tickets 226 2151

ASSEMBLY ROOMS continued NICK DIPAOLO - THE UGLY AMERICAN Watching Nick is like being beaten up by your older brother. He'll hold you down, tickle you until you pee your pants - then spit in your face. But you still love him. Confrontational, contemporary, intelligent and hysterically funny. Warning - offensive. Aug 9-15,18-22,26-31 midnight (01.05) £7.00 (£6.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 midnight (01.05) £8.00 (£7.00) SANDI TOKSVIG stars in her one woman show, RAMBLING. Well obviously she's starring because she's the only person in it except I shouldn't say that because you'll think 'ha, no big tap numbers then' which is true but come anyway. Aug 10-15,18,21,22,26-31 18.00 (19.15) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 18.00 (19.15) £9.00 (£8.00)

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★ GREG FLEET - TEN YEARS IN A LONG SLEEVED SHIRT (or how to take drugs and influence people). In 1995 'Thai-Die' was awarded five stars by the Scotsman. Now drug culture takes a fleeting. 'A wild, great show' The Herald-Sun (Melbourne). Aug 9-31 (not 19) 19.30 (20.40)- £7.00 (£6.00) JUDITH LUCY - AN IMPOSSIBLE DREAM If you thought the Manson family were dysfunctional - then meet the Lucys. A story about families, adopted, biological and acquired from Australia's hottest comic. 'Best stand-up, sit down/lounge around comic I've seen' The Age - Melbourne. Aug 9-31 (not 19) 21.15 (22.25) £7.00 (£6.00) IN LOVE (NO-ONE CAN HEAR YOU SCREAM) Janei Anderson and Greg Fleet bring with them years of experience in frustrating, brilliant, awkward, loving and ultimately disastrous relationships. Amongst the roses is always a bear trap waiting to slam shut. Aug 9-31 (not 19) 17.30 (18.40) £6.50 (£5.50)

THE WOW SHOW Steve Frost, Paul Mark Elliott, Lee Cornes and Mark Arden are 'Just Four Men'. Brand new show. Sell-out 1995. 'Funny enough to bring a tear to the seat of a dead man's trouser' The Herald. Aug 9-15,18-22 18.00 (19.05) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 16,17,23,24 18.00 (19.05) £8.50 (£7.50)

★ BLIMEY - IT'S MATT KING Matt King is one of Australia's hottest comics, he also spent 22 years bored crapless in Hertfordshire - this is that story. 'Both sad and very, very funny ***** | /2' Adelaide Advertiser. Aug 9-3 I 16.00(17.10) £6.50 (£5.50)

JOHN HEGLEY - POETRY IN MOTION Comedy's poet laureate' Independent. Alongside the verse, two new pieces commissioned by the South Bank. A story to complement a Svankmajer film and a movement collaboration with Tony Curtis: over Nigel Piper's pulsating score the two men dance out miraculous scenes from monastery life. Aug 10-15,18-22 19.00 (20.10) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 16,17,23,24 19.00 (20.10) £8.50 (£7.50)

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ATTILATHE STOCKBROKER AT THE MUSIC BOX Venue 50 - The Music Box, 9c Victoria Street Tickets 220 4847

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BILL BAILEY Behold, the axe-wielding, keyboard twiddling cyber-beardie is back. He returns to Edinburgh with a brand new show, armed with just an old guitar, a new whistle and a mumbling inner voice. Truly, Bill Bailey is the twiddlemaster. 'Wonderfully hilarious' Sunday Times. Preview Aug 9 21.00 (22.00) £4.50 (£3.50) Aug 10-12,14,15,18-22,26-28,30,31 21.00 (22.00) £7.50 (6.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 21.00 (22.00) £8.50 (£7.50) NICK BALL Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550

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DRY SLOPES ...IN THE FLESH Your chance to catch Radio 4's 'Dry Slopes' live on stage before its second series. 'Nick Ball...('One Foot In The Grave', 'The Detectives', 'Going Live!')., plays Angus Dry with worrying credibility' Observer. Preview Aug 8 13.45 (14.45) £3.50 Aug 9-14,18-22,26,27,30,31 13.45 (14.45) £6.00 (£4.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 13.45 (14.45) £7.00 (£5.00)


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JUST A MINUTE Paul Merton, Derek Nimmo, Clement Freud and Peter Jones take on the stop watch with Nicholas Parsons in the chair. Aug 12 13.00 (13.45) Free Aug 12 14.00 (14.45) Tickets available day before show SHORT STORY Coffee and a short story especially commissioned by some of the country's leading writers. Broadcast at 4.45pm on Radio 4 the same day. Aug 12-16 11.00 (11.45) Free Tickets available day before show LOOSE ENDS Ned knocks out the same old tat he's been doing for the last 10 years with some people you may have heard of. Time to wash the car I think. Broadcast live. Aug 17 09.45 (11.00) Free Tickets available day before show DRAMA WRITING WORKSHOPS An introduction to writing radio drama from BBC Radio writers and producers. Saturday 17th - Comedy Writing. Sunday 18th - Writing a Radio Series. Monday 19th - The Art of the Single Play. Aug 17-19 10.00 (noon) Free Tickets available day before show THE CHEESE SHOP After storming the Fringe last year ('Hilarious' The Guardian, 'Hugely talented' Time Out) they're back with a series for Radio 4. Aug 21 13.00 (14.00) Free Tickets available day before show

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JOHN SHUTTLEWORTH'S OPEN HOUSE Transport yourself to Sheffield with John Shuttleworth, friends, family and neighbours - plus a few unexpected celebrity intruders. Aug 22 13.00 (14.00) Free Tickets available day before show KALEIDOSCOPE Paul Allen with a frenetic 40 minutes of news, reviews and performance from the Festival and Fringe. Broadcast live. Aug 22 15.45 (16.45) Free Tickets available day before show THE NEWS QUIZ team return with more sharp observation, blunt humour and side-splitting satire. Guests include Alan Coren and Jeremy Hardy. Aug 22 21.30 (22.30) Free Tickets available day before show WITH GREAT PLEASURE Julian Clary's idiosyncratic choice of his best loved prose in this literary version of Desert Island Discs. Aug 27 13.00(14.00) Free Tickets available day before show MODERN PROBLEMS IN SCIENCE The sell out impro team from Chicago attempt to prove more absurd hypotheses. Aug 27 17.00 (18.00) Free Ticket available day before show BBC NEW COMEDY AWARDS Ardal O’Hanlon comperes the 8 hopefuls in the final of Radio I, Radio 4 and BBC TV's search for new comedy talent. Televised by BBC I's 'The Stand Up Show'. Aug 27 19.30 (21.00) Free Tickets available day before show POETRY PLEASE The first recording is a special edition of 'Poet's Poetry Please' with Dannie Abse introducing his favourite Edward Thomas poems. He will then be joined by Don Paterson to introduce listeners' requests for poetry by Welsh and Scottish poets Aug 28 13.00 (14.30) Free Tickets available day before show STANZA ON STAGE Traditional Scottish meets improvised jazz in a mix of poetry and music from Don Paterson and sax player Tim Garland. Aug 28 18.00 (19.00) Free Tickets available day before show

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STANZA ON STAGE Poetry from Danny Abse plus a special blend of words and music from Glaswegian poet Gerald Mangan. Aug 29 18.00 (19.00) Free Tickets available day before show DRY SLOPES Enter the world of Angus Dry as Nick Ball returns in this cult comedy with Louisa Rix and Toby Longworth. Aug 29 20.20 (21.20) Free Tickets available day before show BBC RADIO SCOTLAND Venue 57 - BBC Scotland, Studio One, 5 Queen Street

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■ THE USUAL SUSPECTS LIVE The best of all the Festivals in one venue; comedy, theatre, music plus first night reviews. 'The Usual Suspects IS the Fringe' Miles Kington. Aug 12-30 (not Sat,Suns) 22.10 (23.45) Free ■ RADIO 5 LIVE ATTHE FRINGE and immediately following the Usual Suspects, Janice Forsyth with more of the best of all the Festivals, broadcasting to the whole of Britain. 25 extra minutes for no extra charge. Aug 12-15,19-22,26-29 23.15 (23.45) Free 13


BEARDED THEATRE Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street Tickets 228 9116

PERRIER PICK OF THE FRINGE AWARD FOR COMEDY

★ AENEAS RAN AWAY Davis Barry and the Dudley players (equity cards temporarily never had) present their adaptation of Homer's 700BC slapstick hit comedy The llliad, with fighting (lots) and beards (unconvincing). I think you'd better come. 'I laughed' - (a Scotsman). Aug 9-17 15.45 (16.30) £3.50 (£2.50)

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A salon of salubrious delights, an oasis in the Festival sandstorm. A marquee of mischief, a mecca of music. Replenish your soul, eyes, ears; even do some 'trainspotting'. In fact, pitch yourself on top ofWaverley and let the Edinburgh Festival caravan come to you!

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THE WORLD OF BEIGE Enrol for an hour at the Institute of Beige, located in the heart of showbiz-town. Lenny Beige will lead you to a land of Riviera cocktail bars, wine-style drinks, kosher cuisine smorgasbord, large cigars and lounge-room classics. Aug 9-31 (not 20,29) 20.45 (21.45) £6.00 (£5.00)

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BERT & WILL IN SORTED FOR TEAS AND BICS Bertie's back and he's brought his best friend. BertTyler-Moore (Gaytime TV) and Will Smith (claims he's straight) present a tip-top sketch show. They might make you a cuppa.... Aug 7-12,14,15,18-22,26,28-31 18.20 (19.20) £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 18.20 (19.20) £7.00 (£6.00)

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■ BIG TOP COMEDY THE MAIN EVENT - a big variety bill featuring the HOTTEST COMICS on the Fringe. Well known names, fresh new faces and some great surprises - at least SIX TOP ACTS FOR THE PRICE OF ONE. Book early. Aug 16-18,23-25 21.15 (22.40) £9.50 (£8.50)

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ADAM BLOOM At last! An hour's show from one of the most inventive minds in comedy. If you've seen him before, you'll know that Adam Bloom is definitely a one-off. 'Arguably the best young comedian in Britain' Arnold Brown. Aug 9-31 (not 20,29) 21.00 (22.00) £5.00 (£4.00)

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BOOTHBY GRAFFOE QUEEN'S HALL COMEDY SPECIAL I Boothby Graffoe,'comedy's tour-de-force' Sunday Times hosts the Festival's finest stand-ups: Jim Tavare ('superb' Daily Mail), R4 Loose Ends Dan Freedman ('hilarious' Melody-Maker), and Open-Mic winner, Julian Barratt ('hysterical' Scotsman). Aug 23 midnight (01.30) £12.50 £ 10.00 and £7.50

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★ BOOTHBY GRAFFOE QUEEN'S HALL COMEDY SPECIAL 2 The brilliant Boothby Graffoe' Independent introduces Fast Show star Simon Day ('unmissable' Sunday-Times),Time Out Best Comedian Sean Lock 'utterly original' Scotland-on-Sunday, and BAFTA-winning comic Dave Gorman. Aug 24 midnight (01.30) £12.50 £ 10.00 and £7.50

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★ BOOTHBY GRAFFOE QUEEN S HALL COMEDY SPECIAL 3 Hot Ticket' Scotland-on-Sunday Boothby Graffoe comperes Alan Parker - Urban Warrior 'brilliant funny' Vox, Jason Freeman 'mega-star in the making' Scotsman and Pub-Landlord Al Murray 'very funny' Guardian Aug 25 midnight (01.30) £12.50 £ 10.00 and £7.50

GEOFF BOYZ

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Venue 38 - The Gilded Balloon Theatre, 233 Cowgate. Tickets 226 2151

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GEOFF BOYZ 'His Robert de Niro impression remains unrivalled' Daily Telegraph. The man of many voices returns to Edinburgh after hosting the sellout Best of Scottish in 1995. 'His demeanour tense...his delivery explosive-potential to be seriously huge' Scotland on Sunday. Aug 9-31 (not 19,29) 20.00 (21.00) £7.00 (£5.00)

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■ GAWK! Siamese twins! Tattooed terrors! Wolfboys! Pinheads! Elvis! All CAPTURED ALIVE! The creators of cult comedy INVASION OF THE CATHODE RAYS ('prepare to be amazed’ The Scotsman) unleash a manic funhouse of FREAKS! Ingenious cartoon-style chaos. Free hallucinogens supplied! Previews Aug 8-10 00.05 (01.00) £4.00 Aug I 1-13,15,18-22,26-28,30,31 00.05 (01.00) £5.50 (£4.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 00.05 (01.00) £6.00 (£5.00)

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MIDNIGHT KABARET AT MORAY HOUSE Drink away the hours with the best in comedy and music. Engaging and entertaining Steve Brody hosts top acts from around the Festival. Line-up changes every night. Bar open till late. It's what Edinburgh's all about. Aug 14-31 (not Mons,Tues) midnight (02.00) £5.00 (£4.00) THE EARLY EARLY AFTERNOON SHOW WITH EAMON SMARM Steve Brody, brilliant character comedian is .... Eamon Smarm. This Daytime TV charmer introduces Lunatic alter-egos, including - Cockney connoisseur of continental football Darren Gazgary, sentimental Judge Mental, Jockey Pat Squeaky and Col. Crackerbarrel. Aug 8-10,12-18,25-31 13.45 (14.45) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug 20-24 12.15 (13.15)

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BRENDON BURNS - 6PM TIME TO GET UP FOR WORK See Brendon's struggle to find the man lost somewhere between the boy and the comedian. 'Outrageously brilliant' NME. 'See the bad boy of Melbourne comedy before he grows up' X-Press. Aug 8-26 (not 13) 19.00(20.00) £5.50 (£5.00)

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ED BYRNE - A STAND-UP IN THE MAKING 1996 Adelaide and Melbourne Festival triumphs make this 'mercurial, sharp, high energy comic' Melbourne Herald Sun and 'young master of observationist humour' The Beat. THE name to watch. 'Finely tuned and penetrating' Scotland on Sunday. Aug 9-31 (not 13,29) 21.15 (22.15) £6.00 (£5.00)

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CABARET ON TAP! Venue 198-Tapsters,2 Howden Street Tickets 667 0328

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ROARING FORTIES Traditional variety show of popular 'Forties' songs, sketches and comedy items. Join the company in an hour of nostalgia singing some of the all time greats. 'We'll Meet Again' on the 'Chattanooga ChooChoo' and 'Roll Out the Barrel'. Aug 18-24 12.10 (13.20) £4.50 (£3.50) THE CAMBRIDGE FOOTLIGHTS Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance.Tickets 556 6550

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THE RAINBOW STRANGLERS The world famous Cambridge Footlights unveil their brand new comedy revue. Five of the country's funniest young performers take you on a dazzling journey through wit, laughter, songs and magically interweaving sketches. Be amused. Be very amused. Preview Aug 7 16.00 (16.55) £4.00 Aug 8-15,18-22,26,28-31 16.00 (16.55) £7.00 (£4.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 16.00 (16.55) £8.00 (£5.50)

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PULSE FICTION In this completely non-medical medics' revue, the NHS's finest rib-ticklers present an organ-burstingly good show. Laugh your head off, split your sides and we'll patch you up again. Trust us, we're doctors. Well, nearly.... Aug 12-24 (not 18) 23.15 (00.15) £5.00 (£3.50)

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★ RENT is a comedy by Footlights President and Director David Mitchell and Robert Webb. Bond meets bondage, amusing rent boys meet squalid stand-up comedians and a playwright 'doesn't know what to put'. Here following sellout runs in Cambridge and London. Preview Aug 8 14.05 (15.05) £3.50 Aug 10,12,14,18,20,22,26,28,30 14.05 (15.05) £5.50 (£4.00) Aug 16,24 14.05 (15.05) £6.50 (£5.00)

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Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 SIR BERNARD CHUMLEY'S GANGSHOW Matt Lucas - George Dawes in BBC 2's 'Shooting Stars' ('a genius' Scotland on Sunday) and David Walliams ('a mega-talent' SoS) - in a new show full of comedy, music and rude words. 'A comic legend in the making' Independent. Preview Aug 9 22.30 (23.30) £4.50 (£3.50) Aug 10-12,14-15,18,19,21,22,26-,28,30,3 I 22.30 (23.30) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 £8.50 (£7.50)

CINERGY MULTIMEDIA FILM AND CABARET CLUB Venue 80 - Odeon Cinema, 7 Clerk Street Tickets 095 668 2173 ■ CINERGY Edinburgh in a tablet. Choice short films interspersed with the festivals' variety, comedy & music highlights. On the big screen: prize quizzes, bingo & computer games. Host Alan Connor The Word. Luxury seats; late bar. 'The best night out ever' Time Out Paris. Aug I 1-25 (notThurs) 23.00 (01.00) £5.00 (£4.00)

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THE COMEDY ZONE Edinburgh's late-night cabaret returns with 'comedy's finest new additions' Observer. Brendon Burns ('brilliantly outrageous' NME) comperes Adam Bloom ('outstanding in-yer-face comedyT/me Out), Ross Noble ('comic genius' Guardian), andThe Bastard Son of Tommy Cooper ('gruesomely funny' Observer). Previews Aug 7,8 22.50 (00.30) £4.00 Aug 9-12,14,15,18-22,26,28-31 22.50 (00.30) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 22.50 (00.30) £8.50 (£7.50)

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■ CLUB SEALS Cub culling, pup pulping, stand-up, sketches and satire. Imbibe with our team of synchronised Scandinavian fishmongers - four of whom wear orthopaedic shoes. 'Thoroughly unpleasant' London Zoo. 'Bastards' Pingu the Penguin. 'They put marks on my face' Seal. Aug 16-31 22.50 (00.30) £4.50 (£4.00)

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CLUUB ZARATHUSTRA - KOMEDIE The most inventive cabaret you'll ever see' Sunday Times featuring Simon Munnery (Alan Parker-Urban Warrior), Stewart Lee (Fist of Fun) and Kevin Eldon. 'Insults not only its' audience's intelligence, but the very fibre of their being' Independent Previews Aug 7,8 23.00 (00.30) £4.00 Aug 9-12,14,15,18-22,26,28-31 23.00 (00.30) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 23.00 (00.30) £8.50 (£7.50)

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THE CONDOS - EDINBURGH WORLD TOUR '97 They're back! And this time it's a capella! 'Splendid musical send ups' Standard. 'Hysterical. There is no-one like them1 Stage. 'One of the most original singing acts around' What's On. 'Great harmonies, outrageous songs. Excellent' Festival FM. Aug 11-15,19-22 20.45 (21.45) £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 16-18,23-25 20.45 (21.45) £6.50 (£5.00)

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★ ■ REQUIEM The first major musical revue of 17 years of Tory rule. Sue Casson's stunning settings of Guardian poet Simon Rae's biting satire, charting the Thatcher and Major years. A wickedly subversive retrospective of matters of life...and death. Aug 9-31 (not Suns) 18.00 (18.55) £5.00 (£3.50)

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■ SAUCY JACK AND THE SPACE VIXENS Fringe First-winning musical returns. 'Saturday Night Fever meets up with Rocky Horror and Tank Girl in his glam, camp and chaotic late-night floorshow. An excellent way to finish off a day of Fringe frenticism.' The Stage. Aug 8-31 (not 15,29) 22.30 (00.30) £7.00 (£5.00) COUNTERPOINT continues over the page

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JIMMY CRICKET OUT ON THE ROAD AGAIN Bumbling, Irish comedy at its best.Jaugh, laugh, laugh...and there's more! This lovable character in the wellie boots is this year's Festival alternative, alternative comedian...and there's more - come here!! Aug 20,22,24 18.45 (19.45) £7.00 (£6.00) Aug 27-31 20.00 (21.00)

THE CRUEL HAND OF FATE PRESENTS Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance.Tickets 556 6550

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THE CRUEL HAND OF FATE At last...SNUFFTHEATRE comes to Edinburgh! Guest starring Gerry Sadowitz. Your chance to make friends with five great characters, and then kill one of them. 'Excellent' Steve Bell. Preview Aug 16 14.05 (15.05) £3.50 Aug 19-22,26-31 14.05 (15.05) £5.50 (£4.00) Aug 23-25 14.05 (15.05) £6.50 (£5.00)

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THE DAILY TELEGRAPH OPEN MIC AWARD GRAND FINAL After 12 months of competition, 700 entries and 6 regional heats BOOTHBY GRAFFOE hosts the climax of Britain's biggest new comedy talent search. The finalists now compete for the winners title and the £ 1,000 prize money. Aug 26 18.15(19.15) Free Limited tickets at Pleasance from 11.00 on Sat 24 Aug (max 2 pp)

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CURRIED GOAT Sketch combo Dan Caster,Will Ing and Ben Silburn (Spitting Image, Saturday Night Live) are back following last year's hysterical SELL-OUT hit. Coming soon: their BBC radio comedy series 'Pieces of Stuff. 'VERY FUNNY!' Telegraph. A REAL TREAT!' Sunday Times. Preview Aug 8 17.40 (18.30) £4.00 Aug 9-12,14,15,18-22,26,28-31 17.40 (18.30) £5.50 (£4.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 17.40 (18.30) £6.00 (£5.00)

DALLAS AND PACKER Venue 47 - The Cafe Royal, 17 West Register Street Tickets 556 2549

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DALLAS AND PACKER GIVE IT SOME PORRIDGE Word association test: imbecillic ... nonsensical... babbling. Answer: Dallas and Packer (Radio 4, BBC Scotland, Scot FM). Join Scotland's duo of daft for an hour of men behaving madly. 'Everything we've ever wanted to see in comedy' The Guardian. Aug 9-31 (not 29) 22.15 (23.15) £5.00 (£4.00)

DAN FREEDMAN Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550

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★ DAN FREEDMAN Armed with a guitar, special-effects box, and a host of brilliantly funny accents and impressions the star of R4's award-winning 'Loose Ends' returns to trample over popular culture and music. A 'formidably funny' Scotsman '95 Fringe sell-out. Book early. Previews Aug 7,8 20.00(21.00) £4.00 Aug 9-12,14,15,18-22,26,28-31 20.00 (21.00) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 20.00 (21.00) £8.50 (£7.50)

DAVE GORMAN Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550

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DAVE GORMAN Writer of BAFTA-winning 'Mrs Merton Show' (BBC2) returns with his first solo show. Watch him tell jokes that aren't the jokes he told last year...but are still funny jokes. 'The sharpest, driest, original comedian on the circuit' Time Out. Previews Aug 7,8 20.20 (21.20) £4.00 Aug 9-12,14,15,18-22,26,28-31 20.20 (21.20) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 20.20 (21.20) £8.50 (£7.50)


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KEVIN DAY'S KIDMARKS 0 to 35 in sixty minutes. Kevin has reached a milestone and wants to celebrate with you. Older than Jesus, younger than Moses, funnier than three wise men. 'First rate and blissfully fresh' Glasgow Herald Previews Aug 9 22.00 (23.00) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug 10-15,18,19,21,22,26-28,30,31 22.00 (23.00) £6.50 (£5.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 22.00 (23.00) £7.50 (£6.50)

DEAD SLUGS AND STRAWBERRIES

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Venue 143 - Out of the Blue, 25 Blackfriars Street Info 556 5204.

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★ ■ DEAD SLUGS AND STRAWBERRIES A music revue by singer/guitarist Anton Calitz. Sublimely ridiculous as well as fairly serious original songs, sketches and perspectives on growing up young in not-so-old South Africa. Aug 18-31 21.00 (22.00) £6.50 (£3.50)

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LEGS, BUMS ANDTUMS Sooo lazy your athletes foot left you for a more active life? Sit-Ups meet Stand-Up in 'hi-impact' List show. Lita is 'irrepressibly cheerful' Scotsman, 'effortlessly slipped into' BBC Scotland and Sagittarius. FREE WORKOUT!! Aug 8-24 (not II) 18.10(19.05) £5.00 (£3.00)

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ORANGE ISLAND Irresistible! The Joyce Grenfell of the 90's is here. At last a comedy that isn't controversial, political, aggressive or highly intellectual. Just pure escapism and fun. Suitable for all ages. Free delicious cakes! 'highly promising..amazingly assured' The Scotsman, 1994 Aug 26-31 18.00 (19.20) £4.00 (£3.00)

THE DURHAM REVUE

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Venue 126 - St John's Church Hall,West End Princes Street Tickets 556 0492

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THE USUAL SKETCHES Funniest student revue in the country presents wagging sketches, smacking songs and stonking stand-up - comedy masterclass, preying mantis' wedding,The fraud squad and subliminal humour. The Durham Revue is not tested on animals. Vegetarians welcome. Aug 19-31 (not 25,29) 22.00 (23.15) £5.00 (£3.50)

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★ ■ SUNSHINE Written by Scott Hart. Morecombe and Wise meet Beckett in this comedy that veers wildly from music hall to comedy of the absurd. Aug 12-17 21.30 (22.30) £5.50 (£4.50)

ELECTRIC EEL

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Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116

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★ THE PURPLE HENDRIX EXTRAVAGANZA The four man comedy team. Electric Eel, bring you a series of hilarious sketches, songs and short surreal playlettes. But like no sketch show before, this has a continuing storyline throughout the tragic backstage moments. Aug 9-31 (not Tues) 22.15 (23.25) £5.00 (£4.00) EUTC Venue 49 - Bedlam Theatre, I lb Bristo Place Tickets 225 9893

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IMPROVERTS Improvised comedy. Edinburgh's own crack improv troupe are back for a fourth Fringe spectacular. In an hour of improvised comedy, based entirely on audience suggestion, the Improverts present the freshest, most original comedy show in the Fringe. Aug 12-24 (not 18) midnight (01.00) £3.00 (£2.00)

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LEE EVANS 'Same World, Different Planet'. Perrier Award winner returns to Edinburgh for one night only with his sell-out West End show. 'What ever you do, don't miss Lee Evans' Evening Standard. This man has Funny Bones' Independent. Aug 22 20.00 (22.30) £13.00

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THE GOVROSKI BROTHERS Seedy Polish agitprop duo on the last leg of their l4'/2 year European tour ofWimborne Dorset. Aug 19-25 13.00 (13.50) £4.00 (£3.50)

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THE EX-DIRECTORY CLUB

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★ TAKE ATRIP WITH LENNIE TRAVIS Satirical rock musician Lennie Travis talks and sings you through his thirty years in the rock 'n roll circus. 'Man it's great to be back. I'll kick some ass and tell you a story'. Aug 11-31 20.30 (21.30) Free

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"A comic genius for the 90's" The Guardian

"This man has Funny Bones" The Independent

"What ever you do don't miss seeing Lee Evans"

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■ THE MIDNIGHT CABARET No! You’re not serious?! It can't be ! They can't do that! Brilliant Bands and Cracking Comedy with drinking facilities every night until 3am. Can they do that? Are they honestly doing that? We're doing that. Aug I 1-31 00.01(03.00) £3.00 (£2.00)

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Venue 38 - The Gilded Balloon Theatre, 233 Cowgate. Tickets 226 2151

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JOHN FEALEY Solo stand-up from half of legendary duo, 'The Uncles', John was the opening act for Eddie Izzard and Bobby McFerrin. Performances in over 15 countries. Go see him!! 'Brilliant, very funny, remarkable' Independent, 'Perfect' The List. Aug 9-31 (not 13,29) 23.45 (00.45) £6.00 (£5.00)

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ALMOST BEYOND THE FRIDGE Two puff-crazed hippies hit town in an outrageous follow up to last year's sell-out show. Ageing alternative traveller Zed S. (alias Chicken Reggie) and top subversive stand-up Mark Rendle chill out in hilarious style. It's Pukka!!! Aug 8-15,19-22 21.00 (22.30) £3.50 (£3.00) Aug 16-18,23,24 21.00 (22.30) £4.50 (£4.00) Aug 25 22.15 (23.45) £4.50 (£4.00) PAUL B'S CROCK OF MOULD It’s a game show! It's a sketch show! It’s a musical! It's a comedy show! There's songs, jokes, poems, impressions, cardboard cut-outs. Big prizes and of course the all-singing all-dancing ELEPHANT MAN. Aug 8-31 20.05 (20.55) £5.00 GET SHIRTY WITH DOWD AND INGLIS A comedy romp at teatime featuring musical comic Sam Inglis, author of legendary fringe show Rocket Queen. ('Deliciously black' The Stage.) Plus genial, uncompromising Stand up Simon Dowd. Catch him before someone kills him. Aug 8-25 17.45 (18.45) £3.00 (£2.50) PETER BUCKLEY HILL AND SOME COMEDIANS This show will consist of Peter Buckley Hill and some comedians. Or, to put it another way, some comedians and Peter Buckley Hill. Did we mention the comedians? They're different every night. Except Peter. Aug 8-24 22.45 (23.45) Free Aug 25-31 21.00 (22.00) Free Venue 86 - Physician and Firkin, 58 Dalkeith Road Tickets 662 4746.

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HYPNOTIST HUGH LENNON AND HIS HYPNO DOG' The world s only canine hypnotist and his master return to Edinbugh, where they mesmerised the world media last year. Watch your friends being hypnotised by a labrador during the two-hour comedy show!!! Aug 8-25 22.00 (00.15) £4.00 (£3.00) ■ SPOOF Comedy encounters of the absurd kind. Richard Welsh is Flash Moron. An original and hilarious fast moving act that includes spoofs on films, TV adverts, pop stars etc. 'Had the audience shrieking' The Stage. Aug 8-25 21.00 (21.50) £3.50 (£3.00) PUNCH:LINE POETS PRESENT a potent pot-pourri of pin-sharp perceptions, punchlines puns and profanity. A comical cornucopia of cataclysmic capacity. A shuddering, juddering juggernaut-load of joyful jocularity. OK, so they write their own PR, but you've got to admire their audacity. Aug 8-25 18.00 (19.15) £3.50 (£2.50) ★ DING DING! Hold very tight please! As the Firkin venue turns into a bus for an hour of highly original knockabout, visual and verbal humour. Your crew is comedy conductor the late great Captain Keane 'o' and laughs inspector Mike Raffone. Aug 8-25 19.30 (20.45) £3.00 (£2.00 with a bus ticket or flyer)

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Venue 41 - Hill Street Theatre, 19 Hill Street. Tickets 226 6S22

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way too blonde 'One hundred mile an hour comedy' DB Magazine. Winner of the Advertiser Fringe Award for Excellence - Adelaide '96. Voted Best of the Fest at Melbourne International Comedy Festival '96 'and left both men & women in stitches' The Age. Aug 8,10,13,15,17,20,22,24,29,31 21.45 (22.45) £6.00 (£4.00)

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‘GET OFF’WITH MARK MAIER Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60The Pleasance. Tickets 5S6 6550

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’GET OFF'WITH MARK MAIER Hilarious, warm-hearted, excellent sense of timing, seeks similar types for evenings of fun. Interests include delving into the psyche of human relationships to discover why we do what we do, to who, how often, and snooker. Preview Aug 7 19.05 (20.05) £4.00 Aug 8-12,14,15,18-22,26,28-31 19.05 (20.05) £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 19.05 (20.05) £7.00 (£6.00) GET UP KEVIN GILDEA Venue 38 - The Gilded Balloon Theatre, 233 Cowgate. Tickets 226 2151

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GET UP KEVIN GILDEA 'Loveable' Evening Standard Irish comedian, seen on 'Father Ted', returns to Edinburgh after the '94 sell-out show 'Young, Gifted and Green'. A show about life viewed through a bed; an evening of hilarious sadness. 'Excellent' Independent. Aug 9-31 (not 19,29) 18.45 (19.45) £7.00 (£5.00) GILDED BALLOON Venue 38 -The Gilded Balloon Theatre, 233 Cowgate. Tickets 226 2151

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Gilded Balloon proudly introduces a new, bigger and better Gilded Balloon II which sports 3 new venues and a cafe/bar. Gilded Balloon III - The Counting House returns and Gilded Balloon at The Honeycomb is another excellent addition. Look out for shows at the The Queen's Hall. PORPOISE PRODUCTIONS - FORBIDDEN FLUTE What do you get if you cross Mozart with Metallica? An original, riproaring, irreverent comedy experience combining the work of a top rock composer with hottest comic talent from Cambridge University and beyond. See us before you hear about us. Aug 9-31 17.45 (19.15) £7.00 (£5.00) PHIL KAY For one week only. Experience the anarchic force of his whirlwind humour and bizarre antics. 1993 Perrier Nominee and 1994 winner of the coveted Best Live Stand Up Award, '..a winning blend of observational scatology and high octane whimsy' Independent Aug 18 22.00 (23.00) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 19 20.45 (21.45) Aug 26-31 23.30 (00.30) BEST OF AUSSIE STAND-UP Vince Sorrenti.Trevor Crook and Rash and guests present the best of Aussie Stand-Up. They are the pinnacle of convict evolution. Aug 9-24 23.30 (00.30) £7.00 (£6.00) Aug 25-31 22.15 (23.15) SHEEP THRILLS PRESENT ON THE BOX Two women, one wonderbra, five legs seek fun loving, outrageous, enormous crowd with GSOH for evening beyond your wildest screams. New to Edinburgh. TV sitcom brought to stage. Larger than life comedy, larger than life girls! Aug 9-31 13.45 (14.45) £6.50 (£5.50) GERALDINE MCNULTY IS DUMPED AND DEVASTATED A shower of comedy characters queue up to share their shortcomings in this awardwinning comedienne's brand new show. 'McNulty's characterisations are ferociously funny' Daily Mail 'consumate character comedy' Independent. Aug 9-31 16.30 (17.45) £7.50 (£6.50) DAME SYBILLE MEETS HER MAKER The Grand Duchess of the Theatre shares the spotlight with Sean Cullen of Corky and the Juice Pigs for a night of laughter and violence. 'Cullen has a magical sense of fun and imagination' Scotsman Aug 9-31 18.15(19.15) £7.00 (£6.00) FRED MACAULAY The Gilded Balloon's box-office smash hit of 1995 returns with a brand new show for 1996. 'What a delight to be in the palm of MacAulays's hand for an hour... he's brilliant... reconfirming my faith in straight stand-up' The List. Aug 9-31 21.00 (22.00) £7.00 (£6.00) FORD KEIRNAN AND JOHN PAUL LEACH IN THE FULL BHUNNA Fresh from their respective successes in BBC's Pulp Video, and the columns of the Herald, Ford Kiernan and John Paul Leach bring a brilliant mixture of racontage, comment and quip. Aug 9-25 20.15 (21.15) £7.00 (£6.00)

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DANNY BROWN IN YOUNG, DRUNK AND FULL OF SPUNK A police interrogation can be an intimidating experience, but for Danny Brown it is his interrogators who become the victims as he drags them from childhood mischief to adult depravation. Aug 9-31 midnight (01.00) £6.00 (£5.00) STEVIE SILVER'S NON-STICK CABARET Come down to Stevie Silver’s infamous cabaret bar. It's travelled the highways and byways of the milky way top quality performers at low quality prices - toilets and bingo cards provided. Aug 9-31 (not 13,27) 16.15(17.15) £5.50 (£4.50) STAND UP BLACK BRITAIN Sharp, biting humour from urban comedy's young guns, as featured on BBC2'sThe Real MacCoy; Mancunian rogue ROGER D, Brummie gangster JOHN SIMMIT, Luton's lapsed church boy JUNIOR SIMPSON with a London/Nigerian flava supplied by GINAYASHERE. Aug 9-31 22.30 (23.30) £6.50 (£5.50) GILDED BALLOON continues over the page

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Venue 139 - The Honeycomb, 36 Blair Street Tickets 226 2151

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LEANDRE LUNATIC A show by Leandre Ribera. Lunatic, dreamer, fool, clown. Acts of laughter, acts of surprise, entering an absurd and poetic world, wanting to play. A show of sketches, silent, visual, an intimate vision of clown, original, tender and also provocative. Aug 9-31 .16.00 (17.15) £6.00 (£5.00)

MARK HURST Back at the Edinburgh Festival. His blend of childhood, relationships, flatmates and sex has become much copied but never bettered. 'An affectionate life enhancing, hilarious night of laughter' The Guardian. 'The man is brilliant' The Daily Mirror. Aug 9-25 21.30 (22.30) £6.50 (£5.50)

AARON AND DUNCAN'S VOYAGE TO EUPHORIA Discover your inner-self. Improve your personality. New Zealand's finest standup comedy loosers embark on a hilarious personal journey that'll make you laugh until you get a stitch. 'Sick, twisted, irreverent brilliance' NZ Guardian. Aug 9-31 17.30 (18.45) £6.00 (£5.00)

Venue 36 - Gilded Balloon II, People's Palace, Old Fishmarket Close Tickets 226 2151

THE BEST OF GEORDIE STAND UP What ever happened to the UnLikely Lads. The best of geordie stand up with Newcastles Dave Johns and John Fothergill. Special Guest Avril Robson - hit of So You Think You're Funny 1995 'hilarious and riotous' The Journal. Aug 9-31 21.30 (22.30) £6.50 (£5.50)

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THE CHEESE SHOP PRESENTS (I CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S NOT) THE BUTTER FACTOR Stars of the Paramount Channel and forthcoming BBC Radio 4 series 'The Butter Factor', I995's smash-hit team return. 'Hugely talented... oozed intelligence and quality' Time Out. 'Excellent' The Guardian. Aug 9-31 17.00(18.15) £6.50 (£5.50) THE NUALAS All girl cult comedy trio. Sell-out success in Ireland. Tipped for the top by TV and press. With original songs and exquisite harmony, guaranteed the most appealing comedy show you'll see this year. 'Funniest thing I've seen' Arts Review, RTE Aug 19-31 18.45 (19.45) £6.50 (£5.50) LA CAGE AU PARROT Perrier Nominee Parrot flies in to the Gilded Balloon, for 12 nights only, to deliver yet another fresh hour of inspired comic creativity. 'Inspired tirade of raw comic invective...' The Guardian 'Uplifting, unpredictable and joyously hyperbolic' Scotland on Sunday. Aug 9-20 20.00 (21.00) £7.00 (£6.00) ARNOLD BROWN 'The best laconic comedian in the country' Time Out returns with his legendary brand of humour that 'induces the kind of laughter that hurts' Evening News. The Perrier Award winner with the one-liners Billy Connolly admires! 'Magnificent' The Herald. Aug 21-3 I 20.00 (21.00) £7.00 (£6.00) BURNING SEQUINS - PAUL CAPSIS An extraordinary performer, Capsis channels the spirits and voices of the all time great woman of showbiz. But this is no female impersonator. He is the embodiment of DIVA! Direct from sell-outs in LA and Australia. Aug 13-31 22.45 (23.45) £7.00 (£6.00) ★ LEND ME YOUR EARS Quentin Tarantino and Cole Porter mudwrestle naked to the death (metaphorically) in this new musical about torturing management practises. Gangland slayings, buckets of blood and lost limbs definately not suitable for children or the easily offended. Aug 9-31 (not 20) midnight (01.15) £6.50 (£5.50)

Venue 12 - Gilded Balloon III,The Counting House, 32/2 Nicolson St Tickets 226 2151

THE BROTHERS GRINN ...a must see, these two rubberised maniacs have a seductive genius for face pulling. Their freewheeling, ad-libbed style and well timed absurd touches ensure the pace never flags' ***** Scotsman. Returning with a new show - after their sell-out success last year. Aug 9-25 16.00 (17.15) £6.00 (£5.00) Venue 72 - Queen's Hall, Clerk Street.Tickets 668 2019

Venue 12 - Gilded Balloon III,The Counting House, 32/2 Nicolson St Tickets 226 2151 THE POETRY OF MURRAY LACHLAN YOUNG If poetry is the new rock'n'roll. Murray Lachlan Young is its first superstar. Hailed as the incarnation of Oscar Wilde and best young British humourist since Noel Coward, Lachlan Young's cautionary tales offer an hilarious commentary on today's bizarre social issues. Aug 9-3 I 17.30 (18.30) £6.50 (£5.50)

OXFORD REVUE PRESENTS NO BRITISH PLEASE - WE RE SEXY Angus Deayton, Rowan Atkinson, Michael Palin were just foreplay. Now the company that brought you the world's sexiest comedians is better than ever. 'Anarchic humour, frantic pace, quirky satire' - The Scotsman Aug 9-3 I 18.30 (19.45) £6.50 (£4.50) BEST OF SCOTTISH Wisecracking japery from North of the Border. Scottish funnymen Vladimir McTavish - 'political and rude' Newcastle Journal and Alan Tyler 'Lean, young, hyper-active and ever funnier' Sunday Times - introduce a selection of the best Caledonian comics around. Aug 9-16,22-31 21.15 (22.15) £7.00 (£6.00) CRAIG CHARLES A must 'for any admirer of stand-up as an art' Time Out. Craig's powerful, controversial and extremely funny show includes ruthless social observations, amotive poetry and the best one liners in the business from the star of Red Dwarf. Aug 17-21 21.15(22.15) £7.50 (£6.50)

PHIL NICHOL IS SCHIZO I spoke with the voices in my head. They suggested that I perform a solo show, so I suggested that they write. They did, I am. Comic monologues and songs from one member of Corky and the Juice Pigs. Aug 9-31 17.30 (18.30) £6.00 (£5.00) STAND-UP WOMEN The best all-female stand-up comedy show at the Fringe featuring the diverse humour of Marian Pashley, Gina Ryan and Liz Webb. 'Delightful' The Guardian 'Tip for the very top' Western Daily Press 'Enjoyable' Time Out. Aug 9-31 18.45 (19.45) £6.00 (£5.00) BIG WHITE PANTS is a brand new sketch show featuring three extremely funny comics, Cathy Dunning, Sheila Hyde and Logan Murray. 'Excellent' Guardian. 'Guaranteed cliche free' The Independent. Aug 9-31 14.30 (15.45) £6.00 (£5.00) STAND UP OR BE AN ACCOUNTANT The Accountancy presents the foetal and fatally funniest from Manchester's newest comedy club. Carter! Hadoke! Keyworth! and Padden! and their friends from the North strip comedy down to its bare buttocks. Fresh, dynamic and funny. Aug 9-31 20.00 (21.00) £6.00 (£5.00) DOVER'S SOUL Dover's soul sees ex-Ford assembly-line worker Keith Dover making his solo Edinburgh debut. He takes his audience on a nononsense journey through his own straightforward, hard-hitting views on life. 'Strong stuff, effectively delivered' The Independent Aug 9-31 22.30 (23.30) £6.00 (£5.00)

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ELAINE WITH ATTITUDE 'A goldmine of a show' Scotland On Sunday. Elaine C. Smith (a.k.a. Mary Nesbitt) - smash hit of this year's Glasgow Mayfest comes by overwhelming demand to the Edinburgh Festival. Hysterical anecdotes and character comedy interspersed with raunchiest soul, backed by a 'spanking' ten piece band. Aug 15-22 (not 19) 22.30 (00.30) £ 10.00 (£7.50)

HOOT Direct from a hit season at the '96 Melbourne Comedy Festival, these three mad Australian TV extras will have you in stitches with their unique standup and hilarious skits. 'Rapid tag-team blast of original sketches and outrageous lines' Adelaide Advertiser. Aug 9-31 17.00(18.15) £6.50 (£5.50)

GAGGING FOR IT Fast paced, irreverent sketch show currently storming London. Starring: Lee Mack (1995 winner'So You Think Your Funny') Geoff Aymer (BBC2's The Real McCoy) Neil Webster (The Poppers) Kevin Hay (Eldorado). See the revolution before it's televised. Unmissable. Aug 9-31 16.00(17.15) £6.00 (£5.00)

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ALTERNATIVE ULSTER Direct from Belfast, Special Branch permitting, a double bill of explosive comedy. No! is not their favourite word, there's more to life than politics - rioting can be fun. Jake Junior and Colin Murphy ARE the usual suspects. 'Bitchin' Ian Paisley. Aug 9-31 22.15 (23.15) £6.00 (£5.00)

GORMAN ‘By far the best of the evening...clever material delivered with a composure quite extraordinary for his years” Sunday Times “The sharpest, driest and most original comedian on the circuit” Time Out

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ANNABEL GILES

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Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 ANNABEL GILES Spiky, sparky, master of the send-up and the put-down, Annabel Giles follows up last year's sell-out success to share a day in her chaotic life. This 'airhead' TV presenter proves she's got the guts to stand up in front of a live audience. Aug 7,8 18.45 (19.45) £5.00 Aug 9-15,18,19,21,26-31 18.45 (19.45) £7.50 (£6.00) Aug 16,17,23,25 18.45 (19.45) £8.50 (£7.00)

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Venue 36 - Gilded Balloon II. People's Palace, Old Rshmarket Close Tickets 226 2151

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■ GIRLS WITH BIG JESTS stormed Edinburgh '95 with a sell-out debut. Now Henri and Phil, 'two pouting comediennes who gossip & bitch with marvellously bloodthirsty zeal' Telegraph, return with an hilarious new sketch show, oozing with 'gorgeous, glamorous gags' List. Aug 9-31 (not 29) 20.00 (21.00) £7.50 (£6.50)

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■ SERVANT OF TWO MASTERS With wigs, tutus, stilts, cross-dressers and a pair of star-crossed lovers, this show will bend over backward to entertain you. give your dog a bone will make you sneeze...but only if you are allergic to laughter. Aug 8,12-15,19-22,26-29 19.35 (21.00) £5.00 Aug 9,10,16-18,23-25,30,31 19.35 (21.00) £7.00

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JEFF GREEN Sell-out UK tour and Perrier nominee returns to the Fringe. 'Breathe in some of Jeff Green's life-giving comedy and you'll be thankful, too' Herald. 'What ever he touches turns to laughter' Scotland on Sunday. Don't miss! Aug 25-31 22.10 (23.10) £9.00 (£8.00)

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RICH HALL - FREEWHEELIN' 'America's hottest comedy export: dangerous and intelligent' Scotsman, Emmy Award, 1995 Edinburgh's Critics Comedy Award. 'Hall is the Real Thing, intelligent, perceptive, incisive, occasionally laconic, always ironic .... He is the best thing on the Fringe' Sunday Times. Aug 9-31 (not 18,25) 22.00 (23.10) £7.50 (£6.00) Aug 25 23.00 (00.10)

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HARRY HILL'S '96 COMEBACK SPECIAL' The Self-Styled-DebonnaireDachshund returns for a limited run. Snack food features prominently and chops make a welcome return. With all new film featuring Nana Hill, there will be a rare performance by Stouffer-the-Cat. 'Believe the rave reviews' Sunday Times. Aug 9-15,18-22 20.00 (21.00) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 20.00 (21.00) £8.50 (£7.50)

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HERSTERICS Venue 38 - The Gilded Balloon Theatre, 233 Cowgate. Tickets 226 2151

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HERSTERICS Talented trio of stand-up comics present a roller-coaster ride of satirical sketches and musical madness. Laura Shavin displays her talents, Suzanne Smith displays anything for a sherbet dip, and AN Jay watches. Warning: this show may contain cellulite. Aug 9-31 17.30 (18.30) £6.50 (£5.50)

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■ MARVIN HANGLIDER'S COMPLETE HISTORY OF MUSIC AND BICYCLES The silver-haired illegitimate love-child of comedy and muzac is back, lecturing on every aspect of music and cycling. 'Absolutely brilliant' Guest Reviewer, Brighton Festival FM, 1996. Aug 9-31 (not 20) 00.30 (01.30) £6.00 (£5.00) Venue 90 - Graffiti, Corner Broughton and East London Streets Tickets 557 8330

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DOMINIC HOLLAND Venue 139 - The Honeycomb, 36 Blair Street Tickets 226 2ISI DOMINIC HOLLAND Perrier Best Newcomer, sold out 93/4. Star of Des O'Connor show, Saturday Night Live. This 'first class comedian' Loaded, who 'makes you feel glad to be alive' Guardian, provides a guaranteed 'charmingly funny hour' The Times. Aug 9-31 (not 13,29) 20.15 (21.15) £6.50 (£5.50)

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THE IMPROFESSIONALS Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116 ★ ■ MISSION IMPROBABLE Coronation Street star Amelia Bullmore (formerly 'Steph Barnes'), Rory Bremner gag writer Nelson David, Radio 4 Week Ending's Toby Longworth and Radio 5 You Cannot Be Serious pundit Chris Rowe. Top impro. 'Wittiest act on the Fringe' List. Aug 15-25 (not 20) 23.45 (00.45) £5.00 (£4.00)

IAMES BACHMAN AND MATTHEW HOLNESS Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance. Tickets 5S6 6550 ★ RUMMAGE Ex-Footlighters Bachman and Holness return to the Fringe with a furious multi-media scavenge through the dressing-up box of life. Join them as they laugh at their own insecurities shabbily disguised as other people's shortcomings. With slides. Rummagey rummagey rummage. Preview Aug 7 14.05 (15.05) £3.50 Aug 9,1 1,13,15,19,21,27,29,31 14.05 (15.05) £5.50 (£4.00) Aug 17,23,25 14.05 (15.05) £6.50 (£5.00)

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JENNY ECLAIR - QUEEN S HALL SPECIAL

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JENNY ECLAIR - QUEEN'S HALL SPECIAL FOR ONE NIGHT ONLY. 1995 Perrier Award Winner. 'She started her show at gusset level, systematically lowering the tone until she and the audience were wallowing in floods of filth, gasps and guffaws..she's magnificent' Sunday Times. BOOK EARLY. Aug 23 22.30 (23.30) £ 10.00, £8.00 and £6.00

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★ JENNY ECLAIR (WIG ON,TEETH IN) 1995 Perrier Winner and comedy's finest strumpet, returns to spread her gospel-from-the-gutter, whilst smoking umpteen fags and checking out the audience for potential totty. Sheer debauchery. And there's more mean stuff about Anthea Turner. Aug 9-15,18-22 21.20(22.20) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 21.20 (22.20) £8.50 (£7.50)

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JIMEOIN Irishman and Australia's biggest comedy star is back! 'He's clean, charming, witty and above all funny.' Sunday Times. 1994 Edinburgh Critics Comedy Award. 'Comedy of the highest order inspired ramblings' Independent. 'Jimeoin is a crack artist with wings' Scotsman. Aug 11-26 21.45 (23.00) £8.00 (£6.00)

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P.M.T./T.V. Karen is back! Supported by Derek Douglas in a fast witty techno show. You were amazed and astounded last year. You were lacking the year before because she wasn't in it. This year you had better be there. Because... Aug 11 -17,25-31 20.00 (21.30) £5.00 (£4.00)

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HANS LIBERG

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Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550

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■ HANS LIBERG COMEDY MANIAC & MUSIC GURU. Crazy, hilarious rollercoaster ride in words & music through every musical style. Amadeus to Abba, Beatles to Beethoven on rock guitar, harpsichord, trumpet, piano, drums. 'Absolutely sensational...word of mouth sell-out and deservedly so' Scotsman. Previews Aug 7-9 18.40 (19.40) £5.00 Aug 10-15,18-22,26-31 18.40 (19.40) £6.50 (£5.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 18.40 (19.40) £7.50 (£6.50)

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LET OUT FOR THE WEEKEND Nearly New hour-long comedy sketch show. Good condition. Will swap for 1996 Rolls Royce sedan. Must be blue. Contact: Colin Dreamer Box 50169. 'displays copious unconvential talent,...maim to get a ticket' The Scotsman. Aug 19-26 22.50 (23.50) £4.00 (£3.00)

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NORMAN LOVETT

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NORMAN LOVETT The Red Drawf star and Jack Dee's favourite comic returns after last year's successful 3 week sell-out. 'Treat yourself to a ticket' List. 'Exquisite stand-up comedy' Guardian. ' A rare comic talent' The Stage. Aug 9-31 (not 19) 19.30 (20.30) £6.00 (£5.00)

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THE SECOND HELPING Ian Kendall and Mitch Benn's new show. Magic. Comedy. Whatever. **** - Maim to get a ticket' Scotsman 'Impressive range of talent' The Stage. New jokes. New shirts. See show for details. www.cybersurf.co.uk/wingit Aug 9-31 21.30 (22.30) £5.00 (£4.00)

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ARNEY KILGARVAN - SUM FUNNY COGNITO ER GO Kilgarvan is a unique talent. No stand-up comedian at this festival will reach the same levels of understanding of the human pre-condition. Critical analyses, high jinks, mild indoctrination. Bring your wallet. Aug I 1-31 21.00 (22.15) £4.00 (£2.00)

LEACH & LUNTS

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QUIRKISH DELIGHT The comedy song tradition lives on in this special Festival version of Leach and Lunts' popular revue. 'An evening of genial wit and nostalgic sophistication' Guardian. Two men and a piano, they're reminiscent of Flanders and Swann' Stage Aug 7-17 17.45 (18.35) £5.00 (£4.00)

THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN

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Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance.Tickets 556 6550

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THE LEAGUE OF GENTLEMEN Savage, saucy and shocking sketches featuring an hilarious collection of grotesque characters. 'Belly laughs punctuated with moments of dark hilarity... They're bound for far bigger venues - so catch them while you can' William Cook, The Guardian. Preview Aug 7 16.35 (17.30) £3.50 Aug 8-12,14,15,18-22,26,28-31 16.35 (17.30) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 16.35 (17.30) £6.00 (£5.00) LEE AND HERRING LIVE

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L'ULTIMA RECITAL Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60The Pleasance. Tickets 5S6 6550 ★ ■ L'ULTIMA RECITAL It's the story of a Diva and her pianist. For thirty years, they wilt every night in front of their audience. Exhausted, the lyrical varnish flakes off and cracks. This musical confrontation will be the last one... Preview Aug 8 23.15 (00.05) £5.00 Aug 9-12,14,15,18-22,26-28,30,31 23.15 (00.05) £6.50 (£5.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 23.15 (00.05) £7.50 (£6.50)

RORY McGRATH & PHILIP POPE Venue 72 - Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street. Tickets 668 2019 and 226 2151

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RORY MCGRATH & PHILIP POPE - DEATH BY COUNTRY A deadly cocktail of the best of comedy - Rory McGrath ('They Think It's All Over') and the best of music - Philip Pope ('Spitting Image', 'Fast Show') 'Mocking, hilarious, often blue country songs... a treat' Scotsman. Aug 24-25 20.00 (21.30) £10.00 (£8.00)

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Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance.Tickets 556 6550

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MEL AND SUE - PLANET PUSSYCAT Somewhere between Cloud 9 and Croydon those babes are out there! Mel and Sue beam back to Edinburgh after last year's sell-out success. '...Move over Enfield, roll over Emery, charactercomedy has some new queens!' The List Preview Aug 7-12 18.20 (19.20) £5.00 Aug 14,15,18-22,26,28-31 18.20 (19.20) £7.00 (£6.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 18.20 (19.20) £8.00 (£7.00)

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★ MEN'S STYLE AND FITNESS Loaded? Men's Health? GQ? Has-beens. Read MSF, the magazine for men. But how will editors Marcus and Anthony combat chilling new threat GAVIN - 'The Magazine for Lads Who Care'? A gutbusting new satire, directed by Neil Mullarkey. Preview Aug 8,9 17.45 (18.50) £4.00 Aug 10-12,14,15,18-22,26,28-31 17.45 (18.50) £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 17.45 (18.50) £7.00 (£6.00)

MODERN PROBLEMS IN SCIENCE

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Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street Tickets 226 2428

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MODERN PROBLEMS IN SCIENCE Ask these three Chicago performers to prove something - anything - and they will! 'A tour de force of comic improvisation' Herald. 'Screamingly funny...Boffin-tastic, mate' Independent. 'Their entertainment value is unbeatable. See them before they sell out' Scotsman. Preview Aug 9 20.45 (21.45) £6.00 Aug 10-15,18-22,26-28,30,31 20.45 (21.45) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 20.45 (21.45) £8.50 (£7.50)

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Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550

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★ TWELVE Someone is making nuisance phonecalls counting down from twelve to zero. Why? Ben Moor (Pleasance 1993, 1994) presents an all new comedy thriller involving cloned Popes, suburban Zombies and malign wasps. Expect weirdness 'Brilliant' Sunday Times, 'Twisted Genius' Independent. Preview Aug 8 12.30 (13.30) £3.50 Aug 9-12,14,15,18,19,21,22,26,28-3 I 12.30 (13.30) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 12.30 (13.30) £6.00 (£5.00)

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DYLAN MORAN IS INDISPOSED The master of irrelevant nonsense .... bloody hilarious' Loaded. 'Inspired' Independent. 'Enchanting' The Guardian. 'Incredibly funny' The Face. 'A star of the future' Evening News. 'Embarrassingly talented' Irish Times. Complete sell-out 1995. Preview Aug 7,8 21.15 (22.15) £4.50 Aug 9-11,13-15,18-22,26-28,30,31 21.15 (22.15) £6.50 (£5.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 21.15 (22.15) £7.50 (£6.50)

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RICHARD MORTON Award winning comic returns to the festival after sellout tours with Jack Dee and Jo Brand. Described by the Guardian as 'Newcastle's answer to Billy Connolly' and hailed by the Independent 'as quite simply the best around'. Don't miss! Aug 9-31 22.30 (23.30) £9.00 (£8.00)

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NEWSREVUE ®0@© Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116 K7 NEWSREVUE The fastest and funniest topical satire show around. ' S lick and assured ...satirically The Guardian. 'Wittyinspiration and effervescent devastatingly acute' brilliant' Daily Telegraph. 'Rich comic . . something special'9-31The21.00 Stage. Aug (22.10) £6.00 (£5.00) WHOOPS VICAR ISTHATYOUR DICK A hasrevue.come'Tacross his is farin three and away the bestofhour ofand late-night cabaret this reviewer weeks Fringe for years; an absolute scream' The Scotsman. Aug 9-31 (not Tues) midnight (01.00) £5.00 (£4.00) GRAHAM NORTON ©O©© Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 i 11 GRAHAM NORTON Best known for his appearances on ' L oose Ends' , C4'thes 'smile FatherofTed'KilroyandandITV'thes spermfest ' C arnal Knowledge' , Graham has borrowed of Oprah for his outrageous new show. 'Inspired lunacy...COMIC GENIUS'thighs Independent Aug 19.55 £8.50 (20.55)(£7.50) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 9-15,18-22,26,28-31 16,17,23-25 19.55 (20.55) NO SEX PLEASE! I'M COOKING A CURRY ©O©© Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116 K7 NO SEX PLEASE! I'Asian M COOKING A CURRY Great night out'from RadioFormer 2. Ride with Hot Luvable Stand-up Jeff Mirza on a rollercoaster to Essex Raver nowEarly.in danger of discovering Paddy Ashdown! 'Fundamentalist Unmissable' Independent. Book(£4.00) Aug 9-31 21.00 (22.00) £5.00

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OFF THE GROUND PRODUCTIONS OOQO Venue 127 - St John’s Church,West End, Princes Street 19 ★Sparkle THEasARTHUR SIPHID PHONDOO EXPERIUNCE Be at Nelson he shunts you through an evening of entertainmunte chronique live from Monte Carlo in 1972. Moisten the basket - win a prize. It's all live. It's allAugwrong. s all Siphid. 19-24 It'20.00 (21.15) £5.00 (£2.50) ARDAL O' HANLON ®0©@ Venue 38 - The Gilded Balloon Theatre, 233 Cowgate. Tickets 226 2151 KI2 ARDAL O' H ANLON Star of Channel 4' s FATHER TED, this multi-awardwinning comedian is unique for his blend of ingenuous life-enhancing observations and unexpected off-beat twistss brilliant' - not toThebe Sunday missed!Times. 'He's Irish, he's hip and9-31everybody' s talking about him...he' Aug (not 12,19,25,27) 20.45 (21.45) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 25 19.30 (20.30) EARL OKIN ®0©@ Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6522 HI0 ■givenBRITISH BUT SEXY Following major European Success, the man who'hiss more Fringe performances than anybody in its 50 years is back with uniqueever!blendMaster of sophisticated humour and seductive music. Indeed he's better than cabaret...unmissable. Aug 9-31 (not II)of20.10 (21.25) £7.00 (£5.00) NOTTHE MIDNIGHT MASS ®00© Venue 82 - Southside, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson St. Tickets 667 2212 M12 Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance.Tickets 556 6550 LI4 ■ HORNY MAN'S TEA Escape Fringe Fury with tea and the more laid-back As the European papershissay,magic? 'whenNewhe sings, ladies fallat into ■bendNOTTHE MIDNIGHT MASS South Africa' s 'Not thesinging. MidnightTheirMass'zany side trance'of. Earl.Ladies...dare you discover CD available bothashows. and pervert the normally staid medium of acappella sense of humour, counterbalanced byirresistable. moments ofEighth stirringgreatemotional intensity Aug 10,16,17,23-26,30,31 16.15 (17.20) £6.50 (£5.00) and easy natural charm make them year! Aug OPTIMISM ®0©@ Aug 7-15,27-31 16,17 16.00 16.00 (17.00)(17.00) £6.50 £5.50 (£5.50)(£4.50) Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 110 ★ THE CIRCLE LINE The trials and tribulations ofWilf, a has-been rock his NEED MORE INFORMATION ? star, ' w ho might make the headlines again if he committed suicide and tripled album .pacy''Funny moving - excellently staged' Holloway Drama Review. RING THE FRINGE ON 'Aug Clever7-31sales' and(not The yetStage. 0131-226 5257 or 5259 15,29) 20.15 (21.30) £5.00 (£4.00) GLYNIS HENDERSON presents “A tour de force of comic improvisation ...complex, baffling, hilarious ...frighteningly plausible” The Herald “SCREAMINGLY FUNNY... Boffin-tastic, mate” The Independent Ask them to prove something, anything, and they will! ■k'P -k John, Paul, George and Ringo are the basic units of the genetic code *?* Food eaten by the light of the refrigerator door has no calories ?ROBLEMS IN SCIENCE

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COMEDY & REVUE I PARSONS & NAYLOR Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 & ,NAYLOR - TWO KIPPERS performers on★ PARSONS 'Svpitting Image' 'The Stand-Up Show'GIDDY , 'Smith and Jones' ,Writers P&NTheydon’t/think thinkthey're they' e seen a double-act sketch-show with plot-line before. unique. But they' r e not sure. ' D efinitely not to be missed' Sunday Times. 'Preview Excellent'Aug Evening News'(23.20) £4.50 9 22.20 Aug Aug 10,11,13-15,18-22,26-28,30,31 16,17,23-25 22.20 (23.20) £8.00 22.20 (£7.00)(23.20) £7.00 (£6.00)

PLEASANCE Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 LI4 MERVYN STUTTER’S PICK OFThe THEBestFRINGE 5th triumphant year ofSee the Festival' s only showcase/chat show. of the Fest every lunchtime. highlights eight different shows - every day a different selection. 'All the Fringe10-16,19-23 in anof hour-and-a-half - or so£6.50 it seems.' Aug 13.00 (14.30) (£5.00) Scotsman. MERVYN STUTTER' S PICK FRINGE 5th triumphant year of the Festival' s only showcase/chat show.OFTHE The Best the Fest every lunchtime. highlights of hour-and-a-half eight different shows - every day Scotsman aofdifferent selection. 'All the See Fringe in an or so it.seems.' Aug 17,18,24-26 13.00 (14.30) £7.50 (£6.00) ■entertainment. PLEASANCETheVARIETIES TwoCats,andMarceline a half hours of music,South comedy and Honkin Hep i Sylvestre, African Acapella, and Comedy guests, presided over by the irresistible Mervyn Stutter. Drink, eatAug or just and enjoy£5.00the true festival Pleasure-ground. Preview 9 15.relax 30 (17.45) Aug 10-15,18-22,26-31 15.30 (17.45) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 15.30 (17.45) £8.50 (£7.50) THE PLEASURE ZONE Pleasance late-night drinking entertainment in the company of Ronnie Golden (Ronnieparody &ThebyRex) ands first hisandmidnight blue quartet (Aug 7-17),The Pod (Techno Britain' comedy Soundsystem) 24-26)00.55plus(02.55) surprise£5.00 guests. Aug 7-31(18-22, (not 29) ■celebrate PLEASANCE PARTY NIGHT fun-filled, star-studded, Fringe fiesta the 50thstarsanniversary and fiveA years of Edinburgh' s Waverley Care to Trust. for£ 10.a 0Pleasance Aug 29Join20.00the(22.00) 0 (£8.00) night to remember! THE POD 00©0 Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance.Tickets 556 6550 LI4 ★ ■ THE POD Recalibrate your'Tsenses in invites the cyber-accelerated, genital freea environment of Ultra Pleasance. he Pod' all life forms with ears to night of kaleidosonic thought-scapes and ambient eye-food. Plus guest DJ Mark Tonderai. Spinal-Tap for the(02.45) 90's' Time Aug 18-25 '(not 23) 00.55 £5.00Out.

PERRIER PICK OFTHE FRINGE OOO© Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 111 PERRIER PICK OFTHE FRINGE AWARD SHOWS The winner and nominees of Britain' s No. I Comedy Award on one fabulous bill! This outstanding comedyforbillperformers show is guaranteed to makeandyourevue' laugh!Sunday 'The Times highest accolade of new cabaret Aug 30,31in Britain 21.30 (22.45) £9.00 (£8.00) P5K 00©0 Venue 47 - The Cafe Royal, 17 West Register Street Tickets 556 2549 112 ★Rocky LIVEHorror AND asTRIPPING Howard Samuels just finished a national tour of Frank 'n' Furter, takes a sideways and A cabaret musical revue. look at love, life, sex, drugs Augmuch 17-24besides. 00.30 (01.45) £5.00style (£4.50) ANDREW PIPE ©O©© Venue 47 - The Cafe Royal, 17 West Register Street Tickets 556 2549 112 ANDREW PIPE' S MIND CANDY Andrew Pipe hates people who write in the third about me,ofbutexistence this timeturned he hadintono choice. films and person the hopelessness fruit saladStand-up and comedy, POULTER AND DUFF ©O©© hopelessnessless. No buffet. Venue 36 - Gilded Balloon I , People's Palace,Old Fishmarket Close Tickets 226 2151 KI2 Aug 9-31 (not 20,29) 19.45 (20.45) £5.00 (£4.00) THE A-Z OF DRUGS FREE DRUGS FOR THE AUDIENCE! From Alcohol Ecstasy from Cocaine toto coffee. Everything you wanted to 'know aboutTimedrugsOutto but were too out of it ask. Second mind-blowing year. H ilarious' CREDIT CARD SALES 0131-226 5138 (10 lines) 'Funny...naughty' The Independent Open 10am-6pm (June ft July), 9am-9pm (August) Aug 9-31 (not 13,27) 22.30 (23.45) £7.50 (£6.50)

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GREG PROOFS Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 GREG PROOPS HelloI'everybody, here.notSince I've learned my lesson. m nice nowMrandProops I promise to beI was vicioussentandhome sarcastic any more. Unless you' r e too f***ing stupid to get my jokes. 'Preview Hilarious!'AugThe8 Scotsman 20.15 (21.15) £5.00 Aug 9-12,14,15,18,19,21,22,26-28,30,31 20.15 (21.15) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 20.15 (21.15) £8.50 (£7.50) GREG CHAT asSHOW and atmymyfriends worldBeof comedy PROOPS' and entertainment we chatVisitandmeprank comedyfromtalktheshow. there. Aug 10-16,19-23 14.00 (15.00) £5.00 (£4.00) PURPLE PINEAPPLE SHOW ©0©0 Venue 123 - South Bridge Resource Centre, Infirmary Street Tickets 558 9991 KI3 ★back■ toMAD MACS Bitches, Babes, Mums and Mercenaries. The Mad Macs are hurtle you through a show with their vicious humour and savage songs. They' ll tease,funny' and delight you, just don't call them Jocks. 'Totally irreverent, shockingly Scotsman Aug 9-24 (not I 1,18) 21.35 (22.25) £4.50 (£3.50) RICHARD HERRING'S PUNK'S NOT DEAD ©O©© Vnue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 LI4 ★band.RICHARD S PUNK' S NOT is likein aa We wereHERRING' the Sex Pistols' The star of theDEAD hit BBC2A gang showof'Fmates ist of Fun' about memory, personality and sandwiches filled with bodily fluids. 'play Wonderful' Previews AugIndependent. 7,8 16.15(17.25) £4.00 Aug 16.15(£7.50) (17.25) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 9-12,14,15,18-22,26,28-31 16,17,23-25 16.15 (17.25) £8.50 RONNIE ANCONA & ALAN FRANCIS ©O©© Venue 38 -The Gilded Balloon Theatre, 233 Cowgate. Tickets 226 2151 KI2 ★Standard MISS and CONCEPTIONS Ronnie Ancona ' v ery, very talented' Evening Alan Francis, co-creator of Jeffrey Dahmer is Unwell, in a multicharacter showandabout the and darker of human leads nature.to comic Miscommunication between male female sexualsiderepression and tragic circumstances. Aug 9-31 (not 19,29) 19.00 (20.00) £7.00 (£5.00) ADAM BLOOM

COMEDY & REVUE RUTH ARNOLD AND NOTHING BUT PRODUCTIONS Venue 168 - Moray House Kabaret, 37 Holyrood Road Tickets: 556 0102 ★From■ NOTHING BUT lonely THE RUTH is one woman' searchandforback,perfect love. break-up, columns, to thecrysaltar Arnold andAugher8,9through five22.45 piece(23.45) band hearts invite you to laugh, and wiggle yourRuthfingers. Preview £3.50 Aug 10,12,14,15,19,22,26-28 22.45 (23.45) £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 16-18,23-25,30,31 22.45 (23.45) £7.00 (£6.00) SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL FAMOUS GROUSE HOUSE AT THE Venue 34 The Famous Grouse House, Tix 220 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661 5687) 5 Chambers St ★ VIVE L'HYSTERIC! - RIDING THE BACKLASH Multi-musical mothers of mayhem.wit and A sensously satirical cabaret adventure into theDonna outer reaches of feminine wile.withAlso that deliciously dagger-tongued Krachan! Riding the backlash her riotous rants on wives, the perverse & anything. Aug I 1-15 22.30 (midnight) £7.00 (£5.00) BRUCE MORTON All the jelly faced women all sneeze and the one with the sideburns please,spoke I can'tlikefindCary my cheese. And what was the name of the cat TC'ssays gang Augin16,17 22.00who(23.15) £8.00 (£6.00)Grant? (Clue - it's an adjective). ■ WHOSE SOLO IS IT ANYWAY? Ridiculous musical challenges . . the wildest jazz/pop/folk from'..hysterical, Scotland exhilarating and Europe mayhem' . . guestThecomedians and musicians from themusicians Fringe, Herald. Devised compere Aug 20-25by Tom 23.00Bancroft (00.15) -£6.00 (£4.00)John Rae, featuring Bil Jenkins! GAELUKFORCE 3 Sensational new arrivals on the Irish comedy circuit in their debut performance Gerry Mallon, founder/compere ofteller Galway' s popular 'Tommy ComedyTiernan: Club' ; Patrick McDonnell. Louth-mouthed tale extraordinaire; . . go,(£5.00) see, laugh’ Galway Edge. Aug 22-25 22.00'explosive (23.30) £7.00

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COMEDY & REVUE SCREAMING BLUE MURDER COMEDY ©0@© Venue 47 -The Cate Royal, l7West Register Street Tickets 556 2549 112 BIG VALUE COMEDY SHOW featuring Jo Caulfield, Mike Gunn.Tony Roche and Jacka barRussell. hours ofbrought comedy,to four competition, twoTwoforintervals you bysuperb one comedians, of London'satopjoke comedy Seeandadvert special beer£6.00promotion! Aug 9-31clubs. (not 20,29) 22.00 (midnight) (£5.00) SEAN LOCK ©O©© Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 LI4 ★ SEANlounge-lizard, LOCK 'Onebrings of thehisgems of thisglorious years territory Fringe' Scotsman and comedy' s coolest ' i llogical, of Lockworld' NME back toTime-Out the Fringe.Best Don' t miss Award-Winner. the 'supreme emperor of mirth' Arena, and the 1996 Comedian Book early. Previews Aug 7,8 21.15 (22.15) 21.15 £4.00 (22.15) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug Aug 9-12,14,15,18-22,26,28-31 16,17,23-25 21.15 (22.15) £8.50 (£7.50) NOBBY SHANKS ©O©© Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 L14 NOBBY SHANKS. IT' S A LOCK-OUT! In a desperate attempt to raise their Scottishfromprofile RedisnaxSecurity LeisureGuard, Foods Nobby (London)Shanks, promise and advice starsongs, ofTV'prizes s 'Preview Saturday Live'.8-12their17.Senior Aug 2 0 (18.20) £4.00 Aug 14,15,18-22,26,27,30,31 17. 2 0 (18.20) £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 17.20 (18.20) £7.00 (£6.00) SIMON DAY ©O©© Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 U4 ★Edinburgh, SIMONfeaturing DAY StarTommy of BBC2' s ' T he Fast Show' brings his one-man show to Cockles, Billy-Bleach and Gideon Soames. Comic genius or some blokecomic in a selection of wigs...make up your own mind. 'One of the country' s finest originals'£4.00Independent. Previews Aug 7,8 22.15 (23.15) Aug 9-12,14,15,18-21,26,28-31 22.15(£7.50) (23.15) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 22.15 (23.15) £8.50

THE SINGING THEATRE COMPANY 00©0 Venue 111 - St Andrew & St George's Church, 13 George Street. Tickets 225 3847 HI I ■ SONGS OF LOVE, and LUST AND LOSS... An behaviour! evening of laughs, leers and tears . . an exploration exploitation of human New musical theatre writingoffrom members of the Mercury Workshop. (Royal Academy and Royal 18-22 College Aug 22.30Music) (23.45) £5.00 (£4.00) ARTHUR SMITH OO©© Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60The Pleasance.Tickets 556 6550 LI4 FIFTY YEARS ON:THE OFFICIAL HISTORY OF THE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL A magnificent full colour guide to the mother of all arts festivals. Aug 18-21,2616.016.00(17.00) (£4.50) Aug 23-25 0 (17.00) £6.50£5.50(£5.50) SON ET LOONIERETHEATRE GROUP OO©© Venue 117 -Viewforth Centre, 104 Gilmore Place Tickets 229 7659 M6 SOUND, LIGHT AND LUNACY REVUE Hilarious sketches. Amazing shadow theatre in colour and 3D! Irish and ethnic music. Technical wizardry. Humorousentirely poetryoriginal and song. 20 actors, unusual, non-stop mix£5.00you'puppeteers, d be sorrymusicians to miss. provide an Aug 19-31 (not 25) 18. 1 5 (20.00) (£3.00) Aug 19-31 (not 25) 20.15 (22.00) SOYOU THINK YOU'RE FUNNY ©O©© Venue 38 - The Gilded Balloon Theatre, 233 Cowgate. Tickets 226 2151 K12 SOYOU THINK YOU' R E FUNNY The sell-out comedy competition sponsored by Channel Four Television that discovered Phil Kay, Bruce Morton and RhonaHeats Cameron. on comedy hopefuls and preview stars of the future. hosted byCheer comedy Goddess - Lynn Ferguson. Heats: Aug2512-14,18-21 Final:Aug 20.45 (23.10)22.45£8.00(23.45) (£6.00)£6.00 (£5.00) BEST SOYOU THINK YOU' FUNNY Last year' LeeofMack hosts thesOFgiants competition' babiesREwho haveHolland, grown upSmiley tos winner bearesome thethe circuit' -performers. stars likes comedy Dylan Moran, Dominic among celebrity guest Aug 9-11,15-17,22-31 22.45 (23.45) £6.50 (£5.50) CREDIT CARD SALES 0131-226 5138 (10 lines) Open 10am-6pm (June ft July), 9am-9pm (August)


THE STAND COMEDY CLUB ©O©© Venue 106 - Christie's, 27-31 West Port, Grassmarket Tickets 229 4553 K10 McBRIERwith & MACKAY: NOTHING TO LOSE BUTMcBrier YOUR'filthy' ANKLECHAINS The Stand' s wee west coaster Martha List, ''sinlickthe. .bestunique and frank' EveningTimes and hefty Highlander Jane Mackay Jo Brand List 'pugnacious' Scotsman. Aug 4-31 20.30 (21.20)tradition' £4.00 (£3.00) THEforSTAND acclaimedline-ups blend ofnightly, established and semergent acts (atcomedy least five £5). 9.30pm WithAn different Edinburgh' own authentic club is open until late. ' C lassic . . fully charged the way connoisseurs like it'4-31SoS.(not 29) 22.30 (00.30) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug Aug 29 midnight (02.00) Venue 103 - The Moscow Bar, 6 South St David Street Tickets 556 6375 112 HOVIS PRESLEY: POETIC OFF-LICENCE August, the'Superb, streetssuperbly are paved• with pavement artists, Hovis appears and you' r e laughing. Northern' Review, 'offbeat Gazette. and stunning' List, 'brief, brilliant wit The Stage,4-31 'dry' Comedy Drainage and Soakaway Aug 19.30 (20.20) £4.00 (£3.00) JOHN GILLICK: ARE YOU LIKE?' he bestthekindshinty of west of Scotland stand up1995. .WHAT could make yougoes laugh just'Treading results' Scotsman from ' B est of Scottish' solo. ' O riginal' Evening News, 'fast.... very Aug funny' 11-31 List. 21.00 (21.50) £4.00 (£3.00) THE STAND 'CFiveomedy different at the capital for the comedy cognoscenti. allknown yearactsround activelyclub encouraged localdandy' talent SoS to blossom alongside better'comedy names'.Li.Evening News. 'Doing just 'Aug nice 4-31 people' Scotsman central' s t . (not 29) 23.00 (01.00) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug 29 midnight (02.00)

COMEDY & REVUE IAN STONE ©O©© Venue 36 - Gilded Balloon I , People's Palace, Old Fishmarket Close Tickets 226 2151 K12 ★gefilte-fisting THE CHEEK OF IAN STONE Food, Family and Fornication...Uncle' mum' s rumpy pumpy dumpling liver stew.shivers Birthday boymybonking BSEs beef bagels. Chicken giblets send chopped down spine. Dinner' s coming! 'The (22.15) best new comedian' Time Out Preview Aug 10-31Aug(not9 21.15 14,29) 21.15 £4.00 (22.15) £6.50 (£5.50) DAVID STRASSMAN Venue 87 - Beck's Famous Spiegeltent,Top of Waverley Centre, Princes St Tix 558 ★ DAVID STRASSMAN comiccombination David Strassman has revolutionised ventriloquism. Withanything a mind USblowing of comedy and cutting edge technology. 'Unlike you'masterful ve ever seen' LA Times. 'Mixture of hilarious comedy, suspenseful drama with ventiloquism' Aug 8-31 (not 12,19,29) 22.30 (23.30) £7.50 (£6.50) Variety, USA.

MARKTHOMAS 00©0 Venue 72 - Queen's Hall, Clerk Street. Tickets 668 2019 N13 MARKTHOMAS Occasionally raucous,a little rude and definitely exhilarating, Mark Thomas is one of the most compelling stand ups in the country.theCatch inspiredchallenging tomfoolery that has earned him rapturous acclaim across UK.19.30the'(20.45) Exciting, Aug 20,21 £8.00 and outrageously funny' Time Out. 189 - The Theatre Big Top,The Meadows, Melvil e Drive Tickets 668 4918 N12 STICKY FINGERS THEATRE OOOO Venue MARKTHOMAS Mark as ringmaster for one night only. Unpredictable, wild Venue 101 - Rifle Lodge, 32a Broughton St Tickets 557 1785 GI3 and untamed. TIME OFfuture. MY LIFE by Alan Ayckbourn. Setting destroyed. - restaurant. Conflict Time - -past, Aug 22 21.45 (23.00) £8.00 present, Relationships -butcreated, explored, personal, impersonal. Funny not funny. A masterpiece about life THREE LEGGED DOG ©O©© common 'beautifully Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6522 HIO Aug 11-17to us12.0all.5 (13.25) £4.00black' (£3.00)The Big Issue ★ HURTYou'ME (IDEALLY BY PUNCHING MEa INselection THE FACE) Like good things? l l love ' H urt Me' ! Thrash yourself with of sketches, songs and attempts will be permitted, providing it's all NEED MORE INFORMATION ? in good fun. to eat small buildings.16.0Fighting RING THE FRINGE ON Aug 10,14-16,20,21,24-26,29,31 0 (16.50) £4.00 (£3.00) 0131-226 5257 or 5259 THREE LEGGED DOG continues over the page

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COMEDY & REVUE THREE LEGGED DOG continued ★ WHO'spiders? S HARDEST? Michael Buerk or Trevor McDonald?toLions trapdoor Findnotoutasleep as three flatmates tryChess' desperately fil Cluedo' theorlongand hours when they' r e with ' F r.ee-form , ' L ive-action everyone' s favourite game 'Who's Hardest?' . £4.00 (£3.00) Aug 9,12,13,17-19,22,23,27,28,30 16.00 (16.50) PAULTONKINSON ©O©© Venue 38 - The Gilded Balloon Theatre, 233 Cowgate. Tickets 226 2151 K12 PAULTONKINSON Still getting away with it. See I995' s sell-out comedian spack his way through another hour of inconsequential ramblings. ' H e' s funny, cute, professional and astute' The Observer 'An oasis of talent in a sea of hype' The Scotsman. Aug 9-31 (not 13,29) 23.30 (00.30) £7.00 (£6.00) UPSTARTS PRODUCTION COMPANY ©O©© Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6S22 H10 ★musician. SHEDDING LIGHT:ALL OVERYOUR GOOD BLACK SKIRT One Two performers. Eighteen wigs. ' R azor Sharp' St Paul Press ' W hile you laugh,ofthey makeup'youDuluth thinkNews aboutTribune. gender roles, power and the never-ending process growing Aug Aug 8,12-15,20-22,27-29 9,10,16-18,23-25,30,3123.0523.05(00.15) (00.15)£5.00£7.00(£4.00) (£6.00) SUEVASS OO©© Venue 143 - Out of the Blue, 25 Blackfriars Street Info 5S6 5204. K13 ★Doomed THE UBIQUITOUS DISHCLOTH Mavis is a wallpaper junkie. to life in an institution shevinylgradually conquers the systematic of the silkartist walls andidentifies seeminglyandbenign atmosphere toAug rebel11-31andoppression become dishcloth 19.30 (20.30) £3.00 (£2.00)extraordinaire 90s style. VENUE 123 OO©© Venue 123 - South Bridge Resource Centre, Infirmary Street Tickets 558 9991 KI3 ★present MISSING KISSINGER Comedian Uri Hochman and chamber musicians Keret'in weird s characters fromsituations, Israeli and Universal folklore,onwhoa magical find . themselves and funny audience journey of everyday situations, fluctuating taking betweenthereality and imagination. An award-winning Israeli hit! Aug 12-31 (not Suns) 22.30 (23.45) £5.00 (£4.00)

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THEAVIDALE Venue 109 - The Starr Tent,The Meadows, Melvil e Drive Tickets 668 4918 NI2 THEAVIDALE The outrageous smash-hit USPRYOR stand-up isa back atbetween last. She's the black ROSEANNE, the female RICHARD and cross TINA TURNER is futile.... 'AWESOME...a titanic talent' Independent.and a truck. Resistance Aug 9-12,14,15,18-23,28-31 Aug 16,17,24-26 21.25 (22.40)21.25 £9.00(22.40) (£8.00)£8.00 (£7.00) TIMVINE ©O©© Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 LI4 THE TIM VINE SHAMBLES He' s back and he' s just remembered another, 200 jokes. The winner of last year' s Perrier Best Newcomer Award returns with a brand new show. 'Blissfully hilarious' Sunday Times 'Supremely daft' Financial Times. Preview Aug 9 19.40 (20.40) £4.50 19.40 (20.40) £7.00 (£6.00) Aug 1 1, 13,14,15,18-22,26-28,30,31 Aug 10,16,17,23-25 19.40 (20.40) £8.00 (£7.00) THE VIRGIN MARY SHOW ©O©© Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 LI4 THE VIRGIN MARY SHOW by Bernadine Corrigan author of lastfrom year'the s sell-out hit When Harry met Cathy' . All your old biblical favourites nativity to the crucifixion. Jesus, Mary and Joseph! A must for the easily offended. Aug 15.30 £7.50 (16.30)(£6.50) £6.50 (£5.50) Aug 8-14,18-22,26,28-31 16,17,23-25 15.30 (16.30) MATT WELCOME ®©©© Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 LI4 ★sharp, WHAT YOU CAN DO If you' r e looking for a quick fire, surreal, literal, intelligent, cruel and above all exceptionally funny show is catch...' B rutally cool humour. Matt Welcome is the 21.35 one to watch' N A1 E. Aug Aug 7-12,14,15,18-22,26-28,30,31 16,17,23-25 21.35 (22.35) £7.50 (£6.50)(22.35) £6.50 (£5.50) WELSH COLLEGE OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 00©0 Venue 13 - Harry Younger Hall, Lochend Close, Canongate J15 ■missed HAVEtheYOU HEARD THIS ONE? A collection of songs you may have first time to Sondheim, Cole Porter to Kander & Ebb. Comeround. and hearFromtheBerlin ones that got away. from An RAM/RCM presentation. Aug 19-24 19.00 (20.15) £5.00 (£4.00)


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ACTS oo©o Venue 49 - Bedlam Theatre, I lb Bristo Place Tickets 225 9893 METAMORPHOSIS Based on Franz Kafka' s short story, Metamorphosis dark, brooding& stifled & menacing play which highlights society burdened by is a bureaucracy by tosecrecy. Through mime,&a acrobatics & non-naturalistic techniques ACTS brings the stage a macabre vivid production. Aug 12-17 10.30 (11.45) £5.00 (£3.50) * THEareLAST RESORT Sun, sand,s sea, surf'Candosta...psychopathic Things up and for the . seagulls! It's fast,at it's physical, it'shotting Fun! Fun!DON' Fun!Teveryone' Godber meets AcykbourndelviaEngland' Dylan Thomas Ferryton-on-Sea. MISS! Aug 12-17 12.15(13.45) £5.00 (£3.50) ★ ■ 1158 Baseda ontangled a truewebevent, this powerful && evocative piece ofmovement, physical theatre unravels ofa guilt, suspicion betrayal. Using text & original live music, this is haunting & physical journey into somebody else's 19-24 nightmare. Aug 12.30 (13.45) £5.00 (£3.50) AFRIDONIA DANCE GROUP Venue 48 - Bennington Resource Centre, 200 Bennington Road Tickets 478 0214 CI6 ★drum■ THE MAGIC OF AFRICA Afridonia and friends (top African-Scottish and dancefreshness, troupe)colour, will elevate yourandspirit, re-awaken your body beanda soul, rhythm energy.and This will undoubtedly night bringing to remember, workshops£6.00 throughout. Aug 11-31 20.00 (midnight) £5.00 and £4.00 AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE FESTIVAL OOOO Venue 25 Drummond Community Theatre, Drummond Community High School, Cochrane Terr. FI3 ★ ■ CAIN/ BY MYvoice, SIDEsounds, Russellville High Schoolcreate presents original American double Dance, the Old Testament story ofbill.Southern the first death on Earth, plusphysical danceenergy and song celebrating the life and spirit of American heritage. Aug 18.15 (19.45) £3.50 (£2.00) Aug 11,14,16 13 10.15(11.45) ASSEMBLY ROOMS Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 111 SECOND HAND DANCE (USA) Madcap amorphous antics from New York! Three comic forcesways. to blowFlying yourballssocksandoffdisappearing with sensational choreography and dance witty limbs (allsynchronised stretch realms9-15,18-22,26-31 of modern and30 explode into surreal circus comedy ages).the Aug 17. (18.30) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 17.30 (18.30) £8.50 (£7.50) BISHOP GROSSETESTE COLLEGE OOO© Venue 169 - Moray House Studios, 37 Holyrood Road Tickets 556 0102 KI4 ★ ■ VISIONS A physical showfromseenBeckett' throughs treasure. Godot exploring what we of cannot know. Visual pleasure An interpretation innovation. what we£4.00 feel (£3.00) to be real. And what we see to be. Aug 26-31 18.From 00 (18.45) ★and■dynamically THE THEBANS One of the greatest tragedies of all. Powerfully retold life through Aug 26-31 19.00brought (20.00) to£4.00 (£3.00) physical theatre. BURKLYN YOUTH BALLET ©OOO Venue 82 - Southside, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson St Tickets 667 2212 M12 ■ HANSEL & GRETEL This beautifully staged classical story ballet, danced by 20 professional & pre-professional includes witch, angels, animals, evil step-parents and'SHansel &bydancers, Gretel, and willwillwicked delight audiences of all ages Contemporary work unrise' A Kurharsky open the programme. Aug 9-16 18.15(19.25) £5.00 (£3.75) CALIFORNIA REPERTORY COMPANY OOOO Venue 168 - Moray House Kabaret, 37 Holyrood Road Tickets: 556 0102 KI4 *our■society. BOMBSWith BURSTING IN AIR explores the many facets of violence in music and a unique movement style. Bombs Bursting in Air tries, its poetic evocation of the problem, to find a cathartic release for us all.through Aug 12-16 noon (13.30) £5.00 the capeAFRICA) youth dance company (SOUTH 00©0 Venue i 28 - Youth International at St Oswald's Hall, Montpelier Park Tix 346 1405 N6 ■ COMPLEXIONS Pickhitof atthetheFringe Award-Winners in South Africa,TheyCape Youth Dance were a huge Johannesburg Arts Alive Festival. produced dance bothAfrica. versatile and dynamic. This is the authentic dance12-23 voicejoy-filled of young Aug (not 18) South 18.00 (19.00) £5.00 (£3.00) LOST IN THE CITY ? See our map in the centre pages

DANCE & PHYSICAL THEATRE CARLSON DANCE COMPANY (WALES) & OOOO MARIA CARDONA DANCE (SPAIN) Venue 32 - Springwell House.Ardmillan Terrace, off Gorgie Rd. 346 1405 (St Brides) L3 ★ ■ DOUBLE-BILL Passion and anger in powerful female dance double-bill. Carlson Dance presents 1 a beautifully mesmeric solo performed with violent intensity - ’Just terrific Evening Maria Cardona dancesmusic. three dark, vigorous workNews. with passionate live tango Aug 12-17solos,20.00including (21.30) a £5.00 (£3.00) CHINESE STATE CIRCUS ®0@© Venue 189 - The Theatre Big Top,The Meadows, Melvil e Drive Tickets 668 4918 N12 ■withCHINESE STATE CIRCUS World' s greatest acrobatic spectacular returns an all new show. 50 Chinese artistes including the world record 14 girls onDailyoneTelegraph. bicycle! 'As close as it can get to being The Greatest Show on Earth' Aug 9,10,13-15,20-22,27-31 19.15 (21.15) Aug I 1,16-18,23-25 18.15 (20.15) Aug 10,14,17,18,21,24,25,31 ,Sept I 14.£ 12.305(16.30) Centre Tier £ 16.50 (£ 12.50) Side Tier 10.00) Rear £25 Tier £8.00 (£6.00) VIP Champagne seats inc. Programme and0 (£Champagne CIRCUS OF HORRORS ®0©@ Venue 178 - The Terrordome, Leith Links Tickets 0836 573700 D20 ■creaking THE CIRCUS OF HORRORS Futuristic urban anarchy meets coffinschlock horror backed by the live driving rock score of Haze' s XFactor in an behind aggressive of circuscircus sensations by Pierrot mastermind the repackaging notorious chainsaw 'Archaos' . Bidon, Aug 9-31 20.00 (22.00) Aug 1, 17,18,24,25,31 0 (19.00)£8.00, £6.00) Seats:10,£112.00, £ 10.00, £8.0017.(£010.00, COMMON GROUND SIGN DANCE THEATRE oo©© Venue 168 - Moray House Kabaret, 37 Holyrood Road Tickets: 556 0102 KI4 ■LatinWHAT WEintoWANT TOof SAY TOewJUAN JOSE Hilarious look at how the'A male fits the age the ' N Man' . Sexy, funny and outrageous. combination ofbody' sign language, theatre and salsa to startling effect' Yorkshire Post, 'Poetry19-31of the(not Aug 27) Guardian. 16.55 (17.55) £5.00 (£4.00) JASON & THE ARGONAUTS, CLASH OF THE TITANS, SINBAD etc ... RAY HARRYHAUSEN's Special Effects get the yF.A.B/ treatment in this epic and unashamedly silly adventure!

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DANCE & PHYSICAL THEATRE CONTINENTAL SHIFTS AT ST BRIDES OO©© Venue 62 - Continental Shifts at St Bride's Centre, 10 Orwell Terr Tix 346 I40S K5 Explosive mix of best in international performance from Finland, Holland, Hungary, Spain, UK and' USA. Number One Festival on the Fringe for dance, physical and -visual theatre.. programme see venue index.'the best of Fringe dance' Scotland on Sunday. Full ★from■ the DANSGEZELSCHAP REFLEX Contemporary Netherlands, fullfrom of drama, tension(HOLLAND) &withwildartists emotion. Live music.dance Accessible work created collaboration ofwonderful all disciplines. 'The juxtaposition of high energy, humour & pathos creates a atmosphere.' Dance Europe Aug 19-24 18.15(19.15) £5.00 (£3.50) ■is diagnosed SIDE BY HIV+. SIDE DANCE COMPANY Being There'. Two Gay relationship men. One An hitextraordinarily moving their through dance.moveMajor on the The SouthGuardian Bank. exploration 'Dance withofsuch power to authentically the audience.' Aug 26-31 18.15 (18.50) £5.00 (£3.00) COSMIC DANCE COMPANY OO©© Venue 127 - St John's Church,West End, Princes Street 19 ★performance ■ LOVE THE EARTH WITH HIROSHIMA This cosmically fueled combines professional and disabled dancers, to demonstrate that Hiroshimaites can still have love for this planet, it is possible to awaken to the if same concept. Aug 23 15.30 (17.30) (16.30) £5.00 (£3.00) Aug Aug 2426 16.30 19.30 (20.30) THE DEMARCO FOUNDATION IN DUNDEE oo@o Venue 191 - Dundee Rep Theatre,Tay Square, Dundee Tickets 01382 223530 Cl Outer ★ ■ TWO PORTRAITS AND MIRACULOUS MANDARIN -Award and COMPAGNIE YVETTE BOZSIK 1995 Edinburgh Festival Critics Herald'..AAngel winners from Budapest, returndepth...mesmerising with a Scottish premiere doublebill. physical vocabulary of astonishing performance' The Scotsman 1995. Aug 2021-2419.419.5 (21.00) Aug 45 (21.00)£3.00 £6.00 (£4.00) Special festival Dundee shows £15.00 (See venue indexpass:for3other shows) EDINBURGH CELTIC GATHERING ©O©© Venue 190 - The Waverley, Next to Waverley Station, Market Street K13 ■RobRHYTHMS OFTracey THETaaffe, CELTSformerly A danceof tribute to Riverdance, Braveheart & Roy featuring Riverdance, plus a company of 30 dancers from Ireland & Scotland choreographed by Belinda Murphy, also from Riverdance. Aug 20.00 (22.00) £15.00 (£10.00) Aug 9-18 10,11,17,18 15.00 (17.00) ■ THE MIDNIGHT The best party at the festival featuring the top ScottishCEILIDH & Irish23.30 ceilidh bands.late£8.00nightin advance Aug 10,11,15-18,22-25,29,30 (02.30) £ 10.00 on the door ■dancing RHYTHMS OF inTHE CELTS CLINIC A chance to learn Irish step as featured the Riverdance. Aug 12-14 13.00 (16.00) £5.00 ■ SCOTTISH DANCING CLINIC A chance learnlater Scottish dancing from the allowing you 13.00 to fully enjoy £5.00 the ceilidh'tos held at night. Augexperts, 15,16,22-24,29-31 (16.00) THE EDINBURGH CIRCUS SCHOOL OOOO Venue 109 - The Starr Tent,The Meadows, Melvil e Drive Tickets 668 4918 N12 ★Fringe, ■ THE BIG TOP CIRCUS SPECTACULAR To celebrate the 50th over 100 local kids have been professionally trained with the Edinburgh Circus School. between the City Council and Fringe. Come dare-devil and see theABignew bestTopcollaboration strut taking, Show.their£2.00stuff alongside top circus artists in a breathPreview Aug 13 17. 0 0 (19.00) Aug 14-17 17.00 (19.00) £5.00 (£3.00) GILDED BALLOON ©O©© Venue 38 - The Gilded Balloon Theatre, 233 Cowgate. Tickets 226 2151 K12 THE KOSH PRESENT ENDANGERED SPECIES -THE REVUE The stormy lives of a stunning double act. Passion and hysteria, in a brilliant fusion ofSHORT, dance, cabaret,SLICK theatre andVERY music.FUNNY. The ultimate international cabaret act. Aug 9-31SHARP, (not 25) 19.30AND(20.30) £7.50 (£6.50) 34

STRATFORD-ON-GUY PRODUCTIONS in association with Live Bait Theater proudly presents the Edinburgh premiere ofa new drama Based on the novel Fucking Martin by Dale Peck

Adapted for the stage by Sean O'Neil

“Raw, shocking with acerbic wit and angry eloquence.* -Richard Christiansen, The Chicago Tribune Directed by Eileen Vorbach Featuring Sean O'Neil as John Previews August 8,9,10th at 7:20p. August 12, 1996 through August 31st For reservations call (0131) 226.6522 or contact the Fringe office | HILL STREET STUDIO 19 Hill Street Tickets £5 (concessions £4.50) Fri. & Sat. £7 (£6) Every Thursday performance will benefit Crusador Scotland

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AT THE RANDOLPH STUDIOS VENUE 55 INSTITUT FRANCAIS D’ECOSSE, 13 RANDOLPH CRESCENT DON OFFICE: 0131 225 5366 THE BIGGEST STEP YETSCOTSMAN FOR ASIAN 1995 ARTS ON THE FRINGE’ AWARD-WINNING DANCE, THEATRE, MUSIC AND ART FROM JAPAN. FOR SCHEDULE DETAILS PLEASE SEE ‘THE JAPAN EXPERIENCE’ ENTRY.

GO GIRL! PRODUCTIONS OO0O Venue 81 - The Garage Theatre, Grindlay Court Centre, Grindlay St Tickets 229 2401 K9 ★family, ■ GOI ghost. GIRL!It'As the daring50'sphysical theatre piece: 5 women, 3 generations, I ; it's the way 60's; it's the 70's; still quiet. It's the 90's. She' speaking.10.30Go(11.45) Girl! Find Augs 12-24 £5.00your (£3.00) home. GORDONSTOUN YOUTH THEATRE OOO© Venue 23 - Chaplaincy Centre, I Bristo Square, (near Fringe Club) Tickets 650 8201 LI2 ★movement, ■ TALESmime, OF THE EARLY WORLD A creation myth using dance, sound, musicslide-splitting and light. laughter Physical astheatre by a Ted Hughes26-31story.22.15Moments well asinspired aching sadness. Aug (23.15) of£4.00 (£3.00) JAPAN EXPERIENCE ©0©0 Venue 55 - Randolph Studio, Inst. Francais d'Ecosse, 13 Randolph Cres. Tix 225 5366 H8 ■lover,ETOKO JAZZ DANCE COMPANY in Lady Rokujyo' . Betrayed by ofher Genji, Rokujyo' s despair drives her to kill his other mistresses. One Japan' most searing legends has the flames of hell and remorse burning within it.Aug Is 1-17 17.30(18.15) £5.00 (£4.50) ■Imaginatively KUMIKO expresses YAMAGUCHI MODERN DANCEbodyCOMPANY inwelcome Innocent'. theleading fragility of the human and soul. Aflow return for one of Japan' s choreographers. ' A full-blooded of powerful Scotsman. Aug 11-17theatricality' 18.30(19.15)The £5.00 (£4.50) ■ OP EKLEKT -fringe LOOKING TO THETheFARstrange EAST Come experience one ofTokyo' s wildesttheatre. phenomenon. performs ritualistic comical physical It'An s slapstick, cartoon, opera,duo baroque, kabuki and and paranoia all rolled into one! ultimate exageration of everyday life. Aug 11-17 19.30 (20.15) £5.00 (£4.50) ■expressed HAN A inTraditional where theHere subtleyounuances of Japanese stillness anddancethat tranquillity. can witness emotionculture and are passion in a performance has minimal movement and maximum impact. Aug 18-24 13.15 (14.00) £5.00 (£4.50) Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 LI4 ■invigorating SHAKTIfusion - KAMA SUTRA TheandBook of Love. Exotic and erotic, an of fiery emotion sensual peace. Sink into the bottomless Surprise!' chasm of Time desireOut.and realise youryour own eyes sexuality. Seduction! 'She yanks out!' The'Danger! Evening Standard. Preview Aug 8,9 15. 3 0 (16.30) £5.00 Aug 10-15,18-22 15.15.3300 (16.30) (16.30) £7.00 £6.00 (£6.00) (£5.00) Aug 16,17,23,24 KAOS THEATRE 00©0 Venue 20 - Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place. Tickets 226 5425 F9 *shattering ■ CALIGULA The Kaos Caligula is not a portrait of a mad man but theKaos of an antiquated system of rule. A bitingly original adaptation. Theatre has a unique reputation for physical/visual theatre which dazzles the imagination. Aug 12-24 (not 18) 20.30 (22.00) £5.00 (£3.00) LEGS ON THE WALL ®0@© Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance.Tickets 556 6550 LI4 ★Sun■Herald. ALL OFBoldMEand'...blasts physical theatre into athrough new triumphant dimension' fearless bodies catapulting space, diving leaping crashing intoexploration one another - powerful images of attraction and repulsion in a gut wrenching of family relationships. Previews Aug 7,8 19.10(20.15) £5.00 19.10 (20.15) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 9-12,14,15,18,19,21,22,26,28-31 Aug 16,17,23-25 19.10 (20.15) £8.00 (£7.00) SARAH PLETTS (USA) OOO® Venue 62 - Continental Shifts at St Bride's Centre, 10 Orwell Terr Tix 346 1405 K5 ★Magdalene COME isINTO THE GARDEN In the sacred union of Jesus and the embodied the total union of spirit. Experience a new synthesis for cultural Laugh or cry, whatever you wish, at the happy marriage atAuglong last. growth. 28,30,31 11.00 (12.20) £5.00 (£3.00) CREDIT CARD SALES RING 0131-226 5138 (10£t July) lines) Open 10am-6pm 9am-9pm (during (June August) 35


SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL FAMOUS GROUSE HOUSE AT THE Venue House, 5 Chambers St Tix 220345606- The(TillFamous 9 AugGrouse 661 5687) ONE ROADdouble / MORbillpresented by'MFrank McConnell /audience Brigid McCarthy. A spell-binding of dance. cConnell leftalltheclapping variously fighting back tears, cheering, or on their feet, but wildly' Herald. 'McCarthy Herald. Aug 10-17 has18.a00senserof (19.30) humour' £6.00 (£4.00) ★disaster ■ COCKTAIL IN THE SKY by Stewart Benchtours, Dance. (A andance theatre movie). journey A collaboration withMelanie Scottish-based anarchic and breathtaking to the ultimate high. Five emotional refugees trapped in an 10-25 elevator,(nothurtling disaster£7.00 and the cocktail of their dreams. Aug Mens)towards 21.15 (22.30) (£5.00) ■winning KAFKA PIECES (LOVES OF JOSEF K) by YvetteKafkaesque Bozsik. AwarddivaCritics Bozsik,Award mixeswinner the gravefor &'95estranged stabs of Dance humour. and '93 unleashes herworld wildlywith compelling, perplexingly beautiful energetic style. Aug 12-17 16.30(17.10) £6.00 (£4.00) ■Poulenc. SCOTTISH BALLET ANDtheFRIENDS ON THEwinning FRINGE - More Scottish Ballet joins Fringe with award choreographer Mark Baldwin' s witty observations on the party from hell. Scotland' s National Ballet12-17 company12.30will(13.30) share its£6.00programme Aug (£4.00) with some very special friends - t.b.a. ★ ■ MARK BALDWIN DANCE COMPANY of thequizzical Time Out Award forchoreographers Dance 1995, Mark Baldwin is onein ofBritish theWinner most fluent, musical currently working Dance. In a newdancers. and& inventive programme, he explores the flawless style of his excellent Aug 19-24 18.00 (19.30) £6.00 (£4.00)

QUEEN MARGARET COLLEGE OOOO Venue 24 - Queen Margaret College, Drama Dept, Clerwood Terrace. Tickets 317 3546. HI ■Northern WITH University AND WITHOUT SHOES: AMERICAN DANCE Ohio dancers and professional modern dancer Tom Evert of present a concert of exciting modern, jazz and tap dancing. A collection dynamic works by American choreographers. Thought-provoking solos, beautifully energetic Aug 15-17lyrical 16.00work (17.00)and£5.00 (£4.00)tap. ROS FOLK DANCE GROUP OO©© Venue 127 - St John's Church, West End, Princes Street 19 ■ensemble THE DANCES OFandUKRAINE presented with breathtaking verve by this of dancers musicians from Belaya Tserkov, near Kiev, in stunning traditional workshops Sat 24, Moncostumes. 26,Tues 27Additional from lam. held in St John's Church Hall on Aug 18.00 (16.30) (20.00) £4.5010-1(£2.50) Aug 20,22 26,28 14.30 ROWAN TOLLEY MIME OOO© Venue 49 - Bedlam Theatre, 11 b Bristo Place Tickets 225 9893 L11 ★real■lifeFISTFUL OF CHARACTERS is a shrewd and compassionate look at characters in real life situations. Performed with stunning accuracy, witty, moving and highly amusing; this is physical, visual 90's classical mime with a touch of the 12.unexpected. THE SHAMANS (HUNGARY) OOOO Aug 26-31 30 (13.40) £6.00 (£4.00) Venue 62 - Continental Shifts at St Bride's Centre, 10 Orwell Terr Tix 346 1405 K5 ★ ■ THE DISSIMULATORS Huge hit at the 1994 and 1995 Fringe, this SAKURA DANCE COMPANY 00©0 rapturous company now explore the search for survival in Central Europe. Venue 49 - Bedlam Theatre, 11 b Bristo Place Tickets 225 9893 L11 Through personal experience and liberating physical theatre they profoundly question the region's power structures. 'Discomforting and strangely thrilling' ★the■typical YUGOrites(FUSION) ' S horo-Nagashi' (releasing of the Lanterns) is one of The Herald. ofs ancestors the Japaneseto fuse Bon with Festivalthe celebrated on July 15 or August 15 Aug 12-17 18.15(19.15) £5.00 (£3.00) for recalling one' spirits on this earth. Aug 19-24 11.00 (noon) £5.00 (£4.50) CAN’T FIND THE SHOW YOU’RE LOOKING FOR ? See page One

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STATE OF PLAY OOO© Venue 28 - Greyfriars Kirk House, Candlemaker Row Tickets 225 3626 Kll ★lights■ RISE Dionysis in ofStussy, dropsyou a pillthrough and hitsthetheclubfloor.culture In aoffestival of and sound. State Play takes the nineties, asking questions about life, love and female form. Aug 26-31 I S.45 (16.45) £5.00 (£3.50) STRICTLY SCOTTISH OOOO Venue 111 - St Andrew & St George's Church, 13 George Street. Tickets 225 3847 HI I ■ STRICTLY SCOTTISH Thissuperb dynamicmusic, newwitty production forfine1996singing combines stylish Scottish country dancing, verse and in a beautiful Adam setting. 1995 'Highly polished - splendid spectacle - irresistible music' Scotsman Aug I 1-175 Star 19.3Review 0 (21.30) £6.00 (£5.00)

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MUSIC ABSOLUTE BLUES OO©© Venue 9 - The Ceilidh House & Iron Jazz Cellar, 9 Hunter Square, High St. 220 IS50 K12 ■hisTAM WHITE A most respected British bluesman. Performing songsWaters from new CD and from as wide a range as Dylan, Leonard Cohen, Muddy and his ownborrowed highly rated compositions. old, something new, something but22.30 always(midnight) blue. Something Aug 18,19,21,22,23,25 £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 24 15.00 (16.30) ADRIENNE THOMAS WITH THE RADICAL ®o©o TONSIL ENSEMBLE Venue 23 - Chaplaincy Centre, I Bristo Square, (near Fringe Club) Tickets 650 8201 LI2 ■voicepieces VOICEDANCES Adrienne' s highly original, rhythmic, earthy, dynamic songs, and emotions compellingtovocals, take theclimax listener on a journey through a range of human an- Don' exciting voices. t miss it! of celebratory drums and Aug 10-24A unique 22.00 experience (midnight) £4.50 (£3.50) AIMING THE RIFLE OOO© Venue 101 - Rifle Lodge, 32a Broughton St Tickets 557 1785 G13 ■music, DARTMOOR DREAMSimages This multi-media performance combines original poetry and projected portraying the timeless atmosphere of Dartmoor.present Carola show Ballenger, Alan Danson Rowan String Quartet basedJohnon Fowls, their popular book and and the recording. Aug Aug 2526 17.30 10.10 (18.50) (11.30) £3.00 (£2.50) ANDENES PRODUCTIONS OO©© Venue 127 - St John's Church, West End, Princes Street 19 ■Qosqo WAYKIS INCA GOLD Return of this popular Peruvian group from (Cusco), capital of the Inca empire. Enjoy traditional and contemporary Andean from the Sacred Valley and beyond. Tap feet, move hips to the sounds12,16,21,23,28 ofrhythms South America! Aug Aug 26 21.30 (23.00) 19.30 (21.00) £6.00 (£5.00) ANGELIC VOICES ®0@© Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 110 * ■ JAZZ - WEILL &soprano ELLINGTON Two international awardAndrew winning professionals, dramatic Marie Hayward and saxophonist McNeill, collaborate an experience in sound with and saxophone merging with text andin dance. unforgettable show.voiceSpecial Wagner Wesendonck programme: 23/2411.AnAugust. Aug 7-14,16-21,23-28,30,31 1 5 (11.55) £5.00 (£4.00) price inc. Double Bill (with Come on Everybody, Sing!) £6.00 (£5.00) refreshment ARBOREA MUSICA AND FRIENDS OO©© Venue 127 - St John's Church, West End, Princes Street 19 ■on ARBOREA MUSICA AND FRIENDS Virtuoso baroque chamber music period instruments. The winners of the Radio Forth Award and Scotsman ''PDickon'oft miss the them.' Day' return to the Fringe for a three week musical extravaganza. The Scotsman ■recorders THE YOUNG MR HANDEL Recently discovered worksearlier. for flute,Muchoboeof andwasharpsichord Handel' s Italian period and this material re-usedtheinfrom his most successful London operas. 'A real chamber music rapport' Scotsman. Aug 14-16 11.00 (noon) £6.00 (£4.00) ■harpsichord: ITALIANStheABROAD and solo sonatas for woodwind and influenceofofTrio Corelli and the travelling virtuosiwho Scarlatti, Geminiani, that greatest honorary Italians, Handel, Barsanti Edinburgh, and Edinburgh's own William McGibbon. 'Splendid series'worked Eveningin News. Aug 12,14-16 18.00 (19.00) £6.00 (£4.00) ■imaginative TRUE FAME OF each OURforFATHERLAND ofTelemann' s mostand trios: one recorder, oboeandandThree gamba, withforobbligato continue harsichords, contrasted with solo trio sonatas flute by the virtuosi Quantz18.and00 Frederick the Great. Aug 19,21,23 (19.00) £6.00 (£4.00) ■BACH LOKI ENSEMBLE - SINGEN UNDtheSPIELEN' THE ART OFkeyboard. J.S. Arias with flute obbligato triostaria' for oboe 'playing Pegler's- (I) wonderful rendition of Bach'sand tongue two in cheek - 'Theandbaroque flute pure delight' The Scotsman Aug 26,28-30 11.00 (noon) £6.00 (£4.00) ■BACH LOKI(2)ENSEMBLE - SINGEN UND :THEsonatas ART OF J.S. Arias withbyoboe and theSPIELEN virtuoso and continue inspired the obbligato flautists Quanz andtwoBuffardin. 'Pegler wasfor flute stunning' The Times. ' S plendid oboe playing' Records and Recording Aug 26,28-30 18.00 (19.00) £6.00 (£4.00) 38

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MUSIC ASSEMBLY ROOMS ®0@© Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 111 ■back,CLUB LATINO A sell-out success for the last two years, CLUB LATINO is bigger and better than ever before. Combining prestigious live acts and the hottest Latin sounds CLUB LATINO takes over the Supper Room again. Be warned, this club is busy so arrive Aug 10,11,16-18,23-25,30,31 midnightearly.(04.00) tickets on the door Acharms LATEaudiences EVENING WITH MICHAEL FEINSTEIN Michael Don' Feinstein worldwide with his inenergetic stageevening presence. this opportunity to immerse yourself a wonderful of music byt miss the Gerschwins, Berlin, Porter and Herman. That is quintessential Showbiz. Aug 25-31 (not 27) 23.30 (01.00) £ 10.00 (£9.00) GENO WASHINGTON UT LOOSEGeno ANDWashington. SINGIN'THE BLUES' An unmissable show starring the'Cunbelievable A RIOTOUS night ofsession. streetjive, Urban free Bluesdrink! cut into a raw and uplifting 'Aug R&B' 12-15,19-22,26-29 Latestorytelling bar -midnight ticketandincludes (02.00) £6.00 (£4.00) BANGLADESH AND CULTURE FESTIVAL OF FOOD oo@© Venue 184 - Raj Restaurant on the Shore, Henderson Street, Leith 553 3980 BI9 ■traditional THE TRADITIONAL MUSIC AND FOOD OF BENGAL Live music and song from Bengal plus speciality Bangladeshi dishes. The Raj Restaurant voted best in- Edinburgh, waterfront viewoninThe Leith.Shore, 1983 PricestheSunday Thursday. enjoys the finest Aug 11-15,18-22,25-29 19. 3 0 (22.30) £13.95 Aug 19.30 (22.30) Price16,17,23,24,30,31 includes a three course dinner£17.95 BATTLEFIELD BAND 00©0 Venue 72 - Queen's Hall, Clerk Street. Tickets 668 2019 N13 ■banner BATTLEFIELD BAND INs CONCERT (WITH GUESTS) Under the ' F orward with Scotland' Past' and fired by their rich Celtic heritage, they play their old Friand- new musicTANSEY worldwide(Flute); - a rare to hear them at(Scottish home. Guests: SEAMUS Sat -opportunity ALISON KINNAIRD - RADIO (Country) Aug 16-18Harp); 19.3Sun 0 (21.30) £8.50SWEETHEARTS (£6.50) BBC RADIO SCOTLAND 00©0 Venue 199 - Edinburgh Festival Theatre, 13-29 Nicolson Street Tickets 529 6000 LI2 ■Festival MR ANDERSON' S FINE TUNES Join lain Anderson in the foyer ofr the Theatre for a live broadcast of Radio Scotland' s award winning ' M Anderson' s Fine Tunes', a mixture of live music and interviews with the best of the AugFestival' 20-22 s 14.performers. 30 (16.30) Free BECKS FAMOUS SPIEGELTENT , Venue 87 - Beck's Famous Spiegeltent,Top of Waverley Centre, Princes St AFTERNOON DELIGHTS IN THE SPIEGELTENT Delicious delights to■ensembles..a savour fromsanctuary midday...jazz treats..tea dances..orchestral offerings and enticing in the eye of the storm. Have a drink, chill out and plan your next course. Aug 3-Sept I noonFree, (17.00)Free,FreeFree! ■earful) MY ofFRIEND THE CAKECafe A delicious mouthful... (and magical music.CHOCOLATE Think ofandtheJohnPenguin Orchestra, Billy Bragg, Part, Michelle Shocked,Talk Talktreat Cale...and salivate. Famous in Arvo Australia, a rare and exquisite for Edinburgh. Aug Aug 9,10,13-17,20-24,27,28 I 1,18,25,29 14.00 (16.00)18.30 (20.00) £7.00 (£5.00) JANE BOM-BANE ®0©0 Venue 92 - The Spider's Web Downstairs, 260 Morrison Street J7 ■wonderworld JANE BOM-BANE returns, with harmoniums, in a fishy-washy underof round-a-way wrong song, rhythm, rhyme...and surprise. 'imagination' Gloriously eccentric...Unmissable' News, Wonderfully magpieish Scotsmen,Daily 'Majesty and Evening wit...Adventurous 'Blisteringly off-beat' Telegraph, 'U£5.00 nique'(£2.50) The List. musicianship' Time Out, Aug 7-23 (not Suns) 19. 3 0 (20.45) Aug 50-year13,15,17,19,21,23 olds free. 13.00 (14.15) BOOTLEG UNRUGGEDBEATLES - UNPLUGGED AND OOOO Venue 37 - George Square Theatre, George Square. Tickets 650 2001 (after 8 Aug) M12 ■ THE BOOTLEG UNPLUGGED UNRUGGED the firstcostumes time ever, thewigsBEATLES original and- most successful ofAND all Fab 'tribute' jettisonFortheir andguest to perform an hour of acoustic Fouracts favourites auAugnature!! With instrumentalists. 12-17 23.30 (00.30) £8.50 (£6.50) 39


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CAFE GRAFFITI ©Q©€) Venue 90 - Graffiti, Corner Broughton and East London Streets Tickets SS7 8330 GI3 ■celebrations. GRAND GRAFFITI Tenspectacle, lavish four hourromance celestialandDream PalaceLast year's Wild music, magic, dancing. News Special Capital. Award winner. - This is the place to party. This isEvening the real22.30 Edinburgh Aug (03.00) Fringe' £ 10.00 22.30 (£8.00)(03.00) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 910,16,17,23-26,30,31 ■bejewelled CAFE GRAFFITI CABARET Completecivilised, with sunken gardenrendezvous and exoticfor interiors we provide an live eccentric, latedancers, night alldelicious ages andfood, tastes. Four hours of music, bars, belly serenades, essential, unforgettable... Aug 9-31 23.00dancing...Delirious, (03.00) £6.00 (£5.00) ■merengue, SALSArumba, VIVA The best, latest and hottest Come latin rhythm hits:willsalsa, cumbia, lambada, samba,of Latin-America! latin-jazz. and you bet forget. transported to the warm lands A night you won' Dj Jorge. Aug I 1,15,18,22,29 23.30 (03.00) £5.00 (£4.00) CALEDONIAN BREWERY OO©© Venue 183 - Caledonian Brewery, 42 Slateford Road M2 ■brewing CALEDONIAN BEER FESTIVAL The only brewery using traditional techniques. You will be able to taste over 50 cask ales. Every evening you live music. From wild Scottish ceilidh to great jazz and blues.will17-25hear11.great Aug 00 (23.00) Free CALEDONIAN FOLK ATTHE GUILDFORD OO©© Venue 107 - Guildford Arms, I West Register St.(off East End Princes St) Tix 556 4312 112 ■Edinburgh' CALEDONIAN FOLK ATTHE Famousbyalestopfrom s unique Caledonian BreweryGUILDFORD - greatDylan musictohosted local acoustic band ALE with thes great Dubliners, to Gallagher andYARDLyleOF- come earlysongs & havefrom a whole night' crack! Garfunkel ■ TICH Renowned throughout further) for his wideFRIER repertoire, repartee & drollery.the Scottish A stylishfolk andscene most (and polished singer/guitarist. Aug 16,25 20.00 (midnight) Free ■ WAYKIS That 'cdance ondor'- moment - experience enchanting Andean music. Tap Peru Augfeet, 17,18move20.00hips,(midnight) Free is here! ■songs STEPHEN CARROLL writer from Ireland - old and new with a20.00 Celtic flavour andSinger/Song Aug 19,21 (midnight) Freea touch of the Blarney - a real entertainer! ■bluegrass SCALDED CATS from the Weel Kingdom Fife. - High speed - cajun Talented fiddle andduoaccordion. Kentofsongs and much more!!20,24banjo Aug 20.00 (midnight) Free ■ DAVY STEELE of Scotland'ons great and a fine songwriter with(midnight) manyOne an appearance TV andyounger radio voices behind- him. Aug 22too20.00 Free ■ THE WRIGLEY From Orkney, fiddle up a storm! Two CDs out and 22 years(midnight) old!SISTERS A most Augonly 23 20.00 Free talented fiddle-guitar duo. CEILIDH HOUSE AND TRON JAZZ CELLAR ©O©© Venue 9 - The Ceilidh House & Tron Jazz Cellar, 9 Hunter Square, High St. 220 1550 K12 ■sessions. CEILIDH3pmHOUSE AND TRON JAZZ CELLAR Traditional folk music to 6pm 12pm.ofBarEdinburgh' meals available 7pm. The Houseandis 9pm at thetocentre s folk andfromjazzmidday music. to Come5-31 along!Ceilidh Aug 11.00 (02.00) Free ■onlyEDINBURGH SHOWCASE Edinburgh' open stage forofSONGWRITERS' original songs.s Songwriters' Performers sign up byTuesday 8.30 on-edge night.of news Wednesday best Edinburgh' Showcase, cutting British songwriting the best from Tuesday's show. Presented by Woodstock Taylor. including Aug 6,13,14,20,21,27 20.30 (midnight) £ 1.00 (performers free) ■Ponomarev VALERYspent PONOMAREV QUINTET Brilliant York trumpet four years WorldNew famous, works star witha Joe Henderson, Leewith Konitz, Max with RoachArtetc.Blakey. 'A provocative soloisthecombining bristling attack dazzling execution!' The NewYorkTimes. Aug 20.30 (23.00) £5.00 Aug 11-17 16,17 (not 15.0013)(17.30) ■rating JOHN RAE COLLECTIVE 'ofBordering on genius' and Independent. Four bands star lastreturn, year'featuring s festival.Brian OneKellock, the most innovative in BritainatKenny Kevin exciting MacKenzie, Phil Bancroft,jazzColin Steele, Ellis. ' U nmissable' Guardian. Aug 18-23 (not 20) 19.30 (21.30) £5.00 (£4.00) HELP & INFORMATION RING THE FRINGE(June ON 0131-226 Open 10am-6pm ft July) 5257 or 5259 and 10am-7pm (during August)


EMMA CHRISTIAN Venue 185 - The Magdalen Chapel, 41 Cowgate Info 220 1450 ■voice, EMMA CHRISTIAN Breathtaking, and moving, Emma'music s haunting harp andManrecorder have taken and thepowerful ancient Celtic andBBC pagan native Isle of around the world into the charts. Radio 4 of1995her Pick of the Year. Aug 27 21.00 (22.15) £6.50 (£5.00) Venue 118 - Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin, Midlothian. Tickets 440 2159. ■ EMMA CHRISTIAN Aug 28 21.00 (22.15) £6.50 (£5.00) Venue 91 - St Mary's Cathedral & Chapter House, Palmerston Place J7 ■musicians, EMMAEmma CHRISTIAN ANDancient GUESTS Accompanied by topIsleguest sings haunting Celtic songs from the of Man from her new singleTimes. 'Sacred Fire'. 'She was not a star in the making; she was one already.' Aug 30 The 21.00 (22.30) £7.50 (£6.00) Venue 140 - Stockbridge Parish Church, 7B Saxe Coburg Street Info 332 0122 EI0 ■ EMMA CHRISTIAN Aug 31 21.00 (22.30) £7.50AND (£6.00)GUESTS CHRYSALIS ooo© PI4 Outer Venue 179 - Melrose Abbey, Melrose ■resting CHRYSALIS THE ABBEY CONCERT Historic Melrose Abbey - finalfor place of the heart of Robert the Bruce creates a fabulous backdrop Chrysalis' celtic-influenced With spectacular lighting and special effects, s original Christian its best.music. Aug 17it'20.00 (22.00)music £4.00at(£2.00 SUOAC) Venue 181 - Elim Pentecostal Church, 26 George IV Bridge Kl I ■theirCHRYSALIS IN THE CAPITAL Chrysalis return to Edinburgh, bringing music you to thecanCapital. missed sthem Melroseoriginal Abbeyceltic-influenced on- free! the 17th, tonight catch oneIf you of Scotland' finestat Christian Aug 25 18.bands 00 (20.00) Free THE CLARSACH (SCOTTISH HARP) SOCIETY^^ Venue 111 - St Andrew & St George's Church, 13 George Street. Tickets 225 3847 HI I ■ FESTIVAL CEILIDH AnOrchestra, evening ofnadelights featuring, fresh fromharping, their USA !I tour, Scotland' s unique Harp Clarsairean, plus fine solo fiddles,alaspipesnoandroomsong.to dance. Tempting toe-tapping music & audience | traditional participation Aug 19 19.00but(21.30) £7,00 (£6.00) ■ CALLUNA Charlotte PetersenPowerful - Clarsach. Kath Campbell - cello vocals. Rebecca KnorrScottish - flute. new Scottish all women triothatandis traditional songs and original instrumental musicfreshness' ;: performing both moving and meaningful, ' . .varied..original..great warmth and Sounding Aug 20 Strings. 19.30 (21.30) £6.00 (£5.00) ■ TOO GOOD TO MISS! Presented by some of Scotland's outstanding new j| young generation of Clarsach (Scottish harp)theirplayers. In company othertotalented Scottish musicians, they bring own music. new, exciting with approach the iUj Aug performance traditional contemporary 21 19.30of(21.30) £6.00and(£5.00) II ■ MINSTRELS AND MAKARS A lively entertaining programme with thereMarshall and everywhere with Anne |7 traditional (voice and music clarsach)fromandhere, Alastair (whistle, pipes, flute, MacDearmid mandolin). Songs #kj toAugstir22the19,emotions, dance tunes to set feet tapping. 30 (21.30) £6.00 (£5.00) B2j Scottish ■ FIDDLE, HARP AND VOICE Isobelpopular, Mieraswide-ranging and Jim Ferguson - unique duomusic, - present of their Iq times Scots fiddle songsanother and poetry, especially featuring musicprogrammes of the life andof of Robert Burns. H Aug 23 19.30 (21.30) £6.00 (£5.00)

Venue 185 - The Magdalen Chapel, 41 Cowgate Info 220 1450 ■Mieras, 'HARPinvites ANDyouCARP ALANG Wl'ofME'Scottish Acclaimed harper and singer, Isobel to share anliltsevening storyrhymes and poetry, rangingsongs! from big ballads, small songs, & laments to nursery and bairn Aug 14,16 20.00 (21.45) £6.00 (£5.00) ■Rosemary A SCOTS TAPESTRY the historic setting ofprogramme the MagdalenforChapel, IanIn Inglis present livelyScottish voice, recorderfromandMcKerchar clarsach.toandthe Songs & dances froma the court & traditional music Shetland Borders. Aug 15,17 20.00 (21.45) £6.00 (£5.00) DAVID A HALL WHITBURN BAND oooo Venue 8 - Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square III ■(trombone) BRASS ACROSS THE POND Philip Smith (trumpet) & Joseph Alessi of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. In concert with David Hall Whitburn Band, with the support of Punter Southall + Co. and Yamaha A ’ Kemble Aug 16 Music. 19.30 (22.00) £8.00 (£6.00) THE DEMARCO FOUNDATION IN EDINBURGH Venue 22 - Demarco European Art Foundation, St Mary's School,York Lane/Albany St Tix 557OOO© 0707 H13 ■Shavit SONG RECITALtheThe Albanian soprano BesaopBerber! and the pianist Yaronby will perform Maria Stuart Song Cycle 135 by Schumann, songs Verdi, Glinka, Respighi, Bea Haim, Rudi Aad and other Albanian composers. Aug 26,29 21.00 (22.30) £5.00 (£3.50) ■ LATE NIGHT MUSICpresent AND DANCE FROM SCOTLAND Singers and songwriters perfectMorag way to enjoy the day ofprogramme. festivalfrom going,Scotland in collaborationa with Deyes. Phoneending 557 of0707yourfor daily Aug 26-31 23.00 (midnight) £5.00 (£3.50) JIM DIAMOND ©OOO Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116 K7 ■HaveJIMKnown DIAMOND thereturns voicetoofthePhd,Fringe, 'I Won'tot perform Let You Down' , andworks 'I Should Better' , his new plus some old standards, accompanied by the talented guitar playing of Brian Willoughby. Aug 9-17 19.30 (20.30) £6.00 DIEGO MORA'S AZABACHE' ©O©© Venue 90 - Graffiti,Corner Broughton and East London Streets Tickets 557 8330 GI3 ■Flamenco FLAMENCO PUROi Gypsy guitarist Diego Mora' s latest group. The only fiesta in town, with Andalucian dancers Tote Conte and Carmen Gomez. Real Special Spanish tapas, sangriaTorero. and passion in the unique atmosphere of Cafe 9-31 Graffiti. Aug 20.00 (21.15)guest£4.00Rafael (£3.00) EDINBURGH CELTIC GATHERING OO©© Venue 190 - The Waverley, Next to Waverley Station, Market Street K13 ■featuring INTERNATIONAL FIDDLERS RALLY Spectacular fiddlers rally international fiddle stars, conducted by Bi l Brian & guest soloists. Aug 25 15.00 (17.00) £ 10.00 (£5.00) ■music CELTIC A chanceandtobands. listen & dance to the best of traditional Celtic with liveJAMmusicians Aug 19-21,26-28 13.00 (16.00) £5.00 EDINBURGH CELTIC GATHERING continues over the page

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EDINBURGH CELTIC GATHERING continued ■ PROBABLY,THE CEILIDH IN THE WORLD The biggest ceilidh at thewithfestival andBIGGEST the world, Gathering the night' sprobably biggest &in best party. closes the first Edinburgh Celtic Aug 3 I 21.00 (02.30) £10.00 ■starsMARY COCHLANto& perform FRIENDS One of Ireland's biggest international Aug 30revisits 20.00Edinburgh (22.00) £ 12.50 (£ 10.0her 0) brand of Celtic folk music at the Festival. ■ LINDISFARNE The support. legendary north-east band come to the festival; prior toAug their28 UK 20.00tour.(22.00)With£10.50 ■ MIDGE GUEST Ex Ultravox star. Aug 23,24 URE 20.00 AND (22.00)SPECIAL £12.50 (£10.00) ■announced. ROCKING CELTS 2 of Scotland's all time great Rock Bands. Bands to be Aug 25 20.00 (22.00) £10.50 ■sixties SWINGING CELTSBandsA night of nostlagia with Scottish pop stars of the seventies. Aug 21and20.00(22.00) £10.00 to be announced. ■ TRANSATLANTIC CELTS McMaster, The best ofLaura Canadian festival, with RitaCelticMcNeil, Smith music & Lennybrought Gallantto the showing roots.Natalie Aug 19,20their20.00 (22.00) £ 12.Bands 50 (£ 10.to 0be0) announced. EDINBURGH RECORD FAIRINTERNATIONAL CD AND OO©© Venue 89 - Roxburghe Hotel, 38 Charlotte Square. 19 ■records INTERNATIONAL CD & RECORD FAIR Largest selection of CD' s and ever seen in Edinburgh, 50' s 90' s , classical to punk, collectors items, imports andlovers. plenty of bargains, meet some of Europe's top dealers, a MUST for all23music Aug noon (19.00) £ 1.00 (tickets only available at venue) Aug Aug 2425 10.10.0000 (19.00) (17.00) EDINBURGH RENAISSANCE BAND OO©© Venue 31 - St Cecilia's Hall, cnr Niddry Street & Cowgate. 229 8018 / 650 2805 KI3 ■mediaeval BRAWLS, BATTLES AND BOMBARDS Edinburgh' s versatile resident and renaissance music specialists, with the renowned Edinburgh Early Dancers international guest artistes, present and Edinburgh. spectacular new pageant17,18,24,25 ofandmusic and19.0dance from£6.00 Court(£4.50) and closesa spirited of historic Aug 0 (21.00) Aug 25 15.00 (17.00) EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY JAZZ ORCHESTRA OOO© Venue 9 - The Ceilidh House STron Jazz Cellar,9 Hunter Square, High St. 220 1550 KI2 ■Directed EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY JAZZ ORCHESTRA WITH GUESTS by top jazz trumpeter, EDDIE SEVERN, EUJO have built up a formidable reputation for theirPasttightguests ensemble arrangements and exciting improvisations. includeplaying, BOBBYchallenging SHEW,TOMMY SMITH and ALAN BARNES. Aug 25,27,31 ,Sept I 15. 0 0 (17.00) £5.00 (£3.00) Aug 26,28,29 19.30 (21.30) ENSEMBLE THEATRE COMPANY (USA) 00©0 Venue 159 - Fat Sam's Downtown Diner, 56 Fountainbridge K8 ■standards) JAZZBIRDS Hot from the USA! American pop standards (and not so from the I920' s , 30' s and 40' s . Three women with three distinct vocal styles a 'winning in a 'wonderfully sung...delightful musical revue'13-17,20-24 quotescreate Sacramento Bee trio' News£7.50 Aug 23.30 (00.45) (£5.00) FESTIVAL OF BRITISH YOUTH ORCHESTRAS Venue 100 - Central Hall.WestTollcross. Tickets 229 7937 ■playFESTIVAL OF BRITISHbaroque/band YOUTH ORCHESTRAS youth orchestras classical/contemporary, music. Children,Topstudents, disabled, unemployed,Young Scot FREE. ■de VIOTTAYOUTH ORCHESTRA ConductonWim Bredenhorst, Bergerac - Johan Wagenaar;Touchstone - Thomas Wilson; En Saga - Cyrano Sibelius; Scheherazade Rimsky-Korsakov Aug 10 19.30 -(21.30) £6.00 (£3.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) ■GROUPS CAMBRIDGESHIRE COUNTY YOUTH ORCHESTRA CHAMBER ensembles lively SUCDY) programme. Aug 13 12.A30variety (13.30) of£3.00 (£1.00 play OAP)a (Free ■ElgarCAMBRIDGESHIRE COUNTY YOUTH ORCHESTRA Conductor: Iberia - Music, Debussy; Inquietus - Holloway; Rhine13Howarth, Journey, Immolation Scene - WagnerGotterdammerung, Aug 19.30 Funeral (21.30) £6.00 (£3.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) ■Chamber HERTFORDSHIRE SINFONIA CHAMBER GROUPS played £3.00 bySCHOOLS groups mainSUCDY) orchestra. Aug 14 12.music 30 (13.30) (£ 1.00from OAP)the(Free


■andHERTFORDSHIRE John Witchell Robert Pepper, HenrySCHOOLS V - Walton; SINFONIA Tam O'ShanterConductors: - Arnold; Pavane - Ravel; Sinfonia Panufnik Aug 14 Sacra 19.30 -(21.30) £6.00 (£3.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) ■Country, CALGARY FIDDLERS Conductor: Dean Marshall. A blend of Celtic, Cajun£6.00 musical Aug IS Jazz 19.30and(21.30) (£3.00styles. OAP) (Free SUCDY) ■Conductor: NATIONAL YOUTHBell,CHAMBER CHOIR OF choir SCOTLAND Christopher 16 voices from the new sing a richly varied reperoire. Aug 16 12.30 (13.30) £3.00 (£1.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) ■UNIVERSITY NATIONAL YOUTH CHOIR OF SCOTLAND & SOUTHAMPTON ORCHESTRA Conductors: Christopher &Dvorak Robin Browning,SYMPHONY Carmina Burana - Orff; Symphony No.9 New World - Bell Aug 16 19.30 (21.30) £6.00 (£3.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) ■Conductor: SOUTHAMPTON UNIVERSITY SYMPHONY Robin Browning, Helios Overture - Nielsen;- ORCHESTRA Symphony No.2 Sibelius;17 West Aug 19.30 Side (21.30)Story£6.00- Bernstein; (£3.00 OAP)4 Sea(FreeInterludes SUCDY) Britten Venue 43 - Royal Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street. Tickets 225 7534 KI2 ■YOUTH LEICESTERSHIRE ARTS SYMPHONIC WIND BAND AND DANCE Martin Slipp, Sweeney Astray - William li Aug Sweeney; WestConductor: Side 18 14.Reich; 30 (15.30) FreeStory; Janacek

■music ANGLIA BRASS Director: George Reynolds,Antiphonal BonelliACADEMY Aug 22by 12.Gabrieli, 30 (13.30) £3.00and(£Schiitz. 1.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) ■ NOTTINGHAM YOUTH ORCHESTRA Conductor: Derek-Williams, Strike up Francesca the Band -daGershwin; Oboe Concerto - Vivaldi; Pipeline Martin Harvey; Rimini-Tchaikovsky; Cornish Dances Aug 23 12.30 (13.30) £3.00 (£ 1.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) - Arnold ■ LOTHIANS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Conductor: William Conway, SCHOOLS Hary Janos Suite - Kodaly; Saxophone Glazunov; theSymphony Cool - DCNo.8Heath- Dvorak; Aug 23 19.Concerto 30 (21.30) -£6.00 (£3.00 Out OAP)of(Free SUCDY) ■Everything LOTHIANS SCHOOLS JAZZ ORCHESTRA Conductonjim O'Malley, jazz standards to funk jazz-rock. Aug 24 12.from 30 (13.30) £3.00 (£1.00 OAP)and(Free SUCDY) ■ NOTTINGHAM Conductor: Derek Williams, Tromba Lontana, ShortYOUTH Ride in -aORCHESTRA Fast Machine - Adams; Violin Concerto Tchaikovsky; Cornish Dances Arnold; Symphony No.2 Rachmaninov Aug 24 19.30 (21.30) £6.00 (£3.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) ■ LANCEY WIND ORCHESTRA Conductor: Bruno Rossero. First visit from Aug 26a fine12.French 30 (13.30)youth£3.00wind(£ 1.band. 00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) a GLASGOW SCHOOLS STRING ORCHESTRA (HILLHEAD ■Durrant, RSAMDFestival JUNIOR ACADEMY ORCHESTRA Conductor: James »;1 STRINGS) Conductor: Elaine Fernandez, Soundpost, Postlude for Strings Overture Shostakovich; Vivaldiana - Edward Harper; Maxwell19 Geddes; Rhapsody Trombone Concerto David; Organ Symphony Saint-Saens V Aug 19.30 (21.30) £6.00 for (£3.00Saxophone OAP) (Free- Jacob; SUCDY)December - Torke Aug 26 19.30(21.30) £6.00 (£3.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) DUNDEE ORCHESTRA ■ FIFE YOUTH JAZZ ORCHESTRA Director: Richard Michael, Only Jazz ■?1 HMaynes, MarriageSCHOOLS of Figaro -SYMPHONY Mozart; Brandenburg ConcertoConductor: No 4 - Bach;Charles group of theOAP) Year. (Free ik Symphony New World - Dvorak Aug 27in BBC 12.30Young (13.30)Musician £3.00 (£1.00 SUCDY) Aug 20 19.No.9 30 (21.30) £6.00 (£3.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) KELVINSiegfried ENSEMBLE (GLASGOW UNIVERSITY) Conductor:H ■ DURHAM EARLY MUSIC CONSORT Director: Peter Wilkie, Medieval ■NigelTHEBoddice, Idyll Wagner; Symphony No.3 - Ives; December Sand music £3.00 played(£on1.00replicas of original Torke; No.40£6.00- Mozart AugRenaissance 21 12.30 (13.30) OAP) (Free SUCDY)instruments. Aug 27Symphony 19.30 (21.30) (£3.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) ■ DURHAM COUNTY YOUTH CHAMBER Conductor: ■Oregon PERTH YOUTH ENSEMBLES PercussionWind Ensemble: Tony Oliver,Haydn I Seraglio - Mozart; December - Torke;ORCHESTRA Trumpet Concerto TrailSinfonietta - Beamen;-ORCHESTRA StringBrassQuartets - Haydn and Beethoven; Hummel; Ensemble: Raff; Ensemble Aug 21 19.30 (21.30) £6.00 (£3.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) Aug 28 12.30 (13.30) £3.00 (£1.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) ■Overture PERTH- YOUTH ORCHESTRA DOurEoinTown Bennet, Festival Cello Shostakovich; Symphony. No.Conductor: I - Bizet; --Copland; Concerto Elgar; Nocturne Mendelssohn; Crown Imperial Walton Aug 28 19.30 (21.30) £6.00 (£3.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) My Solitary Elegance ■Conductors: FIFE YOUTH ORCHESTRA AND PERCUSSION DawnSTRING Aird & Rebecca Paterson, Strings - Handel and Grieg;GROUP The Woman Behind the Works of Jane Austen Percussion Aug 29 12.-3Tchaikovsky, 0 (13.30) £3.00Mancini, (£ 1.00Faini OAP) (Free SUCDY) Written and Performed by Judith French ■Shostakovich; FIFE YOUTH ORCHESTRA Conductor: Robert Tait, Festival Overture Bridge;(£3.00 Symphony No.2SUCDY) - Rachmaninov Aug 29 19.30 Rebus (21.30) - £6.00 OAP) (Free ■Phillips, SOUTH Conductor: MusicGLAMORGAN for Brass, MozartYOUTH Serenade,ORCHESTRA Brandenburg Concerto No.4Eric- Bach; Serenade Aug 30 12.133Winds 0 (13.30)- Strauss £3.00 (£ 1.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) ■Phillips, SOUTH YOUTH ORCHESTRA Conductor:- Eric EaglesGLAMORGAN - Ned Rorem; Cello Concerto - Elgar; Scheherazade RimskyKorsakov Aug 30 19.30 (21.30) £6.00 (£3.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) ■BAND INVERNESS WIND LOCHABER HS CONCERT Conductors: BrianENSEMBLE Mitchell & JohnAND Whyte,The Lost Mountain Sweeney; - Sweeney Aug.31 12.The30 Ghost (13.30) Longship £3.00 (£1.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) ■KevinEDINBURGH UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA Conductor: McCrae, Marriage of Figaro - CHAMBER Mozart; - Dances of Galanta -Symphony Kodaly; Rumanian Dances ? Bartok; Greek Dances Skalkattos; Jupiter Mozart31 19.30 (21.30) £6.00 (£3.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) Aug Venue 187 - St Giles Cathedral, High Street, Royal Mile J8 ■Conductor: SCOTTISH BORDERS WIND AND- Diana CHAMBER ORCHESTRAS Kevin Price, Ring (premiere) Burrell; plus works by Copland,Vivaldi, Warlock, Sept I 18.00 (19.00) FreeRossini and Woolfenden. “Refreshing and sparklingly witty” The Times “Will be cherished by Austen fans and the uninitiated alike ... A fine, funny, moving show. Go.” Time Out HELP & INFORMATION ASSEMBLY ROOMS 0131 226 2428 RING THE FRINGE(June ON 0131-226 Open 10am-6pm July) 5257 Fri 9th - Sat 31st August 1996 11,30am and 10am-7pm (during EtAugust) Support from the Memorial Trust at Jane Austen’s House is gratefully acknowledged.


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ANTONIO FORCIONE OO©© Venue 90 - Graffiti, Corner Broughton and East London Streets Tickets 557 8330 GI3 ★ ■ ACOUSTIC NOT guitar FRAGILE! Neil Dazzling Stacey undoubtedly the finestMANIA: international duo - aForcione completewithgroup! technique, diverse repertoire, great humour, presentation, sheer into a wonderment! Classical, Jazz, Brazilian, African,winning Indian sounds all combined highly rhythmic, melodic show. Aug 18-22 22.30 22.30 (23.30) (23.30) £8.00 £7.00 (£7.00) (£6.00) Aug 23,24 ★guitarist ■ ANTONIO FORCIONE GUEST ARTISTSinAexplosive master world withbodynoand equal!soul!Passion, flairAND brilliance music toor inflame Antonio willandfeature starcombine guests daily - instrumentalists singers in superior music for enthusiasts. ' Aug 27-29 25,26 22.30 17.00 (18.00) £6.00 Aug (23.30) £8.00 £7.00 (£5.00) (£6.00) Aug 30,3 I 22.30 (23.30) (£7.00) FOSTERS JOB EDINBURGH CLUB FESTIVALOQ©© Venue 139 - The Honeycomb, 36 Blair Street Tickets 226 2151 /334 2361 K12 ■ FOSTERS ICEin EDINBURGH CLUB FESTIVAL Some14-8ofBACK the world s finest clubs & DJs Edinburgh' s newest club venue. Wed TO BASICS:21-8Ralph Lawson,Rocky HuggyandFriDiesel 16-8 SOLEFUSION: Dave Camacho Wed REPUBLIC: Wed 28-8 HACIENDA: Graeme(NYC) Park. Patron: Irvine Welsh Aug 14,16,21,28 23.00 (04.00) Tickets on the door

GREYFRIARS Venue 131- Greyfriars KiKIRK rk, GreyfriaPROMOTIONS rs Place, Candlemaker Row. 667 2170 / 225 190000©0 K11 ■programmes ORGAN onRECITALS Well-known and visiting organists play varied the 1990 organ: August19th12th- David - JohnThomas Kitchen;(Fettes 14th -Andrew 21Armstrong; 16th Peter - PhilipCollins (Vienna); College); st - John Young; - Striven Philip£5.00 Coad (Edinburgh Academy). Aug 12,14,16,19,21,23 13.23rd 10 (14.00) (£3.00) GUITAR DE FORCE ©O©© Venue 47 - The Cafe Royal, 17 West Register Street Tickets 556 2549 112 ■fabulous ALBORADA MUSIC PRESENTS JONATHAN PRAG Seriously music from this friendly guitarist extraordinaire. Baroque, Spanish, Argentinian or Celtic,'Ptheragmusic technique pure,Theclassical, warm and1995.vigorous. showedis bewitching, much affinitythewith the music' Scotsman. August Aug 9-31 15.40 (16.30) £5.00 (£4.00) HARPSICHORDS AT ST S HALL ©O©© Venue 31 - St Cecilia's Hall, cnr Niddry StreetCECILIA & Cowgate. 2298018/6502805 KI3 ■finestHARPSICHORDS AT ST CECILIA’S HALL Hear some of the world's keyboard instruments from the Russell Collection in Scotland' s oldest, most elegant concert hall. Stylish performances of music chosen to suit an FRINGE CLUB ©O©© early piano, a spinet and antique harpsichords. Venue 2 - Fringe Club.Teviot Row, Bristo Sq. Tickets:226 5138 L11 ■HITCHCOCK SANDY CHENERY: SPINETCOUNTER-TENOR, c.Scarlatti. 1728 Italian music byJOHN Caccini,KITCHEN: Legrenzi, Handel, Welcomeon toEarth the squeezed epicentre into of theoneFringe andstorey Festival City. with Themusic, largestclubarts Alessandro and Domenico festival three building: Aug 10 15. 0 0 (16.30) £6.00 (£4.00) nights, international comedians, great British theatre and the pick of the Fringe ■1793ARBOREA MUSICA - BACH SONS FlutesTheandScotsman oboe with the in the9-31 hungriest bar in the world. harpsichord. 'StyleAND and commitment' Aug 10.0£5.00 0 cabaret (late)Daily (Membership required from 7.30pm) Aug 13Broadwood 15.00 (16.30) £6.00 (£4.00) Membership £20 for the season PASSPORT PHOTO REQUIRED FOR SEASON MEMBERSHIP ■French JOHNmusicKITCHEN - UNEBalbastre, HARMONIE AGREABLE 18th-century by Forqueray, Duphly and Armand-Louis Couperin. ■ NEWCASTLE BROWN ALE new - PICK OFtoTHE FRIDGE Where else Goermans/Taskin harpsichord. can you get it all? From the hottest talent those irresistible old Aug 15 15. 0 0 (16.30) £6.00 (£4.00) favourites. Join the toughest audience in the world for the ultimate cabaret ■ MUSIC,VERSE AND SCOTTISH Mary Queen experience. line-upwithevery James VI. Wilma McDougall: soprano, JaneMONARCHS Blackie: harpsichord, Mary of Scots, Aug 9-31 22.45Changing (late) Free Fringeevening. Club Membership Wetherick: reader. ■Top'CUK LUBInternational CONFIDENTIAL' (in association with SUNSCREEN) Aug 17 15.00 (16.30) £6.00 (£4.00) andBiglocal DJ'sthroughout . Live PA's,thebandsFringe. including HARPSICHORDS AT ST CECILIA'S HALL continues over the page the Sativa Drummers. sounds Don'Sunscreem t be quiet, and be confidential! Full line-up to be announced. Aug 9-31 22.00 (02.30) £7.00 (£6.00) All Classical Music Explained Price includes Fringe Club Membership for the night. ■withSATIVA DRUMMERS Britain' s top trance drummers return to the Festival their onslaught oftour, Industrial Celticto see Ska. theNewly signed and percussive embarking catch Calypso this last and chance phenomenon or f**k off!on a(seeworld Dates to be announced Club brochure for details) THE POD invites all life forms'Swith ears to athenight'90'ofs' Time kaleidosonic scapes11-16 and ambient Out thoughtAug times toeye-food. be announcedpinal (seeTapClubforbrochure for details) ■ FIESTA LATINA Established in 1992,mostrunning throughout University year, Fiesta anLatina is Edinburgh' sthebiggest, popular Latin night.theClub... Fiesta DJsalsa, Ana brings infectious mix of hottest rhythms to the Fringe merengue, lambadaFreeandwith the Fringe fastestClub merengue-rap. Aug 29-31 cumbia, 22.00 (02.00) Membership GIE' A Call SONG! The Fringe' original song contest. Serious judges, cool prizes.S11,18,25 0131 8245 Free fors firstdetails. Aug 22.45228(01.45) with Fringe Club Membership SOHOstageNIGHTS Starssongs. of London' s new228acoustic clubland open 8245Membership for details.travel North, plus Aug 12,19,26for original 22.45 (01.45) FreeCallwith0131Fringe Club GILDED BALLOON ©O©© Venue 38 - The Gilded Balloon Theatre, 233 Cowgate. Tickets 226 2151 K12 BEAN are back. Last year they were big this year they will be huge. Energy, thrills and spills of the musical variety from an acoustic guitar, a trombone, a rudimentary drum(04.00) kit and£6.50 three(£5.50) voices. A three-piece that sound like ten. Aug 9-31 00.45 Venue 36 - Gilded Balloon I , People's Palace, Old Fishmarket Close Tickets 226 2151 K12 Rainer Hersch JOHN OTWAY - ALLwith BALLS AND NO WILLY and withhilarious guitaristaffair. RichardHe “Preposterous humour... comedy to die for” Holgarth. An audience Otway is a spontaneous EDMONTON JOURNAL, CANADA makes you feel good. Evening 'He's a star' The Big Issue. 'The undisputed master of uncontrolled Gilded Balloon 0131 226 2151 Aug 9-12 22.45mayhem' (23.45) £6.50 Standard. (£5.50) GADFLYS 'Evenmore. at fourGeto'clock inearly' the morning, after their - we at the Honeycomb, 7pm were bayingandfor there The Scotsman. Fanstightfinalwillthatencore know about 9th-31st August (not 19th & 21st) the dancin' whoopin' that this band inspire. A set so you are sure to13-26 join them. Also appearing at Late'n'live. Aug 23.45 (03.00) £6.50 (£5.50) ‘‘HllgC fllTl THE SUNDAY TIMES 45


HARPSICHORDS AT ST CECILIAS HALL continued ■ ARBOREA MUSICAand- LES GOUTS REUNIS with Bach'stheItalian Vivaldi; Corelli;Telemann Couperin for woodwind 1769concerto; Taskin harpsichord. Aug 20 15.00 (16.30) £6.00 (£4.00) ■Concertos ARBOREA MUSICA - CONCERTI AND CONTRIVANCES for mixed woodwind by Vivaldi,Telemann, Corelli and others featuring 1755 (£4.00) harpsichord. Aug 22 the 15.00Kirckman (16.30) £6.00 ■ LUCY CAROLANand- BACH’S WELL-TEMPERED CLAVIER BOOK 2 Twenty-four Aug 24 15.00Preludes (17.30) £6.00Fugues (£4.00)played on the Hass harpsichord 1764. ■ LOKIHandel ENSEMBLE - LOVE' SOFT PASSION by Vivaldi, and Telemann withS obbligato woodwindSecular featuringcantatas the Falkener 1773 harpsichord. Aug 27 15.00 (16.30) £6.00 (£4.00) ■Beethoven MARCIA HADJIMARKOS Haydn'Loud s late fortepiano Sonatas and and Bagatelles- FORTEPIANO played on the Thomas c 1810.29 15.Variations Aug 00 (16.30) £6.00 (£4.00) HIGHLY RECOMMENDED OO©© Venue 90 - Graffiti, Corner Broughton and East London Streets Tickets S57 8330 GI3 ■ HERBIE FLOWERS WITH MIKE HATCHARD Herbie's was the famous bass-line in ' W alk on the Wild Side' . A founder of ' S ky' , also played for Bowie, Bolan, Beatles, well almost everybody. At last in his own right, brilliant musician, brilliant personality. Aug 17,18,24-26 14.30 Aug 19-23 18.30 (19.30)(15.30) £5.00 (£4.00) THE HONKIN' HEP CATS , Venue 87 - Beck's Famous Spiegeltent,Top of Waverley Centre, Princes St ■sizzling THEskillet HEP fullCATS THEBoogie, ROUND) TheirFriedSIXTH storming year, the with a of Jazz,(INBlues, Jive and FishSheer performed amazing, circular,Jazzparadisiacal, incredible Spiegeleltent. extrovertin joy' David Freeman, FM. Critics Choice 1995 The Guardian. Aug 16-26 20.30 (22.00) £7.00 (£5.00) Venue 82 - Southside, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson St. Tickets 667 2212 M12 ■earlyTHEhours. HEP'TCATS (IN YOUR music FACE)is Aas no-holds-barred rompsheerintosense the of heir foot-stomping irresistible as their fun is irrepressible...they not only shake the shack, they blow the roof off it' Edinburgh Aug 16-26Evening 00.50 News, (03.00)1995. £7.00 (£5.00) Venue 87 - Beck's Famous Spiegeltentjop of Waverley Centre, Princes St Tix 558 1072 JI2 LUNCHTIMEsongstress JAZZ: FRANNIE VERNEY QUINTET Innovative contemporary FrannieVerney treats her audience toBrothers, an exquisite feast of jazz-based cabaret. Joined by the Hep Cats' Kershaw combines humorous lyrics with infectious rhythms, exploiting both familiarsheand original material. Aug 25-30 12.30 (14.00) £4.00 (£2.50) Venue 82 - Southside,Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson St. Tickets 667 2212 MI2 ■andSTEKPANNA Steve Kershaw, Bass (UK), Mads Olesen, Guitar (Denmark) Fetter Svard, Drums (Sweden) formInstitute this collosal European jazz1995, trio.andThey met while at the renowned Musicians in Los Angeles in between them won every award in sight. Aug 9-15 00.50 (03.00) £4.50 (£4.00) ■exciting THE fusion BIG IDEA Honkin'andHepR 'nCat' B. brothers Booze 'tPete il theandsmallStevehoursKershaw in the host an company someof jazz, of thefunkUK' Aug 27-30of 00.50 (03.00) £4.50s finest (£3.50)contemporary musicians. JAPAN EXPERIENCE 00©0 Venue 55 - Randolph Studio, Inst. Francais d'Ecosse, 13 Randolph Cres. Tix 225 5366 H8 ■ SHIHO Electric sounds from the dance, JapanesesongTalesandofsound Genji together and manywith more. An exquisitive combination of voice, extraordinary and evocative design make this total theatre. A feast for the senses. Aug 15-21 noon (13.00) £5.00 (£4.50) ■ CHIKUYOTAKAHASHI -TSUGARU SHAMISEN Thethe3-stringed guitar originated instrong, rural Northern Japan and uniquely echoes harshness of nature through its earthy vibrations. Chikuyo adds to it feminine sensuality and15.feeling of mother earth. Aug 11-17 3 0 (14.15) £5.00 (£4.50) Aug 18-24 14.15 (15.00) ■ancient BIWA,ballads JAPANESE Let thedeeds sensuous strumming the biwa the tellHeikeyouepics ofLUTE theperformed glorious of Japan' smaster past. offrom Pieces fromand Rashomon and by Swiss biwa Kyoto Silvain11-17 Kyokurai Aug 16.30Guignard. (17.15) £5.00 (£4.50)


JAZZ (LIVE) AT HENRY'S CELLAR BAR OO©© Venue 162 - Henry's Cellar Bar, 8-16 Morrison Street K8 ■RaeKULU PRESENTS Scotland' s top contemporary jazz groups, including John Collective, Hermon X, Brian KellockTrio, Salsa Celtica, EH 15, Gary' s Notebook Aug I 1-31 and20.00 15.0more. 0 (18.00) £6.00 £4.00 (£3.00) Aug Aug II 1-31 1-31 midnight(23.00) (03.00) £5.00(£5.00) (£4.00) THE JAZZ POOL Venue 54 - The Cellar Bar, Chambers Street ■Drummer THE JAZZ POOL' Fromdifferent the 'Pool'line-up of Scotland'night! s topAnmodern jazz players, BillofKylejazz selects ever-changing kaleidoscopecharge? talent!aLate bar (2.30am),each excellent jazz, good food and no admission Brilliant! Aug 12,14,17,19,21,24,26,28 23.00 (01.30) Free

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MIKE MARAN @0©0 Venue 67 - Valvona & Crolla, 19 Elm Row, top of Leith Walk. Tickets 556 6066 G15 ★theCHRIST STOPPED AT EBOLI Carlo Levi' s classic account of his exile in south of Italy adapted for the stage by Mike Maran and Philip Contini (songs, stories), Dick Lee (reeds), Simon Thoumire (concertina, pipes) and Marialaura AureliSuns) (photography). Aug 9-24 (not 13.00 (14.30)Appassionante! £6.00 Aug 17,24 15.30 (17.00) CRAIG MCMURDO 00©0 Venue 72 - Queen's Hall, Clerk Street. Tickets 668 2019 N13 ■celebrates CRAIG hisMCMURDO One Night Only. The square-jawed star singer 10th anniversary with backing band That Swing Thang, and introduces the vocal talents of Louis 'The Swingettes' JOOLS HOLLAND AND HIS RHYTHM Dean 19Martin, Prima. , paying tribute to Burt Bacharah, AND BLUES ORCHESTRA OO©© Aug 20.00Sinatra, (22.00) Elvis £10.00and £9.00 Venue 59 - Edinburgh Playhouse, 18-22 Greenside PI.Tickets 557 2590. HI4 ■BluesSEXOrchestra AND JAZZ Joolsnights Hollandof R&B, and hisjazz,Rhythm & THE MUSIC BOX ©O©© returnAND to theROCK’N’ROLL '96songs Festival forhistwo boogie Venue 50 - The Music Box, 9c Victoria Street. Tickets 220 4847 K11 woogie & blues frenzy based on from new album ' S ex & Jazz & Rock 'Aug n' Roll'24,25plus 19.traditional favourites. ■ JIM SALESTROM The Emmy award winning singer / songwriter from 30 (22.30) £ 12.00, £ 11.00 and £9.00 Breckenridge Colorado, USA. Having sang and played with Dolly Parton & John Jim brings you his high energy show and relates stories of his home and itsDenver, history. JUBILO 00©0 Aug 20-30 18.00 (19.00) £5.00 (£4.00) Venue 131 Greyfriars Ki r k, Greyfriars Pl a ce, Candlemaker Row. 667 2170 K11 I ■ CLUBS CLUBS Everychoice. SaturdayPacked for theandbestfriendly. mix in Adance ■choirCHORAL CONCERT by popular award-winning Edinburgh mixed voice well dressedpeople. house.SeeCLUBS: Really yourQ only mustandfor will include works by Mozart, Faure,Vaughan Williams, Parry, Britten, the party you there but come early. Tippett: Thomson with John Willmett, organ. Aug 10,17,24,31 23.00 (04.00) tickets on the door Aug 23 conducted 19.45 (21.15)by Walter £7.00 (£5.00) ■ CLUBS CLUBSSupplying CLUBS:theRUMPY PUMPY Aforfinethose and fascinating for nights. essential a bitspecial ofaffair houseSunday and25th.garage. Resident in action Barbieselection and Ken. Bank into holiday KENNY YOUNG &THE EGGPLANTS See flyers for details. Venue 90 - Graffiti, Corner Broughton and East London Streets Tickets 557 8330 G13 Sunday 10,17,24 23.00 (04.00) tickets on the door ■Brooklyn' KENNYs eccentric, YOUNGsemi-unplugged AND THE EGGPLANTS The triumphant return of Aug ■afterCLUBS CLUBS:THE WORLD FAMOUS Resurrects itself guitar/ bass/ bongos trio. ' A wonderful two years inDance labourandlashings of drinks promos99fuelled andCLUB a W-l-D-E but40°happy weird band withScotsman. a satirical 'Tcomic edge - -Inventive, endearing and'Bestveryoffunny - mix of Funkified mainstream monsters by at least Proof. Go see them!' ruly surreal Unforgettable!' Li s t . the Only serious party animals. RS. £tickets I a nip.on the door Fringe'9-31Independent. Aug for 12-14,19-21,26-28 23.00 (04.00) Aug (not 13,20,29) 23.15 (00.15) £5.00 (£4.00) ■theCLUBS CLUBS CLUBS: MADCHESTER The baggiest of nights playing likes ofnight Blacka night Grape, Stone Roses, Happy Mondays etc. isMaking CAROL KIDD OOO© Thursday remember. Baggy * tight s****! your Venue 72 - Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street Tickets 668 2019 N13 Aug 8,15,22,29 23.00 to(04.00) tickets onBigtheanddoor CAROL KIDDas she Hermoves pure-toned voice is enhanced naturalto swing, gift forexuding timing ■ CLUBS CLUBS: EVOL EVERY FRIDAY Shiny Happy Night sporting a and harmony, from expressive ballads, byto ablues, five year unflawed trackbusy. record.Very60s,good.70s, 80s, 90s indie anAuginfectious beautiful people. Very Probably the pop best nonsense thing you and could do 30 19.30bonhomie. (21.30) £ 12.50 and £ 10.00 with a Friday. Aug 9,16,23,30 23.00 (04.00) tickets on the door LARGESSE PRODUCTIONS MUSIC IN THE MUSEUM OO©© Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116 43 - Royal Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street. Tickets 225 7534 K12 ★ ■ A FOLD-OUT ATLAS OF THEfor HUMAN BODY Art - hardtowith a Venue vengeance' Madonna . . (not suitable people who aren' t prepared sleep ■ ROYAL SCOTTISH NATIONAL ORCHESTRA CHORUS One 3 Rachmaninov, to Scotland's leading chorus groups sing from an exciting programme, which of |I with the cast). A multi-sensual recital, from Bach, through t < includes14 some accompanied by John Blakely. brave new works, Aug 18.30 brass (19.30)accompaniment, £6.00 (£4.00) Includes refreshment. Aug 25-31 17.00 and (18.00)beyond £5.00 (£4.00) ■ MUSICAL DUETS Neil Mackie and Kathleen Livingstone play duets by OO©© Haydn, Schubert and Schuman. lion heart KI3 Aug 21 18.30 (19.30) £6.00 (£4.00) Includes refreshment. /| Venue 27 - Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza, 80 High Street 312 7332 MALTINGS,VIENNESE ENSEMBLE Music from Schubert and a tjf l from ★ ■ CALEDONIA Thisto today. unique folk rock show the history of Scotland ■selection polkas. pre-Roman times Presented via14 original a traces combination ofmost music, Aug 28 18.of 3Strauss 0 (19.30)waltzes £6.00 and (£4.00) Includes refreshment. n$ Something narration, drama, light and visuals, it contains scores, with lyrics. to (23.30) be missed!£7.50 (£5.50) 1* Aug Aug 16,23 14-25 not22.00 17.00 (18.30) AFRIDONIA DANCE GROUP 1 DOUGIE MACLEAN OOO© h THE MAGIC Vj Venue 72 - Queen's Hall, Clerk Street. Tickets 668 2019 N13 DOUGIE MACLEAN WITHrenowned THE ACOUSTIC Scotland' ]I ■singer-songwriter, internationally for his song EDGE 'Caledonia' , musics finest for W OF AFRICA I last of the Mohicans' and BBC'ensemble. s 'A Mug’s Game' performs solo and with a stunning Afridonia and Friends (Top African - Scottish Drum and Aug 27,28celtic-contemporary 22.30 (00.30) £9.50 (£8.50) 'A musical hero' Wall Street Journal. Dance Troupe), will elevate your Spirit and re-awaken your body and soul, bringing freshness, colour, rhythm 7:4 venue THE75-The MAMBO CLUB EDINBURGH ©O©©L8 and energy. Mambo Club, WestTollcross. Info 229 0469 This will undoubtedly be a night to remember. Workshops throughout. q B THE MAMBO CLUB. EDINBURGH. Come and party at the world 11 famous Mambo Club and dance toSoul,theRap sounds ofHip-Hop. 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MUSIC NIGHTS IN THE CARPENTER'S ARMS OOOO Venue 52 - ECF Kings Hall, South Clerk Street NI3 ■BigCEILIDH ATyear. THEHuge. CARPENTER' S Therefore ARMS A must for Scotsagainandthistourists. success last MASSIVE. two ceilidhs year anda double the fun!! Scottish music, dancing and entertainment. Treat yourself toAug real 13,17taste20.00of Scotland. (23.00) Free ■you'LIVE MUSIC AT CARPENTER’S ARMSinIt’san the end ofof the rejazzfringed out;neit'saissTHE essential therefore to indulge evening live week, blues, rock, and je quoi. Let the bands play and the music speak. Aug 16 20.00(23.00) Free ■lunchtime CLASSICAL MUSIC AT THE CARPENTER' S ARMS RelaxMozart, over a classical concert. includes by Handel, Kreisler andand Schubert. With Programme Libby Crabtree, Simonmusic Rawson, Catherine Marwood Jenny Hesford. Aug 13 13.00 (14.00) Free OLD ST PAUL'S MUSIC '96 oo@© Venue 45 - Old St Paul's Church and Hall, Jeffrey Street. Tickets 556 4651 JI3 ■tradition FESTIVAL HIGH MASSES Old St Paul' s has long benefited from aIthfine of Church Music. This festival, our Sunday worship features: I Aug: 18th Aug: Mozart, Coronation Mass; 25th Aug: Mass by theMozart, FrenchSpatzenmesse; organist-composer Aug 11,18,25 11.00 (12.30) Free Charles-Marie Widor. ■ MOZART evening ofbygreat music by Mozart,Theperformed by the orchestra ofCONCERT Old StNoPaul'36Ans inconducted programme will include Symphony C, (Linz), theLeslie HornShankland. Concerto in E Flat, and the Divertmento in D. Aug 21 19.30(21.15) £6.00 (£4.00) ■ SCOTTISH CHAMBER A recital of choral, organThe music from Francewillperformed byLanglais, oneCHOIR ofMesse Scotland' s leading choraland groups. programme feature; Solennelle, Debussy;Three Chansons, and works by Faure, and Messiaen. Aug 18 20.00 (21.30) £6.00 (£4.00) ■Brahm' FAURE' S Rhapsody REQUIEMperformed Faure's requiem; Bernstein, Chichester Psalms; and in concert by theThechoir and orchestra Stinclude Paul'ssaAlto under the direction of Leslie Shankland. programme will alsoof Old Handel(21.30) Organ£6.00 Concerto Aug 28 19.30 (£4.00)played by John Kitchen.

THE PADDIE BELL FESTIVAL FOLK SHOW OOO© Venue 89 - Roxburghe Hotel, 38 Charlotte Square. 19 ■show THEwithPADDIE BELL FESTIVAL FOLK SHOW Another wonderful guests Maggie Cruickshank, Guy Heath, Alan Hunter and Andy May, Robin Laing, Marcy d'Arcy, Gerry McKenna, Murray McLeod, Sangsters, Davy Steele. Aug 30 One 19.30night (22.45)only.£8.00 (£7.00) PAUL GALBRAITH CLASSICAL GUITAR oo©o Kll Venue 131 - Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place, Candlemaker Row. 667 2170 ■performance PAUL GALBRAITH: CLASSICAL GUITAR gives the first UK of hisofown transcription the complete worksin 1982, of he J.S.Bach. Winner the BBC TV YoungofMusician of thesolo Yearviolin (strings) has since performed worldwide. Aug 17 14. 4 5 (17.00) £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 18 19.30 (21.45) PHILIP JEAYSTRIO Venue 47 - The Cafe Royal, 17 West Register Street Tickets 556 2549 PHILIP JEAYS fromsarcastically supportinghumorous Tom Robinson, the boys come to Edinburgh with violence aTRIO blend ofFresh Presented with andsongs tenderness, this is cabaret asandit emotionally ought to be.intense. Fascinating Aida with bollocks. Aug 9-31 (not 20,27) 18.30 (19.30) £5.00 (£4.00) PHILOMUSICA OF EDINBURGH ■concerts Director David sHume presents several & delightful orchestral Church, Princes Streetavaried &series St.Mary' s Episcopal Cathedral, Palmerstonbyin St.John' Place. Philomusica also hosts of attractive chamber concerts international artists in St. Mark' s Church, Castle Terrace. Children £3 for all concerts. Venue 127 - St John's Church,West End, Princes Street ■Contrapunctus BACH CONCERT 4, Coffee Cantata, 4 from £6.00 'ABrandenburg rt of(£3.00 Fugue'child) . Concertos David Hume2 &violin. Aug 11 20.00 (21.30) ■ BAROQUE CONCERT Jubilate,Wagenseil trombone concerto, Warlock 'Capriol Suite'Mozart VivaldiExultate and Telemann. Janet deVigne soprano, Toby Segouin trombone. Aug 17 20.00 (21.30) £6.00 (£3.00 child)

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■ CLASSICAL CONCERT MozartPachelbel Eine KleineCanon Nachtmusik, concerto, Dvorak, Waldesruhe,Vivaldi, & HaydnBoccherini 'Trauer' cello symphony, Robin Mason cello. Aug 24 20.00 (21.30) £6.00 (£3.00 child) Venue 91 - St Mary's Cathedral & Chapter House, Palmerston Place J7 ■Concerto CHORAL CONCERT Faure Requiem, MozartAlison violinRushworth, concerto, violin HandelDavid Grosso. Opera Camarata, conductor Hume.18 20.00 (21.30) £6.00 (£3.00 child) Aug ■forVIVALDI CONCERT &TheCello. Four Seasons, solo violin David Hume, Concert! AugRecorder, 25 20.00Guitar.Violin (21.30) £6.00 (£3.00 child) Venue 125 - St Mark's Unitarian Church, Castle Terrace J9 ■Morceaux GLEN CAPRA & CATHY NARDIELLO piano duet Rachmaninov 6 op 11, Schubert Fantasia op 103, Faure Dolly Suite & Debussy Petite Suite.10,11 20.00 (21.30) £5.00 (£3.00 child) Aug ■harpsichord BAROQUE Davids Hume violin & Mark Owen play MASTERPIECES Handel,Tartini,The Aug 12,26 20.00 (21.30) £5.00 (£3.00Devil' child)Trill, Leclair,Vivaldi & Mozart. ■ CELLOto&flyPIANO Masonvia &Buenos Jo Barlow passionate travellers Edinburgh/PilotsAliceRobin Springs Airesinvite with cello-piano airlines. Aug 13,19 18.00 (19.00) £5.00 (£3.00 child) ■andJANET DE VIGNE MARKMahler OWEN& Deexplore repertoire piano with works by&Wagner, Falla. theRobin Mason forcellosoprano joins them on Aug 21. Aug 14,21 18.00 (19.00) £5.00 (£3.00 child) ■music CAMEO presentPrevious 'The WayCameo We Were', celebrating the last 50 years in words, & pictures. Aug 14,17 20.00 (21.30) £5.00 (£3.00show child)'Delightful!' Scotsman. ■continue: BANQUET MUSIC -chamber music on baroque violin,Quantz; flute, gamba Aug 15th,OF Frederick King &18th,23rd,27th, Composer - CPE Bach, 16th, A&Musical Offering -JS Bach,Telemann; Mystery & Magnificence Biber Rosary, Krieger, Buxtehude; 24th, From Devil to Archangel -Tartini, Biber, Corelli. Aug 15,16,23 18.00 0(16.00) 0 (19.00) £5.00 (£3.00 child) Aug 18,2513.0015.(14.00) Aug Aug 2427 20.00 (21.00) ■LucaVillani PAGANINI Corelli, DUO FollowingPaganini, a successful debut in Rome, David Hume & Aug 16,23 play 20.00 (21.30)Giuliani, £5.00 (£3.00 child)Sarasate & Sor for violin and guitar. ■ LIEDER and French songsandfromStuart the Montgomery 19th century with AndrewFOR Doig LUNCH (baritone),German Sheila Graham (mezzo) (piano). Aug 17 13.00 (14.00) £5.00 (£3.00 child) ■strings JOLIE& piano. VENT present a varied of chamber music cello for wind, David Ross flute,programme Ian Frost oboe, Robin Mason & Jo Barlow piano. Aug 17 18.00(19.15) £5.00 (£3.00 child) ■ MENAGE A QUATRE musicWake withflute, a soupcon of je necello sais &quoiMark from deVigne soprano,French Katherine Robin Mason OwenJanet piano. Aug 18 18. 0 0 (19.00) £5.00 (£3.00 child) Aug 23 13.00 (14.00) ■ PHILLIDA BANNISTER SMART perform 20thEisler, Century works for& contralto and guitar by&ALPIN Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Dessau, Weill, Watson other composers. Aug 19 15.00 (16.00) £5.00 (£3.00 child) ■19th,ETIENNE BOONEN Piano. mezzo-soprano Chopin, Liszt, Brahms, Franck & Schubert on 20th. SOPHIE de TILLESSE Poulenc, Britten & Satie. joins him on 21 st to perform Aug 19-21Duparc, 20.00Karlowicz, (22.00) £5.00 (£3.00) 9cycles WILLIAM BARITONE, & 'DDAVID ARDITTI Songby Finziof &REVELS Ardittiin (world premiere) ramatic singing' DailyPIANO Telegraph. Celebration Burns song (20th, 24th), Earth, Air & Rain (22nd, 26th). Aug 20,22,24,26 18.00 (19.00) £5.00 (£3.00 child) Bon LUCAVILLANI Guitar. Performs Giuliani, Sor, Granados 21 st;Villa-Lobos forSanz,Guitar & Ginastera Sonata&onAlbeniz 26th. AugAug21,26 15.00 (16.15)Twelve £5.00 Studies (£3.00 child) aSonata, PIANO FAVOURITES William Alexander plays Beethoven ' F uneral March’ by Mozart, Debussy, Rachmaninov, Chopin & Liszt. Aug 24& 15.music 00 (17.00) £5.00Schubert, (£3.00 child) STkATRINETOWNHILL MEZZO-CONTRALTO & ALAN JACQUES PIANODebussy Song cycles: 'Frauenlieben und Leben' Schumann, 'Trois Chansons de Bilitis' & 'Trumpet the Dust' Aug 25 18.00 (19.00) £5.00in(£3.00 child)Gareth Clemson (I st performance). Venue 127 - St John's Church,West End, Princes Street 19 B& continuo. BANQUETAugOF16thMUSICK chamber music on- Tartini, baroqueBiber, violins, flute,17th gamba From Devil to Archangel Corelli; A Scotch Measure McGibbon, Oswald,Bach,Telemann. JC Bach; 21st The Banquet & Friends - inc. cantatas; 23rd A13.-Musical Offering Aug 16,17,23 00 (14.00) £6.00- JS(£3.00 child) Aug 21 15.00 (16.00)

MUSIC PROISEACT NAN EALAN NATIONAL GAELIC ARTS -PROJECT OOO© Venue 34 - The Famous Grouse House,5 Chambers St Tix 220 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661 5687) KI2 ■coastTHEandSCOTTISH CEILIDHmaking SHOWa perfect Whirlingmarriage west circularsong.reels,STEP-DANCING and toe-tapping step-dancing with Aug music 26 21.30and(23.15) £6.00 (£4.00) CEOL NAN GAIDHEAL OGandRising of Gaeldom together in this stunning of Gaelic£6.00 music(£4.00) song, stars and Scottish step get dancing. Aug 27 show 21.30 (23.15) ■ FREDtoMORRISON CHARLIE Soul-touching airs through powerful reels,AND from Capercaillie,MCKERRON these leading exponents of Scottish music will have you begging for more. Aug 28-29 21.30 (23.15) £6.00 (£4.00) ■celebration MUSIC AND SONGS FROMofTHE ISLE OF SKYE Enjoy an evening in emotive Aug 30 21.30of the (23.15) £6.00music (£4.00) the misty Isle of Skye. ■ TANNAS INexcellent. CONCERTDefinitely 'Poignancy,worth spaceinvestigation and that unquantifiable accessibility ' Q Magazine. Gaelic songs, young people, great music. Aug 29 21.00 (22.30) £6.00 (£4.00) ■Malcolm TRADITIONAL GAELICCalum-lain CEILIDH Ishbel McAskill and lain Mackay with Jones, FredOutstanding Morrison, Fiona31Mackenzie. Gaelic music.MacCorquodale, Sandra Mackay and Aug 21.00 (23.00) £7.00 (£5.00) ■Doyenne FOLK ofDIVAS CONCERT Three major traditional and Scots Gaelic INsingers, Ishbel star McAskill, Sheena WellingtoninArtists renowned singer and Corrina Hewat, rising of song and clarsach their internationally Aug 26-31 18.acclaimed 00 (19.30) celebration £6.00 (£4.00)of Scotland's music. ROSEMARY GEORGE & RICHARD SHADROUI oo©o Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 ■Centre, THE this NEW YORK BROADWAY DUO Direct from London' s Barbican duo present the best of'Charming Broadway,andfrom Gershwin andcritically-acclaimed the blues to sophisticated Sondheim. vivacious' New York he show stealer' Aug 18-24Times.16.30'T(17.20) £5.00 (£4.00)Sheldon Gazette. 'A riot' The Star Ledger. ST ANDREWS & ST GEORGES AT FESTIVAL TIME Venue 111 - St Andrew & St George's Church, 13 George Street. Tickets 225 3847 ■ QUERNSTANE An entertaining of readings, musicVictoria, and song from 19th century visitors to Scotlandprogramme - Chopin, Dickens, Queen Mendelssohn. Aug 12 12.30 (13.30) FREE ■ MESSIAEN' S QUARTETworks FOR THE END OF TIME A live performance ofAug one12of14.the30great (15.30)chamber £4.50 (£4.00) of this century. B DIE 'iSCHONE MULLERIN Schubert' s songOpera cycle Magazine of hopelessandlove. Wilde, n the footsteps of Bonaventura Bottone' Alan Mark Jacques Aug 13 (piano). 12.30 (13.30) £4.50 (£4.00) B CELTICBrian SELECTION presented by Ellen Wycherley, Hilsley, NoelFORO'DVOICES onoghue AND joined HARP by Kathleen Friel and Martin McKean. Aug 13 14.30 (16.30) £5.50 (£4.50) BLanglais). ORGANAugRECITALS Aug 14 (concerto - Marjorie Bruce (Bach, Mozart,Vierne, - John(Bach, Kitchen Aug - Philip 21Sawyer Buxtehude). arrangements - Walther and Bach). Aug 2814,21,28 12.30 (13.30) FREE ■Maguire. MERLYN TRIO Trios inGodson; Eb by Haydn and Schubert, Elegy by Edward - Daphne Aug 14 14.Violin 30 (16.30) £5.50 (£4.50) cello - Patricia Hair; piano - Leon Coates. Bsoprano: EDINBURGH BAROCK (period instruments) with Wilma Glorious music from Georgian London: Handel, MauriceMcDougall, Greene and the Italians. Aug 15 12.30 (13.30) £5.00 (£4.00) BSongs SCOTCH MINSTRELSY for oldRathie Scottish ballads Mahler and New Mullen.musicStuart (tenor), Colin- Judith StuartWeir. (piano).15by 14.Musgrave, Aug 30 (16.30) £5.50 (£4.50) BMackSUPERB SOPRANO SONGS From Geneva,Vivien Liu accompanied by Aug 16Sawyer 12.30(piano) (13.30) sings FREEheart-moving songs by Mozart, Strauss and Berg. ST ANDREWS & ST GEORGES continues over the page 49


MUSIC ST ANDREWS & ST GEORGES continued ■singer FANDANGLE Obradors, Mompou,Scotsman. Poulenc,Jennifer Walton Logan and Britten, whoAlanknows how to entertain' (mezzo-from 'a soprano), Jacques (piano). Aug 16 14.30 (16.30) £5.50 (£4.50) ■celebrate ST ANDREW' GEORGE'ofVivaldi' S CHOIRs scintillating AND ORCHESTRA the FestivalS AND with aSTperformance 'Gloria' and other17festive Aug 12.30music. (13.30) FREE ■Miserere CHORAL CLASSICS -deCADENZA LovettDei (conductor). (Allegri), Cantique jean Racine Graham (Faure), Agnus (Barber), English and American choral gems. Aug 18 19.30 (21.30) £6.00 (£5.00) ■ TENDRES BADINAGES Sparkling(flute), new duoMargaret returnJaffrey-Smith to play an enchanting feast music. £4.50 Grace(£4.00) Conway (piano). Aug of19 French 12.30 (13.30) ■decade SONGof Fringe RECITAL John Cox (tenor), Leon Coates (piano) celebrate singing! Schumann - 'Liederkreis' op. 39, Britten - 'On aThis Island' . Aug 20 12.30 (13.30) £4.50 (£4.00) ■celebrated CELLO ANDreturn PIANO KorySonatas (cello) Nos and Geoffrey to playRonen Brahms' I and 2. Dancer (piano), Aug 22 12.duo, 30 (13.30) £4.50 (£4.00) ■Schumann' PIANOs RECITAL Brilliant16,pianist Geoffrey Dancer returns Chopin' s 2 'Nocturnes' and 4thto'Bplay allade'. Aug 23 12.30'Kreisleriana' (13.30) £4.50op. (£4.00) ■LeonCELEBRITY RECITAL Cellist Vivien Couling, former pupil of Casals, Coates (piano). Ravishing works by Bach, Beethoven, Schumann andand Dohnanyi. Aug 26 19.30 (21.30) £6.00 (£5.00) ■(piano) BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY and StephenandDoughty perform Dvorak' s Sonatina,Lawrence Smetana'Dunn s 'From(violin) my Homeland' other Czech27works. Aug 12.30 (13.30) £4.50 (£4.00) ■Cribb SAXOPHONE Greene (saxophone), MichaelFaure, Lester(piano), presentCLASSIQUE an entertainingPhilip programme by Mozart, Dvorak, Creston etc. Aug 27 14.30 (16.30) £5.50 (£4.50) ■Schubert, MY HEART' S INandTHEMaxwell HIGHLANDS Songs andCoates piano(soprano), pieces by Leon Schumann Geddes. Heather Coates (piano). Aug 27 19.30 (21.30) £6.00 (£5.00) ■ FROM BAROQUE TO ROMANTIC Warzycki Bach, Beethoven,International Chopin andLyrical Liszt. pianist Stefan Aug 28 19.performs 30 (21.30)music£6.00by (£5.00) ■ SOSTENUTO Lindsay Grainger attractive (flute), Murray Grainger- Bach (classical accordian) return with an extremely programme to awardwinning Aug 29 composer 12.30 (13.30)David£4.50Merrill. (£4.00) ■heart-stopping INVITATIONmelodies TO THE Luscious and exuberant playedDANCE by Margaret Jaffrey-Smith (piano).music full of Aug 29 19.30 (21.30) £6.00 (£5.00) ■ THE GOLDBERGonVARIATIONS Stefan Warzycki performs Bach's sublime the piano. Aug 30 masterpiece 12.30 (13.30) £4.50 (£4.00) ■Rodrigo THE VIRTUOSO Malcolm Watson performsGranados Bach (Chaconne), (Invocation et GUITAR Danse), Domeniconi (Koyunbaba), (Vaises Poeticos), Giuliani (Sonata Eroica). Aug 30 19.30 (21.30) £6.00 (£5.00) ■ ORGAN SPECTACULAR Maestro Alberto Massimo guarantees thrills galore stunning Aug 31with12.more 30 (13.30) £4.50arrangements (£4.00) of stage and screen favourites. ■ INTERMEZZO 'Original andwritten delightful - three beautiful, witty young women...' Times, perform for the rich/unconventional blend of mezzo31voices piano.£5.50music(£4.50) Aug 14.30and(16.30) ■popular ENSEMBLE Scenesandfromaccompanist operas, operattas by theconcert ever eleven singers from Fifeandin musicals this delightful programme. Sept I 19.30 (21.30) £6.00 (£5.00)

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ST MARY'S CATHEDRAL OO©© Venue 91 - St Mary's Cathedral & Chapter House, Palmerston Place J7 ■Howells, SUNDAY SERVICES 18th: 10.30am Mozart Missa Brevis in D, 3.30pm Palestrina. 25th: Haydn Missa Sancti Nicolai, 3.30pm Bairstow, Bruckner. (11.30) 15.30 (16.30) Aug Aug 2518 10.10.3300 (11.30) 15.30 (16.30) ■unique DAILYin Scotland. CHORALWednesday EVENSONG 5.30PM The renowned Cathedral choir, Aug 24,25,28) 17.3028th (18.10)broadcast Free live on Radio 3 (4.00pm). Aug 2819-3015.(not 45 (17.00) ■Hymn CATHEDRAL CHOIR CONCERT Bernstein Chichester Psalms, Britten St Cecilia,Tippet Aug 21to 19.30 (21.00) £5.00Five Spirituals.Walton The Twelve. ■celebrated ORGAN1879 RECITALS Distinguished recitalists give evening concerts on FatherAbbey); Willis instrument: l3th:Timothy Hone (Newcastle); 20th: Peter (Bath 27th David Saint (Birmingham). Aug 13,20,27King20.00 (21.30) £5.00 ST MICHAEL & ALL SAINTS CHURCH OO©© Venue 95 - St Michael and All Saints Church, Brougham Street L9 ■ MUSICofAThighSTmass MICHAEL AND ALLandSAINTS Enjoy the music andSaints: splendour amidst the smells bells of St Michaels and All hfeiligmess, Haydn(25th) with orchestra (I Ith); Messe solenelle.Vierne (18th); Missa Brevis,11,18,25 Leighton Aug 11.00 (12.20) Free SCOTTISH BENEFIT CUBA DEFENCE CAMPAIGN OOO© Venue to be confirmed Info 0141 445 5002 ■endAofNIGHT FOR CUBA Remember those great nights for Nicaragua the They'latin re back! nightsurprises! out with live Cuban salsa,at the best ofthe theandFestival? Fringe, more flavourA benefit and mucho Forstamped! International Solidarity Celebration, Nicaragua Solidarity Campaign red Sept I 20.00 (midnight) £ 10.00 (£7.00) SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL FAMOUS GROUSE HOUSE AT THE Venue House, 5 Chambers St Tix 220345606- The(TillFamous 9 AugGrouse 661 5687) ■ JOHNguitarist. RENBOURN - INmember CONCERT Highlyperforms influentialsolocontemporary acoustic Founder of Pentangle and from a cross-section of his repertoire. Aug 26 20.30 (22.30) £7.00 (£5.00) ■in the TONY MCMANUS IN CONCERT of the finest country, heBrittany, brings a-Quebec unique approach toonetraditional music.acoustic Strainsguitarists from Scotland, Ireland,(22.30) Aug 10 20.30 £6.00 (£4.00)and. Cape Breton. ■Seddon THE and POOZIES IN CONCERT Tweed, Mary McMaster, Patsy the new -member, Kate Rusby.KarenDelightful, contemporary folk that isAugtruly12,13 intoxicating. 20.30 (22.30) £7.00 (£5.00) ■Scottish MICHAEL MARRA'Scotland' - IN CONCERT A most skilful contemporary song-writer. s undiscovered national possibly' List. (22.30) 'Astonishingly powerful' Sunday Times.treasure? Quite Aug 14,15The20.30 £7.00 (£5.00) ■spontaneous, MCCALMANS - IN CONCERT Full frontal Scottish folk-song, unpredictable humour.musicalBrilliant reviews (Scotsman, Evening News) for previous shows and ' d elightful experience' Daily Telegraph. Aug 16,17,23,24 20.30 (22.30) £6.00 (£3.00) ■ BURACH - INNoCONCERT Fast-rising, straight-ahead, eight-piece Scottish folk-rock prisoners Aug 18,19band. 20.30 (22.30) £6.00taken (£4.00)with this lot. Be ready to boogie. ■ DICK GAUGHANUS- INtourCONCERT Hot footDon' backt miss! from another and a majorThenewboss. solo album. Aug 20,21coast-to-coast 20.30 (22.30) £7.00 (£4.00) ■Scotland' NORTHunsung SEA heroes GAS - IN CONCERT Songs,bands. music, and fun from one of her most popular Aug 22 s20.30 (22.30) £6.00and(£4.00) ■ SEELYHOO IN CONCERT new,(drums), young Scottish folk band featuring Orkney'-s Wrigley Sisters, JimGreat Walker and Sandy/ Celtic Brechin (accordian). Aug 25 20.30 (22.30) £6.00 (£4.00) ■ GORDON CONCERT for many his hitsuccessful Heartsong’years guitarist GordonGILTRAP performs -anINintimate solo setFamous reflecting inAugmusic. 27 20.30 (22.30) £7.00 (£5.00) SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL continues the page


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SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL continued ■musical ISAAC GUILLORY - IN CONCERT Fringe years of guitarist and aBringing stunningtolivetheperformer. Aug 28 experience; 20.30 (22.30)a fabulous £7.00 (£5.00) ■spiritDEAF SHEPHERD - INpipes, CONCERT bandbouzouki, who set the musicaland of Scotland aglow with whistles,Talented fiddle, guitar, bodhran stunning Aug 30 vocals. 21.00 (22.30) £6.00 (£4.00) ■sensitive BRENDAN POWER Innovative, virtuosic, . . describe the AND dynamicFRANK pairing ofKILKELLY Brendan (harmonica) and Frank (guitar). Aug 31 21.00 (22.30) £6.00 (£4.00) ■lateLATE to dieClub, for the drink to live for. Dance night AND socks offLIVELIER withCajun The Food Clubscene Hughandyour MacDiarmid' s Haircut, Aces, Salsa Celtica andRobert others,FishandBand, Country Western with Stetson Head. See Daily Diary. Aug 9,10,13-18,20,22-25,29-31 23.30 (03.00) £6.00 (£4.00) SCOTTISH SINFONIA OOO© Venue 131 - Greyfriars Kirk, Greyfriars Place, Candlemaker Row. 667 2170 K11 ■WUNDERHORN. MAHLER: SYMPHONY NO 4 IN G. SONGS FROM DAS KNABEN Conductor: Neil Mantle. Reviews of 1995 Festival (Mahler nine)by 'Neil Astonishing results' Guardian.the'Ivery t wassoul obvious Sinfonia, conducted Mantle, had(£6.00) penetrated of thethatwork' Scotsman. Aug 25 17. 0 0 (18.30) £6.50 (Children £4.00) Aug 26 20.00 (21.30) SEGOVIA GUITAR TRIO 00©0 Venue 8 - Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square LI I ■music. THE Sambas, SEGOVIA TRIO returns toAlbeniz, EdinburghFallawithanditsRodrigo stunningin Spanish guitar salsa & jazz mix with a fast moving lunchtime xceptional' Aug 20-23programme. 13.00 (13.55)'E£5.00 (£4.00)The Times. SPIRIT OF SCOTLAND OO©© Venue 102 - Scotch Malt Whisky Society.The Vaults, 87 Giles St Leith. Info 554 3451 BI9 ■ SPIRIT OFandSCOTLAND You James are invited to spendReidan evening byEvans; the fire with Margaret Martyn Bennett, MacDonald and Jack taste the real traditions Scotland;.... bagpipes, fiddle, songs, stories and sample Scotland' s finest Maltof Whiskies. Aug 12-14,19-21,26-28 20.00 (22.30) £ 12.50 (£ 10.00 OAP)

Vocal ensemble and Brahms' 'BEL FestivalCANTO Motets' for double choir.performs DirectorBruckner - Davidmotets Buchanan-Cook. Organist John Riley. Aug 28 18.30 (19.30) £5.00 (£4.00) SPLENDID Bright, melodic songs, newly29formed band.(£3.50) Plusjangling special guitars guests.and summer sounds from Aug 20.00 Edinburgh (21.30) £4.50 BRYNandHAWORTH withslidewarmth and spirituality, blues theMusic master guitarist. Book early.firmly rooted in Aug 30,31r&b,22.00from(23.30) £6.00 (£4.00) TOWERING INFERNO ©O©© Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 111 ■KADDISH KADDISH A Dream History of Europe in the wake of the Holocaust. is an epic multi-media event commended for its panoramic scope, outstanding sense dramapowerful and astonishing variety ofexperience' musical styles. 'Preview Breathtaking .9. 21.30 a ofmoving, and emotional LA Times. Aug (22.45) £7.00 Aug Aug 10-15,18,20-22,26-29 16,17,23-25 21.30 (22.45)21.30£ 12.(22.45) 00 (£ 10.£9.00 00) (£8.00) TRINITY BAROQUE OOOO Venue 127 - St John's Church,West End, Princes Street 19 ■ DEVOTION AND DESIRE Renowned for atheir original programming, Trinity Baroque (comprising 5 singers) presents sacred and secular journey through spheresthe ofearhuman passion. musical Works preconceptions..' by Schiitz, Monteverdi and others, the '..charm and challenge Hampshire Chronicle. Aug 13 18. 0 0 (19.00) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug 1415 13.15.0000 (14.00) Aug (16.00)

HANKWANGFORD OOO© Venue 90 - Graffiti, Corner Broughton and East London Streets Tickets 557 8330 GI3 ★shows ■ HANK HOLIDAY SPECIAL Hank rides into town for two exclusive only, with the New Lost Cowboys for a celebration of your favourite and toetappers. Featuring the Lone Yodeller and the Hank PARK STICKNEY OQ©0 heartbreakers Kerchiefs. if Venue 126 - St John's Church Hall, West End Princes Street Tickets 556 0492 19 Aug 25,26 22.30 (midnight) £8.00 (£7.00) ■ PARK JAZZ joins Ellington, imagination soars,range and allofages grin WHALE ■y; when ParkHARP partnersand a rhythm harp.BachJazz an exhilirating innovative sound as hetopioneers with anrepertorial acclaimed performance of Venue 35 -The WHALE Venue,Walpole Hall,Chester Street Tickets 458 3267 00©016 ■ii|a, Aug engaging wit and virtuosity. ■ FRINGE FLINGS stand-up and flingofyour own thing into 12-14 15.00 (16.00) £5.00 (£2.50) the wee smallensure hoursyouwithForget thethebest bands.comedy Four and nightsour step-by-step Aug 19,20 16 21.3021.00(23.00) instruction enjoy Friday ceilidhs irresistable toeI i Aug (22.00) tapping blend for Saturdays. Dance!! THEATRE EAST END OO©© Aug 16,17,23,24 22.30 (00.30) £4.00 (£2.00) >' Vj Venue 114 - Theatre East End, St Paul's and St George's Church,York PI Tlx 556 1202. H13 WHISTLEBINKIES THE theMOORS WITH DAVID HEAVENOR Atmospheric widescreen music Venue 111 - St Andrew & St George's Church, 13 George Street Tickets 225 3847OOO® HI I tl from Moors' ' S olitary Citizen' project. Support from Heavenor' s brooding, ■ WHISTLEBINKIES Scottish Traditional Music lowland old and new, inconcertina, a iji Aa; Aug evocative songs.(23.00) £5.00 (£4.00) wonderful acoustic setting, on flute, fiddle, clarsach, pipes, 11 21.00 drums and beautiful Gaelic vocals (Judith Peacock) champion piping (Rab \ ANDY THORNTON Lyrical, passionate,Current humanealbum songs'Victims from singer/ guitarist. Wallace) by composer Eddie McGuire. mainstay Glasgow£4.50 music(£3.50) scene. and Criminals' Aug 31 and 19.30haunting (21.30) music £6.00 (£5.00) It) Aug 13 of19.the 45 (21.00) I acclaimed IAIN ARCHER Irish songwriter Martynesque guitarist with WILLING SPIRIT OOO© album 'PSoulful laying Dead' , 'maturity,anduniversal appeal and youthful Venue 188 - Seventh Day Adventist Church, 3 Bristo Place 225 2819 L11 i« Aug idealism' Q. ■(Birmingham) WILLINGpresents SPIRIT aThis young Adventistfeaturing Choir from Handsworth 14-16 19.45 (21.00) £4.50 (£3.50) series of concerts a unique blend of a ANDY REDMAN Vocals / guitar / mandolin, with Mike Dunning - double bass; spirituals and contemporary gospel music. Come and catch the infectious 1 Frank Glynn - violin / viola; Alan Windram - percussion / vocals. Folk - world - enthusiasm of these lively African-Caribbean singers praising God. FREE. Aug 27-31 (not 29) 19.30 (21.00) Free A1 Aug 17 19.45 (21.00) £4.50 (£3.50) ijd LIES DAMNED LIES Steve Butler' s achingly world-weary vocal; Dot Reid' s FREI ZINGER OO©© looming keyboards; Charlie Irvine's valve-rattling guitar. Launching new album, Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 L14 iAf Aug Plus support. 18 21.00 (23.00) £6.00 (£4.00) ■texture FLUTE DREAMS Frei Zinger weaves a magical tapestry of tone and a symphony orchestra from a single flute. A veritable oasis of (JACOB'S LADDER Edinburgh's favourite Christian rock band return with a peace amidst the hustle and bustle of the city. Taste the soundscape of new lineup their annual dreams! Aug 25 21.00for (22.30) £4.50sell-out (£3.50) gig. Book early! Aug 18-22,26 11.011.0 (11.45) Aug 16,17,23-25 00 (11.45)£3.50£4.00(£3.00) (£3.50) NICK HARPER Incisive songs, passionate vocals, and a blistering guitar technique. Recently on tour with Difford/Tiibrook (Squeeze). Aug 26,27 22.00 (23.30) £5.00 (£4.00) HELPTHE& INFORMATION SISTERnatural SISTER Liverpool-bred acousticLastpop.heardAssured songwriting; powerful RING FRINGE(June ON 0131-226 vocals; harmonic understanding. in Edinburgh with Brian Open 10am-6pm July) 5257 or 5259 Kennedy. and 10am-7pm (during ftAugust) Aug 26,27 18. 0 0 (19.15) £4.50 (£3.50) Aug 28 22.00 (23.30) £5.00 (£4.00) 53


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THE EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY FOOTLIGHTS Venue 23 - Chaplaincy Centre, I Bristo Square, (near Fringe Club) Tickets 650 8201 ©COO ■ LITTLE SHOPmusical OF HORRORSflorist will make you scream - with laughter! gleefully gruesome plays and nurseJames to man-eating plant,FORA which brings down the housein which a la Otis Reading Brown. NOT THE FAINT-HEARTED! Aug 10-17 18.10 (19.40) £6.00 (£4.50) Venue 169 - Moray House Studios, 37 Holyrood Road Tickets 556 0102 K14 ■enjoyFORBIDDEN FRINGE!music Wilkommen, bienvenue, welcome! Sit even back Lloyd and our cabaret featuring by Porter, Bernstein, Sullivan and Webber as we take the curtain up for a satirical look at the world of musicals and Augbeyond... 8-17 (not 11) 22.50 (23.50) £6.00 (£4.50) EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY SAVOY OPERA GROUP Venue 23 - Chaplaincy Centre, I Bristo Square, (near Fringe Club) Tickets 650 8201 oo@o LI2 ★ ■ MURDER AT THE SAVOY Inspector Who PulleyDunnit; of the Yard investigates the death of Larry Dapple (the comic baritone). Dapple' s wife (the Soprano), his rival (the Tenor) or the manager (the Alto)? Gilbert & Sullivan by a Broadway Aug 18-24composer. 19.00 (19.50) £5.00 BEDFORDSHIRE OPERA OOOO THE EDINBURGH YOUNG THEATRE Venue 169 - Moray House Studios, 37 Holyrood Road Tickets 556 0102 KI4 COMPANY oo©oE7 ★ ■ PIMPINONE ORTHE MISMATCHED MARRIAGEhard-hitting Teleman'sand Venue 69 - Broughton High School, I Carrington Road. Tickets 336 1081 commedia inspired comic operetta provides a fast-moving, ■ ANNIE WARBUCKS The Scottish premiere production of the sequel to funny musical about money, powerorchestration and marriage.and two Annie. Follow Annie' s newhits.adventures inhita sparkling show packed with tuneful Bedfordshire Opera'entertainment s production features theBedfordshire original a.) very and memorable new song Another and more magic from Edinburgh' s virtuosic singer-actors.. ' A n absolute gem' on Sunday. Capital Award19.winning theatre. 12.30 (13.20) (13.20) £6.00 £5.00 (£5.00) (£4.00) Aug 15 (21.45)youth£6.00music (£4.50) )A,r Aug Aug 12-15 16,17 12.30 Aug 2419-2415.15(17.15) Venue 117 -Viewforth Centre, 104 Gilmore Place Tickets 229 7659 M6 CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY AMATEUR DRAMATIC CLUB ® •s Venue 82 - Southside, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson St Tickets 667 2212 Rocky Mountains ever in this hilarious production of one of the rr ■ CHICAGO Arecaptures city of jazz,theadultery murder., casting Kandera sinister and Ebb'glance s blackover Broadway .i the comedy musical magic ofand'C'Aabaret' Aug 12-17shows 18.15 (20.00)staged£5.50- unmissable! (£4.50) modern legal system. Showstoppers ll That Jazz' and ' R azzle Dazzle' ■dramatic THE RINK Liza Minnelli' s Broadway triumph isChicago) revived have in a powerful and I make ’Chicago"an unmissable extravaganza. production. KanderechoandtheEbbjaunty (Cabaret, written some Aug bouncy, melodic songs that aura of the fairground. Provides Aug 7,8,12,14,15,19,20,22,27,28 9- II, 16-18,23-26,30,3 I 20.1020.10 (21.55)(21.55) £7.50£7.00 (£6.50)(£6.00) much pleasure and real emotion. Memorable! ©O©© Aug 12-17 20.15 (22.15) £5.50 (£4.50) 1 CHABERTTHEATRE COMPANY Venue 167 - Moray House Theatre, Canongate/St John's Street Tickets 5560102 KI4 FIFTH ESTATE ★ ■ PARADISE Discover for yourselfnewthatmusical paradise cantakebeyoufound on earth. Venue 34 - The Famous Grouse House,5 Chambers St Tix 220 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661OO©© 5687) KI2 ; •i! 3? j Stephen Lowe' s moving and powerful will on an ★ ■ 1820 The true story of the betrayal and murder of ordinary Scots by emotional journey that will change your life for ever. Musicals will never be the their ownFifth BritishEstateGovernment. Thisofunique collaboration between Award , a I same again. Aug 8,12-15,18-22,25-29 20.25 (22.15) £5.00 (£4.00) Winning and the music The Celtic Revival, tells of the last armed • , Aug 9,10,16,17,23,24,30,31 20.25 (22.15) £7.00 (£6.00) Scottish12-31insurrection. Aug (not Mons) 17.30 (19.30) £6.50 (£4.50) DAVID EDEN YOUTH THEATRE COMPANY 00©0 FORTH CHILDRENS THEATRE ©OOO £ Venue 167 - Moray House Theatre, Canongate/St John's Street Tickets 556 0102 KI4 Venue 120 - Inverleith Church Hall, Ferry Road (opp Granton Road) Tickets 538 6077 A9 ■ THECoventry BOYFRIEND Thisthesuccessful award winning youth theatreSandy company i i iWf from returns for third year to the Fringe to perform OKLAHOMA! FollowingfromlastRodgers years sellandoutHammerstein production 'Twith he Vackees' ,a s hit musical.but above A lightallhearted romp of the I920's - love, laughter, blockbuster ofanda musical its string a <; t|ti Wilson' mistaken fun! famous songs dances, ofperformed by Edinburgh' s most successful youngof Aug 19-24identity, 15.15 (16.45) £5.00 (£4.00) theatre company, winners four Capital Awards. Aug 9-17 (not II) 19.30 (21.40) £5.50 (£4.50) EDINBURGH ACTING SCHOOL OO©© Aug 10,17 14.30 (16.40) £5.50 (£4.50) - V Venue 177-YMCA, 73 Ferry Road BI7 j A ★ ■ GROOVY GENERATIONS! This fast-moving, lively revue is guaranteed GLOUCESTERSHIRE EVERYMAN YOUTH THEATRE oo©o ( , Hi dances to bringandbacksketches. your greatest memories the old 60'stogs, and wear 70's through LI4 Why not dig outofyour them andsongs, join in the Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance.Tickets 556 6550 jlIV fun. Pure nostalgia. ★ ■ FRAMED 9.29am. Outside the gallery journalists and television crews Aug 17 19. 3 0 (20.30) £5.50 (£4.50) fight with the public for prime positions in the queue. After weeks of waiting 18 15.022.00 0 (16.00) the moment isPROMISE. here....the unveiling of the single greatest painting in the history : - 4flj Aug Aug 23,24 (23.00) ofAugmankind. 19-22,26 14.10 (15.10) £5.00 (£3.00) 3 THE EDINBURGH MELA OOO© Aug 23-25 14.10 (15.10) £6.00 (£4.00) i Venue 151 - Meadowbank Centre and Stadium, London Road Info 668 4100 J19 GORGEOUS AS EVER ©O©© V. i ■ MELA WORLD MUSIC Two evenings of top world music for a soulVenue 167 - Moray House Theatre, Canongate/St John's Street Tickets 556 0102 KI4 ' )]1 stirring inspirational celebration of our cultures and communities. See Daily Dairy or phone 668 4100 for up-to-date information. ■ HALF A SIXPENCE FLASH, BANG, WALLOP! 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KEY THEATRE OO©© Venue 181 - Elim Pentecostal Church, 26 George IV Bridge Kl I ★laughter ■ KEYtoTHE MUSICAL This musical extravaganza will take you from tears, the cast of 60 will rock you through this amazing spectacular of intrigue, pathos, drama and dance. The music is excellent - lighting out of this Augworld. 13-31 (not Suns) 19.30 (22.00) £5.00 (£3.00) KING MACKEREL ©O©© Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 111 KING MACKEREL AND THE BLUES ARE RUNNING is aCarolina. joyous musical from America that celebrates life on the coast of North 'Makes you want to dance even if you16.don' t know £7.50 how' The Aug 00 (17.30) (£6.50)Observer. Aug 9-12,14,15,18,19,21,22,26-31 16,17,23-25 16.00 (17.30) £8.50 (£7.50) LEICESTERSHIRE YOUTH ARTS 00©0 Venue 65 - StAnn's Community Centre,South Gray's Close, Cowgate.Tickets 557 0469 KI3 OH, WHAT A LOVELY WAR Joan Littlewood' s blackly comic expose of the savage war,They from Ask the Us' blind. innocence 'Good Bye-ee' to thebyheartbreakingfutility 'And ofWhen Lions led byofdonkeys: songs sung corpses. Aug 12-24 (not 18) noon (13.00) £4.50 (£3.50) CHICAGO by Kander and Ebb. Blues behindhusband bars from the 'RazzleofDazzle' writers of 'Cabaret' on trial for music, the Chicago. for. Justice a night murder, laughs...killingandbad'Allgirls That Jazz'shady ....! Aug 12-24Get20.00set (21.00) £4.50of (£3.50) MALVERN MUSIC THEATRE OOO© Venue 128 - Youth International at St Oswald's Hall, Montpelier Park Tix 346 1405 N6 ■musical. GUYSJoin ANDtheDOLLS We' re shooting back on the Fringe withandthedancing world'ins greatest guys and dolls crap, singing the streets and sewers of New York. Daytrip to Havana is included. Liveliest show in Aug 26-31 19.45 (22.15) £5.00 (£3.00) NATIONAL YOUTH MUSIC THEATRE OO©© Venue 37 - George Square Theatre, George Square. Tickets 650 2001 (after 8 Aug) M12 BUGSY MALONE Fast-moving, wise-cracking, all-singing, all-dancing spectacular. Come to Fat Sam'ands Speakeasy meetof Bugsy Malone, Dandy Dan, Blousey Brown,Tallulah, themessiest meanestand gang splurge-gun-toting mobsters you' r e likely to find the show in town! Great family entertainment. Aug 13,15,20,22,24,26 18.15.4050 (17.00) (20.45) £5.50 £8.50 (£5.50) Aug 14,16,17,18,20,23 Aug 22 09.4509.45(11.45) Aug 2517 09.45 15.00 (11.45) (17.00) £5.50 £5.50 Aug Aug 24,26 (11.45)£3.00£8.50 THE BEGGAR' S OPERA For the first time, NYMT tacklesbringing the original, inspirational balladclassic operatalewhich gave music-theatre itshighwaymen, name, a modern day twist to the of romance, melodrama, humour, hanging23 and09.45whores - with 50 beautiful songs. Aug (noon) £3.00 Aug 12,14,16,17,19,21,23 £8.50 (£5.50)(21.00) £5.50 Aug 15,19,21,22 15.00 (17.15)18.45 (21.00) Aug Aug 24,26 15.00 (17.15) Aug 2511 18.18.4455 (21.00) £8.50 PRESTON LODGE HIGH SCHOOL OOOO Venue 128 - Youth International at St Oswald's Hall, Montpelier Park Tix 346 1405 N6 DEACON BRODIE The definitive BrodielThe incredible double life of this enigmatic character in 1780' s Edinburgh. A ' s lick and professional performance' from the pupilsatmospheric-brilliant..' of Preston Lodge. Memorable songs...poignant, hilarious drama. Wonderfully Aug 12-17 21.15 (22.45) £5.00 (£3.00)Evening News QMWTHEATRE COMPANY OOO© Venue 49 - Bedlam Theatre, 11 b Bristo Place Tickets 225 9893 LI I ★musical BLUEY ANDTHE MANNEQUIN by Daniel Pratt. An hilarious new explosive genitals,indelightful and somefeaturing cheekythelittleCockney numbers.fromA Hell, love story embroiled grotesquedancers violence. Unmissable! Aug 25-31 22.30 (23.45) £5.00 (£3.00) QUEEN'S COLLEGE THEATRE COMPANY 00©0 Venue 45 - Old St Paul's Church and Hall, Jeffrey Street. Tickets 556 4651 J13 ★ INSURRECTION:THE DIARY OF A through SUFFRAGETTE Thisshistorically accurate new musical slices an original angle the Suffragette' escapades.youFastinspired. action, stirring music,Esther two Rantzen. world wars and a conclusion that will Augleave 12-23 (not 18) 16.'0A0 triumph' (17.40) £4.00 (£2.50) 56

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QUERN 00©0 Venue 125 - St Mark's Unitarian Church, Castle Terrace J9 THE BURNS STORY An old favourite revamped. A bit of nostalgia? Yes;1 butto also comedy, Jolly Beggars. Songs remembered and forgotten; Burns brought life, 'enthusiasm gave it a freshness of its own...deserves a warm welcome. The Scotsman Aug 13,22199319.45 (21.45) £5.00 (£4.00) ROYAL MILE Twelve strong back the Fringe with you have asked The story of aQuern streetof sheer and itsat worthies. 'This the highlyshowtalented group' Falkirkfor.19.Herald. evening Aug 15,24 45 (21.45)'An £5.00 (£4.00) delight' Journal and Gazette. THE the LIFEworld' OF sROBERT SERVICE Banker and travel vagabond,Yukon, Klondyke story teller, music First World War1990. andfavourite Frenchman cafeoflife.verse.'OneQuern of the Fringe'thes nuggets of gold'halls. Evening News Aug 18 19.45 (21.45) £5.00 (£4.00) THE REALISTIC THEATRE COMPANY OF ® EDINBURGH Venue 82 - Southside, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson St Tickets 667 2212 ■ OLIVER! 'Ccompany onsider Yourself AtLionel Home'Bart'at sSouthside as Lothian' youth presents masterpiece. 'I'Situation, d Dos most Anything' toexciting get a ticket even ' P ick A Pocket Or Two' . ' R eviewing The youre bound to ask for more! Aug 9-31 (not Suns) 15.20 (17.50) £6.00 (£4.50) SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL FAMOUS GROUSE HOUSE AT THE oo@© Venue 34 The Famous Grouse House, Tix 220 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661 5687) 5 Chambers St ■Opera OPERA ON Apresents SHOESTRING HIGHLIGHTS Scotland' s new Fresh dynamic Company excerpts from your and favourite composers. from their successes in Lucia diatLammermoor Don Giovanni at Mayfest and the West End Festival. Debut The Fringe. Aug 19-25 12.30 (13.30) £5.00 (£4.00) THE SQUARE CENTRE OO©© Venue 77 - The Square Centre, Nicolson Square Methodist Church. LI 2 FEEL THErevivalSPIRIT Fast moving musical revue capturing the DL19thMoody' centurys religious when Ira D Sankey was ' t op of the pops' and preaching drew crowds of 15,000. Brought to life by Tony Jasper, producer, playwright, DJ. £5.00 Aug 22-3 I journalist (not 25) and19.3top 0 (21.45) (£4.00)

MUSICALS & OPERA STAGE 84 OOOO Venue 93 - James Gil espie's High School, Lauderdale Street Tickets: 0385 244984 N8 ■winners LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS In their 6th year at the Fringe Stage 84, of the Barclays National Music Theatre Awards, London 1990,92,93, presents Little Shopshow of Horrors a unique musical with stunning effects. The most entertaining the Fringe. Aug 19.15 (21.30)on£5.00 (£4.00) Aug 12-17 17 14.15(16.30) YOUTH CONNECTION THEATRE COMPANY oo©@ Venue 82 - Southside, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson St. Tickets 667 2212 M12 ■conviction LITTLEandSHOP HORRORS This youthful cast performsyouthwithcompany style' OF Scotsman 1994. The nationally acclaimed whose credits include tours ofHall, France, Germany, performance at National Theatre and Queen Elizabeth present the dazzling, family Aug 18,20,22,24,26,28,30,31 18.00 (19.45) £6.00 (£4.50) rock musical. ■excess, CABARET Berlin 1931!from The the Kit-Kat club,of overflowing withThis hedonistic provides an escape reality a citydance, in decay. mixture offor apathy and decadence, shown through music and provide foundations the rise of fascism. Aug 19,21,23,25,27,29 18.00 (19.45) £6.00 (£4.50) ZOO THEATRE COMPANY ®0©@ Venue 82 - Southside, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson St. Tickets 667 2212 M12 ■talented 42NDchorus STREET This energetic tap-dance musical, telling the tale of a girlis here calledbrought in to understudy for an ailing star,cast whoassembled then wins herself stardom, to life by a young, talented from allAugover9-30Britain. (not 29) 22.15 (00.15) £6.50 (£5.00) Aug 11,25 15.30 (17.30) ZTHEATRE COMPANY ©©©O Venue 82 - Southside,Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson St.Tickets 667 2212 MI2 ★rise■andRASPUTIN:THE HOLY DEVIL New innovative musical charting the fall ofdirected the 'madbymonk' . Prenton Z Theatre- Award Company returns to Edinburgh for itsNational 16th year, Clare winning director from the Student Drama Festival. Aug 8-24 (not Tues) 18.00 (18.50) £4.50 (£3.50)


TALKS & EVENTS AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL OOO© Venue 152 - Function Haus, Calton Hil Tickets 557 2957 114 ■ SECRET POLICEDOG' S International ELECTRIC byAUCTION Get out your donated wallet and get on line! Help Amnesty bidding for memorabilia bymakestarsit tonight, includingbidBlur,through lain Banks, Emma Thompson, Rod Stewart. If you can't Aug 24 22.00 (23.30) Free the internet - http://www.oneworld.org/amnesty/ ASSEMBLY ROOMS OOO© Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 111 PENGUIN POETRY The launch of Penguin Modern Poets volume 9, a new selection of poems by leading Scottish poets, John Burnside, Robert Crawford and Jamie. A uniquetheiropportunity to hear these three contemporary poetsKathleen and discuss Aug 27read18.from 10 (19.05) £8.00 (£7.00)work. THE BIG ISSUE IN SCOTLAND ©O©© Venue 90 - Graffiti, Corner Broughton and East London Streets Tickets 557 8330 GI3 THE BIG BASH AT GRAFFITI A benefit night for the Big Issue in Scotland' s St.Artoffproject, with live music, dancing and special guest appearances. Get the9 22.30 Festival flyer! Aug (03.00)to£a10.00 (£8.00) THE BIGin BRUNCH PREVIEW CLUB Ten days showcasing the bestfrom of the Big Issue Scotland St.Art project performances the toplusthesurprise Big Issuepreview in Scotland St.Art project. Augbest 16-25of thenoonfestival. (14.00) Proceeds £3.00 (£2.00) Venue 189 -The Theatre Big Top,The Meadows, Melvil e Drive Tickets 668 4918 NI2 THE BIG FINISH The Big Issue in Scotland' s involvement with the festival comes to biga climax. An afternoon extravaganza of mayhem, music and madness from name Aug 26ournoon (14.00)guests. £5.00 Proceeds (£3.00) to the Big Issue in Scotland St.Art project. BRAINPOOL OO©© Venue 145 - Lister Postgraduate Institute, 11 Hil Square LI3 LEARNING CAFE The menu: choose fromanddailymanyworkshops byBRAINPOOL cartoonists, designers, accountants, tourist guides, writers more. Meet interesting people, tryWe'something new. Stretch your mind, make new and unexpected connections. l make you welcome! Aug 12-23 (not 17,18) 10.00 l(12.30) £5.00very(£4.00) BEING are AT atTHE EDGE A talk by Danah Zohar. Theexplore Edge is the where physical systems their mosttwentieth creative. Danahphysics, Zohar will meeting point between the new century nature' s creativity and the artistic Aug 28process. 17.00 (19.00) £5.00 (£4.00) CAMPAIGN AGAINST MILITARISM 00©0 Venue 14 - The Royal British Hotel, Princes Street 111 MICK trip HUME - EDITORwhere OF hisLIVING MARXISM Mickof contemporary Hume makes his annual to Edinburgh, controversial analysis trends and promises a lively evening of debate. Aug 20raises 19.30exciting (21.00) questions £4.00 (£3.00) DAILY EXPRESS OOOO Venue 128 - St Oswald’s Hall, Montpelier Park Tix 346 1405 N6 BEACHCOMBER - Britain' SPECIAL READINGS Presenting Beachcomber. Special readings from s wittiest columnist courtesy of the Daily Express. Aug Aug 1112,1318.0019.(21.00) 15 (20.45)FreeFree EDINBURGH FESTIVAL VOLUNTARY GUIDES ©O©© ASSOCIATION Venue 165 - Cannonball House, Castle Hil , Royal Mile J10 ■ ROYAL MILE HISTORICAL WALKS Daily,a bus. Free! Learn Now about in our notorious 50th year. See parts of Old Edinburgh you won' t see from characters from itsevening turbulent past.August. Also free illustrated talks in City Chambers every5-31 Wednesday during Aug Tours last approx 2 hours Free 10.00 & I 1.00 and between 14.00 Tours at 10 min intervals between &(Sundays 15.00.startbetween 14.00 & 15.00 only) THE EDINBURGH MELA OOO© Venue 151 - Meadowbank Centre and Stadium, London Road Info 668 4100 J19 ■ Enjoyadmire the atmosphere of world the bazaar: tastehearthemusic flavours ofaround the Orient & Africa; the beauty of fashion; from the world; allAugat 31the noon final carnival (02.30) event of this year's Fringe - and most events are free. Sept I 10.00 (midnight) 58

xr S^TnojjSjf STUDIO The Royal National Theatre Studio is offering a three-week programme of classes and workshops 12-30 August at the Fringe Club led by twenty practitioners from the Studio, for: iactors n association with Scottish Actors Studio designers directors writers Also, lectures and discussions open to the public. Schedule available from the Fringe Office from mid-July. The Royal National'

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9 ATHOLL CRESCENT, EDINBURGH Sat 3 - Sat 31 August 1996 9am - 4pm, every day ADMISSION FREE ARCHITECTURE ON THE FRINGE also includes: WATER IN THE CITY MYTH & TECHNOLOGY at the RIAS, 15 RUTLAND SQUARE, EDINBURGH


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Delicious Food World Culture Beautiful Clothes Colours Fantastic World Music Sport Language & Fun! Experience the "All Edinburgh " event that concludes this year's Festival

FRIENDS THE WESTERN BUDDHISTOFORDER oo©@ Venue 18 - Edinburgh Buddhist Centre, 55a Grange Road Tickets 662 4945 MEDITATION The Buddhistcentred approach to meditation is based onInBUDDHIST principletechniques of Mindfulness; on immediate experience. thethesimple that warmth weawareness teachcanvarious qualities such as calm, concentration and emotional be developed. Aug 11-31 11.00 (12.30), 14.00 (15.30) and 19.00 (20.30) £4.00 (£2.00) FRINGE A.G.M 00©0 Venue 2 - Fringe Club.Teviot Row, Bristo Sq. Tickets:226 5138 III FRINGEtheANNUAL GENERAL MEETING The Fringe Society' s directors review last 12 months, stand for re-election and hear the opinions, comments andinformation. ideas of Fringe performers. Call 0131 -226 5257 for Society membership Aug 24 11.00(14.00) FreeTea, coffee and light buffet served. FRINGE SUNDAY 00©0 Venue 10 - Holyrood Park, foot of Royal Mile. Info 226 5257 or 5259. K16 ■dateFRINGE SUNDAY IN HOLYROOD PARK If you' r e looking for as hot this festival, try August 18th! 200,000 people gather around Arthur' Seat toseventeen watch hundreds FringeFeaturing performersgreatparade free on different ofstages. food their stallswares and topforfairground shows. Aug 18 13.00 (17.00) Free

INDEPENDENTTHEATRE COUNCIL OOO© Venue 2 - Fringe Club.Teviot Row, Bristo Sq. Tickets:226 5138 III TEN STEPS TO STARTING A THEATRE COMPANY The essential guide to running your own company. ITC reveals the secret of success and navigates management maze. Tips on fundraising, tour-booking, equity t ^ EDINBURGH ^ cards,30profit11.the0share; Aug 0 (13.00)ideasFreeand notes to take away. JAPAN EXPERIENCE OOOO *m€tA Venue 55 - Randolph Studio, Inst Francais d'Ecosse, 13 Randolph Cres. Tlx 225 5366 H8 ■combination MIEKO NISHIMURA HEAVENLY BIRD, MAYURA An enthralling of poetrytoand the children myth of the bird love who thebringsmyth and happiness thisslides world.on For and eternal adults who ofpeace eternal Meadowbank Centre and Stadium, London Road Aug 11-17creation. 14.30(15.15) £2.00 (£1.50)

NED SHERRIN AND FRIENDS 00©0 Venue 37 - George Square Theatre, George Square. Tickets 650 2001 (after 8 Aug) M12 AwithLITTLE DRY- SHERRIN & -ASSORTED NUTS chat show the famous and infamous celebrities this year'byLunchtime s urbane Fringe. host Informal interviews, livelyEnds' debate and musical mayhemofumpired of BBC Radio' s ' L oose , Mr Ned Sherrin. Edinburgh's African - Arabic - Bangladeshi - Caribbean Aug 19-23 13.00 (14.00) £6.00 - Chinese - Gaelic - Indian - Irish - Italian - Kurdish Price includes free glass of wine - Pakistani - Polish - Scots - U-name-it - Event. PROISEACT NAN EALAN - NATIONAL GAELIC ARTS PROJECT OO©© The richness of all the communities of Edinburgh come Venue 34 - The Famous Grouse House, 5 Chambers St Tix 220 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661 5687) K12 together in the final celebration of this year's Festival. IAIN CRICHTON SMITH - READING lain Crichton Smith, poet, playwright, novelist short-story writer is one of Scotland's leading literary figures writing in bothandGaelic and English. Most events are free Aug 21 noon (13.00) £3.50 THE STORY MARY MACLEOD GaelicCampbell. poet - enjoy the atmosphere of the Bazaar; ■presented by MoragOFMacLeod with songs by 17th KennaCentury and Seamus taste the flavours of the Orient and Africa; Aug 30 noon (13.00) £3.50 hear music from around the world. ROYAL FINE ART COMMISSION Something for everyone - children and adults alike. FOR oo©o SCOTLAND Venue 132 - Royal Fine Art Commission for Scotland, 9 Atholl Crescent J8 MINDS MEETING - ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING "a great 2 days for Edinburgh " ■CASEWORK Discussions, debates and deliberations relating to this year' s exhibition 'Oofff the Board - The Commission's Casework'. A forum for - comment from one of the 44,000 people the the Drawing art of17.architecture attending the first Mela in 1995. Augpractice 12,14,16,19,21,23 30 (19.00) inFreeScotland. ROYAL NATIONAL THEATRE STUDIO OO©© For up-to-date details of all the events send a stampedVenue 2 - Fringe Club.Teviot Row, Bristo Sq. Tickets:226 5138 LI I addressed envelope (A4) to STUDIO ATforTHE FRINGE A three-week programme ofStudio), classeswriters, and Edinburgh Mela, 67 St Leonard's Street, EH8 9QR workshops actors (in association with Scottish Actors (Mailed out from early My) directors and designers, led by a team of 20 from the Studio. Lectures and discussions the public. Aug 12-30 open 09.30to(18.00) Free Schedule available in July. 59 Saturday 31 August & Sunday 1 September Saturday from 12.00 noon - Sundayfrom 10.00 am all ticketed events indoors


TALKS & EVENTS SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL AT THE FAMOUS GROUSE HOUSE Venue - The(TillFamous House, 5 Chambers St Tix 220345606 9 AugGrouse 661 5687) THE ROUGH TO - PART I A fabulous four week feast10ofGUIDE poetry and SCOTTISH prose,Sunday music AUTHORS and song. Friday 9 - Christine Luca, Saturday Janice Galloway, 11 Nigel Tranter, Wednesday 14de17Quintin jardine,Thursday IS Tom Row, Friday 16 Edwin Morgan,Saturday Robin9-11,14-17 Jenkins. noon (13.00) £3.50 Aug THE ROUGH GUIDE TO SCOTTISH AUTHORS - PART 2 More unmissable readings from Scotland' s mostSmith;Thursday compelling voices. Sunday 18 - AL Kennedy;Wednesday 21 lain Crichton 22 Stewart Conn; Friday 23 Hamish Henderson; Saturday 24 Ian Rankin,William Mcllvanney. Aug 18,21-24 noon (13.00) £3.50 THE SCOTTISH AUTHORS - PART 3 More of the best. ROUGH Sunday 25GUIDE - lain Greig; M TO Banks,Friday Paul30J McAuley; 28 - Joan Lingard; Thursday 29 - Kathleen Andrew - Storyevents ofWednesday Mary MacLeod; Saturday 31 LizEdinburgh Lochhead, Jamie. All weekend in association with the Book Festival. Aug 25,28-31 noon (13.00) £3.50 ■Melanie WORKSHOPS / MASTERCLASSES Fabulous range from Scottish Stewart,Teatr Biuro theatre PodrozyCompany and leading includingBallet, David Bolger' s stylish dance CoisIrishCeinperformers & Internationally renowned dramatherapist Sue Jennings in performance, with innovative workshop Aug 12-25from timesDramatherapy and prices varyScotland (13 Aug). SCOTTISH POETRY LIBRARY OO©© Venue 31 - St Cecilia's Hall, cnr Niddry Street & Cowgate. 229 8018/ 650 2805 K13 POETS FROM DENMARK The Scottish Poetry Library presenu Danish poets Inger Christensen and Soren Ulrich Thomsen reading in Danish with English translation, joined by poetry Scottish poet Andrew Greig with Shetland music. AAug Scottish international 23 15.and00 (17.00) £5.00 (£3.00) event. Venue 56 - Scottish Poetry Library,Tweeddale Court, 14 High Street. Info 557 2876. KI3 COURTYARD READINGS Open to all and in theOnopen. You aredayswelcome tothe participate, reading your own or others' poems. alternate before reading Cerridwen dance group perform '1919-21' inspired by expressionist film.Suns) Bhuto Aug 12-31 (not 14. 3 0 (15.30) Free Cerridwen dancers Aug 13,15,17,20,22,24,26,28 14.00 (14.30) THE SHAKESPEARE WORKSHOP OO©© Venue 40 - The Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace. Tickets 220 6109 K11 GREET THE DAY WITH SHAKESPEARE A short scene, sonnet or speech to alert anddifferent inspire body and Come and join in. This is a workshop day.mind. Aug 12-31 and(notit'sSuns) 10.0every 0 (11.00) £3.50 (£2.50) SHAKESPEARE’S HAMLET An hour adventure withhisthegreatest characters, images, speeches and experience interpretations bitstoafrom perhaps provocative personal will ofprove highlight of your Festival play. This participation. Aug 12-31 (not Suns) 15.30 (16.30) £3.50 (£2.50) THEATRE EAST END OOO© Venue 114 - Theatre East End, St Paul's and St George's Church,York PI Tix 556 1202. H13 VOICES AND VISIONS Poets and writers Kathryn Heyman, Kathy Galloway, Michael Symmons Roberts,andHarry Smart and Zinnie Shaw. Songwriters Brian Rutherford, DB McGlynn David Heavenor. With musicians Frank Glynn, Andy Redman, John Harris and jazz duo Desafinado. Aug 12 19.418.00 5 (21.00) Aug 30,31 (19.15)£4.50 (£3.50) TRAQUAIR FAIR ©OOO Venue 110 -Traquair House, Innerleithen, Peeblesshire.Tickets 01896-830785. PI4 Outer ■entertainments, TRAQUAIRcrafts FAIRandA unique festival ofmedicine. theatre, music, s grounds complementary inchildren' theinclude; magical ofParachute Traquair,puppets Scotland''Psunkoldest inhabited house. This Major year'Sets Mustard, acts and Judy' ; Heir of insanity, Burach and Savourna Stevenson. Aug 3,4 11. 0 0 (18.00) £9.00 (£5.00 UODCY) £7.50 (£4.50 UODCY) in advance Family ticket £20.00 £18.00 in advance CREDIT CARD SALES RING 0131-226 5138 (10ft July) lines) Open 10am-6pm 9am-9pm (during (June August) 60

i it i: Dramatic readings from plays by NORMAN BEIM "Norman Beim is that 'rara avis’, a professional playwright. He is what the theatre needs." Tony Randall 'Tour play is verywell done..simple and moving." Katharine Hepburn Two Programs I Scenes from "Six Award Winning Plays" II Scenes from "Plays At Home And Abroad" Program I & Il combined. Friday 16 August Waterstones 13 Princes Street Program I —Tuesday-20 August Program II Wednesday 21 August Waterstones 83 George Street Program I Thursday 22 August Program II Friday 23 August Waterstones 128 Princes Street 6-7 PM Program I Tuesday 27 August & Thursday 29 August Program II Wednesday 28 August & Friday 30 August James Thinn 53-59 South Bridge 6-7 PM Performed by Broadway actress Carol Emshoff and the Playwright WHERE CAN YOU ? See a melodrama performed entirely in Morse Code (with English subtitles ) / Be amazed by 3D shadow theatre ( viewed through red and green specs ) / Gasp at the Great Greek Statue Fig-Leaf Illusion extraordinaire / Enjoy Irish and ethnic music played on hammer dulcimer, harp and whistle / Discover the sinister "Phantom of the Omnibus" / ENJOY 90 MINUTES OF SKETCHES, MUSIC, SONGS, POEMS, SHADOW THEATRE On colour and 3D), TECHNICAL WIZARDRY Turn advertisement upside down for Answer: Sl'8 S SI-9 6nv iste-mei. anueo ijpojMeiA aqi IV eriAea dnojQ aueenj. ej^mooi uos 9M1 Kenny Carries On Kenneth Williams alone in his flat on his final birthday ‘Oh, what’s the bloody point?’ ^‘Fullandofhumour.’ poignancy1 DIVERSE ATTRACTIONS Roval Theatre (venue 11)0131 225 8961 ‘Very moving.’ ’ Previews Aug 9,10 BBC TV reader Aug 12-24 (not II or i 8) 3.00pm (4.00pm) £5.00 (£4.00)

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AARDVARKTHEATRE COMPANY Venue 47 - The Cafe Royal, 17 West Register Street Tickets 556 2549 112 ★ THEThisCANDY JAR Dark, delicious comedy about a sexuallandquadrangle gone sour. hilarious and heart-warming trip to cloud-cuckoo was a finalist in the9-31International Student£4.00Playscript Competition. Aug 15 (16.15) (£3.50) £6.00 Double-bill15.(with Feminine Wash) AARON S ROD THEATRE GROUP OO©© Venue 28 - Greyfriars Kirk House, Candlemaker Row Tickets 225 3626 K11 *mistsHOOFPRINTS IN THE SAND A new tragicomedy in two acts. The fall. They Whocome? are they? What is their purpose? Who, bikes? or what, are they for?wait. Will And £5.00 why are(£3.00) they riding exercise Aug waiting 12-31 (not Suns)they17.30(19.15) ABACUS THEATRE COMPANY ©O©© Venue 82 - Southside, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson St. Tickets 6672212 MI2 ★romp■ NO FOOL LIKE AN OLD FOOL Trinculo, Lear' s fool, and Touchstone of comedy. humour, inacidtheirony ballet ofthrough buffoonsthe inseven a taleagesof love, death andBitter-sweet bananas. Lessons art ofand a fun. Aug 7,8,9,11-15,18-22,27-29 16.00 (17.30) £5.50 (£5.00) ABLAZE THEATRE COMPANY OOO© Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116 K7 ★NewPASSION FRUIT Sweet and edible fruit of many seeds. PASSION FRUIT: play of seven loves; all will tell all or as much as they know. The threat ofdelicious: madness always there. Love: furious, beautiful, unhealthy, scandalous, FRUIT.£4.50 Aug 25-31PASSION 14.00 (15.00) (£3.00) ABOUT TIME THEATRE CO ©O©© Venue 47 - The Cafe Royal, 17 West Register Street Tickets 556 2549 112 HANCOCK' S LAST HALF HOUR by Heathcote Williams. Established Fringe cult. Pip Utton' s ' u ncannily accurate recreation' The Scotsman ' g ets the laughs through the tears skilfullyTimes. as Hancock himself The List. 'A Must' Evening Class'as£5.00 Sunday Aug 9-31News.17.0'0First (17.40) (£4,00) ★ MOUNTAIN BELLYHorsey. AND ROCKIE FACEAbymusical Martinmasque. Dimery with original music by Simon ADrummond duel of wits. A clashall of cultures. Edinburgh poet William meets all drinking, all eating, bonking Ben Jonson. Aug 10-31 14.30 (15.30) £5.00 (£4.00) ABSOLUTE BANANA THEATRE COMPANY OO©© Venue 101 - Rifle Lodge,32a Broughton St.Tickets 557 1785 GIB RELATIVELY SPEAKING Alan Ayckbourn' s zany farcical exploration of sexual infidelityby isBirmingham' the hystericalwell-established play that madeAbsolute his name.Banana A seventies extravaganza Theatre Company. Especially suitables for potential adulterous gardening lovers and the like. Aug 11,13,15,17,25,27,29,3 I 14. 0 0 (15.30) £4.00 (£3.50) Aug 21,23 14.15 (15.45) ABIGAIL' S PARTY Thisgathering deadpan comedy fromSetMike (Naked,of Essex, Life is it Sweet) portrays thedisastrous social from hell. in theLeighsuburbs follows Beverly' s ' s oiree' as the polite conversation falters and emotions start to run wild.14.00 (15.30) £4.00 (£3.50) Aug Aug 12,14,16,26,28,30 18,20,22,24 14.15 (15.45) ACCIDENTAL AARDVARK THEATRE oooo COMPANY LI2 Venue 23 - Chaplaincy Centre, I Bristo Square, (near Fringe Club) Tickets 650 8201 ★andAdramatic STORYTELLER' S NIGHT This new piece of theatre puts humorous folkexplore tales onthetheclassic stage.medium Using a mixture of narration, acting and imagination, weproduction enterprising appeal(£4.00) to all. of storytelling. This original, Aug 12-17 14.15(15.45)will£5.50 ACROSS THE BORDER Venue 29 - The Drum and Monkey, 80 Queen Street ACROSS THEofBORDER: DINNER-THEATRE A culinary,andliterary and musical flavour the long disagreement, argument sometimes bloodyballads, battle, between the history Scots andofmusic English.of theDinner (inclusive) precedes songs, prose, poetry and the clarsach (Scottish harp). Poignant and witty. Aug Price7,8,12,14,19,21,26,28 includes dinner 18.00 (22.30) £ 18.00 ADHOC PERFORMANCE GROUP OOOO Venue 82 - Southside, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson St. Tickets 667 2212 M12 WEST by Steven Berkoff. Tailored suits, stylish imagery and fast action show the love andtherioting ontothelivestreets of choose. London's Not East suitable End. Suitable for those who have courage as they for children. Aug 11-17 20.15 (21.30) £4.50 (£4.00)

THEATRE /E PRODUCTIONS ©O©© Venue 82 - Southside, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson St. Tickets 667 2212 M12 THE SHAWL Classic David Mamet. John is a professional Psychic. Then revealsthishisrarely tricks.performed But if he'gem s a con-artist, how candirected he see bywhatRichard he sees? Don'het miss 1986 premiere Eyre. Aug (not 11,20,29) 22.00Shawl/The (22.50) £5.00 (£4.00) £7.00 (£5.00) Special7-31double-bill offer:The Woman... ★psychiatrist' THE WOMAN WHO THOUGHT SHE A trip topiece the s that'by lNick l keepJoseph, you on1995 the International edge of yourWAS couch.A DOG APlayscript companion to 'The Shawl' Student competition winner. Genuinely hilarious. Aug (not 11,20,29) 23.00Woman.../The (23.50) £5.00 (£4.00) Special7-31double-bill offer:The Shawl £7.00 (£5.00) AIMING THE RIFLE OO©© Venue 101 - Rifle Lodge, 32a Broughton St. Tickets 557 1785 G13 TERRY PRATCHETT' S WYRD SISTERS Set in the mountain top kingdom ofpoint. Lancre,Wyrd Sisters hilariously examine royal politics from a witches view by Stephen fans. Briggs from the original novel,Wyrd sisters is a must 25-31 forAdapted all Terry Aug 00.15 Pratchett (01.45) £2.50 (£2.00) ★ THE is the'Themeaning? are wetouching, lookinggood for and why WHOLE putresponse the milkSTORY beforeWhere the tea? WholeAWhat Story' humoured tointhese searching questions. packedis ashow with occasional yellow surprises. Aug 11-17 16.30(17.15) £2.50(£I.S0) ★ ■ CASCADE' S LEAR The world of circus becomes a portrays backdroptheforstory Lear's journey fromandignorance tolosing understanding. This adaptation with clarity without the themes found in Shakespeare's original text using, as the focus, one female performer. Aug 25-31 19.30 (20.15) £3.00 (£2.50) ★ LIVEs seaAND FRYdrudgery Evil doctor plansis toat add happy serumrescue to the world' food.InLET Thehilarious of spoof theCalimare freephysical world stake -comedy to the Dan Stallian. this Bond theatre and attack gender stereotyping and normality. Aug 18-24 16.15(17.15) £3.00 (£2.50) ★acclaimed ■ THE'THOLY MAIDENS An improvised adaptation Jean Genet'thats thin he Maids' . A female of sexual fantasyofAexploring dividingenvylinetobetween love and hate,explosion power and submission. story that leads from murder. Aug 25-31 16.00 (17.00) £3.00 (£2.50) ★ ■ WARDROBE Using film, visualtoimagery, puppetry and text enters a disfunctional family coming terms with the death of itsson,Wardrobe fourth member. The despotic father, the subordinate mother, the gay the 'unusual doctor'25-31 . What you keep£3.00in yours? Aug 22.45do(23.45) (£2.50) ★ TV. Take your senses outthattoisdinner multi-media An orgyDINNER ofthehighrealoctane performance hilariouswithandofthisastunningly visual.feast. Abandon world for the high gloss excitement video reality. Aug 13-24 10.30 (11.30) £3.50 (£3.00) ★ THE BURNING/FREEZING ABUSEMENT PARKAddresses An exploration of misogyny and responsibility by Kathleen Bryson. both rape and child sexual abuse as wellwritten as women' s ownviolence engagement in and practice of misogyny. Harsh and provocative concerning in women. Aug 27-31 10.15 (M .30) £3.00 (£2.50) ★ STAND UP .MIKETARBUCK likeability you wants togood hear inthecolourful words ladies and Gentlemen' .Seelearn theUp'natural' to- look sweaters while gardening. ' S tand Mike Tarbuck' a play about theatre, stardom and two hopeless neurotics. Aug 25-31 noon (13.00) £3.00 (£2.50) BOUNCERS Graduates fromUsually the University ofbyWolverhampton present John Godber' s hilarious comedy. performed men, SAFE all female theatre company) show the lives of four female bouncers and the(an sex, sleeze and violence they encounter through their jobs. Aug 11-24 00.15 (01.45) £3.00 (£2.50) ALBERT AND FRIENDS INSTANT CIRCUS OO©© Venue 97 - 'Festival Place' The Mound, III ■ THE WITCHES APPRENTICE A circusreleases fantasyforces by Emma Morrison. An apprentice dreaming of greatness unwittingly beyond her control. Terrorandandultimately anarchy sweep the land. Seeking to restore order she must 18-26 confront Aug 20.30 (21.15) Freedefeat death. HELPTHE& INFORMATION RING FRINGE ON 0131-226 5257 or 5259 Open 10am-6pm(during (June EtAugust) July) and 10am-7pm 61


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A-LEVEL MADNESS oo@o Venue 127 - St John’s Church,West End, Princes Street 19 ★provocative ■ DUSTand TOintelligent DUST This young theatre company returns with a piece of ritual theatre exploring the reality of grief and death. and 'So simple brilliant'1994Independent 1991 'Performed with enthusiasm pace' Theit's £4.50 Stage Aug 19,20 15.00 Aug 21-24 10.00 (16.15) (11.15) (£3.50)

ALIBI ATTRACTIONS OO©© Venue 51 - Diverse Attractions Complex, 112 West Bow, Grassmarket 226 4412 K11 ★ THE KILLER INaYOU Replying to a personal column advertthat takesexists two desperate people on chilling ride through the cycle of mistrust between the sexes. Their fight for survival brings a powerful Tarantino effect to the Augstage. 12-31 (not Suns) 21.45 (23.00) £6.00 (£4.00) ACTING UP ALISON ANDREWS CO OO©© Be a Festival performer. A weeks Venue 101 - Rifle Lodge, 32a Broughton St. Tickets 557 1785 GIB programme of theatre workshops culminating in a fringe show devised and ★Stella. STELLA,YOU ARE FUNNY Two fast talking women are waiting for They carry everything in enormous handbags. Funny they think performed by you. An exclusive opportunity they' re inin afilmfilm!noir.But they can't decide on the ending. A suspense story about to work with Edinburgh's Theatre du Pif. women "Theatre du Pif are doing something Aug 11-24 20.30 unique, exotic and wonderful" Scotsman Aug 25-31 21.00 (21.45) (22.15) £4.50 (£2.00) AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL FRINGE FLINGS THEATRE FESTIVAL OOOO Soak up the live music, attempt the steps Venue 25 - Drummond Community Theatre, Drummond Community High School, Cochrane Terr. and get up to experience 4 nights of "one off" dancing. REHEARSAL FOR MURDER Thrilling 'theatrical' mystery whichofthe theatre for the logical play. With dialoguebuildthat ainsting reality, thebecomes dazzling,theyetsetbasically plot twists, tohasa climax that'wit s and PORTOBELLO CEILIDH BAND (fri 16th) stunning. ROBERT FISH BAND (fri 23rd) Aug I 1,13,17 20.10 (21.50) £3.50 (£2.00) DEAF HEIGHTS CAJUN ACES (sat 17th) Aug 15 10.10(11.50) SALSA CELTICA (sat 27th) AGNES OFs room. GOD AA moving drama/ mystery. newborn foundthedead in a PLUS young psychiatrist is trying to findAPerformed the truth iswhile a programme of community and international venue Reverendnun'Mother attempts to protect the sister. in English and 35 American theatre and photographic exhibition. sign language. 12,14,16 20.05 (21.50) £3.50 (£2.00) tickets:458 3267 " Aug WESTER HAILES ARTS Aug 17 10. 0 5 (11.50) FOR LEISURE & EDUCATION SELKIES Selkie,half-seal an original, award-winning tellsIslands the story of Ellen Jean, the half-human, girlmyth who lives on thescript Orkney off the northern coast of Scotland. A local celebrating the coming of summer. Aug 10.15(11.45) £3.50 (£2.00) Aug 12,14,16 13 18.15(19.45) TARTUFFE Costumed in Empire style,T.Worthington Theatre presents Moliere's classic farce,Tartuffe, aboutensemble hypocrisy. Usinga rollicking the delightful, rhyming of translation by Richard Wilbur, the provides performance grace and fun. Winner of 5 acting awards in Ohio. Aug 12,13,14,16 12.10 (13.50) £3.50 (£2.00) MOTHER HICKS a witch,impaired people bysay.theSusan s powerful of HEADSTATE anboy.Tuc, abandoned girl inwithisa town GreatZeder' Depression is toldaccount by a deaf who lives the caring Mother Hicks. ACID HOUSE THEATRE DEVISED BY Aug 12,14,16 14. 1 5 (15.30) £3.50 (£2.00) BOILERHOUSE AND Aug 15 12.15(13.30) SHIRLEY ANDERSON ©O©© IRVINE WELSH Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6522 HI0 BIG BLONDE Dorothy Parker' s portrait of a ' g ood sport’ and her downward spiral through a sea of men, lipstick and scotch. ' S uperlative performance...one of theFestival' strongest has had the pleasure of witnessing at this The productions List (1995). this reviewer Aug 9,12,14,16,18,20,22,24,26,28 20.45 (21.30) £6.00 (£5.00) ★ GLAMOUR Spend a Ms. day inFayne' the lifes well-heeled of Broadwaydog,diva,entourage Linda Fayne. What becomes a legend and sateen loungewear. Shirleymost? Anderson performs Glamour in rotating repertory with her critically acclaimed Big Blonde (separate listing). Aug 10,13,15,17,19,21,23,25,27 20.45 (21.30) £6.00 (£5.00)

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ARKLETHEATRE COMPANY 00©0 Venue 114 - Theatre East End, St Paul's and St George's Church, York PI Tix 556 1202. H13 WOMBERANG Sue Townsend' s comedy about the increasingly chaotic waiting of a 'Wstart omens'to Problems' The NHS gets taste offrom its own medicineroom asAdrian patients take charge.clinic.A prescription for alaughter the creator of Mole. Aug 19-24 19.45 (20.45) £5.00 (£4.00) THE ARTFUL DRAGON THEATRE COMPANY OOOO Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6522 H10 THEtalented CRUCIBLE Miller'thes classic text iscomplexity brilliantly staged by this- vividly new company. The cast realise play' s true and power creating the of Salem 1692 with its bitter feuding and its merciless witch hunts.claustrophobia Aug 12-17 (not 15) 10.00 (12.30) £4.50 (£2.50) ASA PRODUCTIONS INC. OO©© Venue 21 - Roman Eagle Lodge, 2 Johnston Terrace. Tickets 225 7226 J11 ★Times. THEThis ARTcollage OF REMEMBERING ' f eisty..poetic..beautiful show!' The NY play, punctuated with sparkling humour, movement, and original saxophoneandmusic, reminds us of the beauty of life through historic and personal the persistence Aug 11-31events 13.45 (14.50) £4.50 (£3.50)of memory. ASIMMETRIC THEATRE COMPANY OOO© Venue 45 - Old St. Paul's Church and Hall, Jeffrey Street. Tickets 556 4651 J13 ★Cuban-born MUD by Maria Irene Fornes. One woman, two men, trapped together. Fornes' drama explores the human propensity for cruelty and brutality; survival,darkly hope and love.play.First British production of Fornes' most provocative Aug 26-31 and 12.30 (13.40)amusing £5.00 (£4.00) ASSEMBLY ROOMS ©O©© Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 111 Now in its sixteenth year, Assembly presents over 900 performances in three weeks truly an overdose of stimulation for the imagination. ' A powerhouse of creative energy' Evening News AHardy' PAIRs novel, OF BLUE EYES AdaptedHynes. by Jonathan Pett and Fiorella Ruasstory from director Christopher Funny, tragic'Dlove wild and shocking Elfride.Hardy' 'Beautifully written' Eveningmoving, Telegraph, elicious of detail-real insight into s world.' Guardian Aug (13.00)(£7.50)£7.50 (£6.50) Aug 10-15,18,20-22,27-31 16,17,23-25 11.00 (13.00)11.00£8.50 ANIMAL FARM Guy Masterson' 'TheScotsman. century's most political allegory,'Gfresh, new, alive...IS sAnimal Kill1995tosolo get ahit.ticket!' 'Animalelegant magic!' Herald. uy Masterson Farm. Probably best one-man show in the festival!' Sunday Times. 11 performances only. (£6.50) Aug 11.45 (13.20) £7.50 Aug 9,11,13,15,20,22,26,28,30 17,24 11.45 (13.20) £8.50 (£7.50) UNDER MILK WOOD Guy Masterson' s Usual 1994 Suspects. solo hit. ''AFeat bsolutely wonderful. Intensely therapeutic, uplifting' of control' multiple characterisation, impeccable timing, vocal dexterity, precise physical Guardian. ' M asterson makes it sing' Herald. ' B ravura, poetic storytelling' Scotsman. 11 performances only.11.45 (13.20) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug Aug 10,12,14,18,21,27,29,31 16,23,25 11.45 (13.20) £8.50 (£7.50) THE CAINE Hireds classic Gun Theatre Company' s (Killer Joe elicited FringeMUTINY First ’94) COURT of MARTIAL Herman Wouk' drama.Mutiny 'Wilson Milam has aTheatre’ series ofrevival perfectly tuned performances..Caine is the essence of Chicago Chicago Sun-Times Aug noon(£8.00) (14.15) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 9,10,12-15,18-22,26,28-31 16,17,23-25 noon (14.15) £9.00 ■beenKING LEAR In Assembly' s 15 years, the Georgian Film Actor' s Studio have an undoubted programme productions of 'DLear. onhighlight Juan' andofthethe'Dinternational ream'. We welcome themwithbacktheirwithdazzling their astounding King Aug 00 (16.00)£9.50£8.50(£8.50) (£7.50) Aug 13-15,18 16,17 14.014.0 (16.00) ★ ■ HICtransforms HOC (FRANCE) Jerome Thomas, one of the world' s finestIn 'Hie' jugglers, hiscreate skillsa into a magical, choreographed art-form. four juggler/dancers gravity-defying world and ' H oc' unfolds a fiery dialogue between virtuoso juggler£8.00 and (£7.00) pianist. Aug 14.00 (15.30) Aug 20-22,26-3 23-25 14.00I (15.30) £9.00 (£8.00) ★ INSIDE UITLANDER T-Rex exileshock as 70'thats teenager Geordie-land for South Africafunny, andpoignant a Springbok culture shakes herleaves Brilliantly andCarol provocative. A Jackie-reader' splatform-soul. true experience! Written and performed by McGuigan. Aug 1-15,18-22,26-31 13.30 (14.35) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug I16,17,23-25 13.30 (14.35) £8.50 (£7.50) ASSEMBLY ROOMS continues over the page


THEATRE ASSEMBLY ROOMS continued LIKE A VIRGIN Inreviews 1995 two wild gum-chewing Madonna-mad yearthisolds hit Edinburgh to ravethrough and sell-out shows. Now they're backof16family with hilarious romp teenage life set against the background conflict and illness. Aug Aug 10-15,18,20-22,26,28-31 16,17,23-25 14.00 (15.20) 14.00 £8.50(15.20) (£7.50) £7.50 (£6.50) THEmonologue, DOUBLEa BASS by comedy Patrick Siiskind. Robert Bathurst performs fromopera this romantic of self-delusion. The unseen, unheard pitpassion bass inplayer loves the soprano, hates the bass. You' l l find a deep rumbling the back row of the orchestra. Aug 10-15,18,19,21,22,26-31 00 (17.30) Aug 16,17,23-25 16.00 (17.30) 16.£8.50 (£7.50) £7.50 (£6.50) ASYLUM THEATRE COMPANY 00©0 Venue 123 - South Bridge Resource Centre, Infirmary Street Tickets 558 9991 KI3 TWO by and Jim Cartwright. Award-winning play from the writer ofthe'Road'ridiculous and 'toThetheRisetragic. FallSet ofin Little Voice' . Love relationships shown from Aug 12-24 (not 18) a18.Northern 30 (19.50)pub.£5.00Sixteen (£4.00)characters played by two actors. @MUSE.CALARTS OOOO Venue 72 - Queen's Hall, Clerk Street. Tickets 668 2019 N13 DEIRDRE @Muse.CalArts. Producer Susan Solt.California ScotsmanInstitute Thomasof Lawson leads a brilliant professional design team from the the Arts through a Michael stylish production Original music, Jon Find. ofYeat's Deirdre, directed by Irene Connors. Aug 11 20.00 (21.15) £7.50 Aug Aug 1112 22.00 21.00 (23.15) (22.15) BACKLASH THEATRE COMPANY OO©© Venue 99 - Champions Club, 24 Annandale Street Tickets 556 3651 F14 ★community CATHEDRA (THE CHAIR) Power. Corruption. Fear. Witness a cowering in theandshadows of a malevolant force.murder A chair authority driven by greed lust.haveWitness of a ofmysterious stranger. Vengeance?? 'Blood will blood...'theThebrutal essence of Jacobean tragedy. Aug I 1-31 20.50 (21.50) £4.50 (£3.00) BARAONDATHEATRE (ITALY) OOO© Venue 45 - Old St Paul's Church and Hall, Jeffrey Street. Tickets 556 4651 J13 ★murder SORTcommitted OF A GAME by Andrea Jeva, directed by Giampiero Solari. 'A to as a kind of game. A murder repeatedly analysed thanks the timeless quality ofnow.' thought - where there's no before and no after.....everything Aug 26-31 18.30 is(19.45) £7.50 (£5.00) BARE AND RAGGED THEATRE OOO© Venue 123 - South Bridge Resource Centre, Infirmary Street Tickets 558 9991 KI3 ■style.HAMLET Shakespeare' s tragedy stripped to the Bare and Ragged dynamic Who knows what we' r e going to do with it. . . ! However, it should be fast, energetic, accessible and honest! 'The play's the thing' - and that's what we intend26-31 to offer. Aug 12.30 (14.30) £6.00 (£4.00) ★ ■ DOUBLE BILL byandRichard Hayton. DECADE: of dateagedlollipops, dead cats and theirladies, temporary effectsgorillas, onoutmiddle couples. NEON GRAVY:daughters, Blackpool. Old youngmen, golf (crazy) and the rollercoaster. ' rather brilliant comedy' David Edgar. Aug 26-31 18.30 (20.00) £5.00 (£3.00) ■and,THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY sold out satYOUR the 1995 public back - via decadence the WestWeEnd! chanceFringeto see Oscarby26-31 Wilde' s demand, rich(16.45) fableit'ofs £6.00 morality, and Here' sensual pleasure. Aug 15.00 (£4.00) ■Promising BOLD Playwright GIRLS byAward, Rona Munro. Winner offollows the 1991theEvening Most this stirring piece livescruelofStandard three women inthreaten war-torntheir Belfast. The appearance of a disturbing girl and revelations Aug 26-31 (notlives.29) 21.30 (22.30) £4.00 (£3.00) BARE NECESSITIES OO©© Venue 21 - Roman Eagle Lodge, 2 Johnston Terrace. Tickets 225 7226 J11 ★Scotland, GUISING Fat girls and English boys cannae be in the gang! A wee town, 1979. ' S econdary' looms. Halloween' s coming. You' v e got nae mates! Ilona Munro'sthere' latest -a amingin' fast and..? funny, adult-acted nostalgia trip. Free sweeties. Aug 18-31 Last19.2one 5 (20.55) s£5.00 (£4.00) 64

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1 BARNARD THEATRE USA OOO© rs Venue 20 - Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place. Tickets 226 5425 F9 ■newUBUTHE KING 100th Anniversary production,Jarry' s lunatic masterpiece, translation Steve Friedman, giant puppets andaremasks by Amy Trompetter, directed by Obiebywinner Partridge. San Troupe,Denny Bread(£3.00) and PuppetActors Theater. seasoned veterans of AugFrancisco 26-31 14.Mime 30 (15.35) £5.00 DAVID BENSON OO©© Venue 126 - St John's Church Hall, West End Princes Street Tickets 556 0492 19 ★'You'THINK NOvoice EVILforOFit!' US: MYRigg.LIFEAfter WITH KENNETH WILLIAMS v e got the Diana five years (and four Fringe Firsts) with the GRASSMARKET PROJECT, Benson celebrates a tortured comic hero: his secret life17.30 revealed. Surprises! Aug 12-17 (18.45) £5.00 (£3.50) Aug 19-24 13.18.3030 (19.45) Aug 26-31 (14.45) BEYOND THE PROSCENIUM ®0@© Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 110 ★ DANCING WITH DESIRE Awithluscious and literary treatment of poetic sensuality and love, liberally laced limericks. An original celebration of eroticism from the'Aperspectives manyrefreshingly cultures, from ancient Greek toBee. modern7-31Latina. musing,midnight stylishofand unusual' Sacramento Aug (not 15,22,29) (01.15) £5.00 (£4.00) Price includes free brandy BIGGER LIGHTTHEATRE CO OO©© Venue 167 - Moray House Theatre, Canongate/St John's Street Tickets 556 0102 K14 ■classic. SCARLET LETTER An Alice-in-Wonderland perspective on the American Often illogical and harsh, beautiful,in the Hester Prynne her fatherless daughter negotiate a rigid,sometimes puritan society throws of aand violent and sensuous Aug 19-25 11.wilderness. 00 (12.30) £6.00 TWELFTH NIGHT by William Shakespeare. This highly acclaimed production creates a cross-dressed, mismatched world, a farewell of fools before the oncoming puritans. Out of the mouths of buffoons andfeastdrunks come startling truths. ' E uphoric-enormous intensity' S-Zene Germany Aug 26-31 11.00 (12.30) £6.00

THEATRE BIG MAMA PRODUCTIONS OOOO Venue 99 - Champions Club, 24 Annandale Street Tickets 556 3651 FI4 ★spanning BETWEEN A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE A new play by Julie Blackie 20 years in therelationship. life of a Tyneside who marries struggles toAugsurvive abusive A grittygirlproduction withyoung acapellaandsoul music. 12-17an22.15 (23.45) £5.00 (£3.00) THE BIG SPIRIT THEATRE COMPANY OOOO Venue 49 - Bedlam Theatre, 11 b Bristo Place Tickets 225 9893 L11 ★Auschwitz, ■ LORD'TheOFDrowned THE FLIES After last year' s triumphant play about and children the Saved'on, Biga desert Spirit island bringstoWilliam classic novel about marooned life. AnGolding' excitings physical will shock Aug 12-17interpretation 14.20 (15.30)that£5.00 (£4.00)and entertain. BIG WORD PERFORMANCE POETRY OO©© Venue 143 - Out of the Blue, 25 Blackfriars Street Info 556 5204. K13 BIG WORD PERFORMANCE POETRY London' s Rolls, best performance poetry club premieres three wildly diverse acts. Jem furiously fast funny and lyrical; Johns verbal Anstiss,dynamo, resonant passionate Jabber,words. Huddersfield' poetry slamout-proud; champion.MCRaw Aug I18-24 1-17 noon 16.00 (13.00) (17.00) £4.50UK(£3.00) Aug Aug 25-31 18.00 (19.00) BLACK BOX THEATRE CO OOOO Venue 7 - Cafe Kudos, 22 Greenside Place Tickets: 556 4349 / 558 1270 H14 ★screaming SMALLpsychosis BOX PSYCHOSIS This award-winning black comedy brings and poignant desire together in a stalled elevator. Hailed byMcKinley, Irish critics at itsstartling premiere,lunchtime this absurd drama by Irish playwright Barry Aug 12-17promises 13.05 (13.55) £4.00 (£3.00) fare. Going up??!? BLOW UP THEATRE COMPANY OOO© Venue 127 - St John's Church,West End, Princes Street 19 THE TRAGICAL HISTORY OF DOCTOR FAUSTUS This new production of Marlowe' s masterpiece illustrates one man' s fall from grace through physical£4.00and(£3.00) psychological theatre. Aug 26-31provocative 19.00 (21.00) BOILERHOUSE OO©© Venue 34 - The Famous Grouse House, S Chambers St Tlx 220 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661 5687) K12 ★playwright ■ PIPER'andS Company. CAVE by Rona Munro. World premiere by award-winning 24 hours, people visual struggling moretheatre. than just their survival. Videophysical projection, vividThetwophysicality, and for visceral 'Aug Focused, beautiful theatre' Guardian. 11-31 (notTues) 20.00 (21.30) £7.00 (£5.00) Venue 90 - Graffiti, Corner Broughton and East London Streets Tickets 557 8330 G13 ★ ■ HEADSTATE BY IRVINE WELSH Acidan House theatre.Headstate Large scale promenade performance. An event, a journey, experience. is not aHerald. play. 'One of the most exhilarating hours I have spent in the theatre' The Previews 16-18 12.12.3300 (14.00) (14.00) £9.50 £5.00 (£5.00) Aug 19,21Aug -26,28-31 Aug 24,25,31 14.30 (16.00) BOLD AS BRASS ENTERTAINMENTS OOO© Venue 28 - Greyfriars Kirk House, Candlemaker Row Tickets 225 3626 Kl I LOW LEVEL PANIC by Claire McIntyre. Sexuality, pornography, violence by Derbyear,University, by thisofaward winning playwright. 'McIntyre hasapresented deadly accurate a subtle sense humour ....she writes with thrilling understanding' visual, unmissable production. Aug 26-31 16.Sunday 00 (17.25)Times.£4.00A (£3.00) BRADFORDCOMPANY PLAYHOUSE TOURING ©o@o Venue 82 - Southside, Southside Community Centre, I117 Nicolson St. Tickets 667 2212 M12 ★ BUY Life among the quality cheeses, soap powder andfor wet fish ofinaHall' Bradford supermarket laughs...But 4 people new play, life'sdoesn' what tyousoundmakelikeit!a'Jbarrel .Hall's ofNativity was a masterpiece' The s Scotsman Aug 10,12,14,16,18,20,22,24 14.15 (15.45) £5.00 (£4.50) ★ BEHIND THEs AQUARIUM AT THE LAST who PIZZA The and premier ofnot BPTC' newest play thing. about aTrue gay couple, findSHOW that wanting having are always the same love can happen...sometimes where you expect it. Augleast I 1,13,15,17,19,21,23 14.15 (15.45) £5.00 (£4.50) 65


BRADFORDGROUP UNIVERSITY THEATRE oo@o Venue 28 - Greyfriars Kirk House, Candlemaker Row Tickets 225 3626 LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES Sexy, clever and ruthless -Vicomte de Valmont and Hampton' Marquise sdetranslation Merteuil dominate sophisticated Parisian society. Christopher of Laclos' s novel reveals a sinister heart of darkness Aug 12-17beating 21.35behind (23.10)the£5.00polished (£3.00)facade of 18th century French life. ★ TREE An exhilarating, passionate looktreeatandan extraordinary young woman' life. She reaches the footchoice of a has familiar byScripted chance byencounters a s stranger. The ultimate to be made... Kate Chapman and devised Aug 19-24 by12.1BUTG. 5 (13.00) £4.00 (£2.50) BRAVE NEW WORLD THEATRE COMPANY ®0©@ Venue 169 - Moray House Studios, 37 Holyrood Road Tickets 556 0102 K14 CORIOLANUS by William Shakespeare. Edinburgh veterans BRAVE NEW WORLD return another'Natural epic exploration of. the'Myhuman BOB CRYER stars as thewithyear' original Born Killer' favouritecondition. single moment ofAug Shakespeare 8-31 (not this 11) 13.00Scotland (15.00) on£6.00Sunday (£4.00)1994. BOUNCERS REVIVAL OF 1993 MONSTER PRODUCTION withstylefourofof their 'Coriolanus' company. BRAVE NEW WORLD' S eighties heightened performance embraces Godber' s pounding parody of urban Sex, swearing and Spandau Ballet. Your name's not down, you're notnightlife. cornin' Aug 8-31 (not 11) 22.25 (midnight) £6.00 (£4.00) BRIGHTON THEATRE EVENTS ©O©© Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance.Tickets 556 6550 LI4 PRETTYJohnny VACANT 'Punk and withSammi a sightSpank for Britain' sTotal soul'Shit. O dear..1996 1976 Bromley: Commune form Edinburgh: Sammi,comedy fashionfrom millionairess, one last gig. Loud, upfront the Feverreluctantly Pitch21.30 teamjoins - 'a Johnny gem'£7.00 Thefor(£5.50) Observer. Aug 16,17,23-25 10-13,15,18-22,26-28,30,31 (22.45) Aug 21.30 (22.45) £8.00 (£6.50)

ALBERT CAMUS, S THE SCORE? I know about formorality and obligations I believes oweWHAT' to football' - Camus saidlove, it'Aandll life,that Alex, goalkeeper the Pig and Whistle, it. Comedy, tragedy, philosophy and football. Previews Aug 7-9 15. 0 0 (16.00) £4.50 Aug 0 (16.00) £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 10-12,14,15,18-22,26,28-31 16,17,23-25 15.00 (16.00) £7.0015.0(£6.00) THE LOST CONTINENT Bi l Bryson' s bestselling portrait'95.of'Wmodern AmericaGuardian. is now a'Ihits everything play. Complete sell-out at Edinburgh ickedly funny' on the Fringe this good? If only' Observer. 'Preview Superb' Sunday Times. Starring Steve Steen (' W hose Line...?). Aug 8 20.00(21.10) £5.00 (21.10) £7.00 (£5.50) Aug Aug 9-12,14,15,18-22,26-28,30,31 16,17,23-25 20.00 (21.10) £8.0020.00 (£6.50) ★ SEX TIPS FORdangerous GIRLS Louise Rennison's encounters. wild, hedonisticLouise lifestylecan hashelpled toyou many hilarious, and embarrassing to avoid the same pratfalls and the prats. Better than Marge Proops or Cosmo' s letter Previews Aug 7-9page.19.40 (20.55) £4.50 Aug 10-13,15,18-22,26-28,30,31 19. 4 0 (20.55) £6.50 (£5.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 19.40 (20.55) £7.50 (£6.00) THE BROKEN DREAM THEATRE COMPANY Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 A LESBIAN A tale ofoftheprejucide soldier, and his mother, his★ LADY bossisandsetBRACKNELL hisagainst lover.a backdrop ThisWAS award-winning exploration its victims of Northern Irish politics and the armed forces' ban on homosexuality. Aug 7,9,11,13,15,17,19,21,23,25,27,31 19.45 (20.45) £5.00 (£4.00) ★ CHRYSALIS Tm nota very what you mightGavin call a Armstrong' religious woman, Father, new but I can assure you s challenging play bringsWayzgoose. us faceI make to face withfineoursinner.' worst nightmares. 'Unnerving in its honesty' Aug 8,10,12,14,16,18,20,22,24,26,28,30 19.45 (20.45) £5.00 (£4.00) BRUCE MORRISON ATTHETRON ®G©0 Venue 5 - Tran Kirk, High Street Tickets 220 1637 J12 ★the■Fringe' AULDs most TESTAMENT TALES After the universal success of AuId Reekie, atmospheric venue premieres a rugged, compelling and humorous dramatisation Stuart'stories s best-seller. Scots vernacular brings Oldof Jamie Testament thrillinglyProvocative to life for everyday contemporary Scotland. Aug 8-24 (not Suns)to 13.30(14.15) Free Fund Donations at door Leukaemia Research

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BUNBURY TOURING Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116 ★a 90'AsLIFE IN THELaura DAYMuldoon OF LAURA MULDOON condoms popcomedy culture! clashesand withpoignant family climaxes. andA packet friends'ofBinunbury this offersin hilarious of mis-communication audiences more 12,19,27) than their money' s worth'£5.00the (£4.00) Guardian. Aug 9-31 (not 19.30 (20.25) ■which STORM IN ATEACUP Date Rape a personal experience. journey startshilling' as a 'gTheirls Independent, night out' ends'Michelle with humiliation, fear and a 'mAind-stain' for Auglife.9-31'C(not 12,19,27) 18.40 (19.20) £4.50Meyer (£3.50)is a great talent' The List. BUS STOP PRODUCTIONS ooeo Venue 98 - Marcos, SI Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116 K7 ★and93performed STROKEby7 PatA bittersweet comedy on social class. A new play written Byrne. Funny and painful at the same time. It received standing the Playhouse, Derry and will be touring Ireland. Aug 18-24ovations 20.00 at(20.30) £3.50 (£2.50) CADS Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street Tickets 22S 5105 THE ICE surreal PALACEScandinavian An intimate childhood friendship is shattered amid an arrestingly Written for National Connections. 'TIndependent he finest single'Awinter. performance ofstorytelling' the Fringe soTheTheatre/BT far'Herald. The Guardian. 'Aug Compelling' The masterwork of 7-24 (not 18) 12.45(14.15) £5.00 (£4.00) THE CAMBRIDGE MUMMERS Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 ★ ■ THE HUNTING THE SNARK LewisnewCarroll' s wildlyjoinsurreal, comic masterpiece in DylanOFbutchers Ritson' s spectacular adaptation; thedeeply paranoid beavers, psychotic and adulterous ballerinas in theirVarsity moving search for the elusive Snark. ' O utstanding original writing' Aug 7,9,11,13,15,17,19,21,23,25,27,31 21.00 (22.45) £5.50 (£4.50) ★ ■ BLOODTIDE Take brother, one escaped onefriend disturbed teenager, only acriminal, childhood frustratedtheir artist.averagely Putwillthemscrewed-up in ayousmallreeling. flat, and'Sand boil. Seething comedyturned with disturbing vision that leave tunning!' Varsity Aug 8,10,12,14,16,18,20,22,24,26,28,30 21.00 (22.45) £5.50 (£4.50) CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY AMATEUR DRAMATIC CLUB | Venue 81 - The Garage Theatre, Grindlay Court Centre, Grindlay St Tickets 229 2401 K9 ★ ■ WOLFPITchronicle Acclaimedfor nineties bard Glyn Maxwell resurrects aChildren fascinatingof twelfth-century his latest drama;The Tale of the Green Suffolk, who appear frommurder. the wolfpit and throw the village into confusion, scandal12-31 and,(not ultimately, Aug Suns) 16.15(18.00) £5.00 (£3.50) CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY: OUT OF oo©@ THE BLUE THEATRE COMPANY Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6522 * STRIPforSHOW Diana Souhami.compassionate Catch private moments of sixthoughts women preparing bedLet- anbythementertaining, expose of diverse and strip their minds; be stripped of preconceptions; gain |V Aug insightattitudes. into the lives of women today. 18-24 13.20 (15.00) £5.00 (£3.50) I ★ THE LAND OF HUM by Josh Norman. Commended for innovative !work by theworld NSDF,of this play will takeCompelling you on a curious journeywith into athewicked nightmare sense of humour. Inhead-demons. conjunction with Cambridgepsychodrama Bats. Aug 25-31 13.20 (15.00) £5.00 (£3.50) ©Q©0 CASTLEMILK PEOPLES THEATRE n Venue 20 - Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place. Tickets 226 5425 ★ ■ SOOANS NICHT by Janet Paisley and Graham McKenzie. In a Scottish a mother, son anddisturbs niece arepowerful threatened by theandmystery of 'SooansA 'H»<jI farmhouse Nicht' as theobserved winter production' solstice passions dark secrets. beautifully Aug 9-24 (not Suns) 12.30 (13.45)Scotsman £5.00 (£3.50) CAT A THEATRE COMPANY i V Venue 34-The Famous Grouse House,5 Chambers StTix 220 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661 5687) K.2 ' v ★ ■ FRIENDLY FIRE In their new play Fringe First winners CAT.A. and H Young Production espionage explore thedrama, extraordinary events that shaped the lives ofMiracle threein people. play, romance and political thriller set Moscow. AnWith James Grant andmemory Aug 9,10,13-18,20-25,27-31 19.00 (20.30) £6.00Harriet (£4.00)Buchan. GREENOCK CENTRAL -following NCH ACTION FORandCHILDREN Aof raw, funny compelling dramato sell-out the fortunes misfortunes a group ofwritten...filmscore youngandpeople. Played audiences last year. ' B rilliantly music and fantastic slide artwork' The Scotsman. Funded by NCH Action For Children. Aug 26-30 15.15 (16.35) £5.00 (£3.00)

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CENTRAL STUDIO THEATRE COMPANY Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6522 ★ THE KEEFFE' LONG SGOOD FRIDAY FIRSTofTHEATRICAL ADAPTATION BARRIE electrifying screenplay the feast. British film classic.company,of Choreographed action, original music -Tension a visual 16 strong providing all the Dramatic Energy and of this CULT BRITISH GANGSTER MOVIE. Aug 25-31 14. 1 0 (15.40) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug 25 only Pay What You Can (at venue only) PATTI CHAMBERS oo©@ f Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street Tickets 226 6522 HIO §' ★performed PINK LADIES TRIP is a zig-zag journey through an off-beat world, by New York actress, Patti Chambers. The dream-like, humorous, and slightly mad character vignettes are written by Ms.Chambers and poet Walt Christopher Stickney. Aug 19-31 (not 26) noon (12.50) £3.50 (£2.50) CHARLATAN THEATRE ®o@o Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 no ★Robert ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF ANisANARCHIST Enter Freud,logicBogart and de Niro. The farce of power exposed by the piercing of a madman. Fastadaptation, moving andauthorised brutally human. The premiere ofToby Hadoke's satirical Aug 7-24newnoon (13.00) £5.00 (£4.00)by Dario Fo. CHARMING THEATRE oo©@ FI4 Venue 99 - Champions Club, 24 Annandale Street Tickets 556 3651 THE ALCHEMIST Lust,s hilarious greed andsatire trickery abound in inthisLondon frenetically paced interpretation of Jonson' on corruption society. Charming Theatre returns to Edinburgh, following immense success with 'Guys and with a breathtaking AugDolls' 18-31 in 17.1994, 15 (18.45) £4.50 (£3.50) new production. CINNAMON KID PRODUCTIONS oo©@ Venue 180 - South Leith Parish Church Halls, Henderson Street ★childhood ■ THEfantasies RETURNin aOFnostalgic THE CINNAMON KID evokes memories of comedy sweeping you along through action, monologue and music with the Kid recounting the impact of 1950' s silver screen12-31 cowboy/ heroes(21.30) upon a£5.00 gang(£2.50) of Glaswegian children. Aug (not cowgirl Suns) 19.30 CIRQUE DES FEMMESTHEATRE COMPANY OO©© Venue 99 - Champions Club, 24 Annandale Street Tickets 556 3651 F14 ★West, DEADLY DEVOTCHKA by Vici Wreford. Images of Garbo, Dietrich and in a multi-media world of sex,feast, obsession cross-dressing, explodecabaret in thisscene shocking and funny using theandsubversive 30's Berlin as its backdrop. Frightening camp£6.00 glamour. Aug 11-17 17.15(18.45) (£4.50) Aug 18-31 (not 19,26) 22.15 (23.45) CLOUD FACTORY PRODUCTIONS Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116 ★ QUATRAINSPOTTING Lost the kicking plot? Off the rails? Shockingly funny,and hard-edged, soft-centered where it -hurts putting anmuch intelligent face tonewthecomedy thumping bass.clubTheculture rave continues but don't read too into it. Aug 10-31 (not 18,29) 23.00 (23.45) £4.00 (£3.00) CLOWNFISH SCHOOL KI4 Venue 168 - Moray House Kabaret, 37 Holyrood Road Tickets: 556 0102 ★ ■ CLOWNFISH SERENADE by gone Brian berserk, Howrey where is a twisted and comedic romp through a landscape of fairy tales wild human compulsions freely. experience Featuring original live music and a bizarre cast of characters thatroamone believe. Aug 8-31 (not II) must 18.15(19.15) £5.00to (£3.00) JACKIE CLUNE Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 ★ ■ SHOWSTOPPER EXCLUSIVE! Hepburn her new Fringelipdebut! Juliecomedy Andrews and Rebellato. Natalie WoodA Audrey also (-ish) co-star in ofthismakes brilliant synching by Dan true tale GLAMOUR, LOVEFIRE.and THE SOUND OF MUSIC from the15.team that brought you ANORAK OF Aug (16.05) £7.00 (£6.00) Aug 9-12,14,15,18-22,26,28-31 16,17,23-25 15.00 (16.05) £8.0000(£7.00) HELP & INFORMATION RING THE FRINGE(June ON 0131-226 Open 10am-6pm ft July) 5257 c and 10am-7pm (during August)


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CRUMPETTHEATRE COMPANY OOO© Venue 79 - The Subway, 69 Cowgate K12 ■hospital, IT'S ABleasdale' MADHOUSE by Alan Bleasdale. Set one evening in a Psychiatric s savage humour creates a skillful contrast of high jinks and privatedimension horrors. toIn this. Crumpet' s ninth Fringe appearance, they bring an added this black Aug 25-31 15.00 (16.40) £4.50comedy. (£3.50) ANDREW CULLUM OOO© Venue 126 - St John's Church Hall, West End Princes Street Tickets S56 0492 19 THE STORYTELLERS by Andrew Brandon. An enthralling, fast moving and hugely entertaining one manthe show. and pathos equal inmeasure. Andrew Cullum portrays friends Humour and enemies of JesusinChrist an original retelling Aug 26-31of a 16.well00 known (18.00) story. £5.00 (£4.00) CYGNET THEATRE ©0©0 Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance. Tickets 5S6 6550 LI4 THE BOY ACTOR Part history, part fantasy, Caroline Monk's delightful play, incorporating excerpts from Shakespeare, charts the relationship between ElizabethofI and sculleryandboy.her Witty portrait the7aQueen times. writing, strong performances: a compelling Preview Aug 14.10(15.10) £3.00 Aug 14.10(15.10)£5.50 £5.00(£4.50) (£4.00) Aug 8-15,18 16,17 14.10(15.10) Venue 40 -The Quaker Meeting House,/VictoriaTerrace.Tickets 220 6109 Kl I MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTINGandWORKSHOP Exciting and demanding indepth preparation for performance character work. Led by professional actors. Aug 13,15,17 17.00 (18.30) £3.50 (£2.50 - also Equity members) DAEDALUS THEATRE COMPANY 00©0 Venue 143 - Out of the Blue, 25 Blackfriars Street Info 556 5204. K13 ★TheyMYfeedNAME IS RAGE The windows are locked. My mouth stays taped. us drugs called peace and brand us different...the certified insane. Yet your boundary into18.00 mine(19.00) and explore. Perhaps sane is insane. Augcross 11,13,15,17,19,21,23 £5.00 (£3.00) YEATS DOUBLE ON BAILE'SandSTRAND andof the THEgreatest DEATHofOFCeltic CUCHULAIN. theBILLintense mythsrarely pourperformed out Allin words, imagesdrama and music.tragedy An energetic, innovative revival of two masterpieces. Aug 12,14,16,18,20,22,24 18.00 (19.00) £5.00 (£3.00) THE DEMARCO FOUNDATION IN DUNDEE OOO© Venue 191 - Dundee Rep Theatre,Tay Square, Dundee Tickets 01382 223530 CI Outer ★ ■ DODGE - DZE-YA? BELARUS STATE THEATRE The award-from |1 winning company always in search of its own theatre language, different European dramaboring. theatre. Its performances are unexpected, new, 7|X Western controversial, but(21.15) never Aug 13 19. 4 5 £3.00 X2 Special Aug 14-17festival 19.45(21.15)Dundee £6.00 (£4.00) shows for £15.00 ): (See venue indexpass:for3other shows) ★COMPANY ■ HELLO 1990 SONYA NEWYEAR - and OSKARAS KURSONOVAS Fringe First 'winners 1995 nominees, from Vilinius the third part of their trilogy. A company of exceptional originality andseen'withThe artistry...so good..beauty-humour, visual invention..they demand to be Herald 1995. Aug 2728-31 19.419.5 (22.00) Aug 45pass: (22.00)3£3.00 £6.00 (£4.00) Special festival Dundee shows £15.00 (See venue index for other shows) THE DEMARCO FOUNDATION IN EDINBURGH Venue 22 - Demarco European Art Foundation, St Mary's School,York Lane/Albany St Tix 557 0707 H13 The Demarco EuropeanAnArtinternational Foundationexhibition/ celebratestheatre/ the Demarco Gallery s Tl'. Thirtieth Anniversary. Shakespeare Summer StSchool programme linking St Mary'Castle, s School, Dundee Rep, Pathhead Tl' Theatre, Leonard' s School, Ravenscraig inspired by Joseph Beuys' '7000 Oaks' Millenium Sculpture. ENGAGEMENT: WRITERS IN SOCIETY Crime and punishment; drug ! culture; warofwriting (Bosnia); identity in a changing world;andand a celebration fifty years of0131theScottishness, Festival with John Calder, Jim Haynes Richard Demarco. Ring 557 0707 for daily programme. Aug 12-17 11.00 (13.00) £3.00 (£2.00) ★ ■ FADENSCHEIN enchanting combination of sculpture, movement, rJ| performance music and the mysteryMirella ofAnlanguage is presented award-winning German and (formerin abystudent 4> fall. Anna Lorenz artists (former studentWeingarten ofT. Ulrichs) courtyardof M.Abramovic) when dusk begins to I Aug 13-17 21.30 (22.30) £3.00 (£2.00)

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Theatre 'll about Canovaccio' present Tandhe imaginary, Perfect Murders' byDELITTI Max Aub.ESEMPLARI AGaetano grippingMarino. monologue murders - real 'Cultural performed by Supported by The Italian Institute. Aug 19-24 noon (12.40) £4.00 (£2.00) IFactress I AMZofia MEDEA A one-woman tour de force in English language by Polish Kalinska who starred in three memorable Edinburgh Festival productions ofTadeusz Kantor' s CricotTheatre. Kalinska (Fringe First 1991) works internationally director, teacher. Aug 18-24 noon (12.40)as actress, £5.00 (£3.50) ■breath-taking THE CHAIRS Dutch Connection bringdirected Ionesco'bys three moderntimeclassic life in a English language production Fringeto First winner Andrew Dallmeyer and starring Louise Seyffert and BartVanlaere. A must 19-24 for all theatre lovers.£6.00 (£4.00) Aug 13.00 (14.20) ★ ■ INDGE -University A BULGARIAN The of the New Bulgarian returnthetoLEGEND the Fringe withTheatre a play byDepartment Iordan about an ancient heroform. in which actors' unique movements createlovkov a borderline aesthetic Aug 19-24 13.30 (14.20) £5.00 (£3.50) ★ ■ RICORDA CON RABBIA (LOOK BACK INItalian ANGER) presented by Teatro Della Citta' - Catania in collaboration withHisthevoice Cultural Institute oflookScotland. 25 years ago Pasolini was killed. fell into the void we him 25)in anger. Aug back 19-31at(not 15.10 (16.45) £5.00 (£3.50) ★the■firstHUIS CLOS Company Gaffe. Theatre Sartre's inclassic of existentialism ever production ofSchool theLaTraverse 1963. Brought to thebywas Fringe by actors from the of Drama, Perugia University directed Katiuscia Supported£5.00by (£3.00) the Italian Cultural Institute. Aug 19-24Patrizi. 15.30 (16.30) ★film■with DR live ZINGARO' S SECRET A tragi-comedy the style of a I920'changes s silent musical accompaniment. is a talefreakofinlove ofrevenge. identity, genetically challenged twins, aItcircus showandandbetrayal, the ultimate Aug 19-24 17.30 (18.30) £5.00 (£3.50) HAMLET New multi-media adaptation by Nathan Evanstheatre combining Shakespeare' s words with1996music by TheStudent Smiths, physical and TV. Finalist in the National Drama Festival. 'with Radical'puppetry The Sunday Times, ' p rovocative' The Guardian, ' i nnovative' The Stage. Aug 19-24 17.15 (18.45) £5.00 (£3.50) SCHOOLEDTO FOREIGN VOICE In a Dublin pub whiskey, the Ulster poetsandand broadcasters Louis AMacNiece andWR Rodgers meet with music. This moving and amusing encounter is dramatised by Ulster'words s most versatile company, Centre Stage. Aug 19-24 19.00 (21.00) £5.00 (£3.50) ★ ■finest TWOshortBYplays TWOby'RSamuel ough forBeckett, Theatreplayed One' andLeonard 'The OldFenton Tune' are two of the Raymond Segre. John Festival. Calder (Beckett' s British byPublisher) directs. and Hit of 1996' s Bath Literature Aug 19-31 (not 25) 19.15 (20.35) £7.00 (£5.00) ★ EMMA' DEMISEBasedSparyon Pack present lookchange at thethesidewayofyouFreudthinkthe public neverS knew. true events thisa black coulddoesn' about psychoanalysis the play the Freud Institute t want you to see! Aug 19-24 23.15 21.30 (00.30) (22.45) £6.00 (£4.00) Aug 26-31 ★fantastic ■ THE beginning OVERCOAT GOGOL AAnstoryovercoat both funny and ansadentire with alifetime. and thean- AFTER unexpected trapping A story about free human ending. spirit refusing to be buttoned up in any coat. 5 International Awards. Aug 19-24 22.00 (23.00) £5.00 (£3.50) ■ CHORAL Gruppo Dimensione Art & Scena choreographed by Anna Cuocolo.for truth. Modern Italianpresent danceby athe atdance itsItalian best:performance the mystery ofInstitute. life deepens with the search Supported Cultural Aug 19-24 23.30 (00.30) £5.00 (£3.50) ★ ■twentieth NOEL COWARD POLAND OR theandhistory ofDerrida domesticordrama in the centuryGrable and IN-itslateeffect onreview women Jacques hommage to Betty night by Riggs O' H ara, songs by Donny Marchand. Aug 19-24 22.45 (23.40) £5.00 (£3.50) ★ CINDERS Written and produced byseenthethrough children of the Craigmillar Out of School A traditional fairytale '90s. 26-31 IsProject. it a ball a rave?£4.00 Come and see for yourself!the eyes of children in the Aug 13.30or(14.30) (£2.00) ★ ■ THE CORONATION' BIRTHDAY A young royalist womanideologies and a Napoleonic man- meet on the Sevening of Napoleon' slove. Coronation:Two clash politically but compromise is found through Written by Valentina Mezzacappa performed by Turin's Historical Theatre. Supported by the Italian26-28 Culturaland Aug 13.0Institute. 0 (14.30) £5.00 (£3.50) THE DEMARCO FOUNDATION IN EDINBURGH continues over the page


THEATRE THE DEMARCO FOUNDATION IN EDINBURGH continued ★ ■ THREE FOOLS AND TWO BRING GREETINGS FROM MASTER WILLIAM InFeste, SmiliMADMEN Theatre Group' sShakespearean production five clowns act the parts of Hamlet, Ophelia, Lear, and other characters, creating the forms of ' p rofessional' folly, supposed madness and pathological Aug 26-31 insanity. 15.00 (16.30) £5.00 (£3.50) ★ ■ TANDEM Performed PathwaysATheatre Group. Are theyoftwo together, two apart or justs society. tooby familiar? challenging exploration genderan issues prevalent in today' A humourous and poignant play using explosive mixture of art forms. Aug 26-31 17.45 (18.45) £5.00 (£3.50) THE GLASS MENAGERIE A subtle production byInBryanston BlueforRoses of Tennessee mostofpowerful its nostalgia a past world and Williams' its evocation lonelinessandandmoving lost loveplay.it celebrates the human need toAugdream. 26-31 17.15 (18.45) £4.00 (£3.00) ★music ■ PYGMALION / METAMORPHOSES ancient modern, - pantomime, drama - burlesque, love - art,Myth masks- reality, - words: both-wise amusing one-woman show. Example of contemporary theatre performed inand Latin. Original and new theatre from the Polish actress Jolanta Kozak of Ex-Re Theatre. Aug 26-31 19.30 (20.30) £5.00 (£3.50) ■ JOURNEY TO ITHAKA by theinterpreted London-Greek Group.of itsPower and glorypoets fromCavafy, Hellenic Heartland throughTheatre the words best known Ritzos, Elytis, Seferis with music, dancing popular26-31Greek21.15composers includingTheodorakis, Hatzidakis and songs by Aug (22.45) £5.00 (£3.50) ★ ■impossible ETERNITY Poetry offersloneliness, eternity insadness, our imagination; love and the longing passion, deathPresented . . lifewithbyitself, symbolism and metaphor we achieve our dream eternal life. the Albanian Theatre Aug 27-3London. I (not 29) 21.30 (22.30) £5.00 (£3.00) THE DEMARCO FOUNDATION IN FIFE ®DOO Venue 182 - PathheadArts Centre, Commercial Street, Kirkcaldy Tickets 557 0707 Cl Outer The Demarco European Art Foundation goes to Fife to present ' M acbeth' at Ravenscraig and,an international in collaborationtheatre with programme Fife College and and aassociation with Stsummer Leonard'school sCastle School, Shakespeare at Pathhead Arts Centre. ★ VOICES:THE STORY JEANNE RCofThis original traces the history of Joan, from a girl inOFarestoring rural village toD'Aone history' s mostplaycharismatic leaders,8-17defying Aug (not allII)advice 11.30and (12.30) £5.00 Prince (£3.50)Charles to the throne of France. ★ ■ TEMPEST IN ATEACUP OldtheBrickroughPlayhouse children' s musical fantasy; fourscuttle friendsbythethe voyage seas ofCompany. childhood inA a giant teacup. Tempers nearly quest on the treacherous rocks of Wit' End!(not Ages II)5-12.13.30 (14.30) £3.00 Augs8-17 ★from■ FUTURE STARS' MAGIC Dancebring Theatre Impulsthat is the Ukraine, presented byAmerican OlgaDANCING and Ballroom VladimirTheRozhok, a show ashowmanship, mixture of picturesque Latin Dancing, outstanding Eastern the blues-rock Aug 8-17 (notandI I)reminiscences 15.30 (16.30) of£5.00 (£3.50) era. ★ ■ WOODLAND SECRETS Commonswood Schoolset manages of an ancient home many to workandpart amongst the oaks.forest, There theyforslipway. into animals. the secretThree worldchildren of the woodland see the creatures in a surprising Aug 8-14 (not II) 17.15 (18.00) £3.00 (£2.00) ★ A KING' HUMOUR Re-experience Scotland' this original play Sabout King James IV, a dynamic andStuarts, jovials renaissance King. I995'thewith s Glasgow Herald Little Devil Award Winners,The Royal return to Fringe with this Scotland' Auglook 8-17at(not 11) 19.s brilliant 15 (20.45)past.£5.00 (£3.50) ★ AN AMERICAN MELODRAMA Made by the toOldcheer West,andit comes tovillains the Fringe. This rousing production will givefamous youreheroes to boo. Sherriffs, saloon girls, cowboys: you' in for a rootin' tootin' good time.(not II) 21.00 (22.45) £5.00 (£3.50) Aug 8-17 Venue 175 - Ravenscraig Castle, Ravenscraig Park, Kirkcaldy Tickets 557 0707 Cl Outer MACBETHCastle Outdoor promenade production intwotheproductions dramatic setting of on Ravenscraig recalling Demarco Gallery' s of Macbeth Inchcolm. by Valerieperform Anisenko (Free StageofTheatre, Minsk,of Fife. Belarus). Belarusian andDirected Scottish the world the Thane Aug 8-14 (not II) 20.00actors (22.00) £ 15.00in(£7.50) CAN’T FIND THE SHOW YOU’RE LOOKING FOR ? See page One 72

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68 StQueensferry Columba’s Road, Church,Blackball. Muirdale Terr. CI Outer (2.75 miles) 6970 Edinburgh BroughtonAcademy, High School, I Carrington 42 Henderson RowRoad. E7FI0 7172 StQueen' Ninians, Comely Bank Road E6 Hall,Clerk 7374 Council Edinburghs Car College ofStreet. Art,Fishmarket LauristonClose, Place.off HighNI3 KIO Park, Old StreetMambo Club, West Tollcross. KI2 7576 The L8 Megastore, Princes Square Street 19 77 Virgin The Square Centre,125Nicolson Methodist Church. LI2 7879 The CC Blooms, Greenside Place HI4 69 Cowgate K12 OdeonSubway, Cinema, 7 ClerkGrlndlay StreetCourt Centre, M13 8180 The Garage Theatre, Grindlay Street K9 82 Southside, Southside Community Centre, 117 M12 Nicolson St. 8385 StFootlights Serfs Church Hall, 7Clark Road, Goldenacre A12 Firkin, Street K9 8687 Physician andandFirkin, 58 Spittal Dalkeith Road PI4 Beck' s Famous Spiegeltent, T op ofWaverley Shopping Centre, Princes St J12 88 Corstorphine Youth Centre, 14 Kirk Loan, (3.5 miles) Corstorphine. HI Outer 8990 Graffiti, RoxburgheCorner Hotel,Broughton 38 Charlotte Square. 19 and East London Streets G13 91 StPalmerston Mary's Cathedral & Chapter House, J7 92 The Spider'sPlace Web Downstairs, 260 Morrison Street J7N8 9394 James Gillespie' s High School, Lauderdale Street. the HighChurch, Street J12 95 StHunter MichaelSquare, and Aloffl Saints Brougham Street 9697 The Aldridge Gallery, 124 Morningside Road P5L9111 ' F estival Place' The Mound, 9899 Champions Marcos, 51 Grove K7 24Street. Annandale Street FI4 100 Central Hall,Club, WestBroughton Tollcross. L8 101102 Scotch Rifle Lodge, 32a St. G13 MaltSt. Leith. Whisky Society,The Vaults, 87 Giles BI9 103 Moscow Bar, 6Church South StHalDavid 112 104 The Murrayfield Parish l, HIStreet Ormidale Terrace. Outer (2 miles) 105 The OldsTown 8 Victoria Street J11K10 106 ,Arms, 27-31Bookshop, West Grassmarket 107 Christie' Guildford I WestPort, Register Street (off East End of Princes St) 112 108 Waterstone' s Booksellers, Street 19N12 109 The StarrHouse, Tent,The Meadows,128Peeblesshire. MelPrinces vil e Drive 110 Traquair Innerleithen, P14 111 St13Andrew &Street. St George's Church, Outer (25 miles) George I11413 Waterstone' s End, Booksellers, 13 Princes Streets 112H11 Theatre East St Paul' s and St George' Church,York Place Lothian Street H13 115 Negociants, 45-47 LI2 116 Waterstone' s Booksellers, 83 George Street H10 117 Viewforth Centre, 104 Gilmore Place M6 118 Rosslyn Chapel, Roslin, Midlothian. Outer (9 miles) P6 120 Inverleith ChurchRoad)Hall, Ferry Road (opp Granton A9 121 South ESU Gallery, 23Resource Atholl Crescent 123 Bridge53-59 Centre, Street J7K13 K13 124 James Thin, South BridgeCastleInfirmary 125 St Mark' s Unitarian Church, Terrace J9 126 StWestJohn'Ends Church Hal l , St John' s Church, PrincesWest St. End, Princes Street 1919 127 John'International s Church, 128 StYouth at St Oswald's Hall, Montpelier Park, Bruntsfield. N6 129 Studio One Gallery, 10 StaffordCentre, Street, 18 130 The Photographic Exhibition 68 Great King Street G11 131 Greyfriars CandlemakerKirk,Row.Greyfriars Place, K11

132 Royal Art Commission for Scotland, J8 9 AthollFineGallery, Crescent 133 Rogues St Stephen FI0 134 Montresor, 35 St58Stephen StreetStreetRow. F9 135 The AdamQueen Pottery, 76 Henderson EI0 136 Central Street Garden, Heriot Row H11 138 Morningside Baptist Church, Morningside Road 06 139 Honeycomb, 36Church, Blair Street K12 140 The Stockbridge ParishStreet 7B Saxe Coburg 141142 Wrap, 17theStafford Street. 18E10 Out of Nomad' s Tent, 21 St. Leonard' s Lane. NI4 143 Out of thePrintmakers Blue, 25 Blackfriars Kl 3 144 Edinburgh WorkshopStreet& Gallery, GI4 23 Union St. 145 Lister Postgraduate Institute, 11 Hi l Square LI3 146 Royal College of Surgeons, (Top Floor) 9 Hil Square LI3 148 Stockbridge House,46a2Raeburn Cheyne Place. Street F8E8 149 Galerie Mirages, 150 The City Cafe, 19 Blair Street. K12 151152 Function Meadowbank andHil Stadium, London Road J19114 Haus,Centre Calton 155 Stockbridge R.I.A.S. Gallery, 15 Rutland Square.West J8 156 Bookshop, 26 North CircusVenue, PlaceIS Caiton Road G9 158 The JI4 159 FatCamera Sam'sObscura, Downtown Diner,Hil ,56Royal Fountainbridge K8 160 Castle Mi l e . J10 161162 The Elephant House, 21 George IV Bridge K12 Henry's CellarHouse, Bar, 8-16 Morrison 165 Hil , RoyalStreet Mile J10K8 167 Cannonball Moray House Theatre,CastleCanongate/ St John' s Street KI4 168 Moray Moray House Kabaret,3737 Holyrood Holyrood Road KI4 169 KI4 170 The RightHouse Wing,Studios, 229 Willowbrae RoadRoadOuter (2 miles) K22 171 Victoria Griselda Street Hil Wemyss Pottery, 89 West Bow, K11 172 Freemason'sChristian Hall, 96 George 110 173 Carrubbers Centre,Street 65 High Street J13G10 174 175 Inhouse, Ravenscraig28 Howe Castle,Street Ravenscraig Park,Outer Kirkcaldy(20 miles) CI 177 YMCA.73 Ferry Road BI7 178 Terrordome, Leith Links D20 179 The Melrose Abbey, Melrose PI4 Outer (45 miles) 180 South Leith Street Parish Church Halls, 181182 Pathhead ElHenderson im Pentecostal Church,Commercial 26 GeorgeStreet, IV Bridge CIS K11 Arts Centre, Kirkcaldy CI Outer (20 miles) 183 Caledonian Brewery, 42 Slateford Road M2 184 RajHenderson RestaurantStreet, on theLeithShore, B19 185 The Magdalen Chapel, 41 Cowgate K11 186 Phillips, 6 5 George Street HI0 187 St Giles Cathedral, High Street, 3Royal Mile J8LI I 188 Day Adventist 189 Seventh The Theatre Big Top, TheChurch, Meadows,Bristo Place NI2 Mel v i l e Drive 190 The Next to Waverley Station, K13 MarketWaverley, Street 191 Dundee Rep Theatre,Tay Square, Dundee Cl Outer (55 miles) 192 South Edinburgh University Old College Quad, Bridge KI3 193 RoyalIndiaBotanic Dl I 194 The Shop,Garden, 142 RoseInverleith Street Row 195 MinustheOne,The Carlton Highland Hotel JI3NO 196 Walk Plank Theatre Shi p , MV Fitzcarraldo, Leith DocksGrounds, 2/3 North Bank Street JlA20I 197 Common 198 2 Festival HowdenTheatre, Street LI3 199 Tapsters, Edinburgh 13-29 Nicolson Street LI2 AB Tattoo Filmhouse J8 J12 Ci Tourist FestivalOffice/Jazz Office Tickets JI2 Information 112

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DIVERSE ATTRACTIONS continued PINTERbyPLUS Themodern Mercators present 'Pinter Plus'. 60 minutes of varied playlets famous playwrights. Aug 13-17 22.00 (23.00) £4.00 (£2.50) ★ WITH THE BLESSING OF THE Reich POPEtoTheatre 4 Productions. How the Third exterminate the handicapped. AugChurch 26-31 collaborated 17.45 (19.15) with £4.00the(£2.50) ■ UNDERGROUNDHOG Songs, stories and poems from a life wasted in various friends. Aug 5-17undergrounds. (not 11) 20.30David (22.30)Morgan £3.00and(£2.00) ★ A WOMAN OF Forsythe INDEPENDENT Dolphin Productions. UK premiere. Elizabeth Hailey' sfrom playMEANS of1899hertoaward-winning novel. Compelling portrait of a woman' s life 1977. ' w itty and endearing..' Boston Globe. 'Irresistible' Los Angeles Times. Performed by Lisa Bermond. Aug 12-17,19-24,29-31 15.45 (17.15) £4.00 (£2.50) Cordon piecetheabout Wise Men. 'BALTHAZAR vivid 26-31 and evocative' Stage.Productions. 'The(£2.00) humanAcclaimed beings behind icons'theScotsman Aug 14.00 (15.00) £3.00 DIVERSE ATTRACTIONS THEATRE COMPLEX Venue SI - Diverse Attractions Complex, 112 West Bow, Grassmarket 226 4412 WHODIDIT? T.C.Pmurder . presentmystery 'Whodidit?' Sanity goes out the French windows in this12-24 sophisticated Aug 19.40 (20.25) £5.00 (£3.00)spoof, 'genuinely funny' The List. CEDRIC Shakespeare'You'. llBawdy parody. LikeCounselling Shakespeare? love this. lll'HateLostShakespeare? adore Bard it. Ambivalent? is You'll available. Aug 12-24 (not 18) 20.40 (21.20) £5.00 (£3.00) ONCE A entertaining, CATHOLICamusing. Bablake School. frank,boys fresh,andengaging, constantly Fifth formProvocative, girls face nuns, ELVIS PRESLEY. Aug 19-24 13.15(15.15) £3.50 (£3.00) ★ BRAVEHEART II:ofBRAVE HARDER Lip Theatre an insanely funny look at17.the45 life(19.15) the£3.00 great(£2.00) Scottish leader Wallace,- present like it really was. Aug 19-24 ★neon■ JOY-RIDDEN As the world sleeps, girl and boy accelerate through nightmiles to theof city' s and edge.fantasies. DaylightInternationally brings joy on the back seat and a a thousand fearspowerful' acclaimed TALKING BIRDS, ' s urreal and Guardian. Aug 8-24 (not Suns) 16.00(17.10) £5.00 (£4.00) ★ CROSSING THEhormones, BORDERtheTeenage enough! ve gotof bad skin and raging last thinglifeScottish youis hard needhistory. is to fightWhen at theyou'battle Bannockburn. A youthful rampage through Claymores, passion12-17 and 2613.4drummers! Aug 5 (15.30) £4.00 (£2.50) FRANK FARMER' S PANTSmanicRobber' s Doga B-movie productions. comedy show. An hilarious mix with theme,A 70'sketch-based s nostalgia, a myriad of unlikely characters and a pair of mutant bell-bottomed trousers! 'Aug sheer9,10 enjoyment ..brilliant' Alan Connan, Royal FM Aug 12-17 19.17.4545(20.45) (18.45) £6.00 (£4.00) ABSENT FRIENDS AfterPlayers I995'return s highlywithacclaimed Bedroom award-winning Edinburgh Ayckbourn' s darklyFarce comic- thetale of relationships today Absent Friends. Aug 26-31 19.45 (21.15) £6.00 (£4.00) AEdwards. PORTRAIT OF VINCENT 'A. devastating achievement' Oawen DudleyofVan 'Thishelpstremendous work 'MichaelScotsman. McEvoy paints portrait Gogh which to dismiss the stereotype' ' B rilliantly Festival8-10Times.18.0'0A(19.20) n education as(£6.00) well as a pleasure' Jack Tinker. written' Aug £8.00 Aug 12-17, 19-24 10. 4 5 (12.05) Aug 26-31 18.00 (19.20) DOUBLE EDGE DRAMA ©Q©© Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 51 OS 110 ★starring THREE IN THE MORNING by Adrian Osmond. Dark, quirky comedy Buzz the bell-boy, a drunken guitarist, a soaking-wet madman with a wallet money, truckers, nailfiles, and a mannequin called Pete. IT'S BAM 9-26 - ofTIMEmonopoly TO GET CRAZY! Aug 00.30 (01.45) £5.00 Price includes free whisky (£4.00) Venue 123 - South Bridge Resource Centre, Infirmary Street Tickets 558 9991 K13 MACBETH The darkest andteam. most brooding ofScotsman). Shakespeare' s tragedies offrom last year' s successful Hamlet (**** The A production intensity, pace and energy.15.25 (16.40) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug 13,15,17,19,21,23 NO LANDplaybythatHarold The team brought you 'Benters ent' inthe 1992 MAN’S presents forgetsPinter. traditions stagethatnaturalism realm of sweetthechamber music. Realities and offantasies are broughtandtogether on equal terms. Aug 12,14,16,20,22,24 15.25 (16.40) £5.00 (£4.00)


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THEATRE ELECTRIC EEL ©O©© Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116 K7 ★Unmissable-unstoppable' MALTMAN & CLARKS -Stage APOCALYPSE SOON Maltman &TwoClark .'flatmates The are back with a new comedy. face theoutendwithof athebang!world by having a party. Pure entertainment that promises Aug 9-31 to(notgo Tues) 15.00(16.10) £5.00 (£4.00) ERCALLWOOD G.M. SCHOOLTHEATRE CO 00©0 Venue 148 - Stockbridge House, 2 Cheyne Street F8 THE GOOD PERSON OFyoung SZECHWAN enthusiasm and commitment' National Theatre. ' A dynamic company' BBC Radio. Finalists in the National Theatre 'Connections' Festivaltheatre' 1995.s areErcallWood make Fringe debut with Brecht' s15.classic play. £4.50 All youth not the same. Aug 20-23 0 0 (17.00) (£2.50) Aug 20-23 19.30 (21.30) EUTC 00©0 Venue 49 - Bedlam Theatre, 11 b Bristo Place Tickets 225 9893 III ★ ■ DREAMING DOOMSDAY Sexual After translations, divine transformations....and impossible realities. Grimm (Fringe First, Guardian Student Drama Award), E.U.T.C return with fantastic Indian stories of dreaming and Augillusion. 12-24 (notGrotesque, 18) 22.00erotic, (23.20)magical. £5.00 (£3.00) ★masterpiece. DUBLINERS A movingtellsandyouinnovative stagelose, adaptation ofandJames s s ' D ubliners' how to love, escape revolt.Joyce' Joyce' tales are intertwined in a theatrical experience that will grate, seduce and entertain. way... (£3.00) Aug 12-24 Our (not Dubliners 18) 18.00 lead (19.45)the £5.00 EXACTING THEATRE COMPANY OO©© Venue 82 - Southside, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson St. Tickets 6672212 MI2 PERICLESfairy'Mtale. ARINA' STALE'andShakespeare' symbolic Accessible stimulating.s classic romance set within a Aug 11-17 10.45 (11.45) £4.00 (£3.50)

THE CARETAKER Pinter' s ClassicNihilistic, about three men in a room; performed by women. Aug 19-25Pinteresque: 14.00 (16.00)Futile, £4.50Cruel, (£3.50) Humiliating,Terrifying, FUNNY!! THE REAL INSPECTOR TomoffStoppard' Mousetrap' on it's £4.00 headHOUND and thrown a cliff. s Funniest Play: The Aug 19-25 turned 11.45 (12.45) (£3.50) ★ FALSElookPROMISES? ANDandPAIN ALICE Double-bill newinwriting satirical Labour an exploration of women'ofs role society.Aug 19-25 10.at1New 5 (11.20) £4.00 (£3.50) CAN’T T PAY! by Dario Fo, hilarious farce centres on■supermarket the directPAY? actionWON' by working-class housewives against political inflationary prices. Aug 19-25 20.10 (21.30) £5.00 (£4.50) BREAKFAST WITH SAUNDERS one-actandJames Saunders plays: Birdsong and A Slight Accident. Double-bill Unexpectedofarrivals unusual behaviour. Aug 26-31 10.00 (11.10) £4.00 (£3.50) ★ A CHAOTIC SUNSET Power,over loyalties fighter and British Imperialist politicsandandlove.uniteAfrican in gay liberation passion. Aug 26-31 11.20 (12.20) £4.00clash(£3.50) ★A new IDIOT MACHINE Who is the stranger in the pub and what does he want? play about espionage,£4.50intrigue Aug 26-31 12.40 (14.10) (£3.50)and beer. ★ CHEMICAL DREAMS T.V.Dinners, hangovers Check-mate, move, can' arsed, 9-5, (hello?). Nextandstop:time-machines. Apocalypse. Aug 26-31 14.your30 (15.30) £4.50t be(£3.50) ★comedy REVELATION Where did Mary and Joseph meet? Was Judas Biblical£4.50 spoof(£3.50) with a look at modern objects offramed? desire. New Aug 26-31combining 20.10 (20.55) WELCOME HOME Tonya fallen Marchant. recently returned from the Falklands Warbybury comradeFive- paratroopers poignant and testosteronesaturated. Aug 26-31 21.05 (21.55) £4.50 (£3.50) EXPLODING HEROES THEATRE COMPANY OOO© Venue 28 - Greyfriars Kirk House, Candlemaker Row Tickets 225 3626 K11 ★TheMEN IN BLACK Bones. Not the white, crunchy, breakable kind. No. taxi driver caught amidst s, aliensGeorge & mysterious Black kind.with a It's epic. Dangerous. Why it'UFO' s almost Lucas!! BMen Moviein mayhem serious Keen. Aug 26-31soundtrack. 13.45 (14.50) £5.00 (£3.00)

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FACE LIFT THEATRE COMPANY OO0O Venue 21 - Roman Eagle Lodge, 2 Johnston Terrace. Tickets 22S 7226 JH ★Sentence! VISITING CHRISTOPHER Back by Popular Demand.... The Death In Britain of the near future, Christopher awaits the ultimate decision. You are called todrama. witness a humorous, sexually bycharged disturbingly voyeuristic and directed Jason and Hepple. Aug 11-24 new 18.05 (19.05)Written £5.00 (£3.00) FACTION THEATRE OO©© Venue 21 - Roman Eagle Lodge, 2 Johnston Terrace. Tickets 225 7226 J11 JULIUS CAESAR THE KNIVES ARE OUT for the eponymous Roman general inthea social Shakespearean power game that kills. Backstabbing, naked ambition and etiquette ofthriller. murder come together in a fast-paced adaptation of the ORIGINAL Aug 18-31 political 16.20 (15.50) £4.50 (£3.00) PAUL FALLON OOOO Venue 21 - Roman Eagle Lodge, 2 Johnston Terrace. Tickets 225 7226 J11 WORD ' PLAYS' ' M ost moving and magnificent public address ever heard' journalist tobrought MartintoLuther King Juniorof the on 'Story' dream'ofspeech. Works ofasRoger McGough life. ' M y Side three little pigs hilariously by Alexander Wolf. Aug I 1-17re-told 16.30 (17.30) £5.00 T.(£4.50) FAUX PAS THEATRE CO. ®0@© Venue 47 - The Cafe Royal, 17 West Register Street Tickets 556 2549 112 ★ TARGET PRACTICE Andrew Stanson sees in twoBeatles one person playsrockby new writer Richard Hope. The first monologue obsessed journalist Mickynothard at work. The second deals with obsession's darker side. This for children. Aug show 10-31 is 13.15(15.00) £5.00 (£4.00) FELLOWSHIP FORTHE PERFORMING ARTS ®O0O Venue 173 - Carrubbers Christian Centre, 65 High Street Tickets 556 2626 JI3 ★Theatre. GENESIS as toldstoryteller by Max McLean. AmongofYear' s Bestand in New Jersey Inspired peels off layers prejudice preconceived notionsNews. that obscures Bible's first book. 'Keeps one on the edge of the chair' Jewish Aug 10 20.30(not(22.30) £6.50 Aug Suns) 19.30(£5.50) (21.30) Aug 12-24 14,17,21,24 14.00 (16.00) £5.00 Last year's "Anger Award* winner for the overall excellence of the venue and artistic programme Theatre Workshop present an outstandingly innovative programme of international theatre from the United States, Israel, The Netherlands, Ireland, England and Scotland Barnard Theatre (USA) - UBU Castlemilk People's Theatre - Sooans Nlcht Clyde Unity Theatre - Mince & Tatties 1stFreeway TheatreStage (USA)- -TheTheLast Chamber Little Ease the ofMacEachans KaosofTheatre - Caligula Donal O'Kelly (Ireland) - Catalpa Parnassos (Netherlands) - Moll Flanders Pearl Productions (USA)Perpetual - Wright From TheatreAmerica - Fine Plasticene (USA) - Doorslam Red Shift Theatre - Bartelby Scarlet Theatre - The Sisters 7:84 Shocking Theatre Scotland - The War-InTrial Heaven Pink Productions Run Tmu-Na Holon Theatre (Israel) -DeadHours Y Touring - The Gift (See entry under Company Name for details) + Exhibition - The "Wicked” Humour of Eddie Farrell "open plan cafe/barat one of the city' s most flourishing arts centras..one of the best set-up cafes In Britain for wheel-chair access..meals are economical, vegetarian Was’THEwlttiLISTa Don’t miss out on an essential Fringe Experience! Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place Bookings : 4- 44 (0) 131 226 5425 *T7ie Herald newspaper

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THE FLYING DOG THEATRE COMPANY ©O©© Venue 4 - C too, St Columba's by the Castle, Johnston Terrace. Tickets 225 S105 K10 ★ ■ofTHE MISCHIEF by Charlotte Boucher. The most energetic wake up call the Fringe. Commedia dell' A rte meets Brecht in this musical morality play for8-31the(not 90'sSuns) . A whirlwind" tale of£4.50 love,(£3.50) murder, comedy and song. Aug 09.30 (10.45) FORTNIGHT PRODUCTIONS OO©© Venue 99 - Champions Club, 24 Annandale Street Tickets 556 3651 F14 ★ PIGS IN which KNICKERS isthea kinky comicof two capergalsof and Bernard Manning proportions, follows fortunes one guy as they indulge in a magical for the perfect Aug 17-31 quest 23.00 (midnight) £3.00partner. (£2.00) Go on - make a pig of yourself! FRANTIC ASSEMBLY ©0©@ Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 111 FLESHareFrantic perform for yourofpleasure. For theandpricedance. of a ticket their bodies yours for 80 minutes dazzling theatre ' T hat' s entertainment' 'Amazing....fantastic' Steven Berkoff 'Exhilarating spectacle' Time Independent Out Critic's Choice 'Nice bums' Herald. Aug 9-15,18-22,26,28-31 20.05 (21.25) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 20.05 (21.25) £8.50 (£7.50) FREEWAY STAGE OG©0 Venue 20 - Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place. Tickets 226 5425 F9 ★by ■JohnTHEMcGrath. LAST OF THE MacEachans Powerful Highland satire and elegy Elizabeth MacLennan brings all the comedy, wit and lyricism ofNorth. her many 7:84 Scotland performances to this moving comedy of the Far Hilarious Aug 12-24Formidable (not 18) artistry. 14.30 (15.30) £5.00 comedy. (£3.00) !i, ; I i ’ t i\ I.

JUDITH FRENCH ©O©© Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street Tickets 226 2428 111 MY SOLITARY ELEGANCE The woman behind the works of Jane Austen. Since itsplayacclaimed premiere at Bath's Theatre Royal, Judith French'throughout s finelycrafted and virtuoso performance have delighted audiences Britain. 'A triumph....Go' Time Out, 'Sparklingly witty'£7.50 The Times. Aug 9-12,14,15,18,19,21,22,26,28-31 11. 3 0 (13.15) (£6.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 11.30 (13.15) £8.50 (£7.50) full figure theatre company ©O©© Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6522 HIO the 'f word Can feminism be funny? 'This hilarious musical romp is a fresh, welcome look at feminism in the ' 9 0' s ' The Adelaide Advertiser. Winner of Advertiser Fringe Award for Excellence - Adelaide '96. Voted Best of the Fest Melbourne Comedy Festival '96. 21.45 (22.45) £6.00 (£4.00) Aug 9,12,14,16,18,21,23,25,26,28,30

I FURTIVE THEATRE COMPANY OOO© I Venue 169 - Moray House Studios,37 Holyrood Road Tickets 556 0102 KI4 ri i ★Boyter. GODO'Godo...' SHOWED UP AND WAGE SLAVES Two new pieces bytoGavin blends slapstick and metaphysics in a frenetic homage || Beckett's legendary absentee. 'Wage Slaves' is a hilariously surreal rant against I the jobs and£5.00smothered Augtyranny 26-31 of14.crap 05 (15.25) (£4.00) ambitions. OOO© 1 GASP Venue 51 - Diverse Attractions Complex, 112 West Bow, Grassmarket 226 4412 Kl^ ).5j condemned OUR COUNTRY' S GOOD Your actors are murderers, your leading to hang. Is there room for theatre in a cell six foot square?lady f:) toTimberlake s rallying cry for the power of theatre. You can't act yourWertenbaker' i Augsave26-31 13.life!40 (15.20) £5.00 (£3.00) GAVIN ROBERTSON & ANDY TAYLOR i Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 * of★ ■theFANTASTIC VOYAGE Remember 'Jason and thegetArgonauts' and 'Clash Titans'? Ray Harryhausen' s fantasy special-effects theepic. Featuring '|i THUNDERBIRDS F. A . B . ' treatment in this unashamedly silly Lost Undersea World ofT-rex's, Demons, Gladiators, Skeleton-warriors and a i . Aug more!8-10 17.30 (18.40) £4.50 . Aug I 17.30£7.50 (18.40)(£5.00£7.00SUODC) (£5.00 SUODC) Aug 11-15,18-22,26,28-3 16,17,23-25 17.30 (18.40) GEOFFREY CHAUCER SCHOOL 00©0 J Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6522 HIO i, it PARTY NIGHT ATTHE CLUB a hard hitting, topical tale from an innerJfj violence London comprehensive. A young refugee, encountering comedy, music, and romance, gradually becomes accepted at The Club - until the Hh Aug Home20-24 Office intent on spoiling 11.arrives, 15 (12.30) £3.00 (£2.00) the party,

THEATRE THE GHOST ROAD COMPANY OO©© Venue 169 - Moray House Studios, 37 Holyrood Road Tickets 556 0102 K14 ★homeless ELEKTRA-LA-LA transports Sophocles' Elektra to the world of the the internet present and day murder. Los Angeles. grittysongs. and witty retelling of aandtimeless story ofinrevenge WithABlues 'Irreverent Aug 12-31 and (notChilling' 18,25) LA17.Weekly. 15 (18.30) £5.00 (£4.00) GILDED BALLOON ©O©© Venue 38 - The Giltjed Balloon Theatre, 233 Cowgate. Tickets 226 2151 K12 ★ SISTERS NIGHTMARE MARY IGNATIUS EXPLAINSCompany. IT FORYOU &THE ACTOR' HatboxTheatre British premiere of Christopher Durang' s award-winning couplet. spontaneity precedes a farce' biting, irreverent, uproariously funny Frenzied satire. Athespian 'saucy exercise in theological Aug 9-31 (not 18)New12.Yorker. 30 (14.00) £6.50 (£5.50) TANGERINE PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS ENTERTAINING MRMr SLOANE Bizarre sexuallivesentanglements abound when smooth skinned Sloane erupts into the of lonely, ageing Kath and her shady brother with murderously funny consequences. Tangerine follow I995's brilliant Ed Abigail' Aug 9-31s Party. 14.15(15.45) £6.50 (£5.50) GREAT PRETENDERS TheFromEtcetera Theatre in association with the Counterfeit Company. London, thesongs. hitCompany rock'Enter n'rollthe look-a-like musical arrives with its ' s tar-studded' , cast and classy glamorous and glitzy world16.of,00Elvis, Aug 9-31 (17.30)Michael £7.00Jackson (£6.00)and Tina Turner. ★ LADYinMACBETH FIRMEDbyMYCecilia BUTTOCKS Shakespeare step aerobics cheekyRichard new comedy Delatori, Fringe First '9of3meets for I'm Entertaining Gere', Starring 'refreshingClaire original humour...one the Tonight funniest shows you will see' Scotsman. Grogan. Aug 10-31 15.00 (16.15) £6.50 (£5.50) ★ CONTINENTAL BRECHTFEST - PAPER CUTS (A PLAY ON Are WORDS) Breakfast with the Pages! Theirshock marriage looks News good onandpaper. they papering over the cracks? Thrill to revelations! features, songs and sketches in a comedy for two.with 'FREE Incredibly witty' The List. Aug 9-31 10.45 (11.45) £5.00 (£4.00) Continental Breakfast ★Science TIM -HARRIS 1886 Dr Buchanan stands at the pinnacle of 19th Century anda forgotten could fallpioneer. off at any'Vmoment. An award-winning Gothic comedy honouring ery funny, very black' The Australian (Melbourne Comedy Festival 1996). Aug 9-31 12.15 (13.45) £6.00 (£5.00) FOURTH WALL PRODUCTIONS IN GET UPtheAND FINGERS October 14 1881,newa freak storm claimsrecreates livesoneofTIE29ofYOUR fisherman. This passionate and moving playeyespowerfully the Borders greatest ever tragedies through the of three women. Aug 9-31 14.00 (15.45) £6.50 (£5.50) SMOTHERED IN CHOCOLATE bynowhere? Christian Achieving Darkin. Anothing? chocolateLifedream based in reality. What is reality? Goingissues dead-end? Openwide blends serious with humour and chocolate in aa show9-25 you can teeth£6.00 into. (£4.00) Aug (notreally II) get 13.1your 5 (14.30) THE SNAILfamilies, INSIDEdoomed Gerardlove Foster' s annewunhealthy solo showinterest is a surreal comedy of★ dysfunctional andwith in molluscs. Accompanying his meteoric rise to fame the Cheese Shop including new series on Radio and the£6.00 Paramount Aug 9-31 15.004(16.00) (£5.00) Channel. 'Hugely talented' Time Out. Venue 36 - Gilded Balloon I , People's Palace, Old Fishmarket Close Tickets 226 2151 K12 ★ ONproprietor GOOD FORM Harance customers Bookmakers arealmost on a losing Their ageing all his streak. hair. Witness the' epic battle ofopera!! ahasmanlostin money, his early 40’s who and has no common sense. Include free radio soap Aug 9-31 (not 13,27) 12.45 (13.45) £5.50 (£4.50) ★ WHAT HAPPENED TO THEwheelchairs!! ELEPHANT!! Kevinneeded Mulhern s hilarious critique ofandsex, powerHeand electric Martin a helper, to be hisSHEarms legs. got Frankie: Who were you expecting? Mother Teresa!..' COME,YOU£6.00 CAN(£5.00) - DO! Aug CANT 9-31 14.00(15.15) ★ THE LADIES One toilet, two women, three conversations. So, why do they always go in pairs? And arekeenchocolate biscuits 'thewitty...perceptive dialogue...A insight into the really femalebetter psychethanfromsex!teens to fifties' Amateur Stage. Aug 9-25 15.30 (16.45) £6.50 (£5.50) DON'T START FringeMcDade First winner returns to Edinburgh successful CanadianME!Tour.1995Tasty was a somebody. Now he's from back a home clearing up the lastTheconnections of two decades ago. 'A beautifully observed two hander' Scotsman Aug 9-18 18.45 (19.45) £6.50 (£5.50) GILDED BALLOON continues over the page 79


J2 GILDED BALLOON continued ★ RUBBER EAR (Harpoonist/Fisherman), PRODUCTIONS - KAMAKI Fringe Firstabout Winners bring youmerchants’ 'Kamaki' two95style) 'out Pickup andthemasters of thepumping Greeka hilarious dance floorcomedy (Stavros Travolta on the pull during polyester seventies. A delicious farce. Aug 9-31 13.15(14.45) £6.50 (£5.50) FOURSIGHTTHEATRE COMPANY BLOODY AND THE VIRGIN QUEEN 'A gloriousPRESENTS irreverent romp throughofMARY thethisTudor period' The Guardian. ' H ighly imaginative, fruity, all out show...out world' ***** The Scotsman. ' T wo Queens who will make you die laughing' Birmingham Post. 9-18 15.15(16.45) £6.50 (£5.50) Aug RUBBER EARperformances' PRODUCTIONS HARDTheTICKETS Ribald gags andFringe sassy Herald 'A- GLASGOW dazzling production' Scotsman. The sell-out First winning play returns. Follow the fortunes of three gallus Govan women as they pull off a scam to make their dreams come true. Aug 19-31 15.15 (16.45) £6.50 (£5.50) Venue 139 - The Honeycomb, 36 Blair Street Tickets 226 2151 K12 HOLLYWOOD SCREAMS A wildMaeromp through American humour taking in everyone from Groucho Marx arid West to Woody Allen and Mel Brooks, not forgetting Gloria Swanson'achievement s mother. A fine actor and very talented impressionist...a Aug 9-31 14.30 fully (15.45)realised £6.00 (£5.00) a party. Venue 12 - Gilded Balloon III,The Counting House, 32/2 Nicolson St Tickets 226 2151 m72 ★ STORMIN' Davewithlovesanybody. Tom,Tom lovesloves Dave.Stewart, DaveStewart loves sex, so does but loves sex Peter,Tom, but PeterDave loves tank-tops...and hates gayPeter men. A topical, theatrical andloveswickedly funny new play by Martin Green. Aug 9-25 14.15 (15.45) £6.00 (£5.00) AFTERS A London bar, three regulars swop drink-fuelledBukowski stories ofwhoconquests and laundry. Pubownmouse transmogrifies into beat-writer has lusty tales of his to tell. A comedy! Promising...confident...attractively acted...Spiced shrewedly Aug 9-31 20.30with(22.00) £7.00comic (£6.00)observation. GLENDALE COMMUNITY COLLEGE OOOO Venue 123 - South Bridge Resource Centre, Infirmary Street Tickets S58 9991 K13 ★ AIR BORN is Thaddeus Kerns' story,optimism the truewhich storyheralded of a youngtheman whoof embodied the spirit and unquenchable dawn the twentieth century. A new play by Lani Harris, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. Aug 12-17 13.30 (15.00) £4.50 (£4.00) GOLDEN GATE THEATRE - KIEV, UKRAINE OO©© Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6S22 H10 ■experience MURDERER bymustDostoyevsky returnstheatre after ought its 1995to triumph - 'a theatrical'You which be seen....what be' The Scotsman. just t see theatre of this quality and texture coming from Britain' Glasgow Herald.don' List. Aug 12-26'Brilliant' 18.35 the (19.55) £7.00 (£5.00) GRESHAMS YOUTH THEATRE OOOO Venue 81 - The Garage Theatre, Grindlay Court Centre, Grindlay St Tickets 229 2401 K9 UNMAN, WITTERING AND ZIGO Set in an archetypal public school, where a newly appointed teacher learns from his pupils how his predecessor met with untimely will. death. This witty, black comedy deals with power, authority and Augthe12-16corporate 12.30 (13.40) £5.00 (£2.50) THE GUARDIAN OOO© Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 L14 THE GUARDIAN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT DRAMA AWARD Catch thewinners very bestof ofthestudent drama atInternational the Fringe inStudent a specialDrama performance from Guardian Award. Aug 26the noon (14.00) £6.001996(£4.00) THE GUARDIAN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT DRAMA AWARD (2) SpecialDrama performances by the runners-up of the Guardian International Student Aug 27,28 noonAward. (13.30) £6.00 (£4.00) GUILDBURY PRODUCTIONS 00©0 Venue 114 - Theatre East End, St Paul's and St George's Church,York PI Tix 556 1202. HI3 ★blasphemy ANTIGONE One dead brother is a hero. The other is left to rot -a hisandsister cannotin bear.Jdeals andwinning emotionsadaptation collide inofvoice, movement stagecraft this new award Sophocles' powerful Original£5.00 prize-winning Aug 19-24drama. 16.00 (17.15) (£4.00) score. 80


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HAIRAISERS OO0O Venue 28 - Greyfriars Kirk House, Candlemaker Row Tickets 225 3626 Kl I ★ AFFAIRS OF THEto untangle HAIR Settheinpuzzle the American South.matriarch. A hairdresser and five women struggle of a reclusive Is she concealing Suicidal? Callahan. Or crazed. Funny, eccentric characters. All played12-24 by onesomething? Aug (notwoman, 18) 13.Kristina 40 (15.00) £4.50 (£3.00) HARLAND HAMSTRINGS THEATRE CO 00©0 Venue 79 - The Subway, 69 Cowgate K12 BOUNCERS by Johnwith Godber - ourThree hero!male, Ha Hathree Ha female Ha! From(social Hullcomment). to Edinburgh Bouncers attitude! Can one be so(22.00) funny? £4.00 A triumph Aug 11-24play20.00 (£3.00ofSO)the sublime over the ridiculous. SHAKERS by Jane Thornton and John Godber.different Funny,characters satirical, poignant, tragic, - four actresses, thirtySmith something 'young...unmissable' Shakerscomic is a cocktail bar...Granny is an apple. So much talenttoinperform. ones so Dogger Bank Morning Gazette. Aug I 1-24 18.00 (19.45) £4.00 (£3.00 SO) HEKTIK OOO© Venue 45 - Old St Paul's Church and Hall, Jeffrey Street Tickets 556 4651 J13 ■about METAMORPHOSIS Berkoffs classic treatment of Kafka' s short story salesman in a clockwork whichviewing eventually turns himwith a into a agiant beetle.intrapped Horrifying yetdrama. witty itroutine is required for anyone serious contemporary Aug 26-31interest 14.30 (16.00) £6.00 (£4.00)

HERRICKTHEATRE OOOO Venue 82 - Southside, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson St Tickets 667 2212 M12 ★ ■ THE ORIGINAL SAINT is at 'rest' in London. him. Tand he Robin HoodSimon Can TealEvents catch overtake him? Join us forI Hea1-17cupis again of14.0tea3 '(15.03) a bourbon atofthemodern Lyons crime' Corner. House. Aug £4.50 (£4.00) KRAPP'of SanLAST TAPEyounger Listen self with- now amused contempt to the thoughts and hopes played11-17 by Biloptimistic day 1995.a total stranger. The part of Krapp is Aug 15.Johnson 06 (15.45)- Pick£4.50of the(£4.00) H H PRODUCTIONS ©Q©0 Venue i I - Diverse Attractions, Riddles Court, off Lawnmarket Tickets 225 8961 J11 ★movies, KENNY CARRIES ON Kenneth Williams, late star of the ' C arry On' contemplates the personal and professional frustrations of his life in this A poignant set on(£4.00) his final birthday. Aug 9-24and(nothumorous Suns) 15.one-act 00 (16.00)play £5.00 HOLLYWOOD HILLS PRODUCTIONS (U.S.A.) ©O©© Venue 23 - Chaplaincy Centre, I Bristo Square, (near Fringe Club) Tickets 650 8201 LI2 ★comments MARK TWAIN ON MAN ANDplaceHISin WORLD Mrhis Twain willfoibles, makeanda few on the human being, his the world, habits, his fellow Jerry Hardin, of X FILES 20.00 and STAR stars. Aug 10,animals. 1 1, 13,15,17,19,21,23,25,27,31 (22.00)TREK£7.00fame, (£5.00) mr/Iton ★ BONHOEFFER 1945 Two character drama on German theologian, Dietrich Bonhoeffer.is brought A religious maverick Nazis, Bonhoeffer strikingly to lifeandondouble stage. agent 'Not imprisoned to be missed!by1 the Village Voi c e, NY. Aug 12,14,16,18,20,22,24,26,28,30 20.00 (22.00) £7.00 (£5.00) The Head The man responsible for the bestjoke RUSSELL HUNTER OO©© Venue 2 - Fringe Club.Teviot Row, Bristo Sq. Tickets:226 5138 LI I to be heard in Britain in 1996' Comedy Review. TALK OFperson THEofDEVIL byHunter Tom Wright. Weafter may50talkfestivals of the and devil,withbut some here he isveryin the Russell still here to show(£5.50) for it! Aug impressive I 1-28 21.30successes (22.30) £6.50 stone ranger Price includes Fringe Club Membership for the night Miltons TV credits include BBC TV's Stand Up Show' and more recently HYSTERIC PHYSICAL THEATRE LWT's Saturday Live'. Last year Milton was part of the hugely successful Venue 167 - Moray House Theatre, Canongate/St John's Street Tickets 556 0102 ©OOO Screaming Blue Murder' show. This year Milton gives us many faces, ★ ■ THE SHAPE-SHIFT In the smoky corners of a decaying city an K14 voices and shattered pieces of his mind in this all new one man show. unexpected challenges a society's obsession with itself. A dark reflection ofhomecoming a world mythical transition. Previews Aug 8-10 in17.00(18.10) £3.00 (£2.00)Stylish noir theatre. Unmissable. Pleasance Cabaret Bar £6 /£5 (£7/£6) Aug 12-17 17.00(18.10) £4.00 (£3.00) Venue 33 Tickets: 0131 556 6550 At 6.40pm 7th - 31 st Aug (Not 13th/20th/27th) 9th AUG - 31st AUG nightly at 8pm • sat & sun 5pm & 8pm BAR APPLIED FOR


INNERROOM ©O©© Venue 167 - Moray House Theatre, Canongate/St John's Street Tickets 556 0102 K14 DAMN DAMN DAMN IT' S THE DAMBUSTERS! Wildly satisfying revamp ofcharacters the Dambusters. Innerroom' s inventive skills entertain with cartoonesque stupidity. entertaining 'Astonishingand....arefreshing comic andexperience' satirical force' Time Out. and 'Thesurreal most innovative, Bath ILLYRIA Chronicle. Venue 49 - Bedlam Theatre, I lb Bristo Place Tickets 225 9893 Preview Aug 8,9 22.25 (23.55) Free Aug 10-25 (not 11) 22.25 (23.55) £6.00 (£4.00) MACBETH Exhuberant. Irreverent. Sparkling. Refreshing. Vibrant. Outstanding. Slick. Superb. Awash with invention. Words reviewers nationwide have used to describe this highly original company. toured INTERNATIONAAL & CULTUREEL CENTRUM five sell-out Shakespeare comedies, the Illyria team now turn to Having this violent PARNASSOS' OOOO psychological thriller. Venue 20 - Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place. Tickets 226 5425 F9 Aug 27-30 14.00 (15.55) £5.50 (£3.50) ★Utrecht, ■ MOLL FLANDERS A prize-winning musical play from Universiteit Netherlands, with beautiful ' a capella' songs. Moll' s decline from I MAGISTI 00©0 wealthy widow to notorious thief eventually takes her back to her birthplace Venue 168 - Moray House Kabaret, 37 Holyrood Road Tickets: 556 0102 KI4 life. Newgate Prison. Under sentence of death, she recounts her extraordinary ★ ■ DEATHDell'ON THE RAZstory Theofdynamic physical and visual effectsbegin of Aug. 12-17 11.00 (12.30) £4.50 (£2.50) Commedia A rte tell the ill-fated lovers whose problems when Death 13.wakes up with£5.00 a bit(£4.00) of a hangover 100 years too late. Aug 19-24 45 (14.45) IN YOUR SPACE PRODUCTIONS OO©© Venue 45 - Old St Paul's Church and Hall, Jeffrey Street. Tickets 556 4651 J13 IMPENDING THEATRE COMPANY @0@© ■ TARTUFFE NSDF finalists, Guardian Award runners-up with I995's 'Man of Venue 169 - Moray House Studios, 37 Holyrood Road Tickets 556 0102 K14 panting' Mode': 'dThe eliciously piquant ...razor-sharp timing....iron discipline ...positively Scotsman. Tartuffe? right royal Bawdy, romp translated vibrant-verse BOOKENDS ScottforPerry, of the award NationalwithStudent Playwright Award from Moliere' s hilarious costumedA comedy. theatrical,into innovative 1995, is shortlisted ajustradiowinner playwright thisspot'quietly engaging 'C'est12-24 magnifique!' Frenchman? comedy' Time Out. It' s two men, their five o' c lock and a new pair of Aug (not 18) 14.15(15.45) £5.00 (£3.00) shoes.9,13,15,17,19,21,23,25,27,29,31 20.15 (21.15) £4.50 (£3.50) Aug 26-31 16.15 (17.45) Aug ★assessment LATE RETURNS Public School Child Abuse. A cruel but comic JAM TC. OOO© of male in ofwhich secretsmiddle are revealed hidden 110 the peculiarities and relationships idiosyncracies the upper class. and Nathan Griggsby Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 has written a masterpiece. Unmissable. ★ SHY Ellie is too shy to speak to people, so how does she find herself singing Aug 8,10,12,14,16,18,20,22,24,26,28,30 20.15 (21.15) £4.50 (£3.50) totouching customers in her father' s restaurant? Jackie Murray is Ellie in this funny and new play by Nick Warburton, author of 'Ackford's Monster'. INDENT THEATRE COMPANY ©O©© Aug 25-31 noon (13.00) £5.00 (£4.00) Venue 4 - C too, St Columba's by the Castle, Johnston Terrace. Tickets 2255105 KI0 JAPAN EXPERIENCE ★ MADcomes DOGanKILLER LEPERofFIEND From award-winning playwright Tim Venue 55 - Randolph Studio, Inst. Francais d'Ecosse, 13 Randolph Cres. Tlx 225 5366 00©0H8 Plester untrue account theof infamous Manson murders, the Apollo moon landings and the crazy summer ' 6 9. Heavy stuff y' d ig? ' A n ever■handicapped PERFORMANCE GROUPTAIHEN - BLOOM This physically intriguing Out. £5.00 (£4.00) group profoundly usurpFounded the concept of disability and Manri. exploit the Aug 8-31 young (not 18)writer'13.00Time(14.30) possibilities of artistic expression. and directed by Kim Aug I 1-17 13.15(14.15) £5.00 (£4.50) !i

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■laughter, TRADITIONAL &years SHAKESPEAREAN KYOGEN of fun and Kyogen (600 old) appears for thehistory, first timeMotoya inFullEdinburgh. Performed by the youngest master in Japanese Izumi, we bring you the one 20.45 and only Kyogen in the world. Aug (21.30)Shakespearean Aug 14-18 17 10.15(11.00) Aug£5.0018 (£4.50) 15.30(16.15) THE JOURNEY COMPANY OO©© Venue 123 - South Bridge Resource Centre, Infirmary Street Tickets 5S8 9991 K13 ★ ■ THE PRICE YOUus down PAY New short pieces by acclaimed playwright Arlene Hutton propel a dark and funny road. Return of a professional company from New York, available '...what theatre is supposed to be about' Scotsman '95. Translated Aug 12-31 (notsynopses Suns) 17.00 (18.00)in six£5.00languages. (£4.00) KABOSH PRODUCTIONS ©0©0 Venue 34 - The Famous Grouse House, 5 Chambers St Tix 220 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661 5687) Kl 2 ★uncompromising' FREEFALLING by Owen McCafferty. ' D r Martins of a play, it' s tough and . Two young Irish 'desperadoes break theirandrespective moulds and embrace chaos in this modern f ilm noir' style Bonnie Clyde production. 'What you get is, riveting theatre' That's Entertainment. Aug 9-17 Aug 18-21 23.00 22.00(00.20) (23.20) £6.00 (£4.00) KCS THEATRE COMPANY OOO© Venue 4 - C too, St Columba's by the Castle, Johnston Terrace. Tickets 2255105 KI0 NEVERTHE SINNER ' S upermen' Leopold and Loeb murder Bobby Franks, aged fourteen. hang usstory it willof sexual be beautiful.. Together. But Perfect symmetry.''byIf they Ahanging? chilling obsessionLikein always. I920's Chicago. is justice Aug 25-31served 14.45 (16.15) £5.00 (£4.00) KENAR THEATRE OOO® Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116 K7 WUTHERING HEIGHTS Withtheallclosest the rawyetsavage powers classic of the original story, this new version is possibly to Bronte' novel. We experience the eternalandobsessive intensity of Catherine and HeathclifFs union the destruction. Augdespair, 25-31 revenge 14.30 (16.30) £5.50 (£4.00) KENILWORTH THEATRE COMPANY 00©0 Venue 40 - The Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace. Tickets 220 6109 K11 ★theSTREETLIFE A new play. Life on the street. Real life; all life. The who, why of ' S treetlife' . Will you laugh? Will you cry? Do you have the answer? Could19-24 you survive? 'Streetlife' It is all around you. Aug 20.45 (22.15) £5.00. (£4.00) KEVIN ENTERPRISES 00©0 Venue 197 - Common Grounds, 2/3 North Bank Street Tickets 226 1416 J11 ★beautiful A TOUCH OF THE POE New York actor Kevin Mitchell Martin creates a and haunting portrait of Edgar Allan Poe depiciting Poe' s wildly sad stormy,15-24 creative from his(£5.00) early youth 'til his early death at 40. & Aug 21.00existence (22.00) £6.00 KING ALFRED S PERFORMING ARTS COMPANY JI3 Venue 45 - Old St. Paul’s Church and Hall, Jeffrey Street. Tickets 556 4651 ★ DO COMEplaysAGAIN Mystery playsthese for today by Timmysteries Prentki.explore Startinghowfromthe the mystery of medieval England, modern second coming might be presented as we tremble on the brink of the new millenium. Aug 9-24 (not Suns) 12.15 (13.45) £5.00 (£4.00) JACK KLAFF Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 111 ★one'URBAN RAGE If you live in a city, and that city' s driving you mad, this s for you. It'Someone' s found Athecool, means deal with I( Aug mindlessness. s a knock-out. sexy,tosavage satiremetropolitan of the streets, 9-15,18-22,26-31 30 (17.45) !,i Aug 16,17,23-25 16.30 16.(17.45) £8.00 £7.00 (£7.00)(£6.00) Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 LI4 ★ BE MY - BE MY - BABY Does loved everyone deserve to have children or should there be exams? If you really children shouldn' t you spare them this world, this life. Klaff looks remorselessly at what makes people make people. Preview 7 12.30 (13.45) £3.5012.30 (13.45) £5.50 (£4.00) Aug 9,17,23,25 1 1,Aug 13,15,19,21,27,29,31 Aug 12.30 (13.45) £6.00 (£5.00) I; during BOSOMEdinburgh BUDDIES Returning four extremely enthusiastic performances Festival 1994. after Our century seen through the stories 'Hitler/Stalin. friendships', including Freud/Jung, Wittgenstein/Russell, Einstein/Bohr andof male ' A precious theatrical secret' Tom Morrisjime Out. Ii Aug Preview Aug 8 12.30 (13.45) £3.5012.30 (13.45) £5.50 (£4.00) 10,12,14,18,20,22,26,28,30 l Aug 16,24 12.30 (13.45) £6.00 (£5.00)

COMIC 1995 EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL CRITICS COMEDY AWARD As seen on TV’s JUST FOR LAUGHS & LATE SHOW WITH DAVID LEHERMAN “America’s hottest comedy export; dangerous and intelligent... offbeat American comedy maestro” THE SCOTSMAN “Infinitely talented and exciting” TIME OUT “Impressive and irresistable” THE OBSERVER “Rich Hall is The Real Thing, intelligent, perceptive, incisive, occasionally laconic, always ironic... he is the best thing on the Fringe” SUNDAY TIMES, SCOTLAND FRI9-SAT 31 AUG GILDED BALLOON MAIN THEATRE 1 0pm tickets £7.50/£6 EXCEPT SAT 25 AT 11 pm NO SHOW ON SUN 18 OFFICE FRINGE BOX OFFICE VENUE FROMBOX 9 AUGUST 226 5138 226 2151


KOLOMYIACITYTHEATRE -UKRAINE OO©© Venue 167 - Moray House Theatre, Canongate/St John's Street Tickets 556 0102 K14 ★presented ■ HUTSUL' S YEAR The folklore of vibrant Ukrainian musical culture as a celebration of a year in the life of a small village in the Carpathian mountains. Hutsul indigenous ethnic minority were persecuted by the18-31 Communist regime.The£7.00Supported Aug 17.10 (18.40) (£5.00) by Visiting Arts. KUWAIT LITTLE THEATRE 00©0 Venue 126 - St John's Church Hall, West End Princes Street Tickets SS6 0492 19 SHIRLEY VALENTINE ShirleytoBradshaw, neeandValentine, is an average Liverpudlian housewife, wedded the home tied to having her husband Joe' s tea on the table - until she goes on holiday to Greece and rediscovers herself. Aug 21-23 10.30 (12.30) £5.00 (£3.50) not suitable for under I6's

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JONATHAN KYDD OQ©0 I Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street Tickets 228 9116 K7 |j ★ LESLIEa theatrical JARVIS tribute. - A LIFEAINnewMUSIC Thein acelebrated songwriter at last | receives play set psychiatric ward. By Jonathan KyddSimon (BBC'Greenall s Chambers, Smith andJackJones, Craig Ferguson, Ferrero Rocher Ad) and (Barrymore, Dee). Aug 11 -15,19-22 17. 0 0 (18.10) £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 16-18,23-25 17.00 (18.10) £7.00 (£5.00) LAFAYETTE WORKSHOP OO©© Venue 62 - Continental Shifts at St Bride's Centre, 10 Orwell Terr Tix 346 1405 K5 ★Joseph TEXTS FOR NOTHING by Samuel Beckett. Legendary actor/director Chaikin performs an adaptation which New York Times called ' a dramatic gem from Beckett' prose', and the poem 'What is the Word?' written by Beckettmined Chaikin.s£7.50 Aug 12-15for Joseph 19.45 (20.55) (£5.50) ★ ■ WHERE RAVENS RULE,work A THEATRICAL RESPONSE TO THE WAR IN BOSNIA is a theatre with ofmovement, musictheirandironic actual testimony by the Bosnian people. A group refugees tell and devastating stories in this prayer for peace. Aug 12,14 21.15 (22.15) £6.00 (£4.00) Aug 19-21,26-28 19.45 (20.45) ★ TWO MODERN NO PLAYS 'geisha Hanjo' and a'Sheartless otoba Komachi', two haunting tales by Yukio enmeshed in anMishima. erotic webA deserted of images from and past and presentbeauty in thesebecome tales of seduction and loss. Aug 13,15,19-21,26-28 21.15 (22.35) £6.00 (£4.00) THE OFBelmont VENICEis a Shakespeare' s play set in anroam Italytheon cafes the brink ofMERCHANT fascism, whereknocking anda the and Shylock the yacht door worldcharacters that is not home. Augpiazzas; 16,17,22-24,29-31 19.45on(22.15) £6.00of(£4.00) LA LA 00©0 Venue 170 - The Right Wing, 229 Willowbrae Road Tickets 661 2291 K22 Outer ★ ... REHEARSAL Four graduates; a holiday incan'Edinburgh; round pegshowincan square holes; a long distance runner: when you t read the script, you it? We're ready to cut our edges, fling ourselves on the floor and . . La La.change Aug 20,22,23 19.30 (21.00) £2.50 (£1.75) LA MAMA E.T.C. + MUSTIQUE PROJECTS OO©© Venue 55 - Randolph Studio, Inst. Francais d'Ecosse, 13 Randolph Cres. Tix 225 5366 H8 ★Exotic-African. SLIPPERY WHEN WET... 'touching... well-acted...' NYromance Daily News. HE: SHE: Japanese-Techno. Powerful, raw, sexy of taboo and love. 'Skilled, engaging' attractive... winning...' New York Magazine... 'first rate'forbidden Village News. Experience it. Aug 12-25 Vo/ce...' (not 18)extremely 22.00 (23.10) £5.00Daily(£3.50) LEICESTERSHIRE YOUTH ARTS 00©0 Venue 65 - St Ann's Community Centre, South Gray's Close, Cowgate. Tickets 557 0469 Kl 3 TREASURE ISLAND Adapted from the Robert Louis Stevenson classic. Join youngof 'Jim Hawkins in .hisPirates, adventures on the high seasandtodanger discover- Butthe secrets T'reasure Island' parrots, doubloons beware the b lack spot' ! Aug 12-17 14.00 (15.00) £4.50 (£3.50) TWELFTH NIGHT Shakespeare's The best lovedmay comedy of mistaken practical be fading but theisidentity, festive seasonout...stilljokeshas and a fewunrequited tricks up love. it's sleeve -tinsel as the pompous Malvolio about to find Aug 12-17 16.00(17.00) £4.50 (£3.50) ONCE CATHOLIC by MaryLondon O'Malley. Adolescence is never you' re hell. 15Ayears old in a the North convent school in the 1950'fun. s it canWhen be sheer Sex sacraments Aug 12-24 18.00battles (19.00) £4.50 (£3.50) in this hilarious West End hit!


LEITHEATRE ®O0O Venue 83 - St Serfs Church Hall, Clark Road, Goldenacre AI2 THE HOLY TERROR Fast moving Scots comedy freely adapted by James Scotland from Moliere'ins Tartuffe' a cuckoo of the in the wealthiest commoner Edinburgh. There' of thesearly 1700s.in theSeenest the ongauns name10-24 of religion! Aug (not Suns) 19.30 (22.00) £5.00 (£4.00) LIVESTOCK THEATRE ®0©@ Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance.Tickets S56 6550 LI4 ★ RYDER I am writing the female Tom Jones". Livestock' s adaption of Djuna Barnes' masterpiece is a visually explosive epic in a shoe-box... Bulls-Ease Farm echoes with the raucous passion of trollops and transvestites, beasts and heroes. Preview Aug 8 noon (13.50) £4.00 (13.50) £5.50 (£4.50) Aug 9-11,13-15,18,20-22,26,28-31 Aug 16,17,23-25 noon (13.50) £6.00noon (£5.00) LOADED THEATRE COMPANY 00©0 Venue 28 - Greyfriars Kirk House, Candlemaker Row Tickets 225 3626 Kl I ★ VICTORIA STATION / EDGEThisTworarely men;staged communicating viaistaxi-radio losing their minds in the airwaves. Pinter play complemented by into 'Edge'the; devised piecedrop - onin!the brink of Beckett - tilting toward Tarantino Fringe Aug 12-24- falling (not 18) 16.20 (17.30). . £4.00 (£2.50)

MOON RODEOGLOW PRODUCTIONS INC / ROCOCO®Q©© Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6522 H10 ★ ■ THE MADNESS OF MISS LADY BRIGHT/ JO!identity. Leslie Jo!Bright - a usdrag queen has to accept her career tumble, and a once was Takes through the life of Josephine Baker before Europe and the struggles she battled. Life's 8-31 a Drama! |] Aug (not 11,19,29) 16.35 (18.00) £5.00 (£4.00) MPS - GUY MASTERSON PRESENTS ®0©@ | Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 LI4 ;; ★MASTERSON. ■ THE HOUSE OF CORRECTION by Norman Lock, directed byTheGUY A wild, crazy,American absurdist, neo-realistic thriller. evils of psychotic schizophrenia versus the short even more ugly aspects pretentious armchair Liberalism is nothing of hilarious' Variety.of Preview Aug 8 12. 2 0 (13.50) £4.00 Aug 20 (13.50) Aug 9-15,18,19,21,22,26-31 16,17,23-25 12.20 (13.50)12.£7.00 (£6.00)£6.00 (£5.00) MULL LITTLE THEATRE ®0@© Venue 34 - The Famous Grouse House,5 Chambers St Tix 220 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661 5687) KI2 ■ THE BEND byTankred Dorst, adapted for MLT by Tom McGrath. killing THE MAKARS AND DMDC 00©0 justified in defence of one's own community? Dark, European themes andIs dry '? Venue 104 - Murrayfield Parish Church Hall, Ormidale Terrace. HI Outer Scottish wit create magical, disturbing, hilarious political theatre. Brothers Grimm10-25 meet15.Twin30 (16.30) Peaks, £6.00 http://www.zynet.co.uk/mull/theatre/ l1 ■production THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST A new and exciting Aug (£4.00) of thetheatre Oscar Wilde comedy classicneedperformed byit'award-winning B| the Edinburgh-based company. . . i f you reminding, s the play with ' h andbag' ! THE MUSIC BOX OO©© 1i Aug 18) 19.30 (21.30) £5.00 (£4.00) Venue 50 - The Music Box, 9c Victoria Street. Tickets 220 4847 Kl I Aug 12-24 17 14.30(not(16.30) ★MarkCOMFORTABLE SHOES Directed by Andy Farrell. Tony Burgess and in a dark new play by Manchester' s best loved scally comic. MAMELODI THEATRE ORGANISATION OO©© ReebokAttwood Barefoot Issue vendors . . the streets are noisy . . spare ( Venue 168 - Moray House Kabaret, 37 Holyrood Road Tickets: 556 0102 KI4 shoes . . andmanic gunare. .Big intense Aug 12-18 18.17.00(18.00) 00. . (19.00) £5.00 (£3.00). . riveting. ri not ★ ■soBLUES TRAIN moves from the past, to the present and then the future Aug 19-26 new African South Africa. episodes,way. the production looks with at thefourplight 3| of all South SocietyByin using a humouristic The production, 1 actors, uses mime and dance. NATIONAL STUDENT THEATRE COMPANY ®0©@ V>, Aug Aug 16,17,23,24 12-15,18-22,25-29 14.00 (15.00) £5.00 (£4.00) Venue 82 - Southside, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson St Tickets 6672212 MI2 14.00 (15.00) £7.00 (£6.00) ■perform GHETTO Inforthetheirhorror of a Lithuanians amusement. ghetto, JewishAlive actorswitharetraditional forced to SS Commandant' MAPAPA ACROBATS ©O©© music andsatire dance: screaming with defiant'riveting Brechtian cabaret.. Sponsor: Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance.Tickets 556 6550 LI4 'committed"powerfur Sunday Times, production' Rosenblatt Solicitors. 1mthrillMAPAPA ACROBATS Aworldwide Festival Favourite, these acrobatsshow. from They Kenya Aug 9-31 (not 11,18,27) 11.15 (13.45) £5.00 (£4.50) andtumble, astonish audiences with their electrifying THE BALDnewPRIMA DONNA This multi-award winning productionSunday manages . dance, limbo and perform spectacular balances, all accompanied by Fligh toTimes. 'breathe comic lunatic...a life into Ionesco' s parody ofNoises suburban Life African music. ' W ondrous feats and wondrous exuberance' The Scotsman 'Inspirationally beige atexplosion' Off. banality' Meet the Smiths q Preview Aug 8 14.30 (15.30) £5.0014.30 (15.30) £7.00 (£6.00) and Martins for a late lunchtime laugh lunacy! SAug 9-11,13-15,18-22,26,28-31 Aug I 1-24 (not 13,20) 13.55 (15.10) £5.00 (£4.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 14.30 (15.30) £8.00 (£7.00) Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 111 MIST THEATRE - KRAKOW, POLAND ★ THE Sunday INTERVIEW RiotouslyAward absurdwinner). black comedy by Robert Hamilton Venue 169 - Moray House Studios, 37 Holyrood Road Tickets 556 0102 (double Times Playwriting Engaging and well crafted. Superbly directed, with deliciously performances. SoSooMeSunday Times. ★Polish-Jewish ■ GIMPELtraditions Nobel Prizewinner Bashevis Singer' s story rooted in production, a dizzying switchbacksharp ride between fact andAfantasy' the- Isaac universal human conditions.^ Performed Unsuitable for 'children. instunning, English superb' featuringChicago' actorscelebrates from former Kantor' s Cricot Theatre. ' T ouching, Aug 9-15,18-22,26-31 14. 4 5 (15.35) £8.00 (£7.00) by Visiting Arts. Aug 16,17,23-25 14.45 (15.35) £9.00 (£8.00) Aug 10-31 (not II) 21.00s Sun. (22.00)Supported £6.00 (£5.00) □ ne of the best laughs gn the fringe


01382 223S30 DUNDEE BOXALLOFFICE: PERFORMANCES TUES-SAT 19.45 REP THEATRE DEMARCO IN DUNDEE Bridging the gap between Edinburgh, Dundee, Scotland and the Baltic 13-17 AUGUST ....The astonishing DZE-YA? STATE THEATRE re chance COMPANY from Minsk with to see the best of DODGE large-scale Eastern 20-24 AUGUST.... 1995 European Theatre at Edinburgh Festival Critics’ the Edinburgh Festival Award and Herald Angel this year... ONLY at Winners.The amazing Dundee Rep. The leading YVETTE BOZSIK companies from Belarus, COMPANY from Budapest Hungary and Lithuania with double-bill TWO PORTRAITS and THE 1 ill be there. MIRACULOUS MANDARIN 27-31 AUGUST.... 1990 Fringe First Winners & 1995 Nominees.The superlative OSKARAS KORSUNOVAS’ COMPANY from Vilnius with the third part of their trilogy HELLO SONYA NEW YEAR “Mesmerising performance...” “Astonishing depth...” "Exceptional originality and artistry...” “So good...” “Worth travelling to see...** TUESDAY PERFORMANCES ALL TICKETS £3 Tickets £6 (£4 cones.) Festival Ticket £ 15 (£9 cones.) Come early and enjoy a snack or a meal at our HetTheatercafe

Beale Street Puppets Smashing Crockery: A Trio of Tales The return of the smash hit children's puppeteers from USA 10.30-11.15am £3.50/£3 concessions Faux Pas Theatre Company Target Practice: John, Paul, Ringo, George and Me 'For Sale', Sex, Violence and Pornography In your face theatre Aardvark Theatre Company Comedy drama The Candy Jar 3.15-4.15pm £4/£3.50 concessions Feminine Wash 4.30-5.30pm £4/£3.50 concessions Double bill £6

Philip Jeays Trio A Jacques Brel for the '90s of Fascinating Aida with bollocks - take vour pick 6.30-7.30pm £5/£4 concessions Andrew Pipe Mind Candy Stand-up comedy 7.45-8.45pm £5/£4 concessions Adam Bloom Stand-up comedy 9-10pm £5/£4 concessions Dallas and Packer Word Association Test Comedy double act

Charlie Cheese a Character comedy differer 11.30pm-12.30am £5/£4 concessions 'Without doubt the most happening new venue on the fringe' Edinburgh Evening News Venue 47 9-31 August Cafe Royal Bistro Bar Box Office 17 West Register Street 0131 556 2549 Edinburgh EH2 2AA Open 10am - midnight

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Main Theatre About Time Theatre Company Mountaine Belly and Rocky Face Comedy drama 'Tragical, comical, pastoral' William Shakespeare 2.30-3.25pm £5/£4 concessions Alborada Music presents Jonathan Prag Classical guitarist 3.40-4.30pm £5/£4 concessions About Time Theatre Company Hancocks Last Half Hour Comedy drama 'Gets the laughs through the tears The World of Beige as skillfully as hancock himself Character comedy The List 8.45-9.45pm £6/£5 concessions Screaming Blue Murder's Big Value Comedy Show Requiem Four stand-up comedians By Sue Casson and Simon Rae The first major musical revue of in a two hour show seventeen years of Tory rule 10pm-midnight £6/£5 concession Two bottles of Carlsberg Ice for the price of one per ticket Norman Lovett Stand-up comedy AAAAAAAAAAA Late Show A 'late and lively cabaret show'? 'Groovy, laid-back and funny' with bar 'til late The List CfrlsWrg1T 12.30-3am 7.30-8.30pm —1LC E Free bef.r£6/£5 concessions


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NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY THEATRE SOCIETY GO©© 1 Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street Tickets 228 9116 K7 ★ REAL LIVE GIRLS The brand new play from the writer of ' T he Head || Wants to See You' . Again the spotlight of cynicism is directed at our best loved - this time the theatre. Moving, enlightening, wickedly funny yet I institutions painfully11,12,15-19,22-24 honest. Aug 16.30 (17.30) £5.00 (£3.50) SMOKEportrayal by Rod Wooden - 'We riseplay.as smoke, smoke'for. A ■I thrilling of this poignant Centuriesas the passmemory but the ofstruggle human25-31 life remains the same. , Aug 16.30 (17.30) £5.00Vivid (£3.50)and energetic yet dark and gripping. NEW STAGE THEATRE GO©© Venue 34 - The Famous Grouse House, 5 Chambers St Tix 220 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661 5687) K12 ★doesn' SABINA! What happens when a man falls in love with a woman who tandexist??? This comedy bylove Awardtriangle, Winning'people writertoChris Dolan New Stagehilarious producesnewa captivating watch' The Sunday Times. Aug 19-31 15.30 (17.00) £6.00 (£4.00) NEXUS THEATRE COMPANY ©O©© Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 L14 r| Company ★ BINARYpresent DREAMERS Guinness Ingenuity Award winners. Nexus Theatre a new adaptation of ' B inary Dreamers' . The production 1| life, integrates thesexlatest multimedia technology to take a comic look at love and in 12.acomputer virtual world. 1 Aug Preview Aug 7,8 2 5 (13.40) £4.00 12.25 £6.50 (13.40)(£5.50) £5.50 (£4.50) ^ Aug 9-15,18-22,26,29,30 16,17,23-25 12.25 (13.40) NIGHTS IN THE CARPENTER S ARMS OOOO 9 Venue 52 - ECF Kings Hall, South Clerk Street N13 II GOD INnotTHEOJ, DOCKATTHE CARPENTER' S ARMS The trialunusual of the century: but JC. The claims of Christ under scrutiny in this a. case. Aug 14Christianity 20.00 (21.30)a hugeFreecon? Be part of the jury and decide for yourself. NO HOLES BARD THEATRE COMPANY GO©© '■l 1 Venue 101 - Rifle Lodge,32a Broughton St.Tickets 557 1785 GI3 I and ★ OUR REVELS NOW(moderately ARE ENDED Into playwright. a world of poetry, theatre, lust ale throw one young famous) Introduce his bisexual patron, and his mistress, his wife, some poets. Then enjoy this Elizabethan tale of18-24 adultery dark love. Aug 18. 1 5 (19.45) £4.00 i Aug 26-31 17.30 (19.00) (£3.50) THE NORTHERN SHAKESPEARE GROUP 00©0 h Venue 195 - Minus One,The Carlton Highland Hotel JI3 I(developing ★ MACBETH The spotlight is on Macbeth and play Ladyinterweaves Macbeth andwiththeira relationship. Shakespeare' s powerful modern parallel Thrilling, set in a large organisation.penetrating The effect:anda thought timeless provoking. view of human11-25 nature. Aug 15.00 (17.00) psychologically £5.00 (£4.00)

NORTHWEST LEICESTERSHIRE YOUTH THEATRE OOOO Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116 K7 ★- he■ rescues THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL They seek him here, they seek him there people from the guillotine! Errol Flynn, New Romantics, Rock Music,chopped all combine in a vibrant, swashbuckling comedy for all - see it or get your head Aug 12-17 14.off!00 (15.30) £3.00 (£2.50) NWS THEATRE PRODUCTIONS OQ©0 Venue 123 - South Bridge Resource Centre, Infirmary Street Tickets 558 9991 Kl3 ★follow ■ NOup last ROYALTIES The dynamic N.W.5Theatre Company from London year’s highly succesful ' W armley' . Diana and Fergie publicly present with love sonnets by William Shakespeare, taking us through joy, pain and anguish the melifluous Elizabethan Aug 12-24 (not 18) 13.15(14.15) £4.00language. (£3.50) DONAL O'KELLY OO©© Venue 20 - Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place. Tickets 226 5425 F9 ★adventure ■ CATALPA written and performed by Donal O' K elly. Epic one-man story. The actionbattles swingsat around world, over and under the oceans. Political intrigue, sea andtheahotdelight' romance, 'exuberant, exhilarating, magicalSuns) . . 20.45 a triumph, Irish Times. Aug 12-31 (not (23.00)a joy£7.50and(£4.00) THE OLD SCHOOLTHEATRE COMPANY OO0O Venue 28 - Greyfriars Kirk House, Candlemaker Row Tickets 225 3626 K11 AS YOULikeLIKE IT The dreadlocks, best studentroller theatre company inandBritain' s'nproduction of 'proved As You It' features blades, sheep rock roll. Having throughout England that Shakespeare is best, OSTC brings its invention and sheer joy to Edinburgh. Aug 12-24 (not 18) 15.30(17.15) £5.00 (£3.00)

OLIBEC PRODUCTIONS ©O©© Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 LI4 ★ THE COLLECTED WORKS OF BILLYTHE KID Gordon Peaston's adaptation of Booker Prize winner Michael Ondaatjes vivid and beautiful portrayal ofof the of Billy Dream. and his companions and the crazy instability one8,9near era11.ofmadness the(12.15) American Previews Aug 1 5 £4.00 Aug 10,II,13-15,18,20-22,26,28-31 15 (12.15) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 11.15 (12.15) £6.00 11.(£5.00) 104THEATRE COMPANY OOO® Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street Tickets 228 9116 K7 ★with■ the SEEserving BASEsuggestion OF CANthatEverybody has an expiry date it' s what youtheory do counts. Regret, missed chances, choas and quantum physics(13.30) collide£4.50in the(£3.50) waiting room . . oh, just come and see it. Aug 18-24 noon NORTH LONDON COLLEGIATE SCHOOL 00©G ONEWAY PRODUCTIONS OOO© IT Venue 70 - Edinburgh Academy, 42 Henderson Row Tickets 557 9697 FI0 Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street Tickets 225 5105 110 ITHE PHOENICIAN WOMEN A modern translation of Euripides' classic on UBU CUCKOLDED A melange of absurdity and curious sciences Jarry'to sthe rlthe causes and results of civil war. Spectacular production; large multi-racial definitive play of public conveniences, debrainings and impalement. True - masks, dance and music help investigate timeless family and tribal genre, a production filled with ,ticast T|! divisions. Aug 25-31 16.30 (17.20) £4.50movement, (£3.50) humour and a wandering animal. Aug 21-24 14.00 (16.00) £3.00 ONLY HUMAN THEATRE COMPANY ©Q©© Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance.Tickets 556 6550 LI4 Sltunuilt ★ OBLOMOV Goncharov' s classic slacker who never leaves his bed is The Real Inspector ra. catapulted into the 1990' s . From the team that brought you The Gambler ('First class' Mystery Scotsman 'A gamble Sleep! that paysSleep!off inSleep! spades' Independent). Hilarious , HOUND characters! i_ ww by Tom Stoppard theatre company Preview Aug 8,9 15.15.celebrities! 255 (16.45) (16.45) £7.00 £5.00 (£6.00) 2.18 pm Aug 16,17,23,24 2 Aug 10-12,14,15,18,19,21,22 15.25 (16.45) £6.00 (£5.00) ★ THE ’WAR OF THE WORLDS' STORY Ooooooh-LAAAAAAA! Steam“It is difficult to imagine that there is any powered multimedia 'tribute' to HG Wells' 1978 rockthreeopera about invading Martians. Dance, mime and reconstructions from sci-fi nerds with an show on the Fringe funnier than this...” attitude TV's (£4.50) Dan O'Brien. Frankly appalling. Aug 25-31problem, 15.25 including (16.45) £5.50 Strut & Fret’s ‘Noises Off - Edinburgh 1995) Moliere's ON THE SPOT PRODUCTIONS OOOO ...70 TARTUFFE Venue 40 - The Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace. Tickets 220 6109 K11 by Ranjit Bolt MCK! Translated ★ WYATT EARP:A LIFE ON THE FRONTIER Performed by Wyatt Earp, 4.03 pm great-grand nephewtold.of Wyatt Earp and written by Terry Earp. Hear the stories Hollywood to 31st August VENUE 33 Aug 15-17 never 15.00 (17.00) £5.00 87


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OPTIMISM ®O0© Venue 4 - C too, St Columba's by the Castle, Johnston Terrace. Tickets 225 5105 K10 ★ THE PICTURE OF DORIAN GRAY by Oscar Wilde. Hedonism reigns supreme tragicconscience. tale of greed,Would desire,youeternal beautysoul?andTalented a young man' betrayal byin histhisScotsman. own sell your youngs company' 'Highly watchable' Aug 8-31 The (not 18) 16.30 (17.35) £5.00 (£4.00)The Stage. ORANGEiTHEATRE AND VISUAL ARTS PROJECT oo©@ KI3 Venue 143 - Out of the Blue, 25 Blackfriars Street Info 556 5204. ★ ■ ORANGE: MADNESS ISA MOVABLE FEAST A multi-media study ofembark love and madness. Nick,philosophical Charlotte and Paul; young, diss^ffected, disillusioned, on psychological, hedonistic journeys Into themselves and their imagined Aug 11-31 13.30society. (15.00)Prague, £4.00 clubs, (£3.00)drugs, torment and tragedy. Unmissable. OUTHOUSE PRODUCTIONS OO©© Venue 21 - Roman Eagle Lodge, 2 Johnston Terrace. Tickets 225 7226 J11 ★ A WILDERNESS OF MIRRORS Christopher Marlowe: Poet, genius, lover, spy stabbed to death in a tavern brawl. Why? Vivid visual imagery, intrigue and tension combine in from the sinister shadowscompany. of the Elizabethan underworld. Provocative drama25) this talented Aug 19-31 (not 15.10(16.10) £4.00 (£2.50) OVATION PRODUCTIONS OO©© Venue 49 - Bedlam Theatre, 11 b Bristo Place Tickets 2259893 III BLACK COMEDY by PeterTheatre. Shaffer. Ovation' Writtens revival in 1965ofandShaffer' originally performed by the National s unique play brings you laughterbyinSimon many shades of light & dark. A highly illuminating classic comedy, Aug 12-31directed (not Suns) 20.00Slater. (21.15) £6.00 (£4.00) OXFORD BROOKES DRAMA ®C©© Venue 82 - Southside, Southside Community Centre, 117 Nicolson St. Tickets 667 2212 M12 THE GAME OF LOVE AND CHANCE Sex, lies and period costume: Nobleman/Valet (24)dressing seeks Heiress/ Chambermaid. Sense of humour Interests: All fantasies Wantessential. LOVE? Here's yourMarivaux, CHANCE! Seriousup. replies to PO welcomed. Box Venue 82.GAME? (Portrait required). Aug 8-18 (not 13) 16.00 (17.30) £5.00 (£4.50) MIRAD - A BOY FROM BOSNIA Written forT.I.E., we harrowingly see 13yr olds refugee Mirad's policy multi-ethnic familyintoblown war. confusions The inhumanity Britain' is thrown starkapart reliefbyas theBosnian becomeof clearer. Aug 20,22,24,26-31 16.00 (17.40) £5.00 (£4.50) TOP GIRLS by Churchill. A play that forces brilliant women of history into the of their less brilliantBritish sisters'Telecom struggledeclared against'noppression. All this and context more from theassociated' playwright o public company would wish to be . Aug 19,21,23 16.00 (17.40) £5.00 (£4.50) Aug 26-31 18.00 (19.40) £5.50 (£5.00) OXFORD HEADLIGHTS ®0©© Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 110 ★ SHAKESPEARE FOR BREAKFAST A brand-new offering of breakfast Bard for the fiftieth Fringe. Food fights, kitsch, culture and comedy. FREE coffee 'A sure-fire Scotsman. prescription izzling' for early-morning Sunday Times.7-31and'Fun,croissants. fast (11.00) and entertaining' Scottish Dailyblues' Express. Aug 10.00 £5.00 (£4.00) including'Sbreakfast THE TAMING OF THE SHREW and fury abound as thes adventurous Petruchio feistySlapstick, Kate. Sixfarcedirects. actors stage uproarious battle of me thewoos sexes.the Abigail Anderson 'Pacy'Shakespeare' The List. 'You could have knocked over with a...' The Scotsman Aug 7-31 (not 18) 15.45 (17.30) £5.50 (£4.50) HELP & INFORMATION RING THE FRINGE(June ON 0131-226 Open 10am-6pm El July) 5257 or 5259 and 10am-7pm (during August)

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lj|P.A.F. PRODUCTIONS OOO© Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6522 HIO : 4 ★ PURE This comedy deals with the controversial issue of ecstasy and dance b3 Ii culture. Come on a trip with Maria from the Sound of Music, the cast of Blue Peter25-31 and a doctor from hell, we search for something pure. ‘ Aug 18.05 (19.15) £4.00as (£3.00) PALLET THEATRE COMPANY oo©o | Venue 28 - Greyfriars Kirk House, Candlemaker Row Tickets 225 3626 ■ SECTION II Innis Bourne, in this new play, ' S ection If, invites the I• Amoving, y audiencethought-provoking to examine reality throughof the a schizophrenic. one eyes man'ofs struggle for answers.A compelling, I Aug 12-24 (not 18) 14.00 drama (15.20) £4.00 (£2.50) PAN PAN THEATRE OO©© ■Venue 34 - The Famous Grouse House, 5 Chambers St Tix 220 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661 5687) K12 )★ ■devised TAILORS Story ofwinners a tragic oflovetherectangle' by PanREQUIEM Pan Theatre'The- Dublin previous award for. Written Best 'uand («Aug Overall19-31Production (not 25)International 16.00 (17.30) £5.00Theatre (£3.00) Festival-Fringe ’95. (PANTOMIME PRODS. tVenue 33 - Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 CHLOE POEMS HEALING ROADSHOW A unique wordsmith, the gingham diva, gaylaughs, socialist transvestite poet and healer promises filth,affirmations. frivolity, Jtthe laying on of absent hysterics and a holy host of gingham tt>rag will never same again! Previews Aug 7,8seem23.45the (00.45) £4.00 £6.50 (£5.00) j■•Aug Aug 9-12,14,15,18-22,27-31 16,17,23-25 23.45 (00.45)23.45 £7.50(00.45) (£6.00) PAUPER PRODUCTIONS ©0©O is/enue 45 - Old St Paul’s Church and Hall, Jeffrey Street Tickets 556 4651 JI3 ★ THREE 4 TWO is a fantastical trilogy of urban fairies, hidden demons and airiistaken identity. And don’t forget Lady Penelope! Two plays performed nightly finAugRep.8-24Retain ticket stub see third£5.00for(£3.50) free, (see flyers for details.) (not Suns) 18.00to(19.45)

PEARL PRODUCTIONS oo©@ Venue 20 - Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place. Tickets 226 5425 ★work!' WRIGHT FROM AMERICA ’Relentless . . probing . . an important 'A powerful dramatic experience' is a scorchingDramalogue. new play about America'Critics s raciallyChoice, troubled past,TheLosandOutlook. its greatThis black author, Richard Wright. Winner, for the Angeles, California premiere Aug 12-31production, (not Suns)1996.13.00 (14.30) £6.00 (£3.50) PEEPOLYKUS (PEOPLE-LIKE-US) Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 ★Complicite). ■ LET THECollaborator DONKEY-GO - MickFringe Barnfather (Theatre deThree Bim Director Mason (1995 First Director). stowaways meet on a ship-in-a-show which is berserkly surprising artichokinglyglowing, comic.and'Hvery ugelyfunny. entertaining' Daily Mail, 'stunning' TheandStage. Accessible, Preview Aug 7,8 14.00(15.10) £4.00 Aug 9-12,14,15,18,20-22 14.00 £6.50 (15.10) £5.50 (£4.50) Aug 16,17,23,24 14. 0 0 (15.10) Aug 25-31 15.15 (16.25) £5.50 (£4.50)(£5.50) PENDULUM Venue 4 - C too, St Columba's by the Castle, Johnston Terrace. Tickets 2255105 KIO ■imaginative A MIDSUMMER NIGHT' SStage. DREAMThese 'A virtuoso displayFirstof award-winning richly physical theatre' The 1994 Fringe actors return an exhilarating, adaptation s classic. Evening 'Highlywith skilled, awesomely passionate energetic' The Scotsmanof 'Shakespeare' They've a magic touch' News. Aug 8-30 (not 15,22,29) 20.45 (22.15) £6.00 (£5.00) PENN THEATRE ENSEMBLE OOO© Venue 28 - Greyfriars Kirk House, Candlemaker Row Tickets 225 3626 K11 ■dreamscape, A DREAMdrawn PLAYfromSixStrindberg' actors create an imagistic, phantasmagorical, s incomparable play, and desire, their own dreams and nightmares. A highly theatrical collage of1901frustration, love, creativity Aug 26-31and11.transcendence. 30 (13.00) £5.00 (£3.00)

Frei Zinger Al Murray Men's Style & Fitness Gloucestershire Everyman Mervyn Stutter's Pick of The Fringe Alan Parker Urban Warrior Youth Theatre Albert Camus, What's the Score? Miles Kington Greg Proops Armstrong & Miller Milton Jones Hans Liberg Arthur Smith Mummy’s Little Girl Harry Hill ARTIS International Nobby Shanks House of Correction BBC Radio 4 Not The Midinight Mass Oblamov Ben Moor Ivor D< 3ina & Omid Djalili - The Arab l The Jew Jack Klaff Bert Tyler Moore Parsons & Naylor Jenny Eclair Billy The Kid Peepolykus Jesus My Boy Binary Dreamers Pleasance Varieties John Dowie The Boy Actor The Pleasure Zone Kama Sutra Brand X Pretty Vacant The League of Gentlemen Cambridge Footlights The Quest for Don Quixote Legs on the Wall Chloe Poems Healing Roadshow Rent Lee & Herring Live Closing In Richard Herring Cluub Zarathustra Rummage Ryder The Comedy Zone Made in America Scott Capurro The Cruel Hand of Fate Malcolm Hardee Sean Lock Curried Goat Mapapa Acrobats Sex Tips for Girls Daily Telgraph Open Mic Award Mark Maier She Knows You Know Dan Freedman Matt Welcome Simon Day Mel & Sue The Smallest Cinema in the World Dry Slopes Virgin Mary Show Dylan Moran Fantastic Voyage 0131 556 6550 The War of the Worlds 89


THE PIG IRON THEATRE COMPANY oo@© Venue 45 - Old St. Paul's Church and Hall, Jeffrey Street. Tickets 556 4651 JI3 ★ ■ DIG ORdrama/comedy/archaelogical FLY The highly-acclaimed American troupemusic,returns with a fastpaced original dig. Dance, puppets, excavators and aviators arewithunearthed the PigScotsman Iron's unique and physical style, 'highly12-14,16,17,19-24,27-31 inventive...bursting colour' 5in stars. PEPPERDINE UNIVERSITY USA ®0©0 Aug 20.00 (21.40) £4.50 (£3.50) 1995 Venue 128 - Youth International at St Oswald's Hall, Montpelier Park Tix 346 1405 N6 ★HearWEAmerica NO LONGER 1 HEAR AMERICA SINGING Walt Whitman's I PLAYFUL REP / CURRICAN OO©© Singingmulti-media inspired adance cynicalandBrecht poem commemorating Kl I Street crash. Our music-theatre production usesthe Wall Venue 28 - Greyfriars Kirk House,Candlemaker Row Tickets 225 3626 Brecht' s poem from 1929 as a parable for today. ★ RECREATION is &a TELLER frighteningly funnyThistheatrical tour-de-force writtenofby Aug 9,10,13-17 13.30 (14.45) £5.00 (£3.00) Penn Jillette of PENN fame. extraordinarily dark version 'WALTER MITTY' starssmash Dean hitBradshaw and isHUMANS. Playful's rock 'em, sock 'em SUDDENLY SUMMER Williams his play 'disturbing a story of follow-up last Suns) years HUNTING the timesuncovers we liveLAST in'. secret Set incircumstances 1930'Tennessee s New Orleans, thiscalled powerful and Aug 12-31to(not 20.00 (21.30) £5.00 (£4.00) drama the surrounding Sebastian' s tragic death while he was 'looking God'. £5.00 (£3.00) Aug 8-10,16,17 15.30for(17.05) PLEASANCE ©O©© LI4 EXCERPTS FROM IVES A collection of short oneto the act inadvertent comedies written byof Venue 33 - Pleasance,60The Pleasance.Tickets 556 6550 David Ives encompassing all from Mere Mortaldom virtues THE SMALLEST CINEMA IN THE WORLD Flock wallpaper, red plush, randomness. the genuine fake and brand new films evening from Britain' s independentnight Aug 13-15 16.15.3300 (17.30) (16.30) £5.00 (£3.00) filmmakers. Mid chandelier afternoon cartoons. Aug 20-24 horror. 15cream. minutes of celluloid bliss forAnlessearlydough than romance. a pot of thatLatefancy Dutch ice PERFORMANCE EXCHANGE 00©0 Aug 7-31 All day £2.50 Venue 40 - The Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace. Tickets 220 6109 Kl I PLUMB PRODUCTIONS PRESENTS ®©©@ ■ MEYERHOLD VsevolodShostakovich Emilevich Meyerhold, Russian theatrehisdirector Venue 33 - Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 L14 of★Inventor genius: Chekov, Mayakovsky, his friends: Stanislavsky rival. ★ MADE IN AMERICA Bi l Bryson' s best selling book ' M ade in America' of biomechanics. He rejected Socialist Realism arrested June 1939, chronicling birth of the is now an insightful comedy. dead 12-24 February His rise, his fall.£5.00 (£4.00) 'especially Tomarrtowhen ortheTermaytoe' ?richly letAmerican usdeserve explain,language Aug (not1940. 18) 13.00(14.15) they so(16.20) it.it's never passe to tease the colonials, Preview Aug 9 15. 2 0 £3.00 ■recounts PERSIANS The rarely performed masterpiece (Aeschylus' first play) Aug the events of theofbattle ofandSalamis 480 B.C.- stunningly (Aeschylusvisualhimself a Aug 10-12,14,15 16,17,23-25 15.15.2020 (16.20) (16.20) £5.00 £6.00 (£4.00) (£5.00) participant).Ancient A synthesis sound movement in English, Japanese, Greek an event! Aug 12-24 (not 18) 19.00 (20.20) £5.50 (£4.00) SLAVA POLUNIN - SNOWSHOW ©O©© Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 111 PERPETUAL THEATRE OOO© ■ SNOWSHOW Slava Polunin, Russian clowning genius brings to Edinburgh Venue 20 - Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place. Tickets 226 5425 F9 his company and his spirit of nonsense and absurdity in this internationally comic masterpiece. 'It wants makes toyourleaveheartthefeeltheatre. big' Times, truly great' ★ FINE s had Something' enough. Ofs gotta work,giveof bearing her can' dumbt prevent teddy acclaimed D Telegraph. 'Maenificent..nobody 1000 'people and dumberChristine' boyfriend. - and evenup, isofteddy forget everything^ Independent. the consequences. ' T he joy of Paul Trainer' s monologues in their expertly Aug 9,10,12,13,19,20,26,27,29,30,31 16. 4 5 (18.05) £9.50 (£8.50) written The Scotsman Aug 23.15 (00.35) £9.50 (£8.50) Aug 26-31characters.' 20.30 (21.25) £5.50 (£3.50) Aug 15,22 16,17,23,24 23.15 (00.35) £10.50 (£9.50) THEATRE

BY JOE DIRECTED PINTAURO BY: MATT TAUBUR 10:00 PM NIGHTLY (not mon.) 8 AUGUST - 31 THEATRE AUGUST TRAVERSE “Superbly acted &produced” “One ofthe best acted and -American Theatre highest quality shows I’ve seen...simply superb” “Bestplay of1995” -Chicago Reader -New City TRAVERSE 90


POPPYCOCK PRODUCTIONS Venue 49 - Bedlam Theatre, 11 b Bristo Place Tickets 225 9893 ★ THRILLING bynoJanet Rawson.TheEveryone likes isgames. for fun. This game iswould exception. onlyaretrouble Rick andMostGinaaredon'played t know the rules. Why they though? They the pieces. Aug 12-31 (not Suns) 16.00 (17.20) £5.00 (£3.50) PORTABLE PRODUCTIONS ©ooo Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 ★butCASTLE DRACULA Jonathan Marker has escaped from Castle Dracula, what he seeoutthere? on Bram Stoker' s novel,s mind Marker and Draculadid play a deadlyIn this battlethriller of witsbased for possession of Marker' and soul. Aug 7-17 22.40 (midnight) £5.00 (£4.00) PRAXIS THEATRE COMPANY OOO© Venue 40 - The Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace. Tickets 220 6109 THE Arthur of hysteria and evilournever loses itsCRUCIBLE relevance. We supreme seeMiller' here snobility. ourclassic trueparable reflections, our paranoia, inhumanity butessence also our Ordinary people. Extraordinary events. The of PRAXIS and THE CRUCIBLE. Aug 26-31 20.30 (22.45) £5.00 (£3.50) ‘PROMINENT FEATURES ■Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 no MAKING LOVE Six people and sex in Edinburgh looking for love in cafes land cruising grounds. But arecontains you justnudity f***ing- noor children/thugs. truly Making Love?'Hilarious Alex R iEvans' powerful tragicomedy ijstuff... The Scotsman. ■JAug 7-31excellent' (not 15,22,29) 23.00 (00.30) £5.00 (£4.00) oo©@ PURE SOLUTIONS (ASIA) LTD Kll Venue 28 - Greyfriars Kirk House, Candlemaker Row Tickets 225 3626 He ■ BACK TO THE WALL A British civil servant's wife, an angry American fend a Eurasian teenager are accidentally thrown together the night Hong Kong leaves its colonial past to face its Chinese future in this one-woman tour de iforce. Aug 19-31 (not 25) 21.50 (23.10) £5.00 (£4.00) 3MWTHEATRE COMPANY OO©© ie 81 - The Garage Theatre, Grindlay Court Centre, Grindlay St Tickets 229 2401 K9 VARIATIONS Sheila Yeger' s powerful play fuses dream and reality, whilst ixploring Clara Schumann to meetfemale otheridentity. women;Louise' real ands research fantastical,intopastpianist and present, who playleads out [helerwgvoices 19-24of12.her15 own (13.45)mind,£5.00 (£3.00) le 4 - C too, St Columba's by the Castle, Johnston Terrace. Tickets 225 5105 K10 ■ THE ORESTEIA The spirit of Dionysus returns in this cross-cultural lelebration. ExperienceoftheAeschylus' raw emotion, powerful now years ago. this new interpretation epic taleasrhythm of blood, murderas 2500 and revenge irescendos of music, and colour. [dug 18-24 to14.a45furious (16.15)explosion £5.00 (£4.00) e 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 110 A ) r AN ACTOR SPEAKS: KEN MOSTYN-MCKAY PROBES OUR Is< toCOULS come -1 and am touching Equity...'Aportrayal veteran ofactoronefrankly his life theatre.'Please A humorous man's discusses career in Art. 1 dug 18-24 22.40 (23.45) £5.00 (£4.00) f\i Jjtrospective I'JOWAY OUT byJean-Paul Sartre.baby-killer Spend anandhoura calculating in Hell withsadist: an pleasure, a brainless HiI Artre' min ands claustrophobic angermisogynist, in a triangle of eternal frustration. There' s no way out of chamber. !J ug 25-31 (not 29) 22.40 (midnight) £5.00 (£4.00) fi QUADRANT PRODUCTIONS I Htnue 143 - Out of the Blue, 25 Blackfriars Street Info 556 5204. KI3 Ih. SOMEONE WHO' L L WATCH OVER ME Captivity. Desperation, As struggle life as hostages threatens break them, an Englishman, fnerican to survive. Bothtocomedy and deep-rooted dramaIrishman make and this I exhausting yet exhilarating 18-31 15.30 (17.00) £4.50experience. (£3.50) HELP & INFORMATION RING THE FRINGE(June ON 0131-226 Open 10am-6pm ft July) 5257 c and 10am-7pm (during August)

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Mark Twain ON MAN AND HIS WORLD “irreverent and opinionated” The trouble begins at 8:00 p.m. ugust 10, 11, 13, 15, 17, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27, 31 The Chaplaincy: 0131-650-8201 Venue 23 Fringe Box Office: 0131-226-5138 HOLLYWOOD HILLS PRODUCTIONS, U.S.A. PRESENTS D. Paul Thomas & Nicholas Hormann

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COMEDY MANIAC MUSIC GURU A helter skelter history of music from Amadeus to Abba, Bach to Bohemian Rhapsody - World Class musicianship meets Marx Brothers clowning.

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NEWSREVUE ‘Slick and assured ... satirically brilliant” The Guardian PACHAKUTI The returning of time. Indian music of the Andes A LIFE IN THE DAY OF LAURA MULDOON Hilarious comedy of miscommunication and poignant climaxes STORM IN A TEACUP ‘Chilling" The Independent THE PURPLE HENDRIX EXPERIENCE Comedy sketch show with a twist APOCALYPSE SOON Two flatmates party until Armageddon YES, MY FUEHRER She adored Hitler and followed him blindly- British premiere NO SEX PLEASE I’M COOKING A CURRY ‘Hot and hilarious Asian Essex stand up” The Independent WHOOPS VICAR IS THAT YOUR DICK ‘An absolute scream” The Scotsman QUATTRAINSPOTTING E-legal, E-moral, E-literate REAL LIVE GIRLS Enlightending, uncompromising, wickedly funny, painfully honest SMOKE A dark journey into the unknown JAMES BLONDE Adult panto but bring the kids HOW TO GET SCREWED Confrontational, physical... “perfect theatre” The List THE FEAST AND AFTER Imaginative new version of Oscar Wilde’s Satome IMPROVING STARS New play - is love possible MISSION IMPROBABLE Top class, top secret impro show LESLEY JARVIS THE GREAT SONGWRITER AND HIS LIFE IN MUSIC ... ...is appreciated by his eccentric son DONNY CONDO AND THE CONDOS EDINBURGH WORLD TOUR ‘97’ “Splendid musical send-ups" Evening Standard THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL Vibrant, swashbuckling comedy for all DREAMING - A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM ‘You could almost feel the magic" Times Education Supplement PASSION FRUIT Anatomy in love and desire WUTHERING HEIGHTS Bronte’s savage and powerful classic THE LIVING MACHINE An environmental fairytale AENEAS RAN AWAY Hilarious remake of Homer’s rib-tickler - The llliad JIM DIAMOND Internationally famed Scottish singer-songwriter 93 STROKE 7 Bitter-sweet comedy on social class Box Office 228 9116


I — ©OOO 1 QUEEN MARGARET COLLEGE Venue 24 - Queen Margaret College, Drama Dept., Clerwood Terrace. Tickets 317 3546. HI IIj! Outer !|)| ■dreams UP 'Nis ' bigger. UNDERGetQMC FESTIVAL COMPANY.scrumRugby is big, but Hastings chasing into a that Murrayfield |I funny rubs cheeks with dreamsthrust of scoring final try. Sweat,where thighsGavin and men with shaped balls. i11v Aug 11,14) 19.35 (21.00) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug 8-17 14 16.(not 00 (17.20) jlj I joint CLEANNA Mamet'production s powerfulexplodes play abouton sexual harassment on campus.theThe QMC ONU the Edinburgh i:|. tension and /excitement of the original US production. Be stage movedwithandallstirred by the action, language and the conclusion. , Aug 13,16 21.15 (22.45) £5.00 (£4.00) BOUNCERS return - THE with 1990'their S TARTAN TARANTINO LIVEWIRE jIi1‘ A■PRODUCTIONS Tartan Tarantino re-mixsearch ofREMIX Godber' s classic, sell-out at last year' s Fringe. Same team, same frantic for a good ii time, same laughs per minute, Aug 9,10,12,14,15,17 , Aug 10 16.00 (17.20) 21.15 (22.35) £5.00 (£4.00) ★ ESTONIAN THEATREEclectic An artistic throughdance a Baltic iI j i theatre. country's Estonian rich oralFOLKTALE and folk/ traditions. blendpiecetrip of byopera, and musical theatrical performance Ohio Northern I University. Aug 00 (17.00) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug 1412,1319.316.5 (20.35) QUIRK: THEATRE AND FILM OO©© : i Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116 K7 ★ ■ THE AGENT Madge Mister,Suedoyenne of literary agents, finds her );i truths. equilibrium disturbed when client. Cooper discovers some unsavoury This Machiavellian two hander relentlessly on afinale, wave of face and dazzling dialoguemoves towards a crushing i I theatrical Aug 18-31volte13.00(14.15) £4.00 (£3.00) : DENIS RAFTER ©O©© Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street Tickets 225 5105 110 O'SHAKESPEARE From Fringe solo show award winner. 'An 'Hastonishing ij I ■one-man show' The Scotsman. ' F ascinating production' Irish Times. ilarious' Evening Herald.The Stage 'Full of humour' Radio Forth. 'Sense and significance reach you in comfort' Aug 7-31 (not 18) 14.10(15.05) £5.00 (£4.00) RAPSCALLION THEATRE 00©0 i Venue 101 - Rifle Lodge, 32a Broughton St. Tickets 557 1785 GI3 ★isn'DICE Rapscallion present their new play. ' T hat' s not the point. The pointa t do I know you or not, the point is do you know any newsreaders? Have biscuit.11-17Go 18.on,00have(19.00) a biscuit.' Aug Aug 18-24 12.45 (13.45) £3.00 (£2.50) £RARE MEAT PRODUCTIONS OO©© 1Venue 4 - C too, St Columba's by the Castle, Johnston Terrace. Tickets 225 5105 K10 ■ MRS BITCH & MRS BITCH Restoration girls behaving badly -fast, a lover, la■funny, letter,andandphysical. a lot of lies.... Reputations are ruined in a comedy that is 'Unmissable' The Mancunian. 2 Aug 18-31 17.45 (18.45) £5.00 (£4.00) READING OF SCENES OO©© - s Venue 113 - Waterstone's Booksellers, 13 Princes Street Info 556 3034 112 ★ READING OF SCENES from the plays of Norman Beim. ' H e is what the '(actress, theatre Carol needs' Emshoff Tony Randall 'Very wellatdone' Katherine& Hepburn. & playwright Waterstones James ThinBroadway bookstores. HFREE. ifAug 16 19.00 (20.00) Free full fl^UK« tu/O £OlTv«cli«S u

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Venue 116 - Waterstone's Booksellers,83 George Street Info 225 3436 HI0 ★ READING OF SCENES Aug 20,21 18.00(19.00) Free Venue 108 - Waterstone's Booksellers, 128 Princes Street Info 226 2666 19 * READING SCENES Aug 22,23 18.0OF 0 (19.00) Free Venue 124 - James Thin, 53-59 South Bridge K13 ★ READING OF SCENES Aug 27-30 18.00(19.00) Free REC THEATRE COMPANY OO©© Venue 123 - South Bridge Resource Centre, Infirmary Street Tickets 558 9991 K13 ★Minute ROMEO & JULIET DECEASED! with Tom Stoppard' s ' T he Fifteen Hamlet' . A comedy double-bill of Shakespearian anarchy. PreEdinburgh reviewed asunloaded 'unashamedlya furious boisterous spoof..with pace'andSalewickedly Messenger.funny...masterful Aug 19-31 the13.3jokes 0 (15.05) £5.00at(£4.00) RED CHAIR PLAYERS ©OOO Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 110 ★andADAPTATION ' A new version of an old game that all of you have played some of you may recognise. It begins with birth and ends with death or aAugSuper7-17Bonus teens present Elaine May's hilarious classic. 16.30Card.' (17.20)American £4.50 (£3.50) THE RED ONIONS OOOO Venue 2 - Fringe Club.Teviot Row,Bristo Sq.Tickets:226 5138 III ★barSUBEMBUARY AND CARPET-RUNTS An innocuous pair of one-liner flies discuss time. An extra month (Subembuary) and two days (CarpetRunts)bearesurefound be missing from the calender. Until discovered can we ever of theto(22.30) correct Aug 11-16 22.00 Freetimewithagain. membership RED SHIFT THEATRE COMPANY OO©© Venue 20 - Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place. Tickets 226 5425 F9 ■Melville' BARTLEBY Return of ' i nnovative award winning Fringe favourites' L /stofwith s powerful 19c. testament to the invisible poor. Intimate story human betrayal. 'Red Shift live upbytoThetheirBigreputation Independent-Bartleby. Issue. for stunning adaptations' Aug 10-31 (not Suns)Supported 17.00 (18.30) £7.50 (£5.00) THE REDUCED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY ©O©© Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 1I ★apocalypse ■ THE now BIBLE:THE COMPLETE WORD OF GOD (abridged) It' s as the RSC tackles the Greatest Story Ever Accepted As Fact. From Figas Leaves Judgement, affectionate, roller-coaster ride is9-12,14,15,18-22,26,27,29-31 FUNNYtoASFinalHELL! BRANDthis NEW SHOW.£8.00irreverent Aug I 1. 3 0 (13.00) (£7.00) Aug 16,17,23-25 11.30 (13.00) £9.00 (£8.00) THE REGAL BOON DOGGLERS ©OOO Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 110 by Oscar Wilde.obsession, 'They sayandthatherlove hath a bittera wasteland taste . . behind but what ofSALOME that? Salome will taste lust will leave her. 7-17 Intrigue18.4and5 (19.35) incest. £4.50 Murder Aug (£3.50)and madness. Death by desire. Hill St Tkutre Venue 19 Hill Street August 8 - 31 9.4 5 (»* Bookies 226-6522


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RESURRECTION THEATRE COMPANY OOOO Venue 127 - St John's Church,West End, Princes Street 19 ★highest THEresponsibility BOOK OF -ESTHER Incredible events take young Esther to the laying down her life for her nation. Young Northern talent bring Edinburgh this newly written play about hope challenging despair in the12-17 face ofto20.00(22.00) persecution. Aug £5.50 (£3.50) THE REVELLERS OO©© Venue 39 - Leith Academy,Academy Park, Leith Tickets 660 2594 DI9 I ■serve. SHAKERS Wanted! Redbooze bloodedis flowing, males foryou'four saucy, sexy waitresses to | The bar is open, the l l see it all without really knowing. Welcome to Shakers! Aug 30 (21.30) £5.00 (£3.00) Aug 20-24 24 15.019.0 (17.00) ■victim ROPE It is 1930, Brandon committed murder. hidden inis athisbox.a mistake? They and haveCharles decidedhave to throw a cocktail partyTheir for the victim' s family, Aug 27-31 19. 3 0 (21.30) £5.00 (£3.00) Aug 3 I 15.00 (17.00)

THE ROADKILL COMPANY ®0©@ Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6522 HI0 ★ SCRYING Mirror, mirror on the wall . . andwhatsuicide. do youWritten see whenby you look deep inside? A drama about women, ritual, Eva Schegulla, directed by Hilary15.Adams. Aug 9,10,16,17,23,24,31 8,12-15,19-22,26-29 (16.30)Chants £4.00byTrish (£3.50) Preston-Roberts. Aug 15.2200 (16.30) £5.00 (£4.00) THE ROBBEN THEATRE COMPANY ©Q©© Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6522 H10 NOTHING ★ IN THE HOUSE OF THE BLACK SPANIARD Vienna 1827. In a fevered dream, the dying Beethoven is visited by a mysterious dark lady. Seizing on some youthful writing, she compels him to review his life. Sex, death and 1 music. BUT THE RUTH great Aug 8-31 (not II) 17.00(18.15) £5.00 (£3.50) “♦♦♦comedy and song with style” The Stage INNERROOM’S SMASH HIT COMEDY Damn Damn Damn its the DAM BUSTERS!

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LEON ROSSELSON AND IAN SAVILLE ©©©O Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6522 H10 ★magician LOOKIanATSaville IT THIS WAY Singer-songwriter Leon Rosselson and socialist present the story of a would-be magician in a world where winning allventriloquism. and nothing is quite what it seems. A unique blend of music, magic8-24 andis (not Aug 11) 22.00 (23.00) £5.50 (£4.50) ROUGH MAGIC SCOTLAND THEATRE COMPANY OO©©K9 Venue 81 - The Garage Theatre, Grindlay Court Centre, Grindlay St Tickets 229 2401 ★ ■ SURVIVING is HaltheHartley' s 'Misechanics of emotional capitalism' wheredoctored theDESIRE title is plot, audience the set, This and the write the ;script; drinks(£4.00) all round. is lovecharacters in action. Aug 12-31 (not Suns) 18.Dostoevsky; 20 (19.30) £6.50 ★I, Faustus, ■ THEinvite LASTyouSUPPER OF DOCTOR FAUSTUS What price to theecstasy ultimate cabaret dinner, drama & delightsmagic ofpleasure? damnation. Mine the of sacrifice. Yours the ravishing of hell. Terror is seductive. Do20.20 this in(22.40) remembrance of me. Aug 12-31 (not Suns) £13.00 (£9.00) Price includes 3 course meal ★ not ■ MILLENIUM by Michael- it'Hunter and choreographer David AGreaves. All isfor well modern in the Metropolis s thatWest fin-de-siec!e feelingmeets again. (post) times.opposing East meets movement wordstragicomedy in a colloboration between styles. Aug 12-31 (not Suns) 23.20 (00.50) £6.00 (£4.00) ROYAL NATIONAL THEATRE ®Q©© Venue 2 - Fringe Club.Teviot Row, Bristo Sq. Tickets:226 5138 LI I DEALER' S CHOICE Award-winning comedy about poker and the dreams and obsessions of gamblers, by Patrick Marber (whose writing credits include Alan Partridge). 'Fast,gagsfunny... hard-bitten comedy through with tremendous and littered with one liners'shotIndependent. Aug (notrunning Mons) 19.00(21.15) £8.50 (£7.50) Price8-28 includes Fringe Club Membership for the night RSAMD ©OOO Venue 13 - Harry Younger Hall, Lochend Close, Canongate JI5 Oncenewagaintalent TheatHarry Younger HallFestival. becomes one of the most exciting venues for this year' s Fringe ★ MOBIUS A household dark secrets.. A disabled girl.. A satanicPRODUCTIONS Young man... Mobius Productionswithpresent Dennis Potter' s 'Brimstone Aug 10-17 and13.5Treacle' 5 (15.10). £3.50 (£2.50)

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★ AN EVENING BLASTER AL ACKERMAN Bizarre sub-cultural American of theOFmacabre Aug 10-17tales17.14(18.14) £3.50told (£2.50)by a manic story teller. ★andCONSTANT STRANGER A it.play about relationships, the search for love 11, Aug the10-17strange look for 18.45places (20.00)we £4.00 (£2.50) PHYSICAL THEATRE WORKSHOP Award winningto RSAMD Eva Magyar from „ ' ■Hungary unique£3.50 form(£2.50) of dance students). Aug 14,17teaches 11.00 her (12.30) Free theatre to RSAMD(freestudents SAWSTON PLAYERS OOOO Venue 168 - Moray House Kabaret, 37 Holyrood Road Tickets: 556 0102 K14 ★ GREAT EXPECTATIONS Ashow newforandallexciting stage- Not production of the Charles Dickens novel. This is a the family to be missed. Aug 12-17 16.50 (17.50) £5.00 (£4.00) SCARLET THEATRE OO©© Venue 20 - Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place. Tickets 226 5425 F9 ■ THE, delight SISTERS' ... surreal a trovere-working of talent'TofheChekhov' Times. After Scarlet' s hit'. Paper Walls' in their s ' T hree Sisters' Performed withderisive absolute precision and comic absurdity, 'The Sisters' 'manages toAug be 12-31 wickedly respectful 15.00 (16.15)and£6.50 (£5.00)of Chekhov' The Stage. SCOTTISH INTERNATIONAL FAMOUS GROUSE HOUSE AT THE Venue - The(TillFamous House, 5 Chambers St Tix 220345606 9 AugGrouse 661 5687) ★ BURNS FORtoBREAKFAST That's right!Rab- The Bard isreturns back. toLeaping tartan tea-towel reclaim his reputation. thewayranter Auld off a and invites you for breakfast. What better to start the day? | Reekie (Breakfast Aug 18-31 included.) 10.30 (11.30) £5.00 ★Gunn. THEANISS GreytheCoast TheatreofCompany presents 'Thein Niss' farm north Caithness. crisis.byAGeorge momentous newonplay, '...an coast ensemble which has Asentfamily an entertaining shudder around the Highlands' Scotland on Sunday. '4 Aug 9-18 17.00(18.30) £6.00 (£4.00) UPSIDE inDOWN TO OZdrama presented Callusdepressive Theatre Company. ' i 'Loughlan hard-hitting about bya manic going Evening overHugh theNews. edge. Outstanding'aBperformance' The Scotsman. 'Thespian perfection' Nominated est Actor' by The Stage 1995. Aug 11-18 noon (13.15) £6.00 (£4.00) Aug 20-25 14.00 (15.15)

★ IT'S ONLY BELIEVE Company. A double-bill by n'Danny McCahon 'LegendMAKE in hissometimes Lunchtime'wefrom and 'SIntotand Up believe Norma Jean' . Rock Roll, Marilyn Munroe need make a world which doesn' t exist except in our lunchtime! Aug 11-18 13.45 (15.00) £6.00 (£4.00) ★ ■ REDTheHOTsevenANDdeadly PEELING presentedwithbywicked Dundeeabandon Rep Community Theatre. sins committed in including one hysterical package holiday.toWildly inventive ensemble performance live singing and costumes burn for. Accessible, fast packed and very funny. Aug 13-18 15.30 (16.30) £5.00 (£3.00) ★ GODpremiere SAVE IRELAND CRIED THE by Sidetrack/Wiseguise. World Liam HERO Brennan' Michaeland Collins, onbyattheEamonn evewithofO'themselves. hisNeill.assassination, offerings portrayal a powerfulof Irish insightCICinto a nation a man war Aug 19-31 17.15(18.30) £6.00 (£4.00) Venue 74 - Council Car Park, Old Fishmarket Cl, High St 220 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661 5687) KI2 ★ ■ EVERYMAN Zaoum. Imminent Death. But the19th darkest ofmelodrama, horsemen,bycartoon tired ofaction, theEveryman scythe, hasawaits diffused into aEdinburgh: 1,000 images. century diabolical interludes. face ore (£4.00) ecstatic than chance itself Grammelot. prepare to Aug the19-31game19.theorists! 30 (21.00) 'm£6.00 Venue 34 - The Famous Grouse House, 5 Chambers St Tix 220 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661 5687) KI2 SUNDANCE Ravens' A saloon barHickcock, in the oldJesseWest,andwhere loyalities changeandbyfaster thanTwilight. a speeding bullet. the Kidby drink, banter argue....heroes until Sundance arrives. Satirical black comedy Meir Z Ribalow about & villains, guns & rye whiskey. Aug 20-31 14.00 (15.00) £6.00 (£4.00) THEsatirical POET-PEN AND PREACHER Old Scots narrative blends with the poetry of JohnTHE Skinner ('Tullochgorum' ) in thisafter exciting dramatisation of an Aberdeenshire Episcopalian minister the ' 4 5 rebellion. Aug 26-31 noon (13.30) £6.00 (£4.00) THE SCOTTISH STORYTELLING FORUM OO©© Venue 190 - The Waverley, Next to Waverley Station, Market Street KI: TALES AT THE WAVERLEY Relax in a cosy old town howff for an hour or two of stories'Sinterwoven Hosted bytales Scotland' storytellers. taleswith(midnight) theymusiccannaandFree tell,song.and some haewelcome theysdaurna'. Aug 12-31 (notome Suns)hae 22.00 - Donations

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SCRAP PERFORMANCE GROUP V Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street Tickets 225 5105 110 THEATRE ★ BALLYHOOtickleTeenyinfinity, weenyfly acrobats flirtofwith destiny, slip inside consciousness, in the face fate. A flea circus gone haywire! Don' t miss this intimatePhiladelphia energetic performance skill,original' imagination and heart. 'Inquirer. Captivating performer’ Weekly. 'Richofand Philadelphia THE STEAM INDUSTRY OOO© Aug 7-31 (not 18) 15.15(16.15) £5.00 (£4.00) Venue 21 - Roman Eagle Lodge, 2 Johnston Terrace. Tickets 225 7226 J11 ★ THE BORGIAS' DINING ROOM by Phil Willmott. Two apprentices 7:84THEATRE COMPANY SCOTLAND decorate the Borgias' dining room Leonardo DaVinci and Michael Angelo oo©@ Venue 20 - Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place. Tickets 226 5425 passions A blistering hour ofaward artisticwinning, debate,offcompromises . . and throwing paint,25-31 fromrise!London' s celebrated, West End company. ■andTHE WAR IN HEAVEN Critically acclaimed production of Sam Shepard Aug 18.10(19.10) £4.50 (£3.50) Josephto return Chaikin'tos haunting of anmoving angel,.its. fallabsolutely to earthbeautiful' and desperate struggle heaven. story 'Fiercely Scotland STICK IT PRODUCTIONS onAugSunday. 'Heartfelt ©O©© 13-25 (not 19) 19.and15radiant' (20.00) Scotsman. £7.00 (£5.00) Venue 2 - Fringe Club.Teviot Row, Bristo Sq. Tickets:226 5138 LI I HARD AS ROCK The Australian Sex Terrorist' NME returns with a livegreatest band SHOCKING PINK PRODUCTIONS OO0© groupie. and a lockFree of Ozzy Osbourne' s pubic hair, in her re-mix of life as Rocks plucky, positively gorgeous' Observer. Venue 20 - Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place. Tickets 226 5425 F9 Directed by Jimbourbon! Millan.21.15'ferocious, k TRIALjourney RUN through Alice moves housefromforherfun,first packing is fantasy an emotional and Previews Aug 9,10 (22.30) £5.00 (£4.00) Ij dismissed hilarious her life, sexual to being Aug 11-31 (not 27) 21.15 (22.30) £6.50 fromhonesty. the army for being lesbian, she shares her story with humour Price includes Fringe Club Membership(£5.50) for the night. and touching Aug 19-24 10. 4 5 (11.40) £5.00 (£3.00) STILL THEATRE ©OOO Aug 26-31 12.30 (13.25) £6.00 (£4.00) Venue 4 - C too, St Columba's by the Castle, Johnston Terrace. Tickets 225 5105 K10 ★comedy. TALKING TO SINATRA An explosive mix of physical theatre, music and l SILENT DRUM one-person tour de force. Take in a theatrical experience packed Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street Tickets 225 5105 110 with visualApuns, ★ TRAPPED IN A Double-bill POLYTHENE BAG / BILLY ISsupported A WANKER I like to Frank Sinatra. bad dancing, intimate storytelling and the inimitable style of svin i watch it go mental...' of intelligent writing by deviant musicians in'Barutally cartoonish contemplation of our nineties philosophical vogue of Aug 8-17 17.45 (18.45) £5.00 (£4.00) el Aug depletion. Funny' The Cheese Shop. STRANGEFRUIT STAGEWORKS OQ©0 7-31 (not 29) 17.30 (18.35) £5.50 (£4.50) Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116 K7 ★ ■ THE FEAST AND AFTER A new physical interpretation of Oscar ■ SOUP OF THE DAY THEATRE CO OOOO Wilde' The most beautiful woman in the world desires a man with a Venue 40 - The Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace. Tickets 220 6109 K11 messiahs Salome. she come to lose her head? ★ BAD OMENS Today unexpectedly Godof lights. announced early close retirement and Aug 11-24in his17.mind. 00 (18.15)So how £5.00does (£3.50) I'infMr promptly vanished in an exclusive display A source to heaven ★ IMPROVING STARS A new play by Berwyn Canfriends a perfect love reports BedlamTheandapocalypse the notoriously loquacious Gabriel is quoted as saying 'no be replaced? Will you still enjoy the comfort of yourKinsey. closest if youScotland tell io comment' arrived. the truth? ' A writer with a real imagination...definitely going places' BBC Aug 12-17. 21.00 (22.00) £4.00has(£3.50) Aug 11-24 14.00 (15.30) £5.00 (£3.50) SOUTHERN LIGHT DRAMA 00©0 STRATFORD-ON-GUY PRODUCTIONS ©O©© Venue 68 - St Columba's Church, MuirdaleTerr. Queensferry Road, Blackball. Cl Outer Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6522 H10 OUT OF SIGHT .... OUT OF MURDER Peter is writing a hair-raising ★ MARTIN AND JOHN Based on ' F ucking Martin' by Dale Peck. A writer thriller. His characters start appearing before him seemingly taking over the comes to terms withaw,theshocking death ofwith his lover, identityeloquence.' beyond hisRichard situation.'The IsEnd' one of them trying youth. acerbicseeking wit andanangry typing BUT .£5.00 . is it??to kill him? Eventually he gets rid of them by shattered Christiansen, Chicago'RTribune. Aug 19-24 19.3.0...(22.00) Aug 8,12-15,19-22,26-29 19. 2 0 (20.30) £5.00 (£4.50 SUO) Aug 9,10,16,17,23,24,30,31 19.20 (20.30) £7.00 (£6.00 SUO) SPEEDING BUFFETTHEATRE COMPANY OO©© Venue 99 - Champions Club, 24 Annandale Street Tickets 556 3651 F14 STRUT & FRET THEATRE COMPANY OO©® Venue 23 - Chaplaincy Centre, I Bristo Square, (near Fringe Club) Tickets 650 8201 LI2 TENTH FROM THEa fantasy END Inworld an underground office a civil servant escapes a'★Eclockwork reality into of espionage and medicated toilet soap. THE REAL'95:INSPECTOR HOUND Comedybrilliant calling!comic Comedy calling! legantly written...superbly directed...a dynamic ensemble cast.' Kred N.S.T.C Edinburgh ' N oises Off. ' P erfect timing... characterisation... commendations for acting and design. 5 STARS' sTheultimate Scotsman. Edinburghwhodunnit. '96: Same company. director. Wit. Aug 11-31 19.15 (20.15) £4.00 (£3.50) Stoppard' country-house Plus FREESame curtain-raiser! Sophistication. Murder... Message ends. ★no OUR BEST KEPT SECRET With tongue in cheek, upper lip stiffened and Aug (not Bill 25) with 14.18'T(15.45) to Ian Fleming, a provocative timeLand play offromHopetheandwriter Special19-31Double artuffe'£5.00 £8.00(£3.50) (£6.00) 'Tenthapologies From The . Something is rottenwarin the Glory.of Aug I 1-31 13.45End' (14.45) £4.00 (£3.50) TARTUFFE I995' s smash-hit ' N oises Offinteam returnssexy with Moliere's classic cognac-soaked farce. A family battles evil Thugs, vixens,belladonna. playboys andErotic, swindlers dancejoyous athislustysultry, tango and production. sip champagne I SPOTLITES THEATRE COMPANY laced with passionate, unmissable. I Venue 98 - Marcos, 51 Grove Street. Tickets 228 9116 Aug 19-31 (not 25) 16. 0 3 (17.45) £5.00 (£3.50) .. J HOWTO GET SCREWED What would happen to psychosis-ridden Special Double Bill with 'Hound' £8.00 (£6.00) offenders and Ophelia in today'. . s Britain? Young Offenders' j young Institution, Boot Hamlet Camp, Borstal, Broadmoor partying Sutcliffe?The STUDIO 108 / PIG AMERICAN Confrontational, physical theatre. 'tU. nmissable' The Herald.with'XPeter -generation' PRODUCTIONS 11 Aug Scotsman. ' P erfect theatre' The Li s Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6522 9-25 22.30 (midnight) £5.00 (£4.00) ★in aTRANCE Seversofthetheboundary between the imagination and the real world bizarre retelling Charles Manson family murders. 'Raw-boned STAGEFUN THEATRE CO OOOO Chicago no prisoners taken . . not for the faint of heart or full of Venue 117 -Viewforth Centre, 104 Gilmore Place Tickets 229 7659 M6 stomach'acting Tribune. 23.20 (00.30) £5.00 (£4.00) (not 11,20,29) ★ BACK TO BACK by Brett Adkins and toJill face Fletcher. Fade to Taken Black:The Aids Aug 9-31 Chicago death of a loved one forces two strangers home-truths. Short! Shocks and shenanigans in a public toilet on the Cape Town station. SUPERSTITION THEATRE CO OOO© Aug 16,17 16,17 noon Venue 81 - The Garage Theatre, Grindlay Court Centre, Grindlay St Tickets 229 2401 K9 ! Aug 16.30 (13.40) (17.50) £5.00 (£4.00) ★ THE ANGEL Focus, flash, frame a moment captured. Three women «★dilemma FACEofTOeuthanasia. FACE by Brett Adkins and Corinne Knowles. Summit:The frozen image unfettering angelsladder. within.Visions Memory soars - dance whispers mother battlesSouth to end her comatose life. Bui explode beckon thethemillenium at each step of the and stories Stop: A12-15 corni-tragic look atA£5.00 old and new Africans in the faceson'ofschange. together devised Aug noon (13.40) (£4.00) Aug 26-31in this12.3new 0 (13.30) £5.00piece. (£3.50) 97


TEATR BIURO PODROZY OO©© Venue 192' Univ.Old College Quad,South Bridge Tix 220 5606 (Till 9Aug 661 5687) KI3 ■sinister CARMEN FUNEBRE Set against mechanistic soundtrack with figures on stilts, darknessa throbbing andoffire, Biuro hitPodrozy a9masked haunting and'Frightening, violent dramatisation civilaward-winning war. The theatrical of SUSSEX UNIVERSITY DRAMA SOCIETY OOO© create Fringe ' 5 returns. beautiful and quite unmissable' Independent. Venue 40 - The Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace. Tickets 220 6109 K11 Aug 16-26 (not 23) 22.30 (23.30) £8.00 (£6.00) Aug 23 midnight (01.00) £ 10.00 (£8.00) Benefit for Tuzla Arts Fund ★ BANG-BANG YOU' Rstory E DEAD The worlds Muriel premiere of (The this original stage adaptation from the short by Edinburgh' Spark Prime of Miss Jean Brodie) brings to life her characteristic witty prose, exploring sexual, TEATR CZASU ©OOO textual and colonial power£4.50 relationships. Venue 23 - Chaplaincy Centre, I Bristo Square, (near Fringe Club) Tickets 650 8201 LI2 Aug 26-31 19.00(20.15) (£4.00) ■montage THE FATHERS THAT BEGAT US A spell-binding minimalist Polish of voice, acoustic music, masks, movement and text, enacting a SYNAPSE PRODUCTIONS OO©© midnight ritual in which the dead are raised from their graves. Translated and Venue 81 - The Garage Theatre, Grindlay Court Centre, Grindlay St Tickets 229 2401 K9 adapted from Mickiewicz's 'Dziady' by the cast. Aug 10-17 16.15 (17.15) £5.00 (£4.00) THE RIMERS OF ELDRITCH A corpse in the woods. A community in the dark. Theininvestigation of aproduction. mysterious murder exposes a town'Lanford s collective hypocrisy this fluid, filmic Pulitzer Prize-winner Wilson' s TEATR LUDOWY - KRAKOW - POLAND 00©0 gripping of small-town life. £5.00 (£3.50) Venue 169 - Moray House Studios, 37 Holyrood Road Tickets 556 0102 KI4 Aug 12-31portrait (not Suns) 14.15(15.45) ★ a■religion. MACBETH Aof visually stunning production from the Polishpresents city wherean Art One Poland' s most exciting Repertory Theatres TAGUS THEATRE, LISBON @0©0 isexceptional unconventional interpretation of Shakespeare' s masterpiece. Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street Tickets 226 6522 HI0 Superb cast and directed by one of Poland' s best directors. Supported by Visiting Arts. ★Portugal' OPHELINHA I920' s Lisbon: trams, cafes, tabernas. The intriguing figure of Aug 12-26 18.30 (20.10) £7.00 (£6.00) s great modernist writer, Fernando Pessoa. Compiled from letters and interviews, s play chronicles the often odd, strangelyGeorge movingRitchie' relationship between the reclusivetempestuous, poet and thedefinitely young TFT PRODUCTIONS 00©0 Ophelia. Venue 126 - St John's Church Hall,West End Princes Street 19 Aug 8-17 (not II) 13.15(15.00) £5.50 (£3.50) ★ A PLAY ABOUT A CHAIR by David McCreight. Two countries are at A Venue 40 - The Quaker Meeting House, 7 Victoria Terrace. Tickets 220 6109 K11 war. Their heads of state sit locked in a chair designed to solve arguments. ★ PESSOA PERSONAE 'Be plural like thePessoa universe!' invocation newScotsman. play from the acclaimed writer of 'Sex and Death'. 'Brilliantly the fascinating Portuguese writer Fernando isThese fullyThisreflected inpersonalities hisfrom own powerful entertaining' work by his creation of alter-egos or ' h eteronyms' . multiple Aug 12-24 (not 18) 15.15(16.45) £5.50 (£4.00) come to life against the background Aug 19-24 15.00 (15.55) £5.00 (£3.50)of 1920's Lisbon. THEATER DIE oo©@ KIEL, GERMANYKOMODIANTEN, TARTAN PALM THEATRE COMPANY ©OOO Venue 94 - Hunter Square, off the High Street J'2 Venue 38 - The Gilded Balloon Theatre, 233 Cowgate. Tickets 226 2151 K12 WAITING FOR GODOT The first ever, widely applauded version of ★ MACBETHurban & THE MAESTRO One Shakespeare' s creation, the other a Beckett's famous play performed in the streets of Edinburgh, the city providing power-hungry guerrilla, both calculating murderers, they and their the backdrop for this modern classic. The innovative Theater Die Komodianten cohorts will literally leadCastle the audience throughtheirthetragic haunting passageways performs German. surrounding they weave parallel tales. Aug 23,25its 16.production 00 (17.30) inFree Aug 9-17 18.Edinburgh 30 (20.00) £4.00 as(£3.50) THEATRE

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THEATRE ABSOLUTE <i)0©0 ; Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6S22 I» ^burger BIG bar. BURGER CHRONICLES by Chris O' C onnell. There' s a small time s madness, revenge; aluredevilofonmoney the streets. For those I| towards working ata violent 'BThere' ig Burger' , the destructive propels their lives and chilling climax. | Aug 8-24 (not Suns) 14.15(15.30) £5.00 (£4.00) THEATRE DU SIMPLICITE ooo® ! Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 S105 no THE PASSING-OUT PARADE In 1944 an ill-assorted group of rawA.T.S. recruits are thrown together for basic training. This all-female company is back with Anne Valery' s amusing, poignant and evocative barrack-room drama. I. Aug 'Individually uniformly 25-31 marvellous 12.45 (14.15)and£5.00 (£4.00)convincing' The Scotsman. ;

THEATRE EAST END OO©© | Venue 114 - Theatre East End, St Paul's and St George’s Church,York PI Tix 556 1202. H13 THE LEGEND OF PERICLES GREENBELTTHEATRE PRODUCTIONS present a dynamic multi-national castbyin West Shakespeare' s epic tale ofJames love,Rooseshipwreck and adventure. Directed EndNigerian award-winner Evans; designed by Bruno Santini; live music by composer Ben Okafor. H Aug 12-24 (not 18) 21.30 (23.20) £6.50 (£4.00) (★crowd ■ TRIBE Following their 1995 ' S linkies' street hit (' H ighly unusual...big puller' Scotsman, 'Astonishing' European), - AUSTRALIA move indoors. Industrial ambience creates theDownunder. moodBEDLAM in a cocktail of image, rhythm 1\ Aug and ritual. Direct from Outback tour 12-24 (not 18) 18.00(19.00) £4.50 (£3.50) I| mother ★ M'LADY MALADE Queen ofa modern Scots enters bare hera powerful, familyMary to sensitive, villagers; womana portrayal sits room; alone.ofChrist' TRUEs II unconditional BELLEEKdefends present often humorous love. Written and directed by Zinnie Harris i*\ Aug Aug 26-28,30,31 29 18.00 (19.15)19.45 (21.00) £4.50 (£3.50) A MAN WITH CONNECTIONS Theatrewife; Company. site supervisor; hisworking sociallyDFM ambitious their son,Andrei, recentlya of a .1I» construction maimed in an accident whilst for his father. A powerful portrait marriage straining after questionable values. Aug 12-17and15.13.society 0000 (16.30) AH Aug 19-24 (14.30) £5.00 (£3.00) oo@© ! THEATRE 1ST Venue 20 - Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place. Tickets 226 5425 ★ THEyearsCHAMBER OFbutLITTLE The ispolitical prisonerhe has survived forty in a tinyacage, whenthetheEASE dictator overthrown refuses to come out, creating Aug 12-31 (not Suns)problem 16.30 for (17.50) new £6.00regime. (£3.50) Drama by Bayard Johnson. THEATRE FOR AFRICA Venue 30 - The Netherbow Theatre, 43 High Street. Tickets 556 9579 JI3 A A ■ GUARDIANS OF EDEN Nairobi to Cape Town, eight nations, eight Hx voices actors: of'wAfrican e are thepeople Guardians, the wild animals are vital to our future.' Hear the in the robust storytelling rythmic dance and music style kj/! Aug of Africa 12-31herself. (not Suns) 16.00 (17.30) £6.50 (£4.00) BIRD-findsA-■ delicate fable,hjSa questions search forininwisdom. dreams, 11.1 the. ■mans questions the BIRDS BIRDSLooking theirdeeply ability into to survive s to his answers --intheir abili to celebrate.theCreated ofo Nelson |*,' H,and iprosper, prosper, to work ttw, n. together, v praise Mandela' s inauguration.-1,30 18.15(19.10) £5.00 (£3.50) Aug 12,14,16,19,21,23,26,28,3 :^> Edinburgh ★ MISSION BOY In Classes I930's Zimbabwe, a young blackdrinking, studentdressing, is prepared for areAfrica, planned in eating, dancing, s^< culture, banking jostle andUniversity. dating. Empire and Scotland and Zimbabwe, Christianity and in this sharply observed A Aug 13,15,17,20,22,24,27,29,31 18.15drama. (19.15) £5.00 (£3.50) THEATRE OF THE HEART s'Venue 46 -The Salisbury Centre, 2 Salisbury Road Tickets 667 5438 PI4 :aScottish-American CONVERSATIONJohnWITH A TRAMP Adventures in the wilderness with to theFalls. excitement of riding stormof jj- share his thrilling escapeMuir.fromSoar Yosemite Lee Stetson' s 'Taourtreetop de Force' ^environmental i Aug 9-25 20.00story-telling (21.00) £3.50performed (£3.00) by Bil Ritch. LOST IN THE CITY ? See our map in the centre

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THE THEATRE OF THE MILLENNIUM Venue 4 - C too, St Columba's by the Castle, Johnston Terrace. Tickets 225 5105 KIO | * m EMBRACING THE RIDDLE:TRAVELS WITH PILGRIM Borrow the eyes and soul of our other-wordly innocent as he circumnavigates the globe, • encountering the elements and embracinginvites the riddle ofexplore existence.yourThis physically charged poetic dream-journey you to world through Aug 8-17new14.eyes. 45 (16.15) £5.00 (£4.00) THEATRE PARADISO Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 110 fl CHARLIE' S ANGEL Beneath Charlie' s men laddishto bravado lies between an inabilitymen'to accept his gay twin. ' A heartfelt plea for accept love What's On in London. 'A one-man show of intense and brutal proportions' The f Pink Aug Paper. 7-31 (not 29) 21.45 (22.35) £5.00 (£4.00) TMU-NA HOLON THEATRE Venue 20 - Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place. Tickets 226 5425 F9 ★One■ isDEAD HOURS Two young women serving time in an Israeli Prison. anbeingIsraeliheldconvicted of the murder of her husband. an Irish tourist, terrorism. Fate forcesThetwoother, women from different tounder share18.suspicion the same ofprison Aug 9-31worlds (not Suns) 30 (19.40) £6.00 cell. (£4.00) THE TOTALLY PORTABLE THEATRE COMPANY Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 I THE MARRIAGE OFknowBETTE AND BOO Booof crazy loves people Bette. - Bette lovesis Skippy. Matt doesn' t why his family is full or if he one! Durang's obie award-winning black comedy takes a twisted look atChristopher a dysfunctional Aug 18-31 17.45 (19.30)family. £5.50 (£4.50) TRAINSPOTTING Venue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 I ■seeTRAINSPOTTING Direct from the West End. Edinburgh' s last chance ti Harry s thrilling production his smashsensation' hit play based on Irvine Welsh' s cultGibson' novel. BOOK'Funny, EARLY!filthy'Theandofsell-out 'Outstanding' Independent furious' FT. Evening News Aug 9,10,13,19-22,26,28-31 19. 0 0 (20.40) £8.50 (£7.50) Aug 23-25 19.00 (20.40) £9.50 (£8.50) Aug 1, 14,15,18 16.45 (18.25) £8.50 (£7.50) Aug I16,17 16.45 (17.25) £9.50 (£8.50)

TRAVELING LIGHT PRODUCTIONS ©O©© Venue 4 - C too, St Columba's by the Castle, Johnston Terrace. Tickets 225 5105 KIO 1 E ★Oscar-winning ITALIAN-AMERICAN RECONCILIATION by John Patrick Shanley, j! author of the hit film Moonstruck. Huey and Janice got divorced. Huey got depressed. Janice 1 got a gun. Aldo got nervous. Love, j marriage, minestrone. 'Charming! New York Times. 'A joy to witness' Stage.8-30 and S' Aug (not 15,22) 18.55 (20.25) £5.50 (£4.50)

C STUDIO . THEATRES COMPANY,. Choreography: T lorn Roden. of AIR DANCE C CENTRAL The Cult film script woven into an electrifying piece of theatre THE LONG GOOD FRIDAY by Barrie Keeffe 25-31August 2.10 pm HILL STREET THEATRE VENUE 41 TICKETS £5, £4 Sunday’Pay what you can’. Box office 226 6522 100

TRAVERSE THEATRE ©O©© Venue 15 - Traverse Theatre, Cambridge Street. Tickets 228 1404. J9 'Enginevigorous room oflifeScotland' s newFestival' work Scotsman. during the year, effervescing into even more during the Ian Brown' s last festival for the superb international andforcomedy. celebsTraverse come .to. rub shoulders with you!dramaPhone brochure.Huge, brilliant bar ★fate:SHINING SOULS TRAVERSE THEATRE SCOTLAND. Premonitions two men and a big11.wardrobe. Chris Hannan' s superbly funny new play.and Aug 14,18,23,27,31 0 0 (13.30) £ 10. 0 0 (£6.00) Aug (15.30) Aug 815,20,24,28 14.00 (16.30)13.19.0000 (21.30) Aug 16,21,25,29 16.30 (19.00) Aug 13,17,22,30 Aug 7,9 20.00 (22.30) THE ARCHITECT by Davidplaywright.... Greig. TRAVERSE THEATRE SCOTLAND. 'performances Absorbing . . ofanjewel-like important a lean, cool production .. clarity.' Scotsman. Aug 16,21,25,29 11. 0 0 (13.30) £ 10.00 (£6.00) Aug 913,17,22,30 Aug 14.00 (16.30)13.30 (16.00) Aug 14,18,23,27,31 17.00 (19.30) Aug Aug 6,15,20,24,28 8 20.00 (22.30) 19.00 (21.30) JUDITH writtenPowerful and directed Howard theatricality. Barker. WRESTLING ENGLAND. language,byextreme 'Dazzling SCHOOL clarity and force' Guardian. Aug 1516 11.00 (12.05) £10.00 (£6.00) Aug 14. 3 0 (15.35) Aug 13,17 17.0 (20.05) 00 (18.05) Aug Aug 1014,1819.020.30 (21.35)


OWEN O'returns NEILLwith'Ualster' s most and Perrier nominee brand newintelligent show. 'Aexport' comedyGuardian must' Evening News. Aug 10,13-18,20-25 22.30 (23.45) £8.00 (£6.00) ★a word HEREyouLIES HENRY DA DA KAMERA (CANADA). ' I f you didn’t listen to still 11.couldn' t take £10.00 your eyes off him' Vancouver Sun. Aug 20,24,28 0 0 (12.10) (£6.00) Aug 21,25,2917.014.30 (15.40) Aug 0 (18.10) Aug 22,30 23,27,31 20.30 (21.40) ★music PARALLEL LINES THEATRE (SCOTLAND). Scottish/ Irish theatrevisual' production inspired byCRYPTIC Joyce's Molly Bloom soliloquy, Ulysses, 'Aug sumptuously Independent. 8,15 14.15(15.15) I 1.45 (12.45) £7.00 (£4.00) Aug 9,16 Aug 10,13,17 19.15(20.15) 16.45 (17.45) Aug 11,14,18 ★ZEALAND). S.N.A.G - Advertising SENSITIVEExec,NEWgetsAGED HADLOW to gripsGUY withMARK male bonding and (NEW the single life. Aug 11,14,18,22,27,31 11.45 (13.15) £7.00 (£4.00) Aug 8,15,23,28 14. 1 5 (15.45) Aug Aug 9,16,20,24,29 10,13,17,21,25,3016.4519.(18.15) 15 (20.45) ★between THE FEVER by Wallace Shawn.as naked CLAREas COULTER rich and poor. 11.'A4lmost theatre can(CANADA). get' Globe andGap Mail. Aug 10,13,17,21,25,30 5 (13.15) £7.00 (£4.00) Aug 11,14,18,22,27,31 14.15 (15.45) Aug 8,15,23,28 16. 4 5 (18.15) Aug 9,16,20,24,29 19.15 (20.45) ★ ALLLily.OVER LOVELY by Clairefunny' DowieScotsman. (England). Dowie performs with Peta 'SI ad,1.45sane and £7.00 seriously Aug 9,16 (13.45) (£4.00) Aug 10,13,17 14.15(16.15) Aug 11,14,1819.15(21.15) 16.45 (18.45) Aug 8,15 ★achingly THE beautiful SPIRIT VOYAGER PRODUCTIONS (CHICAGO). Joe Pintauro' s play portrays lovers and mourners with pitch-black humour, 'A Aug superbly acted' American Theatre. 8-31 (not Mens) 22.00 (23.30) £7.00 (£4.00) ★ VIPER''9S5. OPIUM STARVING ARTISTS (CALIFORNIA). First in Winners and hilarious. 'A glorious experience'Fringe (Independent) La La20,24,29 Land - LosPoignant Angeles. Aug 11. 4 5 (13.15) £7.00 (£4.00) Aug 21,25,30 14.16.1455 (15.45) Aug (18.15) Aug 22,27,31 23,28 19.15 (20.45) ★ ENTERTAINING ANGELSvisionLOOKOUT (SCOTLAND). Window on the past, comment on the present, of the future, 'creative performances' . o!! Aug Scotland on Sunday. 23,28 11. 4 5 (13.25) £7.00 (£4.00) ! Aug (15.55) Aug 20,24,29 21,25,30 16.19.14.411555 (20.55) (18.10) Aug 22,27,31 I THE GOGMAGOGS (ENGLAND) Inspiring contemporary composers and musicians createspicyexhilarating theatre. Physical bravado, instrumental virtuosity humour.£7.00music Aug 27-31and22.30 (23.45) (£4.00) TRAVERSE FESTIVAL Festivalonartists njand debate.Free In CONFERENCES association with Scotland Sunday.in controversial I‘ Phonestimulating for Details INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP FESTIVAL Unique opportunity for stheatre practitioners work with Enrique Pardo and Henry Smith. 2 .•wworkshops. Phone(16.30) forto details. Aug 30,31 10.30 £50.00 TRESTLE THEATRE COMPANY OO©© ‘.' Venue 62 - Continental Shifts at St Bride's Centre, 10 Orwell Terr Tix 346 1405 K5 ■ PASSIONFISH is a darkly, comic,choreography passionate play that speaks directly of the ^nineties, combining masks, text and with music from Bach to tiBacharach. s Easter, holidays. It's another day of fidarkness and It'light. It's Christmas, the first daysummer of many..... lAug 15.30(17.15) IDouble12-31Bill(not (withSuns) Top Storey) £1 1.00£6.00 (£7.00)(£4.00) ■ TOP STOREY first indelicately Edinburghcombining in 1989 istoback due toa drama popularof sjdemand. Humour and performed sadness are produce v\two brothers who share a guilty secret, featuring Trestle' s renowned and original of mask. 13.30 (14.50) £6.00 (£4.00) Aug 14-31style ilDouble bill(not (withSuns) Passionfish) £1 1.00 (£7.00) TRIVIAL THEATRE CO OO©© Venue 28 - Greyfriars Kirk House, Candlemaker Row Tickets 225 3626 Kl I * INsellTHE SOLITUDE OFwhat THEhe’sCOTTON FIELDS A wants dealer towhobuywants ^to but refuses to reveal selling. A client who but ^refuses to reveal the desired final offer . . UK premiere. Aug 12-31 (not Suns) 19.50object. (21.00) Until £5.00 the (£3.00)

THEATRE 20 TO THEATRE ©O©© Venue 41 - Hil Street Theatre, 19 Hil Street. Tickets 226 6522 HI0 ANTIGONE Defying the tyranny of King Creon' s command, the empassioned Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, attempts to bury her dead traitorous brother. Death, performance punishment andof Sophocles' suicide ensuemasterpiece. An accomplished cast give a visually poetic Aug 8,9,12,15-18,20,23-25,28,29,31 12.45 (13.50) £5.00 (£4.00) ANTIGONE A VERSION BRECHT This A darkrarely and violent performance ofINBrecht' semerges reworkingBY ofanBERTOLT Sophocles' Antigone. performedResistance masterpiece asagainst astonishingly powerful analogy to German fighter' s battle Hitler' s tyranny. Aug 10,13,14,19,21,22,26,27,30 12.45 (13.50) £5.00 (£4.00) TWIST OF FATE PRODUCTIONS OO©© Venue 167 - Moray House Theatre, Canongate/St John's Street Tickets 556 0102 K14 ★sky?MADE ON THE MOON Ever lain on damp grass and stared at the nightin Stanley Lewis is on trial. One man' s dreams stand pitted against science this comic drama. Stargazing will never be the same again. Aug21st 12-31Century 13.15 (14.45) £5.00 (£4.00) UCLTHEATRE COMPANY ©O©© Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 110 ★briefcase, THE BRIEF CASES by Ed Roe. Eight lives. One answer a magical infinity bound within its leather walls. Open it and you will never be the . Fast18)comedy about noses Augsame 7-31 .(not 14.30 (15.30) £5.00 and (£4.00)guns, in a room without a view. UCRANDY THEATRE 00©0 Venue 79 - The Subway, 69 Cowgate K12 THE SEAGULL In the Subway? An ambitiously abridged new version of a Russian masterpiece. Partly financed by ex-DoctorWhoTom Baker, this condensed production delightfully brings Chekhov to any audience. Quite simply,yet15.a loyal Aug 19-22 0must-see. 0 (16.45) £4.00 (£3.00)

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1 WELSH COLLEGE OF MUSIC AND DRAMA oo©o Venue 13 - Harry Younger Hall, Lochend Close, Canongate Jis ■■qr presents ★ DIARYTom'OFs journey A WELSHCAKE RipleyinTheatre (Pick of'WFringe '92-’95)frantic' of self-discovery Hong Kong. onderfully South China Morning Post, 'Hot ticket' Colorado Springs Gazette, 'Curiosity alone rl should justify11.a 0ticket' Kong(£3.00) Sunday Post. Aug 19-24 0 (12.15)Hong£4.00 ks’l It'★sWHO' S GUILTY NOW? By Kinguendo istragedy dead, a mystery tour. Sextouring & Murder drugs &OnrockThe n Menu. roll. Comedy jf from the busiestmusical professional company in 'Wales. Love diesand- that' s life A Aug 19-24 12.30 (13.45) £5.00 (£4.00) ★ STRAW A clinical conversion with a desire repentandleaves an oldWe Inickj l are soldier on trial.EYES life, laidchoose manifest, causesto upset debate. hostages toHisthemurderous past, but most concealment. Wally Walters did osA Aug not!all19-24 14.30 (16.00) £4.00 (£3.00) iii.|j childhood BLUE REMEMBERED The late Dennis play about and obsessions.HILLS Raw, provocative, funny,Potter' moving.s classic Directed by Audur tj|• A Aug Bjarnadottir. 19-24 16.30 (18.00) £5.00 (£4.00) THE Wales OGPUDSSMENoffice,TheatrY Bydhero, presentation by Ianwith Rowlands.realitySetofinthea iiJq< Valleys. South confronted Fast, funny, tragic,Alex,andourtypical ofisRowlands; a punningthelinguist par " excellence.. Aug 19-24 20.30 (21.15) £4.00 (£3.00) SB|B writings LIFE ONtoTHE ABSOLUTE EDGE Ray Thornton uses explore theFunny, absurdity, celebration, laughter, wasteEricmoving. andBogosian' tragedys of life .ijjii Aug at a different speed. raw, outrageous, and ultimately 19-24 21.30 (22.15) £3.00 (£2.50) : S WEST LOTHIAN YOUTH THEATRE OOOO r ?' Venue 34 - The Famous Grouse House, 5 Chambers St Tix 220 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661 5687) K12 iiutilksouls■ EVIL DEVIL ELVIS The devil turns Elvis impersonator in a search fortosalefamein the music'wanna-be' industry. EllaThisin adarkly comic musicalstory. charts the for i;3. Aug descent10-17 of pop rags to wretches 14.00(15.15) £5.00 (£3.00) 'WESTYORKSHIRE PLAYHOUSE miVenue 3 - Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street. Tickets 226 2428 II "EXQUISITE SISTER - THE DIARIES OFtheDOROTHY -WORDSWORTH A fascinating insight into lives of three great writers: Dorothyintended Wordsworth, her brother Williams diaries and Samuel Coleridge. - a)slwoman. Never for publication, Dorothy' revealTaylor a passionate, sensual Performed by Kelly Hunter. Aug 9-12,14,15,18-22,26,28-31 14. 0 5 (15.20) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 16,17,23-25 14.05 (15.20) £8.50 (£7.50) /WEST STARSYORKSHIRE & ANGELS PLAYHOUSE WITH : 33 - Pleasance, 60 The Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 •SHE KNOWS YOUforKNOW Fifty-nine inches fast-talking fireball, Hylda IsBaker blazed aJeantrail women(Marina comedians. Inof atheofheady mix ofWine) comedy, >nnd nostalgia, Fergusson in Last Summer 'treatsdrama us to i-•Previews in electrifying performance, brimming with sympathy' Sunday Express Aug 7,8 18.15 (19.45) £5.00 18.15 (19.45) £7.50 (£6.00) i.Aug Aug 9-11,13-15,18,20-22,27,28,30,31 16,17,23-25 18.15 (19.45) £8.50 (£7.00) ITHEWEY VALLEY THEATRE COMPANY OOOO itfenue 58 - Royal Mile Primary School, Canongate Tickets 0831 153545 / 0860 456195 JIS k THE BRADFORD POISONER A true tale of murder, political intrigue ijjind boiled sweets! combines history, comment and music in iiihis original telling ofA young industrialcastBradford' greatestsocial consiracy. Promenade Performance. lAug 12-17 (not 14) 18.00 (19.00) £2.00 (£1.00) k WHITE RICE Channing isandinnocent! Decide fbrjelling yourself inMERCURY this newstory play/ BROWN combining familyMary secrets, disease poison in iiwerformed the astonishing of the last woman ' p ut to the flame' in Dorset, -Aug 12-17 in(notthe 14)round.16.45 (17.45) £2.00 (£1.00)

fVHALE OO0O i'enue 35 - The WHALE Venue,Walpole Hall, Chester Street Tickets 458 3267 16 1I Fake part in the Fringe - takevenue. to WHALE andinternational recapture that original Fringe ;eling in the award winning Watch and community 5 aeatre, create and devise your own Fringe show or dance yourself into the I hiall hours. The choice is yours. UP - WORKSHOPS ANDopportunity PERFORMANCE watching lindI ACTING startAparticipating through this unique to performinStopainshow the nringe. week of workshops led by Theatre du Pif culminates Revised and performed by you. uVorkshop (15.00) £1.00 £30.00(£0.50) •lerformanceAugAug19-23 24 18.10.0000 (18.45)

JaJ ★ THE GOLDFISH BOWL CHILDRENS entertaining, honest and revealing- STARDOM child' s eye view of the worldTHEATRE asocussed a goldfishAn bowl, tackling issues of protection, rights and responsibilities. ' F successfully children' Aug 22-24 on15.0issues 0 (15.45)of real£3.00concern (£2.00)toChild £0.50Scotsman 95. ★you'■reALADDIN HAILESLAND OUT OF SCHOOL PROJECT If need of some traditional panto fun thenparticipation, look no further than thisin well-loved tale.refreshingly Mixing songs, dance and audience it's a guaranteed parental-pleaser of a show. Aug 21 15. 0 0 (15.45) £1.00 (£0.50) Aug 24 13.30 (14.15) ★ SUGAR AND SPICE - MOVING PARTSof First time Fringe outing for a group of youngsters considering issues adolescence; spotsboysand video nasties. Are teenage girls the morebigemotionally mature, do sex, teenage care? Aug 22-24 20.00 (21.00) £3.00 (£2.00) Child £0.50 ★ IT'S A MANS WORLD BAGGYHailes BREEKS Male? Confused? Confessional? The mild menfindings. of- Wester gaze unflinchingly their souls and tell the world of their A heady brew of Tetleys andintoTestosterone. 'Aug Exhilarating...Kelmanesque. Something to see' Evening News. 19-21 21.00 (21.45) £3.00 (£2.00) Child £0.50 ★ BIRD aMAN OF...WESTER HAILESleads- EXPOSURE THEATRE between ornithologist, to an exhilarating journeySetAofonbetan discoverybirdandbouncer humourandforonan athe suburban raised Jack-the-Lad character. offshore sanctuary West Coast. Aug 20-22 22.15 (23.00) £3.00 (£2.00) Child £0.50 ★ DECISIONS, DECISIONS - PATCHWORK What would a their syndicate from a community organisation dofor ifmore they won the Lottery? Could social conscience override their desire material pleasures? What will they decide?19-21Find 19.out30in(20.15) this light-hearted Aug £3.00 (£2.00)andChildamusing £0.50performance. ★ PULP ITyouth FICTION - groups BASHrocks THEATRE Oneagain. of Edinburgh' sofmost experienced drama the whodunnit! festival ABash tale Theatre murder mystery laced with subtle comedy. Forget The Company show shouts We are doing it!' Aug 21-23 18.00 (18.45) £3.00 (£2.00) Child £0.50 WHISPERING EYES THEATRE COMPANY ®Q©@ Venue 19 - C, Over-Seas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 110 ★ ■sheWOMAN INto THE MOONBombay, She'll Baghdad, make youJerusalem laugh, cry,arethink.whispered Only then will take you her moon. in the night. Aviperformance Nassa's captivating true story of his Jewish-lndian mother. A breathtaking Eve Pearce. Aug 7-31 (not 15,29) 18.by45 (20.00) £5.50 (£4.50) WHITE RABBIT COWBOYS PRODUCTIONS oo©@ KI2 Venue 150 - The City Cafe, 19 Blair Street. Tickets: 220 0900 ★ THEkidsSCOOBY-DOO GENERATION Sethavein Edinburgh' s southside, three pesky in their twenties who should never shared a flat thrash out their differences onbetter the sofa. There's place to go, people to see, but there's always something on TV!(21.15) Aug 14-29 (not Suns) 20.00 £5.00 (£4.00) WHITE RABBITreturns COWBOYS Last only. year's sell-out man play ofstarring Leonard McCaffer for 5 nights 'A News. joyousone'celebration Edinburgh nightlife' The Li s t . ' H ilarious and cruel' Evening S harp and crackling with wit' The Scotsman. Aug 17,23,2420.0018.(21.00) 00 (19.00) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug 30,31


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VISUAL ART THE ADAM POTTERY Venue 135 - The Adam Pottery,76 Henderson Row. Tel 557 3978

CLAY A SELLING EXHIBITION OF CERAMICS BY JANET ADAM THROWN POTTERY EMMA HOLLANDS DECORATIVE EARTHENWARE LARASCOBEE HANDBUILT VESSELS August 5th-August 31 st Monday-Saturday 10am-6pm ALAN CHAPMAN AND ELEANOR SYMMS Venue 30 - The Netherbow Theatre, 43 High Street.

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The Tempest Alan Chapman and Eleanor Symms a collection of limited edition prints inspired by Shakespeare's last play. The Netherbow, 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh august 5-31 10.00-17.00 hours admission free ART FOR ACTION THE ALDRIDGE GALLERY FI0 Venue 96 - The Aldridge Gallery, 124 Morningside Road PS Venue 70 - Edinburgh Academy, 42 Henderson Row Gillian McDonald Exhibition and Sale of Contemporary Scottish Art After her hugely successful exhibition in 1995 Gillian McDonald Art For Action is the art exhibition organised by the charity Action Research. returns with a brand new collection of dramatic watercolours depicting the remoter parts of the Highlands & Islands of Scotland. Most exhibitors work from a Scottish base. Action Research is dedicated to preventing and treating disease and disability by funding vital medical research. The Edinburgh Academy Henderson Row,10-16 Stockbridge August 11am 8pm Limited Parking Admission 12th to 31st August Reg. Charity No. Free 208701 Mon - Sat 10am - 5.30pm Sunday 12 noon - 4.00pm ADMISSION FREE ARCHITECTURE ON THE FRINGE I Venue 132 - Royal Fine Art Commission for Scotland, 9 Atholl Crescent

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VISUAL ART CAMERA OBSCURA Venue 160 - Camera Obscura, Castle Hil , Royal Mile. CAMERA ig OBSCURA

CAROL CARSTAIRS Venue 161 -The Elephant House, 21 George IV Bridge Carol Carstairs ranrmiii Natural objects and LIGHT REFLECTED THROUGH PAINTING AND GILDING At9 August the Elephant House -8am-10pm 31 August Mon-Fri. 10am-10pm Sat-Sun. ADMISSION FREE

EDINBURGH PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY Venue 130 - The Photographic Exhibition Centre, 68 Great King Street INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY 134th International Exhibition Prints from photographers worldwide August 11-31 Presented by EDINBURGH PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY (Scottish Charity SCO 17042) OPEN DAILY: Mon-Sat 10am-8pm. Sunday 1pm-5pm. Admission (including catalogue) £1.50 Concession £1.00 Children under 12 FREE EDINBURGH PRINTMAKERS Venue 144 - Edinburgh Printmakers Workshop & Gallery, 23 Union St. HENRY MOORE Etchings and lithographs Ashowing selectionhisofcharacteristic Moore's wideapproach range of prints to, and loveby contemporary of, etching andScottish lithography. Prints artists also on show. All work is for sale at reasonable prices. Festival Openstudio Studio:between tours around the printmaking 2pm4pmTuesday-Friday Gallery hours: 10am-6pm Tuesday-Saturday,

DAZZLE EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY JEWELLERY EDITH SIMON GALLERY Venue 15 - Traverse Theatre, Cambridge Street. J9 Venue 23 - Chaplaincy Centre, I Bristo Square, (near Fringe Club) Tel 650 2656 THESIS, ANTITHESIS, “Don’t miss this exhibition” Time Out SYNTHESIS ^ ? “Unmissable” Financial Times All the questions about art you never In its 14th year and now a Festival fixture, Dazzle shows again in this thought would be answered - illuminated spectacular atrium space. 48 top by the pictures, sculpture, graphics and international designers exhibit video on show - with the artist in jewellery, watches and unique clocks. attendance. Over 1000 exhibits all for sale. August 11 - September 1 (not Sundays) August 9 - 31 10.30 am - 6 pm 10am - midnight ADMISSION FREE Admission free EDINBURGH COLLEGE OPART Venue 73 - Edinburgh College of Art, Lauriston Place. PRAYER AND DESfttl: New Photographs by Pradip Maldi • The Art of William Geissler • Group Exhibition by Scottish Printmakers • A Selection of Work by Postgraduate Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture and • Children's Fringe Poster Competition . ■ f 108

FRINGE MARKET Venue 61 - Car Park 2000, New Street

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VISUAL ART GALERIE MIRAGES Venue 149 - Galerie Mirages, 46a Raeburn Place.

HOLYROOD ART CLUB E8 Venue 65 - St Ann's Community Centre, South Gray's Close, Cowgate.

JEWELLERY VI Now an important and established feature of the Festival. This outstanding selling exhibition of Designer and Ethnic Jewellery features an unrivalled collection of Amber, Designer pearl necklaces and earrings. Alison MacCulloch's superb marble jewellery, unique tribal jewellery from India, Ethiopia and Mali. Hundreds of earrings, rings, necklaces and bangles, over 20 British and Overseas Designers. -Not to be missed. 1 Aug-6 Sept 10am-6pm Admission free (closed Sundays) GALERIE MIRAGES Venue 149 - Galerie Mirages, 46a Raeburn Place. THE ROMANCE OF MOGHUL INDIA This stunning selling exhibition draws its inspiration from the Taj Mahal and Moghul art to present magnificent interiors which reflect the cool elegance of the Taj's white marble and the extravagance of its jewelled floral motif decorations. Textiles, furniture, glass, iron, ceramic and marble decorative items. 1 Aug-6 Sept 10am-6pm Admission free (closed Sundays) LORN A GRAVES Venue 129 - Studio One Gallery, 10 Stafford Street,

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Art Exhibition and Sale of Paintings Oil Paintings, Watercolours, Pastels and Drawings in First Floor Exhibition Hall. August 10th - 24th 1996 Wam- 7.30 pm (closes 4.30 pm Aug 24th) Entrance Free • Cafeteria Access from High Street (opposite John Knox's House) or from Cowgate. THE INDIA SHOP Venue 194 - The India Shop, 142 Rose Street Textiles, Torans & Takhats A selling exhibition of handwoven dhurries blockprinted i throws, old embroideries and'*' hand-carved traditional wooden furniture from India. Opportunity to try printing using craftsmen’s blocks Admission free 5th-31st Aug 10-6pm daily Sundays 12-4pm INHOUSE 18 Venue 174 - Inhouse, 28 Howe Street

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LORNA GRAVES-LIVING IN EDEN A CAPTIVATING EXHIBITION OF RECENT WORK BY LORNA GRAVES “HER PAINTINGS AND HAVE ABOUTQUALITY THEMRAKU A SCULPTURES PRIMEVAL DREAMLIKE THAT RELATE TO LANDSCAPE AND YET HAVE NO RECOURSE TO ANY KNOWN REALITY” EMILIO COIA AUGUST- SATURDAY 12 - SEPTEMBER MONDAY 10AM -76PM SUNDA Y 2 5PM ADMISSION FREE GRISELDA HILL (WEMYSS) POTTERY Venue 171 - Griselda Hil Wemyss Pottery, 89 West Bow,Victoria Street

MONTRESOR K11 Venue 134 - Montresor, 35 St Stephen Street

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“WEMYSS WARE” - PAST & PRESENT “Wemyss (pronounced ‘Weems’) Ware” was first made in Fife in 1882. The bold, hand-painted earthenware is now very collectable. The tradition of “Wemyss” is continued by the Griselda Hill Pottery. In this exhibition early examples are on show alongside our revivals. August 1st - 31st (not Sundays) 10.30 am - 6.00 pm ADMISSION FREE 109


VISUAL ART MORNINGSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH Venue 138 - Morningside Baptist Church, Morningside Road JOURNEY INTO LIFE Come and walk with us through our ‘Journey into Life’. A thought provoking mixed media art exhibition with inspirational verse. Light refreshments available. 26-31 August 10.00am-4.00pin Admission Free THE OLD TOWN BOOKSHOP Venue I05 - The Old Town Bookshop, 8 Victoria Street Exhibition of Prints & Paintings of Edinburgh & Italy For a Taste of Edinburgh Festival’s Literary, Artistic & Architectural traditions visit The Old Town Bookshop in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town. Discover thousands of Antiquarian & Second-hand books Maps & Prints at reasonable prices The OLD TOWN 8 VictoriaBOOKSHOP Street,Edinbu Monday-Saturday Tel 1 OUT OF THE NOMADS TENT Venue 142 - Out of the Nomad's Tent, 21 St Leonard’s Lane.

PHILLIPS AUCTIONEERS Venue 186 - Phil ips, 65 George Street

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New Furniture from British Studio Workshops A Prescote Exhibition To celebrate Phillips 200th Anniversary August 7-27 Monday-Friday 10am-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm, Sunday 2-5pm Admission Free

PORTFOLIO GALLERY Venue 42 - Portfolio Gallery, 43 Candlemaker Row HELEN CHADWICK Stilled Lives Portfolio Gallery presents the last photographic and sculptural works by internationally acclaimed artist Helen Chadwick. 13 August- Saturday - I September Monday 10.00 - 5.30 Sunday 12.00 Admission £1.50- 4.30(7Sp) PROVINCIAL BOOKSELLERS FAIRS ASSOCIATION 19 N14 Venue 89 - R'oxburghe Hotel, 38 Charlotte Square. Edinburgh Festival Book Fair Consort Suite Roxburghe Hotel (George St) August 5 th to 31st Noon-6pm First day and Sundays 10am-6pm other days Antiquarian & Second-hand books maps & Prints Free Admission

OUTSIDE ART Venue 136 - Central Queen Street Garden, Heriot Row OUTSIDE ART CONTEMPORARY SCOTTISH SCULPTURE An outdoor exhibition of sculpture from eleven of Scotlands most enlightened artists,set for the first time in the historic location of the New Town. SYLVIAGORDON STEWART WILLIENAOKO CLARKTAKEMATSU JAN HOGARTH MUNRO GEORGE WYLLIE OSS WHITE GORDON COX KENNY MUNRO NIGEL ROSS AENEAS WILDER Aug 10th - 31stsponsored Mon - Sat 10am5pm Admission Free by Scottish Equitable no

RICHARD ROBERTS BOOK MARKETS H11 Venue 6 - Celtic Lodge, Brodie's Close, Lawnmarket EDINBURGH FESTIVAL BOOK MARKET August 3rd. to 31st. Monday to Saturday 10am - 7pm Sunday 12 noon - 5pm A fine selection of rare and secondhand books, maps, prints, and film magazines for sale at the top of the Royal Mile. Admission Free Details oiseo - 600349

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VISUAL ART ROGUES' GALLERY Venue 133 - Rogues Gallery, 58 St Stephen Street POLITICAL CARTOONS BY TROG AND RIDDELL Two of Britain’s top newspaper cartoonists take centre stage in an exciting new gallery specialising in contemporary cartoons August 4th - 31st 11am -•7pm vHk fftogue^Gallery (closed Mondays) Admission

STRACHAN AND STRACHAN Venue S3 - Festival Club, 9-15 Chambers Street

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THE MYSTERY OF ROSSLYN CHAPEL

What is thethemeaning the ornatethesymbolic sculptures in Rosslynsanctuary? Chapel? Do they hold key toofunlocking secrets of this mysterious Anby illustrated presentation. Drawings by SABINA STRACHAN, photographs GORDON STRACHAN. August 12th-31st (not Sundays) 10.00 am - 5 30pm Free Fridays, August 16& 23, 5.30 pm-Lecture “The Symbolism of Rosslyn Chapel”

ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF EDINBURGH THEATRE EAST END Venue 146 - Royal College of Surgeons, (Top Floor) 9 Hil Square LI3 Venue 114 - Theatre East End, St Paul's and St George's Church,York PI H13 CHARLES BELL, SURGEON AND ARTIST Martin Bence Photographer Martin Bence's work draws on the Charles Bell, 1774-1842, Artist, Scientist and mediaeval bestiary tradition which aimed to elucidate Surgeon, one of Edinburgh's most famous sons, was a talented draughtsman who taught the function of animals within God's divine schema. Anatomy and practised surgery in London. The highly crafted images combine photography and This exhibition displays his early drawings illustration to depict animals both actual and mythical. and water-colours and his later Napoleonic The exhibition takes place in the cafe and opens war paintings. It is accompanied by a display Monday 12th August to Saturday 31st August of Bell's books and specimens. Open Monday to Saturday Ham to 10pm 12-31 August 1996 10.00am - 4.00pm (not Sundays) Admission free The College is a Registered Charity. Admission £1.50 STOCKBRIDGE BOOKSHOP Venue 156 - Stockbridge Bookshop, 26 North West Circus Place COLIN BAXTER'S SCOTTISH LANDSCAPES limited edition prints for sale! STOCKBRIDGE BOOKSHOP 26 N.W. CIRCUS PLACE, EDINBURGH Tel (0131) 225 5355 Sun: 1100-2000 / Mon-Sat: 0900-2200 Aueust 11th - 31st Admission free STRACHAN AND SCOTT Venue S3 - Festival Club, 9-15 Chambers Street THE TAG OF STRACHAN

Mysterious monoliths, ruins, soulfulmuddy silhouettes, planetary presences, nacreous clouds, celestial spirits,romantic quarks soapsuds scrambled gingerascending, snaps. Photographs,puddles, prints and paintingsandbywhitewash, GORDON STRACHANeggswithandKENdunked SCOTT. August 12th-31st Daily 10.00 am -12.00 Midnight in bar lounge (also 12. 0 0 am 12. 0 0pm in bar) Friday 5.30 forpm-Lecture “The TaonotofSundays) Strachan” Free (The August artist is 30th, available tea daily 4-5pm

THE WEST END CRAFT AND DESIGN FAIR G9 Venue 127 - St John's Church, West End, Princes Street WEST END CRAFT An absolute must . . if you like buying contemporary work direct from craftworkers & designer-makers. This is one of the Festival's liveliest daytime venues. Wander in and explore as often as you like. 75 exhibitors daily, with changeovers each weekend. Mon 5 to IIBPJ FREE Sat 31 Aug ADMISSION Open llam-6ptn nsssssssn Closed Sundays 3D/2D Craft & Design Fairs. Tel. 0131 661 6600 WRAP K12 Venue 141 - Wrap, 17 Stafford Street. THE NAVAJO WAV The story of the Navajo Indians told in a wonderful selling exhibition of their craft, jewellery and artefacts. August 3 - September 2 10am - 6pm. Free admission

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AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL OO©© Venue 53 - Festival Club,9-15 Chambers Street KI2 ■Dorfmanjack ARTISTS INMapange CHAINS Woodcuts Hong Song Dam. Poems Ariel and Irina Ratushinskaya. In jails the world over artists are imprisoned.loseTheir their songs disturb those in power. Some suffer torture, theirworks, lives Aug 12-31some09.00 (23.00) Freefor expressing their beliefs. THE DEMARCO FOUNDATION IN EDINBURGH Venue 22 - Demarco European Art Foundation, St Mary's School,York Lane/Albany St Tix 557 0707 H13 ■Boyle' BOYLE' BRONZES: INexhibition PRAISEinOFtwenty THEyears. HUMAN s first'TheSFringe sculpture In AtwoSPIRIT sections,Jimmy portrays; Streets Where I Lived' and ' T he War Zone' . powerful andit evocative be missed!Free Aug 10-31experience (not Suns)- not10.0to0 (18.00) ESU GALLERY ®0@© Venue 121 - ESU Gallery, 23 Atholl Crescent Enquiries 229 1528 J7 ■Ramage SCOTTISH ART 1996byExhibition of Scottish Art which sponsored by Steedman WS and organised this educational charity encourages young people9-31to participate debating andFree public speaking. Aug (not Suns) in10.00(17.00) JAPAN EXPERIENCE 00©0 Venue 55 - Randolph Studio, Inst. Francais d'Ecosse, 13 Randolph Cres. Tix 225 5366 H8 ■- photographs EXHIBITIONS Youichi Kukuminato - photographers 'Photonity' (photography & eternity) of Shakti by one of the top in Japan. Mieko Nishimura eavenlyfrom Bird,oldMayura' - paintings. Art unique- '11.Hfashions kimonos - and manyMichiko more.Kuriyama - Clothing Aug- 11-24 00 (20.00) Free NATIONAL GALLERIES OF SCOTLAND ®0@© Venue 66 - Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Belford Road HS ■Giacometti' ALBERTO GIACOMETTI 1901-1966 The first major exhibition of s work in Britain since 1965. It features many of the artist' s greatest works, comprising eighty-five sculptures, forty paintings and a selection of drawings. June I -Sept 22 10.00 (17.00) Sundays 11.00 (17.00) £4.00 (£2.50) Venue 44 - Scottish National Portrait Gallery, I Queen Street H12 ■ SPEAKING LIKENESS UsinganBBC archival recordings, thiscentury exhibition links voice and visual image to provide extra dimension to 20th portraiture. May 30 - October 31 10.00 (17.00) Sundays 11.00 (17.00) Free Venue 63 - National Gallery of Scotland,The Mound Jl I ■ VELAZQUEZ IN SEVILLE ThisSeville, exhibition ishethemoved first ever to examine Velazquez' s early years in his native before to Madrid in 1623. Loans fromshow. collections around the world ensure a magnificent selection of works Aug 8 on- October 20 10.00 (18.00) Sundays 11.00 (18.00) £4.00 (£2.50) Venue 64 - Royal Scottish Academy,The Mound 111 ■ DAVIDAFRICA LIVINGSTONE AND THEexamining VICTORIAN ENCOUNTER WITH Major loan exhibition life and work of explorer and missionary Also admits to George Rodger exhibition (at26 July RSA). WorkDavid of8 the10.Livingstone. of second - October 0important 0 (18.00) photo-journalist Sundays 11.00 (18.00) £4.00world (£2.50)war. ST MARY'S CATHEDRAL OO©© Venue 91 - St Mary's Cathedral & Chapter House, Palmerston Place J7 ■Phoebe SONGTraquair, SCHOOL TRAQUAIR MURALS Painted by the famous Victorian situated in the Cathedral Song School. Delightful presentation ofAugprocessions, 12-31 (notcreatures, Suns) 14.flowers 00 (14.50)etc. Free ■Scottish IN THEwomen STEPS OFandPHOEBE TRAQUAIR Exhibition of works by artists craftswomen in the Chapter House. Proceeds from sale of works to Song Aug 15-27 10.00 (17.00) FreeSchool Appeal. WHALE OO0O Venue 35 - The WHALE Venue,Walpole Hall, Chester Street Tickets 458 3267 16 PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION - photography SNAPCORPgroup A selection of images from the work of Edinburgh' s foremost and associated photographers. There is a rich diversity the photographers wide ranging10.30 experiences. Features 'CanofYouimages Hearreflecting Us' tapeslide production. Aug 19-24 (12.30) Free Aug 19 22.15 (23.30) 112

POSTER EXHIBITION 1996 See the winning entries and 200 commended runners-up From the Fringe's annual schools poster competition. Chosen from 4,000 entries submitted by 5-18 year olds across Scotland, the winning design now represents the Fringe across the world! Edinburgh College oF Art, Lauriston Place August llth-31st 10am-5pm Admission Free

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Tickets 226 2428 • The Bible:The Complete Word of God93(abridged) The Reduced Box Office: I lam -year, midnight Aug 9-12, 14,23-25 15,Shakespeare 18-22, 26,(13.27,Company 20)9-31£9.0011.(£8. 30page(13. 00 (£7.00) in its sixteenth Assembly presents over 900 performances in threeenergy’The weeks - truly Aug 16, 1 7, 11. 3 0 0 00)00) £8.Rooms anNow overdose of stimulation for the imagination. ‘ A powerhouse of creative • Aug The9,Caine Mutiny Court Martial Assembly page 63 Evening News. 1 0, 1 2-15, 1 8-22, 2 6, 2 8-31 noon (14. 1 5) £8. 0 0 (£7. Aug 16,Double 17,23-25BassnoonAssembly (14.15) £9.00 (£8.0page 0) 64 00) Comedy <£ Revue • The Rooms • Bill Bailey page 12 00) £4.50 (£3.50) Aug 16,10-15, 8,19,216.1,202,02(17. 6-3130)16.£8.0050(17.(£7.30)50)£7.50 (£6.50) Preview Aug14,9121.00 17,21Sister 3-25 Aug 10-12, 5,121.8-22,0(22. 2(22.6-28,00)30,£8.50 31 21.00 (22. 00) £7.50 (6.50) • Aug Exquisite - The Diaries Wordsworth Aug 16, 1 7, 2 3-25 0 (£7. 5 0) West Yorkshire Playhouse page14.105of05 Dorothy • Aug Bib And Bob’s All6-31New 1994 Show Assembly Rooms page 11 Aug 9-12, 14,23-25 15,18-22, 26,(15.28-31 (15.520)0) £7.50 (£6.50) 9-15, 1 8-22, 2 23. 4 5 (01. 0 0) £7.50 (£6. 5 0) Aug 16, 1 7, 14. 0 5 2 0) £8.50 (£7. 7,23-25 23.page45 (01. (£7.50) • Aug Flesh9-15,Frantic Assembly 20.page • Aug Simon10,16,11Bligh 14 00)(00.£8.50 8-22, (21.19 25)(£7.£7.50 Aug 1,213-25 3-15,123.30 8-22 23.30 30) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 16,17,1(France) 23-2526,20.28-31 05Assembly (21.25)05 £8.50 5page 0) (£6.63 50) Aug 16, 1 7, (00. 3 0) £8.50 (£7. 5 0) • Hie Hoc Rooms • Jim Breuer Assembly Rooms page 11 Aug 20-22, 2 6-31 14. 0 0 (15. 3 0) £8. 0 0 (£7. 0 Aug 9-15, 10) £7.50 14.00 (15.Assembly 30) £9.00 Rooms (£8.00) page0) 63 16,1Cameron 7,18-22, 23-2526-31 21.2021.20 (22.10)(22. £8.50 (£7.50)(£6.50) • Aug Inside23-25 Uitlander • Aug Rhona page 16 Aug 11-15, 1 8-22, 2 6-31 13. 3 0 (14. £7.5500)(£6.50) Aug 2526-3119.019.0 (20. 10)1£9.00 (£8.(£7. 00)00) Aug 16,Interview 17,23-25 13.National 30 (14.3Student 5) £8.5035)Theatre (£7. 00 (20. 0) £8.00 • The Company page 85 • Aug Sir Bernard Chumley’s Gangshow Sir Bernard Chumley page 17 Aug 9-15, 1 8-22, 2 6-31 14. 4 5 (15. 3 5) £8.00 Preview10-12,Aug14-15, 9 22.30 (23. 320)2,2£4.50 (£3. 510)22.30 (23.30) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 16,Lear 17,23-25Assembly 14.45 (15. 35) £9.page 00 (£8. 00)(£7.00) Aug 1 8, 1 9, 2 1, 6-, 2 8, 3 0, 3 • King Rooms 63 17,23-25 £8.50 (£7. 50) Aug 16,13-15, 00 (16. • Aug Corky16,10-15, and the Juice Pigs 17 114.8 014.0 Assembly (16. 00)0£9.0)Rooms 5£8.50 0 (£8.(£7. 50)page50)64 Aug 13,8-22 22.10 (23. (23.110)0)- History £8.00 (£8. (£7.of000)0)Comedy Assembly Rooms page 11 • Aug Like 10-15, A Virgin Aug 16, 1 7, 2 2 4 22.10 £9.00 Aug 1 8, 2 0-22, 2 6, 2 8-31 14. 0 0 (15.20)0)£7.50 (£6.50) • Jeff Green page 23 Aug Solitary 16,17,23-25Elegance 14.00 (15.Judith 20) £8.50 25-31 (and 22.10the(23.1Unusual 0) £9.00 Suspects) (£8.00) Assembly Rooms page 11 • Aug My French11.(£7.350page • JoAug Brand 9-12, 1 4, 1 5, 1 8, 1 9, 2 1, 2 2, 2 6, 2 8-31 1195) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 21 23.30(01.00) £10.00 AugPair16,1of7,2Blue 3-25 Eyes 11.30 (13.Assembly 15) £8.50Rooms (£7.50)(13. • Joe Show Assembly Rooms18.1page 1115) £7.00 (£6.00) • AAug page 63 Aug 9-15, 1 8, 2 0-22, 2 6, 2 8-31 5 (19. 8,20-22,11.207-31 11.00)00£8.50 (13.0(£7. 0) £7.50 Aug 16,Hegley 17,23-25- Poetry 18.15 (19.in 1Motion 5) £8.00 (£7. 00) Rooms page 12 Aug 10-15, 16,17,213-25 0 (13. 50) (£6.50) • John Assembly • Showstopper Jackie Clune page 68 Aug 10-15, (20.110)0) £8.50 £7.50 (£6.550)0) Aug 15,18-22, (16.000)5) £7.00 (£6.00) 16,Day’s 17,213,8-222Kidmarks 4 19.19.0000 (20. Aug 9-12, 16,17,14,23-25 0026,(16.28-31 0-5)Snowshow £8.15.0000 (£7. • Aug Kevin Kevi£5.00 n Day(£4.(£7.page 19 • Snowshow Sl1a9,va15.20,Polunin page0905) £9.50 (£8.50) Previews Aug 9 22. 0 0 (23. 0 0) 0 0) Aug 9, 1 0, 1 2, 1 3, 2 6, 2 7, 2 9, 3 0, 3 1 16. Aug 10-15, 13-25 8,19,222.1,202,0 2(23. 6-28,00)30,£7.50 31 22.(£6.00 5(23.0) 00) £6.50 (£5.50) Aug 15,16,2127,223.3,2145 23.(00.1355)(00.£9.50 (£8.550)0 (£9.45 5(18. Aug 16, 1 7, 2 Aug 3 5) £10. 0) • Modern In Science page 26 • Trainspotting Preview10-15,AugProblems 9 20.246-28, 5 (21. 435)1 £6.00 Aug 9,23-25 10,13,19.19-22, 26,page 20)8-31£9.100519.0 0(£8.0 (20.50)40) £8.50 (£7.50) Aug 1 8-22, 3 0, 20. 4 5 (21. 4 5) £7.50 (£6. 5 0) Aug 0 0 (20. 4 16,17,Morton 23-25 20.45 page (21.4265) £8.50 (£7.50) Aug 11,16,1174,116.5,1485 (17. 16.4255)(18.£9.50 25) £8.(£8.5500)(£7.50) • Aug Richard 9-31Dipaolo-The 22.30 (23.30)Ugly £9.00American (£8.00) Assembly Rooms page 12 • Aug Under10,1Milk Wood Assembly • Aug Nick Aug 2, 1 4, 1 8, 2 1, 2 7, 2 9, 3 1 11.4Rooms 5(£7.(13.520)0)page £7.5063(£6.50) Aug 9-15, 18-22, 26-31 midnight (01.£8.00 05) £7.00 (£6.00) Aug 16,2Rage 3,25 11.Jack45 (13. 20) page £8.50 Aug 16, 1 7, 2 3-25 midnight (01. 0 5) (£7. 0 0) • Urban Kl a ff 83 • Aug Graham Norton26,28-31page19.2155 (20.55) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 9-15, Aug 9-15, 16,17,18-22, 23-2526-31 16.30 16.(17.3045)(17.£8.45)00£7.00 (£7.00)(£6.00) 16,1Pick 7,18-22, 23-25Of19.The55 Fringe (20.55) Award £8.50 (£7.Shows 50) • Aug Perrier Food and drink: Ful l y licensed Bar and cafe alFll aday.t. Ballroom & Music Hall: Lift available. Perrier30,3Pick Fringe Disabled:Room:Ent:7yd5yd FlatWC I Str.Wildman Room: 5ydlevel). 1 21.Of30The(22. 45) £9.Rooms 0page 0 (£8.2800)page 12 Supper (adapted ground Edinburgh Suite: Enter by side lane • Aug Sandi Toksvig Assembly 30yd. Aud: 20yd. Aug 10-15, 13-25 8,21,218.2,206-31 18.15)00£9.00 (19.1(£8. 5) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 16, 1 7, 2 0 (19. 0 0) • Words Run15) Assembly Aug 2On2 16.16.The1155 (18. (£7.(£8.Rooms 00)00) page 11 BBC57 Scotland hi i Aug 21,23-25 (18.Assembly 15) £9.00 £10.00Rooms Venue Studio One, 5 Queen Street. • The Wow Show page 12 Box Office: 9am - 6pm Aug 9-15, 1 8-22 18. 0 0 (19. 0 5) £7. 5 0 (£6. 5 0) Aug 16,17,23,24 18.00 (19.05) £8.50 (£7.50) Comedy Revue • Aug Radio12-15, 5<£Live At2The BBC Free Radio Scotland page 13 Dance/Physical 19-22, 6-29 Fringe 23.15 (23. • Aug Second Hand Dance (USA) Assembly Rooms page 33 • The Usual Suspects Live BBC(23.45)Radio 9-15, 1 8-22, 2 6-31 17. 3 0 (18. 3 0) £7.50 (£6. 5 0) Aug 12-30 (not Sat, S uns) 22.10 4 5) FreeScotland page 13 Aug 16,17,23-25 17.30 (18.30) £8.50 (£7.50) Food and drink: Licensed, snacks at time of Music Disabled: Ent: level left of main door. Aud: 20ydperformance. flat.Wc adapted. Completely accessible to • Aug Club10,Latino wheelchairs. 11,16-18,Assembly 23-25,30,3Rooms 1 midnightpage(04.3900) tickets on the door 113


Broughton High School £7 Venue 69 I19-23 Carrington Road. Tickets 24336Aug:10812.15pm-8.15pm Box Office: Aug: 6. 1 Spm-8.15pm, Situated near Inverleith Park, the Royal Botanic Gardens and Stockbridge, the venue is well I' equipped routes. with raked seating, bar etc to ensure a good night out. Easy parking / on main bus fI Beck's Famous Spiegeltent ji2 Musicals/Opera • Aug Annie Warbucks Edinburgh Venue 87 Top of-9pm Waverley Centre, Princes St Tix S58 1072 19.15 (21.4The5) £6.00 (£4.5Young 0) Theatre Company page 55 Box Office: 9am and on the door Aug 2419-2415.15(17.15) Amecca salonofofmusic. salubrious delights, and oasis i n the festival sandstorm, a marquee of mischief, a Replenish yourandsoul, ears; evenFestival do someFringetrainspotting....in and Ent; drink: Licensed bar 6.30pmentrance. - 9pm. Coffee, teayd.WC and snacks yourself on top ofWaverley let theeyes,Edinburgh caravan come fact, to you.pitch Food Disabled: adapted 4 Str HR. Prior notice appreciatedramped but notCarrington essential.RdSpace for upAud: to 310wheelchairs. Comedy <fi Revue • Mischief Around Midnight at the Asbach Privat Club Becks Famous Spiegeltent page 14 3-Sept I 23.30 (03.00) £6.00 (£4.00) C 19 Overseas House, 100 Princes Street. Tickets 225 5105 no • Aug David8-31 Strassman Venue Aug (not 12,19,29)page 22.3031(23.30) £7.50 (£6.50) Box Office: 9amconcerts - late to comedy, classics to challenging new writing! Theatre of all Cults to culture, Music ages, all ages,andforourall new ages.offshoot, An eclecticC too. and Cafe-bar. energeticGallery. programme at Edinburgh’s • Afternoon In ThepageSpiegeltent centralbyvenue Stunning castle views!most | Becks3-Sept FamousI Delights Spiegeltent 39 Aug noon (17. 0 0) Free Children’s Shows • The Hep Cats (In(22.The Round)(£5.0The Honkin’ Hep Cats page 46 • Come on Everybody, Voices(£2.page 7 16-26 20.30 00) £7.00 0)Quintet Aug 7-31 15,22,29) Sing! 09.30 Headlights (10.Angelic 05) £3.50 • Aug Lunchtime Jazz: FrannieVerney The Honkin’ Hep Cats page 46 • The Snow(not page£3.00 950) Aug 25-30 12. 3 0 (14. 0 0) £4.00 (£2. 5 0) Aug 7-31 11.Queen 30 (12.30)Oxford £5.00 (£4. 00) Children • Aug My Friend The Chocolate Cake Becks Famous Spiegeltent page 39 Comedy <£ Revue Aug 9,10,13-17,20-24,27,28 11,18,25,29 14.00(16.00)18.30 (20.00) £7.00 (£5.00) • The Circle 27 (£4.00) Aug 7-31 (notLine15,29)Optimism 20.15 (21.3page 0) £5.00 Food and drink: All day bar and cafe after 7pm • Aug Quirkish 7-17 17.Delight 45 (18.35)Leach£5.00& Lunts (£4.00) page 25 Bedlam li i Music Venue 49 119.30am b Theatre Bristo- 12.30am Place Tickets 225 9893 • Jazz-Weill & 2Ellington page(£4.3800) price inc. refreshment Box Office: Aug 7-14, 16-21, 3-28, 30,31 Angelic 11.Duo15 (11.Voices 55) £5.00 FiTheatre ve minutes from the Fringe Office, two from the Fringe Club, the neogothic Bedlam • Aug The New York Broadway Rosemary i s impossible to miss on George IV Bridge, not only because of i t ’ s imposing 18-24 16.30 (17.20) £5.00 (£4.00) George & Richard Shadroui page 49 3 appearance but also it’s diverse and exciting shows in it’s centenary year. Theatre Comedy <£ Revue page 19 • Aug Accidental Death an Anarchist Theatre page 68 • Aug Improverts 7-24 noon (13.0Ken 0)of £5.00 (£4.00) Charlatan 12-24 (notEUTC 18) midnight (01.00) £3.00 (£2.00) • An Actor Speaks: Mostyn-McKay Probes Our Souls QMW Theatre Company page 91 Aug 18-24 22.40Red(23.Chair 45) £5.00 00) DancelPhysical • Adaptation Players(£3.(£4.5page • 115819-24Acts12.3page Aug 7-17 16.Scrap 30 (17.Performance 20) £4.50 0) 93page 97 M 0 (13.3345) £5.00 (£3.Tolley 50) Mime page 36 • Aug Ballyhoo Group • Aug Fistful of Characters Rowan 7-31 (notThe18)Cambridge 15.15 (16.1Mummers 5) £5.00 (£4.page 00) 67 Aug 26-31 12.30 (13.Acts 40) £6.00 (£4.3300) • Aug Bloodtide • The Last Resort page 10,12,Cases 14,16,18,UCL 20,2Theatre 2,24,26,2Company 8,30 21.00 (22. 45) £5.50 (£4.50) 12-17 12.15 (13.Acts 45) £5.00 (£3. • Aug The 8,7-31 Brief • Aug Metamorphosis page 33 550)0) (not 18) 14.Portable 30 (15.Productions 30) £5.00 (£4.page 00)page91 101 Aug 12-17 10.30 (11.Sakura 45) £5.Dance 00 (£3. • Castle Dracula • Aug Yugo (Fusion) Company page 36 Aug 7-17 22.40 £5.00 (£4.00) 100 19-24 11.00 (noon) £5.00 (£4.50) • Aug Charlie’s Angel29)(midnight) Paradise 7-31 (not 21.Theatre 45 (22. 35) Theatre £5.00 page (£4.Company 00) Musicals/Opera • Chrysalis The Broken Dream • Aug Bluey25-31and22.30 the Mannequin QMW00)Theatre Company page 56 8,10,1with 2,14,1Desire 6,18,20,22,Beyond 24,26,2the8,30Proscenium 19.45 (20.45)pagepage £5.006566(£4.00) (23.45) £5.00 (£3. • Aug Dancing Aug 7-31 (not 15, 2 2, 2 9) midnight (01. 1 5) £5.00 (£4. 0 0) Theatre • The • Aug Black12-31Comedy Productions Aug 7,Hunting 13,15,of17,theCADS 19,Snark 21,23,page 25,The 2677,31Cambridge 21.00 (22.Mummers 45) £5.50 (£4.page50)67 (notDoomsday Suns)Ovation 20.00EUTC (21.15)page £6.0076page (£4.0880) • The Ice9,11,Palace • Aug Dreaming Aug 7-24 (not 18) 12. 4 5 (14. 1 5) £5.00 (£4. 0 0) 12-24 (notEUTC18) 22.00 20) £5.00 (£3.00) • Aug Lady7,Bracknell • Aug Dubliners page00 (23. 9,1Love 1,13,15,Prominent 1was 7,19,a21,Lesbian 23,Features 25,27,3The 1 page 19.Broken 4591(20.4Dream 5) £5.0Theatre 0 (£4.00)Company page 66 ' (notFlies18) 18.The (19.76g Spirit 45) £5.00 (£3.Company 00) page 65 • Aug Making • Aug Lord12-24 of the Bi Theatre 7-31 (not 15, 2 2, 2 9) 23. 0 0 (00. 3 0) £5.00 (£4. 0 0) 12-17 14.Illy2ri0a(15.page30) 82£5.00 (£4.00) • The Marriage of Bette andCompany Boo page 100 • Aug Macbeth The Totally 27-30 14.Poppycock 00 (15.55) £5.50 (£3.50)page 91 18-31Electric 17.Portable 45Company (19.Theatre 30) £5.50 (£4.7550) • Thrilling • Aug Mice page Aug 12-31 (not Suns) 16.Productions 00 (17.20) £5.00 (£3.50) Aug 7-31 Out (not 18)QMW 13.15Theatre (14.05) Company £5.00 (£4.0page 0) 91 • NoWay Food and Ent: drink:3ydCafe, bar alAl ud:day.30yd 2+5 Str. Disabled access & toilets. 25-31 (not 29) Denis 22.40 Rafter (midnight)page£5.9300 (£4. 00) • Aug O’Shakespeare Disabled: 2+3 Strlicensed WC (+2). Aug 7-31 (not 18) 14.Parade 10 (15.0Theatre 5) £5.00du(£4.Simplicite 00) page 99 • The Passing-out Aug 25-31 The 12.45 (14.1Boon 5) £5.00 (£4.00) page 93 Bonnington Resource Centre c/6 •• Salome Aug 7-17 18.45forRegal (19.Breakfast 35) £4.5Dogglers 0 (£3.50) Headlights page 88 Shakespeare Venue 48 200 Bonnington Road 7-31Jam 10.T.C0.0 (11. 00)82£5.00 (£4.Oxford 00) including breakfast Bonnington Resource Centre is Tanheinter-agency oarganisation providing a who varietyhaveof a • Aug Shy page opportunities for adult learning. Centre provides a service for adults Aug 25-3! noonof (13. 0Shrew 0) £5.00 Oxford (£4.00) Headlights page 88 learninganddisability is openat noto thecost.community as an arts centre providing performance • The Taming the space exhibitionandspace Aug 7-31in (not 18) 15.45 (17.Double 30) £5.50 (£4.50) page 74 • Three the Morning Dance/Physical Aug 9-26 00.30 (01.45) £5.0Bag 0 (£4./ Billy 00)EdgeisDrama • The Magic of Africa Afridonia Dance Group page 33 • Trapped in a Polythene Aug 20.00 (midnight) £6.00 £5.00 and £4.00 (not 29) 17.One30 Way (18.35)Productions £5.50 (£4.a5Wanker 0)page 87 Silent Drum page 97 • Aug Zendo20,11-312Martial • Aug Ubu7-31 Cuckolded 1 17.00 Art (18.2Show 0) £3.00 (£1.page50)37 Aug 25-31 16. 3 0 (17. 2 0) £4.50 (£3. 5 0) • Aug Woman in the15,Moon 7-31 (not 29) 18.45Whispering (20.00) £5.50Eyes(£4.Theatre 50) Company page 105 Food and Ent; drink:12ydCaferamped front & back.Aud: 16 Str HR. Lift.WC adapted. Disabled: Food and drink: Cafe-bar and restaurant serving meals andStrdrinks day(tootilsmall late. for Disabled: Front Ent:14yd7ydtoStrAud.HR.LittleBig CC Aud: 20+5+15+10 Hr,ift (too or alliftlsmall wheelchairs), then Aud: 20+5 Str HR or l for wheelchairs) From Roseto Street: 8 StrtoHR10+5Big StrC Aud: lift (28” Aud. Little C Aud:9yd lift (28”Entx 49”)13yd14yd HR or9ydliftot (too smallxfor49") I yd to wheelchairs).WC appreciated). (W 23”). Guide dogs admitted. Help available (advance warning 114


C too Venue 4 St9am-late Columba’s by the Castle, Johnston Terrace. Tickets 225 5105 KIO Box Mire-opens meOffice: andanmusic, and movement, more...featuring Wild andgardenwonderful drama. C originalmasksFestival venue for themusicals fiftiethandFringe, cafe, photography exhibition, 452 2550 and unique late-night cult space-cabaret bar. C the brochure in advance - 0181 Children’s Shows Disposition page 7 • Jabberwocky Aug 8-31 (not 18)Antic noon (12.50) £5.00 (£4.00) Children £3.00 Comedy & Revue • Aug Club8-31Saucy Jack’s Counterpoint (late) £2.00 (£1.Vixens 00) page 18 • Aug Saucy8-31Jack00.30 Space(00. (notand15,the 29) 22.30 30) £7.00Counterpoint (£5.00) page 17 Dance/Physical • Tower BabelSuns)Theatre Aug 8-31of(not 11.00 (11.du 5Jour 0) £5.00page(£4.3700) Theatre • The Embracing the Riddle:Travelspagewith100Pilgrim Theatre 8-17 14.of45 the(16.Millennium 15) £5.00 (£4.00) Traveling Light Productions page 100 • Aug Italian-American 8-30 (notKiller15,2Leper 2)Reconciliation 18.5Fiend 5 (20.25)Indent £5.50Theatre (£4.50) Company page 82 • Aug Mad Dog 8-31 (not 18)Night’s 13.00 (14. 30) £5.00Pendulum (£4.00) page • AAug Midsummer Dream 89 Aug 8-30 (not 15,The22,2Fl9)yi20.ng 4Dog 5 (22.Theatre 15) £6.Company 00 (£5.00) page • The Mischief 79 Aug 8-31 (not Suns) 09.30 (10. 4 5) £4.50 (£3. 5 0) • Aug Mrs 18-31 Bitch 17.& 4Mrs Bitch Rare(£4.Meat Productions page 93 5 (18. 4 5) £5.00 0 0) • Aug Never25-31the14.Sinner KCS£5.00 Theatre 45 (16. (£4.Company 0Company 0) pagepage91 83 • The Oresteia QMW115)5)Theatre Aug 18-24 14. 4 5 (16. £5.00 (£4. 0 0) page 88 • The Picture of18)Dorian Optimism Aug 8-31 (notSinatra 16.3St0il(17.Gray 35) £5.00 (£4.00) • Talking to Theatre Aug 8-17 17.45 (18.45) £5.00 (£4.00)page 97 Food and Victoria drink: Licensed serving8 StrfoodHR.andAud:drinkEither all day. Late4 Strcabaret bar. for Disabled: Terrace Entcafe (unsuitable wheelchair users) orwarning 25yd 4appreciated). Str200yd HR (suitable).WC adapted. 5yd Guide dogsHRadmitted. Help available (advance

Music • Alborada 15.Music 40 (16.Presents 30) £5.00Jonathan (£4.00) Prag Guitar de Force page 45 • Aug Philip9-31 Aug 9-31Jeays(notTrio20,27) 18.page30 48(19.30) £5.00 (£4.00) Theatre • The Candy15.1Jar5 (16.Aardvark page 61 Aug 9-31 15) Hour £4.00Theatre (£3.About 50)Company • Aug Hancock’s Last Half Time Theatre Co page 61 9-31 17. 0 0 (17. 4 0) £5.00 (£4. 0 0) • Aug Mountain And30)Rockie Face00) About Time Theatre Co page 61 10-31 14.Belly30 (15. £5.00 (£4. • Target Pas Theatre Aug 10-31Practice 13.15 (15.Faux 00) £5.00 (£4.00)Co. page 77 Food and Ent: drink:2ydLicensed BistroWC Bar (W+M) same level. Disabled: Aud: 2 Flights. Caledonian Venue 183 42 SlatefordBrewery Road Music • Caledonian Beer Festival Aug 17-25 11.00 (23.00) Free Caledonian Brewery page 40 Cannonball Venue 165 Castle Hill,House Royal Mile Talks <£ Events • Royal MileFestival Historical Walks Association page 58 Edinburgh Aug 5-31 Tours lastVoluntary approx 2Guides hours Free

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Carrubbers Christian JI3 Venue 173 All65 day High Street Tickets 556 Centre 2626 BoxidealOffice: Anbetween location for Fringe goers. Situated at the ' H eart of the Royal Mi l e ’ midway Edinburgh Castle andinterior.A Holyroodwonderfully Palace, Carrubbers Cafe Kudos hm stunning newly refurbished inviting cafeis andan historic a warmbuilding welcomewithawaita Venue 7 22noon Greenside Place Tickets: 556 4349 / 558 1270 you. Box Office: I am Cafe Kudos is probably mostofstylish gay cafegaybarcafesin Scotland. Theatre crowd situated in thetheheart Edinburgh’s and bars,Attracting and next atovery the mixed • Aug Genesis Performing Edinburghand Playhouse. 10 20.3Fellowship 0 (22.30) £6.for19.53the00 (£5. 530)0) Arts page 77 Aug Aug 12-24 14,17,2(not 1,24Suns) 14.00 (16.00)(21.£5.00 Theatre • Aug Small12-17 Box13.Psychosis Black (£3. Box0Theatre Food and Access drink: from Cafe with coffee andandteastreet and cakes. 05 (13.55) £4.00 0) Co page 65 Disabled: side entrance level. Food and drink: Ful l y licensed, food available noon 9pm. Coffee/tea al l day Disabled: Access to ground floor / bar only. Stairs to toilets and upper floor. CC 78Blooms hm Venue Greenside Place 556 9331 The Cafe Royal 112 Box Office: From noon Venue 47 179.30am West -Register Street Tickets 556 2549 Comedy Box 12.30am • Aug P.M.T11-17, ./T.&V.2Revue Douglas FirmlyOffice: established as oneshows. of theDrama, leadingmusicvenues, thecomedy, Cafe coupled Royal brings thisundoubtedly year, a fantastic 5-31Karen20.00Dunbar (21.30)& Derek £5.00 (£4. 00) page 25 selection of children’s and with the finest Food and drink: Licensed bar, restaurant. Eveningbistro Newsbar in Edinburgh.‘It’s the most happening venue on the Fringe’ Edinburgh Disabled: Approx 15 stairs down to performance area. Children’s Shows • Aug Smashing Crockery: A Trio of Tales Beale Street Puppets page 7 The Ceilidh House <&Tron Jazz Cellar_ki2 9-31 (not Mons) 10.30 (11.15) £3.50 Venue 9 9 IHunter Square, High St. 220 1550 Comedy <fi Revue Late Show Aaaaaaaaaaaa Late Show page 10 Box Office: lam - midnight • Aug Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa 9-31 00.30 (03. 0 0) Free Music • Andrew Pipe’s20,Mind Pipe • Aug Ceilidh Cellar page 40 9-31 (not 29) Show 19.Candy 45 (20.Screaming 45)Andrew £5.00Blue (£4.0Murder 0)page 28Comedy page 30 5-31 House 11.Songwriters’ 00 (02.and00)TronFreeJazz • Aug Big Value Comedy • Ceilidh Edinburgh Showcase Aug 9-31 (not 20, 2 9) 22.00 (midnight) £6.00 (£5. 0 0) House and Tron Jazz Cellar page£1.0040(performers free) • Adam Bloom page 14 6,13,14,2University 0,21,27 20.3Jazz 0 (midnight) 9-31 Cheese (not 20,2at9) Craplins 21.00 (22.00)Charlie £5.00Cheese (£4.00) page 16 • Aug Edinburgh Orchestra with Guests • Aug Charlie Edinburgh University Jazz Orchestra Aug 9-31 (not 15, 1 8, 2 2, 2 9) 23. 3 0 (00. 3 0) £5.00 (£4. 0 0) Aug 25,26,227,8,3219,S19.ept30I (21.15.300)0 (17.00) £5.0page 0 (£3.4200) • Aug Dallas9-31And(notPacker Give It Some Porridge Dallas and Packer page 18 Aug 29) 22.15 (23.1Theatre 5) £5.00 (£4.00) • John Rae Collective Tron Cellar page 40 • Aug Feminine Aug 18-23 (not 20) 19.Quintet 30Ceilidh (21.30)House £5.00and(£4. 00) andJazzTron 16.Wash 30 (17.3Aardvark 0)P5K£4.0page 0 (£3.2850) Company page 10 • Valery Ponomarev Ceilidh House Jazz Cellar page 40 • Aug Live9-31 and Tripping Aug 11-17 (not 13) 20. 3 0 (23. 0 0) £5. 0 0 17-24 Lovett 00.30 (01.45)page£5.0025 (£4.50) Aug 16,White 17 15.00(17.30) • Aug Norman • Tam Absolute Blues page 38 9-31Hanglider’s (not 19) 19.3Complete 0 (20.30) £6.00 (£5.0of0) Music and Bicycles Aug 9,21,22,23,25 22.30 (midnight) £6.00 (£5.00) • Marvin History Aug 2418,115.00(16.30) Highl9-31 y Recommended page 230) £6.00 Aug (not 20) 00.30 (01. 3 (£5. 0 0) Food and drink: snacks,+13licensed bar alStl day. • Aug Requiem page18.0017(18.55) £5.00 (£3.50) Disabled: Ent: 3ydRestaurant, 2 forStr.wheelchairs. Aud: 2yd Str+ lyd+14 r. 7yd Help +2 Stravailable. HR.WC unadapted at 9-31 (notCMP Suns) perf level. Unsuitable Guide dogs admitted. • The World of Beige Beige! page 14 Aug 9-31 (not 20,29) 20.45 (21.45) £6.00 (£5.00)


• Aug Between Rock And45) A£5.00 Hard(£3.Place Mama Productions page 65 12-17 A22.(The 15 (23. 0Theatre 0) BigCompany • Cathedra Chair) Backlash page 64 Aug 11-31 20. 5 0 (21. 5 0) £4.50 (£3. 0 0) • Aug Deadly11-17Devotchka Cirque des(£4.Femmes Theatre Company page 68 17. 1 5 (18. 4 5) £6.00 5 0) 18-31 by(notDavid 19,26)Mamet 22.15 (23.The45)Company page 69 • Aug Oleanna 11-31 15.15 (16. 30) £4.50 (£3.50)Buffet Theatre Company page 97 The54Cellar KI2 • Aug Our Best Kept Secret Speeding Venue ChambersBar Street 11-31 13.45 (14.Fortnight 45) £4.00 (£3.50) page 79 • Aug Pigs In Knickers Productions Music Aug 17-31From23.00The(midnight) £3.00 (£2.Buffet 00) • The Jazz‘Pool’ The Jazz Pool page 47 • Tenth End Speeding Aug 12,14,17,19,21,24,26,28 23.00 (01.30) Free Aug 11-31 19.15 (20.15) £4.00 (£3.50) Theatre Company page 97 Food and drink: Food and drink available all day Central Hall L8 Venue 100 9.30am WestTollcross. Tickets 229 7937 Chaplaincy Centre l/2 Box Office: - 9.30pm Venue 23 I10.30am Bristo Square, (near Fringe Club) Tickets 650 8201 Centrally located - between thecomfortable, King’s and Usher Halarel -modest with excellent acoustics and ifine Box Office: I I pm architectural features. Seats are prices and the atmosphere s Acknowledged as holding one cafe. of theRepresenting Fringe’s best theatres, the Chaplaincy lively.Vmusicians. aried programme of orchestral choral and chamber music by extremely talented houses an exhibition ofCentre innovativealso young companies from aroundareatheandglobe. Venue 23 offersantheencompassing essence of therangeFringe. AllORCHESTRAS shows listed below can be found under FESTIVAL OF BRITISH YOUTH DancelPhysical • The Invisible Cities 37 Aug 11-17 (14.World 00)Theater £5.00Gordonstoun (£4.Der50)GezeitenYouthpage Music • Tales of the22.noon1Early Theatre page 35 • Anglia Brass Academy page 43 Aug 26-31 5 (23. 1 5) £4.00 (£3. 0 0) Aug 22 12.Fiddlers 30 (13.30) £3.00 (Free SUCDY) • Calgary page (£1. 43 0000 OAP) Music IS 19.30 (21.30)County £6.00 (£3. OAP) (Free SUCDY) • Voicedances with50)the Radical Tonsil Ensemble page 38 • Aug Cambridgeshire Youth Orchestra page 42 Aug 10-24 22.00Adrienne (midnight)Thomas £4.50 (£3. 13 19.30 (21.30)County £6.00 Youth (£3.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) • Aug Cambridgeshire Orchestra Chamber Groups page 42 Musicals/Opera Aug 13 12. 3 0 (13. 3 0) £3.00 (£1. 0 0 OAP) (Free SUCDY) • Aug Dundee Symphony page 43 • Aug Little10-17 Shop18.Of10 Horrors The(£4.Edinburgh University Footlights page 55 20 19.Schools 30 (21.30)Youth £6.00Chamber (£3.0Orchestra 0 OAP)Orchestra (Free SUCDY) 40) £6.00 50)University • Aug Durham County page 43 • Aug Murder At19.The00 (19. Savoy Edinburgh Savoy Opera Group page 55 21 19. 3 0 (21. 3 0) £6.00 (£3. 0 0 OAP) (Free SUCDY) 18-24 (19. 5 0) £5.00 • Aug Durham Early Music Consort page(Free 43 SUCDY) 21 12. 3 0 (13. 3 0) £3.00 (£1. 0 0 OAP) Theatre • Aug Edinburgh Orchestra page 43 • Aug Bonhoeffer (U.S.(£5. A.) 00)page 81 31 19.3Jazz 0University (21.Orchestra 30) £6.00Chamber (£3.00pageOAP) SUCDY) 12,14,16,&1945 1Treacle 8,20,22,Hollywood 24,2De6,2Montfort 8,30Hills20.00Productions (22.00)Company £7.00 • Aug Fife Youth 43 (Free • Aug Brimstone Theatre page 73 27 12. 3 0 (13. 3 0) £3.00 (£1. 0 0 OAP) (Free SUCDY) 26-31 18. 1 5 (19. 4 5) £3.50 (£2. 5 0) • Aug Fife Youth Orchestra page 43 • The Fathers16.1That Begat Us (£4.Teatr Czasu page 98 29 19.3String 0 (21.30)Orchestra £6.00 (£3.0and 0 OAP) (Free SUCDY) Aug 10-17 5 (17. 1 5) £5.00 0 0) • Aug Fife Youth Percussion Group page 43 • Mark TwainHionl s Productions Man and his(U.World 29 12.Schools 30 (13.30)String £3.00 Orchestra (£1.00 OAP)(Hillhead (Free SUCDY) Hollywood .A31.) 20.00 page (22. 81 00) £7.00 (£5.00) • Aug Glasgow Strings) page 43 Aug 10,Real11,1Inspector 3,15,17,19,2Hound 1,23,25,2S7,Strut 19 19.30 (21.Schools 30) £6.00Sinfonia (£3.00 OAP)page(Free43 SUCDY) • The & (£3. Fret5Theatre Company page 97 • Aug Hertfordshire Aug 19-31 (not 25) 14. 1 8 (15. 4 5) £5.00 14 19. 3 0 (21. 3 0) £6.00 (£3. 0 0 OAP) (Free SUCDY) • Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are73Dead0) • Aug Hertfordshire Schools Sinfonia Chamber Groups page 42 De Montfort Theatre Company page 14 12.3Wind 0 (13.3Ensemble 0) £3.00 (£1.and00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) 26-31 12.15 (13. £3.50 (£2.50)Aardvark Theatre Company page 61 • Aug Inverness Lochaber Concert Band page 43 • AAug Night445)5) £5.50 Accidental 12.30Ensemble (13.30) £3.00(Glasgow (£ 1.00 OAP) (FreeHSSUCDY) AugStoryteller’s 12-17 Strut 14.15 &(15. (£4.Company 00) • Aug The 3127Kelvin University) page 43 • Tartuffe Fret Theatre 19.Wind 30 (21.Orchestra 30) £6.00 (£3.page 00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) Aug 19-31 (not 25) 16.03 (17.45) £5.00 (£3.5page 0) 97 • Aug Lancey 43 26 12. 3 0 (13. 3 0) £3.00 (£1. 0 0 OAP) (Free SUCDY) Food and drink: Cafe • Aug Lothians page 43SUCDY) Disabled:30yd DOWNSTAIRS 24 12.Schools 30 (13.30)Jazz £3.00Orchestra (£1.0Orchestra 0 OAP) (Free WC.Aud: 11 +11 Str HR.- Ent: 40yd FlatAud: 20yd Flat WC. UPSTAIRS - Ent: 30yd Flat • Aug Lothians Schools Symphony page 43 23 19. 3 0 (21. 3 0) £6.00 (£3. 0 0 OAP) (Free SUCDY) • Aug National Youth Chamber of Scotland 43 16 12.Youth 30 (13.Choir 30) £3.00of Scotland (£1.Choir 00 OAP) (Free SUCDY)pageUniversity Christie's kio • Orchestra National & Southampton Symphony Venue 106 27-31 West Port, Grassmarket Tickets 229 4553 page 43 Aug 16 19. 3 0 (21. 3 0) £6.00 (£3. 0 0 OAP) (Free SUCDY) Comedy & Revue • Aug Nottingham Youth Orchestra 43 SUCDY) • The McBrier Mackay:ClubNothing 23 12.30 (13. 30) Orchestra £3.00 (£ 1.00 OAP)page (Free Stand20.&Comedy page(£3.31to00)Lose but your Ankle-Chains • Aug Nottingham Youth page(Free 43 SUCDY) Aug 4-31 30The(21.Stand 20) £4.00 24 19. 3 0 (21. 3 0) £6.00 (£3. 0 0 OAP) • The Stand Comedy Club(£4.page00) 31 • Aug Perth28Youth Orchestra page 43 Aug (not 29)(02.22.030)0 (00.30) £5.00 19.30 (21. 30) £6.00Ensembles (£3.00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) Aug 4-31 29 midnight • Aug Perth28Youth Orchestra pageSUCDY) 43 12. 3 0 (13. 3 0) £3.00 (£1. 0 0 OAP) (Free • Aug RSAMD Academy Orchestra pageSUCDY) 43 26 19.Junior 30 (21.University 30) £6.00 (£3. 00 OAP) (Free The City Cafe K12 • Aug Southampton Symphony Orchestra page 43 17 19. 3 0 (21. 3 0) £6.00 (£3. 0 0 OAP) (Free SUCDY) Venue 150 7pm 19 Blair • Aug South30 Glamorgan Youth Orchestra pageSUCDY) 43 Box Office: - 8pmStreet. Tickets: 220 0900 12. 3 0 (13. 3 0) £3.00 (£1. 0 0 OAP) (Free • Aug South30 Glamorgan Orchestra pageSUCDY) 43 Theatre 19.30 (21.Orchestra 30)Youth £6.00 (£3. 00 OAP) • The Scooby-Doo Generation White Rabbit00)Cowboys Productions page 105 • Viotta 42 (Free Aug 14-29 (not Suns) 20.00 (21. £5.00 (£4. Aug 10 Youth 19.30 (21.30) £6.00 (£3.page 00 OAP) (Free SUCDY) • White Rabbit Cowboys White15)(£4.Rabbit Cowboys Productions page 105 Aug 17, 2 3, 2 4 18. 0 0 (19. 0 0) £5.00 0 0) Food and drink: Tea and coffee at evening performances only. Aug 30,31 20.00 (21.00) Disabled: Ent: 2yd 2+7+6 Str HR. A ud: 100yd 8+8 Str HR WC (+5 25”). Newly installed lift. Food and drink: Licensed bar and restaurant. Food available until 10pm. Champions Club fm Common Grounds Venue 2/3 North Bank Streetcoffee Tickets 226located 1416 on the Mound. Enjoy yourin Venue 99 24 Annandale Common197coffee Grounds is anlistening american-style house Easily accessible venue. Near Street to majorTickets bus routes556and3651the centre of town. favourite or tea, to music i n our easy, comfortable atmosphere. Our meeting room wil be converted into an intimate venue for a one-man performance. Comedy &Kilgarvan Revue - Sum Funny Cognito Er Go Arney Kilgarvan page 25 • Arney Theatre Aug 11-31 21.00 (22.15) £4.00Exit(£2.Sign00)Company page 20 • The Midnight e AAugTouch Poe00)Kevi 15-24of21.the00 (22. £6.00n Enterprises (£5.00) page 83 Aug 11-31 00.01Cabaret (03.00) £3.00 (£2.00) Theatre Food and drink: 9am I Ipm Dai l y . Unlicensed. • The Aug Alchemist 18-31 17.15 (18.Charming 45) £4.50Theatre (£3.50) page 68 116


Continental Shifts at St Bride's Centre_KS Venue 62 10I Oam Orwell Terr Tix 346 1405 Box Office: -Shifts, 10pm. Host to Continental the number work one festival on thecountries. Fringe forThedance, vibased sual theatre. Electrifying international fromListeight best physical movementand programme to be seen on the Fringe’The • Aug Fadenschein 13-17 (22.page30)71£3.00page(£2.7200) • The Glass21.30 Menagerie Dance/Physical Aug 26-31 17. 1 5 (18. 45) £4.00 (£3.00) • Aug Come28,3Into the Garden Sarah Pletts (USA) page 35 • Aug Hamlet 0,31 11.00Reflex (12.20)(Holland) £5.00 (£3.00) 17.page 15page(18.71 7145) £5.00 (£3.50) • Continental Dansgezelschap • Aug Huis19-24 Clos Shifts at St Brides page 34 15.30 (16.page 30) £5.00 (£3.00) Aug 19-24 18.15 (19.15)The£5.00Shamans (£3.50)(Hungary) page 36 • Aug If I Am19-24 Medea • The Dissimulators 18-24 (12.40)Legend £5.7100 (£3.5page 0) • Aug Indge19-24 - A noon Bulgarian it St Brides page 34 13.Ithaka 30 (14.20)page £5.0072(£3.50) 71 Aug 26-31 18.15 (18.50) £5.00 (£3.00) • Journey to 21.15in(22.Poland 45) £5.00 50) 71 Theatre • Aug Noel26-31 Coward or (£3. • Aug The 16,Merchant of9-31Venice Lafayette Workshop page 84 Aug 19-24 22.45 -(23. 40) Gogol £5.00 (£3.page 5page 0) 1 7, 2 2-24, 2 19. 4 5 (22. 1 5) £6.00 (£4. 0 0) • The Overcoat After • Aug Passionfish Trestle Theatre Company page 101 Aug 19-24 22./ 0Metamorphoses 0 (23.00) £5.00 (£3.50)page7172 12-31 (not Suns) 15. 3 0 (17. 1 5) £6.00 (£4. 0 0) • Pygmalion • Aug Texts12-15 for Nothing Workshop 26-31Con19.3Rabbia 0 (20.30)(Look £5.00 Back (£3.50)in Anger) page 71 19.4Trestle 5 (20.5Theatre 5)Lafayette £7.50Company (£5. 50) pagepage10184 • Aug Ricorda • Aug Top 14-31 Storey(not Aug 19-31 to(nota 25)Foreign 15.10Voice (16.45) £5.00 (£3.50) Suns) 13. 3 0 (14. 5 0) £6.00 (£4. 0 0) • Schooled • Aug Two 13,Modern No26-28 Plays21.15Lafayette Workshop page 84 Aug 19-24 19.page 00 (21.7200) £5.00 (£3.5page 0) 71 1 5, 1 9-21, (22. 3 5) £6.00 (£4. 0 0) • Tandem • Where Ravens Rule,pagea theatrical 5 (18.two45) Madmen £5.00 (£3.5bring 0) Greetings from Master William Lafayette 84 response to the War in Bosnia • Aug Three26-31Fools17.4and Aug 12,14Workshop 21.26-2815 (22. Aug 19-21, 19.4155)(20.£6.0045) (£4.00) Aug 26-31 15. 0 0 (16. 3 0) £5. 0 0 (£3. 5 0) • Aug Two 19-31 by Two(not 25)page19.7115 (20.35) £7.00 (£5.00) Food and Ent: drink:2 I /2Licensed bistroAudand15yd bar Disabled: yd very ramped. admitted, help available, accessible. flat. WC adapted level access. Guide dogs Visual Arts • Aug Boyle’s10-31Bronzes: (not Suns)In Praise 10.00 (18.of0the 0) FreeHuman Spirit page 112 Corstorphine Youth Centre hi Out Food and drink: bar, food and cabaret (please enquire) Venue 88 14 KirkCentre Loan, iCorstorphine. Tickets 3532 Vil age in the Disabled: Playground. Ent: 1stlydFloor 2 Str.Aud: Aud:25yd 12yd.WC Corstorphine s situated in thecommunity heart of old334Corstorphine level access. NoWC. 30 Str(unsuitable). HR. NoWC.Mai2ndn Ent:FloorlydAud:I Str.37ydAud:60 original publictheYouth hallsyear.built Str14ydHR.WC 24”.help Basement throughout Thisinwi1892. l be itsIt offers fifth Fringe year. facilities to a host of local groups wheelchairs, but available.Aud: 18yd 19 Str HR. No WC.AII levels unsuitable for Theatre • Aug Laugh?12-17I Nearly To Miami! Diverse Attractions Jll 19.30 (21.Went 30) £5.00 (£3.00) Corstorphine Drama Group page 69 Venue I I Riddles Court, off Lawnmarket Tickets 225 8961 Box Office: 9.30am - midnight Food and drink: Licensed bar Edinburgh’s own unique award-winning venue ‘between the sponsored polish of the Disabled: Ent: 10yd- 334 ramped. Assembly and theshows dire risks of theyoucommercialised fringe.. is a place where reason Resident caretaker 1475.Aud: 3yd Flat. Guide dogs admitted. Phone available.WC prevails.’ LotsRooms of exciting at prices really can afford. Council Car Park _ St 220 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661 5687) Venue 74 Old Cl, High Box Office: See Fishmarket Famous Grouse House Behind the Fringe Office, from under the cloak of aandprivate car park.overlooking A shockingly original Theatre • The 26-31 Bald 21.Prima venue is unveiled:for3 levels, surrounded the summit 45page(22.Donna £3.00 page (£2.00)73 total laboratory site-specific theatre.byInalleyways association with Scottish International.rooftops: a • Aug Balthazar 74040)5) £3.00 Aug 26-31 14. 0 0 (15. (£2. 00) • Aug Bare26-31 Bones18.Have Theatre 00 (19.pageNo00)73Bite £3.00 (£2.page 00) 73 • Aug Everyman Scottish International at the Famous Grouse House page 95 • The Gospels 19.30 (21.00) £6.00 (£4.00) Aug 19-24Carries 18.45 On(20.15)H £5.00 (£3.50) Disabled:19-31 No access • Aug Kenny 9-24Play(not‘Murder’ Suns) 15.00Hpage (16.Productions 0730) £5.00 (£4.page00)81 • Let’s 20.45 (22.Room 00) £5.00page(£3.0730) Demarco European Art Foundation his • Aug The 19-24 Meditation Venue 22 St10.30 Mary’s School,York Lane/Albany St Tix 557 0707 Aug 12-24 (not 18) 10. 30 (noon) Free Box Office: 12 midnight. • Aug Men26-31 Should16.Wait The DemarcoAnEuropean Art Foundation celebrates the DemarcoSummer Gallery’sSchool Thirtieth 00 (17.15)page £4.page 0073(£2.73 50) Anniversary. international exhibition / theatre / Shakespeare programme • No Spring Chickens linking Stinspired Mary’sbySchool, Rep, Pathhead Theatre,Sculpture. St Leonard’s School, Ravenscraig 12-24 (not 18) 13.30page(14.3730) £4.00 (£2.50) • Aug Out 12-17 With Castle, JosephDundee Beuys 7000 Oaks’ Millenium 19.Mother 00 page (20.00)74 £3.50 (£2.50) • Aug Pinter Plus 13-17Burns 22.00 (23.page 00) £4.00 (£2.50) • Aug Robert 73 (£2. 28-31 20.00 (21.00) £3.00 00) Music • Aug Roll BackTheYears page • Aug Late26-31 Night23.Music and Dance from Scotland page 41 Aug 26-31 13.o’45 the (15.0Shepherds 0) £4.00 (£2.73 00)page 73 00 (midnight) £5.00 (£3.50) • Aug The Shame • Aug Song26,Recital page 41 19-24in the 18.30Face (19.30)Edinburgh £3.00 (£2.00) Theatre page 75 29 21.00 (22.30) £5.00 (£3.50) • AAugSlap26-31 20.00page (21.7300) £5.00 (£4.Peoples 00) Theatre • The Song • The Chairs13.00 page 71 £6.00 (£4.00) Aug 12-17 18.Box00 (19.1page 5) £3.50 (£2.00) Aug 19-24 (14. 2 0) • The Story 73 • Aug Choral19-24 23.page30 (00. 71 30) £5.00 (£3.50) 19-24 17.00 (18.00)page £3.00 (£1.50) • Aug Undergroundhog • Aug Cinders page 71 30) £4.00 (£2.00) Aug 5-17 (not II)Magazine 20.30 (22.3740) £3.00 (£2.00) 26-31 13. 3 0 (14. • Understanding • The Coronation’s Birthday page 7/ Aug 22-24After 20.30Midnight (22.30) £2.50 page (£2.page0730)73 Aug 26-28 13. 0 0 (14. 3 0) £5.00 (£3. 5 0) • Walkin’ • Aug Delitti19-24Esemplari 71(£2.00) Aug 12-17Stewart 20.00 (21.& 0Gary 0) £4.West 50 (£2.00)page 73 noonSecret (12.40)page £4.00 • Wendy • Aug Dr Zingaro’s page 71 50) Aug 26-28 15.30 (17.iggoft 3of0)thL£4.00 (£2.50) 19-24 17. 3 0 (18. 3 0) £5. 0 0 (£3. • Aug Emma’s Demise page£6.0710 (£4.00) Aug 26-31 17.of45Independent (19. (£2. . 9.15) £4.00Means . 50). 19-24 21.30 (22. 4 5) A Woman 26-31 23.1Writers 5 (00.30) in Society page 71 Aug 12-17,19-24,29-31 15.45 (17.15) £4.00page(£2.5740) • Aug Engagement: Aug 12-17 11.00 (13.00) £3.00 (£2.00) Aug 27-31 (not 2«


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( 13. 5 0) £3.50 (£2.00)Festival 26-31 19.II:45Brave (21.15)Harder £6.00 (£4.00)page 14 • The Zoo Story/The American Dream Festival Theatre USC-USA page 77 • Aug Braveheart Aug 4, 2 0, 2 2, 2 7, 2 9 19. 0 0 (21. 0 0) £5.00 17.45 (19.7415) £3.00 (£2.00) Aug 9 Access 21.00 (23.for0wheelchair 0) • Aug Cedric19-24 Disabled: users (at rear of theatre). 12-24IIIThe (notpage 18) 20.40 (21.page20) 74£5.00 (£3.00) • Aug Crossing Border Aug 12-17 13. 4 5 (15. 3 0) £4. 0 0 (£2. 5 0) Dundee Rep Theatre ci Outer • Aug Frank1Farmer’s 0 19.17.4545(20.(18.Pants 45)45)£6.00page (£4.0740) Venue 191 Mon-Sat Tay Square,I0am-7.30pm Dundee Tickets 01382 223530nights) Aug 9,12-17 Box Office: (6pm on non-perf. • Joy-ridden page 74 Following the success of theTheatre, Festival in 1995, ‘Bridging the Gap’ an initiative of Richard Aug 8-24 Suns) Al16.ib0i0Attractions (17.10) £5.00page(£4.6200) Demarco and Dundee exciting selection of performers n August ' • The Killer(not(notin You 1996 to premier three Rep very differentandperformances containing music, dramareturn and idance. Aug 12-31 Suns) 21.page45 (23. 00) £6.00 (£4.00) • Aug Once a Catholic 74 Dance/Physical 19-24 13. 1 5 (15. 1 5) £3. 5 0 (£3. 0 0) • Our Country’s Good20) £5.00 GASP(£3.page 79 • Two PortraitsFoundation and Miraculous Mandarin 26-31 13.ofVincent 40 (15. The Demarco page 34- Compagnie Yvette Bozsik • AAug Portrait page(£6.7400)00) Aug 2021-24 19.419.5 (21. 00)0£3.0) 0£6.00 0in Dundee Aug 8-10 18. 0 0 (19. 2 0) £8.00 Aug 4 5 (21. (£4. 0 0) Aug 12-17,118.9-2400 (19. 10.4250)(12.05) Aug 26-31 Theatre • Aug Whodidit? page DodgeDemarco - Dze-ya? Belarusin State Theatre 12-24 19. 4 0 (20. 2745) £5.00 (£3.15+4+15+4 00) Str partial HR.WC (15+4 partial HRW • The Foundation page 7 / Disabled: Ent:50yd I Str.Aud:40yd Aug 1314-1719.419.5 (21. 15)1£3.5) 0£6.00 0 Dundee 25” M 25”). Aug 4 5 (21. (£4. 0 0)Kursonovas Company • The HelloDemarco Sonya New Year Oskaras Foundation in Dundee page 71 Aug 00)0£3.00 The29Drum and H9 Aug 2728-3119.419.5 (22. 45 (22. 0) £6.00 (£4.00) Venue 809amQueen Street Monkey Box Office: midnight Food and Staff drink:onCafe, barto assist and restaurant open I0am-9pm (10pmadvise at weekends) Drum and Monkey operates as a bar and restaurant all year round. Disabled: wheelchair access (please in advance) and loop induction systemhandavailable. Ringwithvenue for details. Theatre • Across The Border: Dinner-Theatre Across The Border page 61 Aug 7,8,12,14,19,21,26,28 18.00 (22.30) £ 18.00 ECF Kings Hall Ni3 ji Food and Limited drink: Barwheelchair and restaurant open I lam - midnight Venue 52 South Clerk Street Disabled: Advance warning appreciated. access - stairs to basement with staff available to assist. Music • Ceilidh Carpenter’s Nights13,In1At7The20.The0Carpenter’s ArmsArms page 48 Aug 0 (23. 0The 0) FreeCarpenter’s Drummond Community Theatre f/3 • Classical Music At Venue 25 Drummond Community High School, Cochrane Terr. Nights In The Carpenter’s Arms 48Arms AExcellent newly renovated theatre in theareheart oftothecafes, city.bars, 10 mins walk fromin and bus/train stations. Aug 13Music 13.00(14.00) Free page off-street parking.We close restaurants around • Live At The Carpenter’s Arms Broughton Street. Lively shows from the USA. Nights16 In20.The00 (23. Carpenter’s ; Aug 00) FreeArms page 48 Comedy <£ Revue Theatre • Aug My Very Own Story American High School Theatre Festival page 10 14.1505)(15.55) £3.50 (£2.00) • God The At The Carpenter’s Arms Aug 13,18 118.5,1170 (19. Nights14InIn20.00 The Dock Carpenter’s Aug (21. 30) FreeArms page 87 Dance/Physical Food and Ent drink:2ydSoftflat drinks available • Aug Cain/By My 18.Side15 (19.American High School Theatre Festival page 33 Disabled: HR.Aud: 5yd flat.WC unadapted but fully accessible to Aug 11,13 110.4,1165 (11. 45) 45) £3.50 (£2.00) wheelchair users. Guide+2+3 dogs stradmitted. Musicals/Opera • Aug I Got Rhythm High School Edinburgh Academy fio 5,17 16.1American 0 (17.50) £3.50 (£2.00)Theatre Festival page 55 Venue 70 429amHenderson Aug 1813,120.10(21.50) Box Office: - 5pm Row • Smile American High School Theatre Festival page 55 Aug 12, 1 5, 1 7 18. 1 5 (19. 4 5) £3.50 (£2. 0 0) Aug Wiz 18 12.1American 5 (13.45) High School Theatre Festival page 55 Theatre • The • The Phoenician Aug 12, 1 4, 1 6 16.1455)(17.45) £3.50 (£2.00) Aug 21-24 14.00 (16.Women 00) £3.00North London Collegiate School page 87 Aug 15 20.15 (21. Food and drink: Interval refreshments Theatre Disabled: Full disabled access • Aug Agnes12,of14,1God American High School Theatre Festival page 62 6 20. 0 5 (21. 5 0) £3.50 (£2. 0 0) 17 10.Eating 05 (11.Out 50) Festival Theatre USC-USA page 77 Edinburgh Buddhist Centre pii • Aug 4 Guys 5,Gone 21,23,28,Festival 30 16.Theatre 00 (18.00)USC-USA £5.00 page 77 VenueEdinburgh 18 55aBuddhist GrangeCentre Roadis Tickets 662Friends 4945 of the Western Buddhist Order, a • Aug Girl The run by the Aug 6 19. 0 0 (20. 3 0) £5.00 world-wide which aimsto topeople makeintraditional Aug 19,Glass 21,26,28 22.00 (23.Festival 30) Theatre USC-USA page 77 accessible inmovement a form appropriate the modernBuddhist west. teachings and practices • Aug The 4,Lisbon 18,20,Menagerie 2Traviata 2,25,27,29 Festival 16.00 (18.Theatre 00) £5.00USC-USA page 77 Talks <& Events • The • Aug Buddhist Buddhist Order(£2.0page 19,21,23,26,28,Festival 30 19.0Theatre 0 (21.30)USC-USA £5.00 page 77 11-31 Meditation 11.00 (12.30), Friends 14.00 (15.Of30)TheandWestern 19.00 (20. 30) £4.00 0) 59 • Aug Marvin’s Aug 519,19.24,0Room 06,(21. 316.0) 0£5.00 Aug 2 3 1 0 (18. 3 0) Food and drink: Tea and biscuits usually available • Aug Mother Hicks14.1American High School Theatre Festival page 62 Disabled: Good disabled access Aug 12,15 112.4,1165 (13. 350)(15.30) £3.50 (£2.00) I


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• John Renbourn Concert Aug 20.Livelier 30 (22.3- 0)In £7.00 (£5.S3 00) page 51 Late269,and page hm • Aug 1 0, 1 3-18, 2 0, 2 2-25, 2 9-31 23.page30 (03. 00) £6.00 (£4.00) • Aug McCalmans 16,17,Marra 23,2-4In20.- Concert 30Concert (22.30) £6.00 (£3.51 0510) • Aug Michael In page 15 20.Songs 30 (22.from 30) £7.the00 Isle (£5.0of0)Skye • Proiseact Music14,and Nan Eala1n5)- £6.National Gaelic Aug 30 21. 3 0 (23. 0 0 (£4. 00) pageArtsSIProject page 49 • Aug North22 20.Sea30Gas(22.-30)In £6.Concert 0 0 (£4. 00)page SI • The Poozies In(22.Concert Aug 12,Scottish 13 20.3-0Step-Dancing 30) £7.00 (£5. 00) Show • The Ceilidh Proiseact Nan Eala1n5)- £6.00 National(£4.Gaelic Arts Project page 49 Aug 26 21. 3 0 (23. 0 0) • Aug Seelyhoo - 0In(22.Concert page00)5 / 25 20. 3 3 0) £6.00 (£4. • Tannas inNanConcert Proiseact National(£4.Gaelic Aug 29 21.00 (22.Eal-a3n0)In- £6.00 00) pageArts51Project page 49 Tony10McManus Concert ki i •• Aug 20.30Gaelic (22.30) Ceilidh £6.00 (£4.00) Traditional Proiseact Aug 31 21.Nan 00 (23.Eala0n0)- £7.National 00 (£5.Gaelic 00) Arts Project page 49 Musicals/Opera • Aug 1820 Fifth(notEstateMens)page17.5530 (19.30) £6.50 (£4.50) • Aug Opera12-31 19-25on 12.a Shoestring 30 (13.30) £5.Highlights 00 (£4.00) page 57 Talks <£ Events Crichton SmithNational - ReadingGaelic Arts Project page 59 The34Famous Ki2 • lain Proiseact Venue 59.30am Chambers StGrouse Tix 220 5606House (Till 9 Aug 661 5687) Aug 21Rough noonNanGuide (13.Eal0a0)n -to£3.50 Box Office: midnight • The I page 60 AtInternational last a homework for the Scottishdance,Artsmusic, at thechildren’s heart of entertainment, the Fringe! Stunning Scottish and Very • The Aug 9-1Rough 1,14-17Guide noonto(13.Scottish 00) £3.5Authors 0 -- Part Scottish Authors Part 2 60 drama, literature, comedy. Aug 18,Rough 21-24Guide noon (13.to 0Scottish 0) £3.50 Authors - Part 3 page central. Fabulous food and drink. No warmer atmosphere, seriously stramashing from 9am • The page 60 Aug 25, 2 8-31 noon (13. 0 0) £3. 5 0 • The Story of Mary MacLeodGaelic Arts Project page 59 AlFAMOUS l shows listed belowHOUSE can be unless found otherwise under SCOTTISH Proiseact GROUSE stated INTERNATIONAL AT THE Aug 30 noonNan/(13.EalMasterclasses 0an0)- £3.National 50 • Workshops Children’s Shows Aug 12-25 times and prices vary page 60 • Aug Mr Boom’s Music Dome Mr Boom Children’s One Man Band page 7 (not 25) 10.30page (11.390) £3.50 (£3.00) Theatre • Aug Circus19-30 • Aug The 10-25 Bend Mul30 l(16.Little30)Theatre 11-17Workshops 09.30 (10.30) 10.3Science 0 (11.30)Festival £3.50 - The Secrets of the Theatre £6.page 00 (£4.95page 00) 85 • Edinburgh International • Aug Burns18-31for 10.15.Breakfast Explained page 9 3 0 (11. 3 0) £5. 0 0 13.Gang 45 (14.goes 40) £2.50 • Aug Evil Devil Lothian page 105 • Aug The 26-31 Happy(not Doodle Doo(£3.The00) Happy Gang page 7 10-17 14.Elvis0Kabosh 0 (15.West 15)Productions £5.00 (£3.Youth 00)pageTheatre 10-31 Mons.THilarity ues)Yankee 13.3Show 0 (14. 30) £3.50 • Aug Freefalling 83 • Aug Magic Bob’s Virtual page 9 9-17 23. 0 0 (00. 2 0) £6.00 (£4. 0 0) 45 (11.4Mountain 5) £3.50 18-21 Fire 22.00 Cat (23.A20)Theatre Company page 67 • Aug The 9-18 Man 10.and • Aug Friendly Aug 17-31 (not the 19) 10.15 (11.15) Hullaballoo £3.50 Children’s Theatre page 7 Aug 9,Save 10,13-18, 20-25,Cried 27-31 the19.0Hero 0 (20.30) £6.00 • God Ireland page 95(£4.00) Comedy <6 Revue Aug 19-31 17.Central 15 (18.3-0)NCH £6.00Action (£4.00)for Children • Aug Gael22-25 Force 3 page 29 • Greenock 22.00 (23.page 30) £7.00 (£5.00) Cat A26-30 Theatre15.1Company page (£3. 67 • Aug Bruce16,Morton 29 (£6. 5 Believe (16.35) £5.00 17 22.00 (23.- Riding 15) £8.00 00) • Aug It’s Only Make page(£4.95000)0) • Vive L’Hysteric! the Backlash page 29 Aug 11-18 13. 4 5 (15. 0 0) £6.00 Aug 11-15Solo22.30Is (midnight) £7.00 (£5.0290) • The Niss 17.00page(18.3950) £6.00 (£4.00) • Whose Aug 20-25 23.00 It(00.Anyway? 15) £6.00 (£4.page 00) • Aug Piper’s9-18 Cave(notTues) Boilerhouse Aug 11-31 20.0Preacher 0 (21.page 30) 65£7.00page(£5.0950) • The Poet-Pen and the Dance/Physical noonPeeling (13.30) £6.00page(£4.9500) • Aug Mark19-24 Baldwin page 36 • Aug Red 26-31 Hot and 18.The 00Dance (19.Sky30) Company £6.00 (£4. 13-18 15.30Stage (16.30) £5.00 (£3. • Aug Cocktail In(not page 3630)00)£7.00 (£5.00) • Aug Sabina! New page000)0)87 10-25 Mens) 21. 1 5 (22. 19-31 15.30page(17.950Theatre 0) £6.00 (£4. • Aug Kafka12-17Pieces16.3(Loves of£6.00 Josef(£4.K)00) page 36 • Aug Sundance 0 (17. 1 0) Aug 20-31Requiem 14.00 (15.Pan 00) £6.00 (£4.00) page 89 • Aug One 10-17 Road18./ MOR page • Tailors 00 (19. £6.0036(£4. 19-31Down (not 25) 16.00Pan(17.pageTheatre 30) £5.00 (£3.00) • Aug Scottish and330)0)Friends on 00the0)0) Fringe page 36 • Aug Upside to Oz 12-17Ballet 12.30 (13. £6.00 (£4. Aug 11-18 noon (13.15) £6.00 (£4.9500) Aug 20-25 14.00(15.15) Music • Aug Brendan Power Frank(£4.Kilkelly Food and Ent: drink:3 ydBar,3 Str.cafeAccess and Scottish/International 31 21.00 (22.3and 0) £6.00 0510) page S3 Disabled: to cafe/bar only. restaurant 9.30am-2.30am • Aug Burach - In20.Concert page(£4. 18, 1 9 3 0 (22. 3 0) £6.00 00) • Ceol Nan Gaidheal Og Proiseact National(£4.Gaelic Fat 159 Sam’s Downtown Diner ks 21.Nan 30 (23.Eala1-n5)In- £6.00 00) pageArtsS3Project page 49 Venue 56 Fountainbridge • Aug Deaf2730Shepherd Concert Famed forEdinburgh’s its delicious Italo-Americano Cuisine and- relax fine wines - featuring livnight e jazz from the Aug 21. 0 0 (22. 3 0) £6.00 (£4. 00) page 51 best of bands several nights per week and enjoy the late • Aug Dick20,Gaughan In Concert atmosphere - open from noon til the small hours. 21 20.in30Concert (22.30) £7.00 (£4.00) • Proiseact Folk Divas Music Nan Eal a n National Gaelic Arts Project page 49 26-31 18.00 (19.3Charlie 0) £6.00 McKerron (£4.00) • Jazzbirds Ensemble • Aug Fred Morrison Aug 13-17,20-24 23.30Theatre (00.45) Company £7.50 (£5.(USA) 00) page 42 Proiseact Nan21.30Ealand an -15)National Gaelic Arts Project page 49 Aug 28-29 (23. £6.00 (£4. 0 0) Food and drink: Available from noon t i l late • Aug Gordon Concert Disabled: Full disabled access 27 20.Giltrap 30 (22.3-0)In£7.00 (£5.00) page SI 119 Edinburgh Playhouse Venue 59 18-22 557 2590.days) Box Office: 10am Greenside - 6pm (8pmPI.onTickets performance Comedy <& &Revue • JoAugBrand Guests page IS 23.30Special (02.00) £13.00 • Aug Lee 2422Evans 20.00 (22.page30) 19£13.00 Music • Jools Sex and JazzandandHisRock’n’Roll BluesandOrchestra Aug 24,Holland 25 19.30 (22.30)Rhythm £12.00,and£11.00 £9.00 page 47 Food and Ent: drink:3ydRestaurant, time oflevel,performance. Disabled: 3 Str. Main Licensed Aud: Circlebaratatstreet stalls down 3 flights. Elim Pentecostal Church Venue 181 26 George IV Bridge Music • Aug Chrysalis 25 18.0- 0In(20.The00)Capital Free Chrysalis page 41 Musicals/Opera • Aug Key The 13-31Musical (not Suns)Key19.Theatre 30 (22.00)page £5.0056(£3.00)


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K9j /// The Garage Theatre Venue 81 Grindlay Court Centre, Grindlay St Tickets 229 2401 Box Office: 10am midnight Recharge your Usher imagination;l, therefuelGarage your mind. Opposite the Lyceum, by the Traverse,space om Filmhouse has theof fine-tuned most versatile the Fringe.and This powerHalhouse producesTheatre eight shows talentperformance every day. | Dance/Physical • Aug Go Girl! 12-24 10.Go30Girl!(11.Productions 45) £5.00 (£3.page 00) 35 Footlights and Firkin K9 Venue 85 7 Spittal Street Tickets: 229 8368 Theatre Box Office:to beI pmfor- good 2pmfood and during 6pm -the8pmday, great comedy at night and probably the best • The Angel Superstition Theatre Co page 97 The 26-31 12.30 (13.of30)Doctor £5.00 (£3. 50) Firkinplace beer in Edinburgh. Available anytime day or night.We’re more than just a pub. • Aug The LastMagiSupper Faustus Rough12-31 c Theatre Company Scotland Comedy <fi Revue Aug (not Suns) 20. 2 0 (22. 4 0) £13.00page (£9.Scotland 0940) page 94 • Almost Beyond21.the Fridge Firkin(£3.Fringe page 20 • Aug Millenium Rough Magi c0Theatre Company Aug 8-15,19-22 0 0 (22. 3 0) £3.50 0 0) 12-31 (not Suns) 23. 2 (00. 5 0) £6. 0 0 (£4. 0 0) Aug (22.3(£4. 0) £4.50 (£4.00) • The Rimers(notofSuns) Eldritch Synapse 98 Aug 2516-18, 22.Burns 1253,2(23.4 21.00 4- 5)6pm£4.50 Aug 12-31 14.15 Magi (15. 4c5)Theatre £5.Productions 00 (£3. 50) pageScotland • Aug Brendon Time00)To0£5.0) Get Up00)For Work Brendon Burns page 15 • Surviving DesireSuns)Rough Company page 94 8-26 (not 13) 19. 0 0 (20. 5 0 (£5. Aug 12-31 (not 18. 2 0 (19. 3 0) £6.50 (£4. 0 0) • Aug Get 8-25 Shirty17.with Dowd and(£2.Ingiis50) Firkin Fringe page 20 • Aug Unman, Wittering and Zigo Gresham’s Youth Theatre page 80 4 5 (18. 4 5) £3.00 12-16 12. 3 0 (13. 4 0) £5. 0 0 (£2. 5 0) • Aug Paul8-31B’s Crock of5Mould Firkin Fringe page 20 • Variations 91 20.05 (20. 5)and£5.00some Aug 19-24 Cambridge 12.QMW 15 (13.Theatre 45)University £5.00Company (£3.Amateur 00) pageDramatic • Aug Peter8-24Buckley Hill comedians Firkin Fringe page 20 • Wolfpit 45 (23.(22.45)00)Free Aug 12-31 (18.00) information £5.00 (£3.50) Club page 67 Aug 25-3122.21.00 Free Disabled: Please(notringSuns) venue16.for15 specific Food and Fuldrink: PublicFacihouse Disabled: l disabled lities.with bar snacks George Square Theatre /vi/2 ! Venue 37 George Square. Tickets9am650for2001 (aftershows) 8 Aug) Box Office: 10am 10pm (Opens morning Fringe Club lii Music, theatre, comedy, revue - Relax and enjoy the warmest welcome of the Festival in the '■ : Venue 2 Teviot Row, Sq. Tickets:226 5 138 comfort the George SquaretheTheatre run byreserved the efficient friendlybarNYMT Box Office: 7pmepicentre - late.Bristo Edinburghofseason. Opposite Fringe Club, seating,andlicensed etc. in their 20th Welcome to the of the Fringe and Festival City. The largest arts festival on Earth squeezed into one three storey building: with l i v e music, club nights, international Comedy <6 RevueCharity Gala National Youth Music Theatre page 26 comedians George the world. great British theatre, and the pick of the Fringe in the hungriest cabaret bar in •• Jimeoin Aug 18 18.Square 45 (21.0240) £10.00 All shows listed below can be found under FRINGE CLUB unless otherwise stated Aug 11-26 21.page 45 (23.00) £8.00 (£6.00) Comedy <£&Revue Music • jimeoin Bob’s Cooking Show Jimeoin and Bob’s Cooking Show page 24 • The Bootleg Beatles - Unplugged and Unrugged Bootleg12-17Beatles Unplugged Aug 9-31 19.30 (20.30) £7.00 (£5.50) Aug 23.30- (00. 30) £8.5and 0 (£6.Unrugged 50) page 39 Music Musicals/Opera • ‘Club Association 9-31Confidential’(In 22.00 (02.page 30) £7.00 (£6.00) with Sunscreen) page 45 • Aug The 23Beggar’s Opera 0National Youth Music Theatre page 56 • Aug Fiesta Latina 45 29-31 22.00 (02.page00) 45Free with Fringe Club Membership Aug 12,15,09.119,4,2411,56,21(noon) 7,115.9,201,0£3.2(17. 3 018.15)45 (21.0Aug 0) £8.50 (£5.5(21. 0) 00) £5.50 • Aug Gie’s A Song! Aug 2 Aug 11,18,25Brown 22.45 (01. 45)- Pick Free ofwiththeFringe Club Membership Aug 24,Malone 26 15.00 (17.National 15) Youth Music Aug Theatre 251118.18.4545(21. 00) £8.50 • Aug Newcastle Ale Fridge page 45 • Bugsy page 22.45page(late)45 Free with Fringe Club Membership Aug 13,116,5,127,0,128,2,220,4,2236 15.18.0405 (17. (20.040)5) £5.50 £8.50 (£5.50) 56 • Aug The 9-31 Pod Aug 14, times to be announced Aug Sativa11-16Drummers page 45 Aug 2517 09.15.4050 (11. (17.405)0) £5.£5.5500 Aug Aug 2224,209.6 409.5 4(11.5 (11.45)4£3.00 5) £8.50 •• Soho Aug 12,Nights 19,26 22.45page(01.4545) Free with Fringe Club Membership Talks <& Events • A Little Dry Sherrin & Assorted Nuts Ned Sherrin and Friends page 59 Talks <£ Events Aug 19-23 13.00(14.00) £6.00 • Aug Fringe24 Annual General Meeting Fringe A.G.M page 59 I 1. 0 0 (14. 0 0) Free Food and Not drink:accessible Licensedforbar,wheelchairs tea, coffee,oricethose creamswithandmobility snacks diavailable all day. dogs • Aug Studio12-30at 09.the30Fringe Royal National Theatre Studio page 59 Disabled: fficulty. Guide (18.00) AFree admitted to auditorium. • Ten Steps ToTheatre Starting Theatre Company Independent Council page 59 Aug 30 11.00 (13.00) Free The38Gilded Balloon K12 Venue 23310amCowgate. Tickets 226Theatre 2151 Theatre Box Office: lam. • Aug Dealer’s Choice Royal National Theatre page 94 Taking in 10Gilded venuesBalloon this year including the Queen’s Hall. AlsoHouse.The including 3regular new venues (not 19.0Productions 0 (21.15) £8.50page(£7.9750) brand new venuesat• Previews Hard8-28AsAug Rock9,Mons) 127)0Stick 21.21.115It5(22. 330)0)£5.00 (£4.(£5.050)0) Main Theatre, Backstage I, II ,andthetheHoneycomb Studio areandall Counting back as usual. Aug 11-31 (not (22. £6. 5 0 • Aug Subembuary The Red Onions page 93 Children' s ShowsAte My Sister! Gilded Balloon page 7 11-16 22.0Devil 0and(22.Carpet-Runts 30) Free Hunter with membership • Aug AWheelie • Talk Of The21.30 9-26 11.Bin 00 (noon) £5.50 (£3.50) Aug 11-28 (22.3Russell 0) £6.50 (£5.50) page 81 Comedy & Revue Food and drink: Cafe, Licensed Bars and Restaurant from 10am t i l late. • Aug Best9-24 of Aussie Disabled: Nearest access from rear. Kitchen(W l+18 ift available to25"getM to+25topSpfloor (Cabaret 23.22.3105(00.Stand-Up £7.00 Gilded (£6.00) Balloon page 21 Hall). Ent: 50yd Str partial Sp HRdogs 25-31 (23.30)15)You’re numerous stairs7+1+2 and several floors.HRWC Help available. 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HR 25”).Aud: • Aug Best of So You Think Aug 9-1 1,- 1It’s5-17,Matt 22-31King 22.45 (23.Funny 45) £6.50So(£5.You50)Think You’re Funny page 30 • Australian Blimey Comics @ The Gilded Function Haus im 16.00 (17.page10)15£6.50 (£5.5Balloon 0) page 12 Venue 152 9.30am Calton -5.30pm Hill Tickets 557 2957 • Aug Geoff9-31 Boyz(not Box Office: Aug 9-31 19, 2 9) 20. 0 0 (21. 0 0) £7.00 (£5.Ed00)Byrne page 15 Calton panoramic be home this unique marquee Ed Byrne-A The15)Making hosting Hithel with finestitsevents on theviews Fringe.wilHave a drinktowith the starsvenue.A in highesthugevenue at the • Aug (not 13,Stand-Up 29) 21.Her 15In(22.Maker £6.00 (£5.Balloon 00) page 21 festival. • Aug Dame9-31 Sybille Meets 9-31Brown 18.15 (19. 15) £7.0Drunk 0 (£6.0and 0) Gilded Comedy <& Revue • Danny in Young, Full of Aug 9-31 midnight (01.00) £6.00 (£5.00) Spunk Gilded Balloon page 21 • The Aug 24Secret 19.30 Police (21.30) Dog’s £12.00Electric (£10.00)Shock Amnesty International page 11 120


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John Fealey Aug (not 13,andpage 29)John 23.2045Paul (00.45) £6.00in (£5. Ford9-31Keirnan The00)Full Bhunna Gilded Balloon page 21£7.00 (£6.Leach Aug 9-25 20. 1 5 (21. 1 5) 0 0) Get 9-31 Up Kevin19,Gildea page45)21 £7.00 (£5.00) Aug 9) 18.4In5 (19. Greg Fleet(not - Ten2Years A LongBalloon SleevedpageShirt Australian Comics @ The Gilded Aug 9-31 (not 19)page19.2330 (20.40) £7.00 (£6.00) 12 Hersterics Aug 9-31 17. 3 0 (18. 3 0) £6.50 (£5. 5 0) Mark9-25Hurst Aug 21.30 Gilded (22.can 30)Balloon £6.50 (£5.page 5scream) 0) 22 In Love (No-one hearGilded you Australian Comics @The Balloon Aug 9-31Lucy(not- An19) Impossible 17.30 (18.40)Dream £6.50 (£5.5page 0) 12 Judith Australian Comics Balloon(£6.0page Aug 9-31 (not 19)page 21.@The 1525(22.Gilded 25) £7.00 0) 12 Phill9-24 Jupitus Aug (not 13) 22.15 (23. 1 5) £7.50 (£6. 5 Phil 18Kay22.0Gilded page50)21 0) Aug 0 (23. 040)5)Balloon £7.50 (£6. Aug 19 20. 4 5 (21. 26-31 23.30 (00.Gilded 30) Balloon page 21 • Aug Fred9-3121.00 MacAulay Aug (22.00)is£7.00 (£6.00) Devastated Gilded Balloon page 21 • Aug Geraldine McNulty Dumped 9-31Conceptions 16.30 (17.45)Ronnie £7.50 (£6.50)and& Alan • Aug Miss9-31 Ancona (not 19,29) 19.page00 27(20.00) £7.00 (£5.Francis 00) page 29 • Aug Ardal9-31O’Hanlon (not 12, 1 9, 2 5, 2 7) 20. 4 5 (21. 4 5) £7.50 (£6.50) 25 19.Productions 30 (20.30) - Forbidden Flute Gilded • Aug Porpoise Balloon page 21 Aug 9-31 17. 4 5 (19. 1 5) £7.00 (£5. 0 0) • Aug Rich9-31Hall(not- Freewheelin’ Rich10)Hall£7.50page 230) 18, 2 5) 22.00 (23. (£6. 0 23.00 (00.present 10) On The Box Gilded Balloon page 21 • Aug Sheep259-31Thrills 13.45You’re (14.45)Funny £6.50 (£5.5page 0) 30 • Aug SoYou Think Heats: Aug 12-14, 18-21 22.0) £8.00 45 (23.(£6. 45)0£6.00 Fi n al i A ug 25 20. 4 5 (23. 1 0) (£5.page00)21 • Aug Stand9-31Up22.30 Black(23.Britain Gilded Balloon 3 0) £6.50 (£5. 5 0) • Stevie Silver’s Aug 9-31 (not 13,Non-Stick 27) 16.1532(17.Cabaret 15) £5.50Gilded (£4.50)Balloon page 21 • Aug Paul9-31 Tonkinson (not 13,29) page 23.30 (00.30) £7.00 (£6.00) Dance/Physical • The Kosh present Endangered Species - the Revue Gilded9-31 Balloon Aug (not 25)page19.3340 (20.30) £7.50 (£6.50) Music • Aug Bean9-31Gilded page (£5. 45 50) 00.45 Balloon (04.00) £6.50 Theatre • Continental Brechtfest - Paper Cuts (a play on words) Gilded9-31Balloon 10.45Productions (11.page45)79£5.00in(£4.Get00)UpwithAndFREETieContinental Breakfast • Aug Fourth Wall Your Fingers Gilded9-31Balloon page45)79£6.50 (£5.50) Aug 14. 0 0 (15. • Aug Great9-31Pretenders Gilded (17.30)Balloon £7.00 Balloon (£6.page00) 79page 79 • Tim Harris16.12.1050Gilded Aug 9-31 (13. 4 5) £6.00 00) Gilded Balloon page 79 • Aug Lady10-31 Macbeth My (£5. Buttocks 15.the00 Firmed (16. 15) £6.50 (£5.50)Palm Theatre • Aug Macbeth & Maestro Tartan page 98 9-17Mary18.3Ignatius 0 (20.00) Explains £4.00 (£3.5it0)for you &TheCompany • Sister Actor’s Nightmare Gilded Balloon page 79 9-31 (notIn18)Chocolate 12.30 (14.00)Gilded £6.50Balloon (£5.50) • Aug Smothered 9-25 (notInside 11) 13.Gilded 15 (14.Balloon 30) £6.00page (£4.0790) page 79 • Aug The Snail 9-31 15.Productions 00 (16.00) £6.00presents (£5.00)Entertaining Mr Sloane • Aug Tangerine Gilded9-31Balloon Aug 14.15 (15.page45)79£6.50 (£5.50) Food and drink: Ent: Licensed bar, snacks and refreshments all day. Disabled: FlatWC (WStudio: + M) 2yd Flat.Aud: 10yd WC (W + M). Theatre: Enc I yd FlatAud: 12 yd

• The Cheek Ian Stone page 31 Preview10-31 Aug(not9of21.14,Ian1529)Stone (22.21.115)5 £4.00 Aug (22.(I1can’t 5) £6.50 (£5.50) • The Cheese Shop presents Gilded9-31Balloon page15)22£6.50 (£5.50) believe it’s not) the Butter Factor Aug 17. 0 0 (18. • Aug Dover’s Gilded 9-31 Soul 22.For30It(23. 30) £6.Balloon 00 (£5.page 00)page2222 • Gagging Gilded Balloon Aug 9-31 16. 0 0 (17. 1 5) £6.00 (£5. 0 0) • Girls9-31With(notBig29)Jests page00)23£7.50 20.00 (21. (£6.50) • Aug Hoot Gilded Balloon page 22 9-31Me 17.Your00 (18. 15) Gilded £6.50 (£5.Balloon 50) page 22 • Aug Lend Ears Aug 9-31 (not 20)Gildedmidnight (01.1page 5) £6.50 (£5.50) • The Nualas Aug 19-31 18.45 presents (19.45)Balloon £6.50 (£5. 50)22Please - We’re Sexy • Oxford Revue No British Gilded9-31Balloon Aug 18.3Parrot 0 (19.page45)22Gilded £6.50 (£4.Balloon 50) • Aug La Cage Au 9-20 20. 0 0 (21.00) £7.00 (£6.Balloon 00) pagepage2222 • Aug Phil 9-3117.30 Nichol is Schizo Gilded 30) £6.00 (£5.00) Gilded Balloon page 22 • Aug Stand9-31Up20.or00Be(18. (21.an00)Accountant £6.00 (£5. 00) • Stand-Up Women Balloon Aug 9-31 18.45 (19.45)Gilded £6.00 (£5. 00) page 22 Music • Gadflys Gilded page(£5.4550) Aug 13-26 23.45 (03.Balloon 00) £6.50 • John Otway and (£5. No5Willy Aug 9-12 22.45- All(23.Balls 45) £6.50 0) Gilded Balloon page 45 Theatre • Don’t 9-18Start18.Theatre 4Me! 5 (19.4Gilded 5)Company £6.50Balloon (£5.presents 50)page 79Bloody Mary and The Virgin Queen • Aug Foursight Gilded9-18Balloon Aug (16.page45)80Balloon £6.50 (£5.page50)79 • The Ladies15.15.1350Gilded Aug 9-25 (16. 4Gilded 5) £6.50Balloon (£5.50)page 79 • Aug On Good Form 9-31 Ear (notProductions 13,27) 12.45 (13. 45) £5.50 (£4.5Tickets 0) Gilded Balloon page 80 • Aug Rubber Glasgow 19-31Ear15.Productions 15 (16.45) £6.50- Kamaki (£5.50) Hard • Aug Rubber Gilded page 80 9-31 13.15(14.45) £6.50 (£5.50) Gilded Balloon • What Balloon page 79 Aug 9-31Happened 14.00 (15.to15)the£6.00Elephant!! (£5.00)

Gilded BalloonHouse, III Nicolson St Tickets 226 2151 m/2 Venue 12 The Box majestic Office: 10amCounting -1 am a welcome32/2 This venue makes returnBox-office. after an absence of 4 festivals - just a five minute walk from the main Gilded Balloon Comedy <S Revue • Alternative Gilded (£5. Balloon Aug 9-31 22.1Ulster 5 (23. 00) pagepage2222 • The Brothers Grinn115)5) £6.00 Gilded(£5.Balloon Aug 9-25 16. 0 0 (17. £6.00 00)Phil Jupitus page 25 • Aug Phill9-24 Jupitus -13)Jedi19.Steady Go! (not 0 0 (20. 0 0) £6.50 (£5.50) • The Poetry17.3of0 (18. Murray Lachlan Aug 9-31 30) £6.50 (£5.5Young 0) Gilded Balloon page 22 Theatre • Afters 9-31 Gilded 20.30 (22.Balloon 00) £7.page 00 (£6.800800) • Aug Stormin’ Aug 9-25 14.Gilded 15 (15.Balloon 45) £6.00page (£5.00) Food and drink: Licensed bar and refreshments Graffiti GI3 Venue 90 Corner Broughton and East London Streets Tickets 557 8330 Box Office: I I am 2am Gilded Balloon II k/2 Firmly established as the celebratory heart ofthethenewfestival, Graffiti comprises upstairs a 600 Venue People’s Palace,3 lovely Old new Fishmarket Closespaces. Tickets 226situated 2151 100yds from capacity celestialspaces ex-church, 300 capacity Cafe EnjGraffiti new36 Balloon venue, featuring performance Ideally three magical abuttingandan downstairs enormous sunny sunken beer garden! oy! housed in theBrand Gilded main Box-office i n the Cowgate and 100yds from the Fringe Mai n Boxoffice on the Royal Mile. Comedy <&Hanglider’s Revue Complete History of Music and Bicycles • Highly MarvinRecommended Comedy <£ ofRevue • The A-Z Drugs Poulter and Duff page 28 Aug 17, 1 8, 2 4,25 18.30 (19.page30)23£6.00 (£5.00) 9-31of Scottish (not 13,27)Gilded 22.30 Balloon (23.45) £7.50 (£6. 50) • Aug Best page 22 Dancel Physical 9-16,22-3121.15 (22.15)Balloon £7.00 (£6.page00)22 • Will Gaines - Jazz • Aug Big White Aug (18.405)0)Hoofer £5.00 (£4.page 00) 37 Aug 9-31Brown 14.Pants 30 (15.Gilded 4Gilded 5) £6.00 (£5.00)page 22 Aug 9-31 9-31 21.17.4050 (22. • Arnold Balloon Aug 21-31 20.00 (21. 0 0) £7.00 (£6. 0 0) Music • Aug Burning Sequins - Paul Capsis 0Gilded • Acoustic Mania: Forcione page 45 22.45 (23.Gilded 45) £7.00 0) Balloon page 22 Aug 22.30 (23. (23.Not330)0)Fragile! £7.00 (£7. (£6.Antonio • Aug Craig13-31 Balloon(£6. Aug 23,18-2224 22.30 £8.00 000)0) 17-21Charles 21.15 (22.15) £7.50 (£6.page 50) 22 121


• Antonio and Guest(£5.Artists Antonio Forcione page 45 Aug 25,26Forcione 17.00 (18. Aug 27-29 22.30 (23.0330)0)0) £6.00 £7.00 (£7. (£6.0000)0)0) Aug 30, 3 1 22.30 (23. £8.00 • Cafe Cabaret 9-31Graffiti 23.00 (03.0Diego 0) £6.00Cafe (£5.Graffiti 00) page 40page 41 • Aug Flamenco Puro! Mora’s‘Azabache’ Aug 9-31 20. 0 0 (21. 1 5) £4.00 (£3. 00) • Grand Graffiti Graffiti(£8.0page Aug 910,22.30 (03.23-26, 00)Cafe £10.00 0) 00)40£8.00 (£7.00) Aug 1 6, 1 7, 3 0, 3 1 22.30 (03. • Aug Hank25,26 Holiday Hank Wangford page 53 22.30Special (midnight) (£7.00) Highly • Aug Herbie17,1Flowers with30 (15.Mike3£8.00 Hatchard Recommended page 46 8, 2 4-26 14. 0) £5.00 (£4. 0 0) 19-23Young18.30(19.30) • Aug Kenny and the Eggplants Kenny Young Aug 9-31Viva(notCafe13,2Graffiti 0,29) 23.15 (00.15) £5.00 (£4.00)& The Eggplants page 47 • Salsa Aug 11,15,18,22,29 23.30 (03.page00) 40£5.00 (£4.00) Talks &BigEvents 0 The Bash(03.at00)Graffiti The00)Big Issue in Scotland page 58 Aug 9Big22.30Brunch £10.00 (£8. • The Aug 16-25 noon (14.Preview 00) £3.00Club(£2.00)The Big Issue in Scotland page 58 Theatre • Headstate Irvine12.Welsh Previews Augby216-18 (14.000)0)Boilerhouse £5.00 (£5.00)page 65 Aug 19,225,1-26, 8-3130 (16. 12.330000)(14. £9.50 Aug 24, 3 1 14. • World Cafe-The Musical Cafe (£5.page00)106 Aug 15,18,19.19,3New 8-31Event 19.(£5.3000)(21.World 20) £6.50 Aug 7-12, 16,17,14,23-25 021,(21.22,220)6,2£7.50 Food and Graffiti:Access drink: Licensedthrough bars andfrontcafedoors. Cafe Graffiti: Access through car park. Apply forDisabled: assistance at main entrance.

Greyfriars Kirk ki i Venue 131 1/2Greyfriars Place,performance. Candlemaker Row. 667 2170 Box Office: hour before Edinburgh' s first reformed church (1620). National covenant signed i n 1638. Scotland' s collectionportrait. of 17thVaried and 18th funeraryofmonuments. Greyfriar’s Bobby - world famoustoursdogfinest original programme drama, concerts, organ recitals and guided throughout the festival. Children’s Shows • Aug Bobby12-16Comes Back-Again 16.30(17.30) £2.50 Greyfriars Kirk Promotions page 7 Music 0 Choral page00)47 23 19.Concert 45 (21.15)jubilo £7.00 • Aug Mahler: Symphony No534 (£5. in G. Songs from Das Knaben Wunderhom. Scottish Sinfonia page Aug 2526 17.20.0000(18.(21.330)0)£6.50 (£6.00) (Children £4.00) Aug • Aug Organ12,1Recitals 4,16,19,2Classical 1,Greyfriars 23 13.10Guitar (14.Kirk00)Promotions £5.00 (£3.00)page 45 • Paul Galbraith: Paul Galbraith Classical Guitar page Aug 4350 (21. (17.405)0) £6.00 (£5.00) 48 Aug 1718Flat14.19.access Disabled: to Church and toilets.

Guildford Arms 112 Venue 107of great I WestfolkRegister St.(off EastPlusEndeleven Princes St) TixBrewery 556 4312 Ten nights music (and al l free!). Caledonian beers on hand pull. Hosted by popular local folk band Yard of Ale with very special guest artistes. Music 0 Stephen Caledonian at the Guildford page 40 Aug 19,Frier 21 Carroll 20.Caledonian 00 (midnight) FreeatFolk • Tich Folk the Guildford page 40 Aug 16,25Cats 20.00 Caledonian (midnight) Free • Scalded Folk at the Guildford page 40 20.00Caledonian (midnight) Folk Free at the Guildford page • Aug Davy20,24 Steele 40 Aug 22 20.00 (midnight) Free Caledonian Folk atFreethe Guildford page 40 Greyfriars Kirk House ki i • Waykis Aug 17, 1 8 20.00 (midnight) Venue 28 Candlemaker Row Tickets 225 3626 • Aug The 23Wrigley Sisters Caledonian Box Office: 10.30am - 10.30pm 20.00 (midnight) Free Folk at the Guildford page 40 Greyfriars Kirkmind-expanding House,‘the Fringe venue at the heart of the Festival’ presents a lively mix of exciting and theatre cheap and delicious vegetarian food. from the UK and around the world.Visit our cafe for Food and drink: Licensed bar, food. Comedy <£Monkeys Revue Mystery Love Pageant:Recorded Live for Radio..Aural 0 Cosmic Harry Younger Hall jis Suppositories page 17 (£2.50) Venue 13 Lochend Close, Canongate Aug 12-17Island noon (12.Double 50) £4.00 Box Office: 9am 9.30pm • Orange Take Theatre Company page 19 Aug 26-31 18.00 (19.20) £4.00 (£3.00) Comedy <£ Revue Dance/Physical • Aug Have19-24 You Heard 0 Aug Rise26-31State15.of45Pla(16.y 4page 37 (£3.50) 19.00 (20.This15) One? £5.00 (£4.Welsh 00) College Of Music And Drama page 32 5) £5.00 Theatre Theatre 0 Aug Blue19-24 Remembered Of Music And Drama page 105 0 Affairs of (not the Hair Hairaisers page (£3. 81 00) Aug 12-24 18) 13. 4 0 (15. 0 0) £4.50 16.30 (18.00)Hills £5.00Welsh (£4.page 00)College • AsAugYou12-24Like(notIt 18)The15.Old School Theatre Company page 87 • Constant Stranger RSAMD 95 30 (17.Solutions 15) £5.00(Asia)(£3.Ltd00) page 91 18.45 (20.00) £4.00 (£2.College 50) Music And Drama page 105 • Aug Back19-31 To The(notWall Pure • Aug Diary10-17 of aWelshcake Welsh(£3. 25)Penn 21.50 (23.10)Ensemble £5.00 (£4.page 00) 89 Aug 19-24 11.of00 Blaster (12.15) £4.00 00) OfRSAMD • AAugDream Play Theatre • An Evening Al Ackerman page 95 26-31 11.in30the(13.Sand 00) £5.00Aaron’s (£3.00)Rod Theatre Group page 61 Aug 10-17 17.Absolute 14 (18.14) £3.50 (£2.Welsh 50) College Of Music • Aug Hoofprints • Life On The Edge And Drama page 105 12-31 (not Suns) 17.30(19.15) £5.00 (£3. 0 0) • In the12-31Solitude of the19.Cotton Triv0ia0)l Theatre Co page 101 19-24Productions 21.30 (22.15) RSAMD £3.00 (£2.page 50) 94 (notDangereuses Suns) 50 (21.Bradford 00)Fields £5.00University (£3. • Aug Mobius • Aug Les Liaisons Theatre Group page 66 Aug 10-17 13. 5 5 (15. 1 0) £3.50 (£2. 5 0) Aug 12-17 (23.10) Devil' £5.00s (£3. 00) page 73 • The Ogpu20.Men Welsh College(£3.Of00)Music And Drama page 105 • Aug Look Back21.(notin35Anger Apricot 19-24 30 (21.Workshop 15) £4.00 12-31 Suns)Bold 22.00As(23.Brass 40)Entertainments £4.50 (£3.50) page 65 • Aug Physical Theatre pageRSAMD 95 students • Low Level Panic Aug 14,Eyes 17 11.0Welsh 0 (12.3College 0) £3.50Of(£2.RSAMD 50) Free Aug 26-31 16.00 Exploding (17.25) £4.00 (£3.0Theatre 0) Company page 76 • Aug Men in Black Heroes 0 Straw Music And toDrama page 105 26-31 13. 4 5 (14. 5 0) £5.00 (£3. 0 0) Aug 19-24 14. 3 0 (16. 0 0) £4.00 (£3. 0 0) • Aug Recreation PlSuns) ayful Rep /0 Currican page(£4.9000) • Aug Who’s19-24Guilty Now? Welsh College Of Music And Drama page 105 12-31 (not 20. 0 (21. 3 0) £5.00 12. 3 0 (13. 4 5) £5.00 (£4. 0 0) 0 Section II (notPallet18)Theatre Company page Disabled: via Lochend Close: Ent: 2yd I. Aud: 3yd 4 Str WC (W + 2 20”) Aug 12-24Bradford 14.00 (15.Theatre 20) £4.00 (£2.589page 0) 66 • Tree University Group Aug 19-24 12. 1 5 (13. 0 0) £4.00 (£2. 5 0) • Uncast The‘Us’Theatre Company 102 Henry's Cellar Bar k* Aug 12-24Station 18.00 (19./ Edge 00) £4.00 (£2.5Theatre 0) page Company Venue 162 8-16 Morrison Street • Victoria Loaded page 85 Kul u presents many of Scotland’s top contemporary jazz groups. Aug 12-24 (not 18) 16. 2 0 (17. 3 0) £4.00 (£2. 5 0) • Voices The 18)South11.30 (13.page00) 103£5.00 (£3.50) Aug 12-23Of(not /Music • Aug Kulu Presents Jazz00)(Li£4.00 ve) At (£3. Henry’s Cellar Bar page 47 Food and drink: 15.0000 (18. Disabled: Ent: 2ydUnlicensed 22 Str partialvegetarian HR.Aud:cafe7yd Flat WC (W/M boca 22” Str 6yd) Aug 11-31 11-31 (23.(03. 00)0£6.00 000)0)00) Aug 11-31 20.midnight 0) £5.00(£5.(£4. 122


Hill Street Theatre hio Venue 41 19I Oam Hill -Street. Tickets 226 6522 Box Office: 12 midnight. Edinburgh Venue Associates present an international programme of al l that i s best i n Fringe entertainment. Minutesbarfromserves Princesrefreshments Street anduntil the Assembly Rooms.withFriendly elegant venue. A fully licensed the small hours the bestyet coffee in Children’s Shows • Aug A Dinosaur Rosselson 8-24Tales (notIn11)My10.Shoe 30 (11.ish3Leon 0) £4.50 (£3.50)and Ian Savil e page 9 • Aug Grimm School, 2S-3I 10.30 New (11.35)Engl£3.00 (£2.00)Kuwait Drama Group page 9 Comedy <fi Revue • British9-31But(notSexy Earl (21. Okin25) page 27(£5.00) 11) 20.10 £7.00 • Aug Hurt10,Me14-16, (Ideally by4-26,Punching me00 (16. in the Face)(£3.Three Legged Dog page 31 Aug 2 0, 2 1, 2 2 9, 3 1 16. 50)page £4.00 • Aug Legs,8-24Bums(notandII) Turns Lita05)Ann£5.00Doolan 19 00) 18. 1 0 (19. (£3. 0 0) • Shedding Light: all Company over yourpage good32black skirt Upstarts Production Aug 8,12-15,20-22,27-29 23.1 23.05 0(00. 00) Aug 9, 1 0, 1 6-18, 2 3-25, 3 0, 3 5 (00.15)company 15)£5.00£7.00(£4.(£6. • way too10,1blonde ful2l2,figure theatre page00)(£4. 20 00) Aug 8, 3, 1 5, 1 7, 2 0, 2 4, 2 9, 3 1 21. 4 5 (22. 4 5) £6.00 • Who’s Aug 9,12,Hardest? 13,17-19,22,Three 23,27,Legged 28,30 16.Dog00 (16.page50)32£4.00 (£3.00) Theatre • Antigone 20 To20,Theatre Aug 8,9,12,1in5-18, 23-25,by28,page 29,3110112.Brecht 45 (13.50)20£5.00 (£4.00) • Antigone a9,version Bertolt To(£4.Theatre Aug 10, 1 3, 1 4, 1 2 1, 2 2, 2 6, 2 7, 3 0 12.page 45 (13.62 50) £5.00 00) page 101 • Aug Big Blonde Shirley Anderson 9,12,14,1Chronicles 6,18,20,22,24,2Theatre 6,28 20.Absolute 45 (21.30) page £6.00 (£5.00) • Aug Big Burger (not Suns)The14.Artful 15 (15.Dragon 30) £5.00 (£4.Company 00) 99 page 63 • Aug The 8-24 Crucible Theatre (not ful15)l figure 10.00 (12.30) company £4.50 (£2.50) 79 • the ‘9,12-17 f12,word 14,1Shirley 6,18,2Anderson 1,23,25,theatre 26,28,page30 21.62 45 (22.page 45) £6.00 (£4.00) • Aug Glamour 10,1House 3,15,17,of19,the21,2Black 3,25,27Spaniard 20.45 (21.3The 0) £6.00 (£5.00) • Aug InAugThe8-31 (notof Hum 11) 17.00 (18.15) £5.00 (£3.50) Robben Theatre Company page 94 • The Land Cambridge University: Of The Company page 67 Aug 25-31 20 (15.Friday 00)Out£5.00 (£3.5Blue 0)StudioTheatre • Aug The Long 14.13.Good Central Theatre Company page 68 25-31 1 0 (15. 4 0) £5.00 (£4. 0 0) • Aug Look8-24At (not It This11)Way Leon and Ian Savil e page 94 22.00 Lady (23.00)Rosselson £5.50 (£4. • The Madness of Miss Bright/ Jo! 50) page 85 Moon Glow Productions Inc / Rococo Rodeo Aug 11,19,Stratford-On-Guy 29) 16.35 (18.00) £5.00 (£4.00) page 97 • Aug Martin8-31 and(notJohn Productions 8,12-15,19-22,26-29 19.19.202(20. 30)30)£5.00 (£4.50 SUO) Aug 9, 1 0, 1 6, 1 7, 2 3, 2 4, 3 0, 3 1 0 (20. £7.00 0 SUO) • Aug Murderer Golden Gate Theatre - 0)Kiev, Ukraine(£6.0page 80 12-26 18. 3 5 (19. 5 5) £7.00 (£5. 0 • Aug Ophelinha Tagus Theatre, Lisbon page 98 8-17 (not 11) 13. 1 5 (15. 0 0) £5.50 (£3. 5 0) • Aug Party20-24 Night11.1at5 the Geoffrey Chaucer School page 79 3Club 0) £3.00 (£2.00)page • Aug Pink19-31 Ladies(not Trip26)(12.noon Patti Chambers 68 (12. 5 0) £3.50 • Aug Pure25-31P.A.F18.. Productions page(£3.8900) (£2.50) 0 5 (19. 1 5) £4.00 • Aug PVT.26-31 Wars21.The 55Roadkill (22.Comedy 50)Company £4.50Club(£3.Workshop 0page 0) 94 page 69 • Aug Scrying The19-22,26-29 8,12-15, 15. 2 0 (16. 3 9,1Show 0,16,17,23,24,31 15.20 (16.30)0) £5.£4.00 00 (£4.(£3.050)0) • Aug Strip Cambridge University: Out Of The Blue Theatre Company page 67 18-24Studio 13.20 (15. 00) g£5.00 (£3.50) • Aug Trance American Aug 9-31 (not 11,10820,2/9)Pi23.20 (00.30)Productions £5.00 (£4.00)page 97 Food and drink:2ydLicensed bar, snacks and refreshments all day. Disabled: FlatAud: 25” M secondEnt:floor 25”). second floor Str HR.Aud: third floor HR WC (W first floor

The Honeycomb k/2 Venue 139 I36Oam-1 BlairamStreet Tickets 226 2151 Box Office: The is Edinburgh’s newest and most stylish night club. It is open to present GildedHoneycomb Balloon timetable of clubs.shows between 2pm until 10.30pm after which it reverts to its regular Comedy <&andRevue • Aaron Voyage Gilded Balloon page 22 Aug 9-31 17.Duncan’s 30Music (18.45)Explained £6.00 (£5.to00)Euphoria • All Classical page 10 00) Aug 9-31 (not 19, 2 9) 19. 0 0 (20. 0 0) £7. 0 0 (£5. • The Best21.of30Geordie Stand(£5.Up50)Gilded Balloon page 22 Aug 9-31 (22.30) £6.50 • Aug Dominic Holland page 9-31 (not 13, 2 9) 20. 15 (21.2415) £6.50 (£5.50) • Aug Leandre 9-31 16.Lunatic 00 (17.1Gilded 5) £6.00Balloon (£5.00) page 22 Music • Aug Fosters Festivalon the page 14,16,Ice21,Edinburgh 28 23.00 (04.Club 00) Tickets door45 Theatre • Aug Hollywood Gilded(£5.Balloon 9-31 14.Screams 30 (15.45) £6.00 00) page 80 Food and drink: Licensed bar Hunter Square JI2 Venue 94 off the High Street Theatre • Waiting Aug 23,25for16.Godot 00 (17.30)Theater Free Die Komodianten, Kiel, Germany page 98 Inverleith Church Hall a? Venue 120 45Ferry Road (opp toGranton Road) Tickets 538 6077 Box Office: minutes prior performance Musicals/Opera • Aug Oklahoma!(not Forth Childrens page 55 (21.40)Theatre Aug 9-17 10,17 14.3011)(16.19.40)30 £5.50 (£4.£5.50 50) (£4.50) Food and drink: Refreshments at time of performance. Disabled: Help available.Ent: 70yd 2 Str.Aud: 6yd level.WC 24” (very narrow). Guide dogs admitted. James Gillespie's High School ns Venue 93 Lauderdale Box Office: 9am - 8pm Street. Tickets: 0385 244984 Musicals/Opera • Aug Little Shop19.of15Horrors Stage 84 page 57 Aug 12-17 17 14.15 (16.(21. 30)30) £5.00 (£4.00) Theatre • The Two Gentlemen Verona Aug 20-24 19.15 (21.45)of£5.00 (£4.00)Union Theatre page 102 Food and drink: Tea and coffee at time performance.HR. Adapted WC separate building. Disabled: Ent: ramped IOOyds+I.Aud:4yd,of 5Str+5Str

James Venue 124 Thin 53-59 South Bridge Theatre Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza kis • Aug Reading page 93 27-30of18.Scenes 00 (19.00) Free Venue 27 80Crowne High Plaza StreetHotel3 12boasts 7332two excellent restaurants headed by one of The Holiday Scotland’s top chefs, Jean Michel Guaffre: Carrubber’s Bistro, serving international brasserie style cuisine and Advocate’s restaurant offering a first class a la carte menu. Leith39 Academy Venue Academy Park, Leith Tickets 660 2594 Music • Aug Caledonia Lion Heart page 47 Theatre (23.330)0) £7.50 (£5.50) • Aug Rope27-31The19.Revellers page0940 (£3.00) Aug 14-25 16,23 22.17.0000 (18. 30 (21. Aug 31 15.0The0 (17. 00)30) £5.page Food and Aldrink: 30am - 10.by 3wheelchair 0pm • Shakers Revellers Disabled: l publicAvailable areas canfrombe 5.accessed Aug 30 (21. 30) £5.00 (£3.94 00) Aug 20-24 24Ful15.l disabled 019.0 (17. 00)access Disabled: throughout. Holyrood Park Venue 10 foot of Royal Mile. Info 226 5257 or 5259. Lister Institute _ Talks <£ Events Venue 145 Postgraduate II Hill Square • Aug Fringe18 Sunday in Holyrood 13.00(17.00) Free Park Fringe Sunday page 59 Talks <& Events • Aug Being28At17.The Food and drink: Snacks, refreshments all day. 0Learning 0 (19.Edge 00) £5.BrainPool 00 (£4.00) page 58page 58 Disabled: Open air venue. Parking / drop off available. • Aug Brainpool 12-23 (not 17,18) Cafe 10.00 (12.BrainPool 30) £5.00 (£4.00)

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• Wuthering page 83 Aug 25-31 14.Heights 30 (16.30)Kenar £5.50Theatre (£4.00) page • Yes, My Fuehrer Aug 9-31 (not Weds)Zeitgeist 18.00 (18.Theatre 55) £4.50 (£3.10600) Food and drink: licensed50ydbar(20yd and bysnacks l day. 2 Str HR WC (W M 20”). Disabled: Ent 2ydCafe, Flat Aud: Fire alDoor) The Magdalen Chapel kii Venue 185 41 Cowgate Info 220 1450 Music • Aug Emma27 21.00 Christian page (£5. 41 00) (22.1Alang 5) £6.50 • ‘Harp And Carp Wi’Society Me’ page 41 The Clarsach (Scottish Harp) 14,16Tapestry 20.00 (21.4The 5) £6.00 (£5.0(Scottish 0) • AAug Scots Clarsach Society page 41 Aug 15,Ent:17 4ydws 20.00 (21.Flat45)2 Str£6.00but(£5. 00)available.Harp) Disabled: ramp 6yds FlatforWC:wheelchairs. Fully adapted. Guide dogs welcome, help available on premises, completelyAud:accessible The75Mambo Club L8 Venue WestTollcross. Box Office: 10.00pm - 1.30amInfo 229 0469 Music • The Mambo 47 (£4.00) Aug 8-11, 15-18,Club. 22-25,Edinburgh. 29-31 22.00 (04.page 00) £5.00 Food and drink: Licensed bar and snacks at time performance only. enough for Disabled: Networkat Aud. I Ent 2yd flat Aud: 22yd 2 Srt ofHR.WC unadapted(wide wheelchair help available,users) phone. level. Network 2 & 3: totally inaccessible. Guide dogs admitted,

Meadowbank ji? Venue 151 ILondon Road Centre Info 668 4100and Stadium Box Office: Oam 10pm Meadowbank playstohost to Edinburgh and Scotland’s Mela largestandmulti-cultural 44,000 people thronged Meadowbank enjoyedmusic. thefestival. atmosphere the bazaar; food from around the forworldlastandyear’ssoulfirststirring celebratory Don’t miss ofit Talks • Aug TheI 31Events Edinburgh Mela page 55,58 Sept I 10.12.00(02.30) 00 (midnight) Food and drink: Cafeteria Melrose Abbey Venue 179 Melrose Music • Chrysalis Chrysalis page 41 Aug 17 20.0-0The(22.Abbey 00) £4.00Concert (£2.00 SUOAC)

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Minus One JI3 Venue 195 The Carlton Highland Hotel Theatre Macbeth Shakespeare Marcos K7 • Aug 11-25 15.The00 Northern (17.00) £5.00 (£4.00) Group page 87 Venue 98 5110.30am Grove -Street. Tickets 228 9116 Box Office: 12.30am Marcos offers a sparkling mix of theatre, comedy and music in a friendly, exciting and Moray House Kabaret Ki4 affordable venue.The Venue 168 I37Oam Holyrood Road Tickets: 556 0102 shows on offer cannotcafe-bar/meeting be bettered. place is the best on the Fringe and the array of Box Office: - midnight Edinburgh Venue Associates are pleased to announce the creation of the Fringe' s new Children’s Shows venue - Moray Housetheatre Theatrefeaturing Complex50- shows comprising Moray House Theatre, Kabaret andsuper • Aug Dreaming-A Midsummer Night’s Dream Playbox Theatre page 9 Studios. Four superb from around the world with the best in 19-24 14. 0 0 (15. 1 0) £4.50 theatre, music and comedy. • The LivingAcademy MachineDEAR - AnLIFE Environmental Fairy Tale Northfield Black Light Theatre page 9 Comedy <£ Revue Aug 12-17 noon (12.55) £4.00 (£2.50) Special Family Ticket £10.00 • The Early Early Afternoon Show with(£4.Eamon Comedy <£RanRevue Aug 8-10, 12-18, 45) £5.00 00) Smarm Steve Brody page 15 Aug 20-24 12.the1525-31 (13.15)13.45 (14.Chicago • Aeneas Away Bearded Theatre page 14 • Harold on Holyrood Improv Syndicate Aug 9-17 15. 4 5 (16. 3 0) £3.50 (£2. 5 0) 12-31 Kabaret (not 28,29)at21.Moray 15 (22.House 30) £5.00Steve (£4.0Brody 0) pagepage15 16 • The Condos19-22- Edinburgh • Aug Midnight Aug 11-15, 20.20.4455 (21. 445)5)World £6.00Tour (£5. 00‘970)0) The Condos page 17 Aug 14-31 (not Mons. T ues) midnight (02. 0 0) £5.00 Aug 16-18, 2 3-25 (21. £6.50 (£5. • Nothing but8,the Arnold and Nothing(£4.But00)Productions page 29 • James AAA45)Panto page00)10 Preview10,1Aug 95,22.19,Ruth 4252,2(23.6-284Ruth 5)22.£3.50 18-31Blonde 15.45 (16. £4.00Improfessionals (£3. Aug 2, 1 4, 1 4 45) £6.00 • Aug Mission Improbable The page 24 Aug 16-18,of23-25, 3Masters 0,31 22.45 (23.545)(23.£7.00 (£6.00)(£5.00) 15-25 (not 20)page23.2745 (00.45) £5.00 (£4.00) • the Servant Two • Aug Newsrevue give your dog a bone commedia troupe page 23 Aug 9-31 21. 0 0 (22. 1 0) £6.00 (£5. 0 0) Aug • Aug No Sex Please! Aug 9,8,12-15,19-22,26-29 10,16-18,23-25,30,3119.19.35 3(21. 5 (21.00)00)£5.00£7.00 9-31 0Hendrix 0 (22.I’m00)Cooking £5.00 (£4.A00)CurryElectricpageEel27 page 19 • Aug The9-31 Purple21.(notTues) Extravaganza Dance/Physical 22.15your (23.2Dick 5) £5.00Newsrevue (£4.00) page 27 • Whoops Vicar is that • Aug Bombs12-16Bursting In Air California Repertory Company page 33 Aug 9-31 (notTues) midnight (01.00) £5.00 (£4.00) noon 0) £5.00 • What WeGround Want(13.ToSig3nSay To Juan Jose page 33 Music Common Dance Aug 19-31 (not 27) 16.55 (17.5Theatre 5) £5.00 (£4. 00) • Jim Diamond page 4100 Aug 9-17 19. 3 0 (20. 3 0) £6. Theatre • AAugFold-Out 25-31 17.Atlas 00 (18.of00)the£5.00Human (£4.00)Body Largesse Productions page 47 • Aug Blues12-15, Train18-22,Mamelodi Theatre Organisation 0000)(15.£7.0000) (£6. £5.0000)(£4.0page 0) 85 Theatre Aug 16,17,2Serenade 3,24 14.25-2900 (15.14.Clownfish • Clownfish School page 68 • The Agent Quirk: Theatre And Fi l m page 93 11)Raz18.1I 5Magi (19.s1ti5) £5.00 Aug 18-31 (14.15) £4.00 (£3.00)Stageworks page 97 • Aug Death8-31 on(notthe page00)82(£3.00) • The Feast17.13.And0000 After Strangefruit Aug 19-24 13. 4 5 (14. 4 5) £5. 0 0 (£4. Aug 11-24 (18. 1 5) £5.00 (£3. 5 0) • Aug Great12-17Expectations • Aug How9-25to Get Screwed Spotlites page 97 16.50 (17.50) Sawston £5.00 (£4.Players 00) page 95 22.30Stars (midnight) £5.00 Stageworks (£4.Theatre 00) Company • Aug Improving Strangefruit page 97 Food and drink: Licensed bar, snacks and refreshments all day 11-24 (£3.Jonathan 50) Kydd page 84 • Aug Leslie11-15, Jarvis114.9-220- 0A(15. Life0300)In(18.£5.00 Music 17. 1 0) £6.00 (£5. 0 0) 16-18, 23-25Day17.of00 Laura (18.10)Muldoon £7.00 (£5.00)Bunbury Touring page 67 Moray House Studios km • Aug AAugLife9-31 in (not the Venue 169 I37Oam Holyrood Road Tickets 556 0102 12,19,2-7)Apocalypse 19.30 (20.25)Soon £5.00 Electric (£4.00) Eel page 76 Box Office: midnight • Aug Maltman & Clarks Edinburgh VenueHouse Associates pleased to- comprising announce the creation ofTheatre, the Fringe'Kabaret s new super 9-31 (notTues) 15.00Productions (16.10) £5.00page(£4.6700) venue Theatrearefeaturing Complex • Aug 93 Stroke 18-24Fruit 20.7 00BusAblaze (20.Stop 30)Theatre £3.50 (£2.Company 50) page 61 Studios.- Moray Four superb theatres 50 shows fromMoray aroundHouse the world with the bestandin • Aug Passion theatre, music and comedy. 25-31 14.00 (15.0Cloud 0) £4.50 (£3.00)Productions page 68 • Aug Quatrainspotting Comedy Revue Performance Masterclass Amscram Productions page 11 (not 18,Newcastle 29) 23.00 Factory (23.University 45) £4.00Theatre (£3.00)Society page 87 • Aug Kenny8-31<£Branagh’s • Aug Real 10-31 Live Girls (not 11) 18.50 (19.50)Long £5.00 (£3.50) 11, 1 2, 1 5-19, 2 2-24 16. 3 0 (17. 3 0) £5.00 (£3. 5 0) • Let Out for • The Scarlet14.Pimpernel North West Leicestershire Youth Theatre page 87 Aug 19-26 22.the 50 (23.Weekend 50) £4.00 (£3.00)Pig page 25 Aug 12-17 0 0 (15. 3 0) £3.00 (£2. 5 0) • Aug See 18-24 Base noon of Can(13.31040) £4.50 Theatre(£3.Company 87 Dance/Physical 50) Societypagepage • The Nearly Shelf45) £7.00 Twisted Collision Dance Theatre page 37 • Smoke Newcastle University Theatre 87 Aug 24,25-29 30,321.1 Dead 21.40 4(22. 0 (22. Aug 25-31 16. 3 0 (17. 3 0) £5.00 (£3. 5 0) Aug 45) £5.00 (£4.(£6.00)00) • Aug Storm9-31in(not a Teacup 12,19,27)Bunbury 18.40 (19.Touring 20) £4.page 50 (£3.6750) 124


• Aug The 26-31 Thebans page 33 19.00 Bishop (20. 00) Grosseteste £4.00 (£3.00)College • Visions Grosseteste Aug 26-31 Bishop 18.00 (18. 45) £4.00College (£3.00) page 33 Musicals/Opera • Aug Forbidden(notFringe! Edinburgh 11) Axiom 22.50The(23. 50) £6.00University (£4. 50)55 Footlights page 55 • Aug Men8-17 Of Magic Productions page 10-25 (not 11) 15. 3 0 (17. 3 0) £5.00 (£4. 00) Bedfordshire Opera page SS • Aug Pimpinone12.or30The (13.22Mismatched £5.00 (£5. (£4.000)Marriage 0) Aug 12-15 16,17 12.30 (13. 0)0) £6.00 Theatre • Another page(£4.7500) 8,10,1Country 3,1Impending 5,17,19,2Double 1,Theatre 23 14.Edge 10Company (15.Drama 25) £5.00page • Aug Bookends Aug 9, 1 3, 1 5, 1 7, 1 9, 2 1, 2 3, 2 5, 2 7, 2 9, 3 1 20. 1 5 (21. 15)82£4.50 (£3.50) • Aug Bouncers Brave New25 World Theatre Company 8-31 (not 11) 22. (midnight) £6. 0 0 (£4. 0 0) page 66 • Aug Branded Double Edge Drama page 75 9,12,14,at16,11000 8,20,Degrees 22,24 14.1Celsius 0 (15.25) £5.00 00) • Aug Breathing Firefl(£4.y(£4. Productions 8,12-15,19-22,26-29 15.15.353(16. 30)30)£6.00 00)00) page 77 Aug 9, 1 0, 1 6, 1 7, 2 3, 2 4, 3 0, 3 1 5 (16. £7.00 (£5. • Aug Coriolanus Brave Theatre(£4.Company 11)Uppingham 13.New 00 (15.World 0Theatre/ 0) £6.00 00) Horse pagepage66102 • Aug Duet8-31 for (not One Hungry 12-22 (not 18) 21. 3 5 (22. 3 0) £5. 0 0 (£4. 00) 79 • Aug Elektra-La-La Road30)Company 12-31 Mist (notTheatre 18,The25) Ghost 17.- Krakow, 15 (18. £5.00 page (£4.page 00) • Aug Gimpel Poland 10-31Showed (not 11)Up21.00 (22.00)Slaves £6.00 (£5.Furtive 00) 85Theatre Company page 79 • Aug Godo26-31 and Wage 14.05 Impending (15.25) £5.Theatre 00 (£4.00)Company page 82 • Aug Late8,Returns 10,12,Teatr 14,16,Ludowy 18,20,22,-2Krakow 4,26,28,30 20.15 (21.15) £4.50 (£3.50) • Aug Macbeth 12-26 18.30 (20.10) £7.00 (£6.00)- Poland page 98 Food and drink: Licensed bar, snacks and refreshments all day.

The50Music Box ki i Venue 9cI I Victoria Box Office: am - I I pmStreet. Tickets 220 4847 Comedy & Revue • John Cooper Cooper 12-26 20.3Clarke 2Pants (21.40)GoJohn £6.00 (£5.00) Clarke at the Music Box page 25 • Aug Laugh Til Yer Green Four Quid 21.Cabaret Music Box page 20 6 (23.at00)theAttila £4.00 • Aug The 12-31 Radical19.41South Aug 12-26 6 (20.25) £6.00the(£5.Stockbroker 00) at The Music Box page 12 Music • Clubs Friday MusicdoorBox page 47 Aug 9,1Clubs: 6,23,30Evol 23.0World 0every (04.00)Famous tickets The on99 theClub • Clubs Clubs:The Music Box page 47 Aug 12-14, 1 9-21, 2 6-28 23. 0 0 (04. 0 0) tickets on theThe • Aug Clubs8,1Clubs Clubs: Madchester ThetheMusic Boxdoorpage 47 5, 2 2, 2 9 23. 0 0 (04. 0 0) tickets on door • Aug Clubs Clubs Clubs: Music Box 47 17,24,3Clubs: 1 23.00QRumpy (04.The 00) tickets on The thepagedoor • Aug Clubs10,10,Clubs Pumpy Music Box page 47 1 7, 2 4 23. 0 0 (04. 0 0) tickets on the door • Jim Aug Salestrom 20-30 18.00 (19.The00)Music £5.00Box(£4.0page 0) 47 Theatre • Comfortable Aug 12-18 17.00(18.00) 18.00Shoes (19.00) The £5.0Music 0 (£3.0Box 0) page 85 Aug 19-26 Food and Details drink: Licensed bar and beer tent Disabled: not available. Moray House Theatre km Negociants l/2 Venue 167 10am Canongate/St John’s Street Tickets 556 0102 Venue 45-47 LothianvenueStreet Box Office: - midnight Popular 115 cafe/restaurant/bar with a wideonrange of food,Popular belgianwithbeers,students specialityand Edinburgh Venue Associates are pleased to announce the creation of the Fringe’s new super cocktails, coffee, tea and patisserie. Available two floors. venue - Moray Housetheatres Theatre featuring Complex50- comprising Theatre,withKabaret Studios. Four superb shows fromMoray aroundHouse the world the bestandin thespians alike with a history of supporting alternative theatre and poetry. theatre, music and comedy. Comedy • Take A&TripRevue Musicals/Opera Aug 11-31 20.With 30 (21.Lennie 30) FreeTravis The Ex-Directory Club page 20 • The Boyfriend David Eden Youth Theatre Company page 55 Aug 19-24 15. 1 5 (16. 4 5) £5.00 (£4. 0 0) Food and drink: Food from • Half a Sixpence Gorgeous As Ever page 55 Disabled: Ent: 2yd, 2 Str. Aud:9.3yd30amWC.- 2.30am. Bar open very late during Fringe! Previews 8-1019,218.5)3518.(20. (£3.0(£5.0) 00) 12-31Aug(not 35 1Company (20.5) 1£5.00 5) £7.00 • Aug Paradise Chabert Theatre page 55 Aug 00 (£4.(£6.00)00) The30Netherbow Theatre JI3 Aug 9,8,110,2-15, 16,117,8-22, 23,224,5-29 30,3120.20.252(22. 5 (22.15)15)£5.£7.00 Venue 4310am High- 9pm Street. Tickets 556 9579 Box Office: Theatre Look down the Royal Mi l e to where John Knox House juts out that’s The Netherbow. • Preview Damn Damn It’s5the Dambusters! Innerroom page 82 Edinburgh’s to themuseum culturalandhubgallery. of the Old Town. Enjoy our studio theatre,It’s Aug(not8,9Damn 22.222.5 (23. 5) 5Free superb cafe,historic outdoorgateway courtyard, Aug 10-25 11) 2 5 (23. 5) £6.00 (£4. 0 0) • Hutsul’sYear Kolomyia City Theatre - Ukraine page 84 Children' s Shows 17.10Moon (18.40) Twist £7.00 • Greyfriars page (£2. 9 50) • Aug Made18-31 On The of(£5. Fate000)0) Productions page 101 Aug 8-31 Festival (notBobby Suns)Friends 14.Whistlestop 00 (15.Ian00)Turbitt’s £3.00 Aug 12-31 13. 1 5 (14. 4 5) £5.00 (£4. • Maisie’s Puppet page 7 • The Mouse that Roared! Val l e y Christian Theatre page 103 Aug 8-31 (not Suns) 11. 0 0 (11. 5 0) £3. 0 0 (£2. 50) Theatre Aug 12-17 15. 0 5 (16. 4 5) £5.00 (£3. 5 0) • Winnie The Pooh Richard Medrington’s Parable Puppets page 9 • Aug Noah'8-17s Point Wycliffe College Theatre(£2.Company page 106 Aug 8-31 (not Suns) 12. 3 0 (13. 2 0) £3. 0 0 (£2. 5 0) (not II) 11. 3 5 (12. 3 0) £5.00 5 0) • Aug Scarlet Letter Light Theatre Co page 65 19-25 11.00 (12.Bigger 30) £6.00 Theatre • The Shape-Shift Hysteric • Aug Bird 12,Theatre For21,Africa Previews Aug 8-10 17. 0 0 (18.1Physical 0)(£3.£3.000)0Theatre (£2.00) page 81 14,16,of19,Eden 23,2Theatre 6,28,page 30 For 18.991Africa 5 (19.10)page£5.0099 (£3.50) Aug 12-17 17. 0 0 (18. 1 0) £4.00 • Guardians • Twelfth Night Bigger Light Theatre Co page 65 Aug 12-31 (not Suns) 16. 0 0 (17. 3 0) £6.50 (£4.page 00) Aug 26-31 11.00 (12.30) £6.00 • Aug Hildegard First Base Theatre Company 8-10 20.(not15 Suns) (22.15)20.£3.1550(22.(£2.15)50)£5.00 (£3.50)77 Food and drink: Licensed bar, snacks, refreshments all day. Aug 12-31 • Aug Mission 13,15,Boy17,20,Theatre 22,24,27,For29,3Africa 1 18.15page(19.9915) £5.00 (£3.50) The Moscow Bar_ 112 Food and Ent: drink:10ydCafe8+1open for coffee,(+3snacks, meals etc.lift and stair lift for Venue 103 6 South St David Street Tickets 556 6375 Disabled: Str HR.10amAud:to 5yd10pmI StrWC 25”). Enclosed wheelchair access to theatre. Comedy <£ Revue • Aug Hovis4-31Presley: Poetic Off-Licence Stand Comedy Club page 31 19.30 (20. 20)are£4.00 00) TheTheStand Odeon Cinema mi3 • John Gillick:‘What you(£3.like?’ Comedy Club page 31 Venue 80 724Clerk 095 668 2173 Aug 11-31 21. 0 0 (21. 5 0) £4.00 (£3. 0 0) • Aug The4-31 Stand(notThe Stand Comedy Club (£4.page00) 31 Box Office: hoursStreet a daynewTickets 29) 23.00 (01. 0 0) £5.00 Odeon wi l be showcasing short films, including mulitmedia and computer-games. Aug 29 midnight (02.00) Exhibition of photography and visual art. Comedy <fi Revue Cinergy Cinergy Multimedia Murrayfield Parish Church Hall hi Outer • Aug 11-25 (notThurs) 23.00 (01.Fi0lm0)and£5.00Cabaret (£4.00)Club page 17 Venue 104 Ormidale Terrace. Food and Parking: drink: Late baryellow and snacks Theatre Disabled: line in street adjacent. Entrance and approach: 2x15cm • Aug The 12-24 Importance18) Of19.3Being Ernest The Makars and DMDC page 85 steps with ramp to single double/automatic loop available. Assistance available at aldoors.Toilets l times. fully accessible.Telephone and induction Aug 17 14.3(not 0 (16.30) 0 (21.30) £5.00 (£4.00) Food and Ent: drink:3ydTeaHR.andAud:coffee at time of performance only. Disabled: 3yd WC. 125


Physician andRoadFirkin p/4 Venue 86 5812 Dalkeith 662 4746. Box Office: noonFamous - 2pmPhysician andTickets 6pm -Firkin 8.15pm Firkin wanted! The and desires fun and friendly folk to fi l our fabulous fringe festival venue. A Firkin Fact - we have the finest Firkin staff plus 4 fruity ales (brewedfantasies on premises) your the Firkinandway.fil ing fodder. Raise the farenheit to fever pitch with friends, fulfil Old45St.Jeffrey Paul's Church ji3 Comedy <fi Revue Venue Tickets 556 4651and Hall • Aug Ding8-25Ding!19.30Firkin page Box Office: I OamPambalwood -1Street. I pm present (20.Lennon 4Fringe 5) £3.00and (£2.his0200 ‘Hypno with a bus ticketFirkin or flyer)Fringe page 20 Asimmetric and an international programme by professional • Aug Hypnotist Hugh companies fromShakespeare, Britain, ItaMoliere ly, Francenewanddrama the USAand together with leading student 8-25 22. 0 0 (00. 1 5) £4.00 (£3.Firkin 00) Fringe Dog’ productions. the ever popular medics revue keep alive • Aug Punch:Line Poets Present page 20 the real spirit of the Fringe. 18.00 (19.15) page £3.50 (£2.50) • Aug Spoof8-25 Children’s Shows 8-25Firkin 21.00Fringe (21.50) £3.5020(£3.00) • Aug Hullabaloo Backlash Theatre Company page 7 12-31 (not Suns) 10.35 (11.35) £4.50 (£3.50) Food and Fuldrink: Public house with bar snacks Disabled: l facilities Comedy <& RevueCambridge Medics Revue page 16 • Aug Pulse12-24 Fiction (not 18) 23.15 (00.15) £5.00 (£3.50) Pleasance l/4 Venue 33 60I lam The- Pleasance. Tickets 556 6550 Music Box Office: 12 midnight. • Aug Faure’s Requiem Old St Paul ’ s Music ‘96 page 48 Comedy,Theatre, Dance, Music and food and drink al l day. T he Pleasance goes Over-the28 19.High 30 (21.30) £6.00Old(£4.St00)Paul’s Music ‘96 page 48 Road toinformation contain it alring l. For0171a copy609of1800 the Pleasance/Assembly/Gilded and • Aug Festival further before August 1st and 0131 Balloon 556 6550Brochure after August 11,18,Concert 25 I 1.Masses 00 (12.Old30)St Free • Aug Mozart Paul ’ s Music ‘96 page 48 21 19.Chamber 30 (21.15) £6.00 (£4.Old00)St Paul’s Music '96 page 48 • Aug Scottish Children’s Shows 18 20.00 (21.30) Choir £6.00 (£4.00) 0 Jigsaw Gloucestershire Everyman Youth Theatre page 7 Aug 19-26Jim 16.Read 30 (17. 15) FreeParents Musicals/Opera • Poems To To5Your • Queen’s lnsurrection:The Diary of a Suffragette Aug 9-19 17. 0 5 (17. 5) £4.00 (£3. 00) John Dowie page 7 Aug 12-23College (not 18)Theatre 16.00Company (17.40) £4.00page(£2.5650) Comedy <fi Revue 0 Alan Parker-Urban Time Is Now....Again page 10 Theatre Preview Aug14,17,5,818-22, 21.002Warrior-The (22.030)0,3£4.00 0 Dig or12-14,Fly16,The Pig Iron27-31Theatre Company page(£3.9050) Aug 9-12, 6-28, 1 21.0(£7.0 (22. 00) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 1 7, 1 9-24, 20. 0 0 (21. 4 0) £4.50 Aug 16, 1 7, 2 3-25 21. 0 0 (22. 0 0) £8.50 • Do Come Again King Alfred’s Performing Arts Company page 83 • AlPreview: MurrayAug- 7,The8 22.Pub Landlord’s Late50)Lock In page 10 Aug 9-24 (not Suns) 12. 1 5 (13. 4 5) £5.00 (£4. 0 0) 3 5 (23. 3 5) £4.00 • Metamorphosis Hektik page(£4.8100) Aug 15,18-22, 22.35 (£7. (23.530)5) £8.00 (£7.00) 14.30 (16.Theatre 00) £6.00Company Aug 9-12, 16,17,14,23-25 3526,(23.2-8-31 35) £8.50 • Aug Mud26-31 Asimmetric page 63 • Armstrong and8 17.22.Miller The Quality Shag Armstrong & Miller page 11 Aug 26-31 12. 3 0 (13. 4 0) £5.00 (£4. 0 0) Preview Aug 7, 0 0 (18. 0 0) £4. 5 0 • Aug Sort26-31 of a Game Baraonda Theatre (Italy) page 64 Aug 9-11, 13-15, 18-22, 26,(18.28-31 17.00 (£6. (18.500)0) £6.50 (£5.50) 18. 3 0 (19. 4 5) £7.50 (£5. 0 0) Aug 16, 1 7, 2 3-25 17. 0 0 0 0) £7.50 • Tartuffe In Your18)Space • Aug BBC27New Comedy Awards BBC Radio 4 page 13 Aug 12-24 (not 5Productions (15.45) £5.00page (£3.0820) 00) Free Aug 26-31 16.15Pauper (17.14.45)1Productions • Bert & 19.Will30 in(21.Sorted For TeaspageAnd14 Bics • Three 4 Two page 89 Bert Tyler-Moore & Will Aug 8-24 (not Suns) 18.00 (19.45) £5.00 (£3.50) Aug 7-12, 14,23-25 15,18-22, 26,(19.2Smith 8-31 18.20 (£6. (19.20)0) £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 16, 1 7, 18. 2 0 20) £7.00 Capurro-The Doctor Is On 0Scott Capurro page 16 Food and Haldrink: Licensed cafe 9am street - 11 pmlevel. Church: Ent 3yd Flat. Aud: 50yd 7+7+19 • Scott Preview Aug 9 21. 4 5 (22. 4 5) £5.00 Disabled: l : A few steps up from Aug 10-12, 13-25 4,15,121.8,149,5 2(22.1,242,5)26£8.50 21.45(£7.(22.540)5) £7.50 (£6.50) Str HR WC (+ 7 M). Aug 16, 1 7, 2 0 The 21Cheese Shop00) Free BBC Radio 4 page 13 13.00 (14. Out143of25the Blue kis • Aug Cluub Zarathustra - Komedie Venue Blackfriars Street Info 556 5204. Previews Aug 7, 8 23. 0 0 (00. 30) 23.00 £4.00 (00.page30)17£8.00 (£7.00) Aug 9-12, 14,23-25 15,18-22, 26,(00. 28-31 Aug 16, 1 7, 23. 0 0 3 0) £8.50 Comedy <£ Revue • The Comedy page30) £4.00 17 (£7.50) 0 Aug Dead18-31 Slugs21.00 and(22.Strawberries page 19 Previews Aug 7,18Zone 22.5026,(00. 0 0) £6. 5 0 (£3. 5 0) Aug 9-12, 1 4, 1 5, 8-22, 2 8-31 22.50 (00.530)0) £8.00 (£7.00) • The Ubiquitous SueVass Aug 16,Cruel 17,23-25 22.50 (00.30)The£8.50Cruel(£7. Aug 11-31 19.30 (20.Dishcloth 30) £3.00 (£2. 00) page 32 • The Hand of5 (15. Fate Hand of Fate Presents page 18 Preview Aug 16 14. 0 0 5) £3.50 Theatre Aug 19-22,214.6-3105 (15. 14.0055)(15.£6.50 05) £5.50 (£4.00) 0 Aug Big Word Performance Poetry page 65 Aug 23-25 (£5. 0 0) 11-17 noon 16.00 (13. (17.00) £4.50 (£3.00) • Curried 180) £4.00 Aug 25-31 18-24 Preview Aug1Goat 40page (18. 18.is 0Rage 0 (19.000)0)Daedalus Theatre Company page 7 / Aug 9-12, 4,23-25 185,17.18-22, 26,(18.238-31 (18.030)0) £5.50 (£4.50) • Aug My Name Aug 16, 1 7, 17. 4 0 £6.17.04Award 00 (£5. Aug 11,13,Madness 15,17,19,2is1,2a3Movable 18.00 (19.Feast 00) £5.00 (£3.00) • The Daily18.1Telegraph Open30) Mic Grand Final page 18 • Orange: Aug 26 5 (19. 1 5) Free Orange:11-31Theatre and(15.Visual Arts Project page 88 • Dan Freedman page 1800) £4.00 Aug 13. 3 0 0 0) £4. 0 0 (£3. 0 0) Previews Aug 7, 8 20. 0 0 (21. • Someone Who’ll Quadrant Productions page 91 Aug 9-12, 15,18-22, (21.500)0) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 18-31Double 15.30 (17.Watch 00) £4.Over 50 (£3.Me50) Company 16,Gorman 17,14,23-25 20.0page 026,(21.28-31 00) £8.20.5000 (£7. • Yeats • Aug Dave 18 Aug 12,14,16,18,Bill20,22,Daedalus 24 18.00Theatre (19.00) £5.00 (£3.00)page 7 / Previews Aug 20.20 (21.20) 20.20 £4.00 (21.20) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 15,7,188-22, Aug 9-12, 16,Death 17,14,23-25 20.2026,(21.28-31 20) -£8.50 (£7.50) Holmes Mystery by Miles Kington • The of Tchaikovsky A Antidote Theatre page 116-31 22.Sherlock Pathhead ArtsStreet, Centre ci Outer Aug 7-11, 1 3-15, 1 8, 2 0-22, 2 5 0 (23.050)0) £7.00 (£6.00) Venue 182 Commercial Kirkcaldy Tickets 557 0707 Aug 16,Djalili 17,23-25& 22.50 (23.50) £8.00Arab(£7. The DemarcoandEuropean Arts Summer FoundationSchool, goesattolocations Fife to present an Ravenscriag internationalCastle. theatreIn • Omid Ivor Dembina and the Jew page 11 programme Shakespeare including Previews Aug 7, 8 22. 3 0 (23. 3 0) £4.50 collaboration with Fife College and in association with St Leonard’s School. Aug 9-12, 14,23-25 15,18-22, 26-28, 30)0,3£8.50 1 22.(£7. 30 (23. 30) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 16, 1 7, 22.30 (23. 3 All shows listed below can be found under THE DEMARCO FOUNDATION IN FIFE • Aug Drama17-19Writing Workshops BBC Radio50) 4 page 13 10. 0 0 (noon) Free • Aug Dry 29Slopes Theatre 20.20...In (21.BBC2The 0)Radio FreeFlesh4 pageNick13Ball page 12 • An American Melodrama page 72(£3.50) • Dry Slopes 8-17Stars’ (not 11)Magic 21.00Dancing (22.45) £5.00 Preview Aug 8 13. 4 5 (14. • Aug Future page 12 Aug 9-14, 26,13.27,4530,(14.3415)45)13.£3.50 45)0£6.00 (£4.00) 8-17 (not 11) 15.30 page (16.3720) £5.00 (£3.50) 16,Years 17,18-22, 23-25 £7.45 0(14.0 (£5. • Aug A King’s Humour • Aug Fifty On:The Official History of0)the Edinburgh Festival Aug 8-17 (not 11) 19. 1 5 (20. 4 5) £5.00 (£3. 5 0) Arthur Smith page 30 • Tempest in a Teacup page 12 Aug 23-25 18-21,216.6 016.0 0(17.0 (17.00)0£6.50 0) £5.50(£5.(£4.50)50) Aug 8-17 (notStory 11) 13.30 (14.30)D’Arc £3.00 • Voices:The • Aug Gawk! 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‘Get Off’Augwith7 19.Mark Maier Mark Maier page 21 Preview 05 (20. 5) £4.0019.Get05 Off(20.with Aug 8-12, 14.23-25 15,18-22, 26,(20.208-31 00)5) £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 16, 1 7, 19. 0 5 0 5) £7.00 (£6. 0 Annabel page£5.0023 Aug 7,8 18.1Giles Aug 9-15, 8,243,159,2(19. 21,18.425)6-31 (19.5045)(£7.£7.50 (£6.00) Aug 16, 1 7, 5 4 5 (19.18.45)45 £8.Special’ 00)page Harry9-15,18-22 Hill’s‘9620.00 Comeback 23 Aug (21. 0 0) £8.00 (£7. 0 0) Aug 16,1Freddie 7,23-25 20.00 (21.00)Birthday £8.50 (£7.Cake 50) Aaaaaaaaaaaaaargh page 10 IAugStole9-15, Mercury’s (not14.5012)(15.14.40)50 £6.(15.0400)(£4.£5.00 Aug 16,Eclair 17,18-21 23-25(Wig 00) 24(£3.00) Jenny On,Teeth In) (£7.page Aug 9-15,18-22 21. 2 0 (22. 2 0) £8.00 0 Aug 16,1Cricket 7,23-25 21.20 0) Road £8.50 Again (£7.50)0) Jimmy Cricket page 18 Jimmy Out on(22. the2£7.00 Aug 20, 2 2, 2 4 18. 4 5 (19. 4 5) (£6. Aug 27-31 20.00(21.00)Open House 00)BBC Radio 4 page 13 John Shuttleworth’s Aug 22 13. 0 0 (14.BBC 00) Free Just a12Minute Radio 4 page 13 Aug 13.14.0000 (13. 445)5) Free Aug 12 (14. Kaleidoscope BBC Radio 4 page 13 Aug 22League 15.45 (16. 45) Free The of16.Gentlemen 25 Preview Aug 7 3 5 (17. 0) £3.5016.3page Aug 8-12, 14,23-25 15,18-22, 26,(17.238-31 5 (£5. (17.030)0) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug 16, 1 7, 16. 3 5 3 0) £6.00 Lee and Aug 14,16,115,7,Herring 128-21 20.Live 455 (21. (21.445)5)page£8.50 £8.0025 (£7. (£7.500)0) Aug 3, 2 4 20. 4 Hans Liberg page 25 Previews Aug8-22, 7-926-31 18.40 18.(19.4040)(19.£5.00 Aug 10-15, £6.5050)(£5.50) Aug 16,Ends 17,213-25 18.4Radio 0 (19.440) page £7.5040)13(£6. Loose BBC Aug 17 09. 4 5 (11. 0 0) Free L’UltimaAugRecital page05) 26£5.00 Preview 15 (00. Aug 9-12, 14,23-25 185,23.18-22, 26-28, 1 23.1(£6.5 (00. 5) £6.50 (£5.50) Aug 16, 1 7, 23. 1 5 (00.Pussycat 035)0,3£7.50 50)0Sue Mel andAugSue7-12- Planet Mel and page 26 Preview 18. 2 0 (19. 2 0) £5. 0 0 Aug 14,16,117,5,213-25 8-22,218.6,228-31 18.20)20£8.00 (19.2(£7. 0) £7.00 (£6.00) Aug 0 (19. 0 0) Men’s Style Fitness page 26 Preview Aug14,8,and 45 (18. 0) £4.00 Aug 10-12, 195,117.17.8-22, 2(18.6,2558-31 17.45(£6.(18.00)50) £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 16, 1 7, 2 3-25 4 5 0) Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of30)the£7.00 Fringe page 28 Aug 10-16, 1 9-23 13. 0 0 (14. £6. 50 (£5.00)Pleasance Mervyn Stutter’s Pick of30)the£7.50 Fringe Pleasance page 28 Aug 17, 1 8, 2 4-26 13. 0 0 (14. (£6. 0 0) Milton Jones’8-12 The Head Milton£4.00Jones page 25 Previews 00,(19. Aug 14,16,117,5,Aug213-25 8-22,218.6,18.247,043(19. 3140)418.0)£7.00 40 (19.40)00)£6.00 (£5.00) Aug Modern Problems inFreeScience BBC(£6.Radio 4 page 13 Aug 27 17. 0 0 (18. 0 0) Dylan Moran is21.Indisposed Dylan Moran page 26 Preview Aug 7, 8 1 5 (22. 1 5) £4.50 Aug 9-11,13-15,18-22,26-28,30,3121.15 (22.15) £6.50 (£5.50) Aug 17,23-25 21.1BBC 5 (22.Radio 15) £7.50 The 2216,News Quiz 4 page(£6.1350) Aug 21. 3 0 (22. 3 0) Free Not 7-15, The2Midnight Mass £5.50 page 27(£4.50) Aug Aug 16,17&7-31 16.Naylor-Two 00 16.(17.0000)(17.£6.00)Giddy 50 (£5.5Kippers 0) Parsons & Naylor page 28 Parsons Preview10,1Aug 9 22.20 (23.26-28, 20) £4.50 Aug 1, 1 3-15, 1 8-22, 3 0, 3 1 22. 0 0(23. Aug 16,17,23-25 22.Night 20 (23.2Pleasance 0) £8.00 (£7.2page 0) 2820) £7.00 (£6.00) Pleasance Party Aug 29 20.00Varieties (22.00) £10.00 (£8.00) Pleasance Preview Aug18-22, 9 15.236-31 0 (17.15.Pleasance 45)30£5.(17.0045)page£8.0028 (£7.00) Aug 10-15, Aug 16,Pleasure 17,23-25Zone 15.30 (17.45) £8.50page(£7.2850) The Aug 7-31 (notpage 29) 00.2855Pleasance (02.55) £5.00 The Pod Aug 18-25Please (not 23)BBC00.5Radio 5 (02.445)page £5.0013 Poetry Aug 28Proops 13.00 (14.3page 0) Free29 Greg Preview Aug 185,20.18,1159,(21. £5.0030,31 20.15 (21.15) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 9-12, 1,(21.212,5)125)6-28, Aug 16,Proops’ 17,14,23-25 20.152Show £8.50Proops (£7.50) page 29 Greg Chat Aug 10-16, 19-23Stranglers 14.00 (15.00)TheGreg £5.00Cambridge (£4.00) Footlights page 16 The Rainbow Preview Aug18-22,7 16.26,0208-31(16.516.5) 0£4.00 Aug 8-15, 0 (16. 5 5) 50) Aug 17,23-25 16.University 00 (16.55)Amateur £8.00 (£5.£7.00 50) (£4.Club Rent16,Cambridge Dramatic page 16 Preview Aug 8 14. 0 5 (15. 0 5) £3.50 Aug 10,16,2142,114.4,108,5 2(15.0,202,5)26,£6.50 28,30(£5.14.0050)(15.05) £5.50 (£4.00) Aug Richard Aug Herring’s Dead page 29 Previews 16.1Punk’s (17. 25)Not£4.00 Aug 9-12, 14,23-25 15,7,188-22, 256,(17. 28-31 16.15 (£7. (17.25) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 16, 1 7, 16. 1 5 2 5) £8.50 Rummage James Bachman and Matthew50)Holness page 24 Preview Aug 7 14. 0 5 (15. 0 5) £3.50 Aug 9,17,11,23,13,2515,14.19,0521,(15.27,025)9,3£6.1 514.0 0(£5. 5 (15.05) £5.50 (£4.00) Aug Sean LockAug 7,8page 305 (22.15) £4.00 00) Previews 21. 1 Aug 15,18-22, 21.15 (£7. (22.510)5) £8.00 (£7.00) Aug 9-12, 16,17,14,23-25 21.1526,(22.28-31 15) £8.50

• Preview Nobby Aug Shanks. It’s a (18. Lock-Out! Nobby Shanks page 30 8-1217.20 £4.00 Aug 14,117,5,213-25 8-22, 217.6,227,03(18. 0,31220)0)17.£7.00 20 (18.(£6.20)00)£6.00 (£5.00) Aug 16, • Aug Short12-16Story11.00BBC(11.4Radio 4 page 13 • Simon Day page 305)(23.Free15) £4.00 Previews Aug 7, 8 22. 1 5 Aug 9-12, 15,18-21, (23.510)5) £8.00 (£7.00) 16,1on7,14,23-25 22.1BBC 526,(23.28-31 15) £8.22.4 5105page(£7. • Aug Stanza Stage Radio 13 Aug 28 18. 0 0 (19. 0 0) Free • Aug Stanza on00Stage BBC Radio 4 page 13 29 18. (19. 0 0) Free • Twelve page 26 Preview Aug1Ben4,185,Moor 12.18,3109,(13. Aug 9-12, 21,(13.232,0)320)6,£3.50 28-3100 (£5. 12.3000)(13.30) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug 16, 1 7, 2 3-25 12. 3 0 • The TimAugVine9 19.Shambles Tim£6.Vine page 32 Preview 4 0 (20. 4 0) £4.50 Aug 10,16,117,1,213-25 3,14,119.5,148-22, 26-28, 30,31 (£7.19.040)0 (20.40) £7.00 (£6.00) Aug 0 (20. 4 0) £8.00 • The Virgin18-22,Mary26,2Show Aug 15.30)30page (16.3230)(£6.£6.50 50) Aug 8-14, 16,you 17,23-25 15.do8-31 30 (16. £7.50 50) (£5. • What CAN Matt Welcome page 32£6.50 (£5.50) Aug 7-12, 1 4, 1 5, 1 8-22, 2 6-28, 3 0, 3 1 21. 3 5 (22. 3 5) Aug 16,Great 17,23-25Pleasure 21.35 (22.BBC 35) £7.50 (£6.50) • With Aug 27 13.00(14.00) Free Radio 4 page 13 DancelPhysical • AllPreviews Of MeAug Legs On The(20.Wall page 35 £5.00 Aug 9-12, 14,23-25 15,7,188,19.19.19,110201,(20. 22,1215)6,5)2£8.00 8-31 19.(£7.1000)(20.15) £7.50 (£6.50) Aug 16, 1 7, • Shakti -AugKama Sutra Japan Experience page 35 Preview 8, 9 15. 3 0 (16. 3 0) £5.00 Aug (16.330)0) £7.£6.0000 (£6. (£5.000)0) Aug 10-15, 16,17,213,8-2224 15.15.3300 (16. Music • Aug Flute Dreams page 53 6 11.011.Frei 0 0(11.0Zinger Aug 18-22, 16,17,223-25 (11.45)4£3.50 5) £4.00(£3.(£3.00)50) Musicals! Opera • Aug Framed Gloucestershire0) Everyman 19-22, £5.0(£4.0 (£3.00)Youth 00) Theatre page 55 Aug 23-25 214.6 114.0 1(15.0 (15.10)1£6.00 Theatre • Albert Camus, What’s Brighton Theatre Events page 66 Previews Aug14,7-9 15.0026,(16.The 00)Score? £4.50 Aug 10-12, 15,115.8-22, 208-31 15.0000(£6.(16.00)00) £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 16, 1 7, 2 3-25 0 0 (16. 0) £7. • Preview Be My -AugBe 7My12.-3Baby Jack Klaff page 83 Aug 9,17,11,23,13,2515,12.19,30201,(13.2(13.7,4245)9,5)3£6.1£3.50 0 (13.00)45) £5.50 (£4.00) Aug 012.0 3(£5. • Binary Dreamers Nexus Theatre Company page 87 Preview Aug 7, 8 12. 2 5 (13. 4 0) £4.00 Aug 9-15, 128-22, 26,12.29,2530(13.12.40)25 £6.50 (13.40)(£5.£5.50 (£4.50) Aug 16, 1 7, 3-25 • Bosom Buddies Jack(13.Kl45)aff£3.50 page 83 50) Preview Aug 8 12. 3 0 Aug 112.4,138,0 2(13.0,242,5)26,£6.00 28,30(£5.12.030)0 (13.45) £5.50 (£4.00) Aug 10,16,Boy2142,Actor • The Cygnet 71 Preview Aug 7 14. 1 0 (15. 1 0)Theatre £3.00(£4.page Aug 8-15, 1814.14.101(15. 0 (15.10)10)£5.50 £5.00 00) Aug 16, 1 7 (£4. 5 0) • Chloe Poems Healing Pantomime Prods, page 89 Previews Aug 23.4257-31 (00.Roadshow 423.5) 4£4.00 Aug 9-12, 14,23-25 15,7,188-22, 5 (00.(£6.45)00)£6.50 (£5.00) Aug 16, 1 7, 23. 4 5 (00. 4 5) £7.50 • Closing Ing & Mark£4.Evans page 106 Preview AugIn17,18Will Aug 9-15, 8,14.2Works 0,0252(15.14.00of55)(15. 005)0The£5.50Kid(£4.Olibec 50) • The Collected Billy page 87 Previews Aug13-15,8,91I8,1.20-22, 15 (12.26,15)28-31£4.0011.15 (12.15) £5.Productions Aug 10, 1 1, 00 (£4.00) Aug 16, 1 7, 2 3-25 11. 1 5 (12. 1 5) £6.00 (£5. 0 0) • Aug Don 10-13, Juan 18,Commotion page 116.9,259-31 0£8.00 (18.691(£6. 5) £7.00 00) 17,23-25Voyage 0 (18.Gavin16.15)5Robertson 0&0)Andy(£5.Taylor • Aug Fantastic page 79 Aug 8-10 17. 3 0 (18. 4 0) £4. 5 0 Aug 11-15, 13-25 8-22,217.6,238-31 17.40)30£7.(18.504(£5. 0) £7.000SUODC) 0 (£5.00 SUODC) Aug 16, 1 7, 2 0 (18. • The Award The Guardian page 80 Aug 26Guardian noon (14.International 00) £6.00 (£4.0Student 0) Drama • The Guardian International Student Drama Award (2) The Guardian page 80 Aug 27,House 28 noonof Correction (13.30) £6.00 (£4. • The MPS00)- Guy Masterson Presents page 85 Preview Aug18,189,12.21,2202,(13. 50) 12.£4.00 Aug 9-15, 2 6-31 2 0 0(13.0 (£6. 50) £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 16,My17,Boy 23-25 John 12.20Dowie (13.50) £7.page • Jesus 75 (£4.00)00) Aug 21, 2 2, 2 6, 2 8-31 17. 0 5 (18. 0 5) £5.00 Aug 23-25 17.05 (18.05) £6.00 (£5.00) 127


• Preview Let theAug Donkey Go00 (15.Peepolykus (people-like-us) page 89 Aug 9-12, 124,3,17,25,8418,14.14.20-22 14.110)0)00 £4.00 (15.10)(£5.£5.50 (£4.50) Aug 16, 1 7, 0 0 (15. £6.50 25-31 15.15 (16.25) Brighton £5.50 (£4.Theatre 50) 50)Events page 66 • Aug The Lost Continent Preview Aug14,185,20.00 (21.6-28,10)30,£5.00 Aug 9-12, 3£8.00 1 20.0(£6.0 (21. 16,in17,America 23-2518-22, 20.002Plumb (21.10)Productions 5Presents 0)10) £7.00page(£5.9050) • Aug Made Preview Aug 9 15. 2 0 (16. 2 0) £3.00 Aug 10-12, 4,15 15.15.2200 (16. (16.220)0) £6.00 £5.00 (£4.00) 16,17,Acrobats 213-25 • Aug Mapapa page 85 (£5.00) Preview Aug 8 14. 3 0 (15. 3 0) £5.00 Aug 18-22, 14.30 (£7. (15.030)0) £7.00 (£6.00) Aug 9-11, 16,17,123-15, 3-25 14.Human 3026,(15.28-31 30) £8.00 • Oblomov Only Theatre Company page 87 Preview Aug 8, 9 15. 2 5 (16. 4 5) £5.00 Aug 16,10-12, 17,213,4,2145,115.8,1259,2(16.1,2425)15.£7.00 (£6.45)00)£6.00 (£5.00) Aug 2 5 (16. • Aug Pretty10-13, Vacant Brighton page 66 5,18-22,21.30 26-28,(22.3Theatre 21.30Events 16,Quest 17,213-25 40,5)31£8.00 (£6.(22.50)45) £7.00page(£5.6950) • Aug The For Don Quixote Commotion Aug 14,16 116.5,250-22, 16.50(£6.(18.00)15) £7.00 (£5.00) 0 (18.216-28 5) £8.00 • Aug Ryder Aug Livestock Theatre page 85 Preview 8 noon (13. Aug 9-11, 13-15, 18,noon 20-22,(13.520)6,520)£4.00 8-31£6.0noon (13. Aug 16, 1 7, 2 3-25 0 (£5.Events 00) 50) £5.page5066(£4.50) • Sex TipsAugFor7-9Girls19.40Brighton Theatre Previews (20. 5 5) £4.50 Aug 10-13, 5,18-22,19.246-28, 350,5)31£7.50 19.40(£6.(20.00)55) £6.50 (£5.00) Aug 1.7,123-25 • West She 16,Knows YouPlayhouse Know0 (20.with Yorkshire Stars page 105 Previews Aug 7,818,18.20-22, 15 (19.27,425)8,3£5.0,3010&18.Angels Aug 9-11, 13-15, 1050)(19.45) £7.50 (£6.00) Aug 16, 1 7, 2 3-25 18. 1 5 (19. 4 5) £8.50 (£7. • Aug The 7-31 Smallest Cinema World Pleasance page 90 £2.50 in the • The ‘WarAl15.ofl dayThe Aug 25-31 25 (16.Worlds’ 45) £5.5Story 0 (£4.50)Only Human Theatre Company page 87 Food and Ent: drink:15ydRestaurant, bar, pasta and80ydwine12+9+5 bar, snacks day. Disabled: 2 StrWCcafe, (+4 licensed 50yd adapted).Aud: Str HR.all Parking available.

Estonian Folktale Theatre Queen Aug 00) £5.00 (£4. 00) Margaret College page 93 Aug 1412,119.3 316.Queen 5 0(20.0 (17.35)Margaret Oleanna College Aug 13, Under 16 21.15 (22. 45) Margaret £5.00 (£4.College 00) page 93page 93 Up ‘N’8-17 Queen Aug (not 11, 1 4) 19. 3 5 (21. 0 0) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug 14 16.00 (17.20) Food and drink: Bar available Disabled: I Wheelchair space in main auditorium. Chairlift.WC (adapted).

Queen*s Hall Tickets 668 2019 nis Venue 72 Clerk Boxagain Office: 10am Street. - 10.30pm. Yet the Queen’s Hal l displays its knack of eclectic programming. Watch out for a full range folk, rock andandjazz. RussianofArt.comedy, Also restaurant bar. Maybe a bit of drama too. Oh and don’t forget the Comedy <£ Graffoe Revue Queen’s Hall Comedy Special I page 14 • Aug Boothby 23 midnight (01.30) £12.50Hall£10.Comedy 00 and £7.50 2 page 14 • Aug Boothby Graffoe 24 midnight (01.Queen’s 30) £12.50Hall£10.Comedy 00 and £7.Special 50 3 page 15 • Aug Boothby Graffoe Queen’s Special midnightAttitude (01.30) £12.50 £10.00 andpage£7.50 • Aug Elaine2515-22With Gilded Balloon (not- Queen’s 19) 22.3Hall 0 (00.Special 30) £10.00 (£7. 50)2322 • Aug Harry24 Hill page 22. 3 0 (23. 3 0) £10. 0 0, £8.00 and £6. 0 0 • Aug Sean22,Hughes 23 20.00- Queen’s (21.page30) 24£8.50 and £6.50 page 24 • Jenny Eclair Special Aug 23 22. 3 0 (23. 30)Live£10.-Hall 0Queen’s 0, £8.00 and £6.00 • Aug Lee 25and22.30 Herring (23.30)page£10.00 £8.00 andHall£6.Special 00 page 25 • Aug Mark20,Thomas 31 2 1 19. 3 0 (20. 4 5) £8.00 • Rory McGrath& &PhilipPhilipPopePopepage- Death By Country Rory24-25 McGrath Aug 20.00 (21.30) £10.00 (£8.2600) Music • Aug Battlefield In30)Concert Battlefield Band page 39 16-18Maclean 19.Band 30 (21.with £8.50Acoustic (£6.(with 50) guests) • Aug Dougie The Edge Dougie Maclean page 47 27, 2 8 22.30 (00. 3 0) £9. 5 0 (£8. 5 0) • Carol Kidd Aug 30McMurdo 19.30 (21.page 30) £47page 12.5047and £ 10.00 • Craig Aug 19 20.00 (22.00) £10.00 £9.00 Theatre • Aug Deirdre @muse.calarts page 64 IIII 20.22.0000 (21. Aug (23.1115)5)5) £7.50 The Quaker Meeting House kii Aug 12 21.00 (22. Venue 40 710am Victoria Terrace. Tickets 220 6109 Box Office: - heart 8pm. Food and Ramped drink: Licensed bar lyd and +1.Wheelchair restaurant spaces in hall. New infra-red audio loop Friendly venue i n the of Edinburgh, Street, close to theroom castle, Disabled: access. Ent: Grassmarket Office. snackabove bar,Victoria theatre, workshop/display system. Accessible bar.WC (adapted). Parking on Clerk Street. beautiful viewsandoverFringe the Old TownFoyerto the Pentland Hil s, vegetarian cafe. with Talks & Events Raj 184Restaurant on Shore b/9 • Aug Greet12-31the(not DaySuns) with Shakespeare Venue Henderson- 12Street, Leiththe 553 3980 (11.00) £3.5The 0 (£2.Shakespeare 50) Workshop page 60 Box RajOffice: 10.00am midnight • Aug Shakespeare’s Hamlet15.10.3000The The Restaurant on the Shore i n Leith i s Edinburgh’s busiest and best known 12-31 (not Suns) (16.3Shakespeare 0) £3.50 (£2.Workshop 50) page 60 BangladeshiTherestaurant.The spacious, high ceilinged, wood panelled silent picture house overlooks Theatre the Raj. Water of Leith. Start or finish your exploration of Edinburgh’s sea port at • Aug Bad 12-17 Omens21.00Soup OfThe Day Theatre Co page 97 (22.Dead 00) £4.00Sussex (£3.50)University Drama Society page 98 Music • Aug Bang-Bang • The Traditional Music and FoodCulture of Bengal 26-31 19.You’re 00 (20. 15)Theatre £4.50 (£4.Company 00) page 91 Bangladesh Of Food page 39 • The Crucible Praxis Aug 11-15, 1Festival 8-22, 20,5-29 19.3300And (22.330)0)££13. 26-31 20.3Performance 0 (22.45) £5.00Exchange (£3.50) page 90 Aug 16, 1 7, 2 3, 2 4, 3 3 1 19. (22. 17.9955 • Aug Meyerhold Aug 12-24 (not 18) 13. 0 0 (14. 1 5) £5.00 (£4. 0 0) • Aug Michael Acting Workshop Theatre page 71 Food and drink:2ydRestaurant & Licensed Bar available all day 13,15,Chekhov 1Performance 7 17.00 (18. 30)Exchange £3.50 (£2.page50 -90Cygnet also Equity members) Disabled: • Aug Persians users. Help Ent: available.level access. Aud: 7yd level access.WC adapted. Suitable wheelchair 12-24 (not 18) 19. 0 0 (20. 2 0) £5.50 (£4. 0 0) • Aug Pessoa19-24Personae 98 15.Kenilworth 00 (15.Tagus 55)Theatre £5.Theatre, 00 (£3.Company 5Lisbon 0) page Randolph Studio hs • Aug Streetlife page 83 19-24 20. 4 5 (22. 1 5) £5. 0 0 (£4. 0 0) Venue 55 Inst. Francais d’Ecosse, 13 Randolph Cres. Tix 225 5366 • Aug Willy26-31Nilly15.by00Richard Smithson Cockermouth Theatre page 69 Box Office: Opens 9.30am. (17. 0 0) £3.00 (£2. 0 0) This elegant venued’Ecosse. located near the Westexhibiting End ofgallery PrincesandStreetan award is housed withinFrench the Cafe • Wyatt The Frontier On The Spot Productions page 87 It hosts winning Aug 15-17Earp:15.0A0 Life (17.0On 0) £5.00 (LaInstitute CuisineFrancais d’Odile) a fullanprogramme concentrates on the asworkwellofasJapanise artists. of theatre.This year’s programme Food and drink: Vegetarian Cafe open 10am 7pm Disabled: Access from Victoria Tee. Lift available to all floors. Ground floor: WC (adapted) Dance/Physical • Etoko11-17Jazz17.Dance Japan Experience page 35 30 (18.Company 15) £5.00 Queen Margaret College hi Outer • Aug Hana18-24Japan13.1Experience page(£4. 35550)0) Venue 24 Drama Dept., Clerwood Terrace. Tickets 317 3546. Aug 5 (14. 0 0) £5.00 (£4. • KumikoYamaguchi Dance0) Company Japan Experience page 35 Box Office: Pre-festival I lam-3pm. During Fringe I lam - 9.15pm I 1-17 18.- Looking 30 (19.15)Modern £5.the00 (£4. • Aug Op Eklekt to£5.00 Far550)East Japan Experience page 35 DancelPhysical Aug 11-17 19. 3 0 (20. 1 5) (£4. • With and Without Shoes:pageAmerican Dance Queen Margaret College 36 Music Aug 15-17 16.00 (17.00) £5.00 (£4.00) • Aug Biwa,11-17 Japanese Lute15) Japan 16.30 (17. £5.00 Experience (£4.Shamisen 50) pageJapan46 Experience page 46 Theatre • Aug ChikuyoTakahashi-Tsugaru • Queen Bouncers the 1990’s Tartan Tarantino Remix I 1-17 15. 3 0 (14. 1 5) £5.00 (£4. 50) Margaret College page 93 Aug 18-24 14.15 (15.00) Aug 9,1010,16.12,0014,(17.15,210)7 21.15 (22.35) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug


• Aug Shiho15-21JapannoonExperience (13.00) £5.00page(£4.4650) Talks <£ Events • Aug Mieko 11-17Nishimura 14.30 (15.-1Heavenly 5) £2.00 (£1.Bird, 50) Mayura Japan Experience page 59 Theatre • Aug Performance - Bloom Japan Experience page 82 11-17When 13.15Group (14. 15)Taihen (£4. • Aug Slippery Wet22.00 La£5.00 Mama E.5T0).C. (£3. + Mustique Projects page 84 12-25 (not 18) (23. 1 0) £5.00 50) Experience • Aug Traditional &45Shakespearean Kyogen Japan page 83 14-18 20. (21. 3 0) £5.00 (£4. 5 0) Aug 1718 10.15(11.00) Aug 15.30(16.15) Visual Arts Japan Experience page 112 • Aug Exhibitions 11-24 11.00 (20.00) Free Food and Ent drink:3ydCafe Disabled: 4+1 available Str HR.Aalud:l day.50yd 27 Str HRWC (F +3 25” M +7 25”). Ravenscraig Venue 175 RavenscraigCastle Park, Kirkcaldy Tickets 557 0707 Theatre • Aug Macbeth 8-14 (notThe11)Demarco 20.00 (22.Foundation 00) £15.00in(£7.Fife50)page 72

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Reid8 Concert Hall lii Venue Bristo Box Office: 5pm Square Music • Aug Brass16Across The00)Pond David00)A Hall Whitburn Band page 41 19.30 (22. £8.00 (£6. • The Segovia Aug 20-23 13.0Trio 0 (13.5Segovia 5) £5.00Guitar (£4.0Trio 0) page 53 Food and drink: Refreshments, snacks at performance only.(22in). Not advisable 100ydGuide flat Sstr.dogsAud:admitted. 8yd flat. Fixedtimetierofseating. WC ISstr forDisabled: wheelchairs. Rifle101Lodge ci3 Venue 32a Broughton St. Tickets 557 1785 Box Office: 10.00am 00. 1 Sam Expect drama. sparks to flylove, as the Rifrevenge, le Lodge loads up with a high octane programme of rapid fire, quality shows on this Sex, years Riflehate, stage. jealousy and laughter sit side by side in nineteen new Comedy • Time of<£myRevue Fingers(£3.Theatre Aug 11-17 12.Life 05 (13.Sticky 25) £4.00 00) page 31 Music • Aug Dartmoor30Dreams Aiming(£2.the50) Rifle page 38 (18.50) £3.00 Aug 2526 17.10.10(11.30) Theatre • Abigail’s Absolute Aug 12,18,210,4,Party 14.0405)Banana (15.30)Theatre £4.00 (£3.Company 50) page 61 212,6,Aiming 2246,214.8,31the05 (15. • Aug Bouncers Ri f l e page 61 11-24 00.15 (01.45) £3.00 (£2.50) • Aug The 27-31 Burning/Freezing Abusement 10.Lear15 (11.Aiming 30) £3.00 (£2.fle50)pagePark61 Aiming the Rifle page 61 • Aug Cascade’s the Ri 19.30 (20.Theatre 15) £3.00 (£2.50) • Aug Dice25-31 Aug 11-17Rapscallion 18.12.4050 (19. 040)5) £3.00page(£2.9350) Aug 18-24 (13. • Aug Dr Faustus Theatre Company page 102 11,Holy13,1Maidens 5,1University 7,20,22,2Aiming 4 of22.Nottingham 20the(23.Ri3f5)le £3.New • Aug The 25-31 page00 (£2. 61 50) 16. 0 0 (17. 0 0) £3.00 (£2. 5 0) • Aug If University Company page 102 16,1of9,Fry2Nottingham 1,23Aiming 22.20 the(23.NewRi35)fTheatre • Aug Live 12,18-24 and14,Let le0)£3.00 page(£2.61 50) 16. 1 5 (17. 1 5) £3.00 (£2. 5 • Aug Our 18-24 Revels18.now 15 (19.are45)Ended £4.00 (£3.No50)Holes Bard Theatre Company page 87 Aug 26-31 17.30(19.00) • Aug Relatively Speaking 5,117,5 2(15. 5,27,45)29,Absolute 31 14.00Banana (15.30)Theatre £4.00 (£3.Company 50) page 61 21,11,Up 2133,114.Mike • Aug Stand Tarbuck Aiming the Ri f l e page 61 noon 00) £3.00 50) Co page 62 • Aug Stella,25-31 are (13. Funny Alison(£2. Aug 11-24you21.00(22.15) 20.30 (21.45) £4.50 (£2.Andrews 00) Aug 25-31 • Aug Terry25-31Pratchett’s Wyrd Sisters Aiming the Rifle page 61 00. 1 5 (01. 4 5) £2.50 (£2. • T.AugV. Dinner Aiming the£3.50 Rifle (£3.page000)0)61 13-24 10. 3 0 (11. 3 0) • Wardrobe Aiming Rifle (£2.page50)61 25-31 22.Story 45 (23.4the5) £3.00 • Aug The Aug Whole 11-17 16.30 (17.1Aiming 5) £2.50the(£1.Ri5f0)le page 61 Food and Enc2yd drink: Refreshments and snacks available day. (+14+14+9W). Disabled: 2 StrWC (M)Aud:22yd 13+13 Strall HRWC

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Roman Eagle Lodge jn Venue 21 2I Johnston Tickets 225 7226 Box Office: 1.30am -theTerrace. 11.30pm Practically next door to Castle.This venue provides a superb mix of theatre and entertainment.Whether you Eagl comee Lodge. to see a show or just to enjoy a cup of coffee we wil welcome you to the Roman Comedy <£ Revue • Aug Roaring 18-24Forties 12.10 (13.Cabbages 20) £4.50&(£3.Things 50) page 16 Theatre • Am I Screaming(21.Quietly page 102 Aug 25-31 50) £4.00Ugly (£2.5Productions 0) • The Art of21.10 Remembering Asa Productions Inc. page 63 Aug 11-31 13. 4 5 (14. 5 0) £4.50 (£3. 5 0) • The Borgias’18.10Dining Industry page 97 Aug 25-31 (19.10)Room £4.50Theatre (£3.The50)Steam • Aug City of Love22.30Anticlockwise Company page 62 10-17 (23. 3 0) £4.50 (£3. 5 0) 18-24 23.Ugi10y (00. 10) page 102 • Aug Free-Fall Productions Aug 18-24 Bare 21.10Necessities (21. 50) £4.00page(£2. 50) • Guising 18-31 19.it25is(20.Ugly 55) £5.00 (£4.6400) page 102 • Aug How Sweet Productions Aug 25-31 22.1For 0 (22.Girls 50) £4.00 50) Theatre page 102 • Aug It’s Different Urban(£2. 10-17 19.30 Faction (20.50) Theatre £4.00 (£3.Myth 00) 77 • Julius Caesar page Aug 18-31 16. 2 0 (15. 5 0) £4.50 (£3. 0 0) • 97Aug Ugly page 18-24- ‘ Productions 22.10 (22.Paul50)Fallon £4.00102(£2. 50)77 • Word Plays’ page Aug 11-17Christopher 16.30 (17.30) £5.Face00Li(£4.ft Theatre 50) Company page 77 • Visiting 11-24 18.05of(19.Mirrors 05) £5.00Outhouse (£3.00) Productions • AAug Wilderness Aug 19-31 (not 25) 15.10 (16.10) £4.00 (£2.50) page 88 Food and Enc drink:level.CafeAud:and+20lightsStr snacks day. Inaccessible for wheelchairs. Disabled: HR.WCallunadapted. Rosslyn Chapel P6 Outer Venue 118 10am Roslin,- 5pm. Midlothian. Tickets 440 2159. Box ofOffice: One Scotland’s magical places, Rosslyn Chapel was built i n the 15th century by Earl a William Clair. forIts wealth of carving,ofculminating in th famous Prentice Pil ar, provides powerfulStsetting the enjoyment traditional music. Music • Aug Emma28 21.00 Christian page (£5. 41 00) (22.3 1Str5) £6.50 Disabled: EnC (ramped access).HelpAud:available. 27yd.WC 24” (narrow, unsuitable for wheelchair users).26ydGuide dogs admitted. Roxburghe Hotel 19 Venue 89 3810am Charlotte Square. Box Office: - I 1.30pm Music • International CD & Record Edinburgh International andFair Record Fair pageat 42venue) Aug 2324 noon (19. 000)0) £1.00CD (tickets only available Aug 10. 0 0 (19. Aug 25 10. 0 0 (17. 0 0) • The Folk00)Show page 48 Aug 30Paddie 19.30 Bell (22.45)Festival £8.00 (£7. Food and drink: Restaurant, licensed bar,WCsnacks, all day.Aud. level). Service lift Disabled:to Enc 6yd 2 Str.users. (F +20refreshments to basement available access6ydWC2 Str.forAud:wheelchair Guide dogs admitted.MHelp available. Royal Venue 193 Botanic Inverleith Row Garden Dance/Physical • Aug Plant10-24 Hunter (not 18)Theatrum 20.30 (22.Botanicum,Theater 00) £10.00 (£7.'00)of Plantes page 37

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The Royal British Hotel /// Venue 14 Princes Street Talks £ Hume Events- Editor of Living Marxism • Mick Campaign Aug 20 19.Against 30 (21.0Militarism 0) £4.00 (£3.page00) 58 Royal Venue 132 Fine 9 Atholl Art CrescentCommission for Scotland Talks £ Events • Minds - Architecture and Planning Casework Royal12,FineMeeting for Scotland Aug 14,Art 16,19,Commission 21,23 17.30(19.00) Free page 59 Royal Mile Primary School jis Venue 58 Canongate Tickets 0831 153545 / 0860 456195 Children’s Shows • Aug Rumpelstiltskin 9-17,19,24,25 14.Globe 00 (14.Players 55) £3.00page(£2.7 00) Theatre • The Bradford The00)Wey Val(£ley1.Theatre Company page 105 Aug 12-17 (not Poisoner 14)/ Brown 18.00 (19.Rice £2.00 0Val0) ley Theatre • White Mercury The Wey Company page 105 Aug 12-17 (not 14) 16. 4 5 (17. 4 5) £2.00 (£1. 0 0) Disabled: Ent:30yd 1+3 Str.Aud: 10yd Flat. Royal Museum of Scotland KI2 Venue 43 Chambers 225 7534 Box Office: 10am - 5pmStreet. Mon-SatTickets and noon - 5pm Suns. Music • Leicestershire Symphonic Festival18 of14.30(15.30) BritishArts YouthFree Orchestras Wind page 43Band and Youth Dance • Aug Maltings,Viennese Ensemble Music n therefreshment. Museum page 47 28 18.Duets 30 (19.3Music 0) £6.00in the(£4.Museum 00) Includesipage • Aug Musical 47 Aug 21 18. 3 0 (19. 3 0) £6. 0 0 (£4. 0 0) Includes refreshment. • Aug Royal14Scottish Chorus Music in the Museum page 47 18.30 (19.National 30) £6.00 Orchestra (£4.00) Includes refreshment. Food and drink: Cafe open al l day. Disabled: Enc Lothian St 2yd ramped. Aud: 20yd ramped. WC adapted.Totally accessible. St Andrews £ St George's Church hii Venue III 10am 13 George Street. Tickets 225103847 Box elegant Office: - 3pmGeorgian (Mon -church Fri) From Augof Edinburgh’s New Town caters for This and historic i n the heart alperformances l tastes once byagainacclaimed with a wide of diverse local, ranging nationalprogramme and international artistsmusical - and events. some areFineFREE! Comedy £ Revue • Songs Aug 18-22of Love, 22.30 Lust (23.45)and£5.Loss... 00 (£4.00)The Singing Theatre Company page 30 Dance/Physical • Strictly Aug 11-17Scottish 19.30 (21.30)page£6.0037 (£5.00) Music • Aug Bohemian St Andrews Georges At Festival Time page 50 27 12.The 30Rhapsody (13.Clarsach 30) £4.50(Scottish (£4.00)Harp)& StSociety • Aug Calluna page 41 20 19. 3 0 (21. 3 0) £6.00 (£5. 0 0) • Aug Celebrity Recital St£6.00 Andrews & St Georges At Festival Time page 50 26 19. 3 0 (21. 3 0) (£5. 0 0) • Aug Cello22and12.3Piano Andrews Georges At Festival Time page 50 0 (13.3for 0)St£4.50 (£4.and0&0)StHarp • StCeltic Selection Voices Andrews & St Georges At Festival Time 13 14.Classics 30 (16.3-0)Cadenza £5.50 (£4.50) page 49 • Aug Choral StAug Andrews & St Georges page 50 18 19.30 Mullerin (21.30) £6.0StAt0 Andrews (£5.Festival 00) Time • Aug Die Schone & St Georges At Festival Time page 49 13 12. 3 0 (13. 3 0) £4. 5 0 (£4. 0 0) • Aug Edinburgh St Andrews At Festival Time page 49 15 12.30Barack 30) £5.00 00)& StAtGeorges • Ensemble St(13.Andrews & (£5. St(£4.Georges Festival Time page 50 Sept I 19. 3 0 (21. 3 0) £6.00 0 0) • Aug Fandangle & (£4. St Georges Time page 50 16 14.Ceilidh 30 St(16.Andrews 30)The£5.50Clarsach 50)(ScottishAt Festival • Aug Festival Harp) Society page 41 19 19. 0 0 (21. 3 0) £7.00 (£6. 0 0) • Aug Fiddle,23 19.Harp30 (21.and30)Voice £6.00 The (£5.0Clarsach 0) (Scottish Harp) Society page 41 • StFrom Baroque to Romantic Andrews & St Georges At Festival Aug 28Goldberg 19.30 (21.Variations 30) £6.00 (£5.00) Time page 50 • The St Andrews St Georges Aug 30 12.3&0 (13. 30) £4.50At(£4.Festival 00) Time page 50 130

• Aug Intermezzo 31 14.3to0 (16.theSt 3Andrews 0)Dance £5.50 &(£4.St5Georges 0) At Festival Time page 50 • StInvitation Andrews St Georges 50 Aug 29 19.Trio3&0 (21. 30) £6.00At&(£5.Festival 0) TimeAt page • Aug Merlyn St Andrews St 50Georges Festival Time page 49 14 14. 3 0 (16. 3 0) £5.50 (£4. 0) • StMessiaen’s For the End Time ofTimepage 49 Andrews &0Quartet St Georges 12 14.3and (15. 30) £4.50AtThe(£4.Festival 00) (Scottish • Aug Minstrels Makars Clarsach Harp) Society page 41 22 19.30in(21.the30)Highlands £6.00 (£5.00) • Aug My Heart’s StAugAndrews & St Georges At Festival Time page 50 19.30 (21.30)St Andrews £6.00 (£5.&00)St Georges At Festival Time page 49 • Aug Organ2714,2Recitals 1,28 12.30 (13.St30)Andrews FREE & St Georges At Festival Time page 50 • Organ Spectacular 31 Recital 12.30 (13.St30)Andrews £4.50 (£4.Si St00)Georges • Aug Piano Festival Time page 50 23 12.30 (13.St3Andrews 0) £4.50 &(£4.St0Georges 0) AtAtFestival • Aug Quernstane Time page 49 Aug 12 12.30(13.30) FREE • Aug Saxophone Classique St(£4.Andrews & St Georges At Festival Time page 50 27 14. 3 0 (16. 3 0) £5.50 5 0) • Aug Scotch15 14.Minstrelsy St Andrews & St Georges At Festival Time page 49 30 (16.St3Andrews 0) £5.50 (£4. • Aug Song20Recital & St500)0)Georges At Festival Time page 50 12. 3 0 (13. 3 0) £4. 5 0 (£4. • Aug Sostenuto Andrews & (£4. St Georges Time page 50 29 12.30 St(13. 30)St £4.50 00)ChoirAtandFestival • StStAndrews Andrew’s andGeorges George’s Orchestra & St At Festival Time page 50 Aug 17 12.30 (13.30)Songs FREE St Andrews & St Georges At Festival Time page 49 • Superb Aug 16 12.Soprano 30 (13.30) FREE • Tendres Badinages St Andrews St Georges At Festival Time page 50 Aug 19Good12.3To0 (13.Miss!30) £4.50 (£4.00) &(Scottish • Too The Clarsach Harp) Society page 41 Aug 21 19. 3 0 (21. 3 0) £6.00 (£5. 0 0) • The Virtuoso Guitar St Andrews & St Georges At Festival Time page 50 Aug 30 19. 3 0 (21. 3 0) £6.00 (£5. 0 0) • Whistlebinkies Aug 31 19.30 (21.30) page £6.0053(£5.00) Food and Ent drink:3ydTea3 STr. andAcoffee noon to 2pm Disabled: ud: 5ydatFlattimeorofsideperformance. entrance atSnacks streetMon level -byFriprior arrangement. St Ann's Community KI3 Venue 65 South Close, Cowgate.Centre Tickets 557 0469 Box Office: 9.00amGray’s - 9.40pm. All shows listed below can be found under LEICESTERSHIRE YOUTH ARTS Children’s Shows page 7 • Carrie’s War Aug 19-24 00) £4.50 (£3.50) • Aug Flour19-24 Babies14.10.0000 (11. (15.page700)7£4.50 (£3.50) • Aug Pinocchio page 00 (11.00) £4.50 (£3.50) Aug 12-17 19-24 10.16.00(17.00) Musicals/Opera • Chicago Aug What 12-24 20.a page 00 (21.560War 0) £4.50 (£3.50) • Oh, Lovely Aug 12-24 (not 18) noon (13.00)page£4.5056 (£3.50) Theatre • Aug Once12-24 a Catholic 84 (£3.50) 18.00 (19.0page 0)page£4.50 • Treasure Island 84 (£3. Aug 12-17 14. 0 0 (15. 0 0) £4.50 50) • Twelfth Aug 12-17Night 16.00 (17.page 00) £4.84 50 (£3.50) Food and Ent:30yd drink: CafeFlat.9.A0ud:0am4yd- 9.FlatWC. 00pm Disabled: St Cecilia's k/3 Venue 31 cnr10.30am Niddry- Hall Street & Cowgate. 229 8018 / 650 2805 Box Office: 5pm This hall, thetheoldest in Scotland, was built in 1763 forandtheClavicords Edinburgh Musicallittle-known andconcert now Collection which isSociety open most Festivalhouses mornings.Russell An elegant settingofforHarpsichords Early Music. Music • Arborea Musica - Bach andHallSons Harpsichords 45 Aug 13 15.Musica 00 at(16.St3-0)Cecilia’s £6.00 (£4.and 00)pageContrivances • Arborea Concerti Harpsichords Aug 22 15.Musica 00 at(16.St3-0)Cecilia’s 0 Hall (£4.0Reunis 0)page 46 • Arborea Les£6.0Gouts Harpsichords at St Cecilia’s Hal l 46 Aug 20 15.Battles 00 (16.and 30) £6.00 (£4.00)pageEdinburgh • Aug Brawls, Bombards 17, 1 8, 2 4, 2 5 19. 0 0 (21. 0 0) £6. 0 0 (£4. 50) Renaissance Band page 42 Aug 25Kitchen 15.00(17.00) • John Une harmonic agreable Harpsichords Cecilia' Hall 15Ensemble 15.00 at(16.St-30)Love’s £6.00sSoft (£4.0Passion 0)page 45 • Aug Loki Harpsichords at St Cecilia’s Hal l Aug 27 15.00 (16.30) £6.00 (£4.00)page 46


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Lucy Carolanat-StBach’s Well-tempered Clavier Book 2 Harpsichords Hall Aug 24 15.Hadjimarkos 00 (17.30)Cecilia’s £6.00 (£4.00)page 46 Marcia Fortepiano Harpsichords St Cecilia’s Hall00)page 46 Aug 29 15.00 at(16. £6.00 (£4. Music,Verse andSt30)Cecilia’s Scottish Monarchs45 Harpsichords at Hall Aug 17 Chenery: 15.00 (16.3countertenor, 0) £6.00 (£4.00)page Sandy John Kitchen: Hitchcock Spinet c 1728 Harpsichords Aug 10 15.00 at(16.St30)Cecilia’s £6.00 Hall (£4.00)page 45 Talks <£ Events • Aug Poets 23from 15.00Denmark (17.00) £5.00Scottish (£3.00)Poetry Library page 60 Food and Ent: drink:Niddrie Refreshments at time ofunadapted. performance only. Disabled: Aud:door. level. WC wheelchair bookings to St.unlock Induction Loop. Advise curator in advance re

St John*s Church Hall 19 Venue 126 10am West •EndI 1.30pm. Princes Street Tickets 556 0492 Box Office: Children’s • An AlienShows Stole my Skateboard Twenty Youth(£3.Theatre Aug 12-17First13.Century 00 (14.4Fox 5) £5.00 50) page 9 Comedy <£ Revue • The Usual Durham Revue(£3.page Aug 19-31 (notSketches 25,29) 22.The00 (23. 15) £5.00 50) 19 Music St Columba's ChurchRoad, Blackball. c/ Outer • Park Harp Jazz Park Stickney page S3 Venue 68 Muirdale Terr. Queensferry Aug 12-14 15.00 (16.00) £5.00 (£2.50) Box Office: 7pmhall- 10pm Aug Attractive church plus coffee lounge. Easy access for audience including disabled Aug 1619,221.30(23.00) 0 21.00 (22.00) facilities. Well appointed stage recently upgraded and refurbished. 10 minutes from town centre with off street parking. Theatre • AAugPlay12-24about page Theatre (nota18)Chair 15.Kuwait 15 TFT (16.Little 4Productions 5) £5.50 (£4.0page 0) 8498 • Out of Sight19.3....0 (22.Out00)of£5.00 Murder Southern Light Drama page 97 • Aug Shirley Valentine Theatre Aug 19-24 21-23 10. 3 0 (12. 3 0) £5.00 (£3. 5 0) not suitable • The Storytellers 71 for under I6’s Food and Ent drink:I lydTea+andI.Aud: coffee5ydatWC. interval. Aug 26-31 16.Evil00Of(18.Us:Andrew 00) My£5.00LifeCullum (£4.With 00) page • Think No Kenneth Williams Disabled: David12-17 Benson17.30page Aug (18.4655) £5.00 (£3.50) Aug 19-24 18.30(19.45) St Giles js Aug 26-31 13.30(14.45) Venue 187 HighCathedral Street, Royal Mile Food and Enter drink:byCornerstone Cafe alStreet l day (closes Music Disabled: path from Princes Ent 20ydearlyFlatevening). Aud: lyd FlatWC (adapted). • Scottish Borders WindOrchestras and Chamber Orchestras Festival of British Youth page 43 Sept I 18.00 (19.00) Free St Mark's Unitarian Church J9 Venue 125 1/2Castle Terrace Food and Enc drink:6ydLower Box Office: hour beforehas performance Disabled: + 7 Str.aisleAud:cafe5ydopen Flat all day. Centrally situated St Marks excellent acoustics and an intimate atmosphere ideally suited for chamber ensembles and recitals. St 19 All shows listed below can be found under PHILOMUSICA OF EDINBURGH unless VenueJohn's 127 West Church End, Princes Street otherwise stated Comedy <fi Revue Music • The Arthur Siphid Phondoo Experiunce • Aug Banquet Music 49 (£3.00 child) OffThe19-24Ground 15,18,2156,of2315.00(16.00) 18.00 (19.0page 0) £5.00 Aug 20.00 Productions (21.15) £5.00 page (£2.5270) Aug Aug 24 13. 0 0 (14. 0 0) Dance/Physical 27 20.Masterpieces 00 (21.00) • Aug Baroque • Aug The20,22 Dances18.0of0 (20. Ukraine Aug 12,26Boonen 20.00 (21.30)page£5.0490page (£3.0490 child) 030)0) £4.50Ros(£2.Folk50) Dance Group page 36 • Etienne Aug 26, 2 8 14. 3 0 (16. Aug 19-21 20.00 (22. 0 0) £5.00 (£3.00) • Aug Love23the15.Earth with Hiroshima Cosmic Dance Company page 34 • Cameo 30 (16.330)0) £5.00 (£3.00) Aug 14,8t17Piano 20.page 00 (21.49page 30) £5.00 (£3.00 child) Aug • Cello 49 Aug 2426 16.19.3300 (17. (20.30) Aug 13,Capra 19 18.&00 Cathy (19.00)Nardiello £5.00 (£3.00 child) • Glen page 49 Music Aug 10,de11Vigne 20.00 8t(21.Mark 30) £5.00 (£3.00 page child) • Aug Bach11Concert Philomusica Of Edinburgh page 48 • Janet Owen(£3. 49 20. 0 0 (21. 3 0) £6. 0 0 (£3. 0 0 child) Aug 14, 2 1 18. 0 0 (19. 0 0) £5.00 0 0 child) • Aug Banquet of23 Musick Philomusica Of00Edinburgh page 49 • Aug Katrine Townhill mezzo-contralto & Alan Jacques piano page 49 16, 1 7, 13. 0 0 (14. 0 0) £6.00 (£3. child) 25 18. 0 0 (19. 0 0) £5.00 (£3. 0 0 child) 21 15.Concert 00 (16.00) Philomusica Of Edinburgh page 48 • Aug Lieder17 for 49 00 child) • Aug Baroque 13.a0Quatre 0Lunch (14.00) £5.page 00 (£3. 17 20.Concert 00 (21.30) £6.00 (£3.00 Ofchild)Edinburgh page 49 • Aug Menage page • Aug Classical Philomusica 00 (19.00) £5.00 (£3.4900 child) Aug 24 20.0and 0 (21.Desire 30) £6.00Trinity (£3.0Baroque 0 child) page 53 2318 18.13.00(14.00) • Aug Devotion • Aug Paganini Duo 49 (£3.00 child) 13 18. 0 0 (19. 0 0) £5.00 (£4. 0 0) 16,23Bannister 20.00 (21.page 38i0)Alpin £5.00 Aug 1415 13.15.0000 (14. • Aug Phillida Smartchild) page 49 (16.000)0)Arborea Musica And Friends page 38 Aug 19 15. 0 0 (16. 0 0) £5.00 (£3. • Aug Italians Abroad • Aug Piano24 Favourites page(£3. 49 0000 child) 12,Ensemble 14-16 18.0-0‘Singen (19.00) und £6.00Spielen’:The (£4.00) Art of J.S. Bach (I) 15. 0 0 (17. 0 0) £5.00 • Aug Loki • JolieVent Arborea Musica11.And Friends£6.00page(£4.3800) 18.00 (19.pagepage 15)49£5.00 (£3.00 child) 28-30 0-0‘Singen (noon) • Aug Luca21,17Villani • Aug Loki26,Ensemble undpageSpielen’:The Art of J.S. Bach (2) Aug 2 6 15. 0 0 (16. 15)49£5.00& (£3. Arborea Musica And Friends 38 • William Revels baritone, David00(£3.child) Arditti Aug 26, 2 8-30 18. 0 0 (19. 0 0) £6.00 (£4. 0 0) Aug 20,22,24,26 18.00 (19.00) £5.00 00 child)piano page 49 • True Fame of18.our Fatherland Arborea Musica And Friends page 38 Aug 19, 2 1, 2 3 0 0 (19. 0 0) £6.00 (£4. 0 0) Musicals/Opera • Waykis Inca Gold Andenes Productions page 38 • The Burns Aug 2612,21.30 16,21,2(23.3,2080)19.30 (21.00) £6.00 (£5.00) Aug 13,Life 22 of19.Story 45 (21.4Quern 5)Service £5.00page (£4.Quern 0570) page 57 • The Robert • Aug The Young Arborea Aug 18 19. 4 5 (21. 4 5) £5.00 (£4. 0 0) Aug 14-16 11.Mr00 Handel (noon) £6.00 (£4.00)Musica And Friends page 38 • Aug Royal15,Mile 24 19.4Quern 5 (21.45)page£5.0057 (£4.00) Theatre • Aug The 12-17 Book20.of0Esther Resurrection Theatre Company page 94 Disabled: Ent: 3yd 2. Aud: 5yd Flat. 0 (22.00) £5.50 (£3.5page 0) • Aug Dust19,to20Dust Madness(£3. 15.10.0000 A-Level (16. 115)5) £4.50 50) 62 Aug 21-24 (11. • The Tragical History of Doctor Faustus Blow26-31 Up Theatre Company Aug 19.00 (21. 00) £4.00page(£3.6500) Food and Enc drink:20ydLicensed 9.30pmaccessible by arrangement. Disabled: Flat.Aud:cafelyduntilFlatWC 131


The Salisbury Centre p/4 Venue 46 25.30pm Salisbury- 7.30pm Road Mon-Fri Tickets 667 5438 Box Office: The Salisbury Centre clases is a large georgian houseForlocated Arthur’s running alternative hire is andanearlargemeditation spaciousSeat, studio area j overlookingeducation an organic garden,andaworkshops. library space, kitchen rooms. St Mary's Cathedral <fi Chapter House J7 Theatre Venue 91 Palmerston Place • Conversation Box Office: 9.30am - 12.30pm Aug 9-25 20.00 with (21.00)a Tramp £3.50 (£3.Theatre 00) of the Heart page 99 Come and visit St Mary’s Cathedral, five minutessincewalkthefrom Princes Street, westGothic end.The largest ecclesiastical building built i n Scotland Reformation.Victorian Food and drink: Tea and coffee by donation splendour by Gilbert Scott. Concerts, services, exhibitions. Cathedral open daily 7.30am - Disabled: Restricted access. Studio up stairs. 9pm. Music Scotch Malt Whisky Society b/9 • Cathedral Choir Concert Cathedral page 5 / Venue 102 9am The Vaults, 87 Giles St. Leith. Info 554 3451 Aug 21 19.30(21.00) £5.00 StOfMary’s Box Office: - 6pm. • Choral Concert Philomusica Edinburgh page 49 Aug 18 20.00 (21. 3 0) £6.00 (£3. 0 0 child) Spend an evening by the fire enjoying the traditions of Scotland. . b agpipes, fiddle, songs, i • Aug Emma30 21.Christian Christian page 41 stories and sample Scotland’s finest Malt whiskies. 00 (22.Evensong 30)and£7.50Guests (£6.00)Emma • Aug Daily19-30 Choral 5.30pm St Mary’s Cathedral page 5 / Music 28) 17.30 (18.10) Free • Spirit of Scotland page 53(22.30) £12.50 (£10.00 OAP) Aug 28 Recitals 15.4(not 5 (17.24,00)2St5,Mary’s Aug 12-14, 19-21,26-28 20.00 • Organ Cathedral page 51 Aug 13, 2 0, 2 7 20.00 (21. 3 0) £5.00 Food and drink: Licensed bar all day. Aud: 14yd Flat-WC (28"). Guide dogs admitted, • Sunday Services St Mary’s Cathedral page 5 / Disabled: Entavailable. 8yd 22Str HRadvisable (external). Aug 18 10.10.30(11.30) 30 (11.30) 15.30(16.30) phone, help Not for wheelchairs. Aug 25 15. 3 0 (16. 3 0) • Vivaldi Edinburgh page 49 Aug 25 20.Concert 00 (21.30)Philomusica £6.00 (£3.0Of0 child) Scottish Poetry Visual Venue Tweeddale Court,the14Library HightheStreet. Info 557 2876. and automatedkis J■ • Aug In theArts Steps10.0of0 (17. Phoebe Traquair St Mary’s Cathedral page 112 Open to56totheScottish public poetry, throughout year SPL provides information 15-27 0 0) Free indexes past and present, for researcher or browser, our widenoon - J| • Song School(notTraquair selection international poetry always surprises overseas visitors. OpenandMon-Sat Aug 12-31 Suns) 14.Murals 00FlatWC. (14.50)StFreeMary’s Cathedral page 112 6pm;Thursof2-8pm Disabled: Ent: 3yd I.Aud:4yd TalksCourtyard <£ EventsReadings Scottish Poetry Library page 60 St Michael and All Saints Church L9 • Aug 12-31 Venue 95 Brougham Street Aug 13,15,1(not 7,20,Suns) 22,24,14.26,3208 (15.14.0300)(14.Free30) Cerridwen dancers by Rowand in 1870’$.areThis episcopal church is reknowned for iDesigned t’s high church liturgy.Anderson Membersandof albuilt l churches welcome to participate in our services. Music Seventh Day Adventist Church lii • StMusic at St Michael and All Saints Venue 188 3 Bristo Place 225 2819 l Saints Church AugMichael 11,18,2&5Al11.00(12.20) Free page 51 Music Food and Level drink:access Coffeethroughout / Tea available after service • Willing Spirit page3053(21.00) Free Aug 27-31 Disabled: - suitable for wheelchairs. Disabled: Access(notto29)Front19.Annex but no access into the Hall. St £6 VenueNinians 71 Comely Bank Road Tickets 553 1549 Theatre • Juno and the Paycock Edinburgh Aug 18) 19.40 (22. 15) £5.00Theatre (£4.00)Arts page 75 Aug 17,12-2424 (not 14.40(17.15) Food and Ent drink: Wine softHR.drinks available at time(+3of 25”) performance yds flatdogsand4Strpermitted. Aud:Help 2 ydsavailable flatWC forDisabled: wheelchairs.30Guide on premises.inaccessible and unadapted

South Resource Centre k/3 Venue 123 IBridge Infirmary Street Tickets 558 9991 Box Office: lamof -Edinburgh’s 10.30pm Venue 123 i s one most central venues, hosting a wide range of theatre comedy the world in two theatres.Go.Our cafe and bar serve affordable and food |l and drinkfrom withalthel around occasional free entertainment Comedy <£ Revue • Aug Mad9-24 Macs (notPurple 11,18)Pineapple 21.35 (22.123Show 25) £4.50page(£3.2950) • Aug Missing 12-31Kissinger (not Suns) Venue 22.30 (23.45)page£5.0032 (£4.00) St Peter's Church Hall p/3 DancelPhysical Venue 17 button Place • Aug Le Jongleur Venue(£3.12300) page 37 Box Office: l/2hr before performance 19-24 noond’Amour (13.00) £4.00 Attractive comfortable hall on main bus route off Clerk Street near Queen’s Hall. Theatre Theatre • The Actor’s Nightmare /‘Dentity 123 page 103 • Walk into(not my Suns) PaHour19.45Edinburgh Peoples Theatre page 75 Aug Born 19-24 22.Glendale 30 (23.3Community 0) £5.00 (£4.College 00) CrisispageVenue Aug 10-31 (22.00) £5.00 • Air 80 Augthe12-17WoHd’s 13.30 (15. 00) £4.50Venue (£4.00)123 page 103 Food and Ent: drink:40ydCoffee and biscuits at time of performance. • All a Biscuit Disabled: Aug 26-31Descending 18.30 (20. 0a0)Staircase £4.50 (£3.5Double 0) and ladies WC. (Gent’s+1.WCAud:upWCstairs)(W + M 22”). Disabled access to auditorium, coffee bar • Artist Aug 12-17 16.Monk 10 (17.Venue 25) £5.00123(£4.page00) 103 Edge Drama page 75 • The Black 12-17 20.00Bare(21.and30)Ragged £4.50 Theatre (£3.50) page 64 St Serf's Church Hall AI2 • Aug Bold26-31 Girls(not Venue 83 Clark 29) 21.30 (22.Venue 30) £4.12300 page (£3.00) Box Office: 7pm -Road, 7.30pmGoldenacre • Aug Diary OfAWelshcake Aug 26-31Bill20.1Bare 0 (21.and20) Ragged £6.00 (£5. 00) page10364 Theatre • Double Theatre 18.30(20.00) 00) Edge Drama page 75 • Aug Drama Gaidhlig • Aug From26-31 Morning Till30£5.00 Dine00)(£3.£5.00 Double 28-30 19.30 (21.Edinburgh 45) £4.00 Gaelic (£3.00)85Drama Group page 75 12-24 (not and 18)Sun18.Ragged (20. (£4.00) • The Holy Terror • Aug Hamlet Bare Theatre Aug 10-24 (not Suns)Leitheatre 19.30 (22.0page 0) £5.00 (£4.00) Aug 26-31 12.3Venue 0 (14.30)123£6.00page(£4.10300)page 64 • Jam Travels Food and drink: Unlicensed, light refreshments at time of performance. Aug 19-24 16.Double 00 (17.Edge 30) £3.00 page 74 I .Aud: now 4yd FlatWC Macbeth toDisabled: entranceEnt:from60ydpavement installed.(W 24”). Permanent sloping ramp, with handrail, • Aug 13,15,1Land 7,19,21,Double 23 15.Drama 25 (16.4Drama 0) £5.00 (£4.0740) • Aug No Man’s 12,14,16,20,2NWS 2,24 Theatre 15.25Edge (16.Productions 40) £5.00page (£4.00) • Aug No Royalties (notVenue18) 13.12315 page (14.15)103£4.00 (£3.50)page 87 • Aug Our 12-24 Town 19-22 11.00 (13.00) £4.50Cabaret (£3.50) Bingo Show Venue 123 page 103 • Aug Peter23-31 Perky’s (notofAlternative 25)Dorian 15.15 Gray (16.30) Bare and 22.30 (23.45) Free • The Picture Aug 26-31 15.00 (16.45) £6.00 (£4.00) and Ragged Theatre page 64 132


• Aug The Plummeting (21.Old 20)TheWoman £6.00 (£4.0Company 0)Venue 123 pagepage83103 • Aug The 19-24 Price20.(not You10Suns) Pay Journey 12-31 17. 0 0 (18. 0 0) £5.00 (£4.0Company 0) • Aug Romeo & 13.Juliet - Deceased! REC00) Theatre page 93 19-31 3 0 (15. 0 5) £5.00 (£4. • Aug Two 12-24 Asylum Theatre Company page 64 (not 18) 18.Venue 30 (19.12350) £5.00 (£4.00) • The 12-24 Unrest-Cure 17.2the5 (18.High 30) School £4.50 (£3.page 50) 103123 page 103 • Aug Voices from Venue Aug 12-17 noon (13.Saw 00) £4.50 (£3.12350) page 103 • What Aug 12-31The(notButler Suns) 20.30Venue (22.20) £5.00 (£4.00) Food and Ent: drink:5yd.Cafe available all day. Licensed bar after 5pm and all day on Sats. Disabled: Aud: Fl a t . Wheelchair but studio and cafe on 2nd floor. access to Main auditorium, snacks bar and toilets, South Leith Parish c/s Venue 180 Henderson Street Church Halls Children’s Shows • Aug Nessie13-31the(notLochSuns)Ness13.3Monster Purves(£3.Puppets 0 (15.3 Bears 00) £4.00 00)Puppetspagepage9 9 • Aug Pips 13-31 and Panda meet the Purves (not Suns) 10.30 (noon) £4.00 (£3.00) Theatre • The Return of the Cinnamon Cinnamon Kid Productions page 68 Aug 12-31 19.30flat.WC (21.30)Kid£5.00 Disabled: Ent4yd(notflat.Suns)Aud:5yd adapted(£2.and50)on ground level.

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• Ghetto National Theatre page Aug (not 11,Exacting 18,Student 27) 11.Theatre 15 (13.4Company 5)Company £5.00 (£4.page 50) 7685 • Aug Idiot9-31 Machine 26-31 12. 4 0 (14. 1 0) £4.50 (£3. 5 0) • Aug Krapp’s Last0Tape 81 6from (15.45)Herrick £4.50Theatre (£4.Oxford 00) page • Aug Mirad20,11-17-2A2,215.Boy Bosnia Brookes Drama page 88 4,26-31 16.0Fool 0 (17.4Abacus 0) £5.00Theatre (£4.50)Company • Aug No Fool like an Old 8,9,11-15,Saint 18-22,2Herrick 7-29 16.Theatre 00 (17.30)page £5.5081(£5.00) page 61 • Aug The 7,IOriginal 1-17 14.03 (15.Tale’ 03) £4.Exacting 50 (£4.0Theatre 0) Company page 76 • Aug Pericles‘Marina’s 11-17 10.45 (11.45)Hound £4.00 (£3.Exacting 50) Theatre • The Real Inspector Aug 19-25 11.Exacting 45 (12.45)Theatre £4.00 Company (£3.50) page 76Company page 76 • Aug revelation 26-31 20. 1 0 (20. 5 5) £4.50 (£3. 50)61 • The Shawl(notAE11,Productions Aug 7-31 20,29)Company 22.00 (22.page5page 0) £5.00 (£4.00) • The Skull Z Theatre 8-24 (notTues) 19.00(19.50) £4.50page106(£3.8850) • Aug Top Girls Oxford Brookes Drama Aug 19,21,218.3 16.00 0(19.0 (17.40)40)£5.£5.00 0) Aug 26-31 50Theatre (£5.(£4.00)5Company • Aug Welcome Home Exacting page 76 26-31 21. 0 5 (21. 5 5) £4.50 (£3. 5 0) • West Adhoc Performance Group page 61 Aug 11-17 20. 1 5 (21. 3 0) £4.50 (£4. 0 0) The 7-31 Woman She50)Was£5.A00 Dog Southside mi 2 • Aug (not Who 11,20,Thought 29) 23.00 (23. (£4.00)AE Productions page 61 Venue 82 Southside Box Office: 10am - lam.Community Centre, I 17 Nicolson St. Tickets 667 2212 Food and drink: Cafe and licensed bar until 3am. 1+7+1 Str.Also ramp at rear via Quarry Lane.WC (fully adapted). Aud: 32yd Children’s Shows toDisabled: lift (30”) Ent:or 7+9+3. • Jack and the Beanstalk John Peel Puppets page 7 Aug 12-24 (not 18) 11.15 (noon) £3.50 The Spider’s Web Downstairs J7 Comedy <& Revue Venue 92initimate 260 Morrison Street • Aug Chekhov’s Big13,Juicy Farces Abandon Theatre Company page 10 “A small venue” (STV). Close to Haymarket Station and opposite large carpark. 9-31 (not 2 1, 2 9) 17. 5 0 (19. 4 5) £5.00 (£4. 5 0) Cosy and colourful “candle-lit grotto” (Scotsman). Home to Jane Bom-Bane’s family of • Aug Club Seals22.50page (00.3170) £4.5Exacting 0 (£4.00)Theatre Company page 19 harmoniums.The • Aug The 16-31 Govroski Brothers reception. “coolest place in town” (Internet Review), offering you the warmest 19-25 13. 0 0 (13. 5 0) £4. 0 0 (£3. 5 0) • Aug Horny10,1Man’s Tea page20)27£6.50 (£5.00) Music 6,17,2Helping 3-26,30,Earl31 Okin 16.15 (17. • Jane Bom-BaneSuns) 19.page30 (20. 39 • Aug The 9-3121.30 Second Kendall Mitch Cake 2 page 25 Aug (22. 3 0) £5. 0 0 (£4. 0 0) Aug 7-23 13,15,(not 17,19,21,23 13.00 (14.45)15)£5.00 (£2.50) • Aug What’s in a Life Jenmar Productions page 24 9-31 (notTues) 19.45 (20.45) £4.50 (£4.00) Food and Stairs drink:- width Licensed4’6”.barHelp7-9pm, Afternoon available from upstairs bar Disabled: availble. WC notdrinks adapted. Dance/Physical • Aug Hansel & Gretel Burklyn Youth Ballet page 33 9-16 18.15 (19.25) £5.00 (£3.75) Springwell House L3 Venue 32 ^krdmillan Terrace, offSt Gorgie Rd. 346 1405 (St Brides) Music Box Office: 10am - 10pm from Bride’s • The Big Idea The Honkin’ Hep(£3.Cats page 46 Co-host to Continental Shifts, the number one festival on the Fringe for dance, physical and Aug 27-30 00.50 (03. 0 0) £4. 5 0 5 0) • The 16-26 Hep Cats Your Face)(£5.The Honkin’Hep Cats page 46 visual theatre.Scotsman) Electrifying international work from eight countries. “A mecca for world class 00.50The(In(03.Honkin’ 00) £7.00 00) page dance”(The • Aug Stekpanna Hep Cats 46 Aug 9-15 00.50 (03.00) £4.50 (£4.00) Dance/Physical • Double-bill Musicals/Opera Carlson12-17Dance • Aug Cabaret Youth Connection Theatre Company page 5 7 00Company (21.30) £5.(Wales) 00 (£3.&00)Maria Cardona Dance (Spain) page 33 19, 2 1, 2 3, 2 5, 2 7, 2 9 18. 0 0 (19. 4 5) £6.00 (£4. 5 0) • Aug The Planks Sanity20.andofTrees • Chicago Cambridge University Amateur Dramatic Club page 55 Two a Passion Theatre Aug 7,9-11, 8,12,16-18, 14,15,23-26, 19,20,30,22,3127,20.28120.10 Aug 26-31 19.45 (21.15) £5.00 (£3.Company 00) - Finland page 37 Aug 0 (21.5(21.5)page5£7.5)557£7.00 0 (£6.5(£6.0) 00) • Aug 42nd9-30 Street Zoo Theatre Company Food and drink: coffee and refreshments 15) £6.50 (£5.00) Disabled: Ent: 5yd 2 Str HR. Aud: 10yd 7+9+4 Str HRWC (W 25” M 24”). 25(not15.of329)0 Horrors (17.22.310)5 (00.Youth • Aug Little11,18,Shop Connection Theatre Company page 57 Aug 2 0, 2 2, 2 4, 2 6, 2 8, 3 0, 3 1 18. 0 0 (19. 4 5) £6.00 (£4. 5 0) The Square Centre l/2 • Aug Oliver! The Realistic Theatre 9-31 (not Suns) 20 (17.5Company 0) £6.00 Company (£4.of 5Edinburgh 0) page 57 Venue 77 Nicolson Church.performances. • Aug Rasputin:The Holy18.15.Devil Box Office: 12 noon -Square 2pm andMethodist 1/2 hr before 8-24 (notTues) 00 (18.Z50)Theatre £4.50 (£3.50) page 57 Musicals/Opera Theatre • Aug Feel22-31 the Spirit • Aug The 11-24 Bald (not Prima13,Donna National Student Theatre Company page 85 (not 25)The19.3Square 0 (21.4Centre 5) £5.00 page (£4.0570) 2 0) 13. 5 5 (15. 1 0) £5. 0 0 (£4. 5 0) • Behind thePlayhouse Aquarium at Company the Last Pizza Show Food and drink: Restaurant and cafe 8. 3 0am - 3.(adapted), 30pm (Mon-Fri) (Sats), a Bradford Touring page 65 Disabled: Ent:then15ydramped. Flat 9 Cafe: Str. Aud:ent2yd Ent. atandside:10am20yd- 4pm ramped. 15,17,Connection 19,21,23 14.Theatre 15 (15.4Company 5) £5.00 (£4.page50) 106 Aud: 4yd flatGuide fromflat.WC side ramped. WC or(adapted).Wheelchair kept on • Aug Brand11,19-3113,Youth premises, dogs admitted. Aug 14. 2 0 (15. 2 0) £3. 5 0 (£3. 0 0) • Aug Breakfast Saunders Company page 76 10.with00Playhouse (11. 10) £4.Touring 00Exacting (£3.Company 50) Theatrepage • Aug Buy 26-31 Bradford The 109Starr Tent Melville Drive Tickets 668 4918 NI2 10, 1 2, 1 4, 1 6, 1 8, 2 0, 2 2, 2 4 14. 1 5 (15. 4 5) £5.00 (£4.6550) page 76 Venue The Meadows, • Aug Can’t19-25 Pay?20.Won’t Pay! Exacting Theatre Company Box intimate Office: 9.30am-8.30pm 1 0 (21. 3 0) £5. 0 0 (£4. 5 0) The atmosphere of this heated 500 seat venue provides the unique atmosphere • The Caretaker Exacting Theatre Company page 76 the Big TopthebyMeadows. day and a cabaret club by night. Easily accessible with ample on road parkingof 19-25 14.Sunset 00 (16.00)Exacting £4.50 Theatre (£3.50) Company page 76 alongside • AAug Chaotic Aug 26-31 11. 2 0 (12. 2 0) £4.00 (£3. 5 0) • Aug Chemical Theatre Company page 76 Comedy <£ Revuepage 32 14.Dreams 30 (15.And30)Exacting £4.50Alice (£3. 50)Exacting • TheaVidale • Aug False26-31 Promises? Pain Theatre Company page 76 Aug 9-12, 15,18-23, 25 (22.(£8.40)00)£8.00 (£7.00) 19-25 10. 1 5 (11. 2 0) £4. 0 0 (£3. 5 0) Aug 16, 17,14,24-26 21.2528-31 (22.40)21.£9.00 • Aug The 8-18 Game(notof13)Love16.0and 0 (17.Chance 30) £5.00Oxford (£4.50)Brookes Drama page 88 133


Talks <6 Events • The Finish(14.0The Aug 26Bignoon 0) £5.Bi0g0Issue (£3.0i0)n Scotland page 58 Food and drink: Licensed bar, snack Disabled: Good access, disabled WC. bar All on one flat level. Dance/Physical • The BigAugTop13Circus Spectacular The Edinburgh Circus School page 34 Preview14-17 Aug 17.0017.00(19.00) (19.00) £5.00£2.00 (£3.00) Food and Good drink:access, Licenseddisabled bar, snack Disabled: WC,barall on one flat level. Stockbridge House F8 Venue 148 10am-4pm 2 Cheyne Street Box Office: Theatre • The of Szechwan ErcallGood Wood Person G.M. School Theatre Co page 76 Aug Aug 20-23 20-23 15.19.0300 (17. (21.030)0) £4.50 (£2.50) Food and Good drink:disabled Light snacks Disabled: access,available all on one level. Stockbridge Parish eio Venue 140 1/27B hour Saxe before Coburgperformances Street Church Info 332 0122 Box Office: Anits fineelegant stone building in classical style, designed in 1823 by James Milne, and noted for acoustics. Music • Aug Emma31 21.Christian Guests Emma Christian page 41 (22.30)and Disabled: Ramp00access to£7.50 street.(£6.00) The79Subway Venue 69 Cowgate Theatre • Aug Bouncers Co page 81 11-24 20.Harland 00 (22.Crumpet 0Hamstrings 0) £4.00Theatre (£3.Theatre 00 SO)' • Aug It’s A25-31 Madhouse Company page 71 15. 0 0 (16. 4 0) £4.50 (£3. 5 0) • The Seagull15.00Ucrandy page Aug 19-22 (16.45) Theatre £4.00 (£3. 00) Co101 page 81 • Shakers Theatre Aug 11-24 Harland 18.00 (19.Hamstrings 45) £4.00 (£3. 00 SO)

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Tapsters us Venue 198 10am 2 Howden Street Tickets 667 0328 Box Office: - 10pm New to the Fringe, this centrally situated venue, a few minutes walk from the Pleasance, is offering and comedyfoodin anareintimate excellentlatedrinknightandmusic mouthwatering availableatmosphere. all day. Being a two bar venue, Comedy <fi OnRevue • Cabaret Tap! page £6.00 IS 00) Aug 11-31 Aug 11-31 22.00.0300 (midnight) (02.30) £6.00 (£5.(£5. 00) Food and drink: Food and drink available from 10am til late. The178Terrordome D20 Venue Leith -Links Box Office: 10am 9pm Tickets 0836 573700 Dance/Physical • The Circus of (22. Horrors Circus Of Horrors page 33 Aug Aug 9-31 10,11,20.00 17,18,24,205,0)31 17.00 (19.00) Food and Level drink:access Snacks,throughout soft drinks,- tohotarena-side drinks. seating and front rows of tiered seating. Disabled: The Theatre Big Top NI2 Venue 189 9.30am The Meadows, Melville Drive Tickets 668 4918 Box Office: to 8.30 The heated Chinesealongside State Circus Big Top seats 1,000 persons in individual seats. Free parking venue onis theavailable Fringe. the Meadows making easy access to the most spectacular Comedy <6Comedy Revue page 14 • Aug Big Top 16-18, 23-25 21.15 (22.40) £9.50 (£8.50) • Aug Mark22Thomas 21.45 (23.00)page£8.0031 Dance/Physical • Aug Chinese Circus27-31 page 9,11,10,16-18, 1State 3-15,23-25 20-22, 19.115)533(21.15) Aug 18.4,215,53(20. Aug 10, 1 4, 1 7, 1 8, 2 1, 2 1, S I 14.£12.50 30 (16.3(£10. 0) 00) Rear Tier £8.00 (£6.00) Centre Tier £16.50 (£12.50) Sideept Tier 134

Theatre East Venue 114 IStlamPaul’s and End St George’s Church.York PI Tix 556 1202. HI3 Box Office: - 10pm. Conveniently situated within easy walking distance Princes Street,Theatre Eastwriting, End presents a quality programme of mainstream drama,ofacoustic/roots music, newcafe. choral music and more. Plus photographic exhibition and a great vegetarian Music • Aug lain Archer End page S3 14-16 19.Theatre 4Theatre 5 (21.00)EastEast£4.50 • Aug Bel Canto End(£4.(£3. page50)S3 28 18. 3 0 (19. 3 0) £5.00 0 0) • Aug Nick26,27 Harper 22.00 Theatre (23.Theatre 30) £5.EastEast 00End(£4.End0page 0)pageS3S3 • Aug Bryn30,Haworth 3 1 22. 0 0 (23. 3 0) £6. 0 0 (£4. 0 0) S3 • Jacob’s East 25Damned 21.Ladder 00 (22.Lies3Theatre 0) £4.50 (£3.East 5End0) Endpagepage • Aug Lies Theatre Aug 18Moors 21.00with (23.00)David £6.00Heavenor (£4.00) TheatreS3East End page S3 • The Aug 11 21.00 (23. 0 0) £5. 0 0 (£4. 00) • Andy Aug 17Redman 19.45 (21.Theatre 0Theatre 0) £4.50EastEast (£3.End5End0) pagepageS3S3 • Sister Sister Aug 1£5.00 5) £4.50(£4.(£3.00)50) Aug 2826,222.7 018.Theatre 0 0(23.0 (19.30)East • Splendid End(£3.page S3 Aug 29 20. 0 0 (21. 3 0) £4.50 • Andy East550)0)End page S3 Aug 13Thornton 19.45 (21.00)Theatre £4.50 (£3. Talks & Events • Voices and Visions Theatre East End page 60 Aug Aug 30,12 319.1 418.5 0(21.0 (19.00)1£4.5) 50 (£3.50) Theatre • Antigone page 80 Aug 19-24 16.Guildbury 0of0 (17. 15)Productions £5.00Theatre (£4.00)East • The Legend(not Pericles Aug 12-24 18) 21. 3 0 (23. 2 0) £6. 5 0East (£4.End0End0) pagepage9999 • AAugMan12-17with15.Connections Theatre 0 0 (16. 3 0) £5.00 (£3. 0 0) 19-24Malade 13.00(14.30) • Aug M’Lady End (£3.page50)99 Aug 26-28, 300,0 3(19. 1 19.15)Theatre 45 (21.00)East£4.50 Aug 29 18. • Tribe Theatre East End page 99 Aug 12-24 (not 18)Arkle18.Theatre 00 (19.00) £4.50 (£3.page 50) 63 • Wcmberang Aug 19-24 19.45 (20.45) £5.00 Company (£4.00) Food and Ent: drink:22 ydRefreshments and snackspaved availablerampall with day Ihandrail. lam - 10pm. Disabled: rearpreferred, level. Permanent Aud: Adapted WC at perf level. Advance notice but not essential. Theatre Workshop F9 Venue 20 3410am Hamilton Place.MonTickets 226 5425 Box Office: 11,30pm Sat, 10am 9pm Sun. Well loved classics and new writing fromcontemporary 16 companiestheatre. from “Best UK andperformance abroad guarantee exhilarating programme of innovative venue atan Edinburgh programme.Fringe” (The Independent). Angel Award for overall excellence of venue and Dance/Physical • Aug Caligula Kaos18)Theatre page00)35£5.00 (£3.00) 12-24 (not 20.30 (22. Theatre • Aug Bartleby Red Shift Theatre 10-31 (not 17.00page (18.Company 3870) £7.50 page (£5.0930) • Aug Catalpa DonalSuns) O’Kelly 12-31 (not Suns) 20. 4 5 (23. 0 0) £7.50 (£4. 00) • The Chamber of Little 12-31 (not Suns) 16.Holon 30Ease (17.Theatre 50)Theatre £6.00page (£3.I st 51000)page 99 • Aug Dead Hours Tmu-na Aug 9-31 (notColour Suns) Clinic/Plasticene 18.30 (19.40) £6.00 (£4.00) • doorslam Aug 9-24 (not19.1Suns) 23.05)15 (00.05) £7.00page(£4.6900) Aug 26-31 5 (20. • Aug Fine26-31Perpetual Theatre 20.30Mince (21.25)And £5.page 5Tatties 0 (£3.90 50) Clyde Unity Theatre page 69 • Aug Gagging With 30 (23.40)page£6.50106(£4.50) • Aug The 12-26 Gift 22.(not Y Touring 19-31 25)MacEachans 11.00 (12.30) £2.Freeway 00 (£1.Stage 00) page 79 • The Last of the 12-24 (not 18)Internationaal 14.30 (15.30)& £5.00 (£3.0Centrum 0) ‘Parnassos’ page 82 • Aug Moll Flanders Cultureel 12-17 11.0Scarlet 0 (12.30)Theatre £4.50 (£2.page50)95 • Aug The Sisters Aug 12-31Nicht 15.00 (16. 15) £6.50Peoples (£5.00) page 67 • Aug Sooans 9-24 (notShocking Suns)Castlemilk 12.Pink30 (13. 45) £5.Theatre 00 (£3.50) • Trial Run Productions Aug 19-24 10.12.4350 (11. 420)5) £5.00 (£3. 000)0) page 97 Aug 26-31 (13. £6. 0 0 (£4. • Aug Ubu26-31 The King 14.30 (15.Barnard 35) £5.Theatre 00 (£3.USA 00) page 65


• The War in(notHeaven page 97 13-25from 19) 19.157:84(20.Theatre 00) £7.00Company (£5.00) Scotland • Aug Wright Aug 12-31 (notAmerica Suns) 13.00Pearl (14.3Productions 0) £6.00 (£3.5page 0) 89 Food and Entdrink: Cafe all day. on level (Adapted). Studio: Lift available, Disabled: : 3ydbraille Flat. and Mai nlicensed Aud:Cafe25ydbaraccessible. Flat.WC voice synthesiser, buttons. system, help available.Very accessible. Minicom 226Guide 5425.dogs admitted, induction loop Traquair House p/4 Outer Venue 110 9am Innerleithen, Peeblesshire. Tickets 01896-830785. Box Office: 9pm. Traquair Scotland’sMary oldest inhabited and most romantic house.Visited by 27 Scottish monarchsisincluding workshops in the grounds.Queen of Scots. Also 18th century brewery, maze and craft Talks £ Events • Aug Traquair 60 (£5.00 UODCY) £7.50 (£4.50 UODCY) in advance 11.Fair 00£20.00 (18.0page 0)£18.00 £9.00 Famil3,y 4ticket in advance Food and Fuldrink: Restaurant, cafe,Restricted licensed baraccess all day.inside house. Disabled: ly accessible/toilets.

Tron5 Kirk Venue High Box Office: 10amStreet - 7pmTickets 220 1637 Theatre • Auld Testament Aug 8-24 (not Suns)Tales13.30 Bruce (14.15)Morrison Free at the Tron page 66

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University Old College Quad KI3 Venue 192 See SouthFamous BridgeGrouse Tix 220House 5606 (Till 9 Aug 661 5687) Box Office: Edinburgh’s grandest and most outdoor century amphitheatre n theScottish heart ofInternational. thedramatic capital. Old Collegevenue.QuadA magnificent is a stunning19thsetting for theatre. In association iwith Theatre • Carmen Funebre Teatr(23.Biuro Aug (not 23) 22.30 30) £8.Podrozy 00 (£6.0page 0) 98 Aug 2316-26 00) £10.00 J9 Disabled: Ent:midnight 20yd on(01.access road (£8.00) Benefit for Tuzla Arts Fund

Traverse Theatre Venue 15 Cambridge Street. Tickets 228 1404. BoxftOffice: 10am - 10.30pm “Swi l y turn to the Traverse, engine room of Scotland’s new”work during the year, last effervescing into even more vigorous life during the Festival. (Scotsman). Ian Brown’s festival for the Traverse...superb international drama and comedy. Huge, brilliant bar - celebs come to rub shoulders with you! Phone for brochure. Theatre • All Over 101 Aug 9,10,1613,11.Lovely 5)page £7.00 Aug 1874516.14.(13.4155 4(16. 145)5) (£4.00) Aug 11, 1 4, 1 (18. 15 19.15 (21.1page 5) 100 • Aug The8,16,Architect Aug 2 1, 2 5, 2 9 11. 0 0 (13.300)0) £10.00 (£6.00) Aug Aug 96,13,114.5,17,200,202,2(16.4,3028313.0)19.3000(16.Aug 14,18,23,27,31 17.00 (19.30) Aug 8 20.00 (22.Angels 30) (21.page30) 101 • Aug Entertaining Aug 23,20,224,8 211.9 414.5 1(13.5 (15.25)5£7.00 (£4.00) Aug Aug 21,22,227,5,3310 19.16.1455 (20. (18.515)0)5) Aug • Aug The 10,Fever page 101 (13.15) £7.00 (£4.00) Aug 11,15,114,3,23,118,7,28222,1,16.227,5,433510(18.14.11.1145)55 (15. 45) Aug 8, 9,Gogmagogs 16,20,24,29 19.(England) 15 (20.45) page 101 • Aug The 22.30 (23.45)page£7.00101(£4.00) • Aug Here27-31 Aug 20,21,Lies 224,5,2289Henry 11.00 (12. Aug (15.10)140)0) £10.00 (£6.00) Aug 22,23,237,0 317.1 20.014.0 33(18.00 (21. Aug 40) Festival page 101 • Aug International 30,31 page 10.30Workshop (16.30) £50.00 • Judith 100 Aug (£6.00) Aug 1613,15 111.14.7 0317.00 0(12. (15.0 (18.035)5)0£10.00 Aug 5) Aug 10 19. 0 0 (20. 0 5) 18 20.30 (21.page 35) • Aug Owen10,14,O’Neill 13-18, 20-25 page 22.30101101(23.45) £8.00 (£6.00) • Aug Parallel Lines Aug 8,9,1156 11.14.4155 (12. 45)5) £7.00 (£4.00) Aug Aug 10,11,113,4,1178 19.16.(15.4155 1(20. (17.145)5) Aug • Aug Portrait Of A(22.Woman Communicado Theatre Co page 69 11 20.30 0 0) Aug 13,14,118,7,223,2,237,0 311.1 014.30(16.00) 0£10.00 (12.30)(£6.00) Aug Aug 15,16,220,1,224,5,2289 20.16.0300 (18. (21.100030)0) • Aug Shining Souls page Aug 14,18,23,27,31 11.0(15.0 (13.30)30) £10.00 (£6.00) Aug Aug 815,13,14.210,7,02204,2,(16.2380 319.13.0) 0000 (21. Aug 16,21,25,29 16.30 (19.00) Aug 7,9 20.- 0Sensitive 0 (22.30) New30)Aged Guy page 101 • Aug S.N.A.G Aug 15) £7.00 (£4.00) Aug 8,9,11,116,5,14,220,3,18,224,282,214.297,116.3514(15.511.(18.445)5 1(13. Aug 5) 45) Aug 10, 1 3, 1 7, 2 1, 2 5, 3 0 19. 1 5 (20. • The Spirit(not Mens) page 10122.00 (23.30) £7.00 (£4.00) Aug 8-31 Festival Conferences Phone for Details Free pagi •• Traverse Viper’s Opium Aug 20,224,5,2390 14.11.1455 (15. (13.page415)5)101£7.00 (£4.00) Aug 21, Aug Aug 22,23,227,8 319.1 116.5 4(20.5 (18.45)15) Food and Entdrink: LicensedAud:bar15ydandflatHenderson’s cafe,braille all daybuttons).WC until very, veryadapted late. at Ent and Disabled: : 16yd to lift (large, Aud level. Guide dogsflat.admitted, Help available. Very accessible.

Valvona Crolla g/s Venue 67 198.30am Elm<fiRow, top of Leith Walk. Tickets 556 6066 Box Office: 5.30pm. The best delimagnifico! and Italian wine shop now boasts a caffe bar. See the show, eat the food, drinkUK’s the wine Music • Aug Christ Stopped Suns)at 13.Eboli00 (14.Mi3k0)e Maran £6.00 page 47 Aug 9-24 17,24(not15.30(17.00) Food and Ent: drink:6ydRetail Caffe Baradapted. Unsuitable for wheelchair users. Disabled: I Str.HelpDelicatessen Aud:available. 45yd 8 StrandHR.WC Guide dogs admitted. The158Venue Venue 15 Calton Road Comedy £ RevueBenefit Night Campaign Against Militarism page / 6 • Aug CAM25Comedy 21.00 (03.00) £7.00

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Viewforth Centre M6 Venue 117 Noon 104 Gilmore Place Ticketsperformances 229 7659 Box Office: to 10pm, plus during The all theViewforth family. Centre again presents a feast of entertainment from around the world for Children’s Showsof Esmerelda Elephant Stagefun Theatre Co page 9 • The Aug Adventure 12-1710.00 (10.40) £3.Hunter 00 (£2.50) Theatre page 7 • Alice in Wonderland Aug 14.3025)(15.13.30(14.30) 30) £4.50 (£3.Puppet 00) Aug 12-17 19-31 (not Comedy £ Revue • Aug Sound, Light Son Et Looniere Theatre Group page 30 (notand 25) 20.Lunacy 18.1155 (22. (20.Revue Aug 19-31 19-31 (not 25) 000)0) £5.00 (£3.00) Musicals/Opera • Aug Little Mary18.Sunshine The Edinburgh (20. 00) £5.50 (£4.Theatre 50) Young Theatre Company page 55 • Aug The 12-17 Rink 20.The1155 (22. Edinburgh Young(£4. 12-17 15) £5.50 50) Company page 55 Theatre • Aug Back16,To17Back Stagefun noon (13. 450)0) £5.Theatre 00 (£4.0Co0) page 97 Aug 16, 1 7 16. 3 0 (17. • Aug Face12-15 to Face Stagefun£5.00 Theatre(£4.Co00) page 97 Disabled: Levelnoon route(13.from40)street to auditorium - no Virgin Mega store 19 Venue 76period 125 ofPrinces Streetthe Virgin Megastore wil be hosting loads of free music and Over the the festival, theatre events - watch the window for full details of artists and appearance times. Comedy £ Revue • Aug Saucy13,Jack the Vixens Counterpoint page 18 20,27and 0 (17.Space 20) Free Disabled: Access on17.0street level to performance area. Lifts to all other levels.

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€ Walk the Plank Theatre Ship A20 Venue 196 12MVnoon Fitzcarraldo, Leith Docks Tix 0850 388277 Box Office: 8pm Anchor theatre down, curtain up.. it’s time to Docks. Walk theEnjoyPlank!theVisit the Fitzcarraldo, Britain's only touring ship berthed SCOT FM - or drink in the cafein Leith bar on the Boat Deck.shows, the cabaret - presented by Children’s Shows • Aug Captain 17-25Crowsnest (not 19) 15.Ahoy! 45 (17.0Walk 0) £5.00The(£4.Plank00) page 9 Theatre • Aug Seven16-25 Tenths page 103 (not 19)Walk19.The 30 (20.Plank30) £5.50 (£4.50) Food and drink: Cafe bar on boat deck serves drinks snacks. Disabled: Access to auditorium via inclined ramp. Cafeinand baradvance. not accessible to those in wheelchairs. Radio link system is available - please ring Waterstone*s Booksellers Venue 116 9.30am 83 George Street Info 225I lam3436-8pm Suns Box Office: - 10pm Mon-Sat, Theatre • Aug Reading page 93 20,21 of18.Scenes 00 (19.00) Free Venue 108 128 Princes Street • Aug Reading page 93 Info 226 2666 22,23of18.Scenes 00 (19.00) Free Venue 113 13of Scenes Princes Street Info 556 3034 • Aug Reading 16 19.00 (20.00) Freepage 93

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The190Waverley KI3 Venue Next tosongsWaverley Station, Market StreetBar where folk singing started Traditional and the Waverley in Scotland andtaleswhere Guidnightly Crackin the Clubhistoric meet monthly. Come and join us. Dance/Physical • The Gathering page £10.00 34 10,Midnight 11,OfThe 15-18,Ceilidh 22-25, 29,3Edinburgh 0Edinburgh 23.30 (02.Celtic 30) £8.00 in advance • Aug Rhythms Celts Celtic Gathering page 34 on the door Aug 9-18 20. 0 0 (22. 0 0) £15.00 (£10.00) 10,11,1OfThe 7,18 15.00 (17.Clinic 00) Edinburgh Celtic Gathering page 34 • Aug Rhythms Aug 12-14Dancing 13.00 (16.Celts 00) £5.00Edinburgh • Scottish Clinic Celtic Gathering page 34 Aug 15,16,22-24,29-31 13.00(16.00) £5.00 Music • Celtic Jam26-28Edinburgh 41 19-21, 13.00 (16.Celtic 00) £5.Gathering 00 page • Aug International Fiddlers Rally Edinburgh Celtic Gathering page 41 Aug 25 15. 0 0 (17. 0 0) £10.00 (£5. 0 0) • Aug Lindisfarne Gathering page 42 20.00 (22.Edinburgh £10.Celtic 50 Edinburgh • Aug Mary2830Cochlan &000)0)Friends Celtic Gathering page 42 20. 0 0 (22. £12.50 (£10. 00)Edinburgh • Aug Midge23,2Ure and Special Guest Celtic Gathering page 42 4 20. 0 0 (22. 0 0) £12. 5 0 (£10. 0 0) • Edinburgh Probably,The Biggest Ceilidh In42The World Celtic Gathering page 31 21.Celts 00 (02.3Edinburgh 0) £10.00 Celtic Gathering page 42 • Aug Rocking 25 20.0Celts 0 (22.00)Edinburgh £10.50 Celtic Gathering page 42 • Aug Swinging Aug 21 20.00 (22.Celts 00) £10.00 • TransAtlantic Aug 19,20 20.00 (22.00) Edinburgh £12.50 (£10.Celtic 00) Gathering page 42 Theatre • Tales at the(notWaverley ScottishFree Storytelling Forumwelcome page 95 Aug 12-31 Suns) 22.00The(midnight) - Donations Food and drink: Drinks and sandwiches Disabled: Unfortunately not suitable

Theatre • Acting UpAug- Workshops and 0Performance Workshop 0)£1.00 £30.00(£0.50) page I OS Performance Aug19-23 24 18.10.Out 0000(18.(15. 45)School • Aladdin Hailesland Of Aug 2124 13.15.3000 (14. (15.145)5) £1.00 (£0.50) Project page 105 Aug • Aug Bird20-22 Man 22.Of...Wester Hailes(£2.- Exposure page 105 15 (23.00)- £3.00 00) Childpage£0.Theatre • Aug Decisions, Decisions Patchwork 10550 19-21 19. 3 0 (20. 1 5) £3.00 (£2. 0 0) Child £0.50 • The Goldfish Stardom Theatre page 105 15.World 00Bowl (15.-4-5)Baggy £3.00Breeks (£2.Childrens 00) Childpage£0.50 • Aug It’s A22-24 Mans21.00 105 Aug 19-21 (21. 4 5) £3.00 (£2. 0 0) Child £0.50 • Aug Pulp21-23 It Fiction -(18.Bash45) Theatre pageChild105£0.50 18. 0 0 £3.00 (£2. 0 0) • Aug Sugar22-24 And20.Spice page £0.50 105 00 (21.- 0Moving 0) £3.00Parts (£2.00) Child Visual Arts • Aug Photographic - Snapcorp page 112 30Exhibition (12. Aug 19-24 19 22.110.5 (23. 30)30) Free Food and drink: Licensed bar at time of performance only Wireworks Playground JI2 Venue I behind Fringe Office Children’s • Aug The 17-26 KingShows Albert(13.and45)Friends Instant Circus page 7 Disabled: Open13.air00venue 30ydFreeFlat. YMCA b/7 Venue 177 6pm-10pm, 73 Ferry Road Box Office: (10.30am-12.30, l.30-5pm at brand-new 48 Pleasance) For its 10th Fringe appearance EAS inaugurates an exciting 120 seater venue. goodmusic, bus service, fashionable bars. Programme of plEasyays,parking, revues and somethingclosetotosuitLeiths everyone! ChildrencafesandandAdults. Children’s Shows • Aug Korczak’s 19.Children Edinburgh Acting School page 7 00 (21. Aug 12-16 17 14.00 (16. 00)00) £6.00 (£4.50) Comedy <& Revue Acting School page 19 • Aug Sunshine 12-17 21.Edinburgh 30 (22.30) £5.50 (£4.50) Musicals/Opera • Aug Groovy 17 19.Generations! 30 (20.300)0) £5.50Edinburgh (£4.50) Acting School page 55 Aug Aug 23,18 2415.22.000(16. 0 (23.00) Theatre • Aug Stags and 19.Hens Edinburgh Acting 00 (21. (£4.50)School page 75 Aug 2419-24 14.00 (16. 15)15)and£6.00 Disabled: Disabled access toilet

Youth128 International at 1405 St Oswald’s Hall N6 Venue Montpelier Park Tix 346 Office: 10am - 10pm AtoBoxFringe First. A whole new festival celebrating the powerful contribution youngAfrica people music.work Six visionary companies fromnewEngland, Scotland,of South andtheatre, the USAdance bringanddazzling of rare talent from the generation. Dance/Physical • Complexions Dance(£3.Company Aug 12-23 (not 18)The18.Cape 00 (19.Youth 00) £5.00 00) (South Africa) page 33 Musicals/Opera • Aug Deacon Brodie15 (22.Preston 56 12-17 45) £5.Lodge 00 (£3.High 00) Schoolpagepage • Guys And 21.19.Dolls 56 Aug 26-31 45 (22.Malvern 15) £5.00Music(£3.Theatre 00) Talks <6 Events - Special Readings Daily Express page 58 • Aug Beachcomber Aug 12,11 118.3 019.0 1(21.5 (20.00)4Free 5) Free Theatre • Edinburgh Youth Theatre International at St Oswald’s page 106 The35WHALE Venue 16 19-24 From 20.00 (21. 45) Pepperdine £5.00Youth (£3.00)University Venue Walpole Hall, Chester Street Tickets 458 3267 • Aug Excerpts Ives Box Office: 12 noon 10.30pm Aug 13-15 15.16.3300 (16. 330)0) £5.00 (£3.00) USA page 90 Take part in thevenue.Watch Fringe take tointernational WHALE andandrecapture thattheatre, originaltake Fringepartfeeling in theown Aug 20-24 (17. award-winning community i n your • Joy Dancing (USA) at St Oswald’s page 106 Fringe show or dance into the small hours. “Don't miss it” (Evening News). Aug of15-17 19.30 Summer (20.30) £5.Youth 0Pepperdine 0 (£3.International 00) University • Suddenly Last USA page 90 All shows listed below can be found under WHALE Aug 8-10, 1 6, 1 7 15. 3 0 (17. 0 5) £5.00 (£3. 0 0) • We Aug 9,No10,Longer 13-17 13.Hear 30 (14.America 45) £5.00Singing (£3.00) Pepperdine University USA page 90 Children’s Shows • Aug Bully19-23 Dozer13.3- 0Moving Company Food and Ent: drink:sideRefreshments (14.15) Parts £3.00 Theatre (£2.00) Child £0.50 page 9 Disabled: at Montpelierat2yd.timeAud:of performance. 3yd flat.WC not adapted. Music • Aug Fringe16,1Flings page 53 7,23,24 22.30 (00.30) £4.00 (£2.00) 136


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