Mon—Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm and 8pm. Wed tnat 2.30pm. £4.5()-£l2.5(). The King's Theatre's string of visiting TV sit-com and soap stars continues as Geoffrey Hughes (Eddie Yates frotti The Street). Jeffrey Holland (Hi-De-Hi) arid Karen Archer (The Chief) get under the canvas iti this saucy little camping cotnedy from Btu/(Iv director Rob Beltinson.

I HETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 Hiin Street. 556 957‘). [Access: ST. R. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Burning Issues Until Sat (T May. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The Citadel Theatre Group with their contribution to the Edinburgh Fling a show drawing on the everyday drama of fatnin life in l.eith. with a cast of mature. talented women drawn from the local community.

Pig Boy Wed l7—Thurs l8 May. 7.30pm.

£5 (£3). The award-winning 'l‘heatt'e Sans

l‘rotitieres present a Celtic legend with the skilful choreography of Marcello Magni of Theatre de Complicite. See preview.

I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590. [Access: R. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. G. C]

Evita Until Sat 6 May. 7.30pm. Sat tnat 2.30pm. £5~£2(). The Rice-Lloyd Webber musical that tnade stars of Marti Webb atid lilaine Page atid imprinted the classic

inside story: Cat A Theatre Company illuminate life in a women's prison in

Doing Bird at Theatre Workshop and touring

showbiz ballad Don 'I ('I'\' For Me .-lr_eenti/ut on the public consciousness.

This new production of the show frotn musical impressat‘io Harold Prince sees the return of Marti Webb as leading lady liva Peron.

Return to the Forbidden Planet Mon l5-Thurs 18 May. 7.30pm; Fri l‘)—Sat 20 May. 5pm and 8.30pm. £o—£18.5(). Cult show that places Shakespeare‘s Tempest ill

i a sci-ii world stuck on a cheesy 5()s/(i()s soundtrack.

I ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street. 229 9697. [Access: P. l.. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. T. Help: A. AA]

The Castle Until Sat 6 May. 7.45pm. £4.5()—£‘). The Wrestling School present Howard Barker‘s powerful tale of the knight who returns frotn the Crusades to find a new world order from which men have been excluded.

Oleanna Fri l2—Sat 27 May. (Not Sun). 7.45pm. £4.5()—£l~l. American playwright David Mamet‘s highly controversial student/teacher battle of the sexes drama iii its Scottish premiere directed for the

5 Lyceum by Kenny lreland. See preview.


Place. 226 5425. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA] A is for Abba! Until Sat () May. 8pm. £6 (£3). See Touring.

Doing Bird Thurs lit-Sun 2| May. 8pm. £6 (£3). AISO Mayfest. Prison drama specialists Cat A Theatre Company with a new multi-media show set in a women's prison. where three cellmates gain a whole new perspective on their lives whilst cut off from their menfolk.


Catch the best theatre this fortni ht

I Oleanna David Mamet‘s powerful anti controversial gender—war drama confronting both the fascism of political correctness and the reactionary anti-PC backlash looks set to divide audiences in its Scottish premiere. Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh. I Dancezla Belle Dame New Edinburgh-based company Soft Bodies Hard Metal make a dynamic debut with a piece based on Keats‘s poem ‘La Belle Dante Sans Merci‘ and featuring the biggest wheelchair in the world. RSAMD, Glasgow (part ofMayfist); l'esrival Theatre. Edinburgh.

I The Castle/Judith The Wrestling School pays a brief visit to Edinburgh toperfortn not one but two Scottish premieres of Howard Barker‘s rich. dark and very substantial plays. Royal Lyceton/ Traverse Theatres. Edinburgh.

I The Collection Mike Cullen‘s new play for the Traverse tempers Mamet-like machismo with an acknowledgement of female sexual power in this fast-talking drama about a debt-collector‘s trauma. Traverse Theatre. [:‘c/inbtnglt.

I Born Guilty An ambitious adaptation of Peter Sichrovsky‘s studies ofGerman-Jewish relations in modern Europe. expertly accomplished by Iain Reekie and 7:84 Theatre Company. Citizens' Theatre. Glasgoit' (part ofMayfesi); Traverse Theatre. Edinburgh in June.

be found in the listings above.

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