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Julian Cope presents a spoken word performance based on his book The Modern Antiquarian at the Sallis Benney Theatre, Grand Parade. Fri 5, 7.30pm, pounds 8/pounds 7. 01273 643010.


Actor and author Simon Callow reads from Love is Where it Falls, his account of his relationship with Peggy Ramsay, at James Thin, South Bridge, EH1. Thurs 4, 7pm. 0131 622 8222.


Edwina Currie extemporises on her decade in a South Bank event called `Edge of a Dream ... the 80s' at the Purcell Room, RFH, SE1. Wed 3, 7.30pm, pounds 6/pounds 3.50. 0171 960 4242.

The Write Thing presents `In Celebration of My Sisters' at the RFH, SE1. Readers include Patience Agbabi, Jean `Binta' Breeze, Andrea Levy, Jo Hodges and Arabella Weir. Thurs 4, 7.30pm, pounds 20, pounds 18 & pounds 16. 0171 960 4242. For details of the rest of the Write Thing's national tour - covering workshops, film, literature and arts, running from 1-14 March - call 0171 924 0112.