Box office: EDINBURGH FESTIVAL: 97
Tuesday 19 August 1997
MASSAGE UK premiere of Berkoff's uncomfortably compelling new play, exploring the seamy sleazy world of British massage parlours.
Assembly Rooms, Venue 3, 11.30-12.45.
MEMORY MAN - PAUL CLARK A charming portrayal of a vaudeville perfomer with an intriguing hobby: memorising the Kansas telephone directory. Pleasance, Venue 33, 12.40- 13.40.
DIRIAMBA!: A Theatre Workshop / Nixtayolero collaboration, bringing the carnival colours of Nicaragua to Edinburgh and revealing the darkness hidden beneath them. Theatre Workshop, Venue 20, 17.30-18.30.
Simon Lipson In Pieces: No one is safe from this talented impressionist. He parodies everything. Gilded Balloon, Venue 38, 19.45-20.45.
GlastonburyWI to make debut appearance at Somerset festival
TV reviewIt has taken seven episodes for Game of Thrones season five to hit its stride
FilmPalme d'Or goes to radical and astonishing film that turns conventional thinking about immigrants on its head
Potter's attempt to create an Essex Taj Mahal was a lovely treattv
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 I was raped by another man. And now the Government wants to take away the one thing that saved my life
- 2 UK's biggest male rape charity Survivors UK has state funding slashed to zero despite 120% rise in men reporting sexual violence and seeking help
- 3 Ricky Gervais jokes about 'battering Danish DJ to death with a bicycle pump' after rabbit killed
- 4 Iran launches anti-Isis cartoon competition 'to expose true nature of Islamic State'
- 5 England 'favourites' to host 2018 World Cup following Fifa arrests
Stolen Instagram photo sells for $90,000
Point Break remake gets first trailer as fans of the original wonder why this is happening
The X Files: David Duchovny 'started crying' when reading new script for TV revival
Thrill of the chaste: The truth about Gandhi's sex life
Suicide Squad: leaked footage shows first look at Batmobile chasing Joker through city streets
As a white man, I'm surprised more women aren't tweeting the hashtag #KillAllWhiteMen
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train