Edinburgh Makars out to make ’em laugh with ‘Curtain Up!’ show

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THE Edinburgh Makars, one of the Capital’s longest established amateur clubs, are back in action next week at St Bride’s Centre, where they present Peter Quilter’s comedy Curtain Up! from Wednesday to Saturday.

Five women inherit a dilapidated theatre and enact a variety of schemes to get it up-and-running. From aerobics classes to a variety concert complete with celebrity guest, these women will try everything and anything to raise the money with hilarious results. Directed by Dario Dalla Costa, the cast includes Jo Barrow, Felicity Cullen, Betty Douglas, Becky Dunn and Kate Kendall.

Curtain Up!, St Bride’s Centre, Orwell Terrace, Wed-Sat, 7.30pm, £10, on door from 7pm on the night