A PLAY which tells the true story of four Prestonpans miners and their role in the Spanish Civil War is one of the upcoming attractions at The Brunton in Musselburgh.

Wonder Fools, co-founded by East Lothian’s Robbie Gordon, presents 549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War at 7.30pm on September 23 and at 2.30pm and 7.30pm on September 24.

In a small pub in Prestonpans, four Millennials are told the true story of four local miners who, 80 years ago, travelled to the valleys of Spain.

People of contrasting backgrounds, ideologies and religions, spurred on by their passion for equality and freedom, formed the Scottish ranks of the Spanish Civil War’s legendary International Brigade.

East Lothian Courier: 549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War

549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War

Meanwhile, this Saturday sees the last-ever show from family favourite Funbox. Join Anya, Kevin and Bonzo for How To Be A Superhero at 1pm and 3.30pm.

Matt Costello, known for his character Stevie the Bookie in hit comedy series Still Game, stars in Two’s Company next Thursday (September 8).

The new comedy from Gillian Duffy, who wrote The Ghosting of Rabbie Burns and co-wrote Wedding Planners, gets under way at 7.30pm.

It tells the story of Maureen Parker, 55, single, twice divorced, a lonely-hearts guru – and now owner of a matchmaking agency with a difference, Two’s Company.

East Lothian Courier: Matt Costello, known for his character Stevie The Bookie in Still Game, will appear in Two's Company

Matt Costello, known for his character Stevie The Bookie in Still Game, will appear in Two's Company

The same evening, Much Ado About Nothing, Shakespeare’s romcom of sun, sea and mistaken identity, directed by Simon Godwin, is screened live from the National Theatre at 7pm.

Music from Budapest Cafe Orchestra, an unconventional, snappily attired, boutique orchestra from Harringay, can be enjoyed next Friday (September 9) at 7.30pm.

East Lothian Courier: Budapest Cafe Orchestra

Budapest Cafe Orchestra

The Lure of Hollywood in Film and Song is part of this year’s Lammermuir Festival next Saturday (September 10) at 3pm.

Television presenter and silent film pianist Neil Brand joins accompanist Iain Burnside to present show composers such as Korngold, Rosza, Waxman, Eisler and Weill.

Inspired by the classic tale of Peter Pan, The Lost Girls (15) chronicles four generations of Darling women as they struggle in the aftermath of their adventures with Peter Pan (Louis Partridge) in Neverland. The film is screened on Wednesday, September 14, at 7.30pm.

The music of Jeff Lynne and Electric Light Orchestra is celebrated with tribute show ELO Again on Thursday, September 15, at 7.30pm.

Rapture Theatre presents The Beauty Queen of Leenane, a dark comedy written by In Bruges script writer Martin McDonagh, on Saturday, September 17. Winner of four Tony Awards and nominated for an Olivier Award, it is set in a run-down cottage in Connemara, where Maureen Folan leads an isolated life with Mag, her demanding, manipulative mother, when an unexpected admirer arrives.

Elvis Presley’s (Austin Butler) story is seen through the prism of his complicated relationship with his enigmatic manager Colonel Tom Parker (Tom Hanks) in Elvis (12A) on Wednesday, September 21, at 7.30pm.

Chris O’Donnell will bring a tribute to music star Phil Collins – who fronted Genesis and sold 150 million albums in his solo career – to the stage on Saturday, September 24, at 7.30pm.

Royal Opera House Live will present Puccini’s Madame Butterfly on Tuesday, September 27, at 7.15pm.

Direct from a week-long run in London’s West End and sold-out world tour, The Simon & Garfunkel Story will come to The Brunton on Thursday, September 29, at 7.30pm.

Worn, an emotive dance production exploring how the body is affected by time and space, choreographed and performed by dance duo Errol White and Davina Givan, is on Friday, September 30, at 7.30pm.