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Our updated Daily Diary oi events lists

both oiliciat and lringe events together by day then by category. lie Maytest exhibitions are in the Glasgow art listings. '

Most tickets can be bought at the Ticket centre and some at venues- check with the Ticket Centre, Candleriggs;Mon-Sat,10.30am- 6.3me. 552 5961/2/3. Credit cards 227 5015/5038.



O Tikta’ Liktak Mitchell Theatre, Granville Street, 552 6961 (Ticket

3 Centre) Tue 13—Fri 16 May 6pm, Sat ; 17 May 11am and 2.30pm. £1.50

(50p). Chinook Theatre from Canada in a play by Brian Paisley for young people. Taking the audience

'r into a giant igloo, they use puppets,

drums and chanting to tell the story of a young Inuit hunter facing up to survival in the Far North.

0 Robert Burns Citizens‘ Theatre, Gorbals Street, 429 0022/8177. Fri 2—Fri 23 May 7.30pm. Sat 24, 4.30 and 8pm. £3 (£1). Concs free at door. Scottish Theatre Company in a new production of a play be Joe Corrie which aims to shake the haggis and heather off Burns’ independent spirit. Directed by David Hayman. See Review.

0 Cupboard Man Third Eye Centre, 350 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. Thurs 15 May 10.15pm, Fri 16 and

~ Sat 17 May, 8pm. £3 (£2.50). Dereck

Dereck Productions in the

_ much-acclaimed stage adaptation of Ian McEwan‘s claustrophobic short

story. 0 The Patter Third Eye Centre 350 Sauchiehall St. 332 7521. Fri 16 and

Sat 17 May 10.15pm, Sun 18 May

8pm. £3 (£2.50). A celebration of the

Glasgow lingo, inspired by Michael

Munro’s book The Patter. o The Beggar’s Opera or Peachum’s

1 Poorhouse King’s Theatre, Bath

Street, 552 5961 (Ticket Centre) Mon l2—Sat 17 May, 7.30pm. Sat 17 May also 3pm. £4.50, £3.50, £2.50. A

joint production of Wildcat and the


Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, updating John Gay's The Beggar’s Opera. Slightly disappointing rock

« polemic.

o The Lite and Adventures or Thomas Muir. Part One Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267/8. Sat‘3—Sun 18 May 7pm. £4 (£3). Part One of Peter Amott’s double drama about the life of Thomas Muir, one of Scotland's unsung heroes, whose radical views proved too much for the

Leontemporary eighteenth-century me List 16— 29 May

authorities. The two, mutually

3 independent parts, present

1 different-angled views of his

J colourful, energetic life and travels I round the world. (Part Two cove rs

events on a grand scale in a pageant

T itizens’ Theatre, Glasgow

: shown around the East End of

Glasgow (8—18 May).

7 0 Thomas Muir: Part Two Bridgeton ' Cross. Approx 12.30pm. Free. Part

Two of Peter Arnott’s tribute to Thomas Muir, one of Scotland’s unrecognised heroes and potential

'- radical leaders, who was transported

in the 18th century for his disturbingly radical views. Here the Tron Youth Project, about 30 young

' people between 14 and 20, present a pageant about his travels. See also ' Part One. Tel: Tron Theatre, 552

5 4267/8 for more details. O Terrestrial Extras Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267/8. Tue 6—Sun 18

May 11pm. £4 (£3). Return to the Tron of Um and Eek (alias Marcella


Quotations in the Scottish Theatre

A Company’s programme notes ior David

liayman’s production oi Joe Corrie‘s

. ‘Bobert Burns‘ remind us that the wrath ' oi the Lord may in Scotland still be

invoked at anytime. However, despite this, Menzies open Sundays and I Bums's tight against a Presbyterian f establishment is long since won.

Corrie’s play is, on the surtace, about

this right, but, as Hayman’s direction

makes clear, the real battle now is to

- get his poetry accepted as art rather

than lolksey kaieyard kitsch. A powerful, down-to-earth Alexander

3 Morton larger succeeds in humanising , Corrie's albeit simplitied Burns. But i the real triumph oi the production is in

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the creation at a Bruegeiesque Ayrshire where all is song, sex and a hint oi danger (the Church elders appear, when not ranting in the pulpit, as a pack oi savage dogs).

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Evaristi and Elaine Collins), two

creatures from outer space, who visit Washington, USA, as ‘ordinary‘ males. A comedy, by Marcella Evaristi, that was a great success at last year’s Edinburgh Festival.

0 Volpone Dowanhill Centre, Four Acres Charitable Trust. 93 Hyndland Street. 339 9407. Wed 14

May 10pm, Thurs 15—Sun 18 May

7.30pm. £2 (£1.50). The Great Western Theatre Company in Ben Jonson‘s timeless comedy about the

con-merchant Volpone.

o The Mad World My Masters

' Kelvingrove Park Bandstand. Free.

Tue 13—Sat 17 May, 7.30pm. Wild West Theatre Company in a production of Barry Keefe‘s comedy.

0 Grandma Faust and The Interview Glasgow Arts Centre, 12 Washington Street, 221 4516. Mon 12—Sat 17 May 7.30pm. £1 .50, £1 (UB40 free). A double bill by Edward Bond and Jean Claude Van Itallie respectively.

0 Fascination Waltz Drama Centre (Strathclyde Theatre Group) 126 Ingram Street, 552 5827/4. Mon 12—Sat 17 May 8pm. A new play by Mark Thomson about a young girl, Amy‘s struggle to fight the darkness that surrounds her.

0 The Rocky Horror Show Pavilion Theatre 7.45pm. £3.75, £3.50, £2.75.


0 Ms Fits in the Broch Tron Theatre Bar, Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate. Late night. Rhona Munro and Fiona Knowles in a cabaret in which they appear as . . . Pictish Warriors?

0 Late Fest Moir Hall, Mitchell Theatre, Granville Street, 552 5461. 10.30pm—1am. £3 (£1.50). Rose English, the Nippy Sweeties and Skanga.

O Pigtoot Drama Centre (Strathclyde

Theatre Group) 126 Ingram Street, 552 5827/4.11pm.(14—17 May). A cabaret journey through the realms of decadence, from ‘cabaret‘

g Germany to Noel Coward.


‘I o Snakes oi Shake with Heaven Sent

Drumchapel Community Centre,

320 Kinfauns Drive, 944 1009/9344.

Tickets £1 . Hosted by Mark Goodier as part of ‘Rock Around Mayfest’

f the Snakes ofShake are a ; psychedelic rock band and Heaven


Sent are a busking acoustic pop outfit both good and one of the best

combinations the Rock Week has to offer.

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0 Toronto Dance Theatre: Programme

E B MitchellTheatre. Granville Street.

221 3198; Ticket Centre outlets (041 221 3198). 7.45pm. £4.50 (£1 .50) Programme B: Rewind by Peter Randazzo, Schubert Dances.

I Radical Light Sacra Conversazione and Animated shorts by Christopher House Could this be Canada‘s (and

" Mayfest’s) answer to Ballet

Rambert? See Sat 17 May for Programme A.

o Fidget Pertormance Maryhill Arts 1 Centre, 11 Malloch Street, 944 3995.

§ Another new contemporary dance

l company founded last August.

performs a new show for Mayfest.

Four members ofScottish Ballet

. appear in the world premiere which ; comprises six pieces. Fidget will also

be appearing with Wildcat in cabaret on Fri 23 may at the Maryhill Arts

Centre and in street theatre

(2.30pm) at the Briggait.

; 0 Five Jeely Pieces Maryhill Arts

Centre, 11 Malloch Street, 945 3995

' (NB different tel number to . programme). Fri 2. Thurs 8 and Fri

16. 8pm. £1 (50p). Fidget, a new

i contemporary dance group who ; apeared at last year‘s Edinburgh ' Festival Fringe, present five pieces,

using music from Mozart to Sting (three pieces choreographed by members of Scottish Ballet). See



o The Lite and Times at Wee

MacGreegor Dolphin Arts Centre, 7

' James Street, Bridgeton. 554

1671/7449. Tue 13—Sat 17 May. 7.30pm and Sat 17 May, 2pm. £1

(50p). Other venues Tue 20—Thurs ; 22 may. This year‘s Youth Theatre . production by 12—18 year-olds is . based on the hugely popular J .J. Bell character Wee macGreegor (something ofa forerunner to Oor

Wullie). the small boy serialised in

: the Glasgow Evening Times, 1901-2. . 0 Tikta' Liktak Mitchell Theatre.

6pm. See Theatre.

: 0 Thomas Muir: Part Two Bridgeton 1 Cross. 12.30pm. See Theatre.


O Caledonia Brass Glenwood Lodge,

Castlemilk. Highly popular brass quartet with a wide variety of styles.



O leta’ Liktak Mitchell Theatre.

Fri 16.


11am and 2.30pm. £1 .50 (50p). See