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0 Theatre is listed by city iirst then by venue, running in alphabetical order, except lor touring shows which are listed by the name ol the show. Please send details not later than 10 days belore publication date.

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O DRAMA CENTRE 126 Ingram Street, 552 5827. Hocus Focus and In Nomine Patris Mon 28 July—Fri 1 Aug. 7.30pm. A double bill by a new company, Annexe Theatre Company. Both plays Hocus Pocus by Ann Marie Di Mambro and In Nomine Patris by Paula Macgee, look at contemporary young people pursuing a religious vocation and how they and their families come to terms with this. 0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street, 221 4526. Earlhcraclt Mon 4—Sat 9 Aug. 7.30pm. (Tickets tel 041 221 4526). This is a play without a stage. Sounds bizarre? What it means is that the action takes place around the audience, all round the building. Directed by Robin Peoples and choreographed by Cheryl Strong, the Scottish Youth Theatre take on the whole building and practically the whole of Time, as they perform John Wiles’ play about two young Russians in Stalingrad in 1942, who

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fall through a crack in the earth into the Underworld where legendary battles are fought. part of SYT‘s summer festival see also Tron and Mitchell Theatres.

0 KING'S Bath Street. Box Office Mon—Sat 12 noon—6pm. 4 bars. [D] [E] Phone Bookings, Ticket Centre, Candleriggs, Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm. 552 5961.

A Wee Touch oi Class Mon 28 July Sat 9 August. Mon—Fri 7.30pm, Sat 5 & 8pm. £4.50,£4, £3.50. Concs: 2 for

price of 1 on Mon 28, half-price concs. for students. UB4OS, OAPs and children at all other times except Sat 8pm performance. Prior to opening for its second year at the Edinburgh Festival, Denise Coffey and Rikki Fulton’s adaptation of Moliere‘s classic comedy satirising upward-mobility, Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme. In this version. directed by Joan Knight of Perth Theatre, the action is transposed to Edinburgh at the time of the devel0ping new town, where Monsieur Jourdain becomes Mister Jenner, a new New Town burgher of classic bad taste. Rikki Fulton as Jenner is extremely funny, though, unless the production has changed with keeping, he tends to dominate proceedings.

0 MITCHELL Granville Street, 221 3198. Box office Mon-Sat. l2 .noon—6pm. Bar. Café. [D] Tickets also available from Ticket Centre,

which, subtitled ‘A Post-Nuclear

; future, as cynical storytellers tell the

Candleriggs. 552 5961 . Mon—Sat _ 10.30am—6.30pm. ] What a Wonderlul World Sat 2 August 7.30pm. No tickets entry by donation. An evening of all-American entertainment produced by the Miss America Stars 7 Scholarship Programme in aid of the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice.

A Trilogy oi Short Plays Mon 4 Sat 9 August. 7.30pm. £2.50(£1.50). Scottish Youth Theatre in a trilogy of plays by well-known Scottish writers; Disgusting Objects by Liz Lochhead, In Traction by Stuart Paterson and Child Splay by Frederick Lindsay.

Colonists Tue 5—Sat 9 Aug. 8pm. (Tickets, tel Tron Theatre). The Scottish Youth Theatre in a production of a play by John Harvey,

Romance’, casts a jaded eye over the

comic, sardonic tale of the ‘birth ofa nation’. Direct'ed by Alan Lyddiard with music by Ron McAllister. Part ? of SYT’s summer festival: see also

Mitchell Theatre and Glasgow Arts Centre. 3

O PAVILION 121 Renfield Street, 332 3 1846. Box office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar.

Robert Halpern Thurs 24—Sat 26 July, Thurs 31 July Sat 2 August, Thurs 7 Sat 9 August. 7.30pm. Thurs all seats £2. Fri and Sat £3.50, £3, £2. Hypnotic fare. O THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall 5 Street, 332 7521. Box Office Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm, Sun 2—5pm. (Tickets from bookshop on perfevgs). [D]


Bo the Clown Fri 25 July 2.30pm, Sat 26July11am & 2.30pm. £1 kids,

£1.50 adults. Bo invites you to join him for a show ofclowning, circus and music hall. The young at heart of any age welcome.

Honeyspot Wed 30 July Fri 1 August. 2.30pm & 7pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Following on from an appearance at the Commonwealth Arts Festival. a production from Australia of Aboriginal writer Jack Davis‘s play telling how a white forest ranger’s racism is overcome when his daughter appears in a

I concert with her Aboriginal friends.

In keeping with its message, the play

incorporates traditional Aboriginal

music and dance. For children and

; adults.

Rhubarb the Clown Sat 2 August. 1 lam & 2.30pm. £1 kids, £1 .50

7 adults. Not looking for custard pies

we presume . . . Rhubarb takes to the : floor with juggling, magic, mime and I

other clownish arts. : Los Angeles Stand Up Comedy Wed 6

& Thurs 7 August. 8pm. £3 (£2).

British premiere ofa wildly wacky

show from three comics from L.A.: Fred Wolfe, Peter Gaulkie and Bob

Worley. A sneak preview of the

show going on to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.


Setting the Clyde on Fire! Mon 28 July. 9

Starting at 8pm in George Square. The Scottish Youth Theatre lead an outdoor procession performance following St Mungo on his return to Strathclyde. The promenade continues through St Enoch Square and Argyle Street and winds up at the Bandstand beside the River Clyde. where a giant fish will eat a ring of fire in a display of fire sculptures. . .

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