_',-_' --— t ,6? K1 No S 2 _. - ;‘TNE‘A:Rt—' -Cil_f-SOOW a. ‘You will have to search long and hard to find a funnier two hours' The Evening News This is a brilliantproduction'

The Scotsman ‘Perfect Comedy' Festival Times

MON 22nd—SAT 27th SEPT AT 7.30 p.m. left i} i ' 'L-"L ' xi: 5:?)



in Dario Fo’s


directed by Morag Fullerton

041 227 5015 (Credit Card)

1986/87 season opens with

12 SEPTEMBER - 4 OCTOBER 7.45 pm


Did he fall... or was he pushed?A boisterous and zany Italian political farce by Dario Fo.

Seats from £2.50 Telephone (031) 229 9697 PERFORMED BY





presents THE ALBANNACH from the novel by Fionn MacColla ’one of the most uplifting, entertaining shows ever mounted by an enterprising company.’ G lasgow Herald ’powerful and poignant’. The Guardian

Catch the Show at:

ASSEMBLY ROOMS, EDINBURGH THURSDAY 2 —SATURDAY 4 OCTOBER— 7.45 p.m. Tickets: £3.50, £2 conc. available from Usher Hall, Tel: 228 1 l 55; Ticket Centre, Waverley Bridge, Tel: 225 3732 and Canongate Music, Tel: 557 3090 MOIR HALLGLASGOW TUESDAY4 NOVEMBER—8.00 p.m. Tickets: £3.50, £2 conc. availablefrom Ticket Centre, Candleriggs, Tel: 552 5961 Credit Card Bookings 227 5014;

King’s Theatre and Mitchell Theatre

10 The Landsat; 2 oct

5 0 Heather Up Your Kilt Wildcat Stage


TAG Company, On Tour Love is the longest running

conundrum. It you haven’t got it you wish you had. ll you are in love you can ; always lose it. As it that wasn't enough, it you want to find out it it really is the big thing, it might be prudent to do a : spot at sneaky market research on your i projected mate— just to see it they are ' completely worthy at your devotion.

This last tip comes courtesy ol Shakespeare in ‘As You Like lt‘ and it is one that TAG Theatre Company enthusiastically endorse in their production.

TAG’s modem dress presentation is an ‘adapted’ one and, as such, this streamlining makes for a clear, it not over-simplistic view at the potential been submerged in a merry concoction duplicity inherent in any relationship. oi music and romp. (Graeme Langiord)

031 225 2424 ext 6633; Glenbum Aberdeen Tue 23—Sat 27 Sept. Tue Community Centre, Paisley Fri 19 7.30pm. Wed. Thurs and Sat 8pm, Sspto7-3llpm.041889 3151; Fri 2pm. 0224641 122. Tour Castlebrae High School, Craigmillar continues until 25 Oct,

(school pcrf) Tue 23 Sept; Civic « . “trumpets and Raspberries Theam" A)” Wed 2‘4 SCPt- 7-30Pm- Borderline Theatre Company in 0292 264639; Arts Guild Theatre, their extremely successful Greenmk Thurs 25 ScPt- 7-30Pm' production of Dario Fo's farce. 0475 23038: Tron Theatre, Glasgow Sec Review. For further

Fri 26 sew—sun 5 0a ("Om/19“) details please contact Borderline on 8pm. 04] 552 4267. Tour continues 0292 281010.

um” 1 NOV' StranraerAcademy, Stranraer Fri 19 Sept. 7.30pm. 0387 63822 x 28 (Dumfries and Galloway Arts Association) ; Start wix A Its Theatre, Car/isle Sat 20 Sept. 8pm: King's Theatre, Glasgow Mon 22—Sat 27 Oct. 7.30pm. 041 552 5961 ; Moray House Theatre. Canongate. Royal Mile. Edinburgh Thurs 2—Sat 4 Oct. 7.30pm. (Tickets from Fringe Office. High Street and theatre on the night). Tour continues until 18 Oct.

0 We'll Support You Evermore Cumbernauld Theatre Company take out on tour their production 01 Robert Robson's comic speculation on the time Scotland wins the World Cup. . . in 1990. For further information please contact Cumbernauld Theatre 023 67 32887. Cumbernauld Theatre Until Sat 20 Sept. 7.45pm. 023 67 32887; Civic Theatre, Motherwell Tue 23 and Wed 24 Sept. 7.30pm. 71 66 166; Village Theatre, East Kilbride Thurs 25 Sept. 7.30pm. 03552 48669: Lochgelly Centre Fri 26 Sept. 7.30pm. 0592 780971; Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock Sat 27 Sept. 7.30pm. 0563 37710; Portobello Town Hall. Portobello, Edinburgh Mon 29 and Tue 30 Sept. 7.30pm. 031 225 2424; Aberdeen Arts Centre, Aberdeen Wed 1 Oct. 7.30pm. 0224 635208. Tour continues.

like watching a play tor schools- everything striving to be made ‘understandable' and ‘enjoyahle’ and all from a companythat genuinely works together to make sense oi mankind's oldest condition. This is especially highlighted by Tamara Kennedy who, as Rosalind, displays just the right mixture of the temptress and thetease. Orlando looks more like

makes tor pace though olten at the expense of subtlety.

All commendable, but it does leave you wondering it some at the beauty and nuance ol the language hasn’t

Productions in a jaded view of Scottish tourists and the tourist industry as the American MacGregor family return to discover more than their roots. Musically on target, comically wider of the mark, but a smashing chameleon performance from Myra McFadyen as a whole clan of ‘MacGregors‘. For further details please contact Wildcat on 041 334 4866.

Arts Guild Theatre. Greenock Thurs 18 Sept. 7.30pm. 041 334 4866; Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline Fri 19 Sept. 7.30pm. 0383 720108:

Glen wood Centre, Glenrothes Sat 20 Sept. 7.30pm. 0592 752244; Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow Mon 22 Sept—Sat 4 Oct. 7.30pm. 041 552 5961. (NB Sat mat on 27 Sept at 2.30pm is in aid of Strathclyde Rape Crisis Centre). Tour continues until 11 Oct.

0 The Lass Wi’ The Muckle Mou’ Theatre Alba continue to tour their successful production of Alexander Reid‘s play in braid Scots about a lass with toothsome prospects. For further information please contact Theatre Alba on 031 226 2427.

Corn Exchange, Melrose Fri 19 Sept. 7.30pm. Melrose 2555; MacFie Hall,

Heriot Sat 20 Sept. 7.30pm. 031 226 2427; Aberdeen Arts Centre,

Consequently, it becomes very much I

Joe 90 than Kid Galaghad, but lacks no 5 commitment and Ian Brown’s direction ;