Union Theatre St Andrews Thurs 19th Feb at 8pm

Town Hall, Portobello Tue 3rd March at 7.30pm

Town Hall,A||oa Wed 4th March at7.30pm

Crieff High Schoo|,Crieff Thurs 5th March at 7.30pm.

Theatre Royal, Dumfries Fri 13th and Sat 14th March at7.30pm

Further information from Publicity Dept, Scottish Ballet, 261 West Princes Street, Glasgow G4 SEE.

Tel: 041 331 2931.

Subsidised by the

Scottish Arts Council

Tue 10—Sat 14 Feb, 8pm United Artists (Scotland) in the World stage premiere of

PITY IN HISTORY by Howard Barker

SIB/£2 conc.

Tue 17—Sat21 Feb, 8pm (Fri, 9.30pm) Immediate Theatre Coin A DAY DOWN A GOLDMINE

by George Wyllie ‘An eccentric, funny and barbed piece ofscu/?tura/ theatre, a “madcap attack on the concept of money". ' George Melly

£3/E2 conc.

A c vance Tickets Usher Hall Box Office, Lothian Road, Edinburgh (031 228 1155) Monday Saturday 10am—5pm The City of Edinburgh District Council Department of Recreation Supportingthe Arts

The Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, Edinburgh


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A Music Hall entertainment to celebrate the 150th anniversary of Queen Victoria’s accession tothethrone. Sun 15th and Mon 16th Feb 1987 at 7.30pm.

Box Office, Bar and snacks

open 6.30pm.

Tickets £2.50 (£1.50 cones) **"‘ SPECIAL OFFER SUNDAY NIGHT - ALL TICKETS £1 *** Queen Victoria will grant a Free

Knighthood to the best dressed person in suitable period costume.

'Hilarious production of enormous skill and professionalism.’ The Northwich Guardian

22 The List 6 -19 February


O OUTER LIMITS Coasters. 3 West Tollcross. 228 3252.

Appointment with Fear. Fri 13 Feb. 10.30pm—4am. £2. Club tonight includes live stage show to suit the date described as ‘the best Horror Stage Show in the UK‘ . . .

Pamela Stephenson Sun 15 Feb. 10.30pm—4am. The outrageous lady hits the floor ofOuter Limits tonight.


An Audience with Marcus Grant Sat 7 Feb. 10pm. Free. Marcus Grant gives insight into how his formative years have been impressed by forces such as Pizzaland. public loos and Santa Claus.


The Red Ferrets Thurs 5—Sat 7 Feb. 9.30pm. £2 members; £2.50 non-members. The Traverse continue their venture into late-evening cabaret, which got off to a good start with the Ms. . . Fits. with The Red Ferrets see Panel.


Founded sixteen years ago, the biennial St Andrews Festival has established itself as a lively consortium of diverse and high-quality events, combining local and more widespread representation. The setting of this beautiful university town by the sea is obviously an added bonus, it's easily reachable from Glasgow and Edinburgh and the Festival runs from 11 —22 February. Below are a few highlights; fora lull programme and tickets please contact The Tourist Information Centre, 78 South Street, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9JX. (0334 76106). Open Mon—Fri 10am-5pm, Sat 10am—1pm.


o The Marriage of Panurge Union Theatre. Mon 16 Feb. 8pm. £3, £2. The highly successful Medieval Players in their adaptation of Rabelais's comic classic.

0 Lauder Byre Theatre, Thurs 12 Sat 21 Feb. 8pm. Sat.mat. 2.30pm. £5 (£4). Concs avail. Tickets only from Byre 0334 76288. Jimmy Logan in his illuminating and funny exploration ofthe life and personality of the famous music-hall singer.

o The Good Person of Szechwan Buchanan Theatre. Mon 16 & Tues 17 Feb. 8pm. £3 (£2). The highly visual, LeCoq—trained I Gelati theatre company in Bertolt Brecht‘s play.

0 Pocket Atlas Union Theatre. Thurs 12— Sat 14 Feb. 8pm. £3, £2. I.O.U. Theatre Co in a new show presenting a rich visual armchair journey.

o Testament of Youth Buchanan Theatre. Wed 18 & Thurs 19 Feb. 8pm. £3 (£2). Rohan McCullough in her moving adaptation of Vera Brittain‘s account of the First World War, seen at the 1986 Edinburgh Festival.

0 Pity of War Buchanan Theatre. Fri 20& Sat 21 Feb. 8pm. £3 (£2). Peter Florence‘s one-man performance See Review on Theatre page.


0 Triple Bill Union Theatre. Thurs 19 Feb. 8pm. £6, £4. Scottish Ballet in a triple bill from Napoli, Othello and Five Ruckert Songs.

0 Momentum Rush Union Theatre. Tues 17 Feb. 8pm. £3 (£2). The immensely talented Greg Nash see Dance page and panel.


0 Verdi’s Macbeth Union Theatre. Sat 21 Feb. 8pm. £6, £4. Scottish Opera's innovative

' ‘Opera-go-round' mini-version of

Verdi‘s masterpiece.

o Michala Petri and the Guildhall String Ensemble The Younger Hall. Wed 11 Feb. 7.30pm. £4.£3. The young recorder virtuoso in a programme of Hnadel. Mendelssohn, Mozart and Vivaldi. o The Moscow String Quartet The Younger Hall. Mon 16 Feb. 7.30pm. £4, £3. Weber, Shostakovitch and Brahms. Soloist Andrew Marriner (Principal Clarinet with the L80).

0 The Medici String Quartet The Younger Hall, Fri 20 Feb. 7.30pm. £4. £3. A celebration of Beethoven’s life and music devised by John Caird, with readings by an actor from the RSC.

o A Russian Evening Lower College Hall. Sat 21 Feb. 10pm. £1 (50p). Dr Christopher Barnes plays music by Tolstoy and Pasternak.

o A Hungarian Evening Lower College Hall. Tues 17 Feb. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Tamas Ungar, a much-acclaimed Hungarina pianist, plays a widely varied programme.

0 There is much more besides— jazz, poetry, films, dances and exhibtions (including one from John Bellany). Contact the Tourist Office (see above) for details.

0 To get to St Andrews by rail, take the train to Leuchars where there is a frequent bus-service to St Andrews. 0 To get to St Andrews by road, take the M90 from Edinburgh, or the Kincardine Bridge road from Glasow.