Highlands tour until Tue 19 May. Town Hall, Falkirk Wed 20 May: Lochgelly Centre, Lochgelly Fri 22 May; Denny Civic Theatre. Dumbarton Sat 23 May; Wester Hailes Education Centre. Edinburgh Mon 25 May. 7.30pm.
£1 .50 (£1); Theatre Royal, Dumfries Tue 26 May; Perth Festival, Perth Theatre Studio Wed 27 and Thurs 28 May.
0 Mugshot Cumbernauld Theatre‘s good-humoured entertaining spoof Chandleresque thriller. written and directed by Robert Robson. and featuring sleuth MacMarlowe as he prowls the streets ofGlasgow. For further details please contact Cumbernauld Theatre on 0236 737235.
Barrhead Unemployed Workers CentreThurs 14 May. 7.30pm; Whitehill Civic Centre. Hamilton Fri 15 May. 7.30pm. Hamilton 283281/282323 ext 241 ; Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline Sat 16 May. 7.30pm. 0383 720108; Tour continues to Shetland Tue 19—Fri 22 May.
0 Skirmishes Focus Theatre Company starts a new tour ofa play by Catherine Hayes that has been much praised for its humour and honesty in exploring the relationship between a dying mother and her two daughters. See Review.
Markinch Centre, Markinch Mon 1 l and Tue 12 May; BlairAtholl Village Hall Sat 16 May. Tour continues to North then to England.
0 The Gorbals Story 7:84 Scotland in David Hayman‘s production of the play by Robert McLeish about life in the Gorbals.See Mayfest. For further details please tel: 031 557 2442.
Citizens‘ Theatre, Glasgow Until Sat 23 May. 041 429 0022; Royal Lyceum. Edinburgh Tue 26—Sat 39 May. 031 229 9697. Tour continues. 0 Gillespie Borderline in Bryan Elseley’s adaptation of the novel by J. MacDougall Hay about the evil. exploitative Gillespie who takes over a fishing community in the West of Scotland.See Mayfest. For further details please tel: 0292 281010.
Tron Theatre, Glasgow Fri 15 and Sat 16 May. 8pm; Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock Mon 18 May. 7.30pm; Dundee Rep, Dundee Tue 19—Fri 22 May. 7.45pm; Dumfries Theatre Royal Sat 23 May. 7.30pm; Fraserburgh Dalrymple Hall Wed 27 May. 7.30pm; Banchory Town Hall Thurs 28. 7.30pm; lnverurie Town Hall Thurs 28 May. 7.30pm.
0 The Steamie Wildcat‘s new touring show by Tony Roper; music and comedy in a look at the community spirit of the old communal Iaundries. See Mayfest. For further details please tel: 041 9540000. Garthamlock Community Centre, Glasgow (Mayfest Fri 15 May. 7.30pm. 041 774 0681 ; StAndrews High School, Clydebank Sat 16 May. 7.30pm. 041 941 3795; Easthall Primary School, Glasgow Mon 18 May. 7.30pm. 041 771 4646; Pearce Institute, Govan Tue 19 May. 7.30pm.0414451941;Kinning Park Neighbourhood Centre Wed 20 May. 7.30pm. 041 427 0252; Barrowfield
Community Centre Wed 20 May. 7.30pm. 041 554 8412; Barrhead and Neilston Unemployed Workers Centre. Glasgow Fri 22 May. 041 881 0615; Barlanark Community Centre, Glasgow Sat 23 May. 2pm. 04] 773 18121Ayr Civic Centre. Ayr Mon 25 May. 7.30pm. 0292 264639; Brunton Theatre, Musselburgh Tue 26 May. 7.30pm. 031 665 371 1 ; Palace Theatre K ilmarnock Wed 27 May. 0563 23590. Cumbernauld Theatre Thurs 28—Sat 30 May. 67 32887.
O MACLASR The Merry Mac Fun Co, winners of the Covent Garden Street Entertainers of the Year Award. in a new show; a collection of songs and comic sketches focussing particularly on the plight ofScotland‘s unemployed. For further details please tel: 031 556 8897.
Clydebank U 840. Clydebank Fri 15 May. 2pm; Great Eastern Hotel, Duke Street. Glasgow Sat 16 May. 7pm; Springfield Centre, Baltic Street. Glasgow Mon 18 May. 7.30pm; GeoffShaw Centre,
K errylamont A venue, Glasgow Tue 19 May. 7.30pm; South Dennistoun Centre. WhitevaleStreet, Glasgow Wed 20 May. 7.30pm; Easthall Residents" hall, Easterhouse Sat 23 May. 9pm: Whitburn Community Centre, Whitburn Mon 25 May. 8pm; Barlanark Community Centre. Burnmouth Road, Barlanark Wed 27 May. 11am; Drumchapel Unemployed Workers Centre, Heclah Place, Drumchapel Thurs 28 May. 7.45pm. Tour continues.
0 ART GALLERY AND MUSEUM KELVINGROVE041 357 3929.
A Gala Celebration Sat and Sun. 16 and 17 May at 3pm. £2 (£1 .50). Rotating Dancers join in an art performance featuring the work of Keith Maclntyre. 300 umbrellas and live musicians. See Art listings for panel and details.
0 THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. Box Office 331 1234. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm (7.30pm on perf evgs). Bar. Buffet.
Scottish Ballet in Tales ol Hoilman Tue 26—Sat 30 May. This will begin the Ballet‘s summer tour. Scottish Ballet‘s 1972 version of Tales of Hoffman was created by Peter Darrell. Based on the opera by Jacques Offenbach, it spans Hoffman's life from youth to old age. The four great loves of his life add spice to his story as well as providing a perfect opportunity for solos in the ballet. The title role will be danced by Paul Tyers and Robert Hamton, and the lovers‘ roles by Scottish Ballet‘s leading ladies. The ballet will move to the King‘s Theatre. Edinburgh. Tue2—Sat 6 June.
0 DURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road. 6497151.
Culture City Preview Mon 18 May. 6.30—10pm. Tickets £10 inc supper. A special evening of dance with Scottish Ballet and the Dance School
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