EDINBURGH Tel: 031 225 3614

Thurs 15—Sat 17 Oct at 8pm THE MERRY MAC FUN CO presents The Country Doctor A Scottish Comedy with music! Classic Merry Mac Fun Theatre Tickets: £3 (£1 .50)

Mon 19 and Tue 20 Oct, 10.30am—5pm; Wed 21 Oct, 10.30am—9.30pm (approx) GREG NASH GROUP Dance Workshop The workshops are free, but you must register in advance.

Wed 21 Oct at 8pm GREG NASH GROUP perform No Dogs/No Cycles- A Dance Travelogue Tickets: £3 (£1 .50)

Sat 17 Oct 1 1am—5.30pm RETURN OF THE TARTAN CASTLE The massive collective photo booth picture return and receive your own miniature and signed postcard FREE

Fri 23 Oct at 8pm THE BIG STRAMASH Scottish cabaret, comedy and international beer. Tickets: £3 (£1 .50)

Saturday 24 Oct at 8pm GARY STEVENS’

IF THE CAP FITS with Caroline Wilkinson A comic tragedy Tickets: £3 (£1 .50)

Mon 26 Oct at 8pm VINGIS Lithuania's most popular folk song and dance company. Tickets: £3 (£1 .50)






Fri 30—Sat31 Oct 30 Oct 6.30pm 9.30pm 31 Oct 10am—8pm (approx) A MUMMER’S PLAY FOR HALLOWE’EN Workshop with Spirit House Theatre Company Come along and create giant puppets for a specially written Mummer‘s play at Hallowe'en For children aged 12 and over. The workshops are free but you must register in advance.

Mon 9—Sat 14 Nov 1 1am—7.15pm LIGHT UP THE LAND Lung Ha‘s Theatre Co in association with Slide Workshop, Edinburgh A landscape of sculpture and light using projection and making techniques. Providing a platform for the many talents of handicapped persons. FREE

Tue 10—Thurs 12 Nov at 8pm

TAG presents Cowboys and Indians A new play by Gurmeet Mattu A comedy about the joys and pains of being an Indian in Glasgow. Tickets: £3 (£1 .50)

Sat 14—Sun 15 Nov 14th: 9.30am—4pm 15th: 10am—9pm (approx) DANCE WEEKEND A weekend of classes and workshops with teachers from the Assembly Rooms' very popular twice weekly dance classes. Weekend Tickets: £10 (£4)

Tickets for all paying events are available In advance from the Usher Hall Box Office. Lothian Road. Edinburgh. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Tel: 031 228 1 155. Oron the night from one hour before the pertormance at the Assembly Rooms.

ticket left, go. For further details please call Wildcat on 041 954 0000. Denny Civic Theatre, Dumbarton. Fri 16 & Sat 17 Oct. 7.30pm. Tickets 0389 62015; Clydebank Town Hall. Mon 19 Oct. 7.30pm. Ticket5041 941 1331; Henderson Theatre, Shotts. Tue 20 & Wed 21 Oct. 7.30pm. Tickets 0501 21826; Paisley Town Hall. Thurs 22 Oct. 7.30pm. Tickets 041 887 1007; Stirling Miners Welfare. Sat 24 Oct. 7.30pm. Tickets 0786 79437; Adam Smith Centre, Kirkcaldy. Mon 26 Oct. 7.30pm. Tickets 0592 260498; Stranraer Academy. Tue 27 Oct. 7.30pm. Tickets 0776 2596; Dalbeattie School. Wed 28 Oct. 0556 610674; SanquharAcadem y. Thurs 29 Oct. 7.30pm. Tickets 06592 467. Tour continues.

0 The Last Days at the Nosieratu The 'Shadow Syndicate‘s successful Edinburgh Festival show. Jon Pope‘s adaptation of the Dracula tale is set in pre-Nazi Germany and uses a very visual, expressive form of theatre and original music to create an atmosphere of foreboding.

Theatre Workshop, Edinburgh Thurs 15—Sat 17 Oct; Bonar Hall, Dundee Tue 20 Oct; Crawford Arts Centre, StAndrews Wed 21 Oct; HarbourArts Centre, Irvine Fri 23 Oct; Aberdeen Arts Centre, Aberdeen Sat 24 Oct. Scottish tour ends.

0 The Long March The Sarmcol Workers‘ Co-Operative from South Africa, touring a production ofa play about their own union struggles. Telling the story of their long and bitter dispute with the British based company BTR, the group hope to persuade their audiences to boycott the company‘s goods in Britain. The tour is supported by the TUC, STUC, National Union of South African Metalworkers, Anti-Apartheid Movement, Glasgow District Council and Wildcat Stage Productions. For further details call Christine Hamilton, Arts Officer, STUC on 041 334 4946.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow Fri 16 Oct, 11pm. Tel: 041 552 4267. Maryhill Community Central Halls, Maryhill Road, Glasgow Sat 17 Oct. 7.30pm. 0 Mary Queen at Scots Got Her Head Chopped OH Communicado complete the tour of their excellent production of Liz Loehhead’s play. They breeze through the story with tremendous energy and style. Don‘t miss it. For further details please call Communicado on 031 229 7404. Glen wood Centre, Glenrothes Fri 16 Oct, 7.30pm. Tel: 0592 756633/752244. New StreetArts Centre, Paisley Sat 16 Oct,7.30pm. Tel: 0332 363275. End of Scottish tour.

0 The Country Doctor Following on the success of their 1 Love You Baby But I Gotta Run The Merry Mac Fun Co present a new comedy set in rural Scotland and using ballads and country and western music. For further details please call The Merry Mac Fun Co on 031556 8897. Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh Thurs 15—Sat 17 oct. 8pm. Tel: 031 225 3614; Civic Theatre, Motherwell Tue 22 Oct. 7.30pm. Tel: 698 67515;

Triangle Centre, West Pilton Bank, Edinburgh Wed 21 Oct. 7.30pm. Tel: 031 332 0877; Rutherglen Unemployed Workers Centre, Victoria Street, Glasgow Sat 24 Oct. 7pm. Tel: 041 647 0331. Tour continues.



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

Terry Neason Fri 16 Oct. 7.30pm. £5, £4. The lady with the big voice and the big sense of humour, often seen with Wildcat Stage Productions, recently hostess of STV‘s Terry Neason Show, hits the stage of the Pavilion.

Boy Chubby Brown Wed 21 Oct. 7.30pm. £5. The blue comedian returns to the Pavilion.


O ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street, 225 3614.

The Big Stramash Fri 23 Oct. 8pm. £3 (£1.50). A night ofScottish cabaret organised by The Merry Mac Fun C0 and presenting the rockabilly buskers Wray Gunn and the Rockets, the comedian Stu Henderson, the female comedy duo Lib and Rene, The Panic Brothers, The Tex Fillet Five and The Comedy Casuals.Susan Intrusion and Stanley Naive.

O KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street, 229 1201. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [D]. [E].

Scotland the What? Until Sat 24 Oct. 7.30pm. £6.50, £6, £5.50. £5. £3. Cones off stalls and Grand Circle Mon—Thurs evgs. The Aberdonian trio with an evening of humour from the Granite City. See review.

0 MAHOELA THEATRE Gateway Exchange, 24 Abbeymount, 661 0982. Cale and bar facilities during performance.

Bing Hitler and Harry Entleld Thurs 15 Oct. 8pm. (Bar opens 7pm). £3.50 (£2). The inimitable Bing Hitler, Glasgow‘s own self-styled Nazi 1 leader, and Harry Saturday Live Enfield kick off a series of fortnightly dobefipalhs mmymand the Rockets Thurs 29 Oct. 8pm. £3.50 (£2). John Sparkes. a Perrier Award nominee at this year‘s Edinburgh Festival, and probably best known in the guise of the uncouth Siadwel from the Welsh valleys, joins Wray Gunn and the Rockets, a band of rockabilly buskers from Glasgow, in an evening ofcabaret.

O TRAVERSE THEATRE 112 West Bow, 226 2633. Box Office Tue-Sat 10am—8pm; Sun 6—10pm. Bar. Rest. The Alexander Sisters Fri 16 & Sat 17 Oct. 10pm. £3 (£1.50). A return to the Traverse’s cabaret slot ofthe much-acclaimed and very funny duo, the Alexander Sisters, who take a sideways look at Scottish Country Dancing, and other sports.

le Lochhead Fri 23 & Sat 24 Oct. 10pm. £3 (£1.50). The well-known Glasgow poet, playwright and mistress ofcomedy in an evening of cabaret.

£4 The List 16— 29 October