recorded the previous year in the same city by jazz and Latin merchants Working Week.


I Chronicle (BBCZ) 8. Ill—9pm. A layer-by-layer excavation of a burial mound at Sutton “00. the first attempt at recording such a process on a

three-dimensional plan. and an attempt to pierce the fog of mystery surroundingthe deceased occupant.

I Scout (BBCZ) 9.30—10.30pm. As a tribute the the late Ray McAnally. the Becb show him in the role of Palmer. a football scout who picks the best Irish talent. regardless of background. As six hopefuls gather. the presence of one of Parker‘s former golden boys threatens to disrupt their dreams.

I The Best ol Movie Mahal (C4)

12.30—1 .05am. The series on Indian cinema continues with a two-part look at the history of the Quwali— originally a devotional song. now secularised to express romantic love and how it has been used in the cinema.


I Summer Lightning ((‘4) 9L 10.45pm. Must feel like you've achieved a life‘s ambition when you take a story by Turgenev and and update it to present-day Ireland. taking the post-Freudian world into account. and so writer and director Paul Joyce must be a fulfilled man. A jaded man looks back on hisfirst experience of love.

I NB (Scottish) 10.35—11.05pm. Burnett. Campbell and Forsyth with the choice of the Festival. See Festival Media.

I The Leather Boys (Scottish)

11.50pm—1 .50am. Rita Tushingham stars in the tale of two working class teenagers who marry. and while she flops into the role of the stereotypical housewife. he goes out for long rides with a gay biker.

I Sport is listed as diary: by sport. then by day. then by event.

CRICKET Sunday13

I MOI Area Championship Final Titwood. Beaton Road. Glasgow. 1 lam. A somewhat prosaic title for a contest which has commanded just offocentre stage for most of the season. Having suffered the slings and arrows of outrageous fast bowling in earlier rounds. Edinburgh and Strathclyde West ready themselves for the 60 over. final showdown.

EOUESTRIANISM Fnday11—Sunday13

I Champions ol Scotland Horse Show (‘hatelherault (‘ountry Park. Ilamilton. Just off the M74. 9.30am each day. A show-jumping event. with £12,000 available in prize money. The curiously-titled ‘()Iympic Talent-Spotters Competition‘. a qualifying event for Wembley‘s Horse of the Year Show, will no doubt see some Inanes eligible for a Fringe First.

FOOTBALL Saturday 12

I Scottish Premier. First and Second Divisions A multi-venue event. kickingoff



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a lengthy season which will continue almost until the next Festival. The whole gamut of emotions will be on display. and expect to see extensive audience participation in the meeting between Glasgow Rangers and St Mirrcn. taking place at Ibrox Stadium. Glasgow, beginning at 3pm. A Mr MoJohnston might be playing the part of Bottom. from A Midsummer Night‘s Transfer.

Tuesday 15/Wednesday 16

I Sliol Cup Second Round All evening performances and plenty of David v Goliath ties to choose from. including I-Iibs v Alloa (with IIibs perhaps confused as to which part to take) at Easter Road Stadium. Edinburgh.

MOTOR SPORT Saturday 12—Sunday 13

I Knockhill Motor Cycle Road Racing Meet Knockhill Race Circuit. by Dunfermline. Fife. Against a quasi-industrial backdrop. this piece is all about movement. sparce use of text and the merest suggestion of Pinter. Both meetings begin at 1.30pm. £3.50.

PETANOUE Saturday 12

I The Auld Alliance Open l Iopetoun


House. South Uueensterry. 10.50am. A truly surreal scenario. where a game of boules uses a nom de plume and finds sanctuary in the gravel drive leading to magnificent buildings designed by the Adams (father and sons) and now owned by the National Trust.



I Glasgow Tigers v Poole Pirates Shawfield Stadium. Rutherglen Road. Glasgow. 7.30pm. With Poole tipped for the National League title. this appetiser for ‘Archaos (‘ircus‘ promises drama and the heady aroma of high octane fuel.


I Edinburgh Belmont Monarchs v Poole Pirates Powderhall Stadium. Beaverhall Road. Edinburgh. b.30pm. Another spoof Gilbert and Sullivan opera. Given the critical acclaim which Pirate Leigh Adams. has enjoyed recently. the aesthetic quotient should be of a high level.


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