I Laugh Lines Gateway Studios. Elm Row. Leith Walk. Edinburgh. 03] 557 4554. Scottish Television were mighty pleased at the reponse from readers of The List who turned up for the filming oftheir forthcoming Funny Farm series in January (due to be broadcast from 15 March at 10.35pm). An even bigger seriesof

Jo Brand programmes is now being put together by Scottish for BSB and once again readersof The List are encouraged to come along. Between now and early March they‘ll be in the studio on 17 days. filming a staggering 4 shows each day. By the end of it they‘ll have got through some 60 comedians from both the London and local circuits. Amongt the many names appearingare Simon Fanshawe. Tony Slattery. Mark Miwurdz. Jo Brand and Lyn Ferguson. and hosting it all is the one andonly Nicholas Parsons. lfyou'd like to be in the audience for one or more of the showsget in touch quickly with Stuart Logan at the Gateway Studios leaving your address and phone number. I Sensible FootwearTriangle Arts Centre. West Pilton Bank. Edinburgh. 8pm. 031 3320877. Musical comedy cabaret from an all-female perspective. see Preview.


I Ian Smith Barbizon Restaurant.College Lands. High Street. Glasgow. 5520707. 8.30pm. £12 (vegetarian and meat courses available). To mark St Valentine‘s Day. the Barbizon is hosting a Performance Banquet in which Ian Smith. self-styled Vagabond King. will entertain in between courses. Bizarre. odd and anarchic.

I Laugh Lines Gateway Studios. Elm Row. Leith Walk. Edinburgh. ()31 557 4554. See Tue 13.

I Sensible Footwear Muirhouse Festival Centre. Muirhouse Place West. Edinburgh. 8pm. ()31 315 2151. SeeTue 13.


I Laugh Lines Gateway Studios. Elm Row. Leith Walk. Edinburgh. ()31 557 4554. See Tue 13.

I Sensible Footwear Peace Festival. Assembly Rooms. George Street. Edinburgh. 8pm. 228 1155. See Tue 13.


I Sensible FootwearClovenstone Community Centre. 54 Clovenstone Park. Edinburgh. 8pm. ()31 453 4561 . See Tue 13.


I Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. Glasgow. 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3). Baropen 8.30pm—midnight. The Funny Farm stronghold welcomes back Eric Heretic all the way from Leeds. who’ll be picking upa trick or two from rising local talent. Phil Kay. Martha McBrier and new boy. Steve Walls. As the club prepares to go weekly and to introduce a regular improvisation night (John Sessions look out!). it invites would-be stand-ups to get in touch with Alan Cunningham at Blackfriars who is always on the look-out for newcomics.


I Jasper Carroll Pavilion Theatre. l21 Renficld Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £8.50/£9.50/£10.50. The Brummie comic built his reputation on the stage before being picked up by TV. so his first visit to Glasgow should be worth a look.

I Joke Box Bar Point. 42 Well Meadow Street. Paisley. 041 88‘) 5188. 8.30pm. The splendidly named Three Men Trio Bros Troupe provide the comedy at tonight's Joke Box while John MacColl provides the music.

I Sensible Footwear Craigmillar Arts Centre. 58 Newcraighall Road. Edinburgh. 8pm. (13] 66‘) 8432. See Tue 13.


I Jasper Carrott Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renficld Street. 332 1846. 7.30pm. £8.50/£‘).50"£l0.50. See Sat 17.

I Sensible FootwearSt Brides Centre. 10 ()rwell Terrace. Edinburgh. 8pm. ()31 346 1405. See Tue 13.


I Laugh Lines Gateway Studios. Elm Row. Leith Walk. Edinburgh. 031 557 4554. See Tue 13.


I Laugh Lines Gateway Studios. Elm Row. Leith Walk. Edinburgh. ()31 557 4554. See Tue 13.


I Laugh Lines Gateway Studios. Elm Row. Leith Walk. Edinburgh. ()31 557 4554. See Tue 13.


I Laugh Lines Gateway Studios. Elm Row. Leith Walk. Edinburgh. ()31 557 4554. See Tue 13.

GLASGOW Performance

I THIRD EYE CENTRE 346—354 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521.

Germs Thurs 15—Sat 17 Feb. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The first performance of the New Moves dance festival which will present innovative work by young choreographers over the next few months. Using a mixture of movement. film and extracts from The Young Ladies Journal 1866. Yolande Snaithe and Cathy Crick join forces to examine the contradictions within Victorian and Puritanical values. See theatre preview.

New Choreographers Thurs 22—Sat 24 Feb. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The first oftwo

Mayhew/Edmunds. New Choreographers at the Third Eye Centre.

programmes which presents new work by lesser known artists. Michael Mayhew and Becky Edmunds perform Going Down on Jesus. which aims to examine dogma. ()n the same programme. Martin Gent and Martin Coles perform (1A (IA (IL/MB. in which two travellers undertake an expedition across uncharted tundra.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. 887 1010.

The Last Dance Wed 14 Feb. 8pm. £3 (£1.50). Teatr Blik are a Polish mime/theatre company with a visual style. Incorporating a composed soundtrack into the performance. the company examine the complex society of contemporary and historical Poland. See Theatre Workshop. Edinburgh and theatre preview.


I DANCE FACTORY 142 Calder Street. 423 9430.

I HILLHEAD SECONDARY SCHOOL Oakfield Avenue. nearest tube Kelvin Bridge.

Contemporary Dance with Jane Simpson. Mondays 7—8.30pm. £2. Phone 334 334‘) for details.

Jazz Dance with Karen Pasi.'1'hursdays 6.30-8pm. £2.50. Phone 33‘) 4777 for details.

Dance Aerobics with Joanne Borthw ick. Thursdays 8r‘)pm. £2.

T'ai Chi with Larry Butler. Beginnersand intermediate classes take place on Mondays and beginners and advanced classes on Wednesdays. A term ol‘twelve sessions is £21L£3(). though you can turn up for one lesson on a trial basis.

I SCOTTISH BALLET STUDIO 261 West Princes Street. 331 2931. Steps()uielasses are run on a casual basis; adults £2( 1.1 .50) juniors £1.50.

Contemporary Tuesdays ()— 7pm. AdultJazz Tuesdays 7.15-8.30an Beginners Contemporary Thursdays

6—7. 15pm.

Beginners Ballet l4 yrs andabove. Saturdays Ill—11.15am.

Beginners Jazz 14 years and above. Saturdays 11.30am—lpm.

I Glasgow University 1 Iunter 1 12111 West. below the llunterian Museum. phone 334 4836 for info.

Ballettor Modern Dancers Ian McLeod teaches those of an AdvancedProfessional level. Wednesdays l0—I 1.15am.

I THIRD EYE CENTRE 346-354 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521.

Throughout the New Moves festival. there are dance classes. unsuitable for beginners. and discussions held by choreographers who are performing in the festival. Also every Saturday 3-6pm. you can watch a selection of European dance companies on video. The screenings are free and a member ofstaff will be available to show the videos.

The Dance Factory is open for a variety of classes during the week. both evening and daytime. For example. Jazz (Beginners) at 6.45pm on Mondays. Ballet at 6.45pm on Wednesdays and Ballroom and Latin at 7.30pm on Fridays. There are also classes for children in ballet. tap. modern theatre dance. Highland dance. baton twirlingand RAD Ballet. Phone for more details.

I GLASGOW ACADEMY OF DANCE 261‘) Queen Street. 221 0750.

Classes are held throughout the week in a mirrored and barred studio 1000 feet square from £2-£2.80. Phone for details of daily classes.

Open Elementary Ballet Mondays 7.30—9pm.

Lunchtime Stretch Tuesdays

12.30pm—1 . 15pm. Good for city centre workers.

Beginners Jazz Wednesdays 6.30-8pm. Beginners Tap Thursdays 5.30—6.30pm. Contemporary Beginners Thursdays 6.30—8pm.

Ballroom Fridays 7—8pm.


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Mon 12 Feb, Civic Theatre, Ayr, 264639; Tue 13 Feb, Triangle Arts Centre, West Pilton Bank, Edinburgh, 332 0877; Wed 14 Feb, Muirhouse Festival Centre, Muirhouse Place West, Edinburgh, 315 2151; Thurs 15 Feb, PEACE FESTIVAL, Assembly Rooms, George Street, Edinburgh, 2281155; Fri 16 Feb, Clovenstone Commmunity Centre, 54 Clovenstone Park, Edinburgh. 453 4561 ; Sat 17 Feb, CraigmillarArts Centre, 58 Newcraighall

Road, Edinburgh, 669 8432; Sun 18 Feb, St Brides Centre, 10 Orwell Terrace, Edinburgh, 346 1405. Performances start at 8pm

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From Poland TEATR BLIK presents THE LAST DANCE 'Startling appeal’

- The Observer FRI 16 - SAT 17 FEB 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50)

TEATR BLIK presents SCAREBIRD ’A new show especially for young people’ SAT 17 FEB 2pm. £2 (£1)



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