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THE ARCHES BY NIGHT Sun Thurs 8pm Midnight Fri & Sat 8pm 2am 'l‘ickcts available from 'l'l( IKl-I'H IliN'l'Rl-l. (iandlcriggs. Glasgow. 'l‘cl. ( 0 ll )2..- 551 l

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The Arches Theatre. Glasgow's Glasgow. M idland Street. Glasgow Tue 24-Fri 27 Apr. 7.30pm. 041 248 4775; Cumbernauld Theatre Tue 1 May. 7.45pm. 0236 732887. Harbour/l rts Centre. Irvine 28 Apr 7.45pm. Lithgow Hall. Pearce Institute. Goran Road. Glasgow 3—5 May 7.30pm. Tour continues.

I Elizabeth Gordon Ouinn Winged Horse revives Chris Ilannan's play first performed in Edinburgh in 1985. Set at the time of the Glasgow rent strike. its central character is a woman who considers herself superior to her working class neighbours. This is the company‘s first production since the arrival of Hamish Glen as artistic director. See Preview. More details on 041 556 2494.

Traverse Theatre. Edinburgh Fri 27 Apr—Sun 6 May. 031 226 2633. Tour continues.

I ll Elvis Lived in Mellile Eamocli Cumbernauld Theatre’s second new play of the new year is set in the courting. drinking and dancing days of the 1950s where Elvis is King and Meikle Earnock is . . . well. Meikle Earnock. One ochter Nardini's earlier plays. Jimmy Hanlon. has recently been enjoying a revival by the Byre Theatre. For more details call 0236 732887.

Crawfurd Theatre. Jordan/till Thurs 19—Fri 20 Apr. 041 950 3437; Motherwell Civic Theatre Sat 21 Apr. 7.30pm. 0698 67515; Magnum Theatre. Irvine Mon 23 Apr. 7.30pm. 0294 78381 ; Hamilton Fairhill Civic Centre Tue 24 Apr. 7.30pm. 0698 282323 ext 241 ; Dolphin Arts Centre. Glasgow Wed 25 Apr. 7.30pm. 041556 7412; [)almarnock Community Centre. Glasgow Thurs 26 Apr. 7.30pm. 041 556 7412: Paisley Arts Centre Fri 27—Sat 28 Apr. 8pm. 04] 887 1010: Glasgow School ofA rt Tue l-Sat 5 Apr. 8pm. Tour continues.

I From Here To Haddow's A group of single parents has got together as The Lone Rangers to act in this trilogy. which deals with the problems of being a single male parent. isolation and. ofcourse. liaddow's offie. All shows are free. For details phone 0412217150.

Drumchapel Unemployed Workers Centre Thurs 19 Apr. 7.30pm: Gorbals Unemployed Workers Centre Fri 20 Apr. 7.30pm ; Milton Community Centre Tue 24 Apr. 7.30; Pierce Institute. Gavan Wed 25 Apr. 7.30pm; Lochend Leisure Centre. [faster/rouse Thurs 26 Apr. 7.30pm: Pollock Community Centre Fri 27 Apr. 7.30pm: Burgidale Community Centre. Castlemilk Sat 28 Apr. 7.30pm. Tour continues.

I Speaking For Myseli . . . ?Twofine monologues revived by The Byre Theatre Company in a well-matched double-bill. Peter Nardini's Jimmy Hanlon is a sensitive portrayal of a mentally handicapped old man and Anne Marie Di Mambro‘sloe is a witty and touching study of a middle-aged Italian woman living in Scotland. Recommended.

Dalry Town Hall Tue 24 Apr. 7.30pm. Mussel! Academy Wed 25 Apr. 7.30pm: Sanquhar Community Education Centre Thurs 26 Apr. 7.30pm; Penninghame Primary School. Newton Stewart Fri 27 Apr. 7.30pm; Theatre Royal Dumfries Sat 28 Apr. 7.30pm; I‘heMaltings. Iierwick-On- Tweed Tue 1 May. 7.30pm; Crawfurd Theatre. Jordan/till Wed 2 May. 7.30pm: Cumbernauld Theatre Thurs 3—Sat 5 May. 7.45pm.

I Will Ye Dance At My Wedding? The second part of Aileen Ritchie‘s Ma .llammy '3 Story trilogy. is a comic and tragic tale of life on a scheme in 1963.The play will be the inaugral production at The Arches Theatre a cosy new space within the Glasgow‘s Glasgow exhibition. More detailson 041 337 2290.

The Arches Theatre. Glasgow's Glasgow L'ntil Sun 22 Apr. 7.30pm.



I The Gold Bier Core The Comedy Shop. The Shelter. 7 Renfrew Court. Renfrew Chambers. Glasgow. 041 332 6231. Doors open 7pm for 7.30pm & 10.30pm for 11pm. £4.50 (£3.50). In response to increasing popularity. the Core is squeezing in two shows tonight and again tomorrow in Edinburgh. Compete isTony Hawks who‘ll be bringing some order to the talents of senior charge nurse Jo Brand

and Paisley-born musician James Macabre. Fringe favourite Linda Smith and alternative poet Henry Normal. Get there early.

I The Kit Kat Club The Arches Theatre Cafe Bar. Glasgow's Glasgow. Midland Street. 227 5511 10pm. £3. Recommended pre-war Berlin style cabaret with bingo. breadsticks and pigfoot. Camp and atmospheric.

I Elaine C. Smith The ArchesTheatrc. Glasgow's Glasgow. Midland Street. 227 5511 10.30pm.£5(£3).Songsand sketches from the star ofNaked Video and City Lights.

I Bruce Morton Comedy TourTraverse Theatre. Grassmarket. Edinburgh. 031 226 2633. 9pm. £5 (£3). With a 90minutc set plus interval of nearlyall-ncw material. the Halfway to Paradise star is providing value for money on his pioneering one-man tour ofCentral Scotland. It‘s a while since The Traverse put on any cabaret and it‘s the first time for many ofthe other places he's going to (see below). Let‘s hope he sets a precedent. Should be worth a look.


I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. Glasgow. 041 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Baropen 8.30pm—midnight. Lively mix oflocal stand-up tonight as Glasgow‘s foremost local cabaret club enters its second year. Old hand Oscar McLellan is topping the bill with poetry. wit and observation. Ilc's joined by Funny Farmer Claire licmphill. Art Gangster Ian Smith and unknown quantity Alex.

I The Kltitat Club The Arches Theatre Cafe Bar. Glasgow‘s Glasgow. Midland Street. 2275511 10pm. £3. See Fri20.

I Cavern Comlc: Clyde Cavern. Clyde Place (just over Jamaica Bridge). Glasgow. 9.30pm. £2. Joining the Cavern‘s regular jugglers. Up For Grabs. and improviscrs. Theatre Ncpotism. are new comic Stuart Bishop and the splendidly named Three Men Trio Brothers Troupe. Expect a lively evening. I Elaine C. Smith The Arches Theatre. Glasgow‘s Glasgow. Midland Street. 227 5511 10.30pm. £5 (£3). See Fri 20.

I The Gold Bier Core The Gilded Ballon. 233 Cowgate. Edinburgh. 031 225 6364.

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