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performed reading to tie in with this year‘s Spring Fling green theme. Dance, music. art and poetry.

I ROYAL LYCEUM Grindlay Street. 229 9697. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am—6pm. 10am—8pm on perf. evgs. Bar. Rest/Cafe. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. E. G, B, R. T. Help: A. AA]. Ticketsfor Lyceum productions are also available at the Ticket Centre. Waverley Bridge, Lyceum's summer season of comedy. lan Wooldridge directs. See Preview.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Box Office Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. [Accessz PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W5. AS. [3.0. Help: AA]

0n the Move Until Sat 16Jun. £3.50 (£2.50). 8pm. New beginnings and departures is the theme of this latest production by Streets Ahead. a special needs group which refuses to be restricted by disability.

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The Land That Steamrollers Forgot Until Sat 16Jun. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1 .50)». The Lung Ha theatre company turn up for Spring Fling with a play about a town under threat of demolition to make way for a motorway.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE 112 West Bow. Grassmarket. 226 2633. Box Office Tue—Sat 10am—8pm. Sun 6—10pm. Bar. Rest. Tickets also available from the Ticket Centre. Market Street. [Accessz St. Facilities: E. Help: AA]

The Pursuit of Accidents and Welfare My Lovely Public dress rehearsal Thurs 14Jun. Performances Fri 15—Fri 22 and Sun 24 Jun 7.30pm. Also Sat 23 Jun 2pm. Second helping of Spinning A Line plays. The first is by Peter Mackie Burns who makes his theatre debut with a piece about young Scots on the make. it is joined by Anthony Neilson‘s dark detective fantasy.

Radio Writing Workshop Sat 16] un. 10am—5pm. £12 (£6). The second offour workshops lead by Michael Duke and Gregor Graham aims to develop radio scripts towards possible recoding in the autumn. Places are limited.

The Pursuit oi Accidents and Weltare My Lovely Discussed Tue 19 Jun. 6pm. Free. Directors Ben Twist and Andrew Farrell discuss the second double bill ofthe Spinning/1 Line season. James Kelman Wed 20Jun. 1.15pm. Free. A lunch-time talk by the celebrated author whose Hardy and Baird opens at the Traverse at the end of the month. Dramatic Television Wed 20 Jun. 6pm. Free. Pamela Wilson from STV‘s Drama Development Department discusses what she looks for in a TV play script. Script Surgery Thurs 21 Jun. 10am—5pm. Free. Pick up a form from the Traverse Box Office to outline your script and its problems and if he thinks he can help. lain Heggie will talk it over with you today. Iain Heggle: Writer in Residence Thurs 21 Jun. 6pm. Free. One ofthe Traverse‘s two Writers in Residence talks about his plans for the forthcoming year. lieggie is always articulate and inspiring and one ofour leading playwrights. A Class oi Their Own Fri 22 Jun. 10am—12.30pm and 1.30—3pm. Free. Local school students get the chance to hear their own short scripts being read by professional actors. Rehearsals in the morning and performances in the afternoon. Limited places.

lan Brown: The Traverse and Edinburgh Fri 22 Jun. 6pm. Free. The Traverse's artistic director as opposed to the lead singer of The Stone Roses - discusses current activities and future plans. Bomber and Louder Than Words Sat 23 Jun. 7.30pm. Sun 24 Jun 2pm. Last chances to see this Spinning A Line double bill by John McKenzie and Betty Stone. Bomber follows up McKenzie‘s success last year with Clocked ()tit and looks forward to a futuristic super state with sharp parallels to the present. Stone is a ‘graduate‘ ofthe

theatre‘s workshop programme and has her first ever play staged here. See Review.


This section lists shows that are touring Scotland. There is a phone numbertor each company should you require more information. Unless otherwise specitied. the number alter each venue listed lsthe telephone number for ticket enquiries tor that particular evening (please note, this is not always the venue number).

I By the Pure Dead Brilliant Way Roland Miller is in the midst ofa 28-day 155-mile spiralling walk which takes him and his cart to the centre ofGlasgow and back out again. Clocking up about five and a half miles a day. Miller regards his journey asa living artwork creating an urban myth and magic spell over the city. Details 041 332 7617.

Bishopbriggs—Bearsden Fri 15 Jun; Bearsden—Renfrew Sat 16 Jun; RenfreituPoIlokshaws Sun 17 J un: Pollockshaws—Cambuslang Mon 18 Jun; Cambuslang—Springburn Thurs 21 Jun; Springburn—Whiteinch Fri 22 J un; Whiteinch—Hutchesonto wn Sat 23 J un; Hutchesontown—George Square Sun 24 Jun: Tour Continues.

I The Complete History at Rock 'n‘ Roll Wildcat revives its hit of 1979 in acomic musical tribute to the music of the 1950s. More ofa musical celebration than a play. it is still worth turning up for the songs. More details on 041 951 1444.

Webster Theatre. Arbroath Fri 15 Jun. 7.45pm. 024] 72609; Cardinal Newman High School. Bel/shill Sat l6Jun.7.30pm. 041 221 3200; Brodick Hall, Arran Tue 26 Jun . 7.30pm .0770 2401 ; Cumbernauld Theatre Wed 27—Sat 30 Jun. 7.45pm. 0236 732887; Tour Continues.

I The Glasgow Girls Jigjag continues to tour its musical about the lives ofthree artists living in tenement Glasgow. after its initial run in Mayfest. Original songs and script by Robbie Moffat and Brian Rutherford. More details on 041 332 7396. Castlemilk C E C Sat 16 J un; Barmulloch C E C Fri 22 Jun; Lennox Castle Hospital Mon 25 Jun. matinee; Kirkintilloch Town Hall Mon 25 J un; Dolphin arts centre. Bridgeton Tue 26 Jun; Eastfield CE C Centre Wed 27 J un; Easterhouse CE C Thurs 28 Jun; Tour Continues.

I The Lambs of God Clyde Unity Theatre pays tribute to the original Glasgow Unity Theatre in its revival of Benedict Scott‘s tale of gay romance amidst the poverty of life in the 1930s. Worth seeing. Detailson 041 337 2290.

Martyr's Church Hall. Town/read Fri 15 Jun. 7.30pm. 041 552 5752; Denny Civic Theatre. Dumbarton Sat 16Jun.7.30pm; (.‘itizens' Theatre. Gorbals. Glasgow Tue l9—Sat 30Jun. 7.30pm.

I Paddy's Market Tony Roper‘s play is jam-packed with laughs as you might expect and consequently the auditoria will be jam-packed with punters as the Tron Theatre tours with this. his first play since The Steamie. Further details on ()41 552 4267.

Palace Theatre. Kilmarnock Fri 15—Sat 16 Jun. 7.30pm; Magnum Theatre. Irvine Wed 20—Thurs 21 Jun. 7.30pm; Gaiety Theatre. Ayr Fri 22—Sat 23. 8pm.

I SailmalterTAG extends the run ofits revival of Alan Spence‘s nostalgic and autobiographical play about growing up on the Clyde. Well worth seeing. Gulbenkian Studio Theatre. Newcastle Fri lS—Sat 16Jun. 8pm; The Maltings. Berwick Sun 17 Jun. 7.30pm.

I Vodlta and Daisies So successful was Lara Jane Bunting‘s play for Annexe Theatre last year that it now returns fora long tour of Scotland. Three young women come of age. Details on 041 551 ()570.

Magnum Centre. Irvine Fri 15 Jun. 7.30pm. 0294 78381 ; A rches Theatre. Glasgow Sat 16 Jun. 7.30pm. 041 227 5522.


I The Comedy Shep The Shelter. 7 Renfrew Court. Renfrew Chambers. Glasgow. 041 332 6231. Doors open 8.30pm for 9.30pm. £4.50(£3.50). Another exciting mix of national and local talent brought to town by the Comedy Shop. The ubiquitous Stu Who? is comperc 1 even saw him on Scottish Books the other night - and he‘ll be introducing London stars Otiz Canneloni and Wendy Lee and local stand-up Philip McGrade. The line-up moves through to Edinburgh tomorrow.

I Durty Jokes 46 West George Street. Glasgow. 041 639 6669. Doors open 7.30pm for 8pm show. £5 (£4). The latest club to join the ever-expanding Glasgow cabaret circuit promises two helpingsa week of adult-orientated comedy. See Review.

I Victoria Wood Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. Glasgow. 041 3321846. 7.30pm. £7.50—£11.50. One of TV‘s most popular. inventive and observant solo comedians takes to the stage for five nights oflaughter.

I The Funny Farm Spread ltAround Craigmillar Festival Society‘s Arts Resource Centre. 58 Newcraighall Road. Edinburgh. 8pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Glasgow‘s comedy collective sends forth a posse ofcrack comics to entertain the people of Edinburgh during Spring Fiing. I The Funny Farm Spread ltAround Assembly Rooms. 54 George Street. Edinburgh. £3.50 (£2.50). See above.


I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Glasgow. 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50(£3). Baropen until midnight. Tonight's line-up compered by Kevin Kopstein - features former Funny Farmer Lewis MacLeod. fresh from filming Something For The Weekend for the BBC. lS-year-old Paul Bristow. who recently appeared on the BBC‘s The Lowdown. and a new two-girl act. The Official Kylie Minoguc Experience. which apparently gives some important insights into how you can be so lucky. ..

I Victoria Wood Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. Glasgow. 041 3321846. 7.30pm.£7.50—£11.50.See Fri 15.

I The Funny Farm Spread ltAround Assembly Rooms. 54 George Street. Edinburgh. £3.50 (£2.50). See Fri 15.

I The Gilded Balloon 233 Cowgate. Edinburgh. 031 225 6364. Doors open 8.30pm for 9.30pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Yesterday‘s bill at The Shelter. Glasgow. moves through to Edinburgh.


I Victoria Wood Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. Glasgow. ()41 332 1846. 7.30pm. £7.50—£ll.50. See Fri 15.

I Robert ilalpern Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. Glasgow. 041 332 1846. 7.30pm. £4/£5. Popular stage hypnotist returns for a series ofinfluential performances.


I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Glasgow. 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50(£3). Baropen until midnight. The compere for this evening is Philip McGrade. who introduces John Paul Leach on a return invitation after his success on new comics night Gary Hagen. cuddly Funny Farmer Gordon Robertson (unconfirmed) and the Edinburgh double act Height 0‘ Nonsense (also unconfirmed). Call venue for confirmation.

I Jolie Box Bar Point. 42 Wellmeadow Street. Paisley. 041 889 5188. 8.30pm.

SOThe List 15—28June 1990