about a man who becomes disabled. The play was also produced for radio earlier in the year.
HarbourArLs Centre. Irvine Fri 9 Nov. 7.45pm. 0294 74059.
Denny Civic Theatre. Town Centre. Dunbarton Sat 10 Nov. 7.30pm . 0389 62015.
I Torch Song Trilogy Harvey Fierstein’s touching and comic tale about the life and loves of a New York drag queen is revived in suitably camp style by Strathclyde Theatre Group. See review. Detailson 041 204 4425.
Glasgow Arts Centre. Washington Street. Glasgow Until Sat 10 Nov (not Fri 9). 7pm.
I Woman oi Glencoe A surprisingly productive collaboration between Scottish landscape photographer Colin Baxter and writerJim (‘rumley Crumley‘s play explores the ‘manipulative power ofthe mountain throng' and how it shapes the destiny of two women 300 years apart. Baxter‘s photographers are projected during the performance. See review. More details on 0555 65022.
The Village Hall. Ullapool Fri 9 Nov. 5pm. The Village Hall. Lochinver Sat 10Nov. 8pm.
Eden Court Theatre. Inverness Mon 12 Nov. 8pm.
The Village Hall. Ballachulivh Tue 13 Nov. 8pm.
The Village Hall. ('romarty Wed 14 Nov. 8pm.
Ballerup Hall. Civic Centre. [fast Kilhride Thurs 15 Nov. 7.30pm.
I Robert Halpern Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. Glasgow. 041 3321846. 7.30pm. £4. Regular helping of hypnotism from the popular entertainer.
I The Counting House Upstairs. 32/2 West Nicolson Street. Edinburgh. ()31 6620781. 9.30pm. £4 (£3). Promising new venue above The Pear Tree pub brought to you by the people who set up the Gilded Balloon. The bar/restaurant is open all day. serving until 9.30pm. so you can comfortably get a meal in before the entertainment starts and there is stand-up comedy every Friday. Tonight‘s stars are last year'sSo You Think You're Funny winner. the surreal and charismatic Phil
' Kay. and one of this year‘s finalists. the new town punch-line comic Kenny Harris.
I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. Glasgow. 04] 552 5924.9pm. £4.50(£3.50). Baropen 8.30pm—midnight. Another evening ot fun and merriment Glasgow-style. as Gordon Robertson introduces fellow Funny Farmer Stuart McDonald. imme ising double act Parrot and Fred McAulay . and new comic Jimmy McSharrie. I Robert Halpem Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. Glasgow. 041 3321846. 7.30pm and midnight. £4/£5. See Fri 12. I The Gag Wilkie House. 237 Cowgate. Edinburgh, 031 662 0781. 8.30pm for 9.30pm. £4.50 (£3.50). First of aweekly series of stand-up comedy and music gigs put on by the Gilded Balloon. Forty-minute stand-up sets are to be interspersed with live and recorded music — a selection of retro. house and old favourites. Tonight‘s band is the Humpff Family. the compere is Alexander Sister and soon-to-be panto star. Lynn Ferguson. and the headline comic is gangly. Glasgow~based Phil Kay.
I The Salamander Club Cale Royal. West Register Street. Edinburgh. 228 1838.
Doors 7.30pm for 8.30pm. £3 (£2/£l ). Phone in advance for disabled access. ()ff-beat mixture of poetry. comedy and music introduced by Arnold Kuenzler. On the bill tonight are jugglers and impersonators. The Balls Brothers. poets Barry Graham and David Macteague.and bands The Immortals and Harry Green and Friends. There will also be an open mic slot and special guests.
I Jo Brand Strathclyde University Union. John Street. Glasgow. 041 5521895.8pm. £3 (students and guests only). London circuit stand-up. aka the Sea Monster. makes one of her frequent appearances in Scotland. The re's a support too.
I Robert Haipern Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. Glasgow. 041 3321846. 7.30pm. £4. See Fri 12.
I The Counting House Upstairs. 32/2 West Nicolson Street. Edinburgh. 031 6620781. 9.30pm. £4 (£3). Don‘t miss tonight‘s helping of comedy at Edinburgh‘s newest venue (see Fri 9 for details). When Funny Farmer David Cosgrove isn‘t working on his own stand-up routine. he whiles away the hours coming up with one-liners for everyone from Robbie Coltrane and Gerard Kelly. The Three Men Trio Bros Troupe. meanwhile. were the winners of this year‘sSo You Think You're Funny
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The Three Men Trio Bros Troupe
competition thanks to their inventive. tightly delivered Anglo-Scottish- (7anadian quasi-musical humour.
I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. Glasgow. 041 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Baropen 8.30pm-midnight. Tonight's bout oflocal stand-up features Phil Kay. Lewis Mcleod. Kenny Harris. Gary Hagan. Take 2 and a new comic.
I Robert Halpern Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street. Glasgow. 041 332 1846. 7.30pm and midnight. £5. See Fri 12.
I The Bag Wilkie House. 237 Cowgate. Edinburgh. 031 662 0781 . 8.30pm for 9.30pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Lively mix of comedy and music presented by the Gilded Balloon. Compere for the evening is the excellent Fred MacAulay who‘ll be introducing his Funny Farm colleague. Gordon Robertson. and Deaflleights (‘ajun band. There‘ll be a mix of retro. house and old favourites from the D] to keep you dancing till the early hours.
I The Salamander Club Cafe Royal. West Register Street. Edinburgh. 228 1838. Doors 7.30pm for 8.30pm. £3 (£2/£1 ). Phone in advance for disabled access. Tonight‘s compere is Barry Graham who‘ll be introducing a lucky bag ofmusic and comedy featuringJill Peacock. Edith's improvised Comedy Troupe.The Immortals and Arnold Kuenzler
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I Kevin Kopstein Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. 8pm. Funny Farmer Kopstein does a one-man stand-up set in the bar.
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