I The Counting House Upstairs. 32/2 West Nicolson Street. Edinburgh. 031 6620781. 10pm. £4 (£3). Bar/restaurant open all day. serving until 9.30pm — diners can
Tonight‘s helping of stand-up comedy in the sophisticated setting ofThe Counting House is provided by the multi-national Trio Bros Troupe (sorry to anyone who turned up to see them last week) and ex-RSAMD newcomers Tracy and Paul.
I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. Glasgow. 041 552 5924.9pm. £4.50(£3.50). Baropen 8.30pm-‘midnight. Another helping of local wit and wisdom from the Funny Farm and beyond.
I The Salamander Comedy Music Hall Cafe Royal. West Register Street. Edinburgh. 031 228 1838. 9pm. £3 (£2). Headliners Public Ltd Cabaret. a double act featuring Eric the ileretic and Jes Benstock ofthe Merry Mac Fun Co. return to Edinburgh after a national tour that followed their gigs in last year‘s Edinburgh Fringe. Also on the bill is poet Gill Peacock and a liberal smattering of open mike spots.
I Fantasy Island Cumbernauld Theatre. Cumbernauld. (1236 732887. 7.45pm. £4.50 (£2.25). The Alexander Sisters are back on the scene after occasional appearances together last year. Here Alma and Morag revive their epic tartan
claim £1 reduction on their cabaret tickets.
tale about Fantasy Island.
I The Counting House Upstairs. 32/2 West Nicolson Street. Edinburgh, 031 662 0781. 10pm. £4 (£3). Bar/restaurant open all day. serving until 9.30pm — diners can claim £1 reduction on their cabaret tickets. Comedy at the Counting House settles in for two nights a week from now on. Today and tomorrow you can be entertained by Phil Kay. one time So You Think You're Funny winner. and Fred MacAulay whose stand-up success has prompted him to take up comedy professionally.
SATURDAY 2 ~
I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. Glasgow. 041 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Baroan 8.30pm—midnight. Glasgow‘s comics turn out for another evening ofwisecracks.
I Fantasy Island Cumbernauld Theatre. Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. 7.45pm. £4.50(£2.25). See Fri 1.
presents Fri 25 Trio Bros Troupe
Fri l/Sat 2 Feb
Fri 8 Feb
Fri lS/Sat 16 Alexander Sisters In Fantasy Island
The Counting House
with comedy poet Barry Graham
ISat Night with Comics from the London Circuit. 3‘ 10pm Start, Tickets £4.50/3.50.
Fred McAulay, Phil Kay Coming up 2 Sunday Specials Sun 3 Feb STU WHO Straight from Panto - next stop the Australian comedy circuit! (Starts 9pm, Tickets £4.50/3.50) Sun 17 Feb From the London Circuit Maria Callous Jenny Eclair
(Time Out Cabaret Award Winner) (Starts 9pm, Tickets £4.50/3.50)
Pig Foot, John Paul Leech
Prc cabaret meals served from 7pm
The Counting Home
32/2 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh
Tel: 031 662 0781
50 The List 25 January — 7 February 1991
I The Counting House Upstairs. 32/2 West Nicolson Street. Edinburgh. 031 6620781 . 10pm. £4 (£3). Bar/restaurant open all day. serving until 9.30pm — diners can claim £1 reduction on their cabaret tickets. Sec Fri 1.
I Creative Comedy Traverse Theatre. 1 12 West Bow. Grassmarket. Edinburgh. 031 226 2633. 8pm. £4 (£3/£2). For the next four Sundays the Traverse is presenting some of the brightest names on the current Scottish comedy scene. The season kicks offwith the surrealist wit of Phil Kay and the punchline wisecracks of rising star Kenny Harris.
I The Salamander Comedy Music Hall Cafe Royal. West Register Street. Edinburgh. 031 228 1838. 9pm. £3 (£2). Amongst tonight‘s guests are Flirn and Flam and your host Arnold. who'll be breaking in his new set geared for London.
I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198.
The Elizabeth Henderson School Ol Dancing Wed 6 and Thurs 7 Feb. 7.30pm. Dance display.
I THIRD EYE CENTRE 346-354 Sauchiehail Street. 332 7521.
Oooh Wed 30 Jan—Sat 2 Feb. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Wed 30—Thurs 31 Jan, 1pm. £3 (£2). Out Of Order is a company formed after last year‘s forum on dance and people with
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disabilities. Their dance/theatre piece choreographed by Liz Rankin opens New Moves. a season of new and innovative dance. See preview on Theatre preview pages.
New Choreographers- Programme One Wed 6—Thurs 7 Feb. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Three pieces by the newest talent on the dance scene. Featuring Fara Pas by three artists trained at Dartington College of Arts. Ad Astra by Gill Lyon and Georgina Dean and Third Estate Music and Dance who
- examine the world of advertising.
I FILMHDUSE Lothian Road. 228 6382. Choreography ForThe Cinema Mon 28] an. 6.45pm. 8.45pm. £2—£3 ( 1 .50). The third in a series of dance film and video programmes features the powerful dance company DV8 Physical Theatre in the award-winning NeverAgairi. choreographed especially for the screen. and Maya Deren‘s pioneering dance films ofthe 1940s. Also includes [intracte choreographed by Rene Clair in 1924 and George Melies‘ first trick animations from the turn ofthe century.
Video Dance Tue 5 Feb. 3pm. 6.45pm. 8.45pm. £1.50—£3 (£l—£l .50). Designed to showcase the diversity ofdance/vidco collaborations. the final programme in this series features The Cholmondelcv‘s in Flesh and Blood. dance experiments by John Maybury and Robert Cahen. a I Canadian video entitled Commitment— Two Portraits and a portrait of old age from German video artist ilanno Baethe.
Tues 29 January - Sat 2 February 7.30pm TOTTERING BIPEDS present
by Eugene Ionesco
Sunday 3 February 8.00pm CREATIVE COMEDY FROM THE FUNNY FARM
PHIL KAY and KENNY HARRIS
Wed 6 - Sat 9 February 7.30pm LIP SERVICE presents
PARTS ONE AND TWO
"Their zest is irrepressible and infectious" The Guardian
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