I The Counting House Upstairs. 32/2 West Nicolson Street. 662 0781. Restaurant open all day. serving until 9.30pm - diners can claim £1 reduction on their cabaret tickets. Bar licensed until 1am. Cabaret at 10pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Another chance to see Linda Miles. one of the warmest and wittiest of this year‘s So You Think You're Funny finalists. who will be supporting genial Funny Farmer and busy script- writer David Cosgrove.
I Theatre Sports Bedlam Theatre . Forrest Road. 10pm. £1 (50p). A new academic term heralds the return of Edinburgh University Theatre Company’s popular team ofoff-the-cuff wits.
SATURDAY 12 Glasgow
I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Parrot introduces Linda Miles. one ofthe most impressive ofthe finalists in Edinburgh‘sSo You Think You 're Funny competition this year. stand-up regular Jeremy llerron and new comic lan Johnston.
I The Counting House Upstairs. 32/2 West Nicolson Street. 6620781 . Restaurant 0an all day. serving until 9.30pm — diners can claim £1 reduction on theircabaret tickets. Bar licensed until 1am. Cabaret at 10pm. £5.50 (£4.50). The Counting House celebrates its first birthday with what could be your last chance to catch rising Irish talent Sean Hughes in such intimate surroundings before he hits the bigtime. British and American television companies are eager to snap him up. so if you haven‘t seen his hilarious stand-up act before. don't miss your chance now. Another chance to see him tomorrow.
I The Counting House L'pstairs. 32 ‘2 West Nicolson Street. 6620781. Restaurant open all day. serving until 9.30pm —diners can claim £1 reduction on theircabaret tickets. Bar licensed until lam. Cabaret at 10pm. £5.50 (£4.50). More front Sean Hughes. Sec Sat 12.
FRIDAY 18 Edinburgh
I The Big Love Comedy Club Young‘s Hotel. 12/14 Leamington Terrace.details 228 1838. 9pm—Iatc. £1. All profitstonight go to the Sick Kids Appeal. Just Arnold provides comedy and pathos and is joined by special guests.
I The Counting House Upstairs. 322 West Nicolson Street. 662 0781. Restaurant open all day. serving until 9.30pm diners can claim £1 reduction on their cabaret tickets. Bar licensed until 1am. Cabaret at 10pm. £4.50 (£3.50). A strong double bill of London-circuit comics tonight. as Henry Packet of Three Normal and Linda Cutting Edge Smith take to the stage. More tomorrow.
I Theatre Sports Bedlam Theatre. l‘orrest Road. 10pm. £1 (50p). See Fri 1 l.
SATURDAY 19 Glasgow
I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). John Gillick will be wisecracking his way through the evening as he introduces Ciill Peacock and herjunk poetry. Parrot with his fast-talking observations and a new comic with some new jokes.
I Stu Who? and Fred MacAulay CumbernauldTheatre. Kildrum. 0236
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732887. 7.45pm. £4.75 (£2.25). Two ofthe busiest and most successful of the current crop of Glasgow comics share the bill fora night in Cumbernauld.
I The Counting House Upstairs. 32 2 West Nicolson Street. 6620781. Restaurant open all day. serving until 9.30pm v- diners can claim £1 reduction on theircabaret tickets. Barlicensed until 1am. Cabaret at 10pm. £4.50(£3.50). See Fri 18.
THURSDAY 24 Glasgow
I Brecht on Magic Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Ian Say illc describes his progress from bourgeois
magician to socialist conjurcr with the
help of Bertolt Brecht in the first ofa three-night run. Witty and theatrical. Sec
Dance performances and classes are listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days belore publication. Dance Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.
I CUMBERHAULD THEATRE Kildrum. Cumbernauld. 0236732887.
Scottish BalletTue 15 ()et. 7.45pm. £4.75 (£2.25). Scottish Ballet'ssmall-scale touring company with a mix of highlights from the repertoire.
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227
Muscle Voice "than to Sat 12 ()et. 8pm. £6 (£4). The second of this short season presenting top-rated dancers from both sides ofthe Atlantic features David Rousseve. Sarah Skaggs and Anne Scagrave.
I WOODSIDE HALL. 36 ( ilenfarg Street (St George’s Cross lindcrground). Tickets from (ilasgow Arts Centre.
Kala Chethena Kathakali Troupe Fri 11 ()ct. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Two ofthe main troupes from Kerala. South lndia. the all-male Kathakali and the all-female Mohiniattam. join forces to create a dance performance which has both the emotional and visual force of the former and the gentle qualities ofthe latter.
I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 (ieorge Street. 2204349.
Just Dancin' Mon 2 l—-Thurs 24 ()et. Four days of workshops and performances organised by Dance Base and featuring Diversions and Dundee Rep Dance Company to coincide with the school half-term holiday. although aimed at all ages.
Sheer ImpactTue 22 ()et. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Diversions. the national dance company of Wales. presents an energetic programme of contemporary dance. ()n the bill are two dramatic new works by American choreographers Bill T. Jones and Danny Shapiro, as well as pieces by Robert Koy ich. Roy Campbell-Moore and the company. [Expect an athletic and witty performance.
The Magic Doors W'ed 2.3 ()et. 3.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Dundee Rep Dance Company returns with its acclaimed show originally commissioned by the Edinburgl International Children's Festival involving a series of magical adventures in
Dundee Rep Dance Company On TOUTThurs 24 ()et. 7.30pm. £3.50(£2.50). Three new pieces from the Highlands created by Frank McConnell. Andy How itt and Winfred Jamieson with specially composed ntusic by Michael Marra. Charlie Barber and John Anderson. Also on the bill is jau. dancing choreographed byJiving Lindy Hopper. Warren Heycs and a powerful piece called Rim Like Thunder.
I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 (ieorge Street. Dance Base Phone Karen wood on 2211 4348 for details. Art impressive range of classes for beginners. intermediate and advanced pupils in jazz. tap. contemporary . mime. belly dance and dance improvisation. £2 £3 (£1 £2). Find out also about a number of classes run by lidinburgh Dance Projects all over the - city.
Physical Theatre Weekend Sat 12 —Sun 13 ()et. l0am--5pm. £40. Claude Chagrin. a distinguished director of physical theatre. leads this workshop for professional performers. Details on 2204348.
Tea Dance Wed 16 ()et. 2.30pm. £1 .75. (ilide across the ballroom to the inusicof the'l‘ommy Mitchell'l‘rio.
Archetypal Mask Weekend Sat ill-Suit 20 ()ct. 10am---5pm. £40. John Wright explores the use of masks with professional performers. Details on 220 4348.
Just Dancin‘ Mon 2 l~Tue 22 ( )et. £2 per class. Two days of non-stop dance activity for this half-term festival. There are classes for 8~ 15-year-olds on Monday. led by Diversions Dance Company and adults get their chance to work with Dundee Rep Dance Company on Tuesday. Details from Karen Wood on 2204348.
I ELCHAT A variety ofclasses and workshops in creative and contemporary dance. for all ages and abilities. are available throughout liast Lothian. Phone Stephanie Selley on 031 665 371 1 ext 244 fot‘details.
I EPWORTH HALLS Nicolson Square. phone Tracy l lawkes on 22‘) 1071 for information.
Spanish. iazz. tap and ballet Classes for all ages and abilities taught by Tracy l lays'kcs. a member of Khoros Dance Theatre. on Mon. Tue and Wed evenings and Saturday lunchtimes. £2.50 (£2). Find out also about her adult performance group which meets and performs regularly.
African Jazz Class livery Saturday. 4pm. £3 (£2.50). For more details of this weekly class call lirick V'. Mauricia on 041 778 8578.
I ST PHILIP'S CENTRE Logic (irecn Road. phone \'iv Brett 556 4743 for details. Creative Dance for Adults Thurs s1). 30pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Open to anyone interested in exploring movement.
I THE PlLATES CENTRE 18A Torphican Street. phone Jane Paris 22‘) 2868 for details.
Pilates Technique .‘vtnn‘l-‘ri front 9.30am. Sat from 10am. Priccson application. Pilates is a highly specialised form ofbody control which improves posture. strength and ﬂexibility. Jane Paris is a former professional dancer and this is the only class of its kind in Scotland.
I ST NIHIAH'S CHURCH HALL Comely Bank. phone Viv Brett 556 4743 for details.
Creative Dance lorChildren Singing. stories. invention. relaxation. circle dancing and movement games.
I ST STEPHEN'S CHURCH HALL l lowe Street. phone Lis Mackie 226 2322. Call for details of Children's Classes ( Nursery. RAD Ballet. Tap Dance Drama)and Adult Tap (all levels. beginnersto advanced) and Danceshapcr (fun. dance-based keep-fit ).
I VIEWFORTH PARISH CHURCH HALL (iilmore Place. phone Lis Mackie 226 2322. Call for details of dance classes for children from three years