Campbell. Padraig MacNeill and George MacPherson. In the Longhouse 1 Sat 26 Oct. 11.30am. 2pm. 3.30pm and 5pm. £2 (£1). NB lnthe Royal Botanic Garden. A change of scenery as Beulah Candappa spins a tale in the Living in a Rainforesrcxhibition. Storysharing Sat 26 Oct. 2.30pm. £2 (£1 ). Swap stories with Stanley Robertson and Sheila Stewart. New Storytellers Worltshop Sat 26 Oct. 2.30pm. £2 (£1). Learn the basics with David Campbell. Sangs and Stories 11 Sat 26 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Sheila Stewart and Stanley Robertson mix words and music. In the Longhouse 11 Sun 27 Oct. 2pm. 3.30pm and 5pm. £2 (£1). NB 1n the Royal Botanic Garden. Marian Oughton holds Court in the Living in a Rainforest exhibition with a tale or two. Stories of Faith and Love Sun 27 Oct. 8pm. £3 (£2). Jerry Anderson. Beulah Candappa. Linda Bandelicr and David Campbell with religiously-slanted tales. Storysharing Mon 28 Oct. 2.30pm. £2 (£1). Beulah Candappa and Marion Oughton share a fewyarns. The Story-Shaped World I Mon 28 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Into the international week of the Scottish Storytelling Festival with tales from Beulah Candappa and Marion Oughton. The Story-Shaped World 11 Tue 29 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Grace ilallworth and Godfrey Duncan Tuup take their turn in the storytelling chair. Fish Hooses Tue 29 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Stanley Robertson's tales of a fish filleter. The Story-Shaped World Ill ch 30 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Stories with an international flavour front Helen East. Grace llallworth and Rick Wilson. The Night of the Circle Thurs 31 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Chilling stories for hallowe‘en from Duncan Williamson. Willie McPhec. llelen East and David Campbell. Festival Ceilidh Fri 1 Nov. 7.30pm. £3(£2). Duncan Williamson hosts this evening to round off the third and biggest Scottish Storytelling Festival (see review). The Archive of Countess 0 Tue 5—Sat 16 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). Fifth Estate presents a stage version of a little-known Russian short story set in St Petersburg high society. See preview. I ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street. 229 9697. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. 10am-8pm on perf. evgs. Bar. Rest/Cafe [Access: 1’. 1... Facilities: WC. W8. AS. E. G. B. R. '1'. Help: A.AA| Romeo and Juliet Fri 25 Oct-Sat 9 Nov. 7.45pm. Sat mats 3.15pm.£4—£12. After-show discussion Mon 28 Oct. Signed performance Wed 30 Oct. Audio described performance Thurs 7 Nov. The Royal Lyceum's Shakespeare offering this seaon. the tragic tale ofstar-crossed lovers. is directed by Ian Wooldridge and opens in Edinburgh before touringto Stirling and Glasgow.

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I ST ORIOE'S CENTRE Orwell Terrace. 346 1405.

Waiting For Baby Thurs 31 Oct—Fri 1 Nov. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). See Touring.

Johnny B. Happy Sat 2—Tue 5 Nov (not Sun). 7.30pm. See Touring and review. Oflshoot Dance Group Thurs 7—Fri 8 Nov. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Sec Dance listings.

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. E.G. Help: AA]

Pushing Through Until Sat 26 Oct. 8pm. £5 (£3). Return visit by New York‘s VoiceTheatre with a play about the lives of Palestinian and Israeli women.


The View Wed 30-Sat 2 Nov. 8pm. £5 (£3).

5 American Connexion takes a break from

its patent Stateside naturalism with a new play by Gregg Ward which uses dance. song and music to tell the tale ofa romantic triangle. Contributions from jazz singer. Melanie O‘Reilly. and saxophonist. Steve Ketley. See preview. I TRAVERSE THEATRE 112 West Bow. Grassmarket. 226 2633. Box Office Tue-Sat 10am—8pm. Sun 6—10pm. Bar. Rest. [Accessz St. Facilities: E. Help: AA] American Buitalo Until Sat 26 Oct. 8pm. £6 (£3). See Touring and review. TWTWriters' Workshop Sat 26 Oct for three Sats. £30 (£15). Ham—4.30pm. Acclaimed playwright. Chris Hannan. leads this three-session workshop to equip people with some of the skills needed for writing plays— in particular he‘ll be concentrating on story structure. Places are limited. so call Andy Farrell at the theatre in advance ifyou are interested.

Spinning a Line Opening Conference Mon 4 Nov. 2pm. The Traverse's season ofnew work by a new generation of writers is introduced by a debate discussing whether training leads to better plays. On the panel will be John Mitchell of the Traverse . Tom McGrath. SAC Literary Director. Julie Fraser. Script Editor of the BBC. and playwright Lance Flynn.

Hair of the Dog Tue S—Thurs 7 Nov. 7.30pm. Free. The occasional Curtain Raiser season of short experimental new work returns with this play by Anna Newell.

Spinning A Line Bill I Tue 5—Sun 10 Nov. 8pm. Sat 16 Nov. 2.30pm. Sun 17 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£3). The Traverse'sannual showcase for untried writers begins with a triple bill of plays by graduates ofthe Traverse/BBC Scotland Enter scheme. Brought together here are [Slept with Goofy by David Kilby. Legend in his own Lunchtime by Danny McCahon and Rude Food by Jan Nathanson. Another three plays next week. Recommended. Encounters Wed 6. Fri 8. Sun 10 Nov; Wed 13. Fri 15. Sat 16 Nov. 5pm. Adramatised series of theatrical essays by Tom McGrth in which he encounters the different writers who have influenced him.


I American Buffalo Winged Horse Theatre Company presents David Mamet‘s incisive drama about three small-time crooks. Directed by Hamish Glen. More details on ()41 353 2423.

Traverse Theatre. Edinburgh Until Sat 26 Oct. 031 2262633.

Brunton Theatre. Musselburgh Tue 29 Oct-Sat 2 Nov. 031 665 2240.

Tour continues.

I The Beggar’s Opera Pcn Name Theatre Company goes back to basics with this production of the 18th century classic. Strong acting. good music and very funny. although it underplays the play's satire. Recommended. More details on ()41 353 3239.

Tron Theatre. Trongate. GIasgowTue 22—Sun 27 Oct. 7.30pm. 041 552 4267. Mews Theatre, Livingston Sat 2 Nov. 7.30pm. 0506 33634.

I Johnny 8. Happy Strathclyde Orchestral Productions in a musical comedy which attempts to challenge people‘s attitudes to disability. Written by Rod Stewart (no. not that one) with music by Michael Marra. the play tells the story of a tough rock star whose personality changes for the better after a crippling accident. More details()41552 6480. See review.

Mitchell Theatre. Glasgow Until Sat 26 Oct.

Cumbernauld Theatre. Kildrum Mon 28—Tue 29 Oct.

St Bride 's Centre. Edinburgh Sat 2—Tue 5 Nov (not Sun).

Greenock A rts Guild Wed 6 Nov.

I Paddy's Marltet Tony Roper's Mayfest hit is revived for a large-scale tour by the Tron Theatre Company. Set in Glasgow‘s famous market in Shipbank Lane. it isa couthy comedy by the author ofthe phenomenally successful The Steamie. More details on 041 552 4267.

Adam Smith Theatre. K irkcaldy Until Sat 26 Oct. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. 0592 260498.

Gaiety Theatre. Ayr Mon 28 Oct—Sat 2 Nov. 7.30pm. Thurs and Sat mats 2.30pm. 0292 264639.

I The Resistible Rise 01 Arturo Ui Bcrtolt Brecht‘s parable of a Chicago gangster who bears an uncanny resemblance to a certain great dictator. Roanna Benn directs this version by 7:84. See review More detailson0413312219.

Arches Theatre. Glasgoit' Until Sun 27 Oct. 7.30pm. 041 227 551 l.

A rdrossan Civic Centre Tue 29 Oct. 7.30pm. 0294 67786.

Pearce Institute. Goran Thurs 31 Oct. 7.30pm.()414451941.

Denny Civic Theatre. [)umbarton Fri 1 Nov. 7.30pm. ()389 62015.

[Last K ilbride Village Theatre Sat 2 Nov. 7.30pm. 03552 48669.

I A Scottish Reservation Fablevision retells the true story ofa Scottish community which. in 1813. was expatriated and forced to live with a

Native American tribe. The company promises a rich mix ofScottish and Canadian Indian music. visuals and dance. See preview. More details on 041946 9765.

TheA relies Theatre. Glasgow Tue 29 Oct—Sat 2 Nov. 7.30pm. Also Wed 30 Oct—Fri 1 Nov. 1.30pm. £5/£3. 041 227 551 1.

The Assembly Rooms. George Street Tue 5—Wed 6 Nov. 1.30pm and 7.30pm. £4 (£2). 031 2204349.

The Co wane Centre. Stirling Thurs 7—Fri 8

Nov. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2). 078675019.

Tour continues.

Wailing For Baby Gallus Stage Producions revives its production of Raymond Ross‘s maternity hospital comedy. Three mismatched men discover what they have in common under the stress of the waiting room. More details on 0334 54866. Gorbals Unemployed ll'orkers' ( 'entre, Glasgow Mon 28 Oct. 7.30pm. 041 429 3905.

Tormusk Tenants~ Hall Tue 29 Oct. 7.30pm. ()41 634 2408.

The Henderson Theatre. Shorts Wed 30 Oct. 8pm. 0501 21826.

St Bride 's Centre. [idinburgh Thurs 31-Fri 1 Nov. 7.30pm. 031 346 1405.

Paisley Arts ( 'entre Sat 2 Nov. 8pm. 041 887 1010.

Goran/till .Veighbourhood Centre. Glasgow Mon 4 Nov. 7.30pm.041423 6492.

Rainbow Theatre. Montrose Tue 5 Nov. 7.30pm. 03562 2201.

North Glasgow A rts Centre. North Glasgow (.‘ollege Wed 6 Nov. 7.30pm. 041 558 9313.

Tour continues.

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Cabaret is listed by date. then by city. Shows will be listed. provided that details reach our ottices at least ten days belore publication. Cabaret Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.


I Brecht on Magic Royal Scottish

Academy of Music and Drama. 100

Renfrew Street. 332 5057. £5. lan Savillc describes his progress from bourgeois magician to socialist conjurer with the help of Bertolt Brecht in the second ofa three-night run. Witty and theatrical.


I The Big Love Comedy Club Young's

llotel. 12—14 Learnington'1‘errace.details i

228 1838. 9pm—late. £2 (£1 ). Tonight's

show features comedy magician Mr Reg



"What unites Palestinian and Israeli Women" WED 23 - SAT 26 OCT

"Young man seeks married woman for adultery"



34 Hamilton Place, Edinburgh EH3 5AX 031 226 5425


8pm £5 (£3)



£5 (£3)

52 The List 25 October 7 November 1991