stand-ups share the bill tonight and tomorrow in what promises to be a good gig. The genial Kenny Ilarris tries to work out the difference between new towns and the New Town. and the manic Phil Kay tries to work out when to stop improvising and get on with his script.
I Theatre Sports Bedlam Theatre. Forrest Road. 10pm. £1 (50p). Edinburgh University Theatre Company's popular team ofoff-the-cuff wits.
SATURDAY 9 :
I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). (ilasgow‘s home ofcomedy brightens up your weekend with another dose of local stand-up.
I The Counting House L'pstairs. 32 '2 West Nicolson Street. 6620781. Restaurant
I Everyone's Gone to Dunoon Arches Theatre. Midland Street. 221 9736.
7.30pm. £5 (£3). See Wed 13.
I Cabaret Club at Bannerman's
open all day. serving until 9.30pm — diners i
can claim £1 reduction on theircabaret tickets. Bar licensed until lam. Cabaretat 10pm. £5.50(£4.50). See Fri8.
I Everyone’s Gone to Dunoon Arches Theatre. Midland Street. 221 9736. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Rona Munro and Fiona
Knowles. aka The MsFits. with theirlively ‘
' SATURDAY 16
mix of songs. sketches. rants and raps about being female and Scottish. Part of Scottish Trade l'nion Week. Rona Munro groupies can also catch her at the Traverse. Edinburgh. talking about food and sex. and in print in First R1013. anew compilation including her 7:84 play Bold Girls.
THURSDAY 14 i
Bannerman‘s Bar. 55 Niddry Street. 556 3254. 9pm. Free. Apparently the Cabaret Club‘s debut last fortnight was mobbed. so get there sharpish for this fortnight's helping of no less than nine entertainers. including Mhairi Graelis. Reg Anderson. Gentle Rants and Stuff and Nonsense. Other interested performers should contact Gordon Neish at Bannerman‘s.
FRIDAY 15 Edinburgh
I The Big Love Comedy Club Young's Hotel. 12 14 LcamingtonTcrrace.details 228 1838. 9pm—late. £1. Mixed bagof entertainers from the Big Love stable.
I The Counting House Upstairs. 32:: 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. Cabaretat 10pm. £4.50 (£3.50). This week‘s double-bill brings together the talents of David Cosgrove and Martha McBrier for a night of Scottish comedy. More tommorow.
I Theatre Sports Bedlam Theatre. Forrest Road. 10pm. £1 (50p). See Fri8.
I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Local comedians share their wit and wisdom for another night of laughs.
I Elaine C. Smith with Robert Petigrew Arches Theatre. Midland Street. 221 9736. 10pm. £5 (£3). Songs and sketches
from Rab C. Ncsbitt‘s screen wife. joined here by Robert Pettigrew on keyboards with support from the James Boys. Part of a busy and lively programme of events for Glasgow Trade Union Week.
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 theircabaret tickets. Bar licensed until lam. Cabaret at 10pm. £4.50(£3.5()). See Fri 1.
I Vic Reeves Big Night Out Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. SOLD OUT. Ifhissmall-scale run during the Edinburgh Fringe is anything to go by. there'll be less ofthe much-loved audience participation and catchphrases. though every bit as much of Vic and Bob's everyday surrealism. Expect a healthy number ofspecial guests — though don't count on The Wonderstuff showing.
Dance perlormances and classes are listed by clty. then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our olllces at least ten days before publication. ' Dance Listings compiled by Marlt Fisher.
NB Because ol increased pressure on space within The List, we are no longer able to include dance classes in this section. There is. however, an expanded classes and workshops section in the Classilied section at the back at the magazine.
I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234.
Klnunolrai Sun 17 Nov. 7.30pm. £3.50— 17. Japan's leading traditional dance and drum troupe in a colourful display on a national tour as part of the Japan Festival. See preview.
I TROH THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. Dinner Dance Tue l2—Sat 16 Nm . 7.30pm. £5.50 (£2.50). The Kosh. cover stars of The List's first Edinburgh Festival issue this year. returns to Scotland after along tour ofthis danceplay with script by David Pownall. choreography by Sian Williams and acrobatics by Johnny Hutch. It was coon received by Fringe critics. but has some mesmerising moments nonetheless.
I BERRY SUITE Abbey Lane (off 1 .ondon Road). 556 1083.
SupperDance 8pm—midnight. £6 (£10 double) including meal. A chance tosee Scottish Disco and Rock 'n‘ Roll Champions Derek Nicol and Gillian Philps in action. and to enjoy a quick twirl yourselfto the sounds of the Alternative
‘ Medicine Swing Band. Organised by the
Friends ofthe Peace Festival,
I ST BRIDE'S CENTRE 10 ()rw ell ’I'ei'race. 3461405.
Dilshoot Until Fri 8 Nov. 8pm. £4 (£2). The first full-length performance by ()ffshoot. a group formed in 1989 from membersof local adult dance classes and directed here by Tracy llawkes. with music by Scanachie. David Byrne and the (iypsy Kings. Also appearing are Who‘s Missing Dance Group and Khoros Dance Theatre. I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 1 lamilton Place. 346 1405.
Oooh Fri 8—Sat 9 Nov. 8pm. £5 (£3). The return of a piece first seen at last year‘s New Moves dance season. performed by Out ofOrder. a challenging groupof performers with disabilities. Liz Ranken directs this violent and disturbing performance that challenges the notion of labelling people misfits.
THEATRE ROYAL GLASGOW COMEDY SHOWCASE
(THE ONE WHO DID THE WOLVES SKETCH ON HYSTERIA 3!)
30th DECEMBER AT 7.30pm Tickets £7.00, £5.00 a. £3.50 I
The List 8— 21 November 199159