MARK THOMAS FRED MCCAULEY
MAY & FAY
HAMISH IMLACH JOHN GILLICK
+ SPECIAL GUEST
29th december COGNITO
The Gas Station on a Sunday can reach the .parts other comedy clubs can’t. Havrne hOSIed LOOSE TALK for Radio 1. King Tut’s has proved itself the perfect new venue for comedy in Glasgow - it’s nice and dark. and it’s got a bar.
KING Tur's \NAH‘WAHIHUT
272a St.VINCENT STREET, GLASGOW.
Doors Open at 79m
. Tickets Available In Advance From time Tut’s Wah Wah Hut: Tel 041-22l 5229
I The Counting House Upstairs. 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. Cabarctat 10pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Final Counting House gig ofthe season bringstogether Alan Davies. who is making a big name for himself down south. and Jill Peacock. who is doing the same for herselfhere. Future comedy plans at Edinburgh‘s premier comedy venue are uncertain. so be sure and turn out to show yoursupport tonight or tomorrow.
I Theatre Sports Bedlam Theatre. Forrest Road. 10pm. £1 (50p). See Fri6.
SATURDAY 14 Glasgow
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 The Counting House Upstairs. 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 1am. Cabaretat 10pm. £4.50 (£3.50). See Fri 13.
E NDAY 15
I Gas Station King Tut's Wah Wah Hut. 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5279. Doors open 7pm. show starts 8.30pm. £4.50. Glasgow‘s newest comedy club plays a strong hand with fast-talking headliner Mark Hurst. aka Mark Miwurdz. the equally fast-talking (he must be to get so many gigs) Stu Who? and. yes. the fast-talking Kevin Kopfstein. A breathless night of non-stop wisecracks.
I The Hairstyles Wilkie House. Cowgate. 662 0781. Doors open 8.30pm. show starts 9.30pm. £5 (£3.50). Two hours ofnon-stop music. dancing and comedy from the musical side of the Absolutley team. Featuring a Stoneybridge ceilidh. heavy metal Christmas hits and lots of wigs. it should be a pretty wild night. Same again tomorrow. See preview.
MONDAY 16 Edinburgh
I The Awkward Squad The Antiquary. 72 St Stephen Street. 9.15pm. See Mon 9.
I The Hairstyles Wilkie House. Cowgate. 662 (1781. Doors open 8.30pm. show starts 9.30pm. £5 (£3.50). See Sun 15 and preview.
l Transporter Boom Upstairs at the Meadow Bar. 40 Buccleuch Street. 10pm—1am. See Thurs 12.
Dance perlormances and classes are listed by city, than alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our oilices at least ten days belore publication. Dance Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.
H8 Because of 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 Classified section at the back of the magazine.
I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234. Cinderella Thurs Until Sat 14 Dec. 7.15pm. Matsat 2. 15pm on Sat 7. Tue ll). Thurs 12. Sat 14 Dec. £3—£25. Youcan‘t move for Cinderellas on the panto circuit this year and. not wanting to be left out. Scottish Ballet is returning to the ever-popular tale with a score by Rossini. It‘s the Peter Darrell production first seen in 1979. and the company‘s first ever Scottish Principal Dancer. Eleanor Moore. is returning to make guest appearances as mother Arabella. See review.
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511.
Into the Blue and Viewﬁnder Mon 9—Tue to Dec. 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). Randomoptic gives another airing to Viewfinder. last seen in the Third Eye Centre's Stamping Ground season. and presents Viewfinrlr'ra work-in-progress created using a ground-breaking technique which takes its lead from video. See preview.
I ASSEMBLY ROOMS George Street. Details661 1688.
Edinburgh Dance Forum Christmas Ceilidh Fri 6 Dec. 8pm—midnight. £6(£4). Edinburgh Dance Forum celebrates its independent formation with a ceilidh open to everyone. There‘ll be music from the Portobello Ceilidh Band and refreshments provided by Cafe Bistro. Edinburgh Dance Forum welcomes new members interested in any style of dance or dance activity in Edinburgh.
I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. Details on 2204348.
Edinburgh Dance Project Christmas Show Sat 14 Dec. 7.30pm. £1 (50p). Edinburgh‘s wealth ofdance classes come together for a spectacular performance ofeverything from ballet. jazz and tap to belly-dancing. Among those taking part are Who's Missing and Offshoot adult performance groups. the University Modern Dance Society and various youth dance groups.
FOR DANCE CLASSES -
SEE CLASSIFIED SECTION
58 The List 6-- 19 December 1991