SUNDAY15 I Greenock ‘
I Rico’s Comedy Church Tobago Street. 0475 83705. £2.50. Parrot comperes his own popular club. welcoming this week Neil Robert Herd with his musical comedy and local regular John Gillick. As ever there‘ll be an open spot and the chance to add your own punch-line to one of Parrot‘s jokes.
THURSDAY 19 Edinburgh
I Jim Beam Comedy Evening The (‘ouniing House. 32/2 West Nicolson Street. 10pm.
I Theatre Sports Bedlam Theatre. Forrest 3 Road. 10pm. £1 (50p). Last student
improv session this term. The Theatre Sports team return on 24 Apr.
SATURDAY 21 Glasgow
I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 592-1. 9pm. £4.50(£3.50). Ilugh Reed leaves his Velvet Underpants at home for a spot of solo comedy along with other regulars from the Glasgow comedy scene.
I Fools Paradise ()ld Athenaeum Theatre. 179 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. 10.30pm. £5.50 (£3.50). Topping the bill this week is Fringe favourite (‘hris Lynam
— the one with a penchant for sticking fireworks up his bum — with his very theatrical and surreal. if rather cold. comedy. Scottish regular. Kenny Ilarrisis I
£4.50 (£3.50). Four top acts in one evening as London circuit regular Richard Morton
a more down-to-earth. but still very funny
support and Jes Benstock is compere.
' SUNDAY 22 . Greenock
I Rico's Comedy Church Tobago Street. 0475 83705. £2.50. (‘hris Lynam stays in 7 Scotland after his gig in Glasgow last 1 night. lle's ably supported by twoof
Scotland's finest — Kenny llarrisand compere David (‘osgrove ()pen spot and i joke competition too. ?
Dance pertormances and classes are listed by city. then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed. provided that details reach our oilices at least ten days before publication. Dance Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.
I NEW MOVES THEATRE The (‘entre for
Yolande Snaith Dance Duorum
(‘ontemporary Arts. 346—354 Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. N0 Respite liri 20—Sun 22 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Yolande Snaith Dance Quorum is ' yet another highlight for New Moves with this multi-media work about the ancient game of courtship and confrontation. lising film. sound and text. Snaith brings her characteristic wit and precision to this acclaimed piece. Also on stage are Barnaby Stone of Ralph Ralph. andJamie Walton. Las Rocosas (The Rockies) and Riding on the Waves oi Instability Thurs 26—Sat 28 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Final double bill ofthe New Moves festival. this time bringing together performers from Spain. Italy and Britain. The first is a British premiere. hailed in Spain for its wit and energy. performed by I’ilar Maese and Victor 'I'urull who try to achieve equilibrium on a journey of love and desire. In the second piece. Italy‘s Laura (iuarnera and Britain's Danal Guy combine visual art. I live music and dance in a fast-paced and risky performance. I THEATRE ROYAL llope Street. 332 9000. Coppelia L'ntil Sat 21 Mar. 7.15pm. Mats on Sat 14. Thurs 1‘) and Sat 21 Mar. I 2.15pm. £5-£25. Peter Wright. Directorof j the Birmingham Royal Ballet.joins Scottish Ballet to direct this new production based on the original 1870 staging by (‘ecchetti and Petipa. Telling the tale of two young lovers. the ballet involves magic and alchemy as an eccentric doctor brings a beautiful doll to life. See also Scottish Ballet 2 datesin Touring above. 3 I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. Requiem for the Continuum Tue 17—Thurs 1‘) Mar. 8pm. £6.50 (£3). Laurie Booth arrives in (ilasgow for the New Moves festival with a special aurally-improved performance of his current production. As : well as a set design by architect Nigel ('oates and a team of top dancers led by Booth himself. there will be a multi-speaker sound environment. See preview.
I TRAVERSE THEATRE 112 West Bow, (irassmarket. 226 2633.
Powershiits Wed Iii—Sun 22 Mar. 8pm. £6 (£3). Women are more Waterproofthan Men is a company of Scottisii dancers— Angus Balbernie. Siobhan O‘Neill. Sally Doughty and Ariette George — who have put together this piece ofeccentric dance-theatre.
Richard Morton ; . THURSDAY 26 g I Edinburgh
I Jim Beam Comedy Evening The (‘ouniing Ilouse. 32 2 West Nicolson Street. 10pm. £4.50 (£3.50). This week's compere is I’hil Kay. so be prepared for anything to happen. You can be reasonably sure that at some stage in the proceedings you‘ll get to see May and Fay and bill-topper Kevin Day. Should be a good night. More tomorrow.
is joined by Scotland's own Jeremy I lerrin and Fred MacAulay. Another chance to catch the same line-up tomorrow.
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I Jim Beam Comedy Evening The Counting House. 322 West Nicolson Street. 9pm. £4.50(£3.50). Last night‘s line-upagain.
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