i WEDNESDAY 1
I Gawk and the Gowks The Apollo. 7 Renfield Court (between the bus station and Scottish Television). 332 6231 . £3.75 (£2.75). April Fool's Day ()xfam benefit gig featuring Dir Dum and Co. Alex
Frackleton and May it Fay. amongothers.
I Boy Chubby Brown Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £8.50—£9.50. Foul-mouthed comic with huge following. despite his never having appeared on TV. All the -t'snts and rude words you’re ever likely to hear underone
THURSDAY 2 Glasgow
I The Seven Ages oi Woman Mercat Theatre. Mercat liouse. Drumchapcl. 944 9022. 8pm. £5 (£2 £1). Fiona Knowlesand Rona Bold Girls Munro. aka The MsFits.
take us from the cradle to the zimmer in a comic look at a woman's life.
I Pretty Vacant Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 8.45pm. Free. A humorous slant to the Victorian Bar's
weekly helping of music tonight. as l lugh
Reed and the Velvet L'nderpartts take to the stage alter a Pretty Vacant cabaret.
I Boy Chubby Brown Mothcrwell Theatre.
Paisley Comedy Club.
doors open: 8.30pm admission £3.00
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thursday 9 april
thursday 16 april
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thursday 23 april
thursday- 30 april
john myers boothby grarroe compere: parrot
kevin seisay sean percival compere: tred macaulay
miles crawrord lee h u r st compere: parrot
brenda gilhooty caroline aherne compere: parrot
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I Civic Centre. Motherwell. 0698 67515.
7.30pm. £9.50. See Wed 1.
I Paisley Arts Centre New Street. 887 1010. 8.30pm for 9pm. £3. Paisley Arts Centre branches out into weekly comedy featuring regular compere Parrot. The opening gig features Boothby Graffo and Johnny Meres. who recently moved to Scotland and changed his name from Immaterial. Strong line-ups are already sorted out all the way intoJune.
I Freddie Starr Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £8.50—£ 12.50. L'p-beat TV comic with an unlikely history involving hamsters. Nonetheless. safer to take the family to than Roy Chubby Brown.
I The Counting House 32/2 West Nicolson Street. 662 ()781 . 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). An extra couple of helpings of comedy after the end of the Jim Beam-sponsored run to
. keep Edinburgh amused. Representing - the home team are Jill Peacock.junk-poet
and cit-journalist. and Lynn Ferguson. tartan terror and Alexander Sister. From the London cicuit comes deadpan hippy Wilty to round off what should be a lively evening of merry-making.
FRIDAY 3 Edinburgh
I The Counting House 322 West Nicolson Street. 6620781 . 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). A second chance to see yesterday's line-up. I Roy Chubby Brown Playhouse Theatre. Greenside Place. 557 2590. 7.30pm. £8.50—£9.50. See Wed 1.
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I The Seven Ages 01 Woman Cumbernauld Theatre. ()236 732887. 7.45pm. £4.75 (£2.25). See Thurs 2.
I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm.
; £4.50(£3.50).See Sat28.
I Fools Paradise Old Athenacum Theatre. 179 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. 10.30pm. £5.50 (£3.50). Two top-quality charmers tonight. as Jes Benstock welcomes the very rude and very funny Jenny Lecoat and the fairly musical and
g fairly sexy Richard Morton. Anothergood ' nightinstorc.
I Rico's Comedy Church Tobago Street. 0475 83705. £2.50. Your compcre tonight is Newcastle's Anvil Springsteen who‘ll be introducing Gavin Anderson and headliner Richard Morton. See review.
Dance pertonnances and classes are listed by city. then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed. provided that details reach our oliices at least ten days belore publication. Dance Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.
I MERCAT THEATRE Mercat l louse. Drumchapcl. 944 9022.
The Magic Doors Wed 1 Apr. 1.30pm. £5 (£2«’£1 ). Dundee Rep Dance Company revives its show. first commissioned by the Edinburgh International Children‘s
: Festival. about the magic adventures ofa
gang in Nonsense World.
The Stamping Ground Fri 3 Apr. 7.30pm. £5 (£211). The Stamping Ground exists to promote the work of exciting young choreographers and tonight you can see Grace Mangan. Christine Whyte and Jonathan Burnett in action. Mangan‘s solo is No Water. No Moon which is about breakingout of the daily routine. Whyte's piece is (Tn‘llnu‘ltlllllul which draws on 40s film noir. and Burnett presents two pieces A Discourse on Smoking and The Birthday ofthe Infunm to show off his talents.
I HEW MOVES THEATRE The Centre for Contemporary Arts. 346—354 Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511.
; Las Rocosas (The Rockies) and Riding on the
Waves ol Instability L‘ntil Sat 28 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Final double bill ofthe New Moves festival. this time bringing together performers from Spain. Italy and Britain.
I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 5572590.
Coppelia Tue 7—Sat 11 Apr. 7.30pm. £5.50—£23. Thurs and Sat mats 2pm. Peter Wright. Director of the Birmingham Royal Ballet. joins Scottish Ballet to direct this new production based on the original 1870 staging by Cecchetti and Petipa. Telling the tale oftwoyoung lovers. the ballet involves magic and alchemy as an eccentric doctor brings a beautiful doll to life. See review.
I THEATRE WORKSHOP 3411amilton Place. 226 5425. Box Office Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm.
Reflections Fri 27—Sat 28 Mar. 8pm. £5 (£3). Eastern and Western dance forms come together in this dance-theatre performance by Watson and Co which returns to Edinburgh after receiving much acclaim in the Edinburgh Fringe. Recommended. See preview.
THE TRAVERSE THEATRE
6 I t s s I t I t t l The ﬁnal countdown in our Grassmarket home . . . Mandela Theatre Company presents THE DORM by Lance Flynn Wed 25 - Sun 29 March 8pm
“trump, Alfie, Vinny, Tim and Weblter. Five young men trying to survive in the harsh reality of 1 Juvenile Detentim Centre. If use of tlmn commit: suicide the rest will be released. Any volunteers?
The Traverse Theatre Company presents the world premiere of YOL'R 11ka TO CLEAN THE STAIR
by Rona .Vlttnro
Fri 3 - Sun 19 April 8pm I’art tnuulet-tttystery. part tltt dict, Rona \‘Iutttn's new play for tire 'I‘raversc ts atrnospliettt and unagittattvc as ll skillully weaves together the lives and relationships of ﬁve people till a tcttcmcttt stair.