I Rab C. Nesbitt King‘s. 7.30pm. £9.50. £8.50. £7.50. £4. See Mon 18. I Lock Up Your Daughters New Athenaeum. RSAMD. 7. 15pm. £3.50 (£2). See Tue 19.

I Rawlinson's Dog Ends CANCELLED.

I Good Tron. 7.30pm. £5.50(£3.50). See Fri8. I The Bloody Chamber CCA. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Sec Tue 19.

I Medea Sexwar Arches. 7pm. £6.50 (£3.50). See Tue 19.


I The Solomon Trio Henry Wood Hall. 8pm. £6.50 (£3.50). See Wed 20.


I Susan McCann SECC Ilall 1. 8pm. £8 (£5).£6.50 (£3.50). ‘lreland‘s First Queen ()f('ountry’ isa familiar face to punters in Nashville. and her last album. Diamonds and Dreams stayed in the UK Country Top Ten for three months. the first non-American to do so.

I Kathryn Tickell Band Moirllall. 11.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Almost single- handedly reviving interest in the Northumbrian pipes. Kathryn Tickell has also given the instrument inroads into the pop market. beingan in-demand player for stars like Sting. One of the most popular and recognisable figures in traditional British music today.

I Stomp Tramway Exhibition Space. 11pm. £5 (£3). See Wed 20.


I Jack Dee and Lee Evans Moir Hall. 8pm. £6 (£5). See Thurs 21.

Literary Events

I Open Circle Poetry College Club. University ofGlasgow. 8pm. £2 (£1.50). Edwin Morgan. Tim Cloudley. Tom Lamb. Alistair Paterson. Alison Reid.

SATURDAY 23 Theatre

I Other Places Citizens‘ Third Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). See Fri 8.

IThe Hypochondriacs Citizens' Second Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). See Fri8. I Edward II Citizens' Third Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£1 ). See Fri 8.

I MacWizard Fae Oz Old Athenaeum. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). See Mon 18.

I Company Chandler Theatre. RSAMD. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). See Fri 22.

I A Judgement in Stone Tramway. 8pm (mat 3pm). £6.50 (£3.50). See Wed 20.

I Ouelques Fleurs Tron. 10.45pm. £5.50 (£3.50). See Tue 19.

I Fierce Love CCA. 8pm. £5 (£3). See Thurs 21.

I Darlt Fruit CCA. 10.30pm. £5 (£3). One-off chance to catch the latest Pomo Afro Homos show about black gay experience. See preview. I Rab C. Nesbitt King's. 7.30pm (mat 2.30pm). £9.50. £8.50. £7.50. £4 (£7.50. £6.50. £5.50. £2).

See Mon 18.

l I Rawlinson's Dog Ends 3 CANCELLED.

I Good Tron. 7.30pm. ;£5.50(£3.50). See Fri8. I The Bloody Chamber

ECCA. 7.30pm. £5 (£3).

See Tue 19.

; I Medea Sexwar Arches.

7pm. £6.50 (£3.50). See

Tue 19.


I Brodslty Quartet Stevenson Hall. RSAMD.

7.30pm. £8 (£5).The

image-conscious but

superbly musical quartet

have made waves in the classical world. Tonight. their programme includes

. works by Schubert and

George Crumb.


I Lulta Bloom Moir Hall. 11.30pm. £6(£4). Category-straddling Irish singer. who sees nothing odd in setting LL Cool] lyrics to a traditional accompaniment. Interesting and original artist. on the way up.

I Ceilidh City Hall. 8pm. £5.50 (£3). Birl to your heart‘s content to the St Rochs Irish Ceilidh Band. I The Talkin’ Caiun Tour Henry Wood Hall. 8pm. £8 (£5). The legendary Eddie Lejeune and DL Menard joined by fiddler

Ken Smith. See preview.


I Jack Dee and Lee Evans Moir Hall. 8pm. £6(£5). See Thurs21.

IThe Comedy Store Players SECC Hall 1. 8pm. £8 (£5).£6.50 (£3.50). Improvisation just like they do it on the telly.

Literary Events

I Readings Arches Theatre. Noon. £4 (£2.50). Neil Bartlett

. (Ready To Catch Him

Should He Fall) and Janice Galloway (The Trick [5 To Keep Breathing) will read selections from their works.

I Outward Gaze: Camp

j Fairfield Hall. Pearce

1 Institute. Noon—5pm.

New writing sessions for I prose and poetry led by

: Edwin Morgan and Toni l Davidson. Open to new

j and experienced writers.

SUNDAY 24 . Theatre

I Ouelques Fleurs Tron. 10.45pm. £5.50(£3.50). See Tue 19.

I Good Tron. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£3.50). Student reduction: two tickets for £3.50. See Fri 8.



Maytest community pertorrnances are listed alphabetically. Forvenue details, see Mayfest Programme or cal|041552 8000.

I Angels and Amazons Great circus show by Ra Ra Zoo that celebrates the contribution of some of history's more eccentric women. Recommended. Mon 18—Sat 23 May.

I Bamboozle—ATrtcltster Tale Children‘s dance and mime company Gamboling Guizers with stories from myths and legends. Fri 8 May.

I Bill's New Frock Children's anti- stereotyping adaptation of Anne Fine‘s novel from Tue 19—Thurs 21 May at Glasgow Arts Centre.

I Ceilidh Dance Knees-up at Glasgow Arts Centre on Fri 22 May.

I Dead Heroic Noel Greig undermines the official version of the Beowulf legend in this children‘s show for TAG at Summertown CEC. Mon ll—Fri 15 May.

I Eight to the BarWildcat casts a critical and nostalgic eye over the past fifty years in its latest musical. Mon 11——Sat 23 May.

I Evacuees Paul Sneddon re-creates the days of World War Two for Living Memory Theatre. giving three public performances at Glasgow Arts Centre on Fri 22 May.

I The Eye of the Hurricane, Glasgow Boy and No Mean Fighter Cell-block dramas by inmates of Barlinnie Special Unit and the RSAMD. Until Thurs 21 May.

I Faraway Places A variety show with an international theme performed by Red Road Young Uns. Thurs 14 and Wed 20 May.

I Glesga Folk. The Mean Tipple and Bingo Bella Glasgow people at work and play in three shorts from Idle Hands. Tue 12—Fri 22 May.

I Govanhlll Entertainers Sharp talkers from Govanhill with another package ofentertainment. UntiIThurs 21 May.

I Rattan Angry Planet The Lone Rangers take another wry look at the problems of single parenthood. Until Sat 23 May.

I Jeremy Benin and Phil

Kay Observational punchlines from Herrin and spontaneous surrealism from Kay. in a strong double bill oflocal comedy. Tue 5—Sat 16 May.

I Jimmy Hutton Band Tea Dances Big band ballroom dancing. Until Tue 19


I Jazz NightsJazz Glasgow Arts Centre- ster. Until Thurs 21 May. I The Killing ol Women A collection of poetry. prose. music and song woven into a tragic tale of loss performed by Bread and Circuses. Until Wed 13 May.

I Kream Kraclters Comedy or should that be Komedy'.’ - from Carmyle‘s 12-woman revue squad. The Carmylitcs. Until Wed 13 May.

I Legend Local exponents of country music with an impressive track record. Until Fri 22 May.

I The Lions of Lisbon Fitba' dramas always go down a treat at Mayfest and it looks like The Penny Mob‘s celebration of Celtic‘s famous European Cup victory over Inter Milan will be no exception. Until Sun 10 May.

I The Loneliness ot the Long Distance Runner Golden Age Theatre in an adaptation of Alan Sillitoe‘s classic borstal-based novel. Mon l8—Sat 23 May.

I Macbeth Speakslohn Cargill Thomson reworks Shakespeare to give a clearer understanding ofa Scottish hero. Mon 18—Sat 23 May.

I MacWizard Fae 01 02 goes Glasgow asJohn Binnie gives Dorothy. the

: Tin Man eralthe Clyde

Unity treatment. See preview. Mon Il—Sat 16 May.

I Marilyn and Night Out Lively double bill performed by South Side Drama Group. UntilTue 19 May.

I Michael Marra lndustrious songwriter gets his piano out for a single gig at Birgidale Complex on Fri 22 May. I Miss Julie The bright young Pen Name company perform Strindberg‘s passionate classic of inter-class love. Mon ll-Fri 15 May.

I Music Throughthe Ages It might seem like ages. but actually Phoenix

Puppets are only concerned with the history of rock music in this family show. Thurs 7—Thurs 21 May.

I Popol Vuh Nicaragua‘s Tcatro Nixtayolero take a less-than-enthusiastic look atCqumbus. Mercat Theatre. Drumchapel. Sun 17 May.

I Possilbllitles Life in Possil as seen by the Tomorrow People. Tue 19 and Fri 22 May.

I Still Crazy Alter AllThese Years Magic Bob. possibly the busiest man in Mayfest. takes his family show on the road. Until Fri 15 May.

I On a Stone Bridge A road-builder‘s view of modern England by Mike Martin, performed by House Theatre on Wed 20 and Thurs 21 at Glasgow Arts Centre.

I Rambling Fever More Glasgow country music on one night only. Fri 8 May. at Birgidale Compex.

I Rave Nights A chance for the under-18s to see what their older siblings have been getting up to at night. Fri 15 May at Carnwadric CEC and Castlemilk YMCA.

I Scotland Matters 7:84 looks at the state of the nation with the help of several leading young writers. Mon l8—Sat 23 May.

I The Seven Ages ot Woman Rona Munro stands back to take on

; writing chores only. in the

new MsFits comedy starring Fiona Knowles going from cradle to zimmer. Until Thurle May.

I Shelters Cocktail bar comedy by Hull Truck‘s John Godber and Jane Thornton performed here by Glasgow‘s own Actors Lab. Mon ll-Thurs 21 May.

I Shona Regular visitors to Mayfest. Leverndale Arts Group. perform Tony Croze‘s play about the vulnerability of people who have been discharged from institutions. Mon 18—Sat 23 May.

I Sounds lntemational Irene Conway draws from an international repertoire of standards for an evening of music and chat. Mon ll—Fri 15 May. I Tlra Michael Weller's play about romance versus reality is performed by Dundee Rep People’s Theatre. Mon ll—Thurs 14 May.

I Oez Walters Country Band Favourites and originals from the country scene. Fri 15 and Fri 22 May.

I The Wedding Peter Murray‘s play about the highs and lows of the big day is performed by new-writing company Annexe in association with Castlemilk People‘s Theatre. Mon ll—Fri 15 May.

I Which Way does the Niger Flow? Traditional African music performed by Glasgow's own Atsimevu drawing attention to the beauty of the continent and the horror of the slave trade. Until Thurs 21 May.

I Winds of Change Ludus Dance Company goes on a journey through the air in a show aimed at school-age children. Mon 18—Fri 22 May.

I Washy Follt Night with Danny Kyle Star-spotting folk night at Glasgow Arts Centre on Sat 16 May.

I Who’s Afraid otVlrginla

WooltEdwardAIbee's 1 classic marital- confrontationdramais

performed by Actors Lab. Until Sat 16 May.

I Your Turn to Cleanthe

Stalr Edinburgh‘s Traverse Theatre looks at

the darker side of

common-stair living in Rona Munro‘s new play. Mercat Theatre. Drumchapel. Fri 8 May.


Tickets for the majority of

Mayfest events can be purchased from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 041 227 5511. Personal booking Mon—Sat 10am—6pm; telephone booking 9am—9pm.

I Arches Theatre 30

Midland Street. 221 9736.

I Centre tor Contemporary Arts 346—354 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521.

I Clttzens’ Theatre 1 19 Gorbals Street. 429 0022. I City Hall Candleriggs. 227 5511.

I Glasgow Film Theatre 12 Rose Street. 332 8128.

I Glasgow Royal Concert

? hall 2 Sauchiehall Street. 2275511.

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I King's Theatre Bath Street,227 5511.

I Mltchell Theatre

Granville Street. 227

551 1.

I Old Athenaeum Theatre 179 Buchanan Street. 332 3123.

I RSAMD (Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama) 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057.

I SECC Finnieston. 227 551 l .

I Tramway 25 Albert Drive. 423 1333. l I Tron Theatre 63 Trongate. 552 4267.

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