The Return Of The 1991 Smash Hit Show


In a two hour 59¢: a show based on f e EEQSCOTLAND series

featuring TV cast


Tickets £9.50 and £8.50 available from 80x Office tel: 031 557 2590 and usual agents (subject to booking lee)

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A great selection of wonderful toys and excellent childrens books.

Also many gifts and a really rather good

veggie coffee-house.

Mon-Sat 10-6 7 Grassmarket Edinburgh 031 229 7884

L “The List 22 May- 4 June 1992

Dance performances and classes are listed

by city, then alphabetically by venue. Shows

will be listed. provided that details reach our otlices at least ten days betore publication. Dance Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.

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I GLASGOW ROYAL CONCERT HALL 2 Sauchiehall Street. 227 5511. [Access: P. PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H.G.


Stars of the Bolshoi Ballet Mon 1—Wed3 Jun. Mon and Tue 7.30pm; Wed 2.30pm. £12—£27.50. Greatest hits-style package featuring dancers who have worked with the great Russian company.

I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon-Sat noon-6pm. 4 bars. Phone bookings, Ticket Centre. Candlcriggs, see Ticket Link details above. [Accessz PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G, C. Help: A, AA]

Swan Lake Tue 2—Sat 6Jun. 7.30pm. £3.50—£19. The London City Ballet is on a long national tour ofpopuiar favourites from the classical repertoire. In Glasgow, it‘s performing Swan Lake with the Tchaikovsky score and choreography by Vladimir Bourmeister.

I THAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H, G, C].

Scottish Ballet Wed 27—Sat 30 May. 8pm. £8 (£5). The first three days of this run are taken up by the Main Scottish Ballet company performing three dances: the dramatic Sea of Troubles. the Brazil-influenced Troy Game and Amanda Miller‘s new piece. Brief. On Friday and Saturday. it's the turn of Scottish Ballet 2 which performsthe Gershwin-inspired That Certain Feeling. the Shakespeare-based Macbeth and the up-beat Wild Life I. See preview.

Modern Masterpiece Tue Z—Sat 6 Jun. 8pm. £9 (£6). Michael Clark celebrates his 30th birthday on the opening night ofthe Glasgow leg of his current tour. Working with Julie Hood. Matthew Hawkins. Leigh Bowery and Joanne Barrett. Clark is also joined by his mother. Bessie Clark. A great chance to see Scotland's most exciting young dancer. See feature.


I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. 2204348. [Accessz ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. G]

Celtic Crossings: Open Dance Class Mon 1—Fri5 Jun. 10.30am. £3 (£2). Join choreographers from France (Bruno Sajous). Eire (Paul Johnson) and Scotland (Alan Greig) for a week ofmorning workshops leading to a performance on Saturday. There‘s also a daily technique class open to advanced level dancers. Spring Fling.

Open Rehearsal Mon 1 Jun. 4pm. Free. A chance to watch and discuss the choreographers who are here for the Celtic Crossings residency (see above). Spring Fling.

The Museum 01 Peoplekind Mon 1 Jun. 7pm. £2.50(£l .50). Motivity and Pcoplekind Dance Co goes into a museum after hours.

Casslel and Ollshoot Dance Theatre Thurs 4 Jun. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Scottish dance double-bill runs through the gamutof dance styles from Flamenco to jazz.

Tracey Hawsz is the main choreographer '

but there are also contributions from other company-members including Stephen Hooper‘s Prayer Before Birtlt which is inspired by the Louis MacNeice poem. Spring Fling.


I KING'S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. Box Office Mon—Sat lOam—8pm. Bar. [Accessz R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. Help: AA]

London City Ballet Tue 26-Sat 30 May. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £3—£15.50. Large-scale traditional ballet company with popular favourites from the classical repertoire. On Tuesday and Wednesday it‘s a triple-bill of The Nutcracker Suite, Les Patineurs and The Witchboy. The rest of the week is given over to Swan Lake. I PLEASAHCE THEATRE The Pleasance. Khoros Dance Theatre Thurs 28—Sat 30 May. 8pm. £4 (£2.50). Localcompany with a new piece by Lyn Denton called The Butterfly. Susan Hay‘s Fragments. Tamsin Grainger‘s 0n and on and on. Catharine Ward‘s Who is my Neighbour? and [don 't want my DMs to Dance and Jude Adamson‘s Pleasance Quintet. Spring Fling.

I ROSEBERY HALL South Queensferry. Dance in the Ferry Sat 30 May. 7.30pm. £1 (50p). European community dance groups come to South Queensferry. Spring Fling. I ST AHHE’S COMMUNITY CENTRE Cowgate.

lntematlonal Folk Dance Workshop Sat 30 May. 2pm. 50p. Your chance to pick up some traditional European dance steps. Spring Fling.

CABARET maime-

Cabaret is listed by date. then by city. Shows will be listed. provided that details reach our otlices at least ten days belore publication. Cabaret Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.

Jack Dee



I Outrageous Gay Cabaret Centre for Contemporary Arts. 346 Sauchiehall Street.332 7521. 11pm. £3(£2)onthc door. Hoping to capitalise on the audience who‘ll be along for the Pomo Afro Homos show (see Theatre listings). the CCA cafe hosts an off-beat evening which should hold one or two surprises. I Jack Dee and Lee Evans Moir Hall. Granville Street. 227 5511.8pm.£6(£5). The sharp-suited Dee will be pulling in the crowds after his recent TV series and he‘s supported here by the ever-confused Lee Evans. Maylest


I 011 the Top oi your llead Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8pm. £4 (£2). Members of PACE Theatre Company turn their hands to a spot of improvisational comedy.


I Comedy Night Counting House. 32/2

West Nicolson Street. 662 0781. 10pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Last instalment in a three-week run of Friday-night comedy at the Counting House. Edinburgh's most sophisticated cabaret joint. stars comedy guitarist Neil Robert Herd. the sharp-tongued Jeremy Herrin. and the surrealist Phil Kay should be good.

I Theatre Sports Bedlam Theatre. Forrest Road. 10pm. £1 (50p). Edinburgh University‘s free-thinking funsters with another round of improvisation.

SATURDAY 23 Glasgow

I Cale Loco The Arches. Midland Street. 2219736. 11pm. £5. Primarily a music club. Cafe Loco intersperses its mix of dance and garage music with bizarre acts. guest bands and performance theatre from Ian Smith and friends.

I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Prime site to see local stand-ups on an intimate scale.

I Jack Dee and Lee Evans MoirHail. Granville Street. 227 5511. 8pm. £6(£5). See Fri 22.

I The Comedy Store Players SECC Hall 1. Finnieston. 227 5511.£8/£6.50(£5/£3.50). 8pm. Free-form comedy just like on the telly.



I Rico’s Comedy Church Tobago Street. 0475 83705. 8.30pm. £2.50 (£2). Top quality gag-merchants call in to Greenock's friendly and popular comedy

spot. MONDAY 25 Glasgow

I May Feast The Apollo. 7 Renfrew Court. 332 6231. £5 including vegetarian buffet from 7pm; £2 to see the performers only from 9pm. A night ofcomedy. music and vegetarian food. starring Neil Robert Herd. Jeremy Herrin. The Marnics and Dirdum and Co. Should be a lively night.

FRIDAY 29 Paisley

I Paisley Comedy Club Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8.30pm for 9pm. £3. Deadpan Red [)warfstar Hattie Hayridge is Paisley Comedy Club’s special contribution to the Paisley Festival.


I Theatre Sports Bedlam Theatre. Forrest Road. 10pm. £1 (50p). See Fri 22.

SATURDAY 30 Glasgow

I Cale Loco The Arches. Midland Street. 2219736. 11pm. £5. See Sat23.

I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Patter and punch-lines from Glasgow wits.

SUNDAY 31 Greenock

I Rico’s Comedy Church Tobago Street. 0475 83705. 8.30pm. £2.50 (£2). More London-circuit comedy spiced with an open mike spot and joke competition.

THURSDAY 4 Paisley

I Paisley Comedy Club Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. 887 1010. 8.30pm for 9pm. £3. Compcre Parrot welcomes London-circuit favourites Felix and Brendan Riley in another strongline-up.