Edinburgh Fringe. about the characters in a works canteen. Expertly observed and brilliantly recreated. Recommended.
I CRAWFORD THEATRE Jordanhill College. 76 Southbrae Drive. 950 3437/3438. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC, W5. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
Oliver! Until Sat 20 Jun. 7.30pm. Booking on 959 1897. Jordanhill School daresto ask for more in the Dickensian poorhouse musical.
Maureen Christie Dance Display Tue 23 Jun. 7.30pm. Booking on 339 9637. First in a short series of summer dance shows. Dance Thurs 25-Fri 26 Jun. 7pm. Booking on 943 1380. Linda Smith School of Dance shows what it can do.
Elma White Dance Display Thurs 2—Sat 4 Jul. 7pm. Booking on ()41 882 1756. Three nights of dance.
I CUMBERHAULD THEATRE Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. Box Ofﬁce Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—3pm; 6—8pm perf. evgs Bar/Cafe. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA] Jim Kidding Until Sat 20 Jun. See Kids listings. They Shoot Horses, Don't They? Thurs 25—Sat27Jun. 7.45pm. £3.75 (£1.75). The amateur companies of Cumbernauld come together in a large-scale musical adaptation of Horace McCoy‘s Depression drama about a murderthat follows a prize dance competition. Directed by Liz Carruthers (fresh from her Mayfest success with Me. Myself. Us). Andrew Dawson and David Johnston. Companies includeCumbernauld Youth Theatre. No Mean Company and Flipside Theatre Co. To Tuc 3OJun—Fri 3 Jul. 7.45pm. £3.75,’£5 (£1.75/£2.50). Another chance to see Vincent Friell and Blythe Duff(of Taggarr fame) in Cumbernauld‘s own successful production ofJim Cartwright's bat-room comedy. The two actors play a breath-taking total of fourteen characters.
Mon 29 June - Sat 4 Juiy Agatha Christie's "SPIDER‘S WEB"
A wde, contronted with a body In her own drawingroom.
is compelled to turn real-life detective.
Mon 13 - Sat 18 July Agatha Christie's "THE HOLLOW" When a doctor involved with three women is murdered, everyone in the country house has a motive.
KING’S THEATRE EDINBURGH
Colin McIntyre Repertory present
THE SUMMER PLAYHOUSE THRILLER SEASON
A chilling medley of "Whodunnits" by top crime writers. Guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat!! Mondays to Fridays at 7.30pm Saturdays at 5pm & 8pm
ALL SEATS £5 (ALI. SEATS VZPRICE MONDAYS)
I DRAMA CENTRE AT THE RAMSHORH 98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. W8. G. Help: AA]
Deaths and Entrance: Mon 22-Sat 27 Jun. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Stephen Greenhorn has been off the scene for a while. It seemed that every theatre in Scotland was producing one of his plays. He returns with a re-written piece performed by Strathclyde Theatre Group and set in a psycho-geriatric hospital where the staff are made aware of their own mortality. See preview.
I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box Ofﬁce. Mon-Sat noon—6pm. 4 bars. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
City Lights Until Sat 20 Jun. 7.30pm. £3.50—£9.50. Funny. airy and thoroughly entertainingTV spin-off featuring Gerard Kelly. Iain MacColl. Dave Anderson era! in a show specially written by Bob Black. M. Butterﬂy Mon 22—Sat 27 Jun. 7.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £7.50—£12.5(). David Henry Hwang‘s true-life drama about a cross-dressing Chinese opera singer and the French diplomat who falls for him. calls in on a national tour. See preview. The Buddy Holly Story Tue 30 Jun—Sat 11 Jul. 7.30pm. £3.50-£18.50. Rock ‘n‘ Roll musical with all the hits arrives in Glasgow after a successful London run. See review. I MERCAT THEATRE Mercat House. Drumchapel. 944 9022. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. G.C]
Dance Display Fri 26 Jun. 7.30pm. £5 (£2J£1). Annual performance by Sharon Houston Dance.
Dracula Spectacula ch 1—Sat4Jul. 7.30pm. £5 (£2/£1). Ghoulish goings-on in a musical comedy performed by Drumchapel Theatre for Youth.
I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street.
221 3198. Box Office Mon—Sat noon—8pm.
Bar. Cafe. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A.
Mon 6 - Sat ii July
"WAIT UNTIL DARK" A blind woman triumphs over a band of criminals.
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Mon 20 - Sat 25 July Frank Vosper‘s "LOVE FROM A STRANGER" A rich woman rushes into marriage,
then discovers some ghastly facts
about her new husband.
EARLY BOOKING OFFER (offer closes Sat 20 June) BOOK FOR ALL FOUR PLAYS AT THE SAME TIME AND PAY FOR ONLY THREE' 'Ofter does not apply to Mondays at 7.30pm. Concessions available.
031 220 4349 ) CREDIT CARD ROTLIHE
or Assembly Rooms Box Ollice, Kings Theatre Box Office, Summer Box Oltrce in East Princes Street Gardens
All open lOam-8pm Mon-Sat All mayor ,"'f"-'.T'.‘~‘F:‘¢"?rrv",’"."r'-r"-"r credit cards accepted 53"? " ' '
AA] Ll'l. Abner Until Sat 20 Jun. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Hillhead High School in a musical adaptation of an American cartoon-strip. Pride ol the Clyde Thurs 25 J un—Sat 1 Aug. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. Switch of venue this year for Glasgow‘s annual summer variety show starring Johnny Beattie and the Alexander Brothers. Also on the bill are violinist Karen Hunter. comedian Anne Fields and dancers The Clyde Belles. A suitable antidote for those suffering the inter-panto blues. I MOTHERWELL THEATRE Civic Centre. Motherwcll. 0698 67515. [Access: ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G.C] The Dracula Spectacula Wed 17—Sat 20 Jun. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Motherwell District Children‘s Theatre head to Transylvania for a ghoulish musical comedy. I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley, 887 1010. Box Ofﬁce open Tue—Sun noon—8.30pm. Bar (open noon—11pm Tue—Sat; 12.30-2.30pm and 630—1 1pm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (open noon-1 1pm). [Access: PPA. L, R. Facilities: WC, W5. H. G. C. Help: A. AA] Europeans Sat 20 Jun. 8pm. £4 (£2). Stephen Daldry who has recently become the Artistic Director designate at London’s Royal Court Theatre. directs Talking Pictures in a pacey comedy of confusion set in a multi-lingual Strasbourg conference hall. Worth checking out. A Renfrew District Coucil Euroweek event. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. ST. L. Facilities: WC. W5. H.G.C. Help: A.AA] Gennlnal Tue 23—Fri 26 Jun. 7. 15pm. £3 (£1.50). Audio described performance Wed 24 Jun. Sign language interpretation Fri 26 Jun. Hugh Hodgart of Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum directs final year students in Stuart Paterson‘s adaptation of Zola‘s epic miners' strike story. described as being one of the ten best-ever written in
Cumbernauld Theatre Company
Tue 23 - Sun 28 June - 8pm
Ra Ra Zoo
Angels and Amazons Tue 30 June & Wed 1 July - 7.30pm
Ketaian Pallu Thu 2 July - 7.30pm
Diana Quick in The Woman Destroyed
by Simone de Beauvoir Fri 3 Sat 4 & Sun 5 July - 7.30pm
Golden Age Theatre, Sparky the Clown, Michael Breck's Magic Show, Batman and more!
Tue7 - Sat 18 July - 113m 8. 2.30pm shows
63 Trongate, Glasgow
Box Office 041-552 4267 and all Ticketlink outlets
Tuesday 23rd - Saturday 27th June 7.30pm Made in Glasgow present Steven lierkoli"s GREEK Tuesday 30th June 8.00pm The Stamping Ground presents two contemporary dance works from Les Anges and Jonthan Burnett Wednesday 1st - Sunday 5th July 8.00pm Theatre of Menace present Harold Pinter's THE DUMB WAITER Tuesday 7th - Sunday 12th July 8.00pm
Terry Neason presents WORDS 0F PRIDE AND PASSION
The outrageous, theatrical nightclub. Cabaret, Live Music, Bizarre acts. DJs - Nigel Hayes/ Nickl’eacock 11.00pm - 3.30am £5
.lune 20 Fabulous Bambinos .lune 27 The Beat Poets
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