I ST DRIDE'S CENTRE Orwell Terrace. 346 1405. [Access: PPA. L. ST, R. Facilities: WC, W8, G, C] llooanlers Until Fri 19Jun. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Two hundred local children come together under dance teacher Rebecca Walker for a piece ‘that charts the evolution of European cultures from the beginning of time‘. Worryingly. they I l

describe the show as a ‘mini-epic’. which raises daunting questions about the time-span needed for an epic.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place, 226 5425. Box Office Mon-Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. [Access: PPA, ST. R. Facilities: WC, W8, H. G.C. Help: AA]

Animal Farm Tue 23—Sat 27 Jun. 8pm. £5 (£3). Over fifty 10—21 year-olds come together for this Theatre Workshop Young People‘s Performance Project: an adaptation of George Orwell‘s classic parable of revolution and totalitarianism. Andy Cannon and Sameena Singh direct. I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 2281404. Box Office Tue—Sat 10am—8pm. Sun6—10pm. Bar. Rest. [Access: L. Facilities: WC, W8. H. G, C]

The new Traverse Theatre opens on Friday 3 July with Columbus: Blooding the Ocean. Details on 226 2633. See Feature.


I MacWizard Fae 01 Early summer pantomime as Clyde Unity Theatre has fun with the Hollywood Wizard of Oz and throws a young girl from Scotland into the story. Script by John Binnie who also co-writes the songs with Lorna Brooks. More details on 041 353 0905.

Dundee Repertory Theatre. 'I'uy Square Until Sat 20Jun. Also 2. 15pm on Fri 19 and Sat 20. 0382 23530.


Cabaret is listed by date. then by city. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our

oliices at least ten days betore publication. Cabaret Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.

SAURDAY 20 ' Glasgow

I Cate Loco The Arches. Midland Street. 2219736. 1 1pm. £5. Primarily a music club. Cafe Loco intersperses its mix of dance and garage music with bizarre acts. guest bands and performance theatrics

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. Kevin Kopfstein stands in as compcre tonight and he‘ll be introducing Paul B. Edwards from Nottingham and local newcomer Linda Miles. There‘s also a new comic.

East Kilbride

I The Funny Farm Village Theatre, Maxwell Drive. 7.30pm. 03552 48669. The Funny Farm ventures out of Glasgow for the first time in about a year with a package of some of the best local comics. On the bill is EK-exile Kenny Harris. genius-in-the-making Phil Kay. single entendre specialist Jeremy Herrin. and musical Dundonians May and Fay.


I Rico's Comedy Church Tobago Street. 0475 83705. 8.30pm. £2.50 (£2). Nottingham‘s Paul B. Edwards is tonight‘s compere. welcoming two stars of the London circuit, Simon Bligh and Rona Campbell.

Phil Kay



I Cale Loco The Arches. Midland Street. 2219736. 1 1pm. £5. See Sat 20.

I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 45 Albion Street. Merchant City, 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Phil Kay introduces Johnny Meres (AKA immaterial). John Gillick and a new comic in another night of intimate comedy.

I Comedy at Cul de Sac Ashton Lane.334 4749. Midnight—2am. £12 inclusive. Second in a series of Cabaret Supper Evenings (although somewhat later than most people‘s idea of an evening) features fast-talking gag-merchant Stu Who?

SUNDAY 28 Greenock

I Rico’s Comedy Church Tobago Street. 0475 83705. 8.30pm. £2.50 (£2). Parrot has recently returned from an eleven-night support slot on Rik Mayall’s tour of England and Wales, so his hometown club will seem small in comparison to the 2000-seaters they were playing. Undeterred, he‘ll be introducing Tim Clark and Linda Miles. as well as the club‘s popular open spot and joke competition.

DANCE lllfimfilll

Dance periomiances and classes are listed by city. than alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed. provided that details reach our ottices at least ten days beiore publication. Dance Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.


I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street, 221 9736. [Access: L. Facilities: WC, W8. C. G. Help: A, AA]

Stamping Ground Tue 30 Jun. 8pm. £5 (£3). Another instalment in the continuing series of new Scottish dance. Tonight it‘s a double-bill featuring Men and Women by Les Anges and On Wuthering Heights: The Ballad of Bran well Bronte by Jonathan Burnett. Making up Les Anges are judo-expert Fabrice Guillon. X-Factor member Dawn Hartley and Man Act performer Alan McDermott. and they’ll be dancing to the atmospheric sampled sounds of Dogstar Productions. Burnett, the Scottish director of VESTRIS. presents a new work inspired by Emily Bronte's novel.

I CRAWFURO THEATRE J ordanhill College , 76 Southbrae Drive, 950 3437/3438. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC, W8. H. G. C. Help: A, AA]

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 041 882 1756. Three nights of dance.

I MERCAT THEATRE Mercat House, Drumchapel. 944 9022. [Access: PPA, L. ST, R. Facilities: WC, W8, G. C]

Dance Display Fri 26 Jun. 7.30pm. £5 (£21£1 ). Annual performance by Sharon Houston Dance.


Activities and Fun


Clowning Around Mon 29 Jun. 10am. Free. Organised to celebrate the unveiling of new play equipment in the park , a local parents and toddlers group have arranged a day of fun with Boobee and Blimp, the clowns.

I DELLAHOUSTON PARK 427 0558. Chipperlield Circus Tue 23 Jun—5 Jul. Book tickets on 227 5511.

Glasgow Show Sat 27—Sun 28 Jun. 9am—6pm. A country fair in the city with stalls, pony trekking and plenty of animals.

I THE DOME OF DISCOVERY South Rotunda, 100 Govan Road, 427 1792. Mon—Fri 9.4Sam—4pm. Sat-Sun lOam—Spm. Kids £1 .50; adults£2.50. lletum oi the Rock Doctors Sat 20—Sun 21 Jun. It’s Geology week! Bring along any rocks and minerals for identification by a team of experts. Also Tex Rex the dinosaur will be around to answer any questions about his species.

The Biology Show Sat 27—Sun 28. The human body dissected. Covering internal anatomy and physiology, budding medics can find out how the body works with the help of medical testing equipment. Shows at 11.30am, 1pm, 2.30pm and 4pm.

I PALACERIGG COUNTRY PARK Cumbemauld 0236 720047.

Teddy Bears Picnic Sun 28 Jun. Noon—3pm. Bring along a bear and a packed lunch. The park also has 700 acres of countryside to explore , plus a children‘s farm and nature trails.

I SCOTLAND STREET SCHOOL 225 Scotland Street, 429 1202.

lCan't Paint M188 Sat 20 at 1pm;Sunday521 and 28 Jun at 2.30pm. In conjunction with the current exhibition , Keepers of the Earth on the North American Indian, an ongoing series of painting and printmaking workshops.


I IOTHERWELL THEATRE Civic Centre. 0698 67515.

The Dracula Spectacula Wed 17—Sat 20 Jun. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). A singing dancing vampire is the star of this musical comedy by the Motherwell District Children's Theatre. Transylvania goes pop!

Playtime Percussion Workshop Wed 24 Jun. 10.30am and 1.30pm. Kids £1.50;adults £2.50. Grab your tambourine or shaker and play along to Beethoven, reggae and


I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street, 887 1010.

The Birthday at the Inianta Sat 27 Jun. 7.30pm. Kids £1.50; adults £2.50; family £6.50. Award-winning production of an Oscar Wilde short story in which a gypsy dancer falls in love with a Spanish princess at her birthday party. A colourful tale. brought to life by the Hullaballoo theatre company.

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I GLASGOW FILM THEATRE Rose Street. 332 6535. Kids £2.70; adults£3.50.

Astoria Double Bill Sat 20 Jun. 2pm. Two animated features starring Goscinny and

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Treasured in all their chewed. squashed, blind and balding glory. old teddy bears olten reveal the rough edges at their owners' chfldhood.

A new exhibition, Bearing All, displays over 45 bears irom the Museum of Childhood's collection, spanning 90 years.

Uderzo‘s famous Roman-biffing Gauls. All Dogs Co to Heaven Sat 27 Jun. 1.30pm. Ex-Disney animator Don Bluth‘s full-length feature about two dogs who escape from a dog pound and then go to heaven and back.



I MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD High Street. 225 2424. Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Bearing All Thurs 25 Jun—Sat 5 Sept


I RIGGAP. LITTLE THEATRE Broughton Road. Biggar. 0899 20631. Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. Kids £3; adults £3.50.

Aladdin and Pips and Panda Meet the Three Bears Purves Puppets in two alternating shows. Times change daily so ring venue for details. Guided tours to look around the theatre and meet the puppets also available.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place, 226 5425.

Animal Farm Tue 23—Sat 27 Jun. 8pm. Kids £3; adults £5. When the pigs take charge of the farm. banishing the farmer, havoc prevails. George Orwell‘s parody on communism is staged by Theatre Workshop Young People‘s drama group. Ft | m

I FILMHOUSE 88 Lothian Road. 228 2688. Kids £1 .50; adults £2.

Thundetblrd 6 Sat 20Jun. 2.30pm. Sabotage, intrigue and space travel in this vintage '68 animation starring Brains and Lady Penelope. Swallows and Amazons Sat 27 Jun. 2.30pm. Set in the Lake District in 1929. six children find adventure while messing around with boats. From Arthur Ransome‘s classic novel.

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