piece is a site-specific surrealist interpretation of the Big Bang and promises to be as bizarre as the company‘s 1990 hit Locos. At the same time next week there‘ll be Spanish fireworksin George Square and. the week after. anarchic acrobats in Govan.

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000. Box Office Monr- Sat 10am-6pm. 7.30pm on pcrf ey gs). Bar. Buflcl. [Access: PPA. S'l‘. R. Facilities: W(‘. WS. 11. ('i. (‘. Help: A A]

The Heiress l‘ntil Sat lS’Jul. 7.30pm. Thurs and Sat mats 2.30pm. £4- £15.50. Stage adaptation of Il’us/iinglrm Square by Henry James starring Frank Finlay. Nichola McAuIiffe. Anthony Head and Barbara Murray.

I TRON THEATRE (i3 'l'rongatc. 552 4267. Box ( )ffiec Tue— Sat noon-—8pm; Stilt 12.?le 11pm.,(‘1osed Monday‘s. [Accessz PPA. ST. R. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H.(i.


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Cry Witch! Wed 22—Fri 24Jul. 7.30pm. West Lothian Youth Theatre performs a new play by Raymond Ross about the burningof ‘witches‘ in Mid Calder in 1644. I KING'S THEATRE 21.ey en Street. 229 1201.BoxOlliceMon-Sat10am—8pm. Bar. [Accessz R. 1.. Facilities: W(‘. WS. 11. (i. llelp: AA]

The Hollow 1 'ntil Sat 181111. Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm and 8pm. £5. Second chance for Agatha ( 'hristic fans to play detective. Love from a Stranger .\1on lo »Sat ZSJuI. Mon—Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm and 8pm. £5. Final thriller in the Summer Play house season is vs rittcn by Frank \'osper.

70, Girls. 70 Mon 27 .1111» Sat 8 Aug. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm.

£6.50 10.50. Dora Bryan leadsthe good-time smash hit masical about a groupof ageing vaudevillians who turn safe-crackers.

I ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE ( irindlay Street. 229 9697. Box Office Mon Sat 10am—6pm. 10am-8pm on perf. evgs. Bar. Rest/(‘afe [Access: P. 1.. Facilities: W(‘. WS. H. (i. ('. '1'. Help: A. AA|

Hay Fever Until Sat 8 Aug. 8pm. £4— £12. Final instalment in the Summer Season of (‘omedy is a return to Noel (‘oward's witty celebration of the eccentric Bliss family whose members invite their friends into a bewildering parlour game ofconfusion and humiliation.

ITRAVERSE THEATRE ('ambridgc Street. 228 1404. Box Office Tue—Sat 10am—8pm. Sun6—10pm. Bar. Rest. [Access: 1.. Facilities: W('. WS. H. (i. (‘l

I Columbus: Blooding the Ocean L'ntil Sat 25 Jul (inc. Suns but not Mons). 8pm. £6 (£311). AlsoThurs l3 Aug—Sat 5Sept. Puns at the ready as the Traverse makesa splash in the ebb and flow of Scottish theatre with a brand new building and a brand new nautical play by Michele Celeste. Ian Brown directs the 1496 drama of human alchemy by the author of 1989‘s excellent Hanging the President. The seating capacity has increased to 250. but tickets are in high demand for a production with a cast ineluding’l‘raverse regulars Stuart Hepburn and Simon Donald. and newcomers Bob Wisdom and Akim Mogaji. See review.


I Scream! Theatre off the Fence. a new company made up of Glasgow University graduates. presents Deirdre Heddon‘s comic and topical play about a woman‘s attempts to come to terms with her childhood. An informal discussion will follow each performance. More detailson 041 337 3363.

Gamelhill, Women in Prolile Sat 18 Jul. ()4! 353 3312.


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

SATURDAY 18 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 theatrics from Ian Smith and friends.

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

FRIDAY 24 Edinburgh

I The Funny Farm Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place, 226 5425. 9pm. £5 (£4). The cream of Scottish stand-ups turn up for the Stockbridgc Festival. A busy night featuring New Town-dweller Kenny Harris, free-form surrealist Phil Kay, Englishman abroad Jeremy Herrin and triplicate triad, The Three Men Brothers Trio Troupe. Check it out.

SATURDAY 25 Glasgow

I Cale Loco The Arches. Midland Street, 221 9736. 11pm.£5. See Sat 17.

I The Comic Club Blackfriars, 45 Albion Street, Merchant City, 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). More local comedy at close quarters.

I Comedy at Cul de Sac Ashton Lane , 334 4749. Midnight—2am. £12 inclusive. Final Cabaret Supper Evening features busy scriptwriter and stand-up David Cosgrove.


and?" SPECIAL Po?

(‘olin \lclntyre Productions presents

the gripping thriller

Wait Until Dark

Don’t come alone..... 4th - 8th August at 7.30pm Thursday & Saturday matinees at 2.30pm 'l‘iekets £3.50 - £9.50 Matinees and Group Bookings all seats £5.00 ‘\ \V/J;



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Dance periormances and classes are listed by city. then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed. provided that details reach our ollices at least ten days belore publication. Dance Listings compiled by Marlt Fisher.


I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street, Paisley, 8871010.

Round-Up Fri 17 Jul. 8pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Randomoptic complete two weeks of video and dance workshops with a performance that has been created with the help of 25 young people from the Paisley area. The specially commissioned show is the first in a planned series called Hop Scotch. See preview.


I STOCKBRIDGE HOUSE Cheyne Street, 332 0661.

On Wutherlng Heights: The Ballad of Branwell Bronte Thurs 23 Jul. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The Stockbridge Festival welcomes ex-lrish National Ballet soloist, Jonathan Burnett, to perform his mime and dance drama based on the Bronte's.

; of bad manners

Hilarious comedy


Evenings 8pm Matinees 25 July & 1August at 3.15pm e a -~ ‘6»


BOX OFFICE: 031-229 9697

TICKETS £4-£12

Edinburgh International Festival/ Royal Theatre Company co-production:

'The Voysey lnheritance' tickets also on sale for previews, 14 & 15 August, all seats £5


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