I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. Box Office Tue-Sat 10am—8pm. Sun 6-10pm. Bar. Rest. [Access: L. Facilities: WC, W8, H, G, C]

The House that Jack Bought Tue 22—Sat 26 Sept. See Touring.

I WESTER HAILES ARTS FOR LEISURE AND EDUCATION 1 The Greenway. 458 3267. Constant Craving Wed 23 Sept. 7.30pm. £1 (50p). Muirhouse Drama in a play about the attraction of two opposite personalities. Chalk and cheese followed by cheese and wine.


I A Clockwork Orange A newly adapted version of Anthony Burgess‘s chilling tale




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. Volunteer Hall,

E St John Street, Galashiels

} Sun 13 Sept 1992 at 7.30pm Borders Dance Festival

j Box Office 0896 55110/55157

Tickets £5, (£3 concessions)

of youth violence put together after an extensive research and rehearsal period by TAG. Tony Graham directs and Andy Howitt choreographs, while Alasdair Gray contributes paintings to Richard Foxton‘s set. See review. More details on 041 429 2877.

Tron Theatre. Glasgow Until Sun 13 Sept. 7.30pm. Sat 5 mat 2.30pm. ()41 5524267. Lochgelly Centre Theatre Tue 15 Sept. 7.30pm. 0592 780971.

Village Theatre, East Kilbride Wed 16 Sept. 7.30pm. 0355248669.

Mercat Theatre, Drumchapel Thurs 17 Sept. 7.30pm. 041 944 9022.

Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock Fri 18 Sept. 7.30pm. ()563 23590.

Cumbernauld Theatre Sat 19 Sept. ,7.45pm. 0563 23590.

Tour continues.

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I The Guid Sisters The Tron Theatre‘s remarkably successsful production of Michel Tremblay‘s stamp-licking comedy is revived again for an international tour. Dorothy Paul takes the lead in astrong all-female cast. Recommended. More details on 041 552 3748.

MacRobertArts Centre. Stirling Until Sat 12 Sept. 7.30pm. £5—£8.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow Tue lS—Sat 19 Sept. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £6.50/£5 (£3.50/£3).

I The Haunting 01 Billy Marshall Gallus Stage Productions in a Lallands recounting of the story of an 18th century Borders brigand who spent his 120 years fighting. drinking and womanising. The play by Raymond Ross benefits from atmospheric music and a witty performance by Michael Mackenzie. although it could do with more ofa forward thrust to hold it all together. More details on 0334 54866.

The Henderson Theatre, Shotts Fri 1 1 Sept. 7.30pm. ()501 21826.

HarbourArts Centre. Irvine Sat 12 Sept. 7.45pm. 0294 74059.

[)umfries High School Tue 15 Sept. 7.30pm. ()387 60445.

Cochran High School, K irkt'udbright Academy Wed 16 Sept. 7.30pm. 0387 60445.

Ryan Centre. Stranraer Thurs 17 Sept. 7.30pm. ()776 3535.

Cumbernauld Theatre Fri 18 Sept. 7.45pm. 0236 732887.

Paisley Arts Centre Sat 19 Sept. 8pm. ()41 887 1010.

St Bride '5 C entre, Edinburgh Tue 22—Thurs 24 Sept. 031 3461405.

I The House that Jack Bought The latest Anderson-MacLennan Wildcat musical is about a media personality who shuts himselfoff from the world to live in high-security luxury. Things start to change when the mystery visitors arrive. More detailson 041 951 1444.

Mercat Theatre. Drumchapel Tue 15—Wed 16 Sept. ()41 9449022.

Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow Fri 18—Sat 19 Sept. 041 227 551 1.

Castlemilk Birgidale Complex Mon 21 Sept. 041 631 1161.

Traverse Theatre. Edinburgh Tue 22—Sat 26 Sept. 031 228 l404.

Tour continues.

I The Member of the Wedding A motherless 12-year-old girl in the Deep South of America l\ at the centrcof Carson McCullers's poetic. sometimes comic. drama performed here by New Stage Theatre. See review. More details on 041 552 3489.

The Drama Centre at the Ramshorn, 98

Ingram Street, Glasgow Until Sun 20 Sept (not Mon). 7.30pm. Wed mats 2pm. £5 (£2.50).

North Glasgow Arts Centre. North Glasgow College, Flemington Street Tue 22 Sept. 7.30pm. £1 (50p). ()41 5589313. Borderline Theatre, North Harbour Street, Ayr Wed 23 Sept. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£2.50). 0292 281010.

Mercat Theatre, Hecla Place, Drumchapel Thurs 24 Sept. 1.30pm and 7.30pm. £2 (£1).0419449022.

Tour continues.

I Waiting for Tommy Borderline Theatre Company takes its tribute to Tommy Cooper out on the road after a run inthe Edinburgh Fringe. lain McColI of City Lights. Rab C. Nesbitt and Halfway to Paradise fame. stars as Cooper in a series of newly-written sketches by David Cosgrove. Don‘t expect any great insights, but it‘s a good nostalgic laugh. More details on ()292 281010.

i Bellshill Cultural Centre. John Street,

Bellshill Sat 12 Sept. 7.30pm. 0698 67515. Adam Smith Theatre, Bennochy Road, Kirkcaldy Mon 14 Sept. 7.30pm. ()592 260498.

MacRobertArts Centre, Stirling Tue 15 Sept. 7.30pm. 0786 61081.

Borderline Theatre, North HarbourStreet, Ayr Wed 16 Sept. 7.30pm. ()292 264639. Village Theatre. Maxwell Drive, East Kilbride Thurs 17 Sept. 7.30pm. 03552 48669.

Magnum Theatre, Irvine Fri 18 Sept. 7.30pm. 0294 78381.

Palace Theatre, Kilmarnoek Sat 19 Sept. 7.30pm. 0563 23590.

Tour continues.

commissioned piece by innovative local dance company Life Dance. Reminiscent of the work of animator Jan Svankmajer and film-maker Andrei Tarkovsky, the company‘s choreography draws on the contrast between the strength of nature and the intensity of human civilisation.

I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. [Access: P, PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W8, H. G , C].

White Bird Featherless and Matte-Matte Thurs 24—Sat 26 Sept. 8pm. £6.50 (£4.50). ' Siobhan Davies brings a company of six dancers to Glasgow with one new and one established piece. White Bird Featherless is choreographed to a piano and counter-tenor score by Irish composer Gerald Barry. Make-Make gets its world premiere. performed to a vocal score that draws on the oral cultures of the lnnuits, Pygmies and Celts. See preview.


I BORDERS DANCE FESTIVAL Details 0896 551 10.

Borders Dance Festival Sun 13—Sat 19Sept. The Borders are the place to be fordance enthusiasts this month. with a festival that takes place in Galashiels, Selkirk, Kelso and Peebles. Big names are The Kosh and the Jiving Lindy Hoppers which are both doing performances and classes, and there are a range of workshops led by practitioners including Mark Saunders and Raymond Kay.



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

I CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS 846 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. [Access: PPA. L. ST. Facilities: WC. W8. 11. G.C] Dance Theatre Training Project Fri 18 Sept. 7pm. Free. TAG and the CCA are collaborating on a project loosely based on Alasdair Gray's Lanark and are holding this meeting for dancers and actors interested in becoming involved. All welcome.

TWO Solos Plus Thurs 24—Sat 26 Sept. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Scott Clark and Russell Maliphant each turn in a solo and then combine for a duet. Clark's Heartless is a visceral and expansive dance with piano accompaniment . while Maliphant‘s Evolving Paradigm is to do with maps and our perception of the world. In their duet, the two men who between them have experience of working with Laurie Booth. DV8 and Siobhan Davies. explore the boundary between planned and improvised movement.

Workshop (at Scottish Ballet). Sat 26 Sept. 11am—1pm. £2.50. A chance for intermediary and experienced dancers to work with Scott Clark and Russell Maliphant. Call 332 7521 for details.

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-] 1pm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (open noon—11pm). [Access: PPA. L, R. Facilities: WC. WS, 11. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Lite Dance Fri 11 Sept. 8pm. £4.50(£2.50). Paisley Arts Centre confirms its commitment to encouraging new choreographers with this specially

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

SATURDAY 12 Glasgow

I Cale Loco Arches Theatre, Midland Street, 221 9736. 11pm—3.30am. Glasgow's only theatrical nightclub throws in cabaret. live music and performance theatrics in between the records.

SUNDAY 13 Greenock

I Bico’s Comedy Church Tobago Street, 0475 83705. 8.30pm. £2.50 (£2). Rico's Comedy Church presents another night of laughter. open spots and joke competitions. Stu Who? is your compete, fresh from non~stop joke-cracking on the Edinburgh Fringe, and he'll be introducing Kevin Kopfstein and headliner Neil Robert Herd. Should be a good night.



I Paragraph Seven Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street. Information 6361048. 8pm.£l.An evening of poetry, prose and avant~garde music by Paragraph Seven which sets out to challenge ‘the generally stilted nature of poetry reading in Glasgow.‘ Music, costumes and props will make it more of a performance than a reading.



I Rico’s Comedy Church Tobago Street, 0475 83705. 8.30pm. £2.50 (£2). Baldy bastard Fred MacAulay is tonight‘s headliner (and one of Scotland’s finest comics) in a gig that also features Newcastle comics Mike Milligan and Ben Caughten.

45 The List 24 September 1992