The Rocky horror Show Until Sat 26 Sept. 7.30pm and 9.45pm. £6.50—£14.50. Cult musical in a £500,000 production and. in the late night Friday production, starring Richard O‘Brien himself. I ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street, 229 9697. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. 10am—8pm on perf. evgs. Bar. Rest/Cafe [Accessz P, L. Facilities: WC, WS.H.G.C,T.Help:A,AA] School for Wives Until Sat 26 Sept. 7 .45pm. ; Sat mat 26 Sept. 3.15pm. £4—£12. Artistic l Director lan Wooldridge begins his final I season at the Royal Lyceum with a recent 1 translation of Moliere‘s classic marital l farce by Neil Bartlett. Performers in this I didactic comedy are John Bett. Pauline l Knowles and Robert Carr. See review. Oltl Times Fri 2—Sat 17 Oct. 7.45pm. l £4—£12.Satmatleand17,3.15pm.Free ' preview Thurs 1 Oct. Audio-described performance Thurs 15. Hugh Hodgart directs Harold Pinter‘s unsettling three-hander about what seems to be a l cosy middle-class marriage until an old ' flat-mate arrives on the scene. It‘s an exploration of power relationships. deceit and memory. I ST DRIDE'S CENTRE Orwell Terrace, 346 1405. [Access: PPA, L, ST, R. Facilities: WC, W8, G, C] Lothian Youth Theatre Audition Sun 27 Sept. 1 lam. Young people aged 15—19 are invited to come along to audition for Lothian Youth Theatre's Christmas production of Stuart Paterson‘s TheSnow Queen. No audition piece is necessary. The Guardian of the Threshold Sat 3—Sun 4 Oct. 3—9pm. £18. Spiritual drama about secret wisdom and the world at large. lloudlnl's Death Defying Mystery Tue 6—Wed 7 Oct. 8pm. The ever-industrious Pocket Theatre, Cumbria, in a new play by Raymund Fitzsimmons about the legendary escape artist, Harry Houdini. Themes of death, the supernatural and the pressures of success. Educating Rita Thurs 8—Fri 9 Oct. 8pm. £4 (£2). Rideout Theatre Company in Willy Russell’s ever-popular comedy about a working class mature student and her relationship with a bookish tutor. I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place, 226 5425. Box Office Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. [Accessz PPA, ST, R. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G.C. Help: AA] Funny Peculiar Until Sat 26 Sept. 8pm. £5 (£3). Back from Fringe and Spring Fling success, Koshi ltip revives its communication comedy. Melting Wings Thurs l—Sat 3 Oct. 8pm. £5 (£3). A lad from Muirhouse falls for a girl in Hong Kong in Theatre du Pif‘s higth-rated Fringe show that uses cross-cultural dramatic techniques in a brooding and surprising journey into despair. Recommended. Theatre du Pit Workshops Sat 3 and Sat 24 Oct. 10am—4pm. £15 (£10). Two sessions to introduce the ‘neutral mask‘ to actors who will get the chance to work on movement, rhythm, timing. space and interaction. Wuthering Heights Thurs 8—Sat 10 Oct. 1.30pm and 8pm. £5 (£3). See Touring and review. I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. Box Office Tue—Sat 10am—8pm. Sun 6—10pm. Bar. Rest. [Accessz L. Facilities: WC. W3. H. G. C] The House That Jack Bought Until Sat 26 Sept. 8pm. See Touring and review. ! A Clockwork Orange Tue 29 Sept—Sun l 1 Oct (not Mons). 8pm. Twilight performance Wed 7 Oct. 6pm. See Touring. I WESTER HAILES ARTS FOR LEISURE AND EDUCATION 1 The Greenway. 4583267. Gluttony on the Bounty Thurs 1 Oct. 7.30pm. £1 (50p). Moving Parts Theatre Group with its Fringe show about a killer prawn, the CIA and a family locked in mortal combat. The House that Jack Bought Mon 5 Oct. 7.30pm. £2 (£1 ). See Touring.

September - 8 October 1992—””


This section lists shows that are touring the Central Belt. There is a phone numberlor each company should you require more Information. Unless otherwise specified, the number after each venue listed is the telephone number for ticket enquiriesfor

3 that particular evening.

I A Clockwork Orange A newly adapted version of Anthony Burgess‘s chilling tale 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. Particularly strong on movement. More details on ()41 429 2877. Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Tue 29 Sept—Sun 11 Oct (not Mon). 8pm. Twilight performance Wed 7 Oct. 6pm. 031 228 1404.

Tour continues.

I The House that Jack Bought The latest Anderson-MacLennan Wildcat musical is about a media personality who shuts himself off from the world to live in high-security luxury. Things start to change when the mystery visitors arrive. See review. More details on 041 951 1444. Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Until Sat 26 Sept. 031 228 1404.

Easterhouse Bishoploch Res Hall Sat 3 Oct. 041 773 0705.

Greenock A rts Guild Tue 6—Wed 7 Oct. 0475 23038.

Motherwell Civic Theatre Thurs 8 Oct. 0698 67515.

Tour continues.

I The Member oi the Wedding A motherless 12-year-old girl in the Deep South of America is at the centre of Carson McCullers‘s poetic drama performed here by New Stage Theatre. An atmospheric production dealing with complex emotional and political themes. More details on 041 552 3489.

Adeer Centre. Shore Road. Stevenson Fri 25 Sept. 7.30pm. Free. 0294 66861. HarbourArts Centre. Irvine Sat 26 Sept. 7.45pm. £3.50 (£3). 0294 74059.

Toryglen Communtiy Hall. 199 Prospecthill Circus. Toryglen Tue 29 Sept. 7.30pm. 50p (25p). 041 613 1531. Larkfield Centre. 3 9 lnglefield Street. GovanhillWed 30 Sept. 7.30pm. 50p. 041 424 1797.

Birgidale Compex. 10 Stravan Street. Castlemilk Thurs 1 Oct. 7.30pm. £1 (50p). ()41 631 1 161.

Greenock Arts Guild, ( ‘ampbell Street. Greenock Fri 2 Oct. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£3.50) 0475 23038.

Barlarnark Community Education ( 'entre. 33 Burnmouth. Easterhouse Sat 3 Oct. 7.30pm. sop. 041 773 1812.

I Waiting IDI' Tommy Borderline Theatre Company takes its tribute to Tommy Cooper out on the road after a run in the Edinburgh Fringe. lain McColl of('ity 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 0292 281010.

Greenock Arts Guild, Campbell Street. Greenock Fri 25 Sept. 7.30pm. 0475 23028.

Paisley Arts Centre. New Street. Paisley Sat 26 Sept. 8pm.041 8871010.

. Wuthering Heights Birds of Paradise

continues despite the collapse of its parent :

company Fablevision. with an atmospheric adaptation of Emily Bronte‘s haunting novel. See review. More details on ()41 425 2020.

Lithgo w Centre. Pearce Institute. 840 Govan Road. Govan Thurs 1—Fri ZOet. 1.30pm and 7.30pm.04l 4951941. Paisley/iris Centre. New Street. Paisley Sat 3 Oct. 1.30pm and 7.30pm.041887 1010.

Theatre Workshop, 34 Hamilton Place. Edinburgh Thurs 8—Sat 10 Oct. 1.30pm and 7.30pm. 031 226 5425.

DANCE meme-

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


I CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS 846 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. [Access: PPA. L. ST. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G.C] Two Solos Plus Until 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 isa visceral and expansive dance with piano accompaniment. while Maliphant‘s Evolving Paradigm is to do with maps and our perception of the world. ln their duet. the two men who between them have experience ofworking 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. Lloyd Newson Experimental Movement Project Auditions Tue 3—Sat 7 Nov. l()am—6pm. (A final selection will be made at the end of the first day forthe remaining four-day workshop). Lloyd Newson of DV8 is looking for up toeight participants for a five-week experimental movement project from llJan—13 Feb. Participants must be over 26 and have dance training to professional level. Those interested should send their name. address and phone number plus a briefCV by Thurs 29 Oct to Sarah llill. Dance Productions. Assembly Rooms. 54 George Street. Edinburgh EH2 2L1 l.

I MERCAT THEATRE Mercat House. Drumchapel. 944 9022. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. G. C] This Thing Called Dance Fri 2 Oct. 1.30pm. £2 (£1). Scottish Ballet's Steps Out teams up with the Lindyhoppers for a jaz'JJballet project.

I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box Office Mon—Sat l()am—8pm. Bar. [Accessz ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]

Showcase of Dance Sat 3—Sun 4 Oct. 7.15pm. £2—£7.The British Association of Teachers of Dance perform for two nights I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. [Aceessz P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C]. White Bird Featherless and Make-Make Until Sat 26 Sept. 8pm. £6.50(£4.50). Siobhan Davies brings a company ofsix 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.

I VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTRE 285 Langlands Road. Govan (facing Elder Park). 4400509. We Want to Live! and Life -A Broken Mosaic Fri 25 Sept. 7.30pm. Eternia Dance Theatre. a Swedish-based dance and mime company ofinternational performers. comes to Scotland with two pieces that address philosophical and ethical issues. The first is about a

mode rn-day Jew coming to terms with his people‘s history. the second. made up ofa series of shorter performances. is about living a broken life in a broken world.


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



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.



I Rico’s Comedy Church Tobago Street. ()475 83705. 8.30pm. £2.50 (£2). Rico‘s Comedy Church presents another night of laughter. open spots and joke competitions. Book early for this show by the very wonderful Bruce Morton who

Bruce Morton in Greenock

sold out here earlier in the year and has since narrowly missed winning the Perrier Award on the Edinburgh Fringe. His act currently consists of a series of meditations on the seven deadly sins. Also on the bill is Greenock‘s own boy wonder, Paul Bristo. and Parrot is your compere.

FRIDAY 2 Glasgow

I The Funny Farm Mercat Theatre. Mercat House. Drumchapel. 944 9022. 8pm. £2 (£1). Expect a sharp series of acts from the cream of Scottish comics, well warmed-up after daily appearances on the Edinburgh Fringe.



I The Comic Club Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. Merchant City. 552 5924. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Back after a summer break. Glasgow‘s longest-running cabaret venue has teamed up with the good folks from Rico's Comedy Church in Greenock to establish a mini-comedy circuit in Scotland. Parrot is your compere. Ian McPherson is your main attraction and Kevin Kopfstein is your support. Should be a good start to the season. See preview.

SUNDAY 4 . Greenock

I Rico's Comedy Church Tobago Street, ()475 83705. 8.30pm. £2.50 (£2). lan McPherson is a nice guy on the wrong planet. He‘s also tonight‘s star attraction with support from David lanucci and general introductions from Parrot.