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Nine days of dance, theatre, installations, seminars, video, food and drink celebrating the vitality and excitement of the new Spain

2I - 31 October I992

Day tickets £5/SEI Season tickets also available

special brochure out now

Other Autumn highlights include World Music gigs every Ihursday,~a Blues (Iub every and guest Dis and live bands at The Early Club on Saturdays send tor the October/ November brochure

Centre for

Contemporary Arts 346-354 Saurliieliall St Glasgow 62 310

Tel: 041 332 7521 Fax: 0“ 332 3226

Dance Web: A Season at European Dance Mon 26 Oct—Sat 7 Nov. See Dance and preview.

I REDLAI THEATRE 23 Forrest Road, 225 9893. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS, G,C. Help: AA]

A Kind oi Alaska Wed 28 Oct. 1.30pm. £2 (members £1.50). Harold Pinter and EUTC provide some meaty lunchtime fare.

The Fall at the House at Usher Thurs 29—Sat

31 Oct. 8pm. £3.50 (£3). Dublin University Players in Stephen Berkoff’s sinister Edgar Allen Poe adaptation.

OI For England Wed 4 Nov. 1.30pm. £2 (members £1.50). Terry Griffiths’ violent, disturbing drama about a skinhead rock band.

I BRUNTON THEATRE Musselburgh, 665 2240. [Access: L, ST, R. Facilities: WC, W8, H, G, C. Help: AA]

The Minstrel and the Shirra Fri 23—Sat 31 Oct (not Mon 26). 7.30pm. Matinee Sat 31 Oct 2.30pm. £6 (£4.50); first night £5 (£3.50); matinee £3.50. Allan Massie’s celebrated drama about the even more celebrated Sir Walter Scott, set in 1825 when the great man was threatened with bankruptcy and disgrace.

I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Momingside Road, 228 1155. Tickets available from Queen’s Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices and J. and A. Cruikshank (opposite theatre).

Private Lives Until Sat 24 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50. Noel Coward’s witty society comedy about mismatched honeymoon couples is performed by Edinburgh People’s Theatre.

I FRUITAIARKET GALLERY 29 Market Street, 225 2383. Box Office Tue-Sat 11am—6pm. Cafe. [Access: P, L. Facilities: WC (toilets level though not adapted), WS, AS. G. Help: AA.]

The War In Heaven Sat 24 Oct. 8pm. £5 (£4). First British showing for the Peloton’s production of Joseph Chaikin’s and Sam Shephard’s powerful ‘total theatre’ piece, directed by ex-Peter Brook collaborator Sally Jacobs. See preview.

I KING'S THEATRE 2 Leven Street, 229 1201. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am-8pm. Bar. [Access: R, L. Facilities: WC, W8, H, G. Help: AA]

Annie Set Your Gun Until Sat 31 Oct. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mat52.30pm. £5.50—£18.50. Irving Berlin's ‘There's No Business Like Show Business’ show opens here prior to a London run. Kim Criswell and John Diedrich star. See review. The Wizard at 01 Until Sun 25 Oct. Fri 23 Oct 10.30am and 2pm; Sat 24 10.30am; Sun 25 3pm. £4—£5 (£3—£4). Mid-term holiday run for the children's classic.

The 1992 Edinbth Scout and Guide Sang Show Mon 2—Sat 7 Nov. 7pm; matinee Sat 7 Nov 2.15pm. £3.50—£6. The usual mix of songs, sketches and good clean fun.

I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street, 556 9579. Box Office, lOam—4.30pm, 7—9pm perf. evgs. Cafe. [Access: ST, R, L. Facilities: WC, WS, H, G, C. Help: A, AA]

Piper's News and Fiddler’s Tales (2) Fri 23 Oct 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The Scottish Storytelling Festival continues with a second instalment of Scottish traditional tales with George MacPherson, Lindsay Porteous, Sheila Douglas and Joe Rae. Cosmic Ceilidh Sat 24 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). More talking than dancing at this one: stories from around the world (‘and beyond’) with Red Thunder Cloud, Padraig MacNeill, Beulah Candappa and others.

Stories at Faith and Love Sun 25 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). With Beulah Candappa, Angela Knowles, Linda Bandalier, Barbara McDermitt and Fiona MacLeod.

The Gift ot Story (1) Mon 26 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). With Duncan Williamson, Linda Bandalier and Liz Weir.

Tales at india and Asia Tue 27 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). With Rani Singh, Mr and Mrs Harban Singh and Beulah Candappa,

featuring stories from The Ramayana.

The Gift oi Story (2) Wed 28 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). With Stanley Robertson, Linda Cotterill and Alison Millen.

Tales and Legends oi the Scottish Borders Thurs 29 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). With the Rowan Tree Company and friends. The Night at the Circle Fri 30 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). With Stanley Robertson, Fiona MacLeod, Willie McPhee and Barbara McDermitt.

The Guid Crack Ceilidh Sat 31 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Stories music and dancing hosted by Duncan Williamson and the Guid Crack Club.

See Kids listings tor other Storytelling Festival events.

I OUEEN MARGARET COLLEGE College Theatre, Clerwood Terrace. 317 3000. The Cherry Orchard Until Sat 24 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). QMC Drama Department students in Michael F rayn’s translation of Chekhov's classic.

I ROYAL LYCEUAI THEATRE Gn’ndiay Street, 229 9697. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. 10am—8pm on pcrf. evgs. Bar. Rest/Cafe [Access: P, L. Facilities: WC, W8, H, G, C, T. Help: A, AA]

The Taming ol the Shrew Fri 23 Oct—Sat 14 Nov. 7.45pm. Matinees Sats 31 Oct and 7 Nov 3.15pm. £4—£12. Ian Wooldridge directs Shakespeare’s still-controversial sex-war comedy.

I THEATRE ARTS BUILDING Davie Street (off Nicolson Street).

Arts Connexion Classes Mons and Sats. Various prices. 346 0501. The fourth year in operation for the performing arts teaching collective with a choice of courses in singing, movement and acting. Pre-registration is recommended.

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]

Begl Thurs 29-Sat 31 Oct. 8pm. £4.50 (£2.50). The unclassifiable talent of Peta Lily— actor, director, writer, choreographer, teacher and mime artist in a new two-hander, directed by David Glass. See preview.

The End at the Beginning Thurs 5 and Fri 6 Nov. 8pm. £5 (£3). See preview and Touring.

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 Among The Stars Sat 24 Oct— Sun 15 Nov. 8pm. Free preview Fri 23 Oct; after-show discussion Thurs 5 Nov. £6 (£1—£3). The Traverse Theatre Company in the British premiere of Michel Tremblay’s three-generational family drama. Sec preview.


This section lists shows that are touring the Central Bali. There is a phone numbertor each company should you require more information. Unless otherwise specified, the number after each venue listed is the telephone number tor tlclret enquiries tor that particular evening (please note, this is not always the venue number).

I A Chem“ 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 041 429 2877. Civic Theatre, A yr Until Sat 24 Oct. 8pm. 0292 264639.

Paisley Arts Centre Sat 31 Oct. 8pm. 041 887 1010.

MacRobert A rts Centre, Stirling Tue 3—Sat 7 Nov. 0786 61081.

I The End at the Beginning Acclaimed Irish company Winged Horse in three one-act plays by Sean O’Casey A Pound On

Demand, Bedtime Story, and The End of the Beginning revealing his powerful. tragi-comic approach to love. sexual repression and infidelity. See preview. Paisley Arts Centre. Paisley Fri 30 Oct. 041 887 1010.

Mercat Theatre, Drumchapel Sat 31 Oct. 041 944 9022.

StAndrews High School, Clydebank Mon 2 Nov. 041 3325127.

Dolphin Arts Centre, Glasgow Wed 4 Nov. 041 3325127.

Theatre Workshop, Edinburgh Thurs 5 and Fri 6 Nov. 031 225 7942.

Tour continues.

I The House that Jaclc 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. lt’s pleasant, unpretentious and has its heart in the right place. More details on 041 951 1444.

Magnum Theatre, Irvine Fri 23 Oct. 0294 78381.

Cumbernauld Theatre, C umbernauld Tue 27—Sat 31 Oct. 0236 732887.

Palace Theatre, Kilmamock Mon 2 Nov. 0563 23590.

Pivot Centre. Moodiesburn Thurs 5 Nov. 0236 874927.

Tour continues.

I The Lament tor Arthur Cleary Opening as part of The Tron’s month-longcity-widc Festival of New Irish Theatre, 7:84 relaunches itself under a new Artistic Director with this production of a play by Dublin poet Dermot Bolger. Telling the tale of an economic exile who returns to his native Ireland to find it a lessthan savoury place, the play won a Fringe First in its original production in 1989 and is directed here by Iain Reckie. See review. Civic Theatre, A yr Wed 4 Nov. 0292 264639.

Cumbernauld Theatre. Cumbernauld Thurs 5 and Fri 6 Nov. 0236732887.

Tour continues.


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


I CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS 846 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. [Access: PPA, L, ST. Facilities: WC, W5, H, G.C] Young Spain Until Sat 31 Oct. See Theatre listings above.

Lloyd Newson Experimental Movement Protect Auditions Tue 3—Sat 7 Nov. 10am—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 11 Jan—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 brief CV by Thurs 29 Oct to Sarah Hill, Dance Productions, Assembly Rooms, 54 George Street, Edinburgh EH2 2LH.

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

Dundee Hep Dance Company Fri 30 and Sat 31. 7.30pm. £2. Flying visit by the respected Tayside troupe , performing a different piece each night Repertoire on Friday and Nonsense and Dreams the following night.

48 The List 23 October - 5 November 1992