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Well, you had your say on the previous pages. Now it’s our turn. The Scrooge-like Mr List has handed us all our Christmas bonuses (the hard toffees from his Quality Street tin and a bruised
Cox’s Pippin) and told us to fill in our writers‘ polls before we slope off to enjoy our customary three
in the Amnesty International brochure.
BEATRICE COLIN I Film The Last Of The Mohicans/ Toto The Hero.
I LP It’s A Shame About Ray — The Lemonheads.
I Theatre show Gaudeamus — Maly Theatre Company.
I Art exhibition Sebastian Salgado at Glasgow Art Centre/Salon Glasgow CCA.
I TV show Without Walls.
I TV soap Blind Date.
I Book Outerbridge Reach — Robert Stone.
I Festive plans malt whisky. Maltesers and Monopoly.
I LP Renewed Testament — Chapter And Verse.
Herman De Vries. Botanics. I Radio show The Moral Maze.
I Soap TheArchers.
I Book Loaves And Wishes — women writing on food. I Sporting highlight World Latin Dancesport Championships. Meadowbank. If you thought they took themselves seriously in Strictly Ballroom. you know nothing. I Festive plans London: chestnut stuffing and beaujolais. Islay: salmon. malt whisky.
I Film The Player.
I Band Edward II for putting on a genuine two-towel show.
I LP Sounds OfAfrica— The Kronos Quartet.
I Theatre show The Telling Of The Tales.
I Art exhibition Flora Photographica/Read My Lips.
I TV show Have I Got News For You? — on a good night.
I Soap The Archers — there are no other soaps worth any suds.
I Book The Crow Road— Iain Banks. I Sporting highlight The finals of The Lt'st’s good condom guide.
I Festive plans To do as much
I Film The Long Day Closes (albeit inferior to Distant Voices Still Lives) I Band XTC (hatch).
I LP Nonsuch XTC (one of the ten best LPs ever recorded).
I Theatre show Communicado‘s Cyrano De Bergerac. with strong competition from 1953. Zenith. Merlin. Camel Gossip and Life Of
I Film Strictly Ballroom.
I Band Alan Davie and Barry Guy improvising on piano and double
bass at McClellan Gallery. surrounded by Davie‘s canvases. l
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I Theatre show Michael Clark. DV8.
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I Art exhibition John Byrne at the Scottish Gallery — cos I bought one. I TV show A bsolutely Fabulous — Lappin was wrong about Jane Horroeks.
I TV soap Lifebuoy does the trick every time.
I Book Chalk/zills And Children — Chris Twomey.
I Sporting highlight Me not knowing the names of any sports people and admitting it.
I Festive plans Oh no. surely not the Festival already. . .
MIRANDA FRANCE I Film Husbands And Wives.
I LP Solace— Sarah McLaughlin.
I Theatre show Communicado‘s Cyrano De Bergerac.
I Art exhibition Leonardo Da Vinci‘s Madonna ofthe Yarnwinder/John Bellany — A Long Day‘s Journey Into Night.
I TV show Have I Got News For You. I TV soap Casualty.
I Book Dali— Meredith Etherington Smith/Odeobs—John Updike.
I Sporting highlight Linford Christie. I Festive plans Last year I tried to give up chocolate. This year I‘m giving up herbal teas. very low-fat yoghurts and self-help remedies. not to mention arguments about the state ofthe nation.
I Film The Double Life Of Veronique.
I ConcertJames MacMillan's Percussion Concerto played by Evelyn Glennie.
I Architecture The new Traverse theatre — an extraordinary achievement to have created a space that really is bigger and better than the original.
I Theatre show Ancient Trilogy at the Corn Exchange during the Festival; Communicado‘s Cyrano de Bergerac.
I Dance Michael Clark‘s Modern Masterpiece at the Tramway.
I TV Show Billy Connolly on the
South Bank Show. It sounded like
the classic recipe for dull TV —
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serious. arty analysis of a tired old comedian. Instead the Big Yin turned out to have no shortage of original. perceptive and. yes. very funny material.
I Book Voyage To Arcturus by David Lindsay - the latest in the must-have series of Canongate Classics.
I Festive plans Learning to paraglide.
TREVOR JOHNSTON I Film The Long Day Closes.
I Band London Classical Players (live).
I LP Yefim Bronfman‘s all-Russian piano disc on Sony Classical.
I Theatre show Die Frau ()hne . Schlatten at Fovent Garden.
I Art exhibition Magritte at the Hayward Gallery.
I TV Show Channel 4‘s Cinema!
Cinema! (and accompanying season).
I TV soap Lost touch. I‘m afraid.
I Sporting highlight As an Irish rugby fan. don‘t talk to me about sport!
I Festive plans Lots ofold movies on TV.
I Film Juice— Ernest Dickerson.
I Band Galliano — The best live band I‘ve ever seen.
I LP3 years. 5 months and 2 days —
Arrested Development. I Theatre show Blok And Steel. I Art exhibition The Cracker Factory
' (great initiative and great talent).
I TV show Have I Got News For
You? (and The Banana Splitson The Big Breakfast. although I'm hardly
ever up to see them).
I TV soap Nayburrs.
I Book Yardie— Victor Headley. I Sporting highlight The frog race in
the Waterhole in Neighbours. ; I Festive plans Not worry about my ‘ . overdraft. go sledging and have
I Film Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Who needs Coppola when you‘ve i got Buffy? 3 I Band REM/Teenage Fanclub.
I LP Automatic For The