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Dick Whittington Until Sat 13 Feb. 7pm. Selected mats 2.15pm. £6.75—£9.25. Traditionally the biggest and glitziest panto in town. the King‘s seasonal spectacular this year stars Allan Stewart. Jan Wilson. Eric Cuilen and Alex McAyoy. Sheridan Nicol directs. Sec
(formerly Women’s Theatre Group)
EVERY BIT OF rr 1 by Jackie Kay Tues 19 - Sat 23 Jan 8pm
I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place. , 557 2590. [Access: R. L. Facilities1WC.
3 WS. G . C]
My and My Girl Until Sat 30Jan. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. £8—£19.50. Olivier Award-winning musical tours the country after several years‘ success in London. Starring Gary Wilmot and
i Jessica Martin and directed by Mike
é Ockrent. the show's original book and
I lyrics by L. Arthur Rose and Douglas
Furber have been revised for this
1 production by Stephen Fry. Songsinelude , ‘The Lambeth Walk'. "The Sun has got his ; llat On' and ‘Leaning on a Lampost'. See 1 ‘ review.
i I ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay
Street. 229 9697. Box Office Mon—Sat ; 10am—6pm. 10am—8pm on perf. evgs. Bar. i Rest/Cafe [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. ; WS. ll. G. CT. Help: A.AA]
l The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Until Sat 30
MUS'SELBURGH. FOR SPRING 1993
‘ 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 Merit Fisher.
3 SATURDAY 16
I Fools Paradise Old Athenaeum Theatre. 179 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. 10.30pm. £6 (£4). Fools Paradise has been selling out on a regular basis and the new season looks like being no exception. so E book early for this week's helpingofthc GLORIA
deadpan Norman Lovett. the up-front in association with the Traverse
Rubbchishopsand . NIGHT AFTER NIGHT increasrngly-accomplished compere Part 1: A Work In Progress
Kenny Harris. Edinburgh New solo show by Neil Bartlett 2 nights only -
I Fools Paradise Music Box. Victoria _
Street.225 2564 (Tickets also available Fri 29 8t Sat 30 Jan 9pm from Queen‘s Hall Box Office 668 2019). 8pm. £6 (£4). The strong line-up listed above at the Old Athenaeum starts off here except that So You Think You're Funny winner Rhona Campbell is your compere.
WORLD PREMIERE NEWLY coumssrorveo scornsn WORK i LOVE BUT HER
BY LARA JANE BUNTING 22 JANUARY - 6 FEBRUARY
AN EVENING WITH ALASTAIR MCDONALD MONDAY 25 JANUARY AT 7.30PM
THE BIG PICTURE BY LIZ LOCHHEAD 12 - 27 FEBRUARY
MAGIC BOB - CHILDREN'S MAGICIAN 10.30AM & 230PM ON SATURDAY 13 FEBRUARY
AN EVENING WITH LIZ LOCHHEAD MONDAY 15 FEBRUARY AT 7.30PM
84 CHARING CROSS ROAD BY HELENE HANFF, ADAPTED BY JAMES ROOSE-EVANS
EAST of Scotland
(European Association of Students of Theatre)
GRIMM: The Telling of Tales Wed 27 - Sat 30 Jan 8pm
Jan. 7.45pm. Sat mats 16 and 23Jan. ‘ 3.15pm.£4—£12.Audio-described ; performance Thurs 28 Jan. The Royal I Lyceumleaps straightintoitsspring i season with an adaptation ofthe ; celebrated Muriel Spark novel about the
1930s Edinburgh school mistress. The i 5 - 20 MARCH 3 directoris Caroline Hall who has been i , . doing much good work with Glasgow‘s G k 1‘ CRAIG Mcmcugﬁgg 3 Tron Theatre. and sixteen local i THAT SW1“
MONDAY 8 MARCH AT 7.30PM
MARVELDOUS SUBSCRIPTION PACKAGES AVAILABLE ‘AUDIO-DESCRIBED MATINEE PERFORMANCES. TELEPHONE BOX OFFICE 031 665 22.40 J
l I Rico's Comedy Church Tobago Street. T R E E
0475 83705. 8.30pm. £2.50 (£2). Rico‘s 1 H E u N begins the comedy year wrtb a strong ' Phone for details
line-up headed by laconic Irish deadpan 0 3 1 2 2 8 1 4 0 4
wit. Michael Redmond, with multi-national triplicate funsters the Three Men Trio Brothers Troupe in support and fast-talking local lad Parrot compering.
3 MONDAY 18
I The Comedy Knights The Subway. Cowgate. 225 6766. 10pm. £2. Musical
: schoolgirls are being used to fill upthe
? classrooms. See review.
: I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street.
; 22% 1404. Box Office Tue—Sat 10am—8pm.
- Sun (r—ltlpm. Bar. Rest. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. WS. ll. G. (‘J
‘3 Every Bil of It Tue l9-Sat 23 Jan. 8pm.£6 (£3 '£1 ). Sign language interpreted performance on Sat 23. A large Scottish input in this touring production by The
: Sphinx (ex-Women‘s Theatre Group) with
a play by poet Jackie Kay aboutblues
; singer Bessie Smith. Dunoon chanteuse '
i Suzanne Bonnar plays Smith and Elizabeth Quinn. the star of Children ()fa
' Lesser (1.0(1. plays a deafwoman bCSOlICd comedy and stand-up.
with the memory of her voice. I
, Grimm: The Telling otTales Wed 27—Sat 30 g Jan. 8pm. £6 (£3/£l ). Just back from atour i of Russia. EAST of Scotland returns with ' If this Bedlam Fringe hit which is an I Fools Paradise Old Athenaeum ' imaginative. warm-hearted, adult Theatre. 179 Buchanan Street. 332 2333.
re-creation of the Brothers Grimm fairy 10.30pm. £6 (£4). The Guardian's resident
stories. Winner of the Guardian Student poet. John Hegley. is tonight‘s star. ably
Drama Award. supported by Jeremy llerrin and
I Night After Night: Part 1 Fri 29-Sat 30.lan. compered by Bruce Morton. Book early. 9 m. £6 (£. /£l ). A work-in- ro ressthat - wIill resurface in more elabor'htegform in I n h the Fringe. Written and pgrformed by Neil . Fools paradise Music Box Victoria BMW" W“ “V9 music by Nicolas Street 225 2564 (Tickets also available Bloomfield. it forms the final part ofa from duccn's “a” Box Ofﬁce 668 2019)
E trilogy which began with/1 Vision ofl.()ve 8pm. £6 (£4)_ Kenny Harrisimmduccg I
; Revealed in Sleep and Sarrasine. Set in a people‘s poet John iicglcy in another_
unmissable Fools Paradise gig.
SUNDAY 24 e
plush West End theatre. the show is about Greenock
the invisible gay culture ofpre- 1960 I Rico’s Comedy Church Tobago Street.
London. See preview. I ST BRIDE'S CENTRE Orwell Terrace. 346 0475 83705. 8.30pm. £2.50 (£2). Hit ofthe Edinburgh Fringe. Harry Hill, is this
‘v 1405. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: week‘s star act. with support from
i WC. W8. G. C]
Oliver! Wed 27 Jan—Sat 6 Feb. 7.30pm. stand—up poet Alex Frackleton and Greenock‘s finest. Parrot.
; £5.50(£4.50). Sat 30 and6 mats at 2pm. I THURSDAY 28
: Frog Prince Productions dares to ask for i Glasgow
; more in Lionel Bart's ever-popular orphanage musical. Proceeds tothc l NSPCC. I THEATRE ARTS CENTRE Davie Street. off Nicolson Street. 6610144. l Performing Arts Courses From Mon 25 and I I Struck Off and Die Glasgow University Union. University Avenue. 339 8967. 9pm. £5 (£3). Medical humour from Struck Off and Die. a regular act on the Edinburgh Fringe. with support from local comics including John Paul Leech and
i Wed 27 Jan. 7.30pm. Weekly. Prices vary. Jeremy Herrin.
NEW SEASON HIGHLIGHTS
Wednesday 27th January - Sunday 7th February mm Wisegulse present
H ughie On The Wires
by Donal O'Kelly
Tuesday 9th - Sunday 14th February 2,39
Rain Dog Theatre present Still Life
by John Byme An ambitious re-working of John Byme's classic play, first performed at the Traverse Theatre in 1982, that reunites the original cast of David Hayman, Gerard Kelly and Andy Gray.
i A new season ofelasses organised by Arts ( g Connexion.cateringto all levels from I i beginnersto advanced. Coursesinclude l i Method-Based Acting. Youth Acting. i Singing and Movement. See preview.