is that the Edinburgh Festival attracts Theatre Com an for their street - tourists and snobs and pretentious types performancespofiS‘tar Wars. Goad quesuon who wouldn’t know bad from rotten or And of course to all at The List for lfgay culture is ‘madc up of everything see good in anything that‘s different. helping me plan my Fringe! everybody else has rejected as being Margi would get a standing ovation at Kirsten Hey crap‘ (Channel Hopping The List 209). Glasgow’s Mayfest. The Assembly Nunnery Fields Hospital then how come hets still have Bernard Rooms was the wrong venue. So. once Canterbury Manning. eh? more. Margi Clarke (who by the way PS Do I win the tequila for the most Stella Coombc had a drink with me and took tne to a cheerful and appreciative letter? Stirrat Strccl private showbiz party) is excellent and Glasgow deserves far more praise than even l'm ivin her. . . anti. Lipton Taking the epistle 9 Maybolc Crescent Exactly which member of your TruSt me ' . Newton Mcams misguided staff edits the letters page? Recent revelations that an NHS Trust Has COHHOiiy iOSt gust-301‘; I . .I I Clearly they have the judgement ofa Hospital is to use auxilliaries to carry - - . . - . 0mm y etté’t' H'rtterS wt! 1 SW? 1 lobotomised marmoset am I the onl ' out tests on atients do not su rise me tough wlth rOOt‘S Or 1‘5 extreme views arrive anrmymously but person to notice that without fail the y at all, hglvingjust had minor sfigcry, 116 Just I'CZIiSlilC about the III)! Char/6’5. 01! Ito. (mt he (‘Utttes With most boring, predictable letters. written During my three visits to hospital. the fact that fame, and all guns blazing. Then we discover that by the most anally retentive headcases surgeon did not explain any of the , . all 1! "Wk was (1 lug" Shattd)‘ and (I get the Jose Cuervo stamp of approval procedures or prognosis and certainly parthUIaf the money It (if/<6” 10 (I 10W“ felt! Frills? Itetfvrttté’r's each fortnight? Or is there a wicked was not programmed to answer brings, Changes bas/rIo turn him into Margiis tireless irony at work here? A bottle Oftequila questions. I wish it was not so patently , 9 publicist. lhts must mean that a whole for immediate consumption just the obvious that he was not interested. everything . D0 RCCVCS bottle ofJose Cuervo tequila will be trick to fuel the letter writer's moribund Could he not have at least acted as if he and MOI-timer smell enouglt to buy all sorts of favours. state and delusion that they are a was?

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. eservrng prose epistle? Now there s a Allison Street and let US know; you am concerned ‘0 Sec 5'9“ that U?“ dilemma for you. By the way. I don‘t Glasgow could Win a bottle Of Jose insufferany smug husband and wrfe like tequila _ how about a good Opp . duo of Kenneth Branagh and Emma fashioned book token? P t s - t Cuervo tequila for your Thompson are being let offthe hook Jennifer Cain“. 05 (mp pains, and a dazzling T_ with good reviews and grovelling McDonald RO‘ad Address your letters to The list letters , interviews. Please take steps to ensure Edinburgh at: Shlrt to boot (Of wear). that this trend is nipped in the bud at 14 High Street The List, Edinburgh EH1 lTE lan Donaldson or Funny ha_ha? Maryhill Road A trainspotter writes Old Athenaeum Theatre Glasgow I79 Buchanan Street

That's it! I've heard enough! Margi For this year‘s Well Known and Clarke is fabulous, wonderful. funny. Respected Fringe Personality with a true to life and very enjoyable. I have Dubious Artistic Past Record award. 1

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now watched her Show three times and Fesuva' flattery would like to nominate Steven Berkoff {Ii/3m ([0: 0.3: $57-$20! HM“ 0r she is brilliant. How dare all of you rip Congratulations to the Lost Soul Band for his r016 33 2nd anbasc "m; n::::df:,rru;)u':(:i:u‘ ,:m:,(,~(m.llui(k, her apart because ignorant people walk for great gigs at the Venue. and to lmefccptm PUG! in Gerry Anderson's imfm De“ mm, is. I'm, “may mime out. make noises as she is singing; it’s a Southside for great gigs at the Subway ‘970 30”] series UFO mbmm-U; Keg} {mm M"). m. disgrace. (and the Waverley Market). I think he deserves to Win' 1‘“ settle iiverlon I letters inav [Willi ' The best

I was there the first night and was Also to the Doug Anthony Allstars for a tecllan- [8,,” "(if mu‘e my, Wm Au 50mg 0,: helpless with laughter. l was also in the and to Ben Moor for It Takes Forever If NiCk ROIhWC“ J0“, Cua_y;;,fl m1” and a "VF/WIN“. audience, a full house, where no one. I You Go By Inertia, for reducing me to Forrest Hi” 74,11.” { I" ' repeat no one. walked out. The problem tears of laughter, and to the Red Hot Edinburgh '


'Iit/es ()l'flte (Viv: Armistead .Vlaupin‘s saga comes to Channel 4. with Olympia Dukakis as Anna Madrigal.

Sleepless In Seattle: Meg Ryan (left) has a long-distance romance with Tom Hanks. The Fugitive: Harrison Ford in a Hollywood update of a TV classic.

Ive/t (‘tttn/i/rellz llippy liringe innovator turns Brookside eccentric.

PLUS: littll listings. previews and reviews for Glasgow and Edinburgh.


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