Nov. 7.45pm. £4—£12.50. Audio- descn'bed performances Sat 6 Nov. Student stand-by tickets for £4 available every Wednesday from 6pm with matriculation card. Kenny lreland directs Shakespeare’s ever popular comedy romance, with Andy Gray as Bottom. Rae Smith designs. See review.

I ST ORIOE’S CENTRE Orwell Terrace. 346 1405. [Access: PPA. L, ST, R. Facilities: WC. WS, G, C]

The Nosferatu Wed l7—Sat 20 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Lothian Youth Theatre in a new version of the Dracula tale written by Louise lronside and directed by John Mitchell.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place, 226 5425. Box Office Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. [Accessz PPA. ST, R. Facilities: WC. WS, H. G. C. Help: AA]

Eli! the King Until Sat 6 Nov. 8pm. £5 (£3). Traumland. a new local company with an international perspective. in lonesco‘s fantasy about a 300-year-old king who is told he is to die by the end of the play. Theatre of the absurd for all ages with a taste for the surreal.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street, 228 1404. Box Office Tue—Sat 10am-8pm. Sun 6—10pm. Bar. Rest. [Accessz L. Facilities: WC, WS, H. G. C] Blind Summit Fri 5—Sun 7 Nov. CANCELLED.

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This section lists shows that are touring the Central Belt. There is a phone number for each company should you require more intonnatlon.

I Four Walls The Scottish premiere of a play by Doreen McArdle about the life of a battered woman. is performed by the Penny Mob Theatre Company. More details on 041 332 8847.

Bishoploch Residents Hall, Easter/rouse Fri 5 Nov. 7.30pm.

Maryhill Women 's Centre, Show-park Street, Maryhill Sat 6 Nov. 7.30pm. Muirhouse Activity Centre. Edinburgh Mon 8 Nov. 7.30pm. _

Clovestone Community Centre, Edinburgh Tue 9 Nov. 7.30pm.

Norwood Community Wing. Edinburgh Wed 10 Nov. 7.30pm.

Craigmillar Arts Centre, Edinburgh Thurs 11 Nov. 7.30pm.

Southside Community Centre, Edinburgh Fri 12 Nov. 7.30pm.

Knightswood Youth Centre, Knightswood Tue 16 Nov. 7.30pm.

Larkjield Centre, Govan Wed 17 Nov. 7.30pm.

Birgidale Complex, Castlemilk Thurs 18 Nov. 7.30pm.

Tour continues.

I Funny Money Wildcat's second tour of the year is another new musical by Davids Anderson and MacLennan. Starring Rab Handleigh. Sandy Neilson. Susan Nisbet and Lesley Robertson. the entertaining show is about a corrupt insurance man who makes a killing from shady sources. More details on 041 221 6789.

Magnum Centre Theatre, Irvine Fri 5 Nov. Bishoploch Residents' Hall. Easterhouse Sat 6 Nov.

I lphlgenla ln Tauris Golden Age Theatre in Goethe’s retelling of Greek legend in a powerful production that aims to draw parallels with the political upheaval in the world today. Ex-Rezillo Sheilagh Hynd stars and Filoyd Kennedy directs. The Theatre, Deans CHS, Livingstone Sat 6 Nov. 7.30pm. 0506 31972. I Dabble earns Yer Tee’s Dot Fiona Knowles is getting plenty of mileage from L—_

venue. Shows will be listed, provided


the popular MsFits show that celebrates the women behind the men of history. More details on 031 447 H97.

Royal British Legion Hall, Forth. Lanarkshire Thurs 11 Nov. 7.30pm.

I A Scots Dualr TAG’s triumphant adaptation of the Lewis Grassic Gibbon trilogy tours the country after its sell-out run in the Edinburgh lntemational Festival. Sunset Song is the most accomplished but it’s worth trying to see the whole thing. More details on 041 429 8311.

~Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow Until Sat 13 Nov. 041 429 0022.

I "Night Shift 7:84 premieres Jackie Kay’s play about a gay romance between a barber and a miner in a small mining village. More details on 041 331 2219. See review.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow Until Sun 7 Nov.


Dance pertormances and classes are listed by city, then alphabetically by

'j that details reach our offices at least ten ;

, Nov. £6 (£4). The hit of this year's New Moves dance season returns for Glasgay!

days before publication. Dance listings compiled by Mark Fisher.

I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street, 221 9736. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. WS, C. G. Help: A. AA]

Mehmet Sander: Solo Dance Until Fri 5

with a show about being HIV Positive and - a Queer front Istanbul. Sander confronts i homophobia and religion-based fear head


10am—5pm; Sun 11am—5pm.

Borrowed light Sun 14 Nov. Between 2pm and 4pm (approx). Dancers Lindsay

John and Alex Rigg are taking advantage

of Kelvingrove‘s busy Sunday afternoons by performing within Stephen Skrynka‘s. sculpture exhibition the huge cement mixer to be precise. Passers-by will be able to look in through small holes drilled in the side of the mixer to see the dancers. I OLD ATHENAEUM THEATRE 179 Buchanan Street, 332 2333. Box Office open 10am—6pm and 8pm on performance days. [Accessz ST. Facilities: WS, H. G. Help: A. AA]

Suddenly Fri 5 Nov. 8pm. A full-length 3

piece from the X-Factor working from themes and images in Tennessee Williams’s Suddenly Last Summer.

I PAISlEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. Box Office open Tue-Sun noon—8.30pm. [Accessz PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC, WS, H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

ND Solos Fri 5 Nov. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). The Dance Break 11 season continues with Ready a specially commissioned piece by Vanessa Smith of Randomoptic. exploring the images that photographers like and don‘t like. and Happy Bloody Ending by Marissa Zanotti. exploring extremes of character.

lloslna Bonsu/Renfrewshire Dance Project Sat 6 Nov. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). A lively end to another enterprising week of dance stars List contributor Rosina Bonsu in her own Selected Tangents and Digressions, in Joanna Rendl-Shaw’s Feeling the Need for Company and then showing the results of her work with local people as part of the Renfrewshire Dance Project.


I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. 220 4348. Ticketline: 220 4349. [Access:

ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS, G] Performance Project Every Sat. 6—27 Nov. l—4pm. £16 (£12). No experience needed to join Jane Howie in this series of workshops working towards a public performance on Sat 4 Dec.


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



I llational Comedy Network Glasgow Caledonian Student Union. 70 Cowcaddens Road. 332 0681. 9pm for 10pm. £3/£3.50. Students and guests only. Don‘t miss Bob Downe. the crown prince of tack, as he sings his way through a homage to man-made fibres. Support from Mike Milligan.

I Donna McPhall Tron Theatre. 63

Trongate. 552 4267. 10pm. £5 (£3.50).

Perrier Award nominee Donna McPhail 5 brings her first one-woman show to

Glasgay! Charm with a killer instinct. More tomorrow night.


I National Comedy Network The Bear Pit Cabaret Bar. Teviot Row Union. Bristo

Square. 8pm for 9pm. £3/£2. 650 4673. Students and guests only. Comedy from

Chris and George and Steve Best.



I Cale loco Arches Theatre. Midland

Street. 221 9736. l lpm—3.30am.

Glasgow‘s popular theatrical nightclub throws in cabaret. live music and

performance theatrics between the records.

I Donna MCPIIaiI Tron Theatre. 63 ' Trongate. 552 4267. 10pm. £5 (£3.50).

See Fri 5. I Fools Paradise Old Athenaeum

; Theatre. 179 Buchanan Street, 332 2333.

10.30pm. £6 (£4). The unmistakable Charlie Chuck. guest on the recent Smell

E of Reeves and Mortimer. has a set that

consists of demolishing a drum kit and

shouting ‘Don-key!‘ You will find it either sublime or subhuman. Closer to dry land is Johnny Meres and somewhere in

' between is Phil Kay. Take a space suit.


I Fools Paradise Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564 (Tickets also available f from Queens Hall Box Office 668 2019) . 8pm £6 (£4). See Glasgow above.

SUNDAY 7 1 Edinburgh E I lenny llenry King’s Theatre, 2 Leven ' Street. 229 1201. 7.30pm. £8.50—£12.50. ; Politically-correct comedy from the man

i of a thousand voices and a considerable i number of punch-lines.


. Glasgow

i I lenny ilenry Pavilion Theatre, 121

t Renfteld Street, 332 1846. See Sun 7 above.


5 Glasgow | I Lenny lienry Pavilion Theatre. 121

Renfield Street. 332 1846. See Sun 7 above.

I Eddie luard City Hall, Candleriggs. 227 5511. 8pm. £8 (£6). The freewheeling lzzard has become a major draw on the live circuit without the aid of TV exposure simply because of his incredible flights of fancy that find new areas of comedy by the night. Support from another Edinburgh Fringe hit Dominic Holland. See preview.


I The Comedy Cellar The l3th Note. Glassford Street, 423 2196. 8pm. £3 (£2). New weekly club providing a springboard for up-and-coming stand-ups. as well as showcasing the best local names. On tonight's bill, hosted by Ed Byrne. are Kevin Kopfstein, George Donahue and John Gillick.


I The ilenrrew Ferry Clyde Place. General enquiries: 552 0767. Tickets: 227 5511. £6 (£4). 8pm. Paul B. Edwards has managed to win over the US chat show circuit and returns home with his own brand of guitar comedy. He’s given laid- back support by Welshman Noel James.


I Cate loco Arches Theatre, Midland Street. 221 9736. “pm—3.30am. See Sat 6

I Fools Paradise Old Athenaeum Theatre. 179 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. 10.30pm. £6 (£4). The ever-wonderful Phil Kay introduces laddish stand-up Mark Thomas and musical comic Steve Gribbin.

I Jim Davidson Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfteld Street, 332 1846. 8pm.

£10.50-£12.50. Cockney comedy for the l politcally intolerant.

| .

. Edinburgh

l I Fools Paradise Music Box. Victoria Street. 225 2564 (Tickets also available from Queens Hall Box Office 668 2019). 8pm. £6 (£4). See Glasgow above.

SUNDAY 14 Edinburgh

I Eddie lzzard King‘s Theatre, 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. 8pm. £8. See Tue 9 above.



I Steve Coogan Pavilion Theatre. 121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. 7.30pm. £7.50/£8.50. Heading to be TV's next big star of character comedy. Coogan has earned a deserved reputation from On the Hour and Alan Partridge on Radio 4. See feature.


I The Comedy Cellar The l3th Note. Glassford Street. 423 2196. 8pm. £3 (£2). Local comedy with Ford Kieman. Raymond Friel and John Paul Leach. introduced by Ed Byrne.


I The Denrrew Ferry Clyde Place. General enquiries: 552 0767. Tickets: 227 5511. £6 (£4). 8pm. Up and coming Scouse comic with an eye for human defects Brendon Riley is supported by the nasty Mr Nasty.

52 The List 5—18 November 1993