I ROYAL lYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street. 229 9697. [Aceessz 1’. 1.. Facilities: WC, W5, HClpI A. AA]

To Kill a Mockingbird Until Sat 5 Mar. £4-£l3.50. Sat mat 26 Feb. 3.15pm. Student stand-by ticket for £4 available every Wednesday from 6pm with

matriculation card. Caroline Hall directs a

stage adaptation of Harper Lee‘s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel ofchildhood taboos and racial prejudice in small-town Alabama. See review.

I ST BRIOE’S CENTRE ()rwell Terrace. 346 1405. [Access: PPA. 1... ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. G. C]

Moby Dick Until Sat 26 Feb. 7.30pm. £6/£8 (£4). Musical-within-a-play as a posh girls' school decides to have a whale ofa time. The Edinburgh Footlighls performs this irreverent modern musical. The Forest Thurs 3--Sat 5 Mar. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). See Dance.

Salon Janette Thurs 10 -Fri 1 1 Mar. 7.30pm. See Touring.

I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. (Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. 11. G. C. Help: .-\.»\] Rabbie Burns Yer Tea’s (lot l‘ri 35-stn 2o Feb. 8pm. £5 (£3). Fiona Knowles is getting plenty of mileage from the popular MsFits show that celebrates the women behind the men of history, .-\ sell-out on the Edinburgh Fringe.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street.

228 1404. [Aceessz 1.. Facilities: \\'(‘. WS.11.G.C]

Accustomed To Her Face Until Sun :7 Feb. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). Best show yet from Clyde Unity Theatre John liinnie's award-wining play is a down-to-earth portrait of lesbian love that is both touching and hilarious. The script is published in the new edition of ’l‘ltmtrt' Scot/wit] magazine.

32 Feet Per Second Per Second Fri 25-Sat 26 Feb. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). See Dance and preview.

Irish Windows on the World Sat 26--Sun 27 Feb. 3pm. Free. The latest weekend to look at the current state of new writing around the world focuses on Ireland with a mixed programme of talks. readings and discussions. ()1) Saturday afternoon. director John McGroarty introduces playwright Christina Reid to take a look at how the Troubles have been dealt with on the stage. ()1) Sunday. there is a performed reading ofJimmy \lurphy‘s [trot/mar of" the Brits/i followed by a talk with the playwright. See preview.

Aven’U Boys Tue 1 Mar. 7.30pm. Free. The Traverse's new series of monthly performed readings to showcase successful plays from elsewhere continues with Frank Pugliese’s study of three urban youths leading violent and dead-end lives. An Off-Broadway hit last year.

Mon Wed 2—Sun 6 Mar. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). See Arches Theatre. Glasgow. above. Women Writing: A Scottish Ceilidh of Ideas Sat 5 Mar. 2pm~late. £5 (or £10 including Men). The movable lrish Festival that is also appearing in Glasgow and Paisley. comes to the Traverse for an afternoon of readings and discussion and an evening of music.

The Best of Febiest Thurs 3 Sun 6 Mar and Thurs lO—Sun 13 Mar. 7.30pm. Highlight's of the Bedlam‘s ambitious recent festival of local amateur talent are relived in this specially selected showcase. Call theatre for specific show details.

Sacred Hearts Wed 9—Sun 23 Mar. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). See Touring and preview.

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

I Sacnd Hearts Communicado teams up with playwright Sue Glover for this drama loosely based on a strike by prostitutes who occupied Lyons Cathedral in 1975. That was also the year the Yorkshire

52 The List 25 February —10 March 199-1

Harold Rheaume and Manon l.evac. See

New Moves: Terrains Vagues Fri 4—Sat 5

Ripper made his first attack. and Glover uses the strike to expound on social attitudes to prostitution and women in general. Myra McFadyen makes her directorial debut with the show. See preview. More details on 031 228 5465. 'l'ruvcrsc Theatre. Edinburgh Mott 7—Sun 20 Mar.

Tour continues.

I Salon Janette New musical play specialist Take Two Productions turns to the girl-group songs of 1963 for this comedy written by Stuart Thomas and set in a beauty parlour. Mary Riggans stars. See preview. More details on 041 334 9015.

Cumbernuulrl Theatre Sat 26 Feb. 7.45pm. ()236 732 887.

( ‘or/t't'r/iill Netti/thour/tum! Hull Tue 1 Mar. 7.30pm. ()41 882 5317. Kine/xtsit'mul Community Centre Wed 2 .‘v‘lar. 7.30pm. 041 959 9419.

l’tn's/tfiv Arts Centre Thurs 3 Mar. 8pm. 041 887 1010.

(Hi! rif/lt’lltlt’lml T/lt‘tlfft‘, (I/tisgmv Fri 4—Sat 5 Mar. 7.30pm. 041 332 2333. Birgit/ale ('tmiplt't‘ Mon 7 Mar. 7.30pm. 041631 1161.

tile/“mt Theatre, DI'llnlt'liapt'f Wed 9 Mar. 7.30pm. 041 944 9022.

St Brit/('3‘ ('cnll't', ()I'it‘t'lf YE'I‘I‘tlt‘t’, lit/inburg/i Thurs 10—Fri 11 Mar. 7.30pm. 031 346 1405.

Tour continues

I Tramcars and Greyhounds Doreen McArdlc and Paula Macgee have split the writing chores on this play about two sisters living on either side of the Atlantic. .\1e.>\rdle concentrates on life at the sharp 1 end 111 Glasgow. while Macgee looks at the collapse of the American dream. Annexe Theatre Company produces. More details on 041 945 4-144. 1 l’ti/tu (’ ’l‘ltt'um'. Ki/nturnm'k Fri 25 Feb. 0563 23590.

('ur/ny/t' Community Centre Sat 26 Feb. 0-11 641 9845.

l’ctut't' Institute, (;(ti‘(lll Tue 8 Mar. 041 4-15 19-11.

Herr/turn 'li'nttlits Hull Wed 9 Mar. 041 641 7667. Nun/t Glasgow xirts C(‘llfl't’ Thurs 10 Mar. ()41 558 9313.

Tour continues.


m i

Dance periormances and classes are listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten t days before publication. Dance Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 noun. ' [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. 11. G. C. llelp: AA]

Sleeping Beauty Thurs 10—Sat 19 Mar. 1 The Scottish Ballet in the traditional fable. I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. [.Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. n. (3. c1. 1 New Moves: Triple Bill Programme One Tue l—Wed 2 Mar. 8pm. £6 (£2). Season ticket £10 (£4 ,). Meet the choreographer after the Tuesday performance. New Moves steps into its Quebec section with

invigorating new work by Jose Navas. ,


New Moves: Choreographers Meeting Thurs 3 Mar. 8pm. Free. An informal meeting between Scottish and Quebecois dancers which the public is welcome to attend.

Mar. 8pm. £6 (£2). Meet the choreographer after the Friday performance. The Sylvan Fmard Danse company from Quebec travels over uncertain terrain.

The Forest Thurs 3—Sat 5 Mar. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). ()ffshoot Dance Company

I TROH THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. [Access: PPA. ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: AA]

New Moves: Commissions Programme One Tue 8—Wed 9 Mar. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£6/£2). Specially created pieces by Fiona Wright and Rosina Bonsu representing part of the British contingent in this international dance festival. The main performances are followed by Gut Reactions. a programme of the freshest work iii progress. See preview.

New Moves: Commissions Programme Two Thurs lO—Fri 11 Mar. 8pm. £6/£2. More specially created dance. this time by Anatomy Performance Company and

i Cindy Cummings. The main 1 performances are followed by Gut

Reactions. a programme of the freshest work ill progress.

I ST BRIOE’S CENTRE ()rwell Terrace. 346 1405. [Access: PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G. C]


teams up with the Grindlay Court Dance Group for a 23-strong integrated interpretation of David Bryne's music. Choreographed and directed by Tracy liawkes. the piece aims to challenge prejudices and preconceptions. Also on show are some shorter ()ffshoot pieces.

I St CECILIA’S HALL Cowgate. Tickets 229 8018.

Renaissance and Baroque Dance Workshop Sat 5 Mar. 3pm. £5 (free to music and dance students). The Friends of the Georgian Concert Society present a

; demonstration of Renaissance and ' Baroque dance music led by Steven

Player. The aim of the workshop is to look

at the music from a dancer’s point of view

arid the demonstration is followed by a chance to learn some basic dance steps. I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. [Access: 1.. Facilities: WC. WS.11.G.C]

32 Feet Per Second Per Second Fri 25—-Sat 26 Feb. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). High-

speed danger dancing as the five members

of Mark Murphy's V-Tol rev up for some

serious acceleration.


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



I Fools Paradise ()ld Athenaeum Theatre. 179 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. 10.30pm. £6 (£4). The ever-popular

weekly comedy club this week stars Owen O'Neill and Patrick Kielty.



I Hunter and Docherty Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £7. Ex-Bodgers and Absolute/v stars. Jack Docherty and Moray Hunter test out their odd-ball character comedy on a home crowd. More tomorrow. See preview.



I The Comedy Cellar The Thirteenth Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3 (£2). The best of local talent plus comedy newcomers and open-mic spots in the recently-established comedy club. Johnny Meres and Pretty Vacant are introduced by John Paul Leach.

I Hunter and Docherty Tron Theatre. 63 Trongate. 552 4267. 8pm. £7. See Tue 1.


East Kilbride

I Comedy Club East Kilbride Arts Centre. ()ld Coach Road. 03552 61000. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). Stand-up comedy comes to East Kilbride with a new monthly club compered by the excellent Kenny Harris. A great display of local comedy talent tonight with Phil Kay attd John Patti Leach.



I National Comedy Network Glasgow Caledonian Student Union. 70 Cowcaddens Road. 332 (1681. 9pm for 10pm. £3/£3.50. Students and Guests only. Bouncing ecclesiastical comedy frotn the Rubber Bishops supported by Sean Lock.


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. The number of gags Jim Tavare can get from a double bass will astound you. He‘s supported by Matthew Hardy.



I Fools Paradise Old Athenaeum Theatre. 179 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. 10.30pm. £6 (£4). Downbeat drollery with Irish exile Michael Redmond, with support by Nick Wilty. plus a leading Scottish compere.


I The Comedy Cellar The Thirteenth Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. 9pm. £3 (£2). More local stand-up on an intimate scale from lan McPherson. Gary Hagan and Alan Taylor.