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Further information about the group is available on 031 666 1561 after 5.30pm. I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. WS, H. G. C]
Trainspotting Until Sat 19 Jun (inc Suns Not Mons). 8pm. £8 (£4). Don‘t miss this chilling and hilarious adaptation of Irvine Welsh's 1993 Booker-contender about drug abuse in Edinburgh.
Whale Riding Weather Tue 7 Jun. 7.30pm. Free. Booking advisable for the latest in the Traverse‘s series of performed readings of new plays. Bryden MacDonald's eight-scene work sets three men on a search for meaning in a time of transition.
This section lists shows that are touring the Central Belt. There is a phone number tor each company should you require more information.
I Being Frank A singer obsessed with Frank Sinatra is the subject of First Base Theatre’s new musical that naturally takes the opportunity to run through a few numbers by 01‘ Blue Eyes. Alan Vicary‘s play was well received when it was first seen on the Edinburgh Fringe last year. Paisley Arts Centre Fri 3 Jun.
Borderline Theatre, Ayr Sat 4 Jun. Stepping Stones, Edinburgh Mon l3~Tue 14 Jun.
I Dirt Enters at the Heart Highly-rated prison drama performed by Glasgow’s Cat A Theatre Company looking at the spread of HIV in Scottish prisons. More details on 041 630 0008.
Greenock Arts Guild Wed 8 Jun. Mat and 7.30pm.
I I'll Be Seeing You World War ll
musical nostalgia in Stuart Thomas’s play which features the popular songs of the time. This Take Two Production stars Mary Riggans. More details on 041 334 9015. See review.
Old Athenaeum Theatre. Glasgow Sat 4 Jun. 8pm.
Clever/en Secondary School Tue 7 Jun. 7.30pm.
Paisley Arts Centre Thurs 9 Jun. 8pm. Saltcoats 7own Hall Fri 10 Jun. 7.30pm. I A little Dlder Excellent award-winning play by John Binnie and performed by Clyde Unity Theatre. a tender comedy about the relationship between a car-crash victim and her gay friend. More details on 041 353 0905.
St Bride's Centre, Edinburgh Until Fri 3 Jun. 7.30pm.
' Paisley Arts Centre Sat 4 Jun. 8pm. Muirhouse Festival Activities Centre, Edinburgh Tue 7 Jun. 7.30pm. Borderline Theatre. Ayr Wed 8—Thurs 9 Jun.
I llo’ Her Again Third of Dorothy Paul's very entertaining one—woman shows combining wit. wisdom. anecdote and song.
Tron Theatre, Glasgow Until Sun 5 Jun. Adam Smith, Kirkcaldy Thurs 9—Sun 12 Jun.
I The Promise Golden Age Theatre Company presents the Scottish premiere of this Russian play by Alexsei Arbuzov. Three teenagers live through the siege of Leningrad in 1942. but the daily grind of the peace that follows presents its own challenges. More details on 041 4337 3336.
Palace Theatre, K ilmantock Fri 3 Jun. 7.30pm.
MacRohert Arts Centre, Stirling Sat 4 Jun. 7.45pm.
I With Respect Tuning in to the current Zero Tolerance campaign. Big Stramash looks at domestic violence and tries to present some positive alternatives. More details on 041 339 2903. See review. ll’ester Hailes Education Centre, Edinburgh Fri 3 Jun. 7.30pm.
St Bride 's Arts Centre. Edinburgh Sat 4 Jun. 7.30pm.
Toryglen Tenants Hall Tue 7 Jun. 7.30pm. Springburn Arts Centre Wed 8 Jun. 7.30pm.
Lorne St Conmtunity Centre, K inning Park Thurs 9 Jun. 2.30pm.
East Killiride Arts Centre Sat 1 1 Jun. 7.30pm.
Dalmarnock Community Centre Tue 14 Jun. 2.30pm. Wed 15 Jun. 7.30pm.
I The Wishing Tree Wiseguise Productions presents another new play by Martin McCardie whose Damaged Goods proved popular last year. This one tells the story of a Lanarkshire village whose ancient traditions are put under threat by the onset of the Industrial Age. See preview. More details on 031 557 5918. (.‘untbernauld Theatre Thurs 2—Sat 4 Jun. Tron Theatre, Glasgow Tue 7—Sun 12 Jun. Tour continues.
Dance pertonnances and classes are listed by city, than alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days betore publication. Dance Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.
I KIHG’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. [Access: R. 1.. Facilities: WC. W3. H. G. Help: AA]
Dance Week: The Awakening Fri 3—Sal 4 Jun. 7.30pm. £3-£7.50. African and Caribbean dance company Kokuma draws on current reggae dance hall culture in this new show about spiritual rejuvenation.
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.
FRIDAY 3 Edinburgh
I Phil Kay Traverse Theatre. Cambridge Street. 228 1404. 10.45pm. £6 (£5). Freefonn participatory lunacy from a man who is in astonishingly good form. Fresh from his hugely successful tour of Australia — spreading hysteria and bewilderment in equal measure - Phil Kay is continuing on his unique and weird way to the top of comedy. See review.
I The Usual Suspects BBC Radio Scotland. 5 Queen Street. 225 3131. 10pm. Free. Peter Easton turns his regular Usual Suspects slot over to live entertainment featuring the best of Scottish music and comedy. Kevin Copstein and Kenny Harris are tonight‘s wits.
I Lost Comedy Club T.G.'s Bar. above T.G. Willis Foodhall. 135a George Street. 225 3003. Happy Hour 7.30pm—8.30pm. £2.50 in advance or £3.50 at the door. Fortnightly comedy club aiming to fill the gap left by the Counting House. Alan Taylor and Dave Clark are tonight‘s funny
I lnsinuendos Cabaret Club Q.T.'s Bar. 2 Picardy Place. 556 0499. 10pm—2am. £2. Gay cabaret from Titti l.a Camp.
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I Trainspotting Steady stomachs only for this timely adaptation of lrvine Welsh‘s novel of Leith lowlife. Hilarious and harrowing in equal measure. Traverse Theatre. Edinburgh
I lo’ iler Again More monologues, good tunes and west coast banter from Dorothy Paul with her third near-perfect one-woman show. On tour
I A little Dider Welcome revival of John Binnie’s warm-hearted relationship drama for Clyde Unity Theatre. Winner of an Independent Theatre Award. On tour.
I The Silent Twins Enter the atmospheric Victorian pn’son that NVA has taken over for the bizarre true'life tale of the twins who’d Speak to no one but each other. Old Partick Police Station, Glasgow.
l Mary ocean or Scots Got Her ilead Chopped 0ft Stylish revival of Liz Lochhead‘s witty look at Mary and Elizabeth. rival queens of Scotland and England. Royal Lyceum. Edinburgh.
SATURDAY 4 Edinburgh
I Phil Kay Traverse Theatre. Cambridge Street. 228 1404. 10.45pm. £6 (£4). See review.
I The Comedy Stop Stepping Stones. West Bow, Grassmarket. 226 6520. 8pm. £4 (£3). Resident comperes. the Bri Nylon Five introduce stand ups and live music in this newest ofcomedy clubs.
I lnsinuendos Cabaret Club Q.T.'s Bar. 2 Picardy Place. 556 0499. 8.30pm. £2. Etienne sports a stunning wig in this night ofgay cabaret.
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Thurs 9 - Sat 18
June 1994 - 8pm
from The Ticket Centre
041 227 5511
30, Midland St. Glasgow tel: 041 221 9736
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