the Ramshorn’s piaywriting summer school, Linda McLean’s play is about three young Scottish women who get embroiled in the Slovenian uprising.

I EASTWOOD THEATRE Eastwood Recreation Centre. Eastwood Park. Roukenglen Road. Giffnock, 638.8399. [Access: P. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. G. C]

Noises Off Tue 25—Sat 29 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£3.50). Sat mat 3pm. Michael Frayn's send-up and celebration of the farce genre is performed by Giffnock Theatre Players. I GLASGOW UNIVERSITY Drama Studio. West Quad, Main Building.

laundry Until Sat 22 Oct. 8pm. Free. LookOut Theatre Company follows up a run on the Edinburgh Fringe with this play by Nicola McCartney about a Dublin convent for fallen women.

I HARLANO ANO WOLFE ENGINE SHEO Govan Road. Govan, 242 3666.

The Big Picnic Until Sun 30 Oct (inc Suns. not Mons). 7.30pm Tue-Sat; 3.30pm Sun. 1.30pm mat on Thurs 27 Oct. 2pm mat on Sat 29 Oct. £6—£25.

if you thought The Ship was ambitious, Bill Bryden‘s latest extravaganza makes his 1990 epic look like studio theatre. Taking up the whole of the Govan engine shed. The Big Pit‘nit' is a large-scale tribute to the Scottish soldiers who fought in World War i. Choose to follow the action on foot or to watch from a movable seating bank.

I KILMAROIHNY HOUSE ARTS CENTRE 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. Bearsden. 943 0312. [Access: L. Facilities: WS. H. G. C] Plaza Suite Wed 26-Sat 29 Oct. 7.30pm. The Glenburn Players in Neil Simon’s set of three one~act plays.

I KING’S THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Me and My Girl Until Sat 22 Oct. 7.30pm.


Randy’s iieel and Where it’s Due Thurs 27-Sat 29 Oct. 7.30pm. £4. A Scottish double-bill performed by West End Theatre consisting of a free adaptation of The Beggar's Opera by Audrey Evans and a contemporary sitting-room comedy by Harry Glass.

Dapifer: The Rise and Fall of the iioyal Stewarts Sun 30 Oct. 8pm. £4. Europlay Theatre Company in Oliver Thomson’s evening of music. song and laughter.

Bees Knees Thurs 3-Sat 6 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£3.50). The Wicked Ladies return to the Cottier with a chamber recital of music. song and dance.

I GUMBERNAULO THEATRE Kildrum. Cumbernauid, 0236 732887. [Access: PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: A, AA]

Burying Dad Fri 21 Oct. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). The tireless Fiona Knowles turns up under the MsFits banner with this morbid comedy co-written with Rona bulyhird. Lin/third Munro.

Still life Sat 22 Oct. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). The third instalment of John Byrne‘s celebrated Slab Boys trilogy is performed by PACE Theatre Company.

Bedroom Farce Fri 28-Sat 29 Oct. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Marital shenanigans in Alan Ayckbourn‘s comedy performed by the Apex Players.

I DRAMA CENTRE AT THE RAMSHORN 98 ingram Street. 552 3489. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC, W8, G. Help: AA] Monopoly and The Price of Eggs Until Sat 22 Oct. 7.30pm. £6/£4 (£2.50/£l.50). The Ramshorn New Playwrights initiative took a group of eight wannabe writers through a summer school and here Strathclyde Theatre Group presents two of the pieces that they produced. Monopoly by iain Bain is a satire about property ownership and The Price ()nggs by Frances Corr is about a woman dragging a bag-load of hang-ups around.

HIT LIST- catch the best theatre this fortnight.

I National Review of live Art Weird and wonderful goings on in the heart of Glasgow as the annual celebration of performance art (plus videos and clubbing) returns home. Arches Theatre. Glasgow.

I Brothers of the Brush Wiseguise hits the mark again with an Irish comedy about house painters. Citizens’ Theatre, Glasgow.

I Headstatc Boilerhouse looks at the state of the nation after fifteen years of Tory rule. Irvine Welsh is reponsible for the words. Tramway, Glasgow and Theatre Workshop. Edinburgh.

I lieuw Eccentric: All things Dutch and Flemish come to Glasgow and several other British cities between now and December, as the cream of Netherlands theatre exponents fly in. Tramway and Tron, Glasgow.

I The Card Well received musical reworking of Arnold Bennett’s Potteries novel starring Peter Duncan,

£5—£22.50. Perky musical on a second run

Dearly field Mon 24—Sat 29 Oct. 7.30pm. round the block. this time with Andrew

Hayley Mills and Jessica Martin. £6/£4 (£2.50/£l.50). Another product of

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