dance performances and classes are listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Dance listings compiled by Mark Fisher.
I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. [Access: PPA. 1.. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: A.
Dancebreak Ill: Crush Fri 28 Oct. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). Stormy Torsos. a Glasgow-based rnulti-media dance outﬁt. kicks off Paisley‘s third season of innovative dance with a show about death. desire. courage and loneliness. See preview.
Dancebreak lll: Fifteen Minutes to Six Hours Sat 29 Oct. 8pm. £6 (£3). Anatomy gives another airing to its dance-theatre performance about the Japanese love hotels where couples can hire a bed for short periods of intimacy. See preview. oancebreak III: Doska! Boska! Fri 4 Nov. 8pm. £4 (£1.50). Double bill of new choreography from Arlette George. winner of 1993 Daily Express New Talent Award and Dawn Hartly. one halfof Edinburgh outﬁt Incognito. See preview. Dancebreak lll: Boundary Sat 5 Nov. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). A chance to see this special commission for Paisley Arts Centre from Vanessa Smith/Group N - choreographers. composers and designers around Scotland. See preview.
I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. (Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. H. C. T. He1p2A] Bambert Dance Company Until Sat 22 Oct. 7.30pm. £5—£l7.50. Second of two programmes of contemporary dance from the foremost British exponent. Rambert Dance Company. which is relaunching itselfwith these performances — a triple- bill of C mssing. Petite Mart and Arirmtu
The Birmingham Royal Ballet Fri 28«Sat 5 Nov. £4.50—£30. 7.30pm. Sat mats 2.30pm. Wed mat 1.30pm. Kenneth MacMilIan's celebrated version of Romeo and Juliet runs until Thurs 3 Nov performed by the highly-rated Birmingham Royal Ballet. On the final weekend the company performs a triple- bill of Enigma Variations, The Three- Cornered Hut and anmttarics.
; Comedy is listed by date, then by city.
‘ Shows will be listed, provided that
i details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Comedy Listings
. compiled by Mark Fisher.
1 l t FRIDAY 21 Edinburgh I The Comedy Stop Stepping Stones. 5 West Bow. Grassmarket. 225 6520. 8pm I for 9pm. £5 (£3). Lively twice-weekly 1 comedy club introduced by Dallas and
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Packer (formerly the Bri Nylon Five). Tonight’s line-up features Ewen Macintosh. Spooky June and Dorothy Dunnett.
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I Off the Wall 94: Richard Morton and lee Hurst Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street. 9pm. £7 (£6.50). The Royal Concert Hall is currently the place to see top-name comedy names in Scotland. Its season continues with cheery Geordie Richard Morton and funnyman Lee Hurst.
I The Comedy Stop Stepping Stones. West Bow, Grassmarket. 225 6520. 8pm for 9pm. £5 (£3). Close-quarters comedy from Billy Bonkers. ()lly Smith and guests with everything kept moving along by Dallas and Packer.
I lnsinuendos Cabaret Club Q'I's Bar. 2 Picardy Place. 556 049‘). 11.30pm. The Party Girls squeeze onto the tiny stage of the feel-good gay night spot.
i I J0 Brand City Halls. Candleriggs. 227 5 5511. 7.30pm. Cake-eating comic with a . withering line in put-downs takes to the stage once chirpy and charming Jeff
; Green has warmed everyone up.
i I Fascinating Aida King's Theatre. ! 1.even Street. Edinburgh. 22‘) 1201. 7.30pm. £3.50-~£10.50. Mainstream
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i I Newcastle Brown Ale Comedy Network I Pleasance. 60 The Pleasance. 9.30pm. £5 I (£3). The season ofLondon-circuit comics
continues with Ardal ()‘Hanlan.
' I Newcastle Brown Ale Comedy Network The Union. University of Strathclyde. 90 John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. £3. Students and guests only. See Mon 24.
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I Bentleys Home Street. 346 4686. 9.30pm—1ate. Free. Stand-up stress release with audience participation featuring Stuart Calverto and Jordan 1.e Roq. Weekly.
Glasgow I U" the Wall 94: Alan Parker Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. 2 Sauchiehall Street.
9pm. £7 (£6.50). Self-styled urban warrior Alan Parker rants and raves and generally sends himself up.
I Newcastle Brown Ale Comedy Network Pleasance. 60 The Pleasance. 9.30pm. £5 (£3). Fringe hit Boothby Graffoe has an unpindownable charm: all you'll know is that you haven't stopped laughing since he got onto the stage.
I Newcastle Brown Ale Comedy Network The Union. University of Strathclyde. 90 John Street. 552 1895. 10pm. £3. Students and guests only. See Thurs 27.
I The Comedy Stop Stepping Stones. West Bow. Grassmarket. 225 6520. 8pm for 9pm. £5 (£3). Resident comperes Dallas and Packer introduce Joe Heenam. Mitch Benn and others.
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i I The Comedy Stop Stepping Stones. West Bow. Grassmarket. 225 6520. 8pm
I for 9pm. £5 (£3). Paul Graham. Richard Lewis and Steven Griffin are tonight's funny men.
I lnsinuendos Cabaret Club QT's Bar. 2 Picardy Place. 556 049‘). 11.30pm. Penny Change returns to the gay night spot fora Halloween special.
I Glasgay! Party Arches Theatre. Midland Street. 221 9736. 7.30pm—3am. i Fund-raising do to help next year's gay
festival on its way leattiring Perrier Best j Newcomer Scott Capurro. plus music and I surprise guests. ; Edinburgh i Mark Thomas Traverse Theatre. ; Cambridge Street. 228 1404. 11pm. £6 I (£5). Late-night gig for the polemical i l‘unsler recently seen as host on Just/or E lung/Ix. See preview.
i 1 Glasgow Mark Thomas Mitchell Theatre. Granville
i Street. 227 5511. 8pm. See Sun 30. I
I Bentleys Home Street. 346 4686. 9.30pm—-1ate. Free. See Tue 25.
I Bruce Morton The Comedy Cellar. The 13th Note. Glassford Street. 553 1638. Call venue for more details.
I Madcap Comedy Club Halt Bar. Woodlands Road. 8.30pm. Free. MC Billy Bonkers presents another mixed bill of entertainment including music from the Tattie Bogles.
I Comedy Club East Kilbride Arts Centre. Old Coach Road. 03552 61000. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). The recently established East Kilbride comedy slot welcomes the funniest baltly bastard in town. Fred MacAulay. with support from Kevin Kopfstein.
CD The List 21 October-3 November 1994