The Keeper of the Keys Fri 10 l-'eh. 7pm. l

£3 (£l.50). See Touring.

Benfrewshire Dance Project Sat 1 1 Feb. 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). See Dance.

The Teratoma Show Fri 17 Feb. 8pm. £5 (£3). See (‘CA above.

The Gilded Balloon Comedy Circuit Wed l5 and Wed 22 Feb. 8pm. to (£5). See Coiiietly.

I TRON THEATRE (i3 'l‘rongale. 552 4267. [.~\ccess; l’PA. ST. R. 1.. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: -\.-\I

Woyzeck l‘ri l7 and Sat lb‘ Feb. Spin. £7.5(l/L'o (ITS/£2.50). l‘iit‘sl oi [no plays brought to Glasgow by Compass Theatre. Georg Buchner's nightmarish drama is about a man driven to despair by his girlfriend‘s infidelity.

A Midsummer Night’s Dream Sui ll.Ttie l~l«'l‘linrs lo Feb. Spin. Hi 10 and Thurs to mats at 1.30pm. £7.5()/£o (EB/£2.50). Compass Theatre in Shakespeare‘s romantic fantasy.

I BEDLAM THEATRE 2a Forrest Road. 225 9893. (Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. C. Help: AA]

FebFest Fri l7-Sun 26 Feb. Various times and prices. Twenty new shows. 50

performers. and 400 writers. directors and

performers come together for the largest new writing festival in Scotland. Burlding

on the success of last year‘s event.

, FebFest is a celebration of burgeoning

talent some of which will be seen again in March when the Traverse Theatre presents

the Best of FebFest. The themes of this

I year‘s batch of plays include underwear , I BRUHTOH THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 1 2240. [Access: 1.. ST. R. Facilities' WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]

The King of the Witches Fri l()—Sai 25.

Feb (not Tue 14). 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5.25).

performance). The premiere oi’a historical -

Sat 18 mat 2.30pm (an audio-described

Cushing emotion: lcebound at Bedlam - part of Febiest

drama by Evening News journalist Raymond Ross who takes a look at the involvement of James VI of Scotland in the 16th century North Berwick Witch trials. See preview.

I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE l3—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. H. C. T. Help: A] Cinderella Until Sat ll Feb. Fri 8pm; Sat 5pm and 9pm. £4—£l4.50. Lindsay Kemp shows up with this 'Gothic operetta'. a grotesque up-ending of the classic fairy- tale.

Arc Dance Company Tue 14 Feb. 7.30pm. £3.50—£9.50. See Dance.

Pendragon Tue 21—Sai 25 Feb. 7.30pm. Thurs mat 2pm. £4.50—£12.50. Romance. chivalry. adventure and giant flying insects as the National Youth Music Theatre returns to Edinburgh with one of last year's successful Fringe shows. Arthurian legend made spectacular.

I KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. Help: AA]

Cinderella On Ice Until Sat ll Feb. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. £4.50—£l8. See Dance.

The Plough and The Stars Mon l3—Sat 18 Feb. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £5.5()—£l4.50. The Gate Theatre. Dublin. returns with Sean O’Casey’s drama set at the time of the Easter Rebellion of 1916. as a group of tenement dwellers is torn apart. See preview.

Patience and Trial by Jury Tue 2 l—Sat 25 Feb. Sat mat 2.15pm. The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Edinburgh give an airing to these two ever-popular operettas. I HETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. [Access: ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Stories of love Sat 11 Feb. 8pm. £4.

5 Carol Anti Crawford and Paul Young read

; a selction of stories by Chekhov. V.S. Pritchett. Isaak Dinesen and others. i I PLAYHOUSE THEATRE Greenside Place.

557 2590. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. W5. G. C]

Catch this fortnight.

Stuart Bowman stats in the re-vampetl Tialnspottlng I hainspottlng Second time around for the stage adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s drug-addled novel of Edinburgh wasters. Citizens’ Theatre, Glasgow. I Gilded Balloon Comedy Circuit Top-notch comedy with the cuddly Phil Kay and the bouncy Umbilical Brothers. Gilded Balloon, Edinburgh. I Hidden J The very popular left-of-centre performance company Forced Entertainment shares some bad thoughts for the Bad Times season. CCA, Glasgow. I The Plough and The Stars Sean O’Casey performed by people who should know how the Gate Theatre, Dublin. King ’3 Theatre, Edinburgh. I Pendragon Arthurian tales told by the National Youth Music Theatre in a hit show from the Edinburgh Fringe. Edinburgh Festival Theatre.

be found in the listings above.

This grid includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow’s and Edinburgh’s main theatres, more information can

For events at Community Centres and other venues, see detailed listings elsewhere in this section. For details of cabaret and music events see appropriate listings. Performances shown in brackets are previews.

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