Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Until Sat 1 Apr. 7.30pm. Various mats 2.30pm. £6.50—£23.50. The early Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice hit continues its long post-London run with Home and Army’s David Dixon taking over from Phillip Schofield in the lead role. Energetic performances even if the plot seems a little thin.

I OUEEH MARGARET COLLEGE Corstorphine Theatre. Clerwood Terrace. 317 3546.

The Country Wife Wed 22—Sai 25 Feb. 7.30pm. £3 (£2/£1). Terry Wale directs drama students in William Wycherley’s Restoration satire.


WC. W8, H. G. C. T. Help: A. AA] Bedroom Farce Fri 10 Feb—Sat 4 Mar. 7.45pm. £4.50—£1-l. Sat 18. W‘d 22 and Sat 25 mats at 3.15pm. Student stand-by tickets available for £4 on Wednesdays from 6pm. The Royal Lyceum is going to the experts for its production of Alan Ayckbourn‘s comedy both the director Robin Herford and the designer Michael Holt are long-time associates of Ayckbourn and his Stephen Joseph Theatre in Scarborough. Pilchards. DIY. bad backs. failed marriages and other diversions.

I STEPPIHG STOHES West Bow. Grassmarkct. 225 6520.

La Pythia Sat 11 and Mon 13 Feb. 8pm. £3 (£1.50). Local drama.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. (Access: 1.. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C]

Ollll Until Sun 12 Feb. 8pm. £6 (£3). Graeae Theatre Company tries to put the controversy back into Alfred Jarry's scun'lous and scatalogical larnpoon of power and politics.

Haroun and the Sea of Stories Wed lS—Sun 19 Feb. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). See Touring.


Street. 229 9697. [Access: P. 1... Facilities:


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

I Haroun and the Sea of Stories Beiiclztours returns home from the Netherlands witli its adpatation of Saliiian Rushdie‘s fantasy comic tale. More details on 0131 225 4651.

Traverse Theatre. Iz‘t/irilrmgli Wed 15——Sun 19 Feb. 8pm.

Tour continues.

I The Keeper of the Keys A new fantasy- tbriller for teenagers by Vivien Adam performed by TAG Theatre (‘oiiipany More details on 01-11 429 2877.

Paislev Arts Centre Fri 10 Feb. 7pm. Harbour Arts Centre. Irvine Sat 1 1 Feb. 7.45pm.

Tour continues.

I Other People’s Footsteps Lung Has

Theatre Company makes unexpected

connections in John Harvey‘s horticultural

, play set on an allotment. Details from '0131 220 2611. St Bride's Centre. [film/Hugh Fri 10—Sat

11 Feb. 8pm.

lVHIiC [)runm Slur/in, ll'i'sti'r Hui/es Wed 15 Feb. 7.30pm.

Tour continues.

I Beiteach Scotland‘s oitly professional Gaelic theatre company. Drama iia

. h'Alba. follows on from the success of its

first production. The Apple Tree. with a new play by John Murray performed primarily in Gaelic. ()stensibly a love

story. the play raises deeper questions

j about language and cultural separation.

. More details on ()1878 710221.

: 'I‘runiii'rty, Glasgow Wed 15 Feb. 7.30pm. £6 (£4).

St Bride's ('enm'. Iii/in/mreli Thurs 16

Feb. 8pm. £5 (£3). Tour continues.


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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 BROWNS 35 (foplaw Street. Details 0539 731268.

Egyptian Belly Dancing Workshop Sat 18 Feb. 12.30pm 3pm (beginners) £10 (£8); 3.30pm (ipttt (iiitei'iiiediate) £10 (£8). All day £ 16 (£15). Hilary ’l‘hacker leads this class to introduce a simple and fun

therapeutic style of dance for any age and '

any size. No booking required.

ese whirl: Vienna Festival The Nutcracker

Ballet in


I DANCE BASE .-\s\;'tlil‘1}' Rooms. 54

(it‘m'ge5116(1325 i5.25.'1‘1C1s‘t‘11111e33311

I LAHGSIOE HALL Call the \"enues Section

for details 227 5005.

latin American Dancing for Beginners Thurs. 7.30pm. £2.50. The Department of Performing Arts and Venues now (illels you Salsa. Rhuiiiba. (‘ha Chit. Samba taught by two of Britaith top dance



(1098 267515.

The Nutcracker Wed 15 Feb. 7.30pm. £1().5()(£‘)).'1‘1ie Vienna Festival Ballet made up of young dancers with a commitment to playing off the usual

dance circuit performs the full-length

classical ballet.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. [ACCL‘s‘s‘I PPA. 1.. R. Facilities: WCWS. 11.(_i.(‘. Help: A. AA]

Bentrewshire Dance Project Sat 1 1 mi 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). This joint venture with Project 11:92 Dance (‘ompany presents a showcase of local Renfi‘ewshire


Full of Eastern promise:

.1 H‘). [Access ST. R Facilities: W('. WS. (;1

Chinese Warrior Woman Victory Dances for Hammer, Sword and Spear Sat it and Sun 1215eb. lllaiii ~1piii.£311(£1()). NB: Venue is 'l'hoiiias Morton llall. Ferry

Road. Rachel Henson draws on her

experience v. 111) the l’eking ()pera to spend two days teaching traditional sl_\'11\'e'.1 (‘hittes't‘ circus. .\'t) experience ltt‘c‘L‘ssdt)’.

I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE l.) 29 \icoIsoii Street. 52‘) (i001). [Accessi 1.. Facilities: Wf‘. WS. AS ll.(‘.’l‘.1lelp:.»\] Arc Dance Company the t.) 1't‘1). 7.30pm. ‘2 1.51) £9.51). 'l'wo pieces. ()I'I('()\\'111C11

' tells the story of()rpheus and Fiti'idice.

atid Nit/int (Ill./ Sin/iris set to salsa atid :iiaiiibo iiitisic peiforiiied with a mixture ot t.‘i(t\'\i(‘;l1 and modern dance styles by this 1 ()11t1()11-1‘it.\t‘(1t‘HlllPdll)‘. See preview. I KING'S THEATRE 2 1 even Street. 22‘) 1201. !/\('(‘L‘\_\i R. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. 11.(i.11e1p1.-\:\1

Cinderella On Ice the 7 Sat 11 Feb. 7.30pm \\cd and Sat iiiats 2.30pm.

£11 50 £18. 1 .i\ iin ice ballet perfomed by the Russian .-\11 Stars. helped along: by

fin-works. Prokofiev and 180 costumes.

GO The List 10-23 Feb 1995

Chinese Warrior dance at Edinburgh's Dance BaseJ