Tickets for most events can be purchased from the Ticket (.‘entre. (.‘andleriggs. 227 5511. or call the Mayfest ticket hotline. 305 7665 9am—9pm. The Ticket Centre is open for personal bookings 10am—6.30pm. l-‘or events at the Pavilion. the Theatre Royal. the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Dmma and the Old Athenaeum. contact the venues direct.

I Arches Theatre 30 Midland Street. 22) 9736.

I Barrowland (iallowgatc. 552 4601.

I Blackiriars Underground 30 Bell Street. 552 5924.

I CCA 350 Sauchichall Street. 332 0522. I Cottier Theatre Hyndland Street. 357 3868.

I Citizens’ Theatre 1 is) (iorbals Street. 42‘) ()022.

I City Hall (.‘andleri I Cottier Theatre 0 357 3863.

I The Ferry Clyde Place. 227 551 l.

ggs. 227 5511. 35. llyndland Street.

I Old Frultmarltet Albion Street. 227

551 l.

I Garage Sauchiehall Street.

I Glasgow Film Theatre 12 Rose Street. 332 8128.

I Glasgow Royal Concert Hall 3 Sauchiehall Street. 227 551 l.

I Kings Theatre 294 Bath Street. 227 551 l.

I King Tut's Wah Walt Hut 272a St Vincent Street. 221 5.27“).

I Mitchell Theatre 7 (iianyille Street. 227 551 l

I Old Athenaeum 1""! Buchanan Street.

. 32 5127.

I Pavilion 121 Renlreld Street. 332 lS-lo. I Paisley Arts Centre New Street. SS7 1010.

I Pearce Institute s-it) (ioyitti Road. 445 1941.

I Ramshorn Theatre (is ltlgt’alii Street. 552 3489.

I Strathclyde Arts Centre Washington Street. 221 4526.

I The 13th Note 80 (ilassford Street. 553 1638.

I Tramway 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511.

I The Tron 'l‘rongate. 552 4267.

Mayiest continues until Sat 20 May. Full details of the second and third weeks will be included in the next issue of The list to be published on Thurs 4 May.

For detailed listings of Mayiest Art, see Art section.



I As I lay Me Down To Sleep Stratttetytle Arts Centre. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). 1)ebut performance by local company icon Theatre of a new play focusing on that unpopular subject. the female menopause. I Bedfellows (‘itizens' Theatre. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). It's been a while since co- foutrders Dave Anderson and l)a\'id .‘ylacl.ennan wrote for the touring company Wildcat. btrt their new political farce will undoubtedly round up a good crowd.

I Blood and Ice Rallishorn 'l‘heatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). l.i/‘s poetic early melodrama abotrt the Shelleys. l.ord Byron and the creation of the Frankenstein monster is giyen a frein outing by Strathclyde Theatre Group.

I Born Guilty (‘iti/eris' Theatre 7.30pm. £6 (£2). l’eter Sichroysky's sensitive accounts of the long-term aftermath of the ltolocaust amollg modern (lcrmans and modern .lews. .uribitiously adapted for 7:34 by artistic director lait) Reekie. Sct‘ preyiew.

I The Collection The Tron. 7..“«opin. £7.50 (£o) £3 (£2.50). lart Brown directs Edinburgh's 'l‘rayerse (‘ompany iii a new play by Mike Cullen. whose preyious play. I'ltt' ('ltt. was widely praised. The new show centres on a debt collector heading for a come-uppance. See preyiew. I le Malade Imagine (‘nttier 't‘tiezitre. 8pm. £5 (£2). Radical re-workirig of Moliere by French company Cartoon Sardines Theatre. The characters are played by circus performers. and altliotrgh the script is presented iii its origirtal language. the visual gags should bring it alive for' a Britishaudience.

I Shak Edi Bobo 'l‘ramway. 7pm. £10 (£7). l’ndergroulrd circus/theatre from Berlin. Death-defying stunts assured.

I Marion King Tut's Walt Wall lltit. 8pm. £5. Yet another band to be tipped as the prodigal sons of .‘yloz/er. 'l‘liey‘ye been on

the cusp of a breakthrough for what seems

like donkey's year's btlt their fey indie pop doesn‘t seem to be making much headway. ()thers think they're the best thing since the wheel.


I Tommy Cookies and The Bastard Son of Tommy Cooper the Arches. spin. £7 (£1). introduced by lltyotrrite madcap l’hil Kay. (‘ockles presents a Music Hall ‘turn' by the ghost which possesses him See pl‘c‘yit‘w

I Scott Capurro and Ed Byrne the Iron. 10.30pm. £7 (£5 1. Popular gay stand-up from San lirancisco. supported by direct. dowli-to-eartll l)ubliilel‘. See preyiew.

I Kitkat Club Blackfriars Underground.

10.30pm. £5 (£2.50). New Age \"audcyille' (it says here). featuring a changing line-up of music. comedy alid mafic in a down ‘n' dirty attriosphere.


i I Mayiest Club The ()Id l-‘ruitmarket.

Wed Sun 10pm early morning. £5 (£2). Promising, .m mtmicating blend of liye music. banter arid food and guaranteed to be different eyery rnglrt. a Mayfes‘t bash transfor'rrimg th.‘ ()ld l-‘r'urtmarket.


Theatre I As I Lay Me Down To Sleep Sit-.itiicly-tl.»

\rts (. .‘tltte. 7. 511;)912. £5 (1‘3 See ‘l‘ltur's I Bedfellows ("iii/cits” 't‘li. :ttre {(5 (£2.- St‘c 'l liiil's .27.

I BlOOd and Ice Raliishorn 'l‘lieatrc. 7.30pm £5 (£2.50). See Thurs 2" I BOTH (illl/c‘lls' ‘l‘llt‘tlllt‘. 7 £0 (£2). Sec Thurs 27 and preview.

I Bruder C‘est Grim/La Chaise Longue Dangereuse (‘(‘.-\. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Surreal perforriiance-art comedy from Ronald 1"ras‘er-.\lunro. See preyiew. I The Collection 'l‘lit- Tron. ‘. lupin £7.50 l to) £3 (£2.50), See Thurs 2 3 pl'eyiew.

I Le Malade Imagine (‘oltter ‘t‘lieati-e. Spin. £5112). See'l‘litrrs 27.

I Needles & Opium Kings 'l‘lieatie. Spin. (£2 ). .\ re worked yersroli of 1‘“)2‘s‘ one-lilari show by the rtragnificent (‘anadiari director Robert l.epa_r.'.-.~. featuring leading ()uebecors actor \lltlc' l.abl'eclie. Set 111 Paris iii 19b“) and 104‘). it iliyolyes loye affairs. .‘yliles l)a\'rs and Jean Cocteau. combined iii the w ildly bi/arre theatrical style unique to lepagc. I Shak Edi BObO 'l‘rarriway. 7pm. £10

(£7). See Thurs 27.


I Kingmaker Kiln! ’l‘tit‘s \Val‘. \Vali 1101. S. 30pm. U). They would appear lobe back front the dead touting their third album II) [he li’t'st l’m‘rrh/t~ limit- which. despite the title. is not a Kenny liyeiett tribute.




0 g I Fraser McLellan Ceilidh Band the

Ferry. ‘lpm. £(i (£-l). lip-licking. toe- tapping. arms llailirlg hoe-down time. Film

I Reel tO Reel (ilasgow 1‘ilrn'l'lieatr'e. 2pm. £3 (£2). Showcasing the cicatryity and imagination of film students in Scottish colleges. a short festi‘.al including works by new filmmakers and Gaelic-spartan}: and .\siali coliilnunities. The eycrit is to be hosted by ('ardorrald (‘ollegc and attended by Scottish ct‘lt‘l‘l'lll‘c‘S.

I Exotica (ilasgow lilrii'l'heatre. 3pm. 5.-l5pm. S.15pm. £2 £ 1. Atom ligoyalis portrayal ol a nightclub w here dancers personrfy the audience's \L'\ll;tl fantasies. focusing on one particular customer \ story l‘ollowctl by .i Tartan Short. See 1"i1m section.

Dance I Come Dancing At Maytest ('rty Hall

1pm. £1. lea dance. open to all comers.

with the Bob Dale Sound. the Carlton lire . Swing Band and an abundance of tea. coffee and biscuits

I Kittens GO GT"! The Iron. 10.30pm i"

t£5'-. Two-girl cotrredy assault “~llltltl who

I sold out at last year .s l'-(.lllll‘lll:_'li l‘lllit'“ with their lliildlllt‘tl pranks, l I Kitkat Club Blacklrlars l'rrtlcrgrotilid

l 10.30pm £5 (£2.50). See Thurs 2".


I Slam with Ms Stuart & Orde The Arches. 11pm. £6. Still making an impact on the local arid national club scene. the Slant boys strut their funkies with a blend oi underground. technologically-minded music.

I Maytest Club The ()ld 15ruitmarket. £5

(£2 i. See Thurs 27.


I Tall Tales

Event I Mayrest Opening Party .-\lbioli .y Bell

Street. 2 -."‘prrr. l'rec :\n outdoor extravaganza celebrating Mayfest 95. including liyc music. a picnic and fun cyerits.


I As I Lay Me Down To Sleep Strntliclytle .-\rts (‘entre 7.30pm. £5 (£3). See Thurs

I Bedfellows (‘iti/ens‘ Theatre. 7.30pm. £0 (£2 ). See Thurs 27.

I Blood and Ice Ramshor‘n Theatre. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50), See Thurs 27.

I Born Guilty (‘iti/ens' Theatre. 7.30pm.

£6 (£2 ). See Thurs 27 and preview.

I Bruder C’est Grim/la Chaise Longue Dangereuse (‘(‘.i\. 7.30pm. £5 (£2). See Hi 28.

I The Collection The Tron. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£()) £ 3 (£2.50). See Thurs 27 and preyiew.

I le Malade Imagine (‘ottiet' Theatre. Spin. £5 (£2). See Thurs 27.

I Needles & Opium Kings 'liheatre. 5pm. S.30pm. £5 (£2). See l‘rt 28.

I Shak Edi Bobo Tramway. 7pm. £10 (£7 t. See Thurs 27.

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For Small People Paisley

1 .-\rls (‘enlrc 7pm £1 (£2). New family

show from t‘ommunicado Theatre

(‘ozirpany based on some of Scotland's

colourful traditional stories. as collected by Duncan Williairrson arid others. See lsitls page.

Musrc I Tuck 8t Patti The Arches 7pm. £8.50

(9.5) See preyiew.

I Pet Lamb/Elevate King 'l‘ttt's- wait with llnt S3()pm. £1. Despite the cuddly name l’ct lamb are not cute. cuddly or iii the least loyal‘le lloweyet'. they do a nice line :n guitar mutilation. sacriticmg their lll\lltl'llt‘1il\t)l‘. the all n of hardcore. Ditto for lileyatc.

I Organ Recital St Marys Cathedral. lprri. l-‘ree. Bernard l’ortcr. the Cathedral's organist performs.


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