Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA] Breadmalters Until Sat 3 June. 8pm. £6 (£3). See Touring.

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

Knives in Hens Fri 2-8.1: 10.1une (free preview Fri 2 June). 8pm. £8 (£2). Commisioned by the Traverse in 1994 and workshopped by German dramaturg Michael Ebeth during the theatre's Windows on the World season. this is the first major production from young Edinburgh writer David Harrower. Set in an isolated. rural community it tells of three people the ploughman. the wife


an incisive

Righteous anger in Bom Guilty. 7:84'3 look at the legacies of Nazism

and the miller and the dramatic events that unfold when an illicit liaison is pursued. See preview.

Invisible Forces of Silver Sun 11 June. 8pm. £6 (£3). See Dance and preview. Born Guilty Wed l4—Sun 18 June. 8pm. £8 (£4). Based on Austrian writer Peter

‘s sensitive accounts of the legacy of Nazism in contemporary Europe. this is an ambitious adaptation frotn stalwart Scottish company 7:84. Engender Dialogues Mon 5 June. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Sian Reynolds takes the floor at this lively discussion forum. with

look at the state of women's

rights in contemporary France.

[EILEEN iieiaixom‘v


by Roderick Stewart

to be caring for him.

“I said the world was mad and the world damm it! - they out-voted me”

7 June Paisley Arts Centre

9 & 10 June The Arches Theatre Glasgow

Deans Theatre Livingston

13 June

16 June East Kilbride

Arts Centre

Directed by Fiona Miller

Frank is mentally ill. He is also intelligent and articulate. As long as he takes his medication, Frank is accepted as a member of society. When he forgets, things get more

difficult - for Frank and the community which is supposed

said I was. And -

John Clare, Poet

8.00pm £4/£2 887 1010

7.30pm £6/£3 227 551 l or ticketlink

7.30pm £3/£l.50 01506 431972

8.00pm £4/£2 32 61000


I MACRCBERT ARTS CENTRE University of Stirling. Stirling. 01786 461081. [Accessz P. PPA. 1.. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]

World Tour Mon 5—Wed 7 June. 7pm. £4 (£3). See Dance.

George Dandin Thurs 8 June. 7.45pm. £3.50—£5. Intelligent. London-based touring company Red Shift presents a new translation of Moliere by Ranjin Bolt. Centring on the wealthy social climber Dandin and his disastrous marriage to the aristocratic Angelique. the show is aimed at an audience of young people and adults. See preview.


Various venues across Ayrshire. Further information, 01294 274166.


Playin’ at Hame Still 4 .lune. 2pm. Free. A bumper production which hooks tip the skills of writer Robiit Wilson and various community groups in a play that mines the rich seam of cultural life rttnning through the three towns of At‘drossan. Saltcoats and Stevenston and asks ‘what do three towns actually mean to the people who live there‘."

I U.A. HALL Millport.

Being of Sound Mind Mon 5 June. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Cumbrae Drama Club present a thriller where a young woman who will inherit her late father‘s fortune on the condition she is ‘of sound mind’. begins to doubt her sanity.


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Burn This Tue 6—Thurs 8 June. 7.45pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Ayrshire-based company

' The Society perform this powerful play

from Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatist l.anford Wilson a tragi—comic love story featuring a group of young New Yorkers whose lives are turned upside down after the death of a friend. Contains very strong language.

I MAGNUM CENTRE Irvine. 01294 278 381.

An Evening with the Archers Sat 10 June. 7.30pm. Free. Join sotne of the best- known characters from the world's longest running soap and watch the nuts and bolts of preparing an episode for transmission.

Scottish Ballet Gala Programme Mon 12 Jun. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Scotland‘s national dance company present a mixed bag of

classical and modern ballet titbits from the

folk-inspired Shoals (if/{wring to the

3 angular lines of Nijinsky‘s l.'.-1pre.s' .lliili

(l'an Maine to that classic ofclassics Swan [xi/re.

I VARIOUS VENUES ; Swinging Sisters Wed 7 June. Various

times. 50p. A musical Journey following I

the fortunes of an all-girl dance band in the 40s. based loosely round the tnost famous of those. The Ivy Benson Band.

Smut and Innuendo: same as it ever was In Mollere'e George Dandln at Macllobert Arts Centre

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


I Breadmakers Margaret Thomson Davis's novel about the Govan lass whose life takes a nosedive when she marries the local baker to escape an twerbearing ma. Adapted and directed by John Binnie for Clyde Unity in his usual uncompromising fashion. Details 0141 353 0905.

Theatre ll’t)t‘k.\‘ll()p, lit/inhareh Until Sat 3 June. 8pm.

Park Mains High .S'i'himl. [it's/tine Mon 5 June. 7.30pm.

Alive and Kieking l’t‘a/ei‘t, .S'prittghtirn Tue 6 June. 7.30pm.

Adam Smith Theatre, K irkealilv Wed 7 June. 7.30pm.

Birgit/ale Centre. Cattle/talk Thurs 8 June. 7.30pm.

Borderline Theatre. Avr Fri 9 lune. 7.30pm.

Paisley A rts Centre Sat 10 June. 8pm.

I The Climbing Boy The dynamic Castlemilk l’eople's Theatre in anew play by writer-iii-residence Carl MacDougall highlighting urban poverty among the Irish immigrant community of 19th century Glasgow, See review. Details (1141631) 1185.

The Nether/mu' A rts Centre. lit/inhtireh Fri 2~Sat 31ttnc. 7.30pm.

Birgit/ale ('mnp/e.r Mon 5 June. 7.30pm.

I [fast/lehl Tenants Hall Tue 6 June.

1 7.30pm. 1 Dalmarnm'k Centre Wed 7 June. 7.30pm. l.(ll'k_fl(’l(l Centre Thurs 8 June. 7.30pm. [Vern/till Pavilion Fri 9 June. 7.30pm. lI’est/mrn Halls, Il’est/mrn Sat 10 June. 7.30pm.

I The Trouble With Frank Beast

w a:

, Productions challenge public attitudes

5 towards mental health with Roderick Stewart's sensitive and witty look at life for Frank who is mentally ill. but intelligent and articulate. Directed by Fiona Miller ('I‘.A.G.. 7:84. Dundee Rep) and advised by dramatherapist Andrew Dawson. Andrew Dawson offers training to group workers/therapists on Itow a visit to this performance can be used to help groups explore the issues surrounding mental illness. Details 0141 554 6252/3. Cambridge College Tue 6 June. 8pm. Performance for I.anarkshire Health Promotions Dept.

Paisley A rta‘ Centre Wed 7 June. 8pm. Spring/tall Community Centre Thurs 8 June. 7.30pm. Free performance.

The Arrhes Theatre, Glasgim' Fri 9-Sat 10 June. 7.30pm.

Dalmarnuek C mnmunitv Centre Mon 12 June. 7.30pm.

Deans Theatre, Livingstmt Tue 13 June. 7.30pm.

Eastfield Centre, Cant/)iislang Wed 14 June. 7.30pm.

Tour continues.

“The List 2-15 Jun 1995