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Fri 10 & Sat 11 May 7.30pm


Thu 16 May 7.30pm Brunton Theatre Co. re aylng Ll”

Neil Simon’s Musical Comedy

Sat 18 May 8.00pm

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Sat: 25 May 89111 EDDIE IZZARD in

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Thu 30 May—Sat 1 June HULL TRUCK THEATRE


I CUMBEHNAULD THEATRE Kildrum. (’umbernauld. 01236 732887. [Accessz l’l’A. 1.. ST. R. l-‘acilities: \\'(‘. WS. H. (i. C Help: A. AA]

Lynn Ferguson/Geraldine Mcllultyr‘ri 3/Sat-1. See Comedy

The Lost Continent Sal ll. 7.45pm. to (£3). Bill Bryson's top travelogue goes on the road once more. following on from last year's l‘i'inge success. Stev e Steen of ll'lnm' /.i/I(' l.\' I] :lnvmn'f’ is in the driving seat.

Frogs Mon 13— \\'ed I5. 7.45pm. Tue l4. l.30pm. L5 (250) The Royal National Theatre bring Aristophanes" template for a thousand l-i'ankie How erd gags to town. and you can even tap a toe or two to the Chorus. who come on like a sassy a cappella band. slipping into every musical style from doo wop to hip hop.

I MACROBERT ARTS CENTRE l'niversity of Stirling. Stirling. 01786 Jollix 1. [Access: l’. l’l’A. l.. R. Facilities: \\'(‘. WS. H. (3]

Trainspotting Mon (i -Thurs ‘7. 7.30pm. The never-ending tour of Harry (iibson's‘ version of lrvine \\'elsli's novel hits Bridge of Allan.

Virtual Morality Wed S May. 7.45pm. Kaos Theatre present two pieces. Me (U Dogs and Somqu '\ .llu/iu/oeiu'. In the first. a man and a woman are brought up in the isolation of a cave. where their imaginations run riot. The second sees a former concentration camp inmate traversing his memories w hile his companion rediscovers his ow n forgotten past.

The Adventures of Pinocchio Tue tt-Sai l8. 10.30am and 2pm. £2.50. linterprising kids company Visible l'iictions kick off their tour of Stephen Greenhorn‘s new adaptation of the classic laii'y-tale featuring the wooden boy with the expanding conk.

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

I No Expense Spared \viltleai‘s latest political farce. written by Morag l"ullarton. takes a timer look at local council shenanigans involving i‘;lc‘i\il;tlldt‘l'\’. bangs. and all manner of things that tend to go on behind closed doors, For more information. call (ll-ll :21 (WS‘). \l/ltlg’t' Ali/lull”. ll. 7.30pm. ('I'mrfu/i/ 771: um; .lurt/tm/ii/l Tue H/Wed 15.7.30pm.

lilv/iop/m l1 Rt‘Xlz/U/Ih llu/l Thurs lo. 7.30pm.

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Tour continues.

I Pygmalion Blimeyl lidinburgh's Royal l._\ cetim embark on a tiiajor summer tour in (ieorge Bernard Shaw's classic comedy of class and couture. Michael Mackenzie and limily Winter star. l-‘or more information. call ()l31 22‘) 9697.

The Ix’vun ('r’lim'. Silo/truer Tue 7.

‘3'. 30pm; Wed 8. 10.30am.

'l‘lu'tilre Rowd. Hummer Thurs 9. l._‘\0pm; iii to. 1.30pm. 7.30pm; Sat 1 I. 2.30pm.

Tour continues.

I Witch Doctor 'lough. outspoken (ilasgow «based theatre company Cat. A continue a long-term stretch of prison dramas w iili this blackly comic Silence ()_/ 'l'lit' lit/ii/iv—ty pe story. written by John Male}. that delves deep into the relationship between a prison psychiatrist and her patient rm- more information call Annie (ieorge on l)l3l 555 (i()|5. See

(i/t'r not 1. .l/‘lv (im/r/ Sat .1. 7.3(lpiii.

Tour continues at ("in/ens" Theatre. (ilasgow: st‘t‘ .\la_\ lest listings.


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Sat 4 May - The Maltings Arts Centre. Berwick Upon Tweed Box Office 0l289 330999 Mon 6, Tue 7, Wed 8 May - Mull Little Theatre. Mull Box Office O|688 400245 Thurs I6 May - The Adam Smith Theatre. Kirkcaldy Box Office 0| 592 260498 Fri I7, Sat I8 May - Cumbernauld Theatre. Cumbernauld Box Office 0|236 732887 Mon 20, Tue 2| May - Paisley Arts Centre. Paisley Box Office0|4| 887 |O|0 “Feel-good fun from music’s dream team" The Daily Mail “It’s a tremendous show... top class" The Scotsman

DANCE maime-

Dance perfonnances 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 Neil Cooper.

Alliitaaoe mats; in Glasgow thistortnigiitarepartor ' onpagos s21 «flimdetatls‘.

I DANCE BASE Assembly Rooms. 54 (ieorge Street. 225 5525. Ticketline: 220 434‘). [Access: ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS.


Tap Dance With The Hot Shoe Shufer Wed 8. ISO-3.45. Two workshops running alongside performances of The Hot S/me Shir/fie at the Festival Theatre. The morning session is for beginners. while the afternoon is for those with intermediate skills. Contact Dance Base for booking details.

I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE l3—2‘) Nicolson Street. 52‘) (3000. [.Access: l.. l-‘acilities: WC. WS. AS. H. C. T. Help:


Hot Shoe Shufer Mon 6 —Sat ll. 7.30pm. Thurs mat 2pm; Sat mat 2.30pm. £5.5()—£l7. Sharp-suited foot-stompin' a go-go arrives in lidinburgh from the West lind. where is won the l‘)()5 ()livier Award for Best Choreography. Lots of guys in zany-coloured loot suits (none of whom. so far as we know, goes by the name of Mo) and one or two girls perform this extravaganza tap musical. set to the big band sounds of George Gershwin. Duke lillington. Fats Waller and Cab Calloway. Root vootie and all that jazz. I KING'S THEATRE 2 l.even Street. 22‘) l2()l. [Access: R. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. Help: AA]

Ram Lila Sun l2 May. 3.30pm. £4--£l(). This astonishing display of traditional Indian dance in a wide variety of different styles. incorporating music. folk and ritualistic elements. comes to Scotland for one night only. Based on Tulsidasa's epic tale. Ralm'/llll‘illll(lllll.\', it features 22 artistes and technicians. who come together annually to celebrate a 38-year- old tradition. The show has been performed I500 times all over the world (most recently the east coast of America and Delhi). See Frontlines.

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some shooting lessons

Since last you saw Trim.

The Best of the Rest.

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The \T'elsh coming to terms with losing at their own game 7

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Rough Magic Theatre (font/Muir l-‘ive misfits (one of them a ghost) are stuck in a terraced house in Belfast during the l‘F-i l'lster \V'orkers' (.ouncil Strike.

Boole. for all .3 and save $6 (Iall 0151 229 9697

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