dancers add their own splash of noise and coI0ur to this epic dramatisation of the famOus Indian poem. Part of West End Festival: 334 5855.

I KIDDLE PALACE Botanical Gardens. Queen Margaret Drive. Info: 248 7676. Booking: Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above or Cottier Theatre: 357 3868.

In Flagrant oelicht Sun to Jun. 6.30pm. £8. An evening of songs. poems and readings from two Scots with equal gift of the gab. poet Liz Lochead and Michael Marra. Part of West End Festival: 334 5855.

Dreaming Awake Sun l6 Jun. 5pm. £2.50. Tickets on door only. Theatre Cryptic with a one-offevening of music and poems including Ravel’s Gaspard De La Nair for piano and voice. Poems will be read in French by Loeiza Marig Jacq. with music played by up and coming Scottish pianist and composer David Paul Jones. Part of West End Festival: 334 5855.

I KING’S THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A.


Plan 9 From Outer Space Until Sat I5 Jun. 7.30pm. £4—£l2. Cross-dressing cult movie director Ed Wood’s infamous Plan 9 Front Outer Space commonly held to be the worst film ever made makes a quantum leap from screen to stage to become a crazy. mad musical starring Luke Goss (one halfof where-are-they- now popsters Bros) and Adele Anderson (of Fascinating Air/a).

llot Shoe Shuffle Tue 25—Sat 29 Jun. 7.30pm; Wed 2.30pm; Sat 3pm. £4—£l2. More lukewarm than hot newish West End tap musical set to the sounds of Cab Calloway and Duke Ellington.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 IOIO. [Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Midsummer Madness Fri 2| Jun. 8pm. £7 (£5). See Classical & Opera listings. Part of Paisley Festival.

itenfrevvshire Dance Project Mon 24-Tue 25 Jun. 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). See Dance. I THE RAMSHDRN THEATRE 98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. Bookings also Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above.

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The Birthday Party Until Sat l5 Jun. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Stanley Webber’s birthday becomes a nightmare when he

receives a visit from two mysterious strangers in Harold Pinter’s black comedy classic. performed here by new Glasgow- based com an Muchado Theatre.

I THEA R VAL Hope Street. 332 9000. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]. Closed Suns.

Pygmailon Until Sat l51un. 7. l5pm. £4.50—£l6.50. Last chance to catch Edinburgh’s Royal Lyceum Theatre Company and their touring production of Bernard Shaw‘s all-time classic of social manipulation. in which Eliza Doolittle (the role made famous by Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady) rises from perky Cockney flower-seller to demure society belle. Directed by Hugh Hodgart. starring Emily Winter and Michael Mackenzie.

Ferry ’orm The Mersey Mon I7—Sat 22 Jun. Mon-Fri 7.30pm; Sat 5pm/8pm. £5—£l5.50. A little older. a little rounder but still ferrying after all these years. the legendary Gerry Marsden and his hard- wearing Pacemakers return to gladden your heart with the real tale of the Merseybeat phenomenon. featuring the chart-topping hits ofThe Searchers. Cilla Black. The Shangri-La’s. The Fab Four and more.

The Shakespeare ltevue Tue 25—Sat 29 Jun. 7. l5pm. £4.50-£l6.50. The esteemed Royal Shakespeare Company poke not- so-gentle fun. at er. Shakespeare. in this evening of Bard-centric comic sketches and songs from the likes of Victoria Wood. Stephen Fry. Maureen Lipman. Cole Porter. Stephen Sondheim and Noel Coward.

I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 287 55l 1. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C].

Airport Until Sat l5 Jun. 8pm. £6 (£3). The latest from hot young playwriting property David Greig and his company Suspect Culture. as they take a snapshot of a day in the life of the tourists. terrorists and business travellers passing through a major international airport. ilappy Days Thurs 20-Sat 22 Jun. 8pm. £6 (£3). Samuel Beckett‘s funniest play becomes tripped-out 90s kitsch thanks to the fevered imaginations ofTV Productions. See review.

I TRDN THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. [Access: PPA. ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. C. Help: AA]. Closed Mons. Cock-A-ooodle-oandy Tue 25 Jun—Sun 2t Jul. 8pm (not Sun 30 Juli). £8/£6 (£4). Young daughter in devout Catholic household upsets the applecart by turning

into a giant cock bird and running riot. is all you need know about this madcap Arches Theatre Company adaptation of the Sean O‘Casey farce. See preview.


I CRAMDND KIRK HALLS Cramond Glebe Road (behind the Kirk). Tickets: Irene Williamson 3 l2 6l25 (evenings) or on the door.

Whisky Report Wed l2 Jun. 7.30pm. £3. Edinburgh writer Doug Williamson attd his company Logjam stage a one-man historical comedy in which Robert The Bruce shows up to explain the little- known connection betwen Loch Ness. the kill. the Young Pretender and the dram. I DIVERSE ATTRACTIONS West Bow. Grassmarket. 225 6520. Booking: Diverse Attractions Box Office or Paul Marshall on 33] 2342.

Blight, Never Again And Euphemism Sat l5—Sun I6 .lun. Sat lpm; Sun noon/2pm. £2.50 l ). Triple-bill of short comic pieces by aspiring young writer Paul Marshall. whose first play Mother Superior. was performed by the punningly-named Theatre Habit last year at the Bedlam. The Seriously Pretentious Theatre Company (we presume they're not) showcase his latest work.

I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE l3—29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: l.. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. H. C. T. Help: AI

Alceste Fri l-Ifl‘hurs 20 Jun. 7. l5pm. £8.50—£38.5(). See Classical & ()pera listings.

Turandot Sal l5fl'ue IS/Sat 22 Jun.

7. l5pm. £8.5()—£38.50. See Classical & ()pera listings.

La Traviata Wed l9/I“ri 2l Jun. 7. 15pm. £8.50—£38.5(l. See Classical & ()pet'a listings.

A Night On The Fringe Sun 23 .Illll. 7.30pm. £5—£20. Celebrate 50 years of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe with some of the key figures frotn its colourful history including Jools Holland And His Big Band. l—Znnio Marchetto. Simon Fanshawe. Terry Neason. Quentin Crisp and more. See feature.

Rambert Dance Company Wed 26—821! 29 Jun. 7.30pm. £4.50—£l7.5(). Programme one: Wed/Thurs; programme two: Fri/Sat. See Dance.

I KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 220 4349. [Access: R. l.. Facilities: WC. H. G:

AA] The Golden Age Of Variety Until Sat l5 Jun. 7.30pm. £6.50-£9.50. Duggie


I'Rfllhel’t Dance Company Britain's oldest and quite possibly grooviest dance company celebrate 70 years in the business with’another two crowd-pleasing programmes of beautiful, athletic dance. Don't miss Quicksilver. the world premiere of a new piece by artistic director Christopher Bmce. See feature. Festival Theatre. Edinburgh. l I llappy Days Glasgow-based company TV Productions get down to some serious business with Samuel Beckett’s symbolic tale of a woman buried up to her neck in sand. Top Scottish actress Maria McFadyen makes her first appearance in four years as the up-to-her-neck-in-it Winnie. See preview. Tramway. Glasgow. I]I Airport The latest from rising young Scottish playwright talent David Greig and his company Suspect Culture moves to Edinburgh for the end of its opening run. Set amid the check-in desks and departure lounges of an airport, it deals with Greig’s favourite topic, international identity, and includes three guest performers from Madrid. Traverse. Edinburgh. i I Cock-A-ooodle oandy More inspired farcical madness from the Arches Theatre Company as Andy Arnold directs Sean O’Casey‘s tale of the young girl who wreaks havoc in her God-fearing Irish household by tearing round in the shape ofa large cock bird. Strange but true. See preview. Tron Theatre. Glasgow.

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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