since Noel Coward ‘- pays affectionate tribute to the songs. satires and stories of the quick-witted dahling of the English stage.

'rrainspotting Mon 9—Sat l4 Sept.

7. l5pm. £5~£ l4. By now you'll obviously have read the book. seen the film. bought the soundtrack. worn the T-shirt etc. and if you haven't seen Harry Gibson's stage adaptation of His Welshnesses' cult novel this is according to the protnoters - your last ever chance to do so. Aye. right - as Begbie might feel moved to remark.

The Mysterious Mr love Tue l7—Sat 2! Sept. 7. ISpm. £4.5()—£ I650. Paul Nicholas stars as the ‘dangerously attractive' Mr Love opposite Susan Penhaligon's Adelaide Pinchin. a 39-year- old spinster who‘s never known love. in Karoline Leach's tale of adventure and illicit goings-on in a Victorian milliner‘s shop.

I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 287 55 l l. [Accessz P. l’l’A. R. Facrlities: WC. WS. H. G. C].

lluiet light In Thurs l9--Sat 2| Sept. 8pm. £6 (£3). Seen earlier this year as All I’m/tie Ntm' Living (A I-‘mgnwntl. tip-and- coming Scottish playwright David llarrower‘s commission from Glasgow- based KtC is now a fully-fledged show about an overworked photographer driven to desperation by the answering machine messages and mail piling up round his

I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. [Access: Pl’A. ST. R. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. C. Help: AA]. Closed Mons.

liere lies llenry Until Sun 8 Sept. 8pm. £7.5()/£6 (£4). Canada's Da Da Kamera actor Daniel Maclvor and director Daniel Brooks come direct from the Edinburgh Fringe with a highly entertaining ‘philosophical‘ one-man show rich in puns. wordplay and unexpected twists and turns.

Viper’s Opium Tue l0—Sun l5 Sept. 8pm. £7.S()/£6 (£4). The Atiglo/r‘xtnerican Starving Artists transfer to Glasgow after bagging a Fringe First in Edinburgh for this new show starring the. wildly expressive Mark Pinkosh and guest Scot Kathryn llowden as two lost souls frotn LA whose lives collide on a moonlit beach.

Portrait 0i A Woman Tue l7~Sun 22 Sept. 8pm. £8/£6.S() (£4). (Post-show discussion with director. Thurs l9). Artistic director Gerry Mulgrew directs the adaptable Scottish company Communicado in this searing drama based on real-life events involving a young Frenchwoman who finds herself in court on a charge of murdering her lover in the l95lls.


I PAISlEY ARTS CEHTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 l0l0. [Accessz PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA] liamlet Thurs 5. 7pm. £6 (£l). Revival of Theatre Babel's rough 'n‘ ready take on the Bard's longest and best-loved tragedy. Julius Caesar Fri 6. 7pm. £6 I ). Theatre Babel‘s latest touring Shakespeare is his dark political drama. set among the machinations of the senate.

Will The Ileal James Dean Please Stand Up Fri l3 Sept. 8pm. £6 I ). Mark Kilmurry of Birmingham-based physical theatre outfit Snarling Beasties grabs a fag and a wistful expression to play the boy behind the man who died young and stayed pretty in this one-man show.

Jaleo Mon l6 Sept. 8pm. £7 (£4). See Dance listings.

Classic Opera 96 Tue l7 Sept. 8pm. £6

l ). See Classical & Opera listings. Diary Of A Somebody Thurs 19 Sept. 8pm. £6 l ). See Touring and review.

I CHURCH Hill THEATRE Morningside Road. 228 l 155. Ticketline: 220 4349. Gregory’s Citl Until Sat 7 Sept. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Bill Forsyth's milestone film about girls. boys. football and doughnuts is adapted for the stage by the Edinburgh Young Theatre Company. with Gareth Brown as Gregory and Christine Scott as Dorothy.

I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. H. C. T. Help: A] Bravado Mikado Sat 7 Sept. 7. l5pm. £8—£22. See Classical & Opera listings. Albert llerring Tue l0—Sat l4 Sept.

7. l5pm. £4.50—£l7.50. See Classical & Opera listings.

I HE’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 220 4349. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

We Are the lllbees! Tue IO—Sun 22 Sept. Tue—Sat 7.30pm. Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm. £4.50—£l2.50. Weatherman Lloyd Quinan Una McLean and Russell Hunter get their kits on for the Hibees in this brand new musical comedy tracing the er. triumphs and the tragedies of the team who hail from Edinburgh‘s Easter Road. Some would say the Hibs track record is a joke already. but not us. See Frontlines.

I PLAYHOIISE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590. (Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. G. C]

Evita Tue l7—Sat 28 Sept. Mon—Sat 7.30pm; Wed/Sat mat 2.30pm. £5-£20. Marti Webb belts it out as Eva Peron in the hit-song-frlled. blockbusting Rice/Lloyd Webber musical that‘s about to become a major movie. See review.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 I404. [Accessz L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C] Closed Mons.

liamlet /Julius Caesar Wed l8—Sun 22. lpm/8pm. £8 (£4). Call box office for details. Theatre Babel's lively touring Shakespeares. See above under Paisley Arts Centre.


I PAUL NICHOLAS and susrur PEllllAlloou are the sta enigmatic turn-oi-theocentury gothic romance The Mysterious Air love, which comes to Glasgow this month. .Set in the attic dwelling oi the uniortunately named Adelaide Pinchin (Penhaligon), it centres on a thirty-guiteoa-lot milliner who has never known love until the man oi that name walks into her shop. “Guaranteed to entice,’ was The leatherlread Advertiser‘s opinion on this maior touring production - clearly a recommendation that shouldn’t be ignored.

the Mysterious Mr love, Theatre Royal, Glasgow, Tue 17-8at 21 Sept.

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Catch the best We this iortnight.


LA-based gay company Starving Artists. which comes to Glasgow fresh from a Fringe First-winning run at the Edinburgh Fringe. and features Scots actress Kathryn Howden alongside the company’s English co- founder Mark Pinkosh. Tron Theatre. Glasgow.

llI Portrait Ot A Woman Edinburgh‘s much-admired Cornmunicado Theatre Company present a typically imaginative production of Michel Vinaver’s courtroom drama. based on a true story. about a young woman accused of murdering her lover. Tron Theatre. Glasgow.

Fl. Dark lights Tramway‘s second

[iI leer’s Opium Latest piece from

clutch of commissions offers four new pieces between now and November: KtC‘s Quiet Night In; Zoe Alambicum's The Aretology 0f K yme, Clanjamfrae’s S.A.F.E. and l6/l7’s Anatomy. These will be shown alongside Scottish. English, Welsh and international work. Tramway. Glasgow. I Dance: Sweat, Baroque 8i lloll The boys and girls of Scottish Ballet present a 33 per cent brand new triple-bill, which also features last year’s Haydn Pieces and the tongue- in-cheeky classic Troy Games. See review. MacRobert Arts Centre. Stirling. I Comedy: Fred MacAnlay’s Comedy Club With a clutch of exemplary reviews from the Edinburgh Fringe behind him, Iaidback, likeable MacAulay returns to his native city to front this newish club. Velvet Rooms, Glasgow.

This grid includes theatre and dance periormances at Glasgow’s and Edinburgh’s main theatres, more lntormation can be round in the listings above. For events at Community Centres and other venues, see detailed listings elsewhere in this section. For details oi cabaret and music events see appropriate listings. Periormances shown In brackets are previews. .- Thursday 12 r‘r‘iday‘i's Saturday 14 Sunday 15 Mondayio Tuesday 17 Wednesday 13 Thursday 19 Christabei/Fabrika _Cl_rr_i_stt_ibel/Fabrika Christabel/Fabrika - - - - Bruises Erinsei m- _ - John Cooper Clarke - - Copacabana Copacabana Copacabana Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma Oklahoma _ _ - _ - The-Bigot The Bigot Diary Of A Somebody Diary Of A Somebody Diary Of A Somebody - - - - - Trainspotting 'l‘rainspotting Trainspotting - - The Mysterious Mr Love The Mysterious Mr Love The Mysterious Mr Love ._ _ _ _ _ _ A Quiet Night in Viper‘s Opium Viper's Opium Viper‘s Opium Viper's Opium - Portrait Of A Woman Portrait Of A Woman Portrait Of A Woman See Classical See Classical See Classical _ - _ - - We Are The Hibees! We Are The Hibees! We Are The Hibees! - We Are The Hibees! We Are The Hibees! We Are The Hibees! - - -- - - Evita Evita Evita

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