Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). More scientiﬁc shenanigans from the Surﬁng The Universe festival. as we step back in time to early 19th century Glasgow. where a man is hanged. only to be illegally ‘galvanised' with electricity by Glasgow University's professor of anatomy. The audience is invited to attend the inquest. makejudgement. and help put a few
vhosts to rest.
I STRATHCLYOE ARTS CENTRE l2 Washington Street. 221 4526. [Access: P. PPA. R. ST. Facilities: WC. G. C. Help:
Images Of Glasgow Until Fri 18 Oct.
l lam—2.30pm each day. £l. For further information call ()l4l 287 5850. Suitable for teenagers and adults. Moving Hands Puppet Theatre present two workshops geared towards those with special needs. taking Glasgow’s industrial heritage and the role of the River Clyde as a starting point. Part of the Feast ()f Puppets And Animation Festival 96.
I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W3. H. G. C. Help: AA]. Closed
A Doll’s House Until Sat 19 Oct. 7. l5pm. £4.50—£l6.50. lbsen's still-poignant |9th century classic exposing the sad truth behind what appears to be the ‘pcrfect' marriage stars Janet McTeer (last seen as Lynda La Plante's The Govemer). Owen Teale and John Carlisle.
Heard It Through The Grapevine Sun 20 ()ct. 7.30pm. £4.5()—£l6.50. Celebrate that Motown sound with The Southlanders. Crystal Hayes antl Fever. and The Mac Poole Band. who belt out a stream of pop classics and million-seller hits in this touring show.
Ines De Castro Fri 25 Oct. Sat 2 and Sat 9 Nov. 7. l5pm. £3.5()—£45. See Classical &
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 287 551 l. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W8.
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Men Should Weep Until Sat 19 ()ct. 8pm. £7 (£2.50). See Touring. We Want God Now Thurs 24—Sat 26 Oct.
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8pm. £8 (£4). Man Act return with this large-scale uptempo fusion of video projection and movement as a source of spiritual release. See preview.
S.A.F.E. Mon 28—Thurs 3l Oct . 8pm. £6 (£3). Clanjamfric pull together an all- female cast which includes a ten-year-old Scot. an Irish ﬁddler. and a Welsh grandmother to reclaim the hidden history of women's lives. Presented by the National Review Of Live Art in conjunction with Tramway's Dark Lights season. the show (which will also visit Edinburgh‘s Traverse Theatre) is a witty and moving celebration that aims to reveal the extraordinary at the heart of the seemingly everyday. See preview.
I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. [Access: PPA. ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. C. Help: AA]. Closed Mons. long Day’s Journey Into Night Until Sat [9 Oct. Tue-Fri 7.30pm; Sat 8pm: Sat mat 2pm. £8/£6.50 (£4). Pitlochry Festival Theatre Company. See Touring. Schubert’s Die Winterreise Tue 22 Oct. 8pm. £8 (£4). See Classical & Opera listings.
I BEOLAM THEATRE 2a Forrest Road. 225 9893. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. 0. C. Help: AA].
The Stronger/Cousin Anna Wed 23 Oct. 1.45pm. £2.50 (£2). Two pairs of women in two short plays kick off EUTC’s new season. with Nigel Kent‘s new piece sitting alongside Strindberg’s classic of inﬁdelity.
Wrecked Eggs Wed 30 Oct. 1.45pm. £2.50 (£2). David Hare's play looks at the lives ofthree people slipping out of control in the second instalment of FUTC‘s lunchtime season.
I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. 228 l155. Tickets also available from Assembly Rooms and Usher Hall. Wuthering Heights Until Sat 19 Oct. 7.30pm. £4.50. Edinburgh Peoples‘ Theatre brings Emily Bronte's novel to life in the windswept moors of Morningside.
I EOINBUROH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13-29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. H. C. T. Help: A]. The Pearltishets Fri l8 Oct. 7. l5pm. £4.50—£25. See Classical & Opera listings.
ldomeneo Sat l9 Oct. 7. l5pm. £7-£45. See Classical & Opera listings.
Dracula Tue 22 Oct—Sat 26 Oct. 7.30pm. Mats Thurs and Sat. 2.30pm. £4.50—£25.50. See Dance and preview. Marabou Stork Nightmares Tue 29 Oct-Sat 2 Nov. 7.30pm. Sat tnat 5pm. £3.50—£l2.50. Irvine Welsh fever continues with this re-jigged stage version of his second novel. ﬁrst presented at Glasgow‘s Citizens’ Theatre earlier this year. Set largely in the head of comatose casual Roy Strang. the play explores sex. violence. and sexual violence in typically gritty fashion.
I KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 220 4349. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. H. G. C. Help: A. AA].
Blood Brothers Until Sat 19 Oct. Fri/Sat 7.30pm; Sat tnat 2.30pm. £6.25-£22.50. Willy Russell‘s tear-jerking epic of a musical about twin brothers separated at birth returns with Clodagh Rogers — 70s ballad singer extraordinaire turned actress — in the lead role as the boys' long- suffering ma Mrs Johnstone.
Fame - The Stage Musical Tue 22 Oct—Sat 2 Nov. Mon—Sat 7.30pm. Mats Wed. Thurs. Sat 2.30pm. The ﬁlm that launched the TV show along with a thousand wannabe superstars. while boosting the leg-warmer industry now takes the stage direct from the West End. charting the agony and the ecstasy of making it big. Wanna live forever? Then step right up and learn how to ﬂy. Or something. See Frontlines.
I MUSSELBURCH TOWN HALL Musselburgh. 665 2240.
Bold Girls Brunton Theatre Company. Until Sat l9 Oct. 7.30pm. 2.30pm. See Touring.
I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. [Access: ST. R. L.
HIT LIST Catch the best theatre tlrlsrortalght.‘
es again in Communicado’s celebrated production of Edwin Morgan’s Scots translation, revived to fresh acclaim. Royal Lyceum Theatre. Edinburgh; then touring. ‘
I Comedy: Rich llall‘, Eddie lmrd, Scott Capurro and Navy lllll It’s a bumper fortnight for comedy as some of the big autumn tours ﬁnd their way to Scotland. Gravelly, craggy Hall and camply coiffed Capurro are among the ﬁnest American humour- merchants recently seen on these shores; while lzzard (see feature) and Hill (see preview) uphold the post- Python tradition of English absurdism. All on too: see Comedy listings.
lThel-‘allOtThellouseOt Usherettes Strange and surreal. funny and furious. inventive and innovative. Devon-based Forkbeard Fantasy celebrate 100 years of cinema in this stunning flirtation between live and ﬁlmed action. See Frontlines. Touring.
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This grld Includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow’s and Edinburgh’s main theatres, more lniormatlon can be found In the listings above. For events at Communlty Centres and other venues, see detailed listings elsewhere In thls section. For details or cabaret and music events see appropriate llstlngs. Performances shown in brackets are previews.
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