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Highland Windows (in TIIO World Sat 8/ Sun 9 Feb. 3pm. £1 (for both events). Two afternoons of performed readings in association with Mull Little Theatre and Gaelic company Tosg. On Sat 8. Highland Voices features artistic director Philip Howard and Alasdair McCrone of Mull Little Theatre reading material from playwrights living away from Scotland‘s urban centres. On Sun 9. Howard reads from lain Crichton Smith’s Lazybed. an extension ofcharacters in his collection of short stories. Thoughts OfMurdo.

The llest Tue 18—Sat 22 Feb. 8pm. £5 (£3.50). A Traverse debut for Edinburgh- based True Belleek. this is the Scottish premiere of a play by leading German writer Franz Xavcr Kroetz. Directed by Stewart Aitken The Nest is presented with help from the Traverse Seeding Project scheme. which gives support to exper- imental new theatre. See preview. page 59.


I CUMBERIAIILD THEATRE Kildrum. Cumbemauld. 01236 732887. [Accessz PPA. L. ST, R. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

TIIM line-Act Plays Fri 7/Sat 8 Feb. 7.45pm. £4.50 (£3). Community theatre from the Apex Players.

Steel Magnollas Thurs 20—Sat 22 Feb. 7.45pm. Thurs £4 (£2); Fri/Sat £4.50 (£3). Robert Harding‘s tale of life in a haridressing salon in small-town Louisiana. performed by community theatre group No Mean Co.

I MACRORERT ARTS CENTRE University of Stirling. 01786 461081. [Accessz P. PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G] Tongues Thurs 20/Fri 21 Feb. Thurs 7.45pm; Fri 1.30pm. £5 (£2.50). See

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This section lists all future dates in the central belt of shows that are on tour.

I Tongues 7:84 and Birds Of Paradise co-produce this play by Sam Shepard and Joseph Chaikin. who co-wrote TheWar In Heaven. presented by 7:84 last year. See preview. page 58. For more information call 7:84 on 0141 331 2219 or Birds Of Paradise on 0141 552 2491.

Cottier Theatre. Glasgow Tue 11 Feb 8pm; Wed 12 Feb 1.30pm; Thurs 13 Feb 1.30pm; Fri 14 Feb 8pm.

Muirjield Communin Education Centre. Cumbernauld Sat 15 7.30pm; Mon 17 Feb 1.30pm.

East K ilhride Arts Centre Tue 18 Feb 8pm; Wed 19 Feb 1.30pm.

MacRohert Arts Centre, Stirling Thurs 20 Feb 7.45pm; Fri 21 Feb 1.30pm.

Theatre Works/top, Edinburgh Sat 22 Feb 8pm; Mon 24 Feb 1.30pm.

Paisley Arts Centre Wed 26 Feb 7.30pm; Thurs 27 Feb 1pm.

I Gone Fishing Wildcat present a new black comedy about Scottish identity by Petra Ross. which centres on a couple‘s gloomy conversation on a fishing boat. For more information call Wildcat on 01412216789.

Cottier Theatre, Glasgow Tue 18-Sun 23

Feb. 8pm.

St Brides Centre, Edinburgh Wed 26 Feb. 8pm.

Birgidale Complex. Castlemilk Mon 3 Mar. 7.30pm.

Castlemilk Hall. Carmunnock Tue 4 Mar. 7.30pm.

East K ilbride Arts Centre Wed 5 Mar, 7.30pm.

Howden Park Centre. Livingston Fri 7 Mar. 8pm.

Greenock Arts Guild Sat 8 Mar. 7.30pm.

Cumbernauld Theatre Mon lO/Wed 12

Mar. 7.45pm.

Tolhooth Theatre. Stirling Sat 15 Mar. 8pm.



Dance performances 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 Ellie Carr.

I TRAMWAY 25 Albert ZODrive. 287 5511. (Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C].

The Planet Suite Thurs 13 Feb. 7pm. £2 (£1) on the door. Much admired Scottish choreographer Royston Muldoom co- ordinates a cast of 100 local performers in his first piece on hometurf in ages. The second half of the show features another new work. this time with a considerably smaller. all-male cast.

lindsay Kemp and liuria Moreno In Variete at Edinburgh Festival Theatre (see page 61)

at 7.45 pm

by Daphne du Maurier adapted by Clifford Williams

7 February 1 March

Students: any seat, any night £5

BOX OFFICE 0131-229 9697



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A hugely enjoyable parody of 1920’s gangster movies

“Greens the point with tremendous exhilaration and style. It feels a frighteningly talented ensemble often-dancers, singers and actors . . . outstanding”

National Youth Music 'I'heatrc


Tues 18 to Sat 22 Feb 1997 at 7.30pm and Thur 20 Feb at 2.00pm Tickets from £4.50



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