THEATRE drama & dance DRAMA & DANCE LISTINGS continued


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

Caledonia Dreaming 7 :84 Theatre Company present the latest play from the pen of Scottish hotshot David Greig. Set on a summer‘s night in Edinburgh where a rumour is sweeping town that local hero Sean Connery has booked into the Caledonian Hotel the play is about independence. devolution and union. See review. page ()6. Call 7:84 Theatre Company on 0141 331 2219 for details. 'I'ruverse 'l'lieutre. liT/lllblll'lflll Until Sun 15 Jun. 8pm.

'I'mn T/It’tlfl't’. (i/iisemi' Wed l8—Sat 28 Jun. 8pm.

Seven Brides For Seven Brothers Stage production of the classic MGM musical about seven hillbilly girls and seven hillbilly boys who do a lot of swirling and birling. and ofCourse singing. in plaid shirts and swishy skirts. Veronica Page plays Milly. and Mark McKerracher. who appeared iii the title role of l’lnuitom ()/"l'/te ()[H’I'tl in Edinburgh last year. plays Adam.

Kine iv 'I'lieutre. Glasgow Until Sat 21 Jun (not Suns) 7.30pm; Wed mat 2.30pm; Sat mat 3pm.

lz‘i/iIt/nuje/i l-flrii'u/ Theatre Tue 24 Jun— Sat 5 .Iul (not Suns). 7.30pm; Wed/'l‘hurs mat 2pm; Sat mat 2.30pm.



13/29 Nicolson Street. 529 (i000. [AcCcssI 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. H. C. T. Help: A]

Rambert Dance Company Until Sat 14 Jun. 7.30pm. £6.50—£19.50

(£4.50 £17.50). The biggest and possibly most exciting contemporary dance company in the 13K returns to the venue where it staged its dramatic relaunch in 1994 with another two programmes of virtuosic modern dance. Programme one (Thurs) includes lz‘i'ilo/o/i (ti/1m!) by Kim Brandstrup. Christopher Bruce's Rolling Stones tribute Rooster and his new ballet Siren/n. Show two (Fri/Sat) features another recent choreography from Bruce Quicksilver. a classic Paul Taylor piece from 1978. Airs and a brand new work. l’orr l’orstueels. from highly original Swedish choreographer Per Jonsson.


34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. [Accessz PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. ('j. C. Help: AA]

Let Her Body Become A Living Letter l’ntil Sat 14 Jun. 8pm. £6.50 (£3). Combining physical theatre with film. light and computer technology. this second full—length work from Glasgow- based Victoria Heattie and her company (‘rush is beautifully directed and highly original in places. The themes of loss and memory are not always crystal clear. btit the piece triumphs on atmosphere alone.

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city. Shows will be listed, provi ed that details reach our offices at least ten days before (publication. Comedy listings compile by Ellie Carr.


The Stand The Tron (‘eilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. Doors open 8pm—lam (show runs 9~1 1pm). At least live acts for £5 (£4. benefit only no student concessions). Weekly. The weekend version of the ever-growing comedy club welcomes omnipresent Glaswegian stand-up Fred MacAuIay as headliner. backed up by Jonathan Paylor and Mitchell Anderson. with compere .lane Mackay keeping order in the house.


The Comic Club Blackfriars Underground. Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm (doors open 8pm). £5 (£3.50). Weekly. The comedy club returns with a scorching summer season ahead. In the hot seat is resident compere Viv (Tee. placing new talent in front of the mike and dragging in a few faces from further afield. This week. (ireenock's Parrot. a familiar face to the comedy circuit. is joined by Gerry (irant. Joon Broon and an open spot from Brian Hennigan.



Clutha Comedy Nights Clutha Vaults. Stockwell Street. 552 7520. 8.45pm. Free. Fortnightly. Still in its embryonic stages but lighting fit. this night of stand- up and general madcappery' features David Kilby‘. Jo McKenzie and Suzanne Fraser.

The ubiquitous Fred MacAuIay plays five gigs this fortnight


Fri 6 Sun 1531mm 8.00pm T1(Zl<t.‘l.‘;' £800 (£4,001

Preview 6 June £4 00

To1:0131 298 1404

Traverse Theatre. Edinburgh i

Tron Theatre. Glasgow

Wed 18 - Sat 28 Juno 8.00pm T1(.l)<(‘l13' £8.00 ($4.00)

First Night 18 June £3.00 T010141 552 4267087 5511

And On Tour Details from 0141 331 2219

Midsummer madness: Bruce Morton

returns to Glasgow’s West End Festival

with new material in Summertime Stand-Up 2, Cottier Theatre, Friday 20



Solhilarity ll Arches Theatre. Midland Street. 221 9736. Doors 8.30pm; show 9pm--midnight. £5 (£2.50). Comedians stand up for the rights ofcampaigning Liverpool (lockers. in the second benefit gig hosted by the Arches. The line-up includes Glasgow's own Fred MacAuIay. Dundonian Joon Broon and T.\'. Smith. who was once famous as songwriter and frontman for seminal punk band The Adverts.


The Stand downstairs at Christie's. West Port. Information 662 44(i7. 8.30pm— lam tshow runs 930—1 130me. At least four acts for £4 (£3). Weekly. Dave Williams. .lane Mackay and Stand first-timer. 1.ondoner.loel Israel are tonight‘s funny guys and gals at the comedy club with Alan McQueen as guest coiiipere. ()ooli and there's two iii-aHhe-deep-end open spots too.



Cosy Comedy Cafe .lava Internet Cafe. 152 Park Road. 337 (i814. Doors open 8.30pm. £3. Fortnightly. Fun and games with local stand-ups both rising and risen. Bruce Morton’s Summertime Stand- Up 2 (‘ottier Theatre. Hyndland Street. 357 3868. 8pm. £8. The Scottiin stand-up star introduces new material < yes. that means a guarantee of no old jokes". Apart from the really. really good ones of course. (‘oinedy gal»about-town. rising stand-up and current RSAMI) graduate Viv (iec offers able support. Pait of the West Fnd Festival.


The Stand The Tron Ceilidh House. Hunter Square. 220 1550. Doors open 8pm- 1am (show runs 9 11pm). At least live acts for £5 (£4. benefit only no student concessions). Weekly. Filling the

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7 Old Fishmarket Close Edinburgh

Lunch and dinner Monday to Thursday all day Friday and Saturday Sundays dinner only

telephone 0131 225 5428

bill at The Stand‘s Friday night comedy binge are ‘posl-liippy comic" Rory Motion. poetry and song from female duo Ruby Slippers and Londoner Joel Israel iw ho made his Stand debut last Friday). Susan Morrison is guest compei'e and there's an open spot too.


The Comic Club Blackfriars l'nderground. Hlackfriars. 3o Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm (doors open 8pm). £5 (£3.50). Weekly. .lo Heenan is guest compei'e. introducing this week's funny persons: Fred MacAuIay. .laiiey (iodley' and Alan .‘yliller. plus a fresh-laced newcomer with the courage of a lion to Till the open sptil.


Fred MacAuIay 81 Friends Paisley Town Hall. Tickets: Paisley .-\i‘ts Centre. 887 1010. 7.30pm. L"7 1L5 ). The congenial comic takes tnne off from his new breakfast show on BBC Radio Scotland to tickle Paisley 's chuckle muscles with dry. obsei‘y ational stand-tip. Part of Paisley Festival.



Do You Think You're Funny? .\ti~ P‘s- Hai' Diner. Wellnieadow Street. Paisley". 889 3151. Tickets: Paisley Arts Centre. 887 1010. Wannabe comics try their luck in the heats of this Helhayen Best sponsored comedy coiin‘etition now in its third year. The finale is on Saturday 5 July at 9pm. Part of Paisley Festival.


Do You Think You're Funny? .‘\1r1"s Hai Dinei. \\e11iiieadow Street. Paisley. 889 .1151 'l‘ickets' Paisley Arts Centre. 887 1010 See line 2-1 Part ofl’aisley Festival.



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0 {0 ll itlpnit. -\1 least four acts for £4 I£_‘\i. Weekly. I‘ied .\Iac.-\n1ay gets a pri/e for being the most featuied man in these listings as he makes his third appearance on the stand up cncint in a fortnight with this gig at The Stand. Support comes fioiii (ilasgow is John Riley with two Stand debuts. .\1anches:ei"s Stan Vernon and (ilaswegian laii Foy. Siisan Morrison coniperes and there's one open spot.