GUIDE TO THE WORLD'S BIGGEST ARTS FESTIVAL Friday 15 Thursday 21 August 1997


18 Robert Carlyle

Hamish Macbeth gets his kit off for the Festival in The Ful/ Monty.

20 Murray Lachlan Young The fop putting the p0p in performance poetry.

23 Sean Hughes

Uncovering the dark side of Britain’s cuddliest comedian.

24 Végétal Sculptor Andy Goldsworthy and choreographer Regine Chopinot make magic onstage.

26 Bryn Terfel and Jennifer Larmore The opera stars knocking Pavarotti off his perch.

29 Mirrorball

Showcasing the video makers behind Radiohead,

Blur, Roni Size and more.

Sean Hughes


Index of shows covered this issue (4);

Tickets & Information (6); Festival Frontlines (8); Festival Top Twenty (11); Front Of House (12); Venue index (62); Venue map (64)


See the Festival for FREE!! pages 5 & 7


Win five pairs of tickets for Primal Scream and for The Prodigy in Glasgow, and twenty cases of Calder’s Ale. See pages 17 & 115


theatre 0 dance 0 comedy 0 kids

9a m—1 pm 33 Communicado's The Suicide 33 Caryl Churchill’s Blue Heart 34 Berkoff’s Massage reviewed

1pm—3pm 39 Yllana in G/ub, G/ub! 39 Hattie Hayridge speaks 40 Terry Pratchett’s Witches Abroad

3pm—6pm 45 Trestle Theatre in Fool House 45 Hellcab at the Traverse 46 Oxygen House’s

Danny & The Deep Blue Sea

6pm—8pm 51 Return of The Kosh 51 LookOut’s The Hanging Tree 55 Measure For Measure reviewed

8pm—10pm 67 Bill Bailey interviewed 67 David Baddiel Q & A 68 Disco Pigs reviewed

10pm—Late 77 Phil Kay's feelings 77 Derevo in Red Zone 80 Seizer reviewed

FESTIVAL FILM 83 Ang Lee's The /ce Storm 83 Stephen Fry in Wilde 84 Ireland’s / Went Down

FESTIVAL BOOKS 87 Buddy Elias on Anne Frank 88 Hugh Collins on murder 88 The Fast Show’s Arabella Weir

FESTIVAL MUSIC 93 Andy Sheppard & Jazz Jamaica 93 Russian gypsy band Loyko 95 Edinburgh Mela

FESTIVAL ART 97 Theory Of The Decorative at

the Botanics 97 Calum Colvin at Portfolio


103 DJ Hype at Manga 103 A Man Called Adam at Urbansole

AND THE REST... what’s happening outside the Festival

113 New Oasis album Clubs: Glasgow

Can the Gallagher brothers cut it?

Film: Glasgow & Edinburgh "7

107 Reviews 107 Index 109 Loungs

Music: Glasgow

114 Listings 119 Listings Theatre: Glasgow Classified

117 Drama listings 122 Recruitment Comedy listings 125 Flatshare Art: @3590“, 128 ISaw You

117 Lbfings