The Goodbye Girl Mon 2—Sat 7 Mar. 7.30pm. £5-£l9.50. Based on Neil Simon‘s Academy Award winning movie. this romantic comedy stars Gary Wilmot and Marti Webb as two people who accidentally rent the same flat. Hilarity ensues.


Civic Centre. Motherwell. 0698 2675l5. [Access: ST. R. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]

Still Game Tue 3 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). See Touring.

PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. [Access: PPA. l.. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Zero Wed 4 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Zen) concludes Frantic Assembly's generation trilogy following the critically acclaimed Klul) and Hes/l. As the new millennium approaches. four twentysometllings confront history‘s most contrived moment with a need to indulge. confess

Such sweet sorrow: Ray Fearon. and Zoe Waites play Romeo and Juliet with the RSC

and reveal all before the clock strikes. The soundtrack is provided by Andy Cleeton (Escape. chublica) and Dave Randall (Trade. Zap Club). There is a workshop on issues raised. techniques and devices within Zero on Tue 3 Mar. £2. Call 0l4l 887 NM) for details and to book.


98 lngrarn Street. 552 3489. Bookings also Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. W8. G. Help: AA] Show Me The Way To The Next Whisky Bar Thu 26—Sat 28 Feb. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Strathclyde Theatre Group celebrates Bertolt Brecht’s l00th birthday with songs. short plays alld poetry.

Tales From The Women's Locker Room Thu S—Sat 7 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Senga Woman's Theatre Company performs three new short plays by women. Expect surprise. suspense and comedy.

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Hope Street. 332 9000. TT. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]. Closed Suns.

Snatched By The Gods & Broken Strings Sat 21 Feb. 7. l5pln. £3.50—£45. See Classical & Opera listings. pages 57—58.

Crash! Bang! Wallop! Thu 26—Sat 28 Feb. Times vary. £2.50—£7.50. See Kids listings. pa e 84.

The Mika 0 Mon 2—Sat 7 Mar. 7.30pm; Sat mat 2.30pm. £5-£l6.50. See Classical & ()pera listings. pages 57—58.

drama & dance THEATRE


25 Albert Drive. 287 55l 1. TT. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C] Timeless Tue 3--Sat 7 Mar. 8pm. £5 (£3). See Touring and preview. page 59. Three Isolated Acts Thu 5 Mar. 6pm. Free. This work-ill-progress takes a consciously non-naturalistic approach to narrative. fusing the lllovelnent-based performance of Man Act with the text of filmmaker Ewan Morrison. The Acts of the title are sub-headed ‘The Soundbite’. 'The Plot' and ‘The Audition'.


()3 Trongate. 552 4267. TT. [Access: PPA. ST. R. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. C. Help: AA].

BE RlOtous Fri 20 Feb. 8pm. £8 (£4). An unusual collaboration between the Paragon Enselnble’s artistic director David Davies and Eric Tessier Lavigne. a leading (‘anadian figure ill physical theatre. A silent narrative is enacted to the accompaniment of ten solo pieces by Italian composer Luciano Berio. played by the Paragon Ensemble.

Mate In Three Thu 5—Sat 28 Mar (Preview. Thu 5 Mar. £3). Not Sun & Mon. 8pm. £8 (£3). lrilla Brown directs the UK premiere of Vittorio Franceschi's lllulti-award-willning ltalian play of innocence. poetry and dreams. The story of two brothers caught ill a bizarre relationship which is dramatically altered when a woman comes into their lives. Mule In Three has been produced to great acclaim across Europe and recently made mm a film. See preview. page 59.

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The best stage shows this fortnight

Krapp’s Last Tape Beckett's tragically funny study of an old man, his tape- recorded memories and his banana addiction, performed by Citz artistic

director Giles Havergal. See review, page

61. Glasgow: Citizens’ Stalls Studio. Macbeth Brisk, fiery and sexy, Robert David MacDonald's intelligent production, played on an elegantly gaudy set by Kenny Miller. See review, page 61. Glasgow: Citizens’ Theatre. Romeo And Juliet Michael Attenborough's pacy RSC production has enjoyed rave reviews at Stratiord and comes to Scotland on a sell-out tour. See New Shows, page 60. Glasgow: Barr/lead Sports Centre.

Timeless The return of Suspect Cultures

hit from last year's Edinburgh Festival, with re-writes. A moving and delicately stylised account of four old friends meeting up after years going their separate ways. See preview, page 59. Glasgow: Tramway.

Comedy: Johnny Vegas The Northern comic who wowed audiences at the Edinburgh Fringe last year is back with his potter‘s wheel on the Balls Of Clay tour. See Comedy section for dates.

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