THEATRE listings


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A hilarious and intelligent exploration of personal space performed on immense rotating interconnecting frames.

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Citizen '3' Theatre, (iltlfilg'nll' Tue 2o--Sat 3() May. 8pm.

Scottish Dance Theatre Four pieces from Scottish Dance Theatre. who are finding their feet again. The works: Chiaroscuro. The Directors ('ul. I’lttr/uI/ and The (i/urv lint add tip to a solid show.

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Tales Of The Tartan Army lan Black has adapted his best-selling book about Scottish football fans abroad for the stage. Martin McCardie directs this comedy show which promises to contain every lootball. drink. slaggmg and shagging gag going. You’ve been warned. See New Shows. page ()2.

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Comedy is listed by date, then by city. Shows will be listed, providing that details reach our offices at least ten da 5 in advance of publication. Come y listings compiled by Peter Ross.



Cheshire Cat Comedy Club Wasy‘s. 2t) (‘andleriggs 552 87l7. 9pm. Free. Gary Hagen. Alan Miller and others will cheerfully split your sides for gratis. Raymond Mearns mops up the mess.


Christie's Comedy Cellar WJ. Christie & Son. 27 3| West Port. Tickets: 226 ()55(). 9.30pm (doors open 9pm). £4 (£3). Graham Philips. winner of ()pett Spot ()f The Month last tnonth. makes his Chtistie's debut. James l)onlan and Graham Thomas also appear. Joe Heenan competes.

The Stand 5 York Place. 558 7272. ‘)»-| lptn. £4 (£3). Frankie Boyle. Colin Ratnone and Kevin Spence. Joon Broon competes and there are two open spots.


Phill Jupitus Cottier Theatre. 935 llyndland Street. Glasgow. 287 55l l. 8pm. £9 (£7).The portly team captain from anarchic pop quiz Never Mind The Humor/(x tours a show entirely devoted to Star Hit/1v.

Iron Horse Comedy Club HS West Nile Street. 332 22l5. £3. Reg Anderson. Key in Spence and Gary Hagen dish out the laughter. Raymond Mearns competes.


The Stand 5 York Place. 558 7272.

0pm llptn (doors open 8pm). £5 (£4). Frankie Boyle. Colin Ramone and Kevin Spence. .loon Broon comperes and there are two open spots.



Cosy Comedy Cafe State Bar (downstairs). Holland Street. Charing Cross. 332 2l5‘). 9.30pm (doors open 8.30pm). £4. Fortnightly. Subterranean shenanigans at this regular laid-back club. Dave Williams. Raymond Mearns. Graham Philips and Suzanne Frazer. Billv Bonkers competes.

Phill Jupitus Cotlier Theatre. 935 Hyndland Street. Glasgow. 287 55l l. 8pm. £9 (£7).The portly team captain front anarchic pop qutl. Never Mind The lillfft’tit‘hS tours a show entirely devoted to Star ll’urs.

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The Stand 5 York Place. 558 7272. 9pm—l lptn (doors open 8pm). £6 (£4). John Gillick. Brian Hennigan. Colin Ramone and up-and-cotning Glasgow funnywoman Ria Din. Frankie Boyle is the guest cotttpere.

Viv 8t Jill's Cabaret Club Gilded Balloon Studio. 233 Cowgate. 226 6550. 8.30pm (doors open 8pm). £5 (£4). Weekly cabaret antics from Viv Gee and Jill Peacock. This week‘s theme: the musical (ireuse. Tonight's comedy Kenickie's are Brendan Moohan. James l)onlan and l)ouglas Cairns.


The Comic Club Blackfriar's Underground. 36 Bell Street. 552 5924. 9pm (doors open 8.30pm). £5 (£3.50). Gorge yourself on laughter beneath Glasgow‘s rain-swept streets. Gerry Grant. Brian Hennigan and Gary Hagen cook up a feast of fun. Danny Boy takes the open spot.


Christie's Comedy Cellar WJ. Christie & Son. 27—-3l West Port. Tickets: 228 3765. 9.30pm (doors open 9pm). £3. Comedy Off The Cuff. a spontaneous stand-up night offers a loose. experimental feel with lots of audience participation. Suzanne Fraser. l)ave Williams and Sandy Nelson get spontaneous. Joe lleenan is the M(“ and Graham Thomas takes to the open spot like a comedy duck to some hilarious water. For tnore on Sandy Nelson. see Famespotting. Pint Sized Comedy The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. 8--l()ptn. £2 l ). Raise a glass to Allan Miller and loads of really new acts for the price of one measly pint. Who could resist such a bargain‘.’

Whose Lunch Is It Anyway? The Stand. 5 York Place. 558 7272. l--3pm. Free. ltnpro from Jack Weatherall and Paul Graham. which you can enjoy over a drink or a meal. A good way to banish those hangover blues.


Comedy Store Open Mike Auditions King's Theatre. Bath Street. ()pen to budding cotnedians and tnetnbers of the public. the four funniest applicants will go through to perfortn with the Comedy Store comedians (Fred MacAuley. Sitnon Bligh. Tim Clark. Paul Xenon. Rhona Cameron and Sean Meo) at the King's on Fri l5 & Sat In May. A winner will be chosen from each night and go on to the semi-finals night itt London. Call Norwell Lapley on ()l785 84l ‘)‘)l for details and application forms.


World Comedy Quiz Show The sigma, 5 York Place. 558 7272. ‘)—l().30pm. £l to play. free to spectators. Bill Dewar hosts the new pub quiz dealing with anything to do with comedy. frotn Vic 'n' Bob to searing satire. There are prizes up for grabs.



Cheshire Cat Comedy Club Waxy's. 20 Candlcriggs. 552 87 I7. 9pm. Free. Weekly club in this newish Merchant City pub. Spill your foaming flagon laughing for no money at all at John Flint. Merson & Rutherford and Sandy Nelson. Raymond Meams cotnperes. For tnore on Sandy Nelson. see Famespotting.


Christie's Comedy Cellar WJ. Christie & Son. 27—3l West Port. Tickets: 228 3765. 9.30pm (doors open 9pm). £4 (£3). Hugh Reed. back from Europe without