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Sword dance: Rambert Dance Company in Cruel Garden at


Grindlay Street. 229 9697. TT. [Accessz P.L. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. T. Help: A. AA] Closed Suns.

Cool Classics Mon 8-Wed to Jun. 7.30pm. £7—£15 (concessions from £6). See New Shows. page 60 and Touring.


1 Forth Street. 556 7118.

Las Candelas Mon 1 & Mon 8 Jun. 9pm & 10pm. Flamenco dance group Las Candelas entertain Monday night diners at this Spanish restaurant. Call venue for details.



Kildrum. Cumbernauld. 01236 732887. TT. [Accessz PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Sing And Dance Along With Mr Boom Until Sat 30 May. Thu 1pm: Fri 10am & Sat 3pm. £3.50 (£3). See Kids listings. page 81.

The Importance Of Being Earnest Thu 28—Sat 30 May. 7.45pm. £5 (£3). ACF. production presents Wilde's classic comedy of mistaken identity. intrigue and a handbag.

Holiday Snap Fri 5 & Sat 6 Jun. 7.45pm. £4.50 (£3). The Apex Players presents this fast and furious farce concerning confused capers during a holiday in Portugal.


University of Stirling. Stirling. 01786 461081. [Access: P. PPA. 1.. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G]

Leaves Among Thorns Until Sun 14 Jun. Not Mons. Noon—5pm. Free. IOU Theatre presents an installation which retells some of the Grimm Brothers' fairy tales in an innovative way. A colourful forest of trees is installed in the MacRobert Studio. each with its own story to tell in its own way. The leaves are covered in words and rich images from the stories. while a soundtrack of rustling foliage. birdsong and distant thunder adds to the atmosphere.

Little Victories Sat 30 May. 2pm. £2.50. See Kids listings and review. page 81 and Touring.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Working Legs Thu ll Jun. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). See New Shows. page 58 and Touring.



University of Stirling. Stirling. 01786 461081. [Access: P. PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C]

Out On The Windy Beach Sat 30 May. 7.30pm; Sun 31 May. 3pm. £7 (£3.50). See New Shows. page 60 and Touring. Explosive New Dance Wed 3 Jun. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). Transitions dance company presents an evening of perfonnance from international and award- winning choreographers. The programme includes Fhou by Noa Dar. l’el'afrost by Allen Kaeja. Rosemary Lee‘s 3 Studies In Courtship. Jamie Watton‘s Helalisa. Divided by Roger Sinha and An Etude by Amanda Miller.


This section lists all future dates in the Central Belt of shows that are on tour.

Buds The Buddie Magic Theatre Company perfonns a play in seven scenes detailing the lives of six characters from conception to death. Call 0141 887 0369 for details.

Peart‘e Institute. Glasgow Thu 28 & Fri 29 May. 7pm.

Paisley Arts Centre. Glasgow Fri 28 Aug. time the.

Cool Classics Scottish Ballet presents an energetic programme. Fresh from performances in Tales ()_/'Hot'/nutmt. Adam Cooper premieres his jazz-inspired Just Seratehin ' The Sir/flue. Edinburgh-based choreographer Sheridan Nicol presents new work Faerie Feat. featuring specially- cornmissioned music by Scottish folksters The Peat Bog Faeries. The band will perfonn live only at the first Citizens" performance. Finally. l-‘ive Rue/cert Songs. set to the music of Gustav Mahler. was created by Scottish Ballet‘s founder Peter Darrell and first performed in 1978. The mezzo-soprano Ruby Philogene will sing Mahler‘s songs. Call Scottish Ballet on 0141 333 1092 for details. See New Shows. page 60

C itizens' Theatre. G/usgrm' Thu 4—Sat 6 Jun. 7.30pm.

Royal Lyceum. Edinburgh Mon 8~Wed 10 Jun. 7.30pm.

Fear And Misery Of The Third Reich Theatre Works take part in the Brecht centenary shenanigans by presenting old Bertolt's cheerily-titled play which examines individual participation in the Nazi outrage.

East Kilbride Arts Centre Fri 29 & Sat 30 May. 8pm.

Pearce Institute, Glasgow Thu 4 & Fri 5 Jun. 7.30 m.

Gullive s Travels Climb on board Britain's only touring theatre ship for Jonathan Swift‘s classic tale of Liliput and other mystical lands. This family show (designed for children of seven years and older) uses music. special effects and puppetry to bring the tale to life. Call 0161 873 7350 for details. See Kids listings. page 81.

Custom House Quay. G reenrn ‘k Thu 28—Sat 31 May. various matinees & 7pm. Finnieston Crane. adjacent to the SEC C. Glasgow Thu 4—Sun 7 Jun. various matinees and 7.30pm.

Little Victories This comedy aimed at 9—12 year olds was the winner of Best Children‘s Show at the 1994 London Fringe Awards. TAG Theatre presents Shaun Prendergast‘s story of a little boy who deals with upheavals in his life by escaping into a rich fantasy world. See review in Kids section. page 81. Call TAG on 0141 552 4949 for details. MacRobert Arts Centre. Stirling Sat 30 May. 2pm.

Bel/shill Cultural Centre Sat 6 Jun. 2pm. Out On The Windy Beach Leading British choreographer Lea Anderson brings her award-winning all-male and all-female companies The Featherstonehaughs and The Cholmondeleys together for this new outdoor performance work. Out On The Windy Beaeh is a dark tribute to the power of the sea and humanity‘s difficult relationship with it. See New Shows. page 60.

MacRobert Arts Centre, Stirling Sat 30

listings THEATRE

May. 7.30pm; Sun 31 May. 3pm.

Paisley Arts Centre Sat 27 Jun, 7.30pm. The Stronger 8. The Gold 0f Tomas Vargas The Brewster Sisters perfomi a double-bill of tantalising tales. 1n Strindberg‘s The Stronger. a pleasant chinwag turns into a sinister confrontation. 1n Isabel Allende's The Gold Of'Ionuis Vargas. a rogue is surprised when he brings his eoncubine to his wife's house. C all venues for details.

Traverse Theatre. Edinburgh Thu 28-Sun 31 May. 8pm.

Paisley Arts Centre Fri 12 Jun. 7.30pm. Valley Song Athol Fugard’s exploration of conflicting generations in the new South Africa is performed by 7:84 Theatre Company. In his dusty valley fann. Abraam Jonkers plants pumpkin seeds while his grandaughter Veronica yearns for life as a singer in the city. Call 7:84 on 0141 334 6686 for details. Brunton T heatre. Musselhurgh Fri 29 & Sat 30 May. 7.30pm.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh Thu ll—Sun 14 Jun. 8pm.

Working Legs Birds Of Paradise presents Working Legs. Alasdair Gray‘s tragi-comedy written specially for the disabled theatre company. The play concerns Able McMann. whom a near- fatal car smash condemns to walk about in a world where most are comfortable in wheelchairs. Call Birds Of Paradise on 0141 552 2491 for details. See New Shows. page 58.

East K ilhride Arts Centre Tue 2 Jun. 1.30pm; Wed 3 Jun. 8pm.

Paisley Arts Centre Fri 5 & Sat 6 Jun. 7.30pm.

St Bride 's Centre, Edinburgh Mon 8 Jun. 8pm.

MacRobert Arts Centre, Stirling Thu 1 1 Jun. 7.30pm.

Traverse Theatre. Ifdi'hbtrfigh Sat 20 Jun. 7.30pm.

Glasgow (Jiltttm‘ehi/l Centre Wed 24 & Thu 25 Jun. 1.30pm; Fri 26 & Sat 27 Jun. 7.30pm.

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directed by Robin Wilson A terrifying glimpse into the private life of the master race...oompelling short scenes show how ordinary people under the Nazi regime shift from fear to brutality

TuesNVed £4/1.5O Thurs-Sat £6/3 Ticket Centre 0141 - 287 5511

The Ramshorn Theatre 0141-552 3489 fax 0141-553 2036

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