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Soccer to 'em: An Evening With Gary Lineker at East Kilbride Arts Cent



Abbey Close. Paisley. 887 1007.

Hands Across The Ocean Wed I Jul. 7pm. £5 (£3). The result ofa collaboration between Paisley Youth Theatre and Seycove Youth Theatre in Canada. this devised show promises to be an enjoyable cultural experience. Part of The Shut festival.


25 Albert Drive. 287 55] 1. "IT. [Accessz P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C] Bull! Wed l—Sal 4 Jul. 8pm. £6 (£4). A collaborative. multi-media extravaganza created by Ian Smith. Mischief La Bas and other performers. offering diverse studies of masculinity. loosely based around the Minotaur myth.


840 Govan Road (opposite Govan Underground). 445 1941. [Access: P. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. Hel : AA] Magic Bob's Cabaret For Ki 5 Wed 1 Jul. 2pm. £2 (£1). See Kids listings. page 83.


100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. ST. I.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

L'Assedio Di Calais Sat 27 & Mon 29 Jun. Wed I & Thu 2 Jul. 7.l5pm. £5 (£3). See Classical & ()pera listings. page 58.

THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000. TI‘. [Accessz PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]. Closed Suns.

The Singing Kettle The World Tour Wed 8-Sun l2 Jul. Wed 2pm: Thu-Sat llatn & 2pm; Stilt lptn & 4pm. See Kids listings. page 83.


63 Trongate. 552 4267. TT. [Accessz PPA. ST. R. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. C. Help: AA].

Sea Urchins Until Sat ll Jul (not Suns). 7.30pm. £9 (£4). The Tron Theatre Company teams up with Dundee Rep for this production of Sharman MacDonald‘s new play. It's I96! and an eleven-year-old Scottish girl on holiday with her fatnin on the wild Atlantic coast of Wales contemplates the perils of growing up. See review. page 60.



Scottish Country Dancing Sun 28 J un. Ham—4.30pm. Free. Starting with the pipes. this event features demonstrations by schoolchildren and the chance tojoin in the massed dancing at 4pm. Part of Glasgow Citv Council 3' Summer In The Square Festival.

Dance Around The World Mon 29 .lun. noon-3pm. Free. Your chance to join in the festivities with a spot of line-dancmg. jive. flamenco. or try your hand at Latin and salsa. Part «(IO/(ts‘gmv ('ttv (‘iiunt'tl 3 Summer In The Square Festival.

A Glimpse Of Scotland Wed 8 Jul. Ham—3pm. Free. Regular participatory strongmen event plus Highland dancing. Part ()fGlasgmv Citv Council's Summer In The Square Festival.


New Street. Paisley. SS7 l0l0. (Access: PI’A. l.. R. Facilities; WC. WS. H. (i. C Help: A. AA]

Out On The Windy Beach Sat 27 Jtm. 7.30pm. Free - takes place in Barshaw Park. Bringing together two award- winning companies the Featherstonehaughs and the Cholmondeleys this idiosyncratic. original piece is about the sea. titles. water and the impact our surroundings have on us. To be performed on an outdoor stage with live music. Part a} The Shut festival.

Combo Wed 1 Jul. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Fusing breakdance and contemporary dance. Cam/m breaks down stereotypes of male dancers. Choreographer Allan lrvine heads up a company of B-Hoy and contemporary talents performing an entertaining and accessible piece set to a funky beat. Part of The Shut festival. Silver Stars And Silver Stripes I‘Tl 3 & Sat 4 Jul. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Continuing Renfrewshire Dance Project‘s Celebrating Silver Season. this energetic presentation features performances from local children. young people and adults. alongside some of Scotland's leading dancers and choreographers.

Black Umfolosi Mon 6 Jul. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). A haunting. powerful mix of unaccompanied a t‘appella songs with a dynamic display of traditional dances from Southern Africa. Pan af'l'he Shot festival.



Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. TT. Help: AA]

Rainbow Rider Thu 25—Sat 27 Jun. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Ajourney in dance and drama presented by the students of Orcadia Creative Learning Centre. which develops programmes for people with learning disabilities and special needs. The show uses shadow puppets and masks to explore a Native American legend.


2 Leven Street. 220 4349. TT. [Accessz

R. 1.. Facilities: WC. IR. G. C. Help: A. AA]. Headsets for Infra Red System for the hard of hearing available from front of house manager.

This grid includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow and Edinburgh's main theatres. More information, including events at smaller venues, can be found in the listings above and over the page. Performances shown in brackets are free or reduced price previews.

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The best stage shows this fortnight.

The Aspern Papers London‘s Red Shift touring company presents the latest in a long line of literary adaptations, a verSion of Henry James’s tale about an academic undone by his vaulting ambition. See review, page 61 Touring.

Bull! Art terrorist tan Smith of Mischief La Bas lures audiences into the labyrinth of the Tramway building, in a celebration of testosterone loosely based on the legend of the Minotaur. Mischief La Bas are better known for humorous pieces. but Bull! sees Smith going back to his performance art roots while retaining a guiding principle of accessability. See preview, page 59 Glasgow: Tramway.

Whisky Galore Mull Little Theatre's long-lived touring version of Compton Mackenzie's classic yarn about a spillage of uisge beatha, retold as a stage play set in a radio studio. See New Shows, page 60 Edinburgh: Royal Lyceum.

Working Legs Last few performances of Alasdair Gray's topsy-turvy tale about attitudes to disability, set in a world where only wheelchair-users are treated as normal. Touring.

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