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Fri 30 & Sat 31 Oct 8pm £2/£1

Theatre Babel

Twelfth Night

by William Shakespeare

“Shakespeare's classic is given a new lease of life by Theatre Babe/'3 gripping modern-dress production. "

Daily Express on Macbeth Tue 27 - Sat 31 Oct 7.30pm £6.50/£3.50

The National Review of Live Art

performance, installations, music, video late night festival club

Fri 23 - Sun 25 Oct Day tickets £5

Glasgay! 7

Fingerlicks Wed 4 - Sat 7 Nov 7.30pm £6/£3i

The Dyke And The Porn Star

£6/£4 Thu 5 & Fri 6 Nov 9.30pm Sat 7 Nov 5pm & 9.30pm Sun 8 Nov 5pm & 7.30pm

Night Sullied Flesh Sat 7' Nov 8.30pm £6/£3

Arches Theatre Compan

Under Milk Wobd

by Dylan Thomas

“prose with blood - pressure "

Tue 19 - Sat 28 Nov 7.30pm £6.50/£3.50

Box Office 0141 221 4001

76 THE UST 220(1 5 Nov |998


A Midsummer Night's Dream Tue 27--Sat 3| ()ct. 7.30pm; mat Wed 2pm. £9 (£4.50). See touring.

A Tale Of Two Cities Wed 28 & Thu 29 ()ct. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). Performed by Theatre Sans Frontieres in both French and English. Dickens's stark tale of mistaken identity is brought vividly to life.

Sell Out Studio. Fri 30 ()ct. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). See Touring.


Windmillhill Street. Motherwell. 01698 267515.

Paras Over The Barras Thu 22—Sal 24 ()ct. doors 7pm. perfonnance 7.30pm. The first time an amatuer theatre group has attempted James Barclziy's popular comedy.



University of Stirling. Stirling. 01786 461 081. [Access: P. PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC, WS. H. G. C]

Secrets Of Makaleng Fri 23 ()Cl. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). See Touring.


Windmillhill Street. Motherwell. 01698 2675 l 5.

National Tour/Scottish Ballet Mon 2 & Tue 3 Nov. 7.30pm. See Touring.


1 Stirling Street. Airdrie, 01698 267515. 3 Goal! Thu 22 ()ct. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). A fusion of dance. music and movement on E the popular Scottish theme of football.


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

. . . And Nothing But The Truth . . . The latest show by V-TOI. Dance Company using film projection along with live performance is a murder mystery. Five characters relive the crime from their own perspectives. For more information. contact \"-T()I. on ()171 278 2432. [z'dinburgh [-‘estii'al Theatre Fri 13 Nov, 7.30pm.

Theatre Royal. (i/asgmr Sat 1-1 Nov.

7.15 m.

Blu e Red A play about the Covenanters and the sacrifices they made for religious freedom in 17th century Scotland. Presented by Christian group Cutting Edge Theatre Company. the play was a sell-out hit at the 1997 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. For more information contact Cutting Edge on 01 3| 554 5701.

Open Door l‘T‘l/UH‘S/llp, Glasgriii' Sun 25 ()ct. 7pm.

IthH‘li‘ell .llearris ('hure/i ()fSt'atland. Neii'trrn Mear'ris Fri 30 Oct. 7.30pm. Aptrstulit' (Till/I'll, (Ilrtsgrriv Sal 3| ()ct. 7.30pm.

Rut/ierg/en Baptist (f/iurr'h Fri 6 Nov. 7.30pm.

St Andrews (‘hrrrelr ll’est Kilbride Sat 7 Nov. 7.30pm.

St (’tn/ier'ine Ts Argyll. [Edinburgh Wed 1 l Nov. 7.30pm.

Charlotte Baptist Church. [Edinburgh Thu 12 Nov, 7.30pm.

[)alser'f Parish Church Fri 13 Nov. 7.30pm.

Hamilton Baptist (.‘hirreh Sat 14 Nov, 7.30pm.

[:‘lirri Central Claire/i. [Edinburgh Sun l5 Nov, 7pm.

Nether/inn Arts Centre. [fdinburg/i Wed 18—Sat 2| Nov. 7.30pm.

Dissent 7:84 Theatre Company presents a new play by Stephen Greenhorn. A political thriller. Dissent explores personal ambition and the conflict between party politics and single-issue activism. A timely project as Scotland prepares for a new Parliament.

The T‘I'tll'el'xt’. Iidiriburg/i Sat 24 Oct—Sun 1 Nov (not Mon). 8pm. £9 (£4.50). r'llat'Rabert Arts Centre. Stirling Thu 5 & Fri 6 Nov. 7.30pm. £7 (£3).

Paisley Arts Centre Sat 7 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£2).

rllrrtlter'ii'e/l Theatre Thu 20 Nov. 8pm. £7 (£3.50).

James A rruitt Theatre. (i/asguw Tue 1—Sun 6 Dec. 7.30pm. £8 (£4).

Kat And The Kings Dynamic doo-wop musical with a political message. Set in South Africa. it tells the story of a young black singer's rise to fame; and the apartheid regime which drags him down. King Is Theatre. Edinburgh Mon 26—Sat 3| Oct. 7.30pm; Wed & Sat mat. 2.30pm.

A Midsummer Night's Dream Shakespeare's popular comedy is retold by Oxford Theatre Company. For further infomiation. contact ()xl’ord Stage Company on 01865 245 7S I. See New Shows. page 69.

MaeRnber‘t Arts Centre, Stirling Ttie 27—Sat 3| Oct. 7.30pm: Wed 28. 2pm. Theatre Royal. (ilasgmi' Tue 17 —Sat 17 Nov. 7.15pm.

National Tour Scottish Ballet returns for a new tour with three new works created by six choreographers and danced by members of the company including principal Campbell McKenzie. Vladislav Bubnov and Linda Parker. Micaela Greganti has choreographed one piece and co-choreographed another. in which she also dances; while the other piece. Bitter Destiny is choreographed by lvaii Dinev to music by Tchaikovsky. For further infomiation. contact Scottish Ballet on 0|4| 3312931.

Mat/ierivel/ Theatre Mon 2 8; Tue 3 Nov. 7.30pm.

Bruntari Theatre. .1Iusselburjg/i Fri l.3 [c Sat 14 Nov, 7.30pm.

Scottish Dance Theatre A new triple-bill from Scotland‘s leading contemporary dance company. based in Dundee. Artistic director Janet Smith choreographs l’layfall; Pit Fong |.oh elioreographs (i/iast Opera; and Terry Beck choreographs Arena. For further details. contact Scottish Dance Theatre on 01382 227 684. See review. page 7|.

Carnegie Hall. [)uri/erni/ine Sat 24 Oct. 7.30pm.

Traverse Theatre, [fdinburg/i Sat 21 & Sun 22 Nov. 8pm.

Secrets Of Makaleng Adzido Pan- African Dance brings together ten dancers to travel through time. paying homage to centuries of African achievements. rituals and contributions to world cultures. For further information contact Adrido on ()171 35‘) 7453.

Adam Smith Theatre. KirAta/di Thu Oct. 7.30pm.

MaeRuber‘t Arts Centre. Stirling Fri 23 ()ct. 7.30pm.

Sell Out The Frantic Theatre Group bring their latest production. a play where a few honest words spoken among friends spirals out of control. The group explore the notion that the cruellest words often come from those closest to you.

Paisley Arts Centre Tue 27 8; Wed 28 ()ct. 7.30pm.

MaeRnber‘t Arts Centre. Stirling Fri 30 ()ct. 7.45pm.

Smells And Bells The Pope is dead and the race is on to replace him. led by a corrupt Scottish cardinal. Christopher Dean's play aims to challenge the beliefs that gay people live without faith and people of the faith live without gay people. For further information contact MCToii (1141 440 1703.

The 'Ii‘ai'erst, [Edinburgh Thu 3 Dec --Stin 6 Dec. 7.30pm.

Transatlantic Glasgow-based company LookOut presents a new play by Nicola McCartney observing three sets of characters travelling to America. and proving that it‘s the travelling that counts. For further information contact l.ook()ut on (ll-1| 945 0012.

Cumbernauld Theatre Thu 29—Sat 31 Oct. 7.45 m. Twelith Night Glasgow company Theatre Babel revives its production of Shakespeare's colourful comedy of se\ua| identity. For further information contact Theatre Babel on 0141 226 S808. See New Shows. page 6*).

Paisley Arts Centre .'at 24 Oct. 7.30pm. Are/res Theatre. (ilasgriiv Tue 27—~Sal 31 ()ct. 7.30pm.