121 Renfteld Street. 332 I846. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA] Sheena Is A Punk Rocker Until Sat 7 Nov. Mon—Fri 7.30pm: Sat 6.30pm 8: 9pm. £8.5()—£| l (concs available). Sheena transforms herself frotn a Laura Ashley girl into a punk rocker in this tnusical comedy following a small band of punk rockers through Glasgow. The soundtrack is fttll ofclassics from the late 70s. See review. page 68.


98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. Bookings also Ticket Centre. Cartdleriggs. sec Ticket Link details above. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. WS. (3. Help: AA] Edward II l'ltlil Sat 14 Nov. 7.30pm. £5—£7 (concessions available). Strath- clyde Theatre (iroup's production of Christopher Marlowe's play. written in 1590. sets it in the context ofgattg warfare rn underground club culture. See review. page 67.

Plague of Innocence Sat 7 a Sun 8 Nov. 4pm. £3 (£2). Set in the last three seconds of the century in a mythogical world where people suffering from HIV or AIDS arid those who speak out against the establishment are sent. Performed by the West 1.othian Youth Theatre and directed by Mari Binnie.

Broken Glass Wed Its-Sat 21 Nov.

7.30pm. £7 (£2.50). The Rapture Theatre Company present Arthur Miller's latest work. set in Brooklyn in 1938. AJewish woman falls victim to a mysterious disability that reveals itself to be an emotional response to the Holocaust.

LoveBites Thu l9—Sat 2] Nov, 8pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Three characters ride an emotional journey to find a relationship at any cost in this latest show by Scottish contemporary dance outfit The X Factor. See New Shows. page 64.


Hope Street. 332 9000. TT. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. HelpzAA].

Tristan Und Isolde Sat 7 Nov. 2pm. See Classical & Opera Listings page 61.

The Magic Flute Thu 5 Nov. 7.15pm. See Classical & Opera Listings page 61. A Midsummer Night's Dream Tue 17— Sat 21 Nov. 7.15pm; mat Thu 2.15pm. £4.50-£ 16.50 (conc available). Shakespeare's popular comedy is retold by Oxford Theatre Company the final show for this company by departing artistic director John Retallack. See review. page 68.


ARCHES THEATRE 30 Midland Street. 221 4001. [Access: 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. C. G. Help: A. AA] Detour Thu l2—Sat 14 Nov. 8pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Dudendance present this ‘static' road movie. in which two couples eo-

exist in a sensual reality.


Paranoia city: the women of Salem in The Crucible at the King's Theatre. Edinburgh


Gilmorehill Centre for Theatre. Film & Television. 9 University Avenue. Tickets 0141287 5511.

A South Indian Experience Mon 9 Nov. 6pm. £4 (£2). A lecture and a demonstration on the ancient 1ndian art of Kathakali followed by a performance of Poor/tuna Males/tum (The Salvation Of The Demmtess Punt/tuna).


New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. [Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

LoveBites Fri 6 Nov. 7.30pm.

£6 (£2). See Touring and New Shows. page 64.


Hope Street. 332 9000. TT. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W3. H. G. C. HelpzAA].

Dance Tek Warriors Thu l2 Nov. 7.15pm. £6—£l2. See Touring.


73 Claremont Street. Charing Cross. 287 551 l.

Jaleo Sat 7 Nov. £ 10.50 (£9). .laleo are a six-piece flamenco cuadro from Seville.

this is the last night of their British tour.

This will be a cabaret-style performance with a licenced tapas bar until midnight.



54 George Street. 220 4348. Ticketline: 220 4349.

The Celebrated Jumping Frog Wildman Room. Thu 5—Sat 7 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£4). A devised performance by Edward Phillips as American author Mark Twain. featuring comical adventures. tall stories and wisecracks from the Wild West. See New Shows. page 64. Part OfAXSt’Ile/i‘ Alit'e.’

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listings THEATRE

best stage shows this fortnight

The Collector John Fowles scares women. See review, page 66. Edinburgh: Royal Lyceum.

The Homecoming Harold Pinter explores misogyny. See review, page 66. Glasgow: Citizens’ Theatre.

Medea Wronged wife strikes back. See review, page 67. Glasgow: Citizens’ Circle Studio.

Oleanna Mamet versus PC. See review, page 67. Glasgow: Citizens’ Sta/ls Studio.

Dissent Stephen Greenhorn burns Scottish politics. See revrew. page 66. Touring.

The Prime 0f Miss Jean Brodie Fiona Shaw in a class of her own. See review, page 67. Edinburgh; King’s Theatre. The Crucible Arthur Miller hunts witches. Edinburgh: King’s Theatre. Dance: . . . and nothing but the truth . ..Thur’s bin a murrdurr. See review, page 68. Edinburgh: Festival Theatre; Glasgow: Theatre Royal.

Comedy: Ardal O'Hanlon Father Dougal gets smart. See preview, page 75. Edinburgh: Queen’s Hall; Glasgow: Pavilion Theatre.

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