Info: 554 5701. See Glasgow, Govan Baptist Church.


Cambridge Street, 228 1404. [P, H, TI‘, WC, WA']

The Ree Of The Hanged Man Until Sun 2 Apr. 8pm. £8 (£4.50). Set in 19605 rural Canada, Jeanne-Mance Delisle’s examination of isolation and abuse of trust gets its European premiere with Stellar Quines theatre company.

First Bite 2000 Sat 1 Apr. 7.30pm. Free. A showcase of playwrighting talent arising from the Traverse Theatre ’s

Youn Writers’ Group.

Mon ay Lizard Mon 3 Apr. 8pm. The Traverse continues its monthly platform for new theatre and performance. Blackout Thu 6—Sun 9 Apr. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). Vanishing Point enter the imagination of a young boy in this darkly humorous new play. Post-show discussion Fri 7 April.

Making Room For Camille Tue 11 & Wed 12 Apr. 8pm. £8 (£4). Inspired by the French sculptress Camille Claudel, this portrait of an artist looks at the loves and tragedies that befall its heroine. Presented by Awarellaus Theatre Company.



13—29 Nicolson Street, 529 6000. [H, WC, WA] Tango Pasion Tue 4—Thu 6 Apr. 7.30pm. £7—£23 (£4—£20). Tango in its purest form, choreographed by Hector Zaraspe and performed by this exuberant Argentinean company.




Kildrum, 01236 732887. [P, H, TI‘, WC, WA]

Blood Wedding Fri 7 & Sat 8 Apr. 7.45pm. £5 (£3). Cumbernauld Youth Theatre tackle Federico Garcia Lorca’s passionate play.

The Merman Thu 13 Apr. 1pm. £3.50. See Kids listings.



Tay Square, 01382 223530. [P, H, WC, WA]

Colquhoun And MacBryde Until Sat 1 Apr. 7.45pm.£7.75—£12.50 (£4.75—£6.5()). A new play from that stalwart of the stage, screen and brush John Byrne. Following the fortunes of two of Scotland’s most legendary artists Robert Colquhoun and Robert MacBryde, the production also benefits from Byrne’s distinctive designs. See

The Playboy Of The Western World Wed 12—Sat 29 Apr (previews Sat 8 & Tue 11 Apr) 7.45pm. £4.75—£12.50. J.M Synge’s comically savage tale of local

H Trout Sonata: The Hunting

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Of The Snark at The Bedlam, Edinburgh

love and hypocrisy in a remote Irish village.



East Port, 01383 314127. [P, H, WC, WA]

Quelques Fleurs Tue 11 Apr. 7.30pm. £4—£6. See Glasgow, Paisley Arts Centre.

East Kilbride


Old Coach Road, 01355 261000. [P, H, WC, WA]

nationspace Sat 8 Apr. 8pm. £6 (£3). Set to a specially commissioned ambient score, this new piece from Flexible Deadlock theatre company fuses narrative and storytelling with strong visual imagery and movement.



Bennochy Road, 01592 412929. [P, H, WC, WA]

Sleeping Beauty Sat 8 Apr. 3pm & 7.30pm. £13.50 (£1 l—£12.50). European Ballet, under the direction of former Bolshoi Ballet dancer Stanislov Tchassov, present this lavish fairytale adaptation. Love Play Thu 13 Apr. 8pm. £6.50 (£4.50). Londoners look for love in this new comedy drama from The Weird Sisters.



Howden, 01506 433634. [P, WC, WA] Quelques Fleurs Tue 4 Apr. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). Sec Glasgow, Paisley Arts Centre.



Civic Centre, Windmillhill Street, 01698 267515. [P, H, WC, WA]

Sleeping Beauty Wed 5 Apr. 8pm. £13 (£10—£1 1). See Kirkcaldy, Adam Smith.



185 High Street, 01738 621031. Quelques Fleurs Thu 30 Mar—Sat 1 Apr, 7.30pm. See Glasgow, Paisley Arts Centre. Calamity Jane Mon 3-Sat 8 Apr, 7.30pm. Perth Amateur Operatic Society head for the windy city.



University of Stirling, 01786 461081. [P, H, WC, WA]

The Brain Until Thu 30 Mar. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). See Edinburgh, Adam House. macbeth false memory Tue 1 l & Wed 12 Apr. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). ATC mix film and live performance to create a pageant of magic, murder and obsession, based on Shakespeare’s la '.

The Caucasian C a lt Circle Thu 13 Apr. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). See Glasgow, Tron Theatre.

24 Hours Thu 13 Apr. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). See Glasgow, Paisley Arts Centre.


Shows are listed by date, then by city. Performances will be listed, pro- vided that details reach our offices at least eight days before pubilca- tion. Comedy listings compiled by Steve Cramer



Velvet Cabaret Alaska, 142 Bath Lane, 248 1777. 7.30pm. Free, but tickets must be booked on 0141 338 3424. BBC Radio Scotland’s Velvet Cabaret is back, with plenty of sketch and stand-up based silliness.

Madcap Comedy Club State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 357 5387. 9.30pm. £4 (£3). Janey Godley headlines, with support from jocular Jock Sebastian McPlampff. Lee Ness is your host and there will be a selection of stand-up beginners in the new talent contest.


Supergirly Queen’s Hall, Clerk Street, 668 2019. 8pm. £10 (£8). After last year’s Fringe success, Supergirly are back with their acclaimed blend of comedy, critique and choruses - no pop star is safe.

The Stand 5 York Place, 558 7272. 9pm. £4 (£3). Headliner Sandy Nelson comes armed with a guitar watch out ‘cos he just might use it. Support from Frank Quinn, Nick Findlay, Stevie G and comp Joon Broon.


Stirling Comedy Club Cowane Centre, Cowane Street, 01786 443113. 8pm. £5 (£3). Comic crackers courtesy of Jane Mackay, Allan Miller and comp Richard Allen.


Jester’s Comedy Club Mansion’s Cafe Bar, 63 St George’s Road, 333 1418. 8pm. £5 (£4). Getting the giggles tonight are Gerry Grant, John McGuiness and Jason Whitehead.

Divine Comedy Club Bacchus, 80 Glassford Street. 572 0080. 9pm. £7. Fast-paced funny man Phil Kay is the headliner, with comp Billy Bonkers.


The Stand 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8.15pm. £6 (£5). lmprovisational inspiration from headliner Robin lnce, whose comedy credits include a regular round-up of UK current affairs for Netherlands TV, with support from Jackie ‘Good Time‘ Valentio, Steven Madill, Gerard Madill (related, do we think?) and comp Susan Morrison.


Supergirly Adam Smith Theatre, Bennochy Road, ()1592 412929. 8pm. £8 (£6). See Thu 30.

SATURDAYl a Glasgow

Jester's Comedy Club Mansion’s Cafe Bar, 63 St George’s Road, 333 1418. 8pm. £6 (£5). Another Saturday night solo show at Jester‘s, this time featuring the talents of angry young man Ian Cognito, who doesn’t exactly have a chip on his shoulder more like a whole fish supper. Speaking of food, those of a peckish nature can now enjoy a pre— theatre meal at Mansions at £4.95 before

7.30 m.

Madlap Comedy Club State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 357 5387. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). Funny boy Parrot headlines the hilarity, with support from David Kaye and Martha McBrier.


The Stand 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8.15pm. £7 (£4). See Fri 31, except Jane Mackay is the compete.

East Kilbride

Viv Gee 8: Jill Peacock East Kilbride Arts Centre, Old Coach Road, 01355 261000. 8pm. £6 (£3). Farcical fun from comic duo Viv and Jill, who make a welcome return after several Fringe


Supergirly Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, 552 4267. 8pm.£10(£8). See Thu 30. The Comic Club Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. 9pm. £5. Musical mayhem as the guitar-totting Sandy Nelson tops the bill, with support from Reg “voodoo’ Anderson and Jason Whitehead.

Madcap Comedy Club State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 357 5387. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). Sunday night silliness with Parrot, David Kaye and comp Raymond Mearns, plus support to be confirmed.


Whose Lunch Is It Anyway? The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 1—3pm. Free with drinks or a meal. Inspired improv courtesy of Stand stalwarts Jack and Paul.

Pint-Sized Comedy The Stand, 5 York Place, 558 7272. 8pm. £2.50 (£2). Allan Miller is your host and, for the price of a pint, you get live newer acts plus a seasoned closer in the form of Colin Ramone.

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