Drama is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Dance is listed after drama for each city. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication.

Drama 8: dance listings compiled by Kelly Apter.


WA = Wheelchair Access; P = Parking Facilities; WC = Adapted Toilet(s). TICKETLINK

Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available from the Ticket Centre, Candleriggs. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm; Sun noon—5pm in person or until 9pm by phone on 0141 287 551 1. Any Tickctlink box office can sell tickets for other venues. THEATRE TOKENS

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121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. [R WC. WA}|

Hig Road Until Sat 26 Aug (not Sun 13). 7.30pm (2pm mats 12 & 16 Aug). £8—£12.50. lt‘s Loch Lomond no more. as the cast of the popular Scottish soap head for the bright lights of Glasgow in this specially-written episode. All your favourite Glendarroeh characters are there, including Gwyneth Guthrie as Mrs Mack and Andy Cameron as Chic Cherry. TRON THEATRE

63 Trongate. 552 4267.

Doing Leonard Cohen Until Sat 12 Aug. 8pm. £7—£() (£3.50—£5). Award- winning theatre company One Yellow Rabbit draw together some of Leonard Cohen‘s most important works in this physical homage featuring over 40 of the dour ones‘ poems.




Carrick Street. 01292 611222. [11. WC. WA]

The Gaiety Whirl Until Sat 9 Sep. 7.30pm; Sat 6pm 6‘; 8.30pm. £7.50. llold onto your hat, it's variety time at the Gaiety again, with Clyde 2‘s Dean Park. Elaine Simmons and a full supporting cast doing what they do best.



Tay Square, (11382 223530. [R 11. WC. WA]

Community Theatre Festival Thu 1(1—Sat 12 Aug. 7.45pm. £3.50 (£2). Local writers get a chance to see their one-act plays come to fruition.

St Andrews


93 North Street. (11334 474610. [R WA] Shirley Valentine Until Sat 26 Aug. 8pm. £8 (£4.50—£5). Lesley Mackie stars as the frustrated housewife who leaves her selfish husband and heads for the sun, in Byre Theatre‘s adaptation of Willy Russell‘s comic play.

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Frankie's Fringe The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Frankie Boyle showcases some more Fringe stars with some filthy footie patter from self-styled pundit Bob Doolally; plus Teddy helps lay on the laughter alongside Glasgow lad, John Gordon.


Scruffy Murphy's One Comedy Night Scruffy Murphy’s, 49/50 George [V Bridge, 225 1681. 8pm. Free. Resident host Reg Anderson is joined by a few top-class Fringe escapees.


lester's Comedy Club Mansion’s Cafe Bar. 63 St George’s Road, 333 1418. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). Gordon Brunton is game for a laugh alongside his glamorous assistants Frank Quinn. Bitter Benny and hostess with the mostess. Janey Godley. Frankie's Fringe The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £6 (£5). More stars of the Fringe take a trip to Glasgow including BAFFA winner Dave Gorman. Graeme Thomas, Ben Darcy and regular host Frankie Boyle.


Scruffy Murphy's One Comedy Night Scruffy Murphy‘s. 49, 51) George IV Bridge. 225 1681. 8pm. Free. See Thu 10.



Jester's Comedy Club Mansion’s Cafe Bar. 63 St George ‘s‘ Road. 333 1418. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). Janey (iodley flies the comedy flag for Jester‘s with a solo show.

Join Jane The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road, (1870 6006055. 9pm. £7 (£4). Jane Mackay comperes the evening featuring motherly figure Mrs Barbara Nice. lesbian comic Clare Summerskill. and g Brandon Reed. Madcap Comedy Club The State Bar. 148 Holland Street. 332 215‘). 11.30pm. £5 (£4). Absurd comedy from liric Bouvron. plus support from Canada's Glen Lamont and compere Billy Bonkers.

Madcap Comedy Club The Fotheringay. 17—21 Niths‘dale Road. 424 (1463. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). MC Richard Allen introduces a selection of escapees from the Edinburgh Fringe.


Scruffy Murphy's One Comedy Night Scruffy Murphy‘s. 49/50 George l\' Bridge, 225 1681. 8pm. Free. See Thu

Jane Mackay: join her at The Stand, Glasgow

The Comic Club Blackfriars. 36 Bell Street. 552 5024.1)pm. £5 (£4). Frenchman liric Bouvron brings a continental flavour to Blackfriars. Des McLean and Colin Flves provide the Scottish contingent alongside compere Dave Williams. Scot Agnew takes the open spot.

Stand-up Scotland The Stand. 333 \‘l'oodlands Road. 0870 6011 6055. ‘1pm. £3 (£2). Catch tomorrow‘s stand-up stars today as Graeme Thomas introduces Nick Findlay, Miles Jupp. Marie MacArthur. Chris Ozog and John Sinclair. John Gordon is the guest closer.



Vigorous Lime Comedy Club Nice ‘n‘ Sleazy. 421 Sauchiehall Street. 3331191111. 'l‘aking a break for the lidinburgh

East Kilbride

Comic Club At The Stuart Hotel The Stuart llotcl. Cornwall Street. 01355 221161. 8.311pm. Free. Sandy Nelson gets the gags in with support still to be confirmed and MC Raymond Mearns. I


Glasgow ; Frankie's Fringe The Stand. 333 , \Voodlands Road. 11871161111 61155.

8.30pm. £5 (£4). llarmon Leon re— examines America's underbelly. Magic Mandy Muden turns comic and magic tricks. plus Scot's’ lad liric Davidson and 5 regular host l-rankie Boyle.

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Centre. \V'indmillhill Street. 01608 267515. 8pm. £12 (£10). The Slralhclyde l'ni alumnus is fast becoming a bit of a ! star with sell-out shows at the Fringe and guest TV appearances. llis inimitable : style of observational comedy has charmed audiences all over the world >— watch the show and you'll know why.

Karen Loftus And Lynn Ferguson Mansion's Cafe Bar. 63 St George‘s Road. 333 1418. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). Scotland meets the United States as Lynn Ferguson (Chic/ten Run) and Karen Loftus preview their new Fringe show in Jester's. ‘llowling Drunk at the bar of Mansions’, perhaps?

(115926111111. 8pm.£12(£10). See \Ved lb.

10. Festival. the club will return with a bang Bridge. 22.5 1681. 8pm. Free. See Thu 5 on Sep 6. 10. Glasgow Ed Byrne Mothcrwell Theatre. Civic Ed Byrne Rothcs llalls. Rothes Square. 1

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