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 & dance listings compiled by Kelly Apter.
297 Bath Street, 287 5511. [11, WC, WA]
Joseph And His Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Mon 21-Sat 26 Aug. Mon & Wed 7.30pm; Tue & Thu 2.30pm 8; 7.30pm; Fri 8.; Sat 5pm 8; 8pm. The musical which ﬁrst raised its head in 1979 still refuses to lie down. So here’s another opportunity to sing along to some ofAndrew Lloyd Webber‘s finest ditties, from ‘Any Dream Will Do’ to ‘Close Every Door’. PAVILION THEATRE
121 Rentield Street, 332 1846. [1), WC,
Higgt Road Until Sat 26 Aug (not Sun 20). 7.30pm (Thu, Sat & Wed mats 2pm). £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 Glendarroch characters are there, including Gwyneth Guthrie as Mrs Mack and Andy Cameron as Chic Cherry.
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Carrick Street. 01292611222. [11, WC, WA]
The Gaiety Whirl Until Sat 9 Sep (not Sun 61: Mon). 7.30pm; Sat 6pm & 8.30pm. £7.50—£l0. It’s variety time again at the Gaiety. with this year‘s line-up featuring Clyde 2’s Dean Park, Elaine Simmons and music from the Gaiety Big Band.
EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE
Old Coach Road, 01355 261000. [R H, WC. WA]
My Life In Art Thu 24—Sat 26 Aug. 8pm. £6 (£4). A love triangle set against the backdrop of the Edinburgh Fringe, featuring the comic encounters of two actors and a director working on a play.
CRAWFORD ARTS CENTRE
93 North Street, 01334 474610. [R WA]
Shirley Valentine Until Sat 26 Aug. 8pm (Sat mat 2.30pm & 8pm). £8 (£4.50—£5). Lesley Mackie stars as the frustrated housewife who heads for the sun in the Byre Theatre’s adaptation of Willy Russell’s comic play.
University of Stirling, 01786 46108]. [P, H, WC, WA]
The Importance Of Being Earnest Sat 19 Aug. 8pm. £7 (£3.50). Outdoor production specialists lllyria present Oscar Wilde’s comedy of manners.
Frankie's Fringe The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Harmon Leon re- examines America‘s underbelly, Magic Mandy Muden turns comic and magic tricks, plus Scot’s lad Eric Davidson and regular host Frankie Boyle.
Scruffy Murphy's One Comedy Night Scruffy Murphy’s, 49/50 George [V Bridge, 225 1681. 8pm. Free. Fringe favourites for free, as introduced by resident compere Reg Anderson.
Ed Byrne Rothes Halls, Rothes Square, 01592 611101. 8pm. £12 (£10). The charming little Irish lad takes his show on the road in an ambitious tour of the UK and Ireland. You’ll no doubt have heard a fair number of the jokes before, but he’s guaranteed to have you guffawing at those old favourites.
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Jester’s Comedy Club Mansion’s Cafe Bar, 63 St George’s Road, 333 1418. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). Turning comedy tricks this evening are headliner Haqui, support acts Lee Ness and Bill Bruce plus compere Janey Godley.
Frankie's Fringe The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £6 (£5). David Hadingham indulges in some comic psychosis, plus Ireland‘s lan Coppinger, deadpan delivery from Fin MacArthur and resident host Frankie Boyle.
Scruffy Murphy's One Comedy Night Scruffy Murphy‘s, 4950 George IV Bridge, 225 1681. 8pm. Free. See Thu 17.
SATURDAY. 19 Glasgow
Parrot Mansion’s Cafe Bar, 63 St George’s Road, 333 1418. 8.30pm. £6 (£5). The stand-up spotlight falls on Parrot as he takes to the stage fora solo show.
Johnny Vegas The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £7 (£4). The star of The Erpingltum Camp gets back to more off the cuff comedy complete with pottery and singalongs. Musical and poetic support comes from Tina C and Eric Davidson respectively.
Madcap Comedy Club The State Bar, 148 Holland Street, 332 2159. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). Brummie banter from Haqui, plus support from Dougie Dunlop and more acts to be confirmed. Billy Bonkers com eres.
Ma cap Comedy Club The Fotheringay, 17—21 Nithsdale Road, 424 0463. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). Laying on the laughter tonight are Frenchman Eric Bouvron, Birmingham’s Haqui and more to be conﬁrmed. The MC is Richard Allen.
Scruffy Murphy’s One Comedy Night Scruffy Murphy’s, 49/50 George IV Bridge, 225 1681. 8pm. Free. See Thu 17.
The Comic Club Blackfriars, 36 Bell Street, 552 5924. 9pm. £5 (£4). This evening’s stand-up stars have still to be confirmed.
Stand-up Scotland The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £3 (£2). Catch tomorrow’s Scottish 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.
Elaine C Smith is Hormonally Driven Buccleuch Hall, 01387 380255. 7.30pm. £10. See Thu 17.
The Comic Club At The Stuart Hotel The Stuart Hotel, Cornwall Street, 01355 221161. 8.30pm. Free. The line-up at East Kilbride’s comedy hot-spot has still to be confirmed.
Janey Godley still going strong at Jesters
Dundee Comedy Cafe West Port Bar, West Port, 01382 200993. 9pm. £3 (£2.50). The Fringe comes to Dundee as the Comedy Cafe presents its pick of the comedians for a ‘Fringe Special’. Regular comperes are Brandon Reed and Ben Darcy.
Frankie‘s Fringe The Stand, 333 Woodlands Road, 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £5 (£4). Comedy with an international flavour comes to Glasgow with outrageous Aussie Phil Davey, Canada’s Jason Whitehead, and American Des Bishop.
Scruffy Murphy's One Comedy Night Scruffy Murphy’s, 49/50 George [V Bridge, 225 1681. 8pm. Free. See Thu 17.
For Edinburgh Theatre & Comedy Listings check Festival supplement
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