Rothes Square. 01 5‘12 M l llll. ll’. \\'('. WA]

Rothes Halls Youth Theatre Festival l-‘ri 2 Feb. (3.30pm. £3. Three-show preview of Files entrants into this year‘s Scottish (‘ommunity' Drama Association Festival for Youth.



Bennochy Road. (“593 412929. ll’. ll. WC. WA]

An Evening with Peter Morrison and Johnny Beattie Sat lo lieh. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£6.50). Sottgs attd laughter w itlt Morrison and Beattie. pltts music l‘rom tlte Pet'gy' O'Keelc Trio.

The Btrdcatcher Sat It) lieh. See Kids listings.



High Street. ()1 738 (t2 l()3 l.

Sleuth t'tttil Sat l() l'eh (ttot Sun). 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). £5 £14. Anthony Shal'l‘er's classic thriller set itt tlte home ol' a famous mystery writer. who etttharks on a gatne of cat attd tttottse with ltis youttg gttest.

An Audience With Paul Daniels Wed l-l Feh. 7.30pm. £l2.5() (£lt).5()l. 'l’he wee than of tnagic tells jokes and does a few tricks. Jerry Satlowit/ lte ain't (although for some. that's prohahly a good thing).


University of Stirling. ()I7Sh 4(tl()ts’ I. It’. H. WC. WAI

The Wizard Of Oz Sat 3 l-‘eb. 2pm & 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Two hundred pupils from Alloa Ballet (‘ompany attd Stirling Academy ol~ Dance tell the tale ol Dorothy and Toto using hallet. jazz. and contemporary dattce.

If I Knew Now (What I Knew Then) l‘ri ‘)/Sat It) l‘eh. 8pm. £6 (£3). As part ol~ the Year of the Artist project. Donna Rutherford has collahorated with Stirling University‘s Psychology Department to examine one We experience from several dil'l'erent perspectives. using video projection. spoken word and sound.



The Stand The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 (t()() (tll55. S3tlpttt. [-t ([3 l. He may only he ol' leprechaun proportions. hut what Andrew .\la\w ell lacks itt height. he tttore than makes up for with ltis cheeky style and sharp ohset'tations. Support comes than John Littlejoltn attd three \clyet Virgins.

The Hairy Haggis Comedy Club llielattman‘s Bar. 32-1 Argy le Street. 248 5685. S3llpm. £5 (£4). Scotland's master of ll]lt()\';lll\e inlpt'oy' l’ltil Kay giy'es his star seal ol' apprtw'al. ttot to mention his appropriately unkempt harttet. to this ttew comedy night. Support comes l'rom (‘raig ('rookston attd compere Billy Bonkcrs.


The Stand The Stand. 5 York l’lacc. 55S 7272. 9pm. £4 (£3). BB(' .\'ew (‘ontedy Award littalist Anthony J Brown takes the top slot. recounting sinister tales from his natty e

Phil Kay starts with The Hairy Haggis in Glasgow, then tours

Shellield. Support comes lrom Brendan .\loohatt. (irahattt \lactde attd .\lat'_|ot'ie. Reg Anderson's Comedy Cellar t'lll .\lac(‘ools. l(tl l.othiatt Road. (t2: 7H)". 9pm. Free. Joining cotttedy 's .\lr \lagic this eyening are l)a\e \Villiatns. 'l'otty l.ipman attd Skank.


Stirling's Comedy Club Alhert Halls. l)ttmharton Road. (ll7Stt 473544. Spot. 15 (£3). Richard Allen returns hit a ht'attd new year ol'cotttedy with Brttce Morton and Susan Morrison.


The Stand The Stand. 333 \thttdltlllds Road. 0370 (tllll (t()55. 0pm. to (£5 l. ('t‘ude ohseryations l'ront .-\ttstralia‘s .\larty Wilson w ho ltas heett tipped as a rising star ol' the stand—up scene. Support comes lrom Donna Krachan. Anthon} J Brown attd guest cotnpet'c Frankie Boyle.

Edinburgh Scruffy Murphy's One Comedy Night

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Dunfermline Comedy Club (amt-ytt- Ilall. t asl Poll. “I ‘53 ill I I" thhat'd \llett competes a night ol stand up capets w ttlt Btttee \lotton and Susan \lott‘tsott


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Madcap Comedy Club the Slate Bat. HS Holland Street. “I I | 5‘), ‘l. 3tlltlll. L5 (L11). Headipan delt\cty ltottt headltne acl lrishtnan Michael Redmond. whilst support comes lt'om (‘olitt Ratnone. one other act to he eonlit'ttted plus an open spot lot‘ would he comedians. litlly Bonket's takes chatge ol the ptoeeedtngs.

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