Performances will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Classical listings compiled by Ruth Hedges and Carol Main.
I Thursday Evening Chamber Recitals St Salvator‘s Chapel. North Street. 01334 462226. 8pm. £4. (ieorge McPhee plays organ as part of these regular Chamber Recital sessions.
I Canty Old St Paul's ('hurch. 63 Jeffrey Street. 556 3332. 2.05pm. £7 (£4). Medieval tnusic and poetry frotn Ireland celebrating St Brigit of Kildare with harp. chorus and reader.
I Canty Old St Paul's (’hurch. 63 Jeffrey Street. 556 3332. 2.05pm. £7 (£4). See Fri 9.
I Sunday Promenade Organ Concerts Art Gallery 8; Mitseum. Kelvingrove. Argyle Street. 287 2699. 2.30—3pm 8; 3.30— 4pm. Free. Fortnightly organ concert giy en by local musicians.
I Edinburgh International Youth Orchestra RSAMI). 100 Renfrevv Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (Free—£3.50). The Opening Concert of this year's liestival of British Youth Orchestras features listonian young musicians joining those of Edinburgh Youth Orchestra. Andec LOUiSC Hypolite is soloist in Bet‘lio/ Nuns d'lire and Dvorak's popular Symphony m) 8 is the main piece.
7.30pm. £7.50 (Free £3.50). 'l‘imothy Redmond conducts works by among others Holst and Vaughan Williams.
I Young Sinfonia, Newcastle RSAMD. 100 Renfrevv Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (Free £3.50). (‘onductor Andrei Danilov conducts \vorks by Faure and Mendelssohn. including the Violin Concerto. vvith Jonathan Storer as soloist.
I John R Turner (ilasgovv Cathedral. (‘astle Street. 552 8198. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). John R Turner gives an organ recital including m rks by Bach. Brahms. Saint-Saens and (itiilmant.
I Guy Johnston with Tom Poster St Mary's Parish (lunch. The Sidegate. ()1620 823738. 8pm. £12 HIS—£10). (‘ellist Johnston is joined by pianist Poster for an evening of music. including vvorks by Beethoven. Debussy. Stravinsky and Rachmaninov.
I Bedfordshire County Youth Wind Band RSAMD. 100 Renfrevv Street. 332 5057. 7.30pm. £7.50 (Free-£3.50).
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Theatre is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Dance is listed after Theatre for each city. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least eight days before publication. Theatre and Dance listings compiled by Anna Millar.
DISABLED ACCESS KEY
WA = Wheelchair Access: 1’ = Parking l‘acilities; W(‘ = Adapted Toiletts). TICKETLINK
Tickets for major venues in (ilasgovv are available from the Ticket ('entre. (‘andleriggs Mon -Sat 10.30am 6.30pm: Stilt noon 5pm in person or until 9pm by phone on ()141 287 551 1. Any Ticketlink box office can sell tickets for other venues. THEATRE TOKENS
Tl' indicates venues vvhere Theatre Tokens can be exchanged for tickets. Tokens can be bought frotn the Ticket Centre. (‘andleriggs (ilasgovv. ()141 287 5910; most branches of W.11. Smith. John Men/ies and James Thin Booksellers: or by credit card from Tokenline. 0171 240 8800.
Glasgow Drama '
297 Bath Street. 287 5511. [11. W(‘. WAI Sunset Boulevard t'ntil Sat 3| Aug (not Sun). 7.30pm (Wed 6’; Sat tnat 2.30pm). £7.50--£28.50. l’aith Brovvn stars as has-been movie star Norma 1)esmond in this povverful touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical.
121 Renlield Street. 332 I846. 11’. W('. WA]
The Celtic Story t'ntil Sat 10 Aug. 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mat 2pm). £l0-£15. The epic history of Scotland's green and vvhite sporting institution is retold through blood. svveat and tears of laughter.
Central Drama & Dance Ayr GAIETY THEATRE ('arrick Street. 01292 6| 1222. IH. WC. WA] The Centenary Gaiety Whirl l'ntil Sat 7 Sep (not Sun/Mon). Tue- l’ri 7.30pm; Sat 6pm & 8.30pm: 14th Aug 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £7.50- £12.50. Dean Park stars in the (iaiety’s annual variety spectacular boasting a big band sound. laughter. song and dancing girls.
High Street. ()1337 857397.
Romeo and Juliet Thu 8 Sat 10 Aug. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). ('utting lidge Theatre follovv up their successful production of Macbeth vvith another Shakespearean classic performed in this atmospheric historical setting.
MULL LITTLE THEATRE
Dervaig. 01688 400377.
A Skull in Connemara t‘ntil Tue 10 Sep (not Thu 8 Tue 13 Aug). 8 10pm. £9 £12 (£6 £9). Martin McDonagh's black comedy set in a murky graveyard is performed by Mull Theatre. Copenhagen t'ntil Wed 11 Sep (not liri 9 Thu 15 Aug). 8.30pm. £9 £12
(£6 £9). The first Scottish production of Michael l’rayn‘s play set against the backdrop of World War 11 as tvvo eminent scientists develop the atomic bomb.
There was a Man l-‘ri 9 Aug Thu (2 Sep (not Stilt l 1 Aug. Wed 14— Thu 15 Aug). 8.30pm. £9 £12 (£6 £9). A new production of Tom Wright's one-man play. a tribute to the life of Robert Burns.
The Why Front ('(‘A 350 Sauchiehall Street. 338 3274. 7.30pm. Free. but ticketed. BBC Radio Scotland launches its new comedy sketch show featuring a mix of experienced and first time vvriters. Frankie’s Pick of the Fringe The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £6 (£5). Barry (‘astagnola. Rob lleeney and Raymond Mearns.
Rabbit Warren Comedy Club Nichol lidvvards. Niddry Street. 0794 192 9239. 8pm. £5. lt's ladies“ night and the feelings right at the Warren. Sarah Wilson introduces Jacqueline Hannah. JoJo. Sandra Johnston. Marjorie and RC]. Snatch Club The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. l0pm—3am. £3.50 (£2.50). Resident compere and DJ Harry Ainsvvorth hosts this weekly ('unjv mz-meets-lli De Hi debauched cabaret.
Joon Broon Dundee Rep. Tay Square. 01382 223530. 9.30pm. Stand-up and outrageous costumes from Dundee's favourite delinquent daughter.
Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. 1'(i(‘ Building. Renfrevv Street. 0870 787 0707. 7.30pm. £12. Stu Who'.’ introduces dedicated crovvd pleaser Joe lleenan. Miles Jupp (aka Live I’lmn' .S‘lmu-‘s Rupert Donaldson) and Rudi Lickvvood. Frankie’s Pick of the Fringe The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £6 (£5). Perrier nominee Bruce Morton introduces (flat/tutor star ()mid Djalili. Mike Wilmot and Angie McAvoy.
Rabbit Warren Comedy Club Nichol lidvvards. Niddry Street. 0794 192 9239. 8pm. £5. Stephen Barnaby tops a bill vvhich includes Marjorie. So You Think You're liunny contender David Wilkie. lsaac Hunt and (lreg Mcllugh.
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Jongleurs Comedy Club Jongleurs. l'(i(‘ Building. Renfrevv Street. 0870 787 (1707. 7.30pm. £12. See Fri 9.
Frankie’s Pick of the Fringe The Stand. 33.3 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £7. Northern 1rish surrealist Martin Bigpig headlines. ably supported by poetic funnyman Rory Motion. regular ()ot star James Holmes and host Bruce Morton. Madcap Comedy Club State Bar. 148 Holland Street. 883 2334. 9.30pm. £5 (£4). Welsh surrealist Noel James tops a bill
Omid Djalili drops in
which includes Brandon Reed. Matt McCoy and open spots.
Craic’s Best of the Fringe (‘ul de Sac Southside/Attic. l 179 Pollokshavvs Road. 649 1819/649 4717. 8pm. £4. l.eith lad ('olin Ratnone indulges in some fine observational antics with help from a selection of comedians frotn the Fringe. Alan Anderson comperes and Southside Soul Assassins provide the tunes. Michael Redmond’s Sunday Service The Stand. 33.3 \Voodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 8.30pm. £4 (£2). (‘ome vvorship at the comedy altar of the laconic lrishman and offer praise to his stand-up disciples some of vvhom may have follovved in his footsteps from the sinfully funny dens of lidinburgh.
Hang the VJ The Three Sisters. 139 (‘ovvgate 622 6800. 9pm lam. Free. Join Harry Ainsvvorth and Dave Strong as they travvl the murky depths of the pop abyss in their vveckly qui/ shovv.
Stand Up Scotland The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. ()870 600 6055. 9pm. £5 (£4). Six of the Stand’s young guns line—up to face the firing squad. Bruce Devlin comperes.
Rabbit Warren Comedy Club Nichol lidvvards. Niddt‘y Street. 0794 192 9239. 9.30pm. £5. Sarah Wilson introduces Stephen Barnaby. John Scott. Boon. Rtissell (ilen and Saj (‘hauhdryx
The Why Front (‘(‘A. 350 Sauchiehall Street. 338 3274. 7.30pm. Free. but ticketed. See Thu 8. Frankie’s Pick of the Fringe The Stand. 333 Woodlands Road. 0870 600 6055. 9pm. £6 (£5). ('ult compere lirankie Boyle introduces Jo (’aullield. (‘ole Parker and Natalie Haynes.
Rabbit Warren Comedy Club Nichol litlyvards. Niddry Street. 0794 192 9239. 8 10.30pm. £5. Sarah Wilson introduces Stephen Barnaby. plus 1saac Hunt. John Scott. David Wilkie and ()bie.
Snatch Club The Liquid Room. 9c Victoria Street. 225 2564. 10pm 3am. £3.50 (£2.50). See Thu 8.
to town on Fri 9 Aug