Theatre listings

Edinburgh Drama continued

Nelve Angry Men Tue 22—Sat 26 Oct. 7.30pm; Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £0 (£4). Year Three Acting students put on the courtroom drama about one juror who stands u against the rest.

The Guld sters Tue 2‘) ()ei—Sat 2 Nov. 7.30pm. £0 (£4). Year Three Acting Company presents Michel Tremblay’s superb Green Shield Stamps comedy set in Montreal but translated into purest working-class Glaswegian.


2 Leven Street. 52‘) 6000. [11. W. WC. WA]

The Tempest Until Sat 1‘) ()ct. 7.30pm; Thu & Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £12.50—£18.50. Shakespeare's magical play about spirits. sorcery. monsters and ship-wrecked scheming nobleman is brought to the stage under the direction of Patrick Mason. featuring the wonderful Richard Briers as Prospero. Corpse! Tue 22—5th 20 ()ct. 7.30pm: Wed & Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £12—£16.50. Comedy thriller by Gerald Moon starring Mark McGann. Rock’n’Roll Heaven Mon 28 Oct-Sat 2 Nov. Mon—Fri 7.30pm; Sat 4.45pm & 8pm. £12.50—£18.50. First time musical featuring the great legends of rock ‘n' roll.

NORTH EDINBURGH ARTS CENTRE 153 Pennywell Court. 315 2151.

The Spookmaster - Scary Stories for Children Thu 31 Oct. See Kids listings.


18—22 Greenside Place. 0870 6003424. [H. WC. WA]

Ml” Saigon Until Sat 25 Jan (not Sun). 7.30pm (Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm).

£10—£35. The West End smash set in war-torn 70s Saigon. where American Gl's and bar girls fall in and out of love. The production is the star. as Cadillac's don the stage and helicopters descend.

ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE Grindlay Street. 248 4848. IP. 11. 'I'l'. W(‘, WA]

Sunset Song Until Sat 1‘) ()ct. 7.45pm (W ‘d & Sat mat 2.30pm). £7--£18. Lewis Grassic Gibbon's classic Scottish novel of a woman's experience of modernisation in WWI-era rural Scotland is brought to the stage in this spellbinding staging by Prime Productions.

Taming of the Shrew Fri 25

()ct— Sat 10 Nov (not Sun/Mon). 7.45pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm. £7 £18. Free preview on Fri 25 ()ct. Tony (‘ownie directs this interpretation of Shakespeare‘s contentious sex war drama. Jimmy (‘hisholm and Meg Fraser star. See preview.


5 York Place. 558 7272.

Razor Octopus Wed 30 ()ct. 9pm. £5 (£3). See Glasgow. the Stand.


Cambridge Street. 228 1404. IP. 11. TI'. WC. WA]

Homers Until Sat 1‘) ()ct. 8pm.

£0— £9 (£4-£5). Set in 1‘)07. lain Findlay Macl.eod‘s first ftill length play concerns the life of two ‘homers'. Alex and Mary sent otit from a children's home in Glasgow to the isle of Lewis. See review.

The Birdcatcher Sat 1‘) ()ct. See Kids listings.

Factory Girls Tue 2‘) Oct Sat 2 Nov. 8pm. £10 (£4~£0). Sce Glasgow. Kinfauns Centre.

music Steve Reich

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want to see them do it all over again SEATTLE TIMES

Tickets £6 - E 16 TH EATREROYAI. (21 .»'\SGO\.‘I.’ Sunday 27 October 8pm

BOX OFFICE 0141 332 9000 www.tbeatreroya1glasgow.c0m

"The queen of minimalism has created a fulsome

“Watching De Keersmaeker's dancers, you think, how can they keep up this pace for so long? But when the piece ends you

choreography Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker

costumes Dries Van Noten

The twelve dancers of the Rosas company are among the best to be found on any European stage. See them perform the beautiful. mesmerising and hypnotic Drumming.

"stunningly comp/ex ...superbly precise"

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Homers. Traverse Theatre. Edinburgh until Sat 19 Oct. then touring


2 (‘hainbers Street. 247 421‘). ll’. \\'('. WA]

The Dearly Departed Tue 2‘)

()cl Sun 3 Nov (not Wed 30 Thu 31 1. 2‘) ()ct 7pm. Free. X-l'actor Dance ('ompany presents extracts from The Dearly Departed. inspired by the Heaven and Hell exhibition held at the museum in July 2000.

Central Drama 8. Dance

Cumbernauld CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Kildruin. 01230 732887. 11’. 11.'1”l‘.\\'('. WAI Your Turn to Clean the Stair Sat 1‘) ()ct. 7.45pm. £8 (£5). Rona Munro‘s comic look at the dramatic tensions between residents in a tenement block is performed by Rapture Theatre ('ompany. A Christmas Carol Fri 25 & Sat 20 ()ct. 7.45pm. £5 (£3.50). \Vitncss the l‘arndale Housing listate 'I‘ownswonien’s (iuild Dramatic Society's version of A Christmas (and. in this witty play from the Apex Players. Paras Over the Barras Hi 25 & Sat 20 ()ct. 7.45pm. £0 (£3). .\'o Meaii (‘o presents James Bai'clay's comedy set in wartime Glasgow. Hannah and Hanna Tue 2‘) ()ct. 7.45pm. £8 (£5). John Retallack‘s acclaimed and topical play about two young girls. one a refugee. and their

; ensuing friendship. Strongly recommended. Black Hearts Thu 31 ()ct. 8pm. £8 (£5). Theatre Fusion presents a collection of three spooky stories from the pen of Richard Wright.

Dundee DUNDEE REP Tay Square. ()1382 223530. 11’. ll. WC. WA] The Duchess of Malfi t'niil Sat 20 ()ct (not Sun). 7.30pm; 1‘) ()ct 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £8.50 £13.50 (£4.50 £7.50).

f John Webster‘s gory tale of revenge. ltist.

Edinburgh Dance

ambition and cynicism as performed by the Dundee Rep resident company. See t'cy iew.

East Kilbride

EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE ()ld (‘oach Road. 01355 201000. 11’. 11. \\'(’. \\'.»\|

The Old Neighbourhood Sun 27 Oct. 317111. £7 (£4). See (‘()11lct‘ 'l‘heati'c. Black Hearts Tue 2‘) ()ct. 8pm. £0 (£4). See (‘tiinberiiauld



\Vc‘st Bridge Street. (H.324 5008.50. Il’. \\'(’. \VAI

The Good Woman of Setzuan Wed 23 ()ct. 7.30pm. £0 (£4). See lidinhurgh. Brunton 'l‘heati'e.


MOTHERWELL CONCERT HALL ('ivic ('entre. \\'indinillhi|l Street. 01008 302‘)‘)‘). IP. 11. \\'(‘. WAI

Ballet Ireland Mon 28 ()ct. 7.30pm. £12.50 (£8.50 £10). The company celebrates its fifth year with a new production. Inferior/ts. featuring excerpts from the classics to more contemporary ballets including Li's Sy/p/ii'i/es. Sim/i Luke and The .Viili'riii‘lsi'r.



l'niycrsity' of Stirling. 01780 400000. ll’. 11. \\'('. \\':\|

Scottish Ballet Sat 1‘) ()ct. 7.30pm. £8 (£4 £5). Scottish Ballet performs popular pieces front its repertoire including Robert North‘s 'Ii'm‘ (ii/me and Light Mini/mien: Sir l'i'cdei'icls Ashton's I'ii'i’ li’rii/mis Hit/lies iii Illt' .llrlllllt’l' (ill lsiu/m‘u [)1lllr‘rlli and Robert ('ohan’s larder/t.

Kompany Malakhi Mon 21 ()ct. 8pm. ls'ompany Malakhi presents its dynamic l-‘ii:ioii with live ja/l band. Sunset Song Thu 24 Sat 20 ()ct. 8pm; 23 ()ct 10am. £3.50 £7. Sec lidinbtirgh. Royal l.y ceum 'l‘heatre. Hannah and Hanna Wed 30()c1. 8pm. £7 (£3.50).


6 Mon 4 - Sat 9 ’9

p Glasgay! Strathclyde Theatre Group



A play from the life of Benjamin Britten by Paul Godfrey directed by Maggie Lovell 'l was attracted by the tome and beauty 01 Britten s mus-(t lllcli‘ was ai‘ obv'ous (lltill‘d III the existence 01 Benlamin Button and Peter Pears as the lust Visible homosexual couple to gain any at coplanar? in rtiodern British somety

We follow Button and Pears irom the Start 01 01011 relationship In London before the Second World War across the Atlantic to their time as 'accutental 'etugeizs' In the USA (win 1039 - 19-1? and back to 1 nrgland, Culminating III the production of Britton's tirst opera Peter Grimes .". June 104‘) The acerbic wit oi the poet W H Auden and the love and support of Britten s sister Both =lllt'.‘l(TUl ll1("i voyage o‘ sell-discovery Paul Godfrey's text has a spare poetic beauty the play resonator; wit?i humour and ::(V1()l‘()."i(ll stowgth beyond its hislo'ical characters

'Lyrical. poetic prose. sinuous swdt eloquent and dramatic

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