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Waiting tor Godot l'titil Sat 25 ()et tnot Sun/Mont. 7.30pm. £8 (£5). Samuel lleekett's modern elassie pla) iii \ihteh tuo tramps uait tor the arrixal of their friend (iodot. l‘irst produeed iti l’ai‘is b) a group of )outig students. this eontinttes to be one of Beckett's best known and best lo\ ed \sorks.


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The Cutting Room ‘l‘iie 2| Oct Sat 15 .\'o\ tnot Sun/Mont. 7.30pm. £l2 t£l £4). Stage adaptation of' Seottish writer Louise \Velsli's debut novel about a (ilasuegian auctioneer \sho linds a eolleetion ot pornographie Photographs from the l‘)-1(ls while clearing an antique~stulfed house of. a rieh. dead man. Last August. The l.t'.si'.s books section gave Welsh's novel a hearty four stars. so the tan iiiatei‘ial suggests potential.





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The Queen of Spades Wed 22 Oct Sat l5 .\'o\ tnot Sun/Mont. 7.3(lptii £l2 t£l Hi .-\le\satidr l’tishktn‘s tale set in I‘M” St l’etersburg abotit ati iiiiptnerished _\oung engineer \\ ho o\ erhears a stor} that leads to a \er_\ dangerous obsession. With muste b} Adrian Johnston and direetion atid design b} Jon l’ope.

Private Lives Thu 23 ()et Sat IS .\'o\ tnot Sun/Mom. 7,3flpiii. £l2

t£l £Ji. laii Spiiik directs Noel (‘tmai‘d's sparkling eotned) about l\\o di\oreees \\ ho btitiip ttito otie another on their seeond hone}moons u itli disastrous consequences. It \s as an immediate hit \\ hen it \\ as lirst staged in 1930. and ('ouard‘s \\lll_\ dialogue and repartee ha\ e ensured the pla} ‘s popularit} e\ er sitiee.


‘) l'nixersit} .-\\enue. 330 5522. Tabula Rasa - Vis a Vis Wed 22 ()et. 8pm. £8 t£5i. (‘lait'e l’etieak presents three intimate solos ehoreographed b} l‘rank .\1e(‘ontiell. l-‘raneoise l)upu} atid l’eneak. .\'ot the most d)namie \sorks )ou'll see this year. but l’eneak is a \ei'} \satehable performer arid the shou has some deepl} atmospherie motiietits.

Le Tour De France Mon 27 ts Tue 23 ()et. See Kids listings.

Spend a Penny 'l‘liu 3t) ()et. See Kids listings.


297 Bath Street. 2-10 llll. Ill. \\‘('. WA]

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat l'ntil Sat lts’ ()et. 7.30pm; 'l'ue ’l‘hu 2.30pm & 7.30pm; Fri 5pm & h’pm; Sat 2pm. 5pm & 8pm. £8.50 £23.50. The 'l'im

Riee/l .lti}'tl Webber domination eoiitinues with the fun retelling of the

An extraordinary combination of theatre, dance, percussion and infectious humour.

Tue 28 Oct ~ Sat 1 Nov


trim @fEW

London's favourite comedy hit, with a mystery guest star.

Mon 24- Sat 29 Nov

slor} ol Joseph. his ll brothers and that tntamous coat of main colours Musical .it'ietonados \Hll happtl} be singing along to '(‘lose l'\et‘_\ lloot'. ‘( )iie .\1ore Angel iii llea\en' and more Just for Joe Wed 32 Sat 35 (let "fillpm. £b ill £lh Fll Brenda ('oeht‘ane's onewsoman shou, eo

\\ rttteii b} lilaine (' Smith. teeounts hei o\\ti lite through drama and song Some ma} remember (’oeht’aiie lolltmmg her huge success at the lidmburgh l-esti\al li't’itige iii 2tNl2 Stomp Tue 28 (let Sal l \ox.

Tue 'l'hu ".Rllpm; I‘l'l fipm tk 0. illpm. Sat 2.30pm tk "..‘~(lptii. £.\‘ £24 When osei' nine tiiillioii people pa} to see _\our \llU\\. )oti must be doing something right. liispit'ed b_\ streetxxorkei‘s tot the sanitation. rathei than prostitution \ariet} i. the Stomp gang tise brooms. hub caps. biti lids and mueh more to punetuate the ehoreograph} iii their auat'tl-u iiitiiiig percussion and danee show


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Sweet Charity .\1on 2t) Sat :5 ()et. 7.30pm; Sat 3pm tk 7.30pm. ('omie

musieal about a girl is ho has alotta lo\ e

btit not a liek‘a sense. Featuring elassie tititiibers sueli as ‘litg Spender" atid ‘ll M} l'l'letltls (‘titlltl See Me No“ ..


New Street. 887 l()l(l, Ill. “‘(I \VAI Tonight They’re Going to Be . . . 'l‘ue 2| & Wed 22 ()et. 7.3llpiii. £.\' (£4.50). Brenda Starr and liobb} l)a//ler haxe got stars Ill their e}es. liver} night the} shimmer oti the stage as Barbra Streisand atid Shirle} Basses But tame eosts iii 'l‘ake 'l‘uo l’roduetioiis' coined) full of" camp karaoke hits.

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7 . LionelBlair ; ‘3' as The Narrator

’Fast, Funny, Sexy’ :_..i, Mat Mon 3 -Sat 8 Nov . 'Nsc SMITH s. ,‘RARD KELLYin

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listings Theatre & Dance


Waiting for Godot Antlx Arnold's production of Beckett's modern classic :s as mating and et arm a piece of theatre as \ou'll see this month Strong performances and music hall humour make this a must see The A't‘hes. G.isg:e'.'., Stir Oct

Vincent ln Brixton lilt‘lltlltl Eyr‘e's pr‘odutttton of Nicholas Wright's plax is a mound and itiStghtful evening of entertainment [ xplorint; a with in the oath life of Vineent Van Gogh. the [)l'tXlLlfTIlOll features a stunning performance from Clare Higgins Anti}; lliegitre, Lorenz/full ltie J r' ~Sat .“fi ()3!

Serieant Musgrave’s Dance John Ar'den's legendary piece of lyrical radicalism should retain its power With the Skills of the Oxford Stage Company involved A play about war and occupation, it has much to say to a contemporary audience. Traverse Theatre, (“dinning/i, l'i/eti 2S) Oct—Sat 1 Nov

Starring Kid

If you only see one musical this year, see this!

Mon 10 - Sat 15 Nov




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Tue 10- Sat 28 Feb

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