Theatre events are listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Dance events are listed after Theatre. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to, by post or by fax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Anna Millar.

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25.3 Argyle Street. 565 1023. |W('. WAI An Audience with the Lizard Lady & Backstage at the Pussy- Kat Club Thu 13 & Fri 14 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£4). ()ccasional Theatre (‘ompany presents two monologues. one based on a learned defence tnechanistn. the second set in Berlin's notorious cabaret circuit.


37 (ireenlees Road. 646 1738.

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Hi 21 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Stage production of Muriel Spark's inspiring landmark novel based on a teacher at the Marcia Blaine School for (iit'ls who incurs the disapproval of her colleagues dtte to her unconventional teaching methods. performed here by Practical Magic Theatre (‘ompanyz


11‘) (iot'bals Street. 42‘) 0022. 11’. 11. 'IT W('. WA]

The Cutting Room t'ntit Sat 15 Nov. 7.30pm. £12 (£1 £4). Louise Welsh's novel. about a (ilaswegian auctioneer who finds a collection of pornographic photographs frotn the 1940s while clearing an antique-stuffed house of a rich dead man. is beautifully adapted here by Kenny Miller and Tam Dean Burn. Miller's design catches the grim world of decrepit houses and secret vices with craft and ingenuity. while Burn’s performance shines. llighly recommended.

The Queen of Spades t‘ntil Sat 15 Nov. 7.30pm. £12 (£1 £4). Alexander Pushkin's tale set in 1917 St Petersburg about an impoverished young engineer who overhears a story that leads to a very dangerous obsession. An interesting piece that occasionally lacks atmosphere. Private Lives t'ntil Sat IS Nov. 7.30pm. £12 (£1 £4). Noel ('oward‘s sparkling comedy about two divorcees who bump into one another on their second honeymoons with disastrous consequences is re-enacted with fervour in lan Spink’s production. Selina Boyack

excels as Atnanda and this works as a pleasant reminder that (‘oward's writing is as relevant today as it's ever been. Recommended.

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui Tue 25 Nov Sat 20 Dec. 7.30pm. £12 (£4). (‘iti/ens' Theatre present Brecht‘s parable of Hitler's rise to power. See preview.

Nothing Wed 26 Nov Sat 20 Dec. 7.30pm. £12 (£4). Andrea Hart's adaptation of Henry (ireen's undiscovered classic of 20th century literature. Sec preview.

Snow White Thu 27 Nov Sat 27 Dec. See Kids listings.


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Up and Under Fri 14 at Sat 15 Nov. 8pm. £8 (£6). Pictel International presents John (iodber‘s award-winning comedy about live unlit lads who take on the local pub rugby champs. Daft fun. Thirst Thu 20 Sat 22 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). Martin l)ara/. directs liugene ()‘Neill's tale of three shipwreck survivors who try to stay sane under the scorching sun. All proceeds go to the llansel Foundation. which is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

STAG Nights Thu 27~Sat 2‘) Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). A showcase of new actors. directors. designers and writers through short plays. music and ‘happenings'.


297 Bath Street. 240 1111. [11. W(‘. WAI Oh! What a Night t'ntil Sat 15 Nov. Mon Thu 7.30pm: Fri, Sat 6pm 8; 8.45pm. £‘)~£22.50. The 70s smash hit musical. starring Kid (‘reo1e. rocks into

Abigail’s Party, King’s Theatre, Edinburgh


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18 ‘Sat 22 Nov. 7.30pm: Wed a Sat 2.30pm; l-‘ri 5pm & 8.05pm. £8 £17. The Rice-Lloyd Webber domination continues. this time with the tale of the last seven days in the life of Jesus of Nazareth.

The Play What I Wrote Mon

24 Sat 2‘) Nov. 7.30pm (Wed & Sat 2.30pm). £7 £22.50. This West lind's celebration of Britain's greatest double act Moreeatnbe and Wise is perfect fodder for those who remember liric and lirnie's riotous gags. And. yes. in line with the good old days. a star guest is on the bill.


6(iranvi11e Street. 0845 330 3501. [11. 'IT W(‘. WA]

Maime l'ntil Sat 15 Nov. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). Performance by the Minerva ('lub.

Greater Glasgow Scout Gangshow l-‘ri 21 Sat 2‘) Nov. See Kids listings.


121 Renlield Street. 332 1846. [P W(‘. WAI

Clive Baldwin’s Jolson Show Sun 16 Nov. 7.30pm. £10 (£9). Tribute to the man who tnade Mammy famous and could always be heard saying. ‘You Ain’t lleard Nothin' Yetl’


98 Ingram Street. 552 348‘). 11’. W('. WA. WA A]

Death and the Maiden t'ntil Sat 15 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 £0 (£3 £4.50) from 548 2558. Strathclyde Theatre (it‘ottp presents Ariel 1)orfman‘s claustrophobic cat-and-mouse thriller. Born out of the aftermath of a barbarous Pinochet regime in (bile. the tnodern classic raises moral questions about repression. revenge and the human condition.

The Threepenny Opera Wed 26 Nov Sat 6 Dec. 7.30pm. £6 £‘)

(£3 £4.50) from 548 2558. Brecht's sleazy. greedy. comic and vibrant prodttction is given a modern thrust by Strathclyde Theatre (iroup. Written in 1928. the musical satire explores the underworld of gangsters and whores that both savage and feed the bourgeoisie.


I00 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. Ill. W(‘. w.-\|

Fear and Misery of the Third Reich l.'nti1 Fri 14 Nov. 7.30pm: l'i‘i 2.30pm. £6 (£4). Bertolt Brecht's exploration into the climate of (iermany. 1933. with titnely reminders of the dangers of right wing thought on a disaffected population.Presented by the


The Slab Boys There's no place like home. John Byrne's popular trilogy premiered at the Traverse in 1978. and now it makes a welcome return with directors Philip Howard and Roxanna Silbert at the helm and Paul Thomas Hickey treading the boards. See feature. Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh. Fri 74 Nov—Sun 25 Jan.

The Danny Crowe Show David Farr combines farce. horror and the Jerry Springer Show in this new comedy concerning two teenagers and their obsession with reality TV. See preview. Dundee Rep. Dundee. Until Sat 22 Nov.

The Haunted Man Until Thu 13 Nov. 8pm. £8—El 1 (925—26). An intriguing and and heart-warming glimpse into the mind of a creative genius here as Jimmy Chisholm stars in this one-man performance of John Clifford's Dickensian masterpiece. See preview. Tron Theatre, Glasgow, Until Thu 73 Nov.

BAt Acting) class of 200-1. An Absolute Turkey (Le Dindon) Thu 20 Thu 27 Nov. 7.30pm: Wed

2.30pm. £6 (£4). ('lassic lirencb farce by

(ieot'ges lieydeau. adapted by Peter Hall and Nicki lirei and exposing the Parisian bourgeoisie at the beginning of the 20th century. Presented by the BA (Acting) elass of 2004.


282 Hope Street. 332 9000. 111.W('. wivl

Les Ballets Trockadero De Monte Carlo thin 13 Sat 15 Nov. 7.30pm: Sat 2.15pm & 7.30pm. £6 £20. With their tongues (ticked firmly in cheeks (and equipment tttcked lirmly beneath a ttittt). this all male troupe delivers segments from a host of classical favourites. Despite their comedic appeal. the Trocks are all extremely talented dancers. with stacks of teclmique to back up the titters.


25 Albert l)riv e. 0845 330 3501. HT W('. WA]

Maria-Dolores Hi 14 .v Sat 15 Nov. 8pm. £8 (£4). Provocative Belgian filmmaker Wayne Traub presents a opera/film hybrid about two women whose lives are inextricably tied. Both are being lilmed secretly by a man but are also linked through their inability to be