Robert Newman & Mark Thomas


Thu 13 Oct Y0u really can‘t complain about the dearth of political comedy when these two clever chops are around. Newman in particular is on top form. See page 37. The Garage. Glasgow.

Freedom of Information


Sun 16 Oct A mini-

retrospective of

paintings by the Glasgow—based artist Louise Hopkins. See page 85. Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh.

Im ortance o elnq Alfred THEATRE Tue 18 Oct Louise Welsh draws parallels between World War I paranoia and current

political fears. See page 77. Oran Mor, Glasgow.

Boards of Canada


Mon 17 Oct

Campfire Headphase.

the third album of electronic wonderment from this Scots duo. continues their quest for sonic perfection. See page 18. Warp.

Audrey lefenegqer


Thu 20 Oct This

follow—up to The

Time Traveller's Wife is a curiosity cabinet of flotsam and jetsam. and whatnot. Is it a comic book puzzle or a biographical novel? See page 28. Jonathan Cape.



Fri 14 Oct Great

convergence festival of

film, music. art. design.

fashion and technology hits Glasgow. It’s a three-day explosion of film screenings, seminars. live music and more. One of the highlights includes a screening of Mike Mills' Thumbsucker. See page 42. CCA and GFT, Glasgow.

Lord of War


Sat 15 Oct

Thoroughly enjoyable

satirical melodrama

based on the testimonies of real private gunrunners. In terms of Hollywood entertainment, this is pretty radical stuff. Stars Nicolas Cage and Jared Leto. See feature. page 20. General release.

Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit


Wed 19 Oct Plasticine madness at the large vegetable shows of Little Britain. This time out Nick Park has more money but his parochial vision remains sweetly intact. See page 1 1. General release.

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