First Call, Last Call
Wednesday 03 February 1999
AWAY FROM THE successful TV improvisation show Whose Line is it Anyway? Greg Proops (right) grabs the limelight and embarks upon a UK tour this spring. The smug American unleashes his sharp quick wit in his show He's One Fine Bitch where, true to form, he spouts political incorrectness like it's going out of fashion. Tickets are selling fast.
The Junction, Cambridge (01223 511511) 21 Apr; The Gantry, Southampton (01703 229319) 23 Apr; The Bristol Bierkellar, Bristol (0117-926 8514) 28 Apr; The Arts Centre, Swindon (01793 614837) 29 Apr
IN A SPECTACULAR display of drama and pounding music The Drummers of Burundi come to the UK as part of an international tour. They spirit about the stage in synchronised tribal style, expressing their rhythmic message on hollow log drums. The ritual, hailed as a national symbol of Burundi's musical tradition, is inspiring for audiences of all cultures.
Corn Exchange, Cambridge (01223 357851) 8 Feb; The Hexagon, Reading (0118- 960 6060) 9 Feb; Royal Festival Hall, London SE1 (0171-960 4242) 10 Feb; Colston Hall, Bristol (0117-922 3683) 9 Mar
Glastonbury Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend will perform with Paul Weller as their warm-up act
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Katie Hopkins gives rare glimpse of sensitive side with heartfelt open letter to her children penned in case she dies from epilepsy
- 2 Rihanna's Met Gala dress took one Chinese woman 2 years to make, was reduced to omelette meme in 2 seconds
- 3 Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to replace Jeremy Clarkson and co
- 4 #JeSuisEd: People share photos of themselves eating awkwardly in solidarity with Labour leader
- 5 Women think Irish men are the sexiest, survey finds
Penny Dreadful, series 2 episode 1, review: It is still gloriously silly
Top Gear: Jodie Kidd, Philip Glenister and Guy Martin 'in advanced talks' to replace Jeremy Clarkson and co
Eurovision 2015: What date and time is the song contest and who are the favourites to win?
How the Other Half Eat, Channel 4 - TV review: Swapping food trolleys shows how food and class are closely connected
Indiana Jones sequel confirmed by Lucasfilm - but will Harrison Ford return to the franchise?
In defence of liberal democracy
General Election 2015: Post-election 'shambles' looms as 70 per cent of voters say SNP 'should not be able to veto UK government policies'
The Rothschild Libel: Why has it taken 200 years for an anti-Semitic slur that emerged from the Battle of Waterloo to be dismissed?
General Election 2015: UK will be 'run for the wealthy and powerful' if Tories retain power, Labour warns
General election live: SNP suspends two members for disrupting Labour rally
General Election 2015: Sturgeon claims Scots 'appalled' by Ed Miliband's refusal to work with SNP