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O CITIZENS Gorbals Street. 429 0022/8177. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [D].

An Ideal Husband Fri 29 Aug Sat 27

Aug, 7.30pm. £3. Concs£l in advance, Students £1 , OAPs and UB40s free on the door. The Citz begin their new autumn season with a production of Oscar Wilde‘s play. directed by Philip Prowse which suggests visually stunning elegance may be on the cards.

0 CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Cumbernauld. 023 67 32887. Box Office Mon—Fri 10am—6pm. Sat 10am—3pm. 6-8pm perfevgs. Bar/Cafe.

Once a Catholic Thurs 21 & Fri 22 Aug. 7.45pm. £2.50(£1.25). Grid Theatre Company in Mary O’Malley’s smash hit comedy about growing up in a convent school and its effect on the over-fertile imagination. Not for children. Spend, Spend, Spend Wed 27 & Thurs 28 Aug. 7.45pm. £2.50

(£1.25). Grid Theatre Company in Jack Rosenthal‘s play about what happens when a couple win the pools.

First Things First Sat Aug 30. 7.45pm. £2 (£1). Rags Theatre Group in a comedy whodunnit about a local amateur dramatics group getting a play on the road for the Fringe.

The Lass With the Muckie Mou’ Tues 2 & Wed 3 Sept. 7.45pm. £2.50 (£1.25). Theatre Alba in their new production of Alexander Reid’s play in braid Scots about a lass with toothsome prospects.

The Lemmings are Coming Thurs 4 Sat 6 Sept. 7.45pm. £2.75 (£1.50). Coming to Cumbernauld where it was first conceived during six weeks of improvisation.the highly acclaimed comedy about a group of young Glasgow lads livingin a flat in Battersea. This production from The Riverside Studios, London stars John Gordon Sinclair. John . Langford. Robert Buchanan and Douglas Sannachan.

O DRAMA CENTRE 126 Ingram Street. 5525827.

0 GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. Classes in drama, dance, art and photography amongst other things restart on Mon 8 Sept. To enrol go along on Tues 26 or Wed 27 Aug. Tel Jill Carrick on 041 221 4526 for details.

0 KING’S Bath Street. Box Office Mon—Sat 12 noon—6pm. 4 bars. [D]


Thoseappearing include Lynda Baron, Aimi Macdonald. Sue

Douglas. Sandor Eles. Michael Knowles, Roy North and Nicholas Smith.

0 MITCHELL Granville Street. 221 3198. Box office Mon—Sat. 12 noon-6pm. Bar. Cafe. [D] Tickets also available from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 552 596i. Mon—Sat l().3()am—6.30pm.

Fashion in Periormance Thurs 21 and Fri 22 Aug. 7.30pm. £3.50(£2). Ben the Press in a fashion show with a difference, more theatrically inclined than the average catwalk. The Czecks Tues 22 Aug. 10pm. £4. MOIR HALL. The Bouncing Czecks are back having lost their bounce in name only.

Variety Show Tues 26 & Thurs 28 Aug. 8pm. £3 (£2). MOIR HALL. A variety evening from Neil Dover Entertainments.



Scottish Community Drama Association: Full Length Play Festival. Mon 1 Sat 6 Sept. 7.30pm. £3. The

plays and players on the menu include:

Ring Round the Moon by Jean Anouilh. presented by the Hutcheson Drama Club (Tues);

Blood Wedding by Lorca, presented 3

by the Falkirk Players (Wed); Enter a Free Man by Tom Stoppard,

. presented by The Old Grammarians I (Thurs): Saturday, Sunday Morning

by Eduardo de Filippo presented by the Cytringan Players of Kettering

(Fri) and Boy’s Shop by St.John

Ervine presented by the Rosemary

Drama Group from Northern

Ireland(Sat). O PAVILION 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box office Mon—Sat

IOam—8pm. Bar.

Robert Halpern Thurs 21—Sat 22.

Thurs 28—Sat 30 Aug. Thurs 4—Sat 6

Sept. 7.30pm. Thurs all seats £2. Fri and Sat£3.50.£3, £2. Hypnotic fare. Go along and eat an onion.

The Big B ’86 Country Show Tues 2


O THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234.332 9000 (credit cards). Box office. Mon— Sat 10am—6pm. (7.30pm on perf. evgs.) Bar. buffet. 'Allo, Allo Mon 1— Sat 6 Sept. Mon—Thurs 7.30pm. Fri & Sat 5 &


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8pm. On tour: the stage show from

the popular tv series. (See panel). 0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. Box Office Tue—Sat 10am—5.30pm. Sun 2—5pm. (Tickets from bookshop on perfevgs). [D] [E] Ladies First Fri 22 & Sat 23 Aug. i 8pm. £2.50(£2). The all women ' comedy group. Sensible Footwear. 3 in a show ofsongs and sketches . looking at female stereotypes. Joolz Fri Aug 22. 10pm. £2.50 (£2). Poetry from an unconventional lady poet: Joolz has performed with many a rock band. and her poetry takes on subjects that are not entirely lyrical unemployment. sexism and drug abuse among them. Los Angeles Stand Up Comedy Sun 31 Aug. 7.30pm & 10pm. £3 (£2). Three stand-up comics from l..A.. back by popular demand. 0 TRON THEATRE 63 '1‘rongate.552 4267/8. Box Office Tue—Sat. Noon—10pm. Bar. The Lemmings Are Coming Until Sun 24 Aug. 8pm. Sat 23 Aug. 4pm. Members £3, Guests £4. John Gordon Sinclair and Robert Buchanan appearin this highly acclaimed production by the Riverside Studios of a play that grew .)ut ofsix weeks improvisation at Cumbernauld Theatre. and tells the story of a group ofyoung Glaswegians who take on a flat in Battersea and much more besides. [See also (.‘umbernauldiBlOOd, Sweat and Tears Tues 2 - Sat 13 Sept. 8pm. Members £3. Guests £4. ilull Truck theatre company in their highly successful production ofJohn Godber‘s play inspired by the tale of Karen Briggs. who became a judo expert.


The Edinburgh Festival and Fringe are running until 30 August (see Festival section), after which most Edinburgh theatres take a pause tor thought and to clear up the ice-cream papers, reopening later in the month. See next issue.

0 THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Box Office Mon—Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. [D].

Heaven on Earth Rehearsals fora new Theatre Workshop performance project to be performed as part of Theatre Workshop‘s 21st birthday celebrations in October begin on Tl-lurs Sept 4. 7.30pm. The project is envisaged as an ‘epic collage focussing on experience since World War 'I‘wo‘and will integrate volunteers and disabled performers. Anybody who is interested in any aspect of performance set. acting. lighting. music etc. should contact Theatre Workshop.

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[E] Phone Bookings. Ticket Centre, I Hitters, a radio transmitter and a

Candleriggs. Mon—Sat . 10.30am—6.30pm. 552 5961. Whodunnit Mon 1- Sar 6 Sept. Mon—Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5 & 8pm. £4.50, £4, £3. Galllery Productions in a funny thriller by Anthony Shaffer, author ofSIeuth.

Resistance and, more especially, the Gestapo. Nevertheless, it became a big 2 portrait oi the Madonna with big

hit with the public and now it has been ; boobies. So it lunny ioreigners and transiormed into a stage play ; their even funnier accents make you appearing this month at the Theatre [ chortle, 'Allo, ’Allo should be right up Royal and also at Edinburgh's Kings | your street.


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