individual angle on the city ofGlasgow. There are some obscure relationships like Ron O'Donnell's interior sets which seem to deal more with issues than with Glasgow. but there are those like Ruth Stirling's imagesof water which dooffer unusual insight. A Collins Gallery exhibition. Oil Paintings by Willam Robson L’nul 5 Sept. Work from his Italian period 1890-1900. 0 MAIN FINE ART The Studio Gallery. 16 Gibson Street. 334 8858. Tue—Sat 10am—5pm: Sun 2-5pm. Exhibitions from the gallery's stock ofcontemporary paintings throughout August. 0 METRO GALLERY 7 I 3 Great Western Road. 33‘) 0737 (opp Botanic Gardens). Tue—Sat 10.30am—5pm. Summer Show L’ntil mid-Sept. A changing show of paintings by artists like Norman Kirkham. Claire Ilarrigan and Patrick Dorian. 0 908 GALLERY 12 ()tago Street. 3393158. Mon—Sat I0am—bpm. Midsummer Exhibition Contemporary Scottish craft design and paintings. Throughout Aug. 0 PEOPLE'S PALACE MUSEUM Glasgow Green. 5540223. Mon—Sat l0am—5pm. Sun 1—5pm. Glasgow's museum of working life. The Calton Weavers: Glasgow Trade Unionism1787-1987 L'ntil end 1987. The museum is in political mood for this exhibition. re-tclling the unsung story of the first martyrs to trade unionism and the moyement's subsequent course. Ken Currie's work illustrating this theme (only one picture is so far completed) is the first major mural commission from Glasgow District Council since the Banqueting Hall. City Chambers. was completed in the 1890s. 0 PDLLDK HOUSE 2060 Pollokshaws Road. (1320274. Mon—Sat l0am»-5pm. Sun l—5pm. Neighbour to the Burrell Collection. this 18th century house contains the Stirling Maxwell Collection of Spanish paintings and period furnishings. Regular recitals held. See Classical Listings or contact yenue for details. 0 THE SCOTTISH DESIGN CENTRE 72 St Vincent Street. 221 (T121. Mon-I-‘ri 9.30am—5pm. Sat 9am-5pm. AFAEP '87 L'ntil Sat 2‘) Aug. An exhibition of fashion photography entered in the 1987 Association of Fashion. Adyertising and Iiditorial Photographers Awards. a scheme set up three years ago to encourage high standards and tostimulate public interest. 0 SPRINGBURN MUSEUM Ayr Street (adjacent to Springburn Railway Station). Mon—Fri 10.30am—5pm. Sun 2—5pm. 0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall 'Street. 332 7521. Tue—Sat l0am—5.30pm. Sun 2—5.30pm. Cafe. [1)] Denis Masi L'ntil Sun (i Sept. Installations like theatre sets incorporate sound. light and smell into their refined image. Born in America in 1942 Masi has liyed and worked in London since 1967. This major exhibition comprises two new works Prompt the last of a series 018 constructions begun in 1979 and Shrine. the result of Masi's experience as Artist—in—Residence at the Imperial War Mtiseum. Related drawings and photographs will be included. Weegee L'ntil Wed 9 Sept. When great fires broke out in the city of New York Weegee was always one of the first to arriye. Ilis photographs capture starkly and with 40's black and white the dark but exciting face of NYC. A cafe exhibition. 0 TRANSMISSION GALLERY l3 Chisholm Street. 552 4813. Mon—Sat Noon—bpm. Zoo L'ntil Sat 2‘) Aug. Animals by Gillian Steel and Ken Waldron. 0 WASHINGTON GALLERY 44 Washington Street. 221 6780. Mon—Fri l0am—5pm; Sat 10am—1pm. Summer Exhibition Scottish paintings— 19th century and contemporary.


0 Theatre is listed by city first. then by venue, running in alphabetical order. Edinburgh theatres are involved inthe Edinburgh Festival and Fringe please see separate section.


O CITIZENS Gorbals Street. 42‘) 0022. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [1)]. School for Scandal Fri 4 Sept -~ Sat 30a. 7.30pm. FRIiIi I’RIiVI IiW 'I‘hurs 3 Sept. £3. Students £1. ()APS ck I'B40s £1 in advance. free on door. The Citizens' open their autumn season with Richard Brinslcy Sheridan's wonderful comedy of manners. directed by Giles I Iay'ergal. See prcy'iew next issue.

0 CUMBERNAULD THEATRE ( ‘umbernauld. 0236 732887. Box Office Mon-I’ri ltlam—bpm. Sat 10am—3pm. o-8pm perf eygs. Bar‘Cafe.

Shakers 'I‘hurs 27 Aug ~r Sat 5 Sept. 7.45pm. Mon— Wed £2 (£1 ). 'I‘hurs—Sat £3 (£1.50). Cumbernauld'I‘heatreCompany in John Godber‘s highly successful comedy about life in a cocktail bar. low price cocktails are ayailable in the bar?

0 DRAMA CENTRE 12b Ingram Street.041 552 5827.

Mutatis. Mutandis and Little Bro. Little Sister Wed 1‘)» Sat 22 Aug. 8pm. Mixed Company Theatre in a double bill ofshort plays by Dayid Campton.

Cabaret Evening Wed lo ck 'I‘hurs 27 Aug. 8pm. Iiye Scream present an eyening of cabaret ~ comedy and music.

0 KING'S Bath Street. Box ( )ffice Mon —Sat 12 tioon--bpni. 4 bars. [1)] [ Ii] Phone Bookings. 'I‘icket Centre. ( ~andleriggs. Mon—Sat 10.30am b.30pm. 041 227 5511. A Chorus Line L'ntil Sat 22 Aug. 7.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. Tickets £150 £20. ()ne singular sensation . . . Broadway'slongest running musical arriyes in Glasgow. Oon'tTell the Wife! Mon 24 Aug -- Sat 12 Sept. 7.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £5. £4. £3. A farce starringJimmy Logan.

0 MITCHELL (iranyille Street. 221 3198. Box office Mon Sat. 12 noon bpm. Bar. Cafe. [1)] ’I‘ickets also ayailable from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511. Mon—Sat 10.30am— b.30pm.


There has been rather a quantity oiworld theatre over in the east just recently. An inspired decision then on the part oiMichael Boyd to encourage a little of it over tothe west. The Tmn's World Theatre Season brings togetherdrama from Russia, India. Scotland and New York. The Shaliko Company and La Mama from New York explore the violence inherent in the Punch and Judy show in a poweriul andlunny production (see photo and review in lestival section). Moscow Studio Theatre oithe South West offer a chance to experience Fringe drama Russian style with their somewhat alternative reading of Hamlet; Communicado Theatre Company present an excellent production of Liz Lochhead’s delightfully down-to-earth Mary Queen oi Scots Got Her Head Chopped on while another strong Scottish company. TAG. have a bold young new production of Othello. s Later on in September you can see theiine solo performer Jack Kiaff in a double bill of shows: his moving play about Franz Kafka, and his new show, Stand Up!. and the Chorus Theatre from India in their

O PAVILION 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box office Mon—Sat l0am—8pm. Bar. Robert Halpern Iiyery Thurs. Fri and Sat eye. until end August. 7.30pm. 'I‘hurs £2.50; I’ri £3.25; Sat £4. The stage hypnotist returns to exercise his powers oyer his audience. 0 THEATRE ROYAL I lope Street. 331 1234. Box office Mon—Sat 10am-~bpm (7.30pm on perf eygs). Bar. Buffet. No theatre performances this issue. 0 THIRD EYE CENTRE 350Sauchieha11 Street. 332 7521. Lunch and One Forthe Road Hi 21 It Sat 22 Aug. 8pm. £2.50 1 £2) 'I‘heatre Racoon in a double bill of short sharp plays by two masters of the genre: Lime/i by Steyen Berkof'f and ()m’for the Road by 1 larold Pinter. ‘The Very Tragical History of Mary Shelley. .' Wed 26 -- Sat 2‘) Aug. 8pm. £3.50(£3) 'I‘attycoram. a new women’s performance-art group. explore the imagination of Mary Shelley . creatorof Frankenstein. Directed by Annie Griffin. whose :1 [Most Persian/ed w as recently seen at the Third Iiye Centre. See Reyiew. (There is also a free discussion with the company about their work on Sat 2‘) Aug at 2pm ). 0 TRON THEATRE (i3 .ITUII‘L'HIL'. 552 4267 8. Box Office 'l‘ue» Sat Noon- 8pm; Sun 12.30—8pm. Cafe Rest. Bar'I'ue- 'I'hurs Noon—l 1pm; Hi and Sat Noon- midnight: Sun 12.30 ‘1 1pm. Heal Sounds oiAtrica lines 18 Sun 23 Aug. 8pm. Members £3; (iuests £4. No Concessions for this peformance. The wonderful eleyen-piece band from Zimbabwe yisit the Iron with their tremendously infectious dance music. Getting Past It'l’hurs 2a Sat 22Aug. 11pm. Members £3; (ittcsts £4. Members‘ Cones l I 'I340s. ()APs. students. disabled) £l. A wonderfully talented comicduo. Iilaine C. Smith and I‘orbes Masson (otherwise know n as one halfofVictor and Barry) in the show they did at Mayfest - a funny . but moying look at a woman approaching middle age. Hamlet 'I‘ues 25~Sun 30 Aug. 8pm. Prices as aboyc. On their first yisit to Britain. Moscow Studio'l’heatre ofthe South-West

astoundineg beautiful show, Chakravyuha. an episode from The Mahabharata. Forfull reviews or all shows please see Festival section. For listings details see listings.

present their stark. radical interpretation of Shakespeare's masterpiece. See Reyiew.

Mary Queen 01 Scots Tires 1 Sun (iSept. 7.30pm. Prices as aboye. An excellent production of an excellent show. Communieado Theatre Company start to tour their production of Liz Loehhead's new play about Mary Stuart funny. yiyidly staged and also moying. See Reyiew in I‘estiyal section.

Punchl'I'ues l a Sun b Sept. 10.30pm. Prices as aboy e.'1‘he Shaliko ( ‘ompany and La Mama from New York present a disturbing production of Punch and Judy.


O BRUNTDN THEATRE Musselburgh. M5 2240. Box office Mon—Sat l0am—-8pm. Bar. [D] [Li]

0 KING'S THEATRE 2 Leyen Street. 22‘) 1201. Box office Mon—Sat l0am—8pm. Bar. [D]

O NETHERBOWA3 High Street. 55(N52‘). Box office 10am—-4.30pm;7 -‘)pm perf eygs.

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0 ROYAL LYCEUM (irindlay Street. 22‘) ‘)b‘)7. Box office Mon- Sat 10am bpm. 10am—8pmon perf eygs. Bar. Rest Cale. [1)][Ii] ('I‘heatrcSayer Concession Cards cost £1 . last all year. giyc £1 off the full price each time you come for you and a friend ~ ayailable to ( )APs. t 'li40s. Students. disabled. under 24 railcard holders. Y'I‘S scheme and young people under 18).

O THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 2265425.}3oxo1fice Mon Sat

9.30am -5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. [1)[[ 1']

O TRAVERSE THEATRE l 12 West 13ow.22(i 2b33. Box office ’liue Sat 10am 8pm ; Sun b— 10pm. Bar. Rest. ’I'ickets alsoayailable from the Ticket Centre. 22 Market Street. Seats from £2. Sunday s Al.1.SI:A’1'S £2 (non-members £2.50).

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