I Theatre is listed by city first. then by venue. running in alphabetical order. Cabaret and touring shows are listed separately under the relevant heading. KEY: [D] facilities lorthe disabled. [E] facilities torthe hard of hearing. usually an induction loop system. For prices. price in brackets eg (£1 .50) is the concessionary price. Long running shows. unless specified otherwise. do not run on Sundays.

I During the Edinburgh Festival only Glasgow Theatre is listed below. For information about Edinburgh Festival and Fringe shows please see Festival Review Secuon.

I The Glasgow Garden Festival will also be hosting theatre events. Please see Garden Festival Diary for details otthese.

I Streetbiz. Glasgow's international street festival is also running during August. Please see Streetbiz Diary tor details of events.


I CITIZENS' THEATRE (lorbals Street. 429 0022. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [1)]. No further performances until September. I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE (‘umbernauld 0236 732887. Box Office Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-3pm: 6.8pm perf. evgs Bar (ale. The Long and the Short and the Tall Thurs l8-Sat 20 Atig. 7.45pm. £2.50 (£1.25). No Mean Company in a play by Willis I Iall which focuses on machismo and violence through the tale of a British army platoon capturing a Japanese soldier during World War'l‘wo. Waiting on One Tue 23-—Sat 27 Atig. 7.45pm. Tue - Thurs £2.50 1 .25): Fri & Sat. £3.50 (£2). Wildcat in Anne Downie's new play about bingo and bingo-goers. See Touring for details. I DRAMA CENTRE 126 Ingram Street. 552 5827. No further theatre performances until late September. I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon —Sat noon-—6pm. 4 bars. [1)]. [1i]. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. (‘andleriggs. Mon—Sat l0.30am—6.30pm. ()41 227 5.511. AWee Touch of Class Mon 25 July—20Aug. 7.30pm. Sat mats 3pm. £6. £5. £4. Rikki Fulton and Walter ('arr in an adaptation of Moliere's Le Bourgeois (icrrtillmmmc. first seen at the Iidinburgh Festival a few years ago. .\'ot the most subtle Moliere you will ever see. but I-‘ulton and (‘arrarc well nigh irresistible. Dame Edna Everage: Back With A Vengeance! Tue 23--Sat 27 Aug. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £4.5lL-£l3.50. Does he she need any introduction‘.’ The hostess who finally put the T\' chat show in its place. Dame Iidna appears in the company of Les Patterson and other Ilumphries characters in one ofhis her inimitable shows. See Feature. I MITCHELL THEATRE (iranville Street. 221 3198. Box ()ffice Mon-Sat noon-6pm. Bar. Cafe. [1)]. Tickets also available from the Ticket (‘entre. (‘andleriggs 227 5511 Mon—Sat 10.30am -6.30pm. Andy Cameron and Friends Mon 22 & Wed 24 Aug. 7.30pm. £4.50 ( £2.50). A Scottish variety show . hosted by Andy ('ameron. I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. 887 1010. Box ()ffice openTItc~Sun noon~8.30pm. Bar (Open noon—-l 1pm Tue—Sat; 12.302.30pm ck 6.30—1 lprn Sun. Meals served). (‘afe (Open noon—11pm). [1)]. I PALACE THEATRE 9 (irecn Street.


Kilmarnock. 0563 23590. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. (‘afe’Bar Mon—Sat 10am—5pm. [1)]

No further theatre performances until end ofAugust.

I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am—8pm. Bar.

Robert Halpem Every Wed—Sat from 13 July—IOSept. 7.30pm. Wed £2.50z'1'hms & Fri £3.50; Sat £4. Getting people todo dubious things under hypnosis.

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am-6pm. (7.30pm on perfevgs). Bar. Buffet.

Dance Theatre of Harlem Mon I5-—Sat 20 Aug. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. See Dance Listings.

Song and Dance Mon 22 Aug—Sat 3 Sept. 7.30pm. Sat mats 2.30pm. £2.50—£l3.50. Wayne Sleep and Marti Webb in Andrew Lloyd-Webber's hit musical.

I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521 . (‘afe open I lam-2.30pm Tue-I‘ri and during evening performances.

BellyThurs l8& Fri 19 Aug. 8pm. £3(£2). On their way to the Edinburgh Fringe. an outrageously funny female vocal trio from Washington I)('. combining cabaret. opera and rock.

New World in the Morning Sun 21 Aug. 2.30pm. £1 .50(£I ). L'nited Artists (Scotland) present the latest in theirseries of Glasgow I’laywrights’ Workshops v a workshopped production of a new play. followed by a discussion. This one is by Lara-Jane Bunting.

Que Sera Thurs 25-—Sat 27 Aug. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The Right Size. a new company (of whom one member is ex-Theatre dc ('oinplicite. for those who know and love them) in a new show -- a highly visual comedy. set in 1958. about an oddball trio trying to give a facelift tothe Toledo Bar.

I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267 8. Box Office Tue-Sat Noon-8pm; Sun 12.30-1 1pm. Closed Mondays.

The Opium Eater'l’ue 16-Sat 20 Aug. 8pm. £3 members: £4 non-members. Don't miss this if you can help it Andrew Dallmeyer‘s wonderfully funny two-hander about Thomas de Ouincey and his messenger Willie. A pairof eccentrics surviving somehow in early nineteenth century Iidinburgh -- with a little help from Iaudanum. I)ullmeyer himselfplays the writer. Stewart I’reston his messenger.

Don Carlos Wed 24 ck Sat 27 Aug. 8pm. Scottish ()pera-(io-Round. See (‘lassical Music Listings for details.


I This section lists shows that are touring Scotland. We give detailed listings onlylor periods when they are in the Central Belt area. There is a phone number loreach company. however. should you require more information. Unless otherwise specified. the number after each venue listed isthe telephone number for ticket enquiries lor that particular evening (please note. this is notalwaysthe venue number).

I Waiting on One Wildcat in Anne Downie’s warm. moving play about bingo and those who play it a too theoretical in places. humane and funny in others. Some fine performances from Wildcat's cast. 0419540000.

Adam Smith 'l'lieuln'. [\‘rrkt‘ulily Thurs l8~Iiri 19 Aug. 7.30pm. Sat 20 Aug 5& 8pm. 0592 260498. (‘lvdebun/s‘ Town Hall

Mon 22 Aug. 7.30pm. 041 941 1331. ('umhemuuld Theatre. ('rmrhemuuld Tue 23—Sat 27 Aug. 7.45pm. 0236 732887. Tour continues.


To mark the third week of Street Bizthe legendary Zap Club moves into Glasgow. bringing with them the best in new and innovative entertainment. (Have you ever seen a mind-reading rat or a three-headed man?)


I Buchanan Street Noun. Roger A I.ucic (l‘renchcomcdyskills). 12.30pm.’1‘ony Anthony (juggler). 1pm. Brian Sutherland. 1.30pm.'I‘all'1‘exans (rockabilly). 2.30pm. Tex Mc(‘loud. 3pm. ()va (women drummers). 3.30pm.

Brother Niyi (poet ). 4pm. (‘rayfish Twins (burlesque comedy). 4.30pm. Ilipster the I’opster.

I Argyle Street I 1.30 am. I‘luke (dance & magic). Noon. Andrew Duncan (5 piece band). 12.30pm. ()va (women drummers). 1pm. ( 'rayfish Twins (burlesque comedy). 2pm. Brother Niyi (poet). 2.30pm. 'I'ony Anthony (juggler). 3.30pm. ()riginal Mixture (circus show). 4pm. 'Iall 'I‘cxans ( rockabilly).

I Princes Square 12.30pm. ( )riginal Mixture (circus show). 1.30pm. I’luke (dance magic).

IThe Briggait 12.30pm. B «E M Muir (Mexican l'olk Mtisicl. 1.30pm. Rogertfi' I.ucic ( l-‘rcnch comedy skills).


I Buchanan Street Noun. I‘lukc. 12.30pm. S.l’irie B Mulligan (violin guitar). Ipm. Roger & I.ucic. 1.30pm. Shona M. I)uthie (singer guitar). 2pm. (’rayfish‘l‘wins.

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