I Theatre is listed by city first. then by venue. running in alphabetical order. Touring shows are listed separately under the relevant heading. KEY: [D] lacilitieslor the disabled. [E] lacillties tor the hard at hearing. usually an induction loop system. For prices. price in brackets ep (£1.50) isthe concessionary price. Long running shows. unless specified otherwise. do not run on Sundays.


I DARLANARK COMMUNITY CENTRE 33 Burnmouth Road. Barlanark. 773 1812. Can Ye Sew Cushions? Tue 31 J an. 8pm. Clyde Unity Theatre in Aileen Ritchie‘s play. See Touring and Review.

I BANNERMAN COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTRE Glasgow Road. Baillieston. 041 773 2887.

Can Ye Sew Cushions? Thurs 2 Feb. 7.30pm. Clyde Unity Theatre in Aileen Ritchie‘s play. See Touring and Review. I CITIZENS' THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am-8pm. Bar. [D].

The Alchemist Fri 27 J an-Wed 8 Feb. 7.30pm. £3 (£1). Free on the door to OAPs and UB40s. Ben Jonson‘s 17th-century satire about the con-men and the conned - a new production set in the American Depression years and directed by Robert David MacDonald. To be reviewed next issue.

I CRAWFURD THEATRE Jordanhill College. 76 Southbrae Drive. Glasgow. 041 950 3437/ 3438.

Can Ye Sew Cushions? Thurs 26 & Fri 27 Jan. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Clyde Unity revive their production of Aileen Ritchie‘s play which met with considerable success when staged at last year‘s Edinburgh

Festival. See Touring.

I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. Box Office Mon-Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am-3pm: 6—8pm perf. evgs Bar/Cafe.

Look No Hans Fri 27 & Sat 28 Jan. 7.45pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). Apex Players (an amateur company) in a production of the farce by John Chapman and Michael Pertwee.

The Hired Man Wed l—Sat 4 Feb. 7.45pm. Wed & Thurs £2.50 (£1 .25); Fri & Sat £3.50 (£2). The Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in the Scottish premiere ofthe musical by Melvyn Bragg and Howard Goodall. See below. RSAMD.

The Alexander Sisters Tue 7 Feb. 7.45pm. £3.50 (£2). See Cabaret listings.

I DENNY CIVIC CENTRE St Mary's Way. Dumbarton.

Can Ye Sew Cushions? Sat 28 Jan. 7. 30pm. Clyde Unity Theatre in Aileen Ritchie‘s play. See Touring and Review.

I DRAMA CENTRE 126 Ingram Street. 552 5827.

People and Places Tue 31 J an—Sat 4 Feb. 7.30pm. Strathelyde Theatre Group in a new show. directed by John Heraghty and devised by members of the cast about their own lives and how they react to the places around them.

I EASTFIELD COMMUNITY CENTRE Dukes Road.Cambuslang. 6418319.

Can Ye Sew Cushions? Wed l Feb. 7.30pm. Clyde Unity Theatre in Aileen Ritchie‘s play. See Touring and Review.

I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526.

The Winter's Tale Tue 7 Feb. 7pm; Wed 8 Feb. 1.30pm; Thurs 9 Feb. 7pm. £3 (£1.50). Schools for afternoon performance. £1 . Compass Theatre. who frequently do tough. clear productionsof Shakespeare. in his late comedy of division and reconciliation.


Visitors Fri 3 Feb. 3.30pm. TAG Theatre

Company in one of the public performances of their new show. which is otherwise touring secondary schools. See Touring and Guestlist.

I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon—Sat noon-6pm. 4 bars. [D]. [E]. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon—Sat l0.30am—6.30pm. 0412275511.

Jack and the Beanstalk Until Sat 1 1 Feb. 7pm. Matinees Wed 8.: Sat 2. 15pm. £2.50—£6.50 (£2—£3). Traditional panto in all its unabashed glitter and splendour. featuring among other things Daisy the dancing cow. Una McLean andJimmy Logan's Tina Turner impression.

I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198. Box Office Mon—Sat noon—6pm. Bar. Cafe. [1)]. Tickets also available from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511 Mon—Sat 10.30am-6.30pm.

No theatre productions this fortnight.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street, Paisley. 887 1010. Box Office 0an TueASun noon—8.30pm. Bar (Open noon—1 1pm Tue—Sat; 12.30-2.30pm & 6.30—11pm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (Open noon-1 1pm).

Burns Night Fri 27 Jan. 8pm. £4 (£2). An evening of song to celebrate the Bard. with Peter Mallan and guests.

The Cathy and Clare Show Sat 28 Jan. 8pm. £3 (£1.50). See Cabaret listings.

The Faithful Few Sat 4 Feb. 8pm. £2 (£1). A gospel choir.

I PALACE THEATRE 9 Green Street. Kilmarnoek. 0563 23590.

Scrodini Sat 28 Jan. 7.30pm. £3.50(£2.50). When is a hypnotist ethical. and when is he not‘.’ If you want to find out. trot alongand see Serodini. who promises to mystify you with his powers. but adds the assurance that he belongs to the ‘Ethical Society of llypnotists‘.

The Sash Thurs 2—Sat 4 Feb. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). 7:84 Scotland in their new production of Hector MacMillan‘s controversial comedy about bigoted





Orangeman. Bill MacWilliam. See Touring.

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

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Until Sat 28 Jan. 7.30pm. Matinees 2.30pm on 14. 18& 21 Jan. £3.50-£5.50(£2.50—£3.50). Andy Cameron heads up this year's annual panto from Radio Clyde. in the company ofa hunky male principal boy and seven mini-miners. The longest-running panto in the Central Belt. it gets the award for excellence. ifnothing else.


The Hired Man Tue 7-Fri 10 Feb. 7. 15pm. £2 (£1). Final Year DDA students give Melvyn Bragg and Howard Goodall's musical its Scottish premiere. Adapted by Bragg from his novel. it tells a tale based on the life of his own grandfather and covering two generations ofworking people from the turn ofthe century tothe 19205. Also at Cumbernauld Theatre.

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

No theatre performances this fortnight. I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521 . Cafe open 1 lam-2.30pm Tue-Fri and during evening performances.

Yes Sir, I Can Boogie Fri 27 & Sat 28J an. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The Glee Club. who were a hit at last year’s National Review of Live Art with their funny. wacky show The Sea. the Sea. return to the Third Eye with Yes Sir. I Can Boogie— inspired by the fact that Mark‘s Nan came third in a talent contest. due to her dancing. and won a box of Milk Tray. If their last show is anything to go by. itwill probably be delightfully daft. but with a serious point (on the nature ofwinning. this time).

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