THEATRE ACCESS DIRECTORY
In con)unction with the Scottish Council For Disability. The List will be expanding on venue intormation oi relevance to disabled people over the coming months. The project begins with the Theatre section and it's hoped that over the next iew issues all the venues listed in this section will join those encoded this time. During the change-over period. the existing disability codes ( tor tacilltles torthe disabled. and [E] tor tacilltles tor the hard oi hearing) will be run alongside the new system. We're keen to hear your views and suggestions on what iniorrnation is most usetul and how it should be presented. Write to The Editor. 14 High Street. Edinburgh Elli iTE.
Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pro-Arranged. L = Level Access. R = Ramped Access. ST = Steps to negotiate.
Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s). WS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = AdjacentSeats. E = Induction Loop System. G = Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. B = Bar Accessible. T = Adapted Telephone.
Help: A = Assistance Available. AA = Advise Venue in Advance.
Theatre is listed by cltyiirst. then by venue, running in alphabetical order. Touring shows are listed separately under the relevant heading. KEY: [D] iacilitlesiorthe disabled. [E] tacilltles tor the hard oi hearing. usually an induction loop system. For prices, price in brackets eg (£1.50) is the concessionary price. Long running shows. unless specltled otherwise. do not run on Sundays.
I CITIZENS' THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G, R. Help: AA]
The Crucible Fri 25 Aug—Sat 23 Sept. 7.30pm. £5 (£1)OAPs and Unemployed Free. Giles Havergal directs the opening play in the Citz Autumn season. Written in response to McCarthy-era politics in the USA. it is Arthur Miller's classic study of the witch-hunt. See Preview.
I CRAWFURD THEATRE Jordanhill College. 76 Southbrae Drive. Glasgow. 041950 3437/3438. [Access: P. R. Facilities: WC. WS. E. G. R. B. Help: A. AA].
Cry oi Asia Until Sat 26 Aug. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Performers from the Asian Paciﬁc in a show of music. dance and drama as part of an international tour with a busy programme of workshops and performances. Music. dance and drama blend in an exciting and exotic display. Fifteen artists perform fascinating legends and rituals from Asia and the Pacific, using mask. puppetry. dance. music and folk drama. and highlighting issues of freedom and human rights in their countries. There is also a free show in the Winter Gardens on Fri 25 Aug and the ﬁnal workshop on Sat 26 Aug. Contact the theatre for more details.
I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. Box Office Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—3pm: 6—8pm perf. evgs Bar’Cafe. [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. W3. G. B. Help: A. AA]. The Appointment Until Sat 26 Aug. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Wildcat‘s latest play hasa look at the changing face ofemployment in the late 1980s as William Wilkie takes his revenge on callous job interviewers. When the Wind Blows Tue 29 Aug—Sat 2 Sept. 7.45pm. Tue 8t Wed £2.50(£l .25). Thurs—Sat £4 (£2). 7:84 in a stage version of Raymond Briggs‘ popular anti-nuclear cartoon book. Gerard Kelly directs.
I EAST KILBRIDE VILLAGE THEATRE Maxwell Drive. ()3552 48669.
When The Wind Blows Fri 25—Sat 26 Aug. 7.30pm. See touring.
I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. [Access: PPA. R. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A. AA].
No theatre until September.
I KING'S THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon—Sat noon—6pm. 4 bars. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm. 041 227 551 1. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A.AA].
I King's High Until Sat 9 Sept. 7.30pm & Sat Mats 3pm. £3—£8. The King's is back in action with a refurbished interior and a summer run of their annual musical revue. Rikki Fulton is topping the bill and given that the guests include Jack Milroy. an appearance of Francie and Josie is not out ofthe question. I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198. Box Office Mon-Sat noon—6pm. Bar. Cafe. Tickets also available from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511 Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm. [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. W5. G. R. B. Help: A. AA]. Whisky Galore Until Sat 2 Sept. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£3.50). Jimmy Logan‘s team turn their hand to James Scotland‘s Highland comedy based on Compton MacKenzic's novel. James Kinnaird provides the musical adaptation. Some merry banter from Logan and Russell Hunter. but otherwise a bit pedestrian. I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. Box Office open Tue—Sun noon—8.30pm. Bar (open noon—11pm Tue—Sat; 12.30—2.30pm & 6.30—11pm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (open noon—11pm). [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. R. B. Help: A. AA].
No theatre this week.
I PALACE THEATRE 9 Green Street. Kilmarnock. 0563 23590. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. R. B. Help: A.
The Paul Melba Show Sat 26 Aug. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). The theatre's Week ofLeisure kicks off with impressionist Paul Melba and his various guests.
The Over Sixties Show Mon 28 Aug. 7.30pm. Free. One for our older readers resident in Kilmarnock & Loudon District. A free night of Scottish variety with Neil Owen topping the bill.
I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA].
No theatre this issue.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 041 332 5057. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. R. B. T. G. Help: A.AA]. Jigsaw Tue 29LThurs 31 Aug. 7.45pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). The first full-length performance by J igsaw. a group of special
needs people. who have spent the last four weeks exploring ideas about our coastline — its beauty and its exploitation. A multi-media show with dance. voice and etr . I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234. Box Ofﬁce Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. (7.30pm on perf evgs). Bar. Buffet. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. R.B. Help: AA]. Another Time Mon 28 Aug—Sat 2 Sept. 7.30pm. £3.50—£. Albert Finney and Janet Suzman star in a new play by Ronald Harwood. See Preview. I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Cafe open 1 lam—2.30pm Tue-Fri and during evening performances. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. R. B. Help: AA]. No theatre this week. I TRAMWAY THEATRE Albert Drive. Tickets from Ticket Centre 041 227 5511 [llelp: AA] No theatre this week. I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate . 552 4267. Box Office Tue—Sat Noon—8pm; Sun 12.30—11pm. Closed Mondays. [Access: R. ST. Facilities: WS, E. G. R. B. Help: AA]. The Tempest Until Sat 27 Aug. 7.30pm. £5 (£2)/£4 (£1). TAG take on Shakespeare‘s stormy drama in a new production directed by Alan Lyddiard. It's about to head east to appear in the Edinburgh Fringe. See Festival Classics Section for preview.
This section lists shows that are touring Scotland. We give detailed listings onlytor periods when they are in the Central Bali area. There is a phone number tor each company should you require more iniorrnation. Unless otherwise specttied. the number alter each venue listed isthe telephone numberior ticket engulrlesior
that particular evening (please note, this is ,
not always the venue number).
I The Appointment Wildcat‘s musical revenge comedy packs in the jokes. but occasionally loses direction. Worth seeing. For more details contact 041 954 0000.
Cumbernauld Theatre Until Sat 26 Aug. 7.30pm. 0236 732887. The Pavilion. Rothesay Tue 29 Aug. 7.30pm. 0700 2151. Brodick Hall. Arrart Wed 30 Aug. 7.30pm. 0770 2401. Civic Centre. Ardrossart Thurs 31 , 7.30pm, 0294 68396. I When the Wind Blows 7:84 have a go at Raymond Briggs' stage version ofhis popular anti-nuclear cartoon book. Village Theatre, East Kilbride Fri 25—Sat 26 Aug. 7.30pm. 03552 48669. Pearce Institute, Govah Mon 28 Aug. 7.30pm. 041 445 1941 . C umbernauld Theatre Tue 29—Sat 2 Sept. 7.45pm, 0236732887.
Final days oi Glasgow's second iestlval oi street entertainment and they should be amongst the best. Free periormances in a street near you.
I Buchanan Street, Central Station, George Square, Sauchiehall Street noon—2pm. Wander the streets and bump into any of the following performers from all over Europe: Desperate Men. Grand Theatre of Lemmings. Narvalo. Kamposki. Oli. and a selection of local performers.
I City Centre 11am—4pm. A whole day of off-beat entertainment to give you a rest from the shops.
I George Square noon—4pm. Going out in style . Strectbiz concludes with the final of the international Street Performers Competition and an award ceremony to match.
I CRAWFURD THEATRE Jordanhill College. Southbrae Drive. 950 3438.
Cry oi Asia Until Sat 26 Aug. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Winter Gardens. Fri 25 Aug. lunchtime. Free. These performances are part of the Cultural Caravan touring Europe in the first stage of a three year programme. Fifteen artists from Australia. Indonesia. India. Japan. Malaysia. New Zealand. Pakistan. Sri Lanka. South Korea and Thailand weave together legends and rituals from Asia and the Pacific using mask, puppetry. dance. music and folk drama.
I RSAMD Chandler Studio. 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057.
Jigsaw Dance Theatre Tuc 29LThurs 31 Aug. 7.45pm. £2.50 (£1 .50). This unusual group of performers - each member has a mental handicap and experiences varying degrees of learning difficulty — presents a show incorporating dance, voice. poetry and slide projections. The piece is based on concern for our coastline environment. I INTERNATIONAL STREET FESTIVAL 204 4059. All events are promoted by StreetBiz and are free. Stephane the Bike Thurs Aug 24. This crazy Frenchman performs daring stunts and
The National Association of Youth Orchestras presents the second
GLASGOW FESTIVAL OF BRITISH YOUTH ORCHESTRAS
with financial support from [gamuncil the City of Glasgow DistrictCouncil
Stevenson Hall, RSAMD, 100 Renfrew Street 13 August—2 September: all performances at 7.30pm I (no performances on 21, 22, 23 and 27August)
Opening Concert by Dutch National Youth Orchestra Monday 14 August — Anchorage Youth Symphony, Alaska plus top British youth orchestras from Essex, Nottinghamshire, Strathclyde, Kent (Lydian), RSAMD, Bedfordshire, Fife, Stoneleigh, North Yorkshire, West Lothian, Cornwall, Hertfordshire, Central Region and the National Children's Orchestra
Full details and tickets from the RSAMD: tel 04l 332 5057 £3.50 (OAPS £2); children/students/unemployed/disabled FREE
Strathclyde Regional and
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