Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pre-Arranged§L = Level Access. R = Ramped Access. ST = Steps to negotiate.

Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s). WS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent Seats. 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 city first. then byvenue, running in alphabetical order. Touring shows are listed separately under the relevant heading. Prices in brackets arethe concessionary price. Long running shows, unless specllied otherwise, do not run on Sundays.


I CITIZENS' THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 ()022. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. WS. E. G. R. Help: AA]

The Crucible Until Sat 23 Sept. 7.30pm. £5 (£1) OAPs and Unemployed Free. Giles Havcrgal directs Arthur Miller‘s classic play about witch-hunting inspired by his experiences from McCarthy-ite reds-under-(he-bed politics. It‘s a well-acted. stripped-down production that homes in on Miller‘s anti-fundamentalist message.

I CRAWEURD THEATRE Jordanhill College. 76 Southbrae Drive. Glasgow. 041 950 3437/3438. [Access: P. R. Facilities: WC. WS. E. G. R. B. Help: A. AA].

No theatre this issue.

I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Cumbernauld. ()236 732887. Box Office Mon-Fri l0am—6pm; Sat 10am—3pm; 6—8pm perf. evgs Bar/Cafe. [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. B. Ilclp: A.AA]. The House With The Green Shutters Fri 15 & Sat l6Sept. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). See Touring. The Tempest Mon 18 Sept. 7.45pm. £2.50 (£1.25). See Touring.

Laurel And Hardy Thurs 28—Sat 30 Sept. 7.45pm. Thurs £2.50 (£1 .25); Fri & Sat£4 (£2). Sec Touring.

The Funny Farm Fri 22—Sat 23 Sept. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Special ticket for both evenings £5 (£2.50). Glasgow‘sown comedy collective (now minus Bruce Morton). bring two different nights of stand-up to Cumbernauld.

I EAST KILBRIDE VILLAGE THEATRE Maxwell Drive. 03552 48669.

The Gorbals Story Until Sat 16 Sept. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£1 .50). East Kilbride Rep Theatre Club. 34 years old and one ofthe biggest in the country. are the latest company to revive Robert Mchish‘s 1946 portrait of Glasgow tenement life. Glasvegas Tue l9—Wed 20. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). See Touring.

The Appointment Thurs 2l—Sat 23. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). See Touring.

I FORUM ARTS CENTRE Martyrs‘ School. Parson Street.

Improvisation Workshop Wed 20 Sept. 7pm. £2. A Performance Exchange workshop open to professional artists. Tonight director Liz Carruthers leads an improvisation around characters in a new play by Pat Gerber. Further details on 942 7118.

Voice Workshop Wed 27 Sept. 7pm. £2. This evening‘s Performance Exchange session for professional artists is lead by Rose Stein who will explore the use ofthe voice in connection with three different styles of text. Further details on 942 7118. I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. [Access: PPA. R.


Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A. AA].

The Bald Prima Donna Until Sat 16Sept. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Members ofGlasgow Arts Centre return from the Edinburgh Fringe with Eugene lonesco‘sabsurdist play depicting the meaningless existence of two married couples.

Observe The Sons 01 Ulster Marching Towards the Somme Wed 27—Sat 30 Sept. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Another one back from the Edinburgh Fringe and performed by members of the Centre. It's Frank MacGuiness‘ study of First World War soldiers dealing not just with the enemy. but also with their own religion and politics.

I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon—Sat noon-6pm. Four bars. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon—Sat 10.30am—8pm. ()41 227 551 1. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A. AA].

Scotland The What? Until Sat 23 Sept. 7.30pm. £4.50—£7. Perennial comedy favourites finish offtheir fortnight ofdoric humour before moving eastwards. See Cabaret.

Hay Fever Mon 25-Sat 30 Sept. 7. 30pm. £4.50—£7. Sat mat 3pm. Noel Coward's comedy of manners in which the Bliss family pick on their unwitting guests until they drive them away. See Preview.

I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198. Box Office Mon—Sat noon—8pm. Bar. Cafe. Tickets also available from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511 Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm. [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. R. B. Ilelp: A. AA].

The Hard Man Tue l9—Wed 20 Sept. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). See Touring.

I OLD ATHENAEUM THEATRE 179 Buchanan St. 332 5127.

Voice And Movement Class Tue 26 Sept. 2—5pm. £2. A Performance Exchange class open to professional artists and workers in the performing arts. Call942 71 18 for further details.

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. WS. E. G. R. B. Help: A. AA].

Sanctuary Sat 16 Sept. 8pm. £3 (£1 .50). See Dance Listings.

The Tempest Fri 22—Sat 23 Sept. 8pm. £4 (£2). See Touring.

Professional Pretenders Thurs 28 Sept. 8pm. See Touring and Preview.

I PALACE THEATRE 9 Green Street. Kilmarnock. 0563 23590. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. WS. E. G. R. B. Ilelp: A. AA].

The Appointment Fri 15—Sat l6Sept. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). See Touring. Who's Been Sleeping In My Porridge? Thurs 21 Sept. 10.30am. £1.50. Borderline Theatre Company‘s update of the three bears story for 7— l 2 year olds turns Goldilocks into a punk complete with crazy-colour hair and a collection ofClash records.

The Hard Man Wed 27—Thurs 28 Sept. 7.30pm. £3.50(£2.50). See Touring.

I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Ilelp: AA].

Glasvegas Tue 26—Sat 30 Sept. 7.30pm. 32.50 (£5.50). See Touring.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. R. B.T. G. Help: A.AA].

The Hired Man Until Sat 16 Sept. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Chandler Studio. X-Academy present a musical adapted by Melvyn Bragg from his own novel based on the life of his grandfather in the early years ofthe century. Music by Howard Goodall.

Don Juan Tue l9—Sat 23 Sept. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£2.50). Pen-name score a first with their discovery of Brecht‘s rc-workingof

Moliere’s comedy previously unperformed outside Germany. See Preview.

The Square That Couldn't Rock 'n’ Roll Mon 25 Sept. 7.30pm. £3 (£2 cone/£1 children). The RSAMD celebrates Freshers Week with a play a day. The first one isa children‘s musical written by Brian McCann and performed here by Made In Glasgow.

Come Back to the Five a Dime Jimmy Dean. Jimmy Dean Tue 26 Sept. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Tuesday night‘s offering for Freshers Week is Ed Graczyk‘s black comedy performed by Nickels & Dimes in association with Made In Glasgow. The Jimmy Dean fan club meets up to celebrate the 20th anniversary ofhis death.

Zoo Story Wed 27 Sept. 7. 15pm. £1.50 (£1). Made In Glasgow turn their hand to Edward Albee‘s park bench drama. Christie In Love Wed 27 Sept. 8.30pm. £1.50(£1). Flip Top Bin‘s contribution to Freshers Week is Howard Brenton‘s stud) of mass murder.

Night MotherThurs 28 Sept. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Made In Glasgow perform Marsha Norman‘s Pulitzer winning play about a suicidal daughter and a panic-stricken mother.

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. WS. E. G. R.B. Help: AA].

The Merry Widow 19.21 & 30 Sept. See Classical Music Listings.

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. WS. E. G. R. B. Help: AA].

Charlie Stories Fri 15—Sat 16 Sept. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). See Dance Listings. Loophole Cinema Fri 22—Sat 23 Sept. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Somewhere between theatre. cinema and art. Loophole Cinema present a collage of images using 15 projectors. Well worth a look. See Preview.

I TRAMWAY THEATRE Albert Drive. 423 9527. Tickets from Ticket Centre 041 227 5511 [Help: AA]

Gododdin Thurs 14. Fri 15. Sat l6& Mon 18 Sept. 8pm. £6 (£4). Brith Goffrom Cardiffjoin forces with experimental musicians. Test Department. in a staggering display of physical theatre. Napoleon. The Untold American Story Tue ISL—Sat 23 Sept. 8pm. £9 (£7). Expect a tighter and more enjoyable performance than his recent TV ventures. asJohn Sessions performs his own new one-man show.

Micropoem Tramway 4. Studio Theatre. Thurs 21 Sept. 8pm. £3 (£2). Conceived and performed by Texture. this piece involves music. text. dance. slides and film. Donald Sinclair. a founder ofthe group with Sally Titterington . describes the piece as a collection ofaudio-visual poems. based round the theme of Radio. 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. Ilelp: AA]. Clyde Nouveau Until Sunday 17 Sept. 7.30pm. £5 (£2)/£4 (£1). lain Ileggie's latest play returns from the Edinburgh International Festival in a production by the Tron Theatre Company. Heggie‘s language is as terse and alive as ever. but the plot about an ex-con trying to go straight in upwardly mobile Glasgow. is perhaps a little obtuse. Certainly well worth a look. especially in the more favourable surrounds of the Tron. See Review.

Hebuca Tue 19. Sat 23 and Sun 24 Sept. 7.30pm. £5 (£2)/£4 (£1). Winged Ilorse revive their first ever production to celebrate their tenth anniversary. It is Stewart Conn's re-working of Euripides





Sept IS 8r l6, 7.45pm COMMUNICADO THE HOUSE WITH THE GREEN SHUTTERS Tickets £4 conc £2

Sept l8, 7.45pm TAG THE TEMPEST Tickets £2.50 conc £1 .25

Sept 19, 20, 2|,7.45pm THE CORRIES Tickets £5.50

Sept 22 8: 23, 7.45pm THE FUNNY FARM Alternative comedy A different bi/l each evening. Tickets £4 conc £2 Combined Ticket (both nights) £5 conc £2.50

Sept 26, 7.45pm DICK GAUGHAN Tickets £4 conc £2

Sept 27, 7.45pm ANTON KIRKPATRICK Tickets £4 conc £2

Sept 28, 29, 30, 7.45pm ACTORS' THEATRE OF SCOTLAND LAUREL AND HARDY by Tom McGrath Tickets from £1.25

BOX OFFICE 0236 732887 Credit card bookings welcome Cumbernauld Theatre is not a million miles from anywhere. for more information please telephone the Box Office

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