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presents 1989 Christmas Panto


61h Dec ’89 until 6 Jan ’90 No performances Sundays, Christmas and New Year’s Day Matinées: December 7, 9, 1 1, 13, 16, 18, 20, 23, 26, 27, 30 and January 3rd and 6th at 2.30pm Evenings at 7.30pm

Tickets £4.251ull price £3.50 concessions Matinées £3 Monday evenings (Dec 11 a 18) at special price or £3.50

ACCESS and VISA accepted

keox Office (031) 665 2240 J

at the


Boquhanran Road, Clydebank (381 38E

Mon 27 Nov-Sat 6 Jan Tickets £2.50 to £4.50 from Clyde Theatre Box Ollice Tel 041 951 1200 .llltl Ticket Centre Tel 041 227 5511

Directed by Charles Nowosielski 1



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 = Adjacent Seats. 5

f 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.


a Theatre is listed by citylirst, then byvenue,

running In alphabetical order. Touring shows -

are listed separately under the relevant

heading. Prices in brackets are the concessionary price. Long running shows, unless specified 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. WS. E. G. R. Help: AA]

The Sorcerer's Apprentice Tue 18 Nov—Sat 201an. 10am on 30Nov. 5. 7. 12, 14. 19.21 Dec, 11 & lolan. 2pm every dayexcept 22, 25 Dec, 1,8Jan. 5pm & 8pm on 16.23. 26 Dec, 6. 13 & 20 Jan. 7pm everyday except30Nov,5,7,12.14.16. 19.21.23. 26Dec,6,11.13,16& 20.ian. PantoThis year‘s Christmas show has again been written by Myles Rudge and is directed by Giles Havergal. The Citz regards itselfas the pioneer of the alternative pantomime in Scotland and as ever they will be putting the emphasis firmly on family entertainment. Expect a strong story-line and even stronger visuals.

I CLYDE THEATRE Boquhanran Road. Clydebank, 951 1200. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Tickets also available from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511 and allTicketlink outlets.

The Greedy Giant Mon 27 Nov—Sat 6Jan. £4.50 (£3.50)/£3.50(£2.50). 10amon 5.6. 12.13 Dec. 2pm every day. 7.30pm on 1. 2. 8. 9, l4 Dec—6 Jan. No performances 25. 26 Dec. 1. 2 Jan. Panto Wildcat move into a big new home to perform one ofthe several Green-tinged Christmas shows on the circuit this year. The regular team of David Anderson and David MacLennan have come up with a new adventure for the intrepid twins Betwixt and Between who starred in last year‘s The Magic Snowball. A brand-new story and lots of panto magic is promised. See Preview.

I CLYOEOANK COMMUNITY PLAY FESTIVAL Various venues (see below). Further details on 9521599.

Continuing the ten-day festival ofnew plays. readings and workshops written, directed and acted by local people. A Season Ticket for all six shows costs just £1 .50 (75p).

The Telling and Death is Delicious When You're Dreaming Thurs 23—Fri 24 Nov. 7.30pm. St Andrew’s Theatre. Eileen Cumming‘s The Telling takes an uncompromising look at the devastating effects on a woman and her family when she is raped by a power-crazed man. Frank McNulty's play also takes a look at a sensitive subject in this case, howthe events like the horror of llungerford can happen.

Prolesslonel Forum Fri 24 Nov. Clydebank UB40Centrc. A variety ofspeakcrs from the drama profession come together for a discussion.

I CRAWEURO THEATREJordanhill College, 76 Southbrae Drive, Glasgow.

041950 3437/3438. [Access: P, R.

Facilities: WC. WS. E. G, R, B. Help: A. AA]. The Snoggle or Green Blood Until Fri 24 Nov. 1.30pm. £1. Aimed at 7—12 yearolds. this is a large-scale puppet adaptation ofa J.B. Priestly short story that makes use of masked actors and delicate marionettes. It is a combination of fairy tale . science fiction and detective story. Part ofNew Beginnings season. I CUMBERHAULD THEATRE Cumbernauld. ()236 732887. Box Office Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 10am-3pm; 6—8pm perf. 3 evgs Bar/Cafe. [Access: PPA, ST. Facilities: WC, WS. G. B. Help: A, AA]. Aladdin and the Wonderful Lamp Thurs 23 Nov—Sat 30 Dec. 10am weekdays until 22 Dec; 1.30pm every day until 21 Decthen 23. 26. 27 8t 30 Dec; 7.30pm 8 & 9Dec. then 13—30 Dec. £3.70 (£2.70). Panto Aladdin is a popular choice amongst Scottish theatres this Christmas. For its version. the Cumbernauld Theatre is putting the emphasis on the original , Arabian Nights tale rather than the typical pantomime image. Laughter. music and mayhem are promised. . I EAST KILBRIDE VILLAGE THEATRE Maxwell Drive. 03552 48669. Cinderella Mon 4—Sat 16 Dec. £3 (£1 .50). 7.30pm. Panto East Kilbride Repertory Theatre Club's own George Waite has adapted the traditional fairy tale for this year‘s panto. Aileen Waite is the director who'll be ensuring we get the appropriate quota of comedy. music and dance from the local performers. l I FORUM ARTS CENTRE Martyrs‘ School. Parson Street. Audition Technique Wed 29 Nov. 7pm. £2. Bring along a two-minute piece (text. song and/or music) aimed at the director or theatre of your choice and work on it with other professional performers in this Performance Exchange class lead by Deidre Murray. Further details on 942 7118. Intensive Voice Workshop Wed 6 Dec. 6.30—10pm.£2. The second part ofHarriet Buchan‘s intensive voice workshop for Performance Exchange. See Old Athenaeum Theatre below for further details. ; I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington

. Street. 221 4526. [Access: PPA. R.

' Facilities: WC. R. (1. Help: A. AA].

The Ghost of Benny O’Neil CANCELLED.

The Centre‘s winter show The/Adventures

ofA it'ful Knawful starts on 14 Dec.


Street. 332 9797. Tickets available from

Ticket Centre. Candleriggs (Mon-Sat

10.30am—8pm. 227 551 1) and Ticket Link

Box Offices and from the Students Union

on 332 0691.

Wallace - Guardian of Scotland Until Sat 25

Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£1 ). Double-Fringe

First winners. Strathclyde Theatre Group

. perform Patrick Evans‘ play about the

darker side of Sir William Wallace and his

period of rule. Patrick Evans is also

directing the show; he's had success

directing Theatre Co-op‘s Last ofthe

[.airds and is currently writing forthe

Tron's 199(iseason. Design is by Colin

MacNeil who draws the Judge Dredd

comic strip for 2000/1 1) magazine.

Scottish Opera‘s Rees Gallachcr has

arranged an original Celtic musical

arrangement for this production which

i met with acclaim and controversy when it

: played at the Traverse, Edinburgh, a

g couple of years back. STG hope to be ina

i permanent home again by Autumn 1990. I KILMAROINNY ARTS CENTRE 50

Kilmardinny Avenue, Beardsen, 943


] Ladies In Retirement Until Sat 25 Nov.

7.30pm. The Milngavie Players perform a

play by Edward Percy and Reginald

] Denham.

] I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box

1 Office. Mott—Sat noon—6pm. 4 bars. Phone bookings, Ticket Centre, Candleriggs. Mon—Sat 10.30am-8pm, 227 5511 or other Ticket Link box offices.

[Access: P, L. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A, AA].

Mother Goose Tue 28 Nov—Sat 10 Feb. 7pm daily. Wed & Sat Mats (also 26 Dec—61am) 2.15pm. £2.50—£7.50. Panto Walter Carr and Gerard Kelly (fresh from filming City Lighrs) will be firing out the puns IS-yolks-to-the-dozen in the ever-popular traditional family panto.

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. Help: A. AA].

Follow The Star Until Sat 25 Nov. 7.30pm. £3 (£1 .50). The Mitchell Theatre For Youth perform their musical nativity story and still leave themselves time for Christmas shopping.

The Mikado Tue 28 Nov—Sat 2 Dec. 7.30pm. £4. Gilbert and Sullivan‘s century-old Operetta.

Peter Pan Mon 4—Sat 9 Dec. 7.30pm. Mon £3. Tue—Thurs £4. Fri—Sat £5. Sat Mat (Sold Out) 2.30pm £3. Panto The Pantheon Club present a musical version of the JM Barrie classic.

I OLD ATHENAEUM THEATRE 179 Buchanan St. 332 5127.

Voice Class Tue 28 Nov. 2—3.15pm.£2. Elspeth McNaughton leads this class aimed at Professional performers. For more details of Performance Exchange classes call 942 7118.

Intensive Voice Workshop Tue 5 Dec. 2—5pm. £2. All professional performers are welcome to tl is class - the first of two— which is led by Harriet Buchan. Her highly effective approach to expanding vocal range and power is based on the Roy Hart technique, involving relaxation and liberation of hidden potential. The follow-up class is on Wed 6 Dec see Forum Arts Centre above. These classes are intended as a taster for a two-day intensive session in March, 1990.

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].

Blithe Spirit Sat 25 Nov. 8pm. £4 (£2). Frontline Theatre in Noel Coward‘s ghostly domestic comedy in which a man is haunted by his cx-wife much to the consternation of his new wife.

Ghost Train Wed 29 Nov. 7pm. £2 (£1). Panto Clown Jewels in a haunting pantomime for all the family.

Poets Corner Fri 1 Dec. 7.30pm. Poetry reading organised by Renfrew District Arts Guilds.

The Red Nosed Baggy Trousered Circus Sat 2 Dec. 7pm. £2 (£1) Black Box Puppet Theatre Company in a circus-like entertainment that features a roller-skating teddy bear and a panda on a tightrope.

Aladdin Thurs 7—Sun 24 Dec (not 10 &17 Dec). 7pm. Wed & Sat Mats at 2pm. £3 (£1 ). Panto Paisley Arts Centre’s Arts Outreach Team combine professional actors and musicians with the best oflocal talent in a comic adaptation ofthe traditional tale. It's one ofseveral versions ofA/addin on the panto circuit this year. I PALACE THEATRE 9 Green Street, Kilmarnock. 0563 23590. [Access: P, L. Facilities: WC, W8, E, G, R, B. Help: A, AA].

lion Dale Sat 25 Nov. 7.30pm. A night of comedy, song and music featuring Ron Dale, Donna Reid, Geoff Grahttm and the Colin McCrae Sound.

Jack and the Beanstalk Sat 2—Sat 23 Dec. 10amon11,12,14,18—20Dec.1.30pmon 6,7, 11—15, 18-20 Dec. 2pm on 9, 16,23 Dec. 7.30pm on 2—5,8,9,13,15,16,21-23 Dec. £3.50 (£2.50). Sat Mats £3 (£2). Weekday Mats £2. Panto Traditional Palace panto fun.

44 The List 24 November- 7 December 1989