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

Adventures of Robinson Crusoe Fri 1 Dec—Sat 10 Feb. 7.30pm every day. 10am on 13. 19 Dec. 2pm on 2. 6. 9. 13-30 Dec. 2. 6. 13. 20. 27 Jan. 3. 10 Feb.£6 (£3.75)/£3.75 (£2.75). Panto Andy Cameron stars in the Pavilion's traditional


AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W5. AS.

R.B.T.G. Help: A.AA]. Ibsen's Women Until Fri 24 Nov. 7.15pm.

£2 (£1). Liz Carruthers directs Final Year

family pantomime written and directed by

Dougie Squires.

I ROBIN ANDERSON THEATRE Scottish Ballet. 261 West Princes St.

Leningrad Puppet Theatre Workshop Thurs 23—Fri 24 Nov. 2pm. Free. In association with the Scottish Mask and Puppet Centre, the Lenningrad Puppet Studio. who are in town for the New Beginnings season. explain and demonstrate their approach to performance. They will be using extracts from their production of Michel de Ghelderode's Escurial. Aimed at theatre students from Colleges and Universities in Strathelyde. More details on 339 6185.

In Man All Should Be Thurs 23—Sat 25 Nov. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). The Leningrad Puppet Theatre Studio has been operating from a 250-seat theatre since June 1987

where it now specialises in performances for adults. Here they are presenting three farccs by Anton Chekhov: The Bear, The Wedding and The Proposal. The puppeteers work in full view ofthe audience using large-scale Japanese Bunraku-style manipulation and live voices. A small chamber orchestra provides the original score. Part ofthe

BA students in a selection ofgreat parts for women from the plays of Ibsen.

All My Sons Tues 28 Nov-Fri 1 Dec.

7. 15pm. £2 (£1). Russell Boyce directs Second Year DDA students in Arthur Miller‘s classic modern tragedy about one man suffering the consequences oftaking short-cuts during the war.

The Middleman TAG‘S latest show is written by Andrew Readman and deals with the destruction of the Brazilian rainforests. A discussion will follow the performance. See Review and Touring. I SCOTTISH MASK AND PUPPET CENTRE 8 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 339 6185. Soviet and British UNIMA Conference Sat 25—Sun 26 Nov. 10am—5pm. £25. Book in advance for this conference organised by the International Union ofMarionette Artists and intended for professional and amateur puppeteers. educationalists and community artists. There will be a series of contributions from Soviet puppet practitioners who are in Glasgow forthe New Beginnings season. The USSR has around 200 puppet theatres which contrasts sharply with the low profile the art-form is given in this country. Their perspective should prove invaluable.

Annual Members Meeting Sat 25 Nov. 6pm.

Annual meeting for members ofthe International Union of Marionette Artists.

I 7284 OFFICES 3rd Floor. 302 Buchan St. 3312219.

Acting Workshop Sat 25 Nov. 10.30am. Free. Trained in acting and directing at Northwestern University. USA. Lynn Bains has been living and working in Scotland for 15 years as a teacher. writer. director and dialect/accent coach. Her

latest play. Nae Problem is 7284‘s next production. This is the latest of several acting workshops that she has led in Scotland.

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 331 1234. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. (7.30pm on perfevgs). Bar. Buffet. [Accessz P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. R. B. Help: AA]. The Ideal Gnome Expedition Thurs 23 Nov. 10.30am & 1.30pm. Fri 24 Nov. 10.30am & 5.30pm. Sat 25 Nov. 2.30pm & 5.30pm. Whirligig Theatre in a comic. musical adventure aimed at young people and involving two garden gnomes who venture on a holiday into the big city.

Rambert Dance Company Nov 28—2 Dec. 7.30pm. £3.50—£9.50. See Dance Listings and Preview.

The Armenian State Dance Company Sun 3 Dec. 2.30pm & 8pm. See Dance Listings. I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Cafe open 1 lam—2.30pm Tue—Fri and during evening performances. [Accessz PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. R. B. Help: AA].

Soviet Youth Culture Fri 24 Nov. 7.30pm. £1 . A talk as part of the New Beginnings

Critics Forum 2 Fri 24 Nov. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Writers and critics from the Soviet Union join a discussion for the New Beginnings season.

Prose Writers 2 Sat 25 Nov. 2.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Creative writers come together for the New Beginnings season.

Guitar Poetry 2 Sat 25 Nov. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Music and poetry in the New Beginnings season.

Scottish a Soviet Writers and Poets 2 Sat 25 Nov. 9.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Liz Lochhead and Alasdair Gray listen. read and talk with Soviet poets as part of the New Beginnings season.

Pools 2 Sun 26 Nov. 2.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Soviet poetry in the New

Beginnings season.

Derevo Tue 28 Nov—Fri 2 Dec. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Derevo is a physical theatre group founded by Anton Adasinskij. ex-front man of avant-gardc rock group Avia. which uses a raucous. visual style that blends political satire with tacky vaudeville. Part of the New Beginnings

Trade Unions. the Arts and Perestroiita Thurs 20 Nov. 10.30am. Free. An all-day symposium organised by the STUC for the New Beginnings season.

The Soviet Union and the CommunistWorld 7.30pm. £1. The final talk in the New Beginnings season.

I TRAMWAY THEATRE Albert Drive. 423 9527. Tickets from Ticket Centre 041227 5511 [Help: AA]

I Ward 6 Thurs 23—Sat 25 Nov. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50 concession available Thursday only). The Moscow Pushkin Theatre Company improvise every performance of this fascinating production. Based on a short story by Chekhov. the action takes place within a four-sided set and the audience (limited to 65 people) sneaks a look in from the outside. Workers and patients in a mental hospital challenge our idea of physical and spiritual freedom. Macbeth Wed 29—Sat 9 Dec. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Odyssey Theatre‘s production of Shakespeare‘s tragedy remains true to the original. but draws on the movement. colours and culture of the island of Bali. Highly-rated production completing its national tour in Glaseow. See Feature.

I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. Box Office Tue—Sat Noon—8pm; Sun 12.30—11pm. Closed Mondays. [Accessz R. ST. Facilities: WS. E. G. R. B. Help: AA].

I Cinzano Until Sun 26 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£4)/£2.50 (£2). A new translation ofone of the USSR‘s most popular plays is directed by Roman Kozak with an

all-Scottish cast in this joint Tron and



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