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 = AdjacentSeats. E = Induction Loop System. G = Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. B = Bar Accessible. T = Adapted Telephone.

llelp: A = Assistance Available. AA = Advise Venue in Advance.


Theatre is listed by cityiirst. 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. W8. E. G. R. Help: AA]

The Sorcerer’s Apprentice Until Sat 20) 10amon7.12. 14.19.21 Dec. 11& 16Jan. 2pm every day except 22. 25 Dec. 1.8Jan. 5pm & 8pm on 16.23.26 Dec. 6. 13 &20 Jan. 7pm every day except7.l2. 14.16. 19.21.23. 26 Dec.6. 11. 13. 16& 20Jan. Panto This year‘s Christmas show has again been written by Myles Rudge and is directed by Giles Havergal. The Citz regards itself as the pioneer ofthe alternative pantomime in Scotland and as ever they are putting the emphasis firmly on family entertainment. Expect a strong story-line and even stronger visuals. See Review.

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

The Greedy Giant Until Sat 6 Jan. £4.50 (£3.50)/£3.50(£2.50). l()am on 12.13 Dec. 2pm every day. 7.30pm on 8.9.14 Dec—6 Jan. No performances 25. 26 Dec. 1.2 Jan. Panto Wildcat move into a big new home to perform one of the 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 ofpanto magic. See Review.

I CRAWFORD THEATRE Jordanhill College. 76 Southbrae Drive. Glasgow. 950 3437/3438. [Access: P. R. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. R. B. Help: A. AA]. Theatre Sports Fri 8 Dec. Improvised competitive theatre comedy pays a one-night visit to the Crawfurd. Sec Cabaret.

Asian Ans Sun 10 Dec. 5.30pm for 6pm. Entertainment for the Asian community put together by the Spiritual Organisation Centre.

Peter Pan Mon 18—Sat 23 Dec. 2pm. £2. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Purves Puppets bring their patent puppet magic to this Christmas entertainment for children.

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. W5. G. B. Help: A. AA]. Aladdin and the Enchanted Lamp Until Sat 30 Dec. 10am weekdays until 22 Dec; 1.30pm every day until 21 Dec then 23.26. 27 & 30 Dec; 7.30pm 8 & 9 Dec. then 13—30 Dec. £3.70 (£2.70). Panto Aladdin is a popular choice among 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. See Review.

I EAST KILBRIDE VILLAGE THEATRE Maxwell Drive. 03552 48669.

Cinderella Until 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.

GhostTrain Mon l8—Sat 23 Dec. Mon 1.15pm. Tue l()am. Thurs—Sat 7pm. Sat 1.15pm (Other shows sold out). £3 (£2). Panto Clown Jewels bring their spooky family Christmas show to amuse East Kilbride‘s youngsters.

I FORUM ARTS CENTRE Martyrs‘ School. Parson Street.

For details of next year‘s Performance Exchange Classes aimed at professional performers call 227 5557.

I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. [Access: PPA. R. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A. AA].

The Adventures of Atviul Knatviul Thurs l4—Thurs 21 Dec. Panto The Centre‘s winter show opens to public performances after a brief run ofchildren‘s shows. A traditional helping of strong story-line and Good triumphing over Evil.

I KILMARDINNY ARTS CENTRE 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. Beardsen.943 0312.

Here's a How De Do Sat 9 Dec. 8pm. Four members of Scottish Opera present an evening of Gilbert and Sullivan.

The End of the Eighties Sat 16 Dec. 8pm. End of the decade comedy from the Kilmardinny Theatre Group. See Cabaret.

I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon-Sat noon—6pm. 4 bars. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon-Sat l().30am—8pm. 227 5511 or other Ticket Link box offices. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. R. G. Ilelp: A. AA].

Mother Goose Until Sat 10 Feb. 7pm daily. Wed & Sat Mats (also 26 Dec—6Jan) 2.15pm. £2.50—£7.50. Panto Walter Carr and Gerard Kelly (fresh from filming City Lights) are firing out the puns 15-yolks-to-thc-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. W8. G. R. B. Help: A. AA].

Peter Pan Until Sat 9 Dec. 7.30pm. 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.

For details of next year's Performance Exchange classes for professional performers call 942 7118.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. Box Office open Tue-Sun noon-8.30pm. Bar (open noon—11pm Tue—Sat; l2.30—2.30pm & 6.30—11pm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (open noon—1 1pm). [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. R. B. Help: A. AA].

Aladdin Thurs 7—Sun 24 Dec (not 108: 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 of several versions ofAladdin on the panto circuit this year. I PAISLEY TOWN HALL Tue 12—Thurs 14 Dec. 7.30pm.

The Snow Queen 7.30pm. Panto Fablevision have brought together

community groups from the Paisley/Renfrew area to perform this visualy-exciting adaptation of the famous Hans Christian Anderson fairytale. Comedy. music and trickery are promised.

I PALACE THEATRE 9 Green Street. Kilmarnock. 0563 23590. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. R. B. Help: A. AA].

Jack and the Beanstalk Until Sat 23 Dec. l()amonll.12.14.18—20Dec.1.30pmon 7. 11—15. 18-20 Dec. 2pm on9. 16.23 Dec.7.30pmon8.—23 Dec. £3.50 (£2.50). Sat Mats £3 (£2). Weekday Mats £2. Panto Traditional Palace panto fun starring Take The High Road regulars William Armour. Stuart Bishop and James MacDonald.

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

Adventures 01 Robinson Crusoe Until Sat 10 Feb. 7.30pm every day. 10am on 13.19 Dec. 2pm on 9. 13—30 Dec. 2.6. 13. 20.27 Jan.3. 10 Feb. £6(£3.75)/33.75(£2.75). Panto Andy Cameron is washed up in the Pavilion‘s traditional family pantomime written and directed by Dougie Squires. See Review.

Rilt Mayall Sun 10 and Sun 17Dec.7.30pm.

£8. £7. £6. See Cabaret and Preview. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC

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

R. B.T. G. Help: A.AA].

Aladdin Mon ll—Fri 15 Dec. 7. 15pm. Sat 16 l()am. £2 (£1). Panto. Aladdin isa popular choice among this year‘s crop of pantos. but it is. after all. the way you tell 'em that counts. This version is written by John Morley. performed by Academy students and directed with suitable panto panache by Peter Lincoln.

I SCOTTISH MASK AND PUPPET CENTRE 8 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 339 6185. The newly opened centre is open Tue—Sat




presents 1989 Christmas Panto ALI MacBABA AND THE TOMB OF DOOM by David Swan Directed by Charles Nowosielski

61h Dec ’89 until 6 Jan ’90 No performances Sundays, Christmas and New Year's Day

16, 18, 20,23, 26, 27, 30 and January 3rd and 6th at 2.30pm Evenings at 7.30pm

Tickets £4.25 full price £3.50 concessions Matinées £3

special price of £3.50 ACCESS and VISA accepted

Matinées: December 7, 9, 11, 13,

Monday evenings (Dec 11 a 18) at I

kBox Office (031) 665 22%

10am—5pm and Sun 2—5pm. A 30-minute talk and tour round the centre costs£l (75p). Workshops and information are available by appointment (the centre's library contains over 800 titles).

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. W5. E. G. R. B. Help: AA].

Peter Pan Tue 12—Sat 16 Dec. 7. 15pm. Sat Mat 2.15pm. £3—£25. See Dance Listings. Simon Callow in Conversation Wed 6 Dec. 1pm. £1 plus £1 . 10 for lunch. Join Norman White for a lunchtime conversation in the Circle with actor and director Simon Callow. They‘ll be talking about his career in general and in particular his current involvement in directing opera (his Die Fledermaus opens at the end ofthe month).

I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. Cafe open I lam—2.30pm Tue—Fri and during evening performances. [Access: PPA. 1.. Facilities: WC. W5. E. (i. R. B. Help: AA].

Packed Supper Fri 8 Dec. 9.30pm. Sat 9 Dec. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Bobby Baker does unlikely things with food. Iixpect to be given some. See Preview.

DracularTue l2--'I'liurs l4 & Sat 16 Dec. £3 (£2). Upstage Theatre Group perform Liz Lochhead's acclaimed adaptation oftbe Bram Stoker novel.

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

Macbeth L'ntil Sat 9 Dec. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). ()dyssey 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 Glasgow. See Review.

I TRON THEATRE 63 'I'rongate. 552 4267. Box Office Tue—Sat Noon—8pm; Sun 1230—] 1pm. Closed Mondays. [Access:

at tho

CLYDE THEATRE Boquhanran Road, Clydebank 681 38E

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


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