Mother Goose Until Sat 10 Feb. 7pm daily. Wed & Sat Mats 2.15pm. £2.50—£7.50. Panto Walter Carr and Gerard Kelly are still ﬁring out the puns fifteen yolks tothe dozen in one of only a handful of pantosto make it this far. Dependable and highly entertaining production with plenty for everyone to enjoy.
I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street.
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].
The WI! 7.30pm. Until Sat 27 Jan. 7.30pm. Thurs—Fri Mats 2pm. Sat Mat 2.30pm. Musical entertainment aimed at a younger audience and already starting to sell out. Greece Thurs l—Sat 3 Feb. 7.30pm. Sat Mat 2.30pm. £3. Lively 505 musical nostalgia brought to the stage.
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].
The Bart! and the Baroness Thurs 25 Jan. 8pm. £4 (£2). A specially written production to celebrate the songs and poetry of Robert Burns and his contemporary Lady Nairne. lrene Conway sings and plays guitar and is joined by local actor Edward Gray.
Death of a Salesman Sat 27 Jan. 8pm. £4 (£2). PACE. the theatrc‘s own company. preview an extensive school and community tour of Arthur Miller‘s classic side-swipe at the American Dream. Always worth seeing.
The Wizard Of Oz Mon 29—Wed 31 Jan. 7.30pm. St Mirin‘s Drama Group make a popular choice for their debut production,
221 3198. Box Office Mon—Sat noon-8pm.
although a wee bit late for the panto season. Mandy Redmayne Steps Into A Story Sat 3 Feb. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Cumbria's Pocket Theatre call in on an extensive national tour of this family fantasy show written by Bryan Elsley. The Twlts Wed 7—Fri 9 Feb. 7pm. £2 (£1 ). More family entertainment — specifically aimed at 6—1 1 year olds— this time from Open Hand Theatre Company who present their version of Roald Dahl’s popular book. Giant. hand. bodyand shadow puppets combine with actors in a visual extravaganza. I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS, G. Help: AA]. Adventures of Robinson Crusoe Until Sat 10 Feb. 7.30pm every day. 2pm 27 Jan. 3,10 Feb. £6 (£3.75)/£3.75 (£2.75). Panto Andy Cameron is washed up in the Pavilion‘s traditional family pantomime written and directed by Dougie Squires. Lots ofgreat jokes for the adults. but it leaves the kidsa little left out on the way. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street, 332 5057. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC, W8, AS. R. 8.1”. G. Help: A.AA]. The Diary of Anne Frank Until Sat 27 Jan. 7.30pm. 3pm mats on Sat 27. Mon—Thurs £7 (£6). Fri—Sat £8.50 (£7.50). All matinees £6 (£5). The perennially popuar tale of war-time oppression is retold by North Bank Productions via the original teenage diaries of Anne Frank. A powerful and moving story that can work well on stage. See Review. The Good Companions Tue 6—Fri 9 Feb. 7.15pm. £2 (£1). Final YearDDA students in a musical adaptation ofJ.B. Priestley‘s novel about a 1930s‘ touring concert party. Music by Andre Previn. I SCOTTISH MASK AND PUPPET CENTRE 8 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvrndale, 3396185.
The centre is open Tue—Sat IOam-Spm and Sun 2—5pm. A 30-minute talk and tour round the centre costs £1 (75p). Workshops and information is available by appointment (the centre’s library contains over 800titles). 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]. No theatre this issue, but see Classical Music listings for Opera performances. I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. Cafe open Ham—2.30pm Tue—Fri and during evening performances. [Access: PPA, L. Facilities: WC, W8. E, G, R, B. Help: AA]. Notes on Time Fri 26—Sat 27 Jan. 7.30pm. £3. 50 (£2.50). Oscar McLennan previewed an extract of his specially commissioned monologue in the last National Review of Live Art. A few months on and now complete, the piece will hopefully have more impact than the pleasant, but unremarkable first reading. He is joined here by Kevin McAleer who has developed a character claiming to be Ireland‘s last great oral historian and who promises an eclectic run-through of traditional culture from Yeats to Gary Glitter. See Dance Listings for details ofDV8’s Dance residency. I TRAMWAY THEATRE Albert Drive , 423 9527. Tickets from Ticket Centre 041227 5511 [Help: AA] Voice Class Thurs 1 Feb. 2-5pm. Every Thursday afternoon until 5 April, Elspeth McNaughton will be leading this Performance Exchange class for professional performers. She‘ll be giving special attention to voice in text and you are asked to bring along a short piece of learned prose or poetry. There will also be the chance to pursue special project work with Elspeth McNaughton or James Ross.
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Call 227 5557 for details. See also Blackfriars above. Jock Tamson's Balms Thurs 25 J an—Sat 24 Feb. 7.30pm. £7 (£3.50). Playwright Liz Lochhead and director Gerry Mulgrew explore the boundaries of cliche and archetype in Communicado‘s devised celebration of the Scottish nation. Taking place at ‘the last Burns‘s Supper‘, the show brings together 24 actors and musicians in the ﬁrst major theatrical production of 1990.
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].
Hard Lines Tue 30 J an—Sun 4 Feb. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Animated Parts Theatre Co are a group of Scots exiled in London and they return to Glasgow to kick off a tourof a new comedy by Harry Jones. It‘s an off-beat look at growing up and living in Glasgow from the 305 to the 505. See Preview.
Simon Fanshawe Fri 2 & Sat 3 Feb. 10pm. £5 (£2.50). See Cabaret Listings. SallmalterTuc 6—Sun 11 Feb. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). See Feature and Touring.
I DEDLAM THEATRE Forrest Road, 225 9893. [Access: St. Facilities: WS, G, B. Help: AA]
Spanish Fly Tue 6—Sat 10 Feb. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50/£2). Continuing an honourable tradition at The Bedlam to stage plays featuring insects— the last new play [saw there had a gad-fly as one of its characters — this is a new play by Edinburgh University Theatre Company member, Chris Hoban. A failed cubist painter journeys to the home of Picasso to discover the truth behind his art.
I DRUNTON THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: PPA, R. St. Facilities: WC. W5, E, G, B. Help: AA]
Rebeeca Until Sat 3 Feb. 7.30pm. Sat 27
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