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

Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilct(s). WS =

Wheelchair Spaces. AS = AdjacentSeats.

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 are the concessionary price. Long-running shows, unless specified otherwise, do not run on Sundays.


I BLACNFRIARS 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 552 5924.

The Art of Administration Wed 28 Mar & Wed 4 Apr. 7— 10pm. £4 (£3 members). Glasgow arts worker Phyllis Steel shares her experiences of programming and organising. in these two Performance Exchange classes. She promises to establish ‘ground rules for administration - the common sense approach‘. Wednesday evenings in Blackfriars are also club nights for Performance Exchange members. Call 227 5557 for more details. See also Tramway Theatre & RSAMD below.

Comic Club Every Saturday and some Sundays. See Cabaret.

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 Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse Until Sat3l Mar. 7.30pm. £5(£1). The first stage adaptation of the novel by Vincente Blasco Ibanez has been scripted by Peter Granger-Taylor who also appears in Jon Pope's production. An early film version of the book was a hit for Rudolf Valentino and was subsequently remade in 1960. A playboy becomes involved in war against his will. but is made a hero nonetheless. 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 allTicketlink outlets.

Wildcat‘s new home, the Clyde Theatre. is out of action until Mayfest or just before. I CRAWFORD THEATRE Jordanhill College. 76 Southbrae Drive, Glasgow, 950 3437/3438. [Access: P. R. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. R. B. Help: A.AA].

No theatre this issue.

I CUMDERNAULD THEATRE Cumbcrnauld, 0236 732887. Box Office Mon-Fri 10am—6pm; Sat lOam—3pm: 6—8pm perf. evgs Bar/Cafe. [Access: PPA, ST. Facilities: WC. W8. G. B. Help: A, AA]. Writers Workshop Mon 26 Mar. 7.30pm. Classes continue every other Monday. Hamlet Until Sat 24 Mar. 7.45pm. Fri Mat 1.30pm. Thurs & Fri Mat £2.50(£l.25). Fri & Sat £4 (£2). Highly-rated theatre company, Compass, perform a clear. accessible and innovative version of Shakespeare‘s tragedy.

Nae Problem Thurs 298m 31 Mar. 7.45pm. Thurs £2.50 (£1 .25). Fri & Sat£4 (£2). See Touring.

I EAST KILDRIDE VILLAGE THEATRE Maxwell Drive . 03552 48669.

Speaking For Mysell Thurs 22-Fri 23 Mar. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). The Byre Theatre brings

a double-bill of one-person plays to East Kilbride. Maggie Kinloch directs Ann Marie Di Mambro‘s excellentloe and Peter Nardini's tragi-comiclimmy Hanlon. Sec Review.

Scenes From the Life of Benny Lynch Fri 30—Sat 31 Mar. 7.30pm. Ragtagperform Bill Bryden‘s play in place ofthe previously advertised Macbeth.

On the Dazzle Wed 4—Sat 7 Apr. 7.30pm. £3 (£1.50). Tom Stoppard's farce draws on Marx Brothers films and silent movie styles in a manic chase around Vienna. East Kilbride Rep provides the laughs.

I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. [Access: PPA. R. Facilities: WC. R, G. Help: A, AA]. Writing Festival Until Sat 24 Mar. A poetry-based festival drawing on creative writing in Turin, Nuremburg and Rostov. Contact the Centre for details.

Scottish Student Drama Festival Mon 26—Sat 31 Mar. See Special Listing after Edinburgh Theatre.

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

They Came From Mars . . . Thurs 22—Sat 24 Mar. 7.30pm. Milngavie Players in one of D. McGillivray and W. Zerlin‘s AmDram send-ups in their ever popular Farndale Ladies series.

I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon-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].

Kiss Me Kate Until Sat 24 Mar. 7. 15pm. £2.50 (£4.50). Paisley Musical & Operatic Society continue a run of popular musicals at The King‘s with their version of Cole Porter's reinterpretation of Taming of the Shrew.

The Last Gamble Mon 26-Sat 31 Mar. 7.30pm. Sat Mat 3pm. £5.50-£8. A new thriller by Bill Macllwraith writer of TV hits including Justice and Two ’s Company. Survival and greed in a world of entrepreneurs and insider dealing. Hi-de-Hi‘s David Griffin stars.

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].

Plaza Suite Sat 31 Mar. 8pm. £3.50. Neil Simon’s comedy brings together three different plays all set in the one hotel.

Kiss or the Spiderwoman Tue 3—Sat 7 Apr. 8pm. £4. See Touring and Review.

I MDTHERWELL CIVIC THEATRE Civic Centre, Motherwell, 0698 67515.

Grease Until Sat 24 Mar. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50). Motherwell District Youth Theatre with some 505 musical nostalgia. Julius Caesar Tue 27 Mar. 2pm. £3 (£2.50). See Touring and Review.

My Fair Lady Mon 2—Sat 7 Apr. 7.15pm. £3.50. Motherwell and Wishaw Amateur Operatic Society in the musical adaptation of Shaw‘s Pygmalion.

The Sacred Diary of Adrian Plas (Aged 37%) Thurs 5 Apr. 7.30pm. £5. Riding Lights Theatre Company in a stage adaptation of a best-selling Christian book.

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 & 6.30-1 1pm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (open noon-11pm). [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC, W5, E, G, R, B. Help: A, AA].

Why Me? Thurs 5 Apr. 8pm. £2 (£1). Nigel Papper performs his own play developed from his experiences of Multiple Sclerosis. Friends and family are unsympathetic to a victim of the disease who finds himself isolated and misunderstood.

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

AA]. The Mimics Sat 24 Mar. See Cabaret. I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street,

332 1846. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS, G. Help: AA].

Freddie Starr Thurs 29bSat 31 Mar. 6.30pm/9.30pm. £9.50 (£8.50). See Cabaret.

brigadoon Mon 2—Sat 7 Apr. 7.30pm. Sat Mat 3pm. £2—£5.50. The Apollo Players revive the popular fantasy Scottish musical about the town that appears once every seven years.

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].

Julius Caesar Until Fri 23 Mar. 7.45pm. £6 (£4). See Touring.

Scottish Student Drama Festival Mon 26—Sat 31 Mar. See Special Listing after Edinburgh Theatre.

The Harriet Buchan Voice Workshop Sat 31 Mar & Sun 1 Apr. lOam—Spm. £30(£20). A two-day intensive workshop with Harriet Buchan who draws on her experience with the Roy Hart Group in France to treat the whole body as a vocal instrument. Limited places available on this Performance Exchange course. Call 227 5557 for details. See also Blackfriars above and Tramway below.

To Kill A Mockingbird Mon 2—Sat 7 Apr. 7.30pm. Wed Mat 2pm. Sat Mat 3pm. £4—£8.50. TV star Jack Hedley takes the lead in this West End production out on its second national tour. Harper Lee‘s novel of lynch mob politics and Southern States’ racism in an adaptation by Christopher Serge].

I SCOTTISH MASK AND PUPPET CENTRE 8 Balcarres Avenue, Kelvindale, 3396185. The centre is open Tue-Sat lOam-Spm and Sun 2—5pm. A 30-minute talk and tour round the centre costs £1 (75p). Workshops and information are available

by appointment (the centre's library contains over 800 titles).

Masks and Puppets trom the Caricature Theatre Collection Until 28 Mar. £1 (50p). Splendid and varied display of puppets from Cardiff‘s now defunct Caricature

Theatre. The greatest shame is that the puppets are not being put to their intended use.

I 7:84 OFFICES 302 Buchanan Street. Acting Workshops Every Sunday 11.30am. Playwright and tutor Lynn Bains leads the weekly class in association with 7:84. More details on 0592 773679.

I THE SHELTER 7 Renfrew Court, Renfrew Street.

The Comedy Shop Next cabaret on Fri 6 Apr.

The Actors Shelter Every Monday. 7.30pm. An informal meeting place and information exchange for actors based in Scotland. Initially operating as a club/drop—in centre, it is hoped that a series of workshops will be developed in the coming months.

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street, 331 1234. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. (7.30pm on pcrf evgs). Bar. Buffet. [Access: P, PPA, R. Facilities: WC. W5, E, G, R,B. Help: AA].


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Trestle Theatre Company L'AMFIPARNASD

Tues 20 Mar - Sun 25 Mar at 7.30 pm

Elaine C.Smith ‘HERSELF'

Thurs 22 Mar - Sat 24 Mar at 10.45 pm £5 (23)


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