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’A tale of sex, love and death’

Women's Theatre Group

MORTAL Fri 20 - Sat 21 April 8pm £3.50 (£2.50)

Wed 2 - Sat 5 May 8pm 'I‘HEA'I‘RE WORKSHOP _ 34 Hamilton Place 031 220 5425 I Tickets 13.5012250)

'l’bung life behind prison walls’ Mandela Theatre Company

THEoonM Wed 25 - Sat 28 April 8pm £3.50 (£2.50)

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The Ferry Ensemble, George Bridges IV, Members of the Scottish Youth Orchestra and Surprise Guests

Rosebery Hall, 8. QUEENSFERRY, 20th April, 7.30pm case/£2.50. Bookings 031-331 4732

Assembly Rooms, EDINBURGH, 27th April, 7.30pm $24.50/$23.00. Bookings 031—228 1155

Stevenson Hall, GLASGOW, 28th April, 8.00pm $26.00/3.50. Bookings 041—332 5057

Proceeds to THE FERRY PLAY. S. Queensferry's Community Theatre Extravaganza

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I THE ARCHES THEATREGlasgow‘s Glasgow. Midland Street. 227 5511 [Access: L. R. WC. G. C]. Daytime prices (9.30am-8pm) include entrance to whole exhibition. while evening prices(after 8pm) give access to the bar. restaurant and free entertainment.

Wlll Ye Dance at My Wedding? Sun 22 Apr. 7.30pm. Sun £4 (£2). Fri & Sat £5 (£3). A new museum brings with it a new 1 14-seat theatre which is a kind ofsmall-scale answer to The Tramway. As a gestureof support to young local touring groups. director Andy Arnold has chosen to open the theatre with the current Clyde Unity Theatre show. the second in Aileen Ritchie‘s Glasgow working class trilogy. See Touring.

Promenade Performances Daily. 1 1am. 2pm & 5pm. Free with admission. ()ne of the many attractions in Glasgow‘s Glasgow is a changing programme of performances by a special in-house company. Scripts are by Andy Arnold and music has been written by Vivian Stanshall ofthe Bonzo Dog Doodah Band.

Elaine C. Smith Fri 21) 8; Sat 21 Apr. 10.30pm. £5 (£3). See Cabaret.

The Kll Kat Club Fri 20 & Sat 21 Apr. 10pm. £3. See Cabaret.

The Beautiful Gemme Tue 24—Fri 27 Apr. 7.30pm. Sun—Thurs £4 (£2). Fri S; Sat£5 (£3). Raymond Ross has padded out his theatrical celebration of football since its first production this time last year. and it should prove to be another one in the back of the net for Gallus Stage Productions. Slight. but entertaining view offitba' devotion.

Who's Idea Was It, Anyway? Thurs 26 Apr & Thurs 3 May. 10pm. £2. See Cabaret. Seven Stories Wed 2—Sat 12 May. 7pm. £5 (£2.50). Launching into Mayfest. 7:84 collaborates with a group of local writers to present a picture ofthe strugglesand spirit of Govan. See Preview.

I BELLSHILL CULTURAL CENTRE Bellshill. 0698 841831.

Snapshots Fri 20 April. 7.30pm. £2.50 (£2). Gearing up for Mayfest. Clamjamfrie present a devised Comic fantasy that explores Scottish cliches. customs and myths.

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

Persons in Space Wed 25 Apr & Wed 16 May. 7.30pm—10pm. £4 (£3). Alan Caigis concerned with the reconciliation between physical and textual theatre and leads these two classes to explore the relationship between actors. their creations and the physical world. A Performance Exchange class for professional performers. Wednesday evenings in Blackfriars are also club nights for Performance Exchange members. (‘all 227 5557 for more details. See also 'l‘ramway Theatre below.

Jeu de Masque Wed 2 May & Wed 9 May. 7.30pm—10pm. £4 (£3). Katy Duke tries out possibilities presented by masks in these two performance Exchange classes for professional performers. See above. Comic Club Every Saturday and every other Sunday. See Cabaret.

I CITIZENS' THEATRE Gorbals Street. 42‘)

0022. Box Office Mon- Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Accessz I’. I.. l’acilities; WC. WS. Ii. (3. R. llelp: AA]

Antony tiniil Sat 21 .‘\pr.7.311pm. £5

(£1 ()Al’tk [13411 Free). After Enrico I’our. this is the second play in the current season to have been translated by Robert David MacDonald. Not content to play second fiddle. he is directing the Alexandre Dumas play to boot. It'sall about a revolutionary hero in the making who runs off with a married w oman from the aristocracy. Sec Review.

I CLYDE THEATRE Boquhanran Road. (‘lydebank.951 1200. Box()fficc Mon—Sat 1(1am~ (rpm. Ticketsalso available from Ticket ('cntre. Candlcriggs. 227 55 I 1 and all'I‘icketlink outlets.

the Complete History of Rock 'n‘ Roll Thurs 3-—Sat 5 May. 7.30pm. Wildcat revives its 197‘) hit. mixing politics and pop.

I CRAWFURD THEATRE .lordanhill College. 76 Southbrac Drive. (ilztsgtm, 95113437 3438. [Accessz l’. R. l‘acilities: WC. WS. Ii. (i. R. Ii. Help: A. AA].

If Elvis Lived In Meikle Earnock Thurs 1‘) Fri 20 Apr. 7.30pm. See '1 ouring.

Speaking For Myself. . .?\\‘eil 2 May. 7.30pm. Sec Touring.

Uncorking Old Sherry Fri 27 Sat 28 Apr. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Prime productions present .Iohn ( ‘arghill 'I'hompson's one-man look at Sheridan. Directed by the RSAMD's lidward Argent and performed by Martin llcller.

I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE ( ~umbernauld. (1236 732837. Box Office Mon- Fri Illam-(ipm: Sat 10am 3pm; Spin perf. evgs Bar‘Cafe. [Accessz l’I’A. ST. Facilities;\\'(’.\\'S.(i.13.llelp:A.AA]. Writers Workshop Mon 31) Apr. 7.3opm. Classes continue ever y other Monday. Female Parts‘l’hurs 1‘) I’ri 20 Apr. S'pm. £2 (£1 .25). I-‘Iipside Theatre company return with their production of the comic and polemic monologues by liranca Raine and Dario I‘o.

What Aboutthe Rest ofThem . . . ?Thurs 2b—Sun 28 Apr. 7.45pm. £2.5(l(£l .25). Any Youth Theatre that puts on a new play that is "unsuitable for children' must be worth its salt. 1 1e re the young people of ('umbcrnauld perform a black comedy about teenage homelessness written by company member Paul ()sborne.

The Beautiful Gemme’l'ue 1 May. 7.45pm. £2.5Il(£1.25). SceTouring.

Terry Neason & Friends wed 2 May. 7.45pm. £4 1 £2). See Cabaret.

Speaking For Myself. . .? Thurs 3 Sat 5 May. 7.45pm. Thurs £2.51) ( £1 .25). Fri ck Sat £4 (£2 ). Two fine monologues revived by The Byre Theatre Company in a well-matched double-bill. Peter Nardini‘s Jimmy Hun/on is a sensitive portrayal of a mentally handicapped old man and Anne Marie Di Mambro'sJoe is a witty and touching study of a middle-aged Italian woman living in Scotland. Recommended. I EAST KILBRIDE VILLAGE THEATRE Maxwell Drive. (135524snm.

Patience Mon 30 Apr Sat 5 May. 7.30pm. Mon £2.50. Tue Thurs £3.5ll(£2.5()). Fri—Sat £4. Iiast ls'ilbridc (iilbcrt and Sullivan Society set this musical satire in the 1920s.

I GLASGOW UNIVERSITY The Drama Studio. West Quadrangle. 68 I Iillhcad Street.

Action 10 the Word Sun 22 Apr. 10am-4pm. £l(l(£h’). Performance Iixchangegive professional performers a chance to learn stage fighting techniques with Denis Agnew. ('all (141 227 5557 lordetails

I KILMARDINNY ARTS CENTRE 50 Kilmardinny Aycnue. Bearsden. U43 0312.

Amadeus Mon 31) Apr. Wed 2 & Fri 4 May. 7.30pm. Sat 5 May . 2.30pm. Festival Theatre perform Peter Schaffer's tribute to Mozart.

I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box ()ffice. Mon Sat noon (ipm. 4 bars. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. ('andleriggs. Mon Sat 111.3llam 8pm. 227