5511 or other Ticket Link box offices. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A. AA].

Wait Until Dark Until Sat 21 Apr. 7.30pm. Sat Mat 3pm. £5.50—£8. TV stars Prunella Gee. Rodney Bewes. Peter Byrne and Ross Davidson. head the cast in Frederick Knott‘s early 70s thriller. A blind woman. three criminals. an ordinary flat and a drug-filled doll are the key components. 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. W5. G. R. B. Help: A. AA].

Guys and Dolls Mon 23—Sat 28 Apr. 7pm. £3.50—£4.50. Broadway musical performed by Glasgow‘s own West End Theatre Company.

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

(0an noon—11pm). [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. R. B. Help: A. AA].

How To Kill Fri 20 Apr. 8pm. £4(£2). Speakeasy Theatre Company is getting all the mileage it can from Angus Reid‘s tribute to war poet Keith Douglas. The one-man show won a Fringe First in Edinburgh last year.

Saaoa Tue 24 Apr. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). See Dance.

Ii Elvis Lived in Meikle Earnoclt Fri 27-Sat 28 Apr. 8pm. £4 (£2). See Touring.

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoal Tue l—Wed 2 May. 7.30pm. Brediland Primary School in Lloyd Webber’s early religious number.

I PALACE THEATRE 9 Green Street. Kilmarnock. 0563 23590. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. R. B. Help: A. AA].

The Flower 01 Scotland Show Sat 21 Apr. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Scottish variety performance starring Johnny Beattie.

The Mazeppa Ultranian Cossacks Fri 27 Apr. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). See Dance Listings.

Ray Allan and Lord Charles Sat 28 Apr. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Music. song and dance and a lot oftalking through teeth.


AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W8. AS. R. B. T. G. Help: A. AA].

It's Friday and They Don't Send Flowers Any More Until Sat 21 Apr. 7pm & 9pm. £3 (£2). Pat Trevor‘s real life dramatisiation of the problems faced in coping with Alzheimer's disease. Performed by Facets Theatre Group.

Agnes oi God Mon 23—Sat 28 Apr. £5l£6. The Pantheon Club in John Pielmeier's convent drama in which a nun murders her own baby.

I SCOTTISH MASK AND PUPPET CENTRE 8 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 3396185. The centre is open Tue—Sat 10am—5pm and Sun 2—5pm. A 30-minute talk andtour round the centre costs £1 (75p). Workshops and information is available by appointment (the centre‘s library contains over 800 titles).

The Hogarth Collection Until 29 May. Ann Hogarth and Jan Bussel‘s collection includes 150 puppets from all over the world and taking pride of place is your very own Muffin The Mule.

I THE SHELTER 7 Renfrew Court. Renfrew Street.

The Comedy Shop See Cabaret.

The Actors Shelter Every Monday. 7.30pm. An informal meeting place and information exchange for actors based in Scotland.

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

Dinner Until Sat 21 Apr. 7.30pm. £2(£l ). Early chance to see a new production being developed by the excellent Ralph Ralph who are coming to the end ofa month long residency at the Third Eye. The show will return in its entirety in October. but this preview should give a splendid insight into their unique style which substitutes body language for verbal chat. 1n Dinner six people with no common language meet up for a meal. Ttvelve Angry Men Tue 24—Thurs 26 Apr. 7.30pm. Debut production ofTheatre Positive whose profits will go to Scottish AIDS monitor. Set in New York. 1957. the play is an examination ofthe American judicial system and a condemnation of bigotry and prejudice. Theatre Positive is made up of ex-RSAMD students.

I TRAMWAY THEATRE Albert Drive . 423 9527. Tickets from Ticket Centre ()41 227 5511 [Help: L. WC. WS.C]

Voice Class Every Thurs until 28June. 2—3.30pm. £4 (£3). Elspeth Macnaughton leads the Performance Exchange class for professional performers. Call 227 5557 for details. See also Blackfriars above. Tapping Creative Potential Every Thursday until 31 May. 3.30—5pm. £4(£3). Professional performers tap their creativity with the help ofdramatherapist Andrew Dawson. A Performance Exchange class.

John Brown’s Body Until Sat 21 April. 7pm. '

£6 (£3). John McGrath teams up with Wildcat in the follow-up to last year‘s Border Warfare. The new play is an epic vision of the class struggle taken from a Clydeside perspective with a stage set of monumental proportions. lt‘s improved (and shortened) since its first performance. but the politics are simplistic and the characterisation is sketchy.

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].

Crovi Sat 14 Apr-Wed 9 May. 7.30pm. Thurs lO—Sun 13 May. 10pm. £5 (£2.50). Michael Boyd‘s bold adaptation ofthe apocalyptic Ted Hughes poem is the first production in The Changing House. a new 50-scat studio theatre in the Tron. See it now or catch it in the USSR later in the year. See Review.


I DEDLAM THEATRE Forrest Road. 225 9893. [Access: St. Facilities: WS. G. B. Help: AA] Friction Fiction Until Sat 21 Apr. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50/£2). Fresh from the Scottish Student Drama Festival in Glasgow. Edinburgh University Theatre Company perform Roddy McDevitt‘s intellectual farce about a meeting between Flan O‘Brien and Carl Jung. Psychological surrealism. Off the Wall Tue 24—Sat 28 Apr. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Billed as three wee plays to confuse the senses. Leith Rep‘s trilogy about mental illness will also confuse listings editors seeing as it uses the same blanket title as Tom McGrath’s new writing season at the Royal Lyceum. It‘s a study ofthe dividing line between sanity and insanity and an exploration of the darker regions of the mind. I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. 228 1155. Death Trap Until Sat 21 Apr. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50) inc refreshments. Onstage 66 in lra Levin's modern-day comedy thriller. I KING'S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 1201. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am-8pm. Bar. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W5. AS. E. G. B. Help: AA] Ballets by World Masters Until Sat 21 Apr. 7.30pm. Sat Mat 2.30pm. £5—£18.50. See Dance Listings.

play. It takes a look at women in Scotland and how they perceive each other.

I NETHERBOW ARTS CENTRE 43111in Street. 556 9579. Box Office. “lam—4.30pm. 7—9pm pcrf. evgs. Cafe. [Access: R. Facilities: WC. \\'S. If. (i. B. R. Help: A. AA]

Edinburgh Puppet Festival L'ntil Sat 21 Apr. £2.50(£l .50). Various times. Mainly aimed at children. Britain's largest puppet festival promises something for every one. See Kids Listings for full details.

I THE ROYAL SCOTS CLUB 30 Abercromby Place. 557 5091. ' Eleemosynary Wed 25 Apr-7 Sat 20.\lay (Wed~Satonly). Dinner 7pm. Performance 8pm. Sat Mats (playonly) 1.30pm. Sun Mat (play only) 3pm. £16 (inc. three-course dinner). £4 (playonly). After much success in the States. dinner-theatre comes to Scotland. Organisers are the American Festival Theatre who have been turning up in

A Song, a Frock and a Tinltle Sun 22 Apr. 7.30pm. £3.50—£6.50. With a title like this. I reckon Su Pollard is a conceptual joke. It must be terribly wearing for her. but no doubt she laughs all the way to the bank. Julius Caesar Tue 24—Sat 28 Apr. 7.30pm. Wed & Sat Mat 2.30pm. Highly-rated classical company. Compass. tours its production ofShakespearc‘s political thriller.

Dead 01 Night Mon 30 Apr—Sat 5 May. Mon—Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm & 8pm. £3.50—£6.50. Peter Whalley‘s who-dun-wha! stars Philip Madoc. Patricia Shakcsby and Trevor Bannister. I LIVINGSTON MEWS THEATRE 1 lowden Park Centre. Livingston. 050631727.

eig Lassies Dinnae Greet Fri 27—8211 28 Apr. 8pm. Full ofenergy after its appearance in the Red Star Brouhahu -— Liverpool's festival of European youth theatre West Lothian Youth Theatre returns home with its production of a new Lara Jane Bunting

AMERICAN FESTVAL THEATRE and THE ROYAL SCOTS CLUB present AN AMERICAN PLACE DINNER THEATRE featuring The British premiere of the comic drama ELLEEMOSYNARY By Lee Blessing Directed by Rob Mulholland '. . . a play. . . ofa calibre rarely seen. . . the language is elegant and witty and carefully wrought'. - The New York Press

25 April - 20 May

AN AMERICAN PLACE DINNER THEATRE at The Royal Scots Club 30 Abercromby Place (2 blocks from George St. at the corner of Hanover/Dundas

Reservations : 031 557 5091

Performances : 8.00pm (dinner seating is at 7.00pm), Wednesday to Saturday. Matinees (play only) on Saturdays at 1.30pm and Sundays at 3.00pm. [Evening tickets at £16.00 for the complete three course dinner and play. A limited r umber of evening tickets are available for the play only at £4. 00. Matinees (play only) are priced at £4.00 (2200 students, OAP’s, Unemployed).

By arrangement with Warner Chappell Plays Ltd.


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A powerful drama of passion and revenge.

UNTIL 28 APRIL Mon-Sat 7.45pm Tickets from £2.50-£8.00 Sat Mat 21 April 3.15pm

(031) 229 9697


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