63 Trongate Glasgow


Box Office : 041 552 4267

Actors Theatre of Scotland LAUREL AND HARDY -


By Tom McGrath

with Forbes Masson 8. Ronald Simon

Directed by Gerald Ramage Tue 10 - Sun 22 July

at 7.30pm (excluding Mon 16 Jury)

ZYDECO CEILIDH BAND Fri 13 8. Sat 14 July

at 10.45pm (LATE NIGHT)


Music Dance Theatre

with 3 new works featuring Choreography by Jonathan Lunn,

Chirstinn Whyte 8.

Marisa Zanotti

Original Music by

The Blue Nile 8.

Craig Armstrong

Words by Peter Arnott Direction by Michael Boyd Design by Rae Smith

Wed 8 - Sun 12 August

at 7.30pm

Performances run Tue - Sun (excluding Mondays)

August 1990


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11.00am STORYTELLING - Superb session of Irish Fairy tales (S-Byrs)

DRAMA WORKSHOP - A wacky two hours of total enjoyment I (8-12yrs) 11.000m STORYTELLING - More excellent stories by Hans Andersen (S-Byrs)

; THE OLD ATHENAEUM THEATRE. 179 BUCHANAN STREET. GLASGOW TICKETS: 50p Tel. reservations 041 332 2333/or at the door

Supported by the Glasgow. 1990 Benefactors and Donors Scheme







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hardie and baird: the last days

the traverse theatre company world premiere

director ian brown “Performances at the hlghest callbre' Scotsman 'Exqulslte dlrectlon' Cuardlan

saturday 30 june - box office O31 226 2633

sunday 22 iuly 7.30pm

Scottish Youth Theatre Summer Festival Mon 2—Sun 5 Aug. Nearly 12(lyoung people from all over Scotland will spend five weeks at SYT's home in the Old Athenaeum. learning all aspects oftheatre practice. The course culminates at the end ofJuly with performances ofA Midsummer Night's Dream and Edward Bond's Human ('armort.

Take It And Pay For lt/Who's Sorry Now Mon 16—Sat 21 Jul. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Performances alternate each night. Scottish Youth Theatre welcomes over the Istanbul Youth Theatre with two plays by Bruce Robson in English. The first isan examination of the aspirations ofa modern Turkish woman. caught between Eastern and Western life styles. The second looks at a 5(Is famin bus comany under threat from outside competition and inside fiddling.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1011). Box ()ffice open Tue—Sun noon—8.30pm. Bar (open noon—l 1pm Tue-Sat; 12.30—2.3()pm & 630—] 1pm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (open noon—11pm). [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. R. B. Help: A. AA].

Adventures 01 Tom Sawyer Fri 13—Sat 14Jul. 7pm. Sat Mat 2pm. £3 (£1 .50). Pocket Theatre Company in a dance-theatre family interpretation of the Mark Twain classic featuring choreography by Gregory Nash. See Review.

Handiwortts Puppet Company Mon 16JuI. 2pm. Children‘s puppet entertainment. Jack O'Lantern Shadow Puppet Theatre Wed 18 Jul. 2pm. More early afternoon puppet fun.

The Smartest Travelling Fun Fare Show Sat 21 Jul. 2pm & 7pm. £2 (£1). Black Box Puppet Theatre Company turn the Arts Centre into an old-fashioned fairground for this children's show with Iotsof audience involvement.

Amman Thurs 26 Jul. 8pm. ()pen Youth Drama Group settle in for the night.

I PALACE THEATRE9 Green Street. Kilmarnock. ()563 23590. [Access: 1’. L. Facilities: WC. WS. G. R. B. Help: A. AA].

No further theatre shows until 25 Aug.

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

Oor Wullie Ilntil Sat 14 Jul. 7.3(1pm. Sat Mats 2.30pm. £5. £4 (£3.50). Dudley D. Watkins' immortal creation dons his dungarees for a run in Glasgow. See Touring.

Robert Halpem Fri 2(i-Sat 21 Jul. 7.30pm. Sat 21 Jul. Midnight. £4'£5. See Cabaret. I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 1le Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PI’A. L. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. R. BXI‘. G. Ilelp: A. AA].

Slogan (’handler‘I‘heatre. Lintil Sat 1-1. 7.3ilpm. £3(£2). Glasgow Drama Workshop's tenth anniversary show. written by Robin Lindsay Wilson and directed by TAG‘s Alan Lyddiard. isa celebration of individuality. which deals with ways of articulating the stifled inner self.

I SCOTTISH MASK AND PUPPET CENTRES Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 3396185. The centre is open Tue «Sat IIIam—~5pm and Sun 2 - 5pm. A 30-minute talk and tour round the centre costs £1 (75p).

Workshops and information is availabfl by appointment (the centre‘s library contains over 800 titles).

I THE SHELTER 7 Renfrew Court. Renfrew Street. 332 6231.

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 THEATRE ROYAL I lope Street. 331 1234. Box Office Mon~Sat 1(1am—6pm.(7.3()pm on perfevgs). Bar. Buffet. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G. R.B. Help: AA].

King Ubu Until Sat 14 Jul. 7.30pm. £3.5(i—£12.5(l. Budapest‘s KatonaJozscf Theatre Company presents the only British performances of a new production of Alfred Jarry‘s grotesque satire. The first exciting instalment in the Theatre Royal‘s excellent Five 'I‘Iieatres ofthe World season. See Feature.

Balinese NightTue I7--Wed lBJul. 7.30pm. £3.5(l—£12.5(i. First ofthree programmes of music. dance and theatre from Indonesia performed by the Academy of Indonesian Arts. Surakarta. as its contribution to the I'Ti't’ Theatres of the World season. See Feature.

Javanese Night Thurs l9—Fri 2()Jul. 7.30pm. £3.5(i-£12.5(l. More from the Academy of Indonesian Arts. See Feature.

Folk Festival Sat 21 . 2pm & 7.30pm. £3.5(i—£12.5(). Final instalment from the Academy of Indonesian Arts. Surakarta. See Feature.

Brothers and Sisters First Cycle: Thurs 26 Jul. 7.30pm (Part 1). Fri 27Jul.7.3()pm (Part 11). Second Cycle: Sat 28 Jul. 2pm (Part I & 11). Third Cycle: Sun 29 Jul.2pm (Part I & 11). Fourth Cycle: Mon 3(JJuI. 7.30pm (Part 1). Tue 31 Jul. 7.30pm (Part II). The entire 7()-strong company ofthe Maly Drama Theatre arrive from the USSR to perform their epic two-night dramatisation of Fydor Abramov‘s trilogy of post-World War 11 novels. The third unmissable helping in the Five Theatres of the World Season. See Feature.

I THIRD EYE CENTRE 351) Sauchiehall Street. 332 752]. Cafe open 1 lam—2.30pm Tue—Fri and during evening performances. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: we. ws. G. R. 8. Help: AA].

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I TRAMWAY THEATRE Albert Drive-123 9527. Tickets from Ticket Centre 041 227 551 1 [Help: L. WC. WS. (‘I-

"Only. . . Wed Its-Sat 21 Jul. 8pm. £6.50 (£3). Tue 17 Preview. DVS pus‘h dunCC 10 its vigorous limits in this new piece which has been in preparation all year. See Preview.

The Big Skirt Thurs 26-Sat 28 Jul. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). The colourful. large-scale

sculpturesof Rona McNicol are putcentre

stage in a multi-media performance piece created with three other Scottish artists. I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. Box Office Tue—Sat Noon—8pm; Sun 12.31% 11pm. Closed Mondays. [Access: R. ST. Facilities: WS. E. G. R. B. Help: AA].

Laurel s Hardy Until Sun 22 Jul I not Mons). 7.30pm. £5(£2.5(l). To mark the centenary of Start Laurel's birth. Actors Theatre Scotland revive their production