Theatre is listed by city first, then by venue, running in alphabetical outer. Touring shows are listed separately under the relevant heading. Prices in brackets are the concessionary price. Long running shows. unless specitied otherwise. do not run on Sundays.


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

Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s). WS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = AdjacentSeats. E 2 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.


I THE BURRELL COLLECTION Pollokshaws Road. 6497151.

Letters From The Yellow Chair Fri 7 Dec. 7.30pm. Sat 8 Dec. 2.30pm. £3 (£1 .50). To


Box office: 041-552 4267

Ticketlink: O41-227 5511 and all Ticketlink venues

Dorothy Paul and Phil McCall in THE TRON THEATRE PANTOMIME.,:- ,,


With Ashley Jensen, Bruce Morton and Robert Paterson

Sat 8 Dec 1990-Sun 27 Jan 1991 at 7.30pm

Sat & Weekday Mattnees at 2.30pm

Tickets £5.50/£4.50 cone.

tie in with the Age of Van Gogh exhibition, the Museum Education Department mounts this play. performed by Graham McTavish and Nick Pace about the life ofthe painter. The play. which is based on Van Gogh‘s letters to his brother. has been produced to much acclaim at previous exhibitions in New York, Australia and London.

I DLACKFRIARS 45 Albion Street. Merchant City. 5525924.

The Comic Club Every Saturday. 9pm. £4.50 (£3.50). See Cabaret.

I CITIZENS' THEATRE Gorbals Street,429 ()022. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am-8pm. Bar. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. R. Help: AA]

Mother Goose Until Sat 19 Jan. £4 (£2.50)—£6.50(£4). 10am on Tue 11.Thurs 13, Tue 18, Thurs 20 Dec. Thurs 10.Tue 15 Jan. 2pm every day (not Suns) except Fri 21 , Tue 25 Dec. Tue 1. Mon 7Jan. 7pm on Fri 7—Mon 10. Wed 12. Fri 14—Mon 17. Wed 19. Fri 21 . Mon 24. Wed 26—Fri 28 Dec. Wed 2—Fri 4. Mon 7—Wed 9. Fri 1 1, Mon 14. Wed 16—Fri 18Jan. 5pm and 89m on Sat 22. Sat 29 Dec. Sat 5. Sat 12 and Sat l9Jan.

Big. simple and colourful sets enhance the child-appeal of Myles Rudge‘s traditional panto directed by Giles Havergal. See review.

Glasgow Citizen See TV listings and preview for details of C4's documentary about the Citizens' Theatre.

I CLYDE THEATRE Boquhanran Road. Clydebank, 951 1200. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. Tickets also available from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. 227 5511 and all Ticket Link outlets.

The Riddle of The Enchanted Bells Until Sat 5 Jan. £2.50—£5. 10am on Mon 10 andTue 11 Dec. 2pm every day (not Suns)excepr Tue 25 Dec. Tue land Wed 2 Jan. 7.30pm every day (not Suns) except Mon 10. Tue 11.Tue 25 Dec. Tue 1 and Wed 2Jan.


Wildcat repeats its popular Betwixt and Between formula. as the twins do battle with an evil genie who tries to put a stopto New Year. The new production comes at the climax of the Year of Culture and asks questions about 1991. See review. I CRAWFURD THEATREJordanhill College. 76 Southbrae Drive. 950 3437/3438. [Access: P, R. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. R. B. Help: A, AA]. See Kids listings. I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. Box Office Mon—Fri 10am—6pm: Sat 10am—3pm; 6—8pm perf. evgs Bar/Cafe. [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. W5. G. B. Help: A. AA]. James and the Giant Peach Until Sat 29 Dec. 7.30pm. Sat mats 2pm. £4.50 (£3.20). Outgoing director Robert Robson's adaptation of the ever popular Roald Dahl story. The production is a natural progression from the company’s pantomime last year which concentrated on plot and played down the traditional panto elements. See review. I EAST KILDRIDE VILLAGETHEATRE Maxwell Drive, 03552 48669. chIt Whittington Mon 3—Sat 16 Dec. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2). EK Rep joins forces with local children to present its popular traditional pantomime. l The Faerie Queen and the Goblin Mon 17-Sat 22 Dec. 10am. 1.30pm and 7.30pm £5 (£2.50). Magic. colour and spectacular effects for children as Clown Jewels tell a tale of goblins and kings. I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street, 221 4526. [Access: PPA. R. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A. AA]. A Right Christmas CaperTuc ll—Mon 17 Dec. £2 (£1). 11am on Tue 11.Thurs 13 and Fri 14 Dec. 2pm Tue ll—Fri 14. 7pmon Mon 17 Dec. Action packed adventure panto by Willis Hall about two escaped convicts who take refuge in the house of their arch enemy. I KING’S THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon—Sat noon—6pm. Four bars. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs, Mon—Sat 10.30am—8pm. 227 551 1 or other Ticket Link box offices. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A. AA]. Babes In The Wood Mon 10 Dec—Sat 23 Feb. £3.50 (£3)—£8.50 (£4.50). 2.15pmon Thurs 13. Mon l7-Sat 22. Wed 26—Mon 31 Dec. Wed 2—Sat 5. Wed 9. Sat 12. Wed 16. Sat 19. Wed 23. Sat 26. Wed 30Jan, Sat2. Wed 6, Sat 9. Wed 13. Sat 16. Wed 20and Sat 23 Feb. 7pm every day except Suns and Tue 1 Jan. Traditional panto fun even playing on Christmas Day - starring Gerard Kelly. Iain McColl and Una McLean. The Acromaniacs are on hand to give a display of wild acrobatics and the whole caboodlc is written and directed by Rikki Fulton. I LITHGDW THEATRE Govan. 445 1941. From the Callon to Catalonia Until Fri 7 Dec. £3 (£1.50). A prison drama set during the Spanish Civil War and based on the real-life experiences of Willy Maley who co-wrote the play with his son John. I MILTON COMMUNITY EDUCATION CENTRE Liddesdale Road. Details on 762 4413. Gallowglass Mon 10 Dec. 7.30pm. £1 (50p). Commemoratingthe 150th anniversary ofthe murder ofJohn Green. an English ganger working on the Crosshill Railway. Milton Arts and Parts present a courtroom ‘doeudrama'. The trial in 1841 resulted in the execution of two Irish navvies and the deportation ofa third man for their part in the murder. 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]. Annie Until Sat 8 Dec. 2.30pm. £5. Popular orphanage musical performed by the Pantheon Club. The Caucasian Challt Circle Wed 12—Sat 15

Dec. 7.15pm. £5 (£4). Walter Paul directs Hutchesons‘ Dramatic Club in Bertholt Brecht‘s classic.

The Little Mermaid Mon l7—Tue 18 Dec. 1.30pm and 7pm. A mixed ability schools project by Fablevision in association with Glasgow Arts Centre. It is the story ofa mermaid who falls in love with a human being. and is set largely in her magical kingdom beneath the sea.

I MARYHILL RESOURCE CENTRE 35 Avenuepark Street, Maryhill. Details on 339 8855 ext6248.

For Our Eyes Only Sat 8—Sun 9 Dec. lOam-Spm on Sat and 11am—6pm on Sun. Free. Women‘s weekend drama workshop organised by Women 2000 and designed particularly for those with little or no experience. The workshop will consider the ways women are portrayed in drama and will question stereotypical images. Please book in advance.

I MERCHANTS HALL 7 West George Street. Details on 204 4425.

N01 Ouite Angels Fri 7—Sun 9 Dec. 7.30pm. Also Sat and Sun mat at 3pm. Focus Theatre has uncovered little-known information about the early suffragettes in Scotland whose hunger strike has been conveniently shrouded by the history books. The play dramatiscs this and other events with a mixture ofcommitment and humour.

I MDTHERWELL CIVIC THEATRE Civic Centre, Motherwell. 069867515.

Dick Whittington Until Sat 5 Jan. Every day (not Suns. 25 Dec or 1 Jan). 1.30pm and 7.30pm. £3.85. Jimmy Logan writes. directs and stars in this popular panto and he‘sjoined by singer Phil Clarke Jnr and Wildcat favourite Terry Neason. See review.

I OLD ATHENAEUM THEATRE 179 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. Box Office open l0am~6pm and 8pm on performance days. [Access: limited].

Aladdin Fri 7 Dec—Sat 5 Jan. £2-£5. 10am Tue 11.Wed 12,Tue 18and Wed 19Dec. 2pm every day except Tue 25. Wed 26 Dec. Tue 1 and Wed ZJan. 7pm on Fri 7. Sat8. Thurs 13—Sat 15. Thurs 20—Sat 22. Mon 24. Wed 26—Sat 29 Dec. Wed 2—Sat SJan. Skint Knees introduces an aardvark to its first pantomime which also features the more familiar genie. princess and widow. John Haswell and John Baraldi‘s script is directed by Mary McCluskey. There is also the chance to win your very own model aardvark in a raffle to be drawn at the end ofthe run.

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

Snow White Sat 8—Mon 24 Dec (inc Suns except Sun 9). 7pm. Mats at 2pm every Mon. Wed. Sat and Sun. £3 (£1.50). Mats £2 (£1). Professionals and local people join forces in PACE’s panto. Songs. jokes and the wicked queen.

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

Aladdin Until Mon 24 Dec. £2—£3.50. 10am on Mon 10. Tue 11.Thurs 13. Mon l7.Tue 18. Wed 19 Dec. 1.30pm, until Fri 7.Mon 10—Fri 14, Mon 17—Wed 19 Dec. 2pm on Sat 8. Sat 15 and Sat 22 Dec. 7.30pm. Fri7. Sat8. Wed 12. Fri 14. Sat 15.Thurs 20—Mon 24 Dec. Last year‘s Palace show was entertaining with many good songs and much plausible acting. This year the theatre takes on Aladdin. See review.

I PAVILION THEATRE 12l Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS, G. Help: AA].

Cinderella Until Sat 9 Feb. £2.75—£6. 10.308111 on Fri 14 Dec. 2pm on Sat 8—Thurs 13. Sat 15—Thurs 20. Sat 22. Mon

24, Wed 26—Mon 31 Dec. Wed 2—Sat 5. Sat

58 The List 7 - 20 December 1990