Theatre is listed by city tirst. 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 specilied 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 Adjacent Seats. E lnduction 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 BLACKFRIARS 45 Albion Street. Merchant City, 552 5924. The Comic Club Every Saturday. 9pm.

£4.50 (£3.50). 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] Mother Goose Until Sat 19 Jan. £4 (£2.50)—£6.50 (£4). 10am on Thurs 10. Tue 15 Jan. 2pm every day (not Suns) except Fri 21. Tue 25 Dec. Tue 1. Mon 7Jan. 7pm on 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 18. 5pm and 8pm on Sat22. Sat 29 Dec. Sat 5, Sat 12 and Sat 19Jan. Big. simple and colourful sets enhance the child-appeal of Myles Rudge‘s traditional panto directed by Giles Havergal. The jokes are a bit thin on the ground andit could be more clearly plotted. but it looks good. 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 Blddle oi The Enchanted Bells Until Sat 5 Jan. £2.50—£5. 2pm and 7.30pm every day (not Suns) exceprTue 25 Dec, Tue 1 and Wed 2 Jan. Wildcat repeats its popular Betwixt and Between formula. as the twins do battle with an evil genie who tries to put a stop to New Year. The production comes at the climax of the Year of Culture and asks questions about 1991. Meanwhile the kids love it. 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 Dee. 7.30pm. Sat Mats 2pm. £4.50 (£3.20). Outgoing director Robert Robson‘s adaptation of the ever popular Roald Dahl story. The subtleties of Dahl’s writing don‘t always go down too well in front of rowdy children. but the company compensates with a lively presentation and some excellent music.

I EAST KILBRIDE VILLAGE THEATRE Maxwell Drive. 03552 48669.

The Faerie Queen and the Goblin Until

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 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].

Babes In The Wood Mon 10 Dec—Sat 23 Feb. £3.50 (£3)—£8.50 (£4.50). 2.15pm until 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. Sat 2. Wed6. Sat 9. Wed 13. Sat 16. Wed 20 and Sat23 Feb. 7pm every day except Sundays and Tue 1 Jan.

Traditional panto fun even playing on Christmas day - starring Gerard Kelly. lain McColl and Una McLean. The Acromaniacs are on hand to give a display of wild acrobatics and the whole caboodle is written and directed by Rikki Fulton. See review.

Billy Connolly Sun 23 Dec. SOLD OUT. One-off gig by the Big Yin in aid of Glasgow’s East Park Home for disabled and disadvantaged children. Tickets disapeared within an hour of going on sale. so if you‘ve haven't got yours. you're too late.

I KIRKINTILLDCH TOWN HALL Kirkintilloch.041772 3210.

Aladdin Until Sat 22 Dec. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £3 (£2). Charles Barron directs Dragon Theatre Company in the traditional family panto.

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].

Peter Pan Mon 24 Dec at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Wed 26 Dec-Sat 12 Jan at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Mon 14 Jan-Sat 19 Jan at 7.30pm. Mats Wed 16 and Sat 19Jan. £6.50 (£4).

Walter Carr stars as Captain Hook in the popular Christmas show.

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

Dick Whlnlnplon 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 the popular Motherwell panto and he‘s joined by singer Phil Clarke J nr and Wildcat favourite Terry Neason. Logan and Neason carry the show. but the supporting cast are a little wooden.

I 0L0 ATHENAEUM THEATRE 179 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. Box Office open 10am—6pm and 8pm on performance days. [Access: limited].

Aladdin Until Sat 5 Jan. £2—£5. me every day except Tue 25. Wed 26 Dec. Tue land Wed 2 Jan. 7pm until Sat 22. Mon 24. Wed 26—Sat 29 Dec, Wed 2—Sat 5 Jan.

Skint Knees introduces an aardvark to its first pantomime which also features the

more familiar genie. princess and widow. John Haswell and John Baraidi’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 of the run. See review.

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 and 6.30—11pm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (open noon—11pm). [Access: PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. W8. E. G. R. B. Help: A. AA].

Snow White Until Mon 24 Dec (inc Suns). 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 popular panto. Songs. jokes and the wicked queen. See review.

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

Aladdin Until Mon 24 Dec. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2pm. £2—£3.50. The Palace makesthe most ofa low budget and turns ina splendid pantomime with the added attraction of violin-playing principal boy.

'0 E



BOX OFFICE 041-951 1200


I PAVILION THEATRE 121 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. 2pm on Sat 22. Mon 24. Wed 26—Mon 31 Dec. _Wed 2—Sat 5. Sat 12. Sat 19. Sat 26 Jan.Sat 2 and Sat 9 Feb. 7.30pm every day except Suns. 25 Dec and Han.

As well as Jack Milroy and Mary Lee. Funny Farm members Stu Who. Kate Donnelly and Claire Hemphill get the chance to try out a bigger stage than they‘re used to. lt‘s a lively and very funny traditional pantomime that successfully draws on both young and established performers.

I THIRD EYE CENTRE 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 0522. Cafe open 1 lam—2.30pm Tue—Fri and during evening performances. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W5. E. G. R. B. Help: AA].

The Noise and Smoky Breath Show Until Fri 21 Dec. 8pm. Based on the popular anthology of Glasgow poems. The Noise and Smoky Breath Show is a cabaret-style performance directed by Andy Arnold of The Arches Theatre. In the words of

The List 21 December 1990— 10 January 1991 47