Theatre is listed by city. than alphabetically by venue. Touring shows are listed alphabetically by title at the end 01 the section. Shows will be listed. providedtltat details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Theatre Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.


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

26—Sat 28. Mon 30 Dec. Thurs 2—Sat 4Jan.

2pm and 4pm. £4 (£2). Andy Arnold returns to Connie Stewart's Lewis Carroll adaptation with which he had much success in his days with Edinburgh‘s

: Theatre Workshop. He has managed to

repeat the success this time with the Arches Theatre Company. See review.


The Blue Angel Fri 20 Dec. 7.30pm: Sat 21

Dec. 1.30pm. £10 (£5 mats). The Royal Shakespeare Company comes direct from Stratford‘s The Other Place to an unfamiliar venue on the theatre circuit. with the first of two plays directed by

Trevor Nunn. Based on a Heinrich Mann

Facilities: wc = Adapted Toilet(s). ws 2 9 Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent Seats.

E = 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.


Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs, Mon-Sat 10.30am until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on 041227 5511. Sundayopeningis noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link boxoffice can sell tickets for other venues.


I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 221 9736. [Access: P. L. Facilities: WC. W5. B, G. Help: A.AA]

Alice Through the Looking Glass Until Sat 4 Jan. (Schools performances Tue—Fri 10.30am and 1.30pm. £2). Public performances Sat 21 . Mon 23. Thurs

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novel. The BIueAngel is a new musical by Pam Gems using period songs from the 1920s and is about a teacher who falls in love with a nightclub singer.

Measure lor Measure Sat 21 Dec 7.30pm. £10 (£5). Second Trevor Nunn production for Barrhead links in with the theme of awakening sexual desire in an establishment figure.

. I CITIZEHS' THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 ' 0022. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm

(10am—9pm on performance days). Bar. [Accessz P. L. Facilities: WC. W3. E. G. R. Help: AA]

The Snow Queen Until Sat 18 Jan. 7pm. £3—£7. Audio-described performance on Thurs 16 Jan. This year's Myles Rudge panto is based on the Hans Christian Andersen tale about little Gerda who battles through ice and snow to rescue her brother from the clutches of the Snow Queen. Giles Havergal directs and Julian McGowan has fun with the icy blues and whites for the design. See review.

I CLYDE THEATRE Boquhanran Road. Clydebank. 951 1200. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm.

The Mysterious Mountain Until Sat 4 Jan. 2pm until Mon 30 Dec (not Wed 25). Thurs 2-Sat 4 Jan. 7.30pm until Mon 30 Dec (not Wed 25). Thurs 2—Sat 4 Jan. Wildcat‘s pantomime is written by the



regular team of David MacLennan and Dave Anderson and this year they make use. although not enough use. ofa 25-piece Gamelan to provide an atmospheric. percussive backdrop. The story concerns a king‘s inability to get one of his daughters to smile. It's a wee bit wordy, but bright and brash and it makes

lots ofopportunities for the kids to join in.


0236 732887. Box Office Mon—Fri 10am—6pm: Sat 10am—3pm; 6—8pm perf. evgs Bar/Cafe. [Accessz PPA. ST. Facilities: WC. W8. G. 8. Help: A. AA]

; Merlin the Magnilicent Until Sat 28 Dec. ' £4.75(£2.25).1Dam Fri 20 Dec. 2pm every

day except Fri 20. Wed 25. Fri 27 Dec. 7.30pm until Tue 24. Fri 27 Dec. Cumbernauld welcomes in Christmas. as Liz Carruthers directs Stuart Paterson's mystical. magical. musical reworking of the Excalibur legend. first seen in a version at the Citizens' Theatre in 1982. It 's a disciplined. energetic and imaginative production that slips easily from slapstick to nightmare.

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From slapstick to nightmare in Merlin The Magniticent

I EAST KILBRIDE VILLAGE THEATRE Maxwell Drive. 03552 48669.

The Present Until Sat 21 Dec. 7pm. £5 (£2.50). Third year on the run for Clown Jewels at East Kilbride. pcrforminga pre-Christmas show about a girl who discovers that time is in danger ofcoming to a standstill. Laughter. music and mayhem.

I GLASGOW ARTS CENTRE 12 Washington Street. 221 4526. [Access: PPA. R. Facilities: WC. R. G. Help: A. AA]

The Cat and the Hard Cheese Fri 20 Dec. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). The only public performance of the Arts Centre‘s devised Christmas show. all the other dates being taken up by schools bookings.

SWALK Wed 15—Sat 18 Jan. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). A group of unemployed people based at Glasgow Arts Centre have put together this collection of short plays. poetry. songs and devised pieces based on the subject of love and marriage.

I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon—Sat noon—6pm. 4 bars.

Phone bookings. Ticket Centre.

Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw 24 January - 8 February 1992


THE SINGING KETTLE presents Street Party Saturday 8 February at 11.00am & 2.30pm




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CINDERELLA - THE PANTO 3 Dec 1991 - 4 Jan 1992

Evenings 7.30pm: 12 Dec - 4 Jan (excluding Sundays & 25, 31 Dec & 1 Jan) Matinees 2.30pm: 19, 21, 24, 26,

28, 30 Dec & 2, 4 January)


Ticket Prices Evenings (Full) £5.25, (Concs) £4.25 Matinees (All Tickets) £3.50


Spring Programme 1992

Evenings 7.30pm, Saturday Matinees 2.30pm Marvellous discount packages available For further details and booking information Telephone BOX OFFICE 031 665 2240

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Absurd Person Singular by Alan Ayckbourn 14 - 29 February 1992

It It: It! Under Milk Wood by Dylan Thomas 6 - 21 March 1992



52 The List 20 December 1991- 16January 1992