Theatre is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Touring shows are listed alphabetically by title at the end of the section. Shows will be listed. providedthat details reach our ottlces at least ten days before publication. Theatre Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.


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Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s). WS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent Seats. 11 = Induction Loop System. C: = Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. C = Catering Accessible. T = Adapted Telephone.

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Tickets for major venues in (ilasgow 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: L. Facilities: WC. WS. C. G. Help: A. AA]

The Dumb Waiter Until Sun 5 Jul. 8pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Theatre of Meriance has given itself the rather curious task of performing the entire works of Pinterover


a five-year period. This production starring William Leslie and James Ryland was well received in Newcastle recently and is Pinter at his pausing. unsettling best.

Words of Pride and Passion Tue 7—Sun 12 Jul. 8pm. See Cabaret.

Rhinoceros Wed 15—Sun 19Ju1. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). lonesco's absurdist lampoon of totalitarianism in which the inhabitantsof a sleepy French town turn into rhinoceroses is the second ArchesTheatre Performance Project and follows on from the success of V. Andy Arnold directsa cast of professionals and amateurs in this comic comment on the vagaries of fashion. I ClTlZENS' THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. Box Office Mon—Sat l0am—6pm (10am—9pm on performance days). Bar. [Accessz L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. ll.(i. C. llelp: AA]

Eightto the Bar Until Sat 4 July. 7.30pm. £5

. (£1). A love story spanning 50 years from

the election landslide of 1945 to the

' Conservative win of 1992. A11 to a40s

musical backdrop. With a summary like that. it could only be Wildcat and the latest Anderson/MacLennan musical.

Tomorrow We Do the Sky Until Sat 4Jul.

7.30pm. £5 (£1). Marvellous one-man show by Michael Mears last seen on the Edinburgh Fringe. about the characters in

l a works canteen. Expertly observed.

despite a tendency to be superficial. and brilliantly recreated.

MacWizard tae Dz Tue 7—Sat 25 Jul. 7.30pm. £5 (£1). Free mats Wed 8.Thurs

; 9. Mon 13 andTue 14Jul. 2pm.

Audio-described performance Thurs 23 Jul. Early summer pantomime settles in for a run as part ofthe Strathclydc Summer Season at the Citz' after a long post-Mayfest tour. Clyde Unity Theatre has fun with the Hollywood Wizard of(): and throws a young girl from Scotland into the story for good measure. Script by John Binnie who also co-writes the songs with Lorna Brooks.

Wednesday lst - Sunday 5th July 8.00pm Theatre of Menace present Harold Pinter's THE DUMB WAITER " Tuesday 7th - Sunday 12th July 8.00pm Terry Neason presents WORDS 0F PRIDE AND PASSION Wednesday 15th - Sunday 19th July 7.30pm Arches Theatre Performance Project presents RHINOCEROS by Eugene Ionesco Wednesday 29th - Friday 3lst July 7.30pm

TongueTied present Samuel Beckett's ' WAITING F OR GODOT


Until Saturday 4th July The outrageous, theatrical nightclub. Cabaret, Live Music, Bizarre acts. DJs - Nigel Hayes/ NickPeacock 11.00pm - 3.30am £5

47Tuc 7—Sat 25 Jul. 7.30pm. £5 (£1 ). No. it‘s not the average number of plays that Wildcat‘s Dave Anderson gets through in

- a year. but his new one-man show about

reaching a mid-life crisis.


l production of Shakespeare‘s shortest play.

College. 76 Southbrae Drive. 950 3437/3438. [Accessz PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. 11. (1. C. Help: A. AA]

Elma White Dance Display tintil Sat 4Jul. 7pm. Bookingon 041 882 1756. Three nights ofdance.

I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Ctiiiiberiiauld. 0236 732887. Box ()ffice Mon—Fri 10am-6pm; Sat 10am—3pm: 6--8pm pert. evgs Bar Cafe. |Access: PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. (i. C. Help: A. AA]

To L'ntil Fri 3 Jul. 7.45pm. £3.75 £5 (£1.75 £2.50). See Touring and review. The Comedy ol Errors Thurs 9—Sat l 1 Jul. 7.45pm. £3.75 (£1 .75). Cumbcriiauld Youth Theatre tries to match the pace of last year's sprightly (and indeed spritely) A .11idsummer .Vfg/iFs‘ Dream. with a

once again directed by Ben Twist.

I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box ()ffice. Mon-Sat noon —6pm. 4 bars. Phonebookingsfl‘icketCentre.

Candleriggs. see Ticket l.iiik details above. [Accessz PPA. L. Facilities: WC.

: The Buddy Holly Story L'ntil Sat 1 1 Jul. 7.30pm. £3.50—£18.50. Rock ‘n' Roll musical with all the hits arrives in (ilasgow

after a successful London run. Witty and



Drumchapcl. 944 9022. |Accessz PPA.1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. (1. C]

Dracula Spectacula tintil Sat 4 Jul. 7.30pm. £5 (£2 £1). (ilioulishgoings-oniiia musical comedy performed by Drumchapel Theatre for Youth.

Scream Wed 15 Jul. 7.30pm. £1 (5(1p).SeC Tourin t.

I MITCHELL THEATRE (iraiiville Street. 221 3198. Box ()ffice Mon-Sat noon—8pm. Bar. Cafe. IAccess: PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. 11. (i. C. Help: A. AA]

Pride of the Clyde tintil Sat 1 Aug. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. Switch of venue this year for (ilasgow‘s annual summer variety show starring Johnny Beattie and the Alexander Brothers. Also on the bill are violinist Karen 1 lunter. comedian Anne Fields and dancers'l‘he Clyde Belles. A suitable antidote for those suffering the iiiter-panto blues.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley.8871010.

1 To Fri 10Jtil. 8pm. £4.50(£2.50). See Touring.

I THEATRE ROYAL l lope Street. 332 9000. Box ()ffice Mon—Sat 10ain—6pm. (7.30pm

on perfevgs). Bar. Buffet. [Accessz PPA.

' ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. 11. (i. C. llelp: ] AA]

Stepping Out L'iitil Sat 4Jtil. 7.30pm. Thurs and Sat mats 2.30pm. £4—£13. Richard

llarris'sall-danciiig award-winning comedy about ten women and one man in a North London church hall tap dancing class calls in on its national tour.

Dn Golden Pond Mon 6—Sat l 1 Jul. 7.30pm. Thurs 9 and Sat 11 mats 2.30pm. £4v-£13. (ioogie Withers and John .‘vtc( ‘alltim in the original stage \ersion of the generation gap film that starred Henry and Jane Fonda and Katherine l lepburn.

The Heiress .‘vlon l3—Sat 18Jul. 7.30pm. Thurs and Sat mats 2.30pm. £4—-£15.50. Stage adaptation of ll'usliinglrm Square by

5 Henry James starring Frank Finlay. Niehola McAuliffe. Anthony Head and Barbara Murray.

Carrot and Cool Sun l2Ju1.7.30pm.See

Cabaret and preview.

I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. Box ()ffice Tue-Sat Noon—8pi1i1Sun 1230—] 1pm. Closed .‘vloiidays. [Accessz PPA. ST. R. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. 11.0.

C. Help: AA]

The Woman Destroyed Fri 3—Sun 5 Jul. 7.30pm. £5.50 (£3.50). Brideshead Revisited star. Diana Quick. appears in her own translation of a short story by Simone de Beauvoir. A woman alone in Paris reflects on her life with humour. anguish. hatred and grief. See preview. Children's Extravaganza Tue 7—Sat 18Jul. See Kids listings.


I BEDLAM THEATRE Forrest Road. 225 9893. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. (LC. llelp: AA]

Romeo and Juliet l'ntil Sat 4 Jul. 7.30pm. lidinburgh Young Shakespeare Company follows tip the success of its .lluehelli with the Bard‘s romantic tragedy.

Up Shakespeare tiniil Sat 4 Jul. 2pm. lidiiibtirgh Young Shakespeare Company eases the pressure of the evening tragedy with a revue based on Shakespeare's theatre.

I BRUNTDN THEATRE Mussclburgh. 665 2240. [Access: 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. 11. (i. C. llelp: AA]

To Wed 8—Thurs 9 Jul. 7.30pm. See 'l'ouring.

I KING'S THEATRE 2 l.evcn Street. 229 1201. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Aceessz R. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. ll. (i. llL‘lpI AA]

Spider‘s Web t'ntil Sat 4 Jul. Mon—Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm and 8pm. £5. Another summer season of thrillers at the King's kicks off with the first of two Agatha


Wait Until Dark Mon 6—Sat 1 1 Jul. Mon—Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm and 8pm. £5. This week's thriller is by Frederick Knott.

The Hollow Mon 13-Sat l8Jul. Mon-~Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm and 8pm. £5. Second j chance for the Agatha Christie fans toplay


T I ROYAL LYCEUM THEATRE (irindlay Street. 2299697. Box ()ffice Mon—Sat

10aiii-—6pm. “lam-8pm on perf. evgs. Bar.

Rest Cafe [Accessz P. 1.. Facilities: WC.

WS. ll. Ci. C. T. Help: A.AA]

; Traveslies l'ntil Sat 11 Jul. 8pm. £4s£l2

'l'om Stoppard‘s comedy plays on the historical fact that in 1917 l.eiiin.James Joyce and poet Tristan Tzara where all in Zurich. 'l’hrowing in a spot of()scar Wilde for good measure. Stoppard asks witty questions about the importance ofart. SAC'l‘rainee Director. Richard Baron gets his first chance to direct. working with a fine cast that includes Jimmy Chisholm.

Kern Falconer and Carol Ann Crawford. See review.

Arts Open Day Sat 11Jtil. 11am—5pm. Free. A chance to get behind the scenes in lidinburgh's new culture triangle —- the

Royal Lyceum. the l'sher l lall and the i new Traverse as all three buildingsopen

their doors and their props cupboards to

the world.

Hay Fever Fri 17 Jul—Sat 8 Aug. 8pm. £4—£12. Free preview Thurs 16Jtil. Final

instalment in the Summer Season of

Comedy is a return to Noel Coward‘s witty i

celebration of the eccentric Bliss family whose members invite their friends into a bewildering parlour game ofconfusion and humiliation.

I TRAVERSE THEATRE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. Box ()ffice Tue~Sat 10am—8pm. Sun 6—10pm. Bar. Rest. [Access: 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. ll. (3. C]

Columbus: Blooding the Ocean Fri 3—Sat 25 Jul (inc Suns but not Mons). 8pm. £6

(£3 £1). Also'l'hurs 13 Aug—Sat 5Sept. Puiis at the ready as the Traverse makesa splain iii the ebb and flow of Scottish theatre with a brand new building and a brand new nautical play by Michele Celeste. Ian Brown directsthe 1496 drama of human alchemy by the author of 1989's excellent Hanging the President. The seating capacity has increased to 250. but tickets are in high demand for a production with a cast includingTraverse regulars Stuart llepburn and Simon Donald. and newcomers Bob Wisdom and