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

Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s). WS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent Seats. H = Induction Loop System. G = Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. C = Catering 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 551 1. Sunday openingis noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.


I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 221 9736. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. WS. C. G. Help: A. AA]

The Killing of Women Thurs 20-Fri 21 Aug. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Poetry and prose from Bread and Circuses. a company oflocai writers who explore the theme of corrupted relations between the sexes.

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

Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. 11. G. C. Help: A. AA]

My Fair Lady Until Sat 15 Aug. 7.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £2—£25. Jasper Conran costumes. Simon Callow direction and Edward Fox as Higgins in the Lerner and Loewe reworking of George Bernard Shaw‘s rags-to-riehes comedy. This pre-London run hasn‘t received especially favourable reviews. but musical fans will want to hear a score that includes ‘1 Could Have Danced All Night‘. ‘Wouldn’t it be Loverely‘ and ‘Get Me to the Church on Time‘.

I MERCAT THEATRE Mercat House. Drumchapel, 944 9022. [Access: PPA. L. ST, R. Facilities: WC. W5. G. C] Connexions Fri 14 Aug. 7.30pm. A young contemporary dance company from Canada makes its first visit to Scotland with a performance directed by Heather Menzies.

I MOTHERWELL THEATRE Civic Centre. Motherwell. 0698 67515. [Access: ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G.C]

Welcome to Your Fantasy Until Sat 15 Aug. The press release gets mileage out ofthe ‘expensive and tasteful furniture' after which they are named. but 1 suspect it's more than the lure of mahogany that pulls in the gals to see The Chippendales. Or perhaps there is something we need to be told.

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000.

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Helen Hobson as Eliza Doolittle in My Fair Lady

Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. (7.30pm on perf evgs). Bar. Buffet. [Access: PPA.

ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help:


The Mikado Until Sat 15 Aug. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £4—£15.50. More Gilbert and Sullivan from the D‘Oyly Carte Opera Company.

Triple Bill Tue 18—Wed 19 Aug. 7.15pm. Scottish Ballet opens its autumn season with George Balanchine‘s Gershwin-inspired Who Cares?. Amanda Miller‘s Briefand the premiere ofJiri Kylian‘s Overgrown Path.

Romeo and Juliet Sat 22—Sat 29 Aug. 7.15pm. Thurs 27 and Sat 29 mats2.15pm. Scottish Ballet returns with the late John Cranko‘s treatment of Shakespeare’s classic tragic love story. which he set to Prokofiev‘s score in 1962 for the Stuttgart Ballet.


I QUEEN MARGARET COLLEGE C lerwood Terrace. Edinburgh. 031 317 3312. Summer School Mask Theatre Mon 31 Aug—Fri 4 Sept. £150. An intensive five-day course aimed at professional actors. dancers. designers and directors in Scotland and led by mask-expert John

Wright and mask-maker Michael Chase. A couple of places are still available as we go to press. but you should get in touch with the college as soon as possible if interested. Subjects to be covered include design. working with masks and devising mask theatre.



Dorothy Paul in

thing. " The Observer

The Tron Theatre Company presents

The Guid Sisters

by Michel Tremblay Directed by Michael Boyd "a theatrical gem that spark/es with the vulgar allure of cheap paste, but smoulders with the deep fires of the real

Edinburgh Festival - Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

31 August - 5 September Box Office 0592 260498

Box Office 041-552 4267 and all Tidtetlink Outlets


17-22 August Box Office 031-226 2428 Adam Smith Theatre, Klrkcaldy MacRobert Arts Centre, Stlrllng

8-12 September Box Office 0786 61081 Tron Theatre, Glasgow

15-19 September Matinees at 2.30pm

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