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. provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Theatre Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.


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Facilities: WC 2 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 5511. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.


I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street . 221 9736. [Access: L. Facilities: WC, W5. C. G. Help: A, AA] ATaste of Honey CANCELLED DUE TO ILLNESS. Keeping Right on to the End of the Road and Scenes tram a Musical the Tue 13—Sat 17 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Adouble billfrom QED Theatre Company and Theatre Touring Tayside with prolific playwright John Harvey as the common link. The first is a new one-man play devised by Harvey and Peter Grimes about a psychiatric patient who is told it is time to return tothe big wide world. Scenes from a Musical Life was most recently seen on the Edinburgh Fringe and is about a disabled girl who finds fulfillment in music. See preview. I BELLSHILL CULTURAL CENTRE Bellshill. 0698 67515. This Side of Paradise Fri 9 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2.50). Tribute to the classic songwriters of the jazz age in a story told through the eyes of F. Scott Fitzgerald. Songs by Gershwin. Cole Porter and others in this show by First Base Theatre. I CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ARTS 846 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. [Access: PPA, L, ST. Facilities: WC, W8, H, G,C] The Sneeze Until Sat 10 Oct. 7.30pm. £4.50(£3.50). Locally-based comedy company, Trap Door Theatre performs

Rosina Bonsu at Paisley Arts Centre (see Dance)

Michael Frayn’s adaptation ofeight Anton Chekhov short stories. A fast-moving production that aims at humour and pathos.

Seminar: Contemporary Spanish Performance Wed 21 Oct. 6.30pm. Eveningticket £5 (£1 ). The CCA‘s Young Spain season kicks off with an introduction to the current range of perfomters active in Spain. See preview.

Interval/Video Screenings Wed 21 Oct. 8pm. Evening ticket £5 (£1). A pausein the Young Spain proceedings. See preview.

Senza Tempo Wed 21 Oct. 8.30pm. Evening ticket £5 (£1 ). Inez Bozaand Caries Mallol use a wheel-barrow. 350 large bricks and 40 large cabbages to construct a half-imagined world in which to pour out their lechery and lewdness. See preview.

Reception Wed 21 Oct. 9.30pm. Evening ticket £5 (£1 ). Spanish Wine and tapasin Cafe Tres to round of the first Young Spain day. See preview.

La Escula Thurs 22 Oct. 7.30pm. Evening ticket £5 (£1 ). Platform ticket covering Thurs 22—Sat 23. £10 (£3). Legaleon Teatro from [run in a musical voice and movement adaptation of a monologue by French writer Michel Azama. A prisoner. about to be released. remembers her life after 17 years of confinement. See preview.

Senza Tempo Thurs 22 Oct. 9pm. Evening ticket £5 (£1). Platform ticket covering Thurs 22—Sat 23. £10 (£3). See Wed 21 above. See preview.

I CITIZENS' THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. Box Office Mon~Sat 10am—6pm (10am—9pm on performance days). Bar. [Accessz L. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: AA]

Venus and Adonis Until Sun 1 Nov (closed

Mon. open Sun). 7.30pm. £6(£2). Malcolm Sutherland and Matthew Radford team up to direct a modern reworking of Shakespeare‘s poem about a love-struck goddess and her less-enthusiastic object ofaffection. Matthew Radford also appears in the performance opposite Siobhan Stanley. NotAbout Heroes Until Sun 1 Nov (closed Mon. open Sun). 7.30pm. £6(£2). Stephen MacDonald directs. designs and stars in his own award-winning play about First World War poets Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon. Colin Wells also stars. The script has been slightly rewritten for

condemnation of war.

Sweet Bird of Youth Fri 9 Oct-Sun 1 NOV (closed Mon. open Sun). 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Audio-described performance Thurs 29 Oct. The mainstage production in the

5 latest batch of Citizens' shows is

beauty and old age. Philip Prowse. who has been on cracking form this year. directs and designs for this Braodway hit. written in 1959.

I COMMUNITY CENTRAL HALL 304 Maryhill Road. 3329115.

One Flew Overthe Cuckoo's Nest Until Fri 9 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£1 .50). Raindog returns to its debut hit a powerful staging ofthc story ofa tough guy in a submissive mental institution based on the novel by Ken Kesey. It won a Scotland on Sunday Paper Boat Award in 1991 and is wellworth seeing. Alexander Morton. Alison Pecbles. Paul Hickey and Peter Mullan are among the large cast.

The Sneeze Thurs 22 Oct. 7.30pm. £2(£1). Locally-based comedy company. Trap Door Theatre performs Michael Frayn‘s adaptation ofeight Anton Chekhovshort stories. A fast-moving production that aims at humour and pathos.

I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. Box OffiCc Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat 1(lam--3pm: o—8pm perf. evgs Bar/Cafe. [Accessz PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. (i. C. Help: A. AA]

Houdini’s Death Defying Mystery Fri 9 Sat 10 Oct. 7.45pm. The eve r-industrious Pocket Theatre. Cumbria. in a new play by Raymund Fitzsimons about the legendary escape artist. Harry l loudini. Themes ofdeath. the supernatural and the pressures of success.

Cyrano de Bergerac Thurs lS-Sat 17 Oct. 7.45pm. Thurs £3.75 (£1 .75); Fri—Sat £5 (£2.50). Utterly wonderful production of Rostand’s long-nosed tragi-comedy translated by Edwin Morgan and performed by Communicado. Fight to get tickets for what was easily the best show on this year's Edinburgh Fringe. The script is published in the new edition of Theatre Scotland.

Macbeth Tue 20 Oct. 7.45pm. £3.75 (£1.75). The Company of Strangers stage a futuristic version ofShakespeare's classic tragedy. The year is 2997 and the

battle is over North Sea oil.

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Tennessee Williams' drama about regrets.


I DRAMA CENTRE AT THE RAMSHORN 98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. W8. G. Help: AA] Tarry flow Mon lZ-Sat l7 Oct. 7.30pm. Mon—Tue £4 (£l .50); Wed—Sat £5 (£2.50) Strathclyde Theatre Group presents the premiere ofChris Ravenhall‘s moving portrait of pithead life set in a 1931 mining community. Ravenhall has workedin community drama and is earninga reputation as a sensitive writer.

Three Shouts from a Hill Mon l9—Sat 24 Oct. The Ramshorn joins in theTron Theatre‘s ambitious Festival of New Irish Theatre by playing host to Newry‘s O'Casey Theatre Company which is on an internatit ‘tour. The companv presents three one-a. imcdics by Sear “Casey- The End ofthc Beginning. A Pound on Demand and Bedtime Story which range from farce to revue to burlesque. See preview.

I KINGS THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon—Sat noon-~(1pn1. 4 bars. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Accessz PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Musical Stages Until Sat 10 Oct. 7.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £3—£l(l. The latest roundof amateur musicals by local companies begins with a show from the Apollo Players.

Phii the Fluter Mon l2—-Sat l7 ()ct. 7.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £4~£8. The Theatre Guild takes to the big stage with the second musical of the season.

Hello Dolly Mon 19—Sat 24 Oct. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £4.50—£7.50. The Minerva Club goes for a popular choice as its contribution to the King's musical

I MERCAT THEATRE Mcrcat House. Drumehapel. 944 9022. [.Access: PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. (‘1. C] Scotland Calling Fri 9 Oct. 7.30pm. £3. A charity concert by Drumchapel Congregational Church.

I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 2213198. P“ " Office Mon-Sat noon—8pm Bar. Cafe. lAcccss: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities; WC. W8. H. (j. C. Help: A. AA]

Steaming Wed 14—3111 17 Oct. 7.30pm. £7.50. Turkish Bath comedy by Mel Dunn in which a group of women decide to act against the threatened closure of their Victorian sauna house. The Pantheon Club performs.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010.81»; Office open Tue-~Sun noon—8.30pm. Bar (open noon—l lpm Tue—Sat: 12.30—230pm and (1.30-1 lpm Sun. Meals served). Cafe (open noon—11pm). [Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. (i. C. Help: A. AA]

The Mysterious Unknown Show Until Sat 11) Oct. 7.30pm. A newly-devised show from Paisley's own PACE.

Greg Proops and Parrot Sat 17 Oct. 9pm. 1‘5 (£3). Sec Cabaret.

Personal Histories Workshops Mon 12—Fri


48 The List 9 —- 22 October 1992