Theatre is listed by city, then alphabetically by unite. Touring shows are listed alphabetically by title at the end oi the section. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Theatre listings compiled by Mark Fisher.


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, H = induction Loop System. G = Guide Dogs Allowed, R = Restaurant Accessible. C = Catering Accessible. T = Adapted Telephone.

lielp: 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 041 227 5511. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.

Most theatre i Glasgow is part oi Mayiest. Please see separate listings at front oi magazine. ' I COMBERHAIILO THEATRE Cumbemauld. 0236 732887. Box Office Mon-Fri lOam—6pm: Sat l0am-3pm: 6—8pm perf. evgs Bar/Cafe. [Accessz PPA. L, ST. R. Facilities: WC, WS. H. G, C. Help: A. AA]

nabbie Burns Yer Tea’s Dot Until Fri 7 May. 7.45pm. £5 (£2.50). Fiona Knowles stars in this MsFits production that takes a satirical look at the women behind the men of history.

Scabaret Every Saturday. 9.45pm. £4 (£2). See Cabaret.

Ville Begins at CO Fri l4—Sat 15 May. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Marital farce by Ray Cooney and cohorts performed by the Apex Players.

A Kind oi Justice and Politics in the Park Thurs l3—Sat 15 May. 8pm. £3 (£l.50). A double-bill of conflict and comedy performed by No Mean Com any.

I KILMAROIHHY HOUSE A CEHTRE 50 Kilmardinny Avenue. Bearsden. 943 0312. [Access: L. Facilities: WS. H. G. C] Sparrows and A View of Heaven Wed l2-Sat IS May. 7.30pm. Two one-acters performed by Glenbum Players.

Tarttrlie Wed 19 May. 7.30pm. Liz Lochhead's Scottish reworking of the Moliere classic is performed by Annexe Theatre Company.

I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 22l 3 I98. Box Office Mon—Sat noon-8pm. Bar. Cafe. [Access: PPA, L. ST, R. Facilities: WC, WS. H. G, C. Help: A. AA]

A Right at the Sarry Until Sat 8 May. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£4.50). See Touring.


The Secret Rapture Wed l2-Sat l5 May. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Rattlebag Theatre Company must reckon there’s not enough theatre going on in Glasgow just now, so it’s taking over the gallery to perform David Hare’s play about attitudes to morality and caring.


I REOLAM THEATRE 2a Forrest Road, 225 - 9893. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G, C. Help: AA]

The Process Mon 17 and Wed l9-Sun 23

May. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£3/£2.50). According to the press release, Brian Elliott’s new play is not just ‘static- theatre'. but ‘archetypal static-theatre’. No pale imitation of nothing happening, but the genuine article. It’s 100 years after the death of God and the irony of the human condition is exposed. I ORIIHTOH THEATRE Musselburgh, 665 2240. [Access: L, ST, R. Facilities: WC, W8, H, G. C. Help: AA] Scottish Ballet 2 Fri 7 May. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£6.50). See Dance. The Dance of Death Fri 14 May. 7.30pm. £6 (£4.50). See Tourin and review. I CHURCH HILL THEA Momingside Road. 228 1155. Tickets available from Queen’s Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices and J. and A. Cruikshank or Harvest Garden (opposite theatre). The Winslow Doy Wed i9—Sat 22 May. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Leitheatre perform Terence Rattigan’s drama about a father who refuses to accept the allegations that his son is a thief. I HIHO’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street, 229 I20]. Box Office Mon—Sat lOam—8pm. Bar. [Accessz R, L. Facilities: WC. W8, H. G. Help: AA] A Midsummer Night’s Dream Tue 4-Sat 8 May. 7.30pm. Thurs and Sat mats 2.30pm. See Dance. Talking lleads Mon lO-Sat IS May. Mon—Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm and 8pm. £5.50—£12.50. Alan Bennett directs three of his wonderful monologues starring respectively. Gordon Kaye, Jean Boht and Gwen Watford. See preview. Sherlock iloltues: The Musical Mon l7—Sat 22 May. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. An all-singing version of the Conan Doyle classic written by Leslie Doctor Doolittle Bricusse and starring Robert Powell and Roy Barraclough. I PLAYHOOSE THEATRE Greenside Place. 557 2590. [Access: R, L. Facilities: WC. WS. G. C] Present laughter Mon l7-Sat 22 May. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. £5.50—£l4.50. All-star version of Noel Coward’s comedy directed and starring Tom Conti as the womanising. mercurial actor leaving chaos and confusion in his wake. Also in the cast are Gabrielle Drake, Judy Loe and Jenny Seagrove. See review. I ROYAL LYCEIIM THEATRE Grindlay Street, 229 9697. Box Office Mon-Sat lOam—6pm. 10am-8pm on perf. evgs. Bar. Rest/Cafe [Accessz P, L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C, T. Help: A, AA] llob lloy Until Sat 8 May. Various times. £4.50 (£3). See Kids. That’s ller Again Until Sat 8 May. See Touring. I ST RRIOE’S CEHTRE Orwell Terrace. 346 1405. [Access: PPA, L, ST. R. Facilities: WC, W8, G. C] Trotuboue, String Quartet and Dancers Wed l2 May. 7.45pm. £7 (£3.50). See Dance. I THEATRE WORKSHOP 34 Hamilton Place. 226 5425. Box Office Mon-Sat 9.30am—5.30pm. Bar. Cafe. [Accessz PPA, ST. R. Facilities: WC, WS. H. G. C. Help:


Play Strindberg: The Dance of Death Sat 8 May. 8pm. See Touring.

I TRAVERSE THEATIE Cambridge Street. 228 1404. Box Office Tue-Sat lOam—8pm. Sun 6—lOpm. Bar. Rest. [Accessz L. Facilities: WC, WS. H, G. C] Buchanan Sat 8—Sun 16 May and Tue 25 May-Sun 6 June (open Sun. closed Mon). 8pm. £7 (£3.50/£l). Free preview Fri 7 May. Pre and post-Mayfest showings for Tom McGrath’s tribute to the world champion Edinburgh boxer. Ken Buchanan. Ian Brown directs. See preview in Mayfest section.

The Ash Fire Tue l8-Sat 22 May. 8pm. £7 (£3.50/£l). From Dublin, Pigsback Theatre Company tell the story of a group of Jews fleeing Eastern Europe who end up in lreland rather than the intended New York. See preview in Mayfest section.


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I A Right at the Sarry Unit One revives Simon Sharkey’s comedy about .3, Glasgow’s cultural renaissance since 1990 and the gulf between the arts high-flyers and ordinary people. More details on 041 773 0554.

Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow Until Sat 8 May. 041 227 55“.

Airdrie Town Hall Mon 10 May. 7.30pm. 0236 441200.

Tour continues.

I Musical Chairs A new musical by Morag Fullerton performed by Wildcat 51;; about a woman who finds the demands of a family and a career become too much for her. David MacLennan directs. David 3.; Anderson does the music. More details on 041 2216789. Mayfest Until 10 May.

Deans Community High School. Livingston Tue ll May. 0506 31972. Lockerbie Academy Fri 14 May. 0576 24113.

Theatre Royal, Dumfries Sat l5 May. 0387 60445.

MacRobert Arts Centre, Stirling Mon l7 May. 0786 461081.

Hamilton Town Hall Tue 18 May. 0698 282323 ext 2619.

Tour continues.

I Phoenix 7:84 presents the Scottish premiere of Roy MacGregor’s study of the fear and tension lurking behind the surface of a new Europe. lain Reekie directs. See preview in Mayfest section. More details on 041 33] 2219.

Mayfest Until Sun 16 May.

Byre Theatre, St Andrews Wed l9—Sat 22 May.

Tour continues.

I Play Strindberg: The Dance of Death The first show that new Artistic Director Eve Jamieson has programmed for Winged Horse is Friedrich Durrenmatt's bruising battle of the sexes - a rough, tough black comedy. See review. More

The breathtaking story of Scottish Boxing World Champ KEN BUCHANAN

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At the Pavilion, Glasgow 20 - 22 May 7.30pm

Pigsbacit Theatre Company THE ASH FIRE 18 - 22 May 8.00pm

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Theatre Workshop, Edinburgh Sat 8 May.

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I Shirley Valentine Elaine C. Smith stars in a Scottish version of Willy Russell’s fine monologue about a frustrated housewife who lives up to her dreams. Alex Norton directs. Recommended. King '5‘ Theatre, Glasgow Until Sat 8 May. MacRobert Arts Centre, Stirling Mon l0 May—Fri 14 May.

Adam Smith Theatre, K irkcaldy Mon

Winged Horse present THE DANCE OF DEATH by Friedrich Durrenmatt Friday, 14 May at 7.30pm

l7—Sat 22 May. Gut Reaction Theatre Tour continues.

I Tartulte Liz Lochhead’s racey Scottish Company present translation of Moliére’s classic farce is CHASE ME UP revived by Annexe Theatre Company in

conjunction with Castlemilk People's FARNDALE A VENUE Theatre and directed by Paula MacGee. S'IL VOUS PLAIT! More details on 041 945 4444. ' ° -

Mayfest Until Thurs 20 May. by David MCGlliwray and Tour continues. Walter Zerlin Jnr

I That’S ller Again Dorothy Paul follows up the tremendously successful See That's Her with another comic one-woman journey through Scottish entertainment and family life.

24-25 May at 7.30pm


Royal Lyceum. Edinburgh Thurs 6-Sat 8 £4.50 (CONCS) MaY- BRUNTON THEATRE Palace Theatre. Kilmarnoclt Thurs l3-Sat

15 May. BOX OFFICE MacRobert Theatre. Stirling Tue 18 May. 0 3 l 6 6 5 2 2 4 0 Tour continues.

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