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 belore 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 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.

llelp: 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 041 227 551 1. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.

I CITIZEIIS’ THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am—6pm

(10am-9pm on performance days). Bar. [Accessz L. R. Facilities: WC. W3. H. G. C. Help: AA]

letters from the Yellow Chair Until Sal 28 Aug. 8pm. £6 (£2). Graham McTavish and Nick Pace's play is based on the letters Vincent van Gogh sent to his brother during the most creative part of his life.

The Soldiers Free previews Fri 27 Aug and Thurs 9 Sept. 7.30pm. Main Theatre. An early chance to see the Citizens’ contribution to the Edinburgh International Festival. Directed by Philip Prowse. the play is an epic tale of love. lust and licentiousness in l8tlt century Flanders written by the German playwright Jacob Lenz. The show returns to Glasgow 10—25 September. See preview in Festival 6—8pm section. Riders to the Sea and The Tlnker's

Wedding Thurs 9 Sept—Sat 2 Oct. 7.30pm.

£6 (£2). Jon Pope returns to the Citz after running the Dukes Theatre in Lancaster for a couple of years. to direct this double bill of short plays by J. M. Synge. the celebrated turn-of-the century Irish writer of The Playboy oft/re II’eslem World. Wittgenstein’s Daughter Wed 8 Sept-Sat 2 Oct. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Stalls Studio. A new play by the Welsh writer Dic Edwards whose witty and intelligent Casanova Undone appeared at the C itz


in assocition with Michael Dale and The Pavilion Theatre



by David Belcher "...simply Jagatasticl... " The Herald


Tues - Sat 7.30pm: £6.00 (£4.50 concession) Wed matinee 1.30pm: All seats £3.00

last year. Robert David MacDonald directs.

I CUMBERHAIILII THEATRE Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. Box Office Mon—Fri 10am—6pm; Sat l0am-3pm; 6—8pm perf. evgs Bar/Cafe. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Decadence Fri 27—Sat 28 Aug. 7.45pm. £5 (£2.50). Steven Berkoff's ruthless class-war comedy is performed by First Blast Theatre Company.

Whisky Galore Thurs 2-Sat 4 Sept. 7.45pm. £4/£5 (£2/£2.50). Compton Mackenzie’s comedy is performed as if for a 50s radio broadcast complete with live sound effects by Prime Productions. I KIHC’S THEATRE Bath Street. Box Office. Mon—Sat noon—6pm. Four bars. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Accessz PPA, L. Facilities: WC, W8. H. G, C. Help: A. AA]

la Cage aux Folles Until Sat 28 Aug. 7.30pm. Sat mat. £6—£15. The Pantheon Club’s phenomenally successful production of the Jerry Herman/Jean Poiret musical is revived for a third and

final time. The lavish spectacular has been

raved about by audiences and critics alike and by the end of the run a total of 24.000 people will have paid over £20,000 to see it.

I The cuid Soldier Schweilt Tue 7—Sat l 1 Sept. 7.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. See Touring. I MERCAT THEATRE Mercat House. Drumchapel. 944 9022. [Access: PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. G. C]

Three Steps to Heaven Tue 7. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). See Touring.

I MITCHELL THEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198. Box Office Mon—Sat noon—8pm. Bar. Cafe. [Accessz PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

A Breath of Scotland Fri 27 Aug-Sat 18 Sept. 7.30pm. Wed and Sat mats 2.30pm. £5 (£4). Old-style variety show starring Jack Milroy and Mary Lee with traditional music. dance and entertainment. The show. which has played in Australia. New Zealand and Canada. is presented by Ronnie Coburn.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. Box Office open Tue—Sun noon—8.30pm. [Accessz PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Anatomic Sat 4 Sept. 8pm. £5 (£3). See Dance.

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm. (7.30pm on perf evgs). Bar. Buffet. [Accessz PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help:

AA] Triple Bill Wed l—Sat 4 Sept. 7. l5pm. Sat

scottish youth theatre


The intensity ofpassiort. . .

the old athenaeum

scotland's youth arts centre

Friday l0 & Saturday ll September. 7.30pm

box office: (MI 332 2333

I79 buchanan street.g|asgow,gl 2jz

and all TicketLink outlets

88 The List 27 August—9 September 1993