Macbeth Wed 27-Sat 30 Oct. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Castlegate Rep in the Scottish play as part of the Clydesdale Arts Festival. Elaborate designs by artist and sculptor Tlm Pomeroy whose sketches are on show in the hall.


The Searhlg Wed 3—Sat 6 Nov (not Thurs 4). 8pm. £3 (£1.50). See Glasgay! section at front of magazine.

I MERCAT THEATRE Mercat House. Drumchapel, 944 9022. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G. C]

A Scottish Reservation Tue 26 Oct. 7.30pm. £2 (£l). See Toun'ng.

Nillgllt Shift Wed 27 Oct. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). See Touring.

Half a Cast Comedy Show Thurs 28 Oct. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Laughter from Govan. Cock up your Ears Sat 30 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). Adult comedy from The Man and Garry Moir.

Four Walls Thurs 4 Nov. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). The Penny Mob Theatre in a new play by Doreen McArdle.

I MITCHELL TIEATRE Granville Street. 221 3198. Box Office Mon-Sat noon-8pm. Bar. Cafe. [Access: PPA. L.

A. AA]

A Voyage Bound Para ilandy Until Sat 23 Oct. 7.30pm. £5—£7.50. Playbox Theatre Company in a light-hearted celebration of Neil Munro and his tales of the Vital Spark‘s journeys off the west coast. There‘s a free ceilidh after the show with the Red Wud Ceilidh Band.

I OlO ATHENAEUM THEATRE I79 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. Box Office open 10am—6pm and 8pm on performance days. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. H. G. Hel : A. AA]

III er Face Mon l-Fri 5 Nov. 10.30am—5pm. Free. See Glasgay! section at front of magazine.

Writing Workshop Mon l—Fri 6 Nov. 2—6pm. £25. Glasgay! workshop.

I PAlSlEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 mm. Box Office open Tue—Sun noon-8.30pm. [Access: PPA. L.

R. Facilities: WC, WS. H, G. C. Help: A, AA]

AI Eveningvith . . . Fri 22 Oct. 8pm. £5 (£3). Classic songs and contemporary sketches with Alyson Orr and Stuart Thomas.

Tess Sat 23 Oct. 8pm. £5 (£3). The tireless Pocket Theatre. Cumbria. with an adaptation of Thomas Hardy's Tess of the D 'Urbervilles.

Carlnilla Fri 29 Oct. 8pm. £5 (£3). Pyschological thriller meets Gothic vampire in Rideout Theatre's Borders tale of the supernatural.

Derby an Sat 30 Oct. 8pm. £5 (£3). The well-thought of Yorkshire Theatre Company returns with Brian B. Thompson’s comedy about the sport of


Dance Break It Sun 3 l—Sat 6 Nov. See Dance and preview.

I PAVILION THEATRE l2l Renfield Street. 332 I846. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]

Pride of the Clyde Until Sat 30 Oct.

ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: E ' Only an Excuse? 93 Thurs 4—Sat 6 Nov.

7.30pm. £7.50/£6 (£6/£5). Old-style variety show featuring Johnny Beattie. Andy Stewart. Brenda Cochrane and others.

7.30pm. £8-£7. Tony Roper and Jonathan . Watson in their phenomenally popular

i football satire show.


I ANO ORAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332

. 5057. [Access: PPA. ST, L. Facilities:

E WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Seven tears Tue 26—Fri 29 Oct. 7.15pm.

: Final-year students in Howard Barker‘s

; speculation on events prior to

; Shakespeare’s King Lear. Directed by ex- ! Ro al Lyceum man. Hugh Hodgart.

' I RAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511.

5 [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS.

3 H. G. C].

: Night After nght Until Sat 23 Oct. 8pm.

5 £7 (£4). Gloria returns to Glasgow with

I the full version. complete with chorus line ; and chamber orchestra. of Neil Bartlett’s

i tribute to the world of the 50s West End

musical. lt’s lost some of the focus it had in the one-man version seen at the CCA earlier in the year. but it still treads an entertaining line between celebration and irony and is well worth seeing.

The Bald Prilna oonna Tue 26-Sat 30 Oct. 8pm. £7 (£4). First in a major series of four performances from Romania where some of the world‘s most exciting theatre is currently being made. lonesco’s play is performed by the Hungarian Theatre of Cluj which dresses up the actors as marionettes and dolls in this very visual production. See preview.

I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. Box Office Mon 10am-5pm; Tue-Sat 10am until performance commences; Sun 6pm until performance commences. No performances on Monday. [Access: PPA. ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]

Your Home in the West Until Sun 24 Oct. 7.30pm. £7.50/£6 (£4/£3.50). Mobil- Award winning play by Rod Wooden and performed by Newcastle‘s Live Theatre Co. Love. sex and endurance across three generations of a Newcastle family.

MSM Tue 26-Sat 30 Oct. 7.30pm. £7.50/£6 (£4/£3.50). DV8 takes a break from dance with this theatrical exploration of ‘Cottaging'. which has been created out of interviews with fifty men about their experience of sex with other men in public toilets.

nahbie Burns Yer Teas oot Mon 1 Nov. 8pm. £3 (£1). Fiona Knowles in the MsFits comedy about women behind the men in history.

Nilight Shift Tue 2—Sun 7 Nov. 7.30pm. £7.50/£6 (£4/£3.50). See Touring and review.


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

5 Improvised Comedy Workshop Saturdays

? until Sat ll Dec. Noon. Free.

Theatresports leads a workshop on thinking funny on your feet. with a view

to developing performers for next year‘s


I RRUNTON THEATRE Musselburgh. 665 2240. [Access: L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]

or Mice and Mon Fri 22 Oct—Sat 6 Nov (not Mon 25). 7.30pm. Sat mat 30 Oct. 2.30pm. £7/£6 (£5/£4). John Steinbeck‘s classic novel of loyalty and love in Depression-era America in a stage adaptation directed by Robin Peoples. I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Momingside Road. 228 l155. Tickets available from Queen‘s Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices and J. and A. Cruikshank or Harvest Garden (opposite theatre).

When we are Married Until Sat 23 Oct. 7.30pm. £3.50. Edinburgh People's Theatre continues to enjoy its 50th year with J. B. Priestly‘s turn-of—the-century comedy about three well-to-do couples who gather for their 25th wedding anniversaries.

I KINO’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 120]. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. Help: AA]

Scotland the What? Until Sat 23 Oct. Mon—Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm and 8pm. £5.50—£10.50. The well-loved Aberdonian trio in Q for Laughter. a fresh collection of Doric songs and skecthes.

Rebecca Mon 25—Sat 30 Oct. Mon—~Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm and 8pm. £9.50—£l4.50. Daphne Du Maurier’s romance.

I NETHERROW ARTS CENTRE 43 High Street. 556 9579. Box Office. l0am—4.30pm. 7—9pm perf. evgs. Cafe. [Access: ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A, AA]

The Straw Chair Until Sat 23 Oct. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Fifth Estate‘s persistance pays off with a captivating production of Sue Glover's play. originally cancelled during the Edinburgh Fringe. Set on the remote island of St Kilda. The Straw Chair is a

' lyrical tale of isolation and emotional

deprivation. From the writer of Bruit/tigers which is to be revived by the Traverse later this year and is available in script form in the current edition of Theatre Scotland.

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