Theatre ls listed by city, then alphabetlcally by venue. Touring shows are listed alphabetically by title at the eel ot the sectlon. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days betore publication. Theatre listless 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.

lblp: 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.

I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 221 9736. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8. C. G. Help: A. AA]

Stllpid Copld Until Sat 6 Nov. 7pm. £6 (£4). The shocking truth about yesterday's ‘bent' generation in a new musical by Phil

Wilmott performed by Gay Sweatshop for ;


Meliliet Sander: Solo Dance Until Fri 5 Nov. £6 (£4). See Dance.

Metropolis Wed 17 Nov—Sat 4 Dec. 7.30pm. £6 (£3.50). The Arches Theatre is taken over by an elaborate promenade adaptation of Fn'tz Lang's-silent sci-fi movie. The show is co-directed by the Arches’ own Andy Arnold and the Theatre of Chamber Drama‘s Uri

Solovyev all the way from Rostov-on- Don. See preview. I CITIZEHS’ THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—6pm (10am-9pm on performance days). Bar. [Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA] A Scots llualr Until Sat 13 Nov. 7.30pm. Various matinees. All day performances on Sat 6 and Sat 13 Nov. £6 (£2). See Touring. the Strange Case of or Jekyll and Mr Hyde Until Sat 6 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Circle Studio. Jon Pope directs a stage adaptation by Robin Brooks of the R.L.S. creepy split-personality classic. Stalinland Until Sat 6 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Stalls Studio. David Greig’s play set in a fictional Eastern European country where revolution tears a family apart was first seen on the Edinburgh Fringe last year and has been picked up for a second production by the Citz. Malcolm Sutherland directs. A Stinging Sea Tue 16—Sat 27 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Stalls Studio. Strongbox ; Theatre visits from St Andrews with a new play by Vivien Adam about a woman ' who flees her family to end up on a - remote island that isn‘t as idyllic as she ' supposes. Maggie Kinloch directs. Don Juan Thurs l8 Nov—Sat 11 Dec. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Free preview Wed 17 j Nov. Circle Studio. Carlo Goldoni is an old favourite at the Citz this is its eighth l production of one of his comedies and t here Robert David MacDonald marks the bicentenary of Goldoni’s death with the f British premiere of his humanist retelling of the lecherous Don Juan story. I COMBERHAIILD THEATRE Cumbemauld. 0236 732887. Box Office Mon—Fri 5 10am—6pm; Sat 10am—3pm; 6—8pm perf. ? evgs Bar/Cafe. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. 1 Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A.

AA] { My lleart's a Suitcase Until Sat 6 Nov. 8pm. £3 (£1.50). Dark comedy about _ haunting memories by Clare McIntyre, : performed by Flipside Theatre Company. 2 I DRAMA CENTRE AT THE RAMSHORH 98 * Ingram Street, 552 3489. [Access: ST. l Facilities: wc. ws. 0. Help: AA] The llonnal lleart Until Sat 6 Nov. 7.30pm. £5/£4 (£2.50/£l.50). Strathclyde : Theatre Group in Larry Kramer‘s

contemporary classic AIDS play. Part of Glasgay! See review.

Mary Queen of Scots cot ller Ilead Chopped Oil Mon 15-Thurs 27 Nov. 7.30pm. £5/£4 (£2.50/£l.50). Liz Lochhead’s vibrant and unsentimental retelling of Scottish history is performed by Strathclyde Theatre Group.

I KIIES 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. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Me and My Girl Until 6 Nov. 7.30pm. Cheery musical starring Gary Wilmot and Jessica Martin in a production that glosses over the dated social politics and has nothing so much as a plot twist. but makes up with a handful ofcracking tunes. 'The Lambeth Walk'. ‘Leaning on a Lampost’. ‘The Sun Has Got his Hat On’ and more. Guys and Bolts Mon 8-Sat 13 Nov. 7.30pm. The Minerva Club in the popular musical.

Desert Song Mon 15—Sat 20 Nov. 7.30pm. The last in the amateur musical season is performed by the Glasgow Light Opera



The Bearhug Until Sat 6 Nov. 8pm. £3 (£1.50). A new play written and directed by Martha Sinclair about a three-sided relationship. Performed by Fruition Theatre Company.

I MERCAT THEATRE Mercat House. Drumchapel. 944 9022. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. G. C]

A Shared Passion Fri 5 Nov. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). A new play for Glasgay! by Edinburgh-based Kickback Theatre Company. t

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

Dance Break ll Until Sat 6 Nov. See Dance.

The Odd Couple Wed lO—Sat 13 Nov. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2.50). Trinity Theatre Group in Neil Simon’s comedy in the version that puts women in the two lead roles.

i llo Mean City Thurs 18 Nov. 8pm. £4

(£2). Gangland Gorbals drama with an anti-violence message performed by Govan and Paisle Community Theatre. I PAVILION THEA 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. Box Office Mon—Sat 10am—8pm. Bar. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]

Only an Excuse? 93 Until Sat 6 Nov. 7.30pm. £7—£8. Tony Roper and Jonathan Watson in their phenomenally popular football satire show.

Lenny Ilenry Mon 8-Tue 9 Nov. 7.30pm. £9.50—£ 12.50. See Comedy.

Jill! havldson Sat 13 Nov. 8pm. £10.50—£12.50. See Comedy.

Steve Coogan Tue 16 Nov. 7.30pm. £7.50/£8.50. See Comedy and feature.

I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. ST. L. Facilities: WC. W8, H. G. C. Help: A, AA]

Our Country‘s Good Tue 9—Fri 12 Nov. 7.15pm. £3.50 (£2). Uncannily running on exactly the same dates as a student production in Edinburgh. Timberlake Wertenbaker's Olivier Award-winning drama about a colony of convicts is performed by final-year students and, directed by Kieran Gillespie.

The Cherry Orchard Tue 16—Fri 19 Nov. 7.15pm. £2.50 (£1.50). Chekhov's classic is performed by second-year students under the direction of Margaret Gordon. I SCRIMSHAWS 3 Wilson Court. Details 0505 326771.

Extrunitles Mon 15. Wed 17.Thurs 18, Sat 20 and Sun 21. 8pm. Rattlebag Theatre Company continues its policy of performing in unusual spaces by taking over Scrimshaws hair studio for this production of William Mastrosimone‘s drama about a woman who is disturbed by an intnlder intent on rape. Is this the cutting edge or merely the fringe?

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street, 332 9000. Box Office Mon-Sat 10am—6pm. (7.30pm on perf evgs). Bar. Buffet. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA]

All Ideal Mad Mon 8—Sat 13 Nov. 7.15pm. Thurs and Sat mats. 2.15pm. £4.50—£16.50. The Peter Hall Company opens the autumn season of drama at Theatre Royal with Oscar Wilde’s sparkling comedy about high-society blackmail. Michael Denison. Dulcie Gray

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CO The List 5-18 November 1993