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


Access: P 2 Parking Facilities. I’PA 2 Parking to be Pre—Arranged. L = Level Access. R = Ramped Access. ST 2 Steps to negotiate.

Facilities: WC 2 Adapted Toilct(s). WS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS : Adjacent Seats. H 2 Induction Loop System. G = Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. C 2 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 04] 227 55l 1. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.

Most theatre in Glasgow is part of Maylest. Please see special listings at front of magazine.

I Cottier Theatre 935 IIyndland Street. 339 9407.

The Third Policeman Stilt I5 May. 8pm. £5 (£3). The Cottier opens as a regular venue with the first of two productions by Ridiculusmus. See Agenda page.

Three Men in a Boat Mon to May. spin. £5 (£3). Second show from Ridicultlsttltts.


0230 732887. [Accessz l’l’A. l.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W'S. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Barefoot in the Park Fri 6- sat 7 May. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Central Park cotnedy by Neil Simon performed by the Apes

Play et's.

Men Should Weep Thurs 12 Sat 14 May. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). No Mean Company in Tina Lamont Stew art's Scottish classic of

the longest running British musical in


Conwny Conduct Unbecoming Wed lS—Sat 2t mm

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street, May. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Ilonour. '

1 Paisley. 887 1010. [Access: PPA. l., R. dishonour. brutality and arrogance in the The casue 0' "olsmbm Th‘ first Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. mess of an late- l800s Indian army Vlsll ‘0 SCPIIFmd and only the Sccfmd . AA] regiment is the theme of Barry England's V1511 l0 Bmam 0f Denmark 5 Odin

liberate the imagination by working with voice. image and ritual. See Traverse Theatre below and preview.

I BEDLAM THEATRE 2a Forrest Road. 225

l930s Glasgow family life.

I KING’S THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. (Access: PPA.


Catch the best theatre this tortnight. (Mayrest highlights at the front of

l.. Facilities: wc. ws. H. G. c. Help: A. 9893. (Access: ST. Facilities: W5. 0. C. may - AA] Help: AA] alum) Cats Until Sat 9 Jul. 7.30pm. Wed mat The V5" Fri 6-31“ I4 May (not Mon). g s

7.30pm. £3.50 (£3/£2). The Bedlam Theatre Company in Freidrich Durenmatt's tragi-comedy of human greed and revenge.


Bonnington Culture Shop Until Sat 7 May. 7.30pm. Second stop on art lidinburgh I‘ling 'Tour de Forth'. See St Bride's Centre for the companion pieces.

I CHURCH HILL THEATRE Morningside Road. 228 I I55. Tickets available from Queens Hall and Usher Hall Box Offices arid .l. attd A. Cruikshank or Harvest Garden (opposite theatre).

2.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £3-—£25. The Lloyd Webber feline spectacular provides a spot ofcompetition for Mayfest‘s popular audience. as TS. Eliot's ()ld I’mstun 'x Bonk ot'l’mt'tit'ul Cuts is set to music. The original London production became


' -- I llo’ Iler Again More monologues. good tunes and west coast banter from Dorothy Paul with her third near-perfect one-woman show. On

Mothetwell. 0698 67515. [Access2 ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]

Paddy’s Market liri l3—Sat 14 May. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Tony Roper's comic celebration of Glasgow‘s famous market is revived by Motherwell District Theatre

Teatret. led by ‘pcrformance anthropologist’ Eugenio Barba. Part of the Mime Forum Scotland's week of physical theatre performances. talks and demonstrations at the Traverse. Ric/turd Demurt'n [European Art foundation, Edinburgh.

I Lighten Up Comedy Tour Vying for attention among all the Mayfest nterriment not to mention a sudden surge in the number of small-scale comedy clubs —— the cream of America‘s current crop of comics calls into Glasgow. The I 3th Note. G/asgmr:

l The Usual Suspects Radio Scotland's ans show goes live and public on Friday nights with free performances from Scotland's best comics and musicians. See Amold Brown. Rhona Cameron and Bruce Morton in the next two weeks alone. Radio Scotland. Edinburgh.

drama performed by Leitheatre.

I RICHARD DEMARCO EUROPEAN ART FOUNDATION St Mary's School. York Place. Details 225 3145.

The Castle of Holstebro Thurs 19—l~‘i-i 20 May. 8.30pm. £5 (£3). The first visit to Scotland of Denmark's ()din Teatret and a rare chance to see the work of actor Julia Varley and director liugenio Barba. See Traverse Theatre below and preview.

I KING'S THEATRE 2 Levcn Street. 229 l201. [Accessz R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. Help: AA]

Home Until Sat 7 May. Mon —I‘ri 7 30pm; Sat 5pm and 8pm. £5~-£l4.50. Richard Briers and Paul Eddington star iii a pre- West lind run of David Storey's comedy about two unlikely elderly couples who bump into each other. David Leveaus directs.

Return to the Forbidden Planet Mon 9—Sat l4 May. Mon—Thurs 7.30pm. Fri and Sat 5.30pm and 8.30pm. £4.50—£l8.50. And a very speedy return to the King's Theatre by popular demand.

Grimm IJri () May. 8pm. £5 (£3). Anarchic. atmospheric and eerie fairy-tale _]tltll‘llL‘_\‘ produced by Manchester's highly-rated disabled people’s theatre company New Breed. The well-received show tises myths and stories to look at our need to

create monsters.

Boniour Tristesse Fri 13 May. Split. £4

(£2.50). Pre-Mayfest showing for Theatre

; Ct'yptic's adaptation of the lirancoise

Sagan's emotional novel. See Mayfest


The Android Circuit Sat I4 May. 8pm. £5 (£3 ). See Touring and review. I PAVILION THEATRE l2| Renlield Street.

. 332 1846. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G.

1 Help: AA]

Laughing Room Only Tue 10- Sat 28 May. 7.30pm. Sat and Wed mats 2pm. £5~-£7.50. The Pavilion celebrates its 90th birthday with an evening of music attd sketches paying tribute to the music hall greats. featuring Jack Milroy, Jimmy

1 Logan. Johnny Beattie and co.

()tir reviewer found this trash-musical

I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street.

; 220 4348. Ticketline: 220 4349. [Access: ST. R. Facilities. WC. WS. G]

_ Action Week: Body/Voice Workshop Sat l4 Sun 15 May. All day. £50 (£30).

reworking of The 'Ii'nipt'sl neither tacky enough for true cult value nor esoteric ettough to be a decent send-up of Shakespeare. Audiences. however. appear to love the slickly played string of rock

goes on the road after a successful run in London. Loretta Swit (Hot Lips from M‘i‘xl *.S“‘ll‘*‘) stars as a dangerous fan of a world-famous novelist.


~()bservers £5 a day. The Scottish Mime standards that make up the soundtrack. Street 556 9579. M“.ch ST K I“ 'l'itll‘tlllt‘s' Action Week begins v. 1th a Misery Mon lo -Sat 2| May. Mon «Fri “mums. WC ws. H, G. (to Help. A 1chance to work with linrique Pardo for 7.30pm. Sat 5pm and 8pm. £8.5()---£l2.50. AA]

two days. l’ardo's technique aims to This adaptation of Stephen King's thriller Who Goes there? Um” Hi 6 Mm.‘


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