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 otlices at least ten days before publication. Theatre Listings compiled by Mark Fisher.


Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pie-Arranged. l- = l.evel Access. R = Ramped Access. ST 2 Steps to negotiate.

Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s). WS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent Seats. H = lnduction Loop System. G = Guide Dogs Allowed. R 2 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 041 227 55l 1. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.

Generations Until Sat 21 May. 7.30pm. 1 £4 (£2). 7:84 works with three generations of Glaswegians who each cast their own

I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 221 9736. [Access: 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. C. i G. Help: A. AA] I, Fever Pitch Until Sat 21 May. 7pm. £6 i (£3). No Mayfest is complete without a football play and this year it‘s Brighton Theatre Events‘ reworking of Nick ] Hornby's best-seller.

I CITIZENS, THEATRE GOFbalS SIFCCI. 429 Cats Until Sat 9 Jul. 7.30pm. Wed mat

theatre based on Rix‘s book of the same

The Wishing Tree Thurs 2 —Sat 4 Jun.

; Ticket Link details above. [Accessz PPA.

()022. Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]

HRH Until Sat 2| May. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Main Theatre. New play by Snoo Wilson about a royal marriage failing to live tip to its romantic image.

The Grapes of Wrath Until Sat 21 May. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £6 (£2). Circle Studio. See Touring.

Trainspotting Until Sat 21 May. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Stalls Studio. Sell-out production of an adaptation of lrvine Welsh’s bleakly hilarious novel of Edinburgh drug culture. The Traverse's lan Brow n directs this four-strong show that is not for the faint- hearted. See review.

I CUMBERNAULO THEATRE Kildrum. Cumbernauld. ()236 732887. (Access: PPA. l.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Out of Order Fri 20-Sat 21 May. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Political sex farce by Ray Cooney performed by the Apex Players.

Tour de Farce Thurs 26 May. 7.45pm. £7.50 (£4.50). Lord Brian Rix and Elsbet Gray give a history of British touring

name. A question-and-answer session follows. See preview.

The Promise Fri 27—Sat 28 May. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). See Touring.

7.45pm. £5/£6 (£2.50/£3). See Touring antl preview.

I DRAMA CENTRE AT THE RAMSHORN 98 Ingram Street. 552 348‘). [Accessz ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. Help: AA] Maylest Community Showcase: Glasgow

impressions of the city. I KING'S THEATRE Bath Street. Phone

bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see

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

2.30pm. Sat tnat 3pm. £3—£25. The Lloyd Webber feline spectacular proves a popular draw. as T.S. Eliot's Old Pussum's litmk tgfl’rttt‘timl Cars is set to music. The original London production became

the longest running British musical in 1989.

I MERCAT THEATRE Mercat House. Drumchapel. 944 9022. [Access: PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G. C] Goodbye Drumry Sat 28 May. 3pm. The top class in Drumry School says goodbye with a devised variety show.

I MOTHERWELL THEATRE Civic Centre. Motherwell. 0698 67515. [Accessz ST. R. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]

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

I OLO ATHENAEUM THEATRE 179 Buchanan Street. 332 2333. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. H. G. Help: A. AA] Woyzeck on the Highveld Until Sat 21 May. Fri 7.30pm; Sat 3pm and 8pm. £7 (£4). Buchner's classic tale is given a grim new relevance for contemporary South Africa in Handspring Puppet Company's highly—rated show.

I OLO PARTICK POLICE STATION Anderson Street. off Dumbarton Road. 227 55] l.

The Silent Twins Fri 20 May—Sun 5 Jun (inc Suns but not Mon 23. Mon 30 or Tue 3] May). 7pm and 9pm. £7 (£4). NVA stages the real life story ofJune and Jennifer Gibbons. the identical twins who would talk to no one but each other and who fell into a life of petty larceny and arson. Angus Farquhar directs this fascinating tale in an atmospheric disused Victorian prison. See preview.

I PAVILION THEATRE l2l Renfield Street. 332 I846. [Accessr ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]

laughing Room Only Until Sat 28 May. 7.30pm. Sat and Wed mats 2pm.

£5 -£7.50. The Pavilion celebrates its 90th

birthday with an evening of music and sketches paying tribute to the music hall greats. featuring Jack Milroy. Jimmy Logan. Johnny Beattie and co.

The Hired Man Thurs 2«-Sun 5 Jun. Thurs. Fri and Sun 7.30pm: Sat 5pm and 8pm. £7—£10. The unstoppable Pantheon Club follows up its sell-out successes with [11 Cage aux FUNKY, The Best Little lV/it)relmust' 171 Texas and 42nd Street with

_ Your at a glance theatre guide

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58 The List 20 May—2 June I994