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 offices at least ten days before publication. Theatre listings compiled by Mark Fisher.


Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pre-Arranged. L = Level Access. R = Ramped Access. ST 2 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.

Help: A = Assistance Available. AA = Advise Venue in Advance.


Tickets for major venues ill 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. WS. C. G. Help: A. AA]

The Erpingham Camp Until Sat 18 Jun. 8pm. £6 (£3). This production of Joe Orton’s farce about a 1950s holiday camp fiasco includes live performances of popular rock ‘n‘ roll hits of the era. See review.

RISK Tue 21—Sat 25 Jun. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). One of the recent batch of Grassmarket Project shows is revived with the same cast an achievement in itself given that it is performed by young homeless people. Directed by John Mitchell. it draws on the company's real-life experience of street-

life. drug abuse and poverty. The play has . been updated and developed since its debut last summer. I CITIZENS’ THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 ()022. Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. 2 H. G. C. Help: AA] No theatre until August. I CCTTIER THEATRE 935 Hyndland Street. 339 9407. The Tilton Caprice Hi l7-—Sun 19 Jun. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). See Dance. ? Shylock Triumphant Fri 24 -Sat 25 Jun. 8pm. £5. Alec Mottleth stars ill this Fringe First-winning play by John Cargill ; Thompson about the 18th century actor Charles Macklin. I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Kildrum. Cumbernauld. ()236 732887. [Access: PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA] The Tinderbox Tue 21—-Wed 22 Jun. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Hilsyth Young People's Theatre presents its own adaptation of the Halls Christian Anderson fairy tale of good and evil. Being Frank Fri 24--Sat 25 Jun. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). See Touring. The Crucible Thurs 30 Jun—Sat 2 Jill. ' 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Cumbernauld Youth 1

Theatre ill Arthur Miller's classic witch- . burning drama. an allegory of the ] bounding ol‘ communist sympathisers in I 50s America by Senator McCarthy.


I DRAMA CENTRE AT THE RAMSHCRH 98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. Help: AA]

A Man with Connections Mon 20—Thurs 30 Jun. 7.30pm. £4/£5 (£1.50/£2.50). Strathclyde Theatre Group revives Alexander Gelman’s glusnust two-hander which was first seen ill Scotland at the Traverse Theatre when it starred Bill Paterson. A domestic dispute reflects the greater malaise of Russian society. Translated by Glasgow‘s Stephen Mulrine.

I KING’S THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Accessz PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Cats Until Sat 9 Jul. 7.30pm. Wed mat 2.30pm. Sat mat 3pm. £3—£25. The Lloyd Webber feline spectacular proves a popular draw. as T.S. Eliot’s ()Irl Pussunz '5‘ Book of Practical Cats is set to music. The original London production became the longest running British musical in 1989.

I MOTHERWEIJ. THEATRE Civic Centre. Motherwell. 0698 267515. [Accessz ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C] Desperate Journey Fri 24 Jun. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£3.50). See Touring.


Paisley. 887 1010. [Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

The Wheel Fri 17 Jun. 8pm. £5 (£3). Alternatively titled The Son oft/1e Return oft/1e Man in the Iron Mask. this physical comedy by Reject‘s Revenge Theatre Company is described as an anarchic. swashbuckling road movie of a play.

The Wishing Tree Sat 18 Jun. 8pm. £5 (£3). See Touring and review.

I PAVILION THEATRE I21 Renfield Street. 332 1846. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. (3. Help: AA]

Peter Powers Until Sat 30 Jul. Every Thurs. Fri and Sat. 7.30pm. Also Sat midnight. £6/£6.50 (Thurs two for the

E price of one). Hypnotic fun with the ever 3 popular mind reader.

I PEARCE INSTITUTE Lithgow Theatre. 840 Govan Road (opposite Govatl Underground). 445 1941. [Access: 1’. ST.

Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. Help: AA]

olengarry olen it Until Fri 17 Jun. 7pm. £2 (£1). David Mamet‘s gritty tale of Chicago Real Estate salesmen is transferred to a Glasgow setting.

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]

Macbeth Until Sat 18 Jun. 7.15pm. Thurs and Sat mats 2.15pm. £4.50—£16.50. Derek Jacobi leads this RSC production of the Scottish play. See review.

The Canterbury Tales Mon 20—Sat 25 Jun. 7.15pm. Thurs and Sat mats 2.30pm. £4.50—£|6.50. Brian Glover stars in this lewd and lecherous staging of Chaucer‘s 600-year-old tales. tip-dated and given a vaudeville spin. See preview.

I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. [Access: PPA. ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]

Much Ado about Nothing Sat 18 Jun. 2pm; Still 19 Jun. 7.30pm. £3.50 (£2). Liz Carruthers. recently departed as head honcho at Cumbernauld Theatre. directs final-year RSAMD students in Shakespeare’s comic romance.

King John Fri l7-—Sat 18 Jun. 7.30pm; Sun 19 Jun. 2pm. £3.50 (£2). Infrequently seen Shakespeare power play performed by final-year RSAMD students and directed by William James.

Clengarry Glen Ross Tue 28 Jun—Fri 8 Jul (inc Still. not Mon). 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3). Hard-nosed. tough-talking wheeler- dealing in David Mamet‘s study ofcut- throat real estate salesmen. The first of two welcome revivals by the Arches Theatre Company.

I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE 13/29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Accessz L. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. H. C. T. Help: A] Meet Me at the Empire Sat 18 Jun. 8pm. £12. The high-profile new venue gives us one last chance to call it by its old name before diving headlong into a programme that veers frotn the popular to the tip- market. Definitely the former in the case of the opening night which is an old-style variety show featuring Una McLean. Russell Hunter. Rikki Fulton alld The Krankies.

The Scottish Ballet Wed 29 Jun. 7.30pm. £5.5()—£30. See Dance.

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52 The List 17—30 June 1994