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


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Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available from the Ticket Centre. Candlen'ggs. Mon—Sat I0.30am until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on 041 227 551l. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.

I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 221

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Boniour Tristesse Fri 9—Sat 10 Sept. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). First seen ill Mayfest and then again on the Edinburgh Fringe. Theatre Cryptic's production is an adaptation of the novel by Francoise Sagan and uses dance. drama. sculpture and music.

llo’ ller Again Wed l4—Thurs I5 Sept. 7.45pm. £8 (£4). Dorothy Paul doesn't let a good thing he and takes out the third of her excellent one-woman shows for a second run. Glasgow memories and loads of good gags.

47 Fri l6-Sat l7 Sept. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). See Cottier Theatre above.

Edith the Railway Child Fri I6 Sept. 8pm; Sat I7 Sept. 3pm. £4 (£2). Home is Where the Art Is in Pat Gerber's tribute to the Victorian novelist E. Nesbit.

I HARLAND AND WDLFF ENGINE SHED (Jovan Road. Govan. 242 3666.

The Big Picnic Wed I4 Sept—Sun 30 ()ct (inc Suns. not Mons). 7.30pm Tue—Sat; 3.30pm Sun. I.30pm mats on Tue 20. Thtirs 22. Thurs 2‘) Sept. Tue 4. Thurs 6. Thurs I3. Tue I8. Thurs 20. Thurs 27 ()ct. 2pm mats on Sat I. Sat 15 and Sat 2‘) ()ct. £6—£25. If you thought The Ship was ambitious. Bill Bryden's latest extravaganza will make his 1990 epic look like studio theatre. Taking tip the whole of the Govan Engine Shed. The Big l’ii‘m't- is a large-scale tribute to the Scottish soldiers who fought in WWI. Choose to follow the action on foot or to watch from a moveable seating bank. See feature.

I KINDS THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Accessz PPA.

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Clyde Unity Theatre’s ‘Backgreen Belter’. See Tourlng.

I I I 0022. Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. ' Audio described erformance Thurs I5 I. ‘L c ' us: w Ing I 'I CI . I I 9736. [Access: L. FaCiIities: WC. WS. C. H. G. C. Help: AA] Sept. Main Theatfe. The Arches Theatre ixAklmhm C S H (I “up A G- Help: A AA] I The Aspern Papers Until Sat I Get (not Company returns to Glasgow after a Fouow Fouow Um” SM 1056‘“ Get up and Go U'll'l Si“ 24 SCPL SCC ' Mons). £6 (£2). Free mat Wed I4 Sept. successful run on the Edinburgh Fringe Tuc_ThurS 7.30pm; Fri and SM 6pm and Dance. 2.30pm. Circle Studio. Jon Pope adapts with a bright. fast-paced production of

8.30pm. £5—£I().50. You can‘t beat a good football play to draw in the crowds and

this celebration of Rangers FC has been

no exception. A top-notch cast including Jonathan Watson and Barbara Rafferty

tells the somewhat sanitised story of the

12 1-year-old club.

The Odd Couple Mon 12—Sai I7 Sept. 7.30pm. Wed mat 2pm. Sat mat 3pm.

£3—£ I4. See Touring.

A Sweet Lorraine Tue 20—Sat 24 Sept. Tues- Thurs 7.30pm; Fri—Sat 5.30pm and

8.30pm. £4.50—£ I8. Mica Paris and Annie , Ross star in a new musical by Clarke i

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Backgreen Belter Until Sat 10 Sept. 7.30pm. See touring.

The Audition Wed 21—Sat 24 Sept. 8pm. Mike Haywood revives his one-man show first seen on the I993 Edinburgh Fringe written by the novelist A.I.. Kennedy.

I BELLSHILL CULTURAL CENTRE Bellshill. 0698 2675 I5.

Df Jekyll and MT Ilyde Sat 10 Sept. 8pm. £4 (£3). Rob Inglis does the double act in Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of split personality.

I CITIZENS’ THEATRE Gorbals Street. 42‘)

and directs Henry James' satire of American culture in which an editor sets otit to Venice in search of the letters of a famous poet. There was a Man Until Sat I0 Sept. £6 (£2). Main Theatre. Capstride Theatre Company in a revival of Tom Wright‘s much-praised tribute to Robert Burns ' directed by the playwright Donald ; Campbell. Peter Raffan stars as Burns. The Hostage Tue I3—Sat 17 Sept. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Free mat Wed 14 Sept. 2.30pm. Signed performance Wed I4 Sept mat.

Brendan Behan's play about an IRA

i hostage. Terry Neason stars. I CDTTIER THEATRE 935 Hyndland Street. 357 3868.

, 47 Until Sat I0 Sept. 8pm. £6.50 (£3.50).

Wildcat's Dave Anderson gets out with

his mid-life crisis musical comedy. a

gently entertaining one-man show about a media personality who reaches the grand old age of 47.

I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Kildrum. Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. [Accessz PPA. 1.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. II. G.

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