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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 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 : 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.

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


Tickets for major venues itt 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:1.. Facilities: WC. WS. C. G. Help: A. AA]

Brimstone and Treacle Tue 14—Sat 18 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). See Touring.

I CITIZEHS’ THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. [Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]

Trainspotting Until Sat 18 Mar (not Sun or Mon). 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Circle Studio. Run sold out. The same show that was a sell-out success here last year. only different. Harry Gibson who did the adaptation is now also directing with a new cast. Irvine Welsh's dazzling invective shines through in all its comic and brutal splendour. See review.

To the lighthouse Tue ld-Sat 18 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Stalls Studio. Empty Space Theatre Company calls in as part of a national tour with an adaptation of Virginia Woolf‘s novel.

Nancy Sleekit and Howard’s Revenge Until Sat 11 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Stalls Studio. Two Fringe First-winning plays brought together by Fifth Estate Nancy Sleekit. a hit for the company last summer. is a very funny l9th century monologue by James Smith about a woman and her series of husbands rediscovered and adapted by Donald Campbell. and Howard '3‘ Revenge won Campbell a

: Fringe First ten years ago for its re- creation of the life of the actor-manager

J.B. Howard. The script of Nancy Sleekit

is published in the new edition of Theatre g.St-otlttml magazine.

'I Swing Hammer Swing! Fri IO Mar—Sat l

3 Apr (not Suns or Mon). 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Jeff TorTington's award-winning novel set at the time of the demolition of the Gorbals in the 19605 is brought to the stage in a production adapted and directed ] by Giles Havergal. Blythe Duff of 721ggart fame is among the first-rate cast. See

1 preview.

; Tartan Trifles Sun 19 Mar. 7.30pm.

i £5—£20. Benefit performance to celebrate ( the life of Alasdair Cameron. one of Glasgow University’s drama lecturers and

a theatre critic. who died last year. On a packed bill are Jimmy Logan. Una McLean and Russell Hunter. Neil Bartlett. Horse. Clyde Unity Theatre. Karen Mathieson from Capercaillie and cast members from High Road. Janice Forsyth lS compere.

I CDTTIER THEATRE 935 Hyndland Street. 357 3868.

At Swim-No-Blros Until Sun 12 Mar. 8pm. £6 (£3). Flann O'Brian’s riotous and surreal nonsense is brought to the stage in this touring production by Ridiculusmus Theatre Company.

Saiar So Far Thurs 23—Fri 24 Mar. 2pm and 8pm. £5 (£3). See Touring.

I DRAMA CENTRE AT THE RAMSHDRH 98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. Help: AA] Classic Radio Funnies Fri 10. Thurs 31 and Fri 31 Mar. 1.15pm. Lunchtime comedy versions of scripts by Frank Muir. Denis Nordern and Morecambe and Wise. Rotations Until Sat 11 Mar. 7.30pm. £4l£6 (£1.50/£2.50). Green Room returns after the success of last year‘s Elements with another improvisatory movement and music piece. Artists include Chick Lyall. Elspeth Dickie. David Baird and David Garrett.

Minding My Own Mon 13—Sat 18 Mar. £4/£6 (£1 .50/£2.50). See Dance.

llaroun and the Sea of Stories Thurs 23-Sat 25 Mar. 7.30pm. £7 (£2.50). See Touring and review.

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

Princesslda Until Sat 11 Mar. 7.30pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. £2—£12.50. Lesser spotted Gilbert and Sullivan battle-of—the- sexes Operetta performed by the Orpheus Club.

Five Guys llamed Moe Mon l3-Sat 18 Mar. Mon-Thurs 7.30pm; Fri-Sat 5.30pm and 8.30pm. £2—£22. Hit London musical devised by Clarke Peters celebrating the great days ofjazz dancing and the songs of Louis Jordan.

Gigi Mon 20—Sat 25 Mar. 7.15pm. Sat mat 2.30pm. Lerner and Lowe standard performed by Paisley Musical and Operatic Society.

I PAISLEY ARTS CEHTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. [Access: PPA. 1.. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A.


The Gilded Balloon Comedy Circuit Wed 15 Mar. 8pm. £6 (£5). See Comedy. llaroun and the Sea of Stories Fri 17 Mar. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). See Touring and review. I RDYAl SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. ST, 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA] Starched Aprons Until Fri 10 Mar. 7.15pm. Remarkably the first production of Ena Lamont Stewart’s first play since it was premiered by Glasgow Unity Theatre

our at a glance theatre guide

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ATCHGS - - Brimstone and Tncacle Brimstone anti 't‘reaete Citizens Main Theatre Swing Hammer Swing Swing Hammer Swing ; Swing Hammer Swing Swing llammtiiwgiflgq Citizens Circle Studio Trainspotting ’I‘tntnsnotting ' - Trainspotting Trainspotting__ Citizens Stalls Studio Nancy Sleekit Nancy Sleekit To The Lighthouse To The Lighthouse Cumbernauld / See Folk See Folk See Folk See rout Drama Centre, RamShorn Rotatidns Rotations —- Minding My Own Minding My Own Minding My Own King’s Princess Ida Princess Ida - Five Guys Named Moe Five Guys Named Moe Five-Guys Named Moe PaiSley Arts Centre Coming Apart Brimstone and Treacle - See Comedy_~ Starched Aprons See Classical See Classical See Classical Theatre Royal - - - Tramway New Moves New Moves See Rock - - _ Tron Wasted Wasted See Folk Badlam Discotheque Discotheque - - FOStlval Theatre Pickwick Pickwick See Classical Wizard of Oz Wizard of 0'1. King’s See Opera See Opera Children’s Hour Children's Hour“

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.. Playhouse Joseph Joseph - Joseph Joseph Joseph

: Royal Lyceum Waiting for Godot Waiting for Godot Waiting for Godot Waiting for Godot Waiting for Godor Waiting for Godot Theatre workShOD Mothers Daughters Mothers Daughters E -— I: Traverse 1 Marisol Marisol Marisol Marisol Marisol Marisol Traverse 2 Keeper of the Keys - -t -

56 The List 10-23 Mar 1995