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 Ellie Carr.

DISABLED ACCESS KEY , Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = 2 Parking to be Pre-Arranged. L 2 Level , Access. R = Ramped Access. ST = Steps ! to negotiate. ; Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s), WS = . Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent Seats.

H = induction Loop System. C = Guide 3 Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. C = 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 0141 227 5511. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.

Making a meal ol it: Pene Herman-ith and Alison Coates serve up some

dinnertime drama in Sweet Fancy

I EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE Old Coach Road. liast Mains. East Kilbride.

: 0l3552 61000. [Access: R. Facilities: H] 3 Asylum! Asylum! Thurs ll May. Spin. £5

(£2.50). See Touring and review.


Women’s Cultural Event Sat 0 May.

7—1 lpm. £6 (£3). Info and tickets on 942 6480. Glasgow women do it for themselves in a special event with acts including poet Jackie Kay. stand-up Martha McBrier and drummers Sheboom. Blokes. incidentally. are welcome.

I PIZZA EXPRESS Queen Street. 221


Most theatre events in Glasgow this lortnight are part oi Maylest. Please see special listings at front of magazine tor details.

I CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Kildrum. Cumbernauld. 0236 732887. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Arsenic and Old Lace Fri 5—Sat 6 May. 7.45pm. £4 (£2). Fast paced amateur production of the classic Kesselring comedy.

Crumble Thurs H May. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). The rubber-faced. elastic-limbed actors of Rejects‘ Revenge take a Jeeves and Wooster-like romp through 20s village green England in this spoofcomedy that earned them a hit at the ‘94 Fringe.

l Asylum! Asylum! Fri l2-—Sat 13 May. 7.45pm. £6 (£3). See Touring and review.

Sweet Fancy Mon and Wed. S—l7 May.


i I BEOLAM THEATRE 2a Forrest Road. 225 ~

I ASSEMBLY ROOMS 54 George Street. 'l‘ieketline: 220 4349. [Access: ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. (ll

The Escape Party Fri 5 May, S_3()pm. £2 (£1 ). The Other Side of Summer whisk you off to Whitley Bay. where a photographer. a poet and an ambient musician come together in this multi- media dissection of a seaside resort.

9893. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. (3. C.

Help: AA]

Don Juan Tue l6-—Sal 20 May. 7.30pm.

8pm. £9 (for performance and garlic bread ; ; blooded and passionate rendition of Tirso . de Molina‘s Spanish version of the

and pizza). Scottish-based theatre company Home Is Where The Art Is continue their penchant for performing in unusual places with a show designed to keep diners amused while they eat. Chris Ballance. who won a Fringe First for his play .llm/e_/rmn (fin/err. provides the theatrical menu. and l’ene Herman-Smith and Alison Coates play the star-struck diners.

I SECC Finnieston Quay. 248 9999.

; [Access: 1.. I’. Facilities: WC. WS. 0.

Help: AA]

Torvill and Dean: Face the Music Wed l0—Sat 14 May. 7.30pm. Sat/Sun mat. 2pm. £12.50—£22.50. See Dance.

I THE BRASSERIE West Regent Street. 248 380].

Sweet Fancy Tue. Thurs and Fri. 5— 19 May. 7.30pm. £l5 (for performance and menu Sweet Fancy). See Pizza lixpress.

£3.50 (£3). The award-winning lidinburgh University Theatre Company with a hot-



Morningside Road. 228 1155. Tickets

available from Queen‘s Hall and L'sher Hall Box Offices and .I. and A.

Cruickshank or Harvest Garden (opposite theatre).

. Young at Heart Fri 5 May. 7pm. £2.50 3 (£1.50). The Edinburgh Young Theatre

Company on a musical journey that spans the early days of music hall right through

5 tp the sounds of the 90s.

I EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE l,‘s~29 Nicolson Street. 529 6000. [Access: l.. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. H. C. T. Help: A] La Belle Dame Tue 9 May. 7.30pm. £5.50

' (£4.50). See [)ance. Touring and Mayfest

preview. Good Olde Days Mon 15 May. 7.30pm.

£5.50—£9.50. The big fella in the frock is Danny La Rue. and he's back for a mistv- eyed rotnp through the songs and turns of traditional music hall.

I GLASSITE MEETING HOUSE 33 Barony Street. 557 5039.

No Earthly Kingdom Until Sat 6 May. Spm. £4 (£2.50). lidinburgh Fling plays host to The Silent Foundation with a performance that digs deep into the forgotten history of the Glassite religious movement in Edinburgh.

I KING’S THEATRE 2 Leven Street. 229 I201. [Access: R. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. Help: AA]

On The Piste Until Sat 6 May. Fri 7.30pm. Q Sat 5pm and Spin. £4.50-£l2.50. Comedy capers on the ski slopes from the writer of cult show Bounce/1v and starring Tom Watt. whose claim to fame is that he played Lofty in [ardent/era: and Sarah Parish. that cream of Manchester lass frotn the Boddington‘s ad.

Run for your Wile Mon S—Sat 13 May. Mon—Fri 7.30pm. Sat 5pm and Spm. Wed mat 2.30pm. £4.50 £l2.50. Windsor ‘handlebar moustache l)a\ ies is the

bigamous husband running round after

Britt lickland. his wife in Wimbledon and : Kate ()‘Sullivan. Ins wife in Streatham in Ray Cooneys famous farce. See preview.

_ Bare Necessities Mon 15 --Sat 20 May.

Life in a man-tree zone: The Wrestling School in The Castle





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Arsenic & Old Lace

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Young at Heart

On the Piste ()n the l’iste

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Evita livita

Tire Castle

The Castle

A is for ABBA A is for ABBA

Traverse 1 Traverse 2

The Collection

The Collection

Play (iirls

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Rtm for Your Wife

The Collection

Run for Your Wife

See Dance See Classical Run for Your Wife See Comedy

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