Alun Morgan) stars in a play specially written for him by Scottish novelist A.L. Kennedy. Directed by Bill Moody. the play takes its character Jim on a tragi- comic spin through his life as an actor. with pantos. agents. auditions and alcohol a-plenty.
I KIHO’S THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
Arcadia Until Mon 6 Nov. 7.30pm; Sat mat. 3pm. £3.50—£l7.50. Revival of the Royal National Theatre's production of Tom Stoppard‘s latest award~winning drama about the cultural gulf between the 19th and 20th centuries: and between scientists and artists. See preview.
I MARYHILL WOMEN’S CEHTRE i7 Shawpark Street.
Saviours Sat 4—Sun 5 Nov. 8pm. £3 (£l). The power wielded by America‘s religious right comes into the frame in Forbidden Fem's story. told from the view of two lesbians whose lives are in direct conflict with a televangelical preacher who preaches the gospel through her own political agenda. Part of Glasgay!
I PAISLEY ARTS CEHTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 10l0. (Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
Buddie Boys: A Play of Two Halves Until Sat 4 Nov. 7.30pm. £l.50—£5. Popular local outfit Pace Theatre Company. directed by David Wallace. follow the fortunes of one Paisley family over two decades. from the 50s to the 80s. with more than a passing interest in St Mirren winning the Scottish Cup (twice).
The End Thurs 9 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£1). Following the success of last year's uncompromising Fallen Angels. fecund Theatre return with their double bill. previ0usly seen at the Edinburgh Fringe. Kafka '5' Last Request invites you to share the despair of a man who believes he's the loneliest person on the planet. while The Last Poet takes a reporter and his Jim Morrison-esque idol and sends them on a fatalistic downward spiral of booze. sex. drugs. excess. scandal and. naturally. rock ‘n' roll.
HoW the Other Half loves Thurs l6—Sat 18 Nov. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). Amateur company Trinity Theatre Group get their teeth stuck into Alan Ayckbourn‘s look at the dynamics between a trio of suburban married couples on different rungs of the social ladder.
Voices and Visions Tue 7 Nov. 7.30pm. Free. Storyteller and songstress Linda Bandelier and Paisley poet Grahame Fulton do their stuff in this month’s reading/performance session.
I PAVILION THEATRE l2l Rentield Street. 332 l846. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]
Only an Excuse? ’95 Rab C. Nesbitt productions - minus Tony Roper but holding on to Jonathan Watson for the new season - with another round of this popular ‘let's all laugh at Scottish football‘ show. ‘Whenever a ball was being kicked. a pie being eaten. a Bovril being brought back up. Only an firms-e? was there.‘ as they say.
I THE RAMSHORH THEATRE 98 lngram Street. 552 3489. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. Help: AA]
Accustomed to Her Face Until Sat 4 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£3). Strathclyde Theatre Group tackle Clyde Unity Theatre director John Binnie's smash-hit tale of an American lesbian who visits a small town in the west of Scotland in search of her roots — and a holiday romance. Part of Glasgay! Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me Mon 6—Sat l l Nov. 8pm. Mon—Tue £4 (£1.50); Wed—Sat £6 (£3). Fri 3 Nov. l2.45pm. £2 (£ l ). Simon Biggam directs new Glasgow company Heretic in key lrish dratnatist Frank McGuiness's emotive account of how three ordinary men cope when they‘re taken hostage in Lebanon. Part of the Amnesty international Art and Freedom Festival.
I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC AHO DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. ST. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]
lioad Tue 7—Fri 10 Nov. 7.15pm. £3.50 (£2). New Athenaeum Theatre. Final year students from RSAMD cut their teeth on Jim Cartwright's hard-hitting tale of love. life and poverty on a two-up- two-down street in a small Lancashire town.
I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]
Salome Tue 7—Sat l J Nov. 7. l5pm. £4.50—£|6.50. Prepare yourself for one big dose of theatrical decadence. as inimitable performer/director Steven Berkoffdirects and stars in Oscar Wilde‘s raucous. lusty interpretation of the biblical tale of Salmné.
Macbeth Mon l3—Sat 18 Nov. 7. l5ptn. Sat tnat 2. l5pm. £4.50—£l6.50. Phoebus Cart present the ‘Scottish play’. with one glittering star. the brilliant young actor Mark Rylance. directing and playing the title role. See preview.
I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 55 l 1. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C].
Trainspotting Sat 4-Mon ll Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Irvine Welsh's best-selling novel turned smash-hit play rides again. this time fora two-week run at Tramway. if you haven't done so already. now's your chance to let director Harry Gibson and his cast take you on a hilarious/horrific drugs. sex and violence-fuelled journey through the parts of Edinburgh the tourist trail doesn't reach.
The Tempest Tue l4-—Sat l8 Nov. 7.30pm. Tue—Wed. £8 (£5); Thufs—Sat £ l0 (£5). Wed l5 Nov. 6pm. pre-show discussion with Jamie Garven. assistant director. Last seen at Tramway with memorable productions I’haetlra ( l993) and [)et'amemn ( 1994). noted Romanian director Silviu l’urcarete returns with his first-ever show in English. a new production of Shakespeare's last play. produced in collaboration with Nottingham Playhouse and Theatre Clwyd. See preview.
Imagining Glasgow Thurs 9 Nov. 5.30pm. Free. The first in a new season of hot debates at Tramway sees TAG Theatre Company host a discussion on the state of the arts in Glasgow.
I TROH THEATRE 63 Trongale. 552 4267. [Access: PPA. ST.
R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. C. l-lelp: AA]
A Little Older Until Sat 4 Nov. 8pm. £7.50/£6.50 (£3). Local favourites Clyde Unity Theatre with their award-winning
Catch the best theatre this fortnight
I Macbeth Mark Rylance and Jane Horrocks star in Rylance‘s radical production of what he calls ‘Shakespeare's most topical play'. Theatre Royal, Glaxguw.
I The Tempest A pan-European team has created this musically charged production‘of Shakespeare's last play. Tramway. Glasgow.
I Hamlet Completing a three—part selection from the Bard's greatest hits. Kenny lreland directs Tom McGovem in the much-coveted role of the Danish prince. Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh.
I Salome Steven Berkoff’s much— lauded 1989 production of Oscar Wilde’s most poetic play. revived with the man himself in the starring role of Herod. Tlteatre Royal, Glasgow; Edinburgh Festival Theatre.
I Stones and Ashes introspective but powerful, Quebec playwright Daniel Danis's study of inner conflict and bereavement works well in Tom McGrath‘s Scots translation. 'l’raverse Theatre, Edinburgh.
be found in the listings above.
This grid includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow’s and Edinburgh’s main theatres, more Information can
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