I THE RAMSHOBI THEATRE 98 Ingram scary man-eating plants. Neilson‘s portrait of a soldier returning street, 552 3489, [Access: ST] I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000. from a traumatic Gulf War gets a fresh ’Tis Pity She’s a Whore Until sat 2 Dec, [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. going-over in this Tron_production 7.30pm, £6 (£1), Need a spot of lusty H. G. C. Help: AA] directed by PeterMackle Burns and Jacobean revenge tragedy in your life? Look At Me When I’m Talking To You! starring Paul Blair. Joel Strachan and John Strathclyde Theatre Group get stuck into Mon 4—Sat 9 Dec. 7.30pm. Sat mat Kazek. See reVlew. John Ford's Italian merchant city tale of 2.30pm. £5—£2 1.50. The man behind the Fatwa Patols Wed 6 Dec. 8pm. £3. The illicit love between brother and sister, most famous purple rinse and rhinestone- second in The Tron's series of rehearsed Directed by Susan C, Triesman, Sec studded specs of all time. Barry readings by Scottish writers sees a review. Humphries. brings his ever-lovin' Dame controversial black comedy from Andrew Revenge Tue 12-Sat 16 Dec. 7.30pm. Tue Edna (plus Les Patterson. Sandy Stone Dallmeyer (adaptor of the Arches current £4 (£1.50); Wed-Sat £6 (£3). Eclipse and Madge Allsop) to town in his version of Caligari). which takes a Theatre Company Strathclyde incredible (almost) solo show. See review. surrealist spin on the real-life story of L University's student company - stage this Peter Pan Tue l2—Sat 30 Dec. 7.15pm. Satanic Verses author. Salman Rushdie. John Whiting Award-winning farce by Thurs mat 1.30pm. £.50—£35. See Dance. Stiff Fri 8 Dec. £3. And now for Howard Brenton. following the fortunes I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. something completely different from of a criminal from the East End of London [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. W8, theTron's series of rehearsed readings who goes all-out to track down the man H. G, C]. extracts from a new musical from Forbes who put him in gaol. The War in Heaven Thurs 7—Sat 16 Dec Masson. . I ROYAL SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF MUSIC (except Sun). 8pm. £5 (£2). Escape the The Love We Find Ourselves Sat 9 Dec. I and go mm“ Arthur Kopitvs AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 Chrlstmas panto influx With this 8pm. £3. A chance to catch the latest from gmegome'y filmy satire on me 5057. [Access: PPA. ST. L. Facilities: distinctive show from Scotland‘s the pen of Edinburgh-born playwright dc ladin antics of: H0" wood WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA] acclaimed 7:84 Theatre Company. Anthony Neilson ill the last of The Tron's ’g beg ," , )b’c“ l hs The Crowning Privilege Mon 4 Dec. Adapted for the stage from Sam Shepard showcase sessions for Scottish writers. “3mm 5 w‘ gwc you Y’ “"8 7.15pm. £5 (£3). A tribute to the talent of and Joseph Chaikin‘s original radio play. Neilson‘s earlier work Penetrarar can and SiomaCR'ChumS- Tral‘efSe the late Robert Graves. poet. scholar. it tells of three angels who fall to earth currently be seen at The Tron. Theatre. Edinburgh. soldier. novelist. critic. translator. and what they find there. See preview. Kindertransport Sun 10 Dec. 2.30pm. £2. I LOOK at Me When I’m Talking to biographer and mythologist - best known What is Community Theatre? Thurs 7 TAG Theatre Company mark Amnesty's You! The lovely Danie Edna Everage, tColmolst of [gs iiiTO(;J%h 111136313111 of 1, Dee Sign ‘BISCCSZOU to comelde Andand Ffrefidom Festival with al rehgarsed the undelightfu] Si,- Lcs panel-son and am ills. evlse or . stu ents wlti : s le arm cave/l. rea mg 0 t is awar -wmnlng p ay y ~ - - by Edward Argent and Ros Steen. I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. Diane Samuels examining “Eganxgafiegcggry lgggfiilafidbnng Sinbad Mon ll—Fri 15 Dec 7.15pm. Sat [Access: PPA. ST. Kindertransport. the wartime practise of y g g ' o 16 Dec 10am. £3.50 (£2). lt's panto-time R. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. C. Help: evacuating children from the threat of Spe,cmc‘c' Theatre Row” Glasgow' at the RSAMD. with final-year students AA] Nazi oppression. All profits to Amnesty Edmburgh Ff’Sf‘VGI Thfalre- . getting out the baggy Eastern breeks to Penetrator Until Sun 3 Dec (not Mon). lntemational. I Caligarl Vlv1d1y§tyllsed Cli’CUS bring you a Yuletide adventure based on 8pm (Suns 7pm). £7.50/£6.50 (£3), first The Caretaker Tue 12-Sat 16 Dec 8pm. nightmare based on the classic the famous tale of Sinbad. the Princess night £2.50. Darkly disturbing but laced Schools mat Wed l3-Thurs 14 Dec expressionist movie, from the team l>ear1 and Sinistro the wicked sorcerer. through With bang-on-target humour. 1.30pm. £7.50/£6.50 (£3). Following their that staged Metropolis in 1993. with a special appearance by some very young Scottish playwright Anthony Vigorous production ofA Midsummer Arches Theatre Glasgow . _ V x Night's Dream earlier this year. Compass I Punch“, Men qex and violence i Theatre tackle Harold Pinter's sharp- . edged modern classic involving the FxPlored will uncomfortable. vagrant who wheedles his way into the ‘m‘macy m Amhony Nellso" lives of two brothers. and eventually gets POWCFTUJ play abOUt a squaddle Who himself installed as their caretaker. turns up at his mates' flat with a Directed by Neil Sissons. messed-up head. Tron Theatre. Dramatic Openings Sun 2 Dec. Glasgow. 10am—6pm. £3 (£2). Annexe Theatre I. Look Back in Ana" John Company hosts a day-long conference OSbomek epochal kitchcmgink exploring the opportunities for new drama dr‘ama iven a modcm(ish)‘semn in wntlng in Scotland. Speakers include ,g , , , ,g . Catherine Aitken of the Scottish Film Wm d‘mcmr Kenny M‘"? S SP!"th v, .. -- ~ a Production Fund. Robert Love. Scottish and atmospheric Pmducuon- “’ _ ._ A. ‘\ " _. Television's Head of Drama. David Cirizens' Theatre. Glasgow. .. at?“ ,L. :f ' 6‘ " MacLennan of Wildcat and lain Reekie of I The Caretaker Two warped .J A- x‘ x‘ ' ~ "‘ 1 7:84. The conference ls open to all writers brothers and a dodgy old geezer - f" ~ . . . g I and would-be writers of drama. For argue over a leaky roofin Haro‘d ~ - further information and bookings. contact P-mer.s archet a“ ed and ,L is." I ;-. v s _; ‘. Doreen McArdle at Annexe. The l . yp y gy A. w. a i i ._ Quadrangle. Ruchi” Street, Glasgow 020 menacmg comedy. Tron Theatre. 11le Chadwin takes care of business in The Caretaker at the Tron (945 4444). Glasgow.

This grid includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow’s and Edinburgh’s main theatres, more information can be found in the listings above.

For events at Community Centres and other venues, see detailed listings elsewhere in this section. For details of cabaret and music events see appropriate listings. Performances shown in brackets are previews.

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