THEATRE mills-

Theatre is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Touring shows are listed alphabetically by title at the end oi the section. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our oiilces at least ten days before publication. Theatre Listings compiled by Ellie Carr.


Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pre-Arranged. L = Level Access. R = Rarnped 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.

Help: A = Assistance Available. AA = Advise Venue ill Advance.


Tickets for major venues ill GlaSgow are available from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon—Sat 10.30am until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on 01-11 227 551 1. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.

I CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. [Access: PPA. L. ST. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C]

Resolutions Until Sat 27 Jan. For 25 days ill January. Glasgow-based artists Dave Richmond (Pants Performance Association and Clanjamfrie) and Jules [)orey Richmond (Clanjamfrie) will engage in various collaborative exploits based round the idea that models of creation refiect models ofliving. if you get that then you're better than us. btlt it's all taking place in the studio and you can find out about special events during the residency by calling the box office nearer the time.

Asaietlda, Pink Sly and Adisa Fri 19 Jan. 8pm. £3 (£1). More from the CCA/ Cutting Edge magazine's Motor Mont/l season of contemporary performance poetry. Speaking out on this occasion are Adisa. who made his name rapping ill dance halls: Asafetida who combine drum. trumpet and bass with poetry and Pink Sly who delivers street-smart prose

by way of percussive rhythm and soulful melody.

lemn Sissay and Colin Thorpe Sat 20 Jan. 8pm. £3 (£1). Last shout from CCA/ Cutting Edge magazine‘s Motor Mouth series. Way-out wit and home truths from Mancunian stand-up poet Sissay. with musical back-up from Colin Thorpe.

I CITIZENS’ THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. [Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: AA]

Pinocchio Until Sat 13 Jan. 10am: 2pm; 5pm; 7pm; 8pm. Contact box office for specific times on specific dates. £3—£9: family ticket £25. Myles Rudge's version of the Carlo Collodi tale about the boy puppet with the extendable nose. directed

by Giles Havergal and designed by Kenny


Don’t Start Me Tue 23 Jan—Sat 3 Feb. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Castlernilk People's Theatre stride into the New Year with a play by Scottish stand-up duo and Fringe regulars Ford Kiernan and John Paul Leach about bigsshot comedian Tasty McDade. returning to his borne turf after two decades.


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Recreation Centre. Eastwood Park. Roukengien Road. Gii'fnock. 638 8399. (Access: P. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. G. C]

The Children’s ilour Tue 23—Sat 27 Jan.

7.30pm; Sat mat 3pm. £5. Giffnock

Players take oil Lillian Hellman's frank 30s drama based on the famous 1810 Scottish trial at which a young schoolteacher was accused of lesbianism. I KING’S THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre, Candlel'iggs. see

Ticket Link details above. [Accessz PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

llobin Hood and the Babes in the Wood Until Sat 3 Feb (not Mons). lpln: 2.15pm; 4.45pm: 7pm. Ring box office for Specific times on specific dates. £4-£l2.50. Cannon and Ball rock on into this season's King's panto with a helping hand from Jimmy Logan as Nurse Polly (ooh-er). Grant Stott (from Sat morning kids‘ TV show Fully Booked) as Little John and various other stars including the King’s Theatre Orchestra. Dancers and lots and lots ofchildren.

I PAVILION THEATRE l2l Renfield Street. 332 1846. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]

Aladdin Until Sat 27 Jan (not Sun 14. Sun 21 Jan). 10am; 2pm; 7.30pm (call box office for specific times on specific dates). Mon—Thurs £5.50—£9; Fri-Sun £5.75-£9.25; family tickets £l8—£35. A top panto line-up that would be hard to beat. with The Krankies as Wishee Washee and Widow Krankie. Linda Nolan as Aladdin. Gladiator Eunice ‘peoples' champion‘ Huthart as Genie of the Ring. Mike Hayward High Road's Alun Morgan - as Abanazer and. last but not least. crazy slapstick acrobats The Acromaniacs as The Chinese Policemen. I SECC Fillnieston Quay. 248 9999. Bobby Roberts’ Super Circus Until Sun 14 Jan. Thurs—Sat 7.30pm; Sat 5pm; Sat—Sun 2.30pm. £4—£9. Miss Kitty Roberts' Pets on Parade; Steven Salley‘s astonishing Hand Balancing: Gaza and Tiny on the solo trapeze and Edinburgh-born Bobby Roberts Jnr himselfwith his Arab Stallions are just some of the big top treats promised in this Super Circus.

I TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. [Access: PPA. ST. R. L. Facilities: WC.

' WS. H. C. Help: AA]

The Complete Works oi William Shakespeare Tue lo—Thurs 18 Jan. 8pm; Wed 8: Thurs 2pm. iii/£7 (£4/nlat £2.50). Another chance to see the Reduced Shakespeare Company on their hilarious rollercoaster ride through the Bard's entire works in just 97 minutes.

The Complete History at America Fri l9—Sat 20 Jan. 8pm. £8/£7 (£4/nlat £2.50). The unashamedly barmy Reduced Shakespeare Company again. this time romping through 500 years of the USA ill 6000 seconds.

Tam O’Shanter Tue 23-Wed 24 Jan. 10am; 1pm. £2.50. Tam O'Sharrter like you‘ve never seen him. narrated by weel kent Scottish actor and singer Bill McCue. accompanied by over forty life-size puppets and music from Glaswegian folk

I Complete Works oi Shakespeare! Complete History oi America (abridged) if you've never caught the irreverent Reduced Shakespeare Company before. then it’s high time r you did. Honed to aerodynamic perfection by more perfomlanoes than you can shake Prospero’s staff at, their shows are as daft as any of the Bard’s clowns - and a good deal funnier. Tron Theatre. Glasgow. ' I Travels With My Aunt Giles Havergal revives his widely admired 1990 adaptation of Graham Greene‘s satirical travelogue of the late 60$. Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow.

I Gulliver’s Travels Wales‘s Theatr Clwyd have conspired with zany cartoonist Ralph Steadman to bring Jonathan Swift's bizarre satire to the stageEdinburg/l Festival Theatre.

I Tall Tales for Cold Dark lights Last chance (this time round) to catch Communicado’s lively staging of Scottish folk tales. Virtually unrivalled it for inventive simplicity always the company's strongest suit. Traverse Theatre. Edinburgh.

I Easy Welcome return of Nicola McCartney's intelligent date-rape drama, revived by LookOtlt Theatre Company. Traverse Theatre. Edinburgh.

group the Wllistlebinkies‘. Show produced by the Edinburgh Puppet Company. Rabbie‘s Big llight Outll Thurs 25 Jan. 7.30pm. £17 (includes Burns Supper and refreshments). Celebrate Burns Night in style at the Tron. with entertainment front Janice Galloway and the Edinburgh Puppet Company. and the obligatory haggis. lleeps 'll' tatties and wee dram (or two).

This grld 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 oi cabaret and music events see appropriate listings. Performances shown in brackets are previews. Thursday 18 Friday 19 Saturday 20 Sunday 21 Monday 22 Tuesday 23 Wednesday 24 Thursday 25 Resolutions Asafetida/Adisa/i’ink Sly Lemn Sissay/Colirl Thorpe Resolutions Resolutions Resolutions Resolutions Resolutions - - __._ - ~ Don't Stan Me Don't Start Me Don't Stan Me __ Babes in the Wood Babes in the Wood Babes in the Wood Babes in the Wood 3 Babes in the Wood Babes in the Wood Babes in the Wood Aladdin Aladdin Aladdin Aladdin I Aladdin Aladdin Aladdin Complete Works Complete History Complete History Tam O‘Shanter Tam O'Shanter Rabbie‘s Big Night Out Sinderella Sinderella Sinderella - Gulliver's Travels Gulliver's Travels Gulliver's Travels Cinderella Cinderella Cinderella Cinderella I Clrxhella Cinderella Cinderella Phantom . . . Phantom . . . Phantom. . . Phantom . . . Phantom . . . Phantom. . . Phantom . . . The Steamie The Steamie The Steamie The Steamie 'ihe Steamie The Steamie The Steamie _. _ _ _ - Easy [Easy

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