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 ottices at least ten days before publication. Theatre listings compiled by Ellie Carr.


Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pre-Arranged. I. = Level Access. R = Ratnped Access. ST = Steps to negotiate.

Facilities: WC 2 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: I 2 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 227 551 1. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.

I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 221 9736. [.Acccss: L. Facilities: WC. WS. C. G. HCIpI A. AA]

Road Movie Until Sat 24 Feb. 8pm. £7 (£4). Starving Artists Theatre Company return to Scotland with their monologue- Ied show which was a hit at last year's Edinburgh Fringe.

The Merchant at Venice Mon 26 Feb—Wed 6 Mar (not Sun). 7.30pm. £7 (£4). Shakespeare‘s nail-biting courtroom drama. played by the Arches Theatre Company in the suitany dark and cavernous surroundings of their underground performance space. Follow- up to the company's successful run last year with another all-time classic. The Crucible. See preview.

Site Specitic Event Fri 1 Mar. 11pm. Tickets from Arches Box Office. 11pm onwards on performance night. Part of New Moves. See feature and Dance and

Clubs sections.

1.; - Mark Pinkosh goes Road Movie at the Citizens’

I CCA 350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. [Accesst PPA. L. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. (‘1

The Discarnate Until Sat 24 Feb. Noon—2pm: 4-0pm. £2 (£1). l-prlore your extra-sensory perceptions by 'communicating’ with deep meditators Fiona Ferguson and Peter Harper. and a sleeping man named Bruce Gilchrist. in this highly unusual performance which forms bart of the C(‘A's l’lie/mmemt/

A Homage To The Four Tops 'l‘htn-s 29 Feb—Sat 2 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£2). The CCA's Phenomenal season continues with Ansuman Biswas and his company transforming the upstairs studio into an altar and a landing pad where they'll perform a pawn to machines and the ghosts within them' using Indian classical and Western contemporary dance. Tantric jazz and free ritual. pop idolatry. religious iconography and more.

I CITIZEHS' THEATRE Gorbals Strch. 42‘) ()022. [Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. 11. (i. C. Help: AA]

Marabou Stork Nightmares in 1-» Sat 23 Mar; free preview Thurs 2‘) Feb (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £6 (£2). As 'I’mi/ispoiii/tc completes its media triple whammy —- book. play and film « Irvine Welsh's second novel Mum/mu Stork Nig/Iiniur'ex takes to the stage courtesy of the Citizens' company. Adapted and directed by Harry Gibson whose stage version of 'I‘rttinspotliire is still pulling huge audiences the play is a hectic ride

through the comatose mind of ex-football casual Roy Strang whose childhood memories of Muirhouse and fantasies of a surreal South Africa are battling to blank out an ugly secret. Sec preview.

In The Bar M A Tokyo Hotel Thurs 2‘)--Sttl 23 Mar; free preview Wed 28‘ Mar (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £6 (£2). The Citizens‘ company -- directed by Philip Prowse with one ofTennessee (.S'rreeiear Named Desire) Williams' later plays. This time round the classic Williams woman-in- tense-situation has a rich American battling with her young. tearaway artist husband against the backdrop of a high- cIass hotel.

The Human Voice Wed 28 Feb—Sat 23 Mar; free preview 27 Feb (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm £6 (£2). More intense stuff from the Citz company. with avant-garde 20s dramatist Jean Cocteau's short. sharp. woman-on-phone-to-ex-Iover play ~ translated by Anthony Wood. directed and designed by Kenny Miller.

I EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CEHTRE ()Id Coach Road. Fast Mains. Fast Kilbride. 013552 61000. [Accesst R. Facilities: H] The Resistible Rise 0t Arturo Ui Mon 26~-'I'ue 27. Mon 8pm; Tue 1.30pm. £4 (£2). See 'I‘ouring and review.

I GREEHOCK ARTS GUILD Campbell Street. Greenock. 01475 723038.

SCDA One-Act Play Festival Until Sat 24 Feb. 7.30pm. £3.50. Catch the district finalists of this popular annual one-act play festival.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. [Accessz PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Steel Magnolias Thurs 2‘)—Fri 30 Feb. 7.30pm. £4 (£2). Local am-dram company RATS with a new production of Robert I-Iarling's popular bittersweet play.

I THE RAMSHORH THEATRE ()8 Ingram Street. 552 348‘). [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. Help: AA]

The Tempest Until Sat 24 Feb. 7.30pm. £3—£6. Kate Robinson presents a contemporary interpretation of Shakespeare's classic for the well-versed Strathclytle Theatre Group.

I THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. II. G. C. Help: AA]

Pride and Prejudice Mon 20 Feb »-Sttt 2 Mar. Mon—Sat 7.15pm; Thurs/Sat tnat 2.15pm. £4.5()—£ 16.50. With dashing Mr Darcy and the heavirig-bosomcd Benned.

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Pride And Prejudice Pride And Prejudice

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Whistle Down Whistle Down


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Of Mice And Men Of Mice And Men

Of Mice And Men

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Traverse 2

(The Architect) The Architect

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The Architect The Architect

62 The List 23 Feb-7 Mar 1996