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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.


Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA 2 Parking to be Pre-Arranged. I. = l.evel Access. R = Ramped Access. ST = Steps to negotiate.

Facilities: WC = Adapted Toiletts). WS 2 Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent Seats. H = induction Loop System. G = Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. C 2 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 227 551 1. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.

I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 221 9736. [Access: 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. C. G. Help: A. AA]. Closed Stilts. Entertaining Mr Sloane Until Sat 23 Mar. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Saucy black comedy of the Joe ()rton kind. as 'l‘angerine Productions -- last seen in Mike Leigh's .tibigttil's l’til’ll' -— get all tied up in the sticky affairs of the dashing young Mr Sloane. ageing. lonely. on-the-shelf Kath and her shady brother lid. See review. lovers Mon 25~ Sat 30 Mar. 7.30pm. TueuThurs mats (followed by post-show workshop) 2.30pm. £6 (£3 ). New

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Glasgow—based company Theatre Galore present Brian Friel's funny. touching drama about a teenage lrish couple whose plans for a happy future together are threatened by outside influences. Peripheral Violence Tue 2—Sat 6 Apr. 8pm. £6 (£3). Not suitable for those under the age of 16. Roughcut Theatre‘s staging of Robin Lindsay Wilson's play about two young brothers whose fantasy games spill over into reality with brutal results. which somewhat spookily pre-enipted the infamous Jamie Bulger case. in which two eleven-year-olds murdered a toddler they‘d lured into their care. See preview. I CITIZEHS’ THEATRE Gorbals Street. 429 0022. [Access: 1.. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]

Marabou Stork Nightmares Run extended until Sat 30 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). As Trains/wrung completes its triple media whammy book. play and film lrvine Welsh‘s second novel Mum/mu Stork Nig/tmiures takes to the stage courtesy of the Citizens‘ company. Adapted and directed by Harry Gibson whose stage version of 'l'rainspurting is still pulling

Spring awakening: Veronica leer and Kevin Kelly a-frollc in Love at the Arches

huge audiences the play is a far less compelling journey through the comatose mind of CX-IOOIblel casual Roy Strang. whose childhood memories of Muirhouse and fantasies ofa surreal South Africa are battling to blank out an ugly secret.

In The Bar Of A Tokyo Hotel Until Sat 23 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). The Citizens' company directed by designer Philip Prowse with one of Tennessee (Streetcar Named Desire) Williams' later plays. This time. the classic Williams woman-in-tense-situation has a rich American battling with her young tearwaway of an artist husband against the backdrop of a high-class hotel.

The Human Voice Until Sat 23 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). More high intensity from the Citz company. with avant-gardist Jean Cocteau’s short. sharp. woman-on- phone-to-ex-lover play. Translated by Anthony Wood; directed and designed by Kenny Miller.

I COTTIER THEATRE 935 Hyndland Street. 357 3868.

Human Tales Fri 29—30 Mar. 8pm. £6 (£3.50). See Dance.

I EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE Old Coach Road. East Mains. East Kilbride. 013552 61000. [Access: R. Facilities: H] Glasgow ilard Tickets Fri 29—Sat 30 Mar. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). There‘s mair tae life than a bag 0’ chips on Friday night and a wee semi in Paisley. Or so reckon the three Govan wiftes who made a name for Rubber Ear Productions with this comedy at last year's Edinburgh Fringe. directed by actress and first-time scriptwriter Kathleen Ruddy. See review.

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

Big Al Fri 22—Sat 23 Mar. 7.30pm. £4 (£3). lnverclyde Youth Theatre with a musical take on the life of the legendary Al Capone.

Let’s Play Murder Fri 29 Mar. 7.30pm. £5. One-woman comedy show. Fiona Knowles. last seen in the nosy neighbour comedy monologue I Spy Mrs Peery. in a new playabout a junior sleuth who‘s trying to solve a mystery in time for tea. I PAVILION THEATRE 121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]

Paras Over The Barras Until Sat 23 Mar. 7.30pm; Sat mat 2pm. £5.50—£8.50. Humorons.cockles-of-the-heart-warming- type nostalgia in this trusty adaptation of James Barclay's best-selling novel. set among the tenements of Glasgow’s East End during World War 11.

I RAMSHORH THEATRE 98 lngratn Street. 552 3489. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. Help: AA]

The life OI Stuff Until Sat 30 Mar (not Sun 24). 7.30pm. Mon—Tue £4 (£1.50); Wed—Sat £6 (£3). Fuelled by drugs. lust. fear and alcohol. and peopled with ravers. chancers. hedonists and hard men. talented Scottish playwright Simon Donald's take on the underside of Scottish life is pre-Welsh. but still tough. up-front and gritty.

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

Alceste Tue 2/Thurs 4 Mar/Thurs 30 Mar. 7.15pm. £3.50—£~15. See Classical and Opera. Listings.

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Friday 22 Saturday 23 Sunday 24 : Monday 25 Tuesday 26 Wednesday 27 Entertaining Mr Sloane. [Entertaining Mr Sloane —-

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_ Royal Montrose Montrose Trainspotting Trainspotting Trainspotting Theatre Workshop Flesh Fly Flesh Fly Bugsy Malone Traverse 1 Miss Julie Miss Julie - _ _ - Traverse 2 Artist Unknown _ - - _ _

62 The List 22 Mar-4 Apr 1996