Theatre is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Touring shovrs are listed alphabetically by title at the end or 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 = Parking to be Pre-Arranged. L = Level Access. R = Ramped Access. ST = Steps to ne otiate.

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.

llelp: A = Assistance Available. AA = Advise Venue in Advance.


Tlckets 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 287 5511. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.

I ARCHES THEATRE Midland Street. 221 9736. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8. C. G. Help: A. AA].

Sex - A Girl's Survival Kit Fri 4—Sat 5 Oct. 7.30pm. £6 (£4). Previously titled Sex Tips For Girls Louise Rennison‘s one- woman show is an entertaining round of rude revelations based on the writings of Cynthia Heimel. and worthy of the wildest Lambrusco-fuelled girls‘ night in. Duclt Variations Tue IS—Sun 27 Oct (not Thurs 17 Oct). 8pm. £6 (£3.50). Grant Smeaton and Ross Stenhouse of Glasgow- based Tangerine Productions return with another quirky take on a modern classic - this time the typically biting satire by notorious American playwright David Mamet‘s. See preview.

An Evening or liquid And laughs Fri ll—Sat 12 Oct. 8.30pm (evening starts at 8pm). £5 (£4) (includes free glass of

wine). Mothers Unleashed aka Jan and Ali from Tripod Theatre Company perform part one of their trilogy tracking the trials and tribulations of pregnancy ‘from conception to chaos'. Perillelml Intact-a.

I BELLSHILL CULTURAL CEHTRE Bellshill. 01698 267515.

let’s Play Murder Wed 9 Oct. 8pm. £4 (£2). Weel-kent Scottish actress Fiona Knowles returns with Rona Munro‘s funny. down-to-earth one-woman show about single parents. the Child Support Agency. wives. mistresses and three women and a wee girl with several motives for murder. See Rona Munro interview. page ??.

I ClTlZEHS’ THEATRE Gorbals. 429 0022. (Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA] Closed Sun/Mon.

Hamlet Until Sat I9 Oct. 7.30pm. £8 (£2). The Citz marks curtain up on its autumn season with a spot of Shakespeare. The bard's everlasting tale of the Danish prince. his ghostly pa and the madness all around them is performed by the Citizens’ company. directed and designed by Philip Prowse. See review.

I CUTTIER THEATRE 935 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. Booking also: Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above.

Dance Triple Bill Sat 5 Oct. 8pm. £5 (£3). See Dance.

Klub Sun 6—Tue 8 Oct. 8pm. £6 (£3.50). See Touring.

Frantic Assembly Workshop Mon 7 Oct. 4—6pm. £1. Booking essential. Learn the tricks of the physical theatre trade with the dynamic company behind 90s club culture testimony Klub.

Scottish Dance Theatre Wed 9—Fri 11 Oct. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£4); first night £5. See Touring.

Scottish Dance Theatre Workshop Thurs IO Oct. 2—4pm. £I. Scotland‘s contemporary dance company show how it’s done in this workshop coinciding with their autumn tour.

Closed Circuit Tue 15—Wed 16 Oct. 8pm. £3 (£2). See Touring.

Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy Thurs l7—Fri 18 Oct. 8pm. £3 (£2). Strathclyde Theatre Group pay homage to the number 42 and the galactic importance of telephone cleaners in this stage version of Douglas Adams's original zany space comedy for radio.

I EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CEHTRE Old Coach Road. East Mains. East Kilbride.

013552 61000. [Accessz R. Facilities: H]. Death And The Maiden Until Sat 5 Oct. 8pm. £4 (£2). Ariel Dorfman’s tense political thriller about a woman who captures the man she believes tortured her in prison. The debut show from Rapture Theatre Productions. a local company formed to perform classics ancient and modern.

I GLASGOW UNIVERSITY University Avenue (The Cloisters). Information: Ol4l 353 3827.

Othello Tue 8—Sat I2 Oct. 7.30pm. Free. Meet at main gates of University on University Avenue. Student Theatre Of Glasgow (STAG) with the bard’s tragedy involving the Moorish general, his white bride and Iago’s attempts to ruin their marriage.

I GREEHUCK ARTS GUILU Campbell Street. Greenock. 01475 723038. Splinters Fri 4 Oct. 7.30pm. £5. Comic take on the life and work of the famous 19th century Russian dramatist Anton Chekhov from acting duo Prime Productions.

The Steamie Wed I6—Sai 19 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£4/Wed £2). Pact Productions present Tony Roper‘s popular modern comedy based round the witty banter between four Glesga wifies in a 50s washhouse.

I KIHG’S THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Accessz PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Francie and Josie Until Sat 19 Oct. 7.30pm; Wed mat 2.30pm; Sat mat 3pm. £5—£l4.50. One more funny walk for the road as everyone’s mammy’s favourite comics Rikki Fulton and Jack Milroy hit the stage for their Nineteenth Final Farewell Performance. joined by special guests Dean Park and Dougie Squires’ Younger Generation. Don't fret if you miss them though they‘re fond of their farewells. this pair.

I 0L0 FRUITMARKET Albion Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above.

les Danaides Sat l2—Sun 13 Oct. 8pm; Sun mat 2pm. £12.50 (£7.50). Renowned Romanian director Silviu Purcarete returns to Glasgow with this truly epic production based round the ancient texts of Aeschylus and telling the heart-rending tale through wild. highly visual theatre of 50 women seeking asylum from 50 marauding men and the ensuing bloody

conflict. See preview.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. [Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Sherlock llolnres In Move Dver Moriarty Fri ll/Sat 12 Oct. 8pm. £6 (£1). Gothic horror and Victorian music hall come together as Lip Service (last seen in Road Movie) let the opium-smoking. violin virtuoso detective and his trusty sidekick Watson loose on the extremely sticky Garibaldi Biscuit Affair.

I PEARCE IHSTlTUTE 840 Govan Road (opposite Govan Underground). 445 1941. [Access: P. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. Help: AA] -

Closed Circuit Fri I l-Sat l2 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). See Touring.

I THE RAMSHURH THEATRE 98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. Bookings also Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Accessz ST. Facilities: WC. W8. G. Help: AA]

An Enemy or The People Until Sat 5 Oct. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Self-styled madcap wandering players The Scherz Famili (lntegralle Theaterwerkstatt) present a masked cabaret loosely based round Henrik Ibsen's l9th century play and his belief that truth rests in the hands of science. The show is the first in a season celebrating the University Of Strathclyde Bicentenary Drama And Science Festival. Surfing The Universe 1996.

Closed Circuit Thurs I7—Fri 18 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). See Touring.

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our at a glance theatre guide

Friday 4 Saturday 5 Sunday 6 Monday 7 Tuesday 8 Wednesday 9 Sex - A Girl's Survival Kit Sex - A Girl's Survival Kit - - - Citizens main Theatl'e Hamlet Hamlet - - Hamlet Hamlet Dance Triple Bill Dance Triple Bill - - - Francie & Josie Francie & Josie Francie & Josie Francie & Josie Francie & Josie BaMShOTfl Theatfe An Enemy Of The People An Enemy Of The People - _ - _ Theatre Royal - See Classical & Opera - _ see Classical & opera _ The Anetology Of Kyme The Aretology Of Kyme - Men Should Weep Men Should Weep Annexe Reading Molly's Collar & 'I’lc Molly's Collar & Tie - The Belle Vue The Belle Vue Festival Theatre Billboards Billboards Billboards _ _ King’s Blood Brothers Blood Brothers Blood Brothers BIOod Brothers Blood Brothers E Playhouse - - _ _ - _ .Z-L Royal lyceum - - - - a Theatre Workshop - - - T .. - ITaUeTse 1 - - A Border Crossing A Border Crossing - Long Day's Journey

60 The List 4-17 Oct 1996