Theatre is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Touring shows are listed alphabetically by title at the end oi the section. Show: will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Theatre listings compiled by lleil Cooper.


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.

iielp: 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 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].

Othlt Variations Until Sun 27 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 this bitingly satirical play which was one of notorious American playwright David Mamet's first.

John Paul Jones Sun 20 Oct. 7.30pm £2.50. Playwright Lara Jane Bunting

combines with Take Two's Stuart Thomas for a rehearsed reading of a musical play originally commissioned by Scottish Youth Theatre. which celebrates the colourful life of one of Scotland’s liveliest figures from the 18th century. The play marks the 250th anniversary of his birth, and will be developed for a full production in 1997.

Sister - Part line Thurs 24—Sun 27 Oct. 8pm. £6 (£3). A highlight of the National Review Of Live Art, Nation occupies the entire Arches space with this first part of a proposed trilogy. a harrowing, extreme and uncompromising performance installation of body ritual. sound and film. See feature. page 14.

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

Every elanlt Cries Sharne Fri 25/Sat 26 Oct. 8pm. £5 (£2). Glasgow performance artist Donna Rutherford brings to life six characters searching for a sense of joy in being alive, from a preacher suppressing his sexual desires timely to say the least - to a five-year-old who confuses fantasy and reality. Rutherford’s worldview may be bleak. but it is blisterineg so. Part of the National Review Of Live Art.

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

llatnlet Until Sat 19 Oct. 7.30pm. £8 (£2). The Citz marks curtain up on its autumn season with a classic bit of Shakespeare. The bard’s everlasting tale of the Danish prince. his ghostly pa and the madness all around them is performed by the theatre's accomplished resident company and directed and designed by Philip Prowse. Seascape Wed 30 Oct-Sat 23 Nov. 7.30pm. £8 (£2). Free preview Tue 29 Oct. 7.30pm. Robert David MacDonald tackles a lesser-known work by Edward Albee (author of Who ’3 Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?) in the tiny Stalls Studio. See preview.

long Day’s Journey Into lllght Thurs 31 Oct-Sat 23 Nov. 7.30pm. £8 (£2). Free preview Wed 30 Oct. 7.30pm. Eugene

O’Neill’s classic haul through American

domestic strife receives its second Scottish outing this year. this time in the Citizens‘ cramped Circle Studio. which should allow director Stewart Laing to offer up an altogether more intimate affair than is usually depicted. See preview.

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

liitchhllter’s Guide To The Galaxy Fri 18 Oct. 8pm. £3 (£2). See Touring.

The First Insight Sat l9/Sun 20 Oct. 8pm. See Dance.

The Jolly Beggars Thurs 24 Oct—Thurs 7 Nov. 7.30pm. £7 (£3). See Touring.

I GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART 260 Renfrew Street, 204 3123.

Borneo And Juliet Wed 23-Sat 26 Oct. 7pm. £4 (£2). Glasgow’s acclaimed Raindog Theatre Company embark in a new direction with this youth theatre production of Shakespeare's most youthful play. Directed by Gerry Ramage. the fourteen-eighteen-year-old cast assembled from secondary schools around Strathclyde have been working on the show since the summer.

Young love, young company: liaindog’s production of Romeo And Juliet using

teenage actor: is at Glasgow School at Art

I CREEHOCK ARTS COILO Campbell Street, Greenock, 01475 723038.

The Steamie Until Sat 19 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£4/Wed £2). Pact Productions with Tony Roper's popular modern comedy based round the witty banter between four Glesca wifies in a 50s washhouse.

The Singing Kettle Presents The Wild West Shore Sat 26. 1.30pm. 4pm. Sun 27 Oct. 1.30pm. £7 (£6). See Kids listings. Bold Girls Tue 29 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£4). Borderline Theatre Company. See Touring.

I KIHC’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-£14.50. One more funny walk for the road as every mammy's favourite comics Rikki Fulton and Jack Milroy hit the stage for their Ninteenth 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.

2 Fri 25—Sat 26 Oct. 7.30pm. £8.50— £l2.50 (concessions available). See Dance.

lleturn To The Forbidden Planet Mon 28 Oct-Sat 2 Nov. Mon-Thurs 7.30pm; Fri/Sat 5pm/8.30pm. £4.50—£20.50 (concessions available). Blast into orbit one more time as the granddaddy of sci-ft rock 'n' roll musicals takes a final voyage to go boldly where no musical has gone before. After that it shoots off into the black hole of rock 'n' roll heaven. Well. until it’s re-discovered. that is.

I RAMSHORH THEATRE 98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. Bookings also from The Ticket Centre, Candlerigss. 287 5511. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. W8, G. Help: AA.] Closed Cll’Cilll Thurs 17/Fri 18 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). See Touring. Hitchhiker‘s Guide To The Galaxy Sat 19 Oct. 7.30pm. £3 (£2). See Touring.

The Body Electric Tue 29—Wed 30 Oct. 7.30pm. £4 (£1.50). Thurs 31 Oct—Sat 9

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