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

Facilities: WC 2 Adapted Toiletts). WS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent Seats. H = Induction Loop Systetn. G 2 Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. C = Catering Accessible. T = Adapted Telephone.

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


Tickets for major venttes in Glasgow are available frotn 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: l.. Facilities: WC. WS. C. G. Help: A. AA].

The Fol De Hols Sun 15 Dec. 8pm. £5. A hip entertainment alternative to panto is this one-off revival of the tottring Fol De Rols who. we're told. tnost of the cast of this show are too young to remember. Features bite-sized. highly tin-traditional theatre from The Brewster Sisters. instrumental rock ‘n' roll from The Beat Poets. litltiopia's Street Symphony Development Project. Glasgow's ever- buoyant street—dance companyProjekt

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

The Wizard Of 02 Until Sat 18 Jan. Various times: call box office for details. £2.50~-£10. Dorothy. Toto. the Tin Man. the Scarecrow and the Cowardly Lion skip over the rainbow and up the Yellow Brick Road to the Cit]. for the annual Christmas show. Expect all the tunes you know from the famous MGM movie. and a little bit tnore from the Citirens‘ company See review feature. pages 14/15.

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I COTTIER THEATRE 935 H yndland Street. 357 3868. Booking also: Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above.

The Borrowers Until Sat 4 .lan (not Suns; 25/31 Dee; 1/2 Jan). 7pm; Fri 13 Dec 10.15am/lpm. £6 (£4). Mary Norton‘s famous children's tale of the small people who live under the floorboards is brought to the stage by Glasgow‘s Fablevision company. adapted by Chris Ballance and directed by Liz Gardiner. See review feature. pages 14/15.

Mr Bones’ Christmas Cracker Mott 16—Sat 2| Dec. Mon—Fri 10.30am/l.30pm/4pni; Sat 1 lam/2pm. £2.50. Who needs big flashy panto stars when you can have yucky sweeties. custard pies. puppets. songs attd games with Mr Bones' Travelling Puppet Theatre's Christmas extravaganza“?

I EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE ()ld Coach Road. Fast Mains. Fast Kilbride. 013552 61000. [Accessz R. Facilities: H]. Hook Until Mon 23 Dec (not Suns). 8pm; Sat 14/Sat 21 mat 2pm. £5 (£2.50). East Kilbride's own KBYO Theatre Company invite you to take to the seven seas with their comedy-filled Christmas pantotnitne. Cinderella Until Fri 13 Dec. 1.30pm. £2.50. Popular children’s theatre company Hopscotch update the Cinders story and swap the gold slipper for a see-through sannie in this Christmas show designed specially for ages live to eleven.

I CREEHOCK ARTS CUIlC Campbell Street. Greenock. 01475 723038.

Beauty And The Beast Until 21 1)ec. 7.30pm; Sat 14 mat 2.30pm. £3.50 (£3). The Greenock Players present their annual pantomime.

I KIHG’S THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above lAccess: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. (j. C. Help: A. AA].

Cinderella Until Sat 18 Jan lttot Suns; 25 Dec; l/2 Jan). 10.30am/1pm/2.15pm/5pm/7pm (check with box office which shows are on each day). £5—£l2.75 (concessions available). A star~studded panto cast including Elaine C. Smith. Gerard Kelly. Barbara Rafferty

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and Eileen McCallum pull on posh frocks and doublet and hose for the one about the poor wee lassie in tatters. her not-very- nice—looking sisters and the right lumber of a prince who slaps his thighs and makes everything better. Not to be confused with the other version of Cinderella. which is on at The Pavilion. See review feature. pages 14/15.

I MITCHEll THEATRE Granville Street. 227 5511. (Access: PPA. l... ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C Help: .A. AA]. The Nightingale Mon lb-Sat 2) Dec. Tue-Fri 10.30am; Tue—Thurs 1.30pm; Sat 2pm; Mon/Fri/Sat 7pm. £3. Hullabaloo Children's Theatre perform Chris Craig‘s version of Hans Christian Anderson‘s famous fairy tale about the mechanical bird with the beautiful singing voice. First performed by Wildcat Theatre Company. Craig‘s adaptation is set in China and incorporates a colourful cast of characters from around the globe.

I PAISLEY ARTS CEHTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. [Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A.


Jack And The Beanstalk Until Sat 28 Dec. Times and prices vary: call box office for details. See panto. see Paisley. it says here. Resident theatre company PACE present their annual seasonal entertainment sensation involving a giant. some beans and an overgrown beanstalk. See review feature. pages 14/15.

I PAVIlIOH THEATRE I21 Renfield Street. 332 1846. [.Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA].

Cinderella Until Sat 25 Jan (not Suns 15 Dec; 12/19 Jan). lOam/2pm/6pmf7.30pm (call the box office for specific times on specific dates). £5.50/£4.50. The Pavilion gets all dressed up for the ball with gallus wife and hubby drag team The Krankies and the High Road‘s Mary Riggans and Natalie Robb in the tale of the skivvy girl. the golden slipper and the handsome prince who rescues her from two horrible sisters. Not to be confused with another show starring our Cinders which is taking place at The King’s. See review feature. pages 14/15.


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I PEARCE INSTITUTE Goy'an Road. 445 1941.

A Christmas Quest Until Sat 21 (not Sun 15/Mon l6) Thurs—Sat 1.30pm; 7.30pm. Tue/Wed 10am; 1.30pm. £3.50 (£2). Locally-based Penny-Geggies Theatre Company present a new children‘s adventure story written and directed by Frank Miller. in which a young girl has to recover the stolen S.A.N.T.A. device in time for Christtnas. Featuring live music. song. and five local primary school children.

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

The Cheviot, The Stag And The Black, Black Oil Until Sat 14 Dec. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). John McGrath‘s groundbreaking ‘ceilidh play‘— full of knockabout comedy and satirical songs about the long and troubled history of land ownership and exploitation in Scotland. presented by Strathclyde University‘s Eclipse Theatre Company.

I SECC Finnieston Quay. 248 9999. Christmas Wishes Until Sat 28 Dec (not Thurs 19; Wed 25; Thurs 26 Dec). 10am/11am/1pm/2pm/6pm (Call to check which performances are on each day). £4. It's that children’s entertainment mini- industry The Singing Kettle. with a seasonal clapalong. singalong thing. featuring lots of woolly hats and gloves and. of course. kettles. Wear tinsel and party hats and you too can be in Cilla. Artie. Gary and Jane’s gang. See review feature. pages 14/ 15.

I TROH THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. [Access: PPA. ST. R. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. C. Help: AA].

Tales CI The Arabian llghts Until Sat 4 Jan (not Suns or 25/26 Dec; [/2 Jan). 7.30pm; various mats 2pm: call box office for details). £8 (£5.50). Top-notch Scottish theatre company Communicado follow recent touring success with a revival of their hit Cyrano De Bergerac in Scots with this Christmassy show based on Scheherezade's 1001 Arabian tales but typically in accents more Balomock than Baghdad.

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