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Drama is listed by city. then alphabetically by venue. Touring, shows are listed alphabetically y title at the end of the drama section. Dance is listed after drama. by city, then alphabetically by venue. Shows will be listed, provrded that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Drama 8r Dance listings compiled by Ellie Carr.


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

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.

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



Midland Street. 221 9736. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8. C. G. Help: A. AA]. The Anatomist Until Sat 22 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). The Card Makers resurrect James Bridie's classic Scottish tragi-comedy about Auld Reekie's most infamous partners in crime. graverobbers Burke and Hare and their boss Dr Knox. The Browning Version Tue 25—Sat 29 Mar. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Glasgow-based fActional Theatre present Terence Rattigan‘s tale of the unloved teacher and butt of schoolboy humour who makes a final stand on the eve of his retirement. See New Shows. page 56.

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Sailmalrer Tue l—Sat 5 Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£3); two seats for the price of one. Tue 1. Newly-formed Glasgow theatre company Face To Face present a rare opportunity to see Scottish playwright. poet and novelist Alan Spence’s simply observed tale of a wee boy growing up in 60s Glasgow after the death of his mother.

. is Too darn hot: Mark Bazeley as Brick and Julie Saunders as Maggie the Cat in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof at the Citizens' Theatre


Gorbals, 429 0022. [Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: AA] Closed Sun/Mon.

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof Until Sat 5 Apr. 7.30pm. £8 (£2). Tennessee Williams‘s sweltering classic of lust. greed and envy bubbling under the surface of a ‘respectable' household in America's Deep South. directed and designed for the Citz company by Philip Prowse. See review. page 57.

Eva Perdn Until Sat 5 Apr. 7.30pm. £8 (£2). With Evita fever still raging. Kenny Miller the Citizens' head of design tackles Argentinian surrealist Copi's bizarre play. based on the life and death of the infamous first lady ofArgentina. See review. page 58.

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Widowers' Houses Until Sat 5 Apr. 7.30pm £8 (£2). George Bernard Shaw‘s witty first play. laying bare the hypocrisy of the British class system. is directed by Giles Havergal and designed by Philip Witcomb for the Citl.‘ company ill the Stalls Studio. See review. page 58.


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

Dawn Hartley/Andy Howitt Until Hi 21 Mar. 8pm. £4 (£2). See Glasgow Dance listin s.

Consider T e Lilies Sat 22/Sun 23 Mar. 7.30pm. Harriet Smyth‘s adaptation of lain Crichton Smith's novel about the appalling suffering caused by the Highland Clearances is performed as a solo show by Anna Hepburn.

Winnie-The-Pooh Fri Bil—Mon 31 Mar. £3 (family ticket £1 1). 11am & 2pm (2pm only. Sun 30 Mar). See Kids section.

A Para Handy Radio Show Wed 2—Sat 6 Apr. 8pm. £6 (£4). See Touring.


Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: A. AA] Prisoner Cell Block H Tue 25-Sat 29 Mar. Tue-Fri 8pm; Sat 6pm/9pm. £12.50—£l8.50 (cones available). Celebrity trannie Lily Savage slips into prison uniform for the musical comedy based on the cult late-night TV soap of

the same name.

Piaf Mon 31 Mar—Sat 5 Apr. Mon—Sat 7.30pm; Wed mat 2.30pm; Sat mat 3pm. £6—£ 16 (cones available). See Touring

and review. page 58.

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

Help: A. AA]

The Steamie Fri 21/Sat 22 Mar. 7.30pm. £4.50 (£3.50). Tony Roper's enduring wash-house comedy is revived by local company Trinity Theatre.

Shanghaied Thurs 27 Mar. 7.30pm. £6

(£1). See Touring.

The Emperor's New Clothes Wed 2 Apr. 11am & 1pm. £4 (£1). See Kids



121 Renfield Street. 332 1846. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]

Paras Over The Barras - The Second Wave Until Sat 22 Mar. 7.30pm; Sat mat 22 Mar 2pm. £5—£8.50. James Barclay's comedy turns the clock back with a tear ill the eye and a laugh ill the belly for part two of his popular Glasgow wartime saga. See review, page 58.


98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. Bookings also Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. W8. G. Help: AA] Bold Girls Until Sat 22 Mar. 7.30pm. £3—£6. Strathclyde Theatre Group perform Scottish playwright Rona Munro‘s popular play centred on the loves. hopes and fears of four feisty Belfast women surviving the ravages of The Troubles and family life.

The Physicists Mon 24/Ttle 25 Mar. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Oxford-based intimate Exchanges perform Friedrich

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80 THE LIST 21 Mar—3 Apr 1997