()ld Coach Road. Iiast Mains. Iiast Kilhride. ()l 3552 61000. [Access: R. Facilities: HI.

Sex, Chips and Ouzo liri Its/Sat I9 Apr. 8pm. £6 (£3). See 'l‘ouring.


2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 55I I. [Access: I’. I’I’A. I.. ST. R l‘acilities: WC. WS. H. (i. C]

Hollywood And Broadway - The Musrcals Thurs I May. 7.30pm.

£l2.50 £16.50. A celebration ol‘ the golden era of stage and screen. Wayne Sleep and Lorna l.ult sing and dance their way through many of the best-loved numbers ever. from shows like (.‘tt/turet. Singin'ln The Rain. Soul/i l’ut'I/it'. Wes! Sit/e Srmjv. 42ml Street and many more. GREENOCK ARTS GUILD Campbell Street. (ireenoc‘k. (ll-175 723038.

Sex, Chips And Ouzo Sat 26 Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£5 I. See Touring.

Carole Fry And Her Students Bi- annual Show Moll Zsft‘ue 2‘) Apr. 7pm. Tickets to he cottl‘irmed...\ls I‘T)‘ and her company present a bumper musical.

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KING'S THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link

details above. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities:

WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA] Singin' In The Rain Until Sat 26 Apr. 7.30pm; Wed & Sat mat 2.30pm. £5—£IS (concs available). The Apollo players resurrect the Broadway version of this legendary musical with much singing. dancing and splashing along the way. A Greater Tomorrow Thurs l—Sat 3 May. 7.30pm; Sat mat 2.30pm. £5—£l2.50 (cones available). See preview. page 55 and Touring.

PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. [Access: PPA. I.. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C.

HtIp; A. AAI Re uge Mon 2] Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). See Touring.


121 Renfield Street. 332 I846. [Accessz ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]

Please Stay 2 Until Sat 26 Apr. 7.30pm. USO/£9.50 (£7.50); Mon 2l all seats £5. Following on from the success of last year's production. this show provides an

ilarious Complete Works Of Shakespeare (Abridged)

assortment of kitsch and classics from the 60s to the 805. including hits from The Isley Bros. The Temptations. Mud and Gary Glitter.

The Famous Five Mon 28 Apr—3 May. 7pm; Thurs 10am; Tue/Wed/Sat mats 2pm. £7—£9 (concs available). Follow the five on Enid Blyton‘s famous and enduring adventures.

SCOTTISH MASK AND PUPPET CENTRE 8-10 Balcarres Avenue. 339 6185.

Jack And The Beanstalk Sat 19 Apr. 2pm/3.30pm. £3 (£2). See Kids listings. T e Tragical Comedy 0f MacPunch Sat 26 Apr. 2pm/3.30pm. £3 (£2). See Kids listings.


Ht‘pe Street. 332 9000. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA]. Closed Suns.

Samson And Delilah Wed 23. 7.15pm/Sat 26 Apr. 2.15pm. See Classical & Opera Iistin s.

The Complete Works fWilliam Shakespeare Tue 29 Apr—Sat 3 May. 7.l5pm. MSG—£16.50. See Touring.

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for the last time ever in Glasgow at the Theatre Royal, this fortnight

drama & dance THEATRE

Hit List

The best stage shows this fortnight

Translations Brian Friel's intelligent and witty play about cultural oppression and the secret life of language, set in rural Ireland in 1833, is vibrantly performed by the Lyceum company, starring Tom Watson (above). See review, page 58. Edinburgh: Royal Lyceum Theatre.

All Actress Prepares David MacLennan’s new one-woman play for Wildcat stars his wife Juliet Cadzow in a role closely parallelling her own experiences of treading the boards. See review, page 59. Glasgow: Citizens’ Theatre. Language Roulette Belfast‘s Tinderbox company presents this exhilarating and funny debut play from young Northern Ireland writer Daragh Carville. Set during the lRA’s ceasefire, it centres on an uncomfortable reunion between old friends. See New Shows, page 56. Edinburgh: Traverse Theatre.

Peepshow Edinburgh's Benchtours company present the Scottish premiere of their harrowing study of adolescence, created with director Pete Brooks and performed within a tiny canvas box. On tour.

This grid includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow and Edinburgh's main theatres. More information, including events at smaller venues, can be found in the listings above and over the page. Performances shown in brackets are free or reduced price previews. Friday 25 Saturday 26 Sunday 27 'Mofi'aay‘2E i""'ruasaafig“7"waaaégazyéd?‘"threes/1")" i _ " -_ ___i_‘.’.'.'i‘;‘_‘?-£'f:" “"“°" W" ' l - I ~ I ~ Arches .\ I)ttli\llv.isc «nonsurmc - Citizens Main '135;};L133].wiiLLI-latn Aug... _ I a - I - I Citizens circle ___V I I _ M ' . Citizens Stalls Visiting llour Visiting Hour - I I Shakers Re-stin‘ed Shakers Re-stirred sums: l:-. 'l :1; Rain Sniging: In ii..- 5 u _ I i A Grculcr 'l‘nmnn‘mv King's m tilt-avg Stay Please Stay 2 The Famous Five I The Famous Five I The Famous Five I The Famous .Fivc .v opt... (‘omplete vvm-tt. _. . (‘omplcte Works... . (‘omplete Works... : Theatre Royal it... Q; ' - I I - I W... I Tramway ~ Tron __ _ I The Secret Rapture The Secret Rapture/HoneyI The Secret Rapture vi . ~. v.. i - \\I‘..:ll1t‘l\ Woman Known I i ! ChUl’Ch Rig. (‘huhby IilUV-Zl Roy (‘huhhy trivia-ti H i - w m _ Tm m 5— See Classical&0pera - I Festival Theatre s). t. 1 Sin tun-at ()nee A catholic out-.- .\ (‘atholic onet- A (‘atholie out-t- A (‘attmitt- T King's Marigx (men-1 .\l.i,l‘>\- Gospel - M iv ‘7’:- “5 TI“ Magnolias I Steel Magnolias I umSteel Magnolias tut-rainy; I W _ h Jifseartlmee Rio-at...“ rut-t-t-aant-t- Rtveidanee Riverdance I Playhouse 7 l - I - I - - Royal Lyceum I.1l\'—‘"lli-IVII.:-\.Y.II‘I:Ii-:\IIfIil\:litI‘:IIjrt-flJlilJllNIEIII‘ I.tles()l iTteAraluanNights - Traverse 1 \\ holly Healthy (ilasgtml Wholly Healthy (ilasgowl Wholly Healthy GlasgowI - I Language Roulette Language Roulette T Traverse 2

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