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Drama is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Tourin shows are listed at the end of t e drama section. Dance is listed after drama. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten da 5 before publication. Drama 8: dance istings 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 2 Assistance Available. AA = Advise Venue in Advance.


Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available frotn the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mott-Sat 10.30am until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on 0l4| 227 551 l. Sttnday opening is noon—5pm. Atty Ticket Link box office cart sell tickets for other venues.



Midland Street. 22] 4001. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. WS. C. G. Help: A. AA] Two Until Sat 13 Sep. 8pm. £5.50 (£3.50). The appetisingly-named Tartan Jam kick off the Arcltes' Jim (Rural) Cartwright season with his poignant exploration of pub life transferred to a Scottish location.

Suds lore: The Steamie at the Royal Lyceum Theatre. Edinburgh

Say it with flour: Theatre Works returns with a revival of John Binnie's adaptation of Breadmakers by Margaret Thomson Davis

The Woman Who Cooked Her Husband Thu l8—Sat 20 Sep. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Heretic Theatre return with Debbie lsitt's tale of adultery. deceit. jealousy. and home cooking that's not as wholesome as it seems.


350 Sauchieltall Street. 332 752l. (Access: PPA. L. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]

Owen O'Neill Fri l2 8; Sat l3 Sep. 8pm. £5 (£2). The amiable Irish stand-up sneaks into our drama section by way of this CCA show where he's billed as a poet. Gags. it seems. are not ()‘Neill‘s only talent. and here the 1997 winner of the LWT Comedy Writing Award performs his very own history of Irish literature. taking itt Behan. Joyce and Beckett along the way. Sat 13 is a double-bill with Ireland‘s premier performance poet Rita Ann Higgins. Part of the CCA's Duh Lines season. See Books preview. pa 'e ()0.

Dermot Healey, Ftnton Vallely & Bernard Mac Laverty Thu 18 Sep. 8pm. £5 (£2). Poet. playwright and author Healey and novelist Mac Laverty bring the words. and musician Valler provides the sounds for this evening of contemporary lrislt culture. Part of the CCA's [)uh I.fll(’.\' season. See Book livents. page ()2.

Star Dot Star Fri l‘) & Sat 20 Sep. 8pm. £5 (£2). Dublin-based funky futurist types Sin Sin descend on Glasgow with the iii-tech. anytime. anyplace

performance motif that‘s tnade their name in Irish clubs. galleries. theatres. radio and TV. Part of the CC A's Vth The [’th season.

Space/A Man With Guts Thu 25 & Fri 26 Sep. 8pm. £5 (£2). John Byrne not the Scottish playwright. painter and film director but the Irish poet reads front various darkly humorous. confessional monologues on subjects ranging from childhood in Dublin attd tittxlern-day lrish politics.


Gorbals. 42‘) ()022. [Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA] Closed Sttn & Mon.

The Citizen's Theatre is closed for major Lottery-funded building work. The resident company's next production will be Roald l)ahl's The Iii-XL. opening on Tue 25 Nov.


()35 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. Booking also: Ticket Centre. Cattdleriggs. see Ticket Link details above.

The Misanthrope Until Sat 20 Sep. 8pm. £7 (£4). See Touring.

Downward Spiral Mon 22 & Tue 23 Sep. 8pm. See Dance.

Breadmakers Wed 24 & Thu 25 Sep. 8pm. See Touring.


()ld Coach Road. Fast Mains. Fast Kilbride. 0l3552 6l000. [Access: R. Facilities: H].

Macbeth Mon 22 & Tue 23 Sep. Rpm. £6 (£3). See Touring and review. page 62.


Bath Street. 227 551 l. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Only An Excuse? Sat 13 Sep. 7.30pm. £7.50 (£5). See Touring.


New Street. Paisley. 887 mm. [Access: PPA. l.. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. “Ci IA. AA]

Celre-La (That Woman) Sat 13 Sep. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). See Touring.

Les Miserables Mon l5—Wed 17 Sep. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). See Touring.

The Red Balloon Fri 1‘) & Sat 20 Sep.2pm (Sat only): 7pm. £4 (£1) See Touring.


840 Govan Road (opposite Govan Underground). 445 194]. [Access: P. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. Help: AA] Breadmakers Thu 18—Sat 20 Sep (preview shows). 7.30pm. £3.50 l .50). See Touring.


Hope Street. 332 9000. [Access: PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]. Closed Sttn.

Norma Tue 16 & Sat 20 Sep; Tue 2. Sat ll & Fri 24 ()ct 7.l5pm; Sat 20 Sep

2. l5pm only. See Classical & ()pera listings. page 5‘).

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