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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 days before publication. Drama & dance istings compiled by Ellie Carr.


Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to be Pre-Artanged. 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.

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


Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available front the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon—Sat 10.30am until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on 014! 227 55 l 1. Sunday opening is noon-5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues.



Midland Street. 221 4001. (Access: L. Facilities: WC. W8. C. G. Help: A. AA]

l ticked A Slag’s Deodorant Wed lS—Sat l8 & Wed 22—Sat 25 Oct. 8pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Andy Arnold directs the Arches Theatre Company in the Scottish premiere of this highly physical new play from Jim Cartwright (Road) about a crack-addicted prostitute and the broken man she strikes up a relationship with. Worth seeing on the strength of the show‘s name alone. See New Shows. page 60. Part of fotofeis. See also separate listings. pages 20 & 2l. Soldier On A Monday Tue 28 Oct~-Sat 1 Nov. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Complete Productions returns with its Fringe hit celebrating gay love and sexuality in the face of HIV and homophobia.


350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 7521. [Access: PPA. L. ST. Facilities: WC. W5. H, G, C]

Cut It Out Fri 17 & Sat 18 Oct. 8pm. £5 (£2). Irish comedian Kevin McAteer brings to a Scottish audience the highly political humour that’s made him a touring and TV sensation in his native Ireland. Part of the CCA‘s Vent The Pent season.


Gorbals, 429 0022. [Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA] Closed Sun/Mon. The Citizen‘s Theatre is closed for major Lottery-funded building work. The resident company‘s next production will be Roald Dahl's The B.F.G.. opening on Tue 25 Nov.


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

Death And The Maiden Until Sat ll

Oct. 8pm. £6 (£4). See Touring and review. page 62.

The fastest story ever told: The Reduced Shakespeare Company in The Bible:

The Complete Word of God (Abridged)

Daylight Robbery Wed lS—Sun 19 ()ct. 8pm. £6 (£4). See Touring.

Broken Glass Mon 21—Sat 25 ()ct (not Thu 23 Oct). 8pm. £6 (£4). Cottier Theatre presents Arthur Miller's latest play. which draws parallels between the breakdown of a Jewish marriage in pre- war Brooklyn and Hitler's persecution ol‘ the Jewish population in Germany at the same time.


Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Accessz PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Until Sat (8 Oct. Mon-Thu 2.30pm & 7.30pm; Fri 5pm & 8pm; Sat 3pm & 7.30pm. £5—£18.50 (conc available). The classic stage musical that takes ajazzed-upjourney through the Bible story of Joseph. his eleven brothers and that coat of many colours. in a version that comes straight from the West End. as they say in showbiz.

Annie Mon 20—Sat 25 Oct. 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm. Orange curly wigs and squeaky voices ahoy. as the Apollo Players put on the immortal family musical about the lovable orphan with the fabulous talent for song and dance. PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE

New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. [Access: PPA. l.. R. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

The Hanging Tree Until Fri l() ()ct. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). See Touring.

The Bible: The Complete Word Of God (Abridged) Tue 14 Oct. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). The Reduced Shakespeare Company returns once more with its unique version ol‘events from the Bible. crammed into the decidedly ungodly space of‘)0 minutes.

Screams And Kisses Thu 23 Oct. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Glaswegian diva Terry Neason returns with another high-octane dose of tunes and verse.


Old Coach Road. East Mains. liast Kilbride. 0(355 26l 000. (Access: R. Facilities: H].

D.A.R.E. Thu 6 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£3). See Touring and preview. page 5‘).


James Arnott Theatre. Gilmorehill Centre For Theatre. Film And Television. University OfGlasgow. 9 University Avenue.

Dream 01‘ Butterfly l’ri l7 ()ct. 3pm. £5 (£3); £2 GU. students. Shanghai Theatre Academy perform this Chinese drama about a man returning home after ten years in the mountains.


Abbey Close. Paisley. 887 l()()7.

The Gun Thu 16 ()ct. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). See Touring.


()8 Ingram Street. 552 348‘). Bookings also Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Accessz ST. Facilities: WC. W8. G. Help: AA] Escurial Tue l4—Sat (8 Oct. 8pm. Tue £4 (£1.50); Wed~Sat £6 (£3). Strathclyde Theatre Group presents this little-known but remarkably timely expressionist drama l‘rom the Nos/erqu era about a dying queen driven mad by lack of privacy.

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