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Drama is listed by city, then alpha- betlcaliy by venue. Dance is listed after drama for each city. Touring shows are listed at the end of the drama at dance section. Shows will

be listed. provided that details reach ,

our offices at least ten days before publication. Drama 8t 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 ne otiate.

Facil ies: WC = Adapted Toilet(s). WS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent Seats. H = Induction Loop System. IR = infra Red 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 4001. [Access: L. Facilities: WC. WS, C, G. Help: A. AA] Shirley Valentine Until Sat 8 Nov.

7.3 m. £6.50 (£3.50). See Touring. Bol Girls Mon lO—Thu 27 Nov (not Suns). 7.30pm; Mon 24 & Wed 26 mat 1pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Scottish writer Rona Munro's popular tale of four women surviving in the face of The Troubles. receives a fresh outing from Irish director/actress Muireann Kelly and the accomplished Theatre Galore. See preview. page 6 l.

CITIZENS' THEATRE 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. Candlen'ggs. see Ticket Link details above.

Barbra And Shirley Until Sat 8 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£4). Back for another visit. Stuart Thomas's fine comedy sees the pairing of a harassed mother of three and a bus driver. both of whom don altogether different identities to perform in a tacky nightclub.

The Gun Tue ll—Sun 16 Nov. 7.30pm; Wed & Thu mat 1pm. £7 (£4). See Tourin .

The Gigin Concert Wed 19-Sat 22 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£4). See Touring.

EAST KILBRIDE ARTS CENTRE Old Coach Road, East Mains. East Kilbride, 013552 61000. [Access: R. Facilities: H]. An Alien Stole My Skateboard Fri 7 Nov. 8pm. £4 (£2). East Kilbride Key Youth Centre Theatre Group with a fun- packed comedy set in the adventure

lay round of a suburban boy‘s bedroom. gha owlands Thu 20—Sat 22 Nov. 8pm. £5 (£2.50). Rapture Theatre Company with this true story of the love affair that never happened between novelist CS. Lewis and Joy Gresham. Known to most as the film version starring Anthony Hopkins and Debra Winger.


2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. [Access: P. PPA, L. ST. R. Facilities: WC, W8, H. G. C]

Conversation Pieces Tue I1 Nov. lpm. £2.50 (£2 in advance). Scottish writer and man of many other talents including poet. essayist. radio and television writer. stage director and playwright. Donald Campbell. in conversation.


James Arnott Theatre. Giirnorehill Centre For Theatre. Film And Television. University Of Glasgow. 9 University Avenue.

Call Me Ganymede Mon l7-Sat 29 Nov (not Sun 23 & Mon 24). 7.30pm. £8

Who are you calling chicken? La Fura Dels Baus falls fowl in Manes at Tramway

(£2/£4 Glasgow University students); free preview Mon 17. Variations on Shakespeare’s As You Like It, performed by University Of Glasgow’s Department of Theatre, Film And Television Studies and directed by the Citz’s Giles Havergal. The performance marks the opening of the University's new theatre.


Campbell Street. Greenock. 01475 723038.

Sunset Song Thu 20—Sat 22 Nov. 7.30pm. Ticket prices tbc. Lewis Grassic

'Gibbon‘s classic performed in ajoint

venture between two of lnverclyde's leading amateur dramatics groups.


Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Access: PPA, L. Facilities: WC. W5. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Crazy For You Until Sat 15 Nov (not Suns). 7.30pm; Sat mat 2.30pm. £5—£l4. More classic numbers than you care to recall. as amateur theatre group the Pantheon Club present this musical comedy. loosely based on Gershwin‘s Cir! C razy. about stage-struck and love- struck would-be dancer Bobby Childs.

Blood Brothers Mon l7—Sat 29 Nov; Wed mats 2.30pm; Sat mats 3pm. £5.50—£22.50 (concs available). Willy Russell’s legendary tear-jerker of a musical. about a pair of boy twins who are separated at birth and grow up on opposite sides of the track. only to meet again in adulthood in a far from blissful reunion.


New Street, Paisley. 887 1010. [Access: PPA, L, R. Facilities: WC. W8, H. G. C. Help: A, AA]

Macbeth Until Fri 7 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). See Tourin .

Molly's Collar Tie Tue 11 Nov.

7.30 m. £6 (£2). See Touring.

Shir ey Valentine Thu 13 & Fri 14 Nov. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). See Touring.

Daisy Pulls It Off Wed l9—Sat 22 Nov. £4.50 (£3.50). Local company Trinity Theatre. with this comedy about a young girl‘s attempts to get in with the in crowd at school.

PAVILION THEATRE l2] Renfield Street. 332 1846. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. G. Help: AA]

Harry Hill Mon 10 Nov. 7.30pm. £12. See Comedy listings and preview.

Your at-a-glanee theatre guide

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84 THE LIST 7 Nov—20 Nov 1997