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Drama is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Dance is listed after drama for each city. Touring shows are listed at the end of the drama 8r dance section. Shows will be listed. provided 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 ne otiate.

Facilities: WC = Adapted Toilet(s). WS = Wheelchair Spaces. AS = Adjacent Seats. H = Induction Loop System. 1R = Infra Red System. G = Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. C = Catering Accessible. T = Adapted Telephone. “1'1” = Theatre Tokens accepted.

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. W8. C. G. Help: A. AA] Bold Girls Until Thu 27 Nov (not Suns). 7.30pm; Mon 24 & Wed 26 mats 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 Glasgow based Irish director/actress Muireann Kelly and her Theatre Galore company. See review. page 64.

The Importance Of Being Earnest Fri 28—Sat 29 Nov. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Physical company Kaos Theatre reinvents Oscar Wilde's classic comedy

of mistaken identity with its usual stamp of innovative staging. Despite the publicity shots. there is no nudity to be seen. alas. See New Shows. page 64. American Buffan Tue 2-Sat 6 & Tue 9—Thu 13 Dec. 7.30pm. £6.50 (£3.50). Glasgow-based Theatre Flux present David Mamet‘s typically fast-paced and powerful three-hander about three small- time crooks in a junk shop plotting the midnight robbery of a coin collection


Theatre .Toltens have become a widely recognised type of gift vouchers. which can be exchanged for theatre tickets at any participating venue.

They can be bought from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Glasgow, 287 5910; most branches of W.H. Smith, John Menzies and James Thin Booksellers; or by credit card from Tolteriline, 0171 240 8800.

Participating venues in Glasgow and Edinburgh are now indicated in our listings by the code TT.

Nudes of the world: Kaos Theatre relax in the dressing room before performing their lively version of The lmportance Of Being Earnest at The Arches


Gorbals. 429 0022. TT. (Access: L. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: AA] Closed Suns.

The B.F.G. Tue 25 Nov-Sat 20 Dec. Performances at 10am; 2pm; 7pm; 8pm. Call box office to check which times apply. £2.50—£ 10. A talented Scottish cast presents Roaltl Dahl‘s popular story about a large. personable individual. adapted by David Wood and directed by the Citizens' director of design Kenny Miller.


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

The Giin Concert Until Sat 22 Nov. 8pm. £6 (£4). See Touring and review. page 64

Birth Of Plastic/Scar Culture Wed 26 & Thu 27 No; 8pm. £5 (£3). Double-bill of performed readings from Jackie TV. whose Bin/l ()fl’luxlil' is billed as a ‘channel-hopping extravaganza and Toni Davidson. who presents three perspectives on ‘interfalnily sexuality’ under the collective name 5(‘(11‘ Culture.


Old Coach Road. Fast Mains. East Kilbride. 013552 61000. [Accessz R. Facilities: H].

Shadowlands Until Sat 22 Nov. 8pm. £5

(£2.50). East Kilbride-based Rapture Theatre Company present William Nicholson’s take on the tragic. real-life love affair between novelist CS. Lewis and Joy Gresham. Well known in its film version starting Anthony Hopkins and Debra Winger.


Queen Street. 229 1996. Booking: Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above.

Triple Bill Fri 21 Nov. 3.45pm. Free. See Glasgow Dance.


2 Sauchiehall Street. 287 5511. [Access:

P. PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W8. H, G. C]

Eddie lzzard: 'Glorious' Mon 1 & Tue 2 Dec. 8pm. £16.50 (£14.50). See Comedy listings and Frontlines. page 3.

GREENOCK ARTS GUILD - 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 am dram groups.

Hot Mikado Fri 28 & Sat 29 Nov. 7.30pm. £5 (£3). Kaos Theatre present this musical contrasting the clean lines and colour of Japanese design with the style and silhouette of 40s American fashion and a soundtrack embracing gospel. blues. rock and swing.

Just For A Laugh Fri 28 Nov. 7.30pm. £6. Finlay McLean pays tribute to some of the 20th century‘s great film. radio and TV perfomlers.


Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. Closed Suns. TT. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. W8. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Blood Brothers Until Sat 29 Nov. 7.30pm. 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.

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