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

details above. 'l'l" [Access: PPA. 1.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Aladdin Until Sat l7 Ian (not Sun I] Jan. Performances at lpm; 2. l5pm; 5pm; 7pm. Call box office to check which titnes apply. £5—£ l 3.50 (concs available). Iilaine C. Stnitlt and current Bron/tie villain Gerard Kelly star in the King‘s annual panto bonanza with the tale of the boy who rubs a magic lamp and wakes up a sleeping genie. Helping Elaine and Gerard along with their ‘oh no it‘s nots‘ are TV star Grant Stott with Paul Young and Dave Anderson.


l2l Renfield Street. 332 Its-16. [Access: ST. Facilities: WS. (i. Hel ): AA]

Robin Hood And The 8a es In The Woods Until Sat 24 Ian (not Sun ll Jan. Sun 18 Jan). Performances at 10am; 2pm: 6.30pm; 7.30pm. Call box office to check which times apply. £6.50--£‘).25 (£6~£6.50). Andy Cameron (Cheekie Chick). Christian (Robin Hood) and

guest star Maurice Roeves (The Sheriff Of Nottingham) are this year's showbiz delights at the Pavilion's trad panto. Watch out for the Full Monty spoof.

THEATRE ROYAL Hope Street. 332 9000. TI”. [Access:

PPA. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C.

Help: AA]. Closed Suns.

La Fille Mal Gardee Until Sat to Jan. 7.l5ptn; Sat tnat 2.15pm. £3.50—L‘32. See Touring.


63 Trongate. 552 4267.11". [Access: PPA. ST. R. l.. Facilities: WC. WS. H. C. Hel :AA].

A C ristmas Carol Until Sat to Ian. 7.30pm 8: mats (call box office for details). £9 (£5.50). Dames are otit and atmospheric storytelling is in. as Communicado Theatre Company presents its latest Christmas show for young attd old. adapted by Neil Bartlett from the influential Dickens novella. A simply sta ed but highly inventive treat.

Quiet Nig t In Wed 2l—Sat 24 Jan. 8pm.

£8 (£4). See Touring and preview panel. opposite.

Pipe dreams: Tony Benn tells it like it is in The Writing On The Wall



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

La Fille Mal Gardée Until Sat l0 Jan. 7.l5pm: Sat tnat 2.l5pm. £3.5()—£32. See Touring.



Musselburgh. 665 22-10. [Access: l.. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. 'I'T.

Hel ): AA]

StiI Game Wed 2l~Fri -3 Ian. 7.30pm. £9 (£5.50). See Touring.

EDINBURGH FESTIVAL THEATRE l3/2‘) Nicolson Street. 52‘) 6000. [Access: I. Facilities: WC. WS. AS. II. C. T. Help: A]

Tosca Sat l0 Jan. 7. 15pm. fit-£45 (£7—£42.50). See Classical & ()pet‘a listings.

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drama & dance THEATRE

Hit list

The best stage shows this fortnight.

The Bloody Chamber Last chance to grab a ticket for Grid tron Theatre's hit adaptation of the Angela Carter tale. Staged in the haunting (and probably haunted) alleyways buried under the Royal Mile. Edinburgh Mary King’s Close. The Relapse Philip Prowse directs and designs Vanbrugh's subtle and dark Restoration comedy about marriages in various states of disrepair. The first main- house production in the Citizens' ambitious new season. See preview, page 65. Glasgow." Citizens' Theatre. The Glass Menagerie Tennessee Williams' first major play - a tragic depiction of a family in the Deep South wrapped up in its own fantasies - receives a fresh airing at the Lyceum, in a production by guest director Polly Teate. See preview, page 65. Edinburgh: Royal Lyceum Theatre.

The Turn Of The Screw Scary biscuits in the Citizens’ Theatre's Stalls Studio, as Jon Pope revives his adaptation of the Henry James masterpiece of chills, with atmospheric music by Adrian Johnston. Glasgow: C iti'zens’ Theatre.

A Christmas Carol Ralph Riach (TV John in Hamish Macbeth') stars as Scrooge in Communicado's simple but lively staging of the Dickens yarn, adapted by Neil Bartlett. Glasgow: Tron.

Dance: The Millennarium Scottish-born dancer/choreographer Wayne McGregor and his London-based Random Dance Company present a new show, filled with computer-inspired visual effects. See Frontlines, page 3. Edinburgh: Traverse Theatre.

I I Friday 16

Saturday 17 I

Monday 19

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.

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