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 & dance section. Shows will be listed, provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Drama & dance listings compiled by Simone Baird.


Access: P = Parking Facilities. PPA = Parking to he l’re-Arranged. l. = Level ' Access. R = Raruped .Access. ST = Steps to negotiate.

Facilities: WC : Adapted Toiletts). WS 2 Wheelchair Spaces. .AS = Adjacent Seats. H = lnduetion Loop System. lR = Infra Red System. (i = Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. C = Catering .«\ccessible. T = Adapted Telephone.

Help: A 2 Assistance Available. AA = Advise Venue in .-\tivance.


Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon-Sat l().3()arn until 6.30pm in person or until 9pm by phone on ()l4l 287 55 l l. Strnday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues, THEATRE TOKENS

TT indicates \enues where Theatre Tokens can he esehanged for tickets. Tokens can he bought from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Glasgow. OH] 287 59H); most branches of W. H. Smith. John ivlenzies and .lames Thin Booksellers; or by credit card from 'l‘okenline. ()l7l 24() 8800.



Midland Street. 22! 4()()l. [.Access: L. Facilities: \\'(‘. \VS. C. (i. Help: .A. AA] The Mothers Unleashed Trilogy Tue 8—Sat l2 lice. Rpm. {p.50 (£3.50). See Touring

JAMES ARNOTT THEATRE Gillllot‘ellill Centre for Theatre. Film and Television. 9 l'niversrty' Avenue. 287 55! l.

Dissent l'ntrl Sun (i l)ee. 7.30pm. £8 (£4). See 'l'otll'ittg.

Voting intentions: Graham Crammond and Neil McKinven in Stephen Gr

Cafe Theatre Festival Thu Ill-Sun 13 Dee. 5.30—l lpm. Organised by anti for Glasgow University students this free- lTowing festival of music. cabaret and performance is now in its fourth year. The Visit Wed lo—Sat l‘) Dec. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). A new contemporary nativity play taking a fresh look at the events leading tip to the birth of Christ. Joseph and Mary scrimp and look forward to a summer marriage as a hard winter draws


350 Sauchiehall Street. 332 752]. [Access: l’l’A. L. ST. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C]

Dirty Work Tue 8 8: Wed 9 Dec. 8pm. £0 (£4). ()n the only Scottish dates of their national tour. Forced Entertainment bring, their 17th show on an annual pilgrimage to the CCA. An ambitious project. the performance embraces the whole world. When reality becomes theatre. what happens to theatre itself‘.’ See Frontlines. page 8 and preview. page 70.


I23 Ayr Road. Prestwick. ()l‘)2(> 7 |()()()(). Cinderella On Ice Tue lS—Sat l‘) Dec. l.3()pm & 7.30pm. £ l 3 (£8). The Russian lce Stars bring to the UK for the first time this spectacular Christmas show. The title role is played by likaterina Murugova.

eenhorn's Dissent, at the James Arnott Theatre

Summit Conference Stalls Studio. Until Wed 23 Dec. 7.30pm. £8 (£2). While Hitler and Mussolini are slicing up litrrope. their mistresses. liva Braun and Carla l’etacci are staging their own

I conference of war. in Robert Davod

MacDonald‘s chilling historical fantasy. first staged in l‘)7h’.


Gorbals. 42‘) ()022. "FT. [Access: 1.. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. ('3. C. Help: AAI. Closed Sun & Mon.

Merlin The Magnificent Until Sat 26 Dec. times vary. £2.5()—£ It). The Citizens‘ Christmas show is Stuart Paterson's enduring perennial. based very loosely on the classic Arthurian legend. See review. page 7 I.

The Killing 0? Sister George (.‘it-cle Studio. Until Wed 23 Dec. 7.30pm. £8 (£2). Frank Marctrs’s classic of the 608 centres around the lesbian actress whose character is written otit of a long-running soap opera in the name of ratings.


935 Hyndland Street. 357 3868. Booking also: Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Aladdin lintil Sat 5 Dee: 7pm. mats Wed. Thu a Sat. 2.30pm. £0 (£4). A traditional panto style of song. dance and rotten jokes based on the famous story of Aladdin. his wicked uncle Ahanazar and the magic lamp.


liastwood Recreation Centre. liastwood Park. Roukenglen Road. (iiffnock. 577 4070. [Access: P. L. ST. R. i-‘aeilities: \y‘C. WS. (i. C]. Tickets from Aileen McNeil on (xix 4280. (i ltlpm. Cinderella l'ntil Sat 5 Dec: 7.30pm. mat

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Summit (‘onlt‘tence Aladdin Sleeping Beauty

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Sleeping Beauty

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Sleeping Beauty Sleeping Beauty




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