Drama is listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Dance is listed after drama for each city. Shows will be listed. provided that details reach our offices at least ten days before publication. Drama 8: dance listings compiled by Rob Fraser.

One louder: Russell Maliphant at the Traverse


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. IR = Infra Red System. G = Guide Dogs Allowed. R = Restaurant Accessible. C = Catering Accessible. T = Adapted Telephone.

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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 287 551 1. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticket Link box office can sell tickets for other venues. THEATRE TOKENS

Tl" indicates venues where Theatre Tokens can be exchanged for tickets. Tokens can be bought from Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Glasgow. Ol4l 287 5910; most branches of W.H. Smith. John Menzies and James Thin Booksellers; or by credit card from Tokenline. 017i 240



30 Midland Street. 22l 400l. [WC. WA] The Caretaker Until Sat 24 Apr. 8pm. £7 (£4). Arches Theatre. Brilliantly realised Pinter adaptation distinguished by three fine performances. See review page 63.

Coma - Stories From The Edge Tue 27 Apr—Sat I May. 8pm. £7 (£4). Improbable Theatre explore altered states and the grey area between life and death. See preview page 61 and Frontlines page 3.

The Dark Room Tue 27 Apr-Sat I May. 8pm. £7 (£4). New company For Your Pleasure’s first production explores the life and work of a war photographer. Topical subject matter. but then isn't it always? See Preview page 62.


Gilmorehill Centre. 9 University Avenue. Tickets: 287 55l l.

10 Backwards Wed 28 Apr. 7.30pm. £7 (3) Techno. video and theatre fuse in a new show from multimedia agents provacateurs Blast Theory. Time travel is the theme. as a woman finds herself catapulted back and forth across the first decade of the new Millennium.


Eastwood Recreation Centre. Eastwood Park. Roukenglen Road. Giffnock. 577 4970. [Access: P. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. W5. G. C]

Whisky Galore Tue 20-Sat 24 Apr. 7.30pm; mat Sat 3pm. £6 (£4 mat). Giffnock Theatre Players celebrate 50 years of performance with this much loved fable concerning the uplifting power of the ‘water of lil‘ef

KING'S THEATRE 297 Bath Street. 287 55 l l. [H. WC. WA]

Annie Tue 27 Apr—Sat 15 May. 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £5—£24.50. Lily Savage joins the cast of the orphanage and mansion set musical. perhaps bringing some acerbic wit to proceedings.

Big - The Musical Mon l9—Sat 24 Apr. 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £5—£ l 5. Am-dram stalwarts the Apollo Players present a tuneful adaptation of the Tom Hanks movie in which a boy grows up overnight.


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

Begin Again Tue 20 & Wed 21 Apr. 7.30pm. £6 (£2) KtC's latest is a part social history. part gangland thriller. Both stories involve the same protagonist. and take place in post war Scotland at a time when society as a whole had to choose between cynicism and idealism. A hugely impressive production. See review page 63.


8—10 Balcarres Avenue. Kelvindale. 339 6185.

Morag And The Water Horse Sat 24 Apr. 2 m. £3 (£2). See Kids listings. Tapsa teerie Tales Sat 17 Apr. 2pm. £3 (£2). Ages 3—8. See Kids listings.



30 Midland Street. 22l 4001. [WC. WA] Liquid Oxygen Thu lS—Sat 17 Apr. 8pm. £7 (£4). Innovative new piece from Fight or Flight. See review page 63.


Argyle Street. 287 269‘). [P, WC. WA] Dances In The Glasgow Style Sun 18 Apr. 3pm. Free. Under the all encompassing umbrella of Glasgow l‘)‘)‘). a celebration of the life anti work ol‘Charles Rennie Mackintosh.


282 Hope Street. 332 9000. [P. H. WC. WA]

Scottish Ballet - Night Life Thu l5—Sat l7 Apr. 7.15pm; Sat 2.l5pm & 7.15pm. £3.50-—£l‘).50. You've all seen the saucin provocative promotional material. now's the time to witness the show itself. Bach‘s music is combined with choreography by Tim Rushton in a world premiere.

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