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 Kelly



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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 5511. Sunday opening is noon—5pm. Any Ticketlink box office can sell tickets for other venues.


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30 Midland Street, 221 4001. [WC, WA]

Pilate Until Sat 11 Sep. 8pm. £7 (£4). Fresh from their successful Edinburgh Fringe run, young Scottish theatre company Morpheus’ adaptation of Ann Wroe’s novel about one man’s struggle between spirit and flesh, political reality and moral justice makes for powerful political commentary.


270 Sauchiehall Street, 332 7521. [WC, WA]

Electra - Queen Of Revenge Wed 15—Thu 16 Sep. 8pm. £7 (£5). Fringe First winners Theatre Cryptic present this multi-media production of Sophocles’ Electra, adapted by Clare Venables. A compelling piece of physical theatre, which brings an unexpected immediacy to a classical narrative through spectacle and movement.


119 Gorbals Street, 429 0022. [P, H, TT, WC, WA]

Dr Faustus Until Sat 11 Sep. 7.30pm. £10 (£3). TAG Theatre Company perform Edwin Morgan’s adaptation of Marlowe’s classic, in which a gifted scholar, desperate for power, sells his soul to the devil.

Filth Tue 14 Sep—Sat 9 Oct (not Sun 19—Mon 20). 7.30pm. £10 (£3); free preview Tue 14 Sep. All tickets £3 on Tuesdays. (Stalls Studio). Harry Gibson directs Irvine Welsh’s most recent novel Filth, set in a compellineg sordid world of sex, drugs and murder.

Books Of Blood Wed 15 Sep—Sat 9 Oct (not Sun 19—Mon 20). 7.30pm. £10 (£3); free preview Wed 15 Sep. All tickets £3 on Tuesdays. (Circle Studio). Jon Pope’s adaptation of Clive Barker’s novel which he has also directed and designed, features Jacqueline, a woman who brings herself back from the brink of death through the use of telekinetic power. Pygmalion Thu 16 Sep—Sat 9 Oct (not Sun l9—Mon 20). 7.30pm. £10 (£3); free preview Thu 16 Sep. All tickets £3 on Tuesdays. Better known to many folk as My Fair Lady, George Bernard Shaw’s classic rags to riches tale packs more of a punch and rids itself of the frilly songs.


93 Hyndland Street, 357 3868. [H, WC, WA]

Caesar Wed 22 Sep—Fri 1 Oct. 8pm. £7 (£5). Theatre Fusion present Thomas Gemmell’s updated version of Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, set in a contemporary political setting.

HUTCHESONS' GRAMMER SCHOOL 21 Beaton Road, 423 2933. Agamemnon Tue 21 Sep. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). York-based classical specialists Actors of Dionysus present their take on one of the earliest and most dramatic Greek tragedies. The first episode in Aeschylus’ Oresteia, this visually stunning production features all the necessary components: adultery, assassination and revenge.


297 Bath Street, 287 5511. [H, WC, WA]

42nd Street Until Sat 11 Sep. 7.30pm; Wed & Sat 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £5—£21.50. Hi De Hi’s Ruth Madoc stars in this new production of the West End classic, featuring such toe-tapping numbers as Lullaby 0f Broadway and We ’re In The Money. Bets are on for how long Madoc lasts before saying the word ‘campers’.

Thank You For The Music Mon 13—Sat 18 Sep. Mon-Thu 7.30pm; Fri & Sat 5.30pm & 8.30pm. £5—£20.50. Prepare for a nostalgia attack, as the unforgettable sounds of ABBA,

Theatre Cryptic's Electra

Lovers A touching and at times whimsically funny examination of relationships, looked at from the perspectives of youth and middle-age. Russell Hunter and Una Maclean bring depth and authenticity to the older couple. Edinburgh: Royal Lyceum Theatre, from Fri 78 Sep.

Electra Theatre Cryptic’s acclaimed revamping of classical tragedy continues its post-Festival stint in Glasgow. Exhilarating stuff catch it if you can take the pace. Glasgow: CCA at McLel/an Galleries, 15—16 Sep. Books Of Blood Prepare for some old- fashioned scare tactics from the Citz. Jon Pope’s adaptation of Clive Barker will cause gripped arms and stomach muscles all over the theatre. Glasgow: Citizens’ Theatre, from 75 Sep. Private Lives Noel Coward's account of a pair of sparring ex spouses, who rediscover love in the course of their recriminations, and abandon their new partners, retains its vitality through excellent work by Juliet Stevenson and Anton Lesser. Edinburgh: King’s Theatre, 21-25 Sep.

laleo The spectacular, award-winning Flamenco dance company from Seville bring their own particular splendour back to Edinburgh audiences. Edinburgh: King’s Theatre, 17—78 Sep.

Blondie, Bay City Rollers and The Osmonds come back to haunt you in this new musical.

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New Street, 887 1010. [H, WC, WA] Bold Girls Tue 21—Sat 25 Sep. 7.30pm; Wed 1.30pm & 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Rona Munro’s humorous look at four women battling the odds in war-torn Belfast.


121 Renfield Street, 332 1846. [P, WC, WA

Roc in' On Heaven's Door Thu 16—Fri 17 Sep. 7.30pm. £8-£10 (£7—£9). If you can make it past the painfully punning title, you’ll be treated to the sounds of four rock legends now singing on the other side: Elvis, Roy Orbison, Buddy Holly and Eddie Cochrane.

TRON THEATRE 63 Trongate. Ticketlink. [H, TI‘, WC, WA

Werewolves Until Sat 11 Sep. 7.30pm. £3-£8.95. Compelling drama from Theatre Archipelago (formerly Communicado), as resentment bubbles beneath the surface in a war-scarred rural community.

Looking For An Angel In Flight Fri IO—Sat 11 Sep. 9pm. £5 (£3). Collette Murray explores love and art through the life of Emmy Hennings, a cabaret artist at the turn of the century.

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by Rona Munro

Tues 14 - Sat 18 Sept 7.45pm Matinee Wed 15 at 1.30pm CUMBERNAULD THEATRE Box Office 01236 732887

Tues 21 - Sat 25 Sept 7.30pm Matinee Wed 22 at 1.30pm PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE Box Office 0141 887 1010

Mon 27 & Tues 28 Sept 7.30pm CARNEGIE HALL, DUNFERMLINE Box Office 01383 314127

Wed 29 & Thurs 30 Sept VILLAGE THEATRE, EAST KILBRIDE Box Office 01355 248669

Fri 1 & Sat 2 Oct 7.30pm GREENOCK ARTS GUILD Box Office 01475 723038

Tues 5 Oct 7.30pm HOWDEN PARK CENTRE, LIVINGSTON Box Office 01506 433634

Wed 13 - Sat 16 Oct WedfThurs 2.30pm & 7.30pm Fri/Sat 7.30pm BRUNTON THEATRE, MUSSELBURGH Box Office 0131 665 2240

Tues 19 - Fri 22 Oct 7.30pm Matinee Wed 20 at 2.30pm GAIETY THEATRE, AYR Box Office 01292 611222

Mon 25 & Tues 26 Oct 7.30pm ABOYNE DEESIDE CEC THEATRE , Centre Reception 013398 86222

Wed 27 & Thurs 28 Oct 7.30pm ELGIN TOWN HALL Tickets: Elgin Library, Cooper Park 01343 542746

Fri 29 & Sat 30 Oct 7.30pm FRASERBURGH, DALRYMPLE HALL, ARTS CENTRE Tickets: Reid Shoe Shop, Mid St. 01346 515145

Tues 2 - Sat 6 Nov 7.30pm Matinee Wed 3 at 2.30pm PERTH THEATRE

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