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 a dance listings compiled by Kel Apter.


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


'IT indicates venues where Theatre Tokens can be exchanged for tickets. Tokens can be bought from the Tlcket Centre, Candleriggs, Glasgow, 0141 287 5910; most branches of W.H. Smith, John Menzies and James Thin Booksellers; or by credit card from Tokenline, 0171 240 8800.


THE ARCHES 30 Midland Street, 221 4001. [WC, WA] Scratch Fri 15—Sat 16 Oct. 7.30pm. £7

(£4). Actors from Volcano Theatre and Frantic Assemny join together to create this devised piece, which uses physical theatre and club music to explore the relationship between two friends. See preview.


39 Ardencrai Road, 630 0000. Irreparable olphins Thu 14 Oct. 7.30pm. £2. Sounds Of Progress bring together some of Scotland’s finest music

Clavigo, a gifted young writer, advised to forsake his fiancee for his work. See


o's Afraid 01‘ Virginia Woolf? Thu

21 Oct—Sat 13 Nov. 7.30pm. £10 (£3). Free preview Thu 21 Oct. Giles Havergal directs Edward Albee ’s legendary tale of a husband and wife desperately trying to bury the pain of a past tragedy, at the expense of their impressionable young dinner guests.

theatre performers for this humorous and COTTIER THEATRE moving look at disability. See review. 93—95 Hyndland Street, 357 3868. [H, WC, WA]


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

Filth Until Sat 9 Oct. 7.30pm. £10 (£3). (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 Until Sat 9 Oct. 7.30pm. £10 (£3). (Circle Studio). Jon Pope adapts, directs and designs Clive Barker’s novel, featuring Jacqueline, a woman who brings herself back from the brink of death through the use of telekinetic power.

Pygmalion Until Sat 9 Oct. 7.30pm. £10 (£3). Better known to many folk as My Fair Lady, George Bernard Shaw’s classic rags to riches tale packs more of a finch minus the frilly songs.

e Woman Destroyed Tue 19 Oct-Sat 13 Nov. 7.30pm. £10(£3). Free preview Tue 19 Oct. (Stalls Studio). Translated by Diana Quick and directed by Kenny Miller, Simone de Beauvoir’s tale of a woman alone on New Year’s Eve is all the more pertinent with the millennium Hogmanay on the horizon. See preview. Clavigo Wed 20 Oct-Sat 13 Nov. 7.30pm. £10(£3). Free preview Wed 20 Oct. (Circle Studio). Translated by Robert David MacDonald from Goethe’s original text, this tale of passion and artistry in the Spanish court finds

Rumours Until Sat 9 Oct. 7.30pm. £7 (£5). Eight dinner party guests try to save their host from descending into scandal in this new production of Neil Simon’s farcical comedy, brought to the stage by Wee Slice Theatre Company.

When Suddenly . . . Tue l9—Wed 20 Oct. 8pm. £8 (£5). David Anderson and Wildcat present a new version of his trilogy of plays performed at the Cottier last year: 4 7, The House That Jack Built and Delirious.

EASTERHOUSE COMMUNITY CENTRE 1 Shandwick Street, Easterhouse, 771 9056.

Irreparable Dolphins Wed 20 Oct. 7.30pm. £2. See Castlemilk Youth Complex.

something women spend a wild weekend at a Butlins glam rock revival. Expect a certain amount of raucousness from this new ‘adults only’ musical comedy by the writer of Mamma Mia].

The New Rocky Horror Show Mon llmSat 16 Oct. 7.30pm; Fri & Sat 5.30pm & 8.30pm. £5—£20.50. Jason Donovan hands over the fishnets to musical golden boy Darren Day, for another round of Timewarp thrusting. Once again TV stalwart Nicholas Parsons takes to his wheelchair in the role of the narrator and audiences are, as always, encouraged to join in whenever possible. See review.

KNIGHTSWOOD COMMUNITY CENTRE 201 Alderman Road, 959 9419. Irreparable Dolphins Wed 13 Oct. 7pm. £2 (£1). See Castlemilk Youth Complex.


New Street, 887 1010. [H, WC, WA] Faith Healer Tue 12 Oct. 7.30pm. £6 (£2). Theatre In Action present Brian Friel’s acclaimed play about the destructive bond he shared with his wife and his manager.


Abbey Close, 887 1010.

Irreparable Dolphins Tue 19 Oct. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). See Castlemilk Youth Complex.


9 University Avenue, 287 5511.

Atomic City Sat 9 Oct. 8pm. £7 (£4). Grey Coast theatre explore the dilemmas facing the residents of Bunillidh, a small town living in the shadow of a vast nuclear power plant.


297 Bath Street, 287 5511. [H, WC, WA] Shang-a-Iang Until Sat 9 Oct. Wed & Thu 7.30pm; Fri & Sat 5.30pm & 8.30pm. £5—£16.50. Rekindling the fantasies of their schooldays, three thirty-


121 Renficld Street, 332 1846. [P, WC, WA]

Mrs Brown's Last Wedding Until Sat 9 Oct. 7.30pm. £10—£14. Irish comic Brendan O’Carroll returns with this popular comedy, after a successful visit earlier in the car.

A Very Speclal Hogmanay Wed 13—Sat 23 Oct (not Sun 17). 7.30pm (plus mats). £6.50—£11. Johnny Beattie, Jack Mulroy and Sally Logan star in this all-singing, all-dancing look at a good old fashioned Scottish Hogmanay.

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