Theatre '

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 Apter.


WA = Wheelchair Access: P = Parking Facilities: W(‘ = Adapted Toiletts). TICKETLINK

Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available from the Ticket Centre. ('andleriggs. .‘vlon-Sat ll).30am--6.30pm: Stilt noon- 5pm in person or until 9pm by phone on (ll-ll 2S7 551 l. Any Ticketlink box ol'lice can sell tickets for other venues. THEATRE TOKENS

Tl‘ indicates venues where Theatre Tokens can be exchanged for tickets. Tokens can be bought from the Ticket (’entre. ('andlcriggs. (ilasgovv. ()l-ll 287 5‘)l0; most branches of W”. Smith. John Menzies and James Thin Booksellers: or by credit card l'rom 'l’okenline. ()l7l 2-10 8800.

Glasgow Drama


253 Argyle Street. 090] 022 0300. [W('. WAI

Stories 123 liri 7 & Sat 8 Dec. 7.30pm. £4 l£2). A work-in-progress performance based around a triptych of short stories by the artistic director ol’ Twelve Stars. with music from .‘vlick Slaven ol' (ilasgow band The Leopards.


l l‘) (iorbals Street. 42‘) 0022. ll’. ll. 'IT W(‘. WAl

Glue Mon 3 --Sat 8 Dec. 8pm (7 Dec 10pm). £10 (£3). Stage adaptation of Irvine Welsh's latest book (ilm'. the story of four boys growing up in the lidinburgh schemes. See preview.

The “Hits t'ntil Sat 22 Dee (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £3 U2. This year's (‘it/ ('hristmas show translates Roald l)ahl’s much loved tale of nasty Mr and .\lrs Twit to the stage. See preview. Suddenly Last Summer l'ntil Sat 22 Dec (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £10 (£3). l('ircle Studio). Philip Prowse directs the (‘iti/ens' Theatre (‘ompany in Tennessee Williams' dark tale of a recently bereaved mother. (illes llavergal gives a Tree pre- sliow talk on Wed l2 Dec at 7pm.


liinnieston Quay. 0870 040 4000. IP. H. W(‘. WAI

Paul McKenna’s Hypnotic Show Fri 7 Dec. 7.30pm. £12.50» £l 3.50. ()ne of the world's most successl'til hypnotists brings his lively show to (ilasgow.

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Beauty And The Beast Stuart Patterson's treatment of this classic Christmas show should make compelling viewing. Tony Cownie looks set to direct a perennial favourite with his usual accomplishment and sensitivity. Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh, Fri 30 Nov-Sat 5 Jan.

Olga This Traverse production of an acclaimed Finnish hit is given a Scots treatment by Linda McLean. The Christmas-set stOry takes us into the dark woods of Finland. on a j0urney with a very old lady and a rather rough young man. who encounter various eccentrics. See preview. Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Fri 30 Nov—Sat 22 Dec

Glue Irvine Welsh‘s story is brought to the stage by his acclaimed long-term collaborator Harry Gibson. If this is anything like as powerful as earlier work like Fi/th, it‘ll be a must-see. See preview. Citizens' Theatre, Glasgow, Mon 3—Sat 8 Dec.

The Happy Gang’s Arabian Adventure Thu l3~Sat )5 Dec. See Kids listings and preview.


t)3 95 l~lyndland Street. 357 3868. Ill. WC. WA]

Bold Girls L'ntil Thu 2‘) Nov. 5pm. £4. Tickets from 01355 23665]. Rona Munro‘s tale of lil‘e in turbulent Northern Ireland.

Speed The Plow t’ntil Sat l l)ec. 8pm. £5—L‘7 (£3—-£-l). Tickets from 01355 236651. David Mamet's comic look at two writers trying to cook up the perl'ect llollywood screenplay.



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