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 & dance listings compiled by Anna Millar .


WA = Wheelchair Access; P = Parking Facilities; WC = Adapted Toilet( s). TICKETLINK

Tickets for major venues in Glasgow are available from the Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. Mon—Sat 10.30am—6.30pm: Sun noon—5pm in person or until ‘)pm by phone on ()141 287 5511.AnyTicketlink box office cart sell tickets for other venues. THEATRE TOKENS

'IT indicates venues where Theatre Tokens can be exchanged for tickets. Tokens cart he bottgltt frottt the Ticket Cetttre. Catttlleriggs. (ilasgow, ()141 287 5910; tttost branches of W.ll. Stttitlt. John Menzies and James Thin Booksellers: or by credit card front Tokcnline. 0171 240 8800.

Glasgow Drama


121 Rentield Street. 332 1846. [P. WC. WA]

The Celtic Story L'ntil Sat H) Aug (ttot Sun). 7.30pm (Wed & Sat tnat 2pm). £107 £15. The epic history of Scotland’s green and white spotting institution is retold through blood. sweat attd tears of laughter.


25 Albert Drive. 287 3‘)00. ]P. TI‘. WC. WA]

The Quest of Derik Fri l‘) & Sat 20 Jul. 7.15pm. £3. A fatnily show devised and developed by the young people takittg part itt Scottish ()pera’s summer school. The performance is based on the theme of (iermanic myth and includes a host of colourful characters such as King llarold Blttctootlt. dragons attd sea monsters and the Spirits of the Strcattt.


63 'l‘rottgate. 552 4267.

Just for Joe Fri 26 6’; Sat 27 Jill. 8pm. £8 (£5). Brenda Cochrane stars as ‘the Voice' in this tale of a yottttg (ilaswegian girl's rise to stardom.

Edinburgh Drama


Royal .\lile. 225 9846. [1). WC. WA] Romeo and Juliet Tue 23 8; Wed 24 Jul. 8pm. £‘)—£15 from 473 2000. Cutting Edge Theatre follows up its successful production of Macbeth with another

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The Singing Kettle’s Jungle Party Thu 18 --Sun 21 Jul. See Kids



Cambridge Street. 228 1404. ll’. l1. 'lvl’. WC. WA]

lron Fri 26 Wed 31 Jul. Fri - Sun & Tue 7pm; Wed 2pm. £14 (£4 £8.50). Rona Munro's psychological play in which a mother attd dattgltter attempt to break through the time. memory attd punishment barriers that have separated them for 15 years.

Outlying Islands Preview shows Tue 30 Jul Stttt 4 Aug (ttot Thu Fri). Tue 2pm; Wed 7pm; Sat 2.15pm; Stttt 6pm. £14 (£4 £8.50). Acclaimed writer David (ireig joins the Traverse Theatre Company as it presents his latest work. involving two government ornithologists confronting desire and death on a remote Scottish lslattd at the eve of theWorld War II.

The Drowned World Preview show Thu 1. 7.45pm. £10 (£4—£7.50). Fringe First winner Paines Plough presents Gary Owen's Drowned World in association with Graeae. a vicious story of love. revolt and beauty.

One Man’s Business Preview show Thu 1. 10.30pm. £7.50 (£4). Clare Bartholomew‘s physical comedy combines slapstick and clown in the tradition of Buster Keaton and Mr Bean with this irreverent insight into the absurd world of a silent. lonely man.

Safety Preview show Thu l—Fri 2 Aug. Thu noon; Fri 2.30pm. £7.50 (£4). L'nlimited Theatre presents the second iii a trilogy of plays written itt respottse to the media‘s role in reporting violent. political conflict.

Shut Eye Preview sltow Thu 1. 7pm. £8.50 (£4). Absttrd comic musical fantasy from American director Joseph (‘haikin and acclaitttcd production company. Pig lrott.

Stitching Preview show Thu 1. 2.30pm. £7.50 (£4 ). A faitltless couple rc- evalttatc their relationsltip attd past sexual histories in light of an unexpected pregnancy.

Weather Preview show Thu 1. 5pm.

£7.50 (£4 ). Volcano and Moving Company presettt this playful comedy examining the inner life of art unstable weatherperson.

Edinburgh Dance


33a Morningside Road. 220 434‘). [P. 11] An Evening of Ballet and Divertissement Fri 26 Jul. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). The Rttssiatt Ballet Society showcases its latest work.

Central Drama & Dance Ayr GAIETY THEATRE Carrick Street. 012‘)2 61 1222. Ill. WC. WA] The Centenary Gaiety Whirl Tue 23 Jul Sat 7 Sep (ttot Stttt Mon). Tue- Fri 7.30pm; Sat 6pm & 8.30pm; Wed 31st Jttl 2.30pm & 7.30pm. £7.50 £12.50. Dean Park stars iii the (iaicty 's annual variety spectacular boastittg a big band sottttd. laughter. sottg attd dancing girls.



Tay Square. ()1382 223530. [P. H. WC. WA]

Mince? Thu 18—Sat 20 Jul. 7.45pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). Forbes .\lasson's bizarre musical comedy about a successful jingle writer on the brink of madness.

The Cherry Orchard Wed 24—Sat 27 Jul. 7.45pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). Benchtours presents a highly visual adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s classic. in which a debt-ridden aristocrat returns to her Russian estate to find much political and social change.

Double Scotch Mon 2‘) Jul. 8pm. Singer Peter Morrison attd comedian Johttny Beattie team tip with the Peggy ()‘Keefe Trio for an evening of good old Scottish variety.



Kit'kgate. 0 1 son 842896. [WA] Romeo and Juliet Sat 20 & Sun 21 Jul. 7pm. £7 £12 from 473 2000. See lidinburgh. lidinburgh Castle.


PITLOCHRY FESTIVAL THEATRE Pitlochry. Perthsltire. 0|7‘)6 484626. IP. 11. WC. WA]

The Cherry Orchard, Touring The Hollow l'ntil Wed 31 Jul (ttot Thu l8-—Fri l‘). Stttt 21 Tue 23. Thu 25. Sat 27~-Tue 30). 8pm: 24th Jul 2pm. £15 £20 (£7.50 £10). Agatha Christie's dramatic thriller in which a doctor is murdered at a weekend house party. with his wife. mistress attd former lover present. Arsenic and Old Lace t‘ntil Thu 25 Jul (not Thu 18. Stttt 21 -Wed 24). 8pm: Sat 20th Jul 2pm. £15 £20 (£7.50 £10). The Brewster Sisters are notorious in their Brooklyn neighbourhood for their kindly actiotts. But a gruesome discovery itt their window seat changes everything. Absurd Person Singular t‘ntil Sat 27 Jul (ttot Thu 18 Sttn 2 l . Tue 23» Fri 26). 8pm: 27th Jul 2pm. £15 £20

(£7.50 £10). Alan Ayckbourn's popular comedy set itt tltree kitchens at three successive Christmas parties. Amadeus l'ntil Wed 31 Jul (not Fri

1‘) -Tue 23. Thu 25 Fri 26. Stttt 28 Tue 30). 8pm: 31st Jul 2pm. £15 £20

(£7.50 £ 10). Peter Shaffer historical look at musician Antonio Salieri. a tttatt whose life is tttrtted upside dovv n by tltc arrival in Vienna of a more talettted contposer. .\1o/art.

The Queen of Spades t'ntil Tue 23 Jul (not Thu 18— Mon 22). 8pm. £15—£20 (£7.50—£ 10). John Clifford's new play. based on Pushkin's novella. about a rich Russian countess clinging to her opulent lifestyle as revolution rages around her in early 20th century St Petersburg.

The Haunted Man Tue 30 Jul—Fri 13 Sep (not Wed 3l—Thu 1). 8pm. £15—£20 (£7.50—£10). Jimmy Chisholm stars itt this critically acclaimed one-man show based on the life of Charles Dickens.

St Andrews


Abbey Street. ()1334 475000. ]P. WC. WA]

Master Class t’ntil Sat :7 Jul (not Sun). 8pm (Sat ntat 2.30pm).

£8.50 £14.50 (£7 £14.50). 'l'ert‘ence .‘ylcNally 's Tony award-winning play about the loves attd life of the famous (ircck opera singer Maria Callas. Double Scotch Stttt 21 Jul. 8pm. £12.50 (£‘).50). See Dundee.


The Scores. (ll 334 477196.

Romeo and Juliet Thu Is is Fri tu Jul. 7pm. £7 £12. See lidinburgh. lidinburgh Castle.