Theatre events are listed by city, then alphabetically by venue. Dance events are listed after Theatre. Submit listings at least ten days before publication to anna@list.co.uk, by post or by tax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Anna Miliar.

Disabled access key WA=Wheelchair access: WAA=Wheelchair access with assistance; P=Parking facilities; WCzAdapted toilet(s).

Glasgow Drama


119 Gorbals Street. -129 0022. IP. H. TT. WC. WA]

Damn’d Jacobite Bitches Until Sat 21 Dec (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm; 14 Dec 3pm & 7.30pm. £12 (£-1). (Circle Studio). The fall and the rise of Charles Edward Stuart is revealed as four women. each having had a different relationship with him. share their thoughts. See review. Pleasure and Pain Until Sat 21 Dec (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm; i-1th Dec 3pm & 7.30pm. £12 (£4). (Stalls Studio). Excellent adaptation of Guy de Maupassant‘s original short stories which explore the human condition. with John Kazek as Maupassant. Future Royal Lyceum director David Mark Thomson is at the helm. See review.

Scrooge L'ntil Sat 28 Dec (not Sun. Wed). 23. 26 & 27 Dec 2pm 8; 7pm; 16—19 Dec 10.30am & 7pm: 1-1 Dec. 21 & 28 Dec 2pm. 5pm 8; 8pm; 20 Dec 7pm; 24 Dec 2pm 8: 5pm. £12 (£6); family ticket £30. Dickens' classic story of the overly prudent businessman Ebeneezer Scrooge who becomes a saint overnight. Giles Havergal takes the lead

as skinilint Ebeneezer with support from Tam Dean Burn. Grae Cleugh and Jay Manley. See review.


Finnieston Quay. 0870 0-10 4000. IP. H. we. WA]

The Happy Gang’s Fairytale Christmas Thu l2—Sat 1-1 Dec. Thu 10.15am & 1.15pm; fri 10.15am; Sat 2.30pm. £7.50; four tickets for £23. Join Little Red Riding Hood. Humpty Dumpty and the Happy Gang on a quest to save the Fairytale Forest in this all-singing. a11- dancing show. See review.

The Chippendales Mon 16 Dec. £18.50. The all-new show from these popular male stripping sensations. See preview.

Paul McKenna’s Hypnotic Show Sat 21 Dec. £14.50. More amazing mesmerising tricks from TV hypnotist Paul McKenna.


9 University Avenue. 330 5522.

STAG Nights Thu 12—Sat 1-1 Dec. 7.30pm. £6 (£3). Student Theatre at Glasgow experiments on stage with its own work as well as short pieces by other writers.


297 Bath Street. 240 1 1 1 1. [H. WC. WA] Aladdin L'ntil Sat 18 Jan (not Sun 15. Wed 18. Wed 25 Dec. Wed 1 Jan). 1-1 Dec. 2 Jan 2pm 8; 7pm; 16. 19 8c 20 Dec 1pm 8; 7pm; 17 Dec 10.30am & 7pm: 31 Dec lpiil & 5pm. £3.50—£16.50. Tomfoolery ahoy as Elaine C Smith and Gerald Kelly star in the King‘s annual panto. See review.


50 Prospecthill Road. 6-19 -1991. Dorothy’s Wonderful Visit to 02 Thu 12—Wed 18 Dec (not Sat l-1—Mon 16). times vary. This year's Christmas

performance by the drama students of Langside College. based on Dorothy's travels to ()z.


6 (iranville Street. 08-15 330 3501. [11. TT. WC. WA]

Sleeping Beauty l'ntil Still 5 Jan (not Mon 16. Wed 25. Tue 31 Dec—Wed 1 Jan). times vary. The classic fairytale is brought to life in this year's Christmas panto.


New Street. 887 1010. ]H. WC. WA] Sleeping Beauty t'ntil Sat 28 Dec. times vary. £7—£8.50 (£5—-£6.50). Seasonal panto from PACli. starring David Wallace with original music and some fresh young talent. See review.


121 Reniicld Street. 332 18-16. ll’. WC. WA] Cinderella L'ntil Sat 25 Jan (riot Mon 16. Wed 25 Dec. 1 Jan). 2 Jan 7.30pm; 12. 17. 18. 20. 23. 2-1. 26. 27 8; 30 Dec 1.30pm 5; 7.30pm; 13 & 19 Dec 10am & 7.30pm; 14. 21 & 28 Dec 2pm 8; 7.30pm; 15 & 22 Dec 2pm 8; 6.30pm; 31 Dec 1.30pm. £10—£12 (£8—£9). The Krankies star in this Christmas favourite of ugly stepsisters. pumpkins. glass slippers and hunky princes. See review.


98 Ingram Street. 552 3-189. IP. WC. WA. WAAI

P@ckers L'ntil Sat 1-1 Dec. 8pm. £5--<£8 (£2.50—£-1). Boundless Theatre Co takes a look at the world of internet retail. See review.


2 Sauchiehall Street. 353 8000. ll’. 11. WC. WA]

The Singing Kettie’s Christmas in Toytown L'ntil Sat 28 Dec. times vary. Songs aplenty in the Singing Kettle's popular festive show. Come

dressed as your favourite toy. See review. West End Gala Sat 1-1 Dec. 7.30pm. £12.50~£22.50. Martin Yates conducts music and songs from West Iind hits along with festive medleys.


100 Reiifrew Street. 332 5057. IH. WC. WA]

Cinderella Mon 16» Sat 21 Dec. Mon-Fri 7.30pm: Sat 10am. £7.50 (£5). Final year students of RSAMI) perform their funked tlp version of the traditional fairytale.


25 Albert Drive. 08-15 3303501. Il’. TT. WC. WA]

Into the New Mon 16 Fri 20 Dec. 7--10plii. £6 (£4). Fourteen new experimental works of final year RSAMI) students showcased.


63 Trongatc. 552 -1267.

Jack and the Beanstalk t'niil Sat 28 Dec (not Sun. Wed). 26 Dec 7.30pm; 13. I6. 19. 27 & 28 Dec 2pm d;- 7.30pm; 2-1 Dec 2pm: l2. l7 & 18 Dec 10.30am. 2pm & 7.30pm: 14. 21 ck 23 Dec 2pm. 5pm & 8pm; 20 Dec 5pm & 8pm. The Tron Xmas panto is back with a vengeance as Forbes Massoil (of $11777. Mince and Pants fame) offers his interpretation of this classic tale. ()ur hero Jack is portrayed as an aspiring knitting enthusiast. his mum is metamorphosed as ex-glamour model. the Avocado. pltls an evil beef burger giant called Boris Bowling. Prepare yourself. . . See review. The Night Before Christmas Thu l2--Sat 21 Dec (not 15 18 Dec). 12. 19 & 21 Dec 9.30pm: 13 Dec 7 at 9.30pm: 14 Dec 7.30 & 9pm; 20 Dec 7pm: 21 Dec 7.30pm. £8 (£5). Theatre Fusion presents Anthony Neilson's wickedly funny adult alternative to the traditional pallto fodder. See review.

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