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, by post or by fax on 0131 557 8500. Listings are compiled by Anna Millar.

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Glasgow Drama


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Tom Paine Thu 23—Fri 3| Jan (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm. £8 (£4). The University of Glasgow presents l’aul Foster’s biography about the life of author Thomas Paine, whose writings were instrumental in sparking both the American and French revolutions. Tickets £3 for preview night on Thu 23 Jan.


297 Bath Street. 22-10 Ill]. Ill. W(‘. WA] Aladdin Until Sat 18 Jan. Thu lpm 8; 7pm. Fri 7pm. Sat 2pm & 7pm. £3.5()—£lb.5(). lilaine (‘ Smith and Gerald Kelly do the panto thing with style this year. The script is genuinely funny and the whole cast give 100%. Great pint-festive fun. Recommended. Calamity Jane Tue 21- Sat 25 Jan. 7.30pm (Wed 8.: Sat mat 2.30pm). iii—£22.50. When the Deadwood stage brings the wrong Adelaide Adams to the town’s music hall. (‘alamity's in trouble again. Bouncy musical with good songs






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One Helluva Life Mon 27 Jan ‘Sat l Feb. 7.30pm (Wed 8; Sat mat 2.30pm). £5 £|8.5(). Paisley born Tom (‘onti stars in the British premiere of this Tony Award-winning delight from America about the legendary tipsy matinee idol. John Barrymore. See preview.

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Paisley born Tom Conti stars in the British Premiere of the Dublin Festival sellout and Tony Award winning show about matinee idol John Barrymore.

Mon 27 Jan - Sat 1 Feb

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Little Shop of Horrors Tue 21—Sat 25 Jan. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). Glasgow Schools Youth Theatre performs the tongue-in-cheek musical with dizzy blonde. Audrey and that infamous man— eating plant.

Honk Thu 30 Jan— Sat 1 Feb. 7.30pm (Sat mat 2.30pm). (‘olourl'ul musical courtesy of the Minerva Youth (‘lub based on Hans Christian Anderseth Ugly Duckling.

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A fabulously witty comedy set in the glamorous theatre world of the Jazz Age.

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Tue 25- Sat 29 Mar

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The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie Adaptation of Muriel Spark's novel of repression and emotional violence in an Edinburgh girls' school still packs a punch. Good performances and strong direction make it well worth the visit. Royal Lyceum, Edinburgh, until Sat 8 Feb.

Horse Country First of the Firsts award winner last year returns for a welcome few days. CJ Hopkins' absurd and OTT parody of late 20th century culture is brilliantly performed by a great New York team. Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh, Tue 28 Jan—Sat 7 Feb.

One Helluva Life Tom Conti returns to Scotland with this comic account of the tragic life of former Hollywood beefcake John Barrymore. A Toni award for the play on Broadway augurs well for this first UK tour. King '3. Glasgow, Mon 27 Jan—Sat 7 Feb; King's, Edinburgh, Mon 3-862! 8 Feb.

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