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253 Argyle Street. 565 l023. [W('. WAI O A Secret Room Tue ()7 Sat (0 Apr. 8.30pm. £6 (£4). Arches Award winner Kirstin McLean directs this piece set in a cabaret club. l’ur! oft/re sire/it's 'I’ln’um' I-i'slii'ul. See preview.

0 To the Moon Tue (3 Sat 10 Apr. 7pm. £6 (Hi. A Scottish debut for Arches Award winner l)a|e lleinen in a visual piece exploring the mysteries of the human heart. Performed by the Arches Theatre (‘ompany Purl oft/iv Arc/it's 'I’ltt'um' l't’.\'lft'(l/. See preview.

0 Pandora 88 Thu S (Q Fri 9 Apr. 7.15pm. £7 (£5). l‘ringe l-‘irst winners l’abrik (‘ompany and Scamp present their new production abotit two men trapped in a box. I’url oft/1e Arr/it’s 'I'lit’ulrt' l-k'slit'ul. See preview.

0 Company Fabrik Workshop t-‘ri l) & Sat 10 Apr. l'ri noon 4pm: Sat 1 Iain & 4pm. £20 (£12). Sven Till. co-artistic director of (‘ompany Fabrik. offers a two-day workshop introducing the principles of the company a fusion of dance and physical theatre. I’ur! oft/iv Arc/it's Theatre Festival. See preview. Eddie Ladd: Club Luz Sat 10 Apr. 7. l 5pm. £6 (£4). Winner of a Total Theatre Award at the Fringe 2003. liddie Ladd's piece is based on Sam Fuller's cult-film Slim/\- ('m-ri'tlur and comprises a l2-tract electro suite with B-tnovie visuals. See preview.

0 Torn 'I'hu l5 Sat 17 Apr. 7pm. £6 (£4). Material Theatre presents an Arches new work commission exploring the desperation of a man on the edge of insanity. Part of Illt’ xil‘t'llt's Theatre l‘i’.\’lfl'(l/. See preview.

0 Misterman Thu (5 Sat (7 Apr. 8.30pm. £6 (£4). (ilasgow-based theatre company Nomad presents linda Walsh’s (of lh’sm Pig's fame) black comedy about a lonely thirtysomething man living in a small coastal town in Ireland. I’ll/‘1 “fl/IF :lrt'ltt’s Tht’tlll‘t' I'i'slii'ul. See ireview.

' Rom Com Thu 15 Sat l7 Apr. 7.l5pm. to (Hi. liach night is different as two performers follow instructions given to them through a set of headphones to tell a story of a relationship. l’ur! oft/iv Arr/It's 'I‘ltt'um' l'i'vlii‘ul. See preview.


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Kidnapped t’ntil Sat 3 Apr (not Sun/Mon). 7.30pm (Thu mat l0.30am. Sat mat 2.30pm). U2 (L‘l £4). A new adaptation by Mull Theatre of the wonderful Kidnap/it'll. one of the great adventure stories of all time. See review.

To the Moon, The Arches, Glasgow

Love Like Salt lfntil Fri 2 Apr. 7.30pm (Thu mat 10.30am). £l2

(£1 £4). Based on an exploration of a folk tale. Tag Theatre Company presents this examination of fatnin relationships. wisdom arid folly.

The Kerry Matchmaker Tue

6 Sat l0 Apr. 7.30pm. £12 (ill £4). (‘ity Theatre Dublin presents the tale set in 50s west coast Ireland following the efforts of Kerry Matchmaker. Dicky Mick Dicky () (‘onnor trying to matehmatch lonely hearts in the lonesome Irish countryside. See preview.

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Halfway to Paradise

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