collection of corpses is performed by No Mean Company.

The Salt Wound Wed 19 Oct. 7.45pm. £5 (£2.50). See Touring and review.

I DRAMA CENTRE AT THE RAMSHDRN 98 Ingram Street. 552 3489. [Access: ST. Facilities: WC. WS. G. Help: AA]

The Destiny at Me Until Sat 8 Oct. 7.30pm. £4/£6 (£1.50/£2.50). Director Simon Biggam returns to the work of Larry Kramer after his Strathclyde Theatre Group production of The Normal Heart in Glasgay! last year. The Destiny ofMe is a companion piece to the earlier play and uses the idea of an experimental HIV treatment programme as a way to address personal and ethical issues. See review.

Ramshorn New Playwrights initiative Mon l7—Sat 29 Oct. 7.30pm. £6/£4 (£2.50/£l.50). Three plays on two different nights produced during a writing summer school at the Ramshorn.

I FRUITMARKET Albion Street. Details on 337 3285.

Fingal’s Recovery Mon lO—Sal 15 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Strathclyde Orchestral Productions in a musical comedy performed to music from Runrig‘s Recoverv album. Based on the mythic story of Fingal and his visit to mainland Scotland. the multi-media production is performed by a 50-strong mixed ability company. See preview.

I HARLAND AND WDLFF ENGINE SHED Govan Road. Govan. 242 3666.

The Big Picnic Until Sun 30 Oct (inc Suns. not Mons). 7.30pm Tue—Sat; 3.30pm Sun. 1.30pm mats on Thurs 13. Tue 18. Thurs 20. Thurs 27 Oct. 2pm mats on Sat 15 and Sat 29 Oct. £6—£25.

if you thought The Ship was ambitious. Bill Bryden‘s latest extravaganza makes his 1990 epic look like studio theatre. Taking up the whole of the Govan engine shed. The Big Picnic is a large-scale

tribute to the Scottish soldiers who fought in World War 1. Choose to follow the action on foot or to watch from a moveable seating bank. The script is published in Theatre Scotland magazine. See review.

I KING’S THEATRE Bath Street. Phone bookings. Ticket Centre. Candleriggs. see Ticket Link details above. [Access: PPA. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

Retum to the Forbidden Planet Until Sat 8 Oct. Fri 7 Oct. 7.30pm; Sat 8 Oct. 5pm and 8.30pm. £3.50—£19.50. Trash sci-fl musical loosely based on The Tempest. but neither clever enough to be a decent send- up of Shakespeare nor tacky enough to justify its claim for cult status. Audiences. it must be said. lap up the highly proficient renditions of 50s and 60s rock standards in a big way.

Me and My Girl Tue ll—Sat 22 Oct. 7.30pm. Wed mat 2.30pm. £5-£22.50. Perky musical on a second run round the block. this time with Andrew O'Connor and Rebecca Thornhill as the rags-to- riches couple doing the Lambeth Walk.

I MERCAT THEATRE Mercat House. Drumchapcl. 944 9022. [Access: PPA. L. ST. R. Facilities: WC. WS. G. C]

Big Al: The Musical Mon 10—Fri 14 Oct. 7.30pm. £2 (£1). Chicago gangster Al Capone given the musical treatment by Drumchapel Theatre for Youth.

I PAISLEY ARTS CENTRE New Street. Paisley. 887 1010. [Access: PPA. L. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA]

The Salt Wound Fri 7 Oct. 8pm. £5 (£3). See Touring and review.

Still life Wed l2—Sat 15 Oct and Wed 19 and Thurs 20 Oct. 8pm. £3—£7. PACE Theatre Company in one of John Byrne’s celebrated trilogy of plays in which the Paisley slab boys have grown up and come back together for one last time.

I RDYAI. SCOTTISH ACADEMY DE MUSIC AND DRAMA 100 Renfrew Street. 332 5057. [Access: PPA. ST. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: A. AA] Kennedy’s Children Until Fri 7 Oct. 7.30pm. £5 (£2.50). Big Like Texas is a new company formed to enable people of different artistic disciplines to collaborate. The debut production is of Robert Patrick’s award-winning play about five lonely people in a New York bar and is presented in tandem. with Concrete Dog. a group ofGlasgow artists.

I TRAMWAY 25 Albert Drive. 227 5511. [Access: P. PPA. R. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C].

Seven Streams of the River Dta Until Sat 8 Oct. 8pm. £10 (£8). Robert Lepage comes back to Scotland with his Edinburgh Festival production. a meditation on Hiroshima that remarkably manages to avoid mention of the bomb for most of its three hours. it split the critics on the first night. but even by the end of the first week it had tightened up considerably and. although it is hard to say what it all means. it is seemlessly and captivatineg presented. A great opportunity to see a piece of theatre that over the next three years will mutate into a seven-hour epic.

Readstate Tue l8—Thurs 22 Oct. 7pm. £7/£4. Preview Sat 15 Oct. 7pm. Boilerhouse ends a seven-week devising period with the opening of an ambitious promenade performance that looks at the state of the nation after fifteen years with the same political party in power. Novelist irvine Welsh is one of the collaborators. I TRDN THEATRE 63 Trongate. 552 4267. [Access: PPA. ST. R. L. Facilities: WC. WS. H. G. C. Help: AA]

The Dybbuk Until Sat 8 Oct. 7.30pm. £7.50/£6 (£3/£2.50). Pascal Theatre Company comes to Glasgow after a

European tour with a new version of the

I Rambert [lance Company This issue’s cover stars relaunch themselves at the country’s best theatre for large-scale dance with a selection of new and established work from the contemporary repertoire. Festival Theatre, Edinburgh.

I National Review of hive Art Weird and wonderful goings on in the heart of Glasgow as the annual celebration of performance art (plus videos and clubbing) returns home. Arches Theatre, Glasgow.

I The Salt Wound Bold and confident production by 7:84 of Stephen Greenhom’s new play, the tragedy of a woman who dares to say that a life at sea is dangerous and of a man who doesn’t listen. On tour.

I Transit Hotel For some people. lsraeli company Tmu-Na can do no wrong. Discover if you agree as the company's latest show calls by en route to high-profile performances as part of Manchester’s Year of Drama. Tron Theatre. Glasgow.

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This grid includes theatre and dance performances at Glasgow’s and Edinburgh’s main theatres, more information can

For events at Community Centres and other venues, see detailed listings elsewhere in this section. For details of cabaret and music events see appropriate listings. Performances shown In brackets are previews.

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