What's On / Archive

April 2011


Susan Calman’s Happy Place

Part of the Magners Glasgow International Comedy Festival. Susan Calman takes you to a place where bluebirds sing and little rabbits shake their cotton tails at the sunrise. No, not Partick.


Mark Thomas - Extreme Rambling

Following his sell-out nationwide show ‘The Manifesto’, award-winning comedian and activist Mark Thomas returns with his brand new show Extreme Rambling (Walking the Wall). Part of the Magners Glasgow International Comedy Festival.


Watson’s Wind Up LIVE!

Starring Jonathan Watson plus supporting cast. Your one and only chance to catch the return of Scotland’s favourite topical comedy show in a special one-off performance. Part of the Magners Glasgow International Comedy Festival.


‘Gentleman’ George Monbiot’s Left Hook

For tonight's main event, will you please welcome in the red corner, the Guardian newspaper's unbeaten intellectual heavyweight champion of free speech, one of the UK's foremost thinkers and environmentalists, and polemicist supreme 'gentleman' George Monbiot. Part of the Magners Glasgow International Comedy Festival.


Des Bishop: My Dad Was Nearly James Bond

Ireland’s favourite comedian, brings his critically acclaimed show to Glasgow. A must-see for comedy fans as he shares the deeply personal tale of his father’s illness, the impact it has had on his family and their sense of humour in dealing with it. Part of the Magners Glasgow International Comedy Festival.


Staging the Nation

NTS have assembled a brilliant cast to present a free play-reading of In Time O' Strife by Joe Corrie. Introduced by Scottish playwright Peter Arnott.


March 2011


Jenny Eclair: Old Dog, New Tricks

As seen on ITV1’s I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here. Jenny Eclair is fifty years old which in dog years would qualify for The Guinness Book of records... (Part of the Magners Glasgow International Comedy Festival).


Somersaults

Cambridge graduate James has it all: wealth, a beautiful wife, a swanky London flat. But when the creditors move in and his wife moves out, James suddenly finds he’s left with nothing. Nothing but words, and even they are starting to slip away. A work-in-progress by National Theatre of Scotland (with Citizens Theatre and Traverse Theatre). Directed by Vicky Featherstone, part of Reveal.


A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Combining Shakespeare’s original text with a cutting-edge style, Headlong's vivid new staging of A Midsummer Night's Dream relocates the bard’s best-loved comedy to a whirlwind of passion in a 1960's Hollywood film studio.


Reveal Double Bill: Count Me In & Love Letters…

See two brand new works-in-progress in one night, by National Theatre of Scotland (with Citizens Theatre and Traverse Theatre), from two up-and-coming theatrical talents Gary McNair and Molly Taylor. Part of Reveal.


Love Letters to the Public Transport System

A work-in-progress performance of a one woman show exploring the ordinary and extraordinary journeys we make every day, and a chance to finally thank the people who make them possible. Presented by National Theatre of Scotland (with Citizens Theatre and Traverse Theatre) as part of Reveal.


Count Me In

In his latest one man show, Gary McNair investigates how we all live in a political system that none of us signed up to - we were just born into it. Presented as a work-in-progress by National Theatre of Scotland (with Citizens Theatre and Traverse Theatre) as part of Reveal.


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