Panti: High Heels in Low Places Tramway, Glasgow. Photo Conor Horgan
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Panti: High Heels in Low Places

Panti Bliss, the Queen of Ireland, talks glamourous diseases, the Pantigate scandal, and back-to-boy makeovers. Wearing a red sparkly bodycon and killer heels, Panti introduces herself as the National F***in...
1.0

Transit

The ZENDEH theatre company uses a quote from Shakespeare’s King Lear as its slogan: ‘The weight of this sad time we must obey; Speak what we feel, not what we ought to say.’ Alas, I am therefore obliged t...
5.0★ ★ ★ ★ ★

#negrophobia

#negrophobia is a searing, multimedia exploration of attitudes towards black male bodies. The production defies categorisation, blending poetry, dance and drama with live video footage. As you enter the Tram...
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The Cause of Thunder

The Cause of Thunder is a blistering one-man Brexistential crisis full of humour and pathos. The show tells the story of Bob Cunningham (played by celebrated Glaswegian actor David Hayman),  a union leader try...
Black Beauty Red Bridge and Traverse Theatre
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Black Beauty

Saddle up for Black Beauty as you’ve never seen it before; the McCuddy brothers are guaranteed to whinny you over. These so-called Equestrian Illusionists (or Andy and Andy) are two halves of an unemployed pa...
Scottish Ballet: Hansel & Gretel at The Theatre Royal, Glasgow
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Scottish Ballet: Hansel & Gretel

A delicious family treat - and the witch is the cherry on top. In 2013, choreographer Christopher Hampson created and debuted first major ballet version of Hansel and Gretel using Engelbert Humperdinck’s famo...
3.0★ ★ ★

Brocade

The Tramway Studio 4 is not so much in the round as in the rectangle. The ceilings are high and the stage is bare. Four dancers face the wall. There’s no music for nearly the entire first half, just the thud ...
Plan B for Utopia Image by Nicole Guarino
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Plan B for Utopia

Why is it easier to imagine the end of the world than it is to imagine the world changing for the better? Plan B for Utopia opens with this question, which becomes the driving force of the performance. I call i...
Secret Show Tron Theatre, Glasgow
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Secret Show 1

I’m not going to give away the secret, though perhaps you can work it out for yourselves. Unlike most of the Tron’s productions, this one is held in the Victorian Bar and makes full use of the space. The...
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Where the Crow Flies

Lisa Nicoll’s new two-woman drama is simple and sharp. Carrie’s husband is in jail, her newborn is teething, and everyone in her neighbourhood is spraying offensive slogans on the walls of her council house...