Before 5pm

18,863 events

Sorted by popularity / date & time

The Electric Frog & Pressure Riverside Festival

Once again The Frog and Pressure pool their resources to bring you the Riverside Festival. The line-up on Sat includes 2ManyDJs, Vitalic (live), Pan-Pot, Slam, Tiga, Matthew Dear, Derrick May, Felix da Housecat and Andrew Weatherall. Sun features Jamie Jones, Laurent Garnier. Visonquest, DJ Sneak bank-to-back with…

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Sat 3 May

Weekend ticket £55; day ticket £30 / 0141 287 2660

Sun 4 May

Weekend ticket £55; day ticket £30 / 0141 287 2660

Club Lounge (Event tickets not included)

Get the VIP treatment pre-show.

New Theatre, Oxford

Sun 27 Apr

£15 / 0870 606 3500

Sat 3 May

£15 / 0870 606 3500

Sat 31 May

£15 / 0870 606 3500

…and 32 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

Scooby-Doo and the Mystery of the Pyramid

Live stage show featuring the classic duo. Ages 2+.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Sat 17 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 14:30

Sun 18 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 13:00
  • 16:30

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 26 Jul

£19.50 ( £61; Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 14:30

Sun 27 Jul

£19.50 ( £61; Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 14:30

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 7 Jun

£20.50

Sun 8 Jun

£20.50

Also on at:

…and at 8 other places

51 Shades of Maggie

  • Written by: Leesa Harker

Comedy spoof of 50 Shades of Grey tells the story of lovable Maggie Muff and her search for love. Maggie is a working class girl who, like most women, has been let down by all the men in her life.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 26 Apr

£22.50–£25 / 0141 332 1846

  • 14:00

Jersey Boys

  • Directed by: Des McAnuff
  • Written by: Bob Crewe (lyrics)

Musical drama about the career of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons.

Piccadilly Theatre, London W1D

Sat 26 Apr

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Sun 27 Apr

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Tue 29 Apr

£22.50–£85 / 0844 871 7627

…and 77 more dates until 26 Oct back to top

20th Century Boy

A musical inspired by the life of rock legend Marc Bolan and his band T Rex.

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 14 May

£15 / 0844 847 2325

Sat 17 May

£15–£33 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sat 19 Jul

£20–£23.50 / 01702 351135

Darlington Civic Theatre

Fri 17 Oct

£29.50 (£18) / 01325 486555

  • 17:00

Sat 18 Oct

£29.50 (£18) / 01325 486555

  • 14:30

Also on at:

Agatha Christie's Black Coffee

  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Christie's first play for the stage features the now-iconic Hercule Poirot and a typical crime plot.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Wed 7 May

£15.50–£30.25 (£10.50–£28.25) / 02476 553055

  • 14:30

Thu 8 May

£15.50–£30.25 (£10.50–£28.25) / 02476 553055

  • 14:30

Sat 10 May

£15.50–£30.25 (£10.50–£28.25) / 02476 553055

  • 14:30

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Thu 9 Oct

£10–£29.50 / 08441 717620

Sat 11 Oct

£10–£29.50 / 08441 717620

Darlington Civic Theatre

Thu 25 Sep

£26 (£17.50) / 01325 486555

  • 14:00

Sat 27 Sep

£26 (£17.50) / 01325 486555

  • 14:30

Also on at:

The Woman in Black

  • Directed by: Robin Herford
  • Written by: Stephen Mallatratt (adapt)

Theatre experience with a heavy film noir influence, about a young lawyer trying to exorcise his metaphorical demons.

Fortune Theatre, London WC2B

Sat 26 Apr

£17.50–£60 / 0844 871 7627

Tue 29 Apr

£17.50–£60 / 0844 871 7627

Thu 1 May

£17.50–£60 / 0844 871 7627

…and 111 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Milton Keynes Theatre

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£17.50–£32 / 0844 871 7652

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£17.50–£32 / 0844 871 7652

Theatre Royal, Brighton

Thu 15 Jan 2015

£12–£27 / 0870 060 6650

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£12–£27 / 0870 060 6650

Also on at:

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

  • Directed by: Rob Bettinson
  • Written by: Alan Janes

Celebrate the man and the music as the popular touring production of the rock musical rolls into town again.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Wed 9 Jul

£15–£17.50 eve; £15.50–£25.50; £15.50–£25.50; £16.50–£27.50 (£12.50–£25; £12.50–£25; £12.50–£25) / 01274 432000

  • 14:00

Sat 12 Jul

£15–£17.50 eve; £15.50–£25.50; £15.50–£25.50; £16.50–£27.50 (£12.50–£25; £12.50–£25; £12.50–£25) / 01274 432000

  • 14:30

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 1 May

£10–£29.50

Sat 3 May

£10–£29.50

Birmingham Hippodrome

Wed 25 Jun

£18–£24 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 28 Jun

£18–£24 / 0844 338 5000

Also on at:

Evita

  • Written by: Tim Rice (lyrics)

Singer and actor Marti Pellow features as Che, in the musical drama written by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, about the life of the Argentinian woman who became wife to her country's president, Juan Peron.

Hull New Theatre

Sat 26 Apr

£24–£34; £19–£29; £27–£37 / 01482 226655

  • 14:30
back to top

English National Ballet: My First Coppelia

  • Written by: George Williamson

Coppelia tells the comic family tale of an eccentric toymaker and his mechanical doll in a beautifully adapted version for young audiences.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 3 May

£10–£25 (Children £8–£20) / 01892 530613

  • 11:00
  • 14:00
  • 17:00

Sun 4 May

£10–£25 (Children £8–£20) / 01892 530613

  • 11:00
  • 15:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 17 May

£11–£26

Sun 18 May

£11–£26

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 6 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

  • 14:00

Sat 8 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

  • 14:30

Also on at:

The Mousetrap

  • Directed by: Angus Jackson
  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie's play has been performed over 25,000 times. Now celebrating its diamond anniversary in the London West End, it's finally embarking on a UK tour.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Wed 28 May

£23–£25; £26–£28.50 (£24.50–£27) / 020 8561 8371

  • 14:30

Sat 31 May

£23–£25; £26–£28.50 (£24.50–£27) / 020 8561 8371

  • 14:30

Derby Theatre

Sat 26 Apr

£16.50–£25.50 / 01332 593939

  • 14:30

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Thu 26 Jun

£21–£29 (£19–£27) / 01463 234234

  • 14:00

Sat 28 Jun

£21–£29 (£19–£27) / 01463 234234

  • 14:00

Also on at:

…and at 11 other places

What The Ladybird Heard

  • Written by: Julia Donaldson

The Ladybird has a plan to prevent a prize cow from being stolen. Based on Julia Donaldson's popular children's book.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Mon 26 May

£11 / 01727 844488

  • 14:00

Tue 27 May

£11 / 01727 844488

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 26 Aug

£12

Wed 27 Aug

£12

Thu 28 Aug

£12

Fri 29 Aug

£12

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 15 Jul

£13 ( £48) / 020 8561 8371

  • 13:30

Wed 16 Jul

£13 ( £48) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Thu 17 Jul

£13 ( £48) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:30
  • 13:30

Also on at:

…and at 12 other places

Avenue Q

Muppet/puppet musical tale – packed full of risqué songs – pondering what one can really do with their BA in English.

G Live, Guildford

Sat 2 Aug

£22.30; £25; £27.50; £14.50; £17.50; £19.50 / 0844 770 1797

  • 14:30

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Fri 19 Sep

£15–£30.50 / 0870 607 7533

Sat 20 Sep

£15–£30.50 / 0870 607 7533

New Theatre, Oxford

Wed 13 Aug

£15–£38.50 / 0870 606 3500

Sat 16 Aug

£15–£38.50 / 0870 606 3500

Also on at:

Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Exhibition

Outstanding exhibition of the best natural history photographs from all over the world, on loan from London's Natural History Museum.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0300 123 6789

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 35 more dates until 1 Jun back to top

The Play That Goes Wrong

  • Directed by: Mark Bell
  • Written by: Henry Shields

Award winning company Theatre Mischief presents a play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society putting on a murder mystery production.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Thu 22 May

£15–£25; £15–£20 / 01223 503333

  • 14:30

Sat 24 May

£15–£25; £15–£20 / 01223 503333

  • 14:30

Darlington Civic Theatre

Thu 19 Jun

£20–£24.50; £17 / 01325 486555

  • 14:00

Sat 21 Jun

£20–£24.50; £17 / 01325 486555

  • 14:30

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Wed 2 Jul

£17.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£20; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£22; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s… / 01323 412000

  • 14:30

Sat 5 Jul

£17.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£20; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£22; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s… / 01323 412000

  • 14:30

Also on at:

Shrek the Musical

  • Directed by: Nigel Harman

Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, Shrek the Musical comes direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a million people. This production is directed by Nigel Harman, who starred as Lord Farquaad in the West End show and won the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a…

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 21 Aug

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Sat 23 Aug

£19.50–£49.50 / 0844 847 2325

Sun 24 Aug

£19.50–£49.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 6 more dates until 7 Sep

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Thu 9 Oct

£24.50–£44.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 14:30

Sat 11 Oct

£24.50–£44.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 14:30

Sun 12 Oct

£24.50–£44.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 13:30
…and 3 more dates until 19 Oct

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Thu 24 Jul

£19–£43 / 0844 848 2700

  • 14:30

Sat 26 Jul

£19–£43 / 0844 848 2700

  • 14:30

Sun 27 Jul

£19–£43 / 0844 848 2700

  • 15:00
…and 9 more dates until 17 Aug

Also on at:

An Evening with Pam Ayres

A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sun 29 Jun

£19.50 / 01892 530613

  • 17:00

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 8 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

The Music Hall

£15 / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Ferneham Hall, Fareham

Sun 26 Oct

£22.50 / 01329 231942

  • 17:00

Also on at:

Extreme Stunt Show

Motorbikes and BMXs compete for your attention with crashing monster trucks Lil Devil and Extreme in this stunt show.

Addington Park, London

Sun 27 Apr

£14 (£7)

Beverley Racecourse

Sun 18 May

£14 (£7)

Buxton Raceway

Sun 11 May

£14 (£7) / 01663 732526

Also on at:

Our Country’s Good

  • Directed by: Ann Garner
  • Written by: Timberlake Wertenbaker

Set in an 18th-century Australian penal colony where second Lieutenant Ralph Clark sets out with a cast of convicts to stage a production of Farquhar's The Recruiting Officer, he encounters more challenges than he bargained for. An absorbing, comic and often very moving examination of the redemptive power of theatre in a…

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Fri 25 Apr

£22.50–£24.50 (£15; £18–£20) / 020 8688 9291

  • 14:30

Sat 26 Apr

£22.50–£24.50 (£15; £18–£20) / 020 8688 9291

  • 14:30
back to top

Dirty Dancin In Le Shebeen

The dust has settled in the estate after the shenanigans of Maggie's last adventure and now she and her buck-eejit sidekick, Big Sally-Ann are planning a birthday party in the Shebeen.

Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey

Sat 26 Apr

£19–£23 / 028 9034 0202

  • 17:00 – 20:30

Evolution Show

Petrolheads will become hydrogen heads if this motoring show has its way.

Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0131 335 6200

  • 09:30 – 16:30

Dressed to Kill

If you thought fashion was fierce you ain’t seen nothing yet! Dressed to Kill takes you and your family on a fascinating, flamboyant and fearsome journey through the last 4000 years of fashion to discover the lethal truth behind some of our best known costumes. Little warriors can have a go at handling armour from ancient…

Burrell Collection, Glasgow

Sat 17 May

Free / 0141 287 2550

Part of Festival of Museums.

  • 11:00 – 16:00

The Scottish Game Fair

This fair entertains all the family with a variety of displays including falconry and terrier racing in the main ring, clay pigeon shooting and gundog and fishing competitions on the banks of the River Tay.

Scone Palace, Perth

Fri 4 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01738 554826

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Sat 5 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01738 554826

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Sun 6 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01738 554826

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne's unmissable take on the most famous ballet in the classical canon. Prepare to laugh your socks off then cry your heart out.

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 21 May

£19.50–£43.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 22 May

£19.50–£43.50 / 0844 847 2325

Sat 24 May

£19.50–£43.50 / 0844 847 2325

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sat 26 Apr

£17–£43.50 / 0131 529 6000

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Tue 6 May

£20–£35.50 Tue-Sat; £17.50–£29 Thu / 01227 787787

  • 14:30

Sat 10 May

£20–£35.50 Tue-Sat; £17.50–£29 Thu / 01227 787787

  • 14:30

Also on at:

back to top