Drama

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A Walk at the Edge of the World

  • 4 stars

A performance inspired by the art of walking, which involves the whole audience going for a walk together.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 6 Sep

£12 (£10; Children £7) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

All My Sons

  • Directed by: Mary McCallum
  • Written by: Arthur Miller

Mary McCallum directs Arthur Miller's enduring drama about an all-American family who try to rebuild their lives after the Second World War.

The Kelvin Studios, Bristol

Tue 14 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0117 959 3636

Wed 15 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0117 959 3636

Thu 16 Oct

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0117 959 3636

…and 2 more dates until 18 Oct

Arcadia

  • Directed by: Giles Croft
  • Written by: Tom Stoppard

A serious comedy about science, sex and landscape gardening.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£10.50–£25.50

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£10.50–£25.50

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£10.50–£25.50

…and 3 more dates until 7 Mar 2015

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Mon 16 Feb 2015

£10.50–£25.50 / 08441 717620

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£10.50–£25.50 / 08441 717620

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£10.50–£25.50 / 08441 717620

…and 27 more dates until 21 Mar 2015

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Mon 23 Mar 2015

£10.50–£25.50 / 0870 607 7533

Tue 24 Mar 2015

£10.50–£25.50 / 0870 607 7533

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£10.50–£25.50 / 0870 607 7533

…and 3 more dates until 28 Mar 2015

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Avalon

A play by Lunga Radebe is an actor and playwright from Soweto, South Africa.

The Arts Centre, Ormskirk

Tue 14 Oct

Phone for prices / 01695 584480

  • 17:00

A Dolls House

  • Written by: Henrik Ibsen

UK Touring Theatre presents Henrik Ibsen's drama in which a respectable woman in a loving marriage finds her security threatened by an incident from her past in which, for the best of motives, she transgressed social norms. Directed by Michael Woodwood.

Alnwick Playhouse

Tue 7 Oct

£12 ( £10) / 01665 510785

  • 19:30

The Arts Centre, Ormskirk

Thu 16 Oct

Rose Theatre

£10 (£8; £5) / 01695 584480

  • 19:30

Bedford Theatre

Tue 30 Sep

£10 (£8) / 01234 269519

  • 19:30

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Gatecrash

Interactive production from Zest Theatre. With his parents on holiday Sam's having a house party. Nothing big, just a few close friends - at least that was the plan until you knocked on the door. Control the conversations of the characters through Silent Disco technology.

Artsdepot, London N12

Fri 7 Nov

£8 / 020 8369 5454

  • 18:00
  • 20:00

Brewhouse Arts Centre, Burton-on-Trent

Wed 15 Oct

£6 Ages 13-17; £8 Over 18s / 01283 508100

  • 18:30
  • 21:00

Burnley Youth Theatre

Tue 4 Nov

Arts Centre

£7 / 01282 427 767

  • 18:00
  • 20:00

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…and at 4 other places

Pack Of Lies: Halifax Thespians

  • Written by: Hugh Whitemore

A tense and exciting story of espionage and betrayal.

The Playhouse, Halifax

Tue 2 Sep

£10 (£8) / 01422 365998

  • 19:30

Wed 3 Sep

£10 (£8) / 01422 365998

  • 19:30

Thu 4 Sep

£10 (£8) / 01422 365998

  • 19:30
…and 6 more dates until 10 Sep

The Perfect Murder

Theatre adaptation of the international best-selling crime novel by author Peter James, telling the story of Victor Smiley and his wife, Joan.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 20 Oct

£10–£28

Tue 21 Oct

£10–£28

Wed 22 Oct

£10–£28

…and 3 more dates until 25 Oct

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Mon 13 Oct

£17–£22.50; £10 under 25s; £17; £10 under 25s; £17–£24.50; £10 under 25s; £17–£20; £10 under 25s (£15.50–£21; £15.50–£23; Children £9; Children £9… / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Tue 14 Oct

£17–£22.50; £10 under 25s; £17; £10 under 25s; £17–£24.50; £10 under 25s; £17–£20; £10 under 25s (£15.50–£21; £15.50–£23; Children £9; Children £9… / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Wed 15 Oct

£17–£22.50; £10 under 25s; £17; £10 under 25s; £17–£24.50; £10 under 25s; £17–£20; £10 under 25s (£15.50–£21; £15.50–£23; Children £9; Children £9… / 01323 412000

  • 14:30
  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 18 Oct

Grand Opera House, York

Mon 29 Sep

£10–£35 / 0844 871 3024

Tue 30 Sep

£10–£35 / 0844 871 3024

Wed 1 Oct

£10–£35 / 0844 871 3024

…and 3 more dates until 4 Oct

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Slipping

  • Directed by: Henry Bell
  • Written by: Claudine Toutoungi

The story follows Elena and her professional-to-complicated relationship with her surgeon Sean. A witty drama that asks what normal really is and can business be mixed with pleasure.

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Fri 3 Oct

£10–£24.50 / 01723 370541

  • 19:45

Sat 4 Oct

£10–£24.50 / 01723 370541

  • 19:45

Mon 6 Oct

£10–£24.50 / 01723 370541

  • 19:45
…and 10 more dates until 18 Oct

The Daily Bread

  • Written by: Kate Bramley

An original comedy-drama by Kate Bramley about August De Ville, a master baker and his tiny village bakery which is the talk of the town, as the WI ladies flock for miles to sample his sumptuous sponge and beautiful buns.

Century Theatre, Coalville

Thu 16 Oct

£8; £10 adv / 01530 278444

  • 19:30

The Milton Rooms, Malton

Wed 8 Oct

Times to be confirmed / £9.50 (£5) / 01653 600048

Ripley Town Hall, Harrogate

Thu 18 Sep

£9.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01423 860340

  • 19:30
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Dangerous Corner

  • Written by: JB Priestley

Life may never be the same again, after a chance remark is out in the open at the Caplan's dinner party. Drama written by JB Priestley.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Mon 3 Nov

The House

£7.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:00

Tue 4 Nov

The House

£7.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

Wed 5 Nov

The House

£7.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 8 Nov

Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

Mon 15 Sep

£15–£21 (Children £15–£19; £15–£19; £15–£19) / 0845 330 3565

  • 19:30

Tue 16 Sep

£15–£21 (Children £15–£19; £15–£19; £15–£19) / 0845 330 3565

  • 19:30

Wed 17 Sep

£15–£21 (Children £15–£19; £15–£19; £15–£19) / 0845 330 3565

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 20 Sep

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Mon 6 Oct

£14.50–£21; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£21; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£22; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s… / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Tue 7 Oct

£14.50–£21; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£21; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£22; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s… / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Wed 8 Oct

£14.50–£21; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£21; £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
  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 11 Oct

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Play On

A comedy drama that tells the story of a theatre group trying desperately to put on a play in spite of the maddening interference from a haughty author who keeps on revising the script.

The Courtyard Theatre/Ballyearl Leisure Centre, Newtownabbey

Fri 5 Sep

£10 (£8) / 028 9034 0202

  • 20:00

Sat 6 Sep

£10 (£8) / 028 9034 0202

  • 20:00

Punk Rock: Tractatus

  • Written by: Simon Stephen

An exploration of adult responsibility, teenage disenfranchisement and geographic dislocation with an all-student cast from local Canterbury schools.

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Fri 5 Sep

£8 ( £5) / 01227 769075

  • 19:30

Sat 6 Sep

£8 ( £5) / 01227 769075

  • 19:30

Time And The Conways

  • Directed by: Fiona Buffini
  • Written by: J. B. Priestley

J. B Priestley asks, if the future is broken, can the past be fixed? Beneath the surface of this simple family story, he explores the political and social history of Britain between the wars, and the nature of time itself.

Nottingham Playhouse

Fri 12 Sep

£9.50–£28.50 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:45

Sat 13 Sep

£9.50–£28.50 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:45

Sun 14 Sep

£9.50–£28.50 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:45
…and 13 more dates until 27 Sep

The Cenci

  • Written by: Percy Shelley

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Thu 30 Oct

Free / 01223 300085

  • 16:00
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A Doll's House

  • Directed by: Michael Woodwood
  • Written by: Simon Stephens (translation)

Ibsen's classic 19th century drama on morals, translated by Simon Stephens and featuring Hattie Morahan reprising her role as Nora.

Burnley Mechanics

Thu 23 Oct

£12 (£10) / 01282 664400

  • 19:30

Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot

Sat 4 Oct

£14.50 (£13; Children £10 under 16s) / 01235 515144

  • 19:30

The Creative Campus, Liverpool

Mon 13 Oct

£12.50 (£9.50) / 0151 291 3578

  • 19:30

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…and at 2 other places

Early One Morning

  • Written by: Les Smith

A moving play about a soldier found guilty by a military tribunal of desertion and cowardice who was executed by firing squad on the morning of 5th September 1917.

MADS Little Theatre, Macclesfield

Mon 8 Dec

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01625 611974

Tue 9 Dec

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01625 611974

Wed 10 Dec

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01625 611974

…and 3 more dates until 13 Dec

Eye Of A Needle

  • Directed by: Holly Race-Roughan
  • Written by: Chris MacDonald

Provocative, topical and savagely funny, Eye Of A Needle gets under the skin of a system branded by both Left and Right as 'not fit for purpose'.

Southwark Playhouse, London SE1

Tue 2 Sep

£10 Preview; £18 (£16) / 020 7407 0234

  • 20:00

Wed 3 Sep

£10 Preview; £18 (£16) / 020 7407 0234

  • 20:00

Thu 4 Sep

£10 Preview; £18 (£16) / 020 7407 0234

  • 20:00
…and 14 more dates until 20 Sep

The House That Will Not Stand

  • Directed by: Indhu Rubasingham
  • Written by: Marcus Gardley

Beatrice becomes one of New Orleans' wealthiest women through her relationship with a rich white man. He dies in mysterious circumstances, and Beatrice now finds that her hard-fought freedom, and that of her three daughters, is crumbling. Marcus Gardley's drama, about jealousy, desire, murder and voodoo, is set in 1830s…

The Tricycle Theatre, Kilburn

Thu 9 Oct

£10–£28 / 020 7328 1000

  • 19:30

Fri 10 Oct

£10–£28 / 020 7328 1000

  • 19:30

Sat 11 Oct

£10–£28 / 020 7328 1000

  • 19:30
…and 36 more dates until 22 Nov

Journey's End

  • Written by: RC Sherriff

To commemorate the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, the Octagon presents one of the greatest war plays ever written.

The Octagon Theatre, Bolton

Thu 4 Sep

£11.50–£17.50 (Children £10–£15; £10–£15; £10–£15) / 01204 520661

  • 19:30

Fri 5 Sep

£11.50–£17.50 (Children £10–£15; £10–£15; £10–£15) / 01204 520661

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Sat 6 Sep

£11.50–£17.50 (Children £10–£15; £10–£15; £10–£15) / 01204 520661

  • 19:30
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Juno And The Paycock

Hilarity and tragedy rub shoulders in Sean O'Casey's classic Irish drama set in Dublin 1922, featuring his trademark mix of comic double acts, political upheavals, domestic longings, and opulent songs. Cast includes Niamh Cusack and Des McAleer.

Bristol Old Vic

Fri 5 Sep

£5–£26 / 0117 987 7877

  • 19:30 – 22:15

Sat 6 Sep

£5–£26 / 0117 987 7877

  • 14:30 – 17:15
  • 19:30 – 22:15

Mon 8 Sep

£5–£26 / 0117 987 7877

  • 19:30 – 22:15
…and 17 more dates until 27 Sep

Liverpool Playhouse

Wed 1 Oct

£12–£25 / 0151 709 4776

  • 19:30

Thu 2 Oct

£12–£25 / 0151 709 4776

  • 19:30

Fri 3 Oct

£12–£25 / 0151 709 4776

  • 19:30
…and 13 more dates until 18 Oct

The Perfect Murder

  • Written by: Peter James

A highly entertaining dark comedy thriller by best selling author Peter James, starring Robert Daws (star of ITV's The Royal and Roger Roger).

Buxton Opera House

Mon 22 Sep

£24; £22.50; £27.50; £24 (Children £12; Children £11.25; £22; £20.50) / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Tue 23 Sep

£24; £22.50; £27.50; £24 (Children £12; Children £11.25; £22; £20.50) / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Wed 24 Sep

£24; £22.50; £27.50; £24 (Children £12; Children £11.25; £22; £20.50) / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

Punishment Without Revenge (El Castigo Sin Venganza)

  • Directed by: Laurence Boswell
  • Written by: Lope de Vega

The womaniser The Duke of Ferrara hopes that his illegitimate son, Federico, will succeed him, but his subjects want him to marry and have a legal heir. The Duchess of Mantua is sent for, and a passion soon develops. But not between the Duke and the Duchess. Lope de Vega's romantic tragedy is directed by Ernesto Arias.

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London SE1

Tue 2 Sep

£5–£38 / 020 7401 9919

  • 14:00

Wed 3 Sep

£5–£38 / 020 7401 9919

  • 19:30

Fri 5 Sep

£5–£38 / 020 7401 9919

  • 19:30

Sat 6 Sep

£5–£38 / 020 7401 9919

  • 14:00

Queen Coal

  • Directed by: Robert Shaw Cameron
  • Written by: Bryony Lavery

A play by Bryony Lavery (Frozen, Beautiful Burnout) directed by Robert Shaw Cameron. Queen Coal tells an intensely powerful story of an industry in turmoil and one woman's struggle at the front of the picket line.

Sheffield Theatres

Thu 30 Oct

Studio

£10; £12; £16; £14; £18 / 0114 249 6000

  • 19:45

Fri 31 Oct

Studio

£10; £12; £16; £14; £18 / 0114 249 6000

  • 19:45

Sat 1 Nov

Studio

£10; £12; £16; £14; £18 / 0114 249 6000

  • 19:45
…and 16 more dates until 22 Nov

A Regular Little Houdini

  • Directed by: Joshua Richards
  • Written by: Daniel Llewelyn-Williams

A one-man show written and performed by Daniel Llewelyn-Williams, about a young boy obsessed with the life and work of the escape artist.

Blackwood Miners' Institute

Thu 6 Nov

£13 (£11) / 01495 227206

  • 19:30

Lyric Theatre, Carmarthen

Wed 10 Sep

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 0845 226 3510

The Riverfront, Newport

Mon 20 Oct

Studio

£10.50 (£8.50) / 01633 656757

  • 14:00

Tue 21 Oct

Studio

£10.50 (£8.50) / 01633 656757

  • 10:30
  • 14:00

Wed 22 Oct

Studio

£10.50 (£8.50) / 01633 656757

  • 19:00
…and 2 more dates until 25 Oct

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