Drama

343 events

Sorted by popularity / date & time

The Woman In Black

  • Written by: Stephen Mallatratt (adaptation)

Combining the power and intensity of live theatre with a cinematic quality inspired by the world of film noir, prepare to be transported into a terrifying and ghostly world. Based on Susan Hill's acclaimed novel.

Lyceum Theatre, Crewe

Sat 1 Nov

£8–£25 / 01270 368 242

Not About Heroes

  • Written by: Stephen MacDonald

Stephen MacDonald's play about the encounter between WWI poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen in Edinburgh's Craiglockhart War Hospital and their burgeoning friendship in the turmoil of warfare.

Arlington Arts Centre, Mary Hare, Newbury

Thu 13 Nov

£11–£13.20 / 01635 244246

Fri 14 Nov

£11–£13.20 / 01635 244246

The Atkinson, Southport

Fri 7 Nov

£11 (£9; £7) / 01704 533333

Sat 8 Nov

£11 (£9; £7) / 01704 533333

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Fri 5 Dec

£14 / 01539 725 133

Also on at:

…and at 3 other places

Simon Callow: The Man Jesus

  • Directed by: Joseph Alford
  • Written by: Matthew Hurt

Simon Callow, one of Britain's best-loved actors, performs this fresh and moving account of biblical stories including the raising of Lazarus, the wedding at Cana and the journey to Jerusalem. His powerful portrayal of the tyrants, traitors and madmen in Jesus' life asks people of all faiths and none: what sort of man was…

The Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford

Tue 4 Nov

£13–£22 / 01865 305305

The Oxford Playhouse

Tue 4 Nov

£17–£22 (£15–£20) / 01865 305305

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Mon 3 Nov

£24 / 01604 624 811

The Accrington Pals: Guide Bridge Theatre

  • Directed by: Stephen King
  • Written by: Peter Whelan

On the Eve of the First World War the young men of Accrington hear Kitchener's call for a New Army and become the smallest town in England to raise a Pals Volunteer Brigade. When they arrive in France, the brutal reality of the trenches is beyond anything they were prepared for. And back home amongst the women they leave…

Guide Bridge Theatre, Manchester

Sat 1 Nov

£7.50 / 0161 330 8078

Belfast Boy

A story based on real events. Martin, an aspiring dancer, has to flee Belfast during the troubles in the 1970s with his family. Sent to England via boat we see how Martin copes with his sexuality, tragedy and his family.

LOST Theatre, London SW8

Mon 17 Nov

£9.56–£11.25 / 0844 847 1680

back to top

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof is Williams' classic play about a dysfunctional family who have gathered to celebrate patriarch Big Daddy's birthday. Staged by Belfast company DAMD.

Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Sat 1 Nov

£6 (£4) / 0161 833 9833

Mon 3 Nov

£6 (£4) / 0161 833 9833

Tue 4 Nov

£6 (£4) / 0161 833 9833

…and 15 more dates until 29 Nov

Coolatully

  • Directed by: David Mercatali
  • Written by: Fiona Doyle

Kilian, once Coolatully's hurling champion, finds his life at a crossroads. The village team is disbanded, his girlfriend wants to emigrate, and Killian has to decide to confront the past and decide if to stay or go forever. The drama, written by Fiona Doyle, is the winner of the Papatango New Writing Prize, 2014.

Finborough Theatre, London SW10

Sat 1 Nov

£12 preview, no concessions Fri & Sat; £16 no concessions Fri & Sat; £14 no concessions Fri & Sat; £16 no concessions Fri & Sat; £18 no concessions… / 020 7244 7439

Sun 2 Nov

£12 preview, no concessions Fri & Sat; £16 no concessions Fri & Sat; £14 no concessions Fri & Sat; £16 no concessions Fri & Sat; £18 no concessions… / 020 7244 7439

Tue 4 Nov

£12 preview, no concessions Fri & Sat; £16 no concessions Fri & Sat; £14 no concessions Fri & Sat; £16 no concessions Fri & Sat; £18 no concessions… / 020 7244 7439

…and 16 more dates until 22 Nov

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

Tue 4 Nov

The House

£7.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

Wed 5 Nov

The House

£7.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

…and 3 more dates until 8 Nov

Malvern Theatres

Mon 10 Nov

Festival Theatre

£13.50–£28.50 / 01684 892 277

Tue 11 Nov

Festival Theatre

£13.50–£28.50 / 01684 892 277

Wed 12 Nov

Festival Theatre

£13.50–£28.50 / 01684 892 277

…and 3 more dates until 15 Nov

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Mon 24 Nov

£17–£33 / 0844 871 7645

Tue 25 Nov

£17–£33 / 0844 871 7645

Wed 26 Nov

£17–£33 / 0844 871 7645

…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

Also on at:

The Kite Runner

  • Directed by: Giles Croft
  • Written by: Matthew Spangler (adaptation)

Matthew Spangler's adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's novel about friendships that can span continents.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Nov

£14–£27.50 / 0131 529 6000

Tue 11 Nov

£14–£27.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 12 Nov

£14–£27.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 3 more dates until 15 Nov

Salisbury Playhouse

Mon 17 Nov

£19.50; £14.50 under 25s; £20.50–£24.50; £18.50–£22.50 under 25s; £14.50 / 01722 320333

Tue 18 Nov

£19.50; £14.50 under 25s; £20.50–£24.50; £18.50–£22.50 under 25s; £14.50 / 01722 320333

Wed 19 Nov

£19.50; £14.50 under 25s; £20.50–£24.50; £18.50–£22.50 under 25s; £14.50 / 01722 320333

…and 3 more dates until 22 Nov

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Mon 3 Nov

Quarry Theatre

£12–£28; £12–£17 / 0113 213 7700

Tue 4 Nov

Quarry Theatre

£12–£28; £12–£17 / 0113 213 7700

Quarry Theatre

£28 (£25) / 0113 213 7700

Wed 5 Nov

Quarry Theatre

£12–£28; £12–£17 / 0113 213 7700

Quarry Theatre

£28 (£25) / 0113 213 7700

…and 3 more dates until 8 Nov

Also on at:

Reds Revenge

Centre Stage Theatre Academy presents Reds Revenge, a story of Little Red Riding Hood's revenge after Charming chose Cinderella.

The Woodville, Gravesend

Sat 1 Nov

£15 (£10) / 01474 337774

Sun 2 Nov

£15 (£10) / 01474 337774

back to top

Sikes & Nancy

  • Written by: Charles Dickens

James Swanton performs one of Charles Dickens's more controversial works. Adapted from the grislier material in Oliver Twist, Sikes And Nancy became known as the most notorious of his public readings.

Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford

Fri 14 Nov

£13.50 (£12) / 01245 606505

Guildhall Theatre, Derby

Tue 4 Nov

£14 / 01332 255800

Wed 5 Nov

£14 / 01332 255800

Old Fire Station, Oxford

Sat 15 Nov

£13 (£11) / 01865 263980

Also on at:

Solomon And Marion

  • Directed by: Lara Foot

Two injured souls search for redemption in a fragile, post-apartheid South Africa.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Sat 1 Nov

£12–£20 / 0121 236 4455

The Print Room At The Coronet, London W11

Tue 4 Nov

£25; £10 (£17; £17) / 020 3642 6606

Wed 5 Nov

£25; £10 (£17; £17) / 020 3642 6606

Thu 6 Nov

£25; £10 (£17; £17) / 020 3642 6606

…and 20 more dates until 29 Nov

The Accrington Pals: Garrick Playhouse

Peter Whelan's moving drama set in a close-knit First World War community where the men go to war and the women are left behind. Originally premiered by the Royal Shakespeare Company, this moving and hard hitting play is a timely reminder of the triumph of humanity amidst disaster.

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Sat 1 Nov

£10 (£8) / 0161 928 1677

The Glasshouse

A play to commemorate the 100th anniversary of WWI, about two men and the emotional attachment they find while imprisoned during the Somme.

Tristan Bates Theatre, The Actors Centre, London WC2H

Sat 1 Nov

£16 (£14) / 020 7240 6283

  • 19:30 – 21:30 The Glasshouse Tristan Bates Theatre, The Actors Centre, London

Sun 2 Nov

£16 (£14) / 020 7240 6283

  • 19:30 – 21:30 The Glasshouse Tristan Bates Theatre, The Actors Centre, London

Tue 4 Nov

£16 (£14) / 020 7240 6283

  • 19:30 – 21:30 The Glasshouse Tristan Bates Theatre, The Actors Centre, London
…and 16 more dates until 22 Nov

Hello Norma Jeane

  • Directed by: Matthew Gould
  • Written by: Dylan Costello

Granny Lynnie and her grandson Joe's search for the truth – namely, whether or not she is in fact Marilyn Monroe.

King's Head, London N1

Sun 2 Nov

£20 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

back to top

Helver's Night: York Theatre Royal

  • Directed by: Hal Chambers
  • Written by: Ingmar Villqist

York Theatre Royal

Sat 1 Nov

Studio

£12 (£10) / 01904 623568

Tue 4 Nov

Studio

£12 (£10) / 01904 623568

Wed 5 Nov

Studio

£12 (£10) / 01904 623568

…and 3 more dates until 8 Nov

Liberian Girl

First-time writer Diana Nneka Atuona's Alfred Fagon award-winning play tells one teenage girl's story of survival during the Liberian civil war.

The Royal Court Theatre, London SW1W

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£12–£20 / 020 7565 5000

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£12–£20 / 020 7565 5000

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£12–£20 / 020 7565 5000

…and 19 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Of Mice And Men

  • Directed by: Mark Rosenblatt
  • Written by: John Steinbeck

Mark Rosenblatt directs John Steinbeck's own adaptation of his acclaimed novella telling the story of two migrant workers adrift in Depression-hit rural California. The original score is by avant-Americana musician Heather Christian.

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Tue 4 Nov

£10; £12 (£7; £9) / 01223 300085

Wed 5 Nov

£10; £12 (£7; £9) / 01223 300085

Thu 6 Nov

£10; £12 (£7; £9) / 01223 300085

…and 2 more dates until 8 Nov

A View From The Bridge

DAMD theatre presents Arthur Miller's classic A View from the Bridge. Performed on The Belfast Barge 13-15 November, 2014 @ 8pm. Tickets cost £8 and are available directly from the Barge or Skiddle.com.

Belfast Barge

Thu 13 Nov

£8 / 028 9023 2555

Fri 14 Nov

£8 / 028 9023 2555

Sat 15 Nov

£8 / 028 9023 2555

The Accrington Pals

Accrington was the smallest community in England to raise a full brigade of 'Pals' who volunteered for war service in France. Peter Whelan's epic and deeply humane play dramatises the lives of ordinary people caught up in the maelstrom of history: the men who encountered the brutal reality of life and death in the…

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Wed 5 Nov

£20 / 020 8688 9291

Thu 6 Nov

£20 / 020 8688 9291

Fri 7 Nov

£20 / 020 8688 9291

Sat 8 Nov

£20 / 020 8688 9291

back to top

The Accrington Pals: Shropshire Drama Company

Peter Whelan's drama is presented by the amateur company as a tribute to those who suffered both during and after the first world war.

Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury

Wed 12 Nov

Walker Theatre

£12 / 01743 281281

Thu 13 Nov

Walker Theatre

£12 / 01743 281281

Fri 14 Nov

Walker Theatre

£12 / 01743 281281

Sat 15 Nov

Walker Theatre

£12 / 01743 281281

Alice In Wonderland: Weymouth Drama Club

A production based on the traditional story by Lewis Carroll told in three acts.

The Pavilion Theatre, Weymouth

Sat 1 Nov

£10.50 (Children £5) / 01305 783225

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–£30

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£10.50–£30

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£10.50–£30

…and 3 more dates until 7 Mar 2015

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Mon 16 Feb 2015

£10.50–£30 / 08441 717620

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£10.50–£30 / 08441 717620

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£10.50–£30 / 08441 717620

…and 3 more dates until 21 Feb 2015

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Mon 23 Mar 2015

£10.50–£30 / 0870 607 7533

Tue 24 Mar 2015

£10.50–£30 / 0870 607 7533

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£10.50–£30 / 0870 607 7533

…and 3 more dates until 28 Mar 2015

Also on at:

Bazaar And Rummage: Nonentities

A comedy about a self-help group for agoraphobics run by Gwenda, who is an ex-agoraphobic herself.

The Rose Theatre, Kidderminster

Mon 17 Nov

Studio

£9–£10.50 (£9.50) / 01562 743745

Tue 18 Nov

Studio

£9–£10.50 (£9.50) / 01562 743745

Wed 19 Nov

Studio

£9–£10.50 (£9.50) / 01562 743745

…and 3 more dates until 22 Nov

The Full Monty

A production of the stage version based on the famous film about out of work steel men who become strippers.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Mon 9 Feb 2015

£14.50–£32 / 01274 432000

Tue 10 Feb 2015

£14.50–£32 / 01274 432000

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£14.50–£32 / 01274 432000

…and 3 more dates until 14 Feb 2015 back to top