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Educating Ronnie

Joe Douglas' one-man show about his friendship with a Ugandan boy and how what began as a request for help turned into something much more complicated.

Darlington Civic Theatre

Fri 24 Oct

£5 / 01325 486555

  • 13:30
  • 19:00

The Gwyn Hall, Neath

Thu 9 Oct

£10 (£8; £5) / 0300 365 6677

  • 19:30

The Octagon Theatre, Bolton

Mon 29 Sep

£10 (£8) / 01204 520661

  • 19:30

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The Ladykillers: Nineteen12 Productions

  • Written by: Graham Linehan

When old, sincere Mrs. Wilberforce rents a spare room to a seemingly talented string quintet, she would not have foreseen the following events. Father Ted writer Graham Linehan's adaptation of the Ealing comedy classic. Suitable for ages 14+.

Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea

Thu 18 Sep

Dixon Studio

£13 (£11)

  • 19:30

Fri 19 Sep

Dixon Studio

£13 (£11)

  • 19:30

Sat 20 Sep

Dixon Studio

£13 (£11)

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Lotty’s War

  • Directed by: Bruce Guthrie
  • Written by: Giuliano Crispini

Guiliano Crispini's thriller set on the occupied Channel Islands during WWII.

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Mon 22 Sep

£15.50–£23; £15.50–£23 concs available / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Tue 23 Sep

£15.50–£23; £15.50–£23 concs available / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Wed 24 Sep

£15.50–£23; £15.50–£23 concs available / 01323 412000

  • 14:30
  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Mon 13 Oct

£14–£26 / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

Tue 14 Oct

£14–£26 / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

Wed 15 Oct

£14–£26 / 01242 572573

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

The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Tue 28 Oct

£20–£26 / 01642 552663

  • 19:30

Wed 29 Oct

£20–£26 / 01642 552663

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 30 Oct

£20–£26 / 01642 552663

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

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Potless

  • Written by: Karen Woods

Ard Knox Theatre Company presents Karen Woods's adult play full of real life dramas, ups and downs, laughs, lies and tragedies.

Middleton Arena, Manchester

Fri 26 Sep

£21.50 / 0844 855 4020

  • 19:30

Sat 27 Sep

£21.50 / 0844 855 4020

  • 19:30

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…

Artsdepot, London N12

Mon 20 Oct

£16–£25 / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:00

The Atkinson, Southport

Fri 3 Oct

£18 (£16) / 01704 533333

  • 19:30

The Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford

Tue 4 Nov

£13–£22 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

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Bedroom Farce

  • Directed by: Richard Tunley
  • Written by: Alan Ayckbourn

Blackwood Miners' Institute

Tue 30 Sep

£13 (£11) / 01495 227206

  • 19:30

Wed 1 Oct

£13 (£11) / 01495 227206

  • 19:30

Thu 2 Oct

£13 (£11) / 01495 227206

  • 19:30

Castro Of Mediterranean

  • Directed by: George Eugeniou
  • Written by: George Eugeniou

The first President of the Republic of Cyprus, Archbishop Makarios, was a target of the CIA, as the organisation assumed he was pro-Soviet. George Eugeniou's drama is set as an imaginary trial.

Theatro Technis, London NW1

Thu 18 Sep

£10 / 020 7387 6617

  • 19:30

Fri 19 Sep

£10 / 020 7387 6617

  • 19:30

Sat 20 Sep

£10 / 020 7387 6617

  • 19:30

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

Dollyhouse

  • Written by: Oliver Samuels

Oliver Samuels stars in his own-penned comedy drama, set in Jamaica, a tale of betrayal, sex and power.

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Sun 26 Oct

£28.90–£30.90 / 0870 607 7533

  • 20:00

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 28 Sep

£20 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

Sun 5 Oct

£20 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

Sun 12 Oct

£20 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

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I Believe In Unicorns

  • Written by: Michael Morpurgo (adaptation)

Wizard Presents Theatre Company presents an adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's children's book about a little boy who hates stories, until he meets the Unicorn Lady.

Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham

Sat 20 Sep

£7 ( £22)

  • 23:30

Sun 21 Sep

£7 ( £22)

  • 14:30

Last Train To Auschwitz

A drama about a group of women's journey to and experiences at the notorious concentration camp.

Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Thu 25 Sep

£14 (£12) / 0844 888 4411

  • 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£14 (£12) / 0844 888 4411

  • 19:30

Sat 27 Sep

£14 (£12) / 0844 888 4411

  • 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

Thu 18 Sep

£9.50–£28.50 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:45

Fri 19 Sep

£9.50–£28.50 / 0115 941 9419

  • 19:45

Sat 20 Sep

£9.50–£28.50 / 0115 941 9419

  • 14:30
  • 19:45
…and 7 more dates until 27 Sep

The Trench

Razor Sharp Theatre Company presents a play inspired by the true story of a miner who became entombed in a tunnel during World War One. As the horror threatens to engulf him, he finds that not everything in the darkness is what it seems as he starts to discover a new, strange world beneath the mud and death.

The Subscription Rooms, Stroud

Sat 29 Nov

£16 (£14) / 01453 760900

  • 20:00

Sun 30 Nov

£16 (£14) / 01453 760900

  • 15:00
  • 19:30
  • 20:00

The 39 Steps

  • Directed by: Jay Cundell-Walker
  • Written by: John Buchan

A drama mixing the Hitchcock classic with the novel of the same name in which four actors play 150 parts to retell this famous tale of derring-do.

The Doncaster Little Theatre

Wed 24 Sep

£10 (£8) / 01302 340 422

  • 19:30

Thu 25 Sep

£10 (£8) / 01302 340 422

  • 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£10 (£8) / 01302 340 422

  • 19:30

Sat 27 Sep

£10 (£8) / 01302 340 422

  • 19:30

Ilkley Playhouse

Thu 18 Sep

Wharfeside Theatre

£10 (£8; £4.50) / 01943 609539

  • 19:30

Fri 19 Sep

Wharfeside Theatre

£10 (£8; £4.50) / 01943 609539

  • 19:30

Sat 20 Sep

Wharfeside Theatre

£10 (£8; £4.50) / 01943 609539

  • 19:30
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Adventures In The Skin Trade

  • Written by: Dylan Thomas

Dylan Thomas's surreal coming-of-age story about the young boy Samuel Bennett who leaves his home in South Wales to pursue a career in London.

Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

Fri 24 Oct

£13 (Children £11; £11; £11) / 0845 330 3565

  • 19:45

Sat 25 Oct

£13 (Children £11; £11; £11) / 0845 330 3565

  • 19:45

Bashment Housewives

Tennexa presents an exciting urban-comedy drama that highlights the lifestyles of four competitive young women wanting to live a life full of luxury, facing relationship challenges and financial struggle with their hubbies.

The Drum, Birmingham

Sun 5 Oct

£16 / 0121 333 2444

  • 20:00

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

  • Directed by: James Dacre

Tennessee Williams's heart-wrenching drama that examines the web of deceit that holds a wealthy Southern family together while threatening to tear them apart.

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Wed 1 Oct

£10–£29 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:45

Thu 2 Oct

£10–£29 / 01604 624 811

  • 14:30
  • 19:00

Fri 3 Oct

£10–£29 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:45
…and 13 more dates until 18 Oct

The Edge Of Our Bodies

  • Directed by: Christopher Haydon
  • Written by: Adam Rapp

A sixteen-year-old schoolgirl is pregnant, and finds that her imagination is tangled with reality, as she auditions for the school play, Genet's The Maids, as well as entering the world of grown-ups. A coming-of-age drama written by Adam Rapp and directed by Christopher Haydon.

Gate Theatre, London W11

Thu 25 Sep

£10 preview; £20; £15 disabled / 020 7229 0706

  • 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£10 preview; £20; £15 disabled / 020 7229 0706

  • 19:30

Sat 27 Sep

£10 preview; £20; £15 disabled / 020 7229 0706

  • 15:00
  • 19:30
…and 18 more dates until 18 Oct

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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The Kite Runner

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

A stage adaptation of Khaled Hosseni's novel about two childhood friends in Afghanistan, Amir and Hassan.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Mon 22 Sep

£13.50–£30; £7.50–£25; £22.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:00

Tue 23 Sep

£13.50–£30; £7.50–£25; £22.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

Wed 24 Sep

£13.50–£30; £7.50–£25; £22.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30
…and 9 more dates until 4 Oct

Malvern Theatres

Mon 6 Oct

Festival Theatre

£9–£22.50 / 01684 892 277

  • 19:30

Tue 7 Oct

Festival Theatre

£9–£22.50 / 01684 892 277

  • 19:30

Wed 8 Oct

Festival Theatre

£9–£22.50 / 01684 892 277

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 11 Oct

The Oxford Playhouse

Thu 18 Sep

£11–£24 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Fri 19 Sep

£11–£24 / 01865 305305

  • 20:00

Sat 20 Sep

£11–£24 / 01865 305305

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

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Colchester Arts Centre

Thu 18 Sep

£7.50 (£4.50) / 01206 500900

  • 20:00

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

Shakespeare's Deadly Sins

To celebrate Shakespeare's 450th birthday, this unique and thrilling production takes you on a journey through gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, pride, lust and envy. Haunting vocal harmonies and searing stage combat are woven through the action.

Mill At The Pier, Wigan

Thu 9 Oct

£7 (£5)

  • 20:00

Oldham Library & Lifelong Learning Centre

Wed 1 Oct

£8–£10

  • 10:30 – 11:45
  • 13:30 – 14:45

Thu 2 Oct

£8–£10

  • 13:30 – 14:45
  • 19:00 – 20:15

Fri 3 Oct

£8–£10

  • 10:30 – 11:45

Solomon And Marion

  • Directed by: Lara Foot

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

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Thu 16 Oct

£12–£20 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:45

Fri 17 Oct

£12–£20 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:45

Sat 18 Oct

£12–£20 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:45
…and 14 more dates until 1 Nov

The Print Room At The Coronet, London W11

Tue 4 Nov

£25; £10 (£17; £17) / 020 3642 6606

  • 19:30

Wed 5 Nov

£25; £10 (£17; £17) / 020 3642 6606

  • 19:30

Thu 6 Nov

£25; £10 (£17; £17) / 020 3642 6606

  • 19:30
…and 20 more dates until 29 Nov back to top