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Scooby-Doo and the Mystery of the Pyramid

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

Alban Arena, St Albans

Tue 24 Jun

£19.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01727 844488

  • 18:30

Wed 25 Jun

£19.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01727 844488

  • 18:30

Thu 26 Jun

£19.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01727 844488

  • 18:30

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Thu 15 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 18:30

Fri 16 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 18:30

Sat 17 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 18:30

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Fri 25 Jul

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

  • 19:00

Sat 26 Jul

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

  • 19:00

Sun 27 Jul

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

  • 19:00

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…and at 10 other places

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

  • 17:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 17 May

£11–£26

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 4 Nov

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

  • 19:30

Wed 5 Nov

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

  • 19:30

Thu 6 Nov

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

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 8 Nov

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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

Tue 19 Aug

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 20 Aug

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 21 Aug

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

…and 12 more dates until 6 Sep

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Wed 8 Oct

£24.50–£44.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:00

Thu 9 Oct

£24.50–£44.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:00

Fri 10 Oct

£24.50–£44.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:00
…and 8 more dates until 19 Oct

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Wed 23 Jul

£19–£43 / 0844 848 2700

  • 19:00

Thu 24 Jul

£19–£43 / 0844 848 2700

  • 19:00

Fri 25 Jul

£19–£43 / 0844 848 2700

  • 19:00
…and 16 more dates until 16 Aug

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Pasha Kovalev & Katya Virshilas: An Evening With Stars From Strictly Come Dancing

Two of the more recent additions to TV's Strictly family of professional dancers embark on a national tour, performing ballroom and Latin routines alongside guest dancers and pupils from a local dance school. Kovalev and Virshilas will also take questions from the audience.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Thu 15 May

£23 adv booking required / 01256 844244

  • 19:45

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 11 Jun

£23–£25 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Sun 15 Jun

£23–£25 / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Sat 14 Jun

£22–£26 (£20–£24) / 02476 553055

  • 19:45

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…and at 20 other places

The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

A fusion of animation, puppetry, projections and music are used to tell the epic story of quiet hero Alvin's search for his wife's lost soul in the depths of the ocean.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Thu 22 May

£5–£7 / 01475 723723

  • 19:00

Platform, Glasgow

Mon 12 May

£8 (£3.50–£4.50) / 0141 276 9696

  • 19:00

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 8 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 19:00

Fri 9 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 19:15
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The Adventures of Robin Hood

Leave your piggy bank safe at home as Visible Fictions give their take on the classic tale.

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Tue 29 Apr

£7 (£5) / 01383 602302

  • 19:00

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Sat 26 Apr

£8.25 / 01224 642230

  • 19:00

Platform, Glasgow

Mon 28 Apr

£8 (£3.50–£4.50) / 0141 276 9696

  • 19:00

Pontardawe Arts Centre

Thu 1 May

£2.50 / 01792 863722

  • 19:00 – 20:00

Thu 8 May

£2.50 / 01792 863722

  • 19:00 – 20:00

Thu 15 May

£2.50 / 01792 863722

  • 19:00 – 20:00
…and 6 more dates until 26 Jun

Creative Electric

Rehearsals/workshops in theatre, for young people and by young people.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Apr

Free / 0131 558 8844

  • 19:00

Wed 7 May

Free / 0131 558 8844

  • 19:00

Wed 14 May

Free / 0131 558 8844

  • 19:00

Wed 21 May

Free / 0131 558 8844

  • 19:00

Saltbush

An interactive journey through the culture and landscape of Aboriginal Australia where children are invited to explore, play and dance with the performers. Ages 4–8.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Thu 15 May

£5–£7 / 01475 723723

  • 19:00

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Thu 8 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 19:00

Moscow State Circus: Park Gorkogo

The internationally-acclaimed Russian circus troupe returns with ever more impressive acrobatics, clowning and aerial feats.

Ascot Racecourse

Wed 16 Jul

Car park

£10 / 0870 727 8765

Thu 17 Jul

Car park

£10 / 0870 727 8765

Fri 18 Jul

Car park

£10 / 0870 727 8765

…and 2 more dates until 20 Jul

Becketts Farm, Birmingham

Wed 9 Jul

£10

Thu 10 Jul

£10

Fri 11 Jul

£10

…and 2 more dates until 13 Jul

Lillie Road Recreation Ground, London SW6

Wed 4 Jun

£10–£35 (£7–£30) / 020 3375 3970

  • 17:00
  • 20:00

Thu 5 Jun

£10–£35 (£7–£30) / 020 3375 3970

  • 17:00
  • 20:00

Fri 6 Jun

£10–£35 (£7–£30) / 020 3375 3970

  • 17:00
  • 20:00
…and 2 more dates until 8 Jun

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Annie: Lowestoft Players

Local Amateur Dramatics group The Lowestoft Players make a return to the Marina Theatre with their latest production, the Broadway musical 'Annie'. Based on the popular Harold Gray comic strip 'Little Orphan Annie', the musical tells the story of an 11 year old girl living in the Municipal Orphanage in New York's East…

Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Tue 20 May

£8.50–£18.50 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Wed 21 May

£8.50–£18.50 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30

Thu 22 May

£8.50–£18.50 / 01502 533200

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 24 May

The Lion King

It's Hamlet … with lions! Julie Taymor's puppet-powered stage version of Disney's spectacular tale of a dead king and an errant son is a feast of exuberant theatre for the whole family, with show-stopping visual effects, gripping drama and plenty of laughs. The arrival of this touring production in Edinburgh makes…

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Fri 25 Apr

£32.50–£35 / 01274 432000

Sat 26 Apr

£32.50–£35 / 01274 432000

Tue 29 Apr

£32.50–£35 / 01274 432000

…and 9 more dates until 10 May

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Thu 15 May

0870 606 3536

Fri 16 May

0870 606 3536

Sat 17 May

0870 606 3536

…and 35 more dates until 5 Jul

Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E

Fri 25 Apr

£25–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Sat 26 Apr

£30–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Tue 29 Apr

£25–£85 / 0844 871 3000

…and 109 more dates until 27 Sep

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Noah: A Musical Adventure

Saltmine Theatre Company presents a family show with live actors, music and puppets, telling the Biblical story of Noah and the flood.

Burnley Mechanics

Sat 31 May

£12 (£8; £35) / 01282 664400

  • 19:30

The Elgiva, Chesham

Sun 11 May

£12 (Children £8; £35) / 01494 582900

  • 18:00

The Garage Venue, Swansea

Fri 23 May

£12 (Children £8; £35) / 01792 475147

  • 19:00

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Tabernacle Arts Centre, London W11

Mon 28 Apr

£12 per class / 020 7221 9700

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Mon 5 May

£12 per class / 020 7221 9700

  • 17:30 – 19:00

Mon 12 May

£12 per class / 020 7221 9700

  • 17:30 – 19:00
…and 2 more dates until 26 May

Night at the Museums

This swash-buckling evening has you following a treasure trail to see five of Aberdeen University's amazing locations at night. All the venues host different activities, all pirate themed. In addition, there is storytelling, 'Mr Bug' animal handling, and Satrosphere’s science team creepy crawlies! There are trails and…

King's Museum, Aberdeen

Sat 17 May

Free / 01224 274330

Part of Festival of Museums.

  • 17:00 – 21:00
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Cats: The Musical

  • Directed by: Gillian Lynne

Andrew Lloyd Webber's long-running musical based on TS Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. Chrissie Cartwright recreates Trevor Nunn's original direction and Gillian Lynne's choreography, featuring the song Memory.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Tue 9 Sep

£17.50–£37.50; £20–£40; £22–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Wed 10 Sep

£17.50–£37.50; £20–£40; £22–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 19:30

Thu 11 Sep

£17.50–£37.50; £20–£40; £22–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

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

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Tue 20 May

£13–£38.50; £8–£33.50 disabled ( £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50) / 01323 412000

  • 19:30

Wed 21 May

£13–£38.50; £8–£33.50 disabled ( £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50) / 01323 412000

  • 19:30

Thu 22 May

£13–£38.50; £8–£33.50 disabled ( £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50; £8–£33.50) / 01323 412000

  • 19:30
…and 8 more dates until 31 May

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Tue 6 May

£17.90–£57.40 ( £15–£52.50) / 0844 871 7646

  • 19:30

Wed 7 May

£17.90–£57.40 ( £15–£52.50) / 0844 871 7646

  • 19:30

Thu 8 May

£17.90–£57.40 ( £15–£52.50) / 0844 871 7646

  • 19:30
…and 8 more dates until 17 May

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Fuse Pendle

An event for young people in the Pendle area.

Ace Centre, Nelson

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 01282 661080

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Pirate Gran

  • Directed by: Pieter Lawman
  • Written by: Geraldine Durrant

You'd never know Gran was a pirate – until you need her most! Based on Geraldine Durrant & Rose Forshall's Pirate Gran series.

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Tue 27 May

£10 / 0844 406 8666

  • 17:00

Baby Rhymetime (Under 2s)

An interactive session for babies and their carers.

Fleet Library

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 01252 612709

  • 21:45 – 10:10

Thu 1 May

Free / 01252 612709

  • 21:45 – 10:10

Thu 8 May

Free / 01252 612709

  • 21:45 – 10:10
…and 3 more dates until 29 May

Field of Light

See Edinburgh’s St Andrew Square differently thanks to Field of Light, an immersive experience by artist Bruce Munro. First seen at his home in Wiltshire in 2004, Munro reimagines his unique installation for every space it inhabits, using the medium of light to encourage visitors to explore pathways through the space in…

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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Loom: An Exhibition and Interactive Print Workshop

Artist Rachel Barron and designer Nathan Clydesdale present an interactive exhibition that examines Dundee's jute and textile history through print, sculpture and installation, with the opportunity for visitors to make their own geometric prints.

WASPS Studios, Dundee

Fri 2 May

Free / 01382 221860

Closing event.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Race For Life 2014: Wolverhampton

Women-only 5k raising money for Cancer Research UK.

West Park, Wolverhampton

Wed 18 Jun

Donations

  • 19:30

The RTP Downsized – Live

Celebrating the centenary of Robert Tressell's seminal working class novel 'The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists', the RTP foundation presents an afternoon of live readings from Martin Chomsky's graphic novel 'The RTP Downsized.' The cast will feature award-winning Southside actors and a Q&A with the author. Directed…

The Glad Café, Glasgow

Wed 21 May

£3 / 2 concession Fringe HQ / 0141 636 6119

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 19:30 – 22:30

Strange Town Youth Theatre

Weekly drama classes for kids to have fun with drama games, learn new skills and make some buddies.

Calton Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 29 Apr

£75 / 0131 629 0292

Ages 14–16.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Tue 6 May

£75 / 0131 629 0292

Ages 14–16.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Tue 13 May

£75 / 0131 629 0292

Ages 14–16.

  • 17:00 – 19:00
…and 5 more dates until 17 Jun

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 29 Apr

£75 / 0131 629 0292

Ages 16–18.

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Wed 30 Apr

£75 / 0131 629 0292

Ages 11–14.

  • 17:00 – 19:00

Tue 6 May

£75 / 0131 629 0292

Ages 16–18.

  • 18:00 – 20:00
…and 13 more dates until 18 Jun

Clifton Community Centre, Shefford

Tue 29 Apr

Phone for prices / 01462 339 268

  • 20:30 – 22:00

Wed 30 Apr

Phone for prices / 01462 339 268

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Tue 6 May

Phone for prices / 01462 339 268

  • 20:30 – 22:00
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