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Emily Brown and the Thing

  • 5 stars

Emily and Stanley's sleep is interrupted by the curious 'Thing' outside.

The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness

Wed 8 Oct

£10 (£9) / 01229 820000

  • 17:00

HUFF

  • 3 stars

Inventive walkthrough retelling of The Three Little pigs from Shona Reppe and Andy Manley.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

Traverse Upstairs

£6 / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Billy Smart's Circus

This all human performance includes a trapeze act, acrobats, jugglers, aerialists and a fire tricks, all soundtracked by a live band.

Old Common, Basingstoke

Tue 2 Sep

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Wed 3 Sep

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Thu 4 Sep

£8 / 0844 4155 228

…and 2 more dates until 6 Sep

Old Common, Basingstoke

Tue 2 Sep

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:30

Wed 3 Sep

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:30

Thu 4 Sep

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 6 Sep

Southsea Common

Fri 22 Aug

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:00

Sat 23 Aug

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:00

Tue 26 Aug

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:00
…and 4 more dates until 30 Aug

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The Alleycats: Contemporary a Cappella

Young, mischievous and ready to drop some fresh beats, The Alleycats sing everything from hip hop mash-ups to Motown and pop - dance moves included. The 13 vocalists in this high-energy act provide award-winning contemporary a cappella, combining a full range of male and female voices amid a velvety blend. Whether…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Three

£11 (£9.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Three

£11 (£9.50) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 25 Aug

Three

£9.50 (£8) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Stranraer RNLI Park Fest

Stranraer Inshore Lifeboats adopt their land legs for a fundraising music festival featuring a range of local and familiar artists as well as craft stalls, fun fair rides and The Marine Lake with its pirate ship.

Agnew Park, Stranraer

Fri 22 Aug

Prices vary / 01387 253862

  • 19:00 – 23:30
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Alice Through The Looking Glass

  • Directed by: Daniel Winder
  • Written by: Lewis Carroll (book)

Adapted by Daniel Winder and Candida Caldicot, this family-orientated adaptation of Lewis Carroll's adventure tale, features original music and songs. Presented by Iris Theatre.

St Paul's Church, Covent Garden, London WC2E

Fri 22 Aug

£18 (£14) / 020 7836 5221

  • 19:00

Sat 23 Aug

£18 (£14) / 020 7836 5221

  • 19:00

Mon 25 Aug

£18 (£14) / 020 7836 5221

  • 19:00
…and 5 more dates until 30 Aug

Rats!

Aireborne Theatre Leeds Dan Onaschük is down on his luck. After kicking his ex-girlfriend’s cat out of a window, he thinks he’s finally hit rock bottom - until Rat steps in. Teaching Dan all the tricks the careers centre won't, Rat sends Dan skywards on the social ladder but can’t quite make up for the lost love of his…

Paradise in The Vault, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

The Vault

£7 (£5.50) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

The Vault

£7 (£5.50) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

This is Contemporary Ice Skating

Aurora Nova presents Le Patin Libre Ice skating, but not as we know it! Amidst the spins and sequins of traditional figure skating, a group of irreverent yet world class athletes have turned away from the ageing traditions of On Ice entertainment in order to develop their own contemporary and acrobatic dance style.

Murrayfield Ice Rink, Edinburgh

Fri 22 Aug

£15 (£13) / 0131 337 6933

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

£15 (£13) / 0131 337 6933

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Comedy Of Errors

  • Directed by: Joanna Carrick
  • Written by: William Shakespeare

A family-orientated adaptation of Shakespeare's witty tale on mistaken identities, directed by Joanna Carrick.

Jimmy's Farm, Ipswich

Fri 22 Aug

£22; £24 (£12; £12; £19; £62; £19; £62)

  • 19:30

ComedySportz UK

ComedySportz UK / Free Festival ComedySportz UK is the north west’s top improvised comedy troupe. ComedySportz is a fast-paced improv comedy show where two teams battle it out for the biggest laughs. The players create quick witted sketches, scenes and songs from whatever suggestions are thrown at them by the audience…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Maggie's Chamber

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Scooby-Doo and the Mystery of the Pyramid

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

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Sat 23 Aug

£19.50 (Children £14.50; £58) / 01792 475715

  • 18:30

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Mon 25 Aug

£19.50 / 0870 607 7533

Tue 26 Aug

£19.50 / 0870 607 7533

Wed 27 Aug

£19.50 / 0870 607 7533

Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Fri 29 Aug

£19.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s; £58) / 0115 989 5555

  • 18:30

Sat 30 Aug

£19.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s; £58) / 0115 989 5555

  • 18:30

Sun 31 Aug

£19.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s; £58) / 0115 989 5555

  • 18:30

The Sooty Show

Sweep, Soo and Richard join the loveable bear to celebrate his birthday party – where things don't seem to be going to plan.

The Hawth, Crawley

Sun 12 Apr 2015

Theatre

£14 (Children £12; £56) / 01293 553636

  • 19:30

Aladdin

A traditional family pantomime based on the ever-popular fairy tale about the boy with the magic lamp. Starring Dancing On Ice Judge, dancer and West End theatre sensation Louie Spence.

The White Rock Theatre, Hastings

Fri 12 Dec

£16–£22 (£14–£20.50; £52–£68) / 01424 462288

  • 19:00

Sat 13 Dec

£16–£22 (£14–£20.50; £52–£68) / 01424 462288

  • 19:00

Sun 14 Dec

£16–£22 (£14–£20.50; £52–£68) / 01424 462288

  • 17:00
…and 11 more dates until 28 Dec

Battle Of The Pantos

Four local panto groups compete to see who is the fairest in the land. Each panto will perform a 'snap-shot' panto of their choice. There will be a panel of Judges and prizes for winners.

Gaiety Theatre, Douglas

Sat 6 Sep

£14 / 01624 694555

  • 19:30

Cinderella

  • Directed by: Mark Babych

Mike Kenny's interpretation of the well-loved fairy story about an orphaned girl who eventually finds her prince charming.

Hull Truck Theatre

Fri 5 Dec

£12 / 01482 323638

  • 19:00

Tue 9 Dec

£12 / 01482 323638

  • 19:00

Thu 11 Dec

£12 / 01482 323638

  • 19:00
…and 6 more dates until 9 Jan 2015 back to top

The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe

  • Directed by: Ciaran McConville
  • Written by: Theresa Heskins (adapt)

Rose Theatre, Kingston's presentation of the C S Lewis story, featuring local children performing with a professional cast. Adapted by Theresa Heskins and directed by Ciaran McConville.

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Fri 28 Nov

Phone for prices / 0844 482 1556

  • 19:00

Sat 29 Nov

Phone for prices / 0844 482 1556

  • 17:00

Tue 2 Dec

Phone for prices / 0844 482 1556

  • 17:00
…and 18 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Peter Pan

Join acclaimed comedian Joe Pasquale and the most fabulous pantomime dame in the business Ceri Dupree on a magical trip to Neverland in this swashbuckling pantomime adventure.

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Fri 5 Dec

£8–£15; £13–£24; £11–£22.50; £15–£25.50; £17–£27 / 01604 624 811

  • 19:00

Sat 6 Dec

£8–£15; £13–£24; £11–£22.50; £15–£25.50; £17–£27 / 01604 624 811

  • 17:00

Sun 7 Dec

£8–£15; £13–£24; £11–£22.50; £15–£25.50; £17–£27 / 01604 624 811

  • 17:00
…and 23 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Sheringham parkrun

Free, weekly, timed 5k run. You can run, jog or walk, bring a friend, bring a dog, push a buggy – whatever you fancy as you try to beat your personal best. It's essential to register online in advance.

Sandall Park, Doncaster

Sat 23 Aug

Phone for prices / 0750 332 9309

  • 21:00

Wilkinson Ford: Kagoolio

Momentum Artist Management Physical comedy and sketch combine to transport you into the weird and weatherproofed world of The Kagools. Inclusive, enchanting, high-energy fun: this interactive, multimedia show is one for all the family! Age category: PG

The Mash House, Edinburgh

Sat 23 Aug

Just the Cask Room

£8.50 (£7) / 0131 220 2987

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 24 Aug

Just the Cask Room

£8.50 (£7) / 0131 220 2987

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wind In The Willows: Oddsocks Productions

Join Mole, Ratty, Badger and the boisterous, bumptious, loud and lovable Toad as the adventure of a lifetime unravels on the riverbank.

Queen's Hall Arts Centre, Hexham

Sat 13 Dec

£13.50 (£11.50; £11.50; Children £11.50 under 16s) / 01434 652477

  • 19:00

Fri 19 Dec

£13.50 (£11.50; £11.50; Children £11.50 under 16s) / 01434 652477

  • 19:00

Sat 20 Dec

£13.50 (£11.50; £11.50; Children £11.50 under 16s) / 01434 652477

  • 19:00
…and 3 more dates until 27 Dec back to top

ZooNation: The Mad Hatter's Tea Party (Over 5s)

ZooNation presents a dance adventure and family Christmas show The Mad Hatter's Tea Party. Based on Lewis Carroll's fictional world, the show follows a psychotherapist on a mental hospital's ward with a never-ending tea party. Suitable for children over the age of five.

Linbury Studio Theatre At Royal Opera House, London WC2E

Sat 6 Dec

Phone for prices / 020 7304 4000

  • 17:00

Mon 8 Dec

Phone for prices / 020 7304 4000

  • 19:00

Tue 9 Dec

Phone for prices / 020 7304 4000

  • 19:00
…and 17 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Aladdin

Oldham Coliseum Theatre's annual family pantomime is back, this year with the classic - Aladdin.

Oldham Coliseum Theatre

Sat 15 Nov

£12.50–£16.50 / 0161 624 2829

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Fri 21 Nov

£12.50–£16.50 / 0161 624 2829

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Sat 22 Nov

£12.50–£16.50 / 0161 624 2829

  • 19:30 – 21:30
…and 14 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Aladdin

A family pantomime set to dazzle and delight, so fasten your seat belts for a magical ride of mystery, sparkling romance and dazzling adventure.

Ritz and Connaught Cinema, Worthing

Fri 5 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58) / 01903 206206

  • 19:00

Sat 6 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58) / 01903 206206

  • 19:00

Sun 7 Dec

£12 Saver; £18.50 (£16.50; £16.75; £58) / 01903 206206

  • 18:00
…and 24 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Chuckle Brothers in a 2014 Space Oddity

Space-based chucklesome adventures from Barry and Paul.

Britannia Pier Theatre, Great Yarmouth

Wed 27 Aug

£14.50 / 01493 842209

  • 19:00

Embassy Theatre, Skegness

Tue 26 Aug

£16 ( £53) / 0845 674 0505

  • 19:00

£16 ( £53.50) / 0845 674 0505

  • 19:00

SPA Bridlington

Mon 25 Aug

£14.50 (Children £10; £50) / 01262 678258

  • 19:00

Greyhound Racing

With annual attendances exceeding two million and an estimated £2.5bn wagered on and off course each year, it's no surprise that greyhound racing is one of Britain's most popular spectator sports.

Brandon Stadium, Coventry

Sat 23 Aug

£5 ( £3) / 0870 8791581

  • 19:00

Sat 30 Aug

£5 ( £3) / 0870 8791581

  • 19:00

Central Park Stadium, Sittingbourne

Sat 23 Aug

£8.50; £7 (Children £4; Children £4) / 01795 475547

  • 17:30

Sun 24 Aug

£8.50; £7 (Children £4; Children £4) / 01795 475547

  • 17:00

Thu 28 Aug

£8.50; £7 (Children £4; Children £4) / 01795 475547

  • 17:30
…and 14 more dates until 28 Sep

Coral Romford Stadium

Sat 23 Aug

£5–£7; £4 / 01708 762 345

  • 18:15

Mon 25 Aug

£5–£7; £4 / 01708 762 345

  • 18:00

Wed 27 Aug

£5–£7; £4 / 01708 762 345

  • 18:30
…and 19 more dates until 29 Sep

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