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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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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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Wrexham Memorial Hall

Thu 24 Apr

£3.50 (Children £2.50) / 01978 292683

  • 18:15 – 19:15

Wed 30 Apr

£3.50 (Children £2.50) / 01978 292683

  • 17:30 – 18:30

Thu 1 May

£3.50 (Children £2.50) / 01978 292683

  • 18:15 – 19:15
…and 7 more dates until 28 May

Yoga: Workshop

Learn the art of yoga meditation techniques.

The Black-E, Liverpool

Thu 24 Apr

£4.50 (£4) / 0151 709 5109

  • 19:00 – 20:00

Thu 1 May

£4.50 (£4) / 0151 709 5109

  • 19:00 – 20:00

Thu 8 May

£4.50 (£4) / 0151 709 5109

  • 19:00 – 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 29 May

Bolton Arena

Tue 29 Apr

Ita Gym Ground Floor

Phone for prices / 01204 488100

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Tue 6 May

Ita Gym Ground Floor

Phone for prices / 01204 488100

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Tue 13 May

Ita Gym Ground Floor

Phone for prices / 01204 488100

  • 18:30 – 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 27 May

Brentor Village Hall, Tavistock

Tue 29 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 19:00

Tue 6 May

Phone for prices

  • 19:00

Tue 13 May

Phone for prices

  • 19:00
…and 6 more dates until 24 Jun

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Swinton Palais Dance Centre, Manchester

Wed 30 Apr

Phone for prices / 0161 794 0459

  • 17:30 – 18:15

Constellations

A mixture of dance, spoken work and physicality which explores two versions of reality and the complexities of humanity; from the intimate to the superfluous.

Bristol Old Vic

Sat 24 May

£10 (£6) / 0117 987 7877

  • 18:00

DanceCity, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 8 Jun

£12 ( £8; £8; Children £8 under 16s) / 0191 261 0505

  • 20:00

Key Theatre, Peterborough

Fri 20 Jun

£10 (£6) / 01733 207239

  • 18:30

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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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Billington and Langho Community Centre, Blackburn

Thu 24 Apr

Phone for prices / 07966 425 504

  • 20:00 – 21:30

Thu 1 May

Phone for prices / 07966 425 504

  • 20:00 – 21:30

Thu 8 May

Phone for prices / 07966 425 504

  • 20:00 – 21:30
…and 3 more dates until 29 May

Conygre Hall, Bath

Wed 30 Apr

Main Hall

Phone for prices

  • 19:30

Wed 7 May

Main Hall

Phone for prices

  • 19:30

Wed 14 May

Main Hall

Phone for prices

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 28 May

Stour Centre, Ashford

Mon 28 Apr

Phone for prices

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Mon 5 May

Phone for prices

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Mon 12 May

Phone for prices

  • 20:00 – 22:00
…and 2 more dates until 26 May

Measham Leisure Centre, Swadlincote

Fri 25 Apr

£1.50 / 01530 274061

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 30 Apr

£2 / 01530 274061

  • 19:00 – 20:00
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Chuckle Brothers in a 2014 Space Oddity

Space-based chucklesome adventures from Barry and Paul.

Blackfriars Arts Centre, Boston

Sun 27 Apr

£13 (Children £11) / 01205 363108

  • 17:00

Britannia Pier Theatre, Great Yarmouth

Wed 30 Jul

£14.50 / 01493 842209

  • 19:00

Wed 6 Aug

£14.50 / 01493 842209

  • 19:00

Wed 13 Aug

£14.50 / 01493 842209

  • 19:00
…and 2 more dates until 27 Aug

Darlington Civic Theatre

Sat 31 May

£14 ( £52) / 01325 486555

  • 17:00

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Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain

The hit book and TV series is brought to the stage in a quirky exploration of the history of Britain. Based on the children's books by Terry Deary.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Tue 17 Jun

£12–£15 (£10–£13; £40) / 01274 432000

  • 19:00

Fri 20 Jun

£12–£15 (£10–£13; £40) / 01274 432000

  • 19:00

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 28 May

£11–£15 (Children £9) / 01892 530613

  • 19:00

Thu 29 May

£11–£15 (Children £9) / 01892 530613

  • 19:00

Fri 30 May

£11–£15 (Children £9) / 01892 530613

  • 19:00

Sat 31 May

£11–£15 (Children £9) / 01892 530613

  • 19:00

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Mon 28 Jul

£10 / 0844 854 2776

  • 18:30

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…and at 6 other places

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

Line Dancing

Learn the dances in a relaxed atmosphere.

Middleton Arena, Manchester

Tue 29 Apr

£4.50 / 0844 855 4020

  • 20:00 – 22:30

St Dominic's Catholic Club, Newcastle upon Tyne

Mon 28 Apr

Phone for prices / 0191 232 9315

  • 20:00 – 21:30

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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Delirious: Contemporary: Workshop (Ages 10-14)

Develop performance and choreography skills.

DanceCity, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 25 Apr

£6 / 0191 261 0505

  • 17:00 – 18:30

Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr

A musical adaptation of Disney's 2008 Broadway production, featuring hit songs including 'Part Of Your World', 'Kiss The Girl' and the Oscar-winning 'Under The Sea'.

Cottiers Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 24 Apr

£11 (£9) / 0141 357 4000

  • 19:30

Miss Stockport 2014

A Sophisticated celebration with a full night of family entertainment including stars of X Factor and TV. In support of 'Beauty with a purpose'.

Plaza, Stockport

Thu 24 Apr

£6.25–£13.25 / 0161 477 7779

  • 19:30

Break It Down: Workshop (Ages 8-14)

Learn a variety of moves including top rocks, drops, footwork and freezes associated with the street dance style.

DanceCity, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 24 Apr

£5 / 0191 261 0505

  • 17:00

Thu 1 May

£5 / 0191 261 0505

  • 17:00

Thu 8 May

£5 / 0191 261 0505

  • 17:00
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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.

The Jungle Book

Chapterhouse Theatre Company presents Laura Turner's adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's stories set in the Indian jungle, and featuring a host of lovable animal characters.

Hedingham Castle, Halstead

Sun 3 Aug

£14 (£10; Children £10; £40) / 01787 460261

  • 18:00

National Trust: Claremont Landscape Garden, Esher

Sat 19 Jul

£16 advance booking essential (Children £8 advance booking essential; £40 advance booking essential) / 01372 467806

  • 19:00 – 21:00

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

Thu 24 Apr

£32.50–£35 / 01274 432000

Fri 25 Apr

£32.50–£35 / 01274 432000

Sat 26 Apr

£32.50–£35 / 01274 432000

…and 10 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

Thu 24 Apr

£25–£85 / 0844 871 3000

Fri 25 Apr

£25–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Sat 26 Apr

£30–£125 / 0844 871 3000

…and 110 more dates until 27 Sep

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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 21 other places

Abacus: Maths Classes For Children

A chance for children to practice and improve their numeracy skills.

Headingley Enterprise And Arts Centre, Leeds

Mon 28 Apr

Phone for prices / 0113 275 4548

  • 17:15 – 19:15
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