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Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Erth's Dinosaur Zoo brings its Jurassic creations to Scotland with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 10:30

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Thu 13 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 10:30

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Sat 22 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 10:00
  • 12:00

Sun 23 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 11:00

Also on at:

Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure

A deep sea adventure with Captain Barnacles, Kwazii and Peso, in this brand new live stage show.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£14.50–£16.50 (Children £12.50–£14.50 under 16s; £58) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:00

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£14.50–£16.50 (Children £12.50–£14.50 under 16s; £58) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:00

Bristol Hippodrome

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Sat 15 Nov

£18 (Children £16 under 16s; £64) / 01223 357851

  • 10:00

Sun 16 Nov

£18 (Children £16 under 16s; £64) / 01223 357851

  • 10:00

Also on at:

…and at 2 other places

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.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sun 7 Sep

£12 (Children £10; £38) / 01970 623 232

  • 11:00

Albert Halls, Bolton

Sun 21 Sep

£12 (Children £10; £38) / 01204 334400

  • 11:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£15–£30

Also on at:

…and at 35 other places

RIVERRUN

Produced by TheEmergencyRoom/ Galway International Arts Festival/ Cusack Projects Limited '…Soft morning, city! Lsp! I am leafy speafing. Lpf! Folty and folty all the nights have being falling… Not a sound, falling. Lispn! No wind no word …' Olwen Fouéré, one of Ireland’s leading theatre-makers, performs her acclaimed…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 9 Aug

Traverse 1

£19 (£14) / 0131 228 1404

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 21 Aug

Traverse 1

£19 (£14) / 0131 228 1404

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Snow Dog

Full House Theatre / Escalator East to Edinburgh This fun and uplifting show is a poignant and playful exploration of love and loss for children and their families. Full House Theatre fuses music, song, dance and puppetry to create children’s theatre at its spellbinding best. The story follows a young girl’s journey…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Pleasance Two

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Pleasance Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 10 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

Celeste's Circus

Following Celeste under the big top as her cast of endearing animals emerge one by one. A charming and engaging first trip to the circus especially for very young children (0–5 years).

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£4 / 0131 556 9579

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£5 / 0131 556 9579

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Netherbow Theatre at Fringe

£5 / 0131 556 9579

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 13 more dates until 17 Aug

Peppa Pig's Big Splash

All singing, all dancing puppet show with wee Peppa Pig and pals as they enjoy the rain and muddy puddles and try to fix the leaking nursery roof.

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 8 Oct

£14.50–£21 / 0844 847 2325

Buxton Opera House

Sun 14 Sep

£16.50 / 0845 127 2190

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Thu 4 Sep

£14.50–£16.50 / 08441 717620

Also on at:

…and at 10 other places

Hendrick's Carnival of Knowledge

If knowledge is the food of the soul, then let us FEAST! This travelling parlour of enlightenment combines exceptional experts & erudite amateurs in a fiesta of learning & fine cocktails. Prepare to be delighted by unusual characters, exquisite libations and wisdom of the most eye-opening variety in the decadent…

Hendrick's Carnival of Knowledge, Edinburgh

Thu 7 Aug

Carnival of Knowledge

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

Carnival of Knowledge

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 9 Aug

Carnival of Knowledge

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 10 Aug

Carnival of Knowledge

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Addams Family

Musical comedy based on the characters from the TV series.

Assembly @ Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Main Hall

£13 (£11) / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Aaaand Now for Something Completely Improvised

The Fringe hit returns for a fifth year! After a sell-out run in 2013, Racing Minds return with an improvised comic adventure based entirely on audience suggestions – unique every day, and bigger and better than ever before! A doddery grandfather can’t quite remember his ripping yarn, but with your help a mystery…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

'Sybil', 'Basil' and 'Manuel' recreate the chaotic John Cleese sitcom experience, while you enjoy a three course dinner. Nope, doesn't sound very safe to us, either. Booking is essential.

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Mon 11 Aug

£75 / 0131 556 6040

  • 10:00

Flow With Me

BeArtHeater Is Me lost?! Me, a refined being with an unsettled spirit, kissed Coney's tears away and was determined to find Me's self. But which Me is the Me Me is looking for? The one underneath the Black Cloak, the one chasing after Mr Red-faced Fatty, or the one falling for Lady Summer? No idea? Let's go DAMP!

Greenside @ Nicholson Square, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Upstairs

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Upstairs

£10 (£9)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Upstairs

£10 (£9)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 9 Aug

Hancock’s Last Half Hour

  • Written by: Heathcote Williams

A performance based on the tragic life and career of comedian, Tony Hancock.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Studio One

£9 (£8) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 10 Aug

The Box – Free

Polymorph Theatre/Jan van der Black – Laughing Horse Free Fringe An implacable curse. But nobody believes in curses, do they? Until it happens to them. We all make choices. But what if an unrelenting, unforgiving evil makes choices for us? Jill stole The Box and paid the price. Is she mad or is it real? Did she choose…

Laughing Horse @ The Three Sisters, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

Maggie's Front Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

Maggie's Front Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

Maggie's Front Room

Free / 0131 622 6801

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 9 more dates until 24 Aug

Hare and Tortoise

Aesop's tale of the race is given a new and exciting treatment by Licketyspit, with bun baking, rapid rivers and frightening forests along the way. Developed for 3-7 year olds, this show will nevertheless appeal to all children under 12 and their families, and there is ample opportunity for audience participation, too.

Glasgow Green

Wed 30 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Thu 31 Jul

Free

  • 12:00 – 13:00
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Spark, The Goblin Wizard

  • Directed by: Dommy B

Spark's magic can transform anything, but terrible things have started to happen in his forest.

Café Camino, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Cafe Camino

Free / 0131 523 0102

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Cafe Camino

Free / 0131 523 0102

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Cafe Camino

Free / 0131 523 0102

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 16 more dates until 23 Aug

Taki Maori Haka Experience

Taki Maori The Rhythm of New Zealand: Pulse, beat, chant, stamp, and clap at this this pop-up haka tribal experience from Auckland, New Zealand. A masterpiece in storytelling, unique and moving, experience the action thrills of Maori arts. Travel with us on a journey through the South Seas revealing authentic haka…

Dance Base, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Studio 3

£8 (£6) / 0131 225 5525

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio 3

£8 (£6) / 0131 225 5525

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Studio 3

£8 (£6) / 0131 225 5525

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 24 Aug

Unfaithful

Can relationships withstand the brutality of betrayal? Joan and Tom, Tara and Peter; two couples struggling to comprehend their roles as lovers, partners and individuals. As Tom and Tara face the tedium of daily life, how far will they go to feel their hearts beat again? When their paths cross, the emotional fall-out will…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Traverse 1 / Over-16s only

£13 (£7) / 0131 228 1404

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

Traverse 1 / Over-16s only

£19 (£14) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Traverse 1 / Over-16s only

£19 (£14) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 24 Aug

Why Is Life Like Sparrows?

Richard Burton Company Why is life like sparrows? There are too many questions with too many answers. Too many answers but not enough questions. Not enough answers for too many questions. No questions with no answers. What was the question? Drunken precision. ‘Spectacular’ (Wez the optician). 'One of the tastiest meals…

Venue 13, Edinburgh

Sun 17 Aug

£8 (£6) / 07074 201313

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 18 Aug

£8 (£6) / 07074 201313

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 19 Aug

£8 (£6) / 07074 201313

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 23 Aug

Burton

Miles Productions Winner – Best International Show, Hollywood Fringe 2010. Vividly presenting the life of the great Welsh actor from humble beginnings to Hollywood megastar. Beautiful women (not least Liz Taylor), alcohol, wealth, stage and screen are the threads woven into this sad, happy, exuberant often hilarious…

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Baillie Room

£5 / 0131 651 2120

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Baillie Room

£10 / 0131 651 2120

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Baillie Room

£10 / 0131 651 2120

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 23 Aug back to top

Cuckooed

Lakin McCarthy in association with Traverse Theatre Company A comedy of betrayal. Mark Thomas tells his true story of how Britain's biggest arms manufacturer (BAE Systems) came to spy on a comedian. A tale of hubris, planes, demos and undercover deceit told by an award-winning performer. Contains strong language…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sun 3 Aug

Traverse 1

£19 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

Traverse 1

£19 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

Traverse 1

£19 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Traverse 1

£19 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Dalloway

Dyad Productions 1923: The War is over. While Clarissa Dalloway prepares a party in Westminster, Septimus Smith is diagnosed with shell shock, and their memories and dreams magically intertwine with those of 15 other disparate souls this hot blue day in June. Conjuring the hopes and regrets of middle and upper class…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Upstairs

£8 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

£8 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Upstairs

£13 (£12) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Larkin' About

Antonius Players Stars from The Archers delight with this hilarious, fascinating and moving review of Philip Larkin's life and loves. A treasure chest of jazz, songs and spoken words. Beautifully scripted, superbly acted plus fantastic music by the Antonius Players. Intoxicating. Age category: 14+

Valvona & Crolla, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 18 Aug

£10 (£8) / 0131 556 6066

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

Wed 30 Jul

£7 ( £25)

  • 12:00

Thu 31 Jul

£7 ( £25)

  • 12:00

Fri 1 Aug

£7 ( £25)

  • 12:00

Sat 2 Aug

£7 ( £25)

  • 11:00

Pope Head: The Secret Life of Francis Bacon

Garry Roost / Free Festival A powerful portrait of the artist Francis Bacon. Caught wearing his mother's stockings, banished from the family home, sent to Berlin with his father's henchman. Transfixed by Picasso. On to the Colony Club, champagne, a tragic love life. ‘I think of life as meaningless, yet it excites me. I…

Laughing Horse @ Ryrie's, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Upstairs

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Upstairs

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Upstairs

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 24 Aug back to top