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Emily Brown and the Thing

  • 5 stars

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

Blackwood Miners' Institute

Wed 26 Nov

£6.50 / 01495 227206

Brighton Dome

Sun 9 Nov

Studio Theatre

£7 (£5; £22) / 01273 709709

Jacksons Lane Theatre, London N6

Sat 6 Dec

£12.95 / 020 8340 5226

Sun 7 Dec

£12.95 / 020 8340 5226

Tue 9 Dec

£12.95 / 020 8340 5226

…and 21 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

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The Voice Thief

  • Directed by: Gill Robertson
  • Written by: Rob Evans

Catherine Wheels presents a new promenade production about the mysterious ‘Voice Facility’ which removes the voices of ‘troublesome’ girls. Ages 9+.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sun 2 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

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.

Ealing Common, London W5

Sun 26 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Stick Man

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Benji Bower (music)

A show about a family of stick people. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Ages 3+.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 8 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 873 3433

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Sun 9 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 873 3433

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Wed 12 Nov

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 873 3433

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
…and 40 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Little Stars: Act

Drama and dance workshops for ages 3–5.

Perth Autism Support

Wed 29 Oct

Activities Room

£3 / 01738 451081

Wed 5 Nov

Activities Room

£3 / 01738 451081

Wed 12 Nov

Activities Room

£3 / 01738 451081

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A Play, a Pie and a Pint: Flying With Swans

Three friends reunite for a simple trip to Arran, which becomes the journey of a lifetime. Written by Jack Dickson.

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Wed 12 Nov

£12 / 01292 288235

Thu 13 Nov

£12 / 01292 288235

Light As A Feather

Bamboozle present a multi-sensory show designed for children with special needs.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Sat 15 Nov

£20 / 0116 242 3595

Shazam

A show packed with your favourite Halloween hits and amazing ultra-violet puppetry, guaranteed to bring a smile to children of all ages.

The Savoy Theatre, Monmouth

Thu 30 Oct

£9 (Children £7 under 16s; Family £28) / 01600 772467

  • 12:00 Shazam The Savoy Theatre, Monmouth

The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas

  • Written by: John Boyne (book)

New production based on the tragic novel about the eight-year-old son of a German commandant at a concentration camp who befriends a Jewish boy held prisoner there.

Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Thu 19 Mar 2015

£10–£20 / 0115 989 5555

Dinosaur Zoo

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

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

Birmingham Hippodrome

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Thu 13 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

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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.

Create Theatre, Vision West, Nottinghamshire College, Mansfield

Thu 6 Nov

Phone for prices / 01623 413363

  • 11:30 Gatecrash Create Theatre, Vision West, Nottinghamshire College, Mansfield

Jack And The Beanstalk

Traditional pantomime starring Gerard McCabe and William Caulfield, as well as some magic beans, golden eggs, and a very villainous giant. Plus dance routines and special effects.

Millennium Forum, Londonderry

Fri 28 Nov

£8.75 / 02871 264455

Mon 1 Dec

£8.75 / 02871 264455

Tue 2 Dec

£8.75 / 02871 264455

…and 11 more dates until 19 Dec

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

Sun 25 Jan 2015

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

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

Sun 16 Nov

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

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Otiz Cannelloni: History of Magic – Abridged!

  • 3 stars

Questionable magic tricks, fake illusions and not-so-sleight of hand mixed with cheeky one-liners and patter.

G Live, Guildford

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£10 (Children £8 under 16s) / 0844 770 1797

Remember When at Christmas

West End performers present a selection of festive songs.

Haverhill Arts Centre

Thu 4 Dec

£8 / 01440 714140

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Sleeping Beauty

Grove Theatre Group present their adaptation of the well known pantomime and fairytale.

Waterside Theatre, Derry/Londonderry

Tue 9 Dec

£8 (£6; £26) / 028 7131 4000

Wed 10 Dec

£8 (£6; £26) / 028 7131 4000

Thu 11 Dec

£8 (£6; £26) / 028 7131 4000

…and 5 more dates until 18 Dec

Blind

  • 4 stars

Beat-boxing champion Grace Savage looks at what young people are currently listening to in the world.

The Carriageworks, Leeds

Fri 14 Nov

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0113 224 3801

  • 11:00 Blind The Carriageworks, Leeds

A Christmas Carol

Everyone is rejoicing with festive cheer - but one man grumbles "bah humbug"! Ebenezer Scrooge is a notoriously bitter old man who is determined not to let Christmas interfere with his miserly routine. But one Christmas Eve, some unexpected supernatural visitors show him the true meaning of Christmas and the error of his…

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 3 Dec

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Thu 4 Dec

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Fri 5 Dec

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

…and 7 more dates until 18 Dec

The Christmassy Christmas Show Of Christmassy Christmasness

Squashbox Theatre's new show is a celebration of everything Christmassy, from fir trees, fairy lights, sleigh bells and snowflakes to crackers, carols, presents and puddings.

The Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton

Thu 18 Dec

£10 (£7; £30) / 01823 414141

Dick Whittington

A traditional family pantomime starring Jonathan Wilkes as our hero Dick Whittington.

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Thu 4 Dec

£11.40–£32.40 / 0844 871 7649

Tue 16 Dec

£11.40–£32.40 / 0844 871 7649

Wed 17 Dec

£11.40–£32.40 / 0844 871 7649

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The Elf By Herself

Festive show about the elf who grew tall. Ages 3–6.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Sun 30 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Mon 1 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

…and 30 more dates until 31 Dec

The Forgotten Orchard

A funny, moving play which takes inspiration from apples to consider where our food comes from and how we can grow our own.

Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

£5 (Family £15) / 0141 577 4956

Paisley Arts Centre

Fri 24 Oct

£3 / 0300 300 1210

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.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Sat 1 Nov

£17.50 (Children £12.50) / 01223 503333

Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Thu 23 Oct

£15 (£12.50; £50) / 01245 606505

Sat 25 Oct

£15 (£12.50; £50) / 01245 606505

Darlington Civic Theatre

Thu 6 Nov

£13 (Children £9.50) / 01325 486555

Fri 7 Nov

£13 (Children £9.50) / 01325 486555

Sun 9 Nov

£13 (Children £9.50) / 01325 486555

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Jack and The Beanstalk

Children's show adapted from the much-loved fairy tale.

Theatre Royal, St Helens

Sat 6 Dec

£14 (£13; Children £12; Family £49) / 01744 756000

Sun 7 Dec

£14 (£13; Children £12; Family £49) / 01744 756000

Mon 8 Dec

£12 (£11; Children £10; Family £42) / 01744 756000

…and 10 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Lapin Wants Breakfast

A fun, musical tabletop show with French keywords carefully scattered throughout, creating a story suitable for all budding young French speakers and rabbit enthusiasts. Ages 3+.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Sat 8 Nov

£6.50 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01592 583302

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sun 9 Nov

£6.50 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01383 602302

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