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Aliens Love Underpants

  • Directed by: Adam Bampton-Smith
  • Written by: Adam Bampton-Smith

A close encounter of the 'pantastic' kind.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Tue 22 Apr

£12.50 ( £46) / 01527 577330

  • 11:00

City Hall, Salisbury

Sun 4 May

£12.50 / 01722 434434

  • 11:00

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Thu 17 Apr

£12.50 / 01635 522 733

  • 11:00

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The Addams Family

An original musical story involving the well-known characters of Morticia, Gomez, Uncle Fester, Wednesday and Pugsley. With powerful chorus numbers and witty jokes intertwined with incredibly catchy songs.

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

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

A Collection of Grimms' Fairy Tales

Transforum Theatre - Kent State University Follow Hansel, Gretel, and Jacob on their journey through the forest. Using modern twists, creative shadow puppetry and animated storytelling, this heart-warming show asks you to re-evaluate classic tales and their morals. Grimms’ is suitable for all audiences.

AGA Showroom, Edinburgh

Mon 18 Aug

Upstairs

£8 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 19 Aug

Upstairs

£8 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Upstairs

£8 (£7)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 23 Aug

The Adventures of Robin Hood

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

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Wed 23 Apr

£7 (£5) / 01463 234234

  • 10:30

All Our Yesterdays

Timeless Productions and the Memory Lane dancers take you back to the days of Dance Hall and through the decades from the 40s to the 70s, via every nostalgic classic you can think of.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Wed 30 Apr

£12–£14 / 01475 723723

  • 07:30
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A Child's Garden of Verse

A visual anthology of poems inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's A Child's Garden of Verses. Interpreted using shadow puppets and marionettes and accompanied by specially composed music.

The Puppet Theatre Barge: Little Venice, London W9

Sat 19 Apr

£12 (£10; Students £10; Children £8.50; Seniors £10) / 020 7249 6876

  • 11:00 – 12:30

Sat 26 Apr

£12 (£10; Students £10; Children £8.50; Seniors £10) / 020 7249 6876

  • 11:00 – 12:30

Sat 3 May

£12 (£10; Students £10; Children £8.50; Seniors £10) / 020 7249 6876

  • 11:00 – 12:30
…and 2 more dates until 17 May

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.

macrobert, Stirling

Sat 24 May

£8 / 01786 466666

  • 11:00

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 6 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:15

Wed 7 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 10:45

Sat 10 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 12:00

Alice in Wonderland

Interactice theatrical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's classic tale.

The Cockpit, London NW8

Sun 20 Apr

£18 (£14) / 020 7258 2925

  • 11:30 – 13:30

AMATA Festival

Combined platform festival for practitioners emerging from the University College Falmouth. Featuring a series of performances, talks, events and networking opportunities.

University College Falmouth, The Performance Centre, Penryn

Tue 27 May

Free / 01326 255885

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Wed 28 May

Free / 01326 255885

  • 10:00 – 22:00

Thu 29 May

Free / 01326 255885

  • 10:00 – 22:00
…and 8 more dates until 6 Jun

Angelina Ballerina

An all-singing, all-dancing musical show about Angelina Ballerina and her dancing pals.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sun 6 Jul

£12.50 / 01383 740384

Mon 7 Jul

£12.50 / 01383 740384

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 14 Jun

£12.50 / 01256 844244

  • 11:00

Sun 15 Jun

£12.50 / 01256 844244

  • 11:00

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Sun 13 Jul

£12.50 / 0844 854 2776

  • 11:00

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Annie

York Stage Musicals present their take on the classic Broadway musical about the little girl who escapes from an orphanage during the 1930s depression.

Grand Opera House, York

Fri 23 May

£11.90–£27.90 / 0844 871 7615

  • 12:00

Applause

Cabaret of song and dance.

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Sun 20 Jul

£16 (£11) / 01872 262466

  • 10:30

Ascendance Theatre Arts

Kids play selections from Oliver!.

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Sun 27 Apr

Glanfa Stage

Free / 029 2063 6464

  • 11:00

Beauty And The Beast Jr: Reach Musical Theatre School

An adaptation of the magical family musical in which an arrogant young prince is transformed into a monstrous beast and to break the curse, he must learn to love and be loved.

Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton

Sat 28 Jun

£8 (£6) / 01902 321321

  • 11:30

Billy Brite: Stephen Joseph Youth Theatre (Ages 2-6)

  • Directed by: Cheryl Govan

A children's show directed by Cheryl Govan in which a young boy sets off on a round-the-world adventure when he discovers a globe in his Gran's attic.

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Sat 26 Apr

£2.50 / 01723 370541

  • 10:30
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Bits & Box

AndOn Theatre presents a short comedy drama about a man who longs to be a child again and escape the monotony of the daily grind.

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Sat 19 Apr

£8 / 0844 482 1556

  • 12:00

Blues and Burlesque

Cabaret show featuring live music from ex Dexys Midnight Runners' Pete Saunders, 2013 Burlesque Games winner Scarlett Belle and compère Vicious Delicious.

Cellar Door, London WC2E

Thu 1 May

Free / 020 7240 8848

  • 09:30 – 23:30

The Body Hotel – Taster Session

A taster session before the full-length Body Hotel movement course, in which professionals can move and discover through creative means. No experience necessary. Booking is essential.

St Margaret's House, Edinburgh

Sat 10 May

Studio G25

£60 (£50) / 07787 034072

  • 10:00 – 16:00

The Boy Who Wasn’t There

A play about Nathan, a shy, smart young boy who loves computers and reading. He is also new at his school and, no matter how hard he tries, Nathan remains an outsider. Slowly, he withdraws into a digital world, where he's a super cool ninja who is afraid of nothing! But, when reality starts to spread into his digital…

Groundlings Theatre, Portsmouth

Sun 27 Apr

£7.50 (£5) / 023 9273 7370

  • 11:30

Brave Macbeth

Captivate Drama Brave Macbeth returns to the Fringe following a five-star run in 2013. A fantastic introduction to Shakespeare's stories and language, Brave Macbeth has it all, witches, sword fights, catchy tunes, witty script and men in kilts! ‘Billed as a show for children, but definitely fantastically entertaining…

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

The Famous Spiegeltent

£10 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Famous Spiegeltent

£10 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Famous Spiegeltent

£10 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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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 @ Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Baillie Room

£5 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Baillie Room

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Baillie Room

£10 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 23 Aug

Cape Wrath

An epic journey in a stationary minibus.

South Street Arts Centre, Reading

Sun 29 Jun

£11.20 / 0118 960 6060

  • 12:00

Cape Wrath

  • Directed by: Rachael Walton

Third Angel Theatre Company presents the story of a bus journey to the extreme north of Scotland, following in the footsteps of the writer's grandfather. Written and performed by Alexander Kelly, and directed by Rachel Walton.

The Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford

Sat 28 Jun

£11 (£9) / 01865 305305

  • 11:00

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).

Falkirk Town Hall

Fri 18 Apr

£6.50 (Children £6; Family £23) / 01324 506850

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

  • 11:00

Newhampton Arts Centre, Wolverhampton

Sun 20 Apr

Phone for prices / 01902 572090

  • 11:00 – 13:00

Sun 27 Apr

Phone for prices / 01902 572090

  • 11:00 – 13:00
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