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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

  • 10:30

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

Dundee Rep

Wed 24 Sep

£12.50–£15.50 (Students £5) / 01382 223530

  • 10:30

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Disney On Ice: 100 Years Of Magic

A colourful and exciting ice show, featuring around 65 Disney characters from across the years, including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and the Disney Princesses.

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Sat 27 Sep

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Sun 28 Sep

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Sat 4 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Sun 5 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 11 Oct

£14–£23 / 0844 493 6666

Sun 12 Oct

£14–£23 / 0844 493 6666

National Indoor Arena, Birmingham

Sat 25 Oct

£15.70–£24.70 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 26 Oct

£15.70–£24.70 / 0871 945 6000

Sat 1 Nov

£15.70–£24.70 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 2 Nov

£15.70–£24.70 / 0871 945 6000

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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.

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Sat 20 Sep

£42–£45; £55 / 0131 556 6040

  • 12:00

Sat 27 Sep

£42–£45; £55 / 0131 556 6040

  • 12:00

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.

Albert Halls, Bolton

Sun 21 Sep

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

  • 11:00

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£15–£30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 30 Mar 2015

£15 / 020 8561 8371

  • 11:00

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…and at 22 other places

Hamlet

Dominic Hill directs Shakespeare's great tragedy, which has given rise to some of the most iconic phrases in the English language.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

£13–£17 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

Thu 9 Oct

£13–£17 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

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Aladdin

In a far away land a young pauper named Aladdin finds an enchanted lamp which, when rubbed, unlocks endless possibilities and a fantastical journey in this seasonal show.

CAST, Doncaster

Mon 8 Dec

£17 (£14) / 01302 303959

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Tue 9 Dec

£17 (£14) / 01302 303959

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Wed 10 Dec

£17 (£14) / 01302 303959

  • 10:00 – 12:00
…and 6 more dates until 18 Dec

Old MacDonald Had A Farm

A mix of live action, puppetry and animation telling the tale of Old MacDonald and his lively farm.

Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Sun 12 Oct

£5 (Family £15) / 0141 577 4956

  • 11:00

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

  • 10:00

Sun 7 Dec

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

  • 10:00

Mon 8 Dec

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

  • 10:00
…and 10 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Fantastic Mr Fox

  • Directed by: Steve Tiplady
  • Written by: Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl's classic tale of wit and determination is brought to life with ingenious puppets and enchanting music. Discover the thrill of the chase and join Mr. Fox and his family underground as they battle to save themselves and the rest of the countryside from disaster. We learn of Mr Fox's three very nasty enemies…

The Little Angel Theatre, London N1

Thu 18 Sep

£14; £5 (£12; £5; Children £12; Children £5) / 020 7226 1787

  • 10:00

Sat 20 Sep

£14; £5 (£12; £5; Children £12; Children £5) / 020 7226 1787

  • 11:00

Sun 21 Sep

£14; £5 (£12; £5; Children £12; Children £5) / 020 7226 1787

  • 11:00
…and 28 more dates until 9 Nov

London International Tattoo Convention

The body art convention features hundreds tattoo artists from around the world, including Nervio from Roses & Panthers, Adriaan Machete from Machete Death Gallery and Filip Leu from The Leu Family's Family Iron. As well as the chance to get inked by the best, there also a ridiculous amount of entertainment…

Tobacco Dock, London E1W

Fri 26 Sep

£55 for a three-day pass; Fri only £20 in advance (£25 on the door); Sat only £30 in advance (£35 on the door); Sun only £25 in advance (£30 on the…

Sat 27 Sep

£55 for a three-day pass; Fri only £20 in advance (£25 on the door); Sat only £30 in advance (£35 on the door); Sun only £25 in advance (£30 on the…

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Not About Heroes

  • Written by: Stephen MacDonald

Stephen MacDonald's play about the encounter between WWI poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen in Edinburgh's Craiglockhart War Hospital and their burgeoning friendship in the turmoil of warfare.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Fri 31 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50; Children £10.50) / 01592 583302

Room on the Broom

  • Directed by: Olivia Jacobs
  • Written by: Toby Mitchell (adapt)

Songs, laughs and scary fun for children with stories of witches, cats, dogs, birds and frogs. Ages 3+.

Artsdepot, London N12

Sat 18 Oct

Pentland Theatre

£11; £11–£13 / 020 8369 5454

  • 11:00

Sun 19 Oct

Pentland Theatre

£11; £11–£13 / 020 8369 5454

  • 11:00

Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Sat 1 Nov

£11 ( £40) / 01245 606505

  • 10:30

Sun 2 Nov

£11 ( £40) / 01245 606505

  • 11:00

The Core At Corby Cube

Sun 26 Oct

£12 ( £10; £10; £10; Children £10 under 16s) / 01536 470470

  • 11:00

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We're Going On A Bear Hunt

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen's award-winning book is brought vividly and noisily to the stage in director Sally Cookson's fun-filled adaptation set to Benji Bower's versatile lively score. Join our intrepid adventurers on their quest to find a bear; as they wade through the gigantic swishy swashy grass, the splishy splashy river and the…

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Wed 3 Dec

£12 / 0116 242 3595

  • 10:30

Thu 4 Dec

£12 / 0116 242 3595

  • 10:30

Fri 5 Dec

£12 / 0116 242 3595

  • 10:30

Sat 6 Dec

£12 / 0116 242 3595

  • 10:30

What The Ladybird Heard

  • Written by: Julia Donaldson

The Ladybird has a plan to prevent a prize cow from being stolen. Based on Julia Donaldson's popular children's book.

Courtyard, Hereford

Sat 27 Sep

£11 (£10) / 01432 340555

  • 11:00

Sun 28 Sep

£11 (£10) / 01432 340555

  • 12:00

Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford

Mon 22 Sep

£11 / 01785 254653

  • 10:30

New Theatre, Cardiff

Fri 19 Sep

£8.50–£12.50 / 029 2087 8889

  • 10:30

Sat 20 Sep

£8.50–£12.50 / 029 2087 8889

  • 10:30

Beauty And The Beast - The Rock & Rolll Pantomime

A beautiful traditional story married to some monster rock, pop and soul songs all served up by our brilliant company of actor-musicians.

New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Wed 24 Dec

£8.50–£25 / 01473 295900

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Wed 31 Dec

£8.50–£25 / 01473 295900

  • 10:30 – 13:00

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£8.50–£25 / 01473 295900

  • 10:30 – 13:00
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Courtroom Drama: Peter Manuel – The Beast of Birkenshaw

You, audience, are the jury in this recreation of the trial of Peter Manuel – notorious serial killer.

Stirling Sheriff Court

Sun 21 Sep

£10

Part of Bloody Scotland.

  • 12:00 – 13:00

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Lloyd-Webber and Rice's Biblical musical about the young lad and his coat of many colours.

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 20 Sep

£10–£35 / 0844 871 7649

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

Criterion Theatre, London W1V

Thu 4 Dec

£11.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

Fri 5 Dec

£11.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

Sat 6 Dec

£11.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

…and 24 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Thu 23 Oct

£15 ( £52; Children £13 under 16s) / 01642 552663

  • 10:00

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The Singing Kettle: Jungle Party

Dress as your favourite jungle animal and get ready to join in with fave songs such as 'Do Your Ears Hang Low', 'Bear Hunt' and 'Leap Frog' at this fun packed Kettle show.

Ryan Centre, Stranraer

Sun 26 Oct

£11 (Family £40) / 01776 703535

  • 11:00

Wild Heather

A variation on the Cinderella fable featuring a wild princess named Heather. Ages 3–7 and the whole family.

Scottish Youth Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 28 Nov

£7.50 (Family £24) / 0141 552 3988

  • 10:30

Sat 29 Nov

£7.50 (Family £24) / 0141 552 3988

  • 10:30

Sun 30 Nov

£7.50 (Family £24) / 0141 552 3988

  • 10:30
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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.

Addington Park, Croydon

Wed 1 Oct

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:00 – 21:30

Thu 2 Oct

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:00 – 21:30

Fri 3 Oct

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 12:00 – 21:30
…and 2 more dates until 5 Oct

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

  • 11:00

Cinderella Green The Recycling Queen (Over 4s)

  • Written by: Emma Boor

A re-telling of the well-loved tale with an environmentally friendly twist: a puppet play of rubbish, recycling and romance.

Jacqueline Du Pre Music Building, St Hilda's College, Oxford

Sun 14 Dec

£7 / 01865 305305

  • 10:30

Thu 18 Dec

£7 / 01865 305305

  • 10:30

Sun 21 Dec

£7 / 01865 305305

  • 10:30

Mon 22 Dec

£7 / 01865 305305

  • 10:30

Dogs Don't Do Ballet

  • Written by: Anna Kemp (book)

Biff loves the moonlight and music and walking on tiptoes. That's because he doesn't think of himself as a dog. Biff thinks he's a ballerina. A mix of puppetry, classical music and comedy, in David Duffy and Andrea Sadler's adaptation of Anna Kemp's book, illustrated by Sarah Ogilvy. Ages 2–6.

Harlow Playhouse

Sat 11 Oct

£14 / 01279 431945

  • 11:00

New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Wed 3 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

  • 11:00

Thu 4 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

  • 11:00

Fri 5 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

  • 11:00
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