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The Curing Room

  • 4 stars

Spring 1944: seven Soviet soldiers have been captured by the Nazis, stripped naked and abandoned in the locked empty cellar of a monastery in southern Poland. Deprived of all ties to their world, the prisoners redefine their concepts of order and human nature. In order to survive the men resort to murder and cannibalism.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Fri 24 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

Sat 25 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

Sun 26 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

…and 14 more dates until 9 Nov

Jersey Boys

The electrifying true life story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 26 May 2015

£18–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 27 May 2015

£18–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 28 May 2015

£18–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 14 more dates until 13 Jun 2015

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£34.50–£56.50; £34.50–£56.50 concs available / 01702 351135

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£34.50–£56.50; £34.50–£56.50 concs available / 01702 351135

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£34.50–£56.50; £34.50–£56.50 concs available / 01702 351135

…and 8 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Fri 24 Oct

£20–£58.50 / 0844 871 3014

Sat 25 Oct

£20–£58.50 / 0844 871 3014

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Dreamboats And Miniskirts

  • Written by: Maurice Gran

Musical sequel to Dreamboats And Petticoats written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, which follows an aspiring vocal duo, who must adapt their style to succeed during the advent of the Beatles and the Mersey sound. Featuring the hits Twist & Shout, Handy Man, Pretty Woman and One Fine Day.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 9 Mar 2015

£9.75–£44.50

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£10–£44.50

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£10–£44.50

…and 3 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Mon 10 Nov

£22.75–£33.25 / 02476 553055

Tue 11 Nov

£22.75–£33.25 / 02476 553055

Wed 12 Nov

£22.75–£33.25 / 02476 553055

…and 3 more dates until 15 Nov

Hull New Theatre

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£12–£31 / 01482 226655

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£12–£31 / 01482 226655

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£12–£31 / 01482 226655

…and 3 more dates until 7 Mar 2015

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Three Sisters

John Byrne (Tutti Frutti, The Slab Boys) present Chekhov's classic drama, documenting the decay of the privileged class in Russia and the search for meaning in the modern world.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£16.50–£25 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 25 Oct

£16.50–£25 / 0131 529 6000

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 13 Nov

£24.50 (£22.50) / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Sun 28 Dec

£24 / 01903 206206

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A Play, a Pie and a Pint: Squash

Martin McCormick's play about bad boy Paul and his antics.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£12 / 0131 228 1404

Sat 25 Oct

£12 / 0131 228 1404

The Woman In Black

  • Written by: Stephen Mallatratt (adaptation)

Combining the power and intensity of live theatre with a cinematic quality inspired by the world of film noir, prepare to be transported into a terrifying and ghostly world. Based on Susan Hill's acclaimed novel.

Lyceum Theatre, Crewe

Mon 27 Oct

£8–£25 / 01270 368 242

Tue 28 Oct

£8–£25 / 01270 368 242

Wed 29 Oct

£8–£25 / 01270 368 242

…and 3 more dates until 1 Nov

Shrek The Musical

  • Written by: David Lindsay

Parker & Snell Company presents a show based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, this year's must-see show for all the family.

Gaiety Theatre, Douglas

Fri 24 Oct

£22 / 01624 694555

Sat 25 Oct

£22 / 01624 694555

Sun 26 Oct

£22 / 01624 694555

…and 6 more dates until 1 Nov

The Addams Family

Musical based on characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams, made famous in the 1960s hit TV comedy series.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£14–£20 / 0141 332 1846

Sat 25 Oct

£14–£16 / 0141 332 1846

£14–£20 / 0141 332 1846

Bloody Boyds

Historic characters from Dean Castle's rich history come to life, with everyone from King Robert the Bruce to Jacobite William Boyd putting in an appearance. Expect macabre tales, live performances and perhaps even the odd wee fright. Event designed and delivered by CONFLUX.

Dean Castle Country Park, Kilmarnock

Fri 31 Oct

Over-8s only

£5 / 01563 554734

Event runs every 20 minutes.

Sat 1 Nov

Over-8s only

£5 / 01563 554734

Event runs every 20 minutes.

Sun 2 Nov

Over-8s only

£5 / 01563 554734

Event runs every 20 minutes.

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Ghost:The Musical: Wakefield West Riding Theatre Company

A production of the musical based on a famous film, a timeless fantasy about the power of love. Music is by the Grammy Award-winning Glen Ballard and ex-Eurythmic Dave Stewart.

Theatre Royal, Wakefield

Fri 24 Oct

£11.50–£15 / 01924 211311

Sat 25 Oct

£11.50–£15 / 01924 211311

Dirty Dusting

Three senior cleaning ladies embark on a brand new business venture together – a telephone sex line.

Alnwick Playhouse

Sat 25 Oct

£20.50 (£19.50) / 01665 510785

The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Fri 24 Oct

£20 / 01642 552663

Phoenix Theatre, Blyth

Fri 31 Oct

£20 / 01670 367 228

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Albert Halls, Bolton

Tue 28 Oct

£12.50 / 01204 334400

Wed 29 Oct

£12.50 / 01204 334400

Thu 30 Oct

£12.50 / 01204 334400

…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

Lady Starlight's Artrave Artpop Ball After Hours

Afterparty for Lady Gaga's artRave show. Lady Starlight hosts a night of theatrical performance and DJing to keep the little monsters happy.

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Sat 25 Oct

Brooklyn Bowl

£11 / 0844 856 0202

The Lion King

  • Directed by: Julie Taymor
  • Written by: Julie Taymor (lyrics)

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…

Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E

Fri 24 Oct

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Sat 25 Oct

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Sun 26 Oct

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

…and 209 more dates until 28 Jun 2015

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£25–£59.50 / 0844 847 2275

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£25–£59.50 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£20–£57.50 / 0844 847 2275

…and 29 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

Sunderland Empire

Fri 24 Oct

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3022

Sat 25 Oct

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3022

Sun 26 Oct

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3022

…and 5 more dates until 1 Nov

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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.

Ealing Common, London W5

Fri 24 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Sat 25 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Sun 26 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky's magical score accompanies this tale of mystery and romance with spellbinding ballet dancing from the Russian State Ballet.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£32–£36.50 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 3 Dec

£32 (£29; Children £18) / 01892 530613

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 6 Jan 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

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…and at 20 other places

Bondagers

Sue Glover’s play with music and song follows six women land workers as they graft and dance their way through a year on a 19th Century Borders farm. Directed by Lu Kemp.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
…and 14 more dates until 15 Nov

Bow-Tow: A Newhaven Story

Storytelling, theatre and traditional music from Newhaven residents. Also featuring Jed Milroy, Hamish Moore and the new Newhaven Community Choir.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

Free

Sat 25 Oct

Free

Welch Fishmongers, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

Free / 0131 552 5883

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 552 5883

A Christmas Carol

Dickens' classic tale, newly adapted for the stage by Vincent Regan.

East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Wed 17 Dec

£10–£17.50 (£16; Children £15; Family £57; Members £15.75)

Thu 18 Dec

£10–£17.50 (£16; Children £15; Family £57; Members £15.75)

Fri 19 Dec

£10–£17.50 (£16; Children £15; Family £57; Members £15.75)

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Ghost Stories

  • Directed by: Andy Nyman
  • Written by: Andy Nyman (adapt)

Scary stage show co-created by Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman. May I suggest taking a pillow to hide behind and some incontinence pants … you may need them. This show is not suitable for under 15s and for those of a nervous disposition. BOO!

Arts Theatre, London WC2H

Fri 24 Oct

£25.50 / 020 7907 7092

Sat 25 Oct

£25.50 / 020 7907 7092

Sun 26 Oct

£25.50 / 020 7907 7092

…and 70 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

Jersey Boys

  • Directed by: Des McAnuff
  • Written by: Bob Crewe (lyrics)

Musical drama about the career of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons.

The Green Room, Liverpool

Fri 7 Nov

£15 / 0151 922 7771

Piccadilly Theatre, London W1D

Fri 24 Oct

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Sat 25 Oct

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Sun 26 Oct

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

…and 95 more dates until 15 Feb 2015

Kaleidoscope

Theatre Nemo’s drama group present a collection of stories of their experiences of living with poor mental health and the empowerment of recovery told through drama, music and dance.

Govanhill Baths, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£5 (£4) / 0141 433 2999

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

Sat 25 Oct

£5 (£4) / 0141 433 2999

Part of Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival.

The Love Shack

A group of friends in a derelict bar turn on each other following the death of one of the bar's patrons. Tense thriller set in 1994. Debut play from writer Daniel Ward Garber.

Theatro Technis, London NW1

Wed 5 Nov

£12–£15 (£10) / 020 7387 6617

Thu 6 Nov

£12–£15 (£10) / 020 7387 6617

Fri 7 Nov

£12–£15 (£10) / 020 7387 6617

…and 15 more dates until 22 Nov

Our House

Musical comedy-drama set in London's Camden Town and featuring famous songs by the 1980s ska-pop band, Madness. Presented by the Allegro Musical Group.

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£10–£13 / 0131 447 7597

  • 19:30 Our House Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£10–£13 / 0131 447 7597

  • 14:30 Our House Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh
  • 19:30 Our House Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh
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