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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

  • 14:30

Airdrie Town Hall

Sat 17 May

£12 (£10) / 01698 403120

  • 14:30

Albert Halls, Bolton

Sun 21 Sep

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

  • 14:30

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Old MacDonald Had A Farm

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

The Arts Centre, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk

Sat 14 Jun

Rose Theatre

£5 ( £18) / 01695 584480

  • 14:30

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Tue 14 Oct

£7 (Family £26) / 0131 665 2240

  • 14:00

The Camberley Theatre

Sat 13 Sep

£9.50 (Children £8.50; £32) / 01276 707600

  • 16:30

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Morecambe

  • Directed by: Paul Hendy
  • Written by: Tim Whitnall

A celebration of the life of Eric Morecambe.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Wed 14 May

£17.50 / 0844 854 2776

  • 19:30

Buxton Opera House

Thu 22 May

£16–£18 (Children £9; £16.50) / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Fri 23 May

£16–£18 (Children £9; £16.50) / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Sat 24 May

£16–£18 (Children £9; £16.50) / 0845 127 2190

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Sat 19 Apr

£15–£27 / 01223 503333

  • 14:30
  • 19:45

Sun 20 Apr

£15–£27 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

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The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 10 May

£23.50 / 01383 740384

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sun 11 May

£18.50 / 01475 723723

  • 19:30

Bristol Hippodrome

Fri 10 Oct

£25 / 0844 847 2325

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The Singing Kettle: Fantastic Funfair

Thrills and spills as the Kettle gang take on the helter skelters and merry-go-rounds of the funfair! With old songs including 'Apples and Bananas' and 'My Aunt Came Back' as well as some brand new ditties, plus the all-important chance for kids to join the team onstage.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sat 10 May

£12 / 01475 723723

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sat 6 Sep

£12 / 01383 602302

Sun 7 Sep

£12 / 01383 602302

Corran Halls, Oban

Sat 31 May

£11.50 / 01631 567333

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Pirate Gran

You'd never know Gran was a pirate – until you need her most! Based on Geraldine Durrant & Rose Forshall's Pirate Gran series.

Artsdepot, London N12

Fri 23 May

Pentland Theatre

£11 / 020 8369 5454

  • 16:30

The Atkinson, Southport

Sun 4 May

£7.50 (Children £5.50 under 16s) / 01704 533333

  • 14:30

Borough Theatre, Abergavenny

Fri 25 Apr

£7.50 ( £28) / 01873 850805

  • 14:30

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51 Shades of Maggie

  • Written by: Leesa Harker

Comedy spoof of 50 Shades of Grey tells the story of lovable Maggie Muff and her search for love. Maggie is a working class girl who, like most women, has been let down by all the men in her life.

Albert Halls, Stirling

Fri 9 May

£20–£22.50 / 01786 473544

  • 19:30

Brighton Dome

Thu 24 Apr

Pavilion Theatre

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 709709

Fri 25 Apr

Pavilion Theatre

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 709709

Sat 26 Apr

Pavilion Theatre

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 709709

Sun 27 Apr

Pavilion Theatre

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 709709

Bristol Hippodrome

Fri 20 Jun

£21 / 0844 847 2325

Sat 21 Jun

£21 / 0844 847 2325

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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.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Wed 16 Jul

£13.50 / 01383 740384

Thu 17 Jul

£13.50 / 01383 740384

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Wed 21 May

£16 (Children £11.75; £49) / 02476 553055

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Thu 22 May

£16 (Children £11.75; £49) / 02476 553055

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 7 Oct

£14.50–£21 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 8 Oct

£14.50–£21 / 0844 847 2325

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Dirty Dusting

Three senior cleaning ladies start up a telephone sex line in this heart-warming feelgood comedy drama, starring Benidorm's Crissy Rock plus Pat Dunn, Leah Bell, and Jason Jones. Written by Ed Waugh and Trevor Wood.

Burnley Mechanics

Wed 23 Apr

£20 / 01282 664400

  • 19:30

The Customs House, South Shields

Wed 1 Oct

£20 / 0191 454 1234

  • 19:45

Epsom Playhouse

Fri 17 Oct

£20 / 01372 742555

  • 20:00

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Scooby-Doo and the Mystery of the Pyramid

Live stage show featuring the classic duo. Ages 2+.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Tue 24 Jun

£19.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01727 844488

  • 18:30

Wed 25 Jun

£19.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01727 844488

  • 18:30

Thu 26 Jun

£19.50 (Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01727 844488

  • 18:30

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Thu 15 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 18:30

Fri 16 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 18:30

Sat 17 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 14:30
  • 18:30

Sun 18 May

£19.50 / 01274 432000

  • 13:00
  • 16:30

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Fri 25 Jul

£19.50 ( £61; Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 19:00

Sat 26 Jul

£19.50 ( £61; Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 14:30
  • 19:00

Sun 27 Jul

£19.50 ( £61; Children £14.50 under 16s) / 01256 844244

  • 14:30
  • 19:00

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Singin' I'm No a Billy He's a Tim

Goldfish Theatre presents its take on Des Dillon's classic anti-sectarian play, which has a Rangers and a Celtic fan locked up together in a cell for the duration of an Old Firm match.

Falkirk Town Hall

Sat 19 Apr

£10–£12.50 / 01324 506850

SECC, Glasgow

Sat 17 May

£17.50–£20 / 0844 395 4000

The Webster Theatre, Arbroath

Sat 3 May

£10 / 01241 435800

Postman Pat Live: It's Showtime!

A talent scout arrives in Greendale to search for an angelic voice at the village's karaoke contest.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 29 May

£12.50 ( £40; Children £10.50 under 16s) / 0844 854 2776

  • 13:00

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 26 Apr

£12 (£10) / 0151 907 8360

  • 13:00
  • 15:30

The Camberley Theatre

Sat 31 May

£11.50 (Children £10.50; £42; £40 before Mar 31) / 01276 707600

  • 13:00
  • 15:30

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The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler

Vanishing Point and the National Theatre of Scotland present the first theatrical presentation exploring the work of the extraordinary artist Ivor Cutler. Cutler was an eccentric who was signed by all the major record labels, who influenced The Beatles and was championed by John Peel.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Wed 23 Apr

£10–£12 / 01475 723723

  • 19:30

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

£12–£19.50 / 0141 429 0022

  • 19:30

macrobert, Stirling

Fri 25 Apr

£12–£13.50 (Students £5) / 01786 466666

  • 19:30

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Dirty Dancin In Le Shebeen

The dust has settled in the estate after the shenanigans of Maggie's last adventure and now she and her buck-eejit sidekick, Big Sally-Ann are planning a birthday party in the Shebeen.

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Sun 20 Apr

£16.50–£24.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Mon 21 Apr

£16.50–£24.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Tue 22 Apr

£16.50–£24.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:30

The Island Arts Centre, Lisburn

Thu 24 Apr

£19.50 / 028 9250 9509

  • 19:30

The Market Place Theatre, Armagh

Wed 23 Apr

£14.50 ( £12.50; £12.50; £12.50) / 02837 521821

  • 20:00

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The Play That Goes Wrong

  • Directed by: Mark Bell
  • Written by: Henry Shields

Award winning company Theatre Mischief presents a play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society putting on a murder mystery production.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Mon 19 May

£15–£25; £15–£20 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

Tue 20 May

£15–£25; £15–£20 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

Wed 21 May

£15–£25; £15–£20 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 24 May

Darlington Civic Theatre

Tue 17 Jun

£20–£24.50; £17 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Wed 18 Jun

£20–£24.50; £17 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Thu 19 Jun

£20–£24.50; £17 / 01325 486555

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 21 Jun

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Mon 30 Jun

£17.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£20; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£22; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s… / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Tue 1 Jul

£17.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£20; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£22; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s… / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Wed 2 Jul

£17.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£20; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£22; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s… / 01323 412000

  • 14:30
  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 5 Jul

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A Spoonful Of Sherman

A celebration of the work of Robert and Richard Sherman, composers of many musicals including Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Mary Poppins, The Slipper And The Rose, The Jungle Book and many more. This show will feature Robert's son Robert J Sherman, as well as West End performers Greg Castiglioni, Stuart Matthew Price…

St James Theatre, London SW1E

Sat 19 Apr

St James Studio

£12.50–£25 / 0844 264 2140

  • 15:00
  • 19:45

Tue 22 Apr

St James Studio

£12.50–£25 / 0844 264 2140

  • 19:45

Annie: Preston Musical Comedy Society

A musical set in New York City in 1933 during the Great Depression, Annie is the story of a little girl abandoned as a baby in front of the steps of the Municipal Orphanage.

Preston Guild Hall & Charter Theatre

Sat 19 Apr

£15 (£12; Children £10; £45) / 01772 258858

  • 19:30

Miss Nightingale The Musical

  • Written by: Matthew Bugg

A glorious show, where saucy humour spotlights a moving tale of love, loss and hope. The songs, from hilarious tongue in cheek numbers to tender ballads, perfectly capture the spirit of the 1940s.

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Thu 24 Apr

£14.60–£16.60 / 0113 243 0808

  • 19:30

Fri 25 Apr

£14.60–£16.60 / 0113 243 0808

  • 19:30

Sat 26 Apr

£14.60–£16.60 / 0113 243 0808

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Sun 27 Apr

£14.60–£16.60 / 0113 243 0808

  • 19:30

Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

Sat 19 Apr

Anthony Hopkins Theatre

£14–£20 (£14–£18) / 0845 330 3565

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

The Library Theatre, Sheffield

Mon 28 Apr

£16–£18

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Tue 29 Apr

£16–£18

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Wed 30 Apr

£16–£18

  • 19:30 – 22:00
…and 2 more dates until 2 May

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Moscow State Circus: Park Gorkogo

The internationally-acclaimed Russian circus troupe returns with ever more impressive acrobatics, clowning and aerial feats.

Alexandra Palace, London N22

Sat 19 Apr

£10 / 020 8365 2121

Sun 20 Apr

£10 / 020 8365 2121

Mon 21 Apr

£10 / 020 8365 2121

Ascot Racecourse

Wed 16 Jul

Car park

£10 / 0870 727 8765

Thu 17 Jul

Car park

£10 / 0870 727 8765

Fri 18 Jul

Car park

£10 / 0870 727 8765

…and 2 more dates until 20 Jul

Becketts Farm, Birmingham

Wed 9 Jul

£10

Thu 10 Jul

£10

Fri 11 Jul

£10

…and 2 more dates until 13 Jul

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A Play, a Pie and a Pint: The Last Bloom

Heartwarming drama about two nursing home residents battling each other for dominance. Ticket includes a pie and a pint.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 19 Apr

£12 / 0131 228 1404

  • 13:00

The Elephant Man

Bernard Pomerance's celebrated hit play performance by the New Wolsey's acclaimed Young Company, in collaboration with Geck

New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Thu 24 Apr

£5–£8.50 / 01473 295900

  • 19:45 – 22:00

Fri 25 Apr

£5–£8.50 / 01473 295900

  • 19:45 – 22:00

Sat 26 Apr

£5–£8.50 / 01473 295900

  • 19:45 – 22:00
…and 6 more dates until 3 May

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

The classic tale of young Alice and her magical wonderland adventures, brought to life with puppets and exciting characters.

theSpaces on North Bridge, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Theatre 2

£9 (£7) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 2

£9 (£7) / 0845 557 6308

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 2

£9 (£7) / 0845 557 6308

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 9 Aug

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

Tue 18 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 16:30

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Fri 21 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 13:30

Sat 22 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 12:00

Sun 23 Nov

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 13:00

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Sat 26 Apr

£12.50–£15 adv booking required / 01206 573948

  • 14:00

Sun 27 Apr

£12.50–£15 adv booking required / 01206 573948

  • 14:00

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Ena Afore the Wilderness

New play based on the allegedly tempestuous weekend in which Scottish author Ena Lamont Stewart wrote her seminal work Men Should Weep.

The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

Mon 28 Apr

£10 / 0141 222 2254

Tue 29 Apr

£10 / 0141 222 2254

Wed 30 Apr

£10 / 0141 222 2254

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