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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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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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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

Wed 16 Apr

£16.50–£24.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:30

Thu 17 Apr

£16.50–£24.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:30

Sun 20 Apr

£16.50–£24.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 22 Apr

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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Jersey Boys

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

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Wed 8 Oct

£18–£53.50 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 9 Oct

£18–£53.50 / 0844 871 3014

Fri 10 Oct

£20–£58.50 / 0844 871 3014

…and 13 more dates until 25 Oct

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Tue 9 Dec

£15–£49 / 0870 607 7533

Wed 10 Dec

£15–£49 / 0870 607 7533

Thu 11 Dec

£15–£49 / 0870 607 7533

…and 19 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Thu 4 Sep

£18–£46 / 0844 847 2275

Fri 5 Sep

£20–£49.50 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 6 Sep

£20–£49.50 / 0844 847 2275

…and 24 more dates until 4 Oct

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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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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

Wed 16 Apr

£12–£19.50 / 0141 429 0022

The following performances are accessible: Saturday 12 April matinee (captioned), Tuesday 15 April (signed) and Wednesday 16 April (audio described). There is also a post show discussion on Tuesday 15 April.

  • 19:30

Thu 17 Apr

£12–£19.50 / 0141 429 0022

The following performances are accessible: Saturday 12 April matinee (captioned), Tuesday 15 April (signed) and Wednesday 16 April (audio described). There is also a post show discussion on Tuesday 15 April.

  • 19:30

Fri 18 Apr

£12–£19.50 / 0141 429 0022

The following performances are accessible: Saturday 12 April matinee (captioned), Tuesday 15 April (signed) and Wednesday 16 April (audio described). There is also a post show discussion on Tuesday 15 April.

  • 19:30

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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Freckleface Strawberry: The Musical

Family musical about a girl who is desperate to get rid of her freckles.

Scottish Youth Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 16 Apr

£8–£12 (Family £32) / 0141 552 3988

  • 14:00 – 15:15
  • 17:30 – 18:45

Thu 17 Apr

£8–£12 (Family £32) / 0141 552 3988

  • 14:00 – 15:15
  • 17:30 – 18:45

Fri 18 Apr

£8–£12 (Family £32) / 0141 552 3988

  • 14:00 – 15:15
  • 17:30 – 18:45
…and 3 more dates until 21 Apr

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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…and at 34 other places

The Big Show

An evening of cabaret.

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Fri 18 Apr

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sat 19 Apr

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Tue 22 Apr

Free / 0141 552 6165

Bluesy Tuesday

  • 20:30 – 01:00
…and 108 more dates until 30 Dec

Pirates Of Penzance

With a revamped score, this much-loved classic gets a 21st-century make over that the whole family will enjoy

The Barn Theatre, Southwick

Tue 29 Apr

Phone for prices / 01273 592819

  • 19:30

Wed 30 Apr

Phone for prices / 01273 592819

  • 19:30

Thu 1 May

Phone for prices / 01273 592819

  • 19:30
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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

Darlington Civic Theatre

Thu 17 Apr

£18–£20 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

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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

Gujarati Drama

  • Directed by: Kiran Purohit

The Bhavan Centre, London W14

Wed 23 Apr

Phone for prices / 020 7381 3086

  • 19:00 – 22:30

Agatha Christie's Black Coffee

  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Christie's first play for the stage features the now-iconic Hercule Poirot and a typical crime plot.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Tue 6 May

£15.50–£30.25 (£10.50–£28.25) / 02476 553055

  • 19:45

Wed 7 May

£15.50–£30.25 (£10.50–£28.25) / 02476 553055

  • 14:30
  • 19:45

Thu 8 May

£15.50–£30.25 (£10.50–£28.25) / 02476 553055

  • 14:30
  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 10 May

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Mon 6 Oct

£10–£29.50 / 08441 717620

Tue 7 Oct

£10–£29.50 / 08441 717620

Wed 8 Oct

£10–£29.50 / 08441 717620

…and 3 more dates until 11 Oct

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Mon 9 Jun

£16–£28; £15–£25; £18–£30 (£19–£26; £17–£23; £21–£28) / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

Tue 10 Jun

£16–£28; £15–£25; £18–£30 (£19–£26; £17–£23; £21–£28) / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

Wed 11 Jun

£16–£28; £15–£25; £18–£30 (£19–£26; £17–£23; £21–£28) / 01242 572573

  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 14 Jun

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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

Wed 16 Apr

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

  • 19:30

Thu 17 Apr

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

  • 19:30

Fri 18 Apr

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

  • 19:30

Sat 19 Apr

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

  • 19:30

Bugsy Malone

A performance of the famous musical set in New York 1929 as a war rages between two rival gangsters, Fat Sam and Dandy Dan.

Groundlings Theatre, Portsmouth

Wed 16 Apr

£14 (£12; Children £10; £5) / 023 9273 7370

  • 19:30

Thu 17 Apr

£14 (£12; Children £10; £5) / 023 9273 7370

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Sat 19 Apr

£14 (£12; Children £10; £5) / 023 9273 7370

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 26 Apr

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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Finian's Rainbow

  • Directed by: Thomas Michael Voss
  • Written by: Charlotte Moore (adapt)

This enchanting musical by composer Burton Lane contains some of the loveliest musical theatre songs ever written including Old Devil Moon, If This Isn't Love, Look To The Rainbow and How Are Things In Glocca Morra.

Charing Cross Theatre, London WC2N

Wed 16 Apr

£16.25–£16.50 / 08444 930 650

Thu 17 Apr

£16.25–£16.50 / 08444 930 650

Fri 18 Apr

£16.25–£16.50 / 08444 930 650

…and 16 more dates until 10 May

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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…and at 48 other places

Starlight Express: Ryedale Youth Theatre

An exciting performance by talented young people.

The Milton Rooms, Malton

Wed 16 Apr

£12 (£10) / 01653 600048

  • 18:45

Thu 17 Apr

£12 (£10) / 01653 600048

  • 18:45

Fri 18 Apr

£12 (£10) / 01653 600048

  • 18:45

Sat 19 Apr

£12 (£10) / 01653 600048

  • 18:45

Too Many Penguins?

Frozen Charlotte Productions and macrobert present a show that packs fun, laughs, entertainment and penguins into the mix. Suitable for ages 1–4.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Sun 4 May

£5.50 (£4.50) / 01592 583302

  • 13:00
  • 15:00

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sun 11 May

£5.50 (£4.50) / 01383 602302

  • 13:30

The Castle, Wellingborough

Sun 25 May

Phone for prices / 01933 270007

  • 14:00

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Annie: Birkenhead Operatic Society

A performance of the famous musical with the rags-to-riches plot and memorable songs. Based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie.

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Thu 27 Nov

£10–£32 / 0870 606 3536

Fri 28 Nov

£10–£32 / 0870 606 3536

Sat 29 Nov

£10–£32 / 0870 606 3536

Sun 30 Nov

£10–£32 / 0870 606 3536

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