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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

Sat 25 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

Sun 26 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

Mon 27 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

…and 13 more dates until 9 Nov

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

Sat 25 Oct

£16.50–£25 / 0131 529 6000

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

Sat 25 Oct

£20–£58.50 / 0844 871 3014

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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

Sat 25 Oct

£22 / 01624 694555

Sun 26 Oct

£22 / 01624 694555

Mon 27 Oct

£22 / 01624 694555

…and 5 more dates until 1 Nov back to top

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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…and at 48 other places

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

A Play, a Pie and a Pint: Squash

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

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£12 / 0131 228 1404

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

Sat 25 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Sun 26 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

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

Phoenix Theatre, Blyth

Fri 31 Oct

£20 / 01670 367 228

Sands Centre, Carlisle

Sun 26 Oct

£20 / 01228 633766

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The Thinking Drinkers Guide To The Legends Of Liquor

Slide onto the bar stool of discovery and enjoy several free deluxe drinks as the Thinking Drinkers explore the liquid lives of history's most extraordinary elbow-benders.

Epsom Playhouse

Thu 6 Nov

£17 / 01372 742555

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Fri 7 Nov

£17 / 020 8688 9291

Millfield House Arts Centre, London N18

Sat 8 Nov

£17 / 020 8807 6680

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Scottish Ballet: Up Close

New Voices features exclusive excerpts from works by James Cousins and Helen Pickett, as well as fresh choreography from Scottish Ballet’s own company of dancers. Elite Syncopations is a sassy whirl of 1920s dance hall glitz from Kenneth MacMillan.

Dundee Rep

Fri 31 Oct

£18 (Children £9; Students £13; Seniors £16) / 01382 223530

Sat 1 Nov

£18 (Children £9; Students £13; Seniors £16) / 01382 223530

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Fri 31 Oct

Prices vary / 01292 288235

The Macphail Centre, Ullapool

Tue 28 Oct

£12 (£9) / 01854 613336

Wed 29 Oct

£12 (£9) / 01854 613336

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The Addams Family

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

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£14–£16 / 0141 332 1846

£14–£20 / 0141 332 1846

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

Sat 25 Oct

Free

Welch Fishmongers, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 552 5883

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

Sat 25 Oct

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Sun 26 Oct

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Tue 28 Oct

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

…and 94 more dates until 15 Feb 2015 back to top

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

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

Sat 25 Oct

£10–£13 / 0131 447 7597

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

Barnum

  • Directed by: Ian Townsend (musical director)
  • Written by: Mark Bramble (book)

A colourful musical celebrating the eccentric life of American showman Phineas T Barnum, best known for his elaborate pranks and for founding the popular Barnum & Bailey Circus. With Brian Conley in the title role, and Linzi Hateley as his wife, Chairy.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Tue 25 Nov

£22–£48 / 01274 432000

  • 19:30 Barnum Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Wed 26 Nov

£22–£48 / 01274 432000

  • 14:00 Barnum Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
  • 19:30 Barnum Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Thu 27 Nov

£22–£48 / 01274 432000

  • 14:00 Barnum Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
  • 19:30 Barnum Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
…and 2 more dates until 29 Nov

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Tue 14 Apr 2015

£21.50–£46.50 / 0844 848 2700

  • 19:30 Barnum The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Wed 15 Apr 2015

£21.50–£46.50 / 0844 848 2700

  • 14:30 Barnum The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds
  • 19:30 Barnum The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Thu 16 Apr 2015

£21.50–£46.50 / 0844 848 2700

  • 14:30 Barnum The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds
  • 19:30 Barnum The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds
…and 8 more dates until 25 Apr 2015

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Tue 18 Nov

£21–£56 / 01224 641122

Wed 19 Nov

£21–£56 / 01224 641122

Thu 20 Nov

£21–£56 / 01224 641122

…and 2 more dates until 22 Nov

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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

Sat 25 Oct

£11.50–£15 / 01924 211311

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

Sat 25 Oct

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Sun 26 Oct

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Tue 28 Oct

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

…and 208 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

Sat 25 Oct

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3022

Sun 26 Oct

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3022

Tue 28 Oct

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3022

…and 4 more dates until 1 Nov

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Annie

East Ayrshire Youth Theatre present their take on the tale of little orphan Annie.

Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

Tue 28 Oct

£6–£9 / 01563 554900

  • 19:30 Annie Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

Wed 29 Oct

£6–£9 / 01563 554900

  • 19:30 Annie Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

Thu 30 Oct

£6–£9 / 01563 554900

  • 14:00 Annie Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock
…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

Russian State Ballet: Nutcracker

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Full-length classical ballet set to Tchaikovsky's music and performed by the renowned company.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£19.50–£38.50 / 0844 907 9000

Mon 5 Jan 2015

£19.50–£38.50 / 0844 907 9000

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£12.50–£32.50 / 0844 847 2325

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£30.50–£37.50 / 01702 351135

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…and at 15 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

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

Wed 29 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
…and 13 more dates until 15 Nov

Bawdsville Hallowe'en Cabaret: Dark Carnival

Bawdville presents a night of Hallowe'en cabaret fun. Hosted by Dark Ring-Mistress 'Natasha of the Night' with Ophelie FrenchKiss, Jeu Jeu la Foille, Little Madame and Violet Surrender.

The Bush Theatre, London W12

Fri 31 Oct

£7–£20 / 020 8743 5050

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