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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

  • 19:30

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 27 Sep

£22.50 / 01383 740384

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

  • 19:45

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The Pitiless Storm

  • 4 stars

On the eve of the Scottish referendum, on the most important night of his life, a left wing trade unionist goes through a crisis of conscience as he is forced to question his political and moral beliefs in the face of a sea-change in his country’s political life. Starring David Hayman and presented by Fair Pley.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Thu 11 Sep

£12 (£10; Under 18 £7) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

macrobert, Stirling

Thu 4 Sep

£14 (£12.50; Students £5.50) / 01786 466666

Blockbuster: The Musical

A family musical featuring classic rock hits from the 1970s by artists such as Sweet, Smokie and Tina Turner, written by the song-writing team, Nicky Chinn and Mike Chapman. The show features Paul Nicholas and Suzanne Shaw.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Tue 30 Sep

Ashcroft Theatre

£19–£28 7.45pm & 2.30pm; £19–£28 7.45pm & 2.30pm; £19–£28; £19–£31; £19–£28 ( £80; £80) / 020 8688 9291

  • 19:45

Wed 1 Oct

Ashcroft Theatre

£19–£28 7.45pm & 2.30pm; £19–£28 7.45pm & 2.30pm; £19–£28; £19–£31; £19–£28 ( £80; £80) / 020 8688 9291

  • 19:45

Thu 2 Oct

Ashcroft Theatre

£19–£28 7.45pm & 2.30pm; £19–£28 7.45pm & 2.30pm; £19–£28; £19–£31; £19–£28 ( £80; £80) / 020 8688 9291

  • 14:30
  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 4 Oct

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Tue 23 Sep

£10–£25 / 0870 607 7533

Wed 24 Sep

£10–£25 / 0870 607 7533

Thu 25 Sep

£10–£25 / 0870 607 7533

…and 2 more dates until 27 Sep

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Thu 11 Sep

£19–£35 / 01322 220000

  • 19:30

Fri 12 Sep

£19–£35 / 01322 220000

  • 19:30

Sat 13 Sep

£19–£35 / 01322 220000

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 6 more dates until 20 Sep

You're Always With Me

Filiz Ozcan directs a bitter-sweet love story in which two lonely strangers find themselves drawn to each other, leading them to question whether love does truly hold the key to happiness. Written by Ilyas Afandiyev, and translated into English by Sanan Aliyev.

LOST Theatre, London SW8

Tue 9 Sep

£8–£10 (£5) / 0844 847 1680

  • 19:30

Wed 10 Sep

£8–£10 (£5) / 0844 847 1680

  • 19:30

Thu 11 Sep

£8–£10 (£5) / 0844 847 1680

  • 19:30
…and 14 more dates until 27 Sep

1984

Adaptation of George Orwell's political novel set in the world of Big Brother.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 2 Sep

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Wed 3 Sep

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Thu 4 Sep

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

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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

Tue 18 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Wed 19 Nov

£12.50–£15 ( £10) / 01892 530613

  • 16:30

Dundee Rep

Tue 23 Sep

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

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Wed 24 Sep

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

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Wed 12 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Thu 13 Nov

£13–£15.50 / 01792 475715

  • 16:30

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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.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Mon 29 Sep

£14–£33.50 / 01274 432000

  • 19:30

Tue 30 Sep

£14–£33.50 / 01274 432000

  • 19:30

Wed 1 Oct

£14–£33.50 / 01274 432000

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 4 Oct

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Mon 22 Sep

£23.50; £19.50–£27.50; £19.50–£25.50; £24.50–£32.50 (£20.50; £16.50–£24.50; £16.50–£22.50; £21.50–£29.50) / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Tue 23 Sep

£23.50; £19.50–£27.50; £19.50–£25.50; £24.50–£32.50 (£20.50; £16.50–£24.50; £16.50–£22.50; £21.50–£29.50) / 01892 530613

  • 19:30

Wed 24 Sep

£23.50; £19.50–£27.50; £19.50–£25.50; £24.50–£32.50 (£20.50; £16.50–£24.50; £16.50–£22.50; £21.50–£29.50) / 01892 530613

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

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

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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

Albert Halls, Bolton

Sun 21 Sep

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

  • 14:30

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£15–£30

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About A Heist

Two Irish gem thieves embark on an audacious heist, exploiting the services of three unsuspecting young girls in a bizarre dark comedy presented by Second Impression Co and written by David Weedall.

Etcetera Theatre, London NW1

Sat 27 Sep

£11.50 (£10) / 020 7482 4857

  • 21:30

Bawdsville Cabaret – The Ram Jam Club's Last Stand

Bawdsville presents a night of cabaret fun for the last time ever at the Ram Jam Club. Hosted by Unruly Scrumptious with Ophelie Frenchkiss, Jeu Jeu la Foille, Little Madame and Violet Surrender.

Ram Jam Club, Kingston upon Thames

Sun 21 Sep

£10–£12 / 020 8549 8709

  • 19:00 – 21:30
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Copacabana

  • Directed by: Thom Southerland
  • Written by: Barry Manilow (music)

Barry Manilow's musical romp where music and passion are always the fashion.

Buxton Opera House

Wed 15 Oct

£22–£24; £20–£22 OAP/Disabled; £11–£12 NUS/Child / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Thu 16 Oct

£22–£24; £20–£22 OAP/Disabled; £11–£12 NUS/Child / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Fri 17 Oct

£22–£24; £20–£22 OAP/Disabled; £11–£12 NUS/Child / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Sat 18 Oct

£22–£24; £20–£22 OAP/Disabled; £11–£12 NUS/Child / 0845 127 2190

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Mon 17 Nov

£20–£28 (£25–£26) / 01642 552663

  • 19:30

Tue 18 Nov

£20–£28 (£25–£26) / 01642 552663

  • 19:30

Wed 19 Nov

£20–£28 (£25–£26) / 01642 552663

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 22 Nov

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Mon 10 Nov

£18–£31 (£16–£29) / 01253 290190

  • 19:30

Tue 11 Nov

£18–£31 (£16–£29) / 01253 290190

  • 19:30

Wed 12 Nov

£18–£31 (£16–£29) / 01253 290190

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 15 Nov

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The Mousetrap

  • Directed by: Ian Watt-Smith
  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie's play has been performed over 25,000 times. Now celebrating its diamond anniversary in the London West End, it's finally embarking on a UK tour.

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Mon 8 Sep

£20.50–£32.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:30

Tue 9 Sep

£20.50–£32.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:30

Wed 10 Sep

£20.50–£32.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 13 Sep

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 27 Oct

£15–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

  • 19:30

Tue 28 Oct

£15–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

  • 19:30

Wed 29 Oct

£15–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 1 Nov

Milton Keynes Theatre

Mon 22 Sep

£18.50–£33.50 / 0844 871 7652

Tue 23 Sep

£18.50–£33.50 / 0844 871 7652

Wed 24 Sep

£18.50–£33.50 / 0844 871 7652

…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

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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.

Duchess Theatre, London WC2B

Wed 3 Sep

£23.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Thu 4 Sep

£23.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Fri 5 Sep

£23.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

…and 108 more dates until 1 Feb 2015

The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show

The return of the UK's finest Rat Pack tribute night, with classic tunes including 'Under My Skin' and 'Come Fly with Me' and plenty of entertaining between-song patter.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sun 11 Jan 2015

£21 / 01527 577330

  • 15:00
  • 19:30

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£17–£23

The Core At Corby Cube

Thu 30 Oct

£21.50 / 01536 470470

  • 19:30

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Shang-a-Lang

A feel-good musical production from the writer of Mamma Mia about three middle-aged Scottish women who relive their youth by going to a 70s-themed weekend.

Albert Halls, Stirling

Thu 25 Sep

Over-16s only

£14–£15 (£12) / 01786 473544

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sun 21 Sep

The Beacon Theatre

£12 / 01475 723723

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Thu 18 Sep

£12 (£10; Under 18 £7) / 0131 665 2240

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Still Game

  • Cast: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

The stage version of Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill's TV sitcom of ageing disgracefully, starring Ford Kiernan as Jack Jarvis and Greg Hemphill as Victor McDade.

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Fri 19 Sep

£45 / 0141 248 3000

Sat 20 Sep

£45 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 21 Sep

£45 / 0141 248 3000

…and 10 more dates until 7 Oct

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.

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

Darlington Civic Theatre

Mon 22 Sep

£26 (£17.50) / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Tue 23 Sep

£26 (£17.50) / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Wed 24 Sep

£26 (£17.50) / 01325 486555

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

Derby Theatre

Mon 24 Nov

£11–£26.50 / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Tue 25 Nov

£11–£26.50 / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Wed 26 Nov

£11–£26.50 / 01332 593939

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

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Backstage in Biscuit Land

  • 4 stars

A solo comedy about Tourettes from Jess Thom.

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Thu 18 Sep

£12 (£9) / 020 7223 2223

Fri 19 Sep

£12 (£9) / 020 7223 2223

Sat 20 Sep

£12 (£9) / 020 7223 2223

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sun 7 Sep

Foyer Spaces

£15 (£7.50) / 0844 875 0073

  • 17:00

Hey, Presto!

  • Written by: Nadia Shireen

Presto the cat is a very talented magician, so when he and his best friend Monty the dog join a funfair and start a magic show, things look good for the duo. But fame goes to Monty's head and soon Presto loses his friend and his show. Based on the book by Nadia Shireen.

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Sat 20 Sep

£6 ( £20) / 01642 525199

  • 14:30

Artsdepot, London N12

Sun 21 Sep

£7 / 020 8369 5454

  • 14:00

The Citadel, St Helens

Sun 26 Oct

£7 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01744 735436

  • 14:00

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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

  • 14:00

Sun 28 Sep

£11 (£10) / 01432 340555

  • 12:00
  • 15:00

Gatehouse Theatre, Stafford

Sun 21 Sep

£11 / 01785 254653

  • 13:30

Mon 22 Sep

£11 / 01785 254653

  • 16:30

The Lowry, Salford

Wed 3 Sep

£13.50 / 08432 086000

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Thu 4 Sep

£13.50 / 08432 086000

  • 13:30

Fri 5 Sep

£13.50 / 08432 086000

  • 13:30
  • 16:30
…and 2 more dates until 7 Sep

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The Alphabet Girl

  • Written by: Renny Krupinski

A solo drama performed by Kaitlin Howard and written by Renny Krupinski. We follow a character's journey from post-War poverty, through to the swinging 1960s and beyond and try to make out what makes her tick.

The King's Arms, Salford

Tue 2 Sep

£10 (£8) / 0161 832 3605

  • 19:30

Wed 3 Sep

£10 (£8) / 0161 832 3605

  • 19:30

Thu 4 Sep

£10 (£8) / 0161 832 3605

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 7 Sep

The Big Show

An evening of cabaret.

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Fri 5 Sep

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sat 6 Sep

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Fri 12 Sep

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

  • 20:00 – 22:30
…and 31 more dates until 27 Dec

An Evening with Sir Roger Moore

Interviewed by Gareth Owen, Hollywood legend, knight and raconteur Sir Roger Moore candidly discusses his life and career, from The Saint and The Persuaders to his stint as 007 and beyond. Followed by an audience Q&A.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Thu 2 Oct

£26 / 08441 717620

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Sun 5 Oct

£26 (£24) / 0151 666 0000

  • 19:30

Grand Opera House, York

Wed 24 Sep

£26 / 0844 871 3024

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In Time o' Strife

  • Directed by: Imogen Knight
  • Written by: Michael John McCarthy (music)

National Theatre of Scotland present a re-imagining of this rarely performed classic.

Beach Ballroom, Aberdeen

Tue 23 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 647647

  • 19:30

Wed 24 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 647647

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 25 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 647647

  • 19:30

The Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford

Tue 30 Sep

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Wed 1 Oct

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Thu 2 Oct

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 4 Oct

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 14 Oct

£12.50–£15 (£2–£9) / 0141 429 0022

  • 19:30

Wed 15 Oct

£12.50–£15 (£2–£9) / 0141 429 0022

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 16 Oct

£12.50–£15 (£2–£9) / 0141 429 0022

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 18 Oct

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