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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

Sat 4 Oct

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 5 Oct

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

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

Wed 1 Oct

£14–£33.50 / 01274 432000

  • 14:00

Sat 4 Oct

£14–£33.50 / 01274 432000

  • 14:30

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£10–£44.50

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£10–£44.50

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Wed 12 Nov

£22.75–£33.25 / 02476 553055

  • 14:30

Sat 15 Nov

£22.75–£33.25 / 02476 553055

  • 14:30

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Stick Man

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Benji Bower (music)

A show about a family of stick people. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Ages 3+.

Artsdepot, London N12

Fri 3 Oct

£8–£13 / 020 8369 5454

  • 16:30

Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea

Thu 2 Oct

£12

  • 13:30
  • 16:30

Regeneration

Play based on Pat Barker's 1991 novel about Siegfried Sasson and his fellow officers, and the treatment they received at Craiglockhart hospital during WWI.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 4 Oct

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Kill Johnny Glendenning

A murderous comedy about the Glasgow underworld. Co-production between the Royal Lyceum Theatre and Citizens Theatre.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 1 Nov

£13–£17 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

£10 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00

Sat 4 Oct

£10 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00

Wed 8 Oct

£10 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00

Sat 11 Oct

£10 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00
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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 Brunton, Musselburgh

Tue 14 Oct

£7 (Family £26) / 0131 665 2240

  • 14:00

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sun 19 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; Children £8.50; Family £8) / 01383 602302

Mon 20 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; Children £8.50; Family £8) / 01383 602302

The Carriageworks, Leeds

Thu 30 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; £34) / 0113 224 3801

  • 14:30

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Hamlet

Dominic Hill directs Shakespeare's great tragedy, which has given rise to some of the most iconic phrases in the English language.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 7 Oct

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Sunset Song

Marking a hundred years since the start of WWI, Sell a Door Theatre Company revives Alastair Cording’s faithful adaptation of Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s classic story, recently voted Scotland’s most popular novel of all time.

Dundee Rep

Thu 6 Nov

£14–£19 (£14–£16) / 01382 223530

  • 14:30

Sat 8 Nov

£14–£19 (£14–£16) / 01382 223530

  • 14:30

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Wed 8 Oct

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

  • 14:30

Sat 11 Oct

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

  • 14:30

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Thu 13 Nov

£11.50–£27.50 / 01224 641122

  • 13:30

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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

Birmingham Hippodrome

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sun 15 Mar 2015

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

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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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.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£15–£30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 30 Mar 2015

£15 / 020 8561 8371

  • 14:30

The Broadway Theatre, Barking

Sat 11 Oct

£12 (£10; £38) / 020 8507 5607

  • 14:30

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

'Sybil', 'Basil' and 'Manuel' recreate the chaotic John Cleese sitcom experience, while you enjoy a three course dinner. Nope, doesn't sound very safe to us, either. Booking is essential.

The Charing Cross Hotel, London WC2N

Sat 4 Oct

£50 / 0131 556 6040

Sun 5 Oct

£50 / 0131 556 6040

Sat 11 Oct

£50 / 0131 556 6040

…and 81 more dates until 30 Aug 2015

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Fri 23 Jan 2015

Blue Lounge

£42.50 inc meal / 0131 556 6040

  • 13:30

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Blue Lounge

£42.50 inc meal / 0131 556 6040

  • 13:30

Sun 25 Jan 2015

Blue Lounge

£42.50 inc meal / 0131 556 6040

  • 13:30

Hello Norma Jeane

  • Directed by: Matthew Gould
  • Written by: Dylan Costello

Granny Lynnie and her grandson Joe's search for the truth – namely, whether or not she is in fact Marilyn Monroe.

King's Head, London N1

Sun 5 Oct

£20 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

Sun 12 Oct

£20 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

Sun 19 Oct

£20 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

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

Thu 2 Oct

£22.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Sat 4 Oct

£22.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Sun 5 Oct

£22.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

…and 53 more dates until 1 Feb 2015

Rock Of Ages

  • Directed by: Leigh Constantine
  • Written by: Chris D'Arienzo

A country girl meets a hard-strumming city rocker in a famous Los Angeles nightclub and they fall deliriously in love to a familiar soundtrack including Don't Stop Believin' and We Built This City in this 1980s-set musical by Chris D'Arienzo.

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Fri 14 Nov

£25.50–£31.50; £22 5pm; £28.50–£34.50; £28.50–£34.50; £28.50–£34.50 (£24–£30; £20.50; £20.50; Children £17.50 under 16s; Children £17.50 under 16s… / 01702 351135

  • 17:00

Sat 15 Nov

£25.50–£31.50; £22 5pm; £28.50–£34.50; £28.50–£34.50; £28.50–£34.50 (£24–£30; £20.50; £20.50; Children £17.50 under 16s; Children £17.50 under 16s… / 01702 351135

  • 14:30

Hull New Theatre

Fri 3 Oct

£18.50–£30; £20; £20–£33 / 01482 226655

  • 17:00

Sat 4 Oct

£18.50–£30; £20; £20–£33 / 01482 226655

  • 14:30

New Theatre, Oxford

Fri 24 Oct

£10–£37.50 / 0844 871 3020

Sat 25 Oct

£10–£37.50 / 0844 871 3020

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Aladdin

Expect family fun and frolics at the Webster Theatre's annual panto, which features Steven Alexander from BBC's The Voice as Aladdin.

Lansdowne Church (Websters Theatre), Glasgow

Sat 6 Dec

£11.50–£13 / 0141 337 2311

  • 14:30

Sun 7 Dec

£11.50–£13 / 0141 337 2311

  • 14:30

Tue 9 Dec

£11.50–£13 / 0141 337 2311

  • 13:30
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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

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

Sat 4 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

Disney On Ice: 100 Years Of Magic

A colourful and exciting ice show, featuring around 65 Disney characters from across the years, including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and the Disney Princesses.

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Sat 4 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Sun 5 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 10 Oct

£18 / 0844 493 6666

Sat 11 Oct

£14–£23 / 0844 493 6666

Sun 12 Oct

£14–£23 / 0844 493 6666

Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Thu 6 Nov

£18 / 0114 256 5656

Fri 7 Nov

£18 / 0114 256 5656

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Jersey Boys

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

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Wed 18 Feb 2015

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

  • 14:30

Thu 19 Feb 2015

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

  • 14:30

Sat 21 Feb 2015

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

  • 14:30
…and 2 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Thu 9 Oct

£18–£53.50 / 0844 871 3014

Sat 11 Oct

£20–£58.50 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 15 Oct

£18–£46 / 0844 871 3014

…and 4 more dates until 25 Oct

Hull New Theatre

Wed 12 Nov

£19–£44; £19–£37.50; £22–£48.50 / 01482 226655

  • 14:30

Thu 13 Nov

£19–£44; £19–£37.50; £22–£48.50 / 01482 226655

  • 14:30

Sat 15 Nov

£19–£44; £19–£37.50; £22–£48.50 / 01482 226655

  • 14:30
…and 2 more dates until 22 Nov

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South Pacific: Morecambe Warblers

  • Written by: Richard Rodgers

Lancaster Grand Theatre

Sat 4 Oct

£40 all 4 performance; £12.50; £40 all 4 performance; £10 / 01524 64695

  • 14:15

Eric and Little Ern

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Dick Hills

A tribute to the stage and screen duo, performed by Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens.

Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

Sat 4 Oct

Clwyd

£15–£18 (Children £13–£16; £13–£16; £13–£16) / 0845 330 3565

  • 14:30

New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Wed 15 Oct

£8.50–£25; £8.50–£22 NUS/unwaged/disabled/Over 60s; £5 under 16s/under 26; £8.50–£15; £8.50–£12 NUS/unwaged/disabled/Over 60s; £5 under 16s/under 26 / 01473 295 900

  • 14:30

New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Wed 15 Oct

£8.50–£25 / 01473 295900

  • 14:30 – 17:00

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Oklahoma!

The rootin' tootin' Western musical gets an airing from Ayrshire Philharmonic Opera Society.

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Sat 22 Nov

£17 (£14) / 01292 288235

  • 14:00

Dogs Don't Do Ballet

  • Written by: Anna Kemp (book)

Biff loves the moonlight and music and walking on tiptoes. That's because he doesn't think of himself as a dog. Biff thinks he's a ballerina. A mix of puppetry, classical music and comedy, in David Duffy and Andrea Sadler's adaptation of Anna Kemp's book, illustrated by Sarah Ogilvy. Ages 2–6.

Harlow Playhouse

Sat 11 Oct

£14 / 01279 431945

  • 14:00

New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Wed 3 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

  • 14:00

Thu 4 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

  • 14:00

Fri 5 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

  • 14:00
…and 28 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Rally & Broad

A literary-flavoured cabaret night, boasting spoken word, 'live literature', new music and dancing into the wee small hours. Hosted by Jenny Lindsay and Rachel McCrum.

Stereo, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 07989 508436

With Rachel Amey, A New International, Kieran Hurley, Leyla Josephine and Declan Welsh.

  • 14:30 – 17:30

Brendan Cole: A Night to Remember

Choreographer, performer and Strictly's badboy, Brendan Cole, performs more dazzling ballroom and Latin moves.

Theatre Royal, Norwich

Sun 15 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01603 630000

  • 15:00

The Circus of Horrors: London after Midnight

Circus performers from around the world get creepy as the Circus of Horror brings a whole new cast of characters (plus old favourites) on tour.

Globe Theatre, Blackpool

Thu 30 Oct

£15–£26

Fri 31 Oct

£15–£26

Sat 1 Nov

£15–£26

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