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The Female Of The Species

A comedy by Joanna Murray-Smith.

Davenham Players Theatre

Tue 18 Nov

£8 / 01606 41597

Wed 19 Nov

£8 / 01606 41597

Thu 20 Nov

£8 / 01606 41597

…and 2 more dates until 22 Nov

Free Fall

HighTide Escalator playwright Vinay Patel’s new play explores humanity, desperation and hope.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Sat 25 Oct

£8–£10 / 020 7609 1800

  • 19:45 – 20:45 Free Fall Pleasance Theatre, London

Sun 26 Oct

£8–£10 / 020 7609 1800

  • 19:45 – 20:45 Free Fall Pleasance Theatre, London

Mon 27 Oct

£8–£10 / 020 7609 1800

  • 19:45 – 20:45 Free Fall Pleasance Theatre, London
…and 5 more dates until 1 Nov

Gabriella & The Planets

Musical comedy set in Noteworth College in the town of Win-Win and featuring the character of BJ Boris Johnson.

The Pheasantry, London SW3

Fri 14 Nov

£15

Sat 15 Nov

£15

Sun 16 Nov

£15

The Gamblers

  • Directed by: Selma Dimitrijevic
  • Written by: Misha Durnenkov (adapt)

An all-female adaptation of Gogol's fast-paced comedy, telling a story of women who gamble, hustle, cheat, drink, swear, sing and dance, and never apologise for it.

Dundee Rep

Sat 25 Oct

£12–£21 (Children £9) / 01382 223530

Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 30 Oct

£14.50 (£12) / 0191 230 5151

Fri 31 Oct

£14.50 (£12) / 0191 230 5151

Sat 1 Nov

£14.50 (£12) / 0191 230 5151

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 12 Nov

0131 560 1581

Thu 13 Nov

0131 560 1581

Fri 14 Nov

0131 560 1581

Sat 15 Nov

0131 560 1581

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GSOH Would Like To Meet

A play about Della and Guy who inhabit the internet dating world.

The Customs House, South Shields

Sat 25 Oct

Studio

£10 / 0191 454 1234

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Hairspray The Musical: Blackpool And Fylde Light Opera Company

A rare Lancashire outing for this popular West End show in which Tracy Turnblad, an overweight teenager with all the right moves, makes an appearance on a local television programme, thereby earning the enmity of evil dance queen Amber Von Tussle and her mother Velma.

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Tue 19 May 2015

£16–£18 ( £15; £45; Children £12 under 18s) / 01253 290190

Wed 20 May 2015

£16–£18 ( £15; £45; Children £12 under 18s) / 01253 290190

Thu 21 May 2015

£16–£18 ( £15; £45; Children £12 under 18s) / 01253 290190

…and 2 more dates until 23 May 2015

Happy Families: Caxton Players

  • Directed by: Jane Stolworthy
  • Written by: John Godber

An amateur production of John Godber's comedy, directed by Jane Stolworthy.

Caxton Theatre, Grimsby

Sat 25 Oct

Phone for prices / 01472 346251

The Hard Problem

  • Directed by: Nicholas Hytner
  • Written by: Tom Stoppard

Hilary who is a young psychology researcher is nursing a private sadness and also a troubling question at work. Her hard problem, if there is nothing but matter, then what is consciousness, brings her into odds with colleagues. She also needs a miracle. A drama written by Tom Stoppard, his first stage play since 2006's…

National Theatre: Dorfman, London SE1

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£15–£50 / 020 7452 3000

Thu 22 Jan 2015

£15–£50 / 020 7452 3000

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£15–£50 / 020 7452 3000

…and 45 more dates until 16 Apr 2015

Harvey: Ferndown Drama Group

  • Directed by: Kevin Dicker
  • Written by: Mary Chase

Performance of Mary Chase's comedy directed by Kevin Dicker.

Barrington Centre, Ferndown

Sat 25 Oct

£8 / 01202 894858

Here Come The Rattling Trees

The High Llamas are bringing a new kind of musical play to the West End. 'Here Come the Rattling Trees', combines spoken word with new music and songs. Performed by the band and three actors

Tristan Bates Theatre, The Actors Centre, London WC2H

Sat 25 Oct

£17.50 / 020 7240 6283

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Honest

Theatre6 proudly present the regional tour of Alice Nicholas' thrilling modern drama, Honest. This exciting production is directed by the award winning Kate McGregor.

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Sat 25 Oct

£10 / 0844 871 7646

  • 19:45 – 21:30 Honest New Wimbledon Theatre, London

The Hound of the Baskervilles

DDOS perform an adaptation of Arthur Conan Doyle's classic thriller about a mysterious hound that seems to be roaming the wastes of Dartmoor.

Dorking Halls

Sat 25 Oct

£14 (£10; Members £12) / 01306 881717

Part of Mole Valley Arts Alive Festival.

Hundred Watt Club Presents

Burlesque and cabaret club.

Guildhall Winchester

Sat 29 Nov

£15 / 01962 866206

The Old Market, Hove

Sat 15 Nov

£12–£15 / 01273 201800

Into The Breach

  • Written by: Mark Carey

Set during the Second World War this nostalgic, funny and moving story will appeal to all, from 10 years and up. It is a vivid portrait of village life with all 17 colourful characters played by one man.

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Fri 7 Nov

£10.50 (£9) / 01242 572573

Sat 8 Nov

£10.50 (£9) / 01242 572573

Listen, We're Family

  • Directed by: Matthew Lloyd
  • Written by: Matthew Lloyd

This extraordinary collection of true tales reveals Jewish Londoners in the grip of bitter feuds and hilarious crossed wires, as ordinary family life lurches from outrageous farce to tragic violence. By Kerry Shale and Matthew Lloyd. From an idea by Suzanne Shale. Directed by Matthew Lloyd.

JW3, London NW3

Mon 27 Oct

£15 / 020 7433 8988

Tue 28 Oct

£15 / 020 7433 8988

Wed 29 Oct

£15 / 020 7433 8988

…and 9 more dates until 9 Nov

Wilton's Music Hall, London E1

Sat 25 Oct

£16.50 (£12.50) / 020 7702 2789

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Little Frankenstein

Semi famous puppeteer Frank Stein has had enough with his badly made puppets. Taking inspiration from his most infamous ancestor, the scientist Dr Frankenstein, and with the help of the audience he creates a new real live puppet.

Swinburne Hall, Colchester

Mon 27 Oct

£5 / 01206 712999

Watermans Art Centre, Brentford

Sun 26 Oct

Children £5 / 020 8232 1010

West End Centre, Aldershot

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£6.50 / 01252 330040

Look Back in Anger

Red Rope Theatre Company presents John Osborne's classic drama about a very cranky young man.

The Alma Tavern & Theatre, Bristol

Tue 4 Nov

£10 (£9) / 0117 946 7899

Wed 5 Nov

£10 (£9) / 0117 946 7899

Thu 6 Nov

£10 (£9) / 0117 946 7899

…and 7 more dates until 15 Nov

Madama Butterfly

  • Directed by: Ellen Kent
  • Written by: Puccini

Ellen Kent presents Puccini's heartbreaking story of a beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant. Starring Elena Dee and Miki Mori.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Thu 20 Nov

£24–£35 / 01892 530613

Sat 2 May 2015

£24–£35 / 01892 530613

Belfast Waterfront

Sun 26 Oct

£17–£32.50 / 028 9033 4400

Buxton Opera House

Sun 1 Mar 2015

£36 (£33) / 0845 127 2190

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…and at 16 other places

Mamma Mia!

  • Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd
  • Written by: lyrics)

The smash hit musical based on the songs of Abba continues to storm the UK.

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£10–£45; £55 Premium Seats / 0870 606 3536

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£10–£45; £55 Premium Seats / 0870 606 3536

Mon 23 Feb 2015

£10–£45; £55 Premium Seats / 0870 606 3536

…and 17 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

Novello Theatre, London WC2B

Sat 25 Oct

£18.75–£122 / 0844 482 5170

Mon 27 Oct

£18.75–£122 / 0844 482 5170

Tue 28 Oct

£18.75–£122 / 0844 482 5170

…and 152 more dates until 25 Apr 2015

Music Hall Memories – The Most Vintage Show in Town

Music hall variety show harking back to the good ol' days, with music, magic, comedy, sing-a-longs and novelties.

Britannia Panopticon Music Hall, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Donations welcome / 0141 553 0840

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The Nutcracker

Family oriented production featuring a large live orchestra with over 30 musicians.

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Sun 16 Nov

£19–£32 / 02392 828282

The Royal Spa Centre, Leamington Spa

Sun 21 Dec

£12.50 (£10) / 01926 334 418

One Man, Two Guvnors

  • Directed by: Adam Penford
  • Written by: Grant Olding (music)

National Theatre's satirical, slapstick production based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni. Featuring Gavin Spokes as Francis Henshall and Shaun Williamson (Barry from EastEnders) as Charlie Clench.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Tue 3 Feb 2015

£10–£35 / 08441 717620

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£10–£35 / 08441 717620

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£10–£35 / 08441 717620

…and 2 more dates until 7 Feb 2015

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£14–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£14–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£14–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 2 more dates until 21 Feb 2015

Grand Opera House, York

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 871 3024

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 871 3024

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 871 3024

…and 2 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

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…and at 1 other place

Pasha Kovalev: Life Through Dance

The Strictly Come Dancing professional performs his brand of ballroom and Latin.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sun 3 May 2015

£21–£26 / 08441 717620

Lowther Pavillion, Lytham St. Annes

Sat 20 Jun 2015

£25.50 (Children £23.50) / 01253 658666

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Mon 1 Jun 2015

£21–£26 / 0844 871 7645

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The Picture Of Doreen Gray

Maggie Fox and Sue Ryding of LipService, present their latest comedy, in which a glamorous radio show host and television presenter finds her youthful looks are questioned during a school reunion.

Harrogate Theatre

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£15.50–£17.50 / 01423 502116

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£15.50–£17.50 / 01423 502116

Oldham Coliseum Theatre

Sat 25 Oct

£11–£19.50 / 0161 624 2829

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Wed 5 Nov

£10–£21.50 / 01723 370541

Thu 6 Nov

£10–£21.50 / 01723 370541

Fri 7 Nov

£10–£21.50 / 01723 370541

Sat 8 Nov

£10–£21.50 / 01723 370541

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The Producers

Retelling of Mel Brooks' story of theatre producers who get together in a get-rich-quick plot involving Broadway flops.

Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 27 Apr 2015

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Tue 28 Apr 2015

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 29 Apr 2015

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

…and 3 more dates until 2 May 2015

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Fri 6 Mar 2015

£15–£45 / 08441 717620

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£15–£45 / 08441 717620

Mon 9 Mar 2015

£15–£45 / 08441 717620

…and 5 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Mon 23 Mar 2015

£16.50–£39.50 / 0131 529 6000

Tue 24 Mar 2015

£16.50–£39.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£16.50–£39.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 3 more dates until 28 Mar 2015

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