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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

Paisley Arts Centre

Sat 30 Aug

£12 (£10) / 0300 300 1210

  • 19:30

Les Troyens

Mariinsky Opera presents a view of the Trojan's ancient world with conductor Valery Gergiev and director Yannis Kokkos. This production is sung in French with English supertitles.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Thu 28 Aug

£20 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Fri 29 Aug

£20 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sat 30 Aug

£20 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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.

The Hawth, Crawley

Sun 12 Apr 2015

Theatre

£14 (Children £12; £56) / 01293 553636

  • 19:30

April in Paris

  • Directed by: John Godber
  • Written by: John Godber

A warm-hearted comedy about a married couple's first experience abroad.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Tue 7 Oct

£16.25–£23 / 02476 553055

  • 19:45

Wed 8 Oct

£16.25–£23 / 02476 553055

  • 19:45

Thu 9 Oct

£16.25–£23 / 02476 553055

  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 11 Oct

Darlington Civic Theatre

Tue 14 Oct

£17–£20.60; £21–£25.50; £18 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Wed 15 Oct

£17–£20.60; £21–£25.50; £18 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Thu 16 Oct

£17–£20.60; £21–£25.50; £18 / 01325 486555

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

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Wed 24 Sep

£18; £20 (£16; £18) / 0151 666 0000

  • 19:30

Thu 25 Sep

£18; £20 (£16; £18) / 0151 666 0000

  • 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£18; £20 (£16; £18) / 0151 666 0000

  • 19:30

Sat 27 Sep

£18; £20 (£16; £18) / 0151 666 0000

  • 19:30

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Patria

A look at the physical and cultural impact the Spanish Civil War had on the country through the music of Federico García Lorca.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Wed 27 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Thu 28 Aug

£10 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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Saturday Cabaret

Weekly Saturday cabaret night.

Steampunk Café, Glasgow

Sat 30 Aug

Free / 0141 204 2929

  • 19:00 – 00:00

The Pure, the Dead and the Brilliant

  • 3 stars

Alan Bissett's sparkling satire for contemporary Scotland.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 18 Sep

Main Auditorium

£10 / 0141 552 4267

Hosted on the day of the independence referendum.

  • 19:45

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 Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face

A summer event in a shipping container, presented by Shunt.

East Greenwich Coaling Jetty, London SE10

Thu 25 Sep

£10

  • 18:30

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

  • 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

  • 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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Aspects Of Love: Present Company

  • Written by: David Garnett

A joyful, edgy, tumultuous romance extolling youth and love. Set in France, the intricate and thought-provoking plot charts the tangled relationships of two Englishmen, Alex and his artist uncle George, with three women. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Buxton Opera House

Thu 28 Aug

£14–£18; £12.50–£16.50 / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Fri 29 Aug

£14–£18; £12.50–£16.50 / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Sat 30 Aug

£14–£18; £12.50–£16.50 / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Janis Joplin: Full Tilt

  • 4 stars

A celebration of Janis Joplin. Written by Peter Arnott and directed by Cora Bissett.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 11 Sep

£10–£16 / 0141 552 4267

  • 19:45

Fri 12 Sep

£10–£16 / 0141 552 4267

  • 19:45

Sat 13 Sep

£10–£16 / 0141 552 4267

  • 19:45

Albert Halls, Bolton

Tue 28 Oct

£12.50 / 01204 334400

  • 19:30

Wed 29 Oct

£12.50 / 01204 334400

  • 19:30

Thu 30 Oct

£12.50 / 01204 334400

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

The Matchgirls: Stowmarket Operatic & Dramatic Society

  • Written by: Bill Owen

Bill Owen's play that tells the heart-warming story, based on fact, of the women workers who, in 1888, took on the industrial might of match manufacturers, Bryant & May, in a fight for better working conditions. In a show crammed with comedy and pathos.

John Peel Centre, Stowmarket

Wed 10 Sep

£12 (£10) / 01449 774678

  • 19:30

Thu 11 Sep

£12 (£10) / 01449 774678

  • 19:30

Fri 12 Sep

£12 (£10) / 01449 774678

  • 19:30

Sat 13 Sep

£12 (£10) / 01449 774678

  • 19:30

Miss Saigon: School Edition: Belfast School Of Performing Arts

  • Directed by: James Huish

Set against the turmoil of the Vietnamese War, an American soldier and a Vietnamese girl fall in love, only to be separated during the fall of Saigon. Their struggle to find each other over the ensuing years tears through one's emotions to a climatic and passionate finale.

The MAC, Belfast

Thu 28 Aug

£18 / 028 9023 5053

  • 19:30

Fri 29 Aug

£18 / 028 9023 5053

  • 19:30

Sat 30 Aug

£18 / 028 9023 5053

  • 19:30
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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

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Thu 28 Aug

£15.50–£31 / 0844 848 2700

  • 19:30

Fri 29 Aug

£15.50–£31 / 0844 848 2700

  • 19:30

Sat 30 Aug

£15.50–£31 / 0844 848 2700

  • 19:30

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

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

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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.

Old Common, Basingstoke

Tue 2 Sep

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Wed 3 Sep

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Thu 4 Sep

£8 / 0844 4155 228

…and 2 more dates until 6 Sep

Old Common, Basingstoke

Tue 2 Sep

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:30

Wed 3 Sep

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:30

Thu 4 Sep

£10–£26 / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 6 Sep

Southsea Common

Thu 28 Aug

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:00

Fri 29 Aug

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:00

Sat 30 Aug

£12–£26 (Children £10–£18) / 0844 4155 228

  • 19:00

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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

  • 19:30

The Customs House, South Shields

Wed 1 Oct

£20 / 0191 454 1234

  • 19:45

Epsom Playhouse

Wed 8 Oct

£20 / 01372 742555

  • 20:00

Fri 17 Oct

£20 / 01372 742555

  • 20:00

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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.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Thu 25 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Fri 26 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Sat 27 Sep

£36 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 3 more dates until 30 Sep

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Tue 9 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Wed 10 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

  • 20:00 – 22:00

Thu 11 Sep

£50 / 0131 556 6040

  • 20:00 – 22:00
…and 3 more dates until 14 Sep

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sat 29 Nov

£42 / 0131 556 6040

  • 19:00

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69 Shades of Black

Starring Gail Porter as ‘Christina Black’ Boring, vanilla, Horlick's swiller William Shight’s most interesting trait has always been his snigger inducing name. Up until now that is! Since landing his dream job at one of the country’s top advertising agencies, things have taken a nipple twisting turn for the…

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sun 7 Jun 2015

The Beacon Theatre

£20 / 01475 723723

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Burq Off

Autobiographical one-woman show written and performed by Nadia P Manzoor.

The Cockpit, London NW8

Tue 9 Sep

£18 (£12) / 020 7258 2925

  • 20:00

Wed 10 Sep

£18 (£12) / 020 7258 2925

  • 20:00

Thu 11 Sep

£18 (£12) / 020 7258 2925

  • 20:00
…and 3 more dates until 14 Sep

The Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour

The award winning Edinburgh Literary Pub Tour was the first literary tour launched in Edinburgh in 1996! Since then it has carried in excess of 150,000 satisfied customers on a dramatic literary trail across Edinburgh. It is regarded by many as a pioneer in its field, and a 'must-see' cultural attraction in guide books…

Outside the Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Wed 27 Aug

£14

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 28 Aug

£14

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 29 Aug

£14

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 31 Aug

Peter Powers

Hypnotist act from Powers, who has been called 'the Ali G of stage hypnosis'. Please note the Fri show is a 'Fun Night Friday', Sat 7.30pm show is 'Saucy Saturday' (safe for teens) and the Sat 'Midnight Madness' is over 18s only.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 29 Aug

£12.50–£16 (Family £7.50 per person Fri only) / 0141 332 1846

  • 19:30

Sat 30 Aug

£12.50–£16 (Family £7.50 per person Fri only) / 0141 332 1846

  • 19:30

Ragnarok

Staged in the atmospheric Hush House venue at Bentwaters airbase, RAGNAROK is a funny, fast-paced, high-energy interpretation of the ancient tale of the doom of the Norse gods with ingenious set design, a gutsy score and beautiful puppetry.

Hush House, Bentwaters Parks, Woodbridge

Thu 11 Sep

£12–£17

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Fri 12 Sep

£12–£17

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Sat 13 Sep

£12–£17

  • 19:30 – 22:00
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