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Singin' I'm No a Billy He's a Tim

Goldfish Theatre presents its take on Des Dillon's classic anti-sectarian play, which has a Rangers and a Celtic fan locked up together in a cell for the duration of an Old Firm match.

SECC, Glasgow

Sat 17 May

£17.50–£20 / 0844 395 4000

The Webster Theatre, Arbroath

Sat 3 May

£10 / 01241 435800

Ernest And The Pale Moon

Inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe and Alfred Hitchcock, Ernest And The Pale Moon is a spine-chilling tale of obsession and murder from Les Enfants Terrible.

Arlington Arts Centre, Mary Hare, Newbury

Wed 7 May

£10 / 01635 244246

Berry Theatre, Southampton

Fri 25 Apr

£12 (£10) / 01489 799499

  • 19:30

The Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford

Sat 31 May

£13 (£11) / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

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The Ballad Of Martha Brown

Angel Exit's drama based on the life and times of Martha Brown, the last woman publicly hanged in Dorset in 1856. Presented in the company's rich visual style, blending storytelling and striking physicality, this show is spliced through with wicked humour, an original score and macabre songs. Not suitable for children…

Arts Centre, Swindon

Mon 19 May

£12 (£10; £7; £8) / 01793 614837

  • 19:30

Bridport Arts Centre

Fri 20 Jun

Phone for prices / 01308 424204

  • 19:30

Sat 21 Jun

Phone for prices / 01308 424204

  • 19:30

Corn Exchange, Dorchester Arts Centre

Thu 22 May

£12 (£10) / 01305 266926

  • 19:30

Fri 23 May

£12 (£10) / 01305 266926

  • 19:30

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War Correspondents

  • Directed by: Helen Chadwick
  • Written by: Helen Chadwick (music)

A multidisciplinary song cycle depicting the experiences of journalists covering wars in Iraq, Chechnya, Georgia, Afghanistan, Liberia and Bosnia. The music is by Helen Chadwick, with choreography by Frantic Assembly's Steven Hoggett.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Thu 24 Apr

The Door

£12 (£9) / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Fri 25 Apr

The Door

£12 (£9) / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Sat 26 Apr

The Door

£12 (£9) / 0121 236 4455

  • 20:00

Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

Thu 29 May

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 330 3565

  • 19:45

Fri 30 May

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 330 3565

  • 19:45

Galeri Caernarfon

Fri 6 Jun

£12 (£10) / 01286 685222

  • 19:30

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Ballet Central 2014

The undergraduate company presents a varied repertoire of ballet, contemporary and jazz dance, with new works choreographed by Daniel De Andrade (Northern Ballet), Christopher Marney (Matthew Bourne's New Adventures) and Sara Matthews (Director, Central School of Ballet) plus the Corn Pas De Deux and Friends Dance from…

Bridport Arts Centre

Sat 7 Jun

Phone for prices / 01308 424204

  • 19:30

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Thu 22 May

£19.50 / 01635 522 733

  • 19:30

Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford

Wed 23 Apr

£14.50 (£11.50; £7; £7) / 01245 606505

  • 19:45

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FishHead

Reaction Theatre Makers present a contemporary drama about the relationship between a fisherman and a ventriloquist.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Thu 12 Jun

£8 / 01970 623 232

  • 19:30 – 09:30

AE Harris Factory, Birmingham

Tue 10 Jun

£10

  • 20:00 – 09:30

Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton

Tue 22 Apr

£10 (£8) / 01902 321321

  • 19:30

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England Away

An upfront, comic play about passion, patriotism and 'Englishness', set in 2001, the night before England thrash Germany 5-1 and four England fans meet for the first time on a campsite in Munich.

Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham

Fri 2 May

£13.50 (£12.50)

  • 19:30

Burnley Mechanics

Mon 12 May

£12 (£10) / 01282 664400

  • 19:30

Guildhall Theatre, Derby

Fri 9 May

£10.75 / 01332 255800

  • 19:30

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Whisky Galore

Hilarious tale based on the shipwreck of the SS Politician in 1941.

Aros Centre, Isle of Skye

Thu 15 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01478 613750

Bettridge Centre, Newtonhill

Wed 21 May

£9 (£7) / 01569 731320

  • 19:30

Birnam Arts & Conference Centre

Sat 24 May

£12–£14 (under 16s £5) / 01350 727674

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The Ivor Novello Story

Romance, glamour and showbiz abound in a nostalgic journey through the life of composer, actor and musician Ivor Novello. Written by John Cairney and brought to life by James Dinsmore, Daisy Henderson, Taylor Wilson and Bill Kean.

The Albany Theatre, Greenock

Sat 20 Sep

£8.50 / 0131 226 0000

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Balerno Parish Church, Edinburgh

Sat 11 Oct

0131 226 0000

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Thu 9 Oct

£16.50 / 0131 226 0000

  • 19:30 – 21:30

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English Touring Opera: The Magic Flute

  • Directed by: Michael Rosewell (cond)
  • Written by: Mozart

Mozart's charming and witty opera tells the fairytale-esque story of a journey for love. Presented by English Touring Opera, in a revival of Liam Steel's 2009 production.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Thu 29 May

£20–£39 / 01223 503333

  • 19:30

Fri 30 May

£20–£39 / 01223 503333

  • 19:30

Sat 31 May

£20–£39 / 01223 503333

  • 19:30

Gala, Durham

Mon 19 May

£10–£26; £10–£24.50 disabled (Children £10–£24.50; £10–£24.50; £10–£24.50; £10–£24.50) / 0191 332 4041

  • 19:30

The Hawth, Crawley

Mon 5 May

£20.50–£29 (£18.50–£27) / 01293 553636

  • 19:30

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I, Elizabeth

  • Directed by: Guy Masterson

Rebecca Vaughan uses Elizabeth's own words to tell the story of the queen's struggle to reconcile the desires of womanhood with the duties of sovereignty.

Astor Community Theatre, Deal

Fri 2 May

£12 / 01304 370220

  • 20:00

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Sun 27 Apr

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01463 234234

  • 19:30

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Fri 25 Apr

£13.50 (£12.50; Students £10) / 01292 288235

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Wojtek the Bear

  • 3 stars

The extraordinary story of the loveable Polish soldier bear who fought at Monte Cassino and died in Edinburgh Zoo.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Wed 7 May

£10 (£8) / 01475 723723

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 3 May

£11.75 (£9.75; under 18s £6.75) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sun 18 May

£12 / 01383 602302

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Snakes And Ladders

  • Directed by: Kerri McLean
  • Written by: Sarah Naomi Lee

A powerful, darkly comic drama about identity and the testing of family loyalties, inspired by real life stories collected from Black hairdressers in the South East of England.

Arcola Theatre, London E8

Sat 3 May

£15 (£10) / 020 7503 1646

  • 19:45

Bernie Grant Arts Centre, London N15

Fri 25 Apr

£12 / 020 8365 5450

  • 19:30

Sat 26 Apr

£12 / 020 8365 5450

  • 19:30

The Broadway Theatre, Barking

Fri 2 May

£12 (£10) / 020 8507 5607

  • 19:30

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The Confessions Of Gordon Brown

  • Directed by: Kevin Toolis
  • Written by: Kevin Toolis

Brand new one man play by acclaimed Scots Emmy-nominated writer and director Kevin Toolis that exposes the darkest secrets of being Prime Minister.

Ambassadors Theatre, London WC2H

Tue 3 Jun

£43 / 08448 112334

Wed 4 Jun

£43 / 08448 112334

Tue 10 Jun

£43 / 08448 112334

…and 15 more dates until 30 Jul

Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

Mon 5 May

Emlyn Williams Theatre

£12 (£10) / 0845 330 3565

  • 19:45

Tue 6 May

Emlyn Williams Theatre

£12 (£10) / 0845 330 3565

  • 19:45

Wed 7 May

Emlyn Williams Theatre

£12 (£10) / 0845 330 3565

  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 10 May

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Fri 25 Apr

£17 (£15) / 01463 234234

  • 20:00

Sat 26 Apr

£17 (£15) / 01463 234234

  • 20:00

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Grandad and Me

Using original music, choreography and animation inspired by the illustrations of Jon Bishop this living storybook explores loss and the treasures of memory and imagination. Ages 5+.

Platform, Glasgow

Thu 22 May

£8 (£3.50–£4.50) / 0141 276 9696

  • 19:00

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Leave your piggy bank safe at home as Visible Fictions give their take on the classic tale.

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Tue 29 Apr

£7 (£5) / 01383 602302

  • 19:00

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Tue 22 Apr

£7 (£5) / 01463 234234

  • 19:00

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Sat 26 Apr

£8.25 / 01224 642230

  • 19:00

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Dros Y Top

  • Directed by: Betsan Llwyd

This Welsh language musical review takes us back a century to reflect on the Great War. Directed by Betsan Llwyd.

Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

Tue 22 Apr

Phone for prices / 0845 330 3565

  • 19:45

Wed 23 Apr

Phone for prices / 0845 330 3565

  • 19:45

Theatr John Ambrose, Ruthin

Fri 25 Apr

Phone for prices / 01824 703933

  • 19:30

Ysgol Y Moelwyn, Blaenau Ffestiniog

Wed 30 Apr

Phone for prices / 01766 830 435

  • 19:30

Iconic Live: The Ultimate Show

A cast of 17 performers present a variety show of music, dance and song in a mix of old and new styles and genres.

Charter Hall, Colchester Leisure World

Sat 25 Oct

£18 (£16; Children £14; £52) / 01206 282020

  • 19:30

Gawsworth Hall, Macclesfield

Wed 30 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01260 223456

Palace Theatre, Redditch

Thu 26 Jun

£18 (£16; Children £14; £54.25) / 01527 65203

  • 19:30

Fri 27 Jun

£18 (£16; Children £14; £54.25) / 01527 65203

  • 19:30

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Gym Party

Made In China presents a new show, at once a delicate and violent three-way contest and a hilariously confused call-to-arms. It explores the psychology of winning and the nature of pride.

Brighton Dome

Sun 11 May

Brighton Dome Corn Exchange

£10 / 01273 709709

  • 20:30

Bristol Old Vic

Tue 20 May

£12 (£8) / 0117 987 7877

  • 20:00

Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff

Fri 16 May

£12 (£10) / 0292 030440

  • 20:00

Sat 17 May

£12 (£10) / 0292 030440

  • 20:00

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Credible Likeable Superstar Role Model

Performance artist Bryony Kimmings presents a solo show in which she sets out to create, with the help of her nine year old niece Taylor, a positive role model for young people.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Fri 20 Jun

£13 (£10) / 0121 446 3232

  • 20:00

Quarterhouse, Folkestone

Sat 3 May

£10 (£8) / 01303 858500

  • 19:30 – 20:30

The Quarterhouse, Folkestone

Sat 3 May

£10 (£8)

  • 19:30

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Julie Madly Deeply

  • Directed by: Michael Roulston

This charming yet cheeky cabaret takes an engaging look at fame and fandom, through the eyes and voice of award-winning singer, West End actress and Fascinating Aida star Sarah-Louise Young.

Cornerstone Arts Centre, Didcot

Sat 14 Jun

£15.50 (£14) / 01235 515144

  • 20:00

Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond

Sat 26 Apr

£7–£20 / 01748 825252

  • 19:30

The Kenton Theatre, Henley-on-Thames

Fri 6 Jun

£15 (Children £12.50; £12.50; £12.50) / 01491 575698

  • 19:30

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Sam Sweeney's Fiddle

  • Written by: Sam Sweeney

The fiddle player and his accompanying artists perform the story of the instrument in words and music.

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Thu 18 Sep

£13–£15 / 0113 243 0808

  • 19:30

Colchester Arts Centre

Mon 8 Sep

£15 (£13) / 01206 500900

  • 19:45

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Sat 13 Sep

£15 (£13) / 0121 446 3232

  • 20:00

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Evita

  • Written by: Tim Rice (lyrics)

Singer and actor Marti Pellow features as Che, in the musical drama written by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, about the life of the Argentinian woman who became wife to her country's president, Juan Peron.

Hull New Theatre

Mon 21 Apr

£24–£34; £19–£29; £27–£37 / 01482 226655

  • 19:30

Tue 22 Apr

£24–£34; £19–£29; £27–£37 / 01482 226655

  • 19:30

Wed 23 Apr

£24–£34; £19–£29; £27–£37 / 01482 226655

  • 19:30
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