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Three Sisters

John Byrne (Tutti Frutti, The Slab Boys) present Chekhov's classic drama, documenting the decay of the privileged class in Russia and the search for meaning in the modern world.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

£16.50–£25 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 24 Oct

£16.50–£25 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 25 Oct

£16.50–£25 / 0131 529 6000

The Curing Room

  • 4 stars

Spring 1944: seven Soviet soldiers have been captured by the Nazis, stripped naked and abandoned in the locked empty cellar of a monastery in southern Poland. Deprived of all ties to their world, the prisoners redefine their concepts of order and human nature. In order to survive the men resort to murder and cannibalism.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Thu 23 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

Fri 24 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

Sat 25 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

…and 15 more dates until 9 Nov

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.

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

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Mon 10 Nov

£22.75–£33.25 / 02476 553055

Tue 11 Nov

£22.75–£33.25 / 02476 553055

Wed 12 Nov

£22.75–£33.25 / 02476 553055

…and 3 more dates until 15 Nov

Hull New Theatre

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£12–£31 / 01482 226655

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£12–£31 / 01482 226655

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£12–£31 / 01482 226655

…and 3 more dates until 7 Mar 2015

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Shrek The Musical

  • Written by: David Lindsay

Parker & Snell Company presents a show based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, this year's must-see show for all the family.

Gaiety Theatre, Douglas

Fri 24 Oct

£22 / 01624 694555

Sat 25 Oct

£22 / 01624 694555

Mon 27 Oct

£22 / 01624 694555

…and 5 more dates until 1 Nov

Jersey Boys

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

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 26 May 2015

£18–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 27 May 2015

£18–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 28 May 2015

£18–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 14 more dates until 13 Jun 2015

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Tue 17 Feb 2015

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

Wed 18 Feb 2015

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

Thu 19 Feb 2015

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

…and 8 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Thu 23 Oct

£18–£53.50 / 0844 871 3014

Fri 24 Oct

£20–£58.50 / 0844 871 3014

Sat 25 Oct

£20–£58.50 / 0844 871 3014

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Bondagers

Sue Glover’s play with music and song follows six women land workers as they graft and dance their way through a year on a 19th Century Borders farm. Directed by Lu Kemp.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
…and 15 more dates until 15 Nov

The Woman In Black

  • Written by: Stephen Mallatratt (adaptation)

Combining the power and intensity of live theatre with a cinematic quality inspired by the world of film noir, prepare to be transported into a terrifying and ghostly world. Based on Susan Hill's acclaimed novel.

Lyceum Theatre, Crewe

Mon 27 Oct

£8–£25 / 01270 368 242

Tue 28 Oct

£8–£25 / 01270 368 242

Wed 29 Oct

£8–£25 / 01270 368 242

…and 3 more dates until 1 Nov

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

The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Fri 24 Oct

£20 / 01642 552663

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Thu 23 Oct

£20 / 01292 288235

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Jersey Boys

  • Directed by: Des McAnuff
  • Written by: Bob Crewe (lyrics)

Musical drama about the career of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons.

The Green Room, Liverpool

Fri 7 Nov

£15 / 0151 922 7771

Piccadilly Theatre, London W1D

Thu 23 Oct

£22.50–£85 / 0844 871 7627

Fri 24 Oct

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Sat 25 Oct

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

…and 95 more dates until 15 Feb 2015

Our House

Musical comedy-drama set in London's Camden Town and featuring famous songs by the 1980s ska-pop band, Madness. Presented by the Allegro Musical Group.

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 23 Oct

£10–£13 / 0131 447 7597

  • 19:30 Our House Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£10–£13 / 0131 447 7597

  • 19:30 Our House Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£10–£13 / 0131 447 7597

  • 19:30 Our House Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh
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Hairspray

  • Directed by: Paul Kerryson

The Falkirk Bohemians bring this famous tale of Baltimore in the1960s to life.

Falkirk Town Hall

Tue 28 Oct

£11 (£9) / 01324 506850

Wed 29 Oct

£11 (£9) / 01324 506850

Thu 30 Oct

£11 (£9) / 01324 506850

…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

Barnum

  • Directed by: Ian Townsend (musical director)
  • Written by: Mark Bramble (book)

A colourful musical celebrating the eccentric life of American showman Phineas T Barnum, best known for his elaborate pranks and for founding the popular Barnum & Bailey Circus. With Brian Conley in the title role, and Linzi Hateley as his wife, Chairy.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Tue 25 Nov

£22–£48 / 01274 432000

  • 19:30 Barnum Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Wed 26 Nov

£22–£48 / 01274 432000

  • 19:30 Barnum Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Thu 27 Nov

£22–£48 / 01274 432000

  • 19:30 Barnum Alhambra Theatre, Bradford
…and 2 more dates until 29 Nov

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Tue 14 Apr 2015

£21.50–£46.50 / 0844 848 2700

  • 19:30 Barnum The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Wed 15 Apr 2015

£21.50–£46.50 / 0844 848 2700

  • 19:30 Barnum The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Thu 16 Apr 2015

£21.50–£46.50 / 0844 848 2700

  • 19:30 Barnum The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds
…and 8 more dates until 25 Apr 2015

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Tue 18 Nov

£21–£56 / 01224 641122

Fri 21 Nov

£21–£56 / 01224 641122

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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.

Ealing Common, London W5

Thu 23 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Fri 24 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Sat 25 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Sun 26 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

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

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Sun 28 Dec

£24 / 01903 206206

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The Addams Family

Musical based on characters created by cartoonist Charles Addams, made famous in the 1960s hit TV comedy series.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

£14–£20 / 0141 332 1846

Fri 24 Oct

£14–£20 / 0141 332 1846

Sat 25 Oct

£14–£20 / 0141 332 1846

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Comedians By Trevor Griffiths

Trevor Griffiths' Comedians returns to London at the Chelsea Theatre 20th-22nd & 24th October 2014 for limited dates! Cast includes TV's John Pickard and standup comedian Gary Colman.

Chelsea Theatre, London SW10

Fri 24 Oct

£12–£16 / 020 7352 1967

The Dreamboys

The ultimate ladies night featuring some of the best looking boys in an all male glamour extravaganza.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Wed 29 Oct

£21–£23.50

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 7 May 2015

£23.50 / 0844 847 2325

Cav, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£25 / 0131 228 3252

Sat 1 Nov

£25 / 0131 228 3252

Sat 8 Nov

£25 / 0131 228 3252

…and 7 more dates until 27 Dec

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…and at 23 other places

Ghost:The Musical: Wakefield West Riding Theatre Company

A production of the musical based on a famous film, a timeless fantasy about the power of love. Music is by the Grammy Award-winning Glen Ballard and ex-Eurythmic Dave Stewart.

Theatre Royal, Wakefield

Thu 23 Oct

£11.50–£15 / 01924 211311

Fri 24 Oct

£11.50–£15 / 01924 211311

Sat 25 Oct

£11.50–£15 / 01924 211311

Albert Halls, Bolton

Tue 28 Oct

£12.50 / 01204 334400

Wed 29 Oct

£12.50 / 01204 334400

Thu 30 Oct

£12.50 / 01204 334400

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Bloody Boyds

Historic characters from Dean Castle's rich history come to life, with everyone from King Robert the Bruce to Jacobite William Boyd putting in an appearance. Expect macabre tales, live performances and perhaps even the odd wee fright. Event designed and delivered by CONFLUX.

Dean Castle Country Park, Kilmarnock

Fri 31 Oct

Over-8s only

£5 / 01563 554734

Event runs every 20 minutes.

Sat 1 Nov

Over-8s only

£5 / 01563 554734

Event runs every 20 minutes.

Sun 2 Nov

Over-8s only

£5 / 01563 554734

Event runs every 20 minutes.

Return To The Forbidden Planet

  • Written by: Bob Carlton

Join Captain Tempest and his fearless crew on a stellar adventure into hyperspace in this intergalactic musical.

Grimsby Auditorium

Mon 23 Feb 2015

£29.50 / 0870 607 7461

Tue 24 Feb 2015

£10–£25 / 0870 607 7461

Wed 25 Feb 2015

£10–£25 / 0870 607 7461

…and 3 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 9 Feb 2015

£10–£44.50 / 0844 871 7648

Tue 10 Feb 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 871 7648

…and 3 more dates until 14 Feb 2015

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Mon 26 Jan 2015

£10–£29.50 / 0870 607 7533

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£10–£29.50 / 0870 607 7533

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£10–£29.50 / 0870 607 7533

…and 3 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

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Avenue Q

The award-winning musical comedy about some memorable characters on a certain New York street.

Gardyne Theatre, Dundee

Thu 23 Oct

£12–£14 / 01382 434940

  • 19:30 Avenue Q Gardyne Theatre, Dundee

Fri 24 Oct

£12–£14 / 01382 434940

  • 19:30 Avenue Q Gardyne Theatre, Dundee

Sat 25 Oct

£12–£14 / 01382 434940

  • 19:30 Avenue Q Gardyne Theatre, Dundee

Kill Johnny Glendenning

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

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 23 Oct

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

Fri 24 Oct

£15–£20.50 (Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

Sat 25 Oct

£15–£20.50 (Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

…and 10 more dates until 8 Nov

Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky's magical score accompanies this tale of mystery and romance with spellbinding ballet dancing from the Russian State Ballet.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 21 Feb 2015

£32–£36.50 / 01256 844244

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 3 Dec

£32 (£29; Children £18) / 01892 530613

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 6 Jan 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£15–£42.50 / 0844 847 2325

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