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Breathe

Dance work exploring the remnants of lives and shared history.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 31 Oct

£8–£12.50 / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30 Breathe The Brunton, Musselburgh

Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage

Thu 6 Nov

£13–£16 (£11.50–£14.50) / 01438 363200

Fri 7 Nov

£13–£16 (£11.50–£14.50) / 01438 363200

Sat 8 Nov

£13–£16 (£11.50–£14.50) / 01438 363200

But First This

Act Production presents a witty and lovingly irreverent musical set in the world of Woman's Hour, The Shipping Forecast, The Today Programme, Big Ben and, of course, the Pips.

The Watermill, West Berkshire Playhouse, Newbury

Mon 27 Oct

£16–£18 / 01635 46044

  • 19:30 But First This The Watermill, West Berkshire Playhouse, Newbury

Tue 28 Oct

£16–£18 / 01635 46044

  • 19:30 But First This The Watermill, West Berkshire Playhouse, Newbury

Wed 29 Oct

£16–£18 / 01635 46044

  • 19:30 But First This The Watermill, West Berkshire Playhouse, Newbury
…and 9 more dates until 8 Nov

Burnley Youth Theatre

Mon 27 Oct

Phone for prices / 01282 427 767

Thu 30 Oct

Phone for prices / 01282 427 767

Mon 3 Nov

Phone for prices / 01282 427 767

…and 6 more dates until 24 Nov

Calamity Jane

A production of the famous wild west musical about a gun-toting tomboy, featuring the songs Deadwood Stage and Secret Love.

YMCA Theatre, Scarborough

Wed 5 Nov

£10 (£8; £30) / 01723 506750

Thu 6 Nov

£10 (£8; £30) / 01723 506750

Fri 7 Nov

£10 (£8; £30) / 01723 506750

Sat 8 Nov

£10 (£8; £30) / 01723 506750

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The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales - brand new stage production devised and written by The Guildford Shakespeare Company.

St Mary's Church, Guildford

Mon 27 Oct

£12.50–£21 / 01483 304384

Tue 28 Oct

£12.50–£21 / 01483 304384

Wed 29 Oct

£12.50–£21 / 01483 304384

…and 9 more dates until 8 Nov

A Christmas Carol

Everyone is rejoicing with festive cheer - but one man grumbles "bah humbug"! Ebenezer Scrooge is a notoriously bitter old man who is determined not to let Christmas interfere with his miserly routine. But one Christmas Eve, some unexpected supernatural visitors show him the true meaning of Christmas and the error of his…

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

£10.50 (Children £6.50) / 0141 429 0022

Fri 5 Dec

£14–£18.50 (£5; Students £11–£15.50; Children £8–£11) / 0141 429 0022

Sat 6 Dec

£14–£18.50 (£5; Students £11–£15.50; Children £8–£11) / 0141 429 0022

…and 13 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Cinderella

After the success of last year’s production of 'Jack & the Beanstalk' we are delighted to announce that this year we will have another great Pantomime penned by Alan McHugh. CINDERELLA, The most famous pantomime of them all! The classic rags to riches story! A brand new script full of fun, slapstick and magic!

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Fri 12 Dec

The Beacon Theatre

£10–£16 (Children £8–£14) / 01475 723723

Sat 13 Dec

The Beacon Theatre

£10–£16 (Children £8–£14) / 01475 723723

Sun 14 Dec

The Beacon Theatre

£10–£16 (Children £8–£14) / 01475 723723

…and 16 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Dick Whittington

A traditional family pantomime based on the ever-popular fairy tale.

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Dec

£10 (£8) / 0131 447 7597

Fri 19 Dec

£10 (£8) / 0131 447 7597

Mon 22 Dec

£10 (£8) / 0131 447 7597

…and 2 more dates until 27 Dec

Dracula

  • Directed by: Mary Papadima
  • Written by: Liz Lochhead (adapt)

Liz Lochhead adapts Bram Stoker's celebrated Gothic novel starring Matthew Vaughan as the bloodthirsty count from Transylvania, who hopes to sink his fangs into Jonathan Harker's fiancee. Directed by Mary Papadima. Includes scenes of a sexual nature and possible nudity.

Theatre By The Lake, Keswick

Mon 27 Oct

£10–£32.50 / 01768 774411

  • 20:00 Dracula Theatre By The Lake, Keswick

Sat 1 Nov

£10–£32.50 / 01768 774411

  • 20:00 Dracula Theatre By The Lake, Keswick

Thu 6 Nov

£10–£32.50 / 01768 774411

  • 20:00 Dracula Theatre By The Lake, Keswick

Fri 7 Nov

£10–£32.50 / 01768 774411

  • 20:00 Dracula Theatre By The Lake, Keswick
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Dylan Thomas: Clown in the Moon

A portrait of the poet's brief life, setting his broadcasts and iconic works alongside reminiscences of his antics and his encounters with women.

The Place, Bedford

Sat 1 Nov

£10 ( £8.50; £8.50; £8.50; Children £8.50 under 16s) / 01234 354321

English National Ballet: My First Coppelia

  • Written by: George Williamson

Coppelia tells the comic family tale of an eccentric toymaker and his mechanical doll in a beautifully adapted version for young audiences.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 4 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

Wed 5 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

Thu 6 Nov

£10–£56; £26–£36 under 26s ( £26–£36; £26–£36; £26–£36) / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 8 Nov

New Theatre, Oxford

Tue 28 Oct

£11.90–£43.90 ( £10–£41) / 0844 871 3020

Wed 29 Oct

£11.90–£43.90 ( £10–£41) / 0844 871 3020

Thu 30 Oct

£11.90–£43.90 ( £10–£41) / 0844 871 3020

…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

Facade

Enjoy a three course meal served by Crashmat Collective while they simultaneously perform circus acts around you. Contains strong language and adult references. Ages 16+.

The Albany, London SE8

Thu 13 Nov

£25 inc meal / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Facade The Albany, London

Fri 14 Nov

£25 inc meal / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Facade The Albany, London

Artsdepot, London N12

Thu 20 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Fri 21 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Sat 22 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Freak Week Resurrection

Dare to brave five new fright night attractions: The Infected, The Fun House, The Creep, The Asylum and Mississippi Madness. Set in Hop Farm, once you're inside there's no getting out, so enter at your peril.

The Hop Farm Country Park, Paddock Wood, Tonbridge

Sun 26 Oct

prices vary / 01622 872068

Mon 27 Oct

prices vary / 01622 872068

Tue 28 Oct

prices vary / 01622 872068

…and 3 more dates until 31 Oct

Fully Committed

  • Directed by: Mark Setlock
  • Written by: Becky Mode

Sam Peliczowski, currently resting from acting, finds himself in demand as he currently hosts the reservation phone line for the top Manhattan restaurant. So he finds himself having to satisfy his boss, z-list celebrities and wannabes, as well as famous socialites, as well as trying to sort out his own career. Kevin…

The Menier Chocolate Factory, London SE1

Tue 28 Oct

£20 preview, 'The Sooner You Book, The Better The Price', over three booking periods, Jul 16-31, Aug 1-Sep 2 and from Sep 3; £27.50 Premium Seats… / 020 7378 1713

Wed 29 Oct

£20 preview, 'The Sooner You Book, The Better The Price', over three booking periods, Jul 16-31, Aug 1-Sep 2 and from Sep 3; £27.50 Premium Seats… / 020 7378 1713

Thu 30 Oct

£20 preview, 'The Sooner You Book, The Better The Price', over three booking periods, Jul 16-31, Aug 1-Sep 2 and from Sep 3; £27.50 Premium Seats… / 020 7378 1713

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Gypsy

Imelda Staunton returns to Chichester to play Mama Rose, one of the greatest female roles in musical theatre, alongside Lara Pulver and Kevin Whately, in this compelling story of an ambitious stage-struck mother and her two daughters.

Chichester Festival Theatre

Mon 27 Oct

£10–£41; £8.50 age 16-25 / 01243 781312

  • 19:30 – 22:15 Gypsy Chichester Festival Theatre

Tue 28 Oct

£10–£41; £8.50 age 16-25 / 01243 781312

  • 19:30 – 22:15 Gypsy Chichester Festival Theatre

Wed 29 Oct

£10–£41; £8.50 age 16-25 / 01243 781312

  • 19:30 – 22:15 Gypsy Chichester Festival Theatre
…and 11 more dates until 11 Nov

Hairspray The Broadway Musical: Theatre 2000

  • Written by: Mark O Donnell

A production of the popular musical set in early 1960s America.

Regent Centre, Christchurch

Wed 4 Mar 2015

Phone for prices / 01202 499199

Thu 5 Mar 2015

Phone for prices / 01202 499199

Fri 6 Mar 2015

Phone for prices / 01202 499199

Sat 7 Mar 2015

Phone for prices / 01202 499199

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

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 26 Oct

£20 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

Sun 2 Nov

£20 (£15) / 020 7478 0160

Hercule Poirot: Black Coffee

  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Poirot, and his world-famous moustache, take to the stage. Agatha Christie's play throws an English country estate into mayhem when an eccentric inventor is murdered. Can Poirot solve the mystery?

Lyceum Theatre, Crewe

Mon 10 Nov

£18 / 01270 368242

Tue 11 Nov

£18 / 01270 368242

Wed 12 Nov

£18 / 01270 368242

…and 3 more dates until 15 Nov back to top

High Society

High Society the musical performed by Cranbrook Operatic and Dramatic Society.

The Queen's Hall Theatre, Cranbrook School

Wed 29 Oct

£12 / 01580 711856

  • 19:30 – 21:00 High Society The Queen's Hall Theatre, Cranbrook School

Thu 30 Oct

£12 / 01580 711856

  • 19:30 – 21:00 High Society The Queen's Hall Theatre, Cranbrook School

Fri 31 Oct

£12 / 01580 711856

  • 19:30 – 21:00 High Society The Queen's Hall Theatre, Cranbrook School

Sat 1 Nov

£12 / 01580 711856

  • 19:30 – 21:00 High Society The Queen's Hall Theatre, Cranbrook School

Jonny Woo's East London Lecture

Woo presents his newest performance piece which is in collaboration with writer/director Douglas Rintoul.

The Rose Lipman Building, London N1

Thu 27 Nov

£12

Fri 28 Nov

£12

Sat 29 Nov

£12

…and 3 more dates until 6 Dec

Mrs Hudson’s Christmas Corker

Ed Gaughan directs Bob and Barry Cryer's comical spin-off of Conan Doyle's Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle, which presents the detective's landlady's perspective.

Wilton's Music Hall, London E1

Tue 2 Dec

£20–£35 / 020 7702 2789

Wed 3 Dec

£20–£35 / 020 7702 2789

Thu 4 Dec

£20–£35 / 020 7702 2789

…and 19 more dates until 31 Dec

My Big Fat Cowpat Wedding

A fast moving comedy-drama set at a wedding reception.

Feckenham Village Hall, Redditch

Sun 26 Oct

£10

Oh What A Lovely War

A stirring musical satire juxtaposing the harsh realities of wartime and jaunty humour.

The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham

Tue 18 Nov

£15 (£13) / 0121 643 5858

Wed 19 Nov

£15 (£13) / 0121 643 5858

Thu 20 Nov

£15 (£13) / 0121 643 5858

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