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Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • 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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…and at 5 other places

White Christmas

  • Directed by: Sarah Dormady

A musical based on the Paramount Pictures film. The show features the music and lyrics of Irving Berlin, and is directed and choreographed by Sarah Dormady with musical direction by Nicola Brazier.

Grand Opera House, York

Wed 3 Dec

£9–£25 / 0844 871 3024

Thu 4 Dec

£9–£25 / 0844 871 3024

Fri 5 Dec

£9–£25 / 0844 871 3024

Sat 6 Dec

£9–£25 / 0844 871 3024

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Thu 27 Nov

Quarry Theatre

£12–£20 / 0113 213 7700

Sat 29 Nov

Quarry Theatre

£12–£20 / 0113 213 7700

Sun 30 Nov

Quarry Theatre

£12–£20 / 0113 213 7700

…and 27 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

The Woman In Black

  • Written by: Stephen Mallatratt(adp)

A stage adaptation of the gothic horror story, based on the novella by Susan Hill about a young solicitor summoned to a mysterious village.

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Mon 23 Feb 2015

£19–£23; £16–£21 (Children £18–£20; £18–£20) / 01792 475715

Tue 24 Feb 2015

£19–£23; £16–£21 (Children £18–£20; £18–£20) / 01792 475715

Wed 25 Feb 2015

£19–£23; £16–£21 (Children £18–£20; £18–£20) / 01792 475715

…and 3 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

Thu 27 Nov

£18–£26 (£16–£24) / 01793 524481

Fri 28 Nov

£18–£26 (£16–£24) / 01793 524481

Sat 29 Nov

£18–£26 (£16–£24) / 01793 524481

The Addams Family: Llanelli Musical Players

  • Written by: Rick Elice

A production based on characters created by American cartoonist Charles Addams and made famous on TV and the big screen.

Theatr Ffwrnes, Llanelli

Thu 11 Dec

£12.50 / 0845 226 3510

Fri 12 Dec

£12.50 / 0845 226 3510

Sat 13 Dec

£12.50 / 0845 226 3510

Agatha Christies The Mousetrap

Famous for being the longest running show in the history of British theatre. To celebrate 60 incredible years on stage, it's going on tour for the first time, with a star cast to give you a once in a life-time opportunity to see this masterpiece.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Thu 27 Nov

£23–£29.50 / 020 8688 9291

Fri 28 Nov

£23–£29.50 / 020 8688 9291

Sat 29 Nov

£23–£29.50 / 020 8688 9291

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Aladdin

A traditional family pantomime based on the famous fairy tale about the boy with the magic lamp.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Thu 27 Nov

£13.25–£21.75 / 02476 553055

  • 18:30 Aladdin Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Fri 28 Nov

£13.25–£21.75 / 02476 553055

  • 19:00 Aladdin Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Sat 29 Nov

£13.25–£21.75 / 02476 553055

  • 17:00 Aladdin Belgrade Theatre, Coventry
…and 22 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Aladdin

A spectacular family pantomime with stunning sets, glittering costumes, wonderful songs and dazzling dancing.

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Sat 6 Dec

£13.90–£32.40 / 0844 871 7645

  • 18:00 Aladdin New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Sun 7 Dec

£13.90–£32.40 / 0844 871 7645

  • 17:30 Aladdin New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Tue 9 Dec

£13.90–£32.40 / 0844 871 7645

  • 18:00 Aladdin New Victoria Theatre, Woking
…and 13 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Aladdin

Hull New Theatre's annual pantomime has become an unmissable family tradition and this year the adventures of Aladdin will be brought magically to life by a superb cast led by Sherrie Hewson and Keith Harris with Orville and Cuddles!

Hull New Theatre

Thu 4 Dec

£17.50–£24.50 / 01482 226655

  • 19:00 – 22:00 Aladdin Hull New Theatre

Fri 5 Dec

£17.50–£24.50 / 01482 226655

  • 19:00 – 22:00 Aladdin Hull New Theatre

Sat 6 Dec

£17.50–£24.50 / 01482 226655

  • 19:00 – 22:00 Aladdin Hull New Theatre
…and 22 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

American Blues By Tennessee Williams

Three one-act plays: The Dark Room, The Lady of Larkspur Lotion and The One Exception

Pentameters Theatre, London NW3

Thu 27 Nov

£12 (£10) / 020 7435 3648

Fri 28 Nov

£12 (£10) / 020 7435 3648

Sat 29 Nov

£12 (£10) / 020 7435 3648

…and 13 more dates until 14 Dec

Bad Girls: The Musical

A fresh, funny and original British musical, based on characters from the award-winning and hugely popular television drama. Set in the fictional HMP Larkhall, it's the story of new idealistic Wing Governor Helen Stewart and her battles with the entrenched old guard of Officer Jim Fenner and his sidekick Sylvia Hollamby.

Backwell Playhouse, Bristol

Thu 27 Nov

£11 ( £8)

Fri 28 Nov

£11 ( £8)

Sat 29 Nov

£11 ( £8)

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Beauty and the Beast

Traditional family panto featuring Beauty and her horrid sisters, Snooty and Fruity.

Mugdock Country Park, Milngavie

Tue 9 Dec

£6–£10 / 0141 956 6100

Wed 10 Dec

£6–£10 / 0141 956 6100

Thu 11 Dec

£6–£10 / 0141 956 6100

…and 8 more dates until 24 Dec

Blackout

  • Directed by: Gavin Curtis
  • Written by: Mark Jeary

Blackout is an honest, brutal and often hilarious insight into alcoholism and recovery, scripted from interviews with recovering alcoholics, including the writer, and staged by New Room Theatre in a visceral piece of physically charged theatre.

The Hope Theatre, London N1

Thu 27 Nov

£14 (£12) / 0207 478 0160

  • 19:45 – 21:00 Blackout The Hope Theatre, London

Fri 28 Nov

£14 (£12) / 0207 478 0160

  • 19:45 – 21:00 Blackout The Hope Theatre, London

Sat 29 Nov

£14 (£12) / 0207 478 0160

  • 19:45 – 21:00 Blackout The Hope Theatre, London
…and 6 more dates until 6 Dec

The Bodyguard

  • Directed by: Thea Sharrock
  • Written by: Alex Dinelaris (book)

Musical adaptation for the stage of the 1992 film which featured Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Wed 5 Aug 2015

£27–£49.50 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 6 Aug 2015

£27–£49.50 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 7 Aug 2015

£27–£49.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 19 more dates until 29 Aug 2015

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Tue 29 Sep 2015

£18.50–£52.50 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 30 Sep 2015

£18.50–£52.50 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 1 Oct 2015

£18.50–£52.50 / 0844 871 3014

…and 8 more dates until 10 Oct 2015

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£18.50–£52.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£18.50–£52.50 / 0844 871 7648

Fri 6 Mar 2015

£20–£57.50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 7 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

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Bouncers & Shakers

SHU Drama present John Godber's observational comedies about working in a nightclub.

The Leadmill, Sheffield

Fri 28 Nov

£8 / 0114 221 2828

Sat 29 Nov

£8 / 0114 221 2828

Cambusdonald Royal

Bathgate Theatre Company present James Scotland's comedy Cambusdonald Royal.

Regal Community Theatre, Bathgate

Thu 27 Nov

£12 / 01506 630085

Fri 28 Nov

£12 / 01506 630085

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Carousel

The classic musical by Rodgers and Hammerstein which tells the story of a carousel barker in an amusement park who falls in love and runs away with a local mill girl.

Pentyrch Village Hall, Cardiff

Thu 27 Nov

£10 (£8)

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Carousel Pentyrch Village Hall, Cardiff

Fri 28 Nov

£10 (£8)

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Carousel Pentyrch Village Hall, Cardiff

Sat 29 Nov

£10 (£8)

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Carousel Pentyrch Village Hall, Cardiff

Christmas With The Rat Pack

Beat the winter blues with seasonal classics including 'Baby It's Cold Outside', 'Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer', 'Let It Snow' and many more.

Brighton Centre

Wed 10 Dec

£21.50–£26.50 / 0844 847 1515

Caird Hall, Dundee

Sat 20 Dec

£27 / 01382 434940

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre

Sat 6 Dec

£21 / 01698 403120

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Cinderella and the Beanstalk

  • Directed by: Tom Attenborough

The comedy trio Sleeping Trees present their funny, adventurous, mashed-up pantomime.

Theatre503, London SW11

Tue 2 Dec

£15 (£12; £12; £12) / 020 7978 7040

Wed 3 Dec

£15 (£12; £12; £12) / 020 7978 7040

Thu 4 Dec

£15 (£12; £12; £12) / 020 7978 7040

…and 21 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Cinderella And The Glass Slipper

A magical journey to the heart of mystical Austria and to the sparkling city of Vienna for the most fabulous fairy-tale panto of them all.

Hertford Theatre

Sat 6 Dec

£14.40; £9; £15.50; £16.20; £15.30; £17.10; £15.30 (Children £12.60; Children £13.50; Children £14.40; Children £13.50; Children £15.30; £12.60… / 01992 531500

Sat 13 Dec

£14.40; £9; £15.50; £16.20; £15.30; £17.10; £15.30 (Children £12.60; Children £13.50; Children £14.40; Children £13.50; Children £15.30; £12.60… / 01992 531500

Sat 20 Dec

£14.40; £9; £15.50; £16.20; £15.30; £17.10; £15.30 (Children £12.60; Children £13.50; Children £14.40; Children £13.50; Children £15.30; £12.60… / 01992 531500

…and 3 more dates until 28 Dec

Comfort & Joy: Lytham Anonymous Players

  • Written by: Mike Harding

A comedy about the tedium and predictability many of us experience at the festive season.

Lowther Pavillion, Lytham St. Annes

Thu 27 Nov

£10 (Children £9.50) / 01253 658666

Fri 28 Nov

£10 (Children £9.50) / 01253 658666

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Dick Whittington And His Cat

Pendle Productions in association with Thwaites Empire Theatre present a traditional family pantomime based on the ever-popular fairy tale.

Thwaites Empire Theatre, Blackburn

Wed 3 Dec

£13 (Children £9; £40) / 01254 685500

Sat 6 Dec

£13 (Children £9; £40) / 01254 685500

Fri 12 Dec

£13 (Children £9; £40) / 01254 685500

…and 11 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Dick Whittington: Performing Arts Company

Dick travels from the sewers of London to the sun-kissed shores of Morocco in search of fame, fortune and love in this family-friendly pantomime.

Berry Theatre, Southampton

Thu 27 Nov

£11 / 01489 799499

Fri 28 Nov

£11 / 01489 799499

Sat 29 Nov

£11 / 01489 799499

Hare and Tortoise

Aesop's tale of the race is given a new and exciting treatment by Licketyspit, with bun baking, rapid rivers and frightening forests along the way. Developed for 3–7 year olds, this show will nevertheless appeal to all children under 12 and their families, and there is ample opportunity for audience participation, too.

North Edinburgh Arts Centre

Fri 5 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 315 2151

Fri 12 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 315 2151

Fri 19 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 315 2151

Hastings Gang Show 2014

This variety show is suitable for the whole family to enjoy and is guaranteed to leave you with a good feeling.

The White Rock Theatre, Hastings

Thu 27 Nov

£11.50 (Children £8.50 over 16s) / 01424 462288

Fri 28 Nov

£11.50 (Children £8.50 over 16s) / 01424 462288

Sat 29 Nov

£11.50 (Children £8.50 over 16s) / 01424 462288

Home Game

An evening of poetry, prose and music in support of Falkirk's foodbank. Featuring Adam Stafford, CD Shade, Samuel Best, Hannah Fyfe, Stephen Watt and more.

Behind The Wall, Falkirk

Thu 27 Nov

£5 / 01324 633338

  • 18:30 – 22:00 Home Game Behind The Wall, Falkirk
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