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I Can't Sing! The X Factor Musical

Irreverent, mischievous and yet strangely touching, I Can’t Sing! is the irrepressible new musical comedy hitting the renowned London Palladium. Go behind the microphones and under the judges’ desks at the biggest show on earth, as I Can’t Sing! exposes the (allegedly) true story behind The X Factor – a gloriously twisted…

London Palladium, W1F

Sat 19 Apr

£25–£106.25 / 0844 412 4655

Mon 21 Apr

£25–£106.25 / 0844 412 4655

Tue 22 Apr

£25–£106.25 / 0844 412 4655

…and 160 more dates until 25 Oct

I Found My Horn

  • Directed by: Harry Burton
  • Written by: Jonathan Guy Lewis

Jasper faces a broken marriage, a poky bedsit and the realisation that his life is unmemorable and unfulfilled. So, after 25 years, he returns to master again the French horn, setting himself the task to perform a Mozart concerto in front of an audience of horn enthusiasts. Moving solo play adapted from Jasper Rees' book…

Trafalgar Studios, London SW1A

Sat 19 Apr

£15–£30 / 0844 871 7627

Mon 21 Apr

£15–£30 / 0844 871 7627

Tue 22 Apr

£15–£30 / 0844 871 7627

…and 10 more dates until 3 May

I Need a Doctor: The Unauthorised Whosical Adventure

How do you put on a Doctor Who musical without getting shut down by the BBC? Watch as our heroes battle copyright-free villains the 'Exterminators' and 'Cyber-gents' in this award-winning musical comedy hit of Edinburgh Fringe 2013.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Wed 11 Jun

£8 (£6) / 020 7609 1800

  • 19:30

If I Were You: Louth Playgoers

  • Directed by: Jamie Harris

One of Alan Ayckbourn's most popular modern works, exploring the themes of love, family and answering the question, If I were you and you were me, what would you see?

Riverhead Theatre, Louth

Sat 19 Apr

£7.50 (Children £5 under 18s) / 01507 600350

  • 19:30

Inspector Drake and the Black Widow

David Tristram's fast-paced farce is performed by Monifieth Amateur Dramatics.

Monifieth Theatre

Sat 19 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 07795 661362

  • 19:30

Thu 24 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 07795 661362

  • 19:30

Fri 25 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 07795 661362

  • 19:30

Sat 26 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 07795 661362

  • 19:30
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International-Performance-Festival-Cardiff-Workshop-Group

James Tyson will host a new International Performance Festival.The festival will provide an opportunity to engage with artists whose works in some way extend notions of the possibilities of art, as developed from a sense of place, social change or community

Chapter Art Centre, Cardiff

Thu 24 Apr

Phone for prices / 0292 030440

  • 19:30

Thu 1 May

Phone for prices / 0292 030440

  • 19:30

Thu 8 May

Phone for prices / 0292 030440

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 29 May

An Intervention

  • Written by: Mike Bartlett

A touching, funny play about what happens when you hate your best friend. One friend went on the anti-war protest, shouted their lungs out, then got horrendously and staggeringly drunk. The other stayed at home, watched TV for a bit, and thought about the future.

Palace Theatre, Watford

Sat 19 Apr

£10; £11.50–£20; £11.50–£20; £12–£22.50 (£13.50; £13.50; £10; £10) / 01923 225671

  • 19:45

Tue 22 Apr

£10; £11.50–£20; £11.50–£20; £12–£22.50 (£13.50; £13.50; £10; £10) / 01923 225671

  • 19:00

Wed 23 Apr

£10; £11.50–£20; £11.50–£20; £12–£22.50 (£13.50; £13.50; £10; £10) / 01923 225671

  • 19:45
…and 8 more dates until 3 May

Intimate Exchanges

  • Directed by: Michael Friend
  • Written by: Alan Ayckbourn

Alan Ayckbourn's piece of theatrical lunacy involves the characters in a roundabout of mischance, misunderstandings and choices based only on the merest chance.

Pentameters Theatre, London NW3

Sat 19 Apr

£12 (£10) / 020 7435 3648

  • 20:00

Sun 20 Apr

£12 (£10) / 020 7435 3648

  • 17:00

Mon 21 Apr

£12 (£10) / 020 7435 3648

  • 20:00
…and 6 more dates until 27 Apr

It's My Life: Colchester Scout And Guide

Singing, dancing and sketches that follow the stories that a grandfather tells his grandson, from youth to the present day.

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Sat 19 Apr

£8.50 / 01206 573948

  • 19:30

Jacuzzi

The Debate Society Theatre Company presents a drama set amongst the ski-bums and affluent holidaymakers in a Colorado resort town.

Almeida Theatre, London N1

Thu 31 Jul

£10 (£5) / 020 7359 4404

  • 19:30

Fri 1 Aug

£10 (£5) / 020 7359 4404

  • 19:30

Sat 2 Aug

£10 (£5) / 020 7359 4404

  • 19:30

Sun 3 Aug

£10 (£5) / 020 7359 4404

  • 19:30
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Jane Eyre

  • Directed by: Bryony J Thompson
  • Written by: Bryony J Thompson (adaptation)

Bryony J Thompson's adaptation of Charlotte Bronte's Gothic novel set in 1840s northern England. With Lily Beck, Philip Honeywell, Helen Keeley, Hannah Maddison, Rob Pomfret, and Joss Wyre.

Brockley Jack Studio Theatre, London SE4

Sat 19 Apr

£14 (£11) / 0844 870 0887

  • 19:45

Sun 20 Apr

£14 (£11) / 0844 870 0887

  • 19:45

Jennifer Ellison Fame Academy Student Showcase

An action-packed extravaganza featuring scenes from some of the best-loved TV, film and theatre moments of our time; as well as the timeless classics and biggest musical hits of recent years.

Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Sun 20 Jul

£12; £10 adv / 0844 888 4411

  • 19:30

Kubrick Cubed

  • Directed by: David Byrne
  • Written by: David Byrne

Failed businessman and unsuccessful homosexual Alan Conway decides life might improve if he just tells people he's award-winning film director Stanley Kubrick in David Byrne's comic play about a compulsive fantasist.

The New Diorama Theatre, London NW1

Sat 19 Apr

£13.50 (£11.50) / 0844 209 0344

  • 19:30

Last of the Duty Free

Keith Barron, Gwen Taylor and Neil Stacy are reunited to play out another installment in the TV series.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Tue 27 May

£9.75–£29.50 / 08441 717620

Wed 28 May

£10–£29.50 / 08441 717620

Thu 29 May

£10–£29.50 / 08441 717620

…and 2 more dates until 31 May

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Mon 23 Jun

£14.50–£20; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£22; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£17.50; £10 under 25s… / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Tue 24 Jun

£14.50–£20; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£22; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£17.50; £10 under 25s… / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Wed 25 Jun

£14.50–£20; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£22; £13–£20.50 disabled; £10 under 25s; £14.50–£17.50; £10 under 25s… / 01323 412000

  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 28 Jun

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Tue 6 May

£20–£28.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Wed 7 May

£20–£28.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30

Thu 8 May

£20–£28.50 / 01872 262466

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 10 May

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The Last Resort: Kesteven Girls Grammar School

A modern comedy for all ages to enjoy written by Chris Owen and set at a holiday resort somewhere; anywhere in the UK.

Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham

Tue 8 Jul

£7 (Children £4) / 01476 406158

  • 19:00

Wed 9 Jul

£7 (Children £4) / 01476 406158

  • 19:00
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Leo

TOM & Y2D Productions in association with Chamaeleon Productions present a solo physical theatre piece that challenges our sense of gravity and reality through the clever interplay of superlative acrobatic performance and high tech video projection.

The Old Market, Hove

Sat 19 Apr

£10–£16 / 01273 201800

  • 19:30

Sun 20 Apr

£10–£16 / 01273 201800

  • 19:30

Mon 21 Apr

£10–£16 / 01273 201800

  • 19:30
…and 4 more dates until 26 Apr

Let The Right One In

  • Directed by: John Tiffany
  • Written by: Jack Thorne (adapt)

John Tiffany directs Jack Thorne's haunting adaptation of the novel and film by John Ajvide Lindqvist, which charts the friendship between a lonely and bullied teenage boy called Oskar and a vampire child called Eli. The tender and blackly humorous coming-of-age story is punctuated by scenes of shocking violence…

Apollo Theatre, London W1D

Sat 19 Apr

£11.50–£78 / 0844 482 9671

Mon 21 Apr

£11.50–£78 / 0844 482 9671

Tue 22 Apr

£11.50–£78 / 0844 482 9671

…and 136 more dates until 27 Sep

Creative Innovation Centre CIC, Taunton

Sat 19 Apr

£11.50–£78 / 01823 337477

Mon 21 Apr

£11.50–£78 / 01823 337477

Tue 22 Apr

£11.50–£78 / 01823 337477

…and 136 more dates until 27 Sep

The Little Mermaid Jr: D2E Youth Theatre

Journey under the sea with Ariel and her aquatic friends, featuring hit songs such as Under The Sea and Part Of Your World, this is a wonderful production by junior and intermediate members of the Guildhall's youth drama group.

Guildhall Arts Centre, Grantham

Fri 27 Jun

£5.50 / 01476 406158

  • 19:00

Sat 28 Jun

£5.50 / 01476 406158

  • 19:00

Lonely Hearts

  • Written by: Geoff Page

Based on a true story, Lonely Hearts explores love, loneliness, jealousy and violence in an intriguing and darkly comic new chamber musical by Cambridge-based composer Geoff Page.

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Fri 9 May

£5 / 01223 300085

  • 20:00

Sat 10 May

£5 / 01223 300085

  • 20:00

A Lot Of Livin' To Do: The GSA Singers

A new repertoire, featuring songs from musical theatre and popular music, from the iconic GSA Singers. A musical journey through the emotions and experiences involved in living life to the full. Don't miss this opportunity to see the 2014 Singers in their only public appearances.

Electric Theatre, Guildford

Sat 10 May

£12 adv booking required / 01483 444789

  • 17:00
  • 20:00
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Macbeth

  • Written by: William Shakespeare

A performance of Shakespeare's great tragedy of murder and revenge.

Lytham Hall, Lytham St Annes

Sun 6 Jul

£13 (Children £6.50; £10) / 01253 658666

  • 18:00

Macbeth

  • Directed by: Guy Retallack
  • Written by: Guy Retallack (adapt)

Guy Retallack adapts and directs Shakespeare's emotionally wrought and bloodthirsty tragedy of doomed ambition starring Alain Terzoli, Anabel Kutay and Craig Daniel Adams.

Bridge House, London SE20

Sat 19 Apr

Theatre

£14.50–£17.50 adv tickets from www.bhtheatre.co.uk; £11–£12.50 early bird, adv, adv tickets from www.bhtheatre.co.uk / 020 8778 2100

  • 19:30

The Malcontent: The Globe Young Players

  • Directed by: Caitlin McLeod
  • Written by: John Marston

The Globe Young Players, a company of young people aged 12-16 years, present John Marston's Jacobean tragicomedy, set in Genoa during the Renaissance. Directed by Caitlin McLeod.

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London SE1

Sat 19 Apr

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£10–£60 / 020 7401 9919

  • 19:30

Mamma Mia!

  • Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd
  • Written by: lyrics)

Catherine Johnson's rumbustious comedy musical based around events at a family wedding on the sun-kissed Greek paradise of Kalokairi, where Donna prepares to give away her daughter Sophie, unaware that three men from her past are also on the island. Set to an energetic songbook of ABBA hits including Dancing Queen, Thank…

Novello Theatre, London WC2B

Sat 19 Apr

£45.50–£79.50 / 0844 482 5170

Mon 21 Apr

£45.50–£79.50 / 0844 482 5170

Tue 22 Apr

£45.50–£79.50 / 0844 482 5170

…and 313 more dates until 25 Apr 2015

Me & My Girl

The popular musical about a cockney wide-boy who discovers he's the new Earl of Hereford.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Wed 14 May

£10 (£9) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

Thu 15 May

£10 (£9) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

Fri 16 May

£10 (£9) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

Sat 17 May

£10 (£9) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30
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