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Chess The Musical: SWMTC

A performance of the famous musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by the ABBA team of Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, featuring numbers such as I Know Him So Well.

Theatre Royal, Windsor

Tue 31 Mar 2015

£35 / 01753 853888

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£35 / 01753 853888

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£35 / 01753 853888

…and 2 more dates until 4 Apr 2015

Cinderella

CINDERELLA, The most famous pantomime of them all! The classic rags to riches story! A brand new script full of fun, slapstick and magic!

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Sun 28 Dec

£16 (Children £14) / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Cinderella Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Mon 29 Dec

£16 (Children £14) / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Cinderella Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Tue 30 Dec

£16 (Children £14) / 01604 624 811

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Cinderella Royal and Derngate, Northampton
…and 3 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Cinderella and the Beanstalk

  • Directed by: Tom Attenborough

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

Theatre503, London SW11

Tue 30 Dec

£15 (£12; £12; £12) / 020 7978 7040

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£15 (£12; £12; £12) / 020 7978 7040

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£15 (£12; £12; £12) / 020 7978 7040

…and 5 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Cinderella

Classic pantomime presented by Swanage Drama Company.

The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£9 (£8; Children £5) / 01929 422239

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Cinderella The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage

Sat 10 Jan 2015

£9 (£8; Children £5) / 01929 422239

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Cinderella The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£9 (£8; Children £5) / 01929 422239

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Cinderella The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£9 (£8; Children £5) / 01929 422239

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Cinderella The Mowlem Theatre, Swanage

Dancing Queen

Dancing Queen is an action packed party show featuring all the greatest hits from Abba, The Bee Gees, and the biggest hits from the 70's.

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£18.50 / 0845 5218 218

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Dirty Dancing

  • Directed by: Sarah Tipple
  • Written by: Eleanor Bergstein

See Baby not put in the corner in the musical based on the late Patrick Swayze's popular film.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Thu 30 Apr 2015

£33.50–£55 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 1 May 2015

£33.50–£55 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 2 May 2015

£33.50–£55 / 0844 338 5000

…and 18 more dates until 23 May 2015

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Tue 13 Jan 2015

£28–£45.50; £31–£48.50; £31–£48.50 (£35–£41.50; £38–£44.50; Children £35–£41.50; Children £38–£44.50) / 01323 412000

Wed 14 Jan 2015

£28–£45.50; £31–£48.50; £31–£48.50 (£35–£41.50; £38–£44.50; Children £35–£41.50; Children £38–£44.50) / 01323 412000

Thu 15 Jan 2015

£28–£45.50; £31–£48.50; £31–£48.50 (£35–£41.50; £38–£44.50; Children £35–£41.50; Children £38–£44.50) / 01323 412000

…and 8 more dates until 24 Jan 2015

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Tue 24 Feb 2015

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 25 Feb 2015

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 26 Feb 2015

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3014

…and 14 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

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The Dreamboys

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

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Thu 12 Nov 2015

£22.50 / 01383 740384

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 7 May 2015

£23.50 / 0844 847 2325

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Fri 29 May 2015

£23.50 / 08441 717620

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…and at 17 other places

Dreaming of a Barry White Christmas

Scouse Scrooge-based musical comedy featuring classic hits from soul legend Barry White.

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Sun 28 Dec

£20.75–£25 / 0844 800 0400

Mon 29 Dec

£20.75–£25 / 0844 800 0400

Tue 30 Dec

£20.75–£25 / 0844 800 0400

…and 4 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Elephants

  • Written by: Rose Heiney

An evening of Christmas fun and festivity at Richard and Sally's house is overshadowed by the disaster that was last Christmas, and dark secrets and surprising revelations are in store. A comedy drama written by Rose Heiney.

Hampstead Theatre, London NW3

Mon 29 Dec

Hampstead Downstairs

£5; £12 (£10) / 020 7722 9301

Tue 30 Dec

Hampstead Downstairs

£5; £12 (£10) / 020 7722 9301

Wed 31 Dec

Hampstead Downstairs

£5; £12 (£10) / 020 7722 9301

…and 15 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

The Eradication of Schizophrenia in Western Lapland

  • 3 stars

Ridiculusmus Theatre presents an experimental family drama about recovery from schizophrenia, simultaneously staging two interconnected stories.

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Tue 3 Feb 2015

£15 (£12) / 020 7223 2223

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£15 (£12) / 020 7223 2223

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£15 (£12) / 020 7223 2223

…and 9 more dates until 14 Feb 2015

The Lowry, Salford

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£12 (Children £10; £10; £10) / 08432 086000

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£12 (Children £10; £10; £10) / 08432 086000

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The Essence Of Ireland

  • Directed by: Ross Mils
  • Written by: Susie Parsley

Traditional Irish dance and music show, following the tale of Sean Dempsey and Cora McGowen, friends who are forced apart when Sean moves to New York to find work, and their ongoing friendship through their letters.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 26 Mar 2015

£21–£38

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Fri 27 Mar 2015

£22.50 (£21) / 020 8561 8371

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Tue 17 Mar 2015

£15.25–£24.25 (£15.25–£22.25) / 02476 553055

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An Evening of Burlesque

Cabaret spectacular featuring s fan dancing fantasies, foxy 40s WAF sirens, bubblegum blowing baseball babes and cheesecake pin-ups.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Fri 26 Jun 2015

£20 / 0844 854 2776

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£25 / 01223 357851

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£22.50–£25.50 / 0844 871 3014

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Evita: Exeter University Footlights Society

  • Written by: Andrew Lloyd Webber

A production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's famous musical based on the life of Argentine actress and political leader Eva Peron.

Northcott Theatre, Exeter

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£11–£16.50 (£1.50) / 01392 493493

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£11–£16.50 (£1.50) / 01392 493493

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£11–£16.50 (£1.50) / 01392 493493

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£11–£16.50 (£1.50) / 01392 493493

The Fawlty Towers Dinner Show

Laughlines presents a semi-improvised tribute to the TV sitcom set in a badly run seaside hotel, in which the professional cast serve an actual meal to hapless diners.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£46.50 / 01274 432000

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Fri 27 Feb 2015

£39 / 01322 220000

The Full Monty

A musical version of the 1990s hit film about a group of steel workers who take to male stripping after being made redundant from their jobs.

Regent Theatre, Ipswich

Mon 23 Mar 2015

£14.50–£27.50

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Gary McNair: War on Christmas

Gary McNair presents an anarchic take on the Christmas spirit. Step into the shoes of an enthusiastic young Santa working one of Glasgow’s poorest grottos, as he embarks on a journey to find the true meaning of the season. Ages 18+.

The Arches, Glasgow

Sun 28 Dec

£10 (£8) / 0141 565 1000

Godspell

  • Directed by: Kenneth Avery-Clark

A parable of Christ's life featuring a rock musical score by Stephen Schwartz.

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Tue 21 Apr 2015

£23.50–£27.50 / 01792 475715

Grimsby Auditorium

Mon 25 May 2015

£19–£28 / 0870 607 7461

Tue 26 May 2015

£19–£28 / 0870 607 7461

Hackney Empire, London E8

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£10–£32 / 020 8985 2424

Sun 5 Apr 2015

£10–£32 / 020 8985 2424

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Henry V: Marlowe Society

  • Written by: William Shakespeare

A performance of Shakespeare's most loved history play.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£15–£25 ( £12.50) / 01223 503333

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£15–£25 ( £12.50) / 01223 503333

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£15–£25 ( £12.50) / 01223 503333

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£15–£25 ( £12.50) / 01223 503333

Jack and The Beanstalk

Join in the fun with this traditional panto for the whole family.

Salford Arts Theatre

Sun 28 Dec

£26 family ticket / 0161 925 0111

Mon 29 Dec

£26 family ticket / 0161 925 0111

Tue 30 Dec

£26 family ticket / 0161 925 0111

…and 4 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Jersey Boys

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

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

Piccadilly Theatre, London W1D

Mon 29 Dec

£22.50–£95 / 0844 871 7627

Tue 30 Dec

£22.50–£95 / 0844 871 7627

Wed 31 Dec

£22.50–£95 / 0844 871 7627

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Joseph And His Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat

Retelling the biblical story of Joseph, his eleven brothers and the coat of many colours, this magical musical is full of unforgettable songs including Those Canaan Days, Any Dream Will Do and Close Every Door To Me.

Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

Tue 19 May 2015

£18–£30.50 / 01793 524481

Wed 20 May 2015

£18–£30.50 / 01793 524481

Thu 21 May 2015

£18–£30.50 / 01793 524481

…and 2 more dates until 23 May 2015

Jurassic Adventures

Fun family show about dinosaurs and the people that study them.

Buxton Opera House

Sat 14 Mar 2015

£16 (Children £14) / 0845 127 2190

The Castle, Wellingborough

Sat 21 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01933 270007

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Sun 22 Feb 2015

£17 (£15; £58) / 0151 666 0000

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LDN Wrestling

Featuring names from the world of wrestling in tag team and single bouts. Plus, there's a chance to meet the stars after the show.

Phoenix Theatre, Blyth

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£12 (£10; £40) / 01670 367 228

Rotherham Civic Theatre

Fri 20 Feb 2015

£15 (£12; £45)

Life's a Drag

Cheeky humour from a variety of London's drag artists as they perform their turns on stage.

Cellar Door, London WC2E

Mon 29 Dec

Free after 4pm / 020 7240 8848

Mon 5 Jan 2015

Free after 4pm / 020 7240 8848

The Lion King

  • Directed by: Julie Taymor
  • Written by: Julie Taymor (lyrics)

It's Hamlet … with lions! Julie Taymor's puppet-powered stage version of Disney's spectacular tale of a dead king and an errant son is a feast of exuberant theatre for the whole family, with show-stopping visual effects, gripping drama and plenty of laughs. The arrival of this touring production in Edinburgh makes…

Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E

Tue 30 Dec

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

…and 126 more dates until 27 Jun 2015

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£25–£59.50 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£20–£57.50 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£20–£57.50 / 0844 847 2275

…and 23 more dates until 21 Feb 2015

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Tue 30 Dec

£20.50–£55 / 029 2063 6464

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£20.50–£55 / 029 2063 6464

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£20.50–£55 / 029 2063 6464

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