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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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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

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

Sat 25 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

Sun 26 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

Mon 27 Oct

£13–£15 / 020 7609 1800

…and 13 more dates until 9 Nov

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

Sat 25 Oct

£10–£13 / 0131 447 7597

  • 19:30 Our House Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

The Addams Family

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

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£14–£20 / 0141 332 1846

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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

Sat 25 Oct

£22 / 01624 694555

Mon 27 Oct

£22 / 01624 694555

Tue 28 Oct

£22 / 01624 694555

…and 4 more dates until 1 Nov

Bow-Tow: A Newhaven Story

Storytelling, theatre and traditional music from Newhaven residents. Also featuring Jed Milroy, Hamish Moore and the new Newhaven Community Choir.

Various venues, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free

Welch Fishmongers, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

Free / 0131 552 5883

Murder Mystery Killer at the Casino

You are transported to 1930s Las Vegas where a show girl has been murdered. Get your detective cap on (or any other costume you can think of) and try to figure out whodunnit. If that proves to be thirsty work, don't worry – there's a glass of fizz and a two course meal in it too.

Alea Casino, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

£25 / 07919 558161

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

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Wed 29 Oct

£21–£23.50

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 7 May 2015

£23.50 / 0844 847 2325

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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

Sat 25 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Sun 26 Oct

£8 / 0844 4155 228

Oliver: Worthing Musical Comedy Society

  • Written by: Lionel Bart

Lionel Bart's award-winning musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic tells of an orphaned Oliver Twist who goes from mistreatment in the London workhouses to falling in with a gang of pickpockets led by the roguish Fagin.

Ritz and Connaught Cinema, Worthing

Sat 25 Oct

£17–£20; £14–£17 / 01903 206206

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

Sat 25 Oct

£20–£58.50 / 0844 871 3014

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The Sooty Show

Sweep, Soo and Richard join the loveable bear to celebrate his birthday party – where things don't seem to be going to plan.

The Hawth, Crawley

Sun 12 Apr 2015

Theatre

£14 (Children £12; £56) / 01293 553636

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Your Disco Needs You

Heartwarming musical featuring the songs of Kylie Minogue. All profits go to a selection of Breast cancer charities.

Mitchell Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£22.50 / 0141 287 2999

Sun 26 Oct

£22.50 / 0141 287 2999

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

Sat 25 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 29 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
…and 13 more dates until 15 Nov

Cardinal Sinne

There's to be a new Pope, and the Cardinal needs to journey to the Vatican for the election, but a journalist stalls his trip by asking questions about the past.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgay!.

Sun 26 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgay!.

Mon 27 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgay!.

…and 5 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

Phoenix Theatre, Blyth

Fri 31 Oct

£20 / 01670 367 228

Sands Centre, Carlisle

Sun 26 Oct

£20 / 01228 633766

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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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The Play That Goes Wrong

  • Directed by: Mark Bell
  • Written by: Henry Shields

Award winning company Theatre Mischief presents a play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society putting on a murder mystery production.

Duchess Theatre, London WC2B

Sat 25 Oct

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Sun 26 Oct

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Wed 29 Oct

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

…and 68 more dates until 1 Feb 2015

The Big Show

An evening of cabaret.

Wild Cabaret & Wicked Lounge, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

Fri 31 Oct

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

Sat 1 Nov

Free to all dining guests / 0141 552 6165

…and 16 more dates until 27 Dec

Dracula

A contemporary interpretation of Bram Stoker's haunting, erotic tale, set to music by composers including Bach, Mozart, Ligetti and Fred Firth.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Tue 11 Nov

Theatre

£15 (£13) / 01970 623 232

  • 19:30 Dracula Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Artsdepot, London N12

Tue 25 Nov

£18–£21 (£15) / 020 8369 5454

Wed 26 Nov

£18–£21 (£15) / 020 8369 5454

Galeri Caernarfon

Sat 8 Nov

£15 ( £12; Children £12) / 01286 685222

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Kill Johnny Glendenning

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

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

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

Tue 28 Oct

£12.50 / 0141 429 0022

Wed 29 Oct

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

…and 8 more dates until 8 Nov

Scottish Ballet: Up Close

New Voices features exclusive excerpts from works by James Cousins and Helen Pickett, as well as fresh choreography from Scottish Ballet’s own company of dancers. Elite Syncopations is a sassy whirl of 1920s dance hall glitz from Kenneth MacMillan.

Dundee Rep

Fri 31 Oct

£18 (Children £9; Students £13; Seniors £16) / 01382 223530

Sat 1 Nov

£18 (Children £9; Students £13; Seniors £16) / 01382 223530

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Fri 31 Oct

Prices vary / 01292 288235

The Macphail Centre, Ullapool

Tue 28 Oct

£12 (£9) / 01854 613336

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