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Top Hat – The Musical

  • Directed by: Matthew White
  • Written by: lyrics)

Irving Berlin's musical about an American tap dancer, who follows the girl of his dreams across Europe to win her heart. Directed by Matthew White.

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Fri 3 Oct

Captioned

01224 641122

  • 00:00 (Saturday morning)

Wicked

  • Directed by: Joe Mantello
  • Written by: Winnie Holzman

Smash-hit musical that acts as a prequel to The Wizard of Oz, with L Frank Baum's characters brilliantly re-imagined as two young girls who grow up to fulfil their destinies as Glenda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

Sands Centre, Carlisle

Wed 3 Dec

£64.75 / 01228 633766

  • 02:30 (Thursday morning)

Friday Folies Bergere

A cabaret and burlesque show starring legendary performer Holly Penfield and beautiful piano virtuoso Chrys Columbine, plus other femmes fatales.

Cellar Door, London WC2E

Fri 3 Oct

Free / 020 7240 8848

  • 21:00

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 020 7240 8848

  • 21:00

Fri 17 Oct

Free / 020 7240 8848

  • 21:00
…and 6 more dates until 28 Nov

Ghost Stories

  • Directed by: Andy Nyman
  • Written by: Andy Nyman (adapt)

Scary stage show co-created by Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman. May I suggest taking a pillow to hide behind and some incontinence pants … you may need them. This show is not suitable for under 15s and for those of a nervous disposition. BOO!

Arts Theatre, London WC2H

Fri 31 Oct

£25.50–£56.25 / 020 7907 7092

Horrible Histories: Barmy Britain

The hit book and TV series is brought to the stage in a quirky exploration of the history of Britain. Based on the children's books by Terry Deary.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Wed 26 Nov

£14 (£11; £44) / 020 8561 8371

  • 22:30

Thu 27 Nov

£14 (£11; £44) / 020 8561 8371

  • 22:30
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Jolene Dover & Miss Babs

A cabaret evening.

Minskys Show Bar, Cardiff

Fri 17 Oct

£3 / 029 2023 3128

  • 21:30

Scream Queens Anonymous

Embers Productions's all-female comedy in which six prominent horror film heroines convene in an isolated house in the woods for a book club to salve the wounds of the traumatic pasts.

Etcetera Theatre, London NW1

Mon 13 Oct

£8 (£7) / 020 7482 4857

  • 21:30

Tue 14 Oct

£8 (£7) / 020 7482 4857

  • 21:30

Wed 15 Oct

£8 (£7) / 020 7482 4857

  • 21:30

Tom Neenan: The Haunting At Lopham House

  • 4 stars
  • Written by: Tom Neenan

A ghoulish comedy drama set in 1902, telling the story of a London accountant's assistant who is tasked with investigating some ghostly goings on.

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Tue 14 Oct

£9 / 020 7354 8246

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Tue 4 Nov

£6 / 020 7609 1800

  • 21:00 – 22:00

14/48 Leicester

See seven brand new plays each day; written, rehearsed and performed within 24 hours.

The Y, Leicester

Fri 14 Nov

£7 (£5) / 0116 255 7066

  • 22:30

Sat 15 Nov

£7 (£5) / 0116 255 7066

  • 22:30

The 24 Hour Plays

Five plays created in just 24 hours will be performed in front of a panel of industry-professionals.

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Mon 1 Dec

£7 (£6) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00
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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee: Belvoir Players

  • Written by: Rachel Sheinkin (book)

A long one-act musical comedy conceived by Rebecca Feldman with music and lyrics by William Finn, a book by Rachel Sheinkin and additional material by Jay Reiss. The show centers on a fictional spelling bee set in a geographically ambiguous Putnam Valley Middle School.

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Wed 15 Oct

£7 (£6) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

Thu 16 Oct

£7 (£6) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

Fri 17 Oct

£7 (£6) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

Sat 18 Oct

£7 (£6) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

7 Veils - An Evening With Mata Hari

Lady Margaretha Zelle MacLeod, better known as Mata Hari, the famous exotic dancer, was executed as a spy by a French firing squad on 15 October 1917. It's a good story. But it isn't the one she wants to tell you.

The King's Arms, Salford

Thu 20 Nov

£8 / 0161 832 3605

  • 21:00

All I Want

This intimate one-man show based on a street survey takes audiences on a captivating and challenging journey that poses important questions about consumerism, globalisation, ambition and desire.

Jacksons Lane Theatre, London N6

Tue 9 Dec

£10.95 (£8.95) / 020 8340 5226

  • 21:00

Wed 10 Dec

£10.95 (£8.95) / 020 8340 5226

  • 21:00

Beauty And The Beast - The Rock & Rolll Pantomime

A beautiful traditional story married to some monster rock, pop and soul songs all served up by our brilliant company of actor-musicians.

New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Thu 18 Dec

£8.50–£25 / 01473 295900

  • 22:30 – 01:00

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Wed 22 Oct

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

Thu 23 Oct

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

Fri 24 Oct

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00

Sat 25 Oct

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

  • 23:00
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Brothers Of Justice

The loss of trust in the police force, deterioration of community and apathy everywhere made two young men want to save the world as the costumed and anonymous Brothers Of Justice.

Camden People's Theatre, London NW1

Thu 23 Oct

£12 ( £10; £10) / 020 7419 4841

  • 21:00

Fri 24 Oct

£12 ( £10; £10) / 020 7419 4841

  • 21:00

Sat 25 Oct

£12 ( £10; £10) / 020 7419 4841

  • 21:00

A Christmas Carol

  • Directed by: Sarah Brigham
  • Written by: Neil Duffield (Adapted)

Neil Duffield's adaptation of Charles Dickens's seasonal classic. Miserly Ebeneezer Scrooge has no time for Christmas until one chilly December night he is visited by the ghost of his old business partner, Jacob Marley. Marley calls upon three spirits to guide Scrooge on a mysterious journey through Christmases past…

Derby Theatre

Mon 8 Dec

£11–£24 / 01332 593939

  • 22:15

Tue 9 Dec

£11–£24 / 01332 593939

  • 22:15

Wed 10 Dec

£11–£24 / 01332 593939

  • 22:15
…and 6 more dates until 18 Dec

Christmas Special Puppet Shows

Drew Colby, Britain's only professional hand-shadow puppeteer, performs a festive shadow puppet show.

Dulwich Picture Gallery, London SE21

Sun 23 Nov

£5 / 020 8693 5254

  • 01:30 (Monday morning)

Cirkopolis

Cirque Eloize Theatre presents a show combining the worlds of circus, dance and theatre, set in the heart of a stern and imposing factory-city, giant gears and dark portals symbolise a mechanism that crushes individuality.

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£19–£26 / 023 8071 1811

  • 21:30 – 22:00

The Colour of Pomegranates

1968 film from Armenian director Sergei Parajanov about the life of an 18th-century poet, Aruthin Sayadin. Part of Manipulate Visual Theatre Festival.

Duke of York's Picturehouse, Brighton

Thu 27 Nov

0871 902 5728

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Comedy Cabaret with Kit and McConnel

Comedy cabaret from Kit Hesketh-Harvey and James McConnel.

Hotel du Vin, St Andrews

Sat 25 Oct

£12 (under 26s, students and Music Centre members £8) / 0844 728 9269

Part of St Andrews Voices.

  • 22:00 – 23:00

Copperdollar: The Back Of Beyond

Welcome to the bizarre world of Copperdollar's The Back of Beyond. Here you'll find all of those freaky types that live on the edge of this world and the next. Interactive, real-time, immersive storytelling - with belles and whistles.

The Old Market, Hove

Fri 31 Oct

£14 (£12) / 01273 201800

  • 21:00

Sat 1 Nov

£14 (£12) / 01273 201800

  • 21:00

Cut

A dance theatre spectacle like no other. Are you brave enough to follow us into the dark?

Paisley Town Hall

Fri 31 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0300 300 1210

  • 21:00

Daniel Bye: The Nine O'Clock News

Apart from Doctor Who, who knows what's going to be in the news on October 3rd 2014?

Storey Gallery, Lancaster

Fri 3 Oct

£13 (£8) / 01524 582394

  • 21:00 – 22:00

The Dark Circus Party

Prepare to be transported to a dark, dreamy and slightly depraved world of heady illusion and unbridled spectacle.

The Bloomsbury Ballroom, London WC1B

Sat 25 Oct

£25

A Hallowe'en special.

  • 21:00 – 02:00
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