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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 27 Sep

£25

  • 21:00 – 03:00

Sat 25 Oct

£25

A Hallowe'en special.

  • 21:00 – 02:00

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

Mon 22 Sep

Captioned

01224 641122

  • 00:00 (Tuesday morning)

Fri 26 Sep

Captioned

01224 641122

  • 00:00 (Saturday morning)

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)

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

Black Cat Cabaret

Winner of Best Production at the London Cabaret Awards 2014, this summer The Black Cat Cabaret sets up camp on the capital's prestigious South Bank as part of the fabled London Wonderground.

The London Wonderground Spiegeltent, SE1

Fri 26 Sep

£19.50–£24.50 (£18) / 0844 545 8282

  • 21:30 – 23:30
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The Yes/No Plays

Daily vignettes written by David Greig which originally appeared on Twitter.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Sep

£8 / 0131 228 1404

  • 21:30

The Frozen Scream

  • Written by: Sarah Waters

A murder mystery based on a lost 1928 novel, which tells the story of a group of friends who find themselves stranded at an abandoned lodge. Co-written by Christopher Green and Sarah Waters.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£15; £18.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 21:00

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£15; £18.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 21:00

Thu 15 Jan 2015

£15; £18.50 / 0844 338 5000

  • 21:00
…and 2 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

Little Revolution

  • Directed by: Joe Hill-Gibbins
  • Written by: Alecky Blythe

A verbatim-based drama written by Alecky Blythe, about the 2011 Riots. Directed by Joe Hill-Gibbins.

Almeida Theatre, London N1

Fri 26 Sep

Phone for prices / 020 7359 4404

  • 21:00

Fri 3 Oct

Phone for prices / 020 7359 4404

  • 21:00

Wuthering Heights

  • Written by: Chris Hall (adapt)

A performance piece which takes as its starting point Emily Bronte's romantic novel and the disturbing character of Heathcliffe. Created in collaboration with Murray Wason, Chris Hall, Nick Anderson and Thom Scullion, the production explores aspects of contemporary maleness.

Brighton Dome

Sat 20 Sep

Studio Theatre

£12 (£10) / 01273 709709

  • 21:15

The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show

The return of the UK's finest Rat Pack tribute night, with classic tunes including 'Under My Skin' and 'Come Fly with Me' and plenty of entertaining between-song patter.

The Grape & Grain, London SE19

Sat 8 Nov

Free / 020 8778 4109

  • 21:00
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Return To The Forbidden Planet

  • Written by: Bob Carlton

Join Captain Tempest and his fearless crew on a stellar adventure into hyperspace in this intergalactic musical.

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Fri 6 Feb 2015

£15–£32 (£13–£30; Children £15–£19 under 18s) / 01322 220000

  • 21:00

The Roundabout Festival

The Roundabout Festival is five days of non-stop events that all take place in a state-of-the-art pop-up amphitheatre seating 172 people, completely in the round.

Hackney Downs Studios, London E8

Mon 22 Sep

£15 perfs of Lungs, Every Brilliant Thing and The Initate, please check website for each individual production's perfs.; £6 perfs of Our Teacher's A…

  • 21:30

Tue 23 Sep

£15 perfs of Lungs, Every Brilliant Thing and The Initate, please check website for each individual production's perfs.; £6 perfs of Our Teacher's A…

  • 21:30

Wed 24 Sep

£15 perfs of Lungs, Every Brilliant Thing and The Initate, please check website for each individual production's perfs.; £6 perfs of Our Teacher's A…

  • 21:30
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

Tales From The MP3

  • Directed by: Julia Samuels

Young people from the award-winning 20 Stories High tell each other's true stories straight from their MP3 players. As they hear the words in their headphones, the performers deliver line for line to the audience what they are hearing.

The Octagon Theatre, Bolton

Fri 19 Sep

£10 (£8) / 01204 520661

  • 21:00

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

About A Heist

Two Irish gem thieves embark on an audacious heist, exploiting the services of three unsuspecting young girls in a bizarre dark comedy presented by Second Impression Co and written by David Weedall.

Etcetera Theatre, London NW1

Sat 27 Sep

£11.50 (£10) / 020 7482 4857

  • 21:30

The Aeronaut Circus

Des O'Connor comperes a night of mystical performance, featuring Iona the Contortionist and many other fantastic sets.

The Aeronaut, London W3

Fri 19 Sep

£10 (£8) / 020 8993 4242

  • 21:00 – 22:30

Sat 20 Sep

£10 (£8) / 020 8993 4242

  • 21:00 – 22:30

The Aeronaut Circus

Jon Udry comperes a night of mystical performance, featuring Michaela O'Conner and many other fantastic sets.

The Aeronaut, London W3

Fri 26 Sep

£10; £8 adv / 020 8993 4242

  • 21:00 – 22:30

Sat 27 Sep

£10; £8 adv / 020 8993 4242

  • 21:00 – 22:30
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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

Beating McEnroe

A play about being a younger brother and a bad loser; about competition and control, vitriol and zen. It is about rivalry and love and how they can both better us and destroy us.

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Fri 19 Sep

£10 / 01539 725 133

  • 21:00

Black Cat Cabaret

The place to experience modern cabaret in all of its wondrous forms - from the sacred to the profane, the lyrical to the louche.

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Fri 26 Sep

£19.50

  • 21:30 – 00:00

Boom & Bang Circus

A stunning night time extravaganza. Boom and Bang Circus present to you a late night of exotic circus acts, including fire eating beauties, sideshow freaks and terrifying clowns.

The Hippodrome Casino, London WC2H

Fri 19 Sep

£15 / 0844 248 5144

  • 00:30 – 02:30 (Saturday morning)

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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