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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 25 Oct

£25

A Hallowe'en special.

The Curing Room

In the spring of 1944, seven Soviet soldiers were captured by the Germans in Nazi-occupied Poland, imprisoned naked and abandoned. This powerful, thought-provoking and darkly funny play examines the lengths the men went to to survive. Based on a true story.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Fri 31 Oct

Main House

£15 (£12) / 020 7609 1800

Sat 8 Nov

Main House

£15 (£12) / 020 7609 1800

Lady Starlight's Artrave Artpop Ball After Hours

Afterparty for Lady Gaga's artRave show. Lady Starlight hosts a night of theatrical performance and DJing to keep the little monsters happy.

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Sat 25 Oct

Brooklyn Bowl

£11 / 0844 856 0202

Ghost Tour

Backstage experience with a spooky twist. These spine-chilling tales will have you shivering in your seat and looking over your shoulder the next time you’re watching a show.

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Mon 27 Oct

£12 / 0844 871 7647

Tue 28 Oct

£12 / 0844 871 7647

Wed 29 Oct

£12 / 0844 871 7647

…and 11 more dates until 5 Dec

Kraken

  • Written by: Trygve Wakenfield

Trygve Wakenfield's performance starts with a brilliant, elasticized strip-tease entrance that confirms Marx's dictum of history repeating itself, first as tragedy then as farce. Kraken is a masterpiece of absurd sensibility that follows its own zany logic.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 6 Jan 2015

£10; £17.50; £15 (£15; £12.50) / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:00 Kraken Soho Theatre, London

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£10; £17.50; £15 (£15; £12.50) / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:00 Kraken Soho Theatre, London

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£10; £17.50; £15 (£15; £12.50) / 020 7478 0100

  • 21:00 Kraken Soho Theatre, London
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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

The End Of The Line

Gimcrack Productions's modern re-imagining of Edgar Allan Poe's exploration of obsession and addiction, The Fall Of The House Of Usher.

Etcetera Theatre, London NW1

Fri 24 Oct

£10 (£8) / 020 7482 4857

Sat 25 Oct

£10 (£8) / 020 7482 4857

Sun 26 Oct

£10 (£8) / 020 7482 4857

Faustus

  • Written by: Christopher Marlowe

I'll Be Right Back presents a modern re-imagining of Christopher Marlowe's dark story, with the setting presented in the hard and cut-throat corporate world.

Etcetera Theatre, London NW1

Wed 29 Oct

£10 (£8) / 020 7482 4857

  • 21:30 Faustus Etcetera Theatre, London

Thu 30 Oct

£10 (£8) / 020 7482 4857

  • 21:30 Faustus Etcetera Theatre, London

Fri 31 Oct

£10 (£8) / 020 7482 4857

  • 21:30 Faustus Etcetera Theatre, London

A Lad In Tights

Adult comedy pantomime now in its 6th year in the West End this Christmas. The show will be presented by SG Productions London longest established adult pantomime producers.

Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London WC2B

Tue 2 Dec

£15–£18 / 0844 412 2955

Wed 3 Dec

£15–£18 / 0844 412 2955

Sun 7 Dec

£15–£18 / 0844 412 2955

…and 23 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

Notes From Underground

  • Directed by: Gerald Garutti
  • Written by: Fyodor Dostoevsky

A man, scared and disdainful of the real world, shares his ideals that he has developed underground, explaining why he has to live this way. He wants you to understand his madness, and pity his torment. Harry Lloyd and Gerard Garutti's adaptation of a novella written by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.

The Print Room At The Coronet, London W11

Fri 24 Oct

£25; £10 (£17; £17) / 020 3642 6606

Tue 28 Oct

£25; £10 (£17; £17) / 020 3642 6606

Fri 31 Oct

£25; £10 (£17; £17) / 020 3642 6606

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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) Wicked Sands Centre, Carlisle

ADC Theatre, Cambridge

Thu 23 Oct

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

Fri 24 Oct

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

Sat 25 Oct

£6 (£5) / 01223 300085

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

Fri 24 Oct

£12 ( £10; £10) / 020 7419 4841

Sat 25 Oct

£12 ( £10; £10) / 020 7419 4841

A Christmas Carol

  • Directed by: Gus Miller
  • Written by: Charles Dickens (book)

Director Gus Miller's song-filled interpretation of Charles Dickens' festive-set novella.

Old Red Lion, London EC1V

Thu 11 Dec

£10 preview; £14 (£12.50) / 020 7833 3053

Fri 12 Dec

£10 preview; £14 (£12.50) / 020 7833 3053

Sat 13 Dec

£10 preview; £14 (£12.50) / 020 7833 3053

…and 13 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

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.

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Gatecrash

Interactive production from Zest Theatre. With his parents on holiday Sam's having a house party. Nothing big, just a few close friends - at least that was the plan until you knocked on the door. Control the conversations of the characters through Silent Disco technology.

Create Theatre, Vision West, Nottinghamshire College, Mansfield

Thu 6 Nov

Phone for prices / 01623 413363

  • 21:00 Gatecrash Create Theatre, Vision West, Nottinghamshire College, Mansfield

The Garage, Norwich

Thu 30 Oct

£10 (£5) / 01603 283382

Fri 31 Oct

£10 (£5) / 01603 283382

The Landmark, Ilfracombe

Mon 27 Oct

£9; £8 under 25s / 01271 324242

Tue 28 Oct

£9; £8 under 25s / 01271 324242

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 / 020 7907 7092

Musical Bingo With Jess Indeedy

The American presenter is joined by the DJ Helix, both challenging the audience on their musical prowess.

Shoreditch Town Hall, London EC1V

Fri 31 Oct

£20; £15 adv / 020 7739 6176

Sat 1 Nov

£20; £15 adv / 020 7739 6176

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

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

Sat 15 Nov

£7 (£5) / 0116 255 7066

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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

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

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

Wed 10 Dec

£10.95 (£8.95) / 020 8340 5226

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Characters from EMUE Publishing's popular books are brought to life on stage in this production, which is performed in French.

The Cockpit, London NW8

Fri 31 Oct

£14 / 020 7258 2925

  • 21:30 – 22:30 (a)normal The Cockpit, London

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

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