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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.

The Other Place, Brighton

Fri 31 Oct

£9 (£7.50) / 07800 983 290

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Tue 4 Nov

£6 / 020 7609 1800

Twisted Fairy Tales

Enjoy a three course meal, cocktails and a unique burlesque and cabaret performance during this Halloween-themed night.

Proud Brighton Ballroom

Sat 1 Nov

£5.60 / 01273 605879

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

Thu 30 Oct

£12 / 0844 871 7647

Fri 31 Oct

£12 / 0844 871 7647

Mon 3 Nov

£12 / 0844 871 7647

…and 8 more dates until 5 Dec

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

Thu 27 Nov

£14 (£11; £44) / 020 8561 8371

Horror Souk

This Halloween, a new kind of market is coming to The Moor: Horror Souk. Here, in a cavernous long forgotten shopping complex, you can buy fear, frights and freak outs. Featuring 8 brand new pieces of immersive performance by emerging artists.

The Moor, Sheffield

Fri 31 Oct

£5 (£4)

Sat 1 Nov

£5 (£4)

Mon 3 Nov

£5 (£4)

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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

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 Cut Paisley Town Hall

The Ladyboys Of Bangkok

The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back in their latest sizzling and sensational show.

The Sabai Pavilion, Sheffield

Sat 29 Nov

£18–£41

Sat 6 Dec

£18–£41

Macabredy

A fusion of thrillers and comedy in this collection of short plays and sketches.

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Thu 30 Oct

Theatre Bar

£10 / 020 7354 8246

  • 21:30 – 23:00 Macabredy Hen & Chickens, London

Fri 31 Oct

Theatre Bar

£10 / 020 7354 8246

  • 21:30 – 23:00 Macabredy Hen & Chickens, London

Sat 1 Nov

Theatre Bar

£10 / 020 7354 8246

  • 21:30 – 23:00 Macabredy Hen & Chickens, London
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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

This Is How We Die

A blend of spoken word and storytelling make up this unique work from the desk of Christopher Brett Bailey.

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Thu 30 Oct

£12 (£9) / 020 7223 2223

Fri 31 Oct

£12 (£9) / 020 7223 2223

Sat 1 Nov

£12 (£9) / 020 7223 2223

…and 13 more dates until 14 Nov

The Unbuilt Room: Scratch Quartet

A performance-game exploring how places create memories and how memories create places. Without leaving your seat, explore a version of Battersea Arts Centre which probably never existed.

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Fri 28 Nov

£2.50–£15 donations welcome / 020 7223 2223

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

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

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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

Boom! Five Minute Plays

Rikki Beadle-Blair directs this hour-long showcase of short plays, written by ten different writers including Aaron Gordon, Bradley Peter, Sharmila Chauhan and Stuart Mackenzie, who attempt to reinvent storytelling. Presented by Team Angelica.

The Bush Theatre, London W12

Fri 7 Nov

£15; £10 Early Bird / 020 8743 5050

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Boris & Sergey's Preposterous Improvisation Experiment

  • Written by: Flabbergast Theatre (adapt)

An hour-long showcase of improvisation and puppetry from the duo, who will be inviting special guests from the festival, and some audience members, to join in the fun.

The Vaults, London SE1

Thu 20 Nov

Mimetic 1

£15 (£10) / 020 7401 9603

Fri 21 Nov

Mimetic 1

£15 (£10) / 020 7401 9603

Sat 22 Nov

Mimetic 1

£15 (£10) / 020 7401 9603

…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

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

Wed 10 Dec

£11–£15.40 / 020 7833 3053

Thu 11 Dec

£11–£15.40 / 020 7833 3053

Fri 12 Dec

£11–£15.40 / 020 7833 3053

…and 14 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

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

Tue 9 Dec

£11–£24 / 01332 593939

Wed 10 Dec

£11–£24 / 01332 593939

…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

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 Cirkopolis Mayflower Theatre, Southampton
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