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The Evil

  • Written by: Jan Guillou

London Toast Theatre Of Copenhagen presents an adaption of a Swedish novel by Jan Guillou, starring Danish actor Claes K. Bang of TVs Borgen and The Bridge 2.

Riverside Studios, London W6

Mon 12 May

Studio 3

£12 (£10) / 02082 371111

Tue 13 May

Studio 3

£12 (£10) / 02082 371111

Wed 14 May

Studio 3

£12 (£10) / 02082 371111

…and 4 more dates until 18 May

Dear Scotland

The National Theatre of Scotland gets its referendum on with this evening of 20 short, sharp monologues inspired by the gallery's portraits and written by writers such as AL Kennedy, David Greig, Jackie Kay, Janice Galloway, John Byrne and Louise Welsh.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

£15 (£10) / 0131 473 2000

Sat 26 Apr

£15 (£10) / 0131 473 2000

Mon 28 Apr

£15 (£10) / 0131 473 2000

…and 4 more dates until 3 May

Best of Burlesque

Chaz Royal & Edinburgh Burlesque Festival. International Impresario Chaz Royal (London Burlesque Festival, Sexy Circus Sideshow) presents an all-star roundup of the best burlesque at the Fringe. Sultry strip tease, cutting edge cabaret and vaudeville variety collide like no other show around! The grand finale of…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Bosco

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Bosco

£10 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bosco

£16 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

London Life

The Three Belles In the darkest moments of The Blitz, three girls discover something unexpected is helping keep the British end up… London Life. Founded in 1920, London Life promoted alternative lifestyles right the way through the War. Using real life extracts from World War Two cult fetish magazine, London Life…

SpaceCabaret @ 54, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£10 (£7) / 0845 557 6309

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£10 (£7) / 0845 557 6309

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£10 (£7) / 0845 557 6309

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 16 Aug

About a Heist

Two Irish gem thieves embark on an audacious heist in this bizarre, dark comedy. Presented by Second Impression.

The Lectern, Brighton

Wed 14 May

£8 (£7) / 01273 685258

Part of Brighton Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 10:00

Thu 15 May

£8 (£7) / 01273 685258

Part of Brighton Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 10:00

Fri 16 May

£8 (£7) / 01273 685258

Part of Brighton Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 10:00

Sat 17 May

£8 (£7) / 01273 685258

Part of Brighton Fringe.

  • 21:00 – 10:00
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The Drowned Man: A Hollywood Fable

  • Directed by: Felix Barrett

Punchdrunk's latest promenade work, inspired by Buchner's Woyzeck and set in a seedy underworld in Hollywood. Not suitable for ages below 16.

Punchdrunk At Temple Studios, London W2

Fri 25 Apr

£37.50; £37.50 concs available; £35; £35 concs available; £47.50; £47.50 concs available; £55; £55 concs available

  • 21:00

Sat 26 Apr

£37.50; £37.50 concs available; £35; £35 concs available; £47.50; £47.50 concs available; £55; £55 concs available

  • 21:00

Fri 2 May

£37.50; £37.50 concs available; £35; £35 concs available; £47.50; £47.50 concs available; £55; £55 concs available

  • 21:00
…and 17 more dates until 28 Jun

Dark Behaviour

The closing night of Behaviour Festival presents a showcase of performance art, live music and an anything goes attitude designed to celebrate both the fifth Behaviour festival and the Arches as a whole.

The Arches, Glasgow

Fri 2 May

£10 (with festival pass £5) / 0141 565 1000

Part of Behaviour.

  • 21:00 – 03:00

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

Motor City Memories

The great sounds of Motown with this fantastic show bringing you the great sounds of The Supremes with Karen Ragland, one of the original Supremes.

Concorde Club, Eastleigh

Fri 9 May

£20 ( £15) / 023 8061 3989

  • 21:00 – 02:00

And They Played Shang-a-Lang

Number one hits from the era accompany this tale of growing up in 1970s Edinburgh.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Wed 13 Aug

The Ballroom

£12 (£10) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 15 Aug

The Ballroom

£15 (£13) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Austentatious: An Improvised Novel

An irreverent show performed in period costume, borne from suggestions from the audience.

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Thu 19 Jun

£11–£12.50; £17.50 Sirloin Seats

  • 21:00

Fri 4 Jul

£11–£12.50; £17.50 Sirloin Seats

  • 21:00

Blam!

  • 5 stars
  • Directed by: Kristjan Ingimarsson

A physical theatre performance about transforming a dull workplace into an environment filled with superheroes and aliens and featuring stunts and acrobatics.

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Sat 23 Aug

£18 (£11) / 01253 290190

  • 21:00

Thu 28 Aug

£18 (£11) / 01253 290190

  • 21:00

Sat 30 Aug

£18 (£11) / 01253 290190

  • 21:00

Catherine Ireton (Over 12s)

Catherine Ireton (Belle & Sebastian) presents a secret musical: entering at the stage door, a small audience is taken on a journey through the backstage spaces at The Hexagon

The Hexagon, Reading

Mon 16 Jun

£11.20 / 0118 960 6060

  • 21:00

Chorale – A Sam Shepard Roadshow

A unique roadshow extolling the talents of American playwright Sam Shepard. Featuring three plays, two films, a workshop and a night of music.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 30 May

£10 (when booking a double bill £5) / 0131 228 1404

  • 00:00 (Saturday morning)

The Circus of Horrors: London after Midnight

Circus performers from around the world get creepy as the Circus of Horror brings a whole new cast of characters (plus old favourites) on tour.

Jersey Opera House

Fri 25 Jul

£15–£27.50 / 01534 511115

  • 21:00
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Clarence Darrow

  • Directed by: Thea Sharrock
  • Written by: David W Rintels

The lawyer Clarence Darrow recalls his previous experiences in court, including the Thrill Killers trial, which partly established his reputation as a formidable advocate. Kevin Spacey stars in the title role, in David W Rintels' solo drama, directed by Thea Sharrock.

Old Vic, London SE1

Sat 31 May

The CQS Space

£10–£60; £15–£65 / 0844 871 7628

  • 21:00

Sat 7 Jun

The CQS Space

£10–£60; £15–£65 / 0844 871 7628

  • 21:00

Sat 14 Jun

The CQS Space

£10–£60; £15–£65 / 0844 871 7628

  • 21:00

Club Sol Party

Head to the Costa del Sol with Head Rep Claire and co in this 90-minute performance followed by an optional cheesy disco.

The Warren, Brighton

Thu 1 May

£10 (£8.50) / 08448 733433

  • 21:00

Tue 6 May

£10 (£8.50) / 08448 733433

  • 21:00

Tue 20 May

£10 (£8.50) / 08448 733433

  • 21:00

Drunk Lion

Chris Davis / Free Festival A lonely alcoholic lion spends his days drinking himself into oblivion in a cantina, until he meets Chris, a young foreigner learning how to speak Spanish. The unlikely pair forge an intoxicated bond over life, love and alcohol. ‘Hilarious and philosophical, surreal and vividly descriptive……

Laughing Horse @ The Newsroom, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

The Basement

Free / 0131 557 5830

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

The Basement

Free / 0131 557 5830

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

The Basement

Free / 0131 557 5830

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug

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 25 Apr

Free / 020 7240 8848

  • 21:00

Into the Unknown

What happens when you venture into the unknown? Who will lead and who will follow? Performed by Strange Town actors ages 14–16. Suitable for all ages.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Thu 12 Jun

£8 (£5) / 0131 556 9579

  • 21:00

Sat 14 Jun

£8 (£5) / 0131 556 9579

  • 21:00
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The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness

Sun 6 Jul

£2 / 01229 820000

  • 00:30 (Monday morning)

Oliver!

Downfield Musical Society present the musical version of Dicken's classic tale about young orphan Oliver, wily Fagin and the gang of pick-pocketing urchins.

Whitehall Theatre, Dundee

Tue 13 May

£14 (£12; Family £44) / 01382 434940

Thu 15 May

£14 (£12; Family £44) / 01382 434940

Trash Palace

Play about the hangover from an evening at the trash palace. Performed by Strange Town actors ages 16–18. Suitable for ages 12+.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Fri 13 Jun

£8 (£5) / 0131 629 0292

  • 21:00

The Absent Guest: Beyond The Box Theatre

The Absent Guest – an interactive theatrical dining experience like no other. Dear Audience, The lady of the house requests your presence at her annual soire. Please arrive promptly, leave your inhibitions at the door but don't forget your manners. Taken under national touring company Maison Foo's artistic wing, Beyond…

Melton Theatre, Melton Mowbray

Fri 9 May

£5 (£3.50) / 01664 851111

  • 21:00

The Accrington Pals: Teignmouth Players Productions

  • Written by: Peter Whelan

Accrington was the smallest community in England to raise a full brigade of 'Pals' who volunteered for war service in France. Peter Whelan's epic and deeply humane play dramatises the lives of ordinary people caught up in the maelstrom of history: the men who encountered the brutal reality of life and death in the…

Carlton Theatre, Teignmouth

Sat 14 Jun

Phone for prices / 01626 778991

  • 22:30
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