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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

  • 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

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

Make A Hoo

Solo performance by Sita Pcharting the journey of a girl caught in an elaborate game of call and response with a shape-shifting being who only comes to life at night.

The Arches, Glasgow

Fri 3 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0141 565 1000

Part of ArchesLIVE.

The Silence of Snow: The Life of Patrick Hamilton

Mark Farrelly / Free Festival The shocking untold true story of Patrick Hamilton, 1930s author of Rope, Gaslight and Hangover Square. Hugely powerful and blade-sharp truth telling from a witty and penetrating Soho alcoholic. A chaotic life laid bare to answer the question: How is it you can get to the end of your life…

Old Red Lion, London EC1V

Thu 25 Sep

£11–£13.20 / 020 7833 3053

Fri 26 Sep

£11–£13.20 / 020 7833 3053

Sat 27 Sep

£11–£13.20 / 020 7833 3053

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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 26 Sep

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  • 00:00 (Saturday morning)

Fri 3 Oct

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  • 00:00 (Saturday morning)

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

  • 21:00

(Why) Does It Make Me Feel (So) Good?

A multi-sensory experience concerning the levels of intimacy in our increasingly web based lives.

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0141 565 1000

Part of ArchesLIVE.

Fri 3 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0141 565 1000

Part of ArchesLIVE.

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

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

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
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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

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)
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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

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
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