Before 12pm, Theatre

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Misunderstood Monsters

When earth is threatened by tiny Scoodlefug aliens, Monster hunters Georgie and Squeezy take on their most dangerous mission yet. But who are the real bad guys?

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Sat 15 Nov

The Door

£8; £1.50 babes-in-arm (Children £5) / 0121 236 4455

  • 11:30

The Theatre Chipping Norton

Tue 18 Nov

£12–£26 (£10.50–£20) / 01608 642 350

  • 10:15

Thu 20 Nov

£12–£26 (£10.50–£20) / 01608 642 350

  • 10:15

Fri 21 Nov

£12–£26 (£10.50–£20) / 01608 642 350

  • 10:15
…and 8 more dates until 7 Jan 2015

Much Ado About Nothing

  • Written by: Shakespeare

A production of Shakespeare's remarkably modern comedy revolves which around two intertwined love stories: one caustically funny, between Beatrice and Benedick, and, the other, between Claudio and Hero, poignantly sweet.

Palace Theatre, Redditch

Tue 14 Oct

£11 (£7) / 01527 65203

  • 10:00

Wed 15 Oct

£11 (£7) / 01527 65203

  • 10:00

The Muddy Choir

  • Written by: Jesse Briton

Three young soldiers on the frontline begin to sing and face a somewhat hostile attention from their commanding officers. They wonder if music will become their escape ticket from the front, or will it serve to be more dangerous than the bullets and the gas. First world war-set drama, written by Jess Briton.

Salisbury Playhouse

Tue 18 Nov

£13.50 / 01722 320333

  • 10:30

Museum Of Memories

New International Encounter presents a biographical drama in which five actor-musicians each tell a story of someone they have lost.

Harlow Playhouse

Fri 24 Oct

£12 / 01279 431945

  • 11:00
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The New Theatre Tours

Get a sneak peak behind the scenes at the theatre.

New Theatre, Oxford

Sat 25 Oct

£8 / 0844 871 3020

The Night Before Christmas: Big Wooden Horse (Over 3s)

A magical festive tale in which a little mouse called Eddie can't understand why only humans are allowed to get presents. So he sets off in search of Father Christmas to find out for himself.

Artsdepot, London N12

Sat 29 Nov

£9 / 020 8369 5454

  • 11:00

Sun 30 Nov

£9 / 020 8369 5454

  • 11:00

Noisy Notes

Sue Perkins conducts a special kids event with dancers, star children from the West End, and Lance Ellington, singer from Strictly Come Dancing. Programme includes animation with music to Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker, songs from Annie and Aladdin, music from Frozen, The Simpsons, Spongebob Squarepants, Batman, and much more.

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Tue 28 Oct

£10 (Children £5) / 020 7730 4500

  • 12:00

Northern Ballet: Elves And The Shoemaker

A re-telling of the Brothers Grimm story about a pair of magical shoes.

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Fri 24 Apr 2015

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

  • 11:30

Northern Ballet & Phoenix Dance Theatre, Leeds

Mon 27 Oct

Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

£5 (Children £4) / 0113 220 8000

  • 11:00

Tue 28 Oct

Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

£5 (Children £4) / 0113 220 8000

  • 11:00

Wed 29 Oct

Stanley & Audrey Burton Theatre

£5 (Children £4) / 0113 220 8000

  • 11:00
…and 3 more dates until 1 Nov

Northern Ballet: Three Little Pigs

Children's ballet based on the fairy tale about three little pigs and their house-building efforts. Relaxed performance.

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Fri 26 Sep

£8 / 0844 871 7645

  • 11:30

Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Fri 3 Oct

£7 / 0115 989 5555

  • 11:30

Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 24 Oct

£8 (Children £6) / 0844 811 2121

  • 11:30
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Not About Heroes

  • Directed by: Caroline Clegg
  • Written by: Stephen MacDonald

The unforgettable story of two of the finest Great War poets: Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon. Presented by Feelgood Theatre Company.

Derby Assembly Rooms

Thu 23 Oct

The Great Hall

£8–£21 / 01332 255529

  • 10:30

Guildhall Theatre, Derby

Thu 23 Oct

£10–£17; £8–£13; £12–£21 / 01332 255800

  • 10:30

The Lowry, Salford

Wed 8 Oct

Quays Theatre

£15–£17 / 08432 086000

  • 10:30

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A November Day

Theatrical show about the miracle of friendship, set during WWI.

Arts Centre Washington

Tue 11 Nov

£6 / 0191 219 3455

  • 10:30

Of Mice And Men: All & Sundry CIC

  • Directed by: Andrew Corcoran
  • Written by: John Steinbeck

An amateur adaptation of John Steinbeck's powerful drama set amidst the gloom of the American depression and featuring two best friends George and Lenny.

The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham

Thu 2 Oct

£15 (£10) / 0121 643 5858

  • 10:00

Fri 3 Oct

£15 (£10) / 0121 643 5858

  • 10:00

One Man, Two Guvnors

  • Directed by: Nicholas Hytner
  • Written by: Richard Bean

National Theatre's satirical, slapstick production based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni. Featuring Gavin Spokes as Francis Henshall and Shaun Williamson (Barry from EastEnders) as Charlie Clench.

Theatre Royal, Bath

Sat 13 Sep

£20 ( £15) / 01225 448844

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Open House

A series of guided backstage tours, performance workshops and technical demonstrations will be available, for this day-long opening of Dartford's Orchard Theatre.

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Sat 4 Oct

Free / 01322 220000

  • 10:00 – 13:00
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Open House Weekend

Explore behind the scenes of the Charles Cryer Studio Theatre and experience a special One Planet themed performance at 12noon and 2pm. Standard tours last 30 minutes, 45 minutes with live performance. Last tour 4.30pm. Max 10 at one time.

Charles Cryer Studio Theatre, Carshalton

Sun 21 Sep

Free / 020 8770 6990

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Otiz Cannelloni: History of Magic – Abridged!

  • 3 stars

Questionable magic tricks, fake illusions and not-so-sleight of hand mixed with cheeky one-liners and patter.

G Live, Guildford

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£10 (Children £8 under 16s) / 0844 770 1797

  • 11:00

Page To Stage: Twelfth Night (Over 16s)

Taking place before the performance of Shakespeare's play Twelfth Night, the event provides the opportunity to meet the creative team, analyse the production and share ideas. Suitable for those over the age of 16.

Sheffield Theatres

Wed 1 Oct

£5 / 0114 249 6000

  • 10:00

Page To Stage: War Horse

Find out more about the making of the international hit play War Horse.

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Wed 1 Oct

£3.50 / 0844 871 7649

Pantomania Day

A properly panto day – there's a backstage tour of the Aladdin set and a chance to try on some costumes and make up some routines.

Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

Sat 29 Nov

£12 / 01563 554900

  • 10:00

Sat 6 Dec

£12 / 01563 554900

  • 10:00
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Peppa Pig's Big Splash

All singing, all dancing puppet show with wee Peppa Pig and pals as they enjoy the rain and muddy puddles and try to fix the leaking nursery roof.

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 8 Oct

£14.50–£21 / 0844 847 2325

Buxton Opera House

Sun 14 Sep

£16.50 / 0845 127 2190

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Thu 4 Sep

£14.50–£16.50 / 08441 717620

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A Perfect Spot

Cartoon Theatre, in association with sign language specialists Krazy Kat Theatre, presents a family-friendly, signed comedy show blending live performance with animation.

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Sat 27 Sep

Mill Studio

£9 / 01483 440000

  • 11:00

Peter Pan

JM Barrie's classic tale featuring flying, adventure, swashbuckling sword fights, music, dancing, wonderful characters and plenty of fairy dust.

The Dream Factory, Warwick

Wed 24 Dec

£13 (£8) / 01926 419555

  • 11:00

Peter Pan

An exciting adaptation of the classic story by J M Barrie about a boy who never grows up. With songs, laughter and plenty of participation, this show is sure to entertain the whole family.

The Watermill, West Berkshire Playhouse, Newbury

Thu 20 Nov

£10.50–£19 / 01635 46044

  • 10:30

Fri 21 Nov

£10.50–£19 / 01635 46044

  • 10:30

Mon 24 Nov

£10.50–£19 / 01635 46044

  • 10:30
…and 19 more dates until 24 Dec

Peter Pan

  • Directed by: Peter Glanville
  • Written by: Peter Glanville (adaptation)

The Lost Boys battle the villainous Captain Hook in an adaptation of JM Barrie's story about the boy who never grew up.

Polka Theatre, London SW19

Sun 23 Nov

£14.50; £17.50 (£11.50) / 020 8543 4888

  • 11:00

Sat 29 Nov

£14.50; £17.50 (£11.50) / 020 8543 4888

  • 11:00

Sun 30 Nov

£14.50; £17.50 (£11.50) / 020 8543 4888

  • 11:00
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