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Interrobang?!

A brand new enveloping theatre experience is asking audiences to become detectives with one day to investigate and solve a murder. Have you got what it takes?

Theatre Delicatessen, London EC1R

Sat 25 Oct

£30 (Children £25)

Sat 1 Nov

£30 (Children £25)

Jabberwocky

Little Angel Theatre presents a children's show inspired by the Lewis Carroll poem about a boy who ventures into the forest and discovers some strange creatures.

The Little Angel Theatre, London N1

Sat 29 Nov

£14; £5 (£12; £12; Children £12; Children £12; £48; £48) / 020 7226 1787

Sun 30 Nov

£14; £5 (£12; £12; Children £12; Children £12; £48; £48) / 020 7226 1787

Wed 3 Dec

£14; £5 (£12; £12; Children £12; Children £12; £48; £48) / 020 7226 1787

…and 9 more dates until 29 Jan 2015

Jack And The Beanstalk

Panto performance of the classic children's tale, in which Fairy Organic gives Jack the courage he needs to climb great heights and battle with Blunderbore.

Broxbourne Civic Hall, Hoddesdon

Fri 12 Dec

£14.50–£20; £5 babes in arms (Children £13.50–£16.50; £51–£70)

Mon 15 Dec

£14.50–£20; £5 babes in arms (Children £13.50–£16.50; £51–£70)

Tue 16 Dec

£14.50–£20; £5 babes in arms (Children £13.50–£16.50; £51–£70)

…and 2 more dates until 18 Dec

Park Theatre, London N4

Wed 26 Nov

£20.50 (£17; £65) / 020 7870 6876

Thu 27 Nov

£20.50 (£17; £65) / 020 7870 6876

Wed 3 Dec

£20.50 (£17; £65) / 020 7870 6876

…and 6 more dates until 18 Dec

Exeter Corn Exchange

Sat 13 Dec

£19.50 (£17.50) / 01392 665938

Sun 14 Dec

£19.50 (£17.50) / 01392 665938

Tue 16 Dec

£19.50 (£17.50) / 01392 665938

Thu 18 Dec

£19.50 (£17.50) / 01392 665938

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Jack And The Beanstalk

Traditional pantomime starring Gerard McCabe and William Caulfield, as well as some magic beans, golden eggs, and a very villainous giant. Plus dance routines and special effects.

Millennium Forum, Londonderry

Fri 28 Nov

£8.75 / 02871 264455

Mon 1 Dec

£8.75 / 02871 264455

Tue 2 Dec

£8.75 / 02871 264455

…and 11 more dates until 19 Dec

Jack And The Beanstalk

A traditional family pantomime with spectacular scenery, stupendous costumes, hilarious slapstick and bags of audience participation.

Victoria Theatre, Halifax

Mon 15 Dec

£13; £16.95 / 01422 351158

Tue 16 Dec

£13; £16.95 / 01422 351158

Thu 18 Dec

£13; £16.95 / 01422 351158

Jack And The Beanstalk

Mark Little stars as Fleshcreep, the giant's evil henchman in this retelling of a children's classic, with

Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple

Tue 16 Dec

£15–£17 (£12.50–£15; £13.50) / 01271 327357

Wed 17 Dec

£15–£17 (£12.50–£15; £13.50) / 01271 327357

Jack and The Beanstalk

Children's show adapted from the much-loved fairy tale.

Theatre Royal, St Helens

Sat 6 Dec

£14 (£13; Children £12; Family £49) / 01744 756000

Sun 7 Dec

£14 (£13; Children £12; Family £49) / 01744 756000

Mon 8 Dec

£12 (£11; Children £10; Family £42) / 01744 756000

…and 10 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Jack (Over 4s)

  • Directed by: Owen Calvert-Lyons
  • Written by: Mike Kenny

Giving this classic tale a contemporary twist, this enchanting family show serves up a dose of cheekiness, enchanting puppetry, silly songs and an angry chicken.

Berry Theatre, Southampton

Mon 22 Dec

£11 (Children £9; £9; £9) / 01489 799499

Tue 23 Dec

£11 (Children £9; £9; £9) / 01489 799499

Wed 24 Dec

£11 (Children £9; £9; £9) / 01489 799499

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Jackets for Goalposts: The Christmas Truce 1914

Macastory present the story of Archie, a soldier in France, as his experience of the Christmas truce.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Dec

£7 (£5; Family £20) / 0131 556 9579

James And The Giant Peach

  • Written by: Roald Dahl

James and six enormous garden-bugs fly across the Atlantic inside a giant peach, finally landing in New York City.

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Thu 11 Dec

£15–£18 / 0113 213 7700

Tue 16 Dec

£15–£18 / 0113 213 7700

Wed 17 Dec

£15–£18 / 0113 213 7700

…and 12 more dates until 22 Jan 2015

Jill In The Box: STAC

  • Written by: Angela Lanyon

Join in the fun, songs and audience participation in this popular play for two-to-nine-year-olds.

Swan Theatre, Worcester

Sat 1 Nov

£2.50

Just So Stories

  • Directed by: Lucy Betts
  • Written by: Lucy Betts (adaptation)

Compass Theatre, Uxbridge

Thu 30 Oct

£8 ( £7) / 01895 673200

Just So Stories

  • Directed by: Lucy Betts
  • Written by: Rudyard Kipling

Discover the stories behind the how the elephant's trunk, the leopard's spots and the camel's hump were made in this adaptation from the Just So Stories.

Compass Theatre, Uxbridge

Thu 30 Oct

£8 ( £7) / 01895 673200

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Keith Harris Matinee

On sale - Keith Harris, Orville & Cuddles Matinees, Sunday 7th, 14th & 21st December.

The Sands Venue, Blackpool

Sun 7 Dec

£12.50; £20 Inc meal (Children £5; Children £7 Inc meal) / 01253 625262

Sun 14 Dec

£12.50; £20 Inc meal (Children £5; Children £7 Inc meal) / 01253 625262

Sun 21 Dec

£12.50; £20 Inc meal (Children £5; Children £7 Inc meal) / 01253 625262

King Arthur's Kitchen

A musical adaptation of stories from Arthur's legendary feats.

Harlow Playhouse

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£10 / 01279 431945

Lapin Wants to See Santa

A festive story as the cheeky wee bilingual bunny invites Père Noël himself round for hot chocolate. English performance with French keywords throughout, suitable for ages 3+.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Tue 16 Dec

£4 / 0300 300 1210

Wed 17 Dec

£4 / 0300 300 1210

Lemony Snicket's Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming

This adaptation of the absurdly funny Lemony Snicket story is vividly brought to life in Tall Stories' unique physical style, with live music, lots of laughs and a screaming potato pancake.

The Lowry, Salford

Mon 22 Dec

£5.50–£8.50 / 08432 086000

Tue 23 Dec

£5.50–£8.50 / 08432 086000

Wed 24 Dec

£5.50–£8.50 / 08432 086000

Letters to Santa

Little Katy is very excited as Christmas is coming very soon. With help from the audience she starts writing her letter to Santa… But soon falls asleep and it's very, very late! When she wakes up she soon discovers that she forgot to leave her letter out for Santa's elf to collect and now must find a way to get it to him!

Paisley Town Hall

Sat 13 Dec

£5 / 0300 300 1210

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The Life And Adventures Of Santa Claus: Big Wooden Horse & Artsdepot

Based on the book by L Frank Baum, author of The Wizard of Oz, this exciting story follows the early life of Santa Claus from being abandoned in the forest and adopted by the wood-nymphs, through to making and delivering the very first toys.

The Haymarket, Basingstoke

Wed 3 Dec

£11 / 01256 844244

Thu 4 Dec

£11 / 01256 844244

Fri 5 Dec

£11 / 01256 844244

…and 6 more dates until 14 Dec

Light As A Feather

Bamboozle present a multi-sensory show designed for children with special needs.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Sat 15 Nov

£20 / 0116 242 3595

Little Angel Youth Theatre (Ages 11-17)

A performance inspired by Lewis Carrol's dark and eerie poem The Jabberwocky.

The Little Angel Theatre, London N1

Sat 25 Oct

£95 (£65 per term) / 020 7226 1787

Sat 1 Nov

£95 (£65 per term) / 020 7226 1787

Sat 8 Nov

£95 (£65 per term) / 020 7226 1787

…and 4 more dates until 6 Dec

Little Red Riding Hood: Sudbury Dramatic Society

  • Directed by: Robert Crighton
  • Written by: Andy Gribben

A traditional family pantomime based on the famous and ever-popular fairy tale about the big, bad wolf.

Quay Theatre, Sudbury

Sat 13 Dec

£10 (Children £8 under 14s) / 01787 374745

Sun 14 Dec

£10 (Children £8 under 14s) / 01787 374745

Sat 20 Dec

£10 (Children £8 under 14s) / 01787 374745

…and 4 more dates until 28 Dec

Macbeth

  • Directed by: Imogen Bond
  • Written by: William Shakespeare

The round seating provides an intimate experience of Shakespeare's Macbeth. Take an up-close glimpse into the disturbed minds of the characters and witness their descent into madness.

Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£10 ( £5) / 020 8940 3633

  • 11:00 Macbeth Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£10 ( £5) / 020 8940 3633

  • 11:00 Macbeth Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond
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