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Constellations

A mixture of dance, spoken work and physicality which explores two versions of reality and the complexities of humanity; from the intimate to the superfluous.

Bristol Old Vic

Sat 24 May

£10 (£6) / 0117 987 7877

  • 18:00

DanceCity, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 8 Jun

£12 ( £8; £8; Children £8 under 16s) / 0191 261 0505

  • 20:00

Key Theatre, Peterborough

Fri 20 Jun

£10 (£6) / 01733 207239

  • 18:30

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HAMLET by William Shakespeare

Strathclyde Theatre Group and The Royal Shakespeare Company Open Stages present Shakespeare's most famous play with an all-female cast.

Govanhill Baths, Glasgow

Fri 9 May

£10 (£8) / 0141 433 2999

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Sat 10 May

£10 (£8) / 0141 433 2999

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Mon 12 May

£10 (£8) / 0141 433 2999

Part of Southside Fringe.

  • 19:30 – 21:30
…and 5 more dates until 17 May

The Book

Flying Cloud Theatre Company telling the story of three characters from across the centuries whose lives interweave as a result of a book. The production features new writing, live music, movement and projections,

Georgian Theatre Royal, Richmond

Sat 21 Jun

£7–£20 / 01748 825252

  • 19:30

Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough

Fri 27 Jun

£10–£17.50 / 01723 370541

  • 19:45

Sat 28 Jun

£10–£17.50 / 01723 370541

  • 19:45

Pirates of the Carabina: Flown

Choreographed chaos from the circus troupe, performing jaw-dropping stunts.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

Thu 24 Apr

£16; £6 under 26s (£14) / 01484 430528

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Lighthouse: Poole's Centre for the Arts

Fri 30 May

£15.50 ( £13.50; £12) / 0844 406 8666

  • 19:30

Sat 31 May

£15.50 ( £13.50; £12) / 0844 406 8666

  • 19:30

Theatre Royal, Brighton

Thu 22 May

£11–£21 / 0870 060 6650

Fri 23 May

£11–£21 / 0870 060 6650

Sat 24 May

£11–£21 / 0870 060 6650

Rites Of War

Dance work inspired by themes of war.

Stratford Circus, London E15

Thu 1 May

£12; £8 (£10) / 0844 357 2625

  • 19:30

Fri 2 May

£12; £8 (£10) / 0844 357 2625

  • 19:30
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Cirque du Soleil: Dralion

The acclaimed show, which puts a contemporary spin on Chinese acrobats, celebrates its 15th anniversary.

LG Arena, Birmingham

Thu 22 May

£50 / 0844 338 8000

Fri 23 May

£50 / 0844 338 8000

Sat 24 May

£50 / 0844 338 8000

Sun 25 May

£50 / 0844 338 8000

Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Wed 14 May

£50 / 0114 256 5656

Thu 15 May

£50 / 0114 256 5656

Fri 16 May

£50 / 0114 256 5656

…and 2 more dates until 18 May

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Wed 4 Jun

£51.75–£62.75 / 0844 856 0202

Thu 5 Jun

£51.75–£62.75 / 0844 856 0202

Fri 6 Jun

£51.75–£62.75 / 0844 856 0202

Sat 7 Jun

£51.75–£62.75 / 0844 856 0202

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Invisible Empire

Ensemble physical theatre that blends movement, sound, text and song to explore what lies behind extreme acts of resistance. Inspired by real events such as the Gunpowder Plot and the Oklahoma City Bombing. Company of Wolves presents. Booking is essential.

Cumbernauld Theatre

Thu 24 Apr

£6–£12 / 01236 732887

  • 19:45

Platform, Glasgow

Thu 1 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 276 9696

  • 19:00

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Apr

£11 (£9) / 0845 874 3001

  • 19:30

Sun 27 Apr

£11 (£9) / 0845 874 3001

  • 19:30

Saltbush

An interactive journey through the culture and landscape of Aboriginal Australia where children are invited to explore, play and dance with the performers. Ages 4–8.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Thu 15 May

£5–£7 / 01475 723723

  • 19:00

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Thu 8 May

The Studio

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Tickets available Mar 17. Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 19:00

That Is All You Need To Know

Idle Motion presents a play set in 1940s England and the secretive worlds of the cold huts of 'Station X' at Bletchley Park, using inventive staging and multimedia projection to explore the stories and lives of the remarkable men and women whose quiet work changed the course of our history.

Theatre Royal, Margate

Wed 1 Oct

£14 (£12; £10) / 01843 292795

  • 19:30

Wolf Red

With skillful physicality and a playful original soundtrack, fairy tale and reality blur in a menacing and entertaining exploration into the dark side of human nature.

Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Tue 24 Jun

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

  • 20:00 – 21:00

Wed 25 Jun

£12 (£10) / 0151 709 4988

  • 20:00 – 21:00
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After What Comes Before

Manic Chord Theatre presents a darkly comic physical theatre piece in which three scientists become the subjects of their own experimental thought machine.

The New Diorama Theatre, London NW1

Wed 21 May

£5 / 0844 209 0344

  • 19:00

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

Wed 20 Aug

£18 (£11) / 01253 290190

  • 20:00

Thu 21 Aug

£18 (£11) / 01253 290190

  • 20:00

Fri 22 Aug

£18 (£11) / 01253 290190

  • 20:00
…and 6 more dates until 31 Aug

Chalk Farm

  • 3 stars

Award-winning playwrights Kieran Hurley and AJ Taudevin, join forces with highly acclaimed ThickSkin (Blackout, The Static), in this explosive new play about love and blame during the 2011 London riots.

Dundee Rep

Thu 1 May

Prices to be confirmed / 01382 223530

  • 19:30

The Garage, Norwich

Thu 24 Apr

£10 (£5 under 25s) / 01603 283382

  • 19:30

Fri 25 Apr

£10 (£5 under 25s) / 01603 283382

  • 19:30

Theatre Royal, Bath

Mon 28 Apr

The Egg

£7.50 (Children £6.50; £6.50) / 01225 448844

  • 19:00

The Collision of Things

The lives of three friends collide in a foreign land where tragedy threatens their survival and pushes them to the limit.

The New Diorama Theatre, London NW1

Wed 21 May

£5 / 0844 209 0344

  • 20:30

The Crutch And The Buttercup

Karla Shacklock Company presents a double bill of

Bridport Arts Centre

Sat 26 Apr

£10 (£8) / 01308 424204

  • 19:30
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En Attendant Godot (Waiting For Godot)

  • Written by: Samuel Beckett

A colourful, beautifully choreographed and movingly performed version of Samuel Beckett's famous play from Theatre NoNo, one of France's most exciting theatre troupes steeped in the clown and cabaret tradition.

Ardhowen Theatre, Enniskillen

Thu 31 Jul

£13 (£11) / 028 6632 5440

  • 19:00

Fri 1 Aug

£13 (£11) / 028 6632 5440

  • 19:00

Sat 2 Aug

£13 (£11) / 028 6632 5440

  • 19:00

Gandini Juggling Presents Smashed

Nine jugglers perform this physical work, set to a music hall soundtrack, which explores the joy of catching and the fear of dropping an object and also acts as a homage to Pina Bausch.

Bristol Old Vic

Tue 20 May

£5–£16 (£5–£12) / 0117 987 7877

  • 19:30

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Thu 24 Apr

£12.50–£17.50 preview; £15–£20; £12.50–£17.50 preview; £17–£22 (£16; £16)

  • 19:30

Fri 25 Apr

£12.50–£17.50 preview; £15–£20; £12.50–£17.50 preview; £17–£22 (£16; £16)

  • 19:30

Sat 26 Apr

£12.50–£17.50 preview; £15–£20; £12.50–£17.50 preview; £17–£22 (£16; £16)

  • 18:00
…and 19 more dates until 18 May

The Girl And The Goat

A devised physical theatre play exploring sexuality and the edges between imagination and reality in an effusion of song, imagery and poetic movement.

The Warren, Brighton

Tue 13 May

£9 (£7.50)

  • 18:00

Wed 14 May

£9 (£7.50)

  • 18:00

Fri 16 May

£9 (£7.50)

  • 18:00

Hey Jig-A-Jig

  • Written by: Shakespeare

Charmed Life Theatre tell the remarkable story of Elizabethan comic actor Will Kemp, a contemporary and associate of Shakespeare, and his record-breaking dance all the way from London to Norwich.

The Fisher Theatre, Bungay

Fri 6 Jun

£9 (£7.50) / 01986 897130

  • 19:30

Sat 7 Jun

£9 (£7.50) / 01986 897130

  • 19:30

Seagull Theatre, Lowestoft

Fri 20 Jun

£10 (£8) / 01502 589726

  • 19:30
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Ieva Kuniskis Double Bill: Gone To Get Milk & Women's Tales

  • Written by: Ieva Kuniskis

A double bill of physical dance-storytelling, offering a snapshot of other people's worlds.

Blue Elephant Theatre, London SE5

Wed 7 May

£10–£27.50 / 020 7701 0100

Thu 8 May

£10–£27.50 / 020 7701 0100

Fri 9 May

£10–£27.50 / 020 7701 0100

Immortal Chi

Mixture of exhilarating martial arts, multi-media images and live music telling the story of a Tai Chi Master and his ultimate challenge.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 19 Jun

£20–£23.50

Fri 20 Jun

£20–£23.50

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sun 1 Jun

£20–£23.50 / 08441 717620

Mon 2 Jun

£20–£23.50 / 08441 717620

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 21 Jul

£16–£24.50 (Children £16 under 16s) / 01702 351135

  • 20:00

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…and at 7 other places

John Newton: Amazing Grace

Told through word, folk song, and physical theatre, John Newton's remarkable life is laid out, describing his transformation from slave ship captain to church leader and author of arguably the most famous hymn ever written.

The Elgiva, Chesham

Tue 16 Sep

£10 (£8) / 01494 582900

  • 19:30

Rites Of War

Leading UK aerial dance company Gravity & Levity collaborates with director/choreographer Darshan Singh Bhuller and BBC Afghanistan Correspondent David Loyn to portray intimate images of endurance, grief, humour and hope.

The Lowry, Salford

Tue 13 May

Quays Theatre

£13–£18 / 0843 208 6000

  • 20:00

Wed 14 May

Quays Theatre

£13–£18 / 0843 208 6000

  • 20:00

Sirens

Renowned Belgian theatre company Ontroerend Goed presents a contemporary performance in which six young women explore and challenge various received ideas about what it is to be female in the 21st century.

Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Tue 27 May

£14 ( £10; £10) / 01752 267222

  • 19:45

Wed 28 May

£14 ( £10; £10) / 01752 267222

  • 19:45

Thu 29 May

£14 ( £10; £10) / 01752 267222

  • 19:45
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