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In Time o' Strife

  • Directed by: Imogen Knight
  • Written by: Michael John McCarthy (music)

National Theatre of Scotland present a re-imagining of this rarely performed classic.

Beach Ballroom, Aberdeen

Tue 23 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 647647

  • 19:30

Wed 24 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 647647

  • 19:30

Thu 25 Sep

Prices to be confirmed / 01224 647647

  • 19:30

The Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford

Tue 30 Sep

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Wed 1 Oct

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Thu 2 Oct

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 4 Oct

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 14 Oct

£12.50–£15 (£2–£9) / 0141 429 0022

  • 19:30

Wed 15 Oct

£12.50–£15 (£2–£9) / 0141 429 0022

  • 19:30

Thu 16 Oct

£12.50–£15 (£2–£9) / 0141 429 0022

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 18 Oct

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The Baron Conspiracy

The Lincoln Company explores whether one man did make a giant leap for mankind through the true story of Thomas Roland Baron, a NASA scientist who refused to believe that man could land on the moon and whose life's work was abducted.

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre

Fri 24 Oct

£10 (£8) / 01522 882000

  • 19:30

Biko's Quest

Biko's Quest uses dance, music and text in a large cast performance to tell the story of inspirational anti-apartheid campaigner Steve Biko.

The Albany, London SE8

Wed 15 Oct

£12 / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Thu 16 Oct

£12 / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Blood Wedding

  • Directed by: Kim Charnock
  • Written by: Lorca

Aerial company RoguePlay Theatre presents a highly physical version of Federico Lorca's darkly poetic drama in which fates and family feuds combine to destroy the happiness of a young bride. Directed by Kim Charnock and Laura Meehan.

CAST, Doncaster

Fri 14 Nov

£12 (£10) / 01302 303959

  • 19:45

The Castle, Wellingborough

Tue 18 Nov

£12 ( £10; £10; £10; Children £10 under 18s) / 01933 270007

  • 19:30

Circomedia, Bristol

Thu 30 Oct

£10 ( £8; £8; Children £8 under 16s) / 0117 924 7615

  • 19:30

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Chalk About

Tackle the big questions of life – about identity and the meaning of it all – in this physical performance using mixed media props (including chalk outlines, as it were). Christine Devaney and Leandro Kee perform. Ages 8+.

Lincoln Drill Hall

Wed 22 Oct

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 01522 873894

  • 18:00

Thu 23 Oct

£8 (£6; Children £6) / 01522 873894

  • 18:00
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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.

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Sat 15 Nov

£22.50 / 0845 888 7581

  • 19:00

Sun 16 Nov

£22.50 / 0845 888 7581

  • 19:00

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 3 Nov

£25 / 020 8561 8371

Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 30 Mar 2015

£17–£29 / 0844 847 2325

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…and at 43 other places

Cirque Berserk

A large-scale family circus show with jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, musicians and stuntmen. Highlights include Hercules the strongman, award-winning clown Tweedy and a hair-raising motorcycle routine from Globe of Death.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£19–£27 / 0844 871 3014

Mon 2 Feb 2015

£19–£27 / 0844 871 3014

Tue 3 Feb 2015

£19–£27 / 0844 871 3014

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 26 Jan 2015

£19–£42 / 0844 871 7648

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£19–£42 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£19–£42 / 0844 871 7648

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Mon 9 Feb 2015

£19–£27 / 0844 871 7646

Tue 10 Feb 2015

£19–£27 / 0844 871 7646

Deranged (Over 14s)

An exciting piece of verbatim physical theatre telling the real stories of mental health patients in our communities. You will hear stories of people with determined optimism, despite often facing very bleak circumstances.

The Tacchi-Morris Arts Centre, Monkton Heathfield, Taunton

Wed 10 Dec

£7 (£6; £5) / 01823 414141

  • 19:30

Thu 11 Dec

£7 (£6; £5) / 01823 414141

  • 19:30

Disabled Theater

Choreographer Jérôme Bel’s Disabled Theater is a collaboration between Bel and the disabled actors of Zurich’s Theater HORA, Switzerland’s best-known professional theatre.

Tramway, Glasgow

Fri 17 Oct

£15 (£12) / 0845 330 3501

  • 19:30

Sat 18 Oct

£15 (£12) / 0845 330 3501

  • 19:30

Eliot Smith Dance Company: Inner Retrieval

Exploring themes of love, death and resurrection, this is an original evening of contemporary dance, choreographed to music by James MacMillan and Ben Frost.

Cathedral Church Of St Mary, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 25 Oct

£5 / 0191 232 6953

Doors open 7pm.

  • 19:30 – 20:30
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Embrace

Promenade performance inspired by the Indian legend of Amrita Devi. Featuring aerial, shadow theatre and installation, Embrace asks how far are we prepared to go to stand up for our beliefs. Ages 8+.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Wed 8 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0131 554 8923

Meet at North Gate entrance on Inverleith Place.

Thu 9 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0131 554 8923

Meet at North Gate entrance on Inverleith Place.

Fri 10 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0131 554 8923

Meet at North Gate entrance on Inverleith Place.

Sat 11 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0131 554 8923

Meet at North Gate entrance on Inverleith Place.

Fall Out & Club Red

Two nights of inspiring, devised physical theatre exploring themes of conflict. Fall Out is presented as part of The Physical Fellowship, the UK's only Physical Theatre Festival exclusively for young people, produced and directed by Highly Sprung.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Wed 22 Oct

£2–£5 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:00

Thu 23 Oct

£2–£5 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:00

Gloriator

Angus Barr directs a clown show devised and performed by French-English female double-act Spitz & Co. This low-budget two-hander is heroically inspired by Ridley Scott's film Gladiator.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sat 15 Nov

£12 (£10) / 01527 577330

  • 19:30

Canada Water Culture Space, London SE16

Wed 8 Oct

£10 (£8) / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30

Ignition

A show created in just four days and comprising 12 young performers. Directed by Scott Graham.

Stratford Circus, London E15

Sat 1 Nov

£5 / 0844 357 2625

  • 19:30

Kinesonic

Surreal steampunk fairytale featuring a mix of high skill circus, slapstick comedy and innovative music making.

Lincoln Drill Hall

Wed 29 Oct

£8 (£6; Children £6; Family £22) / 01522 873894

  • 19:00

Thu 30 Oct

£8 (£6; Children £6; Family £22) / 01522 873894

  • 19:00

Fri 31 Oct

£8 (£6; Children £6; Family £22) / 01522 873894

  • 19:00
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The Little Soldiers

Theatre Re presents an absurdist drama with live music, in which two brothers' constant fighting leads them both towards mutual destruction.

Derby Theatre

Fri 17 Oct

£9 / 01332 593939

  • 20:00

Square Chapel Arts, Halifax

Wed 15 Oct

£11; £9 disabled ( £9; £9; Children £9 under 16s) / 01422 349422

  • 20:00

Lola

Join Wild Lutrek for this darkly avant-garde adult clown performance that pays equal homage to Beckett and Shakespeare in this whimsical, magical mash up.

The Alma Tavern & Theatre, Bristol

Fri 3 Oct

£8 (£7) / 0117 946 7899

  • 20:00

London International Mime Festival

A programme which celebrates innovative wordless performance in the realms of circus, dance, performance art and beyond.

Linbury Studio Theatre At Royal Opera House, London WC2E

Tue 13 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 020 7304 4000

  • 19:45

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 020 7304 4000

  • 19:45

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 020 7304 4000

  • 19:45
…and 5 more dates until 20 Jan 2015

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

Thu 2 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0141 565 1000

Part of ArchesLIVE.

The Man Who Thought The Moon Would Fall Out Of The Sky:The Letter Room

Using physical theatre, new writing, live music, film and shadow puppetry, the tale is told by a gang of musicians and storytellers who stumble across a 19th century man's life in a scrapbook.

Theatre Royal, Wakefield

Mon 3 Nov

£9–£13 (Children £5 ages 15-25) / 01924 211311

  • 19:30
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A Midsummer Night's Dream (As You Like It)

  • Directed by: Dmitry Krymov
  • Written by: William Shakespeare

A witty retelling of Shakespeare's comedy from the director Dmitry Krymov, featuring large puppets, ballerinas and an opera singer. Performed in Russian with English surtitles.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Wed 12 Nov

Barbican Theatre

£16–£36 / 020 7638 8891

  • 19:45 – 21:30

Thu 13 Nov

Barbican Theatre

£16–£36 / 020 7638 8891

  • 19:45 – 21:30

Fri 14 Nov

Barbican Theatre

£16–£36 / 020 7638 8891

  • 19:45 – 21:30

Sat 15 Nov

Barbican Theatre

£16–£36 / 020 7638 8891

  • 19:45 – 21:30

Not Until We Are Lost

Ockham's Razor presents a series of short stories exploring what it means to be lost. Featuring physical theatre, aerial and circus skills and dance.

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Thu 18 Dec

£15 / 01223 357851

  • 20:00

Fri 19 Dec

£15 / 01223 357851

  • 20:00

Sat 20 Dec

£15 / 01223 357851

  • 20:00

Sun 21 Dec

£15 / 01223 357851

  • 20:00

On Our Way To Lisbon

  • Written by: Patrick Prior

A two-man play telling the story of Celtic's victory over Inter Milan in 1967 which saw them become the first British team to win the European Cup.

The Subscription Rooms, Stroud

Sun 21 Sep

£12 (£10; Children £5 under 18s) / 01453 760900

  • 19:30

Open Grip

A sort of scratch night for aerial performers, where they can showcase a work-in-progress. Everyone from beginners to professional welcome.

Out of the Blue Drill Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 27 Sep

£3 / 0131 555 7101

Open Grip 6 – aerial event.

  • 19:30 – 20:30

Othello

  • Directed by: Eddie Kay
  • Written by: Scott Graham (adapt)

A dynamic and physical adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy, directed by Scott Graham with choreography by Graham and Eddie Kay. The show contains scenes of a violent nature. Not suitable for ages below 14.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Wed 12 Nov

The House

£7.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:00

Thu 13 Nov

The House

£7.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

Fri 14 Nov

The House

£7.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

Sat 15 Nov

The House

£7.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30

CAST, Doncaster

Tue 4 Nov

£19.50 (£16.50) / 01302 303959

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Wed 5 Nov

£19.50 (£16.50) / 01302 303959

  • 19:30 – 21:30

Thu 6 Nov

£19.50 (£16.50) / 01302 303959

  • 19:30 – 21:30
…and 2 more dates until 8 Nov

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Tue 28 Oct

£14.50–£22.50; £12–£20 OAP/unwaged; £16.50–£24.50; £12–£20 OAP/unwaged (Children £12; Children £12) / 0116 242 3595

  • 19:30

Wed 29 Oct

£14.50–£22.50; £12–£20 OAP/unwaged; £16.50–£24.50; £12–£20 OAP/unwaged (Children £12; Children £12) / 0116 242 3595

  • 19:30

Thu 30 Oct

£14.50–£22.50; £12–£20 OAP/unwaged; £16.50–£24.50; £12–£20 OAP/unwaged (Children £12; Children £12) / 0116 242 3595

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

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