Evening events, Theatre, Physical theatre

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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.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£28 (£24) / 01892 530613

Sun 8 Feb 2015

£28 (£24) / 01892 530613

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£17–£23 (£18–£20; Children £16.50 under 16s) / 020 8561 8371

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£17–£23 (£18–£20; Children £16.50 under 16s) / 020 8561 8371

Fri 13 Feb 2015

£17–£23 (£18–£20; Children £16.50 under 16s) / 020 8561 8371

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Thu 19 Mar 2015

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Fri 20 Mar 2015

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Sun 22 Mar 2015

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

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…and at 2 other places

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.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£20–£22 / 01475 723723

Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 30 Mar 2015

£17–£29 / 0844 847 2325

Buxton Opera House

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£25 / 0845 127 2190

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…and at 29 other places

Sanitise

A physical and visual journey of one woman trapped in her bedroom.

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£13.20 / 01224 642230

  • 19:00 Sanitise The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Mr Carmen

An avant garde theatre piece.

Norwich Puppet Theatre

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£10–£16 / 01603 629921

Part of Manipulate.

  • 19:30 – 20:30 Mr Carmen Norwich Puppet Theatre

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£8–£16 / 0131 228 1404

Part of Manipulate.

  • 19:30 Mr Carmen Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Beta Testing

A combination of comedy and circus-style juggling as Circus Geeks take a light-hearted look at awkward social situations and misplaced fears.

Salisbury Arts Centre

Tue 24 Feb 2015

£12; £9 mems concs (£10; £11) / 01722 321744

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Birdy

Inspired by the famous William Wharton novel, Birdy is a moving story of friendship and family, dreams and survival, exploring the effects of war, notions of sanity and one man's obsession with birds.

Jacksons Lane Theatre, London N6

Thu 26 Feb 2015

£14.95 (£12.95) / 020 8340 5226

  • 20:00 Birdy Jacksons Lane Theatre, London

Fri 27 Feb 2015

£14.95 (£12.95) / 020 8340 5226

  • 20:00 Birdy Jacksons Lane Theatre, London

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.

New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Tue 14 Apr 2015

£10–£25 / 01473 295900

Wed 15 Apr 2015

£10–£25 / 01473 295900

Thu 16 Apr 2015

£10–£25 / 01473 295900

Broke : The Paper Birds

Production based on interviews taken across the UK in 2014 by The Paper Birds exploring real-life stories of poverty and debt.

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Thu 26 Feb 2015

£14 (£12) / 0121 446 3232

Butterfly

From the award-winning Ramesh Meyyappan comes a unique adaptation of Madame Butterfly.

The Arches, Glasgow

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£10–£14 / 0141 565 1000

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£10 / 01224 642230

Part of Manipulate.

macrobert, Stirling

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£12 (£10.50; Students £5.50) / 01786 466666

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Butterfly

Ramesh Meyyappan's storytelling genius and visually poetic style combine with Gavin Glover's expressive puppets to create an innovative piece of visual theatre based on the tragic story of Madame Butterfly.

Norwich Puppet Theatre

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£14–£16 / 01603 629921

  • 19:30 – 20:40 Butterfly Norwich Puppet Theatre
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Circles

Circles is an intimate tale inspired by the human struggle to simply let go. Told using physical theatre, storytelling and an immersive soundtrack Circles promises a touching and unforgettable theatre experience.

The Space, London E14

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£12 (£8) / 020 7515 7799

  • 20:00 – 22:15 Circles The Space, London

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£12 (£8) / 020 7515 7799

  • 20:00 – 22:15 Circles The Space, London

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£12 (£8) / 020 7515 7799

  • 20:00 – 22:15 Circles The Space, London

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£12 (£8) / 020 7515 7799

  • 18:00 – 20:15 Circles The Space, London

The Fell Walker

Fired Up Theatre presents an adaptation of Michael Wood's thriller in which a government minister is found dead at the foot of a Lake District mountain.

Lichfield Garrick

Sat 14 Mar 2015

Studio Theatre

£14 ( £10) / 01543 412121

Gaia: Global Circus

  • Directed by: Frederique Ait-Touati
  • Written by: Pierre Daubigny

The philosopher, anthropologist, and sociologist Bruno Latour's performance piece attempts to lend some urgency to the imminent death of humanity through global warming. Performed for the first time in English, and followed by a Q&A session.

The Bloomsbury Theatre, London WC1H

Sat 14 Feb 2015

£21 (£15) / 020 3108 1000

Globally Wanted

Finnish company, Circus Uusi Maailma presents a performance of absurd happenings told through circus, acrobatics, parkour, physical theatre and an ingenious design.

Jacksons Lane Theatre, London N6

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£14.95 (£12.95) / 020 8340 5226

Thu 5 Mar 2015

£14.95 (£12.95) / 020 8340 5226

Fri 6 Mar 2015

£14.95 (£12.95) / 020 8340 5226

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£14.95 (£12.95) / 020 8340 5226

Gloriator

Angus Barr directs a clown show devised and performed by French-English female double-act Spitz & Co, inspired by Ridley Scott's Gladiator.

The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Thu 12 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01392 434169

  • 19:30 Gloriator The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Fri 13 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01392 434169

  • 19:30 Gloriator The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Sat 14 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01392 434169

  • 19:30 Gloriator The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Plymouth University

Wed 25 Feb 2015

The House

£12 (£9) / 01752 585050

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The Government Inspector

Production of Gogol's drama, featuring physical story telling and a Klezmer soundtrack starring actors Robin Colyer and Anna Glynn of Flintlock Theatre.

Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Tue 10 Feb 2015

£13 (£9) / 0117 902 0344

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£13 (£9) / 0117 902 0344

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£13 (£9) / 0117 902 0344

…and 2 more dates until 14 Feb 2015

The Happiness

Karla Shacklock Company's physical theatre piece which incorporates breakneck choreography, spoken word and lives sound to tell personal stories from across the globe.

Swindon Dance @ The Town Hall Studios

Fri 20 Mar 2015

£11 (£9) / 01793 601700

Hide By Deborah Light

This physical theatre production fuses light, movement and sound to give an impression of disappearance and invisibility.

The Creative Campus, Liverpool

Tue 24 Feb 2015

The Capstone Theatre

£9.50 / 0151 291 3578

Inside The Box

In a UK premiere, Belgian performers Vicki and Wibbe Pompe explore the inexhaustible theme of gender. Who determines the images of men and women?

Jacksons Lane Theatre, London N6

Wed 25 Feb 2015

£10 (£8) / 020 8340 5226

The Intermediate Youth Theatre

The company presents a circus-style show consisting of a triple bill inspired by Grimm's Fairy Tales and the art of clowning.

The Courtyard, Hereford

Sat 28 Mar 2015

£5 / 01432 340555

Sun 29 Mar 2015

£5 / 01432 340555

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John

A verbatim dance-theatre work by Lloyd Newson, Artistic Director of DV8 Physical Theatre.

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£13.50–£19.50; £10.50–£16.50 under 26s / 01253 290190

  • 19:30 John Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Fri 13 Mar 2015

£13.50–£19.50; £10.50–£16.50 under 26s / 01253 290190

  • 19:30 John Grand Theatre, Blackpool

John Newton: Amazing Grace

Drama telling the story of Newton's transformation from slave ship captain to church leader.

The Market Place Theatre, Armagh

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£8–£10 / 02837 521821

Riverside Theatre, University Of Ulster, Coleraine

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£12 / 028 7032 3232

Swan Theatre, Worcester

Fri 27 Feb 2015

£10–£12

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

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 020 7304 4000

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 020 7304 4000

…and 5 more dates until 20 Jan 2015

My City.. My Revolution..

In a multilayered form of storytelling that synthesises physical performance, visuals, text and video, My City.. My Revolution. explores a woman's fractured journey where the act of walking triggers the multiple narratives engrained in the fabric of a city.

Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£8 (£6) / 020 7613 7498

Odyssey

Solo performance of the timeless Greek myth presented by Theatre Ad Infinitum.

Arts Centre Washington

Thu 26 Mar 2015

£8.50 (£6) / 0191 219 3455

  • 19:30 Odyssey Arts Centre Washington
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