Evening events, Theatre, Physical theatre

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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

Sun 16 Nov

£22.50 / 0845 888 7581

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sat 7 Feb 2015

£20–£22 / 01475 723723

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 3 Nov

£25 / 020 8561 8371

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Facade

Enjoy a three course meal served by Crashmat Collective while they simultaneously perform circus acts around you. Contains strong language and adult references. Ages 16+.

The Albany, London SE8

Thu 13 Nov

£25 inc meal / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Facade The Albany, London

Fri 14 Nov

£25 inc meal / 020 8692 4446

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Facade The Albany, London

Artsdepot, London N12

Thu 20 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Fri 21 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Sat 22 Nov

Pentland Theatre

£45 includes a 3-course meal / 020 8369 5454

  • 19:30 Facade Artsdepot, London

Amsterdam (Over 16s)

A 21st-century high powered super-modern love story (in a nutshell), combining theatre with spoken word, movement and music.

South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell

Thu 20 Nov

Studio Theatre

£12; £9 under 21s (£11; £10) / 01344 484 123

Fri 21 Nov

Studio Theatre

£12; £9 under 21s (£11; £10) / 01344 484 123

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

The Castle, Wellingborough

Tue 18 Nov

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

Circomedia, Bristol

Thu 30 Oct

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

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Butterfly

From the award-winning Ramesh Meyyappan comes a unique adaptation of Madame Butterfly. This timeless story of love and loss is retold through physical theatre and some pretty nifty circus skills.

macrobert, Stirling

Thu 29 Jan 2015

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

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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

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

Hackney Empire, London E8

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£10–£25 / 020 8985 2424

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£10–£25 / 020 8985 2424

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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

Thu 11 Dec

£7 (£6; £5) / 01823 414141

The Enchanted Wintergarden

A new equestrian theatre show for all of the family, featuring performing horses, stunts, tricks, music and more.

Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Peebles

Fri 5 Dec

Over-5s only

£8 (Children £5; Family £22) / 01721 725777

Sat 6 Dec

Over-5s only

£8 (Children £5; Family £22) / 01721 725777

Footsteps Marking Time: The Cape Wrath Music and Dance Production

Production using music, dance and visuals to tell the story of one woman's solo walk across the Highlands and one man's journey of dance in a studio in Scoraig.

The Macphail Centre, Ullapool

Sat 29 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01854 613336

Gloriator

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

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sat 15 Nov

£12 (£10) / 01527 577330

Hunter and Johnny

In the spring of 1997, Johnny Depp moved into the basement of literary pioneer Hunter S Thompson's Owl Farm home for four months, in preparation for his role in Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. What followed was a submergence into the weird and wonderful world of Hunter. Bombs, drugs, liquor, mining lights and an enduring…

Camden People's Theatre, London NW1

Wed 19 Nov

£12 ( £10; £10) / 020 7419 4841

Thu 20 Nov

£12 ( £10; £10) / 020 7419 4841

Fri 21 Nov

£12 ( £10; £10) / 020 7419 4841

Sat 22 Nov

£12 ( £10; £10) / 020 7419 4841

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 Ignition Stratford Circus, London

Inferno's Hip-Hopety Xmas Show

Dance group Inferno, which is made up of nearly 80 members aged three to 16, present a live Christmas performance.

Mareel, Lerwick

Fri 12 Dec

£12 (£10) / 01595 743843

JazzArt Dance Theatre Company: 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 Dukes, Lancaster

Wed 5 Nov

£8–£10 / 01524 598 500

Thu 6 Nov

£8–£10 / 01524 598 500

Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 7 Nov

£14.50–£24 ( £12) / 0191 230 5151

Sat 8 Nov

£14.50–£24 ( £12) / 0191 230 5151

South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell

Fri 31 Oct

Wilde Theatre

£12; £24 festival pass ( £10) / 01344 484 123

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John Newton: Amazing Grace

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

Swan Theatre, Worcester

Fri 27 Feb 2015

£11.20–£13.44

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

Thu 30 Oct

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

Fri 31 Oct

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

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

The Main Yvette

Alan Kerr and Fiona Anderson’s new performance puts media representations of what it means to be female to the test, exposing contradictions and playfully toying with expectations.

Space Club, Edinburgh

Mon 24 Nov

£6 (£5)

Tue 25 Nov

£6 (£5)

Wed 26 Nov

£6 (£5)

…and 2 more dates until 28 Nov

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

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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

Thu 13 Nov

Barbican Theatre

£16–£36 / 020 7638 8891

Fri 14 Nov

Barbican Theatre

£16–£36 / 020 7638 8891

Sat 15 Nov

Barbican Theatre

£16–£36 / 020 7638 8891

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

Fri 19 Dec

£15 / 01223 357851

Sat 20 Dec

£15 / 01223 357851

Sun 21 Dec

£15 / 01223 357851

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 Othello Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Thu 13 Nov

The House

£7.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30 Othello Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Fri 14 Nov

The House

£7.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30 Othello Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Sat 15 Nov

The House

£7.50–£35 / 0121 236 4455

  • 19:30 Othello Birmingham Repertory Theatre

CAST, Doncaster

Tue 4 Nov

£19.50 (£16.50) / 01302 303959

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Othello CAST, Doncaster

Wed 5 Nov

£19.50 (£16.50) / 01302 303959

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Othello CAST, Doncaster

Thu 6 Nov

£19.50 (£16.50) / 01302 303959

  • 19:30 – 21:30 Othello CAST, Doncaster
…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 Othello Curve Theatre, Leicester

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 Othello Curve Theatre, Leicester

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 Othello Curve Theatre, Leicester
…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

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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 Riverfront, Newport

Sat 22 Nov

£12.50 (£10.50) / 01633 656757

Ron Athey in Conversation

Athey talks about the performances he's put on in relation to AIDS and explores the precarity of the human body. Chaired by Dr Stephen Greer from the University of Glasgow and followed by a Q&A with the audience.

Gilmorehill Centre, Glasgow

Thu 13 Nov

Over-18s only

Free (ticketed) / 0141 330 2892

Part of Glasgay!.

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