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Buffer

Thrive Theatre We type, we mail, we text, we Skype, we friend, but in a world that is more connected than ever, what happens when we strip away technology and remove the buffer between ourselves and reality? Join three 20-something examples of the first generation to grow up texting and Facebook-ing their way through…

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Theatre 3

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Theatre 3

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Theatre 3

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 16 Aug

Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure

A deep sea adventure with Captain Barnacles, Kwazii and Peso, in this brand new live stage show.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£14.50–£16.50 (Children £12.50–£14.50 under 16s; £58) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:00

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£14.50–£16.50 (Children £12.50–£14.50 under 16s; £58) / 020 8561 8371

  • 10:00

Bristol Hippodrome

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Sat 15 Nov

£18 (Children £16 under 16s; £64) / 01223 357851

  • 10:00

Sun 16 Nov

£18 (Children £16 under 16s; £64) / 01223 357851

  • 10:00

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…and at 4 other places

The Lu-Tings

Theatre Horizon (Hong Kong) Once upon a time a merman tribe called Lu-Tings was said to have settled in the southern tip of China, or what we know as Hong Kong today. Neither fish nor human beings, they tried hard to survive in face of the expanding Han Chinese culture until they could not take it anymore. A massive…

Greenside @ Nicholson Square, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Downstairs

£8 (£7) / 0131 618 6967

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Downstairs

£9 (£8) / 0131 618 6967

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Downstairs

£9 (£8) / 0131 618 6967

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 9 Aug

The Trojan Women

ETC The war is over but the battles rage on. The city is in ruins and only the women remain, awaiting their fate. A contemporary, atmospheric and intimate reworking of the classic Euripides text, focusing on the aftermath of war. Tense, energetic tragedy, created using testimonies from recent conflicts and performed…

theSpaces on the Mile, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Space 1

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Space 1

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Space 1

£8 (£6) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 16 Aug

Kitchen Porters

"An average day at work for a Kitchen Porter who is faced with colleagues, an environment and boss that constantly remind him how insignificant he is as a person but how vital he is as a piece of machinery. The public will not be a spectator; will be part of the nightmare in the kitchen…"

St John's Episcopal Church, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of just Festival.

Thu 7 Aug

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of just Festival.

Fri 8 Aug

£8 (£6) / 0131 229 7565

Part of just Festival.

…and 7 more dates until 25 Aug back to top

Pirate Gran

  • Directed by: Pieter Lawman
  • Written by: Geraldine Durrant

You'd never know Gran was a pirate – until you need her most! Based on Geraldine Durrant & Rose Forshall's Pirate Gran series.

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Udderbelly

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Udderbelly

£10 (£9) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Udderbelly

£11 (£10) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

Early Doors

Immersive theatre from Not Too Tame.

Jinglin' Geordie, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

The Pub

£10 (£9) / 0131 225 2803

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

The Pub

£10 (£9) / 0131 225 2803

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

The Pub

£9 (£8) / 0131 225 2803

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Unfaithful

Can relationships withstand the brutality of betrayal? Joan and Tom, Tara and Peter; two couples struggling to comprehend their roles as lovers, partners and individuals. As Tom and Tara face the tedium of daily life, how far will they go to feel their hearts beat again? When their paths cross, the emotional fall-out will…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Traverse 1 / Over-16s only

£13 (£7) / 0131 228 1404

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

Traverse 1 / Over-16s only

£19 (£14) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Traverse 1 / Over-16s only

£19 (£14) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 24 Aug

James I: The Key Will Keep The Lock

Part of a new cycle of history plays by Rona Murno. This first play, based around the first James of the Stewart Kings, portrays the struggles and choices he makes to try and save himself, his Queen and his crown.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sat 16 Aug

£15 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 17 Aug

£15 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Wed 20 Aug

£15 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Peppa Pig's Big Splash

All singing, all dancing puppet show with wee Peppa Pig and pals as they enjoy the rain and muddy puddles and try to fix the leaking nursery roof.

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 8 Oct

£14.50–£21 / 0844 847 2325

Buxton Opera House

Sun 14 Sep

£16.50 / 0845 127 2190

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Thu 4 Sep

£14.50–£16.50 / 08441 717620

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…and at 9 other places back to top

Spoiling

Scotland’s Foreign Minister will soon deliver a keynote speech outlining the newly-independent nation’s relationship with the former UK. But there’s a problem. She’s refusing to speak the words she’s been given. There’s something else she wants to say. At odds with her party, and pursued by a harassed party worker, she…

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 6 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 17 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 23 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Aliens Love Underpants

  • Directed by: Adam Bampton-Smith
  • Written by: Adam Bampton-Smith

A close encounter of the 'pantastic' kind.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 2 Aug

Main House

£15 / 0844 873 3433

Sun 3 Aug

Main House

£15 / 0844 873 3433

Sat 9 Aug

£15 / 0844 873 3433

…and 7 more dates until 31 Aug

Somebody I Used to Know

Everything I Own Does technology really bring us closer together? At fourteen Claire met best friend, Andrew. They bonded over The Simpsons, Mario Kart and Marlboro Reds. Before long they were inseparable. As is so often the case with childhood friends, their lives took different directions and they eventually drifted…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

The Cloud

£8 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

The Cloud

£8 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 7 Aug

The Cloud

£8 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 16 more dates until 25 Aug

Donald Robertson Is Not a Stand-Up Comedian

New piece by writer/performer Gary McNair – a coming of age story which looks at comedy in an entirely different light.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 8 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 14 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 20 Aug

Traverse 2

£18 (£13) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Alice in Wonderland

uwsuCPA ‘But I don't want to go among mad people…’ A haunting adaptation of Lewis Caroll’s classic novel is brought to life in a sinister reimagining. Wonderland is disturbingly closer than you think…. Age category: 14+

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Theatre 1

£6 (£3) / 0845 508 8515

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Theatre 1

£6 (£3) / 0845 508 8515

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Theatre 1

£6 (£3) / 0845 508 8515

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 9 Aug back to top

Blind

Beat-boxing champion Grace Savage looks at what young people are currently listening to in the world.

The Carriageworks, Leeds

Fri 14 Nov

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0113 224 3801

  • 11:00

The Dogs of War

Institute for the Exploration of Theatre, Dance and Performance Using the original text of Shakespeare’s Wars of the Roses plays alongside new text by The Master of Verona author David Blixt, the play features oft-cut scenes of soldiers, citizens, women, children and ghosts to re-examine representations of war via the…

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

One

£9 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

One

£11 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 6 Aug

One

£9 / 0131 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 16 Aug

Hancock’s Last Half Hour

  • Written by: Heathcote Williams

A performance based on the tragic life and career of comedian, Tony Hancock.

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Studio One

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 6 more dates until 10 Aug

Hugless Douglas

Blunderbus present the tale of poor hugless Douglas – the bear who is searching for the perfect cuddle. Ages 3–7.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sun 28 Sep

Second Space

£11

The Carriageworks, Leeds

Wed 29 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; £34) / 0113 224 3801

  • 11:00

Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Fri 3 Oct

£10 (£8.50; £40) / 01245 606505

  • 10:30

Sat 4 Oct

£10 (£8.50; £40) / 01245 606505

  • 11:30

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…and at 3 other places

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

  • 10:00

Sun 7 Dec

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

  • 10:00

Mon 8 Dec

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

  • 10:00
…and 10 more dates until 11 Jan 2015 back to top

Lavender Junction

Peppermint Muse Set against the fascinating backdrop of colonial India and inspired by a true story, this evocative suitcase of warm and witty memories journeys through living, learning and loving. During the waning years of the British Raj an ordinary woman shares her innermost thoughts and feelings whilst drawing on…

C nova, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

studio 1

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

studio 1

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

studio 1

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0845 260 1234

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

One Man, Two Guvnors

National Theatre's satirical, slapstick production based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni. Featuring Gavin Spokes as Francis Henshall and Shaun Williamson (Barry from EastEnders) as Charlie Clench.

Theatre Royal, Bath

Sat 13 Sep

£20 ( £15) / 01225 448844

  • 10:00 – 12:00

Peter Pan

Porty Youth Theatre A classic tale retold with spectacular visuals to keep the whole family entertained. With pirates, fairies, mermaids, the lost boys and the mighty villainous Captain Hook, there’s something for everyone. A great show for kids with sword fighting, magical fairy dust, and a journey to the land where…

theSpace @ Symposium Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

Amphitheatre

£8 (£7) / 0845 508 8515

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

Amphitheatre

£8 (£7) / 0845 508 8515

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 5 Aug

Amphitheatre

£8 (£7) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 4 more dates until 9 Aug

Angelina Ballerina

An all-singing, all-dancing musical show about Angelina Ballerina and her dancing pals.

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 3 Aug

£13.50 / 01702 351135

  • 11:00

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Wed 6 Aug

£12.50 / 020 8688 9291

  • 11:00

Thu 7 Aug

£12.50 / 020 8688 9291

  • 11:00

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Tue 19 Aug

£12.50 / 0151 666 0000

  • 11:00

Also on at:

Antigone

Mermaids Portsmouth High School In post-apocalyptic Thebes, one girl opposes state power to fight for her family and beliefs. One ruler stumbles blindly into annihilation, with warnings exploding all around him. This young interpretation of Sophocles' classic will move and amaze you.

Greenside, Edinburgh

Mon 11 Aug

Studio One

£6 (£4) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 12 Aug

Studio One

£6 (£4) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 13 Aug

Studio One

£6 (£4) / 0131 557 2124

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 16 Aug back to top