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Hamlet

Dominic Hill directs Shakespeare's great tragedy, which has given rise to some of the most iconic phrases in the English language.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

£13–£17 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

Thu 9 Oct

£13–£17 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

Disney On Ice: 100 Years Of Magic

A colourful and exciting ice show, featuring around 65 Disney characters from across the years, including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and the Disney Princesses.

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Sat 4 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Sun 5 Oct

£14–£39 / 0844 499 1700

Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 11 Oct

£14–£23 / 0844 493 6666

Sun 12 Oct

£14–£23 / 0844 493 6666

National Indoor Arena, Birmingham

Sat 25 Oct

£15.70–£24.70 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 26 Oct

£15.70–£24.70 / 0871 945 6000

Sat 1 Nov

£15.70–£24.70 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 2 Nov

£15.70–£24.70 / 0871 945 6000

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Old MacDonald Had A Farm

A mix of live action, puppetry and animation telling the tale of Old MacDonald and his lively farm.

Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Sun 12 Oct

£5 (Family £15) / 0141 577 4956

  • 11:00

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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Not About Heroes

  • Written by: Stephen MacDonald

Stephen MacDonald's play about the encounter between WWI poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen in Edinburgh's Craiglockhart War Hospital and their burgeoning friendship in the turmoil of warfare.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Fri 31 Oct

£12.50 (£10.50; Children £10.50) / 01592 583302

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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

Criterion Theatre, London W1V

Thu 4 Dec

£11.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

Fri 5 Dec

£11.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

Sat 6 Dec

£11.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

…and 24 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Thu 23 Oct

£15 ( £52; Children £13 under 16s) / 01642 552663

  • 10:00

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Dogs Don't Do Ballet

  • Written by: Anna Kemp (book)

Biff loves the moonlight and music and walking on tiptoes. That's because he doesn't think of himself as a dog. Biff thinks he's a ballerina. A mix of puppetry, classical music and comedy, in David Duffy and Andrea Sadler's adaptation of Anna Kemp's book, illustrated by Sarah Ogilvy. Ages 2–6.

Harlow Playhouse

Sat 11 Oct

£14 / 01279 431945

  • 11:00

New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Wed 3 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

  • 11:00

Thu 4 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

  • 11:00

Fri 5 Dec

£8.50 (Children £5 under 16s) / 01473 295 900

  • 11:00
…and 21 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Eric The Elf's Chaotic Christmas

A special show for wee ones this Christmas time. Guaranteed to get even the grumpiest curmudgeon excited about the magic of Christmas!

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 11 Dec

Circle Studio

£8 / 0141 429 0022

Fri 12 Dec

Circle Studio

£8 / 0141 429 0022

Sat 13 Dec

Circle Studio

£8 / 0141 429 0022

…and 12 more dates until 31 Dec

Glimmer

From the creators of Albert Drive and Junction 25 comes this dynamic, feel-good show for the whole family.

Tramway, Glasgow

Fri 12 Dec

£6–£12 (£8; Family £32) / 0845 330 3501

  • 10:30

Wed 17 Dec

£6–£12 (£8; Family £32) / 0845 330 3501

  • 10:30

Hugless Douglas

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

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

Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford

Fri 3 Oct

£10 (£7.50; £30) / 01245 606505

  • 10:00

Sat 4 Oct

£10 (£7.50; £30) / 01245 606505

  • 11:30

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A Play, a Pie and a Pint: Flying With Swans

Three friends reunite for a simple trip to Arran, which becomes the journey of a lifetime. Written by Jack Dickson.

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Wed 12 Nov

£12 / 01292 288235

  • 12:00

Thu 13 Nov

£12 / 01292 288235

  • 12:00

Private Peaceful

  • Directed by: Simon Reade
  • Written by: Michael Morpurgo

Simon Reade's adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's novel about the life of Private Tommo Peaceful in WWI.

Hertford Theatre

Fri 3 Oct

£15 (£13) / 01992 531500

  • 10:30

A Christmas Carol

Everyone is rejoicing with festive cheer - but one man grumbles "bah humbug"! Ebenezer Scrooge is a notoriously bitter old man who is determined not to let Christmas interfere with his miserly routine. But one Christmas Eve, some unexpected supernatural visitors show him the true meaning of Christmas and the error of his…

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 3 Dec

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Thu 4 Dec

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Fri 5 Dec

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

…and 7 more dates until 18 Dec

Shrek the Musical

  • Directed by: Nigel Harman
  • Written by: David Lindsay-Abaire (lyrics)

Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, Shrek the Musical comes direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a million people. This production is directed by Nigel Harman, who starred as Lord Farquaad in the West End show and won the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a…

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£17–£50 / 01224 641122

  • 11:00

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£17–£50 / 01224 641122

  • 11:00

Sun 8 Feb 2015

£17–£50 / 01224 641122

  • 11:00

Tomas & Fantom A Double Bill

White Stag Theatre Company present a Gaelic drama double bill - Tomas, based on Tam O'Shanter by Robert Burns, and Fantom, based on the legend of the serial-killer Mac an t-Sronaich.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 30 Oct

Circle Studio

£12 (£2; Students £8.50; Children £8.50) / 0141 429 0022

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Blind

  • 4 stars

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

CASA Latin American Theatre Festival

Theatre work from the other side of the world – plus productions from Latin theatre-makers based in the UK – offering staunch social and political commentary, stunning visuals and poetic, personal storytelling. Held at the Barbican, Rich Mix and Institute for Latin American Studies.

Rich Mix, Bethnal Green

Fri 10 Oct

£6–£40 / 020 3302 0660

  • 10:00 – 21:30

Sat 11 Oct

£6–£40 / 020 3302 0660

  • 10:00 – 21:30

Sun 12 Oct

£6–£40 / 020 3302 0660

  • 10:00 – 21:30
…and 7 more dates until 19 Oct

Charlie & Lola's Best Bestest Play

Exciting stage production based on the popular books for tots about Charlie and his funny little sister Lola, and the many, many obstacles standing between her and bedtime. Ages 3+.

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea

Mon 27 Oct

£12 / 01424 229111

Nuffield Theatre, Southampton

Wed 29 Oct

£12 / 023 8067 1771

  • 11:00

Thu 30 Oct

£12 / 023 8067 1771

  • 11:00

Sat 1 Nov

£12 / 023 8067 1771

  • 11:00

The Woodville, Gravesend

Sat 25 Oct

£11.50 (Children £10) / 01474 337774

  • 10:30

Dotty The Dragon

An enchanting fairy tale adventure with a very happy ending. This clever new show comes to life with an irresistible blend of live music, fabulous puppets and high energy storytelling. Ages 3–6.

Lyric Hammersmith, London W6

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£8 / 020 8741 6850

  • 11:00

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£8 / 020 8741 6850

  • 11:00

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£8 / 020 8741 6850

  • 11:00
…and 2 more dates until 21 Feb 2015

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Sat 18 Oct

£9 / 01483 440000

  • 11:00

The Elf By Herself

Festive show about the elf who grew tall. Ages 3–6.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 29 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

  • 10:15

Sun 30 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

  • 10:15

Mon 1 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

  • 10:15
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The Forgotten Orchard

A funny, moving play which takes inspiration from apples to consider where our food comes from and how we can grow our own.

Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Sun 26 Oct

£5 (Family £15) / 0141 577 4956

  • 11:00

Paisley Arts Centre

Fri 24 Oct

£3 / 0300 300 1210

  • 10:30

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

Jackets for Goalposts: The Christmas Truce 1914

Macastory present the story of Archie, a soldier in France, as his experience of the Christmas truce.

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Dec

£7 (£5; Family £20) / 0131 556 9579

  • 11:00 – 11:45

Little Howard's Big Show for Kids

Real human Big Howard and interactive animation Little Howard are putting on the show of their lives.

The Y, Leicester

Thu 23 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0116 255 7066

  • 11:30

Lunch with Agatha

Two-act comedy play in the spirit of the mysteries of Miss Marple and Hercule Poirot.

Lanark Memorial Hall

Sat 4 Oct

£15 (includes soup and sandwich) / 01555 667999

  • 12:00
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