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The Pitiless Storm

  • 4 stars

On the eve of the Scottish referendum, on the most important night of his life, a left wing trade unionist goes through a crisis of conscience as he is forced to question his political and moral beliefs in the face of a sea-change in his country’s political life. Starring David Hayman and presented by Fair Pley.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Thu 11 Sep

£12 (£10; Under 18 £7) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

macrobert, Stirling

Thu 4 Sep

£14 (£12.50; Students £5.50) / 01786 466666

1984

Adaptation of George Orwell's political novel set in the world of Big Brother.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 2 Sep

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Wed 3 Sep

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Thu 4 Sep

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

…and 2 more dates until 6 Sep

Agatha Christie's Black Coffee

  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Christie's first play for the stage features the now-iconic Hercule Poirot and a typical crime plot.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Mon 6 Oct

£10–£29.50 / 08441 717620

Tue 7 Oct

£10–£29.50 / 08441 717620

Wed 8 Oct

£10–£29.50 / 08441 717620

…and 3 more dates until 11 Oct

Darlington Civic Theatre

Mon 22 Sep

£26 (£17.50) / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Tue 23 Sep

£26 (£17.50) / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Wed 24 Sep

£26 (£17.50) / 01325 486555

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

Derby Theatre

Mon 24 Nov

£11–£26.50 / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Tue 25 Nov

£11–£26.50 / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Wed 26 Nov

£11–£26.50 / 01332 593939

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

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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

  • 14:00

New Wolsey Studio, Ipswich

Wed 3 Dec

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

  • 14:00

Thu 4 Dec

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

  • 14:00

Fri 5 Dec

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

  • 14:00
…and 28 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Janis Joplin: Full Tilt

  • 4 stars

A celebration of Janis Joplin. Written by Peter Arnott and directed by Cora Bissett.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 11 Sep

£10–£16 / 0141 552 4267

  • 19:45

Fri 12 Sep

£10–£16 / 0141 552 4267

  • 19:45

Sat 13 Sep

£10–£16 / 0141 552 4267

  • 19:45

Jersey Boys

  • Directed by: Des McAnuff
  • Written by: Bob Crewe (lyrics)

Musical drama about the career of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons.

The Green Room, Liverpool

Fri 7 Nov

£15 / 0151 922 7771

  • 18:30

Piccadilly Theatre, London W1D

Tue 2 Sep

£22.50–£85 / 0844 871 7627

Wed 3 Sep

£22.50–£85 / 0844 871 7627

Thu 4 Sep

£22.50–£85 / 0844 871 7627

…and 140 more dates until 15 Feb 2015

A Play, a Pie & a Pint: Faster, Louder

An ill-advised twitter message sent to a humourless celebrity musician sparks a riotous chain of events that draws in the unyielding law, opportunistic journalists, the baying public and a god-fearing mother. Written by Steven Dick.

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Tue 2 Sep

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 3 Sep

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

Thu 4 Sep

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

…and 2 more dates until 6 Sep

Bugle Boy: D Day Tour

  • Written by: Glenn Miller (music)

A musical drama by Den Stevenson, which traces the life, career and mysterious disappearance of the late bandleader and composer Glenn Miller. This Bruce James Production features classic Miller songs.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 27 Sep

£10–£25

Buxton Opera House

Wed 1 Oct

£22 (£20) / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Thu 2 Oct

£22 (£20) / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Fri 3 Oct

£22 (£20) / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Thu 18 Sep

£18–£20; £15 / 020 8688 9291

  • 19:30

Fri 19 Sep

£18–£20; £15 / 020 8688 9291

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Sat 20 Sep

£18–£20; £15 / 020 8688 9291

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

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The Play That Goes Wrong

  • Directed by: Mark Bell
  • Written by: Henry Shields

Award winning company Theatre Mischief presents a play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society putting on a murder mystery production.

Duchess Theatre, London WC2B

Wed 3 Sep

£23.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Thu 4 Sep

£23.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Fri 5 Sep

£23.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

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Sex and the Suburbs

Claire Sweeney stars in – and co-wrote – this comedy musical about an agony aunt who finds it hard to take the advice she is so used to dishing out.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Thu 19 Mar 2015

£20.50–£22.50 / 01256 844244

  • 19:45

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£18–£37

Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 4 May 2015

£19–£23 / 0844 847 2325

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Wallace

A theatrical panel debate on Scottish independence, where audience participation is encouraged but not mandatory. Work-in-development from Rob Drummond, co-commissioned by National Theatre of Great Britain and The Arches. Developed with support from National Theatre Studio.

The Arches, Glasgow

Sun 14 Sep

£10–£12 / 0141 565 1000

  • 19:30

Mon 15 Sep

£10–£12 / 0141 565 1000

  • 19:30

Tue 16 Sep

£10–£12 / 0141 565 1000

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

50 Shades of Red, White and Blue

  • Written by: Leesa Harker

A stage adaptation of writer Leesa Harker's Belfast-based spoof of Fifty Shades Of Grey.

The Braid: Ballymena Town Hall, Museum and Arts Centre

Tue 2 Sep

£15 / 028 2565 7161

  • 20:00

Wed 3 Sep

£15 / 028 2565 7161

  • 20:00

The Burnavon Arts Centre, Cookstown

Thu 4 Sep

£15 / 02886 769949

  • 20:00

Craic Theatre and Arts Centre, Dungannon

Sat 20 Sep

Phone for prices / 028 8774 1100

  • 20:00

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Ghost

  • Directed by: Matthew Warchus
  • Written by: Bruce Joel Rubin (lyrics)

Musical based on the Oscar-winning movie about a man trapped between this world and the next who's trying to communicate with his heart-broken girlfriend through a psychic.

The Gwyn Hall, Neath

Tue 2 Sep

£10 (£8) / 0300 365 6677

  • 19:00

Wed 3 Sep

£10 (£8) / 0300 365 6677

  • 19:00

Thu 4 Sep

£10 (£8) / 0300 365 6677

  • 19:00

Fri 5 Sep

£10 (£8) / 0300 365 6677

  • 19:00

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

  • 14:30
  • 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

  • 14:30
  • 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

  • 14:30
  • 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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Oh What a Lovely War

Poignant anti-war musical, set during WWI.

Florians' Little Theatre, Inverness

Tue 9 Sep

£11 (£5.50) / 0333 666 3366

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Wed 10 Sep

£11 (£5.50) / 0333 666 3366

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Thu 11 Sep

£11 (£5.50) / 0333 666 3366

  • 19:30 – 22:00
…and 2 more dates until 13 Sep

Prophecy

New Scottish musical Prophecy is based on the Scottish Nostradamus (Brahan Seer).

St Bride's Centre, Edinburgh

Tue 9 Sep

£12 (parties of five or more £10 each) / 0131 346 1405

  • 19:30

Wed 10 Sep

£12 (parties of five or more £10 each) / 0131 346 1405

  • 19:30

Thu 11 Sep

£12 (parties of five or more £10 each) / 0131 346 1405

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 13 Sep

Walking on the Roof

BAFTA-nominated playwright Rona Munro's hilarious and poignant play about a woman hiding a guilty secret who's about to be found out.

Buccleuch Centre, Langholm

Wed 1 Oct

£10 (Children £5) / 01387 381196

  • 19:30

Buxton Opera House

Fri 12 Sep

£8.50 (£7.50) / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Sat 13 Sep

£8.50 (£7.50) / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

New Deer Public Hall, Turriff

Thu 4 Sep

£10 (£8)

A Walk at the Edge of the World

  • 4 stars

A performance inspired by the art of walking, which involves the whole audience going for a walk together.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 6 Sep

£12 (£10; Children £7) / 0131 665 2240

  • 19:30

Arcadia

  • Directed by: Giles Croft
  • Written by: Tom Stoppard

A serious comedy about science, sex and landscape gardening.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 2 Mar 2015

£10.50–£25.50

Tue 3 Mar 2015

£10.50–£25.50

Wed 4 Mar 2015

£10.50–£25.50

…and 3 more dates until 7 Mar 2015

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Mon 16 Feb 2015

£10.50–£25.50 / 08441 717620

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£10.50–£25.50 / 08441 717620

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£10.50–£25.50 / 08441 717620

…and 27 more dates until 21 Mar 2015

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Mon 23 Mar 2015

£10.50–£25.50 / 0870 607 7533

Tue 24 Mar 2015

£10.50–£25.50 / 0870 607 7533

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£10.50–£25.50 / 0870 607 7533

…and 3 more dates until 28 Mar 2015

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Ban This Filth!

Bissett plays 'himself' telling stories from his own life, and Andrea Dworkin, one of the most controversial women in history, who has a few things to say to him.

Smith Art Gallery & Museum, Stirling

Mon 22 Sep

£7 (£6) / 01786 471917

Part of Stirling Fringe Festival.

  • 19:30

Billy Elliot: The Musical

  • Directed by: Stephen Daldry
  • Written by: Lee Hall (lyrics)

Adaptation of the film about a miner's son, who dreams of becoming a ballet dancer.

Dorking Halls

Tue 21 Oct

£58 / 01306 881717

  • 17:00

Torch Theatre, Milford Haven

Sun 28 Sep

£12.50 (£10) / 01646 695 267

  • 14:00

Venue Cymru, Llandudno

Sun 28 Sep

£12.50 / 01492 872000

  • 14:00

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Courtroom Drama: Peter Manuel – The Beast of Birkenshaw

You, audience, are the jury in this recreation of the trial of Peter Manuel – notorious serial killer.

Stirling Sheriff Court

Sun 21 Sep

£10

Part of Bloody Scotland.

  • 12:00 – 13:00
  • 14:00 – 15:00
  • 16:00 – 17:00

Drama Queens: Play Reading for Pleasure

Join in play reading, featuring some all-women plays. No acting skills required, just sit with a cup of tea and muck in. Or just pop along and listen.

Glasgow Women's Library

Wed 24 Sep

£0–£2 / 0141 550 2267

  • 14:30

Thu 16 Oct

£0–£2 / 0141 550 2267

  • 17:30

Wed 26 Nov

£0–£2 / 0141 550 2267

  • 14:30

Thu 11 Dec

£0–£2 / 0141 550 2267

  • 17:30

Dylan Thomas: Clown in the Moon

A portrait of the poet's brief life, setting his broadcasts and iconic works alongside reminiscences of his antics and his encounters with women.

The Place, Bedford

Sat 1 Nov

£10 ( £8.50; £8.50; £8.50; Children £8.50 under 16s) / 01234 354321

  • 19:30
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