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Dirty Dusting

Three senior cleaning ladies embark on a brand new business venture together – a telephone sex line.

Alnwick Playhouse

Sat 25 Oct

£20.50 (£19.50) / 01665 510785

The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Fri 24 Oct

£20 / 01642 552663

Phoenix Theatre, Blyth

Fri 31 Oct

£20 / 01670 367 228

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Three Sisters

John Byrne (Tutti Frutti, The Slab Boys) present Chekhov's classic drama, documenting the decay of the privileged class in Russia and the search for meaning in the modern world.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£16.50–£25 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 25 Oct

£16.50–£25 / 0131 529 6000

Lady Fingers & Empire Biscuits

Artist Rosana Cade takes a look at Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which has been used in India to rule against homosexuality. Lady Fingers & Empire Biscuits explores the sexual legacy of colonialism.

The Arches, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0141 565 1000

Part of Glasgay!.

Sat 25 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0141 565 1000

Part of Glasgay!.

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

Piccadilly Theatre, London W1D

Fri 24 Oct

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Sat 25 Oct

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Sun 26 Oct

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

…and 95 more dates until 15 Feb 2015

Sid's Show

Sid from Cbeebies in his own show! Join him as he sets off to find out where on earth his fave socks have disappeared to!

The Deco, Northampton

Sat 1 Nov

£12 (£10; £40) / 0870 888 8899

  • 14:30 – 16:00 Sid's Show The Deco, Northampton

Harrow Arts Centre, Pinner

Wed 29 Oct

Elliott Hall

£12 (Children £9) / 020 8428 0124

Rotherham Civic Theatre

Fri 31 Oct

£12 (£8)

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51 Shades of Maggie

  • Written by: Leesa Harker

Comedy spoof of 50 Shades of Grey tells the story of Maggie Muff and her search for love. Maggie is a working class girl who, like most women, has been let down by all the men in her life.

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Sun 9 Nov

£20 / 01463 234234

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Fri 14 Nov

£10–£22 / 01224 641122

Sat 15 Nov

£10–£22 / 01224 641122

Annie

East Ayrshire Youth Theatre present their take on the tale of little orphan Annie.

Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

Tue 28 Oct

£6–£9 / 01563 554900

  • 19:30 Annie Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

Wed 29 Oct

£6–£9 / 01563 554900

  • 19:30 Annie Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock

Thu 30 Oct

£6–£9 / 01563 554900

  • 14:00 Annie Palace Theatre, Kilmarnock
…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

Cinderella

Spillers Pantomimes present their take on the classic rags-to-riches fairy tale with song and dance routines a plenty.

Motherwell Concert Hall and Theatre

Sat 22 Nov

£11 / 01698 403120

Fri 28 Nov

£13.50–£14.50 / 01698 403120

Sat 29 Nov

£13.50–£14.50 / 01698 403120

…and 26 more dates until 29 Dec

The Curing Room

In the spring of 1944, seven Soviet soldiers were captured by the Germans in Nazi-occupied Poland, imprisoned naked and abandoned. This powerful, thought-provoking and darkly funny play examines the lengths the men went to to survive. Based on a true story.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Fri 24 Oct

Main House

£15 (£12) / 020 7609 1800

Sat 25 Oct

Main House

£15 (£12) / 020 7609 1800

Sun 26 Oct

Main House

£15 (£12) / 020 7609 1800

…and 11 more dates until 9 Nov

Free Fall

HighTide Escalator playwright Vinay Patel’s new play explores humanity, desperation and hope.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Fri 24 Oct

£8–£10 / 020 7609 1800

  • 19:45 – 20:45 Free Fall Pleasance Theatre, London

Sat 25 Oct

£8–£10 / 020 7609 1800

  • 19:45 – 20:45 Free Fall Pleasance Theatre, London

Sun 26 Oct

£8–£10 / 020 7609 1800

  • 19:45 – 20:45 Free Fall Pleasance Theatre, London
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Ha Ha Hood

  • Written by: Ben Langley

The tale of Robin Hood with a comedy twist from writer Ben Langley

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Wed 12 Nov

£17–£22

Buxton Opera House

Mon 17 Nov

£18–£20 (Children £9–£10; £16–£18) / 0845 127 2190

Dundee Rep

Sat 15 Nov

£19.50 / 01382 223530

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Oh What A Lovely War

Oh, What a Lovely War! parodies end-of-the-pier pierrot theatre in a moving show about soldiers in WWI.

Corn Exchange, Wallingford

Fri 24 Oct

Phone for prices / 01491 825000

Sat 25 Oct

Phone for prices / 01491 825000

Opera House, Manchester

Tue 24 Feb 2015

£9.75–£35 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 25 Feb 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2275

Thu 26 Feb 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2275

…and 2 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

Princess Theatre, Torquay

Tue 17 Mar 2015

£10–£35 / 0870 847 2315

Wed 18 Mar 2015

£10–£35 / 0870 847 2315

Thu 19 Mar 2015

£10–£35 / 0870 847 2315

…and 2 more dates until 21 Mar 2015

Old MacDonald Had A Farm

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

The Carriageworks, Leeds

Thu 30 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; £34) / 0113 224 3801

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Fri 31 Oct

£10.50 (£9.50) / 01553 764864

Epsom Playhouse

Sat 8 Nov

£9.50 (Children £8.50; £32) / 01372 742555

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A Play, a Pie and a Pint: Squash

Martin McCormick's play about bad boy Paul and his antics.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£12 / 0131 228 1404

Sat 25 Oct

£12 / 0131 228 1404

A Slight Ache

A twisted and unhinged couple are visited by a mysterious man. Who is he and what does he want and is he even there? Tragicomic play written by Harold Pinter in 1958.

East Kilbride Arts Centre

Sat 8 Nov

£9 (£7) / 01355 261000

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The Wind in the Willows

A charming re-telling of Kenneth Grahame's classic novel.

Vaudeville Theatre, London WC2R

Wed 26 Nov

£18.75–£68.75 / 0844 482 9675

Thu 27 Nov

£18.75–£68.75 / 0844 482 9675

Fri 28 Nov

£18.75–£68.75 / 0844 482 9675

…and 40 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

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.

Derby Theatre

Mon 24 Nov

£11–£26.50 / 01332 593939

Tue 25 Nov

£11–£26.50 / 01332 593939

Wed 26 Nov

£11–£26.50 / 01332 593939

…and 3 more dates until 29 Nov

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Mon 27 Oct

£20–£26 / 0151 666 0000

Tue 28 Oct

£20–£26 / 0151 666 0000

Wed 29 Oct

£20–£26 / 0151 666 0000

…and 3 more dates until 1 Nov

Opera House, Manchester

Mon 17 Nov

£12.50–£35 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 18 Nov

£15–£35 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 19 Nov

£15–£35 / 0844 847 2275

…and 3 more dates until 22 Nov

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Avenue Q

The award-winning musical comedy about some memorable characters on a certain New York street.

Gardyne Theatre, Dundee

Fri 24 Oct

£12–£14 / 01382 434940

  • 19:30 Avenue Q Gardyne Theatre, Dundee

Sat 25 Oct

£12–£14 / 01382 434940

  • 19:30 Avenue Q Gardyne Theatre, Dundee

Bondagers

Sue Glover’s play with music and song follows six women land workers as they graft and dance their way through a year on a 19th Century Borders farm. Directed by Lu Kemp.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
…and 14 more dates until 15 Nov

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

Sun 30 Nov

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Mon 1 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

…and 30 more dates until 31 Dec back to top

Eric and Little Ern

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Dick Hills

A tribute to the stage and screen duo, performed by Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens.

Berry Theatre, Southampton

Fri 7 Nov

£15–£18 (Children £15; £15; £15) / 01489 799499

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Sat 29 Nov

£17.50 / 01539 725 133

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Fri 14 Nov

£17 (£15) / 0131 665 2240

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…and at 9 other places

The Mousetrap

  • Directed by: Ian Watt-Smith
  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie's play has been performed over 25,000 times. Now celebrating its diamond anniversary in the London West End, it's finally embarking on a UK tour.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 27 Oct

£15–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

Tue 28 Oct

£15–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 29 Oct

£15–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 3 more dates until 1 Nov

Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 1 Dec

£28

Tue 2 Dec

£28

Wed 3 Dec

£28

…and 3 more dates until 6 Dec

Regent Theatre, Ipswich

Mon 17 Nov

£14.50–£34.50 (£11.50–£31.50)

Tue 18 Nov

£14.50–£34.50 (£11.50–£31.50)

Wed 19 Nov

£14.50–£34.50 (£11.50–£31.50)

…and 3 more dates until 22 Nov

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One Man, Two Guvnors

  • Directed by: Adam Penford
  • Written by: Grant Olding (music)

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.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Tue 3 Feb 2015

£10–£35 / 08441 717620

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£10–£35 / 08441 717620

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£10–£35 / 08441 717620

…and 2 more dates until 7 Feb 2015

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£14–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£14–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£14–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 2 more dates until 21 Feb 2015

Grand Opera House, York

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 871 3024

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 871 3024

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 871 3024

…and 2 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

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A Play, a Pie and a Pint: Crash

Andy Duffy's play focuses on a stock trader who has lost his magic touch.

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Fri 24 Oct

£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

Sat 25 Oct

£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

£12 / 0131 228 1404

Wed 29 Oct

£12 / 0131 228 1404

Thu 30 Oct

£12 / 0131 228 1404

…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

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

Tue 11 Nov

£12 / 01292 288235

Wed 12 Nov

£12 / 01292 288235

Thu 13 Nov

£12 / 01292 288235

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Fri 24 Oct

£10 / 01224 642230

Sat 25 Oct

£10 / 01224 642230

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Mon 27 Oct

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 28 Oct

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 29 Oct

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 1 Nov

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