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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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Kill Johnny Glendenning

A murderous comedy about the Glasgow underworld. Co-production between the Royal Lyceum Theatre and Citizens Theatre.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 22 Oct

£8.50 / 0141 429 0022

Thu 23 Oct

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

Fri 24 Oct

£15–£20.50 (Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

…and 11 more dates until 8 Nov

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Sep

£10 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30

Sat 20 Sep

£10 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Tue 23 Sep

£10 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30
…and 11 more dates until 11 Oct

Still Game

  • Cast: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

The stage version of Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill's TV sitcom of ageing disgracefully, starring Ford Kiernan as Jack Jarvis and Greg Hemphill as Victor McDade.

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Fri 19 Sep

£45 / 0141 248 3000

Sat 20 Sep

£45 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 21 Sep

£45 / 0141 248 3000

…and 10 more dates until 7 Oct

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

Thu 18 Sep

£10–£12 / 0141 565 1000

  • 19:30
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Educating Ronnie

Joe Douglas' one-man show about his friendship with a Ugandan boy and how what began as a request for help turned into something much more complicated.

Darlington Civic Theatre

Fri 24 Oct

£5 / 01325 486555

  • 13:30
  • 19:00

The Gwyn Hall, Neath

Thu 9 Oct

£10 (£8; £5) / 0300 365 6677

  • 19:30

The Octagon Theatre, Bolton

Mon 29 Sep

£10 (£8) / 01204 520661

  • 19:30

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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.

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Tue 14 Oct

£7 (Family £26) / 0131 665 2240

  • 14:00

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sun 19 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; Children £8.50; Family £8) / 01383 602302

Mon 20 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; Children £8.50; Family £8) / 01383 602302

The Carriageworks, Leeds

Thu 30 Oct

£9.50 (£8.50; £34) / 0113 224 3801

  • 14:30

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…and at 10 other places

Guinea Pigs on Trial

Sh!t Theatre share their ongoing efforts to sell themselves to medical science, using song, satire, spoken word, humour and movement.

Chelsea Theatre, London SW10

Fri 21 Nov

£10 (£5) / 020 7352 1967

  • 19:45

Sat 22 Nov

£10 (£5) / 020 7352 1967

  • 19:45

Colchester Arts Centre

Wed 19 Nov

£0-£15 / 01206 500900

  • 20:00

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

Fri 19 Sep

£8.50 / 0141 429 0022

Sat 20 Sep

£8.50 / 0141 429 0022

Tue 23 Sep

£8.50 / 0141 429 0022

…and 14 more dates until 11 Oct

Lotty’s War

  • Directed by: Bruce Guthrie
  • Written by: Giuliano Crispini

Guiliano Crispini's thriller set on the occupied Channel Islands during WWII.

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Mon 22 Sep

£15.50–£23; £15.50–£23 concs available / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Tue 23 Sep

£15.50–£23; £15.50–£23 concs available / 01323 412000

  • 19:45

Wed 24 Sep

£15.50–£23; £15.50–£23 concs available / 01323 412000

  • 14:30
  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Mon 13 Oct

£14–£26 / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

Tue 14 Oct

£14–£26 / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

Wed 15 Oct

£14–£26 / 01242 572573

  • 19:45
…and 3 more dates until 18 Oct

The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Tue 28 Oct

£20–£26 / 01642 552663

  • 19:30

Wed 29 Oct

£20–£26 / 01642 552663

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 30 Oct

£20–£26 / 01642 552663

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov

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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

  • 19:30

Tue 28 Oct

£15–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

  • 19:30

Wed 29 Oct

£15–£30.50 / 0131 529 6000

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 1 Nov

Milton Keynes Theatre

Mon 22 Sep

£18.50–£33.50 / 0844 871 7652

Tue 23 Sep

£18.50–£33.50 / 0844 871 7652

Wed 24 Sep

£18.50–£33.50 / 0844 871 7652

…and 3 more dates until 27 Sep

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Mon 6 Oct

£12–£32.50 / 0870 607 7533

Tue 7 Oct

£12–£32.50 / 0870 607 7533

Wed 8 Oct

£12–£32.50 / 0870 607 7533

…and 3 more dates until 11 Oct

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A Play, a Pie and a Pint: Flame Proof

Play by Lesley Hart about the travails suffered by Lyssa and Buddy at a wedding.

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Mon 29 Sep

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

Tue 30 Sep

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

Wed 1 Oct

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

…and 3 more dates until 4 Oct

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 7 Oct

£12 / 0131 228 1404

  • 13:00

Wed 8 Oct

£12 / 0131 228 1404

  • 13:00

Thu 9 Oct

£12 / 0131 228 1404

  • 13:00
…and 2 more dates until 11 Oct

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

Thu 18 Sep

£23.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Fri 19 Sep

£23.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Sat 20 Sep

£23.50–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

…and 96 more dates until 1 Feb 2015

Within the Shadows

A family move to Port Glasgow in search of a new start, but what they find is something more macabre than they could ever imagine. Why are the locals acting so weird? What is that tune howling in the wind? Who is that creature that tip toes around the streets of Port Glasgow in the dark? Rusty Boat Young People’s…

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Thu 13 Nov

The Beacon Studio

£7 / 01475 723723

Fri 14 Nov

The Beacon Studio

£7 / 01475 723723

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

Wed 29 Oct

£6–£9 / 01563 554900

  • 19:30

Thu 30 Oct

£6–£9 / 01563 554900

  • 14:00
…and 2 more dates until 1 Nov back to top

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

Sat 29 Nov

£10.50 (Children £6.50) / 0141 429 0022

Wed 3 Dec

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Thu 4 Dec

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

…and 23 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

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

  • 19:30

The Customs House, South Shields

Wed 1 Oct

£20 / 0191 454 1234

  • 19:45

Epsom Playhouse

Wed 8 Oct

£20 / 01372 742555

  • 20:00

Fri 17 Oct

£20 / 01372 742555

  • 20:00

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…and at 1 other place

Embrace

Promenade performance inspired by the Indian legend of Amrita Devi. Featuring aerial, shadow theatre and installation, Embrace asks how far are we prepared to go to stand up for our beliefs. Ages 8+.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Wed 8 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0131 554 8923

Meet at North Gate entrance on Inverleith Place.

Thu 9 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0131 554 8923

Meet at North Gate entrance on Inverleith Place.

Fri 10 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0131 554 8923

Meet at North Gate entrance on Inverleith Place.

Sat 11 Oct

£12 (£10) / 0131 554 8923

Meet at North Gate entrance on Inverleith Place.

The Full Monty – The Play by Simon Beaufoy

Adaptation by Simon Beaufoy based on his own BAFTA winning screenplay. A group of unemployed Sheffield men form an unlikely striptease act.

Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 13 Apr 2015

£12.50–£27.50 / 0844 847 2325

Tue 14 Apr 2015

£12.50–£27.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 15 Apr 2015

£12.50–£27.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 3 more dates until 18 Apr 2015

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 23 Sep

£12.50–£29.50 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 24 Sep

£10–£24.50 / 0844 871 7648

£12.50–£29.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 25 Sep

£12.50–£29.50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 8 more dates until 4 Oct

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Mon 20 Oct

£12.50–£27.50 / 0870 606 3536

Tue 21 Oct

£12.50–£27.50 / 0870 606 3536

Wed 22 Oct

£10–£24.50 / 0870 606 3536

£12.50–£27.50 / 0870 606 3536

…and 3 more dates until 25 Oct

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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

Thu 18 Sep

£22.50–£85 / 0844 871 7627

Fri 19 Sep

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Sat 20 Sep

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

…and 126 more dates until 15 Feb 2015 back to top

Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure

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

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (Children £11.50–£13.50; £54) / 01892 530613

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£13.50–£15.50 (Children £11.50–£13.50; £54) / 01892 530613

  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 24 Jan 2015

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

  • 10:00
  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Sun 25 Jan 2015

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

  • 10:00
  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

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…and at 20 other places

Young Opera Venture: The Magic Flute

A production of Mozart's magical opera.

Empire Theatre, Consett

Sat 4 Oct

£14 (£12) / 01207 218171

  • 19:30

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

Wed 22 Oct

£10–£16 / 01484 430528

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Middlesbrough Theatre

Wed 8 Oct

£16 / 01642 815181

  • 19:30 – 22:15

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Adrian's Wall

Having just turned 40 years of age, office worker Adrian Wilson decides to walk the length of Hadrian's Wall where he finds more than just backpacks, blisters and bricks. Written by Malvern Theatre's writer in residence Nick Wilkes.

Malvern Theatres

Thu 18 Sep

£13.44–£20.16 / 01684 892 277

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Fri 19 Sep

£13.44–£20.16 / 01684 892 277

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Sat 20 Sep

£13.44–£20.16 / 01684 892 277

  • 19:30 – 22:00

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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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.

The Arts Centre, Ormskirk

Thu 23 Oct

£18 (£16) / 01695 584480

  • 19:30

Berry Theatre, Southampton

Fri 7 Nov

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

  • 19:30

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Sat 29 Nov

£17.50 / 01539 725 133

  • 20:00

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…and at 23 other places back to top