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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.

Derby Theatre

Wed 26 Nov

£11–£26.50 / 01332 593939

Thu 27 Nov

£11–£26.50 / 01332 593939

Fri 28 Nov

£11–£26.50 / 01332 593939

Sat 29 Nov

£11–£26.50 / 01332 593939

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

Fri 28 Nov

£13.50–£14.50 / 01698 403120

Sat 29 Nov

£13.50–£14.50 / 01698 403120

Sun 30 Nov

£13.50–£14.50 / 01698 403120

…and 25 more dates until 29 Dec

Aladdin

Panto veterans Grant Stott, Andy Gray and Allan Stewart take to the stage to present Aladdin complete with special effects.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

Sun 30 Nov

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

Tue 2 Dec

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

…and 41 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

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

The Absence Of War

  • Directed by: Jeremy Herrin
  • Written by: David Hare

A political drama by David Hare.

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Tue 14 Apr 2015

Seniors £17–£25 / 0844 482 1556

Wed 15 Apr 2015

Seniors £17–£25 / 0844 482 1556

Thu 16 Apr 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Seniors £17–£25 / 0844 482 1556

…and 8 more dates until 25 Apr 2015 back to top

A Play A Pie & A Pint: The King's Kilt

When an American academic finds a lost diary in an Edinburgh B&B, he discovers it was written by Walter Scott around the time he was preparing Scotland for the arrival of George IV. The King needs a kilt to greet the people, but making the monarch one is proving more difficult that planned.

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Tue 2 Dec

£10 / 01224 642230

Wed 3 Dec

£10 / 01224 642230

Thu 4 Dec

£10 / 01224 642230

…and 2 more dates until 6 Dec

Òran Mór, Glasgow

Wed 26 Nov

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

Thu 27 Nov

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

Fri 28 Nov

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

Sat 29 Nov

£9.50–£14.06 / 0141 357 6200

The Fault Line

Estrada Actors Studio presents a powerful drama about an abusive domestic relationship.

Room at the Top, Glasgow

Fri 28 Nov

£10 / 0141 332 2195

Ticket includes a complimentary wine and chance to meet the cast afterwards.

Sat 29 Nov

£10 / 0141 332 2195

Ticket includes a complimentary wine and chance to meet the cast afterwards.

Cambusdonald Royal

Bathgate Theatre Company present James Scotland's comedy Cambusdonald Royal.

Regal Community Theatre, Bathgate

Wed 26 Nov

£12 / 01506 630085

Thu 27 Nov

£12 / 01506 630085

Fri 28 Nov

£12 / 01506 630085

The Hypochondriac

  • Directed by: Lindsay Posner
  • Written by: Moliere

Molière's medicinal piece about miserly Argan and his list of imaginary ailments is adapted by Richard Bean (One Man, Two Guvnors) and stars Tony Robinson.

Richmond Theatre

Wed 26 Nov

£10–£47.50 / 0870 060 6651

Thu 27 Nov

£10–£47.50 / 0870 060 6651

Fri 28 Nov

£10–£47.50 / 0870 060 6651

Sat 29 Nov

£10–£47.50 / 0870 060 6651

The Devil Masters

Writer Iain Finlay MacLeod’s surrealist black comedy twists the ordinary, asking what we become when we peel away the layers of class division and social decorum. Directed by award-winning Traverse artistic director Orla O’Loughlin.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 6 Dec

£7–£16 (£8–£13) / 0131 228 1404

Tue 9 Dec

£7–£16 (£8–£13) / 0131 228 1404

Wed 10 Dec

£7–£16 (£8–£13) / 0131 228 1404

…and 14 more dates until 24 Dec back to top

Festen

A disturbing exploration of middle class respectability set during a man's 60th birthday party.

Adam House, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 651 2120

  • 19:30 Festen Adam House, Edinburgh

Thu 27 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 651 2120

  • 19:30 Festen Adam House, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 651 2120

  • 19:30 Festen Adam House, Edinburgh

Sat 29 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 651 2120

  • 19:30 Festen Adam House, Edinburgh

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.

Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 1 Dec

£28

Tue 2 Dec

£28

Wed 3 Dec

£28

…and 3 more dates until 6 Dec

St Martin's Theatre, London WC2H

Wed 26 Nov

£33–£56.25 / 08444 99 1515

Thu 27 Nov

£33–£56.25 / 08444 99 1515

Fri 28 Nov

£33–£56.25 / 08444 99 1515

…and 180 more dates until 27 Jun 2015

Singin' I'm No a Billy He's a Tim

Goldfish Theatre presents its take on Des Dillon's classic anti-sectarian play, which has a Rangers and a Celtic fan locked up together in a cell for the duration of an Old Firm match.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£17.50–£20 / 0141 332 1846

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£17.50–£20 / 0141 332 1846

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£17.50–£20 / 0141 332 1846

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

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.

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Sat 29 Nov

£17.50 / 01539 725 133

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Thu 27 Nov

£15 / 0116 242 3595

Fri 28 Nov

£15 / 0116 242 3595

Gulbenkian, Canterbury

Mon 1 Dec

£19.50 ( £18.50) / 01227 769075

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Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

  • Directed by: Sean Foley
  • Written by: P G Wodehouse (book)

A new comedy based on the writings of PG Wodehouse, starring James Lance as aristocratic fool Bertie Wooster and John Gordon Sinclair as his trusted valet, Jeeves, who is called in to help his master play matchmaker in the countryside. Directed by Sean Foley.

The Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford

Tue 10 Feb 2015

£14–£30 / 01865 305305

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£14–£30 / 01865 305305

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£14–£30 / 01865 305305

…and 2 more dates until 14 Feb 2015

The Duke Of York's Theatre, London WC2N

Fri 28 Nov

£20–£59.50 / 0845 505 8500

Sat 29 Nov

£20–£59.50 / 0845 505 8500

Fri 5 Dec

£20–£59.50 / 0845 505 8500

…and 14 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Tue 24 Mar 2015

£10.75–£28.50 / 028 9024 0411

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£10.75–£28.50 / 028 9024 0411

Thu 26 Mar 2015

£10.75–£28.50 / 028 9024 0411

…and 2 more dates until 28 Mar 2015

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The Little Boy that Santa Claus Forgot

The feelgood tale of a young boy who doesn't enjoy Christmas or exchanging gifts … until the tradition suddenly disappears. Ages 3–8.

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 4 Dec

£9.50 (Children £5.50; Family £25) / 0141 565 1000

Fri 5 Dec

£9.50 (Children £5.50; Family £25) / 0141 565 1000

Sat 6 Dec

£9.50 (Children £5.50; Family £25) / 0141 565 1000

…and 29 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

A Song of Rings and Hobbits: An Unexpected Parody

Parody of Peter Jackson's Hobbit films, written, produced and performed by students of Napier University Drama society.

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 4 Dec

£8 (£6) / 0131 623 3030

Fri 5 Dec

£8 (£6) / 0131 623 3030

Lear's Daughters

Footfall Theatre presents a sequel imagining what happened to King Lear's daughters after the end of Shakespeare's play.

The Hope Theatre, London N1

Tue 9 Dec

£14 (£12) / 0207 478 0160

Wed 10 Dec

£14 (£12) / 0207 478 0160

Thu 11 Dec

£14 (£12) / 0207 478 0160

…and 3 more dates until 15 Dec

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 26 Nov

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Thu 27 Nov

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Fri 28 Nov

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

…and 196 more dates until 5 Sep 2015 back to top

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

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sun 26 Apr 2015

£18–£37

Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 4 May 2015

£19–£26 / 0844 847 2325

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…and at 8 other places

Slava's Snowshow

A cast of clowns use water, cobwebs, bubbles and dry ice to create a world of wonder in which a bed becomes a boat, a web of cotton envelops the audience and one tiny piece of paper begins a blinding snowstorm.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Wed 3 Dec

£21.50–£29 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 4 Dec

£21.50–£29 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 5 Dec

£21.50–£29 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 6 Dec

£21.50–£29 / 0131 529 6000

The Lowry, Salford

Tue 9 Dec

Lyric Theatre

£18–£37 / 08432 086000

Wed 10 Dec

Lyric Theatre

£18–£37 / 08432 086000

Thu 11 Dec

Lyric Theatre

£18–£37 / 08432 086000

…and 2 more dates until 13 Dec

Royal Festival Hall, London SE1

Wed 17 Dec

£20–£65 / 0844 875 0073

Thu 18 Dec

£20–£65 / 0844 875 0073

Fri 19 Dec

£20–£65 / 0844 875 0073

…and 14 more dates until 5 Jan 2015

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The Sound of Music

Bill Kenwright presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical tale of a young nun who joins the Von Trapp family and gets a lot more caught up in their life than she thought.

Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 22 Jun 2015

£19.50–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Tue 23 Jun 2015

£19.50–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 24 Jun 2015

£19.50–£45 / 0844 847 2325

…and 9 more dates until 4 Jul 2015

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Thu 15 Jan 2015

£15–£45 / 08441 717620

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£15–£45 / 08441 717620

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£15–£45 / 08441 717620

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 16 Feb 2015

£14–£52 / 0844 871 7648

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£14–£52 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 18 Feb 2015

£14–£52 / 0844 871 7648

…and 9 more dates until 28 Feb 2015

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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.

Piccadilly Theatre, London W1D

Wed 26 Nov

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Thu 27 Nov

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Fri 28 Nov

£22.50–£95 / 0844 871 7627

…and 283 more dates until 25 Oct 2015

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.

Criterion Theatre, London W1V

Tue 2 Dec

£11.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

Thu 4 Dec

£11.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

Fri 5 Dec

£11.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

…and 25 more dates until 4 Jan 2015 back to top