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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

Sat 25 Oct

£16.50–£25 / 0131 529 6000

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

Phoenix Theatre, Blyth

Fri 31 Oct

£20 / 01670 367 228

Sands Centre, Carlisle

Sun 26 Oct

£20 / 01228 633766

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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

Sat 25 Oct

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Sun 26 Oct

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Wed 29 Oct

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

…and 69 more dates until 1 Feb 2015

Cardinal Sinne

There's to be a new Pope, and the Cardinal needs to journey to the Vatican for the election, but a journalist stalls his trip by asking questions about the past.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgay!.

Sun 26 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgay!.

Mon 27 Oct

£10 (£8) / 0141 552 4267

Part of Glasgay!.

…and 5 more dates until 1 Nov

Kill Johnny Glendenning

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

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

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

Tue 28 Oct

£12.50 / 0141 429 0022

Wed 29 Oct

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

…and 8 more dates until 8 Nov back to top

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

Sat 25 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 28 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 29 Oct

£12.50–£29 / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
  • 19:30 Bondagers Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh
…and 13 more dates until 15 Nov

Sunset Song

Marking a hundred years since the start of WWI, Sell a Door Theatre Company revives Alastair Cording’s faithful adaptation of Lewis Grassic Gibbon’s classic story, recently voted Scotland’s most popular novel of all time.

Dundee Rep

Thu 6 Nov

£14–£19 (£14–£16) / 01382 223530

Fri 7 Nov

£14–£19 (£14–£16) / 01382 223530

Sat 8 Nov

£14–£19 (£14–£16) / 01382 223530

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Mon 27 Oct

Prices vary / 01463 234234

  • 19:30 Sunset Song Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Tue 28 Oct

Prices vary / 01463 234234

  • 19:30 Sunset Song Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Wed 29 Oct

Prices vary / 01463 234234

  • 13:30 Sunset Song Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Tue 11 Nov

£11.50–£27.50 / 01224 641122

Wed 12 Nov

£11.50–£27.50 / 01224 641122

Thu 13 Nov

£11.50–£27.50 / 01224 641122

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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

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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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.

Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Wed 5 Nov

£18 / 0114 256 5656

Thu 6 Nov

£18 / 0114 256 5656

Fri 7 Nov

£18 / 0114 256 5656

National Indoor Arena, Birmingham

Sat 25 Oct

£15.70–£24.70 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 26 Oct

£15.70–£24.70 / 0871 945 6000

Tue 28 Oct

£15.70–£19.70 / 0871 945 6000

…and 5 more dates until 2 Nov

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Wed 24 Dec

£22.25–£52.75 / 0844 856 0202

Fri 26 Dec

£22.25–£52.75 / 0844 856 0202

Sat 27 Dec

£22.25–£52.75 / 0844 856 0202

…and 4 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

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The Drawer Boy

An award-winning Canadian play about a young actor who visits an Ontario farm in order to research a part.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Wed 29 Oct

The Beacon Theatre

£12 / 01475 723723

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Thu 6 Nov

£12 (£10) / 0131 665 2240

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Wed 5 Nov

£12 (£10; Children £10) / 01383 602302

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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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…and at 5 other places

A Play, a Pie and a Pint: Crash

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

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

Spine

  • 4 stars

Rosie Wyatt performs Clara Brennan's multi-layered monologue, charting the explosive friendship between a wise-cracking teenager and an elderly East End widow.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Sat 25 Oct

£15 (£12.50; Previews £10) / 020 7478 0100

  • 19:00 Spine Soho Theatre, London

Sun 26 Oct

£15 (£12.50; Previews £10) / 020 7478 0100

  • 17:30 Spine Soho Theatre, London

Tue 28 Oct

£15 (£12.50; Previews £10) / 020 7478 0100

  • 19:00 Spine Soho Theatre, London
…and 5 more dates until 2 Nov

The Voice Thief

  • Directed by: Gill Robertson
  • Written by: Rob Evans

Catherine Wheels presents a new promenade production about the mysterious ‘Voice Facility’ which removes the voices of ‘troublesome’ girls. Ages 9+.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Sun 2 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Fri 7 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

…and 4 more dates until 15 Nov back to top

Aloha From Hawaii

European Elvis Champion 2011 Gordon Hendricks stars as the King himself in this production of Presley's iconic Aloha from Hawaii show.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 15 Nov

£23

Bootleggers, Kendal

Sat 13 Dec

£15 / 01539 723824

Grand Opera House, York

Fri 7 Nov

£21–£23 / 0844 871 3024

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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

Elizabeth I: Virgin On The Ridiculous

Living Spit present a comedic take on the reign of the Tudor monarch, complete with songs, props and live music.

Queens Hall, Narberth

Sat 25 Oct

£10 / 01258 475137

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

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

Sat 25 Oct

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Sun 26 Oct

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Tue 28 Oct

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

…and 94 more dates until 15 Feb 2015 back to top

Macbeth

  • Written by: William Shakespeare

Giffnock Theatre Players present a production of one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies.

Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 25 Oct

£13 (£11) / 0141 577 4956

  • 19:30 Macbeth Eastwood Park Theatre, Glasgow

Men Should Weep

Ena Lamont Stewart's 1947 play, set in the East End of Glasgow during the depression of the 1930s.

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 19 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 447 7597

Thu 20 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 447 7597

Fri 21 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 447 7597

Sat 22 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 447 7597

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

East End Literary Salon

The inaugural East End Literary Salon presents an evening of work from five of the finest emerging playwrights: James Paul Avery, George Brant, Ben Francis, Healah Riazi and Nicoletta Wylde. Directed by Milla Jackson.

Ophelia, London E8

Sun 2 Nov

Pay what you can / 020 79 239 518

Sun 7 Dec

Pay what you can / 020 79 239 518

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Lloyd-Webber and Rice's Biblical musical about the young lad and his coat of many colours.

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Sat 25 Oct

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2275

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