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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

Mon 22 Dec

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

Tue 23 Dec

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

Wed 24 Dec

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

…and 21 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

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

Mon 22 Dec

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

Tue 23 Dec

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

Wed 24 Dec

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

…and 11 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

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

Mon 22 Dec

£11–£14.50 / 01698 403120

Tue 23 Dec

£11–£14.50 / 01698 403120

Wed 24 Dec

£11–£14.50 / 01698 403120

…and 4 more dates until 29 Dec

The Elf By Herself

Festive show about the elf who grew tall. Ages 3–6.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 22 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Tue 23 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

Wed 24 Dec

£8 (Family £21–£28) / 0141 552 4267

…and 5 more dates until 31 Dec

The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

  • Directed by: Ciaran McConville
  • Written by: Theresa Heskins (adapt)

Rose Theatre, Kingston's presentation of the C S Lewis story, featuring local children performing with a professional cast. Adapted by Theresa Heskins and directed by Ciaran McConville.

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Mon 22 Dec

Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20 / 0844 482 1556

Tue 23 Dec

Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20 / 0844 482 1556

Wed 24 Dec

Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20; Family £17.50–£20 / 0844 482 1556

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A Christmas Carol

Theatrical adaptation capturing the original spirit of Dickens’ beloved tale. Directed by Dominic Hill.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 22 Dec

£16–£20 (Students £12.50–£17; Children £9–£12) / 0141 429 0022

Tue 23 Dec

£16–£20 (Students £12.50–£17; Children £9–£12) / 0141 429 0022

Wed 24 Dec

£14–£18.50 (£5; Students £11–£15.50; Children £8–£11) / 0141 429 0022

£16–£20 (Students £12.50–£17; Children £9–£12) / 0141 429 0022

…and 7 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

The BFG

A gloriously festive show for Dahl fans big and small. David Wood's whizzpopping adaptation of this famous tale of nice and nasty giants is directed by Andrew Panton, and has been created by the team which brought you last year’s A Christmas Carol. Recommended for ages 5+.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 22 Dec

£10–£28 (£15) / 0131 248 4848

Tue 23 Dec

£10–£28 (£15) / 0131 248 4848

Wed 24 Dec

£10–£28 (£15) / 0131 248 4848

…and 7 more dates until 3 Jan 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

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.

St James Theatre, London SW1E

Mon 22 Dec

£25–£56.25 / 0844 264 2140

Tue 23 Dec

£25–£56.25 / 0844 264 2140

Fri 26 Dec

£25–£56.25 / 0844 264 2140

…and 14 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

The Only Way Is Downton

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Luke Kempner

Brilliant parody from impressionist Luke Kempner.

Capitol, Horsham

Thu 19 Feb 2015

£18.50 / 01403 750 220

The Customs House, South Shields

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£15 ( £14) / 0191 454 1234

The Met, Bury

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£12 / 0161 761 2216

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The Basil Brush Show

Basil Brush and his human chum Mr Stephen (aka Chris Pizzey) present to you a show jam packed with fun, storytelling and song.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sun 22 Mar 2015

£7–£14 / 01970 623 232

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£14 (£12; £42) / 01284 758000

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Tue 17 Feb 2015

£14 (Children £12 under 16s; £42) / 01527 577330

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Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure

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

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 13 May 2015

£15.50 / 01727 844488

Thu 14 May 2015

£15.50 / 01727 844488

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£14.75–£16.75 / 01892 530613

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£14.75–£16.75 / 01892 530613

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 24 Jan 2015

Sun 25 Jan 2015

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And Then There Were None

  • Directed by: Joe Harmston
  • Written by: Agatha Christie

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Agatha Christie Theatre Company, one of the author's best-selling thrillers is performed – a tale of murder on a remote island.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Mon 16 Feb 2015

Main stage

£16.25–£31.50 (£11.25–£29.50) / 02476 553055

Tue 17 Feb 2015

Main stage

£16.25–£31.50 (£11.25–£29.50) / 02476 553055

Wed 18 Feb 2015

Main stage

£16.25–£31.50 (£11.25–£29.50) / 02476 553055

…and 3 more dates until 21 Feb 2015

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Mon 23 Mar 2015

£15–£35 / 08441 717620

Tue 24 Mar 2015

£15–£35 / 08441 717620

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£15–£35 / 08441 717620

…and 3 more dates until 28 Mar 2015

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Mon 9 Mar 2015

£15.50–£23 ( £9; Children £9 under 16s) / 01323 412000

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£15.50–£23 ( £9; Children £9 under 16s) / 01323 412000

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£15.50–£23 ( £9; Children £9 under 16s) / 01323 412000

…and 3 more dates until 14 Mar 2015

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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

Mon 22 Dec

£7–£16 (£8–£13) / 0131 228 1404

Tue 23 Dec

£7–£16 (£8–£13) / 0131 228 1404

Wed 24 Dec

£7–£16 (£8–£13) / 0131 228 1404

The Diary of Anne Frank

From the company that brought you "Blood Brothers", Thistle Theatre Company present the classic tale of a young girl and her family as they fight for their survival. Based on the famous book, this adaptation by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett details the two years that the Frank's and the Van Daan's spent hiding in…

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Fri 16 Jan 2015

The Beacon Theatre

£12 / 01475 723723

Sat 17 Jan 2015

The Beacon Theatre

£12 / 01475 723723

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Eric The Elf's Chaotic Christmas

A special show for wee ones. Join Eric on his adventure to save Christmas. A fun-filled, interactive musical adventure featuring lots of laughs and songs to sing along with. Ages 3–6.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 22 Dec

Circle Studio

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Tue 23 Dec

Circle Studio

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Wed 24 Dec

Circle Studio

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

…and 4 more dates until 31 Dec

The History Boys

  • Directed by: Kate Saxon
  • Written by: Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett's witty play, which is also a hit movie starring James Corden and Dominic Cooper, follows eight teenage boys on their journey towards academia.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Tue 3 Feb 2015

£10.75–£25.50 Concessions apply / 02476 553055

Wed 4 Feb 2015

£10.75–£25.50 Concessions apply / 02476 553055

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£10.75–£25.50 Concessions apply / 02476 553055

…and 2 more dates until 7 Feb 2015

Buxton Opera House

Tue 19 May 2015

£16–£23; £16–£23 concs available / 0845 127 2190

Wed 20 May 2015

£16–£23; £16–£23 concs available / 0845 127 2190

Thu 21 May 2015

£16–£23; £16–£23 concs available / 0845 127 2190

…and 2 more dates until 23 May 2015

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Mon 27 Apr 2015

£10–£27 / 08441 717620

Tue 28 Apr 2015

£10–£27 / 08441 717620

Wed 29 Apr 2015

£10–£27 / 08441 717620

…and 3 more dates until 2 May 2015

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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

Mon 22 Dec

£13.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

Tue 23 Dec

£13.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

Wed 24 Dec

£13.50–£20 / 0844 847 1778

…and 10 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

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

Tue 23 Dec

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Wed 24 Dec

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Sat 27 Dec

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

…and 176 more dates until 5 Sep 2015

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.

Royal Festival Hall, London SE1

Tue 23 Dec

£20–£65 / 0844 875 0073

Wed 24 Dec

£20–£65 / 0844 875 0073

Fri 26 Dec

£20–£65 / 0844 875 0073

…and 9 more dates until 5 Jan 2015

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Mon 22 Dec

Royal Festival hall

£20–£90; £20–£90 concs available / 0844 875 0073

Tue 23 Dec

Royal Festival hall

£20–£90; £20–£90 concs available / 0844 875 0073

Wed 24 Dec

Royal Festival hall

£20–£90; £20–£90 concs available / 0844 875 0073

…and 12 more dates until 5 Jan 2015 back to top

Aladdin

For school or group bookings please call 01236 732 887 – brilliant group discounts available! This year our Aladdin will be spectacular and magical – a wonderful and enchanting tale of secret genies, hidden gold, deep dark caves and of course a flying carpet.  When street-seller Aladdin falls in love with…

Cumbernauld Theatre

Mon 22 Dec

£12.95 (Children £8.95; Family £9.50; Students £11.95) / 01236 732887

Tue 23 Dec

£12.95 (Children £8.95; Family £9.50; Students £11.95) / 01236 732887

Wed 24 Dec

£12.95 (Children £8.95; Family £9.50; Students £11.95) / 01236 732887

Blood Brothers

Willy Russell's tear-jerking classic Blood Brothers tells the story of two separated twins, who one day meet again with fateful consequences.

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Mon 2 Feb 2015

Prices vary / 01463 234234

Tue 3 Feb 2015

Prices vary / 01463 234234

Wed 4 Feb 2015

Prices vary / 01463 234234

…and 3 more dates until 7 Feb 2015

A Christmas Carol

All new adaptation of Dickens' festive favourite. Presented by Let Them Call It Mischief.

Pleasance Theatre, London N7

Sun 21 Dec

£10–£13.50 / 020 7609 1800

Mon 22 Dec

£10–£13.50 / 020 7609 1800

Tue 23 Dec

£10–£13.50 / 020 7609 1800

…and 12 more dates until 4 Jan 2015

King Charles III

  • Directed by: Rupert Goold
  • Written by: Jocelyn Pook (music)

Mike Bartlett's latest play about the future King of England.

Wyndham's Theatre, London WC2H

Mon 22 Dec

£22–£109.50 / 0844 482 5120

Tue 23 Dec

£22–£109.50 / 0844 482 5120

Wed 24 Dec

£22–£109.50 / 0844 482 5120

…and 32 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

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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