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Some Girl I Used to Know

  • Directed by: Michael Howcroft
  • Written by: Denise Van Outen

Denise Van Outen's solo show featuring an 80s and 90s soundtrack.

Arts Theatre, London WC2H

Mon 1 Sep

£49.50 / 020 7907 7092

Tue 2 Sep

£49.50 / 020 7907 7092

Wed 3 Sep

£49.50 / 020 7907 7092

…and 9 more dates until 13 Sep

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.

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

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Mon 30 Mar 2015

£19.50–£37 / 0844 871 7646

Tue 31 Mar 2015

£19.50–£37 / 0844 871 7646

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£19.50–£37 / 0844 871 7646

…and 9 more dates until 11 Apr 2015

Starseeker

  • Written by: Tim Bowler

A moving drama which revolves around the life of a gifted pianist, adapted from the novel by Tim Bowler.

The Hub Theatre, Haywards Heath

Fri 5 Sep

£8 (Children £5) / 01444 446840

  • 19:00

Sat 6 Sep

£8 (Children £5) / 01444 446840

  • 19:00

Tommy Atkins

An astonishing solo performance takes the audience through Tommy's war: a war that saw him fight at Ypres, Passendale, Loos and on the Somme and that took him to the depths of despair but also brought him unique comradeship that he would never find again.

The Heron Theatre, Milnthorpe

Fri 21 Nov

£12 ( £10; Children £5 under 18s) / 01539 564283

  • 19:30

Twelve Angry Men

  • Written by: Henry Fonda

A jury decide the fate of a young man accused of killing his father, but prejudices and preconceived ideas about the accused, the trial and each other turn the tables until the climax.

Theatre Royal, Windsor

Wed 28 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 01753 853888

  • 20:00

Thu 29 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 01753 853888

  • 14:30
  • 20:00

Fri 30 Jan 2015

Phone for prices / 01753 853888

  • 20:00
…and 7 more dates until 7 Feb 2015

Visitors

  • Directed by: Alice Hamilton
  • Written by: Barney Norris

Up In Arms Theatre Company presents Linda Bassett and Robin Soans in Barney Norris's drama about a Wiltshire farming family facing tough decisions.

The Bush Theatre, London W12

Wed 26 Nov

£15 preview; £19.50; £15 (£10; £10; £10; £10; £12; £15; £15; £15) / 020 8743 5050

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 27 Nov

£15 preview; £19.50; £15 (£10; £10; £10; £10; £12; £15; £15; £15) / 020 8743 5050

  • 19:30

Fri 28 Nov

£15 preview; £19.50; £15 (£10; £10; £10; £10; £12; £15; £15; £15) / 020 8743 5050

  • 19:30
…and 35 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Watching Goldfish Suffocate

  • Directed by: Craig Hepworth
  • Written by: David Degeorgio

David Degiorgio writes and performs the true story of a year in his life that saw him go from rave reviews on the stage to the darkest of times after he was diagnosed with manic depression, heightened anxiety and psychosis. Vertigo Productions presents.

Great Northern Playhouse, Manchester

Sat 18 Oct

£10 / 0161 832 8136

  • 19:30 – 21:30

West End Theatre: Ghosts

  • UK
  • 2014 min

Screening of a live production of Henrik Ibsen's Ghosts, performed at the Trafalgar Studios and starring Lesley Manville as the widow Helene Alving.

The Tricycle Theatre, Kilburn

Sun 31 Aug

020 7328 1000

  • 15:00
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White Christmas: Players Theatre Company

  • Written by: Irving Berlin

A production of Irving Berlin's musical, telling the story of two army friends who form a successful performing duo after the war, and with love in mind, follow two sisters, also performing a double act to Vermont, intending to perform at the ski lodge owned by their former army commander. However upon their arrival it…

Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea

Thu 18 Dec

£15 (£14)

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Fri 19 Dec

£15 (£14)

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Sat 20 Dec

£15 (£14)

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

100 Watt Club

A scorching line-up of burlesque, comedy, music and cabaret.

West End Centre, Aldershot

Sat 27 Sep

£10; £8 disabled ( £8; £8; £8) / 01252 330040

  • 20:00

100 Years On

Around 160 children from across 10 of Leicester's special schools perform in this show which explores the events from both the first and second world wars.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Tue 4 Nov

£4–£8 ( £2–£6; Children £2–£6 under 16s) / 0116 242 3595

  • 13:00
  • 19:00

100 Years On

From a pivotal year of the Home Rule Crisis in 1913 to the Battle of the Somme in 1916 and the Engineering Strike of 1919, 100 Years On is a trilogy of short plays offering a quirky 'view from below' on some of our most important historical events.

The Old Courthouse, Antrim

Fri 5 Sep

Free / 028 9446 3113

  • 14:30 – 16:00
  • 19:30 – 21:00

12.05.15

A dramatisation of the life of Edith Louise Cavell who was shot by firing squad for harbouring allied soldiers in 1915.

Central Studio, Queen Mary's College, Basingstoke

Thu 11 Sep

£9.50 (Children £6; £6) / 01256 418318

  • 19:30

Fri 12 Sep

£9.50 (Children £6; £6) / 01256 418318

  • 19:30
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12.10.15

The story of Edith Cavell, a caring and compassionate nurse working in occupied Belgium during the "war to end all wars" is revealed and recounted by a war hardened, weary and cynical 21st century female war correspondent.

The Spring, Havant

Fri 3 Oct

£12.50 (£11.25) / 023 9247 2700

  • 19:30

13: Finborough School

  • Written by: Dan Elis

The young Evan Goldman has to try to deal with his parents' divorce, with his impending Bar Mitzvah and a new school, in Jason Robert Brown's humorous musical.

Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds

Tue 3 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01284 769505

  • 19:30

Wed 4 Feb 2015

Phone for prices / 01284 769505

  • 19:30

14/48 Leicester

See seven brand new plays each day; written, rehearsed and performed within 24 hours.

The Y, Leicester

Fri 14 Nov

£7 (£5) / 0116 255 7066

  • 20:00
  • 22:30

Sat 15 Nov

£7 (£5) / 0116 255 7066

  • 20:00
  • 22:30

A 1920s Cabaret (Sherwell Valley Primary School)

Music, dance, singing and comedy for the whole family, set against the backdrop of Buckwells Cabaret Club in 1920.

Sherwell Valley Primary School, Torquay

Fri 5 Sep

£6 (£4) / 01803 613296

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Sat 6 Sep

£6 (£4) / 01803 613296

  • 15:00 – 21:00

Sun 7 Sep

£6 (£4) / 01803 613296

  • 19:00 – 21:00

1964 Revisited

BAODS take our back 50 years to 1964 to perform some of the hits of the year, including tunes from Cilla Black, Roy Orbison, the Searchers, the Rolling Stones and the Beatles.

The Spotlight Theatre, Bridlington

Tue 2 Sep

£8 (Children £5) / 01262 601006

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Tue 9 Sep

£8 (Children £5) / 01262 601006

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Tue 16 Sep

£8 (Children £5) / 01262 601006

  • 19:30 – 22:00
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1984

  • Directed by: Robert Icke
  • Written by: Robert Icke (adapt)

Comrade Winston Smith starts a diary and falls in love. And all the while, Big Brother is watching. George Orwell's seminal novel is adapted by Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan, for Headlong Theatre.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Tue 21 Oct

£15–£27; £15–£25 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

Wed 22 Oct

£15–£27; £15–£25 / 01223 503333

  • 19:45

Thu 23 Oct

£15–£27; £15–£25 / 01223 503333

  • 14:30
  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 25 Oct

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Tue 23 Sep

£12–£28; £12–£28 concs avalable / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

Wed 24 Sep

£12–£28; £12–£28 concs avalable / 01242 572573

  • 19:45

Thu 25 Sep

£12–£28; £12–£28 concs avalable / 01242 572573

  • 14:00
  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 27 Sep

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Tue 30 Sep

£17–£22; £17 (£14–£19; £14; £14–£19; £14; Children £14–£19 under 18s; Children £14 under 18s) / 01253 290190

  • 19:30

Wed 1 Oct

£17–£22; £17 (£14–£19; £14; £14–£19; £14; Children £14–£19 under 18s; Children £14 under 18s) / 01253 290190

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Thu 2 Oct

£17–£22; £17 (£14–£19; £14; £14–£19; £14; Children £14–£19 under 18s; Children £14 under 18s) / 01253 290190

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 4 Oct

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1984

  • Written by: George Orwell

The definitive book of the 20th century is re-examined in this radical new staging exploring surveillance, identity and why Orwell's vision of the future is as relevant now as ever.

York Theatre Royal

Tue 16 Sep

£12–£22 / 01904 623568

  • 19:30

Wed 17 Sep

£12–£22 / 01904 623568

  • 19:30

Thu 18 Sep

£12–£22 / 01904 623568

  • 14:00
  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 20 Sep

Camden People's Theatre, London NW1

Thu 18 Sep

£12 (£10) / 020 7419 4841

  • 19:30

Fri 19 Sep

£12 (£10) / 020 7419 4841

  • 19:30

Sat 20 Sep

£12 (£10) / 020 7419 4841

  • 19:30

2071

  • Directed by: Katie Mitchell
  • Written by: Chris Rapley CBE

A drama about climate change and how to protect future generations, written by Duncan Macmillan and Chris Rapley, Professor of Climate Science at UCL. Directed by Katie Mitchell.

The Royal Court Theatre, London SW1W

Wed 5 Nov

Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

£12–£32; £10; £17–£27 / 020 7565 5000

  • 19:45

Thu 6 Nov

Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

£12–£32; £10; £17–£27 / 020 7565 5000

  • 19:00

Fri 7 Nov

Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

£12–£32; £10; £17–£27 / 020 7565 5000

  • 19:45
…and 7 more dates until 15 Nov

20th Century Boy

A musical inspired by the life of rock legend Marc Bolan and his band T Rex.

Darlington Civic Theatre

Mon 13 Oct

£29.50 (£18) / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Tue 14 Oct

£29.50 (£18) / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Wed 15 Oct

£29.50 (£18) / 01325 486555

  • 19:30
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