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Brass: National Youth Music Theatre

  • Directed by: Sara Kestelman
  • Written by: Benjamin Till

The story follows a group of Leeds residents from the start of the war until the battle of the Somme in 1916. The men, members of an amateur brass band, join up to the Leeds Pals regiment and their womenfolk decide to learn the instruments that the men have left behind to keep the spirit of the brass band alive and to…

City Varieties Music Hall, Leeds

Wed 20 Aug

£10–£20 / 0113 243 0808

  • 19:30

Thu 21 Aug

£10–£20 / 0113 243 0808

  • 19:30

Fri 22 Aug

£10–£20 / 0113 243 0808

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Sat 23 Aug

£10–£20 / 0113 243 0808

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Brave Macbeth

Captivate Drama Brave Macbeth returns to the Fringe following a five-star run in 2013. A fantastic introduction to Shakespeare's stories and language, Brave Macbeth has it all, witches, sword fights, catchy tunes, witty script and men in kilts! ‘Billed as a show for children, but definitely fantastically entertaining…

The Famous Spiegeltent, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

£10 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

£10 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

£10 / 0844 693 3008

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Brendan Cole: A Night to Remember

Choreographer, performer and Strictly's badboy, Brendan Cole, performs more dazzling ballroom and Latin moves.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sun 1 Feb 2015

£25–£33

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Wed 25 Mar 2015

£19–£22 / 0844 854 2776

  • 19:30

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Thu 5 Feb 2015

£27–£35; £17 early bird (£25–£33) / 0116 233 3111

  • 19:30

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Broken Dolls (Razbitye Kuklu)

Injoy Entertainment (New York) I'm dead inside … just a whore. This is all I know how to do… So, I willingly came back…' Narcisa, a young Moldavian woman, is tricked and sold into the sex industry, after a recruitment meeting turned nightmare. Razbitye Kuklu (Broken Dolls) exposes the horrific traumas suffered under a…

C cubed, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

main space

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

main space

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

main space

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Bugsy Malone: Summer Youth Project

A slapstick musical comedy set in a 1920s speakeasy.

Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

Thu 21 Aug

£12–£15 / 01793 524481

  • 19:30

Fri 22 Aug

£12–£15 / 01793 524481

  • 19:30

Sat 23 Aug

£12–£15 / 01793 524481

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Sun 24 Aug

£12–£15 / 01793 524481

  • 13:00
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Bunker Trilogy: Morgana

  • 4 stars

Jethro Compton. An immersive reimagining inspired by the Arthurian legend. On the reserve lines of the Great War, three young soldiers in search of distraction and delight find more than they bargain for in the beautiful, mysterious and mystical Morgana Le Fay. From Jamie Wilkes, critically acclaimed writer of Belt Up…

C nova, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

studio 7

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

studio 7

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

studio 7

£11.50 (£9.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug

Burger Van

Tim Hopkins & Sh!t Theatre / La Favorita Freestival A brand new show about working in a burger van and dreaming of being absolutely anywhere else. Featuring meat puppets, live music and soaring imagination in the depths of dull work. A two man, two woman, multi-sausage exploration of life as emergent service…

Phones 4U, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Space 1

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Space 1

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Space 1

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

Chaplin

ACE Production The story of Chaplin is as great as all stories he gave life to on the silver screen. Growing up in the London slums, he put the world at his feet through his talent and tenacious work and became one of the world's most famous and beloved persons. His life is a classic story of someone who has nothing…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Forth

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Forth

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Forth

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

Chef

pop A gripping story of how one woman went from a haute cuisine head chef to a convicted inmate running a prison kitchen. Sabrina Mahfouz's distinct, award-winning style and Jade Anouka's mesmerising performance make this an extraordinary new show. Leading us through her world of mouth-watering dishes and heartbreaking…

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Big Belly

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Big Belly

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Big Belly

£9.50 (£8.50) / 08445 458252

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 17 Aug

Children of the Smoke

A melange of song, poetry, film and dance acts as a celebration of the people of Scotland's Highlands and Islands. Two years in the making, the show is presented in Gaelic and features commissioned pieces from more than 20 writers.

Glasgow Green

Mon 28 Jul

Free

  • 19:30
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Chris Cook: Charlatan

Chris Cook Magic / PBH's Free Fringe A tender tale of bittersweet love, combining magic tricks and storytelling to make a funny and touching show that reminds us of some of the tricks we play when we're falling in and out of love. Chris Cook is an award-winning young magician with an original style and quick-witted…

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

French Quarter

Free / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

French Quarter

Free / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

French Quarter

Free / 0131 556 7060

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe & PBH's Free Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

Circa: Beyond

From the circus company that brought you Wunderkammer and How Like An Angel comes an extraordinary and daring new cabaret show. Enter the deliciously surreal world of Beyond where Rubix cubes and white rabbits meld with jaw-dropping acrobatics as bodies fly and tumble through a curiouser and curiouser universe.

Underbelly Bristo Square, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

£12–£18.50 / 08445 458252

  • 19:00 – 20:00

Thu 31 Jul

£12–£18.50 / 08445 458252

  • 19:00 – 20:00

Fri 1 Aug

£12–£18.50 / 08445 458252

  • 19:00 – 20:00
…and 24 more dates until 25 Aug

Cocktails with the Diva

Kiss and Tell Cabaret Spend an hour in the boudoir of Diva Melinda Hughes and her victimised pianist Jeremy Limb, where she shares her views on world affairs, plastic surgery, bad cabaret and how to mix the perfect Cosmopolitan. This musical romp through social satire and politics is composed of original and risqué…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Studio Two

£9 (£8) / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Studio Two

£10 (£9) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug

CTRL+ALT+DELETE

  • Written by: Emma Packer

Emma Packer's one-woman show about a young girl who refuses to conform in this controlling world.

Zoo Southside, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£5 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£5 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Cabaret Bar

£7 (£6) / 0131 662 6892

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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Dean Friedman's Smelly Feet

DBS Productions & Dean Friedman A toe-tickling, tune-humming musical from pop icon, Dean Friedman. Featuring a slew of silly songs, and telling the tale of three kids and their hilarious adventures in their quest to find a cure for Pete’s smelly feet. The show is filled with silly sing-a-longs and lots of fun…

Sweet Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Sat 2 Aug

International 1

£8 (£5) / 0131 243 3596

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

International 1

£8 (£5) / 0131 243 3596

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 4 Aug

International 1

£8 (£5) / 0131 243 3596

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 15 more dates until 24 Aug

Departures: A Song Cycle

Verismo Theatre Eight strangers stand at a nondescript railway platform on an unremarkable weekday afternoon. As their train is delayed further, they put down their crumpled Metros, pocket their bleeping smartphones and begin to share their secrets, hopes and fears. A musical snapshot of modern Britain, developed…

C cubed, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

main space

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

main space

£8.50 (£6.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

main space

£10.50 (£8.50) / 0845 260 1234

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 23 more dates until 25 Aug

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

Dizney Rascal

Rebecca Humphries / La Favorita Freestival Disney lied to Rebecca. She never married a Prince, her flat is no castle, and her nannies definitely never looked like Julie Andrews. With live accompaniment and special guests, the star of Comedy Central's Big Bad World exposes the questionable moral messages Walt and co…

Fingers Piano Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Space 1

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Space 1

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Space 1

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 17 Aug

Doubt

  • Directed by: John Patrick Shanley

Triple C Theatre Company presents John Patrick Shanley's humorous drama set in a Catholic school in the Bronx, New York in 1964.

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Wed 3 Sep

MILL STUDIO

£13 / 01483 440000

  • 20:00

Thu 4 Sep

MILL STUDIO

£13 / 01483 440000

  • 20:00

Fri 5 Sep

MILL STUDIO

£13 / 01483 440000

  • 20:00

Sat 6 Sep

MILL STUDIO

£13 / 01483 440000

  • 16:30
  • 20:00
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Dr Sketchy's Anti Art School

Alternative life-drawing workshop for over 18s, featuring burlesque models.

The Glee Club, Nottingham

Sat 9 Aug

£8 / 0871 472 0400

  • 12:00

Sat 11 Oct

£8 / 0871 472 0400

  • 12:00

£8; £1 booking fee / 0871 472 0400

  • 12:00

Sat 13 Dec

£8 / 0871 472 0400

  • 12:00

Heroes @ Bob & Miss Behave's Bookshop, Edinburgh

Fri 1 Aug

Bookshop

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Bookshop

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 3 Aug

Bookshop

£5

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 5 Aug

The London Wonderground Spiegeltent, SE1

Mon 28 Jul

£15.50 / 0844 545 8282

  • 19:30

Mon 1 Sep

£15.50 / 0844 545 8282

  • 19:30

Ernest; or Much Ado About Muffins

Tales Retold and All in One Theatre Two girls fall in love with two guys believing that they’re both called Ernest. When it turns out that they’re actually called Algy and Jack, the girls fall promptly out of love again. Can anything be done to re-unite the lovers or is a passionate celibacy all they have to look…

C cubed, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

main space

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

main space

£7.50 (£5.50) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

main space

£9.50 (£7.50) / 0131 226 0000

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 25 Aug

An Evening with Sir Roger Moore

Interviewed by Gareth Owen, Hollywood legend, knight and raconteur Sir Roger Moore candidly discusses his life and career, from The Saint and The Persuaders to his stint as 007 and beyond. Followed by an audience Q&A.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Thu 2 Oct

£26 / 08441 717620

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Sun 5 Oct

£26 (£24) / 0151 666 0000

  • 19:30

Grand Opera House, York

Wed 24 Sep

£26 / 0844 871 3024

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Fame: The Musical: Lights Up Theatre

  • Directed by: Ben Levy

Share the heartache, the passion, the legwarmers and the bandanas of New York's Performing Arts students as they strive for success in the tough world of Theatre and Dance. The stage musical version of Fame is based on the 1980 film of the same name, which was conceived and developed by David De Silva, with a book by Jose…

Riverside Theatre, University Of Ulster, Coleraine

Fri 29 Aug

£10 / 028 7032 3232

  • 20:00

Sat 30 Aug

£10 / 028 7032 3232

  • 20:00

Ferdinand: Bull In A China Shop!

Luke Tudball / Tasty Monster Productions Tasty Monster Productions is proud to present a staged-reading of their hard-hitting original drama about family, conflict, growing up, and learning inspired by the classic children's book The Story of Ferdinand by Munro Leaf. A wonderful and provocative tale of one ordinary…

The Adam Pottery, Edinburgh

Tue 12 Aug

Free / 07904 715935

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 19 Aug

Free / 07904 715935

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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