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A Streetcar Named Desire

A production of Tennessee Williams's famous drama about southern belle Blanche Dubois who arrives to stay with her sister Stella in New Orleans where she is confronted by a shockingly different culture and heated surroundings.

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Tue 16 Sep

£12–£20 / 0113 213 7700

  • 19:30

Wed 17 Sep

£12–£20 / 0113 213 7700

  • 19:30

Thu 18 Sep

£12–£20 / 0113 213 7700

  • 19:30
…and 7 more dates until 25 Sep

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.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Mon 29 Sep

The Beacon Theatre

£12 / 01475 723723

Tue 30 Sep

The Beacon Theatre

£12 / 01475 723723

Dundee Rep

Thu 6 Nov

£14–£19 (£14–£16) / 01382 223530

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Fri 7 Nov

£14–£19 (£14–£16) / 01382 223530

  • 19:30

Sat 8 Nov

£14–£19 (£14–£16) / 01382 223530

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Tue 7 Oct

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

  • 19:30

Wed 8 Oct

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Thu 9 Oct

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 11 Oct

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Sweeney Todd

  • Directed by: Tim Jackson
  • Written by: lyrics)

The Victorian musical by Stephen Sondheim, in which the anti-hero seeks bloody revenge on all that wronged him. With the helps of a few pies. Directed by Derek Anderson.

Twickenham Theatre

Tue 16 Sep

£12–£15 (£14) / 020 8787 5933

  • 19:45

Wed 17 Sep

£12–£15 (£14) / 020 8787 5933

  • 19:45

Thu 18 Sep

£12–£15 (£14) / 020 8787 5933

  • 19:45
…and 14 more dates until 4 Oct

Sweeney Todd

  • Directed by: Bill Buckhurst
  • Written by: lyrics)

Tooting Arts Club present Stephen Sondheim's musical, based on a Victorian horror story, and set inside London's oldest pie and mash shop. Directed by Bill Buckhurst.

Harrington's Pie And Mash, London SW17

Tue 21 Oct

£5 Dress Rehearsal Day; £16 preview; £21 Pie& Mash Supper plus show; £22; £27 Pie & Mash Supper plus show / 020 8672 1877

  • 19:30

Wed 22 Oct

£5 Dress Rehearsal Day; £16 preview; £21 Pie& Mash Supper plus show; £22; £27 Pie & Mash Supper plus show / 020 8672 1877

  • 19:30

Thu 23 Oct

£5 Dress Rehearsal Day; £16 preview; £21 Pie& Mash Supper plus show; £22; £27 Pie & Mash Supper plus show / 020 8672 1877

  • 19:30
…and 25 more dates until 29 Nov

Teh Internet Is Serious Business

  • Directed by: Hamish Pirie
  • Written by: Tim Price

A modern tale about computer hacking and government forces, written by Tim Price and directed by Hamish Pirie.

The Royal Court Theatre, London SW1W

Wed 17 Sep

Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

£12–£32; £10; £17; £27 / 020 7565 5000

  • 19:30

Thu 18 Sep

Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

£12–£32; £10; £17; £27 / 020 7565 5000

  • 19:30

Fri 19 Sep

Jerwood Theatre Downstairs

£12–£32; £10; £17; £27 / 020 7565 5000

  • 19:30
…and 31 more dates until 25 Oct back to top

Tess Of The D'Urbervilles

  • Directed by: Chris Loveless
  • Written by: lyrics)

Thomas Hardy's tale about the innocent Tess Durbeyfield, Angel's love for her, and Alec D'Urbeville's degrading of her, is adapted as a musical by Alex Loveless. Presented by Stepping Out Theatre.

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Tue 16 Sep

Studio Theatre

£15.40 / 0844 871 7646

  • 19:30

Wed 17 Sep

Studio Theatre

£15.40 / 0844 871 7646

  • 19:30

Thu 18 Sep

Studio Theatre

£15.40 / 0844 871 7646

  • 14:30
  • 19:30
…and 7 more dates until 27 Sep

A Time To Speak & Raj Rage

  • Written by: Charmian Hughes

Nine soloists give their response to the current impact of HIV and AIDS presented in association with the charity Positive East.

LOST Theatre, London SW8

Wed 8 Oct

£7.95–£12.37 / 0844 847 1680

Titus Andronicus

  • Directed by: Pia Furtado
  • Written by: William Shakespeare

The Theory of Everything present this fast-paced, site-specific rendition of Shakespeare's Roman revenge tragedy, here set in a contemporary, urban London. Directed by Pia Furtado, with movement choreographed by Temujin Gill and a live beatbox score from BellaTrix, a three-time female world beatbox champion.

Bold Tendancies And Franks Cafe, London SE15

Wed 17 Sep

£19.50 (£10) / 07850 639570

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Thu 18 Sep

£19.50 (£10) / 07850 639570

  • 19:30 – 22:00

Fri 19 Sep

£19.50 (£10) / 07850 639570

  • 19:30 – 22:00
…and 2 more dates until 21 Sep

Tony & Mike: The Town Owl and the Country Squirrel

The trials and tribulations of a country owl whose solitude is interrupted by a partying squirrel.

Artsdepot, London N12

Sun 28 Sep

£7 / 020 8369 5454

  • 11:00
  • 14:00

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Sat 8 Nov

£8.50 / 01539 725 133

  • 14:00

Lyric Hammersmith, London W6

Sat 18 Oct

£8 / 020 8741 6850

  • 11:00
  • 13:00

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Top Hat – The Musical

  • Directed by: Matthew White
  • Written by: lyrics)

Irving Berlin's musical about an American tap dancer, who follows the girl of his dreams across Europe to win her heart. Directed by Matthew White.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Tue 10 Mar 2015

£24–£45 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£24–£45 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 12 Mar 2015

£24–£45 / 0844 338 5000

…and 7 more dates until 21 Mar 2015

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 18 Nov

£21.50–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 19 Nov

£21.50–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 20 Nov

£21.50–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 7 more dates until 29 Nov

Congress Theatre, Eastbourne

Tue 21 Jul 2015

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01323 412000

Wed 22 Jul 2015

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01323 412000

Thu 23 Jul 2015

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01323 412000

…and 2 more dates until 25 Jul 2015

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The Unbuilt Room: Scratch Quartet

A performance-game exploring how places create memories and how memories create places. Without leaving your seat, explore a version of Battersea Arts Centre which probably never existed.

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Fri 26 Sep

£2.50–£15 donations welcome / 020 7223 2223

  • 19:00

Tue 21 Oct

£2.50–£15 donations welcome / 020 7223 2223

  • 19:00

Fri 28 Nov

£2.50–£15 donations welcome / 020 7223 2223

  • 21:00

Viva Christmas Cabaret

Back by popular demand for 2014 join us here at VIVA for our amazing Christmas Cabaret.

Viva Blackpool

Fri 21 Nov

£14.90 Diamond & Gold Seating; £12.90 Silver Seating; £29.90 Dinner & Show / 01253 297297

  • 18:00 – 23:45

Wee Theaters

Choose to see one play or buy a pass to see all three, each performed in separate rooms. With time between each for a drink and a chat.

Sloans, Glasgow

Mon 22 Sep

£10 full pass; £4 single showing / 0141 221 8886

Mon 20 Oct

£10 full pass; £4 single showing / 0141 221 8886

Mon 17 Nov

£10 full pass; £4 single showing / 0141 221 8886

…and 7 more dates until 15 Jun 2015

A West End Musical Christmas

Seasonal entertainment for musical theatre fans.

Snape Maltings Concert Hall

Tue 16 Dec

£21–£35

  • 16:00 – 19:30

Wet House

  • Directed by: Max Roberts
  • Written by: Paddy Campbell

Paddy Campbell's dark comedy drama about caring for chronic alcoholics, based on his own experiences as a carer.

Live Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne

Wed 17 Sep

£10–£22 (£5–£15) / 0191 232 1232

  • 19:30

Thu 18 Sep

£10–£22 (£5–£15) / 0191 232 1232

  • 19:30

Fri 19 Sep

£10–£22 (£5–£15) / 0191 232 1232

  • 19:30
…and 17 more dates until 11 Oct back to top

Whingeing Women

Four inspirational women take to the stage and share their stories.

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 7 Oct

£15–£36 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 8 Oct

£15–£36 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 9 Oct

£15–£36 / 0844 871 7648

…and 2 more dates until 11 Oct

Whistle Down The Wind

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jim Steinman's musical drama in which a group of children protect a stranger hiding in their barn, who they believe is Jesus.

Abbey Theatre, Nuneaton

Tue 11 Nov

£10 (£8) / 024 7635 4090

  • 19:30

Wed 12 Nov

£10 (£8) / 024 7635 4090

  • 19:30

Thu 13 Nov

£10 (£8) / 024 7635 4090

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 15 Nov

Regent Centre, Christchurch

Wed 26 Nov

Phone for prices / 01202 499199

  • 19:30

Thu 27 Nov

Phone for prices / 01202 499199

  • 19:30

Fri 28 Nov

Phone for prices / 01202 499199

  • 19:30

Sat 29 Nov

Phone for prices / 01202 499199

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Wingman

Justin Audibert directs Richard Marsh and Jerome Wright in this achingly funny drama that mixes poetry and prose to remind us: no matter how bad life is, family can make it worse.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 16 Sep

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

  • 19:00

Wed 17 Sep

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

  • 19:00

Thu 18 Sep

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

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

The Woman In Black

  • Written by: Stephen Mallatratt(adp)

A stage adaptation of the gothic horror story, based on the novella by Susan Hill about a young solicitor summoned to a mysterious village.

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Tue 7 Oct

£15–£28 / 01322 220000

  • 19:30

Wed 8 Oct

£15–£28 / 01322 220000

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Thu 9 Oct

£15–£28 / 01322 220000

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 11 Oct back to top

Woyzeck

  • Written by: Georg Buchner

Madness, murder, passion and peas feature in Splendid's exhilarating adaptation of Georg Buchner's gothic classic.

Bedford Theatre

Mon 22 Sep

£10 (£8) / 01234 269519

  • 16:30
  • 19:00

Brewery Theatre, Bristol

Mon 1 Dec

£10 (£8) / 0117 902 0344

  • 16:30
  • 19:00

The Lowry, Salford

Wed 19 Nov

The Studio

£10 / 08432 086000

  • 16:30
  • 19:00

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The Yes/No Plays

Daily vignettes written by David Greig which originally appeared on Twitter.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 18 Sep

£12 includes a pie and a pint / 0131 228 1404

  • 13:00

£8 / 0131 228 1404

  • 21:30

You're Always With Me

Filiz Ozcan directs a bitter-sweet love story in which two lonely strangers find themselves drawn to each other, leading them to question whether love does truly hold the key to happiness. Written by Ilyas Afandiyev, and translated into English by Sanan Aliyev.

LOST Theatre, London SW8

Tue 16 Sep

£8–£10 (£5) / 0844 847 1680

  • 19:30

Wed 17 Sep

£8–£10 (£5) / 0844 847 1680

  • 19:30

Thu 18 Sep

£8–£10 (£5) / 0844 847 1680

  • 19:30
…and 8 more dates until 27 Sep

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

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
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