April

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Wicked

  • Directed by: Joe Mantello
  • Written by: Winnie Holzman

Smash-hit musical that acts as a prequel to The Wizard of Oz, with L Frank Baum's characters brilliantly re-imagined as two young girls who grow up to fulfil their destinies as Glenda the Good and the Wicked Witch of the West.

Apollo Victoria Theatre, London SW1V

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£15–£95 / 0844 871 3001

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£15–£95 / 0844 871 3001

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£15–£95 / 0844 871 3001

…and 23 more dates until 30 Apr 2015

Sunderland Empire

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£20–£55 / 0844 871 3022

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£20–£55 / 0844 871 3022

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£20–£55 / 0844 871 3022

…and 19 more dates until 25 Apr 2015

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Grand Opera House, York

Wed 29 Apr 2015

£20–£24 / 0844 871 3024

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Thu 16 Apr 2015

£24.50–£26.50 / 023 8071 1811

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£19–£25 / 0844 871 7646

Dreamboats and Miniskirts

  • Written by: Maurice Gran

Musical sequel to Dreamboats And Petticoats written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, which follows an aspiring vocal duo, who must adapt their style to succeed during the advent of the Beatles and the Mersey sound. Featuring the hits 'Twist & Shout', 'Handy Man', 'Pretty Woman' and 'One Fine Day'.

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Mon 20 Apr 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2275

Tue 21 Apr 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2275

Wed 22 Apr 2015

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2275

…and 3 more dates until 25 Apr 2015

An Evening with Pam Ayres

A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.

Hertford Theatre

Thu 16 Apr 2015

£22.50 / 01992 531500

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£21.50 / 01322 220000

Roy Chubby Brown

Blue comedy from man branded 'too rude for television'. Never mind the comedy, that patchwork jacket is hardly fit for public consumption.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Thu 30 Apr 2015

£20 / 0151 907 8360

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£21 / 020 8688 9291

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A:M

Promising 'the naughtiest party for the dirtiest boyz', there's an amateur strip contest, giveaways, gogo dancers and the intriguingly named 'Scally Alley'.

Fire, London SW8

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London

Fri 10 Apr 2015

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London

Fri 24 Apr 2015

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London

UB40

Reggae journeymen still slogging round the touring circuit, but now without frontman Ali Campbell.

Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Fri 17 Apr 2015

£37.38 / 0871 945 6000

With The Brand New Heavies.

Bournemouth International Centre

Sun 12 Apr 2015

£37.38 / 0844 576 3000

With Radio Riddler.

  • 19:00 UB40 Bournemouth International Centre

Colston Hall, Bristol

Tue 14 Apr 2015

£37.38 / 0117 922 3686

With Radio Riddler.

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On the Rocks Student Arts Festival

The sixth year for this student-run arts festival promises more shows, concerts and exhibitions for all the family.

Various venues: St Andrews

Fri 3 Apr 2015

Times & prices vary

Sat 4 Apr 2015

Times & prices vary

Sun 5 Apr 2015

Times & prices vary

…and 7 more dates until 12 Apr 2015

Waverley Market @ Platform 2

Fifty stalls set up in Waverley by Local Motive Markets, offering ethical and local products from fresh produce to crafts.

Waverley Station, Edinburgh

Fri 3 Apr 2015

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 10 Apr 2015

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 17 Apr 2015

Free / 0131 558 9644

Fri 24 Apr 2015

Free / 0131 558 9644

The Chuckles Of Oz

The Chuckle Brothers present their unique take on the famous musical in which Dorothy goes to see the wizard. To me. To You. Etc.

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Tue 7 Apr 2015

£15 / 0844 871 7649

Southport Theatre And Floral Hall Complex

Sat 25 Apr 2015

£15 / 0844 871 3021

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Dance 'Til Dawn

  • Written by: Karen Bruce

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace are back with a brand new show celebrating the Golden Age of Hollywood.

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£18.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£18.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£18.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£18.50–£36 / 0844 848 2700

Hull New Theatre

Mon 27 Apr 2015

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

Tue 28 Apr 2015

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

Wed 29 Apr 2015

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

Thu 30 Apr 2015

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 7 Apr 2015

£10–£50 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 8 Apr 2015

£10–£50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£10–£50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 2 more dates until 11 Apr 2015

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Game Masters

Massive touring exhibition celebrating the varied history of computer gaming. With more than 125 playable games to work your way through, get stuck into arcade games, physical games (think Dance Battle et al), consoles, PCs and many more. On top of this, there's also displays of concept art, interactive displays and…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Apr 2015

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Thu 2 Apr 2015

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Fri 3 Apr 2015

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

…and 17 more dates until 20 Apr 2015

Let's Hang On: A Tribute to Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Tight falsetto vocals and doo-wop harmonies, featuring all those insanely catchy hits such as 'Can't Take My Eyes Off You' and 'Dec '63 (Oh What A Night)'.

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Thu 30 Apr 2015

£17–£23.50 / 0844 871 7646

The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£22.50 (Children £15; £21.50) / 01934 645544

Princess Theatre, Torquay

Sun 5 Apr 2015

£21.50–£23 / 0870 847 2315

Sensational 60's Experience 50th Anniversary Tour

The Marmalade, Herman’s Hermits, Chris Farlowe and Steve Ellis’ Love Affair perform their evergreen hits.

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£22–£30 / 01322 220000

Circus Lates

Monthly night in which the EC chucks its doors open to cover bands, guest DJs, karaoke lovers, Rock Band and Guitar Hero freaks, plus there's photobooths, dance mats, cocktail-mixing classes and more free popcorn than you know what to do with.

Electric Circus, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Apr 2015

Free before midnight; £5 after / 0131 226 4224

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The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Grand Opera House, York

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£25.50 / 0844 871 3024

The Hexagon, Reading

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£26.50 (£25) / 0118 960 6060

South Street Arts Centre, Reading

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£26.50 (£25) / 0118 960 6060

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Musical Weekender

Dance your socks off as Heart 2 Heart and Jaylarno play soul, funk, house, disco, reggae and R&B.

The King's Head, London W3

Fri 3 Apr 2015

Free

Sat 4 Apr 2015

Free

Fri 10 Apr 2015

Free

…and 5 more dates until 25 Apr 2015

Chas & Dave

The Mockney duo return with 'Rabbit', 'Gertcha', 'Margate' and more.

The Guildhall, Portsmouth

Fri 24 Apr 2015

£24.50–£26.50 / 023 9282 4355

Katherine Ryan: Glam Role Model

  • 4 stars

Witty jokes and pop culture observations from the Canadian stand-up and TV star.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Sat 11 Apr 2015

£14.50 / 01527 577330

Artsdepot, London N12

Wed 8 Apr 2015

Studio Theatre

£13 / 020 8369 5454

The Bloomsbury Theatre, London WC1H

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£14.50 / 020 3108 1000

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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

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Thu 2 Apr 2015

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£25–£81.25 / 0844 482 9672

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The Sooty Show

Sweep, Soo and Richard join the loveable bear to celebrate his birthday party – where things don't seem to be going to plan.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£15–£30

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Fri 3 Apr 2015

£15 / 08441 717620

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Wed 1 Apr 2015

£13 (Children £11 under 16s) / 01553 764864

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St Austell Bay Rock Choir

Your friendly local St Austell choir is run by vocal teacher Jo Saville. The choir will be performing locally again soon so it's a chance for you to join in, sing and perform without pressure and under the supportive guidance of Jo. Rock Choir members have performed at Wembley Stadium for the record breaking Saracens…

Charlestown Church Hall, St Austell

Thu 23 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster

Thu 30 Apr 2015

£25 a month, free taster

The Elvis Years: Elvis Tribute

Mario Kombou's tribute to the king of rock'n'roll.

Caird Hall, Dundee

Thu 16 Apr 2015

£20 / 01382 434940

Swan Theatre, Worcester

Fri 10 Apr 2015

£22.40

Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

  • Directed by: Sean Foley
  • Written by: P G Wodehouse (book)

A new comedy based on the writings of PG Wodehouse, starring James Lance as aristocratic fool Bertie Wooster and John Gordon Sinclair as his trusted valet, Jeeves, who is called in to help his master play matchmaker in the countryside. Directed by Sean Foley.

Malvern Theatres

Wed 1 Apr 2015

Festival Theatre

£10–£22.50 / 01684 892 277

Thu 2 Apr 2015

Festival Theatre

£10–£22.50 / 01684 892 277

Fri 3 Apr 2015

Festival Theatre

£10–£22.50 / 01684 892 277

Sat 4 Apr 2015

Festival Theatre

£10–£22.50 / 01684 892 277

Milton Keynes Theatre

Tue 7 Apr 2015

£10–£39.50 / 0844 871 7652

Wed 8 Apr 2015

£10–£39.50 / 0844 871 7652

Thu 9 Apr 2015

£10–£39.50 / 0844 871 7652

…and 2 more dates until 11 Apr 2015

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Tue 28 Apr 2015

£10–£39.50 / 0844 871 7645

Wed 29 Apr 2015

£10–£39.50 / 0844 871 7645

Thu 30 Apr 2015

£10–£39.50 / 0844 871 7645

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Peter Pan Goes Wrong

  • Written by: J.M.Barrie

A drama society set out to put on the best darn production of Peter Pan the world has seen, but – as the title suggestions – the best laid plans of mice and men will insist in going aft agley.

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Wed 1 Apr 2015

Seniors £15–£23 / 0844 482 1556

Thu 2 Apr 2015

Seniors £15–£23 / 0844 482 1556

Fri 3 Apr 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Sat 4 Apr 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Seniors £15–£23 / 0844 482 1556

Theatre Royal, Brighton

Mon 20 Apr 2015

£17.50 / 0870 060 6650

Tue 21 Apr 2015

£10–£25.50 / 0870 060 6650

Wed 22 Apr 2015

£10–£25.50 / 0870 060 6650

…and 3 more dates until 25 Apr 2015

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Tue 14 Apr 2015

£17.50–£32.50 / 0844 871 7647

Wed 15 Apr 2015

£10–£36.50 / 0844 871 7647

Thu 16 Apr 2015

£10–£36.50 / 0844 871 7647

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