April

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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.

Loughborough Town Hall

Thu 24 Apr

£14.50 / 01509 231914

Millennium Forum, Londonderry

Wed 30 Apr

£13.50–£15.50 adv booking required (£12.95–£13.95 adv booking required; Children £11.50–£13.50 adv booking required; £54 adv booking required) / 02871 264455

  • 10:00
  • 13:00
  • 16:00

Victoria Theatre, Halifax

Sat 26 Apr

£16.50 / 01422 351158

Sun 27 Apr

£16.50 / 01422 351158

Jersey Boys

  • Directed by: Des McAnuff
  • Written by: Bob Crewe (lyrics)

Musical drama about the career of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons.

Piccadilly Theatre, London W1D

Thu 24 Apr

£22.50–£85 / 0844 871 7627

Fri 25 Apr

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Sat 26 Apr

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

…and 3 more dates until 30 Apr

War Horse

  • Directed by: Marianne Elliott

The National Theatre's staging of Michael Morpurgo's novel about a farm horse called Joey caught up in the horrors of WWI.

New London Theatre, WC2B

Thu 24 Apr

£18–£108 / 0844 412 4654

Fri 25 Apr

£18–£108 / 0844 412 4654

Sat 26 Apr

£18–£108 / 0844 412 4654

…and 3 more dates until 30 Apr

Sunderland Empire

Wed 30 Apr

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3022

The Woman in Black

  • Directed by: Robin Herford
  • Written by: Stephen Mallatratt (adapt)

Theatre experience with a heavy film noir influence, about a young lawyer trying to exorcise his metaphorical demons.

Fortune Theatre, London WC2B

Thu 24 Apr

£17.50–£60 / 0844 871 7627

Fri 25 Apr

£17.50–£60 / 0844 871 7627

Sat 26 Apr

£17.50–£60 / 0844 871 7627

…and 2 more dates until 30 Apr

What The Ladybird Heard

  • Written by: Julia Donaldson

The Ladybird has a plan to prevent a prize cow from being stolen. Based on Julia Donaldson's popular children's book.

Grimsby Auditorium

Tue 29 Apr

£12 / 0870 607 7461

Wed 30 Apr

£12 / 0870 607 7461

Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne

Thu 24 Apr

£12 / 0844 811 2121

  • 10:00

Fri 25 Apr

£12 / 0844 811 2121

  • 10:00
  • 13:30

Sat 26 Apr

£12 / 0844 811 2121

  • 10:00

Sun 27 Apr

£12 / 0844 811 2121

  • 11:00
  • 13:30
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Zumba Fitness

Young children can learn the basics of salsa, reggeaton, merengue and add hip hop flavours to them.

Brentwood Centre

Fri 25 Apr

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

  • 18:00 – 19:00

Sun 27 Apr

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

  • 10:00 – 11:00

Tue 29 Apr

Phone for prices / 01277 215151

  • 18:00 – 19:00

The Dancehouse, Manchester

Tue 29 Apr

£5 / 0161 237 9753

  • 18:30 – 19:30

Mo'Club, Southampton

Tue 29 Apr

£5 / 023 8022 6439

  • 18:00 – 19:00

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Evita

  • Written by: Tim Rice (lyrics)

Singer and actor Marti Pellow features as Che, in the musical drama written by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, about the life of the Argentinian woman who became wife to her country's president, Juan Peron.

Hull New Theatre

Thu 24 Apr

£24–£34; £19–£29; £27–£37 / 01482 226655

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Fri 25 Apr

£24–£34; £19–£29; £27–£37 / 01482 226655

  • 19:30

Sat 26 Apr

£24–£34; £19–£29; £27–£37 / 01482 226655

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

The Tommy Cooper Show

A celebration of the popular comedian with clips from his best-loved shows and musical accompaniment.

Broadbent Theatre, Lincoln

Fri 25 Apr

£8.50 (£7.50) / 01673 885500

  • 19:30

Riverhead Theatre, Louth

Sat 26 Apr

£11 (Children £5 under 18s) / 01507 600350

  • 19:30

Scooby-Doo and the Mystery of the Pyramid

Live stage show featuring the classic duo. Ages 2+.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 24 Apr

£20.50 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 25 Apr

£20.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 26 Apr

£20.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sun 27 Apr

£20.50 / 0131 529 6000

Boxercise

Fitness session.

Brandon Leisure Centre

Wed 30 Apr

£5.90 (£3.90–£4.90) / 01842 813748

  • 09:30 – 10:30

Bucks Student Union, High Wycombe

Thu 24 Apr

£5.50 per class / 01494 601600

  • 17:15 – 18:15

Coram's Fields, London WC1N

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 020 7837 6138

  • 17:00 – 19:00

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The Mousetrap

  • Directed by: Angus Jackson
  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie's play has been performed over 25,000 times. Now celebrating its diamond anniversary in the London West End, it's finally embarking on a UK tour.

Derby Theatre

Thu 24 Apr

£16.50–£25.50 / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Fri 25 Apr

£16.50–£25.50 / 01332 593939

  • 19:30

Sat 26 Apr

£16.50–£25.50 / 01332 593939

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

The Hawth, Crawley

Mon 28 Apr

£22–£26 / 01293 553636

  • 19:30

Tue 29 Apr

£22–£26 / 01293 553636

  • 19:30

Wed 30 Apr

£22–£26 / 01293 553636

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

St Martin's Theatre, London WC2H

Thu 24 Apr

£31.50–£50 / 08444 99 1515

Fri 25 Apr

£31.50–£50 / 08444 99 1515

Sat 26 Apr

£31.50–£50 / 08444 99 1515

…and 3 more dates until 30 Apr

Zumba

Zumba with Kat and Suz.

Brandon Leisure Centre

Fri 25 Apr

£5.90 (£3.90–£4.90) / 01842 813748

  • 09:30 – 10:30

Mon 28 Apr

£5.90 (£3.90–£4.90) / 01842 813748

  • 09:30 – 10:30

Tue 29 Apr

£5.90 (£3.90–£4.90) / 01842 813748

  • 17:45 – 18:45

Bucks Student Union, High Wycombe

Mon 28 Apr

£5.50 per class / 01494 601600

  • 18:15 – 19:15

Bull Theatre, Barnet

Tue 29 Apr

£5 per session / 020 8441 5010

  • 19:30 – 20:30

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Agatha Christie's Black Coffee

  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Christie's first play for the stage features the now-iconic Hercule Poirot and a typical crime plot.

Milton Keynes Theatre

Mon 28 Apr

£15–£35 / 0844 871 7652

Tue 29 Apr

£15–£35 / 0844 871 7652

Wed 30 Apr

£15–£35 / 0844 871 7652

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Thu 24 Apr

£19–£30.50 / 01483 440000

  • 14:30
  • 19:45

Fri 25 Apr

£19–£30.50 / 01483 440000

  • 20:00

Sat 26 Apr

£19–£30.50 / 01483 440000

  • 14:30
  • 20:00

Dirty Dancin In Le Shebeen

The dust has settled in the estate after the shenanigans of Maggie's last adventure and now she and her buck-eejit sidekick, Big Sally-Ann are planning a birthday party in the Shebeen.

The Island Arts Centre, Lisburn

Thu 24 Apr

£19.50 / 028 9250 9509

  • 19:30

Roe Valley Arts & Cultural Centre, Limavady

Fri 25 Apr

£13 inc glass of wine / 028 77760650

  • 20:00

Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey

Sat 26 Apr

£19–£23 / 028 9034 0202

  • 17:00 – 20:30

Neu! Reekie!

Avant-garde spoken word, film and music fusion night describing itself as 'playing host to the sinister and the sanguine'.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 25 Apr

£8.50 / 0845 874 3001

This edition, Michael Pedersen and Kevin Williamson host Fife folktronica act the Pitctish Trail; poet and short story writer Salena Godden; and the launch of a collection from the late Tom McGrath, read by 'assorted cultural bigwigs'; plus more names to be announced.

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20th Century Boy

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

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Mon 28 Apr

£10–£29.50 / 0870 607 7533

Tue 29 Apr

£10–£29.50 / 0870 607 7533

Wed 30 Apr

£10–£29.50 / 0870 607 7533

£15 / 0870 607 7533

Opera House, Manchester

Thu 24 Apr

£10–£29.50 / 0844 847 2275

£15 / 0844 847 2275

Fri 25 Apr

£15–£33 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 26 Apr

£15–£33 / 0844 847 2275

Added Value?

Contemporary crafts exploring the landscape of branding and the notion of luxury.

The Harley Gallery, Worksop

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 01909 501700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 25 Apr

Free / 01909 501700

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 26 Apr

Free / 01909 501700

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 4 more dates until 30 Apr

Arts Centre Washington

Tue 29 Apr

£5 / 0191 219 3455

  • 17:45 – 19:15

The Braid: Ballymena Town Hall, Museum and Arts Centre

Tue 29 Apr

£25 / 028 2565 7161

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Wed 30 Apr

£25 / 028 2565 7161

  • 19:30 – 21:00

Brighton Buddhist Centre

Tue 29 Apr

£8 (£6) / 01273 772090

  • 13:00 – 14:15

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English National Ballet: My First Coppelia

  • Written by: George Williamson

Coppelia tells the comic family tale of an eccentric toymaker and his mechanical doll in a beautifully adapted version for young audiences.

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Sat 26 Apr

£11–£36 / 0844 847 2275

Sun 27 Apr

£11–£36 / 0844 847 2275

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Salsa Aberdeen Dance Classes

Fun and energetic dance classes teaching a number of different Salsa styles. Beginners are welcome and no partner needed.

La Tasca, Aberdeen

Sun 27 Apr

£4–£5 / 01224 212001

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 30 Apr

£4–£5 / 01224 212001

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Club Lounge (Event tickets not included)

Get the VIP treatment pre-show.

New Theatre, Oxford

Thu 24 Apr

£15 / 0870 606 3500

Fri 25 Apr

£15 / 0870 606 3500

Sat 26 Apr

£15 / 0870 606 3500

…and 2 more dates until 29 Apr

Dan Stuart

A mix of alternative country and post-punk performed by the American singer-songwriter best known as the frontman of Green On Red.

The Maze, Nottingham

Wed 30 Apr

The Maze

£11 adv / 0115 947 5650

  • 19:30

The Railway, Winchester

Sat 26 Apr

£12 / 01962 867795

With Antonio Gramentieri.

  • 19:30

Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

  • Directed by: Rob Bettinson
  • Written by: Alan Janes

Celebrate the man and the music as the popular touring production of the rock musical rolls into town again.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 28 Apr

£10–£29.50

Tue 29 Apr

£10–£29.50

Wed 30 Apr

£10–£29.50

The White Rock Theatre, Hastings

Thu 24 Apr

£16–£25 / 01424 462288

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

Fri 25 Apr

£16–£25 / 01424 462288

  • 19:30

Sat 26 Apr

£16–£25 / 01424 462288

  • 14:30
  • 19:30

51 Shades of Maggie

  • Written by: Leesa Harker

Comedy spoof of 50 Shades of Grey tells the story of lovable Maggie Muff and her search for love. Maggie is a working class girl who, like most women, has been let down by all the men in her life.

Brighton Dome

Thu 24 Apr

Pavilion Theatre

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 709709

Fri 25 Apr

Pavilion Theatre

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 709709

Sat 26 Apr

Pavilion Theatre

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 709709

Sun 27 Apr

Pavilion Theatre

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 709709

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 24 Apr

£22.50–£25 / 0141 332 1846

  • 19:30

Fri 25 Apr

£22.50–£25 / 0141 332 1846

  • 19:30

Sat 26 Apr

£22.50–£25 / 0141 332 1846

  • 14:00
  • 19:30

Sun 27 Apr

£22.50–£25 / 0141 332 1846

  • 19:30
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