January

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Ross Noble: Tangentleman

The wild-haired Geordie, prone to wondrous tangents and surreal interludes, wanders back out on tour with a brand new show.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£25 / 01892 530613

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£25 / 01892 530613

Brighton Dome

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£25 / 01273 709709

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£25 / 01702 351135

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Jim Davidson

More controversial stand-up from the x-rated comic and inexplicable winner of 2014's CBB.

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

Mon 12 Jan 2015

Times to be confirmed / Phone for prices / 01902 429212

T-Rextasy

Longstanding, respected T-Rex tribute act. Glam rockers brace yourselves.

Gala, Durham

Sun 18 Jan 2015

£19 (£17) / 0191 332 4041

  • 19:30

The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show

The return of the UK's finest Rat Pack tribute night, with classic tunes including 'Under My Skin' and 'Come Fly with Me' and plenty of entertaining between-song patter.

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£17–£23 / 0844 871 3014

Gala, Durham

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£20 / 0191 332 4041

  • 19:30

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 30 Jan 2015

£17–£38 / 0844 871 7648

Vampires Rock

Steve Steinman's musical mixes comedy with rock music and, naturally, the undead.

Bristol Hippodrome

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£23–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£20–£22 / 01702 351135

  • 20:00

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£18.50–£22.50 / 01253 290190

  • 19:30

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One Man, Two Guvnors

National Theatre's satirical, slapstick production based on The Servant of Two Masters by Carlo Goldoni. Featuring Gavin Spokes as Francis Henshall and Shaun Williamson (Barry from EastEnders) as Charlie Clench.

Sunderland Empire

Mon 19 Jan 2015

£10–£34 / 0844 871 3022

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£10–£34 / 0844 871 3022

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£10–£34 / 0844 871 3022

…and 3 more dates until 24 Jan 2015

Theatre Royal, Brighton

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£10–£37.50 / 0870 060 6650

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£10–£37.50 / 0870 060 6650

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£10–£37.50 / 0870 060 6650

Sam Bailey

The former prisoner officer turned songstress who won the 2013 X Factor takes her debut album The Power Of Love on the road.

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Thu 29 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0116 233 3111

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Sat 31 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 029 2087 8444

Watford Colosseum

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£27.50 / 0845 075 3993

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Dirty Dancing

  • Directed by: Sarah Tipple
  • Written by: Eleanor Bergstein

See Baby not put in the corner in the musical based on the late Patrick Swayze's popular film.

New Theatre, Oxford

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£10–£75 / 0870 606 3500

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£10–£75 / 0870 606 3500

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£10–£75 / 0870 606 3500

Sunderland Empire

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£10–£75 / 0844 871 3022

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£10–£75 / 0844 871 3022

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£10–£75 / 0844 871 3022

…and 2 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Shrek the Musical

  • Directed by: Nigel Harman

Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, Shrek the Musical comes direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a million people. This production is directed by Nigel Harman, who starred as Lord Farquaad in the West End show and won the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a…

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£17–£50 / 01224 641122

  • 19:00

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£17–£50 / 01224 641122

  • 19:00

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£17–£50 / 01224 641122

  • 14:00
  • 19:00
…and 4 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£19.50–£70 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£19.50–£70 / 0844 847 2275

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£19.50–£70 / 0844 847 2275

…and 6 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

The Lion King

It's Hamlet … with lions! Julie Taymor's puppet-powered stage version of Disney's spectacular tale of a dead king and an errant son is a feast of exuberant theatre for the whole family, with show-stopping visual effects, gripping drama and plenty of laughs. The arrival of this touring production in Edinburgh makes…

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£20.50 / 029 2063 6464

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£20.50 / 029 2063 6464

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£20.50 / 029 2063 6464

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Bad Boy Pub Quiz

The Bad Boy Pub Quiz: an evening of fun and frolics, musical statues, pass the pineapple, and the chance to win 'hunners' of money. Loads of great prizes to be won, and plenty of crap ones too!

Cargo, Edinburgh

Wed 7 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 659 7880

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 659 7880

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Wed 21 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 659 7880

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Wed 28 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 659 7880

  • 18:00 – 20:00

Home, Glasgow

Mon 5 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 552 1734

  • 21:00 – 00:00

Mon 12 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 552 1734

  • 21:00 – 00:00

Mon 19 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 552 1734

  • 21:00 – 00:00

Mon 26 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 552 1734

  • 21:00 – 00:00

Sloans, Glasgow

Thu 1 Jan 2015

0141 221 8886

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Thu 8 Jan 2015

0141 221 8886

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Thu 15 Jan 2015

0141 221 8886

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 2 more dates until 29 Jan 2015

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White Crane Kung Fu Classes

Learn traditional White Crane Kung Fu with Bai He Alba. The classes are suitable for complete beginners and improve participants' fitness, coordination and flexibility while teaching self defense.

Café Camino, Edinburgh

Sun 4 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 523 0102

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Tue 6 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 523 0102

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Sun 11 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 523 0102

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 5 more dates until 27 Jan 2015

Marchmont St Giles' Church, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 447 4359

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Thu 8 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 447 4359

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Thu 15 Jan 2015

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 447 4359

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 2 more dates until 29 Jan 2015

Henry IV (Part 1)

  • Directed by: Gregory Doran

A production of Shakespeare's enduring historical drama in which Henry IV prepares for war when his crown becomes under threat from enemies both foreign and domestic. Directed by Gregory Doran.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Fri 2 Jan 2015

Barbican Theatre

£10–£55 / 020 7638 8891

  • 19:15

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Barbican Theatre

£10–£55 / 020 7638 8891

  • 13:30

Mon 5 Jan 2015

Barbican Theatre

£10–£55 / 020 7638 8891

  • 19:15
…and 12 more dates until 24 Jan 2015

Swan Lake

  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

The young South African dancer and choreographer Dada Masilo's reinterpretation of Tchaikovsky's classical ballet.

St David's Hall, Cardiff

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£32.50 ( £30.50) / 029 2087 8444

  • 14:00

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£32.50 ( £30.50) / 029 2087 8444

  • 14:00

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.

Criterion Theatre, London W1V

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£11.50–£13.50 / 0844 847 1778

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£11.50–£13.50 / 0844 847 1778

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£11.50–£13.50 / 0844 847 1778

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£11.50–£13.50 / 0844 847 1778

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Tuddeyo e Kampala: The Ugandan Club Experience

The Ugandan club experience in South London.

Club 791, Thornton Heath

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£6–£7 in advance; £10 on the door

Adventurers

See and learn about the machines which have been the choice mode of transport for rebels, hellraisers and anyone wanting to annoy their mother.

Riverside Museum, Glasgow

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Fri 2 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Free / 0141 287 2660

  • 10:00 – 17:00
…and 28 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Bardwell Windmill

A 19th-century tower mill, which is undergoing restoration to rebuild its sails.

Bardwell Windmill, Bury St. Edmunds

Wed 31 Dec

Free (donations welcome) / 01359 251331

  • 21:30 – 17:00

Gagged & Bound Comedy

Camden's new, free night of stand-up comedy, featuring great headline acts and some of the best up and coming comedians London has to offer.

The Constitution, London NW1

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Free / 020 7387 4805

  • 20:00 – 22:30

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.

St Martin's Theatre, London WC2H

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£31.50–£50 / 08444 99 1515

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£31.50–£50 / 08444 99 1515

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£31.50–£50 / 08444 99 1515

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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.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£24.50 / 01256 844244

  • 19:45

Darlington Civic Theatre

Mon 26 Jan 2015

£21.50–£23.50 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£21.50–£23.50 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30

Stewart Brewing Tours

Take a peek around the local independent craft brewery after imbibing a few beers and having some light snacks.

Stewart Brewing, Loanhead

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£15 (£12) / 0131 440 2442

  • 19:00 – 21:30

Thu 8 Jan 2015

£15 (£12) / 0131 440 2442

  • 19:00 – 21:30

Thu 15 Jan 2015

£15 (£12) / 0131 440 2442

  • 19:00 – 21:30
…and 2 more dates until 29 Jan 2015

The Chuckles Of Oz

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

Darlington Civic Theatre

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£19 / 01325 486555

  • 14:00
  • 19:00

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£19 / 01325 486555

  • 14:00
  • 19:00

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£19 / 01325 486555

  • 14:00
  • 17:30
…and 6 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Death And Burials

Artefacts and objects from North Lincolnshire, exploring changing attitudes to death and burial from the prehistoric to the medieval period.

North Lincolnshire Museum And Art Gallery, Scunthorpe

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Free / 01724 843533

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Fri 2 Jan 2015

Free / 01724 843533

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Free / 01724 843533

  • 10:00 – 16:00

Sun 4 Jan 2015

Free / 01724 843533

  • 13:00 – 16:00

Jersey Boys

The electrifying true life story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£15–£49 / 0870 607 7533

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£15–£56 / 0870 607 7533

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£15–£56 / 0870 607 7533

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£15–£49 / 0870 607 7533

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