January

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Edinburgh's Christmas

Six weeks of winter wonderland in Edinburgh, with the east side of Princes Street transformed by a fairground, a host of colourful lights and the fabled German Christmas market with dozens of stalls selling traditional trinkets and crafts as well as delicious Teutonic treats (and, of course, glühwein). The ice rink has…

City Centre, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Times & prices vary

Fri 2 Jan 2015

Times & prices vary

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Times & prices vary

Sun 4 Jan 2015

Times & prices vary

Chris Bracey: Gods Own Junkyard

At London's newest art gallery space. Based on London's Brewer Street the partnership with Lights of Soho, a new gallery space dedicated to light art aims to honour Chris Bracey's extensive work in the area.

Lights Of Soho, London W1F

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Free

Fri 2 Jan 2015

Free

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Free

…and 15 more dates until 18 Jan 2015

One Man, Two Guvnors

  • Directed by: Adam Penford
  • Written by: Grant Olding (music)

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.

The Lowry, Salford

Mon 12 Jan 2015

Lyric Theatre

£16–£74; £21–£77 / 08432 086000

Tue 13 Jan 2015

Lyric Theatre

£16–£74; £21–£77 / 08432 086000

Wed 14 Jan 2015

Lyric Theatre

£16–£74; £21–£77 / 08432 086000

…and 3 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

Sunderland Empire

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£10–£34 / 0844 871 3022

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£10–£34 / 0844 871 3022

Thu 22 Jan 2015

£10–£34 / 0844 871 3022

…and 2 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

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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

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£15–£95 / 0844 871 3001

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£15–£95 / 0844 871 3001

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£15–£95 / 0844 871 3001

…and 24 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£22.50–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£22.50–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Mon 5 Jan 2015

£20–£72.50 / 0844 871 3014

…and 5 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£28.20–£60.70 / 01752 267222

  • 19:30 Wicked Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£28.20–£60.70 / 01752 267222

  • 19:30 Wicked Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Thu 22 Jan 2015

£28.20–£60.70 / 01752 267222

  • 19:30 Wicked Theatre Royal, Plymouth
…and 9 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Stick Man

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Benji Bower (music)

A show about a family of stick people. Presented by Scamp Theatre. Ages 3+.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
  • 12:15 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
  • 14:00 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
  • 12:15 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
  • 14:00 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£12–£19.50 ( £50–£60) / 0844 545 8252

  • 10:30 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
  • 12:15 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London
  • 14:00 Stick Man Leicester Square Theatre, London

St Andrew Square, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Times vary / £15–£18.50 (£13–£15.50; Family £46–£56) / 0844 545 8252

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Fri 2 Jan 2015

Times vary / £15–£18.50 (£13–£15.50; Family £46–£56) / 0844 545 8252

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Times vary / £15–£18.50 (£13–£15.50; Family £46–£56) / 0844 545 8252

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

Sun 4 Jan 2015

Times vary / £15–£18.50 (£13–£15.50; Family £46–£56) / 0844 545 8252

Part of Edinburgh's Christmas.

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Big Girls Don't Cry: A Tribute To Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons

Oh what a night you'll have at this tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, with all the hits from 'Sherry' to 'Grease is the Word'.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£19.75–£27.50 / 02476 553055

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'.

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Mon 5 Jan 2015

£15–£35; £15–£35 (£13–£33; Children £15 under 18s; Children £15 under 18s) / 01322 220000

Tue 6 Jan 2015

£15–£35; £15–£35 (£13–£33; Children £15 under 18s; Children £15 under 18s) / 01322 220000

Wed 7 Jan 2015

£15–£35; £15–£35 (£13–£33; Children £15 under 18s; Children £15 under 18s) / 01322 220000

…and 3 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Royal and Derngate, Northampton

Mon 26 Jan 2015

£16.50–£30; £14–£26; £17.50–£32.50 / 01604 624 811

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£16.50–£30; £14–£26; £17.50–£32.50 / 01604 624 811

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£16.50–£30; £14–£26; £17.50–£32.50 / 01604 624 811

…and 3 more dates until 31 Jan 2015

Theatre Royal, Newcastle upon Tyne

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£14–£42.50 / 0844 811 2121

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£14–£42.50 / 0844 811 2121

Thu 22 Jan 2015

£14–£42.50 / 0844 811 2121

…and 2 more dates until 24 Jan 2015

UB40

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

Hull City Hall

Thu 15 Jan 2015

£32.50 phone for availability / 01482 300300

  • 19:00 UB40 Hull City Hall

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£32.50 / 01482 300300

  • 19:00 UB40 Hull City Hall

Jack And The Beanstalk

Written by Alan McHugh and Directed by Jonathan Stone With the fabulous Panto Dame Billy Mack! Fife's Favourite Pantomime gets GIGANTIC! Help Jack make the right decisions on his way to market with a very special friend to help. Filled with music, gigantic laughs and more than a few surprises, Jack and the…

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£17 (£13; Family £12; Children £13) / 01592 583302

Mon 5 Jan 2015

£17 (£13; Family £12; Children £13) / 01592 583302

Tue 6 Jan 2015

£17 (£13; Family £12; Children £13) / 01592 583302

…and 4 more dates until 10 Jan 2015

Mistletoe And Crime

  • Directed by: Dan Gordon

Dan Gordon directs Marie Jones's comedy drama about two WPCs, an old hand and a newbie, trying to keep order amongst the mayhem that is a Belfast Christmas.

Lyric Theatre, Belfast

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£14–£22.50 / 028 9038 1081

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£14–£22.50 / 028 9038 1081

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£14–£22.50 / 028 9038 1081

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Edinburgh's Hogmanay

Edinburgh's world-famous Hogmanay celebration ushers the new year in with a bang. A Torchlight Procession winds through the historic Old Town and onto a son et lumiere on Calton Hill on 30 Dec, a massive street party with live music from Lily Allen (with more acts tbc) that culminates with Midnight Fireworks from the…

Various venues, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 573 8455

Michael Portillo: Life: A Game Of Two Halves: Talk

The broadcaster and former politician discusses and answers questions about his career.

The Lights, Andover

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£17 / 01264 368368

Regent Centre, Christchurch

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£16 (£15) / 01202 499199

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

Buxton Opera House

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£25.50 (Children £12.75; £23.25) / 0845 127 2190

The Camberley Theatre

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£23–£24 / 01276 707600

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Scouse Of The Antarctic

The Royal Court Christmas show is back and this time it's cooler than ever! A Russian and US submarine race to the North Pole to claim mineral rights. The last thing they expect to find when they get there is a scouser with a bobble hat on!

Royal Court Liverpool

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£13–£23 / 0151 709 4321

…and 12 more dates until 17 Jan 2015

Aladdin

Panto veterans Grant Stott, Andy Gray and Allan Stewart take to the stage to present Aladdin complete with special effects.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£14–£30 (£11–£27) / 0131 529 6000

…and 12 more dates until 18 Jan 2015 back to top

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 2 Jan 2015

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London

Fri 9 Jan 2015

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£7–£12 / 020 3242 0040

  • 23:00 – 11:00 A:M Fire, London
…and 2 more dates until 30 Jan 2015

The Little Boy that Santa Claus Forgot

The feelgood tale of a young boy who doesn't enjoy Christmas or exchanging gifts … until the tradition suddenly disappears. Ages 3–8.

The Arches, Glasgow

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£9.50 (Children £5.50; Family £25) / 0141 565 1000

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£9.50 (Children £5.50; Family £25) / 0141 565 1000

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£9.50 (Children £5.50; Family £25) / 0141 565 1000

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£9.50 (Children £5.50; Family £25) / 0141 565 1000

A Christmas Carol

Dickens' classic tale, newly adapted for the stage by Vincent Regan.

East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Thu 1 Jan 2015

£10–£17.50 (£16; Children £15; Family £57; Members £15.75)

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£10–£17.50 (£16; Children £15; Family £57; Members £15.75)

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£10–£17.50 (£16; Children £15; Family £57; Members £15.75)

Rekorderlig Cider Lodge At The Southbank Centre's Winter Festival

Travel through a maze of blue spruce trees to Rekorderlig's beautifully Swedish Cider Lodge, complete with traditional fire pits, live music, authentic Swedish food & Rekorderlig cider. Open from 11th Nov 2014 4th Jan 2015 from 10:00-22:00

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Free / 0844 875 0073

Fri 2 Jan 2015

Free / 0844 875 0073

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Free / 0844 875 0073

Sun 4 Jan 2015

Free / 0844 875 0073

Cirque Berserk

A large-scale family circus show with jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, musicians and stuntmen. Highlights include Hercules the strongman, award-winning clown Tweedy and a hair-raising motorcycle routine from Globe of Death.

Hackney Empire, London E8

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£10–£25 / 020 8985 2424

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£10–£25 / 020 8985 2424

Hull New Theatre

Thu 22 Jan 2015

£16–£22 / 01482 226655

Fri 23 Jan 2015

£16–£22 / 01482 226655

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£16–£22 / 01482 226655

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 26 Jan 2015

£19–£42 / 0844 871 7648

Tue 27 Jan 2015

£19–£42 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 28 Jan 2015

£19–£42 / 0844 871 7648

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Mike Nelson: Eighty Circles Through Canada (The Last Possessions of an Orcadian Mountain Man)

A new installation inspired by the artist's friendship with artist and mountaineer Erlend Williamson.

Tramway, Glasgow

Tue 6 Jan 2015

Wed 7 Jan 2015

Thu 8 Jan 2015

…and 3 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Sensational 60's Experience 50th Anniversary Tour

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

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 25 Jan 2015

£19–£23.50 / 01702 351135

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre

Sat 24 Jan 2015

£20–£25 / 01902 429212

The BFG

David Wood's adaptation of Roald Dahl's tale of nice and nasty giants, directed by Andrew Panton.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£10–£28 (£15) / 0131 248 4848

  • 14:00 The BFG Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

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.

Darlington Civic Theatre

Fri 2 Jan 2015

£19 / 01325 486555

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£19 / 01325 486555

Sun 4 Jan 2015

£19 / 01325 486555

…and 6 more dates until 11 Jan 2015

Peter Pan

JM Barrie's classic story of the boy who wouldn't grow up. Presented to celebrate the 50th anniversary since the King's Theatre staged its first pantomime. Featuring Gary Tank Commander's Greg McHugh.

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 1 Jan 2015

Times to be confirmed / £9–£29.50 / 0844 871 7648

Fri 2 Jan 2015

Times to be confirmed / £9–£29.50 / 0844 871 7648

Sat 3 Jan 2015

Times to be confirmed / £9–£29.50 / 0844 871 7648

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