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Hamlet: Stage2

Shakespeare's tragic drama is probably the most famous play in the world. Stage2 has a long established history of presenting award-winning Shakespeares that are clear and accessible to all ages and all levels of experience.

The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham

Sat 18 Apr

£10 / 0121 643 5858

Ian Waite And Natalie Lowe

The Strictly Come Dancing favourites perform a dance showcase, with UK dance champions, Richard Still and Morgan Hemphill.

The Stables, Milton Keynes

Sat 20 Jun

£30 / 01908 280800

Laughing Boy Comedy Club

Top class comedy types getting you all laughed up.

The Castle, Wellingborough

Fri 15 May

£12.50 ( £10.50; £10.50) / 07957 681301

Stand-ups take to the stage in an evening of merriment.

Fri 12 Jun

£12.50 ( £10.50; £10.50) / 07957 681301

Stand-ups take to the stage in an evening of hilarity.

Ham Yard Hotel, London W1D

Sat 25 Apr

£12 / 07957 681301

Witty jokes and pop-culture observations from Canadian stand-up and TV star Katherine Ryan. Plus Charlie Baker and MC Jen Brister.

The Woodville, Gravesend

Thu 28 May

£10 / 07957 681301

Stand-up from the actor and co-host of ITV2's I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here Now, Rob Beckett.

Thu 25 Jun

£10–£14.50 / 07957 681301

Comedians from the circuit perform stand-up.

Thu 2 Jul

£10–£14.50 / 07957 681301

Comedians from the circuit perform previews of their Edinburgh Fringe shows.

Thu 23 Jul

£10–£14.50 / 07957 681301

Comedians from the circuit perform previews of their Edinburgh Fringe shows.

The Mousetrap

  • Directed by: Ian Talbot
  • 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.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Mon 15 Jun

£21.50–£24.50 / 0844 854 2776

Tue 16 Jun

£21.50–£24.50 / 0844 854 2776

Wed 17 Jun

£21.50–£24.50 / 0844 854 2776

…and 3 more dates until 20 Jun

Clwyd Theatr Cymru, Mold

Mon 11 May

Anthony Hopkins Theatre

£16–£22 (£16–£20) / 0845 330 3565

Tue 12 May

Anthony Hopkins Theatre

£16–£22 (£16–£20) / 0845 330 3565

Wed 13 May

Anthony Hopkins Theatre

£16–£22 (£16–£20) / 0845 330 3565

…and 3 more dates until 16 May

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Mon 8 Jun

£19–£26.50 / 01323 412000

Tue 9 Jun

£19–£26.50 / 01323 412000

Wed 10 Jun

£19–£26.50 / 01323 412000

…and 3 more dates until 13 Jun

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Only Fools And Three Courses

Fun night of comedy and good food with the characters of Only Fools and Horses. Marlene and Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner, but will things go to plan with Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert on the guest list? Don't sit under the chandelier, though.

Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, Colchester

Fri 10 Jul

£34.95

The Centenary Pavilion At Leeds United AFC Ltd

Fri 8 May

£35 (includes meal, show and disco) / 0871 334 1919

Denton Lounge, Worthing

Tue 2 Jun

£39.50 (price includes a three-course meal)

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Propaganda

Indie, electro, pop, dance and drum'n'bass.

Fez Club, Cambridge

Fri 24 Apr

£5; £3 guestlist ( £4) / 01223 519224

Fri 1 May

£5; £3 guestlist ( £4) / 01223 519224

Fri 8 May

£5; £3 guestlist ( £4) / 01223 519224

…and 29 more dates until 27 Nov

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Fri 24 Apr

£5.05 / 0141 332 2232

O2 Academy Birmingham

Fri 24 Apr

£4.05 / 0121 622 8250

DJ Dan hosts a night of new and classic indie music in the Main Room, with pop, dance & drum'n'bass in Room 2 and electro, house and dubstep in Room 3. The dress code is Smart Casual.

Fri 1 May

£4.05 / 0121 622 8250

DJ Dan hosts a night of new and classic indie music in the Main Room, with pop, dance & drum'n'bass in Room 2 and electro, house and dubstep in Room 3. The dress code is Smart Casual.

Fri 8 May

£4.05 / 0121 622 8250

DJ Dan hosts a night of new and classic indie music in the Main Room, with pop, dance & drum'n'bass in Room 2 and electro, house and dubstep in Room 3. The dress code is Smart Casual.

…and 7 more dates until 26 Jun

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Red Bull Music Academy Presents

Zed Bias, AKKORD, Illum Sphere, Levelz, Chimpo, Sivey, Biome and Jonny supply house music.

Antwerp Mansion, Manchester

Sat 18 Apr

£10 / 07809 444950

Scottish Juniper Festival 2015

Three days of gin-based goodness to celebrate World Gin Day.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 12 Jun

£21.50 / 0131 560 1581

Sat 13 Jun

£21.50 / 0131 560 1581

Scottish Opera: Il Trovatore

Verdi's Il trovatore is a story of family revenge with more twists and turns than a strand of fallen spaghetti, but it's all tied together with Verdi's powerful music. This revival of the 2001 production features Roland Wood, Anne Mason, Claire Rutter, Gwyn Hughes Jones and Matthew Best, and is directed by Peter Watson…

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Thu 4 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01463 234234

Sat 6 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 01463 234234

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Thu 21 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 529 6000

Wed 27 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 529 6000

Sat 30 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 529 6000

Her Majesty's Theatre, London SW1Y

Thu 11 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4648

Sat 13 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4648

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Sister Act: Shrewsbury Amateur Operatic Society

  • Written by: Cheri Steinkellner (book)

Musical comedy telling the story of Deloris Van Cartier, a wannabe diva who witnesses a crime and takes refuge in a convent.

Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury

Wed 13 May

£12.50–£18.50 / 01743 281281

Thu 14 May

£12.50–£18.50 / 01743 281281

Fri 15 May

£12.50–£18.50 / 01743 281281

Sat 16 May

£12.50–£18.50 / 01743 281281

Stepping Out: Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

  • Written by: Richard Harris

A production of the popular warm-hearted comedy where six women of very different backgrounds come together for tap dancing classes.

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Mon 27 Apr

£14–£15 (£12–£13; £10–£11) / 0161 928 1677

Tue 28 Apr

£14–£15 (£12–£13; £10–£11) / 0161 928 1677

Wed 29 Apr

£14–£15 (£12–£13; £10–£11) / 0161 928 1677

…and 3 more dates until 2 May

Tyree Cooper

Frontrunner in the house revolution, Tyree Cooper's blend of hip hop and acid house brought a new urban vibe into house music.

SWG3, Glasgow

Sat 25 Apr

£9.50–£12.50 / 0141 357 7246

Welsh National Opera: Gair Ar Gnawd

A contemporary opera sung in Welsh.

Theatr Ffwrnes, Llanelli

Sat 18 Apr

£12 / 0845 226 3510

AC/DC UK

Tribute to the Australian rockers.

The Flower Pot, Derby

Sat 19 Sep

£11

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Addams Family: Centrestage Cymru

A Gothic family musical based on Charles Addams's spooky characters, made famous on TV and in the movies.

Dolman Theatre, Newport

Wed 29 Apr

£11 (Children £9.50; £9.50; £9.50) / 01633 251338

Thu 30 Apr

£11 (Children £9.50; £9.50; £9.50) / 01633 251338

Fri 1 May

£11 (Children £9.50; £9.50; £9.50) / 01633 251338

Sat 2 May

£11 (Children £9.50; £9.50; £9.50) / 01633 251338

The Addams Family

Hamilton District Youth Theatre present the magnificently macabre new musical comedy, The Addams Family.

The Town House, Hamilton

Thu 30 Apr

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

Fri 1 May

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

Sat 2 May

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

Alice's Adventures Underground

Les Enfants Terribles present an immersive, theatrical adaptation, of Lewis Carroll's tale. A fusion of puppetry, music, storytelling and modern circus-theatre, where the audience will find itself at the midst of the action. Not suitable for ages below 11.

The Vaults, London SE1

Sat 18 Apr

£47.50; £65 Premium with access to private bar, post-show; £35 booking required; £65 Premium with access to private bar, post-show; £65 Premium with… / 020 7401 9603

Mon 20 Apr

£47.50; £65 Premium with access to private bar, post-show; £35 booking required; £65 Premium with access to private bar, post-show; £65 Premium with… / 020 7401 9603

Tue 21 Apr

£47.50; £65 Premium with access to private bar, post-show; £35 booking required; £65 Premium with access to private bar, post-show; £65 Premium with… / 020 7401 9603

…and 34 more dates until 30 May

All The World’s A Stage: Workshop (Ages 7-25)

A fun and informative creative workshop.

Burnley Youth Theatre

Mon 20 Apr

Phone for prices / 01282 427 767

Mon 27 Apr

Phone for prices / 01282 427 767

Antigone

Ivo van Hove directs a stellar cast including Juliette Binoche, Obi Abili, Kirsty Bushell, Samuel Edward-Cook, Finbar Lynch, Patrick O’Kane and Kathryn Pogson in Anne Carson’s striking new translation of Sophokles’s great tragedy. Binoche plays Antigone, a Theban noblewoman whose brother is deemed a traitor after…

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

£17 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sat 8 Aug

£17 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sun 9 Aug

£17 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

…and 11 more dates until 22 Aug back to top

Bingley Arts Centre

Tue 2 Jun

£9–£13 / 01274 567983

Wed 3 Jun

£9–£13 / 01274 567983

Thu 4 Jun

£9–£13 / 01274 567983

…and 2 more dates until 6 Jun

Bouncers

Bouncers by John Godber The international smash hit comedy returns! Lucky Eric, Judd, Les and Ralph are the original men in black as they tell the tale of one night in a Yorkshire disco in the 80's in this outrageous parody of Saturday Night Fever! All the gang are out on the town, the boys, the girls, the cheesy DJ…

The Old Rep Theatre, Birmingham

Sat 18 Apr

£13–£15 / 0121 245 4455

Boy Blue Entertainment: Legacy #Theworks

A hip hop dance show curated by Kenrick H2O Sandy and Michael Mikey J Asante, featuring some of Boy Blue's most original, groundbreaking dances plus works by The Blue Print & Mikey J Asante, and The Bluez.

Theatre Royal Stratford East, London E15

Sat 18 Apr

£15; £17; £20 (£13.50; £9 mems; £16; £10 mems; £13; £14)

Capoeira Senzala Glasgow

A martial art where kicks and acrobatics movements are executed to music and song.

West George College, Glasgow

Mon 20 Apr

£6 (£5) / 07825 087057

Adults all levels

Wed 22 Apr

£6 (£5) / 07825 087057

Adults all levels

Mon 27 Apr

£6 (£5) / 07825 087057

Adults all levels

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