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Dirty Dusting

Three senior cleaning ladies embark on a brand new business venture together – a telephone sex line.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sun 24 May

£21 / 0151 907 8360

Howden Park Centre, Livingston

Mon 11 May

£20 / 01506 777666

Lichfield Garrick

Thu 30 Apr

£20 / 01543 412121

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52 Shades of Maggie

The sequel to 51 Shades of Maggie follows Maggie Muff and her pal Sally-Ann as they try to organise a party in the pub. Will things go as planned? What do you think?

Albert Halls, Stirling

Thu 21 May

£20–£22.50 / 01786 473544

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Fri 8 May

£20 / 01383 740384

Barrfields Theatre, Largs

Sat 9 May

£16 / 01475 689777

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MHOR Festival

A huge array of activities are on offer at this festival, including baking competitions, theatre, live music and many more activities for kids and adults alike. There's bare-knuckle dining at the barbeque and Hog Roast, as well as the Festival Feast prepared in 2015 by five seriously good chefs: Fred Berkmiller…

Monachyle Mhor, Lochearnhead

Sat 23 May

Times & prices vary / 01877 384622

Sun 24 May

Times & prices vary / 01877 384622

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.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 11 Jun

£22.50–£24.50 / 01727 844488

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 2 Jun

£23–£40

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 30 Apr

£24.50 / 0844 854 2776

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Grumpy Old Women: Fifty Shades of Beige

Jenny Eclair and her fellow funny people Susie Blake and Kate Robbins present a brand new show.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sun 3 May

£22.50 / 01727 844488

Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl

Wed 29 Apr

£22.50 / 01656 815995

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Sat 2 May

£23 / 01792 475715

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The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

  • Directed by: Marianne Elliott
  • Written by: Simon Stephens (adapt)

Simon Stephens's adaptation of the darkly humorous book by Mark Haddon presented by National Theatre.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Tue 26 May

£21.50–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 27 May

£21.50–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 28 May

£21.50–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 8 more dates until 6 Jun

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 4 Aug

£9.75–£35 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 5 Aug

Thu 6 Aug

…and 2 more dates until 8 Aug

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Mon 8 Jun

£14.50–£32.50 (£10.50–£32.50) / 0116 242 3595

Tue 9 Jun

£14.50–£32.50 (£10.50–£32.50) / 0116 242 3595

Wed 10 Jun

£14.50–£32.50 (£10.50–£32.50) / 0116 242 3595

…and 3 more dates until 13 Jun

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The Vote

  • Directed by: Josie Rourke
  • Written by: James Graham

A collaborative drama from James Graham and Josie Rourke, about the process of voting during a national election. The play is due to be broadcast live on television during the final ninety minutes of the General Election, in May 2015.

Donmar Warehouse, London WC2H

Mon 27 Apr

Tickets available by a ballot / 0844 871 7624

  • 19:30 The Vote Donmar Warehouse, London

Tue 28 Apr

Tickets available by a ballot / 0844 871 7624

  • 19:30 The Vote Donmar Warehouse, London

Wed 29 Apr

Tickets available by a ballot / 0844 871 7624

  • 19:30 The Vote Donmar Warehouse, London
…and 7 more dates until 7 May

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

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.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 13 Jun

£15

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Sat 9 May

£14 (Children £13.50) / 0116 233 3111

Embassy Theatre, Skegness

Tue 28 Jul

£15.50 ( £53.50) / 0845 674 0505

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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'.

Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 27 Jul

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2325

Tue 28 Jul

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 29 Jul

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2325

…and 3 more dates until 1 Aug

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Mon 5 Oct

£15.25–£35.25 / 08441 717620

Tue 6 Oct

£15.25–£35.25 / 08441 717620

Wed 7 Oct

£15.25–£35.25 / 08441 717620

…and 3 more dates until 10 Oct

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 6 Jul

£24.50–£29.50; £27.50–£32.50 / 01702 351135

Tue 7 Jul

£24.50–£29.50; £27.50–£32.50 / 01702 351135

Wed 8 Jul

£24.50–£29.50; £27.50–£32.50 / 01702 351135

…and 3 more dates until 11 Jul

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Fringe by the Sea

With a spot of sea air and an entertaining line-up of music, comedy, theatre, film, author and children’s events, North Berwick's multi-arts festival offers a respite from the madness of Edinburgh in festival season.

Various venues: North Berwick

Mon 10 Aug

Times & prices vary / 01620 890787

Tue 11 Aug

Times & prices vary / 01620 890787

Wed 12 Aug

Times & prices vary / 01620 890787

…and 4 more dates until 16 Aug

The Venetian Twins

Tony Cownie's new version of Carlo Goldoni's timeless comedy tells the story of two estranged twins, Zanetto and Tonino. Though they look alike, as people they couldn't be more different. When the arrive in the same town on the same day, things start to get a little confusing.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 27 Apr

£10 / 0131 248 4848

Preview

Tue 28 Apr

£15–£29 evening (concession from £10; matinee £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

Wed 29 Apr

£15–£29 evening (concession from £10; matinee £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

…and 13 more dates until 16 May

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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Shrek the Musical

  • Directed by: Nigel Harman
  • Written by: David Lindsay-Abaire (lyrics)

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…

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Tue 20 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 21 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 22 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

…and 15 more dates until 8 Nov

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 29 Apr

£15–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 30 Apr

£15–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Fri 1 May

£19.50–£60 / 0844 871 7648

…and 12 more dates until 17 May

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Wed 25 Nov

£10–£45 / 0870 606 3536

Thu 26 Nov

£10–£45 / 0870 606 3536

Fri 27 Nov

£10–£49.50 / 0870 606 3536

…and 7 more dates until 6 Dec

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Stick Man

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

Scamp Theatre bring Julia Donaldson’s popular picture book to life in this engaging family show.

The Atkinson, Southport

Fri 15 May

£8 (Children £6; £24) / 01704 533333

Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Sat 2 May

£8.50 ( £28) / 01903 206206

  • 14:00 Stick Man Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Mon 18 May

£10–£14 (Children £10–£14 under 6s) / 0116 242 3595

Tue 19 May

£10–£14 (Children £10–£14 under 6s) / 0116 242 3595

Wed 20 May

£10–£14 (Children £10–£14 under 6s) / 0116 242 3595

Thu 21 May

£10–£14 (Children £10–£14 under 6s) / 0116 242 3595

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Ben and Holly's Little Kingdom

  • Directed by: Richard Lewis
  • Written by: Mani Svavarsson (music)

Richard Lewis' adaptation of the award-winning television animation set in a miniature world of fairies, elves and insects. The production features original music by Mani Svavarsson, with original lyrics by Matt Lewis.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Sat 6 Jun

£16.50 / 020 8561 8371

Sun 7 Jun

£16.50 / 020 8561 8371

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 26 Aug

£14.50–£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 27 Aug

£14.50–£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

Broxbourne Civic Hall, Hoddesdon

Wed 2 Sep

£15.50

Thu 3 Sep

£15.50

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Shafted!

A new comedy by renowned playwright John Godber.

East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Mon 27 Apr

£14

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Shafted! East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Tue 28 Apr

£14

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Shafted! East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Wed 29 Apr

£14

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Shafted! East Riding Theatre, Beverley
…and 11 more dates until 10 May

Birdsong

  • Written by: Rachel Wagstaff (adapt)

Adaptation of Sebastian Faulks' best-selling novel of love, courage and sacrifice set before and during WWI.

Bristol Old Vic

Mon 27 Apr

£7.50–£27.50 / 0117 987 7877

Tue 28 Apr

£7.50–£27.50 / 0117 987 7877

Wed 29 Apr

£7.50–£27.50 / 0117 987 7877

…and 10 more dates until 9 May

The Courtyard, Hereford

Mon 8 Jun

£26 (£22) / 01432 340555

  • 19:30 Birdsong The Courtyard, Hereford

Tue 9 Jun

£26 (£22) / 01432 340555

  • 19:30 Birdsong The Courtyard, Hereford

Wed 10 Jun

£26 (£22) / 01432 340555

  • 19:30 Birdsong The Courtyard, Hereford
…and 3 more dates until 13 Jun

Derby Theatre

Wed 27 May

£15–£25.50; £11–£17 / 01332 593939

Thu 28 May

£15–£25.50; £11–£17 / 01332 593939

Fri 29 May

£15–£25.50; £11–£17 / 01332 593939

Sat 30 May

£15–£25.50; £11–£17 / 01332 593939

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EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge School

Thu 9 Jul

£10 / 01732 304241

  • 19:00 Annie EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge School

Fri 10 Jul

£10 / 01732 304241

  • 19:00 Annie EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge School

Sat 11 Jul

£10 / 01732 304241

  • 19:00 Annie EM Forster Theatre, Tonbridge School
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Evita

A theatrical performance.

Riverside Theatre, University Of Ulster, Coleraine

Tue 28 Apr

£14; £13; £18; £16.50 / 028 7032 3232

  • 20:00 Evita Riverside Theatre, University Of Ulster, Coleraine

Wed 29 Apr

£14; £13; £18; £16.50 / 028 7032 3232

  • 20:00 Evita Riverside Theatre, University Of Ulster, Coleraine

Thu 30 Apr

£14; £13; £18; £16.50 / 028 7032 3232

  • 20:00 Evita Riverside Theatre, University Of Ulster, Coleraine

No Nothing

Alan Spence's play that takes a look at Edwin Morgan and Jimmy Reid – two important Scottish figures who died within days of each other – after they've woken up in a weird afterlife.

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Tue 28 Apr

Times vary / £11 / 01224 642230

A Play, A Pie and a Pint

Wed 29 Apr

Times vary / £11 / 01224 642230

A Play, A Pie and a Pint

Thu 30 Apr

Times vary / £11 / 01224 642230

A Play, A Pie and a Pint

…and 2 more dates until 2 May

Dinosaur Zoo

Dinosaurs aren't extinct! They're just hiding out on the other side of the world. Dinosaur Zoo takes its Jurassic creations on tour with an opportunity for children to get right up close.

The Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare

Wed 29 Apr

£12.50–£15 / 01934 645544

Thu 30 Apr

£12.50–£15 / 01934 645544

The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness

Mon 21 Sep

£13–£15 / 01229 820000

Tue 22 Sep

£13–£15 / 01229 820000

Theatre Royal, Brighton

Fri 9 Oct

£13.50–£16 / 0870 060 6650

Sat 10 Oct

£13.50–£16 / 0870 060 6650

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The Graduettes

Live sitcom focusing on the lives of three girls who graduate and then realise that life is not exactly what Sex and the City promised them

Lansdowne Church (Websters Theatre), Glasgow

Mon 27 Apr

£5 opening night discount / 0141 337 2311

Tue 28 Apr

£9 (£8) / 0141 337 2311

Wed 29 Apr

£9 (£8) / 0141 337 2311

…and 2 more dates until 1 May

The Netherlands National Circus

An award-winning circus spectacular blending together aerial feats, acrobatics, comedy, dance and theatre.

Bass Recreation Ground, Derby

Tue 9 Jun

£12–£26

Wed 10 Jun

£12–£26

Thu 11 Jun

£12–£26

…and 3 more dates until 14 Jun

Chingford Plain, London E4

Wed 6 May

£12–£26

Thu 7 May

£12–£26

Fri 8 May

£12–£26

…and 2 more dates until 10 May

Chingford Plain, London E4

Wed 6 May

£7–£26 / 020 8506 3637

Thu 7 May

£7–£26 / 020 8506 3637

Fri 8 May

£7–£26 / 020 8506 3637

…and 2 more dates until 10 May

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