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Jurassic Adventures

Fun family show about dinosaurs and the people that study them.

Millennium Forum, Londonderry

Sat 4 Apr

£12; £37.50 (Children £10) / 02871 264455

Sun 5 Apr

£12; £37.50 (Children £10) / 02871 264455

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

Embassy Theatre, Skegness

Mon 11 May

£15–£30 / 0845 674 0505

Tue 12 May

£15–£30 / 0845 674 0505

Wed 13 May

£15–£30 / 0845 674 0505

…and 3 more dates until 16 May

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Mon 13 Apr

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.25–£31.25 / 020 8688 9291

Tue 14 Apr

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.25–£31.25 / 020 8688 9291

Wed 15 Apr

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.25–£31.25 / 020 8688 9291

…and 3 more dates until 18 Apr

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2015 Easter Festival Of Plays: Manx Amateur Drama Federation

A unique opportunity to watch and review six plays over six nights as part of the Annual Easter Festival of full length plays

Villa Marina Royal Hall, Isle of Man

Sat 4 Apr

Gaiety Theatre

£13 (£9) / 01624 686801

Sun 5 Apr

Gaiety Theatre

£13 (£9) / 01624 686801

Mon 6 Apr

Gaiety Theatre

£13 (£9) / 01624 686801

…and 4 more dates until 10 Apr

Boogie Nights: The 70s Musical

New College Lanarkshire present the musical tale of Roddy O'Neil and the disco decade.

The Town House, Hamilton

Wed 1 Apr

£10 / 01698 452299

Thu 2 Apr

£10 / 01698 452299

Fri 3 Apr

£10 / 01698 452299

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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Cirque Eloize: Cirkopolis

Twelve acrobats and multidisciplinary artists present an uninterrupted stream of acrobatics, music, images and drawings accompanied by an original musical score and video projections.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Wed 1 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 2 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Fri 3 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 4 Apr

£14–£27 / 0131 529 6000

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Wed 8 Apr

£18–£25 / 029 2063 6464

Thu 9 Apr

£18–£25 / 029 2063 6464

Fri 10 Apr

£18–£25 / 029 2063 6464

Sat 11 Apr

£18–£25 / 029 2063 6464

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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Singin' I'm No a Billy He's a Tim

Goldfish Theatre presents its take on Des Dillon's classic anti-sectarian play, which has a Rangers and a Celtic fan locked up together in a cell for the duration of an Old Firm match.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 2 Apr

£17.50–£20 / 0141 332 1846

Fri 3 Apr

£17.50–£20 / 0141 332 1846

Sat 4 Apr

£17.50–£20 / 0141 332 1846

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

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Morbid Curiosities

Morbid Curiosities is an original stage play based on some classic chillers written by H.P. Lovecraft and A. Conan Doyle.

Tea House Theatre, London SE11

Fri 3 Apr

£10 / 020 7207 4585

MHOR Festival

A huge array of activities are on offer at this festival, including baking competitions, food prepared by star Scottish chefs and many more activities for kids and adults alike. Previous festivals have featured a barbeque and a hog roast.

Monachyle Mhor, Lochearnhead

Sat 23 May

Times & prices vary / 01877 384622

Sun 24 May

Times & prices vary / 01877 384622

The Phantom Of The Opera: Youth Group Production

  • Directed by: Harold Prince
  • Written by: Richard Stilgoe

Andrew Lloyd Webber's masterpiece based on Gaston Leroux's classic tale, featuring the songs Music Of The Night, All I Ask Of You and Masquerade.

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Mon 13 Apr

£18 (£16; £15) / 0161 928 1677

Tue 14 Apr

£18 (£16; £15) / 0161 928 1677

Wed 15 Apr

£18 (£16; £15) / 0161 928 1677

…and 2 more dates until 17 Apr

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 Hexagon, Reading

Fri 10 Apr

£14.50 ( £44.80) / 0118 960 6060

Sat 11 Apr

£14.50 ( £44.80) / 0118 960 6060

Sun 12 Apr

£14.50 ( £44.80) / 0118 960 6060

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Fri 17 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 01227 787787

Sat 18 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 01227 787787

Sun 19 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 01227 787787

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Tue 14 Apr

£13.50–£16 / 01322 220000

Wed 15 Apr

£13.50–£16 / 01322 220000

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Hedda Gabler

A new version of Henrik Ibsen's famous play Hedda Gabler from Richard Eyre, which has been directed by Amanda Gaughan. Hedda's life looks respectable enough – she has a distinguished father, a reputable husband and a good home. In order to inject some excitement into her life, she finds that she must look to the lives of…

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Apr

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

Thu 2 Apr

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

Fri 3 Apr

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

…and 6 more dates until 11 Apr back to top

Octonauts and the Deep Sea Volcano Adventure

A deep sea adventure with Captain Barnacles, Kwazii and Peso, in this brand new live stage show.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 13 May

£15.50 / 01727 844488

Thu 14 May

£15.50 / 01727 844488

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 25 Apr

£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

Sun 26 Apr

£16.50 / 0844 847 2325

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Wed 27 May

£16.50 / 01702 351135

Thu 28 May

£16.50 / 01702 351135

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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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Dr Bunhead's Exploding Easter Egg Show

Join Dr Bunhead for some serious Easter action with rainbow foam fountains, an Easter egg explosion and a bunny bazooka. Ages 7+.

George Square Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 10 Apr

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

Sat 11 Apr

£6 / 0844 557 2686

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

The Absence of War

An adaptation of Hare's funny political drama.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 1 Apr

£13–£17 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

Thu 2 Apr

£13–£17 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

Fri 3 Apr

£15–£20.50 (Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

Sat 4 Apr

£13–£17 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

£15–£20.50 (Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

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.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Tue 14 Apr

£16.75 / 01892 530613

Wed 15 Apr

£16.75 / 01892 530613

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

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Celeste's Circus

Following Celeste under the big top as her cast of endearing animals emerge one by one. A charming and engaging first trip to the circus especially for very young children (0–5 years).

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Wed 8 Apr

£6.60 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01592 583302

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

£6.50 (£4.50; Children £4.50) / 01592 583302

Bowhill House & Country Park, Selkirk

Fri 10 Apr

£5 / 01750 22204

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

£5 / 01750 22204

Comar, Isle of Mull

Wed 15 Apr

£4 (Children £2) / 01688 302211

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War

Historical drama following a band of men from East Lothian to the depths of Franco's Spain.

The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

Wed 1 Apr

£5 / 0141 222 2254

Preceded and followed by live music from Bella & The Bear. Regrettably, the venue is not Wheelchair accessible.

The Basil Brush Show

Basil Brush and his human chum Mr Stephen (aka Chris Pizzey) present to you a show jam packed with fun, storytelling and song.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Thu 9 Apr

£14 (£12; £42) / 01284 758000

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 13 Aug

£15–£30

The Broadway Theatre, Barking

Sat 4 Apr

£14 (£12; £42) / 020 8507 5607

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Madama Butterfly

  • Directed by: Ellen Kent
  • Written by: Puccini

Ellen Kent presents Puccini's heartbreaking story of a beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant. Starring Elena Dee and Miki Mori.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 2 May

£24–£35 / 01892 530613

Caird Hall, Dundee

Thu 2 Apr

£28 / 01382 434940

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Thu 30 Apr

£20–£35 (£18–£33) / 0116 233 3111

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