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Jurassic Adventures

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

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Tue 31 Mar

£16 (£14) / 020 8561 8371

Cheltenham Town Hall

Mon 23 Mar

£16.50 / 0844 576 2210

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Fri 27 Mar

£14–£18 / 02392 828282

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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.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Sat 21 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

The Sooty Show

Sweep, Soo and Richard join the loveable bear to celebrate his birthday party – where things don't seem to be going to plan.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 9 Apr

£15–£30

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 30 Mar

£15 / 020 8561 8371

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Fri 3 Apr

£15 / 08441 717620

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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.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Sat 14 Mar

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Sun 15 Mar

£12.50 / 0844 338 5000

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 21 Mar

Ashcroft Theatre

£14–£16.50 / 020 8688 9291

The Hexagon, Reading

Sat 11 Apr

£14.50 ( £44.80) / 0118 960 6060

Sun 12 Apr

£14.50 ( £44.80) / 0118 960 6060

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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.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Sun 22 Mar

£7–£14 / 01970 623 232

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Thu 9 Apr

£14 (£12; £42) / 01284 758000

The Broadway Theatre, Barking

Sat 4 Apr

£14 (£12; £42) / 020 8507 5607

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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.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

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

The Lowry, Salford

Thu 28 May

Quays

£13.50 / 08432 086000

Sat 30 May

Quays

£13.50 / 08432 086000

Sun 31 May

Quays

£13.50 / 08432 086000

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Sat 4 Apr

£12.50 (Children £8.50) / 01206 573948

  • 11:00 Stick Man Mercury Theatre, Colchester

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Tiny Tales

Different tales every time, followed by a creative play session. Ages 6 months to 2 years.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 7 Mar

£5 / 0141 552 4267

Little Lost Dinosaur

Disney on Ice: Magical Ice Festival

A colourful and exciting ice show featuring characters from Frozen, Tangled, The Little Mermaid and more.

Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC)

Sat 14 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 9000

Sun 15 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 9000

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Sat 9 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

Sun 10 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Fri 15 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

Sat 16 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

Sun 17 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

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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.

George Square Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 11 Apr

£6 / 0131 651 2189

Part of Edinburgh International Science Festival.

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Stones and Bones

A children's show based on Cornwall's archaeology and fossil record, incorporating laughs, puppets, songs, slapstick, dinosaurs and tall tales.

The Spring, Havant

Sat 14 Mar

£8 (Children £5) / 023 9247 2700

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Leave your piggy bank safe at home as Visible Fictions give their take on the classic tale.

Platform, Glasgow

Wed 18 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 276 9696

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

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Sun 28 Jun

£15.50 / 01223 357851

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sun 26 Jul

£14.50–£16.50 / 08441 717620

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Hacktivists

Lyceum Youth Theatre present Ben Ockrent's dark comedy about teenage hackers and the fine line between freedom of information and invasion of privacy.

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

£12 / 0131 228 1404

The performance appears alongside members of LYT showcasing rehearsed readings of brand new work by the Traverse Theatre Scribble Group.

Northern Ballet: Elves And The Shoemaker

Northern Ballet retell the classic tale from the Brothers Grimm.

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Fri 24 Apr

Phone for prices / 023 8071 1811

Milton Keynes Theatre

Fri 1 May

£6 / 0844 871 7652

Theatre Royal, Norwich

Fri 17 Apr

£5–£6 / 01603 630000

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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.

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Sat 7 Mar

Studio

£15 / 0844 871 7646

Amazing Bubble Man

Bubbles, people in bubbles, square bubbles, round bubbles. Basically all your bubble needs.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Sat 4 Apr

£12.50 (Children £10; £40) / 01284 758000

Artsdepot, London N12

Tue 31 Mar

£12 (£10) / 020 8369 5454

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Fri 10 Apr

£12 / 02476 553055

Sat 11 Apr

£12 / 02476 553055

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Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs

  • Written by: Nicole Lewis

Les Petits Theatre Company and Greenwich Theatre present the tale of young Flinn who finds a pirate in his cupboard – and embarks on a swashbuckling adventure!

The Haymarket, Basingstoke

Wed 15 Apr

£13 / 01256 844244

Victoria Theatre, Halifax

Sat 25 Apr

£13.50–£15.60 / 01422 351158

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds

Wed 8 Apr

Courtyard Theatre

£8.50 / 0113 213 7700

Thu 9 Apr

Courtyard Theatre

£8.50 / 0113 213 7700

Curious Incident Page To Stage Workshop

Discover how a novel, whose central character sees the world in their own unique way, can be brought to life on stage.

Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Wed 8 Apr

£1 / 0115 989 5555

Liang & the Magic Paintbrush

Liang dreams of being a painter but is too poor to buy himself a paintbrush. Join him on a magical adventure to find out if dreams can come true. An inventive and gentle show with something in it for all the family. Crooked Timber Theatre combine puppets, origami, live painting and video images to bring this well-loved…

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Wed 8 Apr

Adult: £6.50, Children: £4.50 / 01383 602302

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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Romeo and Juliet

Jackinabox Productions present Shakespeare's classic romantic tragedy.

Offstage Theatre At The Bridewell, London EC4Y

Thu 19 Mar

£7–£9

Fri 20 Mar

£7–£9

Thu 26 Mar

£7–£9

Fri 27 Mar

£7–£9

Solace Of The Road

Mike Kenny's adaptation of Siobhan Dowd's novel about a teenager girl who sets out from her foster home to look for her long-lost mum.

Derby Theatre

Wed 4 Mar

£9.50–£12.50 prev; £15–£25.50; £11–£17 / 01332 593939

Wed 11 Mar

£9.50–£12.50 prev; £15–£25.50; £11–£17 / 01332 593939

Something Else

Deafinitely Theatre present their touching adaptation of Kathryn Cave's story about friendship and belonging. The show features storytelling, songs and plenty of laughs to keep everyone aged 3 and up well entertained.

Stratford Circus, London E15

Fri 20 Mar

£8 (£6; Family £24) / 01592 583302

Sat 21 Mar

£8; £24 (£6) / 01592 583302

Two, Four, Six, Eight: Shoofly Theatre

A children's show which uses music, balloons and too much wrapping paper to show that numbers and counting can be fun.

Brewery Theatre, Bristol

Mon 30 Mar

£7 / 0117 902 0344

Tue 31 Mar

£7 / 0117 902 0344

Wed 1 Apr

£7 / 0117 902 0344

Thu 2 Apr

£7 / 0117 902 0344

Lauderdale House, London N6

Sat 21 Mar

£4.50 (£3) / 020 8348 8716

Theatre Royal, Bath

Fri 6 Mar

the egg

£7.50 (Children £6.50; £6.50) / 01225 448844

Sat 7 Mar

the egg

£7.50 (Children £6.50; £6.50) / 01225 448844

What Not to Eat at Sea (Work in Progress)

Sarah Weldon discusses her attempt, later this year, to become the first person to row solo around Great Britain. Work in progress. Booking is essential.

Royal Northern College Of Music, Manchester

Fri 1 May

£3–£6 / 0161 907 5555

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sun 3 May

£3–£7 / 0844 875 0073

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