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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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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

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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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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Annie Jr - The Musical

Act Now Entertainment present the wonderfully affectionate Broadway Musical Annie Jr. With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a…

Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Woking

Sat 4 Apr

£13.50–£15 / 0844 871 7645

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The Amazing Mr Noah

Prof Popup's trapped indoors on his hols, so what better time to tell the story of Noah and his incredible ark – with a little help from you, of course! Ages 3+.

Lauderdale House, London N6

Sat 23 May

£4.50 (£3) / 020 8348 8716

Book online or on the door half an hour before the event.

The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas

  • Written by: John Boyne (book)

New production based on the tragic novel about the eight-year-old son of a German commandant at a concentration camp who befriends a Jewish boy held prisoner there.

Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Thu 19 Mar

£10–£20 / 0115 989 5555

The 2015 London 50 Hour Improvathon

Extempore Theatre in association with Die Nasty and KPS Productions present The 2015 London 50 Hour Improvathon Back for an 8th extraordinary year. An improvised comedy soap-opera in twenty-five episodes. ‘Hilarious! Like nothing you’ve ever seen before. Late night clubbers and early morning joggers unite!…

LOST Theatre, London SW8

Sat 30 May

£7–£10 / 0844 847 1680

Sun 31 May

£7–£10 / 0844 847 1680

3 Bears

The shiny metal world of Goldilocks meets the natural wooden world of the three bears – the result is a very sticky adventure. Happily the bears and Goldilocks become friends and cook up the most wonderful porridge recipe together. Join Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre in the kitchen where, using simple kitchen implements…

Byre Theatre, St Andrews

Tue 7 Apr

£10 (£8; Children £6)

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine

Thu 2 Apr

£2 / 01294 274059

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

New Pitsligo Public Hall, Fraserburgh

Sat 4 Apr

Free

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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Actor Therapy With Ryan Scott Oliver: Workshop

Performance and drama workshop offering individual song critique, repertoire coaching and discussions about the business of acting.

Greenwich Theatre, London SE10

Sun 22 Mar

£40 / 020 8858 7755

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Air Raid

Duration 60 minutes As sirens sound in the distance, you can still hear the bombs dropping as you find your way through the smoke to the air raid shelter and what you thought was safety - but with horror you realise you haven’t escaped yet! The corridors down which you travelled were filled with a deadly gas which has…

Fort Amherst, Chatham

Sat 4 Apr

Sold out / 01634 847747

Sun 12 Apr

Sold out / 01634 847747

Sat 18 Apr

£9 / 01634 847747

Sun 26 Apr

£9 / 01634 847747

Aladdin

A production of the evergreen panto tale of the boy with the troublesome lamp.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Wed 2 Dec

£10.50–£32.50 / 08441 717620

Aliens Love Underpants

  • Directed by: Adam Bampton-Smith
  • Written by: Adam Bampton-Smith

A close encounter of the 'pantastic' kind.

De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea

Sun 24 May

£12.65–£14.06 / 01424 229111

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Sat 27 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Sun 28 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

All of Me

Developed in partnership with Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust, and created from research with patients, carers and families, All of Me uses theatre, music and discussion to highlight the benefits that remembering together makes to the here and now, using the principles of Life Story Work. “Life…

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Wed 11 Mar

Foyle Studio

Free / 0121 446 3232

Thu 12 Mar

Foyle Studio

Free / 0121 446 3232

Animated Short Films: Family Treats

AIN’T NO FISH Miki Cash & Tom Gasek, USA 2014 Duration: 4 Minutes A short, funny stop motion animated film featuring singing seals in the Arctic performing a Hoagy Carmichael song. A vivid and charming environmental message about the protection of our oceans. Teaser…

Falkirk Town Hall

Wed 8 Apr

£3.50 / 01324 506850

Part of Puppet Animation Festival.

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Arabian Nights

Storyteller Sheherazade tells tales of genies, villains, heroes and princesses. For ages 5+.

Omnibus, London SW4

Sat 4 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 020 7498 4699

Arnold's World

Cusan Theatre presents a visual theatre piece, based on an original Colombian tale, that reconnects us with nature and our dreams, using recycled costumes and landscapes.

Carriageworks Theatre, Leeds

Sat 18 Apr

Upstairs

£8 (£6; £24) / 0113 224 3801

Asylum

duration 60 minutes You’re not meant to be here, so nobody knows you are… but now the door has inexplicably slammed shut behind you. You start to wonder if the stories may just be true and fight the panic as you realise you’re now locked inside an abandoned asylum. You’ve spent the night trespassing in these eerie…

Fort Amherst, Chatham

Sun 5 Apr

Sold out / 01634 847747

Sat 11 Apr

Sold out / 01634 847747

Sun 19 Apr

£9 / 01634 847747

Sat 25 Apr

£9 / 01634 847747

Backstage Tour

Take a tour through the theatre and learn about the venues past. Hear about the famous actors and actresses who have walked the stage and keep an eye out for the ghost of the famous illusionist Sigmund Neuberger, aka The Great Lafayette, who died in the fire at the Empire Palace Theatre, as it was previously known, in 1911.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Sat 7 Mar

£7.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 4 Apr

£7.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 6 Jun

£7.50 / 0131 529 6000

Sat 4 Jul

£7.50 / 0131 529 6000

Ballet Black: Dogs Don't Do Ballet

  • Written by: Anna Kemp

A family-friendly ballet adapted from Anna Kemp's children's book.

Artsdepot, London N12

Sat 23 May

£8–£14 / 020 8369 5454

Sun 24 May

£8–£14 / 020 8369 5454

Northern Ballet & Phoenix Dance Theatre, Leeds

Sun 19 Apr

£10 (£7.50) / 0113 220 8000

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Bedtime Stories by Upswing

Bedtime tales with circus company Upswing – slightly paradoxical in that you will still have to take the kids home to their actual beds at some point. Ages 5+.

Stratford Circus, London E15

Sat 30 May

£10 (£8; Family £30) / 0844 357 2625

Polka Theatre, London SW19

Fri 10 Apr

£30 / 020 8543 4888

Big Smother

A human research project dedicated to revealing the truth about the human psyche in which selected participants have a chance to win a 10 year free TV license, but there is a catch of course. They have to tell the truth and let it all out on a TV show while producers throw obstacles in their path.

Ovalhouse, London SE11

Sat 11 Apr

£8 (£5) / 020 7582 7680

Blood Brothers

Willy Russell's story of two brothers, their contrasting upbringing and the hand fate deals them is fast-moving, perceptive and ultimately moving. This drama contains adult content, scenes of violence and loud noises. Not suitable for under 12s.

Theatre At The Mill, Newtownabbey

Thu 12 Mar

£14 (£12) / 028 9034 0202

Fri 13 Mar

£14 (£12) / 028 9034 0202

Boeing Boeing By Marc Canoletti

This bedroom farce - written in the 60’s has stood the test of time to become a classic of its genre. Set in a stylish Paris flat this fast moving comedy will lift the spirits and make you laugh. When provincial Robert drops in on his old school friend he gets a taste of the high life. Urbane Bernard manages his love life…

The Barn Theatre, Oxted

Sat 16 May

£7–£9

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