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The Book of Mormon

  • Directed by: Casey Nicholaw, Trey Parker
  • Written by: Matt Stone, Robert Lopez, Trey Parker

Trey Parker, Robert Lopez and Matt Stone's Tony Award-winning musical satire chronicling the misadventures of two Mormon missionaries in a remote village in northern Uganda.

Bristol Hippodrome

Fri 17 Jan 2020

£13–£95 / 0844 847 2325

Sat 18 Jan 2020

£13–£95 / 0844 847 2325

Fri 24 Jan 2020

£13–£95 / 0844 847 2325

…and 3 more dates until 1 Feb 2020

Palace Theatre, Manchester

Fri 28 Jun

£13–£112.50 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 29 Jun

£13–£112.50 / 0844 847 2275

Fri 5 Jul

£13–£112.50 / 0844 847 2275

…and 15 more dates until 24 Aug

Prince of Wales Theatre, London W1D

Wed 26 Jun

£20–£256 / 0844 482 5115

Sat 29 Jun

£20–£256 / 0844 482 5115

Wed 3 Jul

£20–£256 / 0844 482 5115

…and 22 more dates until 14 Sep

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Ian McKellen on Stage

Sir Ian McKellen celebrates his 80th birthday by touring the UK with a brand new solo show, with profits benefiting different causes at each location.

Dundee Rep Theatre

Fri 9 Aug

01382 223530

Swan Theatre, Stratford upon Avon

Sun 21 Jul

£10–£75

The Watermill, Newbury

Fri 5 Jul

£75 (under 30s £25) / 01635 46044

Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience

Trademark mix-ups from the Faulty Towers hotel staff served alongside a three course meal.

Radisson Blu Edwardian, London WC1B

Sat 29 Jun

£65–£80

Sun 30 Jun

£65–£80

Sat 6 Jul

£65–£80

…and 25 more dates until 29 Sep

The Principal George Street, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

£52 / 0131 225 1251

  • 14:00 – 16:00

£52–£57.50 / 0131 225 1251

  • 14:00 – 16:00
The Principal

£25 / 0131 225 1251

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

£52 / 0131 225 1251

  • 14:00 – 16:00

£52–£57.50 / 0131 225 1251

  • 14:00 – 16:00
The Principal

£25 / 0131 225 1251

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

£52 / 0131 225 1251

  • 14:00 – 16:00

£52–£57.50 / 0131 225 1251

  • 14:00 – 16:00
…and 23 more dates until 26 Aug

Circus Zyair

A magical circus experience for all the family, including jugglers, acrobats, magic, high wire, the wheel of death and a whole bunch more colourful acts.

Birkenhead Park

Thu 26 Sep

£6–£110

Fri 27 Sep

£6–£110

Sat 28 Sep

£6–£110

Sun 29 Sep

£6–£110

Dalkeith Library

Wed 24 Jul

Sold out / 0131 663 2083

Thu 25 Jul

Sold out / 0131 663 2083

Dean's of Huntly

Tue 16 Jul

£8.99–£11.99 / 01466 792086

Wed 17 Jul

£8.99–£11.99 / 01466 792086

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…and at 1 other place

Disney On Ice: 100 Years Of Magic

A colourful and exciting ice show, featuring around 65 Disney characters from across the years, including Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck and the Disney Princesses.

Birmingham Arena

Sat 19 Oct

£18–£46 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 20 Oct

£18–£46 / 0871 945 6000

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Sat 21 Sep

£18–£46 / 0844 499 1700

Sun 22 Sep

£18–£46 / 0844 499 1700

Sat 28 Sep

£18–£46 / 0844 499 1700

Sun 29 Sep

£18–£46 / 0844 499 1700

Manchester Arena

Sat 12 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 8000

Sun 13 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 847 8000

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The Lady Boys of Bangkok: The Greatest Showgirls

The Lady Boys of Bangkok are back with a bigger, glitzier show than ever before.

Big Top Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

£11.25–£32

Sun 4 Aug

£11.25–£32

Sat 10 Aug

£11.25–£32

…and 5 more dates until 25 Aug

The Fountainbridge Theatre Big Tops, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 10 Aug

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 5 more dates until 25 Aug

The Maltings Theatre and Cinema, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

Thu 11 Jul

£25 (£15.50–£23) / 01289 330999

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Once: The Musical

A Broadway and West End hit musical that's a ravishing love story with a bittersweet difference, Once casts a spell over the audience just as its two lead characters cast a spell over each other. Based on a cult 2006 Irish indie feature, originally shot on a micro-budget of just $160,000, it tells the uplifting yet…

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 13 Aug 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 871 7648

On sale Thu 27 Jun

Sat 15 Aug 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 871 7648

On sale Thu 27 Jun

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Thu 21 May 2020

£19.50 / 023 8071 1811

Sat 23 May 2020

£19.50 / 023 8071 1811

Milton Keynes Theatre

Thu 20 Feb 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 871 7652

Sat 22 Feb 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 871 7652

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Circus Extreme

A circus performance that has been five years in the making. Circus Extreme features extreme stunts and classic clown escapades, with performers including Danguir Troupe and Mustafa Danger.

Gyle Park, Edinburgh

Fri 28 Jun

£12–£36

Sat 29 Jun

£12–£36

Sun 30 Jun

£12–£36

…and 6 more dates until 7 Jul

intu Braehead, Glasgow

Fri 26 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 885 7051

Sat 27 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 885 7051

Sun 28 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 885 7051

…and 6 more dates until 4 Aug

Queen's Links, Aberdeen

Fri 12 Jul

£12–£36

Sat 13 Jul

£12–£36

Sun 14 Jul

£12–£36

…and 7 more dates until 21 Jul

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The Magic of Motown

Tribute to the sweet soul sounds of Motown starring the supremely-talented Magic of Motown band, with hits made famous by the Isley Brothers, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Martha Reeves and more.

Nottingham Girls' High School

Sat 6 Jul

£10–£12

The Tempest

Open air theatre company Illyria stage Shakespeare's The Tempest.

Crail Castle Grounds

Mon 22 Jul

£12–£18

Manor Farm Elizabethan Playhouse, Warminster

Sun 8 Sep

£30

National Trust: Arlington Court, Barnstaple

Sat 29 Jun

£14.30 / 01271 850296

A Play, A Pie & A Pint - The Sweetest Growl

The Sweetest Growl by Claire Nicol Starring Elaine C Smith A new play about the legendary singer Mary McGowan. More info about Mary here: https://www.scotsman.com/news/obituaries/obituary-mary-mcgowan-world-renowned-jazz-singer-1-3915067

The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

Thu 24 Oct

£10 / 01224 642230

Sat 26 Oct

£10 / 01224 642230

The Girl on the Train

Adaptation of Paula Hawkins' phenomenally successful novel.

His Majesty's Theatre, Aberdeen

Thu 5 Sep

£18–£33 (£16–£29) / 01224 641122

Sat 7 Sep

£18–£33 (£16–£29) / 01224 641122

Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

Thu 27 Jun

£19–£33 / 0114 249 6000

Sat 29 Jun

£19–£33 / 0114 249 6000

Opera House & Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Wed 20 Nov

Opera House

£15–£35 / 0844 856 1111

Sat 23 Nov

Opera House

£15–£35 / 0844 856 1111

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Horrible Histories: Terrible Tudors

All the terror of the Tudors, replete with all the grizzly details about those murderous kings and queens, brought to the stage with 3D special effects.

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 24 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Milton Keynes Theatre

Wed 10 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 871 7652

Sat 13 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 871 7652

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Wed 3 Jul

£13–£25 / 0870 607 7533

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Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes

All your favourite superheroes come to life in this action packed, stunt-filled arena spectacular that sees The Avengers, X-Men and Spider-Man team up to defeat the worst villains in the Marvel Universe.

3Arena, Dublin

Fri 15 Nov

€28.11–€57.27

Sat 16 Nov

€28.11–€57.27

Sun 17 Nov

€28.11–€57.27

Birmingham Arena

Sat 7 Dec

£22–£50 / 0871 945 6000

Sun 8 Dec

£22–£50 / 0871 945 6000

Liverpool Echo Arena & Convention Centre

Sat 2 Nov

£22–£50 / 0844 800 0400

Sun 3 Nov

£22–£50 / 0844 800 0400

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Carole: The Music of Carole King

Musical journey through the life and career of the great American songwriter Carole King.

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Sun 17 Nov

£15.90–£30.90 / 0844 871 7648

Zippo's Circus: The Magnificent Top Hat

Zippo's Circus celebrates more than 250 years of circus entertainment with amazing acts of acrobatics, comic clowns and daredevils.

Bannister's Field, Guildford

Wed 2 Oct

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Thu 3 Oct

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Fri 4 Oct

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

…and 2 more dates until 6 Oct

Eel Brook Common, Fulham, London

Fri 6 Sep

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Sat 7 Sep

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Sun 8 Sep

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Mon 9 Sep

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Elgin City Football Club

Wed 17 Jul

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Thu 18 Jul

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

Fri 19 Jul

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50) / 0871 210 2100

…and 2 more dates until 21 Jul

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Cirque du Soleil: Toruk

New Cirque du Soleil show inspired by James Cameron's Avatar.

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Sat 29 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 856 0202

Sun 30 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 856 0202

Gangsta Granny

Heartbreak Productions adapts David Walliams' beloved book to the stage.

Brodie Castle, Forres

Sun 7 Jul

£11.50–£16.50 / 0844 493 2156

  • 15:00 – 17:30

Hartland Abbey, Hartland, Bideford

Mon 5 Aug

£14.30 / 01237 441264

Pollok House, Glasgow

Sat 27 Jul

£11.50–£16.50 / 0141 616 6410

  • 15:00 – 19:00

Fri 16 Aug

£11.50–£16.50 / 0844 493 2202

  • 17:00 – 20:30

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Madhead

The National Youth Dance Company perform a fusion of contemporary dance, physical theatre and hip-hop in this piece created by their Guest Artistic Director, Botis Seva.

Dance City, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 29 Jun

£13 (£11; Students and under 18s £8) / 0191 261 0505

Hair: The Musical

Loud, proud and colourful 60s musical set in anti-Vietnam America.

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Thu 8 Aug

£13–£35 / 0844 871 7648

Sat 10 Aug

£13–£35 / 0844 871 7648

Milton Keynes Theatre

Wed 17 Jul

£25–£35 / 0844 871 7652

Sat 20 Jul

£25–£35 / 0844 871 7652

New Theatre, Oxford

Wed 26 Jun

£13–£40 / 0844 871 3020

Sat 29 Jun

£13–£40 / 0844 871 3020

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Horrible Histories: The Awful Egyptians

Run – tell your mummies – the Egyptians are coming. Straight outta Ancient Egypt come facts about the pyramids and pharaohs in the stage version of Terry Deary's best-selling children's history books.

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 25 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Sat 27 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Creative Innovation Centre CIC, Taunton

Tue 6 Aug

£17.83 / 01823 337477

Thu 8 Aug

£17.83 / 01823 337477

Fri 9 Aug

£17.83 / 01823 337477

…and 12 more dates until 30 Aug

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Sat 16 Nov

£18.50 (£16.50) / 02392 828282

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The Jimmy Shand Story

Brandon McPhee leads a celebration of the life and music of the Scottish accordion player. Narration by film and TV star Dave Anderson.

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Sat 26 Oct

New Auditorium

£23.65 (includes booking fee) / 0141 353 8000