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Jurassic Adventures

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

Buxton Opera House

Sat 14 Mar

£16 (Children £14) / 0845 127 2190

Grimsby Auditorium

Sun 29 Mar

£18.90; £16 / 0870 607 7461

Peter Powers

Hypnotist act from Powers, who has been called 'the Ali G of stage hypnosis'. Please note the Fri show is a 'Fun Night Friday', Sat 7.30pm show is 'Saucy Saturday' (safe for teens) and the Sat 'Midnight Madness' is over 18s only.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 6 Mar

£12.50–£16 / 0141 332 1846

Sat 7 Mar

£12.50–£16 / 0141 332 1846

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'.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 9 Mar

£9.75–£44.50

Tue 10 Mar

£10–£44.50

Wed 11 Mar

£10–£44.50

…and 3 more dates until 14 Mar

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

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The Slab Boys

Seminal piece of Scottish theatre by John Byrne depicting one Friday in the life of the boys who work in the slab room of a Paisley carpet factory.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 3 Mar

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Wed 4 Mar

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Thu 5 Mar

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

…and 2 more dates until 7 Mar

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 10 Mar

£14–£27.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 11 Mar

£14–£27.50 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 12 Mar

£14–£27.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 2 more dates until 14 Mar

The Effect

  • Directed by: Daniel Evans
  • Written by: Lucy Prebble

A comical new work by Lucy Prebble which looks at the limits of modern medicine.

Birnam Arts & Conference Centre

Tue 10 Mar

£12 (£10) / 01350 727674

  • 20:00 The Effect Birnam Arts & Conference Centre

£14 (£12) / 01350 727674

  • 20:00 The Effect Birnam Arts & Conference Centre

Buccleuch Centre, Langholm

Sat 7 Mar

£10 (£8) / 01387 381196

Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Peebles

Wed 4 Mar

£14 (£12; Children £5) / 01721 725777

  • 19:30 The Effect Eastgate Theatre & Arts Centre, Peebles

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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

Buxton Opera House

Sun 1 Mar

£36 (£33) / 0845 127 2190

Caird Hall, Dundee

Thu 2 Apr

£28 / 01382 434940

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Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky's magical score accompanies this tale of mystery and romance with spellbinding ballet dancing from the Russian State Ballet.

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 1 Mar

£30.50–£37.50 / 01702 351135

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Fri 13 Mar

£18–£41 (£15–£38; £8) / 01227 787787

Sat 14 Mar

£18–£41 (£15–£38; £8) / 01227 787787

New Theatre, Oxford

Tue 3 Mar

£17.50–£42.50 / 0844 871 3020

Wed 4 Mar

£17.50–£42.50 / 0844 871 3020

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Moscow City Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Natalia Ryzhenko
  • Written by: Natalia Ryzhenko

Tchaikovsky's romantic tragedy about the Prince Siegfried, his love Odette, and the evil spell cast upon them by Von Rothbart and Odile. Directed by Natalia Ryzhenko and Victor Smirnov-Golovanov.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Fri 10 Apr

£17.50–£31.50 / 0844 854 2776

Opera House, Manchester

Fri 27 Mar

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 28 Mar

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

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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.

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Tue 3 Mar

Maritime Room

£39.50 / 01702 351135

Wed 4 Mar

Maritime Room

£39.50 / 01702 351135

Thu 5 Mar

Maritime Room

£39.50 / 01702 351135

…and 2 more dates until 7 Mar

Croft Hotel, Darlington

Sat 14 Mar

£32.50 Includes three course meal / 01325 720319

Crown And Mitre Hotel, Carlisle

Sat 21 Mar

£34.95 includes three course meal / 01228 525 491

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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.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Sun 8 Mar

£14 ( £52) / 0844 854 2776

Sheffield Theatres

Sat 28 Mar

Lyceum

£14.50 / 0114 249 6000

Theatre Royal, Wakefield

Sat 14 Mar

£16 (Children £14 under 16s; £14) / 01924 211311

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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.

Malvern Theatres

Fri 6 Mar

Forum Theatre

£12.50–£15 / 01684 892 277

Caucasian Chalk Circle

A production of Bertolt Brecht's famous drama, which tells the powerful story of two women who both claim to be the mother of a child. This performance has been translated by Scottish writer Alistair Beaton and directed by the Lyceum's artistic director Mark Thomson.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 3 Mar

£15–£29 evening ticket (concessions from £10; Matinees £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

Thu 5 Mar

£15–£29 evening ticket (concessions from £10; Matinees £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

Fri 6 Mar

£15–£29 evening ticket (concessions from £10; Matinees £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

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Long Live the Little Knife

  • 4 stars

Site-specific, boisterous production of the tale of two art forgers who need to learn how to paint.

Dundee Rep

Thu 26 Mar

£13–£16 / 01382 223530

macrobert, Stirling

Fri 6 Mar

£14 (£12.50; Students £5.50) / 01786 466666

The North Wall Arts Centre, Oxford

Tue 17 Mar

£13 (£11) / 01865 319450

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Twelve Angry Men

  • Directed by: Christopher Haydon
  • Written by: Henry Fonda

A jury must decide the fate of a young man accused of killing his father in this depiction of the tense 1957 film that starred Henry Fonda.

Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham

Mon 2 Mar

£24–£30; £18–£26 (£23–£28) / 01242 572573

Tue 3 Mar

£24–£30; £18–£26 (£23–£28) / 01242 572573

Wed 4 Mar

£24–£30; £18–£26 (£23–£28) / 01242 572573

…and 3 more dates until 7 Mar

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Mon 8 Jun

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.50–£31.50 / 020 8688 9291

Tue 9 Jun

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.50–£31.50 / 020 8688 9291

Wed 10 Jun

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.50–£31.50 / 020 8688 9291

…and 3 more dates until 13 Jun

Grand Opera House, York

Mon 13 Apr

£15–£35 / 0844 871 3024

Tue 14 Apr

£15–£35 / 0844 871 3024

Wed 15 Apr

£15–£35 / 0844 871 3024

…and 3 more dates until 18 Apr

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Oliver!

Much loved musical about a young orphan taken in by a gang of mischievous pick pockets and featuring catchy tunes 'Food Glorious Food', 'Consider Yourself' and 'You’ve Got to Pick a Pocket or Two'.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 3 Mar

£15–£19 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 4 Mar

£15–£19 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 5 Mar

£15–£19 / 0131 529 6000

…and 2 more dates until 7 Mar

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.

The Hawth, Crawley

Sun 12 Apr

Theatre

£14 (Children £12; £56) / 01293 553636

Dirty Dancing

  • Directed by: Sarah Tipple
  • Written by: Eleanor Bergstein

See Baby not put in the corner in the musical based on the late Patrick Swayze's popular film.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Thu 30 Apr

£33.50–£55 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 1 May

£33.50–£55 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 2 May

£33.50–£55 / 0844 338 5000

…and 18 more dates until 23 May

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Mon 2 Mar

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Tue 3 Mar

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 4 Mar

£20–£75 / 0844 871 3014

…and 9 more dates until 14 Mar

King's Hall, Ilkley

Thu 16 Apr

£17–£21

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Northern Ballet: Romeo and Juliet

  • Written by: Prokofiev

Northern Ballet's Shakespeare adaptation of the classic tale of star crossed lovers. The timeless ballet is set to Prokofiev's unforgettable score and played live by the Northern Ballet Sinfonia.

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Wed 4 Mar

£10–£45 / 0844 848 2700

Thu 5 Mar

£10–£45 / 0844 848 2700

Fri 6 Mar

£10–£45 / 0844 848 2700

…and 4 more dates until 12 Mar

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

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Sun 26 Apr

£21.50 / 01253 290190

Hull New Theatre

Thu 9 Apr

£20 / 01482 226655

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Boogie Nights: The 70s Musical

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

The Town House, Hamilton

Tue 31 Mar

£10 / 01698 452299

Wed 1 Apr

£10 / 01698 452299

Thu 2 Apr

£10 / 01698 452299

Fri 3 Apr

£10 / 01698 452299

The Sound of Music

Bill Kenwright presents Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical tale of a young nun who joins the Von Trapp family and gets a lot more caught up in their life than she thought. Featuring the BBC's Over the Rainbow winner Danielle Hope.

Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 22 Jun

£19.50–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Tue 23 Jun

£19.50–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 24 Jun

£19.50–£45 / 0844 847 2325

…and 9 more dates until 4 Jul

Milton Keynes Theatre

Tue 26 May

£19.50–£45 / 0844 871 7652

Wed 27 May

£19.50–£45 / 0844 871 7652

Thu 28 May

£19.50–£45 / 0844 871 7652

…and 8 more dates until 6 Jun

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Mon 8 Jun

£19.50–£45 / 0844 871 7645

Tue 9 Jun

£19.50–£45 / 0844 871 7645

Wed 10 Jun

£19.50–£45 / 0844 871 7645

…and 9 more dates until 20 Jun

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