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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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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

Howden Park Centre, Livingston

Mon 11 May

£20 / 01506 777666

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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

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Mon 5 Oct

£15.25–£35.25 / 08441 717620

Tue 6 Oct

£15.25–£35.25 / 08441 717620

Wed 7 Oct

£15.25–£35.25 / 08441 717620

…and 3 more dates until 10 Oct

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 6 Jul

£24.50–£29.50; £27.50–£32.50 / 01702 351135

Tue 7 Jul

£24.50–£29.50; £27.50–£32.50 / 01702 351135

Wed 8 Jul

£24.50–£29.50; £27.50–£32.50 / 01702 351135

…and 3 more dates until 11 Jul

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Moscow State Circus: Park Gorkogo

The internationally-acclaimed Russian circus troupe returns with ever more impressive acrobatics, clowning and aerial feats.

Cardiff City Stadium

Wed 29 Apr

£7–£39 / 0845 365 1115

Thu 30 Apr

£7–£39 / 0845 365 1115

Fri 1 May

£7–£39 / 0845 365 1115

…and 3 more dates until 4 May

Cheltenham Racecourse

Wed 6 May

prices vary / 01242 513014

Thu 7 May

prices vary / 01242 513014

Fri 8 May

prices vary / 01242 513014

…and 2 more dates until 10 May

Harewood House, Leeds

Wed 3 Jun

£10–£39 / 0113 218 1000

Thu 4 Jun

£10–£39 / 0113 218 1000

Fri 5 Jun

£10–£39 / 0113 218 1000

…and 2 more dates until 7 Jun

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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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Dear Lupin

  • Written by: Michael Simkins

This stage adaptation by best-selling author Michael Simkins is based on Roger Mortimer's often hilarious, sometimes touching, always generous letters to his son, Charlie, packed with crisp anecdotes and sharp observations. Starring James Fox.

Theatre Royal, Norwich

Mon 27 Apr

£8–£27 / 01603 630000

Tue 28 Apr

£8–£27 / 01603 630000

Wed 29 Apr

£8–£27 / 01603 630000

…and 3 more dates until 2 May

Capturing the Dark Side: Photography with Dark Edinburgh

Photography discussion with the chance to join in a practical workshop.

Anatomical Museum, Edinburgh

Fri 15 May

Free (workshop £5)

Part of Festival of Museums.

It's Only Life

Musical theatre that packs a punch. This award-winning revue is about longing, fulfilment, loss, triumph and ultimately wisdom. Honest, real, gritty and utterly stripped-back theatre. 'It's Only Life' questions the underlying tensions and trysts between reality and idealisation and explores the ways in which they shape…

The Other Place, Brighton

Tue 5 May

Main Space

£10 (£8.50) / 07800 983 290

Wed 6 May

Main Space

£10 (£8.50) / 07800 983 290

Sun 17 May

Main Space

£10 (£8.50) / 07800 983 290

Addams Family: Leigh Operatic & Dramatic Society

  • Written by: Rick Elice

A macabre musical comedy based around the gothic cartoon characters of Charles Addams.

Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea

Wed 6 May

£15.50–£16.50

Thu 7 May

£15.50–£16.50

Fri 8 May

£15.50–£16.50

Sat 9 May

£16.50

Great Big Dance Off

A national schools dance competition.

Birmingham Town Hall

Mon 20 Apr

£10 / 0121 345 0600

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Mon 22 Jun

£10 / 0870 607 7533

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Hello Kitty

A Hello Kitty experience for the whole family.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 6 Oct

£19–£41

Caird Hall, Dundee

Thu 15 Oct

£18–£25 / 01382 434940

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Thu 8 Oct

£18–£29.50 / 0844 249 4300

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The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

  • Directed by: Marianne Elliott
  • Written by: Simon Stephens (adapt)

Simon Stephens's adaptation of the darkly humorous book by Mark Haddon presented by National Theatre.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Tue 21 Apr

£16.50–£31.50; £13.50–£25.50; £18.50–£34 / 01274 432000

Wed 22 Apr

£16.50–£31.50; £13.50–£25.50; £18.50–£34 / 01274 432000

Thu 23 Apr

£16.50–£31.50; £13.50–£25.50; £18.50–£34 / 01274 432000

…and 2 more dates until 25 Apr

Birmingham Hippodrome

Tue 26 May

£21.50–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 27 May

£21.50–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 28 May

£21.50–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 8 more dates until 6 Jun

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 4 Aug

£9.75–£35 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 5 Aug

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 6 Aug

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 8 Aug

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…and at 4 other places

The Devil Wears Primark

Comedy about a manipulative mother-in-law on the eve of being awarded an MBE.

The Customs House, South Shields

Wed 22 Apr

£15 (£14) / 0191 454 1234

Thu 23 Apr

£15 (£14) / 0191 454 1234

East Kilbride Village Theatre

Fri 24 Apr

£14 (£12) / 01355 248669

Sat 25 Apr

£14 (£12) / 01355 248669

Elegies From Angels, Punks and Raging Queens

An evening of free verse set to blues, jazz and rhythm and blues, celebrating the lives of AIDS victims.

Criterion Theatre, London W1V

Sun 31 May

£30–£40 / 0844 847 1778

An Incident At The Border

  • Written by: Kieran Lynn

Kieran Lynn's farcical comedy examines borders and bureaucracy through the eyes of a couple trapped either side of the line. Presented by Colour Of Fruit Productions.

South Street Arts Centre, Reading

Tue 21 Apr

£14.50 (£12.50) / 0118 960 6060

Wed 22 Apr

£14.50 (£12.50) / 0118 960 6060

Tue 28 Apr

£14.50 (£12.50) / 0118 960 6060

Wed 29 Apr

£14.50 (£12.50) / 0118 960 6060

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Islands In The Stream: The Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers Story

Enjoy the awesome vocals and gentle humour of Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers legendary live shows, stacked with country music's greatest hits.

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Sat 13 Jun

£21.50 / 0845 5218 218

The Ladyboys of Bangkok

The colourful and light-hearted cabaret style-musical featuring the trans-gender showgirls of Thailand's capital.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Tue 1 Sep

£25 (£22) / 0871 705 0705

Wed 2 Sep

£25 (£22) / 0871 705 0705

Thu 3 Sep

£25 (£22) / 0871 705 0705

…and 2 more dates until 5 Sep

Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 5 Sep

£10–£32 / 0871 705 0705

Sun 6 Sep

£10–£32 / 0871 705 0705

Mon 7 Sep

£10–£32 / 0871 705 0705

…and 26 more dates until 3 Oct

Ferneham Hall, Fareham

Tue 2 Jun

£23 ( £21) / 0871 705 0705

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…and at 3 other places

A Level Playing Field

  • Directed by: Chris Popert
  • Written by: Jonathan Lewis

Drama by the playwright Jonathan Lewis, directed by Chris Popert, with an eleven strong teenage cast portraying their own generation in a tale of hope, identity and shattered dreams.

Jermyn Street Theatre, London SW1Y

Mon 20 Apr

£22–£18; £17 Earlybird / 020 7287 2875

Tue 21 Apr

£22–£18; £17 Earlybird / 020 7287 2875

Wed 22 Apr

£22–£18; £17 Earlybird / 020 7287 2875

…and 15 more dates until 9 May

The Addams Family

Hamilton District Youth Theatre present the magnificently macabre new musical comedy, The Addams Family.

The Town House, Hamilton

Thu 30 Apr

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

Fri 1 May

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

Sat 2 May

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

ANNIE

The world's favourite family musical is coming to Birmingham Hippodrome.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Tue 13 Oct

£24.50–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 14 Oct

£24.50–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 15 Oct

£24.50–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 12 more dates until 31 Oct back to top

The Bradshaws: Goosed

There's a danger of peace breaking out in the little two-up-two-down home of the Bradshaws. This'll never do. Join Buzz Hawkins and the Bradshaws to see what occurs.

Plaza, Stockport

Fri 15 May

£20.90 / 0161 477 7779

The Forum, Barrow-in-Furness

Fri 8 May

£15–£17 / 01229 820000

Bred In Heaven: The Road To Twickers

  • Directed by: Michael Bogdanov
  • Written by: Jack Llewellyn

Frapetsus Productions presents a comedy based on the Rugby World Cup. Follow the story of a group of friends as they travel to see their team play at Twickenham.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Tue 5 May

£14 (£7–£12) / 01970 623 232

Galeri Caernarfon

Mon 20 Apr

£12; £10 disabled (Children £10; £10) / 01286 685222

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Wed 6 May

£9.50–£15.50 / 01792 475715

Thu 7 May

£9.50–£15.50 / 01792 475715

Fri 8 May

£9.50–£15.50 / 01792 475715

Sat 9 May

£9.50–£15.50 / 01792 475715

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Burnt Oak

  • Directed by: Nathan Osgood
  • Written by: Laurence Lynch

Laurence Lynch's play looking at human relationships. Directed by Nathan Osgood.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Tue 21 Apr

£17.50 (£15) / 0844 873 3433

  • 19:00 Burnt Oak Leicester Square Theatre, London

Wed 22 Apr

£17.50 (£15) / 0844 873 3433

  • 19:00 Burnt Oak Leicester Square Theatre, London

Thu 23 Apr

£17.50 (£15) / 0844 873 3433

  • 19:00 Burnt Oak Leicester Square Theatre, London
…and 17 more dates until 16 May

Hairspray The Musical: Blackpool And Fylde Light Opera Company

A rare Lancashire outing for this popular West End show in which Tracy Turnblad, an overweight teenager with all the right moves, makes an appearance on a local television programme, thereby earning the enmity of evil dance queen Amber Von Tussle and her mother Velma.

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Tue 19 May

£16–£18 ( £15; £45; Children £12 under 18s) / 01253 290190

Wed 20 May

£16–£18 ( £15; £45; Children £12 under 18s) / 01253 290190

Thu 21 May

£16–£18 ( £15; £45; Children £12 under 18s) / 01253 290190

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