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Casting The Runes: Two Ghost Stories

  • Written by: M R James

One man show featuring Nunkie as he re-tells two spooky tales written by M R James, Casting the Runes and The Residence at Whitminster.

Tobacco Factory, Bristol

Sun 26 Apr

£12 (£8) / 0117 902 0344

Christeene: The Christeene Machine

  • 4 stars

A gender-blending booty-pounding queer musical.

The Arches, Glasgow

Fri 8 May

£12 (£10) / 0141 565 1000

Part of Behaviour.

The Laundry, London E8

Sun 10 May

£16.50

Coconut (Support: Shorts Showcase)

New two person drama set in a police interview room in 1979.

Room at the Top, Glasgow

Fri 29 May

£10 / 0141 332 9899

Sat 30 May

£10 / 0141 332 9899

Dead Simple

  • Directed by: Ian Talbot
  • Written by: Peter James (book)

Adaptation of novelist Peter James's latest work.

Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Mon 13 Jul

£26.50–£29.50 / 01903 206206

£26.50–£29.50 (£24.50–£27.50; £13) / 01903 206206

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Dead Simple Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Tue 14 Jul

£26.50–£29.50 (£24.50–£27.50; £13) / 01903 206206

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Dead Simple Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Wed 15 Jul

£26.50–£29.50 (£24.50–£27.50; £13) / 01903 206206

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Dead Simple Connaught Theatre, Worthing
…and 3 more dates until 18 Jul

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Mon 15 Jun

£17.50–£29.50 / 01872 262466

Tue 16 Jun

£17.50–£29.50 / 01872 262466

Wed 17 Jun

£17.50–£29.50 / 01872 262466

…and 3 more dates until 20 Jun

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Mon 6 Jul

£17.50–£26.50; £31–£33 Premier Seats; £21.50–£28.50; £31–£33 Premier Seats / 01227 787787

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Dead Simple The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Tue 7 Jul

£17.50–£26.50; £31–£33 Premier Seats; £21.50–£28.50; £31–£33 Premier Seats / 01227 787787

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Dead Simple The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Wed 8 Jul

£17.50–£26.50; £31–£33 Premier Seats; £21.50–£28.50; £31–£33 Premier Seats / 01227 787787

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Dead Simple The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
…and 3 more dates until 11 Jul

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Derren Brown: Miracle

  • Directed by: Andy Nyman
  • Written by: Derren Brown

The master of mentalism takes his newest show on the road, melding mind games, illusion, showmanship and masses of charm.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Mon 11 May

£35–£42.50 / 01274 432000

Tue 12 May

£35–£42.50 / 01274 432000

Wed 13 May

£35–£42.50 / 01274 432000

…and 3 more dates until 16 May

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 6 Jul

£36–£51

Tue 7 Jul

£36–£51

Wed 8 Jul

£36–£51

…and 3 more dates until 11 Jul

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Mon 29 Jun

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

Tue 30 Jun

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

Wed 1 Jul

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

…and 3 more dates until 4 Jul

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Disney In Concert: Magical Music From The Movies

  • Directed by: Nick Davies (cond)

A concert and multi-media experience featuring scenes, music and songs from Disney movies.

Philharmonic Hall, Liverpool

Sat 20 Jun

£13–£36 / 0151 709 3789

Disney's High School Musical

Remember that film that made Zac Efron famous? Well, this is the stage version of that. Remember: We're all in this together.

Arts Centre & Theatre Aberdeen

Wed 27 May

£13 (£11) / 01224 641122

Thu 28 May

£13 (£11) / 01224 641122

Fri 29 May

£13 (£11) / 01224 641122

Sat 30 May

£13 (£11) / 01224 641122

Disney's High School Musical JR

A live production based on the Disney film about school students.

Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton

Fri 26 Jun

£8 / 01902 321321

Sat 27 Jun

£8 / 01902 321321

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

Ensemble

Essex Dance Theatre (Brentwood) An uplifting evening of dance performed with youthful exuberance! A snapshot showing the variety of fantastic dance experiences our students have had this year. Ranging from our 3 year olds’ first tentative steps on the stage, to our confident leavers, who are off to pursue the next…

Brentwood Theatre

Thu 9 Jul

£9–£12 / 01277 200305

Fri 10 Jul

£9–£12 / 01277 200305

Sat 11 Jul

£15 / 01277 200305

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The Essence Of Ireland

  • Directed by: Ross Mils
  • Written by: Susie Parsley

Traditional Irish dance and music show, following the tale of Sean Dempsey and Cora McGowen, friends who are forced apart when Sean moves to New York to find work, and their ongoing friendship through their letters.

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Wed 29 Apr

£21.50; £5 early bird (£19.50) / 01553 764864

The Hawth, Crawley

Mon 27 Apr

Phone for prices / 01293 553636

An Evening of Dirty Dancing: The Tribute Show

  • Directed by: Leanne Harwood

A song and dance show featuring a number of performers showcasing well-known tunes including 'Do You Love Me', 'Big Girls Don't Cry' and 'I've Had The Time Of My Life'.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 26 Sep

£20 / 01383 740384

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 16 Jul

£18–£34

The Bacon Theatre, Cheltenham

Thu 7 May

£20 (Early Bird £18) / 01242 258002

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Every Brilliant Thing

  • 3 stars

A new play exploring depression from the perspective of a six year old whose mum has been hospitalised. Each performance involves members of the audience so every show is unique.

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Wed 3 Jun

£12 / 01539 725 133

Derby Theatre

Fri 26 Jun

The Studio

£9.50 (£6.50) / 01332 593939

Sat 27 Jun

The Studio

£9.50 (£6.50) / 01332 593939

The Dukes, Lancaster

Tue 26 May

£10–£12 / 01524 598 500

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Fairytales for Grown-Ups: The Seven Princesses/Haft Paykar

Xanthe Gresham and Arash Moradi present a night of wild Persian fairytale.

The Forge, London NW1

Wed 29 Apr

£10 (£8) / 020 7383 7808

The Father

A translated version of Florian Zeller's dark comedy, by Christopher Hampton about an 80 year old who feels like he is losing control.

The Tricycle Theatre, Kilburn

Thu 7 May

Phone for prices / 020 7328 1000

Fri 8 May

Phone for prices / 020 7328 1000

Sat 9 May

Phone for prices / 020 7328 1000

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Fawlty Towers: Dinner Is Served

Interactive comedy based on the hit TV series, complimented by a three course meal and coffee.

The White Rock Theatre, Hastings

Sat 20 Jun

£35 ( £32) / 01424 462288

Feed The Beast

Peter Rowe directs a comedy based on the often tumultuous relationship between the British government and members of the press.

New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Wed 6 May

£10–£25 / 01473 295900

Thu 7 May

£10–£25 / 01473 295900

Fri 8 May

£10–£25 / 01473 295900

…and 7 more dates until 16 May

From The Calton to Catalonia

Written by Willy Maley & John Maley A rehearsed reading directed by Martin McCardie Cast: Gary Lewis, Martin McCardie, From The Calton To Catalonia follows the lives of families in Glasgow and Spain in 1937, and their involvement and experiences of the Spanish Civil War. Approximately one third of all British…

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sun 10 May

The Beacon Studio

£10 / 01475 723723

Future Starz: Performance Production

A showcase of dance talent.

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Sun 26 Apr

£18 / 0116 242 3595

Ghost The Musical: Maryport Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society

A musical inspired by the 1990 hit romantic drama starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore. Featuring an original score by Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard of the Eurythmics including the timeless classic Unchained Melody played by a live nine piece orchestra.

Carnegie Theatre, Workington

Wed 13 May

£10 / 01900 602122

Thu 14 May

£10 / 01900 602122

Fri 15 May

£10 / 01900 602122

Sat 16 May

£10 / 01900 602122

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Gloriously Gothic Musicals

This year, Spring goes Gothic… Highlight Productions UK welcomes you to a one of a kind theatrical experience, Gloriously Gothic Musicals. Featuring a cast of just six, we will take you on a journey through the worlds most hauntingly brilliant musicals such as The Phantom of the Opera, Sweeney Todd and The Rocky Horror…

Riverside Arts Centre, Sunbury-on-Thames

Fri 29 May

£10–£12

Sat 30 May

£10–£12

Godspell

  • Directed by: Richard Marcel
  • Written by: lyrics)

A parable of Christ's life featuring a rock musical score by Stephen Schwartz.

Brighton Dome

Sun 26 Apr

£24–£29 / 01273 709709

  • 19:00 – 22:00 Godspell Brighton Dome

Darlington Civic Theatre

Thu 21 May

£21.40–£31 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Godspell Darlington Civic Theatre

Fri 22 May

£21.40–£31 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Godspell Darlington Civic Theatre

Sat 23 May

£21.40–£31 / 01325 486555

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Godspell Darlington Civic Theatre

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Sun 28 Jun

£26.50–£33.50 / 01253 290190

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Godspell Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Mon 29 Jun

£26.50–£33.50 / 01253 290190

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Godspell Grand Theatre, Blackpool

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Goodbye Gunther

  • Written by: Frank Wurzinger

A solo drama about a man, who decided to embrace life to the full when he is told he is dying and deny his mortality. Written and performed by Frank Wurzinger.

The Dukes, Lancaster

Fri 1 May

The Round

£13 (£11) / 01524 598 500

Habeas Corpus

Alan Bennett's superb, comic, sideways swipe at life and death is performed by Centre Stage Theatre Company, revolving around the home and surgery of Dr Wicksteed, a general practitioner in Brighton's posh silk stocking district of Hove.

Theatr Colwyn And Cinema, Colwyn Bay

Tue 12 May

£10 (£9) / 01492 532668

Wed 13 May

£10 (£9) / 01492 532668

Hairspray: Scarborough Musicals

A feel-good Broadway musical set in 1960s Baltimore, which tells the story of how a daytime TV show featuring high school kids accepts the heroine, a fat girl, and full racial integration.

YMCA Theatre, Scarborough

Tue 26 May

£8–£10 / 01723 374227

Wed 27 May

£8–£10 / 01723 374227

Thu 28 May

£8–£10 / 01723 374227

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