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Dara

  • Directed by: Nadia Fall
  • Written by: Shahid Nadeem

Tanya Ronder's adaptation of Shahid Nadeem's domestic drama is set in mid-17th century Mughal India where two brothers, heirs to the Muslim empire, fight over succession. Crown Prince Dara has the love of the people but his younger brother Aurangzeb has a different vision of the future for his country. Directed by Nadia…

National Theatre: Lyttelton, London SE1

Fri 6 Mar

£39–£50 / 020 7452 3000

  • 19:30 Dara National Theatre: Lyttelton, London

Sat 7 Mar

£39–£50 / 020 7452 3000

  • 19:30 Dara National Theatre: Lyttelton, London

Mon 16 Mar

£39–£50 / 020 7452 3000

  • 19:30 Dara National Theatre: Lyttelton, London
…and 8 more dates until 4 Apr

Dead Royal

  • Written by: Chris Ioan Roberts

Wallace Simpson invites the young Lady Diana Spencer to her mansion for bachelorette party on the eve of her wedding to the Prince Of Wales to try to advise her to walk out on this seemingly doomed marriage. A celebration of narcissistic megalomania on a 1980s scale.

Ovalhouse, London SE11

Tue 21 Apr

£10 (£6) / 020 7582 7680

Wed 22 Apr

£10 (£6) / 020 7582 7680

Thu 23 Apr

£10 (£6) / 020 7582 7680

…and 2 more dates until 25 Apr

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

Theatre Royal, Windsor

Tue 14 Apr

£35 / 01753 853888

Wed 15 Apr

£35 / 01753 853888

Thu 16 Apr

£35 / 01753 853888

…and 2 more dates until 18 Apr

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Directed by: Jerry Mitchell
  • Written by: lyrics)

Robert Lindsay and Rufus Hound star in this West End production, based on the 1989 film.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 16 Feb 2016

£15.50–£49.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 17 Feb 2016

£15.50–£49.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 18 Feb 2016

£15.50–£49.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 8 more dates until 27 Feb 2016

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Tue 15 Sep

£15.50–£49.50 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 16 Sep

£15.50–£49.50 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 17 Sep

£15.50–£49.50 / 0844 871 3014

…and 8 more dates until 26 Sep

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 23 Jun

£15.50–£56.50 / 0844 871 7648

Wed 24 Jun

£15.50–£56.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 25 Jun

£15.50–£56.50 / 0844 871 7648

…and 8 more dates until 4 Jul

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Distance Between Stars

Meet Elliot, following a nervous collapse he follows his obsessions in an unexpected and dangerous direction.

Oldham Coliseum Theatre

Fri 13 Mar

Studio

£7 / 0161 624 2829

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Dracula

  • Directed by: Theresa Heskins
  • Written by: Theresa Heskins (adaptation)

Production of the chilling tale by Bram Stoker adapted and directed by Theresa Heskins.

New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Fri 6 Mar

£13–£22 (£11–£20) / 01782 717962

  • 19:30 Dracula New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Sat 7 Mar

£13–£22 (£11–£20) / 01782 717962

  • 19:30 Dracula New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Mon 9 Mar

£13–£22 (£11–£20) / 01782 717962

  • 19:30 Dracula New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme
…and 14 more dates until 28 Mar

A Dream Of Wilfred Owen

David Charters' play about the life of the Great War poet.

St George's Hall, Liverpool

Fri 13 Mar

£10 / 0151 709 3789

Educating Rita

Willy Russell's hilarious, and often moving, story of a woman's determination to change her life, as hairdresser Rita, who feels that life has passed her by, begins her education by enrolling on an Open University course.

The Mill At Sonning, Reading

Wed 4 Mar

£48; £51; £41 / 0118 969 8000

Thu 5 Mar

£48; £51; £41 / 0118 969 8000

Fri 6 Mar

£48; £51; £41 / 0118 969 8000

…and 9 more dates until 21 Mar

Educating Rita

  • Written by: Willy Russell

Production of the heart-warming and funny drama written by Willy Russell.

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Wed 4 Mar

£10–£25 / 01206 573948

Thu 5 Mar

£10–£25 / 01206 573948

Fri 6 Mar

£10–£25 / 01206 573948

…and 6 more dates until 14 Mar

Edward II by Christopher Marlowe

Hot on the heels of his coronation, Edward II recalls his lover Gaveston from exile, lavishing him with titles and riches. Their all-consuming lust makes enemies of the furious barons and bishops, alienates the King’s once-devoted Queen and tears England to pieces. A stark exploration of power, sexual obsession, and a…

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Glasgow

Tue 17 Mar

Chandler Studio Theatre

£14.50 (£12) / 0141 332 5057

Wed 18 Mar

Chandler Studio Theatre

£14.50 (£12) / 0141 332 5057

Thu 19 Mar

Chandler Studio Theatre

£14.50 (£12) / 0141 332 5057

Fri 20 Mar

Chandler Studio Theatre

£14.50 (£12) / 0141 332 5057

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Eggs Collective Get A Round

Show exploring friendship, kindness, and belonging against a backdrop of a big night out.

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Thu 14 May

£12 (£9) / 020 7223 2223

Fri 15 May

£12 (£9) / 020 7223 2223

Sat 16 May

£12 (£9) / 020 7223 2223

Electro Portico

Contemporary drama written by Gareth George, shown as part of the First Break Festival, showcasing the best in new writing and emerging talent.

Oldham Coliseum Theatre

Thu 12 Mar

Studio

£7 / 0161 624 2829

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 Evening Of Clairvoyance With David Holt

Join Holt on his journey into the unknown to attempt to contact spirits through mediumship.

Darwen Library Theatre

Fri 24 Apr

£15 / 01254 706006

An Evening of Dirty Dancing

  • 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

Dundee Rep

Thu 25 Jun

£15.50–£18.50 / 01382 223530

Fri 26 Jun

£15.50–£18.50 / 01382 223530

Sat 27 Jun

£15.50–£18.50 / 01382 223530

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Faulty Towers The Dining Experience

Interactive Theatre International Basil, Sybil and Manuel return to serve more of their trademark mayhem alongside a three course meal in this ‘must-see event’ (BritishTheatreGuide.info). In true Faulty fashion, the fun starts as you wait to be seated and then hurtles along for two hours filled with all the best gags.

B'est, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

£49.50 / 0131 556 4448

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

£49.50 / 0131 556 4448

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

£49.50 / 0131 556 4448

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 16 more dates until 31 Aug

The Feast At Solhaug

Ottisdotter Productions presents Henrik Ibsen's last play which tells the story of the Lady of Solhaug who's celebrations are interrupted by the arrival of a long-forgotten acquaintance.

Barons Court Theatre, The Curtain's Up, London W14

Wed 8 Apr

£10–£12 / 020 8932 4747

Thu 9 Apr

£12–£14 / 020 8932 4747

Fri 10 Apr

£12–£14 / 020 8932 4747

…and 9 more dates until 25 Apr

Fireworks (Al'ab Nariya)

  • Directed by: Richard Twyman
  • Written by: Dalia Taha

Palestinian poet and playwright Dalia Taha continues to develop her meditation on the death of childhood during conflict, centred on 11-year-old Lubna and 12-year-old Khalil, who are playing on the empty stairwell in their apartment block as the siege outside intensifies. Directed by Richard Twyman.

The Royal Court Theatre, London SW1W

Wed 4 Mar

Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

£20; £10 / 020 7565 5000

Thu 5 Mar

Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

£20; £10 / 020 7565 5000

Fri 6 Mar

Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

£20; £10 / 020 7565 5000

…and 7 more dates until 14 Mar

Flowery Shirts & Strange Relations

The much anticipated sequel to "Miniskirts & Revelations", continues with more comedy and drama from the Greenfield Family Guest House.

Ifield Barn Theatre, Crawley

Wed 4 Mar

£9 / 01293 525030

Thu 5 Mar

£9 / 01293 525030

Fri 6 Mar

£9 / 01293 525030

Sat 7 Mar

£9 / 01293 525030

Footloose: Get Your Wigle On

  • Written by: Dean Pitchford (adaptation)

A jukebox musical, based on the hit 1984 film, which tells the tale of city boy Ren after his move to the small town of Bomont, where dancing and music are banned. Anthems include Holding Out For A Hero, Let's Hear It For The Boy and Footloose.

Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury

Wed 4 Mar

£10–£16.50 / 01743 281281

Thu 5 Mar

£10–£16.50 / 01743 281281

Fri 6 Mar

£10–£16.50 / 01743 281281

Sat 7 Mar

£10–£16.50 / 01743 281281

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Found & Lost

A double bill of linked stories set 20 years apart in a railway station that has been closed and then reopened again.

Forest Arts Centre, New Milton

Fri 13 Mar

£12 (£11) / 01425 612393

Gemma Short School Of Dance

Performing arts students present dance, drama and musical theatre routines.

Wyvern Theatre, Swindon

Sat 7 Mar

£11.50 (£9.50) / 01793 524481

The Ghost Train

THE NORWICH PLAYERS Present The Ghost Train - A thriller by Arnold Ridley. Suspense…Mystery…Murder… On a winter’s night, March 19th 1945, a group of passengers become stranded at a remote railway station. This is the story of what took place that night. As good humour fades and tempers rise towards the station…

Maddermarket Theatre, Norwich

Thu 19 Mar

£8–£10 / 01603 620917

Fri 20 Mar

£8–£12 / 01603 620917

Sat 21 Mar

£8–£12 / 01603 620917

…and 6 more dates until 28 Mar

Giselle

Royal New Zealand Ballet present the tragic story of lovers Giselle and Albrecht and the evil Wilis, merciless spirits of jilted woman who seek revenge on men by forcing them until they die of exhaustion.

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Tue 27 Oct

£13.50–£42.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 28 Oct

£13.50–£42.50 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 29 Oct

£13.50–£42.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 2 more dates until 31 Oct

God Bless The Child

Three stories by Frank O Connor: My Oedipus Complex, The Genius and First Confession are brought together within a single play.

Lyric Theatre, Belfast

Wed 11 Mar

£18–£22 / 028 9038 1081

Thu 12 Mar

£18–£22 / 028 9038 1081

Fri 13 Mar

£18–£22 / 028 9038 1081

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