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The Bockety World of Henry and Bucket

Henry and Bucket live in a world of discarded objects, they're best friends but sometimes they fall out. This play for ages 4+ explores friendship and what it takes to make it work. Presented by Barnstorm Theatre Company.

The Studio at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Wed 13 May

Over-4s only

£12 (£8) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

Bouncers

  • Written by: John Godber

Reform Theatre presents John Godber's hilarious and outrageous look back at the 1980s nightclub scene.

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Sat 28 Mar

£10–£25 (£10) / 01206 573948

  • 17:00 Bouncers Mercury Theatre, Colchester
  • 20:30 Bouncers Mercury Theatre, Colchester

The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas

  • Written by: John Boyne (book)

Drama based on the tragic novel about the eight-year-old son of a German commandant at a concentration camp who befriends a Jewish boy held prisoner there.

Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Mon 11 May

£12–£17; £11–£15; £13–£19 / 01752 267222

Tue 12 May

£12–£17; £11–£15; £13–£19 / 01752 267222

Wed 13 May

£12–£17; £11–£15; £13–£19 / 01752 267222

…and 3 more dates until 16 May

The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas

Based on the 2006 novel by John Boyne, the play tells the story of a young boy growing up during WWII.

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Tue 28 Apr

Seniors £15–£23 / 0844 482 1556

Wed 29 Apr

Seniors £15–£23 / 0844 482 1556

Thu 30 Apr

Seniors £15–£23 / 0844 482 1556

…and 2 more dates until 2 May

Bravo 22

Performance by Bravo 22 Company, The Royal British Legion's theatre welfare programme which includes wounded, injured and sick Service personnel as well as the Legion's wider beneficiary community.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 28 Mar

Second Space

£10

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Brendan Cole: A Night to Remember

Choreographer, performer and Strictly's badboy, Brendan Cole, performs more dazzling ballroom and Latin moves.

Hull New Theatre

Sat 28 Mar

£31–£34 / 01482 226655

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Sun 29 Mar

£19.50–£39.50 / 0121 345 0600

Brink: The Royal Exchange Theatre Young Company

  • Directed by: MATTHEW XIA
  • Written by: JACKIE KAY

An exciting production about turning points in life performed by talented young people.

Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester

Sat 28 Mar

£8 (£6) / 0161 833 9833

Bromance

Filled with humour, heart and impressive circus skills, the production celebrates all things blokey through a series of risk-taking feats of balance, corkscrewing acrobatics and funny sketches.

The Civic, Barnsley

Fri 8 May

£12 (£10) / 01226 327000

Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Sat 16 May

£14.50 (£13; £10) / 01903 206206

  • 20:00 Bromance Connaught Theatre, Worthing

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Wed 6 May

£14 (£12) / 0845 5218 218

  • 19:45 – 22:00 Bromance The Corn Exchange, Newbury

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Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story

  • Directed by: Rob Bettinson
  • Written by: Alan Janes

Celebrate the man and the music as the popular touring production of the rock musical rolls into town again.

Lawrence Batley Theatre, Huddersfield

Sat 28 Mar

£10–£14 (£12) / 01484 430528

Bugsy Malone: Brilliant Theatre Arts

An immersive, interactive version of the musical comedy set in a 1920s speakeasy. Arrive half an hour early to enjoy the pre-show experience.

Harlow Playhouse

Sat 2 May

£17 ( £15; £15) / 01279 431945

Sun 3 May

£17 ( £15; £15) / 01279 431945

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The Business Of Murder

By Richard Harris. Presented by Middle Ground Theatre Company Ltd. Directed by Michael Lunney.

Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Tue 21 Apr

£19.50 / 01245 606505

Wed 22 Apr

£19.50 / 01245 606505

Thu 23 Apr

£19.50 / 01245 606505

…and 2 more dates until 25 Apr

Busybody: Hospital Players

The oldest drama group in Scunthorpe presents their latest offering.

Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe

Tue 21 Apr

£10 / 01724 277733

Wed 22 Apr

£10 / 01724 277733

Thu 23 Apr

£10 / 01724 277733

…and 2 more dates until 25 Apr

Calamity Jane

  • Directed by: Nick Winston

Jodie Prenger stars in this Watermill Theatre touring production of the Wild West musical, which also features a cast of multi-talented actor-musicians. Directed by Nikolai Foster.

Buxton Opera House

Tue 26 May

£24–£38; £16–£30; £20–£34 / 0845 127 2190

Wed 27 May

£24–£38; £16–£30; £20–£34 / 0845 127 2190

Thu 28 May

£24–£38; £16–£30; £20–£34 / 0845 127 2190

…and 2 more dates until 30 May

Darlington Civic Theatre

Tue 12 May

£23–£28.20; £22; £28.50–£35; £30.50–£37; £28.50–£35 mat; £30.50–£37 / 01325 486555

Wed 13 May

£23–£28.20; £22; £28.50–£35; £30.50–£37; £28.50–£35 mat; £30.50–£37 / 01325 486555

Thu 14 May

£23–£28.20; £22; £28.50–£35; £30.50–£37; £28.50–£35 mat; £30.50–£37 / 01325 486555

…and 2 more dates until 16 May

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Tue 7 Apr

£18–£33 / 01792 475715

Wed 8 Apr

£18–£33 / 01792 475715

Thu 9 Apr

£18–£33 / 01792 475715

…and 2 more dates until 11 Apr

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Candoco Dance Company/Jerome Bel: The Show Must Go On

  • Written by: Jerome Bel

The renowned contemporary dance company of disabled and non-disabled performers presents a restaged version of Jerome Bel's award-winning The Show Must Go On, bringing together a UK-wide cast of 20 performers, 19 pop songs and one DJ.

Nottingham Playhouse

Fri 17 Apr

Neville Studio

£17 (£15) / 0115 941 9419

Sat 18 Apr

Neville Studio

£17 (£15) / 0115 941 9419

Tramway, Glasgow

Fri 22 May

£16 (£12.50) / 0845 330 3501

Sat 23 May

£16 (£12.50) / 0845 330 3501

The Capitol Years Live: Sinatra, Sequins And Swing

A big band orchestra, featuring players from the BBC Big Band, John Wilson Orchestra and Ronnie Scott's Orchestra, perform live onstage, accompanying big band singers recreating Sinatra's biggest hits.

Cheltenham Town Hall

Fri 12 Jun

£16.50–£22.50 / 0844 576 2210

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Carmen

Bizet's opera about the downfall of Don José who is seduced by the seductress gypsy, Carmen.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Sat 2 Apr 2016

£15–£37.50

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Wed 23 Mar 2016

£10–£39.50 / 0870 606 3536

New Alexandra Theatre, Birmingham

Sun 18 Oct

£15–£41 / 0870 607 7533

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Carousel: Chipping Norton Amateur Operatic Society

Rodgers and Hammerstein's timeless musical, featuring classic songs such as If I Loved You, Mister Snow, June Is Bustin' Out All Over and You'll Never Walk Alone.

The Theatre Chipping Norton

Thu 16 Apr

£12.50; £10.50 / 01608 642 350

Fri 17 Apr

£12.50; £10.50 / 01608 642 350

Sat 18 Apr

£12.50; £10.50 / 01608 642 350

Carousel: Southend Operatic And Dramatic Society

  • Written by: Richard Rogers

The famous musical written by the legendary team of Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II, featuring much-loved songs such as You'll Never Walk Alone, The Carousel Waltz, If I Loved You, June Is Bustin' Out All Over, Soliloquy and When The Children Are Asleep.

Palace Theatre, Southend-on-Sea

Wed 15 Apr

£17; £14

Thu 16 Apr

£17; £14

Fri 17 Apr

£17; £14

Sat 18 Apr

£17; £14

Carousel: Worthing Musical Comedy Society

Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic, voted best musical of the 20th century by Time magazine, is the touching story of one man's struggle to redeem himself after a lifetime of mistakes.

Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Tue 5 May

£17–£20 / 01903 206206

Wed 6 May

£17–£20 / 01903 206206

Thu 7 May

£17–£20 / 01903 206206

…and 2 more dates until 9 May

Carrie's Dance Company

Modern dance troupe perform their new show Bat Out Of Hell.

SECC, Glasgow

Sun 5 Jul

Clyde Auditorium

£15 / 0141 248 3000

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Champions of Magic

Five award-winning entertainers perform everything from stage-filling illusions to magic right in the palm of spectators' hands.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sun 29 Mar

The Beacon Theatre

£19.50 (Children £16.50) / 01475 723723

Darlington Civic Theatre

Tue 31 Mar

£18.50–£20.50 (Children £15.50–£17.50 under 16s; £69) / 01325 486555

The Hexagon, Reading

Sat 25 Apr

£21.50 (Children £18.50 under 16s; £73) / 0118 960 6060

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Champions of Magic

Fascinating show from a selection of magic greats.

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Sat 4 Apr

01463 234234

Gaiety Theatre, Ayr

Thu 2 Apr

£21 (Under 16s £18; Family £71) / 01292 288235

A Chorus Of Disapproval

Alan Ayckbourn's musical comedy telling the story of a divided local operatic society who should be rehearsing John Gay's Beggar's Opera.

Harlow Playhouse

Fri 22 May

£13 / 01279 431945

Sat 23 May

£13 / 01279 431945

A Christmas Wassail 2015

It's a performance with so much Christmas spirit, it will last you all year long! With mulled wine and mince pies. A festive feast of music, comedy and spoken word - all brought together to warm your spirits with the magic of Christmas. Join us for mince pies and mulled wine and be sure to get a ticket while you…

The Crescent Theatre, Birmingham

Sun 20 Dec

£18 / 0121 643 5858

Mon 21 Dec

£18 / 0121 643 5858

Tue 22 Dec

£18 / 0121 643 5858

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