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Magnificent Seven Rides Again

Variety night open to any act, whether it be comedy, music, spoken word, sketches, improv or magic.

The Griffin, Glasgow

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0141 331 5170

Thu 12 Mar

Free / 0141 331 5170

Thu 19 Mar

Free / 0141 331 5170

Thu 26 Mar

Free / 0141 331 5170

The 24 Hour Theatre Challenge

THE 24 HOUR THEATRE CHALLENGE 15th March (3rd Sunday of the month) Doors 16.00 Begins 18.00 Pay What You Want at the Age recommendation – 16+ Tick - tock goes the clock Alphabetti have challenged some of the region’s most exciting companies to go come in and create a show in just 24 hours! On the 3rd Saturday of…

Alphabetti Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 15 Mar

Free

Sun 19 Apr

Free

Seckford Theatre, Woodbridge

Wed 25 Mar

Free / 01473 211498

Thu 26 Mar

Free / 01473 211498

All of Me

Developed in partnership with Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust, and created from research with patients, carers and families, All of Me uses theatre, music and discussion to highlight the benefits that remembering together makes to the here and now, using the principles of Life Story Work. “Life…

MAC (Midlands Arts Centre), Birmingham

Thu 12 Mar

Foyle Studio

Free / 0121 446 3232

Angel Exit

A performance of works-in-progress from developing artists and theatre groups.

Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis

Thu 26 Mar

Free / 01297 442138

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Antigone Reloaded

MA Acting and MA Theatre Directing students in the School Of Arts And Digital Industries at the University Of East London perform innovative drama pieces that expose what makes us human.

The Broadway Theatre, Barking

Wed 25 Mar

Free / 020 8507 5607

The Beauty Manifest: Acting Out

A play about a world of extreme physical conformity where teenagers celebrate their 16th birthdays with cosmetic surgery.

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Thu 23 Apr

Free / 02476 553055

Fri 24 Apr

Free / 02476 553055

Cabaret Concert

Featuring music of the circus, vaudeville, show stoppers and jazz classics.

Roedean School, Brighton

Fri 6 Mar

Free

Cocktail: Fear, Pain, Power

Performance about sectarianism based on interviews with Scots.

The Glad Café, Glasgow

Thu 5 Mar

Free / 0141 276 9696

Email kim@confab.org.co.uk for invitation.

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0141 276 9696

Email kim@confab.org.co.uk for invitation.

Community Theatre Taster Session

Get a taste of the am dram life with this theatre taster session.

Dundee Rep

Thu 12 Mar

Free / 01382 223530

Part of Dundee Women's Festival.

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Drunken Chorus: Drunken Nights III

A triple bill of performances inspired by the Great British Pub; from stand-up comedy and karaoke, to pub quizzes, live music and dance floor shenanigans.

Wagon & Horses, Lancaster

Fri 6 Mar

Free / 01524 846094

Drunken Nights III

Drunken Chorus presents performances from a selection of artists, all in the style of traditional variety shows.

The George Tavern, London E1

Wed 11 Mar

Free / 020 7790 7335

The Gin Trap Cabaret

A new intimate and lively cabaret in one of East London's best loved pubs.

The George Tavern, London E1

Wed 18 Mar

Free, donations welcome / 020 7790 7335

Grandad And The Machine

Jack Dean's science fiction play about a one hundred year old monster awakening to wage revenge on its maker, with the key to stopping it, unknowingly, to be a small boy riding to his grandfather's house.

Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis

Fri 24 Apr

Free / 01297 442138

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Henry V By William Shakespeare

On St George's Day, Shakespeare's Birthday and during the year that marks the 600th Anniversary of the Battle of Agincourt, Malvern College presents Shakespeare's Henry V. A rousing play in which thrilling heroics and surprising humour come together to explore the genuine cost of war.

Malvern College

Thu 23 Apr

Free

Fri 24 Apr

Free

Hunter Killers

The institution of mechanical engineers presents the true story of the cold war beneath the waves, told by author Iain Ballantyne and retired submarine captain Rob Forsyth.

Exeter Phoenix

Wed 11 Mar

Free / 01392 667080

John Aldiss' Magnificent 7

Comedy/variety show mixes funny folks, music, spoken word, cabaret, magic and more. Catch is, each act gets precisely seven minutes.

The Griffin, Glasgow

Thu 12 Mar

Free / 0141 331 5170

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Thu 19 Mar

Free / 0141 331 5170

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Thu 26 Mar

Free / 0141 331 5170

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Lucy Hutson

The performance artist investigates how to live life as a good person, along the way encountering consumerism, correct dating etiquette, Britney Spears, and Jesus.

Colchester Arts Centre

Wed 11 Mar

Free, pay what you can / 01206 500900

Monday Drop: Workshop (Ages 13-19)

Learn new drama skills from poets, performers, actors and directors.

Contact, Manchester

Mon 2 Mar

Free / 0161 274 0600

Mon 9 Mar

Free / 0161 274 0600

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Money Is As Innocent As The Gun

A show is made up of a story, a very long piece of verse and a short poem.

Wharf Chambers, Leeds

Tue 3 Mar

Free

New Directions Theatre Company-Fame

Adaptation of the acclaimed hit musical.

Penyrheol Theatre, Swansea

Thu 9 Apr

Free / 01792 897039

Fri 10 Apr

Free / 01792 897039

Sat 11 Apr

Free / 01792 897039

The Odd Couple

Written by Neil Simon. Directed by Peter Dowd.

St Michael's Hall, Wigan

Thu 23 Apr

Free / 01942 236260

Fri 24 Apr

Free / 01942 236260

Sat 25 Apr

Free / 01942 236260

Open Door With Bold Text

The Cucumber Writers Group and the Bold Text Collective take over the space so West Midlands based playwriting groups can test their new plays in front of a live audience.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Tue 5 May

Free / 0121 236 4455

Open Stages Celebration Evening

An evening of Shakespeare performed by seven amateur theatre groups from across Scotland. Dundee Rep Theatre is one of six theatres working in partnership with the Royal Shakespeare Company on Open Stages, a nationwide project working with local amateur theatre groups across the UK. Dundee Rep Theatre is the only…

Dundee Rep

Sat 18 Jul

Free / 01382 223530

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