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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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Shafted!

A new comedy by renowned playwright John Godber.

East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Mon 27 Apr

£14

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Shafted! East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Tue 28 Apr

£14

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Shafted! East Riding Theatre, Beverley

Wed 29 Apr

£14

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Shafted! East Riding Theatre, Beverley
…and 9 more dates until 9 May

The Venetian Twins

Tony Cownie's new version of Carlo Goldoni's timeless comedy tells the story of two estranged twins, Zanetto and Tonino. Though they look alike, as people they couldn't be more different. When the arrive in the same town on the same day, things start to get a little confusing.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Apr

£10 / 0131 248 4848

Preview

Mon 27 Apr

£10 / 0131 248 4848

Preview

Tue 28 Apr

£15–£29 evening (concession from £10; matinee £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

…and 8 more dates until 15 May

The Vote

  • Directed by: Josie Rourke
  • Written by: James Graham

A collaborative drama from James Graham and Josie Rourke, about the process of voting during a national election. The play is due to be broadcast live on television during the final ninety minutes of the General Election, in May 2015.

Donmar Warehouse, London WC2H

Mon 27 Apr

Tickets available by a ballot / 0844 871 7624

  • 19:30 The Vote Donmar Warehouse, London

Tue 28 Apr

Tickets available by a ballot / 0844 871 7624

  • 19:30 The Vote Donmar Warehouse, London

Wed 29 Apr

Tickets available by a ballot / 0844 871 7624

  • 19:30 The Vote Donmar Warehouse, London
…and 7 more dates until 7 May

Fever Dream: Southside

High summer in Glasgow’s Southside and a heat wave bears down on the residents of Govanhill, driving them off the streets. Tensions are running high and fantasy and reality are becoming blurred.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Tue 28 Apr

£12.50 / 0141 429 0022

Wed 29 Apr

£13–£17 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

Thu 30 Apr

£13–£17 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

…and 7 more dates until 9 May

Stick Man

  • Directed by: Sally Cookson
  • Written by: Benji Bower (music)

Scamp Theatre bring Julia Donaldson’s popular picture book to life in this engaging family show.

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Mon 20 Jul

£9.50–£24 / 01322 220000

Peter Powers

Hypnotist act from Powers, who has been called 'the Ali G of stage hypnosis'. Please note the Fri show is a 'Fun Night Friday', Sat 7.30pm show is 'Saucy Saturday' (safe for teens) and the Sat 'Midnight Madness' is over 18s only.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 14 Aug

£12.50–£16 / 0141 332 1846

Sat 15 Aug

£12.50–£16 / 0141 332 1846

Fri 21 Aug

£12.50–£16 / 0141 332 1846

…and 3 more dates until 29 Aug back to top

The Chuckles Of Oz

The Chuckle Brothers present their unique take on the famous musical in which Dorothy goes to see the wizard. To me. To You. Etc.

Embassy Theatre, Skegness

Tue 28 Jul

£15.50 ( £53.50) / 0845 674 0505

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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…and at 23 other places

Only Fools And Three Courses

Fun night of comedy and good food with the characters of Only Fools and Horses. Marlene and Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner, but will things go to plan with Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert on the guest list? Don't sit under the chandelier, though.

Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, Colchester

Fri 10 Jul

£34.95

The Centenary Pavilion At Leeds United AFC Ltd

Fri 8 May

£35 (includes meal, show and disco) / 0871 334 1919

Denton Lounge, Worthing

Tue 2 Jun

£39.50 (price includes a three-course meal)

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The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

  • Directed by: Steven Hoggett
  • Written by: Simon Stephens (adapt)

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

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

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Mon 8 Jun

£14.50–£32.50 (£10.50–£32.50) / 0116 242 3595

Tue 9 Jun

£14.50–£32.50 (£10.50–£32.50) / 0116 242 3595

Wed 10 Jun

£14.50–£32.50 (£10.50–£32.50) / 0116 242 3595

…and 3 more dates until 13 Jun

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…and at 2 other places

Dance 'Til Dawn

  • Written by: Karen Bruce

Strictly Come Dancing favourites Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace celebrate the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Hull New Theatre

Mon 27 Apr

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

Tue 28 Apr

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

Wed 29 Apr

£16–£33.50; £12.50–£24.50; £19–£36 / 01482 226655

…and 3 more dates until 2 May back to top

An Evening of Burlesque

Cabaret spectacular featuring fan dancing fantasies, foxy 40s WAF sirens, bubblegum blowing baseball babes and cheesecake pin-ups.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Fri 26 Jun

£20 / 0844 854 2776

The Brindley, Runcorn

Fri 19 Jun

£23 / 0151 907 8360

Bristol Hippodrome

Fri 28 Aug

£22.50–£25 / 0844 847 2325

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…and at 1 other place

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 28 Apr

£17.50 (£15) / 0844 873 3433

  • 19:00 Burnt Oak Leicester Square Theatre, London

Wed 29 Apr

£17.50 (£15) / 0844 873 3433

  • 19:00 Burnt Oak Leicester Square Theatre, London

Thu 30 Apr

£17.50 (£15) / 0844 873 3433

  • 19:00 Burnt Oak Leicester Square Theatre, London
…and 12 more dates until 16 May

Edinburgh Grand Opera: L'Elisir d'amore

Edinburgh Grand Opera presents Donizetti's comedy about a love potion (actually, wine) and how effective it is – or rather, how effective the characters believe it to be. Susannah Wapshott conducts; Kally Lloyd-Jones directs.

Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh

Wed 6 May

£10–£20 / 0131 228 1155

Thu 7 May

£10–£20 / 0131 228 1155

Fri 8 May

£10–£20 / 0131 228 1155

Sat 9 May

£10–£20 / 0131 228 1155

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

The Ancient Secret Of Youth & The Five Tibetans

  • Directed by: David Thacker
  • Written by: Jim Cartwright

The world premiere of Jim Cartwright's mystical comedy-drama about three old friends who discover a book containing powerful rejuvenating rituals. Directed by David Thacker, and starring Lauren Drummond, Tom Mannion, Eric Potts, Matt Tait and Denish Welch.

The Octagon Theatre, Bolton

Thu 30 Apr

£10–£26.50 / 01204 520661

Fri 1 May

£10–£26.50 / 01204 520661

Sat 2 May

£10–£26.50 / 01204 520661

…and 17 more dates until 23 May

Closer To Heaven

Book by Jonathan Harvey Music and Lyrics by Pet Shop Boys Presented by KYLIE VILCINS by arrangement with PAUL TAYLOR-MILLS LTD By special arrangement with THE REALLY USEFUL GROUP

Union Theatre, London SE1

Tue 28 Apr

Sold out / 020 7261 9876

Wed 29 Apr

£17–£20 / 020 7261 9876

Thu 30 Apr

£17–£20 / 020 7261 9876

…and 17 more dates until 23 May

Grumpy Old Women: Fifty Shades of Beige

Jenny Eclair and her fellow funny people Susie Blake and Kate Robbins present a brand new show.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sun 3 May

£22.50 / 01727 844488

Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl

Wed 29 Apr

£22.50 / 01656 815995

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Sat 2 May

£23 / 01792 475715

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Happy Days

Happy Days is drama stripped to its bare essence. In true Beckett style its bitter, earthy humour shimmers with a wry beauty that will haunt its audiences.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Fri 15 May

£8–£16 / 0141 552 4267

Sat 16 May

£8–£16 / 0141 552 4267

Tue 19 May

£8–£16 / 0141 552 4267

…and 4 more dates until 23 May

Legally Blonde The Musical: Carlton Operatic Society

The musical tale about the ditsy blonde Ellie Woods who comes to realise that it's more important to be smart.

Theatre Royal, Nottingham

Tue 5 May

£10–£21 / 0115 989 5555

Wed 6 May

£10–£21 / 0115 989 5555

Thu 7 May

£10–£21 / 0115 989 5555

…and 2 more dates until 9 May back to top