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The Basil Brush Show

Basil Brush and his human chum Mr Stephen (aka Chris Pizzey) present to you a show jam packed with fun, storytelling and song.

The Roses Theatre, Tewkesbury

Thu 28 May

£11.25–£14.75 / 01684 295 074

Janis Joplin: Full Tilt

  • 4 stars

A celebration of Janis Joplin. Written by Peter Arnott and directed by Cora Bissett.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 24 Aug

£15 / 0131 668 2019

Tue 25 Aug

£15 / 0131 668 2019

Wed 26 Aug

£15 / 0131 668 2019

…and 3 more dates until 30 Aug

Udderbelly Festival

A massive multi-arts festival takes over the Southbank for the best part of a raucous three months, with music, comedy, theatre and family-friendly shows aplenty. The 2015 programme includes stand up from Katherine Ryan, James Acaster and Richard Herring; bubble fun for kids with The Amazing Bubble Man; and circus…

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Fri 10 Apr

£15.50

Friday Night Freaks

Mon 13 Apr

£12.50

Comedy in the Dark

Thu 23 Apr

£15.50

Andy Zaltzman (& Guests): Satirist for Hire Election Special

…and 11 more dates until 17 Jul

14/48 Wolverhampton

Seven directors, seven writers and 25 actors team up to perform 14 world premier performances in just two days.

Arena Theatre, Wolverhampton

Fri 12 Jun

£10 two nights; £8 (£5) / 01902 321321

Sat 13 Jun

£10 two nights; £8 (£5) / 01902 321321

The Absence Of

Plexus Theatre Company Do you feel there was anything missing between you and your parents? The Absence Of is the first piece of work created by eight BRIT School theatre students: Plexus Theatre Company. This work shows a new and sophisticated teenage opinion yet to be heard. The Absence Of explores the relationship…

theSpaces on the Mile, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Aug

Space 1

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8316

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 11 Aug

Space 1

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8316

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 12 Aug

Space 1

£7 (£5) / 0845 508 8316

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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House Of Burlesque

Hosted by Miss Tempest Rose, international burlesque stars take to the stage to present glamorous adult entertainment.

The London Wonderground Spiegeltent, SE1

Thu 28 May

£15.50 / 0844 545 8282

Thu 11 Jun

£15.50 / 0844 545 8282

Thu 25 Jun

£15.50 / 0844 545 8282

…and 8 more dates until 24 Sep

Number 1, The Plaza

Get in the Back of the Van present a blend of live art, theatre, filth and cabaret.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Wed 1 Apr

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Thu 2 Apr

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 3 Apr

£10–£15 / 020 7478 0100

…and 6 more dates until 11 Apr

Rent

New Horizons Theatre Company Join New Horizons for their debut production of Rent. Set at the turn of the century, Rent is a moving and powerful story of a group of young bohemians, all struggling to create and survive during the rise of a mysterious and deadly disease – AIDS. Rent was a winner of the Pulitzer Prize…

Greenside @ Nicholson Square, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Downstairs

£12 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Downstairs

£12 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Downstairs

£12 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 12 more dates until 22 Aug

After We Danced

NoLogo Productions Fran and Finn met in 1952. He had just completed his national service, she was living with her overly protective father. They spent one glorious summer together then never saw each other again. Sixty years later they are getting married. What are the secrets that kept them apart? NoLogo Productions…

theSpaces on the Mile, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Space 3

£5 (£4) / 0845 508 8316

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Space 3

£5 (£4) / 0845 508 8316

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 10 Aug

Space 3

£8 (£6.50) / 0845 508 8316

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 22 Aug

Austentatious: An Improvised Novel

  • 4 stars

An irreverent show performed in period costume, borne from suggestions from the audience.

Udderbelly At Southbank Centre, London SE1

Thu 18 Jun

£15.50

Wed 1 Jul

£15.50

Wed 15 Jul

£15.50

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Avenue Q

Viva Touring Company Award-winning Viva Touring are back for their eighth year, this time with Avenue Q. Princeton, a bright-eyed college graduate comes to New York City with big dreams and a tiny bank account. He soon discovers that the only neighbourhood in his price range is Avenue Q. Still, the neighbours seem…

Greenside @ Infirmary Street, Edinburgh

Mon 10 Aug

Main Hall

£10 (£8)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 11 Aug

Main Hall

£10 (£8)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 12 Aug

Main Hall

£10 (£8)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 14 Aug

Big Red Bath

  • Written by: Julia Jarman

Come with us on a bubbly, barmy bath time adventure around the world and home again celebrating all things bath time.

Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 8 May

£8.50 (Children £6.50) / 0191 230 5151

Sat 9 May

£8.50 (Children £6.50) / 0191 230 5151

Dead Of Night

A unique promenade production from Hotspur Theatre Company, promising to show you things you've never seen before by taking you into the dark backstage areas of the theatre.

The Mill At Sonning, Reading

Sat 11 Apr

£20 / 0118 969 8000

Fri 17 Apr

£20 / 0118 969 8000

Sat 18 Apr

£20 / 0118 969 8000

…and 4 more dates until 2 May

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

A Wicked Little Town Presents The internationally ignored song stylist from Berlin is back. Join Hedwig and the band on their anatomically incorrect rock odyssey. The musical tells the story of Hansel Schmidt, a young man from East Berlin who seizes an opportunity to escape communist Germany by getting a sex change and…

Greenside, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

Studio One

£8 / 0131 557 2124

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Studio One

£8 / 0131 557 2124

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 9 Aug

Studio One

£8 / 0131 557 2124

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 29 Aug

The Ladyboys of Bangkok

The colourful and light-hearted cabaret style-musical featuring the trans-gender showgirls of Thailand's capital.

Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 5 Sep

£10–£32 / 0871 705 0705

Thu 10 Sep

£10–£32 / 0871 705 0705

Fri 11 Sep

£10–£32 / 0871 705 0705

…and 10 more dates until 3 Oct

The Sabai Pavilion, Dundee

Fri 3 Jul

£12–£32 / 0871 705 0705

Special Offers: Fri 3 July – all seats £12 each; Mon 6 July – all seats two for the price of one.

Sat 4 Jul

£12–£32 / 0871 705 0705

Special Offers: Fri 3 July – all seats £12 each; Mon 6 July – all seats two for the price of one.

Mon 6 Jul

£12–£32 / 0871 705 0705

Special Offers: Fri 3 July – all seats £12 each; Mon 6 July – all seats two for the price of one.

…and 5 more dates until 11 Jul

The Sabai Pavilion, Edinburgh

Sat 8 Aug

£24 / 0871 705 0705

Mon 10 and Tues 11 August – two for one seats

Sun 9 Aug

£24 / 0871 705 0705

Mon 10 and Tues 11 August – two for one seats

Mon 10 Aug

£24 / 0871 705 0705

Mon 10 and Tues 11 August – two for one seats

…and 20 more dates until 30 Aug

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Loot By Joe Orton

Peak into this perfect postcard of a play, following the McLeavy family deep in mourning.Former carer to the recently deceased,Nurse McMahon (deeply religious but with a shady past) strives to keep the family together.Hal is torn between showing his respects at his mother's funeral,hiding a very large sum of money &…

The Lantern Theatre, Brighton

Mon 18 May

£6.50–£8.50

Tue 19 May

£6.50–£8.50

Wed 20 May

£6.50–£8.50

Pete Firman

Entertainment from the comedian and magician, star of BBC 1's Magicians, bringing together weird tricks and a cocky performance.

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Sat 9 May

£7 / 020 7354 8246

The Simon & Garfunkel Story

The story of one of music's most compelling duos.

The Brook, Southampton

Sat 2 May

£18; £16 adv / 023 8055 5366

The Ted Bundy Project

A performance based on an interview with the serial killer Bundy on the day before his execution.

Shoreditch Town Hall, London EC1V

Sat 9 May

£12.50 / 020 7739 6176

14/48 Theatre Festival

A festival of collaborative drama in which every play has been put together in 48 hours by a talented team of writers, directors, actors, designers and musicians.

The Y, Leicester

Fri 8 May

£7 (£5) / 0116 255 7066

Sat 9 May

£7 (£5) / 0116 255 7066

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2015 At The Sands

All our 2015 shows are now On Sale. From Ray Quinn in concert & GlamMantics, to Legends.

The Sands Venue, Blackpool

Tue 31 Mar

£10 / 01253 625262

Wed 1 Apr

£10 / 01253 625262

Thu 2 Apr

£10 / 01253 625262

…and 273 more dates until 31 Dec

Absolute Truth About Absolutely Everything

  • Directed by: Matthew Evans

Contemporary theatre-maker Ollie Hawes presents work-in-progress on a piece exploring how we feel about the way in which we are all corrupted by The System.

Camden People's Theatre, London NW1

Thu 14 May

£10 (£8) / 020 7419 4841

Fri 15 May

£10 (£8) / 020 7419 4841

After Party

Immersive historical theatre piece about Schubert and friends partying hard.

COSY CLUB SALISBURY, Salisbury

Wed 27 May

£12

  • 22:00 – 23:00 After Party COSY CLUB SALISBURY, Salisbury

After Party Re:Sound Music Theatre

Four musicians play the parts of Franz Schubert and his friends in this immersive musical tribute to the composers work and influence.

The Cosy Club, Salisbury

Wed 27 May

£12 10 if bought with A Shubertiade / 01722 334824

Alt-Eurovision Warm-Up

Alternative cabaret acts present their take on classic Eurovision moments.

The London Wonderground Spiegeltent, SE1

Sat 16 May

£17.50 / 0844 545 8282

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