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Trowel and Error

Trowel and Error is a sketch show fully themed around gardening and tips the concept on its head to examine the absurdity of this pursuit.

Corpus Playroom, Cambridge

Fri 21 Jun

£7–£9 (£5–£7) / 01223 300085

Ubu the King

Misanthrope Theatre (Ukraine) Delightfully deranged and beautifully berserk, Ukrainian group Misanthrope Theatre re-ignite the flames of rebellion and fervour that saw Alfred Jarry’s play close upon its opening in Paris, 1896. In this modern interpretation of Jarry’s Macbeth parody, performers unmask and leave bare…

C South, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

main theatre

£10.50 (£8.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

main theatre

£10.50 (£8.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

main theatre

£12.50 (£10.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 10 Aug

Wannabe: The Spice Girls Show

Go on a Spice World journey for an evening of your favourite Spice Girls hits.

Cairndale Hotel and Leisure Club, Dumfries

Sat 7 Dec

£37.50 includes 4 course dinner and entertainment; £77.50 1nt DBB and entertainment

  • 19:00 – 01:00

Cheltenham Town Hall

Sun 29 Sep

£25–£27 (£23–£25) / 0844 576 2210

Grand Opera House York

Wed 4 Sep

£13–£36

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Welsh National Opera: Don Pasquale

The Welsh National Opera produces a new version of the classic comic opera, with a libretto by Daisy Evans.

Pontio, Bangor

Thu 4 Jul

£19 (Seniors £16; Children £12; Students £12)

Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon

Sat 6 Jul

£19.50 (£17.50) / 01874 611622

What Girls Are Made Of

  • 4 stars

Based on her teenage diaries, Cora Bissett traces the highs and lows of her musical career, beginning with her origins as a schoolgirl in Glenrothes to her time as the lead singer of indie-rock outfit Darlingheart. Winner of the 2018 Scotsman Fringe First Award.

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0130 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0130 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Main Hall

£19.50 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Mon 9 Sep

Soho Theatre

£9–£21.50 (£14.50–£19.50) / 020 7478 0100

Tue 10 Sep

Soho Theatre

£9–£21.50 (£14.50–£19.50) / 020 7478 0100

Wed 11 Sep

Soho Theatre

£9–£21.50 (£14.50–£19.50) / 020 7478 0100

…and 14 more dates until 28 Sep

When the Boat Comes In: The Hungry Years

Stage adaptation of the BBC period drama which follows a veteran of the First World War who returns to his poverty-stricken town in the North East of England.

The Customs House, South Shields

Thu 12 Sep

£20 / 0191 454 1234

Fri 13 Sep

£20 / 0191 454 1234

Sat 14 Sep

£20 / 0191 454 1234

…and 12 more dates until 28 Sep

Where is Peter Rabbit: The Musical

Stage show based on the beloved books by Beatrix Potter.

Theatre Royal Haymarket, London SW1Y

Sat 20 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 481 1870

Sun 21 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 481 1870

Mon 22 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 481 1870

…and 35 more dates until 1 Sep

Wind in the Willows

Quantum Theatre adapt Mole, Ratty and Badger's madcap adventures for the open-air stage.

Cawdor Castle, Nairn

Sat 20 Jul

£16 (Children £8; Family £40) / 01667 404401

Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory

Fri 19 Jul

£13 (£8; Children £8; Family £30) / 0844 493 2166

Sticklebarn, Great Langdale

Wed 21 Aug

Free Booking advisable, admission applies / 015394 37356

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Leconfield Hall, Petworth

Tue 25 Jun

£10 / 01798 344334

50 Shades of Greyhound

Bad Dog Productions Who’s holding the leash now!? In this four-legged frolic inspired by the steamy best-seller, we follow demure Dachsund Anastasia as she falls for the dominant and powerful ex-race champion Christian Greyhound. Strap on your studded collar, start panting and get ready to whippet real good. Warning…

Custom Lane, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

The Beagletent

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

The Beagletent

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Beagletent

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 26 Aug

Abracalabrador

Magic Mastiffs Join three-time Magicians’ Circle Very Good Boy nominee Rory the Retriever as he delights and surprises with his magical repertoire of tricks and illusions. Featuring new and inspired takes on traditional classics like The Unthrown Tennis Ball, Mystery Noise and Which Hand’s the Treat In? ‘Astounding!…

Custom Lane, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

The Beagletent

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

The Beagletent

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Beagletent

Free

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 26 Aug

Absolute Burlesque

Sassy School of Burlesque Hot on the heels of last year’s five-star sell out run, Sassy Von Sparkle returns with a brand new show for 2019. Welcome ladies and gentlemen to Absolute Burlesque. Prepare to be tantalised, teased and showered with sparkle by Sassy and her all-star cast. Don’t miss out on the best Burlesque…

Paradise in Augustine's, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

The Studio

£12.50 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Studio

£12.50 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Studio

£12.50 / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

Adam Smith: The Invisible Hand

In Company Theatre Productions and Edinburgh Business School What would happen if the lost papers of a genius were recovered in the modern day? Four actors present a dramatisation of the life and works of Adam Smith, performed in the house in which he lived and died. Join Jean Jacques Rousseau, Voltaire, Robert Burns…

Panmure House, EH8 8BL

Thu 1 Aug

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

£12

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Alan Ayckbourn Double Bill

BCP After their sell-out success last year with three Alan Bennett plays, BCP return with two of Ayckbourn's short comedies performed back to back. A Cut in the Rates is a jet-black rollercoaster of intrigue with a wicked twist in the tale. In Mother Figure, an overworked young single mother treats the nosy neighbours…

SpaceTriplex, Edinburgh

Mon 19 Aug

Studio

£12 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 20 Aug

Studio

£12 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 21 Aug

Studio

£12 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 24 Aug

Alice in Wonderland

Outdoor Theatre at Headstone Manor & Museum Imagination runs wild and logic is abandoned in this fantastical, larger-than-life musical brimming with nonsensical fun and excitement for the entire family. Follow Alice and the White Rabbit as they set off on a colourful, topsy-turvy adventure like no other and meet…

Headstone Manor Recreation Ground, Harrow

Mon 19 Aug

£10–£40 / 020 8416 8979

Anita Luna: THE DIVA

A sensory cabaret experience about inner conflict written by and starring Anita Giovannini.

Lock 91, Manchester

Tue 2 Jul

An Audience with Dame James

TaleGate Theatre Productions has been producing children's theatre and pantomime for a decade! We want to celebrate it in our favourite venue. Expect an evening of laughter, musical numbers and some of our fabulous comedy routines from panto through the years. Don't miss this family event guaranteed to make all ages smile.

Junction, Goole

Sat 29 Jun

£6–£9 / 01405 763652

Auggies - The St Augustine's Story

Auggies is the story of a school with a unique place in Glasgows history. St Augustines was the first new school built in the city after the war, and also its very first comprehensive.Over the years the school experienced many highs and lows, as did the local community. 'Auggies retells these tales with fast moving…

Fort Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 16 Sep

Sold out / 0141 772 7054

Tue 17 Sep

Sold out / 0141 772 7054

Wed 18 Sep

Sold out / 0141 772 7054

…and 3 more dates until 21 Sep

Avenue Q

Edinburgh Little Theatre Featuring puppets and singers, this musical comedy set in New York bounces along at a great speed with some fantastic songs to help it along its way. This adult-themed musical will have you laughing your head off. Age category: 16+

Hill Street Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Alba Theatre

£12 / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Alba Theatre

£12 / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Alba Theatre

£12 / 0131 226 6522

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Bad Girls Upset by the Truth

Lauren Meckel A honky-tonk opera by Jo Carol Pierce, 'the greatest Texas songwriter you’ve never heard of' (Texas Monthly). In this musical comedy, Jo Carol seeks answers to life’s burning questions, like 'what are these boys for and what am I supposed to do with them?!' She turns to Jesus for answers, but rather than…

Sweet Grassmarket, Edinburgh

Fri 9 Aug

Grassmarket 2

£8 (£5) / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 10 Aug

Grassmarket 2

£8 (£5) / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 11 Aug

Grassmarket 2

£8 (£5) / 0131 243 3596

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 19 Aug

Beauty and the Beast

Join us for a brand new panto written for Key Theatre. Get your tickets before it's too late! Approx Running Time: 2 hours 10 mins (inc interval) Dates to note: *Saturday 14 December 2018 at 12.30pm - * Relaxed performance for parents with young babies and for people with autism and learning difficulties…

Key Theatre, Peterborough

Thu 5 Dec

Times vary / £10–£19.50 / 01733 207239

Fri 6 Dec

Times vary / £10–£19.50 / 01733 207239

Sat 7 Dec

Times vary / £10–£19.50 / 01733 207239

…and 29 more dates until 5 Jan 2020

Beyond the Barricade

A selection of the best-loved songs from new and classic West End shows like The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia, The Lion King and Les Miserables.

The Guildhall, Portsmouth

Sun 7 Jul

£25.45 (£24.35) / 023 9282 4355

Lanark Memorial Hall

Thu 26 Mar 2020

01555 667999

Royal Theatre And Event Centre, Castlebar

Thu 19 Sep

€30

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Big Band Does… Broadway

BBD Productions BBD Productions make their debut at the Fringe with Big Band Does… Broadway. Join an 18-piece band and a cast of singers and dancers to journey through Broadway’s greatest hits from the 40s to current day. From Company to A Chorus Line, Hairspray to Hamilton, and West Side Story to Wicked we can…

SpaceTriplex, Edinburgh

Mon 12 Aug

Big

£12.50 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 13 Aug

Big

£12.50 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 14 Aug

Big

£12.50 (£10)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 3 more dates until 17 Aug