Theatre, Physical theatre

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Manifesting Mrs Marx

Clara Francesca 'Thrilling' ★★★★ (Herald-Tribune). 'Brilliant!' (Sarasota 98.9FM). Journey into the soul of a woman betrayed by her famed philosopher-husband Karl Marx. A biographical non-biography. Clowning, psychosis and history reviewed from multi award-winning artist Clara Francesca. Witness the character's birth…

Paradise in Augustine's, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

The Snug

£12 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

The Snug

£12 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

The Snug

£12 (£8) / 0131 510 0022

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 11 more dates until 17 Aug

The Murder Trial Live

A murder mystery dinner with a twist. Watch a court room drama unfold and become the jury while digging in to a three-course meal.

The Crowne Plaza, Chester

Sat 17 Aug

£60 (£55; VIP Group of 12 £700; Corporate £800; Carer Package £70)

DoubleTree by Hilton Cambridge City Centre

Thu 26 Sep

£65 (£59; VIP group of 12 £700; corporate £800; carer package £75) / 01223 259988

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London – Docklands Riverside, SE16

Thu 19 Sep

£79 (£75; VIP Group of 12 £900; Corporate £1000; Carer Package £89) / 020 7231 1001

Also at:

…and at 20 other places

Gangsta Granny

Heartbreak Productions adapts David Walliams' beloved book to the stage.

Brodie Castle, Forres

Sun 7 Jul

£11.50–£16.50 / 0844 493 2156

  • 15:00 – 17:30

CADW: Chepstow Castle

Thu 18 Jul

£14–£16 (£12–£14; Children £10–£12; Family £42–£50) / 01291 624065

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Crathes Castle, Garden & Estate, Banchory

Thu 4 Jul

£11.50–£16.50 / 0844 493 2166

  • 18:30 – 21:00

Also at:

…and at 5 other places

8:8

Mercimax, Swiss Selection Edinburgh Eight ordinary people stand before eight spectators. But how ordinary are they really? Can you trust how people look and what they say? What makes someone a suspect? With a diverse cast of eight accomplices drawn from the Edinburgh community, this intimate play of truth and deception…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Former Womens Locker Room

£8 / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Former Womens Locker Room

£8 / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Former Womens Locker Room

£8 / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

A Night in Soho: The Stars of London Cabaret

Soho's most infamous characters come together for a very secretive show.

Phoenix Arts Club, London WC2H

Sun 23 Jun

£10–£30 includes cocktail / 020 7836 1077

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Sun 30 Jun

£10–£30 includes cocktail / 020 7836 1077

  • 20:30 – 22:30

Sun 7 Jul

£10–£30 includes cocktail / 020 7836 1077

  • 20:30 – 22:30
…and 25 more dates until 29 Dec

Othello: Remixed

Intermission Theatre Company brings a breath of fresh air to the stories of Othello, Iago and Desdemona.

Omnibus Theatre, London SW4

Tue 25 Jun

£13–£16 / 020 7498 4699

Wed 26 Jun

£13–£16 / 020 7498 4699

Thu 27 Jun

£13–£16 / 020 7498 4699

…and 3 more dates until 30 Jun

Anita Luna: THE DIVA

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

Lock 91, Manchester

Tue 2 Jul

Zippo's Cirque Berserk!

  • 4 stars

A large-scale family circus show with jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, musicians and stuntmen.

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Wed 18 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £15.50–£25.50 / 01702 351135

Thu 19 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £15.50–£25.50 / 01702 351135

Fri 20 Sep

Times to be confirmed / £15.50–£25.50 / 01702 351135

…and 2 more dates until 22 Sep

Hove Lawns, Brighton

Tue 27 Aug

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50)

Wed 28 Aug

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50)

Thu 29 Aug

£10.50–£27.50 (Children £9–£21.50)

…and 5 more dates until 3 Sep

Pleasance @ EICC, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Times to be confirmed / £10–£19.50

Sat 3 Aug

Times to be confirmed / £10–£19.50

Sun 4 Aug

Times to be confirmed / £10–£19.50

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Everything I See I Swallow

Shasha and Taylor Productions Everything I See I Swallow is a provocative examination of a mother/daughter relationship, set against a backdrop of shifting attitudes to empowerment, feminism and sexuality. In a world where #MeToo and #TimesUp have become rallying cries against female sexual harassment, how does a woman…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Demonstration Room

£5 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Demonstration Room

£8 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Demonstration Room

£13 (£11) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 20 more dates until 25 Aug

The Godmother: 1920s Murder Mystery Evening

The Murderous Walking Theatre Company's 1920s-themed murder mystery evening. With two-course dinner and drink on arrival.

The Hill House, Helensburgh

Sat 21 Sep

£50 / 0844 493 2208

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Notre Dame de Paris aka The Hunchback of Notre Dame

NDP Circus The mayhem of the Court of Miracles, Quasimodo’s torment, screaming gargoyles and the tragedy of Esmeralda’s passionate naivety. With a diverse and multitalented cast drawn from circus, theatre, music, dance and unique costume inspired by its Parisian setting, the company unfold a fantastic retelling of this…

St Patrick's Church, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

Front Courtyard

£16 (£12) / 0131 556 1973

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Front Courtyard

£16 (£12) / 0131 556 1973

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Mon 5 Aug

Front Courtyard

£16 (£12) / 0131 556 1973

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 17 more dates until 24 Aug

Some Like it Hip Hop

Innovative dance performance, based on the classic film and taking inspiration from Mad Men and Twelfth Night, resulting in a unique spin on the mistaken identity tale, all told through hip hop, comedy and physical theatre.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Fri 18 Oct

£19.50–£35 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 19 Oct

£19.50–£35 / 0844 338 5000

The Lowry, Salford

Fri 11 Oct

Lyric Theatre

£17.50–£28.50 / 08432 086000

Sat 12 Oct

Lyric Theatre

£17.50–£28.50 / 08432 086000

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Tue 15 Oct

£19.50 / 023 8071 1811

Wed 16 Oct

£19.50 / 023 8071 1811

Also at:

Vogrie Superhero Adventure

Turn into one of Vogrie Country Park's superheroes at this interactive activity for kids under the age of 12.

Vogrie Country Park, Gorebridge

Thu 11 Jul

£3 (Children £6; Family £20) / 01875 821990

For large group bookings of more than 20 people, discounts can apply. These bookings are to be made directly with the Booking Team who can be contacted at greg@trotworkevents.co.uk.

Fri 12 Jul

£3 (Children £6; Family £20) / 01875 821990

For large group bookings of more than 20 people, discounts can apply. These bookings are to be made directly with the Booking Team who can be contacted at greg@trotworkevents.co.uk.

Sat 13 Jul

£3 (Children £6; Family £20) / 01875 821990

For large group bookings of more than 20 people, discounts can apply. These bookings are to be made directly with the Booking Team who can be contacted at greg@trotworkevents.co.uk.

Sun 14 Jul

£3 (Children £6; Family £20) / 01875 821990

For large group bookings of more than 20 people, discounts can apply. These bookings are to be made directly with the Booking Team who can be contacted at greg@trotworkevents.co.uk.

ANTics

American High School Theatre Take a peek into the amusing world of ants. This show breaks the ant farm out of the jar and brings you face-to-face with the hubbub and humour of these capricious critters. Experience their silly escapades in a series of original vignettes presented through pantomime and music. From…

Central Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 3 Aug

Hall

£5 / 0131 447 9787

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Hall

£5 / 0131 447 9787

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 6 Aug

Hall

£5 / 0131 447 9787

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 7 Aug

Hall

£5 / 0131 447 9787

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Contra

Written and Performed by Laura Murphy, Directed by Ursula Martinez Drawing from circus, stand-up and live art, Contra is a solo-cabaret of contradictions. Fierce, witty and uncompromising, this highly physical show interrogates personal, social and historical occupations of the female body and explores, literally…

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

Demonstration Room

£5 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Demonstration Room

£8 / 0131 560 1581

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Demonstration Room

£12 (£10) / 0131 560 1581

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 8 more dates until 11 Aug

Curious Shoes

A joyful performance for people living with dementia and their loved ones to share.

Byre Theatre, St Andrews

Sat 22 Jun

£10 (£8; Children £8) / 01334 475000

Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling

Sat 6 Jul

Times to be confirmed / Free / 01786 466666

Workhouse

01786 466666

Fifty Shades of Shakespeare

HurlyBurly Shakespeare at his most sexy and salacious! A physically dynamic ensemble perform a musical, lyrical mash-up that explores love, sex and relationships in some of the Bard's most famous scenes. With plenty of Grey moments, the cast take you on a journey through all things naughty, nice, nauseating and, at…

theSpace on Niddry Street, Edinburgh

Mon 5 Aug

Upper Theatre (Round)

£8 (£6.50) / 0845 557 0844

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 6 Aug

Upper Theatre (Round)

£8 (£6.50) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 7 Aug

Upper Theatre (Round)

£8 (£6.50) / 0845 557 0844

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 9 Aug

Fishbowl

Winner of France’s Molière Award for Best Comedy Play 2017, Fishbowl now makes its UK premiere, bringing its farcical antics and physical comedy extravaganza to Pleasance Grand. In perfectly choreographed pandemonium, it follows the hilarious misadventures of three eccentric and lovable anti-heroes as they spectacularly…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 31 Jul

£9–£17.50 / 0131 556 6550

  • 13:00 – 13:30
The Grand

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 1 Aug

£9–£17.50 / 0131 556 6550

  • 13:00 – 13:30
The Grand

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

£9–£17.50 / 0131 556 6550

  • 13:00 – 13:30
The Grand

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 24 more dates until 26 Aug

Intolerable Side Effects

Claire Parry Millennial-female-clown rabbit Diane wants to find love but she's having some serious problems with her contraception. She finds herself in the GUM clinic being advised to take celery as a form of "vegetation separation". However, celery causes some bizarre and unpleasant side effects for Diane who finds…

ZOO Southside, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Studio

£5 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Studio

£5 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Studio

£5 / 0131 662 6892

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 26 Aug

The Long Pigs

WE3 and Cluster Arts Horror meets hilarity! Spine-tingling original theatre that is hilariously dark and frighteningly funny. Join this underground clown cult that audiences have been raving about. Set in a rickety abattoir-shack, the Pigs are working hard on their latest obsession, rid the world of every last red-nose…

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Central

£9 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Central

£9 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Central

£16 (£15) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 25 Aug

Madhead

The National Youth Dance Company perform a fusion of contemporary dance, physical theatre and hip-hop in this piece created by their Guest Artistic Director, Botis Seva.

Dance City, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 29 Jun

£13 (£11; Students and under 18s £8) / 0191 261 0505

£13.50 Standard full price ticket. (£11; Students and under 18s £8) / 0191 261 0505

The House, Plymouth

Sun 23 Jun

£10 (£7; Children £3; UoP students free free via SPiA) / 01752 600600

Moby Dick

Leviathan The extraordinary story of Captain Ahab's obsessive vengeance against the mighty leviathan, the great white whale who rid him of his leg. Will Ahab's violent and blasphemous mission cost him and the crew of the Pequod everything? Through a new contemporary and strikingly physical interpretation, an all-male…

C venues – C Aquila, Edinburgh

Mon 5 Aug

studio

£9.50 (£7.50)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 6 Aug

studio

£9.50 (£7.50)

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 7 Aug

studio

£8.50 (£6.50)

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 9 Aug

Whitchurch Silk Mill

Thu 1 Aug

£16 (£14; Children £12; Family £48; Members £8 Groups and Societies) / 02392737370

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Murder Mystery Prison Blues

Murder mystery with a jailhouse theme from Right Here Productions.

The Old Peterhead Prison

Sat 10 Aug

£35

  • 19:00 – 23:00

Romeo and Juliet by Curious Pheasant

Curious Pheasant Theatre Following a sold out run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018, Curious Pheasant Theatre present Romeo and Juliet. This gay, all male production is a bold re-imagining of William Shakespeare's classic love story. The physical theatre piece will use two opposing rugby teams to ground the piece in the…

Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh

Thu 1 Aug

Bijou

£10 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 2 Aug

Bijou

£10 / 0131 220 4348

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Bijou

£13 (£12) / 0131 220 4348

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 19 more dates until 24 Aug