Evening events, Theatre, Physical theatre

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Cirque Berserk

A large-scale family circus show with jugglers, acrobats, aerialists, dancers, musicians and stuntmen. Highlights include Hercules the strongman, award-winning clown Tweedy and a hair-raising motorcycle routine from Globe of Death.

Birmingham Repertory Theatre

Thu 19 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Fri 20 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Sat 21 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Sun 22 Mar

£18.50–£30 / 0121 236 4455

Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Fri 13 Mar

£25; £20–£10 (£20) / 01502 533200

Sat 14 Mar

£25; £20–£10 (£20) / 01502 533200

Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent

Thu 5 Mar

£19–£27 / 0844 871 7649

Fri 6 Mar

£19–£27 / 0844 871 7649

Sat 7 Mar

£19–£27 / 0844 871 7649

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The Circus of Horrors: London after Midnight

Circus performers from around the world get creepy as the Circus of Horror brings a whole new cast of characters (plus old favourites) on tour.

Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 30 Mar

£17–£29 / 0844 847 2325

The Civic Hall, Bedworth

Tue 10 Mar

£22 / 024 7637 6707

Wed 11 Mar

£22 / 024 7637 6707

Dorking Halls

Fri 13 Mar

£18–£25 / 01306 881717

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Design For Dance 2015

The annual DESIGN FOR DANCE collaboration is an opportunity to see the work of future leaders in stage design, dance and choreography. With emerging artists from Central Saint Martins, Central School of Ballet, London Studio Centre, Rambert School.

Central Saint Martins, London N1C

Wed 4 Mar

£10–£15

Thu 5 Mar

£10–£15

Fri 6 Mar

£10–£15

Sat 7 Mar

£10–£15

London Wonderground

A smorgasbord of curiosities back for its third year at the Southbank Centre. Highlights include headline show LIMBO, as well as your fair share of cabaret, comedy and theatre.

The London Wonderground Spiegeltent, SE1

Sat 9 May

£17.50 / 0844 545 8282

Wonderground Opening Gala

Mon 11 May

£15.50 / 0844 545 8282

Dr Sketchy's Anti-Art School: Where Life Drawing Meets Cabaret

Thu 14 May

£20 / 0844 545 8282

Scotch & Soda

…and 109 more dates until 27 Sep

Bromance

Filled with humour, heart and impressive circus skills, the production celebrates all things blokey through a series of risk-taking feats of balance, corkscrewing acrobatics and funny sketches.

The Civic, Barnsley

Fri 8 May

£12 (£10) / 01226 327000

Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Sat 16 May

£14.50 (£13; £10) / 01903 206206

  • 20:00 Bromance Connaught Theatre, Worthing

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Wed 6 May

£14 (£12) / 0845 5218 218

  • 19:45 Bromance The Corn Exchange, Newbury

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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

Thu 9 Apr

£17.50

Opening Gala

Sat 11 Apr

£15.50

Late Night Gimp Fight

Mon 13 Apr

£12.50

Comedy in the Dark

…and 88 more dates until 19 Jul

Adam's Apples

German Theatre Company presents a very accessible piece of theatre for non-German speakers based on the 2005 German-Danish black comedy film. Manuel Schobels's staging stays close to the plot of the film, focusing on the theme of the Book Of Job.

York Theatre Royal

Wed 8 Apr

Ballroom

£12 (Children £10; £10; £10) / 01904 623568

Thu 9 Apr

Ballroom

£12 (Children £10; £10; £10) / 01904 623568

Alexander Whitley Dance Company: The Measures Taken And The Grit in the Oyster

Performance by South Bank Award nominee and Sadler's Wells New Wave Associate Alexander Whitley.

Artsdepot, London N12

Thu 16 Apr

£14 (£12) / 020 8369 5454

The Lowry, Salford

Tue 19 May

Northern Ballet & Phoenix Dance Theatre, Leeds

Thu 23 Apr

£15 (£12) / 0113 220 8000

Blood Wedding

  • Directed by: Kim Charnock
  • Written by: Lorca

Aerial company RoguePlay Theatre presents a highly physical version of Federico Lorca's darkly poetic drama in which fates and family feuds combine to destroy the happiness of a young bride. Directed by Kim Charnock and Laura Meehan.

New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich

Tue 14 Apr

£10–£25 / 01473 295900

Wed 15 Apr

£10–£25 / 01473 295900

Thu 16 Apr

£10–£25 / 01473 295900

Broke : The Paper Birds

Production based on interviews taken across the UK in 2014 by The Paper Birds exploring real-life stories of poverty and debt.

Arts Centre Washington

Thu 12 Mar

£6–£8.50 / 0191 219 3455

The Met, Bury

Wed 11 Mar

£10 (£7) / 0161 761 2216

Theatre Royal, Plymouth

Wed 4 Mar

The Drum

£14 (£10) / 01752 267222

Thu 5 Mar

The Drum

£14 (£10) / 01752 267222

Fri 6 Mar

The Drum

£14 (£10) / 01752 267222

Sat 7 Mar

The Drum

£14 (£10) / 01752 267222

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The Fell Walker

Fired Up Theatre presents an adaptation of Michael Wood's thriller in which a government minister is found dead at the foot of a Lake District mountain.

Lichfield Garrick

Sat 14 Mar

Studio Theatre

£14 ( £10) / 01543 412121

Fleet

Via Collective present a story about journeys and travelling with the final destination yet to be announced.

Camden People's Theatre, London NW1

Tue 10 Mar

£12 (£10) / 020 7419 4841

  • 21:00 Fleet Camden People's Theatre, London

From Encounters, To Performance

Choreographers, composers and performance artists come together to create three cross-arts works that explore the interplay between movement, live electronic effects and visual and sonic design in response to the unique physical setting of the RA's Burlington Gardens halls and galleries.

Royal Academy Of Arts At 6 Burlington Gardens, London W1S

Thu 5 Mar

£15 (£7) / 020 7300 8000

Sat 7 Mar

£15 (£7) / 020 7300 8000

Globally Wanted

Finnish company, Circus Uusi Maailma presents a performance of absurd happenings told through circus, acrobatics, parkour, physical theatre and an ingenious design.

Jacksons Lane Theatre, London N6

Wed 4 Mar

£14.95 (£12.95) / 020 8340 5226

Thu 5 Mar

£14.95 (£12.95) / 020 8340 5226

Fri 6 Mar

£14.95 (£12.95) / 020 8340 5226

Sat 7 Mar

£14.95 (£12.95) / 020 8340 5226

The Happiness

Karla Shacklock Company's physical theatre piece which incorporates breakneck choreography, spoken word and lives sound to tell personal stories from across the globe.

Swindon Dance @ The Town Hall Studios

Fri 20 Mar

£11 (£9) / 01793 601700

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I Wish You Were Here

Nathan Birkinshaw presents a humorous look at loss, love and loneliness and what it means to let things go in a performance featuring comedy, video and movement.

Camden People's Theatre, London NW1

Thu 12 Mar

£8 / 020 7419 4841

Igor and Moreno: Idiot-Syncrasy

They wanted to change the world with a performance. They felt like idiots. Drawing on the folk traditions of Sardinia and the Basque Country they jump and sing and commit to trying to make a difference, creating a feel good vibration, an energy buzz.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Thu 26 Mar

£12 (£8) / 0844 338 5000

Fri 27 Mar

£12 (£8) / 0844 338 5000

The Intermediate Youth Theatre

The company presents a circus-style show consisting of a triple bill inspired by Grimm's Fairy Tales and the art of clowning.

The Courtyard, Hereford

Sat 28 Mar

£5 / 01432 340555

Sun 29 Mar

£5 / 01432 340555

Julien Cotterau: Imagine Toi

With no set and no props, Julien creates entire worlds using only his own sound effects and mime talents.

The Gwyn Hall, Neath

Thu 23 Apr

£12 (£10) / 0300 365 6677

Kids In Control Showcase

A showcase of work from the KIC 2014/15 all-ability physical theatre programme.

Lyric Theatre, Belfast

Wed 1 Apr

£7 (£5) / 028 9038 1081

Thu 2 Apr

£7 (£5) / 028 9038 1081

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The Last Baguette: What's The Matter

A physical comedy in which two physicists are set on a collision course in the world of subatomic particles.

The Pound Arts Centre, Corsham

Thu 16 Apr

£8 (£7) / 01249 701628

Lonely Hearts

Physical theatre duo The Knotted Project explore the trials and tribulations of social media dating now that one in three relationships start online.

Theatre By The Lake, Keswick

Sun 29 Mar

Studio

£10 (£7) / 01768 774411

Look At Me Now, Mummy

A comi-tragic one-woman show that provides an intimate, funny and moving portrait of a mother's desire to look the part, whilst not really knowing what part it is that she is supposed to be playing.

Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry

Wed 11 Mar

£13 (£11) / 02476 524524

Thu 12 Mar

£13 (£11) / 02476 524524

Lord Of The Flies: Hethersett Old Hall School

  • Written by: William Golding

An original adaptation of William Golding's brutal and compelling novel about shipwrecked young boys.

Norwich Puppet Theatre

Tue 17 Mar

£8 (£6) / 01603 629921

Wed 18 Mar

£8 (£6) / 01603 629921

The Man Who

  • Written by: Peter Brook

Sleight Of Hand Theatre Company presents a mime and physical theatre performance inspired by Oliver Sacks's neurological study The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat.

Tristan Bates Theatre, The Actors Centre, London WC2H

Mon 23 Mar

£14 (£12) / 020 7240 6283

  • 20:00 The Man Who Tristan Bates Theatre, The Actors Centre, London

Tue 24 Mar

£14 (£12) / 020 7240 6283

  • 20:00 The Man Who Tristan Bates Theatre, The Actors Centre, London

Wed 25 Mar

£14 (£12) / 020 7240 6283

  • 20:00 The Man Who Tristan Bates Theatre, The Actors Centre, London
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