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549: Scots of the Spanish Civil War

Historical drama following a band of men from East Lothian to the depths of Franco's Spain.

The Old Hairdressers, Glasgow

Wed 1 Apr

£5 / 0141 222 2254

Preceded and followed by live music from Bella & The Bear. Regrettably, the venue is not Wheelchair accessible.

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 – 22:00 Bromance The Corn Exchange, Newbury

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BLAM!

Kristján Ingimarsson / Neander The runaway hit of 2013 returns! ‘Just saw BLAM! One of the greatest, most exciting and brilliant shows I have ever seen’ (Ricky Gervais). In this hilarious and explosive show where ordinary life is put through the shredder, a tedious workplace is transformed into a world of superheroes…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

The Grand

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

The Grand

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

The Grand

£9 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 31 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

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 87 more dates until 19 Jul

Dragon

Dragon is a story for adults, teenagers and children with vivid imaginations, told without words and featuring fast moving physical theatre, puppetry and original music. Created by Vox Motus, the National Theatre of Scotland and Tianjin People’s Arts Theatre, Dragon tells the story of Tommy whose life, since the death…

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 14 Aug

£8 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

Sat 15 Aug

£8 / 0131 473 2000

Part of Edinburgh International Festival.

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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

Gandini Juggling: 4x4 Ephemeral Architectures

Four jugglers and four ballet dancers collaborate on a contemporary dance piece.

The Apex, Bury St Edmunds

Mon 18 May

£15; £5 under 25s / 01284 758000

Artsdepot, London N12

Thu 30 Apr

£16 (£14) / 020 8369 5454

Cambridge Junction

Sat 30 May

J2

£21 ( £19) / 01223 511511

Sun 31 May

J2

£21 ( £19) / 01223 511511

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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

So It Goes

  • Written by: David Ralfe

On the Run present present a playful and personal show about loss and grief.

The Bike Shed Theatre, Exeter

Mon 25 May

£10 (£8) / 01392 434169

Greenwich Theatre, London SE10

Thu 4 Jun

£15 (£13.50) / 020 8858 7755

Fri 5 Jun

£15 (£13.50) / 020 8858 7755

The Lowry, Salford

Fri 15 May

£12 / 08432 086000

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27 - Peter McMaster

A physical dance production looking at life and death.

The Arches, Glasgow

Sat 25 Apr

£10–£12 / 0141 565 1000

Part of Behaviour.

Sun 26 Apr

£10–£12 / 0141 565 1000

Part of Behaviour.

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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

Ballet Cymru: Cinderella

The company presents a fairy-tale ballet featuring music by Jack White, choreography by Darius James and aerial performances created in association with Circus Arts.

Borough Theatre, Abergavenny

Fri 29 May

£13 (£11; Children £6) / 01873 850805

Lincoln Performing Arts Centre

Sun 14 Jun

£16; £10 under 26s (£14; £10; £40) / 01522 882000

New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Wed 20 May

£16–£20.50 / 01782 717962

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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

Cain and Abel, Animikii Theatre & ‘Home’ Yorgos Karamalegos

A night from two different companies, sharing extracts in development of exciting new physical work followed by an artist talk/Q&A.

Joe. H. Makin Drama Centre, Liverpool

Mon 25 May

Free

Care

Renowned creative maestros Tangled Feet turn the theatre into a hospital: where doctors fly and nurses dance, where you'll find yourself in the waiting room one minute and the operating theatre the next.

Palace Theatre, Watford

Fri 19 Jun

£12.50

  • 20:00 Care Palace Theatre, Watford

Sat 20 Jun

£12.50

  • 18:00 Care Palace Theatre, Watford
  • 20:00 Care Palace Theatre, Watford

Sun 21 Jun

£12.50

  • 18:00 Care Palace Theatre, Watford
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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.

Globe Theatre, Blackpool

Thu 29 Oct

£16–£25

Fri 30 Oct

£16–£25

Sat 31 Oct

£16–£25

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Mon 26 Oct

£17–£26 / 0844 871 7646

Dream Garden

Dream Garden by Paradise Hotel is an opportunity for guests to view the exhibition Drawn while enjoying a late night party with cocktails, dancing and performance installations from ballet dancers, circus performers and physical theatre artists.

Royal West Of England Academy, Bristol

Sun 3 May

£22.50; £18.50 early bird / 0117 973 5129

Earth Makes No Sound

Inspired by the elements and changes in our planet, this collaborative work between two choirs and a theatre group features choral singing and is interested in 'the relationship between voice, movement, harmony, body percussion and improvisation'.

Southbank Centre, London SE1

Sat 4 Apr

Free / 0844 875 0073

The Generation Of Z: Apocalypse

After critically acclaimed runs in New Zealand and at the 2014 Edinburgh Festival, The Generation of Z: Apocalypse brings its spine tingling, adrenaline pumping show to a purpose built venue in East London from 4th April.

Dept. W, London E1

Sat 4 Apr

£25–£42.50

Sun 5 Apr

£25–£42.50

Tue 7 Apr

£25–£42.50

…and 77 more dates until 5 Jul

Give Me a Reason to Live

The self-identifying disabled artist presents a multi-disciplinary performance that plays on the use/misuse of her crutches.

Tramway, Glasgow

Tue 5 May

£11 (£8) / 0845 330 3501

Wed 6 May

£11 (£8) / 0845 330 3501

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H2o

Anna Rakowska and Piotr Misztela test the boundaries of theatre by interacting with the audience and the environment, in character as Hamlet and Ophelia.

York Theatre Royal

Sat 9 May

De Grey Rooms

£5 / 01904 623568

  • 18:00 H2o York Theatre Royal

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.

Bristol Old Vic

Thu 23 Apr

Studio

£12 (£8) / 0117 987 7877

Fri 24 Apr

Studio

£12 (£8) / 0117 987 7877

Igor and Moreno: Idiot-Syncrasy

This fun and energetic dance piece involves two radically different, though physically similar, performers, accompanied by a hypnotic soundtrack.

The Lowry, Salford

Wed 10 Jun

£10–£12 / 08432 086000

Thu 11 Jun

£10–£12 / 08432 086000

Indomador - Animal Religion

A stunning contemporary circus performance which brings out the inner animal in us all.

Unity Theatre, Liverpool

Tue 26 May

£8–£10 / 0151 709 4988

Joli Vyann: Stateless

  • Written by: Joli Vyann

A fusion of acrobatics with contemporary dance from Joli Vyann.

Salisbury Arts Centre

Thu 28 May

£14 / 01722 321744

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