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The Lost Carnival

An immersive and mysterious experience featuring theatre, circus, music and visual trickery.

Burrs Country Park, Bury

Sat 23 May

£10 / 0161 253 5353

Sun 24 May

£10 / 0161 253 5353

Mon 25 May

£10 / 0161 253 5353

52 Shades of Maggie

The sequel to 51 Shades of Maggie follows Maggie Muff and her pal Sally-Ann as they try to organise a party in the pub. Will things go as planned? What do you think?

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Sat 23 May

The Beacon Theatre

£20 / 01475 723723

Dirty Dusting

Three senior cleaning ladies embark on a brand new business venture together – a telephone sex line.

The Brindley, Runcorn

Sun 24 May

£21 / 0151 907 8360

Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Sun 31 May

£35 inc meal; £20 ( £18) / 01322 220000

Rothes Halls, Glenrothes

Sat 6 Jun

£20 / 01592 611101

Into That Darkness

SS-Obersturmführer Franz Stangl oversaw the deaths of nearly 1 million people in Nazi extermination camps.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 23 May

£15 (Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

Tue 26 May

£12.50 / 0141 429 0022

Wed 27 May

£13–£15 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

…and 3 more dates until 30 May

Polyphony

A new play from Daniel Kitson, in which the audience are given iPods to contribute to the performance and Kitson himself reacts to the action that takes place.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Aug

£12 / 0131 560 1581

Sat 8 Aug

£12 / 0131 560 1581

Sun 9 Aug

£12 / 0131 560 1581

…and 20 more dates until 29 Aug back to top

Billy and Tim and The Holy Ghost

Comedy sequel to Des Dillon's hit play Singin' I'm No a Billy He's a Tim as dying Glaswegian Ned must convince a bigot to give up sectarianism.

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 23 May

£17–£20 / 0141 332 1846

Only Fools And Three Courses

Fun night of comedy and good food with the characters of Only Fools and Horses. Marlene and Boycie are hosting a Gala Dinner, but will things go to plan with Del, Rodney and Uncle Albert on the guest list? Don't sit under the chandelier, though.

Best Western Marks Tey Hotel, Colchester

Fri 10 Jul

£34.95

Denton Lounge, Worthing

Tue 2 Jun

£39.50 (price includes a three-course meal)

Fox and Hounds Country Hotel, Chulmleigh

Fri 12 Jun

£40

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Dead Simple

  • Directed by: Ian Talbot
  • Written by: Peter James (book)

Adaptation of novelist Peter James's latest work.

Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Mon 13 Jul

£26.50–£29.50 / 01903 206206

£26.50–£29.50 (£24.50–£27.50; £13) / 01903 206206

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Dead Simple Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Tue 14 Jul

£26.50–£29.50 (£24.50–£27.50; £13) / 01903 206206

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Dead Simple Connaught Theatre, Worthing

Wed 15 Jul

£26.50–£29.50 (£24.50–£27.50; £13) / 01903 206206

  • 14:00 – 16:30 Dead Simple Connaught Theatre, Worthing
  • 19:30 – 22:00 Dead Simple Connaught Theatre, Worthing
…and 3 more dates until 18 Jul

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Mon 15 Jun

£17.50–£29.50 / 01872 262466

Tue 16 Jun

£17.50–£29.50 / 01872 262466

Wed 17 Jun

£17.50–£29.50 / 01872 262466

…and 3 more dates until 20 Jun

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Mon 6 Jul

£17.50–£26.50; £31–£33 Premier Seats; £21.50–£28.50; £31–£33 Premier Seats / 01227 787787

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Dead Simple The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Tue 7 Jul

£17.50–£26.50; £31–£33 Premier Seats; £21.50–£28.50; £31–£33 Premier Seats / 01227 787787

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Dead Simple The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Wed 8 Jul

£17.50–£26.50; £31–£33 Premier Seats; £21.50–£28.50; £31–£33 Premier Seats / 01227 787787

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Dead Simple The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury
…and 3 more dates until 11 Jul

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The Only Way Is Downton

  • Directed by: Owen Lewis
  • Written by: Luke Kempner

Brilliant parody from impressionist Luke Kempner.

Milford On Sea Village Community Centre, Lymington

Sat 23 May

Sold out / 01590 643393

Perth Concert Hall

Thu 28 May

£18 (£16; Children £16) / 01738 621031

Part of Perth Festival of the Arts 2015.

Aliens Love Underpants

  • Directed by: Adam Bampton-Smith
  • Written by: Claire Freedman

A close encounter of the 'pantastic' kind.

Artsdepot, London N12

Fri 19 Jun

£8–£12.50 / 020 8369 5454

Sat 20 Jun

£8–£12.50 / 020 8369 5454

Sun 21 Jun

£8–£12.50 / 020 8369 5454

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Fri 10 Jul

£12.50 / 01892 530613

Sat 11 Jul

£12.50 / 01892 530613

Birmingham Town Hall

Sun 25 Oct

£12.50 / 0121 345 0600

Mon 26 Oct

£12.50 / 0121 345 0600

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Scottish Opera Theatre On Wheels

An introduction to opera for little ears featuring stories and music.

Annan Academy

Sat 23 May

£3.45–£5.95 / 01461 202954

Ryan Centre, Stranraer

Mon 25 May

£3.45–£5.95 / 01776 703535

Threave Garden & Estate, Castle Douglas

Sun 24 May

£3.45–£5.95 / 0844 493 2245

The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time

  • Directed by: Steven Hoggett
  • Written by: Simon Stephens (adapt)

Simon Stephens's adaptation of the darkly humorous book by Mark Haddon presented by National Theatre.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Tue 26 May

£21.50–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 27 May

£21.50–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 28 May

£21.50–£42.50 / 0844 338 5000

…and 8 more dates until 6 Jun

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 4 Aug

£9.75–£35 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 5 Aug

Thu 6 Aug

…and 2 more dates until 8 Aug

Curve Theatre, Leicester

Mon 8 Jun

£14.50–£32.50 (£10.50–£32.50) / 0116 242 3595

Tue 9 Jun

£14.50–£32.50 (£10.50–£32.50) / 0116 242 3595

Wed 10 Jun

£14.50–£32.50 (£10.50–£32.50) / 0116 242 3595

…and 3 more dates until 13 Jun

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Happy Days

Happy Days is drama stripped to its bare essence. In true Beckett style its bitter, earthy humour shimmers with a wry beauty that will haunt its audiences.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 23 May

£9–£16 / 0141 552 4267

The Mousetrap

  • Directed by: Ian Talbot
  • Written by: Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie's play has been performed over 25,000 times. Now celebrating its diamond anniversary in the London West End, it's finally embarking on a UK tour.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Mon 15 Jun

£21.50–£24.50 / 0844 854 2776

Tue 16 Jun

£21.50–£24.50 / 0844 854 2776

Wed 17 Jun

£21.50–£24.50 / 0844 854 2776

…and 3 more dates until 20 Jun

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Mon 8 Jun

£19–£26.50 / 01323 412000

Tue 9 Jun

£19–£26.50 / 01323 412000

Wed 10 Jun

£19–£26.50 / 01323 412000

…and 3 more dates until 13 Jun

Dorking Halls

Mon 28 Sep

£21.50–£25.50 / 01306 881717

Tue 29 Sep

£21.50–£25.50 / 01306 881717

Wed 30 Sep

£21.50–£25.50 / 01306 881717

…and 3 more dates until 3 Oct

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The Tommy Cooper Show

A celebration of the popular comedian with clips from his best-loved shows and musical accompaniment.

Lanark Memorial Hall

Sat 22 Aug

£14 (£12) / 01555 667999

Marina Theatre, Lowestoft

Fri 10 Jul

£14.50 (£12.50; £12.50) / 01502 533200

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Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs

  • Written by: Nicole Lewis

Les Petits Theatre Company and Greenwich Theatre present the tale of young Flinn who finds a pirate in his cupboard – and embarks on a swashbuckling adventure!

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Tue 26 May

Marlowe Studio

£7.50 / 01227 787787

Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield

Sat 23 May

£13.50; £11.50 children / 01246 345222

Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon

Sun 31 May

£8.50 ( £25) / 01874 611622

Crazy Jane

Jane Avril, star of the Moulin Rouge and immortalised in Toulouse Lautrec's iconic posters, cordially invites you to the Salpêtrière Asylum.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Thu 11 Jun

£10 (£8) / 01592 583302

Dundee Rep

Sat 13 Jun

£9–£14 / 01382 223530

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Thu 4 Jun

£12 (£8) / 01463 234234

  • 20:00 – 21:30 Crazy Jane Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

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The Edibles

A multi-sensory show full of magical ingredients. Three bakers are creating a specially ordered cake when a hungry mouse sneaks in and causes havoc. Ages 3–7.

Birnam Arts & Conference Centre

Sun 21 Jun

£6 (Family £20) / 01350 727674

  • 14:00 – 15:00 The Edibles Birnam Arts & Conference Centre

Cumbernauld Theatre

Sat 23 May

£5 / 01236 732887

East Kilbride Arts Centre

Fri 19 Jun

£5 / 01355 261000

  • 13:30 – 14:30 The Edibles East Kilbride Arts Centre

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Welsh National Opera: The Magic Flute

  • Directed by: Lothar Koenigs (cond)
  • Written by: Mozart

Mozart's tale of Prince Tamino and his love for the Queen Of The Night's daughter, Pamina.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Wed 10 Jun

£16–£49 / 0844 338 5000

Fri 12 Jun

£16–£49 / 0844 338 5000

Wales Millennium Centre / Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru, Cardiff

Sat 30 May

Donald Gordon Theatre

£5–£40 / 029 2063 6464

Fri 5 Jun

Donald Gordon Theatre

£5–£40 / 029 2063 6464

Wild Goose Chase

Derek Benfield's farce is performed by St Serf's Players.

Edinburgh Tabernacle

Sat 23 May

£8 (Children £4; Family £20) / 07794 144372

Tickets include refreshments.

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Yer Granny

Riotous comedy about a Scots-Italian restaurateur family and their granny's proclivity for food. Adapted by Douglas Maxwell from Roberto La Cossa’s La Nona, Argentina’s favourite play. Featuring Jonathan Watson, Paul Riley and Maureen Beattie and Rab C Nesbitt and Scotch & Wry star Gregor Fisher.

Dundee Rep

Tue 30 Jun

£9–£21 / 01382 223530

Wed 1 Jul

£9–£21 / 01382 223530

Thu 2 Jul

£9–£21 / 01382 223530

…and 2 more dates until 4 Jul

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Tue 9 Jun

£17–£23 / 01463 234234

Wed 10 Jun

£17–£23 / 01463 234234

Thu 11 Jun

£17–£23 / 01463 234234

…and 2 more dates until 13 Jun

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Tue 2 Jun

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 3 Jun

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 4 Jun

£14–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 2 more dates until 6 Jun

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Can't Forget About You

Comedy written by former Playwright-in-Residence David Ireland about an unlikely romance.

Tron Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 1 Jul

£8–£16 / 0141 552 4267

Thu 2 Jul

£8–£16 / 0141 552 4267

Fri 3 Jul

£8–£16 / 0141 552 4267

…and 16 more dates until 25 Jul

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

  • Directed by: Jerry Mitchell
  • Written by: lyrics)

Robert Lindsay and Rufus Hound star in this West End production, based on the 1989 film.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 16 Feb 2016

£15.50–£49.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 17 Feb 2016

£15.50–£49.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 18 Feb 2016

£15.50–£49.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 8 more dates until 27 Feb 2016

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Tue 15 Sep

£25 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 16 Sep

£15.50–£49.50 / 0844 871 3014

£25 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 17 Sep

£15.50–£49.50 / 0844 871 3014

…and 2 more dates until 19 Sep

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Tue 1 Sep

£19.50–£44.50 / 028 9024 0411

Wed 2 Sep

£19.50–£44.50 / 028 9024 0411

Thu 3 Sep

£19.50–£44.50 / 028 9024 0411

…and 9 more dates until 12 Sep

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King John

A tale of social upheaval, war and family feuding, set against the haunting backdrop of England's finest medieval cathedrals. Co-produced by Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and Royal & Derngate Northampton, in partnership with Salisbury Cathedral.

Salisbury Cathedral

Wed 27 May

£25 (Children £15) / 01722 555120

Thu 28 May

£25 (Children £15) / 01722 555120

Fri 29 May

£25 (Children £15) / 01722 555120

Sat 30 May

£25 (Children £15) / 01722 555120

Loopy Lou's Pop-up Theatre Garden

Interactive theatre for children from the people behind the Think:Light platform, followed by a wonderworms workshop where wee ones can get messy in homemade mud, a compost ball and bucket game and more.

Applegarth Park, Northallerton

Sun 28 Jun

Prices to be confirmed

Part of Homegrown Food Festival.

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