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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?

Albert Halls, Stirling

Thu 21 May

£20–£22.50 / 01786 473544

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Fri 8 May

£20 / 01383 740384

Barrfields Theatre, Largs

Sat 9 May

£16 / 01475 689777

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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

Grand Theatre, Blackpool

Sun 26 Apr

£21.50 / 01253 290190

Howden Park Centre, Livingston

Mon 11 May

£20 / 01506 777666

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The Venetian Twins

Tony Cownie's new version of Carlo Goldoni's timeless comedy tells the story of two estranged twins, Zanetto and Tonino. Though they look alike, as people they couldn't be more different. When the arrive in the same town on the same day, things start to get a little confusing.

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Apr

£10 / 0131 248 4848

Preview

Sun 26 Apr

£10 / 0131 248 4848

Preview

Mon 27 Apr

£10 / 0131 248 4848

Preview

…and 15 more dates until 16 May

Fever Dream: Southside

High summer in Glasgow’s Southside and a heat wave bears down on the residents of Govanhill, driving them off the streets. Tensions are running high and fantasy and reality are becoming blurred.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 25 Apr

£15–£20.50 (Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

Tue 28 Apr

£12.50 / 0141 429 0022

Wed 29 Apr

£13–£17 (£2; Students £9; Children £9) / 0141 429 0022

…and 8 more dates until 9 May

The Devil Wears Primark

Comedy about a manipulative mother-in-law on the eve of being awarded an MBE.

East Kilbride Village Theatre

Sat 25 Apr

£14 (£12) / 01355 248669

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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

The Centenary Pavilion At Leeds United AFC Ltd

Fri 8 May

£35 (includes meal, show and disco) / 0871 334 1919

Denton Lounge, Worthing

Tue 2 Jun

£39.50 (price includes a three-course meal)

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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.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Sat 25 Apr

£16.50–£31.50; £13.50–£25.50; £18.50–£34 / 01274 432000

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

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Birdsong

  • Written by: Rachel Wagstaff (adapt)

Adaptation of Sebastian Faulks' best-selling novel of love, courage and sacrifice set before and during WWI.

Bristol Old Vic

Mon 27 Apr

£7.50–£27.50 / 0117 987 7877

Tue 28 Apr

£7.50–£27.50 / 0117 987 7877

Wed 29 Apr

£7.50–£27.50 / 0117 987 7877

…and 10 more dates until 9 May

The Courtyard, Hereford

Mon 8 Jun

£26 (£22) / 01432 340555

  • 19:30 Birdsong The Courtyard, Hereford

Tue 9 Jun

£26 (£22) / 01432 340555

  • 19:30 Birdsong The Courtyard, Hereford

Wed 10 Jun

£26 (£22) / 01432 340555

  • 19:30 Birdsong The Courtyard, Hereford
…and 3 more dates until 13 Jun

Derby Theatre

Wed 27 May

£15–£25.50; £11–£17 / 01332 593939

Thu 28 May

£15–£25.50; £11–£17 / 01332 593939

Fri 29 May

£15–£25.50; £11–£17 / 01332 593939

Sat 30 May

£15–£25.50; £11–£17 / 01332 593939

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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

Fri 15 May

£8–£16 / 0141 552 4267

Sat 16 May

£8–£16 / 0141 552 4267

Tue 19 May

£8–£16 / 0141 552 4267

…and 4 more dates until 23 May

The Addams Family

Hamilton District Youth Theatre present the magnificently macabre new musical comedy, The Addams Family.

The Town House, Hamilton

Thu 30 Apr

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

Fri 1 May

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

Sat 2 May

£10 (£9) / 01698 452299

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A Cinema in South Georgia

Ensemble theatre piece about a group of whalers.

The Maltings Theatre and Cinema, Berwick-Upon-Tweed

Fri 8 May

Henry Travers Studio

£7–£12 / 01289 330999

Sat 9 May

Henry Travers Studio

£7–£12 / 01289 330999

Dalloway

Theatrical adaptation of Virginia Woolf's Mrs Dalloway, which is concerned with the aftermath of World War I.

Byre Theatre, St Andrews

Sat 25 Apr

£14 (£12)

  • 19:30 Dalloway Byre Theatre, St Andrews

Tonight … From the West End

Stars from the West End and Broadway perform songs from some of the country's best-loved musicals.

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 25 Apr

£23.10–£35.20 / 0131 228 1155

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 Civic Hall, Stourport-on-Severn

Fri 22 May

£10

macrobert, Stirling

Sun 26 Apr

£8.50 / 01786 466666

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Tue 26 May

Marlowe Studio

£7.50 / 01227 787787

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Grumpy Old Women: Fifty Shades of Beige

Jenny Eclair and her fellow funny people Susie Blake and Kate Robbins present a brand new show.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sun 3 May

£22.50 / 01727 844488

Grand Pavilion, Porthcawl

Wed 29 Apr

£22.50 / 01656 815995

Grand Theatre, Swansea

Sat 2 May

£23 / 01792 475715

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He Had Hairy Hands

  • 4 stars

Kill The Beast presents a dark comedy about a town experiencing werewolf attacks, featuring special visuals and original music.

The Atkinson, Southport

Fri 1 May

Studio

£8 / 01704 533333

Harrogate Theatre

Sat 2 May

£12.50 / 01423 502116

The Lowry, Salford

Fri 15 May

£18 / 08432 086000

Sat 16 May

£18 / 08432 086000

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Jungle Book

Groundlings Theatre present their adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's short story collection. No allocated seating is available. Please take a cushion.

Groundlings Theatre, Portsmouth

Sun 26 Apr

£14 (£12; £10 mems; Children £10; £12; £42) / 023 9273 7370

Tue 28 Apr

£14 (£12; £10 mems; Children £10; £12; £42) / 023 9273 7370

Wed 29 Apr

£14 (£12; £10 mems; Children £10; £12; £42) / 023 9273 7370

…and 4 more dates until 3 May

Much Ado About Nothing

  • Written by: William Shakespeare

Shakespeare's comedic tale of love and deceit. Directed by Bryony Ruddock. Presented by Nymph to a Rhinoceros Productions.

Bridewell Theatre Bar, London EC4Y

Sat 25 Apr

£10

The Unremarkable Death Of Marilyn Monroe

An hour before her death, the woman behind the icon unravels her life in a stark confessional that reveals a biting intelligence and an imperfect body. From Dyad Productions.

Birnam Arts & Conference Centre

Sat 9 May

£5–£12 / 01350 727674

macrobert, Stirling

Fri 8 May

£14 (Children £12.50; Students £5.50) / 01786 466666

Riverside Theatre, University Of Ulster, Coleraine

Fri 15 May

£14 (£12) / 028 7032 3232

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The Absence Of War

  • Directed by: Jeremy Herrin
  • Written by: David Hare

A political drama by David Hare.

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Tue 28 Apr

£30; £25 / 01223 578933

Wed 29 Apr

£30; £25 / 01223 578933

Thu 30 Apr

£30; £25 / 01223 578933

…and 2 more dates until 2 May

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Sat 25 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

Theatre Royal, Bath

Tue 5 May

£19–£31.50; £21.50–£33.50 / 01225 448844

Wed 6 May

£19–£31.50; £21.50–£33.50 / 01225 448844

Thu 7 May

£19–£31.50; £21.50–£33.50 / 01225 448844

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Janis Joplin: Full Tilt

  • 4 stars

A celebration of Janis Joplin. Written by Peter Arnott and directed by Cora Bissett.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 24 Aug

£15 / 0131 668 2019

Tue 25 Aug

£15 / 0131 668 2019

Wed 26 Aug

£15 / 0131 668 2019

…and 3 more dates until 30 Aug

Jeeves & Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

  • Directed by: Sean Foley
  • Written by: P G Wodehouse (book)

A new comedy based on the writings of PG Wodehouse, starring James Lance as aristocratic fool Bertie Wooster and John Gordon Sinclair as his trusted valet, Jeeves, who is called in to help his master play matchmaker in the countryside. Directed by Sean Foley.

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Mon 1 Jun

£18.50–£38 / 0844 848 2700

Tue 2 Jun

£18.50–£38 / 0844 848 2700

Wed 3 Jun

£18.50–£38 / 0844 848 2700

…and 3 more dates until 6 Jun

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Tue 5 May

£12–£26; £11–£21; £13–£29 / 01872 262466

Wed 6 May

£12–£26; £11–£21; £13–£29 / 01872 262466

Thu 7 May

£12–£26; £11–£21; £13–£29 / 01872 262466

…and 2 more dates until 9 May

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Mon 11 May

£27–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Tue 12 May

£27–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 13 May

£27–£29.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 3 more dates until 16 May

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Noises Off

  • Directed by: Lindsay Posner
  • Written by: Michael Frayn

Highly frantic farce about a group of actors trying to produce a highly frantic farce with all the nonsense that entails. Directed by Lindsay Posner.

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Fri 1 May

£10–£25 / 01206 573948

Sat 2 May

£10–£25 / 01206 573948

Mon 4 May

£10–£25 / 01206 573948

…and 11 more dates until 16 May

Shrek the Musical

  • Directed by: Nigel Harman
  • Written by: David Lindsay-Abaire (lyrics)

Based on the award-winning DreamWorks animation film, Shrek the Musical comes direct from London, where it was seen live on stage by nearly a million people. This production is directed by Nigel Harman, who starred as Lord Farquaad in the West End show and won the 2012 Laurence Olivier Award for Best Performance in a…

Birmingham Hippodrome

Sat 25 Apr

£30–£45 / 0844 338 5000

Sun 26 Apr

£30–£45 / 0844 338 5000

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Tue 20 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 21 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Thu 22 Oct

£15–£45 / 0844 871 3014

…and 15 more dates until 8 Nov

King's Theatre, Glasgow

Wed 29 Apr

£15–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Thu 30 Apr

£15–£54.50 / 0844 871 7648

Fri 1 May

£19.50–£60 / 0844 871 7648

…and 12 more dates until 17 May

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The Straw Chair

Borderline Theatre Company present Sue Glover's play about liberty, lost love and female empowerment.

Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy

Thu 30 Apr

£12 (£10; Children £10; Students £5) / 01592 583302

Bowhill House & Country Park, Selkirk

Fri 1 May

£12 / 01750 22204

The Brunton, Musselburgh

Sat 2 May

£12 (£10) / 0131 665 2240

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