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Fringe Fantasmic!

Edinburgh Music Theatre Don’t miss this fantasmagorical show full of classic and current songs from the house of mouse! A fringeful of fun for all the family including sing-a-long favourites from Frozen, The Little Mermaid and The Lion King.

St Andrew's and St George's Church, Edinburgh

Wed 12 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 13 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 14 Aug

St Andrew's and St George's West

£10 (£8) / 0131 225 3847

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

The Full Monty

The Monty men return in this musical adaption of the hit film. Down on his luck and low on cash, Jerry recruits his friends and colleagues in his unorthodox and enterprising plan to get off benefits and start earning! Don’t miss your chance to see the CS Performers in this hilarious production. Certificate 12A

Centrestage Music Theatre, Kilmarnock

Tue 23 Jun

£8–£10 / 01563 551505

Wed 24 Jun

£10–£12 / 01563 551505

Thu 25 Jun

£12–£14 / 01563 551505

…and 2 more dates until 27 Jun

Get Your Shit Together

Deadpan Theatre Alex's life has fallen apart. His girlfriend has left him for TV's Breakfast Dave, he's been fired and he can't afford his rent. As he prepares to move into a damp new flat above a pub, the future looks bleak. His youngest sister, Annabelle, is determined that he won't go through it alone. She rallies…

Underbelly, Edinburgh

Thu 6 Aug

Big Belly

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Big Belly

£6 / 08445 458252

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 8 Aug

Big Belly

£9 (£8) / 08445 458252

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 30 Aug

The Ghost Train

A production of Arnold Ridley's famous spooky railway tale.

Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford

Mon 1 Jun

Auditorium

£22.50–£27.50; £17–£22; £23.50–£28.50 / 01483 440000

Tue 2 Jun

Auditorium

£22.50–£27.50; £17–£22; £23.50–£28.50 / 01483 440000

Wed 3 Jun

Auditorium

£22.50–£27.50; £17–£22; £23.50–£28.50 / 01483 440000

…and 3 more dates until 6 Jun

Groove On Down The Road

Join Dorothy, Toto, Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion as they groove on down the yellow brick road in this visually spectacular journey to Oz. Have your head spun and your heart warmed as they meet the mysterious Wizard and discover the joys of following their dreams. This new production is performed by the Centrestage Dance…

Centrestage Music Theatre, Kilmarnock

Sat 6 Jun

£8–£10 / 01563 551505

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The History Boys

  • Directed by: Kate Saxon
  • Written by: Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett's witty play, which is also a hit movie starring James Corden and Dominic Cooper, follows eight teenage boys on their journey towards academia.

Buxton Opera House

Sat 23 May

£16–£23; £16–£23 concs available / 0845 127 2190

Cambridge Arts Theatre

Mon 6 Jul

£15–£30; £15–£25 / 01223 578933

Tue 7 Jul

£15–£30; £15–£25 / 01223 578933

Wed 8 Jul

£15–£30; £15–£25 / 01223 578933

…and 3 more dates until 11 Jul

Darlington Civic Theatre

Tue 16 Jun

£15.80–£24; £15.80–£24 concs available / 01325 486555

Wed 17 Jun

£15.80–£24; £15.80–£24 concs available / 01325 486555

Thu 18 Jun

£15.80–£24; £15.80–£24 concs available / 01325 486555

…and 2 more dates until 20 Jun

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Image Of An Unknown Young Woman

  • Directed by: Christopher Haydon
  • Written by: Elinor Cook

Christopher Haydon directs the world premiere production of a new drama by Elinor Cook about what happens when a video goes viral.

Gate Theatre, London W11

Thu 4 Jun

£10; £20 / 020 7229 0706

Fri 5 Jun

£10; £20 / 020 7229 0706

Sat 6 Jun

£10; £20 / 020 7229 0706

…and 18 more dates until 27 Jun

Indie as F*ck

Pinched! Theatre Co. It’s Cold Light's last gig. They've had a long four years together but time has come for them to go their separate ways and give up the dream of the rock star life they never really had. With original songs and sketches, Indie as F*ck brings the embarrassing cliches of teenage bands to the stage in…

theSpace @ Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 25 Aug

Theatre 3

£7 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 26 Aug

Theatre 3

£7 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 27 Aug

Theatre 3

£7 (£6) / 0845 508 8515

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 2 more dates until 29 Aug

Into The Woods: Young Performers Theatre Group

A modern twist on the beloved Brothers Grimm fairy tales in a musical format that follows the classic tales of Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, and Rapunzel; all tied together by an original story involving a Baker and his Wife, their wish to begin a family, and their interaction with the Witch…

Theatre Severn, Shrewsbury

Sat 23 May

£13 / 01743 281281

Iphigenia In Splott

Sherman Cymru 'What gets me through is knowing I took this pain and saved all of you from suffering the same.' Effie is the kind of girl you'd avoid eye contact with, silently passing judgement. We think we know her, but we don't know half of it. Effie's life spirals through a mess of drink, drugs and drama every night…

Pleasance Dome, Edinburgh

Mon 24 Aug

KingDome

£13 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 25 Aug

KingDome

£13 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 26 Aug

KingDome

£13 (£11) / 0131 556 6550

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

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It's A Wonderful Life

  • Directed by: Guy Retallack
  • Written by: Frank Capra (book)

The magical story of Frank Capra's iconic film is retold as a radio play, complete with sound effects created live on stage.

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Sun 25 Oct

£20–£30 / 08441 717620

Grand Opera House, York

Mon 9 Nov

£20–£30

Malvern Theatres

Tue 9 Jun

£10–£22.50 / 01684 892 277

Wed 10 Jun

£10–£22.50 / 01684 892 277

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Jersey Boys

The electrifying true life story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 22 Sep

£20–£51

Wed 23 Sep

£20–£51

Thu 24 Sep

£20–£51

…and 8 more dates until 3 Oct

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 26 May

£18–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 27 May

£18–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 28 May

£18–£53.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 14 more dates until 13 Jun

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Tue 23 Jun

£10–£47 / 0870 606 3536

Wed 24 Jun

£10–£47 / 0870 606 3536

Thu 25 Jun

£10–£47 / 0870 606 3536

…and 8 more dates until 4 Jul

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Jesus Christ Superstar

  • Directed by: Steve Whittock
  • Written by: Andrew Lloyd Weber

Bill Kenwright's production of the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber, including the popular songs Superstar and I Don't Know How To Love Him.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 21 Jul

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 22 Jul

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 23 Jul

£15–£45 / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 25 Jul

Grand Opera House, York

Mon 12 Oct

£17.50–£45

Tue 13 Oct

£17.50–£45

Wed 14 Oct

£17.50–£45

…and 3 more dates until 17 Oct

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Mon 6 Jul

£18.50–£38 / 0844 848 2700

Tue 7 Jul

£18.50–£38 / 0844 848 2700

Wed 8 Jul

£18.50–£38 / 0844 848 2700

…and 3 more dates until 11 Jul

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Jurassic Adventures

Fun family show about dinosaurs and the people that study them.

Buxton Opera House

Thu 27 Aug

£16 (Children £14; £42–£56) / 0845 127 2190

Kafka On The Shore

  • Written by: Frank Galati (adaptation)

Yukio Ninagawa brings Haruki Murakami's text to the stage adapted by Frank Galati, with an ensemble including the Japanese Academy Award-winning star of The Twilight Samurai, Rie Miyazawa.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Thu 28 May

£16–£50 phone for availability / 020 7638 8891

Fri 29 May

£16–£50 phone for availability / 020 7638 8891

Sat 30 May

£16–£50 phone for availability / 020 7638 8891

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Katie and the Mona Lisa

Planet Theatre Productions This brand new musical adaptation, based on James Mayhew’s bestselling book, follows Katie’s extraordinary adventures inside a series of famous works of art. Katie wonders why Mona Lisa is smiling and, to her delight, she comes to life! However she soon discovers that Mona Lisa is lonely and…

Pleasance Courtyard, Edinburgh

Wed 5 Aug

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 6 Aug

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 7 Aug

Pleasance One

£6 / 0131 556 6550

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 31 Aug

The King's Speech

  • Directed by: Roxana Silbert
  • Written by: David Seidler

David Seidler's play which he later adapted into the 2010 film about King George VI and his relationship with speech therapist and failed actor Lionel Logue.

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Tue 26 May

£18.50–£32 / 0844 848 2700

Wed 27 May

£18.50–£32 / 0844 848 2700

Thu 28 May

£18.50–£32 / 0844 848 2700

…and 2 more dates until 30 May

Hall For Cornwall, Truro

Mon 1 Jun

£21–£30; £21–£28; £21–£32 / 01872 262466

Tue 2 Jun

£21–£30; £21–£28; £21–£32 / 01872 262466

Wed 3 Jun

£21–£30; £21–£28; £21–£32 / 01872 262466

…and 3 more dates until 6 Jun

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 23 May

£14–£27.50 / 0131 529 6000

Lippy

  • Directed by: Bush Moukarzel
  • Written by: Bush Moukarzel (adapt)

Dead Centre presents an acclaimed Irish drama about four women who decide to kill themselves and the stories behind their motives.

Bristol Old Vic

Sat 23 May

£5–£16 / 0117 987 7877

  • 14:30 Lippy Bristol Old Vic
  • 19:30 Lippy Bristol Old Vic

Little Howard's Big Show for Kids

Real human Big Howard and interactive animation Little Howard are putting on the show of their lives.

Greenwich Theatre, London SE10

Thu 28 May

£12.50 (Children £7.50) / 020 8858 7755

Haverhill Arts Centre

Fri 31 Jul

£6.50 (£5; £26)

Ludlow Assembly Rooms

Thu 30 Jul

£7 (Children £6; £24) / 01584 878 141

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A Little Night Music

Pitlochry Festival Theatre perform their rendition of the Stephen Sondheim musical.

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Sat 23 May

£15–£35 / 01796 484626

Mon 25 May

£15–£35 / 01796 484626

Tue 26 May

£15–£35 / 01796 484626

…and 124 more dates until 17 Oct back to top

Lost in Transit

This award winning show returns with a wild new twist about one lone traveller and her suitcase.

Brighton Spiegeltent

Sat 23 May

£12; £14; £15 (£10; £11; £12)

Sun 24 May

£12; £14; £15 (£10; £11; £12)

Mamma Mia!

  • Directed by: Phyllida Lloyd
  • Written by: lyrics)

The smash hit musical based on the songs of Abba continues to storm the UK.

Birmingham Hippodrome

Tue 28 Jun 2016

£40–£60 / 0844 338 5000

Wed 29 Jun 2016

£40–£60 / 0844 338 5000

Thu 30 Jun 2016

£40–£60 / 0844 338 5000

…and 56 more dates until 3 Sep 2016

Millennium Forum, Londonderry

Tue 7 Jul

£31–£41 / 02871 264455

Wed 8 Jul

£31–£41 / 02871 264455

Thu 9 Jul

£31–£41 / 02871 264455

…and 2 more dates until 11 Jul

Novello Theatre, London WC2B

Sat 23 May

£18.75–£122 / 0844 482 5170

Mon 25 May

£18.75–£122 / 0844 482 5170

Tue 26 May

£18.75–£122 / 0844 482 5170

…and 284 more dates until 23 Apr 2016

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The Man And The Donkey

Valerie Laws' drama tells the story of John Simpson Kirkpatrick, who joined the merchant navy at 17 and went on to become Australia's best-loved war hero.

The Customs House, South Shields

Sat 23 May

Auditorium

£15 (£14; Children £14; £14; £14) / 0191 454 1234

Milenka: Theatre Fun Academy

A musical telling the story of two young friends, Milenka and Alexi as they unravel the dark secrets that lie behind a travelling theatre and its mysterious marionettes.

Mercury Theatre, Colchester

Sat 11 Jul

£12 (Children £10; £10; £10) / 01206 573948

Modern Romance

Modern Romance will be running at the Etcetera theatre between 18th-23rd May 7:30. Tickets £8.50. Modern Romance is a sensational study of love and how our experience of it today is different from any other moment in history.

Etcetera Theatre, London NW1

Sat 23 May

£8 / 020 7482 4857

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