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Tom Stoppard's comedy drama. In 1809 a talented pupil makes a discovery well ahead of her time and present day academics try to put together the pieces of the true story.
Mar 30-Apr 4, 7.45pm, mat Apr 2, 4, 2.30pm
Mar 30-Apr 4 eve £30, Apr 2 mat £25, Apr 4 mat £30
A chance to sign the songs from the film.
£15, child £10, family £33-£46
Peter Pan Goes Wrong
Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong, apply the same accident-prone touch to JM Barrie's classic tale of the boy who wouldn't grow up in the guise of the hilariously ham-fisted Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society. Directed by Adam Meggido with music by Rob Falconer and Richard Baker.
Apr 7-11, 7.45pm, mat Apr 9, 11 & 12, 2.30pm
Ballet Black: Triple Bill
Cassa Pancho's company of black and Asian classically trained dancers presents a new narrative ballet by Mark Bruce, The Second Coming, drawing on inspiration from Grimm's fairy tales and Yeats' poem of the same name, as well as works by Kit Holder and Will Tuckett.
Join Footlights for two nights showcasing the finest sketches, songs and stand-up from some of the country's finest student comedians.
A Mad World My Masters
The handsome yet cash-strapped Richard Follywit is on the lookout for some quick money and a good time, but finds he has to live on his wits. Thomas Middleton's Jacobean comedy, co-presented by English Touring Theatre and the RSC, is here set in London's Soho in 1956. Not suitable for under 14s.
Apr 21-25, 7.45pm, mat Apr 23, 25, 2.30pm
The Absence Of War
The Labour leader George Jones realises that the time is now to lead the opposition into glory, and him into Number Ten. But with a hostile media, divisions in the party and his own demons haunting him, George only has three more weeks to convince the public of his qualities, and to decide which tie to wear for Prime Minster's Questions. David Hare's political drama is directed by Jeremy Herrin.
Apr 28-May 2, 7.45pm, mat Apr 30, May 2, 2.30pm
This stage adaptation by best-selling author Michael Simkins is based on Roger Mortimer's often hilarious, sometimes touching, always generous letters to his son, Charlie, packed with crisp anecdotes and sharp observations. Starring James Fox.
May 4-9, 7.30pm, mat May 7, 9, 2.30pm
May 4-9 eve £35, May 7 mat £30, May 9 mat £35
Room On The Broom: Tall Stories (Ages 3-8)
An adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's tale.
mats May 5, 1.30pm & 4.30pm, May 6, 8, 10.30am & 1.30pm, mat May 7, 10.30am, mats May 9, 9.30am & 11.30am
The Tiger Who Came To Tea: KW & NB Ltd (Over 3s)
Children's theatre, based on the picture book by Judith Kerr.
mats May 10, 1.30pm & 3.30pm, May 11-13, 10.30am & 1.30pm
Richard Alston Dance Company
Celebrating its 20th year, Richard Alston Dance Company returns with a knock-out programme, featuring a brand new work commissioned for the Festival Theatre by Martin Lawrance, creator of Brink and Madcap.
The Importance Of Being Earnest
David Suchet purses his lips as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's razor-sharp satire on Victorian manners about best friends Algernon and Ernest, who adopt different identities as they swan between dual lives in the city and country. Directed by Adrian Noble.
May 18-23, 7.45pm, mat May 21, 23, 2.30pm
May 18-23 eve £35, May 21 mat £30, May 23 mat £35
Royal Court Theatre presents the latest play by writer Nick Payne about free will and friendship directed by Michael Longhurst.
Jun 16-20, 7.45pm, mat Jun 18, 20, 2.30pm
Tue-Sat £30, Tue-Thu child/NUS/OAP £28, Thu mat £25, child/NUS/OAP £23
The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas: Children Touring Partnership
A moving play set during the Second World War, seen through the eyes of Bruno, the eight-year-old son of the commandant at a concentration camp.
Jun 23-27, 7pm, mat Jun 27, 2.30pm, Jun 24 & 25, 1.30pm
The History Boys
Sell A Door Theatre Company stages Alan Bennett's comedy drama about a group of bright, funny and unruly sixth-formers in pursuit of sex, sport and a place at university under the watchful eye of a headmaster obsessed with results and league tables. Directed by Kate Saxon.
Jul 6-11, 7.45pm, mats Jul 9, 11, 2.30pm
£15-£30, Thu mat £15-£25
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