On this week

English National Ballet is at the Bristol Hippodrome with Romeo and Juliet

Everything is gearing up for the Christmas season. Some theatres are dark this week preparing their seasonal offering but at Cheltenham and Oxford the pantomimes are ready and open at the end of the week. The Everyman’s DICK WHITTINGTON opens on Friday starring Tweedy the Clown and Oxford Playhouse presents JACK AND THE BEANSTALK opening on the same day. Two familiar shows move on to their next venue, A JUDGEMENT IN STONE is at Bath Theatre Royal and DRIVING MISS DAISY is at Malvern. The only new play this week is THE OPEN HOUSE at the Ustinov in Bath. For ballet lovers, English National Ballet is at the Hippodrome in Bristol and the Birmingham Royal Ballet is at its home venue, the Hippodrome, for its annual presentation of THE NUTCACKER . . . .

Check below for full rundown.Other theatres – fringe or smaller venues can be accessed from the drop-down menu on the bar above.

Clicking on the theatre name will take you to their website for ticket purchases, times etc.


BATH

Theatre Royal

A Judgement in Stone    20th – 25th November

The Ustinov

The Open House   23rd November – 23rd December

the egg

Various events, check for details


BIRMINGHAM

Rep

Dark this week

Hippodrome

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s The Nutcracker  24th November – 13th December

The New Alexandra

Awful Auntie  22nd – 26th November

The Old Rep

Various events, check for details


BRISTOL

Old Vic

Various events, check for details

The Tobacco Factory Theatres

Various events, check for details

Hippodrome

English National Ballet’s Romeo and Juliet    21st – 25th November

The Wardrobe Theatre

Various events, check for details

The Alma Tavern & Theatre

Various events, check for details


CHELTENHAM

Everyman

Dick Whittington  opens on 24th November

Jazz in the Studio    20th November


HEREFORD

The Courtyard

Various events, check for details


MALVERN

Festival Theatres

Driving Miss Daisy   20th – 25th November


OXFORD

Playhouse

New Theatre

Mama Mia!  continues until 25th November

The North Wall

Various events, check for details


STRATFORD upon AVON

Royal Shakespeare Company

Twelfth Night  continues until February 2018

A Christmas Carol opens on 27th November


SWINDON

The Wyvern

Various events, check for details


TEWKESBURY

The Roses

Various events, check for details


WORCESTER

The Swan

Various events, check for details