LISTINGS IN&OUTTONIGHT Piccadilly Theatre Denman Street, W1 (0844 412 6666). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Mon-Thu & Sat 7.30pm, Fri 5.30pm & 8.30pm, mats Sat 3pm, ends Sep 4, 2010, 19.50-53.50 HAIRSPRAY Musical based on the hit movie. Shaftesbury Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2 (020 7379 5399). Tube: Holborn. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu & Sat 3pm, ends Dec 21, 2010, 22.50-62.50 HELLO DOLLY! Jerry Hermans musical comedy is directed by Timothy Sheader. The Open Air Theatre Inner Circle, Regents Park, NW1 (0844 826 4242). Tube: Baker Street, Regents Park. Mon-Sat 8pm, mats Thu & Sat 2.30pm, ends Sep 12, Mon-Thu/Sat mats perfs 20-47, Fri/Sat eve perfs 22.50-50 JERSEY BOYS Award-winning musical about Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Prince Edward Theatre Old Compton Street, W1 (0844 482 5151). Tube: Leicester Square. Mon- Sat 7.30pm, mats Tue & Sat 2.30pm, ends Mar 28, 20-60 LA CAGE AUX FOLLES A musical comedy by Harvey Fierstein and Jerry Herman, based on a play by Jean Poiret. Playhouse Theatre Northumberland Avenue, WC2 (0870 060 6631). Tube/Rail: Charing Cross. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu & Sat 2.30pm, ends Jan 9, 17.50-57.50 MAMMA MIA! Musical comedy accompanied by the songs of Abba. Prince Of Wales Theatre Coventry Street, W1 (0870 850 0393). Tube: Leicester Square. Mon-Thu & Sat 7.30pm, Fri 5pm & 8.30pm, mats Tue & Sat 3pm, ends Mar 26, 2011, 19.50- 58, Kids Week Extra Mat perf Aug 25, one child ticket free when purchased with full-priced adult ticket LES MISERABLES Musical drama based on Victor Hugos novel. Queens Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue, W1 (0844 482 5160). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 2.30pm, ends Feb 26, 2011, 15-55 THE MOUNTAINTOP Katori Halls poignant drama following the events of Martin Luther Kings last night. Trafalgar Studios, Studio One Whitehall, SW1 (0870 060 6632). THEATRE THE 39 STEPS John Buchans thriller, adapted into a comedy by Patrick Barlow. Criterion Theatre Piccadilly Circus, W1 (0844 847 1778). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Mon-Sat 8pm, mats Tue 3pm, Sat 4pm, ends Feb 13, 10-39 ALLS WELL THAT ENDS WELL Shakespeares bittersweet play set against a world of sexism and snobbery. Directed by Marianne Eliott. National Theatre: Olivier South Bank, SE1 (020 7452 3000). Tube/ Rail: Waterloo. May 19-23, 25-27, Jun 8-10, 22-24, Jul 1-4, 8-11, 17 & 18, 20- 23, 29-31, Aug 1, 4 & 5, 11-15, 18-22, Sep 1 & 2, 18 & 19, 21 & 22, 28-30, 7.30pm, May 28, 7pm, mats Jun 10, 23, Jul 4, 11, 18, 22, 30 & 31, Aug 1, 5, 12, 15, 19, 22, Sep 19, 22, 30, 2pm, Aug 16, 23, Sep 20, 2.30pm, ends Sep 30, 10-20 ALL IN THE TIMING One-act comedies and dramas by David Ives. New Players Theatre The Arches, Villiers Street, WC2 (0870 060 0100). Tube: Embankment. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu & Sat 3pm, ends Aug 29, 9, concs 6 ARCADIA Tom Stoppards 1993 two-tier historical detective story. The Duke Of Yorks St Martins Lane, WC2 (0870 060 6623). Tube: Leicester Square. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 2.30pm, ends Sep 12, 15-49.50 AVENUE Q Jeff Whittys musical comedy. Gielgud Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue, W1 (0870 950 0915). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Mon-Thu 8pm, Fri 5.30pm & 8.30pm, Sat 5pm & 8.30pm, ends Jan 2, 10-50 BILLY ELLIOT Musical stage adaptation of the film. Victoria Palace Victoria Street, SW1 (0870 895 5577). Tube/Rail: Victoria. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu & Sat 2.30pm, ends Apr 3, 17.50-60, limited dress circle tickets from 10.30am on the day in person from box office BLOOD BROTHERS Willy Russells long-running musical. Phoenix Theatre Charing Cross Road, WC2 (0870 060 6629). Tube: Leicester Square. Mon-Sat 7.45pm, mats Thu 3pm, Sat 4pm, ends Jul 31, 22-52.50 CHICAGO Musical about two murderous women and their nightclub act. Cambridge Theatre Earlham Street, WC2 (0870 890 1102). Tube: Covent Garden. Mon-Thu & Sat 8pm, Fri 5pm & 8.30pm, mats Sat 3pm, ends Oct 30, 2010, 25-59 DIRTY DANCING Musical version of the cult 1980s film. Aldwych Theatre Aldwych, WC2 (0844 847 2330). Tube: Holborn. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Fri & Sat 3pm, ends Mar 27, 15-62.50 DREAMBOATS AND PETTICOATS Sixties rocknroll romantic musical. Savoy Theatre Strand, WC2 (0844 871 7615). Tube/Rail: Charing Cross/ Embankment. Mon-Fri 7.30pm, Sat 8pm, mats Thu 3pm, Sat 4pm, ends Oct 31, 25-50 GREASE A romantic musical set in an American high school during the 1950s. Directed by David Gilmore. London Lite Monday, 24 August 2009 25 CINEMA APOLLO CINEMAS PICCADILLY CIRCUS Regent Street, SW1 (0871 220 6000). Tube: Piccadilly Circus Brno 4.00, 6.00, 8.00, 10.00 Frozen River 12.50pm Home 2.50 Ice Age 3: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs 11.45, 1.45 Moon 12.40, 3.10, 5.15, 7.30, 9.45 The Taking Of Pelham 1 2 3 5.00, 7.15, 9.35 The Time Travelers Wife 11.20, 2.10, 4.30, 7.00, 9.40 The Ugly Truth 1.00, 3.15, 5.30, 7.40, 9.50 CINEWORLD HAYMARKET Haymarket, SW1 (0871 200 2000). Tube: Piccadilly Circus Adam noon, 2.15, 4.30, 6.45, 9.00 Coco Before Chanel 1.15, 3.45, 6.15, 8.45 Mesrine: Killer Instinct (LInstinct De Mort) 1.00, 3.30, 6.00, 8.30 CINEWORLD SHAFTESBURY AVENUE AT THE TROCADERO Coventry Street, W1 (0871 200 2000). Tube: Piccadilly Circus The Hangover noon, 2.15, 4.30, 7.00, 9.30 Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince 4.20, 8.00 Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince (Subtitled) 12.30pm Ice Age 3: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs 11.40, 1.40 Kaminey 5.00, 8.30 Orphan 12.45, 3.30, 6.15, 9.00 The Taking Of Pelham 1 2 3 12.50, 3.40, 8.50 The Time Travelers Wife 1.00, 3.20, 5.50, 8.40 The Ugly Truth 12.15, 2.30, 4.40, 6.50, 9.20 CURZON MAYFAIR Curzon Street, W1 (0871 703 3989). Tube: Green Park CocoBeforeChanel1.15,3.45,6.15, 8.50Mid-AugustLunch(PranzoDi Ferragosto)1.00,3.00,5.00,7.00,9.00 CURZON SOHO Shaftesbury Avenue, W1 (0871 703 3988). Tube: Leicester Square Antichrist 2.10, 9.00 Mesrine: Killer Instinct (LInstinct De Mort) noon, 2.20, 4.15, 6.50, 9.20 Moon noon, 4.30, 6.45 Sin Nombre noon, 2.05, 4.45, 7.00, 9.10 EMPIRE LEICESTER SQUARE Leicester Square, WC2 (0871 471 4714). Tube: Leicester Square Crossing Over 8.50 Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince 12.45, 4.15, 8.00 I Love You, Beth Cooper 1.40, 4.00, 6.30, 9.00 Imagine That 12.40, 3.10, 5.35, 8.15 A Perfect Getaway 2.00, 4.30, 6.50, 9.15 Public Enemies 1.30, 5.00, 8.20 Shorts 1.35, 3.40, 6.10 Star Trek 2.45, 5.45, 8.30 ODEON COVENT GARDEN Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2 (0871 224 4007). Tube: Leicester Square Coco Before Chanel 12.55, 3.25, 5.55, 8.30 Theatre De Paris: Eugene Onegin 7.00 Ice Age 3: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs 3D 1.25 Mesrine: Killer Instinct (LInstinct De Mort) 3.25 Moon 1.45, 4.00, 8.50 Sin Nombre 2.15, 4.30, 6.45, 9.00 ODEON LEICESTER SQUARE Leicester Square, WC2 (0871 224 4007). Tube: Leicester Square Inglourious Basterds 1.00, 4.30, 8.05 ODEON MEZZANINE Leicester Square, WC2 (0871 224 4007). Tube: Leicester Square Angels & Demons 1.45, 5.00, 8.05 My Sisters Keeper 12.50, 3.25, 6.00, 8.35 The Proposal 1.40, 2.30, 5.10, 5.30, 7.55, 8.30 Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen 1.05, 4.35, 8.00 ODEON PANTON STREET Panton Street, SW1 (0871 224 4007). Tube: Piccadilly Circus Afterschool 3.00, 6.00, 8.45 Antichrist 3.10, 6.10, 8.40 Chiko 2.30, 4.40, 6.50, 9.00 Frozen River 1.55, 6.25 Skin 4.00, 8.30 ODEON TOTTENHAM COURT ROAD Tottenham Court Road, W1 (0871 224 4007). Tube: Tottenham Court Road G.I. Joe: The Rise Of Cobra 2.50, 5.35 The Time Travelers Wife 1.15, 3.50, 6.25, 9.00 ODEON WEST END Leicester Square, WC2 (0871 224 4007). Tube: Leicester Square DanceFlick1.50,4.00,6.15,8.45G.I. Joe:TheRiseOfCobra1.55,5.40,8.30 SCREEN ON BAKER STREET Baker Street, W1 (0870 066 4777). Tube: Baker Street Coco Before Chanel 3.30, 6.00, 8.30 Mesrine: Killer Instinct (LInstinct De Mort) 3.45, 8.40 Moon 6.20 VUE WEST END Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, WC2 (0871 224 0240). Tube: Leicester Square Aliens In The Attic 10.40, 1.00, 3.40 Bandslam 11.00, 1.25, 3.50 Brno 6.00, 8.30 G-Force 3D 10.30, 12.50, 3.10, 5.30, 7.45 The Hangover 10.50, 1.10, 3.30, 5.50, 8.45 Ice Age 3: Dawn Of The Dinosaurs 3D 12.30, 3.00, 5.15 Orphan 6.20, 9.15 The Taking Of Pelham 1 2 3 11.30, 2.00, 4.30, 7.00, 9.30 The Time Travelers Wife 11.15, 1.40, 4.00, 6.30, 8.00, 9.00 The Ugly Truth 11.45, 12.40, 2.15, 3.20, 4.45, 5.45, 7.15, 8.15, 9.45 Tube/Rail: Charing Cross. Mon-Sat 8pm, mats Thu & Sat 2.30pm, ends Sep 5, 15-39.50 THE MOUSETRAP Agatha Christies whodunnit, directed by Peter Byrne. St Martins Theatre West Street, WC2 (020 7836 1443). Tube: Leicester Square. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Tue 3pm, Sat 4pm, ends Nov 21, 11.50-33 THE OBSERVER AcontemporarypoliticaldramabyMatt Charman,setinaWestAfricancountry duringitsfirstdemocraticelection. National Theatre: Cottesloe South Bank, SE1 (020 7452 3000). Tube/ Rail: Waterloo. Tonight 7.30pm, ends Sep 3, 10-31, OAP 10-21, under 18s 10 & 16.50 OLIVER! Lionel Barts musical directed by Rupert Goold. Theatre Royal, Drury Lane Catherine Street, WC2 (0844 412 2955). Tube: Covent Garden. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 2.30pm, ends Feb 26, 2011, 17.50-65 THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA AndrewLloydWebbersgothicmusical. HerMajestysTheatreHaymarket, SW1(08708901106).Tube:Piccadilly Circus.Mon-Sat7.30pm,matsTue&Sat 2.30pm,endsFeb26,2011,20-55 PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - THE MUSICAL Stage adaptation of the Australian film. Palace Theatre Shaftesbury Avenue, W1 (0844 755 0016). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Thu & Sat 2.30pm, ends May 22, 20.25-64.25 SISTER ACT Comedymusicalaboutasingerwho hidesfromthemobinsideaconvent. London Palladium Argyll Street, W1 (0844 412 2704). Tube: Oxford Circus. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 3pm, ends Dec 18, 2010, 17.50- 60, limited number of 25 front row stalls seats available in person from 10am on day of performance WE WILL ROCK YOU A musical story set in the future. Dominion Theatre Tottenham Court Road, W1 (0870 169 0116). Tube: Tottenham Court Road. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 2.30pm, ends Mar 27, 27.50-60 WICKED Award-winning musical about the Wicked Witch of the West. Apollo Victoria Theatre Wilton Road, SW1 (0844 826 8000). Tube/ Rail: Victoria. Mon-Sat 7.30pm, mats Wed & Sat 2.30pm, ends Apr 3, 15-60 GIGs 9BACH Psychedelicfolk-rock. Rough Trade East Brick Lane, E1 (020 7792 3490). Tube: Aldgate East/Rail: Shoreditch. Tonight 7pm, free with wristband TABITHA BENJAMIN The singer-songwriter plays acoustica. The Source Below Lower John Street, W1 (07956 818489). Tube: Piccadilly Circus. Tonight 7.30pm, 6, adv 5 BROKENCYDE The North American four-piece play crunk and screamo. The Barfly, Camden Chalk Farm Road, NW1 (0844 847 2424). Tube: Chalk Farm. Tonight 7pm, adv 9 DEAD OR ALIVE: HUGH YOUNG Acoustica from the singer-songwriter. The Old Queens Head Essex Road, N1 (020 7354 9993). Tube: Angel/ Highbury & Islington. Tonight 7pm, 4 DEERHUNTER, HEALTH, CRYSTAL ANTLERS TheAmericanfive-pieceplayindie-rock. KOKO Camden High Street, NW1 (0870 432 5527). Tube: Mornington Crescent. Tonight 7pm, 12 GANG OF FOUR Veteran punk outfit. Secret Location, WC1 (01749 813496). Tonight phone for times, tickets via www.nme.com/news/ gang-of-four/46688 BLUES JAM An open stage for up-and-coming performers. The Plough Inn Wood St, E17 (07766 964 420). Tube/Rail: Walthamstow Central. Tonight 9pm, free MILOW The rock singer-songwriter plays covers and original material. The Lexington Pentonville Road, N1 (020 7837 5371). Tube: Angel/Kings Cross. Tonight 7.30pm, adv 7 MONDAYS AT THE DISTILLERS ARMS A showcase of up-and-coming bands. The Distillers Arms Fulham Palace Road, W6 (020 8748 2834). Tube: Hammersmith/Barons Court. Tonight 7.30pm, free MONOTONIX The Israeli trio play garage-rock. Relentless Garage, Upstairs Highbury Corner, N5 (0870 060 3777). Tonight 7pm, 10 MONDAY MIX: NATHAN AND NICO The duo perform popular covers including hits by The Beatles, The Kinks and The Rolling Stones. Powers Kilburn High Road, NW6 (020 7372 4598). Tube: Kilburn. Tonight 8.30pm, free MUTTER SLATER BAND Acoustic singer-songwriter. Bulls Head Lonsdale Road, Barnes, SW13 (020 8876 5241). Rail: Barnes Bridge. Tonight 8.30pm, 10 MUMFORD AND SONS The London band play indie-folk. The Borderline Orange Yard, Manette Street, W1 (0870 060 3777). Tube: Tottenham Court Road. Tonight 7pm, 8 NOAH AND THE WHALE Folk-pop outfit promoting their album The First Days Of Spring. Pure Groove West Smithfield, EC1 (020 7778 9278). Tube/Rail: Farringdon. Tonight 7.30pm, free OBAMA PLAYS POP Open-mic night. The Rhythm Factory Whitechapel Road, E1 (020 7375 3774). Tube: Whitechapel. Tonight 8pm, free OPEN MIC A chance for unsigned artists to play. The Monarch, Bar Chalk Farm Road, NW1 (020 7482 2054). Tube: Chalk Farm. Tonight 7.30pm, free OPEN MIC Open stage for aspiring performers. The Suite Chalcot Road, NW1 (07831 855355). Tonight 6pm, free ROCK N ROLL SOCIETY Retro rock six-piece playing music from the 1950s and 1960s. Dover Street Restaurant And Bar Dover Street, W1 (020 7629 9813). Tube: Green Park. Tonight 5.30pm, 6, free before 10pm SLIIMY The French popster struts his stuff Hoxton Square Bar And Kitchen Hoxton Square, N1 (020 7613 0709). Tube/Rail: Old Street. Tonight 8pm, adv 8.50 skin (12A) Sophie okonedo, right, Sam neill and Alice krige star in this harrowing, real-life apartheid drama about a black girl, Sandra Laing, who is born to racist, white South African parents. As a child she tries desperately to fit in, before dramatically rebelling against her mum and dad in Anthony Fabians film. Odeon Panton St, 8.30pm LAsT CHANCE TO sEE 17 July 12 September 2009 Royal Albert Hall Who will you bring? 0845 401 5040* bbc.co.uk/proms *Calls cost up to 4p/min from a BT landline (plus a one-off connection charge of up to 8p). Charges from mobiles and other networks may be considerably higher Seats still available for great orchestras! Monday 7 September 7.30pm Music by Mendelssohn and Mahler Saleem Abboud Ashkar piano Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra Riccardo Chailly Seats from 8.00 0845 401 5040 bbc.co.uk/proms Seats still available for great orchestras! 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