Tara Arts bring Indian movement and music to Shakespeare’s Macbeth, as well as a trio of outrageous drag queens, to artsdepot (March 20 and 21), while the story of Clarissa Dalloway unfolds in Virginia Woolf’s Dalloway (April 1). Join The Bill and Cutting It star Jo Randle for her hilarious, thoughtful, one-woman show Big Pants and Botox, at the Wyllyotts Theatre (March 23). Or how about a spot of Dirty Dusting, with actor comedians Crissy Rock, Leah Bell and Dolores Porretta Brown starring as three cleaning ladies about to be put out to pasture (May 15) also at the Wyllyotts.


Get ready to be star-struck at the Wyllyotts Theatre this season, as The Three Degrees come to town with their fabulous songs and stage show (January 30), followed by rockney legends Chas & Dave for a good ol’ knees up (January 31), and X Factor 2006 runner-up and Dancing on Ice 2014 champ Ray Quinn (March 13).


There’s more comedy at artsdepot than you can shake a funny bone at, starting with the return of Stephen K Amos (February 6), and continuing with the legendary Jack Dee and his helpdesk (February 20), Mark Thomas with his new show Cuckooed (March 7), up and coming young talent Doc Brown (April 8), and Canadian comic Katherine Ryan with her show Glam Role Model (May 2).


BBC presenter, historian and chief curator for Historic Royal Palaces Dr Lucy Worsley will be guiding an illustrated tour of our dark fascination with murder at the Wyllyotts Theatre (April 11), while comedian Ruby Wax returns with a serious look at the mind and sanity, based on her critically acclaimed book Sane New World (May 20). Over at the London Jewish Cultural Centre Julian Lloyd Webber will be talking about his life and career as a world renowned cellist (March 12), while at 96 Shenley Road, film and TV star Anita Harris will be talking about her illustrious career and singing some of her favourite songs (February 12).


Milkshake! Party Party Live returns to the Wyllyotts Theatre to whip the kids into a frenzy of excitement (May 16), while there’s lots going on for the little ones at artsdepot, with Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! (January 25), the ballet The Princess and the Frog (February 7), The Tap Dancing Mermaid (February 8), The Elves and the Shoemaker (February 14 to 18), Cirkus Spectakular (March 8), The Amazing Bubble Man (March 31), Dogs Don’t Do Ballet (May 22 to 24), and Aliens Love Underpants (June 19 to 21). Over at 96 Shenley Road, don’t miss Captain Calamity’s Mega Party (Feb 22) or Duck in a Truck (March 15).

  • Details: 96 Shenley Road, 01442 454001,; artsdepot, 020 8369 5454,; London Jewish Cultural Centre, 020 8457 5000,; Wyllyotts Theatre, 01707 645005,