Midlands productions

Steve Orme

Mimika Theatre’s children’s show Landscapes, with puppets, music and visual effects, visits the Patrick Centre at Birmingham Hippodrome from Wednesday until Saturday.

Heartbreak Productions is on the road with Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden at Belgrave Hall and Gardens, Church Road, Leicester on Thursday and Billionaire Boy by David Walliams at Hartlebury Castle, Hartlebury, Worcestershire on Friday.

Talking Scarlet presents Strictly Murder by Brian Clemens, featuring Brian Capron and Corrinne Wicks, at Buxton Opera House from Thursday until Saturday.

The Curve young company and community actors stage Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Curve, Leicester from Thursday until Saturday 19 August.

Nottingham Playhouse’s summer school youth theatre performs Holloway Jones, a coming-of-age story about a young woman who dreams of becoming a BMX champion, in the Neville Studio at the Playhouse on Friday and Saturday.

Birmingham’s Blue Orange Theatre continues to stage Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden until Saturday.

At the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford, in the Royal Shakespeare Theatre Titus Andronicus continues until Saturday 2 September, Antony and Cleopatra until Thursday 7 September and Julius Caesar until Saturday 9 September; in the Swan Theatre, Oscar Wilde’s lyrical one-act play Salomé, marking 50 years since the decriminalisation of homosexuality in England and Wales, continues until Wednesday 6 September and Phil Porter’s new play Vice Versa (or the Decline and Fall of General Braggadocio at the hands of his canny servant Dexter and Terence the monkey) continues until Saturday 9 September.

Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Boublil and Schönberg’s musical Miss Saigon continues at Birmingham Hippodrome until Saturday 23 September.