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The Lady Boys of Bangkok: Glamorous Amorous

The Lady Boys present their world-famous show with renditions of J-Lo, Whitney, Kylie et al.

King George's Hall, Blackburn

Mon 6 Oct

£21.50 (£20) / 01254 582579

  • 19:30

Last Train To Auschwitz

A drama about a group of women's journey to and experiences at the notorious concentration camp.

Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Thu 25 Sep

£14 (£12) / 0844 888 4411

  • 19:30

Fri 26 Sep

£14 (£12) / 0844 888 4411

  • 19:30

Sat 27 Sep

£14 (£12) / 0844 888 4411

  • 19:30

A Life in Music: Jimmy Page

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page talks about his life, career and new book with Guardian music editor, Michael Hann. His autobiography – Jimmy Page – discusses his life in the world-famous band, as well as his life off-stage and is illustrated by personal photographs.

Cadogan Hall, London SW1X

Wed 15 Oct

£20 / 020 7730 4500

The Mairs Family Band

Foot stomping bluegrass.

Serenity Cafe, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

£6 (£4) / 0131 556 8765

  • 19:00 – 23:30

Pressure

More techno action from Slam featuring some big-name guests.

The Arches, Glasgow

Fri 26 Sep

£15–£20 / 0141 565 1000

With Chris Liebing, Slam, Tommy Four Seven and VisionQuest.

  • 22:00 – 03:00
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Starlet's Burlesque Show

Dawn Gracie, the award-winning songstress from Sussex, brings together some of the finest burlesque performers on the scene for your delectation.

Ritz and Connaught Cinema, Worthing

Sat 20 Sep

£12 / 01903 206206

  • 19:30

Wayne McGregor | Random Dance: Atomos

  • Written by: Wayne McGregor

The newest full-length work by cutting-edge contemporary choreographer and Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Wayne McGregor.

The Lowry, Salford

Tue 20 Jan 2015

£14–£16 / 08432 086000

  • 20:00

Wed 21 Jan 2015

£14–£16 / 08432 086000

  • 20:00

Aidan Moffat: The Lavender Blue Dress

Arab Strap's Aidan Moffat signs copies of his first book, The Lavender Blue Dress.

Waterstones, Glasgow

Fri 10 Oct

Free / 0141 248 4814

  • 19:00 – 20:30

Cerith Wyn Evans

A major solo show presenting a varied body of the artist's work Serpentine Sackler Gallery and a series of screenings curated by Cerith Wyn Evans at the Gate Cinema.

Gate Picturehouse, London W11

Mon 22 Sep

£7 (£6; Members £5) / 0871 902 5731

Part 1.

  • 18:15 – 20:00
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Colour Trap

Edinburgh rock band.

Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

£5 / 0131 229 1442

With The Craklin' Void, Anton & The Colts and Rebecca Pilcher.

  • 19:00

Edinburgh All-Comers Writers Club

Writers are invited to read their work at this weekly group meeting.

Sofi's, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 19:00

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 19:00 – 22:00

Tue 7 Oct

Free / 0131 555 7019

  • 19:00 – 22:00
…and 12 more dates until 30 Dec

Jersey Boys

  • Directed by: Des McAnuff
  • Written by: Bob Crewe (lyrics)

Musical drama about the career of Frankie Valli And The Four Seasons.

The Green Room, Liverpool

Fri 7 Nov

£15 / 0151 922 7771

  • 18:30

Piccadilly Theatre, London W1D

Sat 20 Sep

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Sun 21 Sep

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Tue 23 Sep

£22.50–£85 / 0844 871 7627

…and 123 more dates until 15 Feb 2015

King Bee

Funk-jazz courtesy of the Newcastle-based band.

The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

£5 (£4) / 0131 220 4298

  • 23:30

New Barrack Tavern, Sheffield

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0114 234 9148

  • 21:00

Ms. Lauryn Hill

The American singer-songwriter, rapper and former member of The Fugees performs her solo material. Prior to her singing career Hill was an actress, showcasing her vocal talents in Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit. The hip hop group The Fugees enjoyed two successful albums and created a popular cover of 'Killing Me…

Brooklyn Bowl, London SE10

Sun 28 Sep

£55 / 020 7412 8778

Mon 29 Sep

£55 / 020 7412 8778

O2 Academy Birmingham

Tue 23 Sep

£35–£45 / 0121 622 8250

O2 Academy Brixton, London SW9

Sat 20 Sep

£42.50–£85 / 0844 477 2000

Sun 21 Sep

£42.50–£85 / 0844 477 2000

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Oktoberfest

Party like you're in Bavaria, minus the plane fare. Drink the beer, eat the bratwurst, wear the lederhosen and party the night away, stein in hand. There's even a family-friendly Sunday lunch for the kinder.

West Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh

Sat 4 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sun 5 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 19:30

Sat 11 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 18:00 – 23:00

Sun 12 Oct

Free on Wednesdays; £5 Thursday, Friday and Sunday; £10 Saturday / 07435 428290

  • 19:30

Pop-Up Comedy

A free comedy event, hosted by Chris Henry, picking out some of the Scottish comedy scene's freshest talent.

The Halt Bar, Glasgow

Tue 23 Sep

Free / 0141 353 6450

  • 20:30

Tue 30 Sep

Free / 0141 353 6450

  • 20:30

Tue 7 Oct

Free / 0141 353 6450

  • 20:30
…and 12 more dates until 30 Dec

Shorty Rodgers & The Giants

Classic rock'n'roll from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Blind Poet, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

Free / 0131 667 4268

  • 22:00

Yusuf/Cat Stevens

The British singer songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Yusuf, commonly known by his former stage name Cat Stevens, returns to the stage.

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Tue 4 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 249 4300

Wed 5 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 249 4300

And You Will Know US By The Trail Of Dead

The Texan quintet performs its alternative rock originals.

Dingwalls, London NW1

Mon 17 Nov

£14 / 020 7428 0010

Kasbah, Coventry

Sat 15 Nov

£5 / 024 7655 4473

  • 22:00

The Ruby Lounge, Manchester

Sun 16 Nov

£13 / 0161 834 1392

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Blackadder II

Milton Keynes Theatre of Comedy tackle three episodes of the classic comedy series written by Ben Elton and Richard Curtis - Bells, Head and Beer.

Chrysalis Theatre, Milton Keynes

Sat 20 Sep

£12 (£10) / 01908 235000

  • 19:30

Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Fri 10 Oct

£4 £12 family (£3) / 0300 300 1210

  • 00:00 (Saturday morning)

The Cavern Beatles

Tribute to the classic songs of the Fab Four by another group of musicians from Liverpool.

The Cavern, Liverpool

Fri 26 Sep

£12 / 0151 236 1965

  • 21:00

Fri 3 Oct

£12 / 0151 236 1965

  • 21:00

The Cavern Pub, Liverpool

Fri 10 Oct

£12 / 0151 236 9091

  • 21:00

Fri 14 Nov

£12 / 0151 236 9091

  • 21:00

The Forum Theatre, Billingham

Fri 26 Sep

£16.50 (£15) / 01642 552663

  • 19:30

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Cinderella

A traditional family pantomime based on the famous fairy tale about the boy with the magic lamp, starring Stu Francis as Buttons.

Albert Halls, Bolton

Sat 29 Nov

£12–£17 / 01204 334400

  • 18:30

Sun 30 Nov

£12–£17 / 01204 334400

  • 17:30

Fri 5 Dec

£12–£17 / 01204 334400

  • 18:30
…and 15 more dates until 3 Jan 2015

Cocktail Masterclass

Join an expert bar tender and learn to make your own cocktail as you are taken through the art of mixology and shown what goes into making a cocktail special. Ticket price includes cocktail on arrival. Booking is essential.

Cav, Edinburgh

Sat 20 Sep

£10 / 0131 228 3252

  • 17:00 – 18:00

Fri 26 Sep

£10 / 0131 228 3252

  • 20:00 – 21:00

Sat 27 Sep

£10 / 0131 228 3252

  • 17:00 – 18:00
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