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Birdsong

  • Written by: Rachel Wagstaff (adapt)

Adaptation of Sebastian Faulks' best-selling novel of love, courage and sacrifice set before and during WWI.

CAST, Doncaster

Tue 27 May

£19 (£16; Children £16) / 01302 303959

  • 19:30

Wed 28 May

£19 (£16; Children £16) / 01302 303959

  • 19:30

Thu 29 May

£19 (£16; Children £16) / 01302 303959

  • 19:30
…and 2 more dates until 31 May

Grand Opera House, Belfast

Mon 23 Jun

£19.50–£25.50; £21.50–£27.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:30

Tue 24 Jun

£19.50–£25.50; £21.50–£27.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:30

Wed 25 Jun

£19.50–£25.50; £21.50–£27.50 / 028 9024 0411

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 28 Jun

Hull New Theatre

Mon 19 May

£16–£24; £14–£22; £18–£26 / 01482 226655

  • 19:30

Tue 20 May

£16–£24; £14–£22; £18–£26 / 01482 226655

  • 19:30

Wed 21 May

£16–£24; £14–£22; £18–£26 / 01482 226655

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 24 May

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Brazouka

Brazouka UK The World Premiere of Braz Dos Santos' extraordinary true story from the toughest streets of Brazil. Sixteen dazzling dancers take audiences on a breathtaking journey of intense passion, sizzling sensuality, pulsing music and explosive energy. This unique dance drama is performed by Brazil's most thrilling…

Assembly @ Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Thu 31 Jul

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Main Hall

£12 / 0131 623 3030

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 2 Aug

Main Hall

£18 (£15) / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 21 more dates until 25 Aug

Chick Habit

DJs Amy B and CeCe spin indie, alternative, disco punk and electro, with live performances.

Candy Bar, London W1D

Thu 24 Apr

Free / 020 7494 4041

  • 19:00 – 03:00

Thu 1 May

Free / 020 7494 4041

  • 19:00 – 03:00

Thu 8 May

Free / 020 7494 4041

  • 19:00 – 03:00
…and 3 more dates until 29 May

Duckie

Pop and indie.

Royal Vauxhall Tavern, London SE11

Sat 19 Apr

£6 / 020 7820 1222

  • 21:00

Sat 26 Apr

£6 / 020 7820 1222

  • 21:00

Sat 3 May

£6 / 020 7820 1222

  • 21:00
…and 4 more dates until 31 May

Edinburgh Gay Men's Book Group

A book club for gents with a lust for reading. All types of books considered.

LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing, Edinburgh

Wed 23 Apr

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 28 May

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 19:00 – 21:00

Wed 25 Jun

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 19:00 – 21:00
…and 3 more dates until 24 Sep back to top

The Friday Show

Fridays are awesome. So is comedy. The Stand has considered both these things.

The Stand, Glasgow

Fri 18 Apr

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0844 335 8879

Jojo Sutherland hosts Addy Van Der Borgh, Teddy, Lynn Ruth Miller and Lee Kyle.

  • 20:30

Fri 25 Apr

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0844 335 8879

Susan Morrison hosts Carey Marx, Steven Dick and Chris Betts.

  • 20:30

Fri 2 May

£12 (£10; Members £6) / 0844 335 8879

Raymond Mearns storms the weekend, with Josh Howie, Dana Alexander and Neil McFarlane.

  • 20:30
…and 2 more dates until 16 May

HeadSpaceDance: Mixed Bill

  • Written by: John Inger

The company founded by the British dancers Charlotte Broom and Christopher Akrill, present an evening of recent works created by the playwright and theatre director Matthew Dunster, and the choreographers Johan Inger and Luca Silvestrini.

Linbury Studio Theatre At Royal Opera House, London WC2E

Tue 22 Apr

£8–£25 / 020 7304 4000

  • 19:45

Wed 23 Apr

£8–£25 / 020 7304 4000

  • 19:45

Thu 24 Apr

£8–£25 / 020 7304 4000

  • 19:45

Hombre

Pier Morocco, Alessandro Londra, Brent Nicholls, Ross Jones, Nick Evans, Severino, Fabio Luigi and Phil Marriott play dance, pop and electro.

Manbar, London WC2H

Sat 19 Apr

£3 / 020 7434 2567

  • 21:00 – 05:30

Sat 26 Apr

£3 / 020 7434 2567

  • 21:00 – 05:30

Sat 3 May

£3 / 020 7434 2567

  • 21:00 – 05:30
…and 4 more dates until 31 May

Jellybaby and Rubbermensch

A night for indie, electro and pop lovers.

O2 ABC, Glasgow

Thu 24 Apr

£5 / 0141 332 2232

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Thu 1 May

£5 / 0141 332 2232

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Thu 8 May

£5 / 0141 332 2232

  • 23:00 – 03:00
…and 7 more dates until 26 Jun

Jersey Boys

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

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

Piccadilly Theatre, London W1D

Fri 18 Apr

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Sat 19 Apr

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

Sun 20 Apr

£22.50–£90 / 0844 871 7627

…and 162 more dates until 26 Oct back to top

LGBT Centre Drop-in

Weekly, informal drop-in service to meet new people, get info and catch up on the latest goss.

LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing, Edinburgh

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 17:30 – 20:00

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 17:30 – 20:00

Mon 5 May

Free / 0131 523 1100

  • 17:30 – 20:00
…and 8 more dates until 30 Jun

ListLive

Bust out your best moves guys, cos The List is taking over the country with our tiptop monthly nights. ListLive showcases some of the very best up-and-coming and established musical talent from the city and beyond. Prepare yourself for a regular injection of multi-genred artists with a different theme each time.

The Monarch, London NW1

Thu 24 Apr

£5 / 020 7482 2054

This time 'round we've got power-pop band Peguinsrising, fuzz and punk outfit CuT and dreamy blues/electronic purveyors Fragile Souls playing for your ears' delight.

London Wonderground

A smorgasbord of curiosities back for its third year at the Southbank Centre. Highlights include headline show LIMBO, as well as your fair share of cabaret, comedy and theatre.

The London Wonderground Spiegeltent, SE1

Wed 7 May

£20 / 0844 545 8282

Limbo

Thu 8 May

£20 / 0844 545 8282

Limbo

Fri 9 May

£20 / 0844 545 8282

Limbo

…and 94 more dates until 26 Sep

Nottingham Comedy

Welcome to your Night in Nottingham with Jongleurs! A great night out, with 4 top class comedians and after show party in Oceana club rooms.

Jongleurs, Nottingham

Fri 18 Apr

£15 / 0870 011 1960

  • 18:30 – 02:00

Sat 19 Apr

£15 / 0870 011 1960

  • 18:30 – 02:00

Fri 25 Apr

£15 / 0870 011 1960

  • 18:30 – 02:00
…and 11 more dates until 31 May

Patrick Monahan: Adventures in Monahan Land

Vivienne Smith Management Energetic, refreshingly clean stand-up show from the charming Irish/Iranian Festival favourite renowned for his superb anecdotes. Playful audience interaction. One of the Fringe's hot tickets so be sure to book early! Recently seen on ITV's Splash!, Fake Reaction and Fox's Man Up. 'Hilarious…

The Third Man, Edinburgh

Wed 30 Jul

Wine Bar

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Thu 31 Jul

Wine Bar

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Fri 1 Aug

Wine Bar

£5

Preview Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 22 more dates until 24 Aug back to top

Riverdance

The original Riverdance goes on tour for its 20th anniversary, celebrating all those years of fast-paced Irish dance.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Tue 14 Oct

£33.50–£40 / 01274 432000

Wed 15 Oct

£33.50–£40 / 01274 432000

Thu 16 Oct

£33.50–£40 / 01274 432000

…and 3 more dates until 19 Oct

Bournemouth International Centre

Tue 16 Sep

£27–£33 / 0844 576 3000

Wed 17 Sep

£27–£33 / 0844 576 3000

Thu 18 Sep

£27–£33 / 0844 576 3000

…and 3 more dates until 21 Sep

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 30 Sep

£33–£41 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 1 Oct

£33–£41 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 2 Oct

£33–£41 / 0844 847 2325

…and 3 more dates until 5 Oct

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Still Game

  • Cast: Ford Kiernan, Greg Hemphill

The stage version of Ford Kiernan and Greg Hemphill's TV sitcom of ageing disgracefully, starring Ford Kiernan as Jack Jarvis and Greg Hemphill as Victor McDade.

The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Fri 19 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

  • 19:30

Sat 20 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

  • 19:30

Sun 21 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

  • 19:30
…and 10 more dates until 7 Oct

The Thursday Show

Kick off those brogues and start your weekend early, you cheeky scamps, with a full-on comedy bonanza at the Stand.

The Stand, Glasgow

Thu 24 Apr

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0844 335 8879

Susan Morrison hosts Carey Marx, Steven Dick and Chris Betts.

  • 20:30

Thu 1 May

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0844 335 8879

Raymond Mearns storms the weekend, with Josh Howie, Dana Alexander and Neil McFarlane.

  • 20:30

Thu 8 May

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0844 335 8879

The excellent Martin Mor hosts Phil Nichol and Alistair Green for a weekend of chuckles.

  • 20:30

Thu 15 May

£10 (£7; Members £5) / 0844 335 8879

Billy Kirkwood hosts Junior Simpson and Fern Brady.

  • 20:30

Aladdin: Epstein Theatre & LHK Productions

Starring Emmerdale's bad boy Alex (Kurtis Stacey) as Aladdin, Leanne Campbell (local radio presenter) and Michael Chapman as Widow Twankey.

Epstein Theatre, Liverpool

Fri 18 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 0844 888 4411

  • 18:00

Sat 19 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 0844 888 4411

  • 18:00

Sun 20 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 0844 888 4411

  • 18:00

Mon 21 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 0844 888 4411

  • 18:00

AON6: The Big Show

An evening of mixed martial arts including an eight man lightweight pro fight for a prize of £15,000 as well as amateur middleweight and welterweight tournaments.

John Charles Centre For Sport, Leeds

Sat 3 May

£30 / 0113 395 0000

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The Best In Live Stand-Up Comedy

Expect wit and sharp humour.

The Glee Club, Nottingham

Fri 18 Apr

£10; £15 inc meal ( £4) / 0871 472 0400

Sharp observational humour about life as a Northern bloke, Father and Manchester United fan, from Scarborough-born stand-up Paul Tonkinson. Also featuring Julian Deane, Martin Bigpig Mor and Loretta Maine

  • 19:00

Sat 19 Apr

£10; £15 inc meal ( £4) / 0871 472 0400

Sharp observational humour about life as a Northern bloke, Father and Manchester United fan, from Scarborough-born stand-up Paul Tonkinson. Also featuring Julian Deane, Martin Bigpig Mor and Loretta Maine

  • 19:00

Fri 25 Apr

£10; £14 inc meal ( £5) / 0871 472 0400

Sharp and caustic wit and intelligent storytelling from Jen Brister. Also featuring Junior Simpson and Roger Monkhouse.

  • 19:00
…and 11 more dates until 31 May

The Candle Club

An open mic night open to performers of all ages, experience, background and ability.

Talking Heads, Southampton

Mon 21 Apr

Free / 023 8067 8446

  • 20:00 – 01:00

Mon 28 Apr

Free / 023 8067 8446

  • 20:00 – 01:00

Coloursfest

Scotland's longest running dance festival brings together 10,000 clubbers with superstar DJs. 2014's line-up includes Showtek, Martin Garrix, Bingo Players, Markus Schulz, Aly & Fila and Cosmic Gate with more names to be announced.

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Sat 31 May

£44.50 / 0844 499 1700

Dylan Thomas: Clown In The Moon

A portrait of the poet's brief life, setting his broadcasts and iconic works alongside reminiscences of his antics and his encounters with women.

The Atkinson, Southport

Fri 25 Apr

Studio

£11 (£9) / 01704 533333

  • 19:30

Swan Theatre, Worcester

Sat 26 Apr

£12.50

Fame: The Musical

A group of star-struck wannabes embark on their quest for the ultimate accolade: fame.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Mon 30 Jun

£20–£27.50 (£20.50–£22.50) / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

Tue 1 Jul

£20–£27.50 (£20.50–£22.50) / 01727 844488

  • 19:30

Wed 2 Jul

£20–£27.50 (£20.50–£22.50) / 01727 844488

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 5 Jul

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Mon 2 Jun

£21.25–£26; £22–£28.50; £22–£28.50; £28.50–£31.50 (£16.25–£24; £17–£26.50; £17–£26.50; £23.50–£29.50; £64; £64) / 02476 553055

  • 19:45

Tue 3 Jun

£21.25–£26; £22–£28.50; £22–£28.50; £28.50–£31.50 (£16.25–£24; £17–£26.50; £17–£26.50; £23.50–£29.50; £64; £64) / 02476 553055

  • 19:45

Wed 4 Jun

£21.25–£26; £22–£28.50; £22–£28.50; £28.50–£31.50 (£16.25–£24; £17–£26.50; £17–£26.50; £23.50–£29.50; £64; £64) / 02476 553055

  • 19:45
…and 2 more dates until 6 Jun

Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 26 May

£12.90–£41.90 ( £10–£37.50) / 0844 847 2325

  • 19:30

Tue 27 May

£12.90–£41.90 ( £10–£37.50) / 0844 847 2325

  • 19:30

Wed 28 May

£12.90–£41.90 ( £10–£37.50) / 0844 847 2325

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 31 May

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