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Al Murray

Al Murray makes a career out of satirising the British booze culture and in doing so he comes across as quite a larger lout. Audiences will no doubt be surprised then to learn that he originally studied history at Oxford. It was around this time that he started writing for Week Ending and Spitting Image. He toured with…

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 9 Oct

£25.50 / 01727 844488

Mon 24 Nov

£25.50 / 01727 844488

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 21 Mar 2015

£25.50 / 01383 740384

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Wed 19 Nov

£25.50 / 01256 844244

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Albert Lee & Hogan's Heroes

Guitarist Albert Lee is joined by Gerry Hogan (guitar), Pete Wingfield (piano), Brian Hodgson (bass) and Peter Baron (drums) for an evening of rockabilly/country rock.

Arts Centre, Swindon

Fri 17 Oct

£22 / 01793 614837

  • 19:30

Bierkeller, Bristol

Sun 26 Oct

£20–£22 / 0117 926 8514

  • 19:30

The Boom Boom Club @ Sutton United Football Ground

Tue 7 Oct

£13; £12 adv / 020 8460 4907

  • 19:30

Fri 24 Oct

£20 / 020 8460 4907

  • 19:30

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Beer Festival

Sample a variety of ales, ciders and other drinks and listen to live music.

Phoenix Theatre and Arts Centre, Bordon

Sat 4 Oct

£5 / 01420 472664

  • 18:30 – 22:30

Beyond The Body

  • Directed by: TaikaBox

Beyond the Body is a culmination of extensive research into areas such as: shamanism, subtle energies, mysticism and extra-sensory perception and unfolds on a white stage amongst the shifting light of two projectors. The dancers' movements range from the meditative to the explosive as they intertwine with the projected…

Theatr Ffwrnes, Llanelli

Fri 3 Oct

£10 / 0845 226 3510

  • 19:30
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Bodas De Sangre

  • Written by: Federico Garcia Lorca

Something Wicked Theatre presents a staging the third and final part of Lorca's rural trilogy.

Barons Court Theatre, The Curtain's Up, London W14

Tue 30 Sep

£12–£14 / 020 8932 4747

  • 19:45

Wed 1 Oct

£12–£14 / 020 8932 4747

  • 19:45

Thu 2 Oct

£12–£14 / 020 8932 4747

  • 19:45
…and 15 more dates until 19 Oct

Bose Urban Conductor Event

An interactive listening experience designed by Bose where participants can mix their own track and test out the latest range of Bose headphones. There's also a chance to view a gallery of digital content and visual art created by up and coming music artists.

Elys Yard, London E1

Thu 2 Oct

Free

  • 19:00 – 21:30

Bugle Boy: D Day Tour

  • Written by: Glenn Miller (music)

A musical drama by Den Stevenson, which traces the life, career and mysterious disappearance of the late bandleader and composer Glenn Miller. This Bruce James Production features classic Miller songs.

Buxton Opera House

Wed 1 Oct

£22 (£20) / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Thu 2 Oct

£22 (£20) / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Fri 3 Oct

£22 (£20) / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

Grand Opera House, York

Thu 9 Oct

£10–£25 / 0844 871 3024

Playhouse Whitley Bay

Sat 11 Oct

£19 (£17) / 0844 248 1588

  • 19:30

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The Circus of Horrors: London after Midnight

Circus performers from around the world get creepy as the Circus of Horror brings a whole new cast of characters (plus old favourites) on tour.

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Sat 15 Nov

£22.50 / 0845 888 7581

  • 19:00

Sun 16 Nov

£22.50 / 0845 888 7581

  • 19:00

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 3 Nov

£25 / 020 8561 8371

Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 30 Mar 2015

£17–£29 / 0844 847 2325

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Colin Fry: The Happy Medium

An evening of psychic communication with one of TV's favourite mediums, who celebrates 35 years on the circuit.

Albert Halls, Bolton

Thu 20 Nov

£18 / 01204 334400

  • 19:30

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay

Fri 17 Oct

£18 / 01803 328385

  • 20:00

Huntingdon Hall, Worcester

Fri 28 Nov

£20.16 / 01905 611427

Sat 29 Nov

£20.16 / 01905 611427

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Den Pub Quiz

Pub quiz promising all your favourite categories including showbiz, pictures, music, general knowledge and 'plenty of banter or your money back'.

Den Bar & Restaurant, Glasgow

Thu 2 Oct

Free / 0141 942 7272

  • 21:00 – 23:00

Thu 9 Oct

Free / 0141 942 7272

  • 21:00 – 23:00

Thu 16 Oct

Free / 0141 942 7272

  • 21:00 – 23:00
…and 9 more dates until 18 Dec

Dido, Queen Of Carthage: The Globe Young Players

  • Written by: Christopher Marlowe

Dido is willing to help Aeneas to build another city of Troy, following the aftermath of the Trojan war. However, Venus intervenes in the plans, and co-operation turns into a strident and possessive love. Warring gods and duty are the themes of Christopher Marlowe's play, presented by members of The Globe Young Players.

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, London SE1

Thu 9 Apr 2015

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£15–£35; £10 Standing / 020 7401 9919

  • 19:30

Fri 10 Apr 2015

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£15–£35; £10 Standing / 020 7401 9919

  • 19:30

Mon 13 Apr 2015

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£15–£35; £10 Standing / 020 7401 9919

  • 19:30

Thu 16 Apr 2015

Sam Wanamaker Playhouse

£15–£35; £10 Standing / 020 7401 9919

  • 19:30

The Drifters

The veteran vocal harmony group celebrate over 60 years of The Drifters with hits including 'Under the Broadway', 'Saturday Night at the Movies’ and ‘Up on the Roof’.

Belfast Waterfront

Tue 30 Dec

£24.50–£26.50 / 028 9033 4400

  • 20:00

Bristol Hippodrome

Sat 4 Apr 2015

£27 / 0844 847 2325

Buxton Opera House

Fri 6 Mar 2015

£26 (£25) / 0845 127 2190

  • 19:30

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Eddi Reader

The popular folk pop chanteuse, known for her work with Fairground Attraction and often called upon to add her voice to other people's records tours her latest album Vagabond.

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Sat 25 Oct

Malt Room

£20 / 01539 725 133

  • 19:30

Buccleuch Centre, Langholm

Wed 8 Oct

£20 / 01387 381196

  • 19:30

Cambridge Junction

Mon 20 Oct

J1

£21 adv / 01223 511511

  • 19:00

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Eddie Griffin Live: The Living Legend

The talented actor/comedian Eddie Griffin is set to embark on The Living Legend Tour. Eddie Griffin is much-loved for his role in the Deuce Bigalow films. With support from Slim and Felicity Ethnic.

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sun 9 Nov

£29.50 (£27.50) / 020 8688 9291

  • 20:00
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Edinburgh/Morningside Rock Choir

Your local Bruntsfield choir is run by choir leader Elaine Williamson. Over the past few years Rock Choir has entered British people's hearts with its unique mix of en-masse singing, fundraising, television appearances, and commitment to community singing in towns like Bruntsfield. With performances at prestigious…

Boroughmuir High School, Edinburgh

Wed 29 Oct

The Annex

£25 a month, free taster

Wed 18 Feb 2015

The Annex

£25 a month, free taster

Wed 27 May 2015

The Annex

£25 a month, free taster

Polwarth Parish Church, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

£25 a month, free taster / 0131 346 2711

Wed 8 Oct

£25 a month, free taster / 0131 346 2711

Wed 22 Oct

£25 a month, free taster / 0131 346 2711

…and 22 more dates until 24 Jun 2015

Gooding

A performance by the alternative indie rockers hailing from Kansas USA. With support from Jupiters Carnival, Harripaul, Sally Hossack.

Dublin Castle, London NW1

Thu 9 Oct

£6; £4.50 adv (£4.50) / 020 7485 1773

  • 19:15

Gypsy: Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

  • Directed by: Jerome Robbins
  • Written by: Arthur Laurents

Altrincham Garrick Playhouse

Mon 6 Oct

£16 (£14; £13) / 0161 928 1677

  • 19:30

Tue 7 Oct

£16 (£14; £13) / 0161 928 1677

  • 19:30

Wed 8 Oct

£16 (£14; £13) / 0161 928 1677

  • 19:30
…and 3 more dates until 11 Oct

Kiss 100 Haunted House Party

KISS FM host a Halloween party featuring Example, Professor Green, Clean Bandit with Jess Glynne, Gorgon City with MNEK and Laura Welsh, Rizzle Kicks and Fuse ODG.

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Fri 31 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 249 4300

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Kumar Sanu & Alka Yagnik

The two artists perform a selection of Asian music.

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Sat 22 Nov

£40.75–£111.50 / 0844 249 4300

  • 18:30

Life Drawing Class

A mixed-ability life drawing class using a variety of techniques including pencil, paint, charcoal and mixed media.

Ruthrieston Community Centre, Aberdeen

Tue 30 Sep

£55 per block / 01224 611160

Please note: This course runs 23 Sep–25 Nov, 2014.

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Tue 7 Oct

£55 per block / 01224 611160

Please note: This course runs 23 Sep–25 Nov, 2014.

  • 18:30 – 20:30

Tue 14 Oct

£55 per block / 01224 611160

Please note: This course runs 23 Sep–25 Nov, 2014.

  • 18:30 – 20:30
…and 6 more dates until 25 Nov

Mixed Up Mondays

Two rooms of requests be it chart, cheese, indie, rock, pop punk or 90s hits.

The Hive, Edinburgh

Mon 6 Oct

Free / 0131 556 0444

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Mon 13 Oct

Free / 0131 556 0444

  • 22:00 – 03:00

Mon 20 Oct

Free / 0131 556 0444

  • 22:00 – 03:00
…and 10 more dates until 29 Dec

Nana Mouskouri

Greek easy listening songbird, famed for her floaty frocks and cool specs.

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Tue 30 Sep

£40–£50 / 0844 907 9000

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