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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.

Subculture

Glasgow's well-established house institution continues to reign supreme, with residents Harri and Domenic and occasional big-name guests. Upcoming guests include Juju and Jordosh (19 Apr), Chris Duckenfield (26 Apr) and DJ Harvey playing as part of their 20th birthday celebrations (3 May).

The Sub Club, Glasgow

Sat 19 Apr

£10 / 0141 248 4600

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Sat 26 Apr

£10 / 0141 248 4600

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Sat 3 May

£10 / 0141 248 4600

  • 23:00 – 03:00
…and 8 more dates until 28 Jun

Melting Pot

All things disco-house from residents Andrew Pirie and Simon Cordiner.

The Admiral, Glasgow

Sun 20 Apr

£12 in advance; £15 on the door / 0141 221 7705

Easter Sunday Special with Mr Scruff (Keep It Unreal).

Sun 4 May

£10 (must have Electric Frog wristband for entry) / 0141 221 7705

Riverside after party with Derrick Carter doing his Derrick Does Disco set.

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Substance

Edinburgh's long-running underground techno party.

The Bongo Club, Edinburgh

Thu 15 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 558 8844

  • 23:00 – 03:00

The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer

A fusion of animation, puppetry, projections and music are used to tell the epic story of quiet hero Alvin's search for his wife's lost soul in the depths of the ocean.

Beacon Arts Centre, Greenock

Thu 22 May

£5–£7 / 01475 723723

  • 19:00

Platform, Glasgow

Mon 12 May

£8 (£3.50–£4.50) / 0141 276 9696

  • 19:00

Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 8 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 19:00

Fri 9 May

£10 (Family £8 each) / 0131 228 1404

Part of Imaginate Festival.

  • 19:15
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Bobby Mair: Obviously Adopted

Offbeat and aggressive humour from Mair – who's been gracing your tellyboxes recently on 8 Out of 10 Cats, Russell Howard's Good News and Seann Walsh's Late Night Comedy Spectacular.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Thu 8 May

Upstairs

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Fri 9 May

Upstairs

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 10 May

Upstairs

£12.50 / 020 7478 0100

How British Is Scotland? Lecture Series

A series of lectures, from different perspectives, that examine Scotland's political, cultural and social landscape in the lead-up to the 2014 referendum.

University of Glasgow

Tue 29 Apr

Free

Today: 'How British Is Scotland? Archaeological Origins of Scotland' with Ewan Campbell and Stephen Driscoll.

Tue 20 May

Free

Today: 'How British Is Scotland: Celtic Perspectives on Multiculturalism' with Thomas Owen Clancy.

Mark Thomas: 100 Acts of Minor Dissent

  • 4 stars

The political heavyweight of the comedy world is renowned for causing mayhem in the quest for fairness and good. Tonight he talks about his many acts of dissent.

The Corn Exchange, Newbury

Thu 1 May

£15 (£13) / 01635 522 733

  • 19:45

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Wed 30 Apr

£16 (£14) / 01463 234234

  • 20:00

Forest Arts Centre, New Milton

Fri 11 Jul

£10 (£8) / 01425 612393

  • 20:00

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Pressure

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

SWG3, Glasgow

Sun 20 Apr

£12 in advance / 0141 357 7246

East Sunday holiday special with Silicone Soul, Harvery McKay, Petrichor, Secluded, Master H and Roberto Clementi.

  • 22:00 – 03:00

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

Sat 27 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

Sun 28 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

Tue 30 Sep

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

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Swan Lake

Matthew Bourne's unmissable take on the most famous ballet in the classical canon. Prepare to laugh your socks off then cry your heart out.

Bristol Hippodrome

Tue 20 May

£19.50–£43.50 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 21 May

£19.50–£43.50 / 0844 847 2325

Thu 22 May

£19.50–£43.50 / 0844 847 2325

…and 2 more dates until 24 May

Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Tue 22 Apr

£17–£43.50 / 0131 529 6000

Wed 23 Apr

£17–£43.50 / 0131 529 6000

Thu 24 Apr

£17–£43.50 / 0131 529 6000

…and 2 more dates until 26 Apr

The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury

Wed 7 May

£20–£35.50 Tue-Sat; £17.50–£29 Thu / 01227 787787

  • 19:30

Thu 8 May

£20–£35.50 Tue-Sat; £17.50–£29 Thu / 01227 787787

  • 19:30

Fri 9 May

£20–£35.50 Tue-Sat; £17.50–£29 Thu / 01227 787787

  • 19:30

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Bill Bailey: Qualmpeddler

The master of surreality airs his qualms and doubts about the world via a charming blend of religious dubstep, horntallica and an interesting new musical take on Downton Abbey.

Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Richmond

Sun 20 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 020 8332 5655

Cate Le Bon

Indie-folk singer-songwriter who was born in Penboyr and is now based in Cardiff.

The Sage Gateshead

Sat 13 Sep

Northern Rock Foundation Hall

£12.50 / 0191 443 4661

With Sea Lion.

Chad VanGaalen

Esoteric country from the Calgary bedroom musician and artist.

Oslo, London E8

Mon 1 Sep

£11.50 / 0115 941 5840

Chris Ramsey: The Most Dangerous Man on Saturday Morning Television

Upbeat anecdotes, feelgood humour and witty observations inspired by being removed from the Soccer AM sofa for saying a naughty word.

City Hall, Salisbury

Wed 12 Nov

£16.50 / 01722 434434

  • 20:00

The Civic, Barnsley

Sat 18 Oct

Assembly Room

£16.50 / 01226 327000

  • 20:00

Courtyard, Hereford

Sat 7 Jun

£22 (£20) / 01432 340555

  • 20:00

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Coalition

Drum & bass, breaks, dubstep, techno and electro from the resident team every week. Upcoming guests include De$ignated (6 Apr) and Cause and Effect (4 May).

Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh

Sun 20 Apr

Free / 0131 225 1757

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Sun 27 Apr

Free / 0131 225 1757

  • 23:00 – 03:00

Sun 4 May

Free / 0131 225 1757

  • 23:00 – 03:00
…and 7 more dates until 22 Jun

The Creative Martyrs: The Sinister Wink

An evening of cabaret satire featuring mime, song and sketches in a 1930s style.

The Bungo Bar & Kitchen, Glasgow

Sun 27 Apr

Not free, but pay what you like on departure / 0141 423 0023

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sun 25 May

Not free, but pay what you like on departure / 0141 423 0023

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Sun 29 Jun

Not free, but pay what you like on departure / 0141 423 0023

  • 20:00 – 22:30

Dolly Parton

The leading lady of country with the phenomenal voice and impeccable songwriting performs evergreen favourites – and perhaps even a rap or two – on her Blue Smoke World Tour.

Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre (AECC)

Sun 15 Jun

£50 / 0844 477 9000

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Wed 2 Jul

£50 / 0844 412 4624

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Fri 20 Jun

£50 / 0844 248 1585

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Gary Numan

Pioneering electro rocker, who's finally getting the recognition he deserves.

53 Degrees, Preston

Tue 1 Jul

£26 / 01772 893000

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Wed 2 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0845 888 7581

  • 19:00

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Fri 28 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 249 4300

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I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue

The BBC Radio panel show, featuring Barry Cryer, Graeme Garden, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Jeremy Hardy and host Jack Dee bringing puns, innuendo and swannee whistles to the world for nigh on 40 years.

The Grand Theatre & Opera House, Leeds

Mon 2 Jun

£27.50 / 0844 848 2700

  • 19:30

New Wimbledon Theatre, London SW19

Mon 19 May

£21.50–£26.50 / 0844 871 7646

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Jason Manford: First World Problems

No-nonsense Northerner whose cheeky face often pops up on panel shows taking his brand new show out on tour.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 24 May

£22.50 / 01256 844244

  • 20:00

Buxton Opera House

Tue 13 May

£23.50 / 0845 127 2190

  • 20:00

Coronation Hall, Ulverston

Tue 20 May

£22.50 / 01229 587140

  • 20:00

Also on at:

The Lion King

It's Hamlet … with lions! Julie Taymor's puppet-powered stage version of Disney's spectacular tale of a dead king and an errant son is a feast of exuberant theatre for the whole family, with show-stopping visual effects, gripping drama and plenty of laughs. The arrival of this touring production in Edinburgh makes…

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Wed 16 Apr

£32.50–£35 / 01274 432000

Thu 17 Apr

£32.50–£35 / 01274 432000

Fri 18 Apr

£32.50–£35 / 01274 432000

…and 16 more dates until 10 May

Liverpool Empire Theatre

Thu 15 May

0870 606 3536

Fri 16 May

0870 606 3536

Sat 17 May

0870 606 3536

…and 35 more dates until 5 Jul

Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E

Wed 16 Apr

£30–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Thu 17 Apr

£30–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Fri 18 Apr

£30–£125 / 0844 871 3000

…and 116 more dates until 27 Sep

Live_Transmission: Joy Division Reworked

Homage to the emotive and musically rich songs of the 80s post-punk gods.

Witchwood, Ashton-under-Lyne

Sat 19 Jul

£10 (£8) / 0161 344 0321

  • 20:30

Miranda Hart: My, What I Call, Live Show

The socially awkward, perennially clumsy Miranda off the, what we call, telly embarks on her first ever live tour. Such fun!

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Thu 16 Oct

£27.50 / 0844 412 4624

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Wed 15 Oct

£27.50 / 02920 224488

Sat 18 Oct

£27.50 / 02920 224488

National Indoor Arena, Birmingham

Fri 17 Oct

£27.50 / 0871 945 6000

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Monty Python Live (mostly): One Down, Five to Go

  • Directed by: Eric Idle

It's … the ground-breaking comedy troupe, back together for a live show and promising 'comedy, pathos, music and a tiny bit of ancient sex.'

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Tue 1 Jul

£32.50–£161.75 / 0844 856 0202

Wed 2 Jul

£32.50–£161.75 / 0844 856 0202

Thu 3 Jul

£32.50–£161.75 / 0844 856 0202

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