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Eddie Argos: I Formed A Band

One man show with Eddie Argos who grew up fantasising about being the singer in a band that would tour the world, despite the fact he can't really sing.

Hen & Chickens, London N1

Wed 22 Oct

£11.25 / 020 7354 8246

The Voice Thief

  • Directed by: Gill Robertson
  • Written by: Rob Evans

Catherine Wheels presents a new promenade production about the mysterious ‘Voice Facility’ which removes the voices of ‘troublesome’ girls. Ages 9+.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 1 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Fri 7 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

Sat 8 Nov

£12 (£8) / 0131 560 1581

…and 3 more dates until 15 Nov

Laydeez Do Comics

A worldwide graphic novel forum led by women, open to all, with a focus on topics of the domestic and the everyday.

Pearce Institute, Glasgow

Mon 10 Nov

£2 / 0141 445 6007

Pressure

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

The Arches, Glasgow

Fri 31 Oct

£16–£20 / 0141 565 1000

Halloween Special with Dave Clarke, Boddika, Agoria, Karotte & Silicone Soul. Slam launch album Reverse Proceed.

  • 22:00 – 03:00 Pressure The Arches, Glasgow

Reginald D Hunter: In the Midst of Crackers

The self-proclaimed 'comedian, swashbuckler and scientist' takes his latest and no doubt controversial show on the road.

SECC, Glasgow

Fri 12 Jun 2015

Clyde Auditorium

£24 / 0141 248 3000

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Dawn French: 30 Million Minutes

  • Directed by: Michael Grandage
  • Written by: Dawn French

Much-loved comedian (and writer and actor) out on a solo tour with a show about the lessons life has taught her. Best known as half of French & Saunders, French also played the titular Vicar of Dibley, hosted Dawn French's Girls Who Do Comedy, has popped up on stage and on the silver screen, plus was the face of…

Buxton Opera House

Thu 27 Nov

£40.50 / 0845 127 2190

Fri 28 Nov

£40.50 / 0845 127 2190

Cambridge Corn Exchange

Sat 29 Nov

£39.50 / 01223 357851

Sun 30 Nov

£39.50 / 01223 357851

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 8 Nov

£39.50 / 020 8688 9291

Wed 3 Dec

£40 (£36) / 020 8688 9291

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An Evening with Pam Ayres

A cosy evening of poetry, stories and incredible wit from the lady herself.

Dorking Halls

Sat 29 Nov

£23.50; £21.50 / 01306 881717

Ferneham Hall, Fareham

Sun 26 Oct

£22.50 / 01329 231942

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Sun 29 Mar 2015

£22 / 023 8071 1811

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In Time o' Strife

  • Directed by: Imogen Knight
  • Written by: Michael John McCarthy (music)

National Theatre of Scotland present a re-imagining of this rarely performed classic.

Sherman Cymru, Cardiff

Thu 23 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 029 2064 6900

Fri 24 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 029 2064 6900

Sat 25 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 029 2064 6900

Al Murray: One Man, One Guvnor

A brand new show from everyone's favourite bigoted landlord, Al Murray, star of Happy Hour. Please only cheer at the irony and stay in your house if you actually hate the French.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Mon 24 Nov

£25.50 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Wed 19 Nov

£25.50 / 01256 844244

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 25 Nov

£26.50

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Coalition

Drum & bass, breaks, dubstep, techno and electro from the resident team every week.

Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh

Sun 26 Oct

£5 (Members free) / 0131 225 1757

Radio 1xtra and Rinse FM DJ Monki returns to the club, bringing along TIEKS for the ride.

Sun 2 Nov

Free / 0131 225 1757

Sun 9 Nov

Free / 0131 225 1757

…and 4 more dates until 7 Dec

Gary Numan

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

Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, London W6

Fri 28 Nov

£35 / 0844 249 4300

Barclays ATP World Tour Finals

A chance to see the top eight singles players and doubles teams of the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) compete in the end of season championships. The tournament is played indoors on hard courts at the London O2 so there's no worries about weather delays. A round-robin format as opposed to the knock-out…

The O2 Arena, London SE10

Sun 9 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 856 0202

Mon 10 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 856 0202

Tue 11 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 856 0202

…and 4 more dates until 15 Nov

Bridget Christie: An Ungrateful Woman

  • 4 stars

Offbeat humour from the 2013 Foster's Comedy Award winner.

Battersea Arts Centre, London SW11

Mon 15 Dec

£15 ( £12; £12) / 020 7223 2223

Cambridge Junction

Sat 1 Nov

J2

£15 / 01223 511511

The Lowry, Salford

Sun 30 Nov

£12–£14 / 08432 086000

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Courtney Love

Grunge rock from the frontwoman of alt. rock band Hole as she embarks on her UK tour.

Riverside, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 22 May 2015

£30 / 0191 230 1813

Craig Campbell: Thrilling Mic Hunt

Enthusiastic storytelling and sharp wit from the Canadian stand-up.

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Fri 7 Nov

£15 / 01642 525199

Brighton Dome

Sat 25 Oct

Studio Theatre

£16 / 01273 709709

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Sun 9 Nov

Over-16s only

£15 / 01383 602302

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Derren Brown: Infamous

  • Directed by: Andy Nyman
  • Written by: Derren Brown

The master of mentalism takes his newest show on the road, melding mind games, illusion, showmanship and masses of charm.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 6 Jul 2015

£36–£51

Tue 7 Jul 2015

£36–£51

Wed 8 Jul 2015

£36–£51

…and 3 more dates until 11 Jul 2015

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Mon 29 Jun 2015

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

Tue 30 Jun 2015

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

Wed 1 Jul 2015

prices vary / 0116 233 3111

…and 3 more dates until 4 Jul 2015

The Edinburgh Playhouse

Mon 18 May 2015

£25–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Tue 19 May 2015

£25–£45 / 0844 871 3014

Wed 20 May 2015

£25–£45 / 0844 871 3014

…and 3 more dates until 23 May 2015

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Fly

Night of house, dubstep, garage and UK funky from a selection of Edinburgh DJs.

Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Oct

£5–£7 / 0131 247 4704

  • 23:00 Fly Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh

Fri 31 Oct

£5–£7 / 0131 247 4704

  • 23:00 Fly Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh

Fri 7 Nov

£5–£7 / 0131 247 4704

  • 23:00 Fly Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh
…and 6 more dates until 19 Dec

Gasoline Dance Machine

A night of mixed genres and mutant disco at this night from Rob Ralston.

Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh

Sat 15 Nov

£5–£7 / 0131 247 4704

Golden Hare Book Group

Get your book on with some fellow bibliophiles at this monthly book group.

Golden Hare, Edinburgh

Mon 27 Oct

Free / 0131 629 1396

Mon 24 Nov

Free / 0131 629 1396

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.

Embassy Theatre, Skegness

Thu 27 Nov

£24 / 0845 674 0505

Sat 6 Dec

£24 / 0845 674 0505

G Live, Guildford

Wed 19 Nov

£23.50 / 0844 770 1797

Lichfield Garrick

Sun 9 Nov

Main Auditorium

£22.50 / 01543 412121

Mon 10 Nov

Main Auditorium

£22.50 / 01543 412121

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The Lion King

  • Directed by: Julie Taymor
  • Written by: Julie Taymor (lyrics)

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…

Lyceum Theatre, London WC2E

Wed 22 Oct

£32.50–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Thu 23 Oct

£32.50–£125 / 0844 871 3000

Fri 24 Oct

£35–£125 / 0844 871 3000

…and 108 more dates until 28 Mar 2015

Live_Transmission: Joy Division Reworked

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

The Victoria Inn, Derby

Sat 31 Jan 2015

£5 / 01332 204873

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