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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

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…

Princess Theatre, Torquay

Wed 22 Oct

£35–£39.50 / 0870 847 2315

Cairnie Mega Maze

See if you can find your way out of the giant maize maze and into the fun yard where go-karts, swings and a straw-bale fortress await. Also have fun fruit picking and enjoying the tea rooms. In celebration of the Ryder Cup, this year's theme is a golfer.

Cairnie Fruit Farm, by Cupar

Wed 22 Oct

£5.75 (£4.75; Children £6.75 OAPs and under-3s go free) / 01334 655610

Craig Campbell: Thrilling Mic Hunt

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

Sheffield City Hall

Wed 22 Oct

£16.50 / 0114 278 9789

Witness

The freshest cuts in bass music, house, garage, funky & grime with residents Ross Blackwax and Fault Lines plus a big guest every month.

Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0131 225 1757

  • 23:00 – 03:00 Witness Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh

Poetry for the Palace: Poets Laureate from Dryden to Duffy

An exhibition looking at the role of the Poet Laureate across the centuries and celebrating the work of the current Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, at the midpoint of laureateship. With presentation volumes, original manuscripts and images of poets including Dryden, Wordsworth, Tennyson, Betjeman and Hughes, among others, it's…

The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

BodyWorks

An exhibition all about how your body works, with the chance to perform a virtual autopsy, run in a giant hamster wheel and become a 'snot ninja' (lovely). Compare your physiological stats with other visitors and find out about all the latest scientific research into your very own body.

Glasgow Science Centre

Wed 22 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre

The King's Peace: Realism and War

Work by photographers and filmmakers revitalising realist strategies in order to illuminate the ties between conflict and peace.

Stills, Edinburgh

Wed 22 Oct

Free / 0131 622 6200

Part of Generation.

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