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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

Wed 1 Oct

£30–£45 / 0141 248 3000

John Byrne: Sitting Ducks

A full-scale overview of John Byrne's long career as one of the best-loved and most individual visual artists in the country, focusing on his portrait work and gathering 50 key works from drawings to large-scale paintings, including iconic paintings of Tilda Swinton, Robbie Coltrane and of course Byrne himself.

Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 0131 624 6200

  • 10:00 – 17:00

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.

William Aston Hall, Wrexham

Wed 1 Oct

£16.50

  • 20:00

American Impressionism – A New Vision

  • 4 stars

An exhibition bringing together some 80 paintings that chart the response of American artists to French Impressionism. Works by Monet, Degas and Berthe Morisot provide context and there are popular works by the likes of Whistler, Sargent and Cassatt, but also less well-known paintings by artists such as Theodore Robinson…

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

£8 (£6) / 0131 624 6200

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 1 Oct

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00
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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 1 Oct

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

  • 10:00 – 17:00

Counterpoint

  • 3 stars

Non-thematic group show featuring work by eight artists: Shona Macnaughton, Ross Birrell, Michelle Hannah, Ellie Harrison, Andrew Miller, Keith Farquhar, Alec Finlay and Craig Mulholland.

Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 0131 650 2210

Part of Generation.

  • 10:00 – 17:00

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…

Queen's Theatre, Barnstaple

Wed 1 Oct

£35 / 01271 327357

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 1 Oct

£32.50–£125 / 0844 871 3000

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.

The Hawth, Crawley

Wed 1 Oct

£27 / 01293 553636

  • 19:30
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Bridget Christie: An Ungrateful Woman

  • 4 stars

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

South Street Arts Centre, Reading

Wed 1 Oct

£16 (£14) / 0118 960 6060

  • 20:00

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.

The Burton Taylor Studio, Oxford

Wed 1 Oct

£11–£26.50 / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

The Oxford Playhouse

Wed 1 Oct

Prices to be confirmed / 01865 305305

  • 19:30

Isa Genzken: Botanical Garden

  • 4 stars

The work of German sculptor Isa Genzken has been described by the New York Times as 'brash, improvisational, full of searing color and attitude' and this is the first UK exhibition of her work outside London, from the earlier geometric abstractions to the more recent assemblages of consumer goods, shop mannequins and…

Inverleith House, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 0131 248 2971

Note: exhibition has been extended for one week, by popular demand.

  • 10:00 – 17:30

Jim Lambie

A solo exhibition of the Glasgow-born installation artist and sculptor, including his iconic 1999 work ZOBOP.

Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 0131 225 2383

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

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 1 Oct

Free / 0131 622 6200

Part of Generation.

  • 11:00 – 18:00

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 1 Oct

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 18:00

Where Do I End and You Begin

  • 4 stars

A major exhibition of contemporary art from around the world, selected by five curators from Commonwealth countries and investigating the ideas and myths underpinning the notion of 'commonwealth' itself.

City Art Centre, Edinburgh

Wed 1 Oct

Free / 0131 529 3993

  • 10:00 – 17:00

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 1 Oct

Free / 0131 225 1757

  • 23:00 – 03:00