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Sarah Millican: Outsider

You'll know her face from talking about cake and cats on the telly, so here's another chance to see the Millican phenomenon in full flight live on stage. It was Sarah Millican's Not Nice that brought the Geordie lass to the public's attention, after her show won if.comedy's Best Newcomer at the 2008 Edinburgh Festival.

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Wed 7 Sep 2016

£26 / 01970 623 232

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sun 20 Mar 2016

£25 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 16 Jan 2016

£25 / 01256 844244

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One Man Breaking Bad

  • 3 stars

One man. Sixty minutes. Sixty episodes. Shedloads of knowledge. Miles Allen brings TV smash Breaking Bad to life, all by himself.

Cheltenham Town Hall

Sun 29 Mar

£20 / 0844 576 2210

Civic Theatre, Chelmsford

Sat 28 Mar

£18.50 / 01245 606505

Rose Theatre, Kingston upon Thames

Fri 27 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 482 1556

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Magners' Summer Nights

The second annual Magners-sponsored festival features a series of live music gigs in Glasgow and Edinburgh open-air venues. The lineup features Roddy Frame, Glasvegas, James, The Flaming Lips, The Waterboys, Echo & the Bunnymen, King Creosote, Joan Armatrading and Ben Folds with yMusic.

Kelvingrove Bandstand and Amphitheatre, Glasgow

Thu 6 Aug

£25–£35

Fri 7 Aug

£25–£35

Sat 8 Aug

£25–£35

…and 3 more dates until 15 Aug

Ross Theatre Bandstand, Edinburgh

Wed 26 Aug

£32.50–£40

Thu 27 Aug

£32.50–£40

Fri 28 Aug

£32.50–£40

Jurassic Adventures

Fun family show about dinosaurs and the people that study them.

Grimsby Auditorium

Sun 29 Mar

£18.90; £16 / 0870 607 7461

Diamond Masterclass

Join a team of experts to learn all about diamonds and metals. With wine and nibbles.

Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh

Thu 9 Apr

Free / 0131 553 1131

Thu 14 May

Free / 0131 553 1131

Thu 11 Jun

Free / 0131 553 1131

…and 5 more dates until 12 Nov

The Gatsby Club Presents: Carnival of Illusion

A 1920s-themed cabaret and club night, complete with Masters of Magic, sideshow, fire acts, ancing girls, live music and a gramphone DJ.

Glasgow University Union

Sat 28 Mar

£14 / 0141 339 8697

Hedda Gabler

A new version of Henrik Ibsen's famous play Hedda Gabler from Richard Eyre, which has been directed by Amanda Gaughan. Hedda's life looks respectable enough – she has a distinguished father, a reputable husband and a good home. In order to inject some excitement into her life, she finds that she must look to the lives of…

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh

Fri 27 Mar

£15–£29 evenings (concession from £10; matinees £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

Tue 31 Mar

£15–£29 evenings (concession from £10; matinees £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

Thu 2 Apr

£15–£29 evenings (concession from £10; matinees £12.50–£24) / 0131 248 4848

…and 4 more dates until 10 Apr

Moscow City Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Natalia Ryzhenko
  • Written by: Natalia Ryzhenko

Tchaikovsky's romantic tragedy about the Prince Siegfried, his love Odette, and the evil spell cast upon them by Von Rothbart and Odile. Directed by Natalia Ryzhenko and Victor Smirnov-Golovanov.

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Fri 10 Apr

£17.50–£31.50 / 0844 854 2776

Opera House, Manchester

Fri 27 Mar

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

Sat 28 Mar

£20–£39.50 / 0844 847 2275

West Side Story: Manx Operatic Society

Classic musical in which teenage love ends in tragedy amongst the warring gangs of New York.

Villa Marina Royal Hall, Isle of Man

Fri 27 Mar

Gaiety Theatre

£18.50–£22 / 01624 686801

Sat 28 Mar

Gaiety Theatre

£18.50–£22 / 01624 686801

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Monkey Barrel Comedy

A weekend packed full of top local and visiting comedians to tickle your funny bone in an entirely appropriate way.

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Fri 27 Mar

£10 / 0131 225 7171

Sat 28 Mar

£10 / 0131 225 7171

Fri 3 Apr

£10 / 0131 225 7171

…and 33 more dates until 25 Jul

That'll Be the Day

Step back in time with a brand new edition of the popular touring show, and hear rock'n'roll hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Thu 11 Jun

£22.50–£24.50 / 01727 844488

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 2 Jun

£23–£40

Baths Hall, Scunthorpe

Thu 30 Apr

£24.50 / 0844 854 2776

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The Wizard Of Oz - Rosyth & District Ms

Dorothy Gale of Kansas dreams of what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister carries her away to another world. Come join us in this fantastic Musical Show with wellknown songs such as " Over the Rainbow" and "We're off to see the Wizard" plus many more which will have you singing in your seats.

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Fri 27 Mar

£12 (Children £10; Family £10) / 01383 602302

Sat 28 Mar

£12 (Children £10; Family £10) / 01383 602302

Susie Essman

Known for her role on HBO's Curb Your Enthusiasm, Susie Essman presents her sarcastic and uninhibited solo stand-up show.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Fri 27 Mar

Downstairs

£27.50 / 020 7478 0100

Sat 28 Mar

Downstairs

£27.50 / 020 7478 0100

Sun 29 Mar

Downstairs

£27.50 / 020 7478 0100

Des Bishop: Made in China

  • 4 stars

Des Bishop shares anecdotes from his time in China attempting to learn enough Chinese to perform stand-up in Mandarin.

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Tue 31 Mar

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

Wed 1 Apr

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

Thu 2 Apr

Downstairs

prices vary / 020 7478 0100

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Dreamboats and Miniskirts

  • Written by: Maurice Gran

Musical sequel to Dreamboats And Petticoats written by Laurence Marks and Maurice Gran, which follows an aspiring vocal duo, who must adapt their style to succeed during the advent of the Beatles and the Mersey sound. Featuring the hits 'Twist & Shout', 'Handy Man', 'Pretty Woman' and 'One Fine Day'.

Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 27 Jul

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2325

Tue 28 Jul

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2325

Wed 29 Jul

£10–£35 / 0844 847 2325

…and 3 more dates until 1 Aug

Embassy Theatre, Skegness

Mon 11 May

£15–£30 / 0845 674 0505

Tue 12 May

£15–£30 / 0845 674 0505

Wed 13 May

£15–£30 / 0845 674 0505

…and 3 more dates until 16 May

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Mon 13 Apr

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.25–£31.25 / 020 8688 9291

Tue 14 Apr

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.25–£31.25 / 020 8688 9291

Wed 15 Apr

Ashcroft Theatre

£23.25–£31.25 / 020 8688 9291

…and 3 more dates until 18 Apr

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The Life & Music of Jim Reeves

Al Grant takes on Jim Reeves, singing all the favourites like 'Welcome to my World', 'Moonlight & Roses' and 'Danny Boy'.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Mon 20 Apr

£18.50–£19.50 / 020 8561 8371

Buccleuch Centre, Langholm

Tue 14 Apr

£19.50 (£18) / 01387 381196

The Customs House, South Shields

Thu 16 Apr

£18 / 0191 454 1234

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Madama Butterfly

  • Directed by: Ellen Kent
  • Written by: Puccini

Ellen Kent presents Puccini's heartbreaking story of a beautiful young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant. Starring Elena Dee and Miki Mori.

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Sat 2 May

£24–£35 / 01892 530613

Caird Hall, Dundee

Thu 2 Apr

£28 / 01382 434940

De Montfort Hall, Leicester

Thu 30 Apr

£20–£35 (£18–£33) / 0116 233 3111

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52 Shades of Maggie

The sequel to 51 Shades of Maggie follows Maggie Muff and her pal Sally-Ann as they try to organise a party in the pub. Will things go as planned? What do you think?

Albert Halls, Stirling

Thu 21 May

£20–£22.50 / 01786 473544

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Fri 8 May

£20 / 01383 740384

Barrfields Theatre, Largs

Sat 9 May

£16 / 01475 689777

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Best of SCOTY

Scotland's funniest (that's previous winners and finalists of the acclaimed Scottish Comedian of the Year competition) do their worst.

DRAM!, Glasgow

Fri 27 Mar

£6–£8 (£8–£10) / 0141 332 1622

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Sat 28 Mar

£6–£8 (£8–£10) / 0141 332 1622

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

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Emma Wright

The Emma Press launch Campaign In Poetry, an anthology of new political poems.

The Betsey Trotwood, London EC1R

Wed 15 Apr

Free / 020 7253 4285

  • 19:30 – 22:00 Emma Wright The Betsey Trotwood, London

An Evening with Pam Ayres

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

Corn Exchange, King's Lynn

Fri 17 Apr

Phone for prices / 01553 764864

Electric Palace Bridport

Mon 30 Mar

£24.50; £22.50 adv / 01308 428 354

The Hawth, Crawley

Fri 3 Apr

£23 / 01293 553636

Mon 13 Apr

£23 / 01293 553636

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Frankie Boyle: I'm Better Than This

We thought he'd gone into retirement, but seems he just can't stay away and we thank him for it. More dark, dangerous and damn funny stuff from Mr Boyle.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Wed 29 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 0844 873 3433

Thu 30 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 0844 873 3433

Tue 5 May

£15 (£12.50) / 0844 873 3433

…and 4 more dates until 9 May

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Sun 26 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

Mon 27 Apr

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

Sun 3 May

£15 (£12.50) / 020 7478 0100

…and 3 more dates until 11 May

Ram Jam

David Rodigan MBE and friends spin UK reggae, dub and jungle.

OPEN, Norwich

Sat 28 Mar

£15 adv / 01603 763111

VEGAS!

Hipster swing, jump jive, rockin' R&B, dancefloor jazz, sleazy listening and gangster grooves at the multiple award-winning, multi-genre club night for movers, groovers, hipsters, flipsters, guys and dolls.

The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar

£6.95 / 0131 556 7060

Sat 2 May

£6.95 / 0131 556 7060

Sat 30 May

£6.95 / 0131 556 7060

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