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Disney on Ice: Magical Ice Festival

A colourful and exciting ice show featuring characters from Frozen, Tangled, The Little Mermaid and more.

Capital FM Arena, Nottingham

Thu 7 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

Fri 8 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

Sat 9 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

Sun 10 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 412 4624

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Wed 13 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

Thu 14 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

Fri 15 May

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

…and 2 more dates until 17 May

Motorpoint Arena Cardiff

Wed 29 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 02920 224488

Thu 30 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 02920 224488

Fri 1 May

Prices to be confirmed / 02920 224488

…and 2 more dates until 3 May

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Big Country

A re-formed configuration of the veteran Scotrockers whose hits include 'Fields of Fire' and 'In a Big Country'. They are joined on this leg of the tour by special guests Stevie Agnew, Dave Sharp and Simon Hugh.

229 The Venue, London W1W

Fri 9 Oct

£25 / 020 7323 7229

Assembly Hall, Worthing

Sat 20 Jun

£24.50 / 01903 206206

The Assembly, Leamington Spa

Sat 26 Sep

£20 / 0845 888 7581

  • 19:00 – 23:00 Big Country The Assembly, Leamington Spa

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Barclaycard Arena, Birmingham

Wed 21 Oct

£17–£26 / 0871 945 6000

Thu 22 Oct

£17–£26 / 0871 945 6000

Fri 23 Oct

£17–£26 / 0871 945 6000

…and 4 more dates until 30 Oct

Braehead Arena, Glasgow

Fri 25 Sep

£16–£41 / 0844 499 1700

Sat 26 Sep

£16–£41 / 0844 499 1700

Wed 30 Sep

£16–£41 / 0844 499 1700

…and 3 more dates until 3 Oct

Motorpoint Arena Sheffield

Wed 18 Nov

£16–£41 / 0114 256 5656

Thu 19 Nov

£16–£41 / 0114 256 5656

Fri 20 Nov

£16–£41 / 0114 256 5656

…and 2 more dates until 22 Nov

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Derren Brown: Miracle

  • 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.

Alhambra Theatre, Bradford

Mon 11 May

£35–£42.50 / 01274 432000

Tue 12 May

£35–£42.50 / 01274 432000

Wed 13 May

£35–£42.50 / 01274 432000

…and 3 more dates until 16 May

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 6 Jul

£36–£51

Tue 7 Jul

£36–£51

Wed 8 Jul

£36–£51

…and 3 more dates until 11 Jul

Bournemouth International Centre

Fri 17 Apr

£32.21–£50.85 / 0844 576 3000

Sat 18 Apr

£32.21–£50.85 / 0844 576 3000

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An Evening with Pam Ayres

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

Mayflower Theatre, Southampton

Sun 29 Mar

£22 / 023 8071 1811

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Hot Mess

Queer dance party where the focus is on the music, which is a heady mix of pop classics, obscure synthwave, house, techno and disco from the safe hands of DJ Simonotron.

The Poetry Club, Glasgow

Sat 11 Apr

£6 / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00 Hot Mess The Poetry Club, Glasgow

Sat 9 May

£6 / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00 Hot Mess The Poetry Club, Glasgow

Sat 13 Jun

£6 / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00 Hot Mess The Poetry Club, Glasgow

Sat 11 Jul

£6 / 0141 357 7246

  • 22:00 – 02:00 Hot Mess The Poetry Club, Glasgow

Dylan Moran: Off the Hook

Moran plays up to the stereotype of the bumbling, drunken Irishman, but his comedy is much more intelligent than mere cliché-mongering: on stage he is uniquely charismatic, a foul-mouthed mixture of lovable and misanthropic, and always very, very funny. Moran'll be on your radar in a very big way if you know your…

Aberystwyth Arts Centre

Wed 15 Apr

£25 / 01970 623 232

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 20 May

£25 / 01727 844488

Thu 21 May

£25 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 16 May

£25 / 01256 844244

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Stewart Francis: Pun Gent

Surreal and deadpan one-liners from the Canadian stand-up and TV regular, as seen on Mock The Week and Live At The Apollo.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Wed 10 Jun

£18.50 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Sat 18 Apr

£18.50 / 01256 844244

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Tue 26 May

£17.50 / 01527 577330

Tue 27 Oct

£17.50 / 01527 577330

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Tom Stade: Decisions Decisions

The charmingly vicious, laid-back Canadian presents his latest solo show.

Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline

Fri 3 Apr

£15 / 01383 602302

The Civic, Barnsley

Fri 22 May

£16 (£14) / 01226 327000

Gala, Durham

Thu 23 Apr

£16 / 0191 332 4041

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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.

Beck Theatre, Hayes

Fri 24 Apr

£26.50 / 020 8561 8371

Bristol Hippodrome

Wed 6 May

£26.50 / 0844 847 2325

Broxbourne Civic Hall, Hoddesdon

Fri 15 May

£25.50

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Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted

Lee Nelson, the creation of comedian Simon Brodkin, is the chavvy catch-phrase monger whose Well Good Show has become a BBC3 hit. Now the South London geeza takes his banter to the live stage where it all works best. Brodkin has appeared as Nelson in a host of TV programmes including Al Murray's sketch show Al Murray's…

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sat 25 Apr

Phone for prices / 01727 844488

Thu 7 May

£20 / 01727 844488

Fri 6 Nov

£20 / 01727 844488

Ashcroft Theatre, London CR9

Fri 16 Oct

£20

Assembly Hall Theatre, Tunbridge Wells

Wed 1 Apr

£21.25 / 01892 530613

Fri 3 Apr

£20 / 01892 530613

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Caitlin Moran: How to Build a Girl

The columnist and author is off on tour to get lairy and talk about men, women, Bowie, feminism, massive hair and the revolution in her own light-hearted but thought-provoking style.

Hackney Empire, London E8

Wed 15 Apr

£22–£25 / 020 8985 2424

The Lowry, Salford

Tue 14 Apr

£28 / 08432 086000

Pavilion Theatre, Glasgow

Mon 13 Apr

£25 / 0141 332 1846

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Dara O'Briain: Crowd Tickler

The Irish comedy star and host of BBC2's Mock the Week returns to with his observational humour in a new show – Crowd Tickler.

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Wed 8 Apr

£23 / 01383 740384

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 21 Apr

£24–£39

Birmingham Hippodrome

Fri 13 Nov

£23 / 0844 338 5000

Sat 14 Nov

£23 / 0844 338 5000

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Matilda: The Musical

  • Directed by: Matthew Warchus
  • Written by: Dennis Kelly (adaptation)

The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin's multi-award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's much loved tale about an extremely clever girl, who uses her extraordinary powers to free her classmates from the tyranny of sadistic headmistress, Miss Trunchbull. Directed by Matthew Warchus.

Cambridge Theatre, London WC2H

Tue 31 Mar

£25–£118.75 / 0844 412 4652

Wed 1 Apr

£25–£118.75 / 0844 412 4652

Thu 2 Apr

£25–£118.75 / 0844 412 4652

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Moon Hop

Homegrown Scottish and British talent to get you moving, with a different line-up each time, plus tracks from the Moon Hop DJs. Booking is essential.

Henry's Cellar Bar, Edinburgh

Fri 24 Apr

Prices to be confirmed / 0131 629 4101

Ruby Wax: Sane New World

Ruby's new show is all about sanity and how we can cling onto it.

Cambridge Junction

Sat 30 May

J2

£21 ( £19) / 01223 511511

Sun 31 May

J2

£21 ( £19) / 01223 511511

Devonshire Park Theatre, Eastbourne

Sat 23 May

£18–£20 / 01323 412000

Falkirk Town Hall

Fri 8 May

£16–£18 / 01324 506850

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Alun Cochrane: (Me Neither)

  • 4 stars

The laconic Yorkshireman returns with gentle observations.

The Stand, Glasgow

Sun 29 Mar

£12 (£10) / 0844 335 8879

Part of Glasgow International Comedy Festival.

Bridget Christie: An Ungrateful Woman

  • 4 stars

Winner of the 2013 Foster's Comedy Award with her show A Bic For Her (based on the ever-so-misogynistic pen for ladies released by Bic that year), Bridget's latest show is more of the same deliciously scathing explorations of the world. Bridget came to the nation's attention throughout the mid-late 00s, after being…

Soho Theatre, London W1D

Fri 8 May

Soho Downstairs

£20 (£17.50) / 020 7478 0100

Sat 9 May

Soho Downstairs

£20 (£17.50) / 020 7478 0100

Sun 10 May

Soho Downstairs

£20 (£17.50) / 020 7478 0100

…and 13 more dates until 23 May

John Cooper Clarke

The legendary Mancunian punk poet, who is a spiritual godfather to the likes of Mike Skinner and Plan B hauls his insatiable laconic wit on tour.

Artrix, Bromsgrove

Thu 9 Apr

£22 / 01527 577330

Gala, Durham

Wed 15 Jul

£20 / 0191 332 4041

New Hall, Tiverton

Wed 24 Jun

£19.68 / 01884 255 823

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Spamalot

  • Directed by: Christopher Luscombe
  • Written by: music)

The Knights of the Round Table-spoofing musical from the Monty Python, written by Eric Idle and John Du Prez.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Mon 13 Apr

£10.50–£41

Tue 14 Apr

£10.50–£38

Wed 15 Apr

£10.50–£38

…and 3 more dates until 18 Apr

Churchill Theatre, Bromley

Mon 20 Apr

£10.50–£41 / 08441 717620

Tue 21 Apr

£10.50–£38 / 08441 717620

Wed 22 Apr

£10.50–£38 / 08441 717620

…and 3 more dates until 25 Apr

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Mon 27 Apr

£26.50–£36.50 / 01702 351135

  • 20:00 – 22:30 Spamalot Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Tue 28 Apr

£26.50–£36.50 / 01702 351135

  • 20:00 – 22:30 Spamalot Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Wed 29 Apr

£26.50–£36.50 / 01702 351135

  • 20:00 – 22:30 Spamalot Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea
…and 3 more dates until 2 May

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Sunny Afternoon

  • Directed by: Adam Cooper
  • Written by: Joe Penhall

British singer-songwriter, Ray Davies, recalls his early life and the career of the eponymous pop-rock group, The Kinks, in this musical biography set during the 1950s and 1960s. Directed by Edward Hall.

The Harold Pinter Theatre, London SW1Y

Mon 30 Mar

£15–£89.50 / 0844 871 7622

Tue 31 Mar

£15–£89.50 / 0844 871 7622

Wed 1 Apr

£15–£89.50 / 0844 871 7622

…and 177 more dates until 24 Oct

Voca People

The YouTube sensations take their show on the road – expect a capella / beatboxing and mouth music like you've never heard before.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sat 23 May

£20–£22 / 01727 844488

Cheltenham Town Hall

Mon 4 May

£21 / 0844 576 2210

Darlington Civic Theatre

Mon 18 May

£18–£20 / 01325 486555

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Young Fathers

Bass and electro heavy hip hop from Edinburgh threesome who won both the 2014 SAY award and the Mercury Prize.

The Art School, Glasgow

Wed 20 May

prices vary

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Fri 22 May

£11 / 0113 275 2411

Central Hall, Edinburgh

Tue 9 Jun

£18 (£15) / 0131 229 2921

Neu! Reekie! #UntitledLive night with a DJ set from Andrew Weatherall, Finitribe, short film showcase and two spoken word guests (tbc).

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