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Romesh Ranganathan: The Cynic's Mixtape

Brutally honest comedy from the the star of Misadventures of Romesh Ranganathan, A League Of Their Own and Judge Romesh.

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Wed 16 Oct

£23 / 01256 844244

Sat 19 Oct

£23 / 01256 844244

Sun 20 Oct

£23 / 01256 844244

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Thu 14 Nov

£27.15–£73.15

Birmingham Hippodrome

Sun 3 May 2020

£25.50 / 0844 338 5000

Mon 4 May 2020

£25.50 / 0844 338 5000

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…and at 17 other places

Ormeau Park, Belfast

Thu 20 Jun

£33 / 028 9024 6609

York Racecourse

Sat 27 Jul

Free / 01904 620911

Zimmer versus Williams

It's a composer-off, with the film scores of John Williams and Hans Zimmer played live, conducted by John Rigby.

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Fri 27 Dec

£45.50–£53.13 / 020 7638 8891

Mon 30 Dec

Barbican Hall

£53.13 / 020 7638 8891

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Sat 28 Dec

£43.63–£51.75 / 0844 907 9000

Fairfield Halls, Croydon

Sat 21 Sep

£44.38–£50.13 / 020 8688 9291

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Admissions

Your only chance to see a critically acclaimed, award winning play direct from the West End and New York! Hollywood star * Alex Kingston * (ER, Doctor Who) and TV Favourite Sarah Hadland (Miranda) star in Admissions, the five star ‘Bold New Comedy’ (Sunday Express) The Sunday Times calls ‘Provocative. Outrageous.

The Lowry, Salford

Thu 20 Jun

Lyric Theatre

£18.50–£32.50 / 08432 086000

Fri 21 Jun

Lyric Theatre

£18.50–£32.50 / 08432 086000

Sat 22 Jun

Lyric Theatre

£18.50–£32.50 / 08432 086000

Alesso

Live Nation CREAM Presents Alesso - plus Special Guests - performing at O2 Academy Liverpool in 2019

O2 Academy Liverpool

Fri 21 Jun

£23.55 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Forum, London NW5

Sat 22 Jun

Prices to be confirmed / 0203 362 4110

SWG3, Glasgow

Thu 20 Jun

£16 / 0141 337 1731

Andre Rieu 2020 UK Tour

The 'Maestro of the Masses' brings popular tunes from film, musicals, operas and operettas to the UK.

First Direct Arena, Leeds

Wed 6 May 2020

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0844 248 1585

M&S Bank Arena, Liverpool

Fri 8 May 2020

Times to be confirmed

Motorpoint Arena Nottingham

Thu 7 May 2020

Times & prices to be confirmed / 0843 373 3000

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The Dreamboys

The world famous male strippers strut their stuff.

Assembly, Aberdeen

Wed 14 Aug

£22–£30.25 (VIP £41.25) / 01224 633336

Thu 15 Aug

£22–£30.25 (VIP £41.25) / 01224 633336

Fri 16 Aug

£22–£30.25 (VIP £41.25) / 01224 633336

…and 2 more dates until 18 Aug

Bonus Arena, Hull

Fri 29 Nov

£19.50–£27.50 / 01482 456220

Capitol Theatre, Horsham

Thu 29 Aug

Theatre

£21.50–£28.50 / 01403 750 220

  • 19:30

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DXP '19 - Drag Explosion

Get ready for a Drag Explosion as DXP returns with a packed line of all your favourite queens old and new. Featuring Brooke Lyn Hytes, Vanessa Vanjie Matteo, Monique Heart, Morgan McMichaels, Nina West (all who appeared on RuPaul's Drag Race) plus Meatball (as seen on Dragula Season 1). Hosted by Victoria Secret.

O2 Academy Bristol

Sat 27 Jul

£30 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Glasgow

Mon 29 Jul

£30 / 0844 477 2000

O2 Academy Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne

Wed 31 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 477 2000

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Horrible Histories: The Awful Egyptians

Run – tell your mummies – the Egyptians are coming. Straight outta Ancient Egypt come facts about the pyramids and pharaohs in the stage version of Terry Deary's best-selling children's history books.

Bristol Hippodrome

Thu 25 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Fri 26 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Sat 27 Jul

£13–£25 / 0844 847 2325

Creative Innovation Centre CIC, Taunton

Thu 1 Aug

£17.83 / 01823 337477

Fri 2 Aug

£17.83 / 01823 337477

Sat 3 Aug

£17.83 / 01823 337477

…and 24 more dates until 31 Aug

Kings Theatre, Portsmouth

Fri 15 Nov

£18.50 (£16.50) / 02392 828282

Sat 16 Nov

£18.50 (£16.50) / 02392 828282

Sun 17 Nov

£18.50 (£16.50) / 02392 828282

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Jason Byrne Wrecked But Ready

Phil McIntyre Entertainments by arrangement with Lisa Thomas Management Fringe legend and 'outright king of live comedy' (Times), Jason Byrne, is opening the doors again for more comedy chaos. Everyone is welcome (unless you're under 14). Strap in as Jason takes you on a trip of mad routines alongside some proper…

Alhambra Theatre, Dunfermline

Sat 28 Sep

£19.50 / 01383 740384

ARC: Stockton Arts Centre, Stockton-on-Tees

Wed 18 Sep

£19.50 / 01642 525199

Assembly Hall, Edinburgh

Mon 5 Aug

Main Hall

£19.50 / 0130 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Tue 6 Aug

Main Hall

£19.50 / 0130 623 3030

2 for 1 Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Wed 7 Aug

Main Hall

£18.50 / 0130 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 18 more dates until 25 Aug

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…and at 15 other places

Peebles Beltane Festival

Local legend, history and tradition combine for this annual festival celebrating summer. Services, discos and concerts are topped off with a Crowning Ceremony and Grand Procession to mark the beginning of summer.

Peebles Town Centre

Thu 20 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed

Fri 21 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed

Sat 22 Jun

Times & prices to be confirmed

Rip it Up The 70s

Dance showcase set to a soundtrack from the 1970s by Strictly Come Dancing star Louis Smith MBE, joined by Rachel Stevens and Pussycat Doll Melody Thornton and backed by a live band.

Alban Arena, St Albans

Sat 5 Oct

£40.25–£45.42 / 01727 844488

The Anvil, Basingstoke

Fri 4 Oct

£40.25–£45.42 / 01256 844244

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Tue 24 Sep

£27.65–£44.65

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…and at 30 other places

Shakespears Sister

Shakespears Sister is Siobhan Fahey's band, first rocketing into global consciousness in 1989 with the release of debut album Sacred Heart and its massive hit single You're History both hitting the UK top 10. Returning in 1991 as a duo with Marcella Detroit, Shakespears Sister soon set the world ablaze again with the…

Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Mon 11 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 0844 907 9000

Brighton Dome

Wed 20 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01273 709709

Cliffs Pavilion, Southend-on-Sea

Sun 17 Nov

Prices to be confirmed / 01702 351135

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Sir Ranulph Fiennes: Living Dangerously

The explorer discusses his record-breaking experiences and expeditions.

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre

Wed 30 Oct

£28.15–£35.15

Birmingham Town Hall

Wed 13 Nov

£25–£27.50 / 0121 345 0600

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Bristol Hippodrome

Mon 22 Jul

£26.90–£35.40 / 0844 847 2325

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Al Murray: Landlord of Hope and Glory

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.

Assembly George Square, Edinburgh

Fri 2 Aug

Palais du Variete

£19.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sat 3 Aug

Palais du Variete

£19.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Sun 4 Aug

Palais du Variete

£19.50 / 0131 623 3030

Part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

…and 7 more dates until 11 Aug

Brentwood Centre

Sat 30 Nov

01277 215151

Prices to be confirmed / 01277 215151

The Camberley Theatre

Sat 29 Jun

£31.80 / 01276 707600

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Betty Wright

With an extraordinary voice honed singing in her family gospel choir, Betty Wright first emerged on the music scene with her 1968 album My First Time Around, released when she was just fourteen. She had a string of hits in the 70s, including her love-gone-bad anthem, ‘Clean Up Woman’ – which has been sampled countless…

Barbican Centre, London EC2Y

Sun 21 Jul

£35–£45 / 020 7638 8891

Bianca Del Rio

Drag superstar Bianca Del Rio brings her razor-tongued wit and fabulous eye make-up on a UK tour.

Birmingham Arena

Thu 5 Sep

£39.70 / 0871 945 6000

Bonus Arena, Hull

Wed 11 Sep

£35–£150 / 01482 456220

Brighton Centre

Tue 3 Sep

£35 / 0844 847 1515

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Captain Corelli's Mandolin

Rona Munro and Melly Still adapts Louis de Bernières' best-selling novel to the stage, which follows a passionate love affair on the island of Cephallonia during the Second World War.

The Harold Pinter Theatre, London SW1Y

Thu 4 Jul

£20–£122 / 0844 871 7622

Fri 5 Jul

£20–£122 / 0844 871 7622

Sat 6 Jul

£20–£122 / 0844 871 7622

…and 47 more dates until 31 Aug

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Thu 20 Jun

0131 529 6000

Fri 21 Jun

0131 529 6000

Sat 22 Jun

0131 529 6000

Theatre Royal, Glasgow

Tue 25 Jun

0844 871 7647

Wed 26 Jun

0844 871 7647

Thu 27 Jun

0844 871 7647

…and 2 more dates until 29 Jun

The Chicago Blues Brothers

Celebrating the music of The Blues Brothers with a packed revue of blues and soul.

The Gwyn Hall, Neath

Fri 21 Jun

£24.20 / 0300 365 6677

Newcastle City Hall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 8 Feb 2020

Prices to be confirmed / 0191 261 2606

Regal Theatre, Cinema, Bar & Kitchen, Redruth

Fri 4 Oct

£21.45 / 01209 216278

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Circus Extreme

A circus performance that has been five years in the making. Circus Extreme features extreme stunts and classic clown escapades, with performers including Danguir Troupe and Mustafa Danger.

Gyle Park, Edinburgh

Thu 27 Jun

£12–£36

Fri 28 Jun

£12–£36

Sat 29 Jun

£12–£36

…and 7 more dates until 7 Jul

intu Braehead, Glasgow

Thu 25 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 885 7051

Fri 26 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 885 7051

Sat 27 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 0141 885 7051

…and 7 more dates until 4 Aug

Queen's Links, Aberdeen

Thu 11 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £12–£36

Fri 12 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £12–£36

Sat 13 Jul

Times to be confirmed / £12–£36

…and 8 more dates until 21 Jul

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