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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.

Norwich Playhouse

Sat 7 Mar

£18.50 / 01603 598598

Game Masters

Massive touring exhibition celebrating the varied history of computer gaming. With more than 125 playable games to work your way through, get stuck into arcade games, physical games (think Dance Battle et al), consoles, PCs and many more. On top of this, there's also displays of concept art, interactive displays and…

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Sun 8 Mar

Exhibition Gallery 1

£10 (£8; Children £6.30; under 5s free; Family £23–£28; Students £5 on Tue) / 0300 123 6789

Connecting Visions

Photography exhibition by Trudy Stade which explores the lives of blind and partially sighted people across Scotland.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0131 560 1581

Sun 8 Mar

Free / 0131 560 1581

Gandeys Thrill Circus

An all-human circus of action-packed antics.

The Britannia Stadium, Stoke-on-Trent

Sat 7 Mar

£8–£26 / 0871 663 2008

Featuring a special guest appearance from Stoke legend Neil Baldwin as Nello the Clown.

Sun 8 Mar

£8–£26 / 0871 663 2008

Featuring a special guest appearance from Stoke legend Neil Baldwin as Nello the Clown.

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'.

Hull New Theatre

Sat 7 Mar

£12–£31 / 01482 226655

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Aberdeen Holi Mela

The Indian Holi Festival is a celebratory spring festival (aka The Festival of Colours or The Festival of Love). Essentially a big old carnival, participants chase and colour each other with a concoction made up of coloured powder and water, resulting in a rainbow of good will and good feeling.

Ashdale Hall, Aberdeen

Sun 8 Mar

Sold out

Gordon Buchanan: Lost Adventures

Gordon's tales of his adventures, expedition and wildlife experiences.

The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering

Sun 8 Mar

Prices to be confirmed / 01536 414 141

Ram Weekender

A drum'n'bass set from Andy C.

The Steelyard, London EC4R

Fri 6 Mar

£15–£23

Russian State Ballet: Swan Lake

  • Directed by: Sergei Bobrov
  • Written by: Tchaikovsky

Tchaikovsky's magical score accompanies this tale of mystery and romance with spellbinding ballet dancing from the Russian State Ballet.

Regent Theatre, Ipswich

Sat 7 Mar

£33.50–£35.50

Wee Dub Festival

Scotland's only festival dedicated to dub and reggae music in all its forms. Taking place across various venues in Edinburgh's Old Town on one weekend, it offers a diverse and enjoyable weekend of gigs, clubs, workshops, food and more. Line-up includes Channel One Soundsystem, Mungo's Hi-Fi & Charlie P, MC Soom T…

Various venues: Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

Times & prices vary

Sun 8 Mar

Times & prices vary

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The Slab Boys

Seminal piece of Scottish theatre by John Byrne depicting one Friday in the life of the boys who work in the slab room of a Paisley carpet factory.

Citizens Theatre, Glasgow

Sat 7 Mar

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

Sold out / 0141 429 0022

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…

Eden Court Theatre and Cinema, Inverness

Sun 8 Mar

£25 / 01463 234234

Perth Concert Hall

Sat 7 Mar

£25 / 01738 621031

The Stitching, Sewing, Quilting and Hobbycrafts Show

A show for lovers of fashion, quilting and hobbycraft, with everything from demonstrations and workshops to costumes from the retail-inspired drama Mr Selfridge.

SECC, Glasgow

Sat 7 Mar

£7.50–£9.50 (Seniors £6.50–£8.50; Children free) / 0141 248 3000

Advanced tickets must be purchased before 5pm on 2 Mar 2015 to receive discounted prices.

Sun 8 Mar

£7.50–£9.50 (Seniors £6.50–£8.50; Children free) / 0141 248 3000

Advanced tickets must be purchased before 5pm on 2 Mar 2015 to receive discounted prices.

Henning Wehn: Eins, Zwei, DIY

The 'German Comedy Ambassador''s new show is all about how he has grown accustomed to the UK sense of humour and way of life.

Leicester Square Theatre, London WC2H

Sat 7 Mar

£18.50; £15 (£16.50) / 0844 873 3433

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.

New Victoria Theatre, Woking

Sun 8 Mar

£23.50–£25.50 / 0844 871 7645

The Pavilion Theatre, Weymouth

Sat 7 Mar

£24 (Children £8.50; £22.50) / 01305 783225

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Crufts 2015

Crufts is a show stopping, dog shopping, fantastic family day out. Over 400 stands with special treats and offers for you and your dog and the arena is jam packed with agility, flyball, displays and exciting competitions.

NEC, Birmingham

Sat 7 Mar

1 - 5 & Arena

£16.50 / 0121 780 4141

Sun 8 Mar

1 - 5 & Arena

£16.50 / 0121 780 4141

Desire: Jewellery & Silversmithing Fair

Jewellery and silverwork by contemporary artists and designers.

Chelsea Old Town Hall, London SW3

Sat 7 Mar

£6 / 0207 361 3164

Sun 8 Mar

£6 / 0207 361 3164

Edinburgh International Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality and Peace

The Middle East Festival draws together people from a wide range of spiritual backgrounds, cultures, traditions and communities to celebrate peace and mutual understanding via spiritual, educational, artistic and cultural events.

Various venues: Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

Times & prices vary / 0131 331 4469

Sun 8 Mar

Times & prices vary / 0131 331 4469

The Big Glasgow Comic & Craft Fair and After Party

There ain't no party like a Big Glasgow Comic & Craft Fair after party, right? Cosplay and fancy dress is encouraged – there's a competition to win, after all.

Walkabout, Glasgow

Sat 7 Mar

Free / 0141 332 8209

The Elvis Years

See the world champion Elvis impersonator, Mario Kombou, in action singing over 40 of the King's hits from a period spanning over two decades.

Floral Pavilion Theatre, New Brighton

Sat 7 Mar

£20.50 / 0151 666 0000

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Jay Rayner: My Dining Hell

Restaurant critic Jay Rayner discusses people's love for reading bad reviews, reads from his own catalogue of bad reviews and covers some of his worst experiences.

Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal

Sun 8 Mar

£15 / 01539 725 133

Oliver!

Much loved musical about a young orphan taken in by a gang of mischievous pick pockets and featuring catchy tunes 'Food Glorious Food', 'Consider Yourself' and 'You’ve Got to Pick a Pocket or Two'.

King's Theatre, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

£15–£19 / 0131 529 6000

Globe On Screen: The Duchess Of Malfi

The widowed Duchess of Malfi longs to marry her lover, the steward Antonio. But her rancorous brothers, Ferdinand and the Cardinal, are implacably opposed to the match. When their spy, Bosola, discovers that the Duchess has secretly married and carries Antonio’s child, they exact a terrible and horrific revenge. The…

The Plaza, Truro

Sat 7 Mar

01872 272894

South Hill Park Arts Centre, Bracknell

Sun 8 Mar

01344 484 123

Baby Loves Disco

Baby Loves Disco is a chance for babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their parents to get their respective grooves on and enjoy some dayclubbing with real club DJs spinning retro and pop tunes. Chillout room, themed crafts, facepainting, healthy snacks and more – all included in the price, plus licensed bar for parents.

Hummingbird, Glasgow

Sun 8 Mar

£8.94–£128.75 / 07986 527947

The Beehive Comedy Club

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

Beehive Inn, Edinburgh

Sat 7 Mar

£9 / 0131 225 7171

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