l The musical I Dreamed a Dream, based on the life of Susan Boyle and starring Elaine C Smith, will return to the King's Theatre, Glasgow, on October 1.

The show, which opened in March, has been touring the UK.

October 1 to 31. www.atgtickets.com

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l Shetland Arts kicks off Mareel's official opening season with The Wonderful World of Cerys Matthews on October 7. An eclectic mix of music and poetry, the show will be hosted and performed by Matthews and guests at Mareel Main Hall, Lerwick.


l The next Live at The Star gig features singer Pete Morton at St Andrew's in the Square, Glasgow. Morton's songs feature comedy, politics, love and social comment.

September 27. www.starfolkclub.com

l PACE Theatre Company will stage the pantomime Jack and the Beanstalk this year. The show has been adapted by David Wallace and will run at Paisley Arts Centre from November 23–December 31.