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A View from the Bridge, Tobacco Factory, Bristol, until Sat 12 May

The theatre in the round is the perfect setting for this intimate staging of Arthur Miller’s famous slice-of-life drama. Muddy went to see it last week.

Awful Auntie, Bristol Hippodrome, Tues 1–Sat 6 May

Photo: Mark Douet

Did you know that David Walliams’ Awful Auntie was inspired by Stanley Kubrick’s 80s horror film The Shining? Read our review.

ROH Live: Manon, The Brewhouse, Taunton (and other venues around Somerset), Thurs 3 May

Sarah Lamb as Manon and Vadim Muntagirov as Des Grieux (©2014 ROH. Photographed by Alice Pennefather. Image by AKA (©ROH, 2017)

On the 25th anniversary of his death, Kenneth Macmillan’s masterpiece of modern ballet tells the story of Manon and Des Grieux’s tragic lurve – with scenes of an adult nature. Ooh er. Music by Massenet. Find a cinema near you.

Ed Byrne: Spoiler Alert The Playhouse, Weston super Mare,  Thurs 3 May

Observational comic asks is life that bad or are we all just a bunch of whiny little brats?

The Buzzcocks, Komedia, Bath, Fri 4 May

Insert a safety pin through your nose and get ready to pogo with the influential punk band. No gobbing please.

Pop-up pandas, Longleat, nr Warminster, Sat 5 May–6 Jan 2019

Eccentrically hand-painted pandas all over the shop.

Dawn chorus walk, Avalon Marshes, Ham Wall, nr Glastonbury, Sun 6 May

Set the alarm – it’s International Dawn Chorus Day. Catch the song birds out on the marshes; walk starts at 6am.  Booking essential:

The Frome Independent and the Clevedon Sunday market, Sun 6 May

First Sunday of the month? Take your pick from two indy markets up in north Somerset or down in the east.

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