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