Sarah Singleton looks at what is of offer on stage this week in Swindon

  • The Scottish Play will be performed by theatre company Out of Chaos using only two actors, at Swindon Arts Centre tonight and tomorrow night.

All the murder, intrigue and madness of Macbeth will take place in 80 high-octane minutes, with more than 20 characters brought to life by the two actors Troels Hagen Findsen and Paul O’Mahony. This multi-award winning touring company, based in Birmingham, has won three international awards and widespread critical acclaim. Tickets are £17.50, with concessions and student rates available.

  • Tribute act Flash will bring the magic of Queen to the Wyvern Theatre on Friday. Flash have been paying homage to the world’s most theatrical and dramatic rock band since 2002 and Italian born front man Claudio Desideri makes a convincing Freddie with just the right look and vocal range. Tickets for the Best of Queen are £29.
  • Ed Byrne presents Spoiler Alert at the Wyvern Theatre on Tuesday next week. Ed wonders if life is that bad or whether we have good reason to complain. He asks if we are filled with righteous anger at a world gone wrong or instead, just a bunch of whiny little brats? Ed Byrne takes this question, turns it upside down and shakes it until the funny falls out. Tickets are £27.50. Suitable for ages 16 plus.
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll show That’ll Be The Day returns with plenty more music for all true fans of the golden era of popular music. The show at the Wyvern Theatre on Saturday features a fantastic new-line-up of smash hits spanning the 50s, 60s and 70s, and more side-splitting comic sketches, all performed live on-stage. Tickets are £28.
  • The stars of The Voice Kids will perform in a charity concert in aid of U Support Children’s Charity at the Wyvern Theatre on Sunday at 1.30pm.

The programme includes The Voice Kids winner Jess Folley and Swindon’s own Lewis Blissett, together with an incredible line up from the contest. Tickets: are £16.50 l Comedian Iain Stirling is back after a summer narrating television smash hit Love Island with a new show called U OK Hun? X.

He will be on stage at Swindon Arts Centre on Saturday, following a sell-out Edinburgh Fringe run. Join Iain as he explores dinner party etiquette and the pressures on a generation brought up in a world of instant gratification. He wonders if modern living has affected our ability to find long term happiness, if social media ever reflect real life - and why the floor is lava. The show begins at 8pm and is suitable for audiences aged 14 plus. Tickets are £14.50.