Sarah Singleteon checks out who is treading the boards in Swindon this week

  • A CELEBRATION of the Carpenters, called We’ve Only Just Begun, takes place at the Wyvern Theatre on Tuesday at 7.30pm.

Every song in the show, which commemorates the spirit of singer Karen Carpenter, is a chart hit, performed by vocalist Toni Lee with her Big Band and singers. The show includes and audio-visual presentation, to help recreate the magic of one of the most well known voices in pop music history. Tickets are £25.50.

  • Following a fast sell-out for his show at the Swindon Arts Centre, comedian Daliso Chaponda will also be performing at the Wyvern Theatre. A star of Britain’s Got Talent and Amanda Holden’s golden buzzer act, Chaponda is onstage at the Wyvern tonight.

Malawian-born Chaponda captured the nation’s hearts in Britain’s Got Talent and has also just been confirmed for his own Radio 4 series,entitled Daliso Chaponda: Citizen Of Nowhere. His show, What The African Said… is about recent news, old news, fake news, and stories that were almost news.

Tickets are £18.50 and the show at 8pm is suitable for an audience aged 14 plus.

  • The TS Theatre Company presents family favourite Fame at the Swindon Arts Centre on Sunday, with performances at 1pm and 5pm.

With fantastic songs and high-energy dancing, watch Everybody Sing’s talented students light up the stage. Tickets are £13.50, under 16s £12.

  • Psychic medium Tony Stockwell believes that people who have died can communicate with their loved ones through detailed messages that often include names, dates and locations.

He will be demonstrating his skills at a show on Monday at the Swindon Arts Centre at 7.30pm - using techniques which may include psychometry, photograph readings and psychic prediction. Results are not guaranteed. Tickets are £21.

  • The Wilkes Academy presents a poignant and off-beat drama called Island Song on Tuesday. The show has a kinetic pop-rock score and takes us through a year in the lives of five twenty- and thirty-somethings, who share a city and a chain of surprising connections. The show takes place at Swindon Arts Centre from 7.30pm and tickets are £11.

  • After scooping the award for Best New Show at Leicester Comedy Festival last year, Stuart Goldsmith is touring with his show Like I Mean It. He will be stopping off at Swindon Arts Centre on Wednesday at 8pm. Tickets are £12.50.