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Book your tickets to the month's top shows; It won't be long before the Christmas pantos and festive celebrations begin so why not enjoy November with a visit to some of Cardiff's best entertainment hotspots? You won't be bored if you fancy a night out at the theatre this month. Here are 16 of the hottest tickets around.

1. Billy Connolly's High Horse Tour 2016 Billy Connolly is in Cardiff this weekend with his High Horse show.

The Scotsman will be performing in the capital as well as London, Birmingham, Newcastle and Manchester.

Where: Motorpoint Arena. When: Saturday, November 5, and Sunday, November 6. Tickets: 092 2022 4488.

2. Breakfast at Tiffanys The classic tale of Holly Golightly written by Truman Capote and so memorably portrayed by Audrey Hepburn in the iconic 1961 film, is being given a new lease of life as a stage play with music in a sparkling, sophisticated production starring former Coronation Street star Georgia May Foote, runner-up in last year's Strictly Come Dancing, as Holly.

Where: New Theatre. When: Monday, November 7, until Saturday, November 12.

Tickets: 029 2087 8889.

3. WWE Live See your favorite WWE Superstars live in action including: General manager of SmackDown Live Daniel Bryan, Dean Ambrose vs AJ Styles, Randy Orton vs Bray Wyatt, Dolph Ziggler vs The Miz w/ Maryse, Jack Swagger vs Baron Corbin, Rhyno & Heath Slater vs The Usos and Becky Lynch vs Alexa Bliss.

Where: Motorpoint Arena. When: Thursday, November 10 Tickets: 029 2022 4488.

4. Rebecca Ferguson From the very lowest moment in her life, the former X Factor star Rebecca Ferguson has produced a breathtaking new album. Forged from heartbreak and a tale of lover's abandonment combined with the bittersweet joy of giving birth to his child, Superwoman is infused with the strength of a woman who has returned stronger, happier and more fearless than ever before.

Where: St David's Hall. When: Monday, November 14. Tickets: 029 2087 8444.

5. Professor Brian Cox The show will take audiences on a dazzling journey through space and time, delving into "high science" and freewheeling on the edges of the known cosmos. Whether an avid science reader or a total novice, Professor Brian Cox Live will test the limits of our knowledge and make highly complex ideas accessible to all. Where: St David's Hall.

When: Tuesday, November 15, and Wednesday, November 16.

Tickets: 029 2087 8444.

6. The Golden Age of Dance Hosted by Rusell Grant, this is a chance to step back in time to the golden age of Hollywood movies as a cast of West End dancers and singers join The Novello Orchestra in a celebration of the iconic MGM movie moments made famous by the likes of Fred Astaire, Ginger Rogers, Gene Kelly and Judy Garland. Where: Wales Millennium Centre. When: Tuesday, November 15.

Tickets: 029 2063 6464.

7. A Day in the Death of Joe Egg Fifty years after it first broke the boundaries of taste and taboo, Cardiff's own Everyman Theatre stages Peter Nichols' black comedy A Day in the Death of Joe Egg - now recognised by the National Theatre as "one of the most important plays of the 20th Century".

Brian Smith and Lorna Prichard take the lead as Bri and Sheila - a couple whose marriage is crumbling under the strain of caring for a severely disabled daughter.

The play is part Vaudeville, part stand-up - the seriousness of the subject matter contrasting with Nichols' biting one-liners and gallows humour. Where: Chapter Arts Centre.

When: Tuesday, November 15, until Saturday, November 19.

Tickets: 029 2030 4400.

8. Catherine Tate The critically acclaimed comedian and actor Catherine Tate stars in never seen before sketches.

The tour unites some of Catherine's best-known characters from her hugely successful BBC series The Catherine Tate Show.

The cast includes Nan Taylor; Irish nurse Bernie; Geordie Georgie; Essex girl Sam and the return of a certain argumentative teenager.

It guest stars Mathew Horne. Where: Motorpoint Arena. When: Thursday, November 17. Tickets: 029 2022 4488.

9. Al Murray The Pub Landlord: Let's Go Backwards Together The nation's critically acclaimed bar-based-braveheart Al Murray - The Pub Landlord embarks on a commonsense campaign to re-Great Britain in his brand new show.

Where: Wales Millennium Centre When: Saturday, November 19. Tickets: 029 2063 6464.

10. Rocky Horror Picture Show Following a record-breaking run in February this year, Richard O'Brien's Rocky Horror Show returns for one week.

It stars former S Club 7 star Paul Cattermole as Eddie.

Where: New Theatre, Cardiff. When: Monday, November 21, until Saturday, November 26.

Tickets: 029 2087 8889.

11. Chinese State Circus The internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus returns in an innovatively spectacular new production called Dynasty.

30 world-class Chinese acrobats, aerial artists and jugglers interact with the super-human physical skills and dexterity of the masters of martial arts - the legendary Shaolin Warriors, providing nonstop action from start to awesome finale.

Where: St David's Hall. When: Monday November 21. Tickets: 029 2087 8444.

12. The Full Monty Based on his smash hit film and adapted for the stage by Oscarwinning writer Simon Beaufoy, this hilarious and heartfelt production starring Gary Lucy, Anthony Lewis, Andrew Dunn, Louis Emerick, Chris Fountain and Kai Owen has not only been getting standing ovations every night, but was also voted best touring production by the UK Theatre Awards. Where: Wales Millennium Centre. When: Monday, November 21.

Tickets: 029 2063 6464.

13. The Shires Last year the duo of Ben Earle and Crissie Rhodes became one of the UKs biggest breakout successes of 2015 after they released their debut album Brave.

The Shires' success has seen them perform at Glastonbury Festival, the Grand Ole Opry and last year saw their debut go gold.

Where: St David's Hall. When: Thursday, November 24. Tickets: 029 2087 8444.

14. Stifyn Parri Shut Your Mouth A cheeky and charming eclectic mix of comic and poignant anecdotes of showbiz life including West End backstage drama, Hollywood royalty, real royalty, coming out, behind the camera TV secrets, glorious and embarrassing moments and plenty of celebrity gossip that the actor and broadcaster should probably keep to himself.

Where: Wales Millennium Centre (Weston Studio).

When: Saturday, November 26. Tickets: 029 2063 6464.

15. Chas and Dave Back by overwhelming popular demand... the foremost rockney band in the world return to Cardiff this month.

Anyone who attended the last show will already know what to expect. But for those who don't... expect a career spanning set of all the classic hits, jokes and stories from a legendary career spanning four decades. Where: The Tramshed. When: Saturday, November 26. Tickets: 16. Ross Noble: Brain Dump Famed for his super quick freewheeling style and highly imaginative flights of fancy, a Ross Noble show is always an unmissable event and this time he's having a bit of a brain dump and needs your help.

Where: Wales Millennium Centre.

When: Sunday, November 27. Tickets: 029 2063 6464.


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Date:Nov 4, 2016

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