Comedian and singer-songwriter Mitch Benn will bring his topical songsheet to The Hawth Studio in Crawley on Sunday, October 26.

Mitch is well-known to radio listeners as a regular writer and performer on BBC Radio 4's The Now Show and BBC Radio 2's It's Been A Bad Week.

He also tours with his band, The Distractions.

Their debut single, Everything Sounds Like Coldplay Now, was released in 2005, ahead of the album Crimes Against Music.

Mitch Benn and The Distractions will have David Bowie and Elvis in their sights as well as performing parodies of The Smiths, The Doors, The Beatles and U2.

Tickets for their 7.30pm Hawth show are £14 and available on 01293 553636.

EPSOM Light Opera Company presents the South East amateur premier production of The Witches Of Eastwick, with a full orchestra, principals and a 35-strong chorus, at Epsom Playhouse until Saturday, October 18. Tickets, priced from £14 to £16, on 0208 7154048.

THE Opera Club of Reigate and Redhill present heart-warming musical The Music Man. The show, which is packed with well-known songs including 76 Trombones and Til There Was You, is at The Harlequin, Redhill, until Saturday, October 18. Tickets on 01737 765547.

MAVERICK guitar virtuoso Richard Durrant performs at The Hawth Studio, Crawley, on Friday, October 17, at 8.15pm. Tickets at £12.50, discounts £10.50, on 01293 553636.

FUNK band Jazz Proof with Martin Shaw will perform a set at the Myers Studio, Epsom Playhouse, on Saturday, October 18, at 7.30pm. Tickets at £8.50 on 01372 742555.

THE Harlequin Youth Theatre will present Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale at The Harlequin, Redhill, on Monday, October 20, at 7.30pm. Tickets from £8.50 on 01737 765547.

FAYE Tozer from STEPS will star in Over The Rainbow, The Eva Cassidy Story, recounting the life of the great singer, at Epsom Playhouse on Monday, October 27, at 7.45pm, and Tuesday, October 28, at 6pm and 9pm. Tickets at various prices on 01372 742555.

RATS will present Ted Tiller's play, Dracula, at The Harlequin, Redhill, on Thursday, October 30, and Friday, October 31, at 7.30pm. Tickets at £11.50, concessions £10,50, on 01737 765547.

COMIC Jimmy Jones comes to The Harlequin, Redhill, for one night on Saturday, November 1, at 8pm. Tickets from £15 on 01737 765547.

POLITICIAN Tony Benn, the longest-serving MP in the history of the Labour Party, hosts an evening of anecdotes, An Audience With Tony Benn, at The Hawth, Crawley, on Thursday, November 20, at 7.30pm. Tickets at £15, discounts £13.50, on 01293 553636.