A host of acts and shows have been unveiled for autumn and winter at the Wyvern Theatre following the relaxation of Covid restrictions.

Reopened at full capacity last week with a show by Russell Brand, it will host the Steve Harley Acoustic Band on Friday, interactive Solve-A-Long-A Murder She Wrote on Saturday, The Simon and Garfunkel Story on September14, The Drifters on the 16th and comedian Andy Hamilton on the 19th.

Adam Woodyatt and Gaynor Faye’s Peter James stage adaption Looking Good Dead spans five days from September 20 to the 25 and Rumors of Fleetwood Mac cap off the month.

October 1 will set the stage for Genesis Connected, a UK tribute show celebrating the music of Genesis and the biggest selling acts connected - Peter Gabriel, Phil Collins and Mike & the Mechanics,

Comedian Al Murry brings his iconic pub landlord to the town on October 2 and the UK’s longest-running Rock ‘n’ Roll show, That’ll Be The Day, celebrates its 35th anniversary with a national tour that’s in Swindon on October 3.

Gloucestershire-based poet Pam Ayres follows that with a solo show on October 4 that is fundraising for Great Western Hospital’s Brighter Futures Better Births Appeal.

Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons tribute act, The Best of Franki Valli and Adam Kay’s junior doctor-inspired standup This is Going to Hurt round up an action packed week on October 6 and October 7.

Arianna and Jojo Tribute, The Best of Queen, The Elvis Years and Think Floyd are four more tribute acts you’ll be able to see in October.

Other performances children’s show Fireman Sam, musical Come What May, Jane Austen-based improvisation troupe Austentatious, comedians David Baddiel and Henning Wehn and Shakespeare parody S**t Faced Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet,

Also heading to the stage in October are 70s musical icons Steeleye Span, Gladys Knight homage Midnight Train To Georgia and jukebox charity musical Rock For Heroes.

November is kicked off by veteran West Country music legends The Wurzels, followed by The Sensational 60s Experience, a Fairytale of New York musical, Showaddywaddy, the Russian State Ballet and Opera House’s Swan Lake and Sleeping Beauty.

That’ll Be The Day’s rock and roll Christmas special, Meat Loaf musical Anything For Love, comedian Jack Dee, and child-friendly Horrible Histories follow.

Panto Jack and the Beanstalk takes centre stage from December 4, all the way through to January 2 next year.