The Eye on Events
50 MILES TO... Fright night at Chessington World of Adventures. Ghosts, witches, a circus and gut- wrenching rides form the run-up to next week's fireworks. The park stays open tonight so you can take a night flight on the laser-lit Vampire to haunting music.

Chessington, Surrey, today pounds 17

25 MILES TO... Shakespeare as I Knew Her, a one-woman play devised and performed by classical actress Jane Lapotaire, that proves the bard was a woman. Bristol Old Vic, from Tue pounds 9

10 MILES TO... Val Doonican rocking (in his chair). The Customs House, South Shields, Mon pounds 10