With the entertainment scene hotting up for autumn, we present our pick of the week's best music, celeb and theatre features

Oxford Mail: He's back: Alexei Sayle

Alexei Sayle returns to stand-up

Oxford Mail: Funny girl: Francesca Martinez

Francesca Martinez says 'don't call me normal!'


Oxford Mail: Unsettling: Nadine Shah

Singer Nadine Shah is unsettling and haunting and beautiful

Oxford Mail: Colourful: Alphabet Backwards

Bands gear up for the Oxjam Takeover

Oxford Mail: Nairobi, pictured playing at the crypt at Oxford Castle, will be taking part in Oxjam

And listen to our local band of the week: Bright Works

The rest of this week's The Guide is also available online