A LUCKY reader and their family will be able to witness the exciting and hilarious adventures of Tom Gates on his first tour.

From the producers of Horrible Histories and Gangsta Granny comes another of author Liz Pichon’s fantastic characters live on stage in Venue Cymru for five nights this September.

The Pioneer has a signed copy of brand new story The Brilliant World of Tom Gates, as well as a family ticket for the opening night of the show on Wednesday, September 11 at 7pm.

To date, the bestselling author and illustrator of the series Pichon has published 15 books following Tom, selling 2million copies and making her creation one of the most popular characters in the UK.

The show follows Tom as he tried to keep out of trouble as things go increasingly wrong at home and school with hilarious consequences.

The show features favourite characters from the stories, including Tom's best friends Derek and Norman, as well as their band Dogzombies.

However, throwing a spanner in works is Tom's grandparents, 'The Fossils', who have a big surprise for the family while his mum, dad and sister Delia are doing all they can to make Tom's life difficult.

Expect appearances from moany Marcus Meldrew and Amy Porter to add further twists and turns to this colourful ride.

Tom will need all the help her can get to save the day!

Don’t miss Liz Pichon’s fantastic characters as they come to life in this brand new story for the stage!

Cath Tom Gates in his first show from Wednesday, September 11 until Saturday 15.

Tickets start at £8, to book and for more information showtime visit venuecymru.co.uk or call the box office on 01492 872000.

The family ticket offers four tickets in total for the winning entrant.

To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to question. Who wrote the brand new Tom Gates story? All answers, along with an address and contact number, must be emailed to duncan.rieder@newsquest.co.uk by midnight on Sunday, September 1 with the e-mail subject header 'Pioneer Tom Gates Competition'.