What's On (Oct 26-28): Ava Vidal, Wilko Johnson, Love On The Dole and more
Wilko Johnson, the legendary former guitarist of Dr Feelgood, comes to the Plowright Theatre on Sunday.
Wilko, who has recently released his autobiography ‘Looking Back At Me’, will be playing at the theatre along with special guest Virgil and the Accelerators.
Sunday, October 28 (7.30pm). Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe. Tickets: £17.50. Call 0844 854 2776.
Unique and exciting political comedian, Ava Vidal is bringing her new show to Barton’s Ropery Hall on Sunday.
The show sees Ava questioning the ideas of community and responsibility with hilarious anecdotes about how much should we share.
Saturday, October 27 (8pm). Ropery Hall, Barton-Upon-Humber. Tickets: £10-£12. Call 01652 660380.
The Appleby Frodingham Theatrical Society presents Love on the Dole this week at the Plowright Theatre in Scunthorpe.
It tells a tale of love and poverty recalling one of the darker pages of our industrial history.
Friday, October 26 (7.30pm), Saturday, October 27 (7.30pm). Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe. Tickets: £9. Call 0844 854 2776.
One of the country’s most exciting live bands, 10cc, will be bringing some of their greatest hits at the Grimsby Auditorium on Friday.
The group, who were behind some of the most popular songs of the 70s, are celebrating 40 years in the business with a string of performances at venues around the UK.
Friday, October 26 (7.30pm). Grimsby Auditorium. Tickets: £26.50-£28.50. Call 0844 871 3016.
The Leo Solomon Trio will be performing at Grimsby’s Central Hall on Saturday.
Leo has an international reputation as a soloist and has accompanied over one hundred of the world’s greatest exponents of jazz.
Saturday, October 27 (7.30pm). Central Hall, Grimsby. Tickets: £10. Call 01472 355025.
Cambridge duo Ezio head to Barton’s Ropery Hall this Friday with a selection of their emotional songs.
The pair’s deep, honest music never fails to strike a chord with those who hear it and they can count former Prime Minister Tony Blair among their fans after he selected two of their songs for his Desert Island Discs.
Friday, October 26 (8pm). Ropery Hall, Barton-Upon-Humber. Tickets: £12-£14. Call 01652 660380.
A unique version of Alice In Wonderland, Alice and the White Rabbit, is taking to the stage at the Ropery Hall in Barton.
Both children and adults are invited to join Alice on her magical adventure as she chases the White Rabbit back in time on a fantastic journey into Wonderland in this dream-like shadow adaptation of the famous Lewis Carroll children’s story by Indigo Moon Theatre.
Saturday, October 27 (2pm). Ropery Hall, Barton-Upon-Humber. Tickets: £3-£4. Call 01652 660380.
Ian Fleming’s eponymous Secret Service agent James Bond makes his 23rd ‘official’ big screen bow this weekend as Skyfall arrives in cinemas marking 50 years of the classic film franchise.
After a disastrous operation in Istanbul sees Bond (Daniel Craig) missing and presumed dead, the identities of every active undercover MI6 agent are leaked onto the internet and the Secret Service is attacked. Following the sudden reappearance of 007, M (Judi Dench) then seeks out Raoul Silva (Javier Bardem), a dangerous villain claiming a personal connection to both of them.