What's On (Feb 15-17): Syd Lawrence Orchestra, Moscow City Ballet, Grimsby Wrestling and more
Musical fireworks will erupt as Chris Dean’s Syd Lawrence Orchestra showcases its talents at Grimsby Central Hall in a zesty new show brimming with surprises.
Recently voted the Best Big Band In The Land for the eleventh consecutive year, the orchestra will be reliving memories of the glamorous days of the Big Band era with a repertoire ranging from the legendary Glenn Miller and the great Count Basie Orchestra to the hit songs of Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.
Saturday, February 16 (7.30pm). Central Hall, Grimsby. Tickets: £12-£19. Call 01472 355025.
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The world-renowned Moscow City Ballet are performing at the Baths Hall in Scunthorpe this weekend.
Romeo and Juliet will be staged on Thursday and Friday with Sleeping Beauty is to follow on Saturday and Sunday.
Romeo and Juliet
Thursday, February 14 (7.30pm), Friday, February 15 (7.30pm)
Saturday, February 16 (7.30pm), Sunday, February 17 (2pm)
(6pm and 8pm).
The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe. Tickets: £16.50-£31.50. Call 0844 854 2776.
There will be plenty of thrills and action in the ring as Real Deal Wrestling and
Grimsby Wresting Academy present Lycra, Love and Leg Drops at Central Hall
The evening features an appearance by the legendary King Kendo and there will a chance to meet the wrestlers before the bell rings and battle commences.
Friday, February 15 (7.45pm). Central Hall, Grimsby. Tickets: £5-£8. Call 01472 355025.
Brand new comedy-drama The Kings of Cloth of Gold sees Henry VIII of England and Francis I of France come together at Barton’s Ropery Hall.
Set in the year 1520, the play tells the story of when the two monarchs met in a French field, as they competed to outdo each other in displays of wealth, wit, feasting and battlefield prowess.
Friday, February 15 (7.30pm). Ropery Hall, Barton-Upon-Humber. Tickets: £8-£10. Call 01652 660380.
Europe’s most successful ever exponents of retro-inspired rock ’n’ roll, Showaddywaddy, will be performing in Scunthorpe on Friday.
They head to the Plowright Theatre
along with almost 40 years of top hits including Under The Moon Of Love, When, You Got What It Takes, Three Steps To Heaven and Hey Rock And Roll.
Friday, February 15 (7.30pm). Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe. Tickets: £17. Call 0844 854 2776.
Acoustic blues duo Patsy Matheson and Becky Mills will be welcomed back to the Ropery Hall in Barton on Saturday.
Since the break-up of the pair’s previous band Waking The Witch, they have continued to delight audiences throughout the country – Patsy as half of a duo with the legendary Clive Gregson and Becky singing alongside Ken Nicol (Steeleye Span) and Ashley Hutchins (Fairport Convention).
The gig will feature songs from Patsy’s new album Stories Of Angels & Guitars and Becky’s new album Dandelion.
Saturday, February 16 (8pm). Ropery Hall, Barton-Upon-Humber. Tickets: £10-£12. Call 01652 660380.
It’s been 25 years since he battled a small army of slick Euro-terrorists in the Nakatomi Plaza, now Bruce Willis’ iconic action hero John McClane returns for a fifth outing in A Good Day To Die Hard.
This time, McClane travels to Russia to help his estranged son, Jack (Jai Courtney), but soon finds out Jack is a CIA operative working to prevent a nuclear-weapons heist.