What's On (Nov 23-25): Premier League Snooker, X Factor's Jake Quickenden and more
PartyCasino.com Premier League Snooker returns to the Grimsby Auditorium this weekend for the final stages of snooker’s most prestigious invitational event.
A host of top players will be in competition - including world number one Judd Trump - when, for the first time in its 27 year history, the event reaches its climax in Grimsby.
Saturday, November 24 (7.15pm), Sunday, November 25 (7.15pm). Grimsby Auditorium. Tickets: £19-£22. Call 0844 871 3016.
X Factor star Jake Quickenden will perform two special shows at The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe with his band The Untold on Friday.
The first will take place at 6pm and will be for under-18s only, giving Jake's younger fans the opportunity to see him up close and personal.
The second show will take place at 8pm on the same night for over-18s, with bands Empty Pockets and The Colliers in support.
Friday, November 23 (6pm and 8pm). The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe. Tickets: £5 (6pm show), £7.50 (8pm show). Call 0844 854 2776.
The electrifying guitar virtuoso Eduardo Niebla is returning to Barton’s Ropery Hall along with Carl Herring for an exhilarating night of flamenco jazz on Saturday.
Hailed by The Guardian for his “exquisite” playing, Eduardo is one of the most potent forces in flamenco jazz fusion today – a technically brilliant, fantastically creative player and phenomenal live performer.
Saturday, November 24 (8pm). Ropery Hall, Barton-Upon-Humber. Tickets: £12-£14. Call 01652 660380.
Are You Experienced?, a tribute to guitar legend Jimi Hendrix is to be performed at Scunthorpe’s Plowright Theatre on Saturday.
The show is as authentic as it gets with note perfect guitar work along with the voice and persona of the man himself on stage, performed by John Campbell, who bears a striking physical resemblance to Jimi.
Saturday, November 24 (7.30pm). Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe. Tickets: £16.50. Call 0844 854 2776.
Silhouettes Musical Theatre are performing their new show, A Christmas Carol, at Grimsby Central Hall this week.
Filled with joy, laughter and heartbreaking moments, this new two-act musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic is the perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit.
Friday, November 23 (7.30pm), Saturday, November 24 (2.15pm, 7.30pm). Central Hall, Grimsby. Tickets: £8-£12. Call 01472 355025.
Irish comedian Jimmy Cricket is taking to the stage at Scunthorpe’s Plowright Theatre on Friday.
He has made numerous appearances on TV and radio over the past three decades, including taking part in a recording of the comedian John Bishop’s new show, John Bishop Only Joking.
Friday, November 23 (7.30pm). Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe. Tickets: £10 (Adult), £2.50 (Under 12s). Call 0844 854 2776.
A unique, gritty solo show, Robertson’s Crusoe: No Man Is An Island, arrives at Ropery Hall this Friday.
Inspired by the tale of Robinson Crusoe, the performance includes characters ranging from a hitman to an Alzheimer’s sufferer and a “single white male”, who share their thoughts and theories on being alone.
Friday, November 23 (7.30pm). Ropery Hall, Barton-Upon-Humber. Tickets: £10-£12. Call 01652 660380.
Comic writer and raconteur Gervase Phinn is set to perform at the Plowright Theatre in Scunthorpe on Sunday.
The show will see Gervase mix tales of life as a schools inspector in Yorkshire with elements on the theme of Christmas alongside a variety of anecdotes, poems and readings.
Sunday, November 25 (7.30pm). Plowright Theatre, Scunthorpe. Tickets: £16. Call 0844 854 2776.
The Misadventures Of Charles Dickens will give you the giggles as it lands on stage at Tealby Village Hall on Saturday.
The play is about a young Charles Dickens, who is a rookie reporter on The Morning Chronicle. While investigating the foggy slums of Ye Olde London Towne, he accidentally stumbles on a story that could make his reputation.
Saturday, November 24 (7.30pm). Tealby Village Hall. Tickets: £10 (£9 in advance), £5 (Under 18s). Call 01673 838718 and 01673 838571.
The Scunthorpe & District Choral Society’s Annual Concert takes place at the The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe on Saturday.
The Choir will present a concert version of the popular and tuneful opera, Bizet’s Carmen.
Saturday, November 24 (7.30pm). The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe. Tickets: £12-£15 (Adult), £5 (Child). Call 0844 854 2776.
David Ayer, the writer of the Oscar-winning 2001 film Training Day, is in the director’s chair for a similarly gritty take on the lives of Los Angeles police officers in End of Watch.
Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña star as two young officers who wind up being marked for death after they confiscate a small cache of money and firearms from the members of a notorious cartel.