What's On (Nov 9-11): Al Murray, Patrick Monahan, Crissy Rock and more
Al Murray, The Pub Landlord, is bringing a brand new show of epic proportions to Hull City Hall on Saturday.
The award-winning funnyman’s new stand-up show, The Only Way Is Epic, will see the irrepressible innkeeper serve up his unique comedy brew that is sure to have those who attend in fits of laughter.
Saturday, November 10 (7.30pm). Hull City Hall. Tickets: £25.50. Call 01482 300300.
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She’s been nominated for an Oscar and entertained millions in TV shows Benidorm and I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here! Now Crissy Rock heads to The Spa Bridlington on Saturday.
Crissy’s hilarious one woman stand-up shows regularly reduce audiences to tears of laughter with unique comedy performances that manage to be both outrageous and emotional.
Saturday, November 10 (7.30pm). The Spa Bridlington. Tickets: £17.50 (Adult), £16 (Concession). Call 01262 678258.
Mixing a blend of warm, whimsical anecdote, self-deprecating charm and a fair amount of audience joshing, the loveable Teessider has been building a slow, gradual name for himself on the live circuit for more than a decade.
Saturday, November 10 (8pm). Junction, Goole. Tickets: £8-£10. Call 01405 763652.
Sunday, November 11 (7.30pm). Pave, Princes Avenue, Hull. Tickets: £6-£10. Call 0845 8381558.
Some of Leonardo Da Vinci’s finest drawings will go on display at Ferens Art Gallery this weekend in a unique exhibition running until January 20, 2013.
The ten drawings reflect the famous artist's use of different media and his extraordinary range of interests from painting and sculpture to engineering, botany, mapmaking, hydraulics, and anatomy.
Martin Clayton, Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings from the Royal Collection, will discuss the wider context of the new exhibition from 8pm on Friday.
He will also give a twenty minute introductory talk at 10.30am on Saturday with time for questions at the end.
From Saturday, November 10 (10am-5pm Mon-Sat, 1.30pm-4.30pm Sun). Ferens Art Gallery, Hull. Free Entry (Lecture on Friday, November 9 is £5). Call 01482 613 902 for more information.
Following on from the successes of their previous events, Hullywood Entertainment are hosting a Movie Buffs Collectors’ Fair at the University of Hull this Saturday.
Visitors can expect a vast array of dealers and exhibitors specialising in cult TV and film memorabilia, sci-fi and fantasy posters, comics, books and magazines, models, autographs and collectable and retro toys. Shane Rimmer, the voice of Scott Tracy from Thunderbirds, is set to appear as well as a range of movie props including a replica of the DeLorean from the Back To The Future trilogy.
The spirit of farce will be in full flight this week, with a performance of A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum at The Spa Bridlington.
The Stephen Sondheim musical, set in ancient Rome, is the perfect family show and has all the fun of a Carry On film.
Friday, November 9 (7.30pm). The Spa Bridlington. Tickets: £9 (Adult), £8 (Concession). Call 01262 678258.
The Royal British Legion is hosting its annual Festival Of Remembrance, which will feature local bands and performers, along with a short service of remembrance.
The concert, which will be held at Hull City Hall, will end with the Last Night Of The Proms finale.
Friday, November 9 (7.30pm). Hull City Hall. Tickets: £12 (Adult), £10 (Concession), £6 (Child). Call 01482 300300.
Angelina Ballerina pirouettes onto the stage at Hull New Theatre in her brand new ‘Mousical’.
This magical show will see Angelina and her friends think their dreams have come true when Camembert Academy wins the opportunity to appear in their favourite television programme, ‘Dancing With Mice’.
Friday, November 9 (5pm), Saturday, November 10 (2.30pm, 5pm), Sunday, November 11 (2.30pm). Hull New Theatre. Tickets: £16 (Adult), £14 (Child). Call 01482 300300.
Jazz, folk, Indian and classical music are combined in Tommy Evans Orchestra’s performance, The Green Seagull at Hull Truck Theatre on Friday.
With 12 musicians from the north of England, the work features shifting time signatures and a patchwork of musical genres.
Friday, November 9 (8pm). Hull Truck Theatre. Tickets: £7.50-£10. Call 01482 323638.
Horse And Bamboo, is staging Hans Christian Andersen’s tale The Nightingale through a blend of masks, puppetry, animation and music at Junction in Goole on Saturday.
The show tells the story of a selfish king who replaces his melodic songbird with a mechanical toy, and then wonders if something is missing from his life.
Saturday, November 10 (2pm). Junction, Goole. Tickets: £4.50. Call 01405 763652.
The 33rd Hull Model Railway Show takes place at Costello Stadium this weekend.
As always, there will be a selection of working layouts across a range of scale/gauges, including at least two making their debut. These will be supported by demonstrations from society members, other societies and traders.
Saturday, November 10 - Sunday, November 11 (10am-5pm). Costello Stadium, Hull. Entry: £4 (Adult), £1 (Child). See www.hullmrs.org for more information.
Ben Affleck puts his acting and directorial talents on show in his new thriller Argo which opens in cinemas this week.
It tells the true story of the joint Canadian-CIA plan to rescue six U.S. diplomats from Tehran during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis by creating a phony film project in order to smuggle the Americans out of the country as its production crew.