What's On (Oct 5-7): Hull Fair, Billy Pearce, Marcus Brigstocke and more
Yorkshire-born Billy Pearce will show he’s still got the funny chops when he heads to The Spa Bridlington on Saturday.
The comic, who came to national prominence on New Faces in the 1980s, has appeared in Heartbeat and BAFTA award-winning Street as well as breaking box office records at the Bradford Alhambra panto.
Saturday, October 6 (7.30pm). The Spa Bridlington. Tickets: £20. Call 01262 678258.
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As much a part of autumn as falling leaves, Hull Fair returns to Walton Street this Friday for another much-anticipated week of traditional fun.
As always, Europe’s largest travelling fair will feature over 250 attractions from white knuckle rides to bingo stalls and, of course, a huge selection of tasty treats including fish, chips, burgers, candy floss, brandy snap and toffee apples.
Daily from Friday, October 5 excluding Sunday (Children’s rides open from 2pm, rest of fair opens at 5pm). Walton Street, Hull.
Marcus Brigstocke brings his hotly anticipated new show, The Brig Society, to Hull Truck Theatre for one night only.
The award-winning funnyman is a firm favourite with comedy fans and, in this performance, he’ll be restructuring every aspect of life in Britain through the medium of jokes.
Saturday, October 6 (7.45pm). Hull Truck Theatre. Tickets: £15.50. Call 01482 323638.
Gerry and the Pacemakers, The Animals and PJ Proby are among the stars who will bring 60s Gold to Hull City Hall on Friday.
From famous singles to timeless album tracks, the show will create the ultimate nostalgic feel-good factor as the audience is taken back to the Swinging Sixties.
Friday, October 5 (7.30pm). Hull City Hall. Tickets: £25-£27.50. Call 01482 300300.
The New World Ensemble arrive at The Spa Bridlington on Sunday aiming to demystify classical music with a line-up of favourites.
The programme, which will be directed from the violin by Andrew Long, is set to include The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba, Air on a G string, Salut d'Amour, Pachelbel's Canon and more.
Sunday, October 7 (2pm). The Spa Bridlington. Tickets: £15 (Adult), £12 (Concession). Call 01262 678258.
The world-renowned Royal Shakespeare Company are performing their new version of King Lear at Hull Truck Theatre until Saturday.
The production stars Paul Copley as the aged king with daughter troubles, in an intriguing new Christmas setting for the play. Ideal for ages eight and upwards, this is a perfect introduction to The Bard, making one of his most heavyweight tragedies accessible to all.
Friday, October 5 (10.30am, 7pm), Saturday, October 6 (2pm). Hull Truck Theatre. Tickets: £12-£15. Call 01482 323638.
The Beverley Food Festival enters its 7th year with a number of different activities including food workshops, bands and entertainment.
A family day of food festivities and fun awaits with around 80 stalls selling local produce, cookery theatre, street entertainment, local produce, BBQ, competitions and much more.
Sunday, October 7 (9.30am - 4pm). Beverley Town Centre.
Young Hull company Middle Child Theatre present an adaptation of Richard Milward’s novel Apples at Hull Truck Theatre this week.
Fuelled by drink, drugs and sex, Eve, Adam, Claire and Gary are desperate to be enlightened in the complexities of life.
Daily until Saturday, October 6 (8pm). Hull Truck Theatre. Tickets: £10 (£8 Concession). Call 01482 323638.
Kazabian return to Hull to play their hometown show, with another epic night in store.
The band has quickly established itself as one of the most accurate tribute acts in the world, delivering an incredibly authentic Kasabian live experience.
Friday, October 5 (7.30pm). Fruit, Humber Street, Hull. Tickets: £6. Call 01482 221113.
Liam Neeson returns to ratchet up the body count in action-packed sequel Taken 2 which is new in cinemas this week.
This time round, retired CIA agent Bryan Mills (Neeson) and his ex-wife Lenore (Famke Janssen) are tracked down by the father of one of the kidnappers he killed in the previous outing.
With Lenore taken hostage and his daughter (Maggie Grace) on the run, Bryan must once again use his lethal skills to rescue them and take out anyone seeking revenge against him.
Trailer for ‘Taken 2’