By Pam Jones
Fancy a bit of alternative country music? Look no further, HANK WANGFORD AND THE LOST COWBOYS will be here on Saturday, March 7 at 8pm.
Hank has picked at the miserable underbelly of country music for 28 years, inspiring the likes of Billy Bragg, and other alternative country musicians.
We have a recorded broadcast of ROMEO AND JULIET by The Bolshoi Ballet on Sunday, March 8 at 3pm.
Written in 1595, Shakespeare’s timeless tragic love story was the inspiration for Prokofiev’s much-loved ballet, which is packed with famous melodies.
Stoke College return to the Arts Centre with STORMY WEATHER, a vibrant musical extravaganza on Tuesday 10 and Thursday, March 12 at 7pm. With a live band and set against the back drop of Shakespeare’s The Tempest, join the cast on their journey to an unknown island of magic, betrayal and romance.
Will the outcome be resolution or revenge?
We have a live broadcast by the English National Opera of LA TRAVIATA on Wednesday, March 11 at 7.30pm.
On the cinema front As THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING (12A) has proved so popular, we have scheduled another screening on Wednesdaym March 11 at 1.30pm and juggling some angry Russians, Charlie Mortdecai, debonair art dealer and part time rogue, traverses the globe in MORTDECAI (12A) on Friday, March 13 at 7.30pm.
Events to look forward to include Centre Stage Company’s The Vicar of Dibley from Thursday 19 to Saturday, March 21, a recorded broadcast of Hamlet with Maxine Peake on Monday, March 23 at 7.30pm from the Royal Exchange Theatre, and United We Stand from Townsend Productions, an account of the 1972 Builders’ Strike on Wednesday, March 25 at 7.30pm.