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Things to do next week

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Wirral

Jimmy Carr’s new show Terribly Funny features material about all kinds of terrible things. 

19 June, Floral Pavilion Theatre (floralpavilion.com) 

Cheshire

Eighties pop duo Tears for Fears play songs from their vast back catalogue for Forest Live.

21 June, Delamere Forest (forestryengland.uk/music) 

York

Driving Miss Daisy is a comedy-drama set against a backdrop of prejudice, inequality and the American Civil Rights movement. It features Paula Wilcox in the titular role.

Until 29 June, Theatre Royal (yorktheatreroyal.co.uk) 

Warrington

Young local artist Alice Cornelia, highly commended in last year’s Warrington Contemporary Arts Festival Open competition, has a new solo exhibition, Back Now. 

22 June, Warrington Art Gallery (culturewarrington.org)

Scarborough

Landlines, by Staithes-based artist and printmaker Ian Mitchell, is an exhibition of unique landscapes depicting the Yorkshire coast and countryside.

17 June-31 Aug, Stephen Joseph Theatre (sjt.co.uk)  

Manchester

Miss Julie, August Strindberg’s electrifying 1888 play of sex and class, is presented by Elysium Theatre.

18-22 June, Hope Mill Theatre (hopemilltheatre.co.uk) 

Leeds

Opera North’s 36-strong chorus performs two eclectic programmes, ranging from early music to the avant-garde antics of Cornelius Cardew and the “holy minimalism” of Arvo Pärt.

27-28 June, Leeds Art Gallery (operanorth.co.uk) 

Southport

Cross Pollination is a celebration of floral art and literature, featuring still life and genre paintings by Duncan Grant and Ivon Hitchens, contemporary art by horticultural installation artists Heywood and Condie, and a digital reworking of 17th century Dutch still life paintings by Gordon Cheung.

Ongoing, Atkinson Galleries (theatkinson.co.uk)

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