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Things to do next week

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

19 June, Floral Pavilion Theatre ( 


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

21 June, Delamere Forest ( 


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 ( 


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 (


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 (  


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

18-22 June, Hope Mill Theatre ( 


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 ( 


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 (

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