What’s on this weekend
FRI 17 – SUN 19 JAN
Catch the cool stuff this weekend in Somerset, Bath and Bristol.
Ghost Stories, Theatre Royal Bath, Tues 14 – Sat 18 Jan
The Lyric Hammersmith’s supernatural spectacular is described as a fully sensory and electrifying encounter with moments of extreme shock and tension, the ultimate twisted love-letter to horror. So not one for us scaredy cats then.
The Book of Mormon, Bristol Hippodrome, Weds 15 Jan – Sat 22 Feb
The Tony, Olivier and Grammy award-winning musical comedy about a pair of Mormon boys – ‘foul-mouthed, funny and wild’ – on a mission comes to Bristol.
Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story, The Octagon, Thurs 16 – Sat 18 Jan
One of the world’s most successful rock and roll musicals (an audience of 22 million and counting) on its 30th anniversary UK tour, telling the story of Buddy’s rise to fame and tragic death through 20 of his hits.
Live screening: The Royal Ballet’s The Sleeping Beauty, venues around Somerset, Thurs 16 Jan (encore Sun 19 Jan)
Princesses, fairy godmothers, spells and fairytale creatures in the live screening of the Royal Ballet’s production of Petipa’s classic ballet. Find a screening near you.
Romantics Anonymous, Bristol Old Vic, Sat 18 Jan – Sat 1 Feb
Socially anxious chocolate maker meets awkward chocolate factory boss and sweet romance ensues. See Wise Children’s new musical here, ahead of its major international tour.