Coming up at Alnwick Playhouse

Courtney Pine
Courtney Pine

One of the first black British jazz artists to make a serious mark on the scene, Courtney Pine, who has been awarded an OBE and CBE for services to music, performs at the Playhouse on Saturday, May 2, 7.30pm.

• Still Alice, for which Julianne Moore won this year’s Best Actress Oscar, screens on Wednesday (7.30pm) and Thursday (2pm). In a change of pace on Wednesday, May 6, it’s action thriller The Gunman, starring Sean Penn, at 7.30pm, followed by wartime drama Suite Française on Thursday, May 7, also 7.30pm. Tickets from £5.50.

• Frederick Ashton’s final full-length ballet, La fille mal gardée, inspired by his love for the Suffolk countryside, screens live from the Royal Opera House on Tuesday, May 5, at 7.15pm.