Tonight: The Alex Yellowlees Band – often hailed as the Scottish Grappelli, Alex Yellowlees has made the ‘hot club’ style his own. CANCELLED.
Tomorrow: Showstopper! The Musical – a new, entirely-improvised musical is created at each performance. CANCELLED.
Sunday, May 6: Northern Sinfonia with Christian Vasquez conducting – streamed live from the Sage Gateshead to the Playhouse. 7.30pm. Tickets £5.
Tuesday, May 8: An Evening with Gervase Phinn – dubbed the ‘James Herriott of schools’, Gervase will share his funny and, at times, poignant tales of life as a schools inspector in the Yorkshire Dales. 7.30pm. Tickets £16.50, £17.50 premier.
Wednesday, May 9: Feel The Spirit – featuring Andrea Baker and the choirs of the Duchess’s Community High School, 2pm and 7.30pm. Tickets, £10, £8 conc, £6 child/student.
Thursday, May 10: Fever Pitch – The Future is Unwritten presents a successful adaptation of Hornby’s novel, which is back on the stage after 10 years. 7.30pm. Tickets £13, £12 conc, £10 child/student, £14 premier.
Tomorrow and Saturday, May 5: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (12a; 123mins). 2pm (Fri) and 7.30pm. Tickets £6, £5.50 conc, £6 premier.