Brighton entertainment listings, Friday to Thursday, July 12-18

James Acaster. Picture by Edward Moore
James Acaster. Picture by Edward Moore

Concerts, stage shows, films, exhibitions and stand-up comedy gigs

FRIDAY, JULY 12

COMEDY

Dave Green and Ivor Dembina: Edinburgh preview double-bill, 7.30pm, £9, Komedia, Brighton, 0845 293 8480.

James Acaster: Cold Lasagne Hate Myself 1999, 7.30pm, £19.50, Brighton Dome, 01273 709709.

Krater Comedy Club: Friday to Sunday, various times, Komedia, Brighton, 0845 293 8480. Acts can include: Sally Anne Hayward, Chris Betts, Scott Capurro, MC Stephen Grant, Nick Page, Maise Adam, Yuriko Kotani and Micky Overman. Check www.komedia.co.uk/brighton to see who’s performing each night.

OTHER

Brighton Rocks Film Festival: Festival 2.0. Friday and Saturday, 2pm-8pm, Rialto Theatre, Dyke Road, Brighton, 01273 725230.

STAGE

Hair the Musical: Until Saturday, July 13. 7.45pm (Sat mat 2.30pm), from £13, Theatre Royal Brighton, www.atgtickets.com/venues/theatre-royal-brighton.

SATURDAY, JULY 13

COMEDY

Saskia Preston and Jack Gleadow: Edinburgh preview double-bill, 7.30pm, £9, Komedia, Brighton, 0845 293 8480.

SUNDAY, JULY 14

COMEDY

Joh Hastings and Ed Patrick: Edinburgh preview double-bill, 7.30pm, £7-£9, Komedia, Brighton, 0845 293 8480.

GIGS

Alaska & Jeremy: The Amethyst Tour. 7.45pm, tickets from £12.90, Theatre Royal Brighton, www.atgtickets.com/venues/theatre-royal-brighton. The Powder Room bring RuPaul’s Drag Race legend Alaska back to Brighton for a special full length show with long-time collaborator Handsome Jeremy.

Scott 4 Ever: 8pm, £7, Rialto Theatre, Dyke Road, Brighton, 01273 725230 A tribute to Scott Walker.

STAGE

Bright Ballet School’s Afternoon of Dance: 4pm, £18, child £15, reg. disabled £15, The Old Market, 11a Upper Market Street, Hove, 01273 201 801, theoldmarket.com.

MONDAY, JULY 15

COMEDY

NEIL DELAMERE and ELLIOT STEEL: Edinburgh preview double-bill, 7.30pm, £9, Komedia, Brighton, 0845 293 8480.

STAGE

City Books presents Mick Houghton: 7pm, £8, Rialto Theatre, Dyke Road, Brighton, 01273 725230. Mick Houghton will be discussing his new book Fried & Justified.

Ian McKellen on Stage: July 15-19, tickets from £10.25, various times, Theatre Royal Brighton, www.atgtickets.com/venues/theatre-royal-brighton.

National Youth Dance Company – MADHEAD: 7.30pm, £12, £8 concessions, Brighton Dome, 01273 709709.

TUESDAY, JULY 16

GIGS

k.d lang: Support from Grigoryan Brothers, 8pm, £43, £48, Brighton Dome, 01273 709709. This year, k.d lang continues to celebrate the 25th anniversary of her platinum selling breakthrough album, Ingénue.

STAGE

Yootha Joyce: Testament of Yootha, 7.30pm, £7-£9, Rialto Theatre, Dyke Road, Brighton, 01273 725230. This is the third solo show from award-winning actress and writer Caroline Burns Cooke.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 17

STAGE

Yukon Ho: 7.30pm, £9-£10, Rialto Theatre, Dyke Road, Brighton, 01273 725230. A comic dance-theatre solo conceived and performed by Yukon born ‘Intrepid’ Jen.

THURSDAY, JULY 18

GIGS

An Evening with The Dulcetones: 7.30pm, £9 (£7 concessions), The Old Market, 11a Upper Market Street, Hove, 01273 201 801, theoldmarket.com. Brighton’s favourite a cappella super choir.

STAGE

Nerd Nite 61: Alzheimer’s, Beavers, Transplantation, 8pm, £3-£4, Rialto Theatre, Dyke Road, Brighton, 01273 725230. The speakers this month are Dr Louise Serpell, Kathy Halsall and Dr Hannah Maple. The show is hosted by Anna Downie.

CINEMA (Jane Bullen)

BRIGHTON

Cineworld Brighton Marina (0871 200 2000): Anna (15) Fri, Sun, Mon & Wed 8.50. Annabelle Comes Home (15) Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu 3.20, 6.00, 8.40; Sat & Sun 12.50, 3.20, 6.00, 8.40. Midsommar (18) Fri, Sun, Mon & Wed 4.30, 7.50; Sat 4.50, 8.50; Tue & Thu 4.30, 8.50. Spider-Man: Far From Home (12A) Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu 2.10, 3.50, 5.20, 7.00, 8.30; Sat 11.00, 12.40, 2.10, 3.50, 5.20, 8.30; Sun 11.00, 12.40, 2.10, 3.50, 5.20, 7.00, 8.30. Stuber (15) Fri, Mon, Tue, Wed & Thu 2.00, 3.30, 5.50, 8.20; Sat 3.30, 5.50, 8.20; Sun 3.30, 5.50, 8.15. Toy Story 4 (U) Fri, Sat, Tue, Wed & Thu 2.40, 3.40, 5.10, 6.20, 7.40; Sat 10.30, 11.20, 12.10, 1.00, 2.40, 3.40, 5.10, 6.20, 8.10; Sun 11.20, 12.10, 1.00, 1.50, 2.40, 3.40, 5.10, 6.20, 7.40. Yesterday (12A) Fri-Thu 2.00, 4.45, 7.30. Aladdin (PG) Sat & Sun 10.50, 12.30. Jaws (12A) Sat 2.00; Thu 8.00. Pavarotti + Satellite Q&A (12A) Sat 7.00. Movies For Juniors: Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2 (PG) Sat & Sun 10.10. The Matrix: 20th Anniversary (4K Restoration) (15) Sat 8.00. The Queen’s Corgi (PG) Sat 10.15; Sun 10.20. The Secret Life Of Pets 2 (U) Sat & Sun 10.20. Unlimited Screening: Animals (15) Tue 8.00.

Duke Of York’s (0871 902 5728): The Dead Don’t Die (15) Fri 3.15, 8.45; Sat 4.00; Sun 3.00, 8.15; Mon 5.30; Tue & Thu 3.30, 8.45; Wed 10.45, 9.15. Vita And Virginia (12A) Fri 12.30; Mon 12.15; Tue 1.00; Wed 1.30; Silver Screen: Thu 1.00. Yesterday (12A) Fri, Tue & Thu 6.00; Sat 1.00; Sun 5.30; Mon 2.45; Wed 4.00. Pavarotti + Satellite Q&A With Exclusive Content (12A) Sat 7.00. Kids’ Club: Maya The Bee – The Honey Games (U) Sat 10.30. Toddler Time: Messy Goes To Okido: Nature (U) Mon 10.30. Vintage Sundays: The Man Who Fell To Earth (18) Sun 12.00. Jackie Brown (15) Mon 8.00. The Edge + Live Satellite Q&A (15) Wed 6.50.

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