Six things to do in the next 48 hours: November 7 and 8

Mario Kombou stars in The Elvis Years

Your quick guide to what’s on in the Portsmouth area

TRIBUTE: THE ELVIS YEARS

New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, Wednesday, 7.30pm

Backed by a top line-up of actor-musicians, Mario Kombou stars as The King of Rock and Roll in glittering Presley tribute show The Elvis Years.

CINEMA: NORTH BY NORTHWEST

Harbour Lights, Southampton, Tuesday, 6.15pm

The quintessential chase film has been digitally restored. Cary Grant plays an ad exec mistaken for a spy in Alfred Hitchcock’s North By Northwest.

COMEDY: MARK THOMAS

The Point, Eastleigh, Tuesday, 7.30pm

Proving a hit once again at the Edinburgh Fringe with The Show That Gambles On The Future, comedian Mark Thomas will mix his predictions of the future with those of his audience.

STAGE: HENRY & HITLER

The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, Havant, Tuesday, 8pm

In Mike Grogan’s folk opera Private Henry Tandey VC (or Henry & Hitler), follow the story of the most decorated British soldier from the First World War.

COURSE: I AM ONLY HUMAN AFTER ALL

Eldon Building, University of Portsmouth, Wednesday, 4pm

Fancy trying your hand at filmmaking? Portsmouth Film Society’s new course will help you create short films about vulnerable individuals and their stories about the city.

HISTORY: AN INTRODUCTION TO WORLD WAR ONE

Wymering Manor, Wednesday, 7.30pm

Opening a series of heritage talks, Charles Haskell will passionately cover the outbreak of the First World War and the role women played during it.

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