Your quick guide to what’s on in the Portsmouth area
CELEBRATION: CHINESE NEW YEAR EXTRAVAGANZA
New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, Wednesday, 7.30pm
Come and join the celebrations for the Chinese New Year with an exciting show of cultural spectacle as we enter the year of the dog.
COMEDY: JIM DAVIDSON
Ferneham Hall, Fareham, Wednesday, 7.30pm
Jim Davidson brings a brand new show, On The Road Again, to town, where he promises to be ‘the antidote to this PC world we now live in.’ And he will of course be as outrageous as ever.
STAGE: THE WINSLOW BOY
Chichester Festival Theatre, until February 17, times vary
Based on real-life events, The Winslow Boy is a major new revival of Terence Rattigan’s best-loved play, set against the values of 1910 Edwardian London.
THEATRE: THE SHADOW FACTORY
NST City, Southampton, until March 3, times vary
Marking the opening of Southampton’s newest theatre, Howard Brenton’s The Shadow Factory tells of Southampton’s vital involvement in the Second World War.
CINEMA: THE PRINCE OF NOTHINGWOOD
No6 Cinema, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Thursday, 7pm
Sonia Kronlund paints an affectionate portrait of Afghan actor-director Salim Shaheen in the hilarious documentary The Prince of Nothingwood.
CONCERT: PERFECT FOURTHS
Portsmouth Guildhall, Thursday, 7.30pm
Under the direction of chief conducter Kirill Karabits, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra will perform the fourth symphonies by Schubert and Mahler.
See Portsmouth’s most comprehensive entertainment listings in The Guide every Friday and online at portsmouth.co.uk/whatson.