Your quick guide to what’s on in the Portsmouth area
New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, until Friday, times vary
With a cast of more than 100 of its pupils, The Petersfield School is putting on an ambitious adaptation of the Lionel Bart classic musical.
TRIBUTE: REAL DIAMOND
Ferneham Hall, Fareham, Wednesday, 7.30pm
Taking song suggestions from the audience, John Hylton celebrates Neil Diamond’s 50 years in the business – and 25 years as a tribute – with his show Real Diamond: By Request.
HISTORY: GROUNDLINGS TOURS
Groundlings Theatre, Portsea, Thursday, 1pm
Learn the history of The OId Beneficial School and its famous alumni, on a guided tour of the theatre now occupying where it once stood.
CINEMA: PORTRAITS OF A LIFE
The Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, Havant, Thursday, 7pm
Exhibition on Screen’s film brings an acclaimed world-travelling display of Paul Cézanne’s works to the big screen.
CLASSICAL: TRIUMPH AND PASSION
Portsmouth Guildhall, Thursday, 7.30pm
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra presents an evening of music by Khachaturian, Shostakovich and Tchaikovsky, with soloist Boris Giltburg on piano.
EXHIBITION: TIGHT MODERN
Aspex, Gunwharf Quays, until Sunday, 11am-4pm
The world’s smallest temporary pop-up gallery, the Tight Modern, will beam out works from some of the UK’s most talented artists on the margins.
See Portsmouth’s most comprehensive entertainment listings in The Guide every Friday and at portsmouth.co.uk/whatson.