Six things to do in the next 48 hours: October 25 and 26
Your quick guide to what's on in the Portsmouth area
New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth, Wednesday, 7.30pm
In new show Ridiculous, get a dose of brilliantly-observed stand-up from Irish comic Jimeoin as his 40-date UK tour comes to Portsmouth.
SAILING: TECH DECK OPEN DAY
Land Rover BAR, The Camber, Wednesday, 11am-4pm
Get up close and personal to the boats and technologies used by the British team in the 35th America’s Cup at Land Rover BAR’s free open day.
CINEMA: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
The Spring, Havant, Wednesday, 1.45pm and 8pm
Follow the journey of Belle as she falls in love with the beastly owner of the enchanted castle she is imprisoned in, in this live-action take on the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast.
The Station Theatre, Hayling Island, until Saturday, 7.30pm
Hayling Island Amateur Dramatic Society is taking on David Storey’s award-winning comedy Home, exploring the common bond between very different residents of a mental institution.
MUSICAL: ELF JR
The Cort Theatre, Fareham, Thursday until Saturday, times vary
Based on the Will Ferrell movie of the same name, Fareham Music Society Youth Theatre is unwrapping their junior version of Elf The Musical.
FOLK: JIM CAUSLEY
Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham, Thursday, 7.30pm
Since the release of his debut album in 2005, Jim Causley has become one of the most respected figures in the contemporary roots and folk music scene.