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What’s on: Your entertainment guide

Jimmy Carr, Noel Fielding, Diversity and Kasabain are headlining this month’s range of live entertainment.

Theatre & Dance


Pavilion theatre

27/10/14- 01/11/14

Romance and stardom create a fabulous cocktail that inspired the famous song we all know today. Starring S Club 7’s Jon lee, this musical follows the doomed romance of wannabe star Lola and aspiring songwriter Tony.

Moscow Ballet La Classique- The Nutcracker

Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre

The childhood classic comes alive in this elegant reworking. Tchaikosky’s Christmas ballet follows the story of a little girl and a nutcracker that comes alive who transports her into a magical and wonderful world.

Paul Hollywood- British Baking Live

Poole Lighthouse

Put your apron on and start baking because Paul Hollywood is cooking up a mouth-watering storm. The other half of The Great British Bake Off duo is touring the country demonstrating recipes from Cornish pasties to Bakewell tarts.

Bond and Beyond

Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre


Ian Fleming’s James Bond has captivated audiences around the world for over 50 years. Celebrate the legacy of Britain’s favourite secret agent with iconic songs from twenty three movies including Goldfinger, Diamonds are Forever and 007’s most recent film Skyfall.

Poppy Fields Performance

Poole Lighthouse


Marking the 100th anniversary of the First World War this evocative half hour performance will accompany the Poppy Field Exhibition Gallery. There will be wartime poetry and a Q&A for the audience after the performance has finished.

The History Boys

Poole Lighthouse


Alan Bennet’s award- winning contemporary classic is being revamped by local theatre company, Arena Theatre. The play focuses on a group of bright but reckless sixth form boys who are set for Oxford University as they navigate through youth, sexuality and relentless studying.

Sing-o-long Grease

Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre


Bournemouth Pavilion gives audiences the chance to sing along with Danny and Sandy in their screening of Grease. Sing to old classics like ‘Grease Lightening’ and ‘You are the one I want’ that will have you dancing all night.

Miracle on 34th Street
Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre


The heart-warming Christmas classic is brought to Poole for families to enjoy. It depicts the real Santa Claus tackling non believers as he spreads miracles across 34th street in the heart of New York.


BIC Windsor Hall


Since winning Britain’s Got Talent in 2009 Diversity have taken Britain by storm with a sell out arena tour and and numerous awards to their name. Their visit to Bournemouth is not to be missed.


The Boomtown Rats

Pyramid Plaza


The Boomtown Rats have burst back onto the music scene with a brief regrouping transforming into a new album and UK festival and cities tour. The Irish legends have had numerous hits since 1977 and will attract both loyal fans and curious newcomers on their tour which will feature songs off their new album, Ratlife.

One Night of Elvis

Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre


Described as the ‘ultimate Elvis tribute’ Lee Memphis King’s recreation of classic hits are so authentic it will have fans standing face to face with the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll himself.

Imedla May

Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre


The Irish treasure is setting off on her new tour to celebrate the release of new album Tribal which soared up to third in the UK chart.


BIC Windsor Hall


The Glastonbury headliners are stopping at the BIC for their new autumn tour. Kasabian’s new album, 48:13, is being hailed as one of their best and will excite fans both old and new.

James Blunt: Moon Landing 2014 World Tour

BIC Windsor Hall


The English singer/song writer first rose to prominence with his worldwide hit ‘You’re Beautiful’ and is now back on tour to celebrate his upcoming new album ‘Moon Landing’.


John Bishop: Supersonic
BIC Windsor Hall
30/10/14- 02/11/14

After an 18 month break John crash lands in Bournemouth for his new tour, Supersonic. Fans can expect out of this world material that will jet set them into the cloud nine of comedy.

Jimmy Carr- Funny Business

Poole Lighthouse


With his hilarious and distinctive laugh Jimmy Carr is one of Britain’s best loved comedians. His new tour, Funny Man, promises witty human insights and plenty of not so subtle innuendoes.

Paul Foot

Poole Lighthouse


Paul’s show offers a whole host of personas for audiences to feast on from Skeleton Johnson to Paul’s bi-sexual hairdresser Penny. Audiences young and old will enjoy his new stand up show, Hovercraft Symphony in Gammon #Major.

Dawn French

Bournemouth Pavilion Theatre

19/11/14- 20/11/14

The Queen of Comedy is back on her new tour, 30 Million Minutes, which reflects exactly how long she has lived and  various hilarious life lessons Dawn.

An Evening with Noel Fielding

BIC Windsor Hall


Hyperactive and hilarious, Noel Fielding is now embarking on his first solo tour in five years. He is best known for being one half of The Mighty Boosh comedy duo and his new show will see the return of well loved characters like The Moon and Fantasy Man.