What's On This Week
In his latest show, the Blackburn born comedian of Pakistani descent confronts the assumptions people wrongly make about him – and how he manages his religious beliefs with life in the stand-up world – with hilarious consequences.
Yorkshire’s garden racecourse opens its year with the Cock O’The North Handicap, by now a tradition on the Yorkshire racing calendar. Gates for the day meeting open at 12.15pm, with the first race starting at 2.15pm.
The story of Britain’s first black judge, Nigerian Tunji Sowande, and the prejudices he battled and overcame on his route to the judiciary are the subject matter for this powerful drama that the British Theatre Guide says ‘thrills and touches’.
Chalk up your cues and prepare for more action on the baize: the biggest event in the world snooker calendar comes to the Crucible for another year of potting, panting and all-around drama.