*COMEDIAN Jen Brister's Under Privilege show comes to Dorchester Corn Exchange, tonight, Friday, March 13 at 8pm. Jen has it all: a wife, kids, a house and a job she loves (sometimes) so what the hell is she moaning about? Join Jen as she takes an irreverent look at the often controversial subject of ‘privilege’. Who has it? Who doesn’t? And why does no one like to admit they have any? Call 01305 266926 for tickets.

*WITH original arrangements and self-penned songs, the Cajun Roosters Trio take the music of the Louisiana swamplands into fresh territories, creating a sound that’s uniquely their own.

The band are set to bring their tour to Broadwindsor near Bridport tonight, Friday, March 13, at 7.30pm with Artsreach, Dorset’s touring arts charity. Call 01308 867252 for tickets.

*A SPECIAL theatre production sees a cast of three bring to life three classic episodes from much loved radio series The Navy Lark, which ran for 1959 - 1977 and originally featured Leslie Phillips, Ronnie Barker, and Jon Pertwee. This homage to the original stars James Hurn, known for his portrayal of iconic characters - Tony Hancock, Sid James, and Kenneth Williams - from his hit one-man show Hancock and Co. The trio is also made up of Richard Usher and Mark Earby, best known for The Goon Show Tour and The Lost Hancock’s Vacant Lot. The Navy Lark is presented in the style of a radio performance, in front of a live audience. It aims to bring to life the classic days of radio comedy with a night full of nostalgic belly laughs. See it at the Marine Theatre in Lyme Regis today (13) at 7.30pm.


*THE Russian State Ballet of Siberia presents Sleeping Beauty at Bournemouth Pavilion tonight and Swan Lake at the same theatre tomorrow afternoon and evening. Choose from the classic story of love and innocence, mystery and magic set to Tchaikovsky’s sublime score tonight or what is said to be the greatest romantic ballet of all time tomorrow. Contact BH Live for tickets.


*SEE darkly comic theatre in Halstock Village Hall tomorrow (14) night from 7.30pm. Twisted Tales 2 from Cornish company ‘Owdyado Theatre is the sequel to their hit show of the same name which toured Dorset to great acclaim in 2018. Enjoy three more surprising stories of the macabre and mysterious. It's inspired by cult series The Twilight Zone and Inside No.9. Call 01935 891782 for tickets.

*A POPULAR afternoon concert returns to Dorchester on Saturday, March 14 at 4pm.

The sold out Concert for Youth features Martin Clunes and will be held at St Mary's Church, Dorchester, by the Dorset Chamber Orchestra and last for approximately an hour. Martin will narrate Zoo Tales by Liz Sharma.

*BARN dances are being held tomorrow evening, Saturday, March 14, in Cerne Abbas Village Hall and Milborne St Andrew Village Hall.

Tatterdemalion will perform at Cerne Abbas Village Hall from 6.30pm. The ticket price includes a pasty. Tickets cost £10 for adults, £2.50 for children or £22 for a family. Call 0793 2026560 for more information.

Black Sheep will perform at Milborne St Andrew Village Hall from 7pm. There will be limited tickets on the door costing £15 for adults or £7.50 for children. A percentage of the ticket sales will be going to the charity Mosaic.

*HAVE a giggle with the Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club at Bournemouth Pavilion Ballroom from 8pm. Star of Live at the Apollo Paul McCaffrey will headline.Tickets cost £17.50 in advance or £23.75 on the door

For tickets call 01202 055660


AN EARLY Spring Market is being held at Sunninghill School, South Walks Road, Dorchester, on Sunday from 10am.

Meet some of Dorset’s most talented artisan artists, crafters and food producers. There will be wares available to buy including handmade jewellery; ceramics; art and illustration; candles and home fragrance; gifts and home wares; raffia and leather work; photography; baked sweet and savoury goodies and much more! Entry is free.