What’s On Week 7

Forget the hail, it’s raining culture this week, hallelujah!

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what's on

THEATRE

Reservoir Dogs, Pembroke New Cellars, 9.30pm, Tues 4th – Sat 8th March, free

Quentin Tarantino’s American gangster movie classic comes to the Cambridge stage for the first time in all its blood and gore. Plus it’s FREE. What more could you want?

The Heretic, Friends of Peterhouse Theatre, 7.30pm, Tues 4th – Thurs 6th March, £6/5

Head to Peterhouse’s beautiful underused theatre to see this unusual play by Richard Bean, about climate change and political correctness, where not believing in the 21st century religion makes you a heretic. Radical.

it felt empty when the heart went at first but it is alright now, 8pm, ADC Larkum Studio, Tues 4th – Sat 8th March, £6/5

A two-woman exploration of the life of Dijana, a trafficked sex-worker, in the Larkum Studio provides for something rather more weighty this week.

FILM

The Book Thief, released Friday 28th February, Arts Picturehouse, times vary

This adaptation of the widely-read Marcus Zusak novel about being a bookworm in Nazi Germany is sure to tug on your heartstrings.

Planet of the Apes, Saturday 1st March, Christ’s Films, 7pm & 10pm

Watch this classic sci-fi starring Charlton Heston and various 60s actors wearing prosthetics to prepare yourself for the release of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes later this year.

Captain Phillips, Sunday 2nd March, St John’s Picturehouse, 7pm & 10pm

Get some last-minute Oscar-bait in you with this Tom Hanks film based on a true story about Somali pirates.

MUSIC

The Australian Pink Floyd Show, Thu 27 February, Doors 7:30pm, £28.50

If you missed the rumours of Fleetwood Mac, make sure you get yourself down under for Pink Floyd.

Peppa Pig’s Big Splash!, Sat 1 March – Sun 2 March, £15.50

Come and join Peppa and her friends for another all-singing, all-dancing adventure full of songs, games and muddy puddles!

OTHER CULTURAL HAPPENINGS

Hiroaki Takenouchi, 12.15pm, Sat 2nd March, Kettle’s Yard

This Saturday Kettle’s Yard will host world-class pianist Hiroaki Takenouchi, who as been heralded by The Times as “just the sort of champion the newest of new music needs”. Could serve for a rather chilled, cultural afternoon.

YouTube Debate, 7pm, Fri 28th March, The Cambridge Union

As traditional media decline, some of the biggest British names in YouTube discuss the implications, merits and problems associated with new broadcast media. Nice and topical.