RUSSELL KANE LIVE AT THE CHURCHILL

Multi-award-winning comedian Russell Kane is back with a new show. Since winning the main prize at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards (part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe) in 2010, Kane has gone from strength to strength. Today, the comedian is best known for BBC Three’s Stupid Man, Smart Phone and for hosting BBC Three‘s Live At The Electric. Now’s your chance to catch him live in Bromley. Churchill Theatre, High Street, Bromley BR1 1HA. March 23, at 8pm. Admission: £23.50/£21.50 concessions.
www.churchilltheatre.co.uk

A LIVE PERFORMANCE FROM A CONTEMPORARY AND INNOVATIVE QUARTET

The Hermes Experiment is a contemporary and innovative quartet who are performing new works by members of Trinity Laban’s composition department. Their concert, which is taking place in the Recital Room at Blackheath Halls this Friday, marks the end of the latest collaborative project between the quartet and Trinity Laban’s postgraduate composers. Blackheath Halls, 23 Lee Road, Blackheath, London SE3 9RQ. March 22, at 6pm. Admission: FREE but ticket required. www.trinitylaban.ac.uk/

DYSTOPIA AT THE GREENWICH THEATRE

Remember Lord of the Flies? William Golding’s 1954 dystopian novel about a group of boys attempting to govern themselves after being stranded on an island? It’s since been adapted for the stage by Nigel Williams and is showing at Greenwich Theatre this week, in the hands of Lazarus Theatre Company, whose 2018 tour of the show was a sell-out. Greenwich Theatre, Crooms Hill, Greenwich, London SE10 8ES. March 20 – 30 at 7:30pm, with additional 2:30pm matinees on Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. Admission: £10 – £25. www.greenwichtheatre.org.uk/

PUZZLE OVER THE VOYAGES OF CAPTAIN COOK

Head to the National Maritime Museum where a panel discussion is being held on the topic of Captain Cook’s voyages, 250 years after the Endeavour sailed across the Pacific Ocean. The debate will explore the complexity of imperial histories and the legacies of European involvement in the Pacific. The National Maritime Museum, Park Row, East Greenwich, London SE10 9NF. March 21, 7pm. Admission: £8/£6 members. www.rmg.co.uk/

FINGER ON THE BUZZER: IT’S TIME FOR A QUIZ

Grab your smartest friends and family members, and head to the New Eltham Methodist Church, where the Spring Quiz Night is being held. The event is a chance to challenge your brain for a good cause. Tables hold groups of up to six per team, and guests are invited to bring their own soft drinks and snacks. The Centre, New Eltham Methodist Church, 435-439 Footscray Road, New Eltham, London SE9 3UL. March 23, from 7:15pm. Admission: £6 per person. www.newelthammethodist.org.uk/