ONCE Upon A Princess is the smash-hit, glittering production featuring all your favourite fairytale princesses plus a soundtrack of top pop hits and movie musical classics including songs from Olly Murs, Dolly Parton, Cher, Michael Bublé, Shrek, Hairspray, Footloose, Annie and The Wiz. The books in the Fairyland library have got muddled up and magic maker Fairy Muddled needs help to put the pages back in the right book. Join her as she follows the clues to discover which princess will marry Prince Charming. On stage Saturday (noon & 4pm) at The Forum, Barrow.  

Box office 01229-820000 

Tickets £11 


SHERLOCK Holmes' most infamous case the Hound of the Baskerville, performed by Northern Stage, is showing at The Dukes, Lancaster, until Saturday (November 9, 7.45pm), with a Saturday matinee 2pm. Charles Baskerville is dead and a terrifying beast is rumoured to stalk the moors around the remote mansion. When Holmes sends Dr Watson to investigate, Watson finds himself surrounded by dense fog and a community steeped in folklore, where the line between reality and myth is no longer clear.  

Box office 01524-598500 

Tickets: Downstairs £12; balcony £10.50; balcony Standing £7; concessions £1.50 off 


ONLY Fools and Boycie - Enjoy an Intimate Evening with John Challis, one of the nation's greatest comedy actors, tonight (Thursday, 7.30pm) at The Platform, Morecambe. Best known as Boyce in BBC's Only Fools and Horses, this one-off show will see the actor revealing secrets from the set with stories and anecdotes from his distinguished career. He will also meet fans after the show to sign autographs and pose for photos. 

Box office 01524-582803 

Tickets £18 


THE Lakeland Sinfonia season continues with the Royal Northern Sinfonia and featuring conductor and violinist Julian Rachlin which takes place on Saturday (November 9, 7.30pm) at the Westmorland Hall, Kendal Lakes Leisure. Pairs of Prokofievs and Mozarts make up the programme.  

A free pre-concert talk at 6.30pm is also on offer. 

Tickets 0333-666-3366 

Prices: Grand tier £25 per concert; area £17; young person £5. 


SEASON’S Greetings, written and directed by Alan Ayckbourn, and performed by Stephen Joseph Theatre Scarborough, is a hilarious story about families getting together to celebrate a special occasion, and there’s a danger of all hell breaking loose. Particularly if you happen to be trapped for several days with all your relatives and copious amounts of alcohol flowing. On stage from tonight (Thursday) to Saturday (November 9, 7.30pm). Today and Saturday matinees 2.30pm, at the Old Laundry Theatre, Bowness-on-Windermere. 

Box office 015394-40872 

Tickets: Adults £25; senior £24; Fools £23; students (U25s) £12.50 


THE Sands Centre presents Russell Kane – The Fast and the Curious. He’s back! The keenly awaited brand new Russell Kane show arrives at the Carlisle theatre, tonight (Thursday, 8pm). Packing more energy than a Duracell factory, Russell’s RS Turbo laugh engine will motor through love, family and life, once again proving that the fast the curious among us, see more stuff, and get more done. 

Box office 01228-633766 

Tickets £20