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What’s on | Editor’s pick – February 2016

↑ Glasshouse Acoustic Session; Sunday, 21 February 2.30 pm; Key Theatre

Funny guy
A welcome return to Peterborough for Lee Nelson, who’s smartened himself up for this extended Suited and Booted tour. London geezer Lee (AKA comic Simon Brodkin) ponders his life and its meaning now he’s a responsible dad and a proper grown-up (sort of).
Lee Nelson: Suited and Booted
Thursday, 4 February, 7.30 pm
Key Theatre, Embankment Road, Peterborough

Heavenly music
Choral ensemble The Sixteen are back, raising the roof at Peterborough Cathedral with this stunning rendition of Handel’s masterpiece, Dixit Dominus. This concert promises to tingle your spine and thrill your blood.
Handel’s Dixit Dominus
Saturday, 6 February, 7.30 pm
Peterborough Cathedral, Peterborough

Prisoners of war
During the Napoleonic Wars, Britain took so many prisoners of war that the principle camp, at Norman Cross just outside Peterborough, had more residents than the city. Find out more about England’s forgotten prisoner of war camp, and some of the extraordinary people it housed.
What did the Georgians ever do for us? The Prison at Norman Cross
Thursday, 11 February, 7.30 pm
John Clare Theatre, Peterborough Central Library, Broadway, Peterborough

Cool grooves
Take the chance to really chill out on a Sunday afternoon with this free, family-friendly gig, featuring live acoustic music by Holly and the Boatmen, Sam Holmes, Jess Davis and Abi Miller.
Glasshouse Acoustic Session
Sunday, 21 February 2.30 – 6 pm
Key Theatre, Embankment Road, Peterborough

The play’s the thing
A chance to see stalwart of British stage drama, writer and actor John Godber, in his own new play about the consequences of the mine closures, 30 years on.
Monday, 22 – Wednesday, 24 February, 7.30 pm
Key Theatre, Embankment Road, Peterborough

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