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Salford

Sally Cookson’s energetic and imaginative new adaptation of Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre is performed by the National Theatre.

8-15 April, The Lowry (thelowry.com)

Liverpool

Indie three-piece Blaenavon play tracks from their debut LP That’s Your Lot – a personal collection of songs written in their teenage years and now fully realised.*

4 April, Studio Two (blaenavon.com)

Sheffield

Reading-based rock ‘n’ roll quartet The Amazons play in support of their self-titled album.*

5 April, The Plug (theamazons.co.uk)

Bradford

Homeless In Homeland is a solo hip-hop theatre work based on a trip taken by writer and performer Sariyah Idan to Israel and occupied Palestine.

7 April, Bradford University (brad.ac.uk/theatre

Manchester

Unafraid to tackle a tricky subject and craft a laugh out of it, Bradford comic Tez Ilyas covers Islam, being British-Pakistani and feeling like he’s not quite fitting in in his second solo show, Made In Britain.

9 April, Frog and Bucket (frogandbucket.com)

Leeds

Leeds-band Captain Wilberforce, fronted by singer-songwriter Simon Bristoll, play their hook and harmony-laden pop melodies to launch their new album Black Sky Thinking.

5 April, Brudenell Social Club (captainwilberforce.com)

Liverpool

The biennial International Photography Festival, Look/17, twins Liverpool with Hong Kong to explore a range of issues in both cities, including social housing, architecture, colonialism, commerce and urbanism.There’s a range of exhibitions and events as well as a fringe programme.

7 April-14 May, various venues (lookphotofestival.com)

Lancaster

Sara Pascoe discusses sexuality, empathy, art, god and pubic hair in her stand-up show Animal. If that sounds a bit weighty, there will also be stuff about selfies, glow worms and RuPaul’s Drag Race.

6 April, The Dukes (dukes-lancaster.org)

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