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Things to do next week

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Liverpool

Set in 1950s South Africa, The Suitcase follows a young newly married couple as they leave their rural village and disapproving family for the city of Durban, with the goal of returning home rich and free.

4-7 Oct, Everyman and Playhouse (everymanplayhouse.com)

Sheffield

Ravilious & Co: The Pattern of Friendship chronicles the personal and professional relationship between British artist Eric Ravilious and his contemporaries.

7 Oct-7 Jan, Millennium Gallery (museums-sheffield.org.uk)

Bradford

Las Hermanas, Gloria and Concerto make up a triple bill of works premiered by choreographer Kenneth MacMillan.

5-7 Oct, Alhambra Theatre (bradford-theatres.co.uk)

Manchester

Journeys Festival International returns for the second year with a programme celebrating the talent of asylum seeking and refugee artists. Acts include Grrrl – A Refutronic Choir, featuring women vocalists from Greater Manchester and Zimbabwe, and led by Mixhell’s Laima Layton (pictured).*

2-15 Oct, various venues (journeysfestival.com)

York

Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice is adapted for stage by comic Sara Pascoe, with original music from Emmy the Great (pictured).

4-14 Oct, Theatre Royal (yorktheatreroyal.co.uk)

Manchester

Alt-rock four piece Wolf Alice play a small live performance following a signing of their second album, Visions of a Life.

5 Oct, HMV (wolfalice.co.uk)

Leeds

About female anger, love and the struggle for independence, Bare Skin on Briny Waters questions young women’s place in the world and investigates how a generation promised everything can forge its own path.

3-4 Oct, Stage@Leeds (stage.leeds.ac.uk)

Huddersfield

Inspired by The Twits by Roald Dahl and Ettora Scola’s film Bruti, Sporchi e Cattivi (Ugly, Dirty and Bad), The Hogwallops is a family theatre show featuring circus skills and clowning.

3 Oct, Lawrence Batley Theatre (thelbt.org) 

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