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Cultural Highlights: 16 – 22 June

AN EVENING WITH ERIC & ERNIE

16 Jun, 7:30pm (£15-£20)
Hull Truck Theatre

Bringing the classic comedy styling of the infamous Morecambe & Wise to life on Hull Trucks stage, An Evening With Eric & Ernie is guaranteed to have you howling all night long.

Recreating some of their most famous comedic sketches, from Greig’s piano concerto to Mr Memory, “Arsenal!”, this evening of comedy includes classic routines and music, featuring a special musical guest.

PUBLIC IMAGE LTD.

18 Jun, 7:30pm (£26.50)
Hull University Union

Widely known as one of the most innovative bands of all times, John Lydon’s Public Image Ltd. head to hull as part of their latest tour, celebrating their 40th anniversary.

The band have had 5 UK Top 20 albums sinces their debut album, First Issue, and have toured extensively since their return in 2009.

EMILY FRATSON – ARTIST SHOWCASE

Until 1 Jul, 10:30am (Free)
Form Shop & Studio

In the first of Form Shop & Studio’s artist showcases, Hull based artist Emily Fratson takes residency with her work that features mainly ceramics and drawing in various mediums.

Originally from near Memphis, Tennessee, Emily curiously explores the connections between there and Memphis, Egypt, through interpreted artwork.

Not only is the showcase well worth a visit, but much of her work will only be available to purchase.

THE BALLAD OF PARAGON STATION

22-22 Jun, 8pm (£10.50-£12.50)
Hull Truck Theatre

First previewed at the RADA festival in 2017, The Ballad of Paragon Station is Hester Ulyart’s debut play, featuring a one woman storytelling show about 4 people who can’t sleep at night in a northern UK city.

Inspired by Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood and Nan Goldin’s The Ballad of Sexual Dependency, the story chronicles the lives of four characters, through original portraits created in Hull and London in May 2017, exploring a generation’s struggle for identity, intimacy and escape in modern Britain in this intimate and poetic visual treat.

THE SPRINGSTEEN SESSIONS

22 Jun, 7:30pm (£12.50)
Früit

The Springsteen Sessions have become known as an energetic band who excel in recreating  the experience of Bruce Springsteen’s raw and mesmerising performances.

Rocking some the classic hits over the last forty years, The Springsteen Sessions will pay homage to the Boss himself, and leave fans screaming for more.