HERE are three stage shows not to miss over the next week or so...

1. PASADENA ROOF ORCHESTRA on Friday, May 10, tickets from £18.50. For 50 years The Pasadena Roof Orchestra have been re-creating the sounds of a golden era of music from the 1920s and 1930s to widespread acclaim. Enjoy beautifully arranged songs from Irving Berlin, Ray Noble, Cole Porter and their contemporaries and re-live the electrifying hot jazz from Fletcher Henderson and Duke Ellington when the orchestra appears at the Regent Centre in Christchurch on 01202 499199 or

2. MICHAEL BALL on Wednesday, May 15, tickets from £46. Multi-platinum recording artist and national treasure Michael Ball will visit the BIC as part of his UK tour. Having received critical acclaim for his performances in the West End and on Broadway in shows including Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera and the smash hit musical Hairspray, the radio and TV host has since sold millions of albums and toured multiple continents across the world. See

3. ROB BECKETT on Sunday, May 19, tickets from £15. Come and join Rob as he tries out new material. Rob Beckett burst onto the comedy circuit only five years ago, but within his first year he had won four new act competitions including Amused Moose Laugh Off 2010, Outside The Box New Act of the Year 2010, Leicester Square Theatre New Act of the Year 2009 and Reading Comedy Festival New Act of the Year 2009 as well as being nominated for the prestigious Adelaide Fringe Best Newcomer Award 2011. Only a handful of tickets remain for his show at the Tivoli in Wimborne.