1 The Music of Prince - New Purple Celebration comes to Bournemouth Pavilion tomorrow night. Formerly known as Purple Rain, come celebrate the life, legacy and the music of Prince, this brilliantly funky show features the world class New Purple Celebration, delivering a non-stop two-hour hit packed extravaganza.

2 See a very different Snow White with alternative panto Snow White - Rotten to the Core at the Shelley Theatre in Bournemouth.

This adult alternative pantomime guarantees a panto experience like no other. It continues until Sunday, January 19. See shelleytheatre.co.uk for tickets and more information.

3 Coastal Comedy calls in at Lighthouse, Poole, on Saturday, January 18 at 8pm.

This one has Irish comedian Keith Farnan as a headliner. Keith has appeared on Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Montreal’s Just for Laughs, Showtime’s Live from Amsterdam as well as hosting Money, Money, Money, his own stand-up show. Support will be provided by rising star Dinesh Nathan.

4 Soak up a selection of mysterious masterpieces when the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra bring Eastern Promise to town.

Enjoy a selection of Khachaturian classics along with Schubert’s famous unfinished symphony. It comes to Bournemouth Pavilion on Saturday, January 18 from 7pm.

5 The Highcliffe Charity Players present Jack and the Beanstalk at the Regent Centre, Christchurch, beginning on Saturday, January 18 and continuing to Saturday, January 25. Don’t miss this giant of a show which promises laughter, sparkle and excitement for the whole family to enjoy. Call 01202 499199 to book.

6 See ballet classic The Nutcracker at Lighthouse, Poole, tomorrow (17) at 7pm or on Saturday at 2pm and 7pm.

Russian company The Saint Petersburg Classic Ballet will perform a spectacular version of The Nutcracker, with stunning baroque designs and magical effects. Book tickets at lighthousepoole.co.uk

7 Savour the ultimate Country concert when the Country Superstars Experience comes to the Barrington Theatre in Ferndown on Saturday, January 18 from 7.30pm.

It stars Sarah Jayne and Andy Crust and features songs from Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Willie Nelson, Johnny Cash, Tammy Wynett, Billy Jo Spears, John Denver, Patsy Cline and Glen Campbell. Tickets cost between £18.50 and £20. See https://barringtoncentre.co.uk/shows/

8 Swanage Drama Company is staging the panto Dick Whittington at the Mowlem Theatre, Swanage, tomorrow at 7.30pm and on Saturday at 2pm and 7.30pm.

Tickets cost £11 for adults and £5 for children.

9 Sandi Toksvig is touring her new, sold out one-woman comedy show Trevor to Lighthouse, Poole, tomorrow, Friday (17) at 7.30pm.

Sandi realises some people harbour an ambition to be a National Treasure but following a misunderstanding with a friend has decided instead to become a National Trevor – half misprint, half Danish comedian, novelist, actor and broadcaster.

10 Milton Jones brings his sold-out show to the Forest Arts Centre in New Milton on Saturday.

Milton Impossible is a warm-up show for Milton’s new tour.