Comedy: Craig Hill
Hill’s Someone’s Going to Get Kilt! is coming to the Perth Comedy Festival in May after a madcap year touring around the UK and international comedy festivals. He’s a 14-year veteran of the Edinburgh Fringe and a comedy festival regular around the globe. Everywhere he goes, things turns a little tartan.
Hellenic Club, 75 Stirling St Perth, May 3, 7pm
Movie: The Leisure Seeker
Oscar winner Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland star as an older couple looking for adventure on one boisterous and bittersweet final road trip. Based on the novel by Michael Zadoorian, Mirren scored a best actress nomination at the recent Golden Globes.
In cinemas, May 3
Charlize Theron plays a mother of three including a newborn, who is gifted a night nanny by her brother. It turns out that Mum forms a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully.
In cinemas, May 10
Movie: Spanish Film Festival
The 2018 Spanish Film Festival celebrates the culture, life and cinema of Spain with the comedy The Tribe (La Tribu) opening the festival with love and laughter. There are plenty of other award-winning films. For details www.spanishfilmfestival.com
Cinema Paradiso, April 26-May 16
Theatre: Summer of the Seventeenth Doll
Ray Lawler’s classic is revived by Black Swan State Theatre Company with a cast of local stars and fresh eyes from director Adam Mitchell. It’s set in 1950s Melbourne and revolves around two roustabouts returning for another layoff season. This summer things are different.
Heath Ledger Theatre, from May 5-20; Medical Forum May 5, 7.30pm
Musical: Mamma Mia!
The music of ABBA and the funny, feelgood story of young love and how it can get complicated is on the menu here. Young bride Sophie wants her father to walk her down the aisle, trouble is – there are three men to choose from.
Crown Theatre, From May 15
Wine Review: Lambert Estate, keeping quality in the family.