Five things to do this week

Five things to do from the worlds of arts, film, theatre and music this week

1|gig|

LISA HANNIGAN

The latest album from the Meath-born singer was influenced by childhood holidays to West Cork, and she returns to her source county tonight for a gig that’ll also include older songs.

  • Tonight, Cork Opera House

2|musical|

BIG

It doesn’t have Tom Hanks, but this Broadway take on the famous film does star Jay McGuiness, lead singer of The Wanted.

  • BGE Theatre, Dublin, until Jan 7

3|TV|

WHO DO YOU THINK YOU ARE?

Cheryl, the Geordie celeb formerly known as Tweedy/Cole/Fernandez-Versini, traces her ancestral roots.

  • Thursday, BBC One, 8pm

4|film|

ROGUE ONE:

A STAR WARS STORY

An inevitable Christmas smash, this standalone story is a prequel to the original

Star Wars.

  • Cinemas nationwide, from Friday

5|art|

DAZZLE:

CORK PRINTMAKERS

The Leeside collective may solve one of your present-buying conundrums with at their exhibition of pieces priced €80 to €200.

  • Etching Studio, Wandesford Quay, until December 18

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