Eternal Love is in the air as Valentine’s Day beckons

Four centuries later and still going strong!

Eternal Love PIC: Robert Day
Eternal Love PIC: Robert Day

The Marlowe Society is celebrating the 450th anniversary of playwright Christopher Marlowe’s birth with a production of his most famous work, Doctor Faustus.

Watch it at Cambridge Arts Theatre tonight (Friday)at 7.45pm and tomorrow at 2.30pm and 7.45pm. Tickets cost from £15 for adults and £12.50 for students.

From Thursday to Saturday, February 8 the theatre will show the English Touring Theatre’s production of Eternal Love by Howard Brenton (pictured).

Performances are at 7.45pm each evening plus there is a matinee at 2.30pm on the Saturday.

To book tickets with Cambridge Arts Theatre call the box office on 01223 503333.

Bedford Comedy Club is back with all the laughs in Bedford Corn Exchange’s Harpur Suite tonight.

It starts at 9pm and tickets cost £10 in advance and £11 on the door.

On Wednesday the Philharmonia Orchestra will perform in the corn exchange’s main auditorium. Nicholas Collon will conduct the music of Britten and Vaughan Williams from 7.30pm. Tickets cost from £12.

To book with Bedford Corn Exchange call the box office on 01234 269519.

The ELO (Electronic Light Orchestra) Experience is at the Gordon Craig Theatre in Stevenage tonight at 7.45pm. Tickets cost £20.

Tomorrow and on Sunday it will be time for Dance-beat: Reflection at 11.30am and 5.30pm. Tickets are £13.50/£12.

From Wednesday to Saturday, February 8 the production is Alan Ayckbourn’s Absent Friends. Performances are at 7.45pm each evening plus at 2.30pm on the Thursday and Saturday. Tickets cost from £16.

To book with the Gordon Craig Theatre call the box office on 01438 363200.

Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake continues its run at Milton Keynes Theatre tonight at 7.30pm and tomorrow at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets cost from £16.90.

Then it will be time for the musical, Wicked, from Tuesday to Saturday, March 8. For times and to book tickets call the theatre on 08448 717652. They cost from £22.50.