Theatre Gruffalo's Child This lovely stage version of the mega- selling follow-up to the Gruffalo details the exploits of one cheeky mouse and one brave Gruffalo offspring in the deep, dark wood. It's on until Sunday at the Theatre Royal. trch.co.uk Comedy LipService If you enjoy those brooding Nordic Noir mysteries that BBC4's become known for - or if you enjoy taking the mickey out of your friends who won't shut up about them - Nottingham Playhouse has an event for you. Inspector Norse features comedy duo LipService, a drunk moose and some top-notch knitwear. Thursday, nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk Talk The Sea Inside Writer and broadcaster Philip Hoare speaks at Nottingham Contemporary about his new book, The Sea Inside. The travelogue and memoir is one of rediscovery of the sea and its creatures, real and mythical. He appears at the Contemporary as part of Aquatopia, the exhibition on until September 22. The free talk is at 6.30pm on Wednesday.
Film Bridesmaids It's fun Sunday one-off time at the Broadway with an afternoon screening of Bridesmaids, the 2011 film that showed what a bad idea it is to make ensemble buddy films the sole domain of men. Expect big laughs, even if you can recite much of the film verbatim by now. 2pm, broadway.org.uk Something for the Weekend NOTTS boxer Carl Froch and model girlfriend Rachael Cordingley talk to Weekend about learning to dance for the new ITV show, Stepping Out. The competitive couple are so determined to win, they've even turned their garage into a dance studio. Celeb interviews with bad boy Mark Wahlberg on his latest movie role in Pain & Gain and Nottingham-born Cherie Lunghi on her new comedy Pat & Cabbage. Make the most of the last few days of the summer holidays with ideas for days out and get the kids ready for college with studious shopping ideas. Plus, travelling America the foodie way, interiors inspired by Francais, a seven-day TV guide, books and much more. All in your award-winning Weekend magazine - free in tomorrow's Post.
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