Sit back and enjoy the selection of fantastic entertainment in the area this weekend.

*MOANS about being a middle-aged, middle-class father of fat-shaming teenagers will receive a laugh in Dorchester tonight (1).

Hal Cruttenden is bringing Chubster to Dorchester Corn Exchange, starting at 8pm.

Hal will also introduce us to new problems like his struggles with IQ tests, political zealots and the trauma of supporting the England rugby team. Contact Dorchester Arts for tickets.

*FOLK/ROCK band Holy Moly and the Crackers will play Halstock Village Hall tonight (1) at 7.30pm.

Influenced by an eclectic range of music, Holy Moly plays an exciting and visceral blend of rock, pop, folk, blues, Balkan, klezmer, ska and reggae.

Whilst touring in Dorset, HMATC will be supported by Chris ‘Kipper’ Roberts, a Dorset-based singer-songwriter producing original material in a folky/Blues style. Call 01935 891744 for tickets.

*DUE to popular demand, Weymouth Pavilion is holding another Open Day tomorrow from 10am.

People can take part in theatre tours and hidden area tours. Booking is essential on a first come first served basis. Call 01305 783225.

*AN ODE to radio and the records played by the late DJ John Peel can be enjoyed at Winfrith Village Hall tomorrow (2) night at 7.30pm.

John Peel's Shed features a selection of records previously owned by John Peel, many of which are very rare recordings by obscure and now defunct bands, this is a unique opportunity for any Peel fans. Call 01305 853783 to book. John Peel's Shed will also be at Shipton Gorge Village Hall on Sunday. Call 01308 897407 to book.

*SUNDAY Night Comedy returns to Weymouth Pavilion on Sunday.

Headliner John Robins will be treating the audience to some laughs. John is a comedian and broadcaster based in London. He presents a weekly show on Radio X alongside friend and fellow comedian Elis James. 'The Elis James and John Robins Show' podcast has gained them a devoted following, it has received over 14 million downloads and is a regular fixture in the podcast charts. In 2017 they won The Chortle Award for Best Radio.

John began performing stand-up in 2005 and was an alumni of the legendary 'Bristol Comedy Flat' alongside Russell Howard, Jon Richardson and Mark Olver.

Sunday Night Comedy will be hosted by regular MC Tom Glover with two support acts. Contact the box office for tickets.

*ANYONE in Briantspuddle tomorrow night from 7.30pm can transport themselves to opulent Vienna!

A Night in Vienna will be performed by Kokoro, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra's contemporary ensemble. Call 01929 471002 for tickets.

*BBC Folk Award winning duo Phillip Henry and Hannah Martin also known as Edgelarks, will play Dorchester Corn Exchange on Sunday (3) from 8pm.

The duo blend British traditional music with world rhythms to blistering effect, and have a penchant for making as much noise as possible with only two people. On this special album-preview tour they will be showcasing new songs. Expect songs inspired by the wonder of the natural world, tales of rejoicing and long lost returns and simple thanksgiving for surroundings. Contact Dorchester Arts for tickets.