Five exciting things for you to do today and tomorrow in Northern Ireland
Today: Comedy: Comedian Dara O Briain will be packing in a crowd when he showcases his latest show, Crowd Tickler, in the Millennium Forum, Londonderry. 8pm until May 2. Tickets: £24. Tel: 028 7126 4455.
Theatre: Playwright Tom Stoppard's new play, The Hard Problem, is beamed from the National Theatre London into the Theatre at The Mill, Newtownabbey. A young psychology researcher finds herself at odds with her colleagues. 7.45pm. Tickets: £17/£15. Tel: 028 9034 0202.
Gig: Glasgow-based Daniel Meade and the Flying Mules got off to a flying start with their 2013 debut album. Catch up with them in the Atlantic Bar, Portrush. 9.30pm. Admission: £5. Tel: 028 7082 2991.
Festival: Relax to the soothing tones of folk singer and guitarist Sarah McQuaid when she performs in the Sunflower Public House, Belfast, as part of the ongoing 16th Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival. Her fourth solo CD, Walking Into White, has drawn international critical acclaim. 9pm. Tickets: £8. www.cqaf.com.
Concert: Brian Coll is one of the stalwarts of Irish country music and his career has spanned more than five decades. Fans can hear him perform his Farewell Tour in the Strule Arts Centre, Omagh. 8pm. Tickets: £16.50. Tel: 028 8224 7831.