5 Things to do in the next 24 hours
1 All the fun of the fair comes to Peterborough tomorrow. The Cherry Fun Fair is at the Embankment until Sunday. It opens at 6pm tomorrow and entry to the site is free. There’s a special ride discount evening on Thursday. 2 The much-anticipated Tour Series cycle race will see thousands of people line the streets of Peterborough to watch top cyclists race across the city tonight. The fun starts at 11am, with the race at 7pm. It’s also live on ITV4. The Stamford Shakespeare Company
3 present Othello all this week. The play is being performed at Tolethorpe Hall until Saturday. Tickets for tonight’s 8pm show cost £11. To book call 01780 756133. 4 It’s day one of horse racing’s summer highlight, Royal Ascot, and five days of high quality action lie ahead on the BBC. It’s also one of the social events of the year and all eyes will be on the fashion. Clare Balding and Willie Carson present on BBC2 from 1.45pm today. 5 Inside Nature’s Giants looks at the monster python tonight. Mark Evans and Joy Reidenberg venture into the swamps of the Florida Everglades where giant Burmese pythons are thriving. Mark and Joy meet python hunters who are attempting to control the pythons’ numbers through a cull. Channel 4 from 9pm.