Did you know that Beatle Paul McCartney wrote a song for another group that knocked his own group’s top hit right off the charts? Find out more while you’re revelling in the sounds of British pop and rock at Theatre Collingwood’s musical extravaganza, Across the Pond from July 10 to 14. It’s 50 years of British hits, from the 1960s right up to the present. Recreated by talented Canadian musicians with vocalist Leisa Way, songs from the Fab Four, Rolling Stones, Elton John, Petula Clark, Dusty Springfield and other great artists are featured. Shows take place at the historic Gayety Theatre, 161 Hurontario St., Collingwood.