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RETFORD Majestic Theatre: Talon – The Best of The Eagles. Performance 7.30pm. Talon were formed back in September 1997. Fifteen years on and they are recognised throughout the industry as the world’s definitive Eagles tribute show. The tour features all the Eagles hits from their timeless back catalogue including Hotel California, Lyin’ Eyes, Take It Easy, Desperado, Take It To The Limit, Life In The Fast Lane, The Last Resort and many more plus Don Henley solo hits Boys Of Summer and Dirty Laundry and One Day At A Time and Funk #49 by Joe Walsh. Tickets £18.50 full, £17.50 concessions. Box office 01777 706866.
WORKSOP The Crossing: Julian Clef, pianist. Doors open 6.45pm for 7.30pm performance. Julian appears by kind permission of the Royal Northern College of Music where he is studying for his masters degree. Tickets £8 full, £7 concessions, £4 under 16s. Buy tickets from The Crossing welcome desk, Newcastle Avenue, Worksop, via phone on 01909 475421 or email email@example.com to book and pay later.
DINNINGTON Lyric Theatre: Dick Whittington and His Cat. Dinnington Operatic Society perform this favourite family pantomime. Society regulars Samantha Smedley and Isabel Canning return as Dick and Alice and newcomer Maria Bolstridge takes on Tommy the cat. John Green will petrify as King Rat and the laughs come from Ashley Booker as Jack the village idiot and Johnathan Cobb as the Dame. Look carefully and you might even see some gangnam style. Tickets £9 / £7.50. Box office 01909 569340.
NOTTINGHAM Royal Concert Hall: Nottingham Philharmonic Orchestra – To Infinity and Beyond! Performance time to be confirmed. Join the orchestra as they blast off into outer space with music from John Williams’ score for Star Wars. On your journey you’ll meet ET, visit Jupiter courtesy of Holst; find out whether there really is Life on Mars, and sail along Moon River. This is a musical and visual feast for all the family. Don’t forget your lightsaber. Tickets £7 - £18. Box office 0115 989 5555.
NOTTINGHAM Capital FM Arena: Donny and Marie. Performance time 7.30pm. Award winning performers Donny and Marie Osmond play the arena as part of their Donny & Marie Osmond LIVE! UK tour. Following the sell-out success of their shows in Las Vegas, the legendary brother and sister duo will celebrate their five decades in entertainment taking fans on a journey through their many unforgettable hits. Tickets £40 - £70. Box office 0843 373 3000.
NOTTINGHAM Rock City: Black Light Burns. Doors open 6.30pm. Black Light Burns is the avant-garde musical alter ego of Limp Bizkit guitarist Wes Borland, playing their first ever run of UK shows. It follows the release of their most recent record The Moment You Realize You’re Going To Fall. Support by Jayce Lewis. Tickets £10. Box office 0845 413 4444.
SHEFFIELD City Hall: Ronan Keating. Doors open 6.30pm, show time 7.30pm. In the six years since his last studio album Ronan has not had the chance to rest on his laurels. He has enjoyed the successes of touring with a reunited Boyzone, taking his first steps as an actor, judging on X Factor in Australia as well as climbing mountains, running marathons and swimming seas. Fires, Ronan’s ninth studio album once again sees him bring a string of great contemporary tunes to his fans. With collaborations with acclaimed producers this new album due for release in the autumn will wow audiences when he takes it on tour this year. Support from Brian McFadden. Tickets £33.50. Box office 0114 2 789 789.
MANSFIELD Crescent Centre: Sarah Beth Briggs, pianist. Performance time 7.30pm. Join accomplished pianist Sarah Beth Briggs for this special commemorative John Ogdon concert which promises a delightful evening of musical entertainment. Advance tickets £13, £10.40 music society members, £5.50 children. Box office 01623 633133.
ROTHERHAM College of Arts and Technology: Happy Families. Runs Tuesday 29th January – Saturday 2nd February. Performance times 7.15pm. The Phoenix Players presents Happy Families by John Godber. The autobiographical play is set in Northern England and tells the story of a boy called John and his parents Vic and Dot. It follows him through his teenage years, the stresses and strains of growing up with his family through to when he gets his degree. Tickets £7.50. Box office 01709 823640 / 823621