What’s On guide

Northern Ballet present 1984.
Northern Ballet present 1984.

Friday, October 16

Wrestling. Family entertainment show Megaslam American Wrestling hits the Majestic Theatre, Retford, 7.30pm. Tickets £10-£14, £36 for family of four, via 01777 706866 or www.majesticretford.com.

Music. An Evening with Donovan at the Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield, 7.30pm. Tickets £30 via www.sheffieldboxoffice.com or 0114 2496000.

Music. The Escher Quartet perform at the Sheffield Crucible Studio, 7.15pm. Tickets £5-£17.50 via 0114 2496000 or www.sheffieldboxoffice.com.

Music. Tribute show ABBA Mania comes to the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets £11.50-£19,via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 3452222.

Opera. English Touring Opera presents Debussy’s Pélleas and Mélisande at Buxton Opera House, 7.30pm. Tickets £19.50-£36.50 via 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk.

Music. Singer-songwriter Judie Tzuke, who charted with Stay With Me Till Dawn, enchants the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, 7.30pm. Tickets £22.40 via www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190.

Saturday October 17

Fitness. One Step Beyond stage a 10K Trail Run at Clumber Park, 12noon to 4pm. Tickets £15/£17, booking essential. Call 01427 718888 or email info@onestepbeyond.org.uk.

Music. Tribute act Magic of the Beatles play the Majestic Theatre Retford, 7.30pm. Tickets £21.50 via 01777 706866 or www.majesticretford.com.

Music. Billy Fury’s Tornados reunite for what would have been his 75th birthday with live music and archive film at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets £20 via 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk.

Music. Jean Toussaint, former bandmate of jazz-great Art Blakey, brings his exploratory Blakey Project to the Sheffield Crucible Studio, 7.15pm. Tickets £3-£15 via 0114 2496000 or www.sheffieldboxoffice.com.

Music. Tribute showcase Nights on Broadway—The Bee Gees Story comes to the Mansfield Palace Theatre, 7.30pm. Tickets £16.91/£17.94 via 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk.

Sunday, October 18

Opera. Royal Opera House Live screening of Le Nozze Di Figaro at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 2pm. Tickets £12.50/£15 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Film. Meryl Streep stars in rock’n’roll drama Ricki and the Flash (12A), at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets £3.90-£6.40 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222. Also Monday/Thursday at 2.30pm, Tuesday at 7.30pm.

Music. Lunchtime jazz from the Tame Valley Stompers at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, 1pm. Tickets £7 in advance, £9 on the door, via www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190.

Opera. English Touring Opera presents Werther at the Buxton Opera House, 3pm. Tickets £19.30-£36.50 via 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk.

Music. Genre-bending jazz group Radio Banska play the Crich Glebe Field Centre, Matlock, 7.30pm. Tickets £8-£11.15 via www.ticketsource.co.uk.

Monday, October 19

Music. Ensemble 360 perform Mozart, Berg and Brahms at the Sheffield Crucible Studio, 7.15pm. Tickets £5-£17.50 via www.sheffieldboxoffice.com or 0114 2496000.

Spiritual. Tony Stockwell, brings his claim to be a psychic medium to Sheffield City Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £20 via www.sheffieldboxoffice.com or 0114 2789789.

Theatre. Handbagged gives a comic account of parallel lives of Margaret Thatcher and the Queen at the Theatre Royal Nottingham, nightly at 7.30pm to October 24, plus Wednesday (2pm), Saturday (2.30pm) matinees. Tickets £13.50-£29.50 via www.trch.co.uk or 0115 9895555.

Tuesday, October 20

Outdoors. Join rangers for a guided walk around Clumber Park to admire the changing season and autumn colours. Meet at the Discovery Centre, 1.30pm, free.

Theatre. Codebreakers—The Story of Enigma, recounts the important tale of Second World War cryptography, Civic Theatre Rotherham, 7.30pm. Tickets £16 from www.rotherhamtheatres.co.uk or 01709 823621.

Film. Robert Redford plays much-loved writer Bill Bryson in A Walk in the Woods (15) at Chesterfield’s Pomegranate Theatre at 2.30pm. Nick Nolte and Emma Thompson star in this misadventure across the American landscape. Screenings also take place on October 21 at 2.30pm and October 22 at 7.30pm.Tickets £3.90-£6.40 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Dance. Northern Ballet present 1984 at Sheffield Lyceum until October 24. Tickets £12-£37. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Theatre. Samuel Beckett’s masterpiece Waiting for Godot, Mansfield Palace Theatre, 7.30pm. Tickets £7.18-£14.35 via www.mansfield.gov.uk or 01623 633133.

Wednesday, October 21

Poetry. Michael Rosen at Sheffield Crucible, 1pm. Tickets £4 via www.sheffieldboxoffice.com or 0114 2496000.

Theatre. RSC Live broadcast of Henry V at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 7pm. Tickets £14/£15 via 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk.

Heritage. Christine Beevers presents the story of the Sitwells, detailing the impact of the First World War on one family. Tickets £4.95/£6.50 via 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk.

Theatre. Present Company are staging Me and My Girl at Derby Theatre until October 24. Performances at7.30pm nightly with a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm. Tickets £14-£18, Contact 01332 593939 or www.derbytheatre.co.uk/me-and-my-girl

Theatre. Revue show Mad About the Musicals, wih Gareth Gates and Michael Courtney, at Buxton Opera House , 7.30pm. Tickets £27 via www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk or 01298 72190.

Thursday, October 22
Theatre. That’ll Be the Day 30th anniversary special, featuring hits from the 50s, 60s and 70s, at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets £21.50 or £25.50. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

Film. The Falling (15), drama set in a girls’ school where a mysterious fainting epidemic breaks out, at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets £4. Contact 01298 72190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk
Comedy. Andy Hamilton at Nottingham Playhouse at 8pm. Tickets £19-£21. Contact 0115 941 9419 or www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk
Theatre. In a Right State, by Banner Theatre, at Guildhall, Derby, at 7.30pm. Tickets £10. Contact 01332 255800 or www.derbylive.co.uk
Music. Bay City Rollers, headed by Les McKeown will play all the tartan-loving band’s hits at Rotherham Civic Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £19.50. Contact 01709 823621 or www.rotherhamtheatres.co.uk