shows and events...


Playhouse, Nottingham: Mummy Mafia. Runs until Saturday 9th April. Performances at 8pm.

Meet two Yummy Mummies who enjoy preening over the steering wheels of their 4-wheel drives as they hustle for position as best parent in the neighbourhood. In enters Shibourn, the new chav on the block. How dare she lower the tone of their children’s school? A postcode war with a difference. Tickets £6 and £5.


The Crossing, Worksop: Chesterfield Symphony Orchestra. Performance 7.30pm. Conducted by Andrew Hodkinson, leader Edward Boothroyd. Borodin, Ravel, Walton and the towering Saint-Saens’ Organ Symphony - organ, piano and full orchestra. Tickets £10, £9 for concessions and £4 for children and students.

Retford Majestic Theatre: That’ll Be The Day - 25th anniversary show. Performance at 7.30pm. Prepare for a party as the UK’s most successful touring rock ‘n’ roll production returns with their 25th Anniversary show. Bringing on back the good times with a combination of the most popular feel-good comedy routines and favourite hits from the 1950s, 60s and 70s which have been performed in the show over the last 25 years. Tickets £19.50-£18.50.

Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield: The Chuckle Brothers - The Ghostly Shadows. Performances 2.30pm and 5.30pm. Join Rotherham brothers Paul and Barry Chuckle in their latest hilarious adventure! Barry Potty and his full blood brother, Paul arrive accidently at Pigsnorts School of Magic where the evil Lord Fonterall is plotting to take over the school! Will he win and stop the Chuckle Brothers attempt to foil his wicked plan? Featuring ghosts, ghouls, fun and laughter, don’t miss this brand new Chuckle Brothers show! Tickets £13.

Motopoint Arena, Sheffield: Torvill & Dean’s Dancing On Ice The Tour 2011. Runs until Sunday 10th April. Various performances. Torvill & Dean will be joined by this year’s Dancing On Ice winner Sam Attwater and fellow series stars. The tour will also see the welcome return of Dancing on Ice 2010 winner, actress Hayley Tamaddon. Tickets £32.50-£67.50.


City Hall, Sheffield: The Wanted. Performance at 7.30pm. The Wanted, the UK’s freshest new boyband, have announced their first nationwide UK Tour starting in March 2011. Max, Tom, Nathan, Jay and Siva have spent the past few months living and working together. They travelled to Europe where they were co-writing and recording with some pop luminaries for their album. From Danish pop maestro Cutfather and Rami & Carl Falk in Sweden to hitmakers Steve Mac and the legendary Guy Chambers based in the UK. Tickets £24.51.

Playhouse, Nottingham: Sandi Thom. Performance at £7.30pm. Spring 2011 will see Scottish singer-songwriter Sandi Thom and her band take to the roads of the UK to perform live at a selection of intimate venues. She shot to fame in 2006 when a series of webcasts secured her a record deal, which swiftly led to the release of her chart-topping debut single ‘I Wish I Was a Punk Rocker (With Flowers in My Hair). Tickets £12.50 and £10.50 + £1.50 online booking fee.


LYCEUM Theatre, Sheffield: Mozart’s La clemenza di Tito/Puccini’s II tabarro & Gianni Schicchi.

Shows runs until Tuesday 12th April. Performances 7.45pm. English Touring Opera return to the Lyceum with three rarely toured masterpieces by Mozart and Puccini. Tickets £18.50 - £27.50.


Acorn Theatre, Worksop: Ghoul School Musical. Runs until Thursday 14th April. Performance at 7pm.

The talented youngsters of St Luke’s primary present their spirited spooktacular musical production. Ticket price TBC.


Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield: The Gruffalo’s Child. Runs until Friday 15th April. Various performances. From the maker’s of the hugely successful The Gruffalo comes a brand new show - The Gruffalo’s Child. Tickets £10.50-£12.50.

City Hall, Sheffield: TJ Higgs. Performance 7.30pm. Join celebrated psychic medium Tracy ‘TJ’ Higgs as she delivers messages of love and comfort in her first solo tour.

Be stunned by the breathtaking accuracy and compassion as she conducts an evening of communication. Tickets £15.50.

Rotherham Civic Theatre: Habeas Corpus. Runs until Saturday 16th April. Performance 7.15pm. Alan Bennett’s saucy seaside romp!

Set in Brighton in the 1960s, the lust and longing of the permissive society has well and truly taken hold of the apparently respectable Wicksteed family.

Introducing a succession of characters ranging from a rampant doctor and a randy vicar to a frustrated flat-chested spinster and a false-bosom fitter from Leatherhead, this rollicking farce is as saucy and English as a seaside postcard or an end-of-the-pier romp. Tickets £10.