What’s On guide

Friday November 13

Music. Dire Straits tribute band Money for Nothing play the Majestic Theatre, Retford, 7.30pm. Tickets £17.50 via www.majesticretford.com or 01777 706866.
Theatre. The Wizard of Oz will be presented by Rotherham Musical Theatre Company at Rotherham Civic Theatre at 7.15pm. Tickets £14 and £13 (concessions). Contact 01709 823621 or email: theatre.tickets@rotherham.gov.uk

Club. Lovin’ the ’70s will see DJs spin all your favourite disco tunes at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 8pm. Tickets £7.50 on the door, £6.50 in advance via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Dance. English Youth Ballet present Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, with professional dancers in the principal roles, backed by up to 100 local youngsters, at Buxton Opera House, 2pm and 7.30pm. Tickets £19-£24 via 01298 72190 or

www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk. Also Saturday at 2.30pm and 7.30pm.

Comedy. Scots firebrand Frankie Boyle brings his latest set to the Nottingham Royal Concert Hall, 8pm. Tickets £20 via www.trch.co.uk or 0115 9895555.

Music. Supergrass frontman Gaz Coombes goes it alone at the Venue, Derby, 7.30pm. Tickets £15.50, 01332 255800 or www.derbylive.co.uk

Saturday November 14

Autumn fair. Coal Aston village hall hosts the fair, 10am to 2pm, with stalls including cakes, crafts, gifts, a tombola and raffle, alongside lunches and refreshments. Free entry, proceeds to Coal Aston Methodist Church.

Children’s theatre. The acclaimed Wizard Presents stage I Believe in Unicorns at the Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield, 11am and 2pm. Tickets £9 via 0114 2496000 or www.sheffieldboxoffice.com.
Theatre. The Wizard of Oz will be presented by Rotherham Musical Theatre Company at Rotherham Civic Theatre at 2.15pm and 7.15pm. Tickets £14 and £13 (concessions). Contact 01709 823621 or email: theatre.tickets@rotherham.gov.uk

Music. Big band The Good Guys Orchestra and guest singer Cherie Gears perform at the Majestic Theatre, Retford, 7.30pm. Tickets £11-£19.50 via 01777 706866 or www.majesticretford.com.

Club. Motown and Soul at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 8pm. Tickets £7.50 on the door, £6.50 in advance via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Music. The bands of the Royal Air Force mark the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain with a concert at the Nottingham Royal Concert Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £19-£25 via www.trch.co.uk or 0115 9895555.

Music. Acoustic roots group Show of Hands play the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 8pm. Tickets £20.50 from www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Sunday November 15

Music. The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra perform at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 3.30pm, with a programme including Elgar, Handel, Vaughan Williams and Haydn. Tickets £16/£18 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Film. Lance Armstrong biopic The Program (15) screens at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets £3.90-£6.40 via 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk. Also Monday at 2.30pm and 7.30pm, and Wednesday at 11am.

Comedy. Lee Nelson brings his Suited and Booted tour to the Nottingham Playhouse , 7.30pm. Tickets £21 via www.nottinghamplayhouse.co.uk or 0115 9419419.

Monday November 16

Music. The Rose Concert Orchestra and Chorus present Hits of the Century at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets £12/£18 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Theatre. New Youth Theatre present Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods at the Mansfield Palace Theatre, 7.30pm. Tickets £11 via 01623 633133 or www.mansfield.gov.uk. Also Tuesday at 7.30pm.

Theatre. Jeeves and Wooster play Perfect Nonsense visits the Derby Theatre, nightly at 7.30pm to November 21, plus Wednesday, Saturday 2.30pm matinees. Tickets £14.50-£26.50 via www.derbytheatre.co.uk or 01332 593939.

Comedy. Sketch artists Hannah Croft and Fiona Pearce present There’s Always Something at the Theatre Royal Nottingham, 8pm. Tickets £8 via www.trch.co.uk or 0115 9895555.

Tuesday November 17

Theatre. The London Contemporary Theatre Company present George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets £12.50-£16.50 via www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk or 01246 345222.

Theatre. Rotherham Rep present Sitting Pretty at Civic Theatre Rotherham, 7.30pm. Show contains partial nudity. Tickets £8, £7, £5 (for ages 25 years and under). Contact 01709 823621 or email: theatre.tickets@rotherham.gov.uk

Opera. Opera North stage Rossini’s The Barber of Seville at the Theatre Royal Nottingham, 7.15pm. Tickets £15-£60 via www.trch.co.uk or 0115 9895555.

Wednesday November 18

Theatre. Sitting Pretty will be presented by Rotherham Rep at at Rotherham Civic Theatre. Tickets £8 and £7. Contact 01709 823621 or email: theatre.tickets@rotherham.gov.uk

Talk. Award-winning cameramanDoug Allen talks about his work on BBC series such as Blue Planet, Life and Ocean Giants, along with clips from his closest encounters. Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 7.30pm. Tickets £12.50-£15 via 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk.

Opera. Opera North stage Janáček’s Jenůfa at the Theatre Royal Nottingham, 7.15pm. Tickets £15-£60 via www.trch.co.uk or 0115 9895555.

Thursday November 19

Talk. Jane Middleton-Smith, archivist for John Smedley Ltd, will give a talk on the knitwear company, at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 11am. Admission £5 to include soup and a roll.

Theatre. Dark & Lovely will be presented at Sheffield Crucible Studio Theatre at 5pm and 8pm. Tickets £10. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www,sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Theatre. Macbeth will be presented by The Pantaloons Theatre Company at Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £16.50. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Comedy. Joe Longthorne at Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets £22.50. Contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

Theatre. Legally Blonde, musical about a legal eagle, will be presented by STOS at Sheffield Lyceum Theatre at 7.15pm Tickets £12-£22. Contact 0114 249 6000 or www,sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

Theatre. Sitting Pretty will be presented by Rotherham Rep at Rotherham Civic Theatre at 7.30pm. Show contains partial nudity. Tickets £8 and £7. Contact 01709 823621 or email: theatre.tickets@rotherham.gov.uk