Five fabulous things to do this week

McBusted
McBusted

Our pick of the best events across the region.

1 BOY BAND BONANZA

Following the success of their 10th anniversary reunion, McFly have joined forces with James Bourne and Matt Willis to form supergroup, McBusted, who arrive in the region this week.

McFly and Busted both shot to fame in the noughties, made famous for their guitar driven pop, which secured them fans from across the world.

People attending the concert can expect to hear the supergroup performing Busted hits such as Crashed The Wedding, What I Go To School For, Air Hostess, 3AM as well as McFly favourites including It’s All About You, 5 Colours in her Hair, Shine a Light and Love is On The Radio.

WHERE: Leeds First Direct Arena

WHEN: Wednesday, April 30

HOW MUCH: Tickets cost £45.80

CONTACT: Call the box office on 0844 248 1585 or visit www.firstdirectarena.com to book

2 heart warming tale

The Reform Theatre Company are set to bring their production of Kissing Sid James to Doncaster, following their successful run of I Doncaster at the Cast theatre last year. The play tells the story of Eddie, a stationery salesman of some repute, flash car, flash suit, with flash chit chat, meets Crystal the local casino croupier, gorgeous, funny, confident, the girl of his dreams, but a girl with a past. On a seaside romantic rendezvous will opposites attract or will it all be a wet weekend?

WHERE: Cast theatre, Waterdale, Doncaster

WHEN: Today (April 24) from 7.45pm

HOW MUCH: Tickets cost £12.50

CONTACT: Visit www.castindoncaster.com or call the box office on 01302 303 959 to book.

3 comedy fun

Sony Gold Award winning comedian and science enthusiast,Robin Ince, comes to Leeds with the latest in his series of unhinged comedy lectures.

After dabbling in Darwin and Feynman, and cleaning out Schrodinger’s Cat, Robin now delves into his mind and possibly your mind too.

From Freud and Jung to Laing and Milgram, from rats after rewards to insanity cured by ink spots, Robin looks at the last 100 years of psychiatry, psychology and skewiff brain dabblings. Just how hard is it being a self conscious being on planet earth.

WHERE: Leeds City Varieties Music Hall

WHEN: Tuesday, April 29 from 7.30pm

HOW MUCH: Tickets from £14.50

CONTACT: Call the box office on 0113 243 0808 or visit www.cityvarieties.co.uk to book

4 mystic derek

TV physic, Derek Acorah, comes to Rotherham this week on his Enlightenment tour.

Famous for the television show, Most Haunted, Derek is one of Britain’s top physic performers and is set to wow audiences with his new UK tour, through which he will help people reconnect with their lost loved ones,

WHERE: Rotherham Civic Theatre

WHEN: Wednesday, April 30 from 7.30pm

HOW MUCH: Tickets cost £17.50

CONTACT: Call the box office on 01709 823621 or visit www.rotherhamtheatres.co.uk to book

5 kane comes to town

Surreal comic and entertainer, Russell Kane, arrives in the region with his Smallness comedy tour.

Russell’s new show asks what is it with us and smallness? We Brits love it - being tiny but fierce, close but distant.

This Jedward-haired award-winning comic is the same, and he returns with a new blisteringly big-small show.

Watch him as he shares with the audience his thoughts about smallness; on keeping things small when life gets big.

WHERE: Hull Truck Theatre

WHEN: Tuesday, April 29 from 7.45pm

HOW MUCH: Tickets cost £17.50

CONTACT: Call the box office on 01482 323638 to book or go to www.hulltruck.co.uk 1 BOY BAND BONANZA

Following the success of their 10th anniversary reunion, McFly have joined forces with James Bourne and Matt Willis to form supergroup, McBusted, who arrive in the region this week.

McFly and Busted both shot to fame in the noughties, made famous for their guitar driven pop, which secured them fans from across the world.

People attending the concert can expect to hear the supergroup performing Busted hits such as Crashed The Wedding, What I Go To School For, Air Hostess, 3AM as well as McFly favourites including It’s All About You, 5 Colours in her Hair, Shine a Light and Love is On The Radio.

WHERE: Leeds First Direct Arena

WHEN: Wednesday, April 30

HOW MUCH: Tickets cost £45.80

CONTACT: Call the box office on 0844 248 1585 or visit www.firstdirectarena.com to book