What’s on this week

Depeche Mode.
Depeche Mode.

Our pick of the best events across the region


Theatre: A production of Love Your Soldiers comes to Sheffield’s Studio Theatre today for a three week run. Directed by Sheffield Theatres’ Associate Director and TV star, Richard Wilson, the play tells the story of two soldiers and one girl - and how telling the truth is impossible when you are half way across the world. Starts at 7.45pm. Tickets cost £10. To book call the box office on 0114 249 6000.

Comedy: Comics Toby Foster and Ivan Brackenbury are sure to keep the audience entertained at Sheffield City Hall. The Last Laugh show is always popular and visitors are sure to be amused with gags all night. Doors open at 7pm with a start time of 9pm. Tickets are £16 available from the box office on 0114 22 10 317.

Theatre: The Cast theatre in Doncaster will play host to the international BE Festival. The event will bring together the most daring and unforgettable new dance and drama performances from across Europe. This is a unique chance to see three award-winning festival favourites in one night, each half an hour long, with a chance to eat and discuss what you’ve seen. The performance starts at 7.45pm. Tickets are £12. To book, visit www.castindoncaster.com.


Music: A self taught 20-year-old singer songwriter from Bath, Gabrielle Aplin has been writing and recording songs since she was 15. Catch her at O2 Academy Leeds, playing in support of brand new album English Rain. Doors open at 6.30pm. Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult over 18. Tickets are £15.75 from the box office on 0844 477 2000.

MUSIC: Now in their sixteenth year together, Talon are recognised throughout the industry as the world’s definitive Eagles tribute show. Their latest production will feature all the classic Eagles hits from the timeless back catalogue including Hotel California, Lyin’ Eyes, Take It Easy, Desperado, Take It To The Limit and Life In The Fast Lane. Catch them at The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe. Doors open at 7.30pm. Tickets are £18.50 from 01724 290640.

Theatre: The Marilyn Yeardley Dance School will present a magical, popular variety show featuring talented performers of all ages at the Cast theatre in Doncaster. A wonderful evening of entertainment is expected. Performance starts at 2pm and 7pm. Tickets for this event are being sold by Marilyn Yeardley Dance School, please contact the school direct on 01302 726 049.


Comedy: TV comedy legends Cannon and Ball bring their latest stage show to the Plowright Theatre in Scunthorpe. The duo are promising a range of knock about comedy routines and a question and answer session with the audience. A fun and entertaining evening is assured. The show starts at 7.30pm. Tickets are £17.50. Contact the box office on 01724 290640.

Theatre: Join Fireman Sam, and all his friends, at The Baths Hall in Scunthorpe as Pontypandy hosts its first ever music festival. Station Officer Steel’s booked a surprise guest star to perform at the festival, it’s a big secret. With so much to plan and prepare Norman Price and Mandy Flood are told to stay out of mischief but Naughty Norman is determined to find out who the secret superstar guest will be. Fun for all the family. Performances take place at 1pm and 3.30pm. Tickets are priced at £10 for children, £12 for adults or you can get a family ticket for £40. Contact the theatre on 01724 290640.


Theatre: The latest run of Jesus Christ Superstar reaches Rotherham Civic Theatre. The show is packed full of it songs such as Heaven on My Mind, I don’t Know How To Love Him and Gethsemane, together with a modern, innovative set, this production is sure to please any theatre goer. Matinee performance starts at 7.15pm. Tickets are £12 for adults and £11 for concessions. Ring 01709 823621 to book.


MUSIC: Liam Gallagher’s new band Beady Eye will take to the stage at 02 Academy Leeds as part of their UK tour. The band recently scored their highest UK chart position to date with new album BE and won rave reviews for playing a secret show at Glastonbury Festival. Doors open at 7pm. Tickets are £30. Box office 0844 477 2000.

THEATRE: A hilarious comedy set in the wild west, Calamity Jane is sure to provide a great night of entertainment at the Cast theatre in Doncaster. Well meaning, but disaster prone, Calamity Jane tries to help the local saloon proprietor out of a jam by promising to fetch a music-hall star from Chicago. The show starts at 7.30pm. Tickets are £16 for adults and £14 for concessions. Visit www.castindoncaster.com for more details.


MUSIC: Electro pioneers Depeche Mode will play the First Direct Arena in Leeds as part of their UK tour. The group, now consisting of original members Dave Gahan, Martin Gore and Andy Fletcher, have sold over 100 million albums and singles worldwide. Expect a set packed full of their hits. Doors open at 7.30pm. Tickets are from £45. Visit www.firstdirectarena.com for more details.