What’s On January 13-19, 2011

Swan Lake, Moscow City Ballet, Lyceu Theatre, Jan 11-15
Swan Lake, Moscow City Ballet, Lyceu Theatre, Jan 11-15

TODAY

BALLET: Sheffield Lyceum Theatre – Swan Lake

Follow the tale of poor tragic Princess Odette, condemned to live as a swan after being cursed by an evil sorcerer, in Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake. This version, performed by the Moscow City Ballet, features choreography by the ex Bolshoi Ballet soloist Victor Smirnov-Golovanov.

Performances at 2pm and 7.45pm. Tickets £16 to £32, available in person from the Box Office. Performaces until Saturday. For more information, visit www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

FRIDAY

MUSICAL: Sheffield Crucible Theatre – Me and My Girl

You may find yourself doing the Lambeth Walk after watching this jolly caper set in the 1930s.

Hareford Hall needs an heir. Enter Bill Snibson – a barrow boy, a heartbreaker, a rogue – and the long-lost son of the late Earl of Hareford. The show stars Harry Potter film actress Miriam Margolyes and TV star Jemima Rooper.

Today’s performance is at 7.30pm. Shows available until January 29. Tickets from £15, from 0114 2496000 and www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

MUSIC: Sheffield City Hall – City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

Listen to Richard Strauss’ Ein Heldenleben and the musical fireworks of Rachmaninov.

Starts 7pm. Tickets £15, from the Box Office on 0114 2789789.

COMEDY: Sheffield City Hall – Last Laugh Comedy Club

Comic and DJ Toby Foster brings Martin Mor, Gary Delaney and Gordon Southern to crack-up his audience in the Memorial Hall. Doors open 7pm. Starts 8pm. Tickets £16, from 0114 2210317.

MUSIC: The Greystones pub, Greystones Road, Sheffield – Frank White

The Sheffield guitar legend makes a rare appearance playing rock ‘n’ roll, R ‘n’ B, jazz, soul and rock. Guitar fans would be mad to miss it. Starts 8pm. Admission £5.

SATURDAY

WRESTLING: Denaby and Cadeby Miners Welfare, UWE Wrestling Event

The young stars of the UWE Wrestling academy get to grips with six of the UK’s professional wrestlers. The students will be joined by Jonny Rose, Heavyweight Horror – Brutus Pain, Justin Hawk, Superfly Robbie Idol and The Vampire Warrior. UWE trainer Brad Flash is headlining the bill in a Last Man Standing battle with Karl Connors. Doors open 7pm, show starts 7.30pm. Tickets £3 on the door.

THEATRE: Doncaster Little Theatre, East Laith Gate, Doncaster – Eyes Front starring Isla St Clair

Discover the effect of music on wartime Britain in a show featuring The Generation Game star and singer Isla St Clair. The family show includes songs, stories and film clips. Starts 3pm. Call the Box Office for tickets on 01302 340422 or visit www.doncasterlittletheatre.co.uk

SUNDAY

ROCK: O2 Academy, Sheffield – Tragedy

How deep is your love for the Bee Gees? If you’re Stayin’ Alive to hear them, then perphaps you should be dancing to Tragedy – the all-metal tribute to the 70s disco kings.

Expect all the 70s and 80s classics – played on rock guitars. Starts 7pm. Tickets £7, from the Box Office on 08444 772000 and www.o2academysheffield.co.uk

MUSIC: Sheffield City Hall – Johann Strauss Gala

Waltz back in time to the glittering ballrooms of 19th Century Vienna watching a mix of music, song and dance from the Strauss Family and Friends.

The Johann Strauss Orchestra will be floating their audience down the Blue Danube, before rousing them with a Tritsch Tratsch Polka and the Radetszky March. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets from £29, from the Box Office on 0114 2789789.

MONDAY

DANCE: Sheffield Arena – Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour

If you can’t get the image of Ann Widdecombe wheeling around the dance floor like a Dalek, out of your head – and you would like to relive it, then the Strictly Live Tour might be just the ticket.

The show features celebrities from the latest series, including new loved-up winner Kara Tointon and Russian partner Artem, popular acrobatic finalist Matt Baker plus Patsy Kensit, Jimi Mistry, Tina O’Brien, Pamela Stephenson and Ann Widdecombe. Previous finalists, Hollyoaks star Ricky Whittle and Olympic hurdler Colin Jackson complete the celebrity line-up.

The show will be hosted by another former finalist, Zoe Ball, and judged by the usual panel of Craig Revel Horwood, Len Goodman and Bruno Tonioli. But Craig, Ann Widdecombe’s harshest critic during the TV series, will be stepping out from his desk to partner the ex-MP.

Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £35, £42.50 and £55, from the Box Office on 01142 565656 and www.motorpointarena.co.uk

MUSIC: Sheffield City Hall – Jools Holland

Although you’ve probably only just seen him on New Year’s Eve, if you’re a fan of the musician-cum-presenter, you’ll probably enjoy his live show, which also features acclaimed singer/songwriter, Alison Moyet.

Jools, who is bringing his Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, has rescheduled this show from December 2, which was postponed due to the snow. Tickets are still valid for this performance. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £32.50, from the Box Office on 0114 2789789.

TUESDAY

DANCE: Sheffield Arena – Strictly Come Dancing Live Tour

See Monday’s listing.

WEDNESDAY

THEATRE: The Academy Theatre, Birdwell – One Fiona Two...

Watch the world premier of this comedy farce by local playwright John D Porteous set in a 1969 Greek Island hotel.

The 60s are in full swing when hero Martyn goes in hot pursuit of several ladies, all called Fiona. Will he catch them, or will he be caught out? Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £7, concs £6, from the Box Office on 01226 744442. The first 100 applicants called Fiona will be admitted free. Supply proof, eg a credit card/debit card name, to the Box Office on booking. Performances daily until Saturday.

DANCE: Foulstone School, Darfield – Diva Dance

Learn the saucy art of Burlesque dancing at a beginners class led by Belinda White of the Yorkshire Fame Academy. The women-only classes have just relaunched and have relocated to Darfield from their previous base in Mexborough. Runs 7-8pm. Costs £4 per session. Call Belinda on 07715 995321.