What’s On March 10-16, 2011

Conisbrough singer Tony Christie returns to play at the Ivanhoe WMC where he performed his first ever gig, 50 years ago.

Conisbrough singer Tony Christie returns to play at the Ivanhoe WMC where he performed his first ever gig, 50 years ago.

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TODAY

TRIBUTE: Academy Theatre, Birdwell – Abba 2 Bjorn Belief

Dance along to the Swedes’ biggest hits. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £12 from 01226 744442.

MUSICAL: Rotherham Civc Theatre – Oklahoma!

The Maltby Musical Theatre Group perform. Starts 7.15pm. Shows until Saturday. Tickets £11 from 0845 2412196.

FRIDAY

ICE SKATING: Sheffield Arena – World Short Track Speed Skating Championships

The worlds fastest skaters hit the rink. Starts 2pm. Sessions also on Saturday and Sunday. Tickets £8, concs £5, from 0114 2565656 and www.motorpointarena.co.uk

BLUES: The Dome, Doncaster – Chantel McGregor

The guitar sensation plays rock blues. Starts 7pm. Tickets £9 from 01302 370777.

SATURDAY

FAIR: Elsecar Heritage Centre – BSSK Mind, Body, Spirit Fair

Browse scores of spiritual and well-being stalls. Open 10am-5pm, Admission £4.50, concs £3.50, under 15s free. Also open Sunday.

FAMILY ACTIVITIES: Magna Centre, Rotherham – Kitchen Sink Show

Take a messy tour of the kitchen in this hands-on science show. Open 10am-5pm. Call 01709 720002 for details. Also on Sunday.

COMEDY: The Dome, Doncaster – Richard Herring

The TV funnyman cracks his latest gags. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £15, from 01302 370777.

MUSIC: The Lamproom, Barnsley – The Best of British Music Hall

Revisit the Good Old Days, Starts 2.30pm. Tickets 9.50pm, from 01226 200075

TRIBUTE: The Dome, Doncaster – 80s Mania Show

Dance to tribute acts for Duran Duran, Madonna, Aha, Wham and more. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £17.50 from 01302 370777.

tribute: Doncaster Civic Theatre – Magic, A Kind of Queen

The group re-create the music of the legendary rockers. Starts 7.30pm. Ticket £14, concs £12 from 01302 342349.

SUNDAY

THEATRE: The Lamproom Theatre, Barnsley – Boycie and Marlene on Stage

The popular pair from “Only Fools and Horses” share their memorable moments. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £18 from 01226 200075 and www.barnsleylive.co.uk

music: Rotherham Civic Theatre – An Evening with the Fortunes and the Ivy League

Classic 60s hits and comedy cabaret from these original acts. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £15 from 01709 823621 or visit: www.rotherham.gov.uk

MONDAY

HISTORY: Rotherham Civic Theatre – Hearts of Steel

Memories of of the local steel industry are recalled in film extracts, poems and songs at the launch of a special DVD. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £7, from 01709 823621.

TUESDAY

MUSICAL: The Academy Theatre, Birdwell – Fame

The Take 2 Seniors perform the 80s musical. Starts 7.15pm. Shows until Saturday. Tickets £12, concs £10 from 01226 744442.

WEDNESDAY

POP: Ivanhoe WMC, Conisbrough – Tony Christie, 50th Anniversary concert

The Conisbrough legend plays a charity homecoming gig. For tickets, call 0845 4134444.

DANCE: Rotherham Civic Theatre – Dances From Distant Lands

The Annapurna Dance Co perform Indian dances. Starts 2pm. Tickets £3.50 from 01709 823621 and www.rotherham.gov.uk/theatres

THEATRE: Doncaster Civic Theatre – The Land Girls of Yorkshire

A comedy about the girls in the Women’s Land Army. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £10, concs £9, from 01302 342349.