What’s On March 31-April 6, 2011

Grimethorpe Colliery Band play a charity concert tonight (Thurs) at Doncaster Minster.

Grimethorpe Colliery Band play a charity concert tonight (Thurs) at Doncaster Minster.

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TODAY

THEATRE: Doncaster Little Theatre – Wife begins at 40

A comedy about a couple struggling with turning 40. Adult themes. Shows until Saturday.Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £7, concs £6 from 01302 340422.

EXHIBITION: The Civic, Barnsley – Little Black Dress

Follow the history of the Little Black Dress from its conception by Coco Chanel in 1926 to the present day. Starts today and runs until May 20. Open 10am-5pm. Free admission.

BRASS BAND: Doncaster Minster – Grimethorpe Colliery Band.

The “Brassed Off” band play a charity concert in aid of Doncaster & Bassetlaw Kidney Association. Starts 7.45pm Tickets £9, concs £7 from 01302 734309.

MUSICAL: Rotherham Civic Theatre – Our House

Musical about a petty crook featuring hits by Madness. Shows until Saturday. Starts 7.15pm. Tickets £10 from 07546 226213.

MUSIC: Doncaster Civic Theatre – The Searchers

The 60s pop group play their biggest hits. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £18, concs £16. Call 01302 342349 or visit: www.doncastercivic.co.uk

THEATRE: The Barnsley Lamproom Theatre – Sparkies

Follow the comedy adventures of a teenage apprentice electrician Barnsley in 1966. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £10, concs £9 from 01226 200075. Contains strong “pit” language.

MUSICAL: Sheffield Lyceum Theatre – Avenue Q

The award-winning West End musical about hopeless New Yorkers is full of bad behaviour, political incorrectness and adult themes. Not suitable for children. Shows until Saturday. Starts 7.45pm. Tickets £15 to £31 from 0114 2496000 and www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

FRIDAY

DANCE: Doncaster Civic Theatre – Street Beat Dance Academy

The urban hip-hopping break-dancers perform eye-popping routines. Starts 7pm. Tickets £6.50, concs £5.50 from 01302 342349.

FESTIVAL: Barnsley Civic – Barnsley Acoustic Roots Festival

The three-day festival begins with award-winning folk group Show of Hands. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £16, from www.barnsleycivic.co.uk

COMEDY: Barnsley Lamproom Theatre – Last Laugh Comedy Club

Barnsley comic and DJ Toby Foster brings more top stand-up comics to entertain. Adults only. Starts 8.30pm. Tickets £10.

PSYCHIC: Doncaster Dome – Andy Beasley

The Doncaster medium attempts to communicate with the afterlife. Starts 7pm. Tickets £12 from 01302 370777.

MUSIC: The Academy Theatre, Birdwell – Amen Corner

The 60s group play their hits. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £15 from 01226 744442.

MUSIC: Barnsley Metrodome – Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular

The Rat Pack group perform a glitzy tribute to their American idols Sammy Davies Jr, Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. Starts 8pm. Tickets £18, VIP table seats £25 from 01226 730060. Visit: www.ratpack.biz

THEATRE: Doncaster Little Theatre – Wife begins at 40

See Thursday’s listing.

MUSICAL: Rotherham Civic Theatre – Our House

See Thursday’s listing.

MUSICAL: Sheffield Lyceum Theatre – Avenue Q

See Thusrday’s listing.

SATURDAY

FESTIVAL: Kingstone School, Barnsley – Barnsley Acoustic Roots Festival

The school hosts a weekend of live music from some of the finest folk and acoustic acts around. Starts 1pm. Day tickets £20, afternoon-only £10, evening-only £15, from www.barnsleycivic.co.uk

MUSICAL: The Academy Theatre, Birdwell – The Ring of Stones

A musical about the 1665 plague in the Derbyshire village of Eyam. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £12, concs £10 from 01226 744442.

MUSIC: The Venue, Birdwell – Chantel McGregor

The Yorkshire rock and blues guitarist shows off her skills. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets, £9 advance or £11 on the door. Call from 01226 742377.

ELVIS: Dearne Playhouse, Goldthorpe – A Tribute to Elvis starring Chris Connor and Steve Preston

The pair pay tribute to The King. Tickets £12, concs £10 from 01709 894128.

COMEDY: The Park Inn, Manvers Way, Wath – Comedy Club Evening

A night of jokes and three-course dinner. Tickets £17.50 (to include dinner) per person. Call 01709 760666.

COMEDY: Barnsley Lamproom Theatre – Last Laugh Comedy Club

See Friday’s listing.

THEATRE: Doncaster Little Theatre – Wife begins at 40

See Thursday’s listing.

MUSICAL: Rotherham Civic Theatre – Our House

See Thursday’s listing.

MUSICAL: Sheffield Lyceum Theatre – Avenue Q

See Thursday’s listing.

SUNDAY

FESTIVAL: Kingstone School, Barnsley – Barnsley Acoustic Roots Festival

See Saturday’s listing.

COMEDY: The Dome, Doncaster – Imran Yusuf

The star of Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow delivers a stand-up routine. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets, £12, from 01302 370777.

MUSIC: Barnsley Lamproom Theatre – The Dearne Big Band and Singers

A gala charity evening in memory of Holin Hammerton featuring swing, jazz and big band tunes. Tickets £10 from 01226 200075.

MONDAY

WRESTLING: Mexborough Main Street WMC – Ultimate Wrestling Entertainment

Try your hand at professional wrestling with Pro-wrestler Brad Flash and his training school. Open to anyone aged eight to 60. Runs 7-9.30pm. Call 07584 178064.

TUESDAY

MUSICAL: Rotherham Civic Theatre – Half a Sixpence.

Chapeltown Amateur Operatic Society peform the musical tale of Arthur Kipps. Shows until Saturday. Starts 7.15pm. Tickets £10 from 0114 2342893 and www.chapeltownoperatic.org

THEATRE: Barnsley Lamproom Theatre – Last of the Summer Wine: The Moonbather

The Holmfirth-based TV sitcom comes to the stage in a new play by its creator Roy Clarke. Shows until Saturday. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £10, concs £9 from 01226 200075.

Ballet: Sheffield Lyceum Theatre – Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

Ballet gets the comedy treatment. Shows until tomorrow. Starts 7.45pm. Tickets £19.50 to £26.50 from 0114 2496000 and www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

WEDNESDAY

HYPNOTIST: Doncaster Civic Theatre – Andrew Newton

Hynotic Mr Newton plans to entrance his audience. For over 14s only. Starts 7.45pm. Tickets £7, concs £5.50 from 01302 342349.

MUSICAL: Dearne Playhouse, Goldthorpe – Jekyl and Hyde

Thurnscoe-based 2Act Theatre Company perform a musical about the doctor with the dreadful double life. Shows until Saturday. Tickets £12, concs £10 from 01709 894128.

MUSICAL: Rotherham Civic Theatre – Half a Sixpence.

BALLET: Sheffield Lyceum Theatre – Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo

See Tuesday’s listing.

THEATRE: Barnsley Lamproom Theatre – Last of the Summer Wine: The Moonbather

See Tuesday’s listing.