Pick of the Weekend

Celebrities involved in this year's Sport Relief - (L-R) Colin Jackson, John Bishop, Miranda Hart, David Walliams, Gary Lineker, Fearne Cotton and Claudia Winkleman.
Celebrities involved in this year's Sport Relief - (L-R) Colin Jackson, John Bishop, Miranda Hart, David Walliams, Gary Lineker, Fearne Cotton and Claudia Winkleman.


Far Out Theatre presents Romance is Dead, a murder mystery written by Jo Smedley, telling the story of Valentino Romance, the world’s leading wedding planner who is found murdered on the morning of a huge celebrity wedding. Cusworth Hall and Park, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 23-25, 7.30pm, tickets £12. Telephone (01709) 328456 www.farouttheatre.com


Brilliant Baroque, Doncaster Choral Society, conducted by Simon Lindley, will perform Handel’s The Passion of Christ, an early work which has been unfairly neglected yet contains much lovely music and sits well with other timeless Baroque gems including Bach’s Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring and Zion Hears the Watchmen’s Voices. Priory Place Methodist Church, Saturday, March 24, 7.30-9.30pm. Admission, £12, £10 concession.


Sprotbrough NSPCC Annual Barn Dance and Supper will be held at The Goldsmith Centre on Saturday, March 24 at 7.30 - 11.30pm. Music will be provided by Bracken Rigg and there is a choice of Indian or English food. Tickets are available from Mrs W Erskine on (01302) 850890. Please bring your own alcoholic drinks,

glasses will be provided.


The Rep presents an evening of two one act plays, The Rose and Crown by J.B. Priestley and the comedy world premiere of When Barry Met Cally by Colin Irwin. These productions are giving new members of The Rep a chance to show their acting skills, along with the more established members of the company.

This is an informal evening, and drinks are available at the bar. Ukranian Centre, Beckett Road, Thursday, March 22, 7.30-10pm. Tickets £3 at the door,

for more details call Kath on (01302) 530023.


Dance Central Don’t Stop Believing. You won’t believe the calibre of talent in this dynamic show from the exceptional Dance Central. Doncaster Civic Theatre, Friday, March 23, 7pm, tickets £6.50, £5.50 conc. Tel. (01302) 342349 www.doncastercivic.co.uk.

Burlesque - Performing the classic hits from bands such as: Toto, Journey, Peter Gabriel, Bon Jovi, Genesis, Aerosmith, Don Henley, Whitesnake and many more. Burlesque Live @ Cask Corner on Saturday 24th March 24, free entry.


Sport Relief Mile 2012 - Balby Carr College is set to host its first ever Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile and needs local people to come together and show their support. As one of the UK’s biggest fundraising events, Sport Relief brings the entire nation together to get active, raise cash and change lives – so it’s time to dust off those trainers and enter right now. Setting off from Balby Carr Academy of Sport the Doncaster Mile will go through the college’s facilities and is set to be an incredible community event. Entrants don’t have to be sporty to take part, but can choose to complete 1, 3 or 6 miles knowing that all the money raised will help to change the lives of people living unimaginably tough lives right here on our doorstep, across the rest of the UK and in some the world’s poorest countries. Balby Carr Community Sport and Science College, Sunday, March 25. To enter the Doncaster Mile and for more details and times visit www.sportrelief.com.