Pick of the Weekend

The stars of Birds of a Feather (L-R) Lesley Joseph as Dorien, Linda Robson as Tracey and Pauline Quirke as Sharon. Picture: John Kemp
The stars of Birds of a Feather (L-R) Lesley Joseph as Dorien, Linda Robson as Tracey and Pauline Quirke as Sharon. Picture: John Kemp


tomorrow and Saturday: TAKE a trip back in time to the story-telling days of ancient China with this stage adaptation of Disney’s Mulan. It’s a heartwarming, family favourite with a score including Reflection, Honour To Us All and I’ll Make A Man Out Of You. Tickets £8, £6 concessions. Starts 7.30pm. Call 01302 342349 or visit www.doncastercivic.co.uk.

Until Saturday:

One of TV’s most-loved sitcoms is coming to a Sheffield stage. The cast of Birds of a Feather - Pauline Quirke, Linda Robson and Lesley Joseph - are back together in a show created especially created by the Comedy Theatre Company for the Sheffield Lyceum. Tickets on 0114 249 6000.

Tuesday & Wednesday:

Children’s favourite Dr Seuss is being put to music in Seussical the Musical at Doncaster Civic Theatre. Starts 7pm. Call 01302 342349.

Until Saturday: CUE risque jokes as Bedroom Farce comes to Rotherham Civic Theatre. The Rotherham rep production has been dubbed a masterclass in comedy. Ernest and Della are preparing to go out to celebrate their wedding anniversary, Malcolm and Kate are preparing for a housewarming party and Nick and Jan should be there but Nick has hurt his back and is preparing to rest up in bed. Chaos reigns supreme. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £7.50. Call 01709 823621.

Monday to Wednesday:

A bleak Lancashire street is the setting for Road - a play by Jim Cartwright. In 1987, an array of characters are trying to better their situation. It has humour, pathos, energy, passion and poetry. Director Simon Carr is bringing the production to Doncaster’s Little Theatre. Starts 7.30pm. Tickets £12. Call 01302 340422.



Music will be drifting through the rafters of a Scawsby church this weekend. The Barnburgh Male Voice Choir and the Doncaster Wheatsheaf Singers are teaming up for an evening of choral singing at St Leonard’s Church, Barnsley Road. Tickets £5. Call 01302 784775.


He’s back in the building! An Elvis tribute act is bringing all the favourites from the King to Barnsley’s Academy Theatre. Tickets £10. Starts 7.30pm. Call 01226 744442.


A music extravaganza is taking place at Doncaster’s Priory Place Methodist church. Starts 7.30pm. Ensemble 360 features oboe, clarinet, horn and piano, with highlights including Saint Saens’ Caprice. Tickets £10, £3 for under 18s. Visit Music in the Round


A special celebration of 80 years of the Doncaster Music Service is taking place at Doncaster Dome. It will include performances from the music centre’s bands, groups and recorder ensembles. Call 01302 734810.

Days out


Classic cars will be lined up for visitors to admire at a Yorkshire Thoroughbred Car Club day. Brodsworth Hall and gardens will host the event, with music from South Yorkshire brass band, Altofts and Normanton Brass Band. Call 01302 722598.

Saturday & Sunday:

A Treasure hunt and a flying aeroplane are just a few of the activities taking place at the South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum. Several cockpits, normally not open to the public are opening their doors for the day. Visit Aeroventure


Admire motorbikes old and new at a show at Rossington Miners’ Welfare ground. The cost to enter is £2 per bike. Call 01302 865936.



Climb aboard the big red bus for a sing-a-long for all the family at Scunthorpe’s Plowright Theatre. You won’t be able to hold the kids back. Tickets £10, £8 children. Call 0844 8542776.



Chuckle your troubles away with an evening at the Last Laugh Comedy club. Featuring stand-up from Jojo Smith, Phil Walker and Rudi Lickwood. Doors open at Sheffield City Hall at 7pm. Tickets £16. Visit Last Laugh Comedy