What’s on: Mercury listings guide

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Your comprehensive seven-day guide to entertainment and events across the area

THURSDAY, MAY 30

DRAMA: The Merry Widow. Presented by Peak Performance at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £12. To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

COMEDY: Gary Delaney and Lost Voice Guy star in an Edinburgh Festival preview double header at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield. Adults only. Tickets £9 in advance, £11 on door, £6 student. To book, contact 01245 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

MUSIC. A tribute concert to AC/DC at the Opera House, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £15.50, £17.50. To book contact 0854 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

DRAMA: The Pitmen Painters. At Derby Theatre at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Matinee tickets £10-£15, evening performance tickets £14-£21. To book, contact 01332 59 39 39 or www.derbytheatre.co.uk

DRAMA: The History Boys. By Alan Bennett at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £21. To book contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

MUSIC: It’s the acoustic night at The Sun Inn, Chesterfield.

DRAMA: A Wonderous Place. Four short stories inspired by four North of England cities: Sheffield, Liverpool, Manchester and Newcastle at the Studio Theatre, Sheffield, at 7.45pm. Tickets: £14. to book contact 0114 249 6000 or www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk

MUSIC: The Marv White Blues Band play The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.

FRIDAY, MAY 31

DRAMA: The Merry Widow. See Thursday listings for details.

DRAMA: Charley’s Aunt. At the Opera House, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £15. To book contact 0854 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

MAGIC: Morgan & West. Victorian magicians bring a magical extravaganza into the millennium at the Pavilion Arts Centre Studio, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £9.50. To book contact 0854 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

MUSIC: UFO and Michael Schenker tribute Rock Bottom play Real Time Live, Chesterfield.

MUSIC: The Rod Stewart Experience bring the legendary singer’s music to Matlock Town Football Club.

DRAMA: The Pitmen Painters. At Derby Theatre at 7.30pm. Tickets £16-£25. See Thursday listings for booking details.

DRAMA: The History Boys. See Thursday listings.

DRAMA: A Wonderous Place. See Thursday listings for details.

MUSIC: Licksquid are at Brampton Manor.

MUSIC: Skiffle aces Please Y’Self are at the White Lion, Starkholmes.

MUSIC: Protocol play Newbold Club.

Jason Barker entertains at The Royal Oak, Brampton.

MUSIC: The Lantern Arcade light up The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.

SATURDAY, JUNE 1

MUSIC: Billy Eden at Hoffman Bar, Harpur Hill. 50’s/60’s Rock’n’Roll.

Free entry, Everyone welcome 01298 23188

SHOW: British Cactus & Succulent Society: Sheffield Branch Annual Show 2013, at The Sheffield Botanical Gardens, 12 noon to 5pm. Admission free, plant sales & tombola. For more information contact show secretary on 01246 231109 or visit www.sheffield.bcss.org.uk

DRAMA: The Merry Widow. 2.30pm & 7.30pm See Thursday listings.

MUSIC: Northern Soul & Motown Night. At the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, 8pm. Tickets: £5 (£6 on the door). To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

DRAMA: The Pitmen Painters. At Derby Theatre at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Matinee tickets £14-£21, evening performance tickets £16-£25. See Thursday listings.

MAGIC: Morgan & West. See Friday listings.

COMEDY: Lee Nelson. New show at Buxton Opera House at 7.30pm. Tickets: £23.50. Contact 0854 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

DRAMA: The History Boys. See Thursday listings.

DRAMA: A Wonderous Place. 2.15pm & 7.45pm. See Thursday listings for booking details.

MUSIC: Ahead of their show at Glastonbury this summer, the famous Cajun Punk band “Seven Little Sisters” will be playing at The Barley Mow in Bonsall from 9pm

MUSIC: Local local rockers Traitor’s Gate bring the noise to Real Time Live, Chezzy.

MUSIC: Unbroken rock The County, Chesterfield.

MUSIC: Vamp play the Butcher’s Arms, Brimington.

MUSIC: You can catch Chaser at the Edgefold Club, Matlock.

MUSIC: Shambles are at The Grouse, Brampton, Chesterfield.

MUSIC: Personal FX entertain Brimington Social Club.

MUSIC: The Nervous Triggermen take aim at The Fishpond, Matlock Bath.

SUNDAY, JUNE 2

FILM: Argo, based on the true story of a life or death operation to rescue six Americans during the Iran hostage crisis, will be screened at the Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets £4. Contact 0845 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

BALLET: Alice in Wonderland at the Opera House, Buxton at 2.30pm & 7.30pm. Tickets: £16, £20, £24.Contact 0854 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

DRAMA The History Boys. See Thursday listings.

MUSIC: The Healers do Clowne Community Centre.

MUSIC: Parker play Brampton Manor, Chesterfield.

MUSIC: The Sunday Singalong is at The Old Poets’ Corner, Ashover.

MUSIC: Chelsey Radford sings at Brimington Social Club.

MONDAY, JUNE 3

DRAMA: Oliver. Presented by Peak Youth at the Pomegranate Theatre, Chesterfield, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £12. To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

DRAMA: 1984. By George Orwell at the Opera House, Buxton, at 7.30pm. Tickets: £14. To book contact 0854 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

DRAMA: The History Boys. See Thursday listings for details.

MUSIC: Forgotten Remains, Revelations, Ubuntu and The Sharrow play Sheffield’s Beg Borrow & Steal.

MUSIC: It’s open mic night at The County, Chesterfield.

TUESDAY, JUNE 4

DRAMA: Oliver. See Monday listings.

DRAMA: The History Boys. See Thursday listings.

MUSIC: Tuesday night is open acoustic night at The Old Poets’ Corner, Ashover.

MUSIC: Pianist Peter Thorneycroft plays The Market Place, Cromford.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5

FASHION: Graduate fashion show at Derby Theatre at 1.30pm and 7.30pm. Afternoon tickets £3, evening tickets £10-£12. Contact 01332 593939or www.derbytheatre.co.uk

DRAMA: Educating Rita. Hathersage Players launch their production of the Willy Russell classic at the Memorial Hall, Hathersage, at 7.30pm. Contains strong language.Tickets £7 and £6 (concessions) from Chris Tupling tel.07976 621153 cjtupling@gmail.com

DRAMA: Oliver. See Monday listings.

COMEDY: Edinburgh Festival Preview, starring Hal Cruttenden at the Winding Wheel, Chesterfield, at 8pm. Tickets: £13. To book contact 01246 345222 or www.chesterfieldtheatres.co.uk

HORRIBLE HISTORIES. Terrible Tudors live on stage at the Opera House, Buxton, at 7pm. Tickets: £14.50. To book contact 0854 127 2190 or www.buxtonoperahouse.org.uk

DRAMA The History Boys. See Thursday listings.

MUSIC: So She Wrote, Revelations, Sith , 6 Weeks In Orbit, Fighting Fate and Devilator are at The Sun Inn, Chesterfield.

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