10 Things To Do This Week

Culture Editors Tom Barnes and Amy Sugarman have flicked through the listings and found 10 things you have to see this week…

We sift through the listings so you don’t have to…


1) Killers @ The Capital FM arena

Saturday, 8pm, £32.50-£42.50

Their first UK tour in 4 years is set to be a great one.

2) The Vagina Monologues @ Theatre Royal

Wednesday, 8pm, £20

I have always wanted to see The Vagina Monologues, and when the Manchester Evening News reviews it as, ‘Liberated, full-frontal honesty and good-humour’ I think this is a must!


3) Silence of the Jams @ Bodega

Tuesday, 11pm, £5

Silent disco + Bodega + Charity + Fancy dress, what more could you want?!


4) Mercury Fur @Nottingham New Theatre (Trent Building PAS)

Saturday-Tuesday (3rd-6th Nov), 7pm (2pm Sun Mat), £4-7

The Nottingham New Theatre Autumn season kicks off in style with plenty of shocks. Described as ‘Lord of the Flies on acid.’


5) To Kill a King @Bodega

Monday, 7pm, £8

Up and coming London-based band named after a line from Hamlet return to Bodega for the second time in 2012



6) Of Mice and Men @Nottingham Playhouse

Friday (until 17th Nov), 7.45pm (1.30pm Wed/Thurs Mat and 2.30pm Sat Mat), £12.50

Everybody’s favourite GCSE set text brought to life on stage. Tickets selling fast!

7) Mind Games @ Nottingham Arts Theatre

Friday-Sunday, 7.30pm, £10

Aaron Calvert dazzles and bamboozles with his, ‘unbelievable trance-slamming, Hypnotic Phenomena’.

8) Tom Stade + others @ Glee Club

Friday/Saturday, 7pm, £4

Edinburgh Fringe and Live at the Apollo star Tom Stade delivers his sharp observational comedy – and at the severely reduced price of £4 you’d be mad to miss it.


9) Jitterbug @ Spanky Van Dykes

Friday, 9pm, £5

Superb monthly electro-swing night Jitterbug returns to Spanky’s – this month headlined by French electro-wave stars Kiwistar. Get dressed up and swing ‘til the early hours.


10) The Saboteurs @ Malt Cross

Tuesday, 8pm, Free

Female-fronted indie rock band infused with blues and jazz – and its free and at a great little venue.