10 Things To Do This Week
We sift through the listings so you don’t have to!
1) Wild West End @ Nottingham New Theatre
Thursday-Saturday, 8pm, £6
Musicality, UofNs musical theatre society bring Wild West End to The New Theatre after it’s successful showing at Edinburgh Fringe 2012. Wild West End gained four and five star ratings from The Fringe reviewers so it is almost guaranteed to sell out during the short showing this week.
2) Great Expectations @ Cineworld and Showcase Cinema
To celebrate the opening night and also Charles Dickens birthday there will be a live broadcast of the West End show in cinemas around the globe.
3) Sinfonia ViVA @ The Royal Concert Hall
Tuesday, 7.30pm, £16
Sinfonia ViVA will be performing Beethoven 5, perhaps Beethoven’s best known work, as part of the Classics series. For discounted tickets apply for a Go Classics Card.
4) Tommaso Starace Quintet @ Bonington Theatre, Arnold
Fancy venturing out of town for a bit of jazz? Why the heavens not! This quintet will be paying tribute to Michel Petrucciani in their set.
5) Gold Teeth @ Bodega
Thursday, 10pm, £4
Read the event description, sets the tone rather nicely:
6) Paradise @ Nottingham New Theatre
Monday & Tuesday, 7.30pm, £5
A brand new devised play set on the underground, with live music and performed in a secret (underground?) venue? At Tab HQ, we’re all unbelievably excited.
7) Clive Tyldesley Talk and Q&A @ Clive Granger A42
Monday, 1pm, Free
Bit of a curveball- ITV football commentator (amongst other things) is on campus to talk about broadcasting and sports journalism. Come and get involved!
8) Carl Donnelly @ Nottingham Playhouse
Sunday, 7.30pm, £10
Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee Carl Donnelly brings his set to Nottingham. As seen on Mock the Week.
9) Shane Meadows Lecture @ Lakeside Arts Centre
Wednesday, 6.30pm, Free
Interested in Nottingham based Film and British Realist Tradition? You might enjoy this lecture from UofN’s own David Forrest.
10) An ‘Ideal’ Night Out @ Just The Tonic
Sunday, 6.45pm, £12
Johnny Vegas and co look set to take the city by storm next Sunday.