Alnwick Playhouse – to Thursday, December 8

Tonight: An Intimate Evening of Classic Love Songs – Featuring current member of The Drifters, Michael Williams, including some of the biggest and best love songs of all time. 7.30pm. Tickets: £16.50, £15.50 conc.

Friday, December 2: Hansel & Gretel – Northumberland Theatre Company presents their Autumn production, with a new telling of an old tale. 7.30pm. Tickets £11, £10 conc, £8 children/students (see Event of the Week, right).

Saturday, December 3: The Nutcracker – a magical and enchanting fairy tale brought to life by European Ballet. Set to Tchaikovsky’s glorious score, enhanced by over 45 beautiful handcrafted costumes. 4.30pm and 7.30pm. Tickets: £16.50, £15.50 conc, £10 children/students.

Wednesday, December 7 and Thursday, December 8: Footloose – the senior group of Alnwick Playhouse Youth Theatre present this seriously enjoyable, foot-tapping, thigh-slapping musical, which includes many wonderful songs including Holding out for a Hero, Hear It for the Boys and Footloose. 7.30pm. Tickets £8, £7 conc, £6 children/students.