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WHAT'S ON from Thursday August 2
Bingley Arts Centre: Mick Ralphs from Mott the Hoople and Bad Company with his blues band (tomorrow).
Skipton Little Theatre: Skipton Players in thriller Sleuth (until Saturday). Phone 07527 141176. The
Leeds Grand: Phantom of the Opera (August 9-September 15) and Oliver! (November 6-December 8). Phone 0844 848 2705.
Henry Wood Institute, Leeds: Ordinary Things, exhibition by sculptor Sarah Lucas (until October 21). Phone 0113 246 7467.
St George's Hall, Bradford:male glamour show Dreamboys (September 14); Temptations singer Richard Street (22); Jersey Boys tribute The Ragdolls (27); comedian Frankie Boyle (30); Hairy Bikers (October 3); Bob Marley Legend tribute (October 6); Petersburg Symphony Orchestra (11), Buddy Holly tribute (12); Bradfactor final (13); Chetham's Symphony Orchestra (18); Vagina Monologues Clare Buckfield, Vicky Entwistle and Chelsee Healy (19); children's show How Lion Became King of Tinga Tinga Land (20); Roy Orbison and Friends tribute with Barry Steele (25); Irish show Spirit of the Dance (26); Sixties Gold with Gerry and the Pacemakers, Animals, Chip Hawkes and PJ Proby (November 1); Abba & Bee Gees tribute Thank You for the Music (November 2); Queen tribute Magic (3); Festival Remembrance (4); singer Joan Armatrading with folk singer Chris Wood (5); singer Leo Sayer (7); comedians Rhod Gilbert (8) and Jimmy Carr (9); pop duo The Proclaimers (10); singer David Essex (15) comedian Dara O'Braian (17); Jools Holland and His Rhythm and Blues Orchestra (16); comedian Al Murray (20); folk band Bellowhead (22); The Halle (November 23, January 6 & April 26); Argentine dance musical Tango Pasion (24); comedians Jack Dee (25) and Russell Kane (29); Moscow City Ballet in The Nutcracker (26/27); Voice in a Million Choir (30); The Magic of Mortar (December 1); Bradford Festival Choral Society in Handel's Messiah (December 2) and Family Christmas Spectacular (15), pop group The Christians (7); Billy Fury tribute Halfway to Paradise (8); musicals show Beyond the Barricade (12); A Night of Dirty Dancing (13); Christmas Crooners (21); comedian Ken Dodd (22); Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra (February 17), European Union Chamber Orchestra (March 23) and Moscow State Symphony Orchestra (May 24). Phone 01274 432000.
Victoria Theatre, Halifax: children's TV entertainer Justin Fletcher (August 18/19); children's TV shows in Little Big Club Live (25); Berry Legacy with 60s acts Dave Berry, Mike Berry and the Cruisers, and the Rockin' Berries (September 7); folk singer Kate Rusby (14); 80s Mania pop show (October 5); Grimethorpe Colliery Band (7); comedian Jimmy Carr (12); ELO Experience (18); Russian State Ballet and Opera House in Swan Lake (November 8) and Sleeping Beauty (9) comedian Kevin Bridges (21) and Alan Davies (30); Human League (December 1). Phone 01422 351158.
Hebden Bridge Trades Club: Scritti Politti (Saturday); Blackout (August 9); Dead Belgian (16); Trembling Bells and Deadwall (22); The Duke Spirit (25); Jeffrey Lewis and the Junkyard (28); Harpeth Rising (30); Subway Sect (September 7); Smoke Fairies (20); Martin Carthy and Dave Swarbrick (30). Phone 01422 845265.
Phone 01274 519814.
West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds: Northern Ballet in Ondine (September 8-15); musical Guys and Dolls (22-29); comedy Steptoe and Son (September 14-October 13); Tennessee Williams drama Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (67 27); Michael Morpurgo's War Horse sequel Farm Boy (November 2/3); drama Our Country's Good (14-24); family show The Wind in the Willows (24-January 19); under-fives play Sleeping Beauty (December 7-January 19). Phone 0113 213 7700.
St Bradford Cathedral: concert by violinist Tasmin Little and pianist John Lenehan (September 28), Dominant Quartet from Moscow (26), pianist Martin Roscoe (November 16), Parley of Instruments in The Golden Age of Baroque (February 8), Orsino Piano Trio (March 15), Raphael Wallfisch and John York (April 12) and Academy of St Martin in the Fields Chamber Ensemble (May 3). Phone 01274 432000.
Lowry, Salford: Charles Dickens' The Haunting (September 3-8); Birmingham Royal Ballet in Swan Lake (19-22); musical Cabaret (24-29); Matthew Bourne's Sleeping Beauty (November 13-17); show Arabian Nights (November 30-January 12); musical White Christmas (November 29-January 5). Phone 0843 208 6000.
Bradford Alhambra: John Godber nightclub comedy Bouncers (September 13-15); musical 42nd Street (18-22); Royal Shakespeare Company in Julius Caesar (25-29); Stage 84 in musical adventure Peter Pan (October 4-6); Angelina Ballerina The Mousical (11-13); Jane McDonald and Sheila Ferguson in disco musical Daddy Cool (16-20); Northern Ballet in Beauty and the Beast (24-27); comedy play The Rise and Fall of Little Voice (29-November 3); Batsheva Ensemble with Deca Dance (6-7); dance show Some like It Hip Hop (9/10); greatest hits show Top of the Pops Live (12-17); Bradford Catholic Players in musical Thoroughly Modern Millie (21-24) Agatha Christie whodunnit The Mousetrap (November 26-December 1); pantomime Cinderella (15-February 3). Phone 01274 432000.