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Sheffield Life Is So Everyday: The Home In British Art 1950–1980 is an exhibition of work by John Bratby, Patrick Caulfield, Helen Chadwick, Richard Hamilton, David Hockney, Anne Redpath, Su Richardson and more.

Until 6 July, Graves Gallery ( 


Six actor-musicians perform Electrolyte, following Jessie, who, dealing with the recent suicide of her father, travels from Leeds to London to find her mother, who left when she was young.

6-7 June, Stephen Joseph Theatre ( 


In The Importance of Being Earnest Jack and Algernon create alter-egos to escape their tiresome lives. However, when they both fall in love and try to win the hearts of two women the pair become tangled in a tale of deception and misadventure. 

6-15 June, Albert Halls ( 


Canadian multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Micah Erenberg rounds up a UK tour following the release of singles Do It For Love and Somewhere Beyond The Ocean. 

4 June, Picture House Social ( 


Mock the Week regular Gary Delaney extends his tour, Gagster’s Paradise. Coolio will not be making an appearance. 

7 June, Pyramid Parr Hall ( 


Author Mari Hannah hits the road for the Big Read, a free event at libraries where she’ll be discussing crime novel The Black Echo by Michael Connelly. Free copies of the book are available to collect ahead of the events at Northallerton, Ripon, Sheffield, Rotherham Riverside, Batley, Wakefield and Barnsley. 

5-12 June, various libraries ( 


My Mother Said I Never Should weaves together the stories of four women from one family, joining each of them at pivotal moments in their lives as secrets, lies and momentous decisions reverberate through the generations. 

Until 30 Oct, Theatre by the Lake (


Yvette is a compelling one-woman show about a stolen childhood and surviving sexual abuse written and performed by Urielle Klein-Mekongo. 

6-8 June, Royal Exchange ( 

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