DON’T LOOK NOW (Lyceum Theatre, Heath Street, Crewe, until October 11)

THE famous Daphne Du Maurier thriller, which was made into a memorable 1973 film, comes to the stage in a production starring Peter Amory of Emmerdale and former Doctor Who assistant Nicola Bryant. Visit or ring 01270 537333

PROPER CLEVER (Playhouse Theatre, Williamson Square, Liverpool, until October 25)

FRANK Cottrell-Boyce, creator of Millions and 24 Hour Party People, brings us a multimedia story for the myspace generation. Visit or ring 0151 709 4776

SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS (Empire Theatre, Lime Street, Liverpool, until October 11)

FORMER London’s Burning star Steven Houghton and Susan McFadden, winner of ITV’s Grease is the Word, team up for this classic musical. Visit or ring 0844 847 2525

A SONG FOR THE LOVERS (The Lowry, Salford Quays, October 9-11)

MANCHESTER-based Monkeywood present Sarah McDonald Hughes’ compelling story of an unlikely friendship and an impossible evening. Visit or ring 0870 787 5788

THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK (Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent, until October 11)

MARTI Pellow stars as the devlish Daryl van Horne in this bewitching musical based on the Jack Nicholson film. Visit or ring 0870 060 6649

DANGEROUS CORNER (New Vic Theatre, Etruria Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, until October 18)

JB PRIESTLEY’S play of psychological intrigue is both a thriller and an exploration of the question: how much truth can we bear in our lives? Visit or ring 01782 717962

ERIC’S (Everyman Theatre, Hope Street, Liverpool, Suntil October 11)

A NEW musical by award-winning Liverpool writer Mark Davies Markham whose previous work includes the musical Taboo. Visit or ring 0151 709 4776

THE GLEE CLUB (Library Theatre, St Peter’s Square, Manchester, until October 18)

IT’S 1962 and five hard-working hard-drinking Yorkshire miners and their pianist have a well-respected acapalla musical act on the northern working men’s club circuit. They raise a fortune for local charities but the swinging 60s are just around the corner. Visit or ring 0161 236 7110

WEST SIDE STORY (The Lowry, Salford Quays, until October 11)

FIFTY years after the show made its debut in London, this vibrant new production of the classic dance musical arrives fresh from sell-out success in Tokyo, Paris and Beijing. Visit or ring 0870 787 5788

YOU CAN SEE THE HILLS (Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square, Manchester, until October 11)

CRACKLING, candid and witty, the play revolves around teenager Adam on his journey through a Pennine town secondary school to discover if the boy can ever become a man. Visit or ring 0161 833 9833


Tomorrow (Thursday, October 9): Country Focus, Wrexham Lager Sports & Social Club, Union Street, Wrexham.

Friday ( October 10): Katie Rhodes, Ghostriders Country Music Club, Sidac Sports & Social Club, Leach Lane, St Helens.

Saturday (October 11): Jack Glass, Brunel Arms, West Street, Crewe; Root ‘N’ Toot ‘N’, Drovers Country Music Club, Coronation Club, Mulgrave Street, Stoke-on-Trent; Nicky James, Farndon Sports & Social Club, Farndon, near Chester.

Sunday (October 12): Bobby Jones, Gladstone Club, Station Road, Northwich; Ken Durrans, Desperados Country Music Club, Farnworth Sports & Social Club, Peel House Lane, Widnes.

Tuesday (October 14): Bobby Jones, Royal Oak, Worleston, Nantwich.