Epsom Light Opera Company will present a devil of a premier at Epsom Playhouse next week.

The company will be performing the South East amateur premier production of The Witches Of Eastwick - with a full orchestra, principals and a 35-strong chorus - at the theatre in Ashley Avenue from Tuesday, October 14, to Saturday, October 18.

The show is directed by James Fortune, who has films and TV series to his name and is also a member of the Inner Magic Circle with Gold Star - one of only about 300 in the world.

The production is based on the popular movie, which starred Jack Nicholson and Cher. In keeping with its director's magic credentials, it will feature flying witches.

The chairman of the London Magic Circle, Scott Penrose, has been drafted in as an adviser.

He, like the show's director, has also worked in film and TV and in the West End.

Tickets for The Witches Of Eastwick cost from £14 to £16 and are available on 0208 7154048.

EPSOM Symphony Orchestra will perform its Autumn Classics concert, featuring Brahms' Symphony No 7 and Beethoven's Symphony No 5, with soloists violinist Michael Cwizewicz and cellist Liubov Ulybysheva, at Epsom Playhouse on Saturday, October 11, at 7.30pm. Tickets priced at £11, concessions £10, children £5, are available on 01372 742555.

PINK Floyd tribute Perfect Alibi bring their show featuring more than two hours of the band's music, performed by a 12-strong company of musicians and singers, to The Harlequin, Redhill, on Saturday, October 11, at 8pm. Tickets from £14 on 01737 765547.

RICHIE Havens, one of the giants of the folk music world, will perform at The Hawth in Crawley on Saturday, October 11, at 8pm. Tickets at £17.50 on 01293 553636.

DIRE Straits bassist John Illsley will team up with rock musician Greg Pearle for a date at The Hawth Studio, Crawley, on Tuesday, October 14, at 8.15pm. Tickets at £15, discounts £12.50, on 01293 553636.

THE Opera Club of Reigate and Redhill will present heart-warming musical The Music Man at The Harlequin, Redhill, from Wednesday, October 15, to Saturday, October 18.

The production has a cast of more than 75 and is packed with well-known songs including 76 Trombones and 'Til There Was You. Tickets on 01737 765547.

KEITH James will perform a concert of songs by Nick Drake at the Myers Studio, Epsom Playhouse, on Thursday, October 16, at 8pm. Tickets at £10 on 01372 742555.

THE Harlequin Youth Theatre will present Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale at The Harlequin, Redhill, on Monday, October 20, at 7.30pm. Tickets from £8.50 on 01737 765547.

RATS will present Ted Tiller's play, Dracula, at The Harlequin, Redhill, on Thursday, October 30, and Friday, October 31, at 7.30pm. Tickets at £11.50, concessions £10,50, on 01737 765547.

TOP comic Jimmy Jones comes to The Harlequin, Redhill, with his latest show for one night only on Saturday, November 1, at 8pm. Tickets from £15 on 01737 765547.