Vicky Barrett is holding the inaugural meeting of the Empty Nesters’ Club at Theatre Royal Wakefield (01924 211311, theatreroyalwakefield.co.uk) from Jan 25. Vicky will be sharing her story of empty bedrooms, fresher’s flu, trips to Ikea, long goodbyes and how she fought back to be the woman she is today – exhausted. The production is a family
affair, written and directed by John Godber, it stars the playwright, his wife
and two daughters. Runs until Feb 4.