"Rubbish", that was mum's verdict. "Drop a nuke round here and no-one would even notice the difference." An Olympic hopeful. A political car crash. The fallout from a fictional nuclear winter. Join us for stories of solidarity and survival from the Steel City, punctuated by songs from some of Sheffield’s best-loved bands and artists; I Bet That You Look Good on the Dancefloor (Arctic Monkeys),Pour Some Sugar on Me(Def Leppard), The Crying Game(Geoff Stephens), Sing it Back (Moloko), Don't Let Him Waste Your Time (Jarvis Cocker) and Beginners (Slow Club). From writer Chris Bush (Standing at the Sky’s Edge), The Band Plays On is a rousing night of extraordinary tales and live music. Funny, moving and often unexpected, these episodes from our past might start to show us a way forward.