Grimm Tales – 21 February 2018, Sheffield University Drama Studio There is nothing better to distract you from the grim February weather than an evening of Grimm Tales so I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of Sheffield University Theatre Company’s (SUTCo) latest production. Grimm Tales consists of a series of […]

Murdered to Death – 13 February 2018, Ecclesall Parish Hall, Sheffield As someone who loves both a good comedy and a good fictional murder, I was delighted to be in the audience for Ecclesall Theatre Company’s production of Murdered to Death at Ecclesall Parish Hall, which promised to be a hilarious spoof of the best of the […]

Steamchicken – Interview Ahead of seeing one of my favourite live bands in recent years for a second time at Derby Guildhall on 23 February and the band performing twice in Sheffield over the next few weeks and to promote their new album Look Both Ways, which was released on 10 February, I was delighted […]

The Flint Street Nativity – 13 February 2018, Library Theatre, Sheffield All good things come in twos, which is why for the second time in six days in February I was delighted to find myself in the audience for a comedy production about a nativity play, this time for The Tudor Players production of The […]

Chicken Soup – 12 February 2018, Sheffield Theatre’s Studio Theatre Thanks to a Christmas present from my boyfriend I was delighted that we were both in the audience for the new play Chicken Soup at Sheffield Theatre’s Studio Theatre. Focusing on one of the periods of modern British history and many of the social issues […]

The Inaccurate Conception – 8 February 2018, Sheffield University Drama Studio February may not be the traditional month for nativity plays, but is always a great month for comedy, so I was delighted to be invited by Hallam 89’ Theatre Club, a local theatre company who I have not had the privilege of coming across […]

Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman – Interview One of my favourite acts I saw perform live (twice) last year and twice winners of Best Duo at the BBC Folk Awards are Kathryn Roberts and Sean Lakeman, so I was delighted when they agreed to be interviewed ahead of the release of their new album Personae […]

Aladdin – 27 January 2018, Sheffield Library Theatre With pantomime season drawing to a close, I ended January with a pantomime I haven’t seen since I was a youth, performed by one of my favourite youth companies, Easy Street Theatre Company’s Aladdin at Sheffield Library Theatre. The pantomime tells the story of the wicked Abanazar, […]

Robinson Crusoe and The Pirates – 26 January 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield Pantomime season continues with a pantomime whose story I have heard of but do not know performed by a company I have heard of but before now have not seen performed in the form of Robinson Crusoe and The Pirates performed by Handsworth and Hallam Theatre […]

Rik Carranza’s Star Trek vs Star Wars – 25 January 2018, Leadmill, Sheffield Being in a relationship with the former chair of Sheffield University’s Star Trek society has turned me into more of a sci-fi fan than I can ever imagine, which is how I found myself with him and two of his ex-housemates at […]