Spend Spend Spend – 13 June 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield ***** Spend Spend Spend is a musical that I feel I should have seen already based on a real life story I feel I should know more about, so I was delighted to solve both problems by being in the audience for the opening night […]

One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest – 11 June 2018, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield ***** I had managed to double book myself for this evening, but when you are offered a theatre ticket to the hottest new production in Sheffield I couldn’t say no, which is how I found myself in the audience for the final […]

Interview – Hal Cruttenden Ahead of this year’s Edinburgh Fringe festival (I’m starting to get very excited), I was delighted to interview comedian and television regular Hal Cruttenden ahead of bringing his new show to the fringe in August and the Leadmill Comedy Club on 19th January next year. Me: Hal, tell us more about […]

Human Cargo – 3 June 2018, East Riding Theatre, Beverley ***** After being blown away by his previous adaption and performance in The Transports, I couldn’t wait to see writer, singer and storyteller’s Mathew Crampton’s follow-up Human Cargo in the beautiful town of Beverley. Featuring American traditional music legend Jeff Warner, Human Cargo blends TED-style […]

Interview – Maddie Rice After seeing the incredible production of Fleabag at the Studio Theatre, Sheffield on Tuesday (read my review here) I was delighted when Maddie Rice, who plays Fleabag, agreed to an interview. Me: For those who haven’t come across Maddie Rice before tell us more about yourself? Maddie: I am an actor […]

Fleabag – 30 May 2018, Studio Theatre, Sheffield Theatres ***** Like Anna from This Life two decades before, Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s cult BBC creation Fleabag is both a character I can see parts of myself in and am fascinated by and who I also know I would hate if I met in real life, so I […]

Spamalot – 16 May 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield ***** After recently being introduced to the comedy of Monty Python by my boyfriend, I was delighted that we could both be in the audience for the opening night of Southey Musical Theatre Society’s production of the Monty Python musical Spamalot. Winner of the 2005 Tony Award […]

A Bunch of Amateurs – 15 May 2018, Sheffield Library Theatre ***** After being in an audience with Ian Hislop last year, I was intrigued to see how his comedy and writing, in partnership with Nick Newman, would work as a play brought to life on stage by Sheffield’s Tudor Players. Adapted from the 2008 […]