Disco Inferno – 11 July 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield Last year Woodseats Musical Theatre converted me to the delights of the jukebox musical so I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of their latest production Disco Inferno, a high energy musical set in the 1970s that promised to get audiences […]

Oliver! – 26 June 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield In my youth Oliver! was the first amateur musical I remember seeing on stage so I delighted in the irony that as an adult I was in the audience for a youth production of the much loved Lionel Bart musical that brings the classic tale of Oliver […]

The Castaways – 20 June 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield As part of Sheffield’s Migration Matters Festival I was excited to be in the audience for White Tree Theatre’s The Castaways, which promised to turn the international refugee crisis on its head. Set in the not too distant future, where flooding and costal erosion have ravaged […]

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 […]