Last Night I Dreamt Of 2017 Awards I have been delighted to review a lot of wonderful live performances in Sheffield in 2017 and so have decided to end the year by celebrating my favourites in the first of www.lastnightidreamtof.co.uk annual awards. The awards are focusing on amateur, student and youth productions in Sheffield, many […]

Stephen McGann – Off The Shelf interview As someone with a passion for British drama I am a massive fan of the McGann brothers and combined with my recent interest in researching my family tree, love of books and excitement about the line-up of this year’s Off The Shelf, the literature and words festival taking […]

Morgan and West – The interview I first came across Morgan and West when asked my Facebook friends for show recommendations during one of my first visits to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and someone I have an obscure connection with (see a later question) recommended them. From my second row seat I enjoyed one of […]

Edward Scissorhands – 17 December 2016, Village Screen Pop-Up Cinema, Sheffield Confession time, 26 years after its release I have never seen the Tim Burton classic Edward Scissorhands, so when I was offered free tickets to see it as part of the Village Screen Pop-Up Cinema in a Kelham Island warehouse on Saturday 17 December […]

Our Friends in the North – Look Back In Anger: 6 October 2016, The University of Sheffield Drama Studio 20 years ago a nine part BBC drama changed the face of drama forever and rocked my world then and every time I’ve watch it since, not only launching the careers of its four main stars […]

Nick Hornby – 3 October 2016, Sheffield Theatres Studio Theatre Without writer Nick Hornby one of my top three British films of all time “Fever Pitch”, my favourite book of the 21st century “Funny Girl” and two of my favourite adaptions of other people’s biographies “An Education” and “Dear Nina” would not exist. Through his […]

Suggs: My Life Story – 4 May 2016, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield The band I’m most desperate to see live is Madness, being a fan of their songs from “Our House” to it “Must be Love”, their hilarious appearances in “The Young Ones” and of course their lead singer’s hosting of “Night Fever”, the only reason to stay […]

Richard Wilson – 23 October 2015, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield With a television career spanning exactly 50 years this year, including two of this country’s funniest sitcoms “Only When I Laugh” and “One Foot in the Grave”, myself and my boyfriend were honoured to have front row seats at the Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, for an evening […]