Copacabana – 18 September 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield After winning our award for best musical (youth company) last year, I was delighted to be invited to the dress rehearsal of Splinters Theatre Group’s production of Copacabana. Featuring original songs by Barry Manilow, Copacabana is a tale of love and romance on the way to stardom […]

Goodnight Mister Tom – 13 September 2018, Sheffield University Drama Studio One of my favourite children’s book and my mum’s favourite ever television adaption, I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of Goodnight Mister Tom, by Hallam ‘89 Theatre Club, who impressed me when I first saw them perform earlier […]

Songlines – 5 September 2018. Theatre Deli, Sheffield I’ve seen Edinburgh Fringe shows at and before the festival before but not afterwards, so when I was offered tickets to see Songlines, straight after its trip to the Fringe and to mark the launch of the new season at Theatre Deli, Sheffield I could not say […]

Six shows you must see at Edinburgh Fringe 2018 After spending the last week at the Edinburgh Fringe, these are our six shows, in alphabetical order, that if you are going up to the Edinburgh Fringe this year, I urge you not to miss. Comfort Food Cabaret After a day out of Edinburgh touring whisky […]

Abigail’s Party – 18 August 2018, Sheffield Library Theatre ***** Our trip to this year’s Edinburgh Fringe meant that the earliest show we could see Denys Edwards Players production of Mike Leigh’s classic comedic play Abigail’s Party, was the last show, but as a fan of both the play and the company that was not […]

Beaker’s Place – 19 July 2018, DINA, Sheffield ***** When a new theatre company made up of some of my favourite student actors and production crew invite me to the preview show of their new Edinburgh Fringe show, the only possible answer was yes. Beakers’ Place tells the story of Beaker, the meticulous owner of […]