Top five shows to see in Sheffield this October

We can’t believe it’s October already, but the month isn’t all about Halloween and hibernation. Here’s our top five shows to see in Sheffield this October, in date order:

Grace Petrie – 12 October, Leadmill

A talented singer songwriter from my hometown of Leicester, who is also responsible for my favourite song about the birth of a new baby. Find out why the likes of Billy Bragg and Josie Long have chosen her as a support act and her album Queer As Folk was named one of the top 10 folk albums of 2018 by Mojo magazine. Tickets are £12. For further information and to book visit www.leadmill.co.uk/event/grace-petrie/.

A Chorus of Disapproval – 15 to 19 October, Sheffield Library Theatre

Looking for hilarious comedy theatre to get you through the dark evenings and a laugh out loud insight into what goes on behind the scenes in amateur theatre? Then don’t miss Tudor Players production of Alan Ayckbourn’s play. Tickets are £10 (£9 concessions). For further information and to book visit www.tudorplayers.net/welcome/.

Dave Gorman: With Great Powerpoint Comes Great Responsibility – 16 October, Sheffield City Hall

We saw this in show in Hull earlier this year (a Christmas present from my other half) and it was one of the most hilarious evenings of stand up we have seen. As anyone who has been in the audience for a Dave Gorman gig before, you know we cannot share any of the contents, but expect laugh out loud comedy, cleverly designed powerpoints and the funniest giraffe joke you will ever hear. Tickets are £32.75. For further information and to book visit www.sheffieldcityhall.co.uk.

Little Shop of Horrors – 22 to 26 October, Theatre Delicatessen

Not only the perfect musical in the run up to Halloween but one of our favourite musicals and theatre comedies of all time by one of the best musical theatre companies in Sheffield. Just don’t book a dentist appointment for the day after or feed the plants. Tickets are £15. For further information and to book visit www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/little-shop-of-horrors-tickets-61093784153.

I Want My Mummy – 29 to 31 October, Montgomery Theatre

Looking for a family friendly alternative to trick or treating and half term entertainment? This new show by experts at family shows Far Far Away Theatre should not be missed and as a new mum myself I can’t wait to introduce my daughter to theatre via this company’s productions in years to come. Tickets are £12. For further information and to book visit www.farfarawaytheatre.co.uk.

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