Dick Whittington – 13 January 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield What a better way to start the New Year but with a pantomime, performed by the Wales Community Theatre Players, who provided me with my favourite pantomime dame of last year, and this year present the wonderful tale of Dick Whittington at Sheffield’s Montgomery Theatre. Promising […]

Sue Holderness – Interview Ahead of starring in the UK tour of Quartet, I was delighted to interview “Only Fools and Horses” and “Green, Green Grass” star Sue Holderness. Me: Tell us more about Quartet and your character in the show? Sue: My character in Quartet, Jean Horton, was a major star in the world […]

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 […]

Ewen MacIntosh (aka Big Keith from The Office) – Interview Fans of The Office, and I know there are millions of you, will be delighted to know that Ewen Macintosh (aka Big Keith) will be hosting The Office Quiz at the Leadmill in Sheffield on Tuesday 6 February. Ewen will be quizzing the audience on […]

Sleeping Beauty – 29 December 2017, Sheffield City Hall It’s four days after Christmas, which only means one thing in the world of theatre, panto season, so I was delighted to be in the audience for Manor Operatic Society’s annual pantomine at Sheffield Hall, which this year is the classic fairy tale Sleeping Beauty. The […]

Avenue Q – 15 December 2017, Sheffield Hallam Students Union As a fan of the Muppets, comedy and musicals, a few years ago I discovered that Avenue Q was the perfect combination of all three in one show, so I couldn’t wait to see what HSU Theatre Company’s production. Avenue Q tells the story of […]

Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott – 9 December 2017, FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield It’s becoming a bit of a tradition for me to spend one of the first Saturday’s in December at an amazing music gig at FlyDSA Arena and this year was no exception with Paul Heaton and Jacqui Abbott, whose back catalogue between them includes […]

Journey’s End – 6 December 2017, Portland Works, Sheffield As we reach the 100th anniversary year of the end of World War One it felt right to be in the audience for the opening night of SUTCo’s opening night of Journey’s End, a play concerning the lives of a group of British Officers on the […]

Young Frankenstein – 30 November 2017, Sheffield Hallam Students Union It feels fitting that a week after attending my boyfriend’s graduation from Sheffield Hallam University I was in the audience for the first night of HSU Theatre Company’s production of Young Frankenstein at Sheffield Hallam Students Union. Based on Gene Wilder’s 1974 film comedy of […]