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 […]