The School for Scandal – 13 November 2017, Ecclesall Parish Hall, Sheffield This evening we travelled back to the 18th century to attend the full dress rehearsal of The School for Scandal, the first ever performance we have seen by Ecclesall Theatre Company. The comedy of manners, written and published by Irish playwright Richard Brinsley […]

Goodnight Mister Tom – 17 October 2017, Sheffield Library Theatre 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 Tudor’s Players and the Sheffield amateur theatre premier of Goodnight Mister Tom. One of the most uplifting stories ever […]

West Side Story – 20 September 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield Considered one of the best musicals of all time, I was delighted to be in the audience for Splinters Theatre Group’s performance of West Side Story on at the Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield until 23 September. Inspired by Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is set […]

Brief Encounter – 16 May 2017, Sheffield Library Theatre Although I have never seen the film of Brief Encounter, I know so many references from the it that I feel like I do, so I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night for the Tudor Players 50th anniversary year production of […]

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels  – 10 May 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield As a fan of both musicals and stories of cons, I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of the South Yorkshire premier of a show that combines the two, Southey Musical Theatre’s production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, at the Montgomery […]

Singin’ In The Rain – 10 May 2017, Sheffield City Hall I have a confession, Singin’ In The Rain is my favourite musical of all time, so of course I couldn’t be anywhere else than in the audience for the opening night of Manor Operatic Society’s production at Sheffield City Hall until Saturday 13 May. […]

Neighbourhood Watch – 5 April 2017, University of Sheffield Drama Studio I have never had the desire to join a neighbourhood watch but that doesn’t mean that I didn’t have the desire to be in the audience for the opening night of Midland Players performance of Alan Ayckbourn’s 2011 dark comedy Neighbourhood Watch at the […]

Priscilla: Queen of the Desert – 14 March 2017, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield With the weather still cold and the summer holidays feeling a long way off what you need this time of year is a feel good summer musical, which makes Croft House Theatre Company’s performance of “Priscilla – Queen of the Desert”, at the Lyceum, Sheffield […]

Comfort and Joy – 15 February 2017, Sheffield Library Theatre I love an anniversary and I love comedy so was delighted to be in the audience at Sheffield Library Theatre on Wednesday 15 February to see the Tudor Players kick off their 50th anniversary year with Comfort and Joy (written by comedian Mike Harding and first performed by the […]

Cinderella – 13 January 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield For me Cinderella will always be the ultimate panto, full of romance, makeovers, beautiful shoes, charming princes, fairy godmothers, ugly sisters and Buttons, which is why I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of the Wales Methodist Pantomime Players production of Cinderella […]