Karma Leon’s Kabaret’s Mischief – 1 April 2022, Picture House Social Review by Artisan Friendly. For a raucous and riotous night of vivacious and varied entertainment there’s got to be no place better to go in town than Karma Leon Kabaret’s ‘Mischief’. Featuring performers from a number of disciplines (burlesque, magic, drag, song, stand-up), there […]

Midland Players’ What’s Love Got to Do With It? – 17 September 2021, Crookes Social Club Review by Artisan Friendly. How fantastic it is to see live performance again and at a great venue! The Crookes Social Club is set out in cabaret style tonight in preparation for ‘What’s Love Got To Do With it?’  […]

Peter Pandemic: A 2020 Panto – Long Arms Writing Review by Artisan Friendly. A playful reinvention of panto (online). Full of frothy, silly, bubbly energy that bounces along like an inflatable beach ball”. Pantomime, by its very nature of being a theatrical entertainment which typically involves music, topical jokes, heroes, villains and slapstick comedy, usually […]

Frankenstein – 19 February 2020, Sheffield University Drama Studio Review by Artisan Friendly. “Directed by Sam Islam, the action of Frankenstein takes place in the study of the Victor Frankenstein on the shores of Lake Geneva, Switzerland in the late 19th Century. Using a spare colour palate, the lighting casted a sickly green/yellow hue throughout […]

Bedroom Farce – 20 November 2019, Library Theatre, Sheffield Review by Artisan Friendly. “On a cold, wet and windy Wednesday evening, it’s a testament to the quality of the Deny’s Edward Players productions and the loyalty of their following that they are still able to draw in a large audience on the opening night of […]

Bready or Not – 28 September 2019, The Holt, Sheffield We have been big supporters of Butter Side Up Theatre Company from their very beginning, but have yet to attend one of their stand-up comedy nights, so what better place to start than to send our reviewer and LGBT advocate Artisan Friendly to their night […]