Exit The King – 11 March 2020, Sheffield University Drama Studio Review by Daniel O’ Key. “After 400 years of ruling with vanity and laziness, King Berengers life has reached its final act. Playwright Eugène Ionesco described his work as “an apprenticeship in dying”, but don’t sharpen your guillotine just yet. It is an entertaining […]

Dry Wit – 19 November 2019, Theatre Deli, Sheffield Review by Daniel O’ Key. “Embarrassingly, entering a boozeless comedy gig sounded as appealing as entering car wash with no windows, but Dry Wit laid any concerns to rest. Organised by Drink Wise Age Well, the show was entertaining and surprisingly reassuring, reminding us that good […]

BFF – 14 November 2019, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield Review by Daniel O’ Key. “Mary-Frances Doherty’s BFF is a fresh and bitingly relatable piece, tackling the themes of teenage friendship and the perils of social media, it is perfectly suited to her intended younger audience and beyond (this 25-year-old YouTube-addicted male can confirm). Doherty portrays the […]

Choke Me – 24 October 2019, Performance Lab, Sheffield Review by Daniel O’ Key. “You can only imagine my intrigue after receiving a face mask and earplugs before seeing a show called “Choke Me”. I was told to expect a provocative piece of theatre targeting the environmental threats within South Yorkshire and the world at […]

Female Transport – 16 October 2019, Sheffield University Drama Studio. Review by the brand new member of our reviewing team Daniel O’ Key. “Female Transport, written by Stephen Gooch, could easily be retitled as “Orange Is The New Black: At Sea”. It was a raw and surprisingly timely drama, accounting the past and present tribulations […]