Last of the Duty Free – 20 November 2018, Sheffield Library Theatre I’m slightly too young to remember the sitcom Duty Free but as someone who loves British sitcoms I was delighted to be in invited to the dress rehearsal of Denys Edwards Players production of Eric Chappell’s follow up to his original sitcom. ​When […]

Top five shows to see this October Along with our regular reviews from this month onwards we are also going to recommend in advance our top shows to see in Sheffield during the month ahead. So here goes, in date order, with October: Julie Murphy – 6 October 2018, Heeley Institute If we weren’t at a […]

A Bunch of Amateurs – 15 May 2018, Sheffield Library Theatre ***** After being in an audience with Ian Hislop last year, I was intrigued to see how his comedy and writing, in partnership with Nick Newman, would work as a play brought to life on stage by Sheffield’s Tudor Players. Adapted from the 2008 […]

Night Must Fall – 28 March 2018, Sheffield Library Theatre As a fan of crime fiction I love being drawn into psychological thrillers so was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of Night Must Fall, the first performance I have seen by Denys Edwards Players, at Sheffield Library Theatre. Written by […]

The Flint Street Nativity – 13 February 2018, Library Theatre, Sheffield All good things come in twos, which is why for the second time in six days in February I was delighted to find myself in the audience for a comedy production about a nativity play, this time for The Tudor Players production of The […]

Aladdin – 27 January 2018, Sheffield Library Theatre With pantomime season drawing to a close, I ended January with a pantomime I haven’t seen since I was a youth, performed by one of my favourite youth companies, Easy Street Theatre Company’s Aladdin at Sheffield Library Theatre. The pantomime tells the story of the wicked Abanazar, […]