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, […]

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 […]

Easy Street Theatre Company “Treasure Island” – 28 January 2016, Sheffield Library Theatre What do you get when you mix one of the oldest forms of comedy theatre, a classic novel and one of Sheffield’s best youth theatre companies? If the title of this blog didn’t give it away, it’s Treasure Island the pantomime, performed from […]

Tudor Players’ “The Ladykillers” – 13 October 2015, Library Theatre, Sheffield As part of my ongoing mission to work my way through all of the theatres Sheffield has on offer, whilst supporting local theatre companies and have a good laugh along the way, this evening I found myself in the Library Theatre for the Tudor […]