Midland Players’ Spygame – 28 January 2022, University of Sheffield Drama Studio Review by Melanie Hopkins. This comedy-mystery comprising of a seven person cast, by Bettine Mantelow, had high ambitions for a very psychological yet hilarious piece of theatre, did it meet the expectations? I think so. Spygame: Five randomly selected contestants are brought to […]

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?’  […]

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 […]

Emma – 11 September 2019, Sheffield University Drama Studio As the summer draws to an end it is the perfect time to escape into the world of Jane Austen, so we were delighted to send our reviewer Heather Reynolds to the opening night of Midland Players latest production. “This was my first experience of a […]

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 […]