Robinson Crusoe and The Pirates – 26 January 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield Pantomime season continues with a pantomime whose story I have heard of but do not know performed by a company I have heard of but before now have not seen performed in the form of Robinson Crusoe and The Pirates performed by Handsworth and Hallam Theatre […]

Dick Whittington – 13 January 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield What a better way to start the New Year but with a pantomime, performed by the Wales Community Theatre Players, who provided me with my favourite pantomime dame of last year, and this year present the wonderful tale of Dick Whittington at Sheffield’s Montgomery Theatre. Promising […]

Musicals through the Ages – 29 November 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield For the second Wednesday in a row I was delighted to spend my evening in the company of SUPAS, this time at Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield to celebrate Musicals through the Ages, taking the audience on a journey through every era of musicals, from those […]

Show Stoppers – 12 October 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield One of the best things about musicals are the songs and dance routines so I was delighted to be in the audience for Ellesmere Musical Theatre Company’s annual celebration of songs from shows old and new, offering the audience and entertaining trip down memory lane. From […]

West Side Story – 20 September 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield Considered one of the best musicals of all time, I was delighted to be in the audience for Splinters Theatre Group’s performance of West Side Story on at the Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield until 23 September. Inspired by Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is set […]

All Shook Up – 12 July 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield So far I have resisted musicals based on the songs of an individual artist, but I gave in to see All Shook Up, based on the songs of Elvis Presley. Performed by Woodseats Musical Theatre Company, the feel good musical is set over a 24 […]

Sister Act – 5 July 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield Growing up in a family where the original movie was a film favourite, I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of Easy Street Theatre Company’s production of Sister Act, at Montgomery Theatre until Saturday 8th July. Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, an […]

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels  – 10 May 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield As a fan of both musicals and stories of cons, I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of the South Yorkshire premier of a show that combines the two, Southey Musical Theatre’s production of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, at the Montgomery […]

Betty Blue Eyes – 21 March 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield Regular visitors to this website will know that we love Alan Bennett, musicals, comedy and local theatre companies so there was only one place we were going to be on the opening night of Ellesmere Musical Theatre Company’s production of Betty Blue Eyes, in the […]

Cinderella – 13 January 2017, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield For me Cinderella will always be the ultimate panto, full of romance, makeovers, beautiful shoes, charming princes, fairy godmothers, ugly sisters and Buttons, which is why I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of the Wales Methodist Pantomime Players production of Cinderella […]