Grease – 20 April 2018, Sheffield Hallam University Students Union During the 40th anniversary week of the original film release and on one of the first summer nights of the year it was only appropriate to be in the audience for the opening night of HSU Theatre Society’s production of Grease. The classic musical of […]

Robin and the Sherwood Hoodies – 16 March 2018, Montgomery Theatre I wasn’t going to turn down the opportunity to be in the audience for the opening night of a show whose poster promises tights, fights and footlights, so was delighted to be in the audience for Far, Far Away Theatre’s production of Robin and […]

Last Night I Dreamt Of 2017 Awards I have been delighted to review a lot of wonderful live performances in Sheffield in 2017 and so have decided to end the year by celebrating my favourites in the first of www.lastnightidreamtof.co.uk annual awards. The awards are focusing on amateur, student and youth productions in Sheffield, many […]

Avenue Q – 15 December 2017, Sheffield Hallam Students Union As a fan of the Muppets, comedy and musicals, a few years ago I discovered that Avenue Q was the perfect combination of all three in one show, so I couldn’t wait to see what HSU Theatre Company’s production. Avenue Q tells the story of […]

Fiddler on the Roof – 22 November 2017, Sheffield University Drama Studio SUPAS’s spring semester production was one of my musical highlights of the year so I was delighted to be invited to review the opening night of their autumn semester production of Fiddler on the Roof, which promised to be a joyous and life-affirming […]

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 […]

Dickon Gough (aka Lurch) – The Addams Family Musical interview To celebrate The Addams Family Musical coming to the Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield this week I was delighted to interview cast member Dickon Gough who brilliantly plays the family’s butler Lurch. Me: What’s your favourite thing about being part of The Addams Family musical tour? Dickon: […]

The Addams Family – 12 September 2017, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield My boyfriend and I have been looking forward to the UK tour of The Addams Family coming to Sheffield, not only as an excuse to re-watch the original television series and films but because I have been a massive fan of Samantha Womack (playing Morticia) […]