Grimm Tales – 21 February 2018, Sheffield University Drama Studio There is nothing better to distract you from the grim February weather than an evening of Grimm Tales so I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of Sheffield University Theatre Company’s (SUTCo) latest production. Grimm Tales consists of a series of […]

Murdered to Death – 13 February 2018, Ecclesall Parish Hall, Sheffield As someone who loves both a good comedy and a good fictional murder, I was delighted to be in the audience for Ecclesall Theatre Company’s production of Murdered to Death at Ecclesall Parish Hall, which promised to be a hilarious spoof of the best of the […]

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 […]

Chicken Soup – 12 February 2018, Sheffield Theatre’s Studio Theatre Thanks to a Christmas present from my boyfriend I was delighted that we were both in the audience for the new play Chicken Soup at Sheffield Theatre’s Studio Theatre. Focusing on one of the periods of modern British history and many of the social issues […]

The Inaccurate Conception – 8 February 2018, Sheffield University Drama Studio February may not be the traditional month for nativity plays, but is always a great month for comedy, so I was delighted to be invited by Hallam 89’ Theatre Club, a local theatre company who I have not had the privilege of coming across […]

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, […]

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 […]

Rik Carranza’s Star Trek vs Star Wars – 25 January 2018, Leadmill, Sheffield Being in a relationship with the former chair of Sheffield University’s Star Trek society has turned me into more of a sci-fi fan than I can ever imagine, which is how I found myself with him and two of his ex-housemates at […]

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 […]

Sue Holderness – Interview Ahead of starring in the UK tour of Quartet, I was delighted to interview “Only Fools and Horses” and “Green, Green Grass” star Sue Holderness. Me: Tell us more about Quartet and your character in the show? Sue: My character in Quartet, Jean Horton, was a major star in the world […]