The School for Scandal – 13 November 2017, Ecclesall Parish Hall, Sheffield This evening we travelled back to the 18th century to attend the full dress rehearsal of The School for Scandal, the first ever performance we have seen by Ecclesall Theatre Company. The comedy of manners, written and published by Irish playwright Richard Brinsley […]

Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass – 25 October 2017, Sheffield University Drama Studio There is no better place to escape to on a cold October evening than wonderland, which is why I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of Sheffield University Theatre’s Company’s production of Alice in […]

Goodnight Mister Tom – 17 October 2017, Sheffield Library Theatre One of my favourite children’s book and my mum’s favourite ever television adaption, I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of Tudor’s Players and the Sheffield amateur theatre premier of Goodnight Mister Tom. One of the most uplifting stories ever […]

My Mate Dave Died – 11 October 2017, Sheffield University Drama Studio Although I love the theatre classics, there’s something great about seeing a brand new show, especially when the writer is from Sheffield and you have previously loved their previous performance in your favourite play (Mike Alexander played Hector in The History Boys earlier […]

A Chorus Line – 10 April 2017, Yellow Arch Studios, Sheffield (Written by guest reviewer Peter Taranaski) Tickets available for the show between 10-13 April 2017 here Easy Street Theatre’s Facebook page here Introduction Through the courtyard and into the rather hip and bohemian venue known as the “Yellow Arch” in Sheffield; there is 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 […]

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 […]

Priscilla: Queen of the Desert – 14 March 2017, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield With the weather still cold and the summer holidays feeling a long way off what you need this time of year is a feel good summer musical, which makes Croft House Theatre Company’s performance of “Priscilla – Queen of the Desert”, at the Lyceum, Sheffield […]

The History Boys – 22 February 2017, Sheffield University Drama Studio The History Boys is my favourite play (this is the fourth time I’ve seen a performance of it) and I’m a massive fan of the film and its writer Alan Bennett, and not just because it includes my favourite ever line “How do I define […]

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 […]