One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest – 11 June 2018, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield ***** I had managed to double book myself for this evening, but when you are offered a theatre ticket to the hottest new production in Sheffield I couldn’t say no, which is how I found myself in the audience for the final […]

Fleabag – 30 May 2018, Studio Theatre, Sheffield Theatres ***** Like Anna from This Life two decades before, Phoebe Waller-Bridge’s cult BBC creation Fleabag is both a character I can see parts of myself in and am fascinated by and who I also know I would hate if I met in real life, so I […]

Spamalot – 16 May 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield ***** After recently being introduced to the comedy of Monty Python by my boyfriend, I was delighted that we could both be in the audience for the opening night of Southey Musical Theatre Society’s production of the Monty Python musical Spamalot. Winner of the 2005 Tony Award […]

A Bunch of Amateurs – 15 May 2018, Sheffield Library Theatre ***** After being in an audience with Ian Hislop last year, I was intrigued to see how his comedy and writing, in partnership with Nick Newman, would work as a play brought to life on stage by Sheffield’s Tudor Players. Adapted from the 2008 […]

Spring Awakening – 2 May 2018, Sheffield University Drama Studio ***** Directed by this website’s stand out star of 2017 Mike Alexander with a cast including our one to watch in 2018 and beyond, George Evans, I was excited to be in the audience for the opening night of a the first musical in over […]

No Sex Please, We’re British – 1 May 2018, Ecclesall Parish Hall, Sheffield Somehow it feels right to start May with a farce, so I was delighted to be in the audience for the opening night of Ecclesall Theatre Company’s production of the classic British farce No Sex Please, We’re British, with up until now […]

The Addams Family – 25 April 2018, Sheffield University Drama Studio ***** Since seeing Sheffield University Performing Arts Society (SUPAS) perform a spooktacular version of “When You’re An Adams” from The Addams Family last autumn, I have been eagerly looking forward to seeing their full production of the musical comedy. The musical tells the story […]

Sweeney Todd – 24 April 2018, Montgomery Theatre, Sheffield ***** I always love a sneak preview and am a fan of gruesome musicals, so was delighted to be in the audience for the dress rehearsal of Ellesmere Musical Theatre Company’s latest musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Sweeney Todd, Stephen Sondheim’s most successful […]

Memories of a Clockmaker – 18 April 2018, Theatre Delicatessen, Sheffield ***** As the daughter of a mother recently diagnosed with earlier dementia, I have vowed this year to step out of my comfort zone and look deeper into the subject, so what better way of doing so then with the latest production from one […]