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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Journey’s End – 6 December 2017, Portland Works, Sheffield As we reach the 100th anniversary year of the end of World War One it felt right to be in the audience for the opening night of SUTCo’s opening night of Journey’s End, a play concerning the lives of a group of British Officers on the […]

Young Frankenstein – 30 November 2017, Sheffield Hallam Students Union It feels fitting that a week after attending my boyfriend’s graduation from Sheffield Hallam University I was in the audience for the first night of HSU Theatre Company’s production of Young Frankenstein at Sheffield Hallam Students Union. Based on Gene Wilder’s 1974 film comedy of […]