Cheshire Cats – 14 May 2019, Sheffield Library Theatre Any production that promises to be a cross between a girls’ night out and a real mission to support a cause close to many hearts, with plenty of laughs and a few tears along the way is worth checking out, especially as went enter fun run […]

Cold War – 8 to 11 May 2019, Local Theatre, Sheffield A busy week in theatre meant that we did not think we would be able to take up the opportunity to review Doppelgangster’s part gig, part theatre, part political intervention, Cold War at Sheffield’s newest performance space, until our newest reviewer Melanie Hopkins stepped […]

Anatomy of Gray – 1 May 2019, Sheffield University Drama Studio ***** Coming of age stories are something I usually associate with film and literature rather than the stage, so when Sheffield University Theatre Company invited me to the opening night of their final production of this semester, which promised to be a unique coming […]

The Tempest – 29 April 2019, Performance Lab, Sheffield Hallam University Thanks to a contact of our latest reviewer Artisan Friendly, I kicked off a busy week of theatre reviews in the audience of the opening night of a new theatre company’s very first production. Thought to be one of the last plays that Shakespeare […]

Twelfth Night – 20 April 2019, Merlin Theatre, Sheffield ***** With the production celebrating the 50th anniversary of Sheffield’s Merlin Theatre it was only right that we sent our latest reviewer Artisan Friendly, who previously acted and worked behind the scenes at the venue, to review the show. Here’s their review: “Is it really 455 […]