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Sheffield Theatres round-up

The last month has seen 3 excellent productions at Sheffield Theatres, which I’ve reviewed for The Stage and Exeunt. One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest Revival of Dale Wassermann’s adaptation of Ken Kesey’s famous novel – never quite manages to … Continue reading

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Solo – A Star Wars Story

When word first appeared of a Star Wars film exploring the origins of a young Han Solo, the general consensus seemed to be…”why?”. For a start, only one person could ever play Han Solo, and that’s Harrison Ford. And, as … Continue reading

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The York Realist – Sheffield Crucible

I normally would have reviewed this for The Stage or Exeunt, but as both sites covered it during the play’s London run last month (The Stage’s review is here, Exeunt’s is here), I thought I’d write a quick review here … Continue reading

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The Trouble with Eyes (part 2…)

I did promise to give an update after my vitrectomy last month, but didn’t want to jinx my recovery! Anyway, all seems to have gone well, so here goes: After the operation, I was patched up (see the fetching picture … Continue reading

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The trouble with eyes…(part 1)

I’ve not blogged for a while, due to a number of reasons. So I thought this would be a good one to come back to, as it may help people in similar situations. A few weeks ago, I noticed my … Continue reading

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Theatre review round up

Not blogged for a while, mainly because ‘life stuff’ keeps getting in the way, but here’s a round up of my most recent theatre reviews. There are two excellent plays playing at Sheffield Crucible at the moment – Of Kith … Continue reading

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Plays, Books, Films etc

I’ve not blogged for a while so thought I’d bring you up to speed with things I’ve seen, read and listened to over the last few weeks: Theatre: Tribes – Sheffield Crucible This is the regional premiere of Nina Raine’s … Continue reading

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