Category Archives: Review

Weekend Theatre: Road & The Lieutenant of Inishmore

I’ve had a bit of a theatre weekend, going over to Leeds on Friday night to see Jim Cartwright’s Road, and then to London on Saturday for the penultimate performance of The Lieutenant Of Inishmore. I’ve written a review of … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Fringe 2018

I’ve just had my annual visit up to Edinburgh to see some of the Fringe. I was going to write about every show I’d seen, but I managed to fit 22 shows in (plus an exhibition) and the idea of … Continue reading

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Tramlines at 10 years old

Sheffield’s ‘inner city music festival’ is 10 years old this year. What started as a relatively small affair on the city’s Devonshire Green has slowly grown in size. The initial idea was for it to be like the now discontinued … Continue reading

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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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Hidden Figures – Film Review

Hidden Figures is based on the true story of three African American female mathematicians – Katherine Johnson, Dorothy Vaughan and Mary Jackson – who worked at NASA in the 1960s. Given the racism and sexism of the time, this was … Continue reading

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Moonlight – film review

Last weekend, Moonlight made Oscar to history by becoming the first film with an all-black cast to win Best Picture, the first LGBT-themed themed film to win Best Picture and only the second film (behind Steve McQueen’s 12 Years A … Continue reading

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