Category Archives: Theatre

Theatre review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Crucible, Sheffield

I must admit to stifling a bit of an inner sigh when I saw that A Midsummer Night’s Dream was this autumn’s big Shakespeare production at the Crucible. Not that there’s anything wrong with it – it’s one of Shakespeare’s … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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