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Rutherford & Son: Sheffield Crucible review

Githa Sowerby’s Rutherford & Son is now heralded as a classic – as well as this version in Sheffield, it’s also being revived by Polly Findlay at the National Theatre in May – but it’s only been rediscovered relatively recently. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Everybody’s Talking About Jamie – theatre review

Over the last couple of years, Sheffield Theatres have been premiering brand new musicals from British writers. Both This Is My Family and Flowers For Mrs Harris were undoubted successes (with the former touring round the country and restaging at … Continue reading

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