Theatre and Comedy

Theatre & Comedy
Comedian Nish Kumar

Nish jokes about the end of days

TV comedy star Nish Kumar, host of the spoof news show The Mash Report on BBC2, is coming to Sheffield tonight (Thursday) with his new show, It’s In Your Nature to Destroy Yourselves.
Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys Review, Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield

So here we are. And audience of at least 90% a certain age lapping up the Four Seasons songbook like Spring chickens at a midsummer party. But this is much more than a nostalgia-fest of Frankie Valli greatest hits. The everyday story of a dysfunctional foursome is told retrospectively from four different points of view and often emphasising a dark side away from the spotlight of glitz and glamour.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest at the Crucible Sheffield

Review: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Inevitably the first consideration on press night was how the late replacement as Nurse Ratched, Jenny Livsey, would cope after only a couple of days notice. The answer is she fitted seamlessly into a first-rate ensemble and you hardly noticed she was still on the book. It helps that a nurse carrying a folder of notes looks quite natural.

Theatre and Comedy
Emma Williams as Paula Pokrifki and Jonny Fines as Zack Mayo in An Officer and a Gentleman. Photo by Manuel Harlan.

Review: An Officer and a Gentleman

There must have been few, if any, Lyceum Theatregoers at Monday’s opening performance of An Officer and a Gentleman the musical who were unfamiliar with the iconic film, first screened in 1982.

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