Communication breakdown: John Murphy reviews Sheffield Crucible’s revival of Nina Raine’s Olivier-nominated 2010 play.
The best sort of Shakespeare production: Robert Hastie’s debut production as artistic director of Sheffield Theatres gives off all the right signals, says an excited John Murphy.
Sumptuous and suitably gothic: John Murphy reviews Selma Dimitrijevic’s adaptation of Mary Shelley.
With a swagger as irresistible as its titular hero: John Murphy reviews the new musical inspired by the television programme Drag Queen At 16.
A powerful study of class politics that remains as relevant as ever: John Murphy reviews Day One Theatre’s production of Patrick Marber’s reimagining of Strindberg.
Choose your own adventure: John Murphy reviews the Sheffield version of the Guide of Misrule’s immersive Great Gatsby.
John Murphy reviews the show that continues Sheffield’s tradition of providing a quality musical in time for Christmas.
John Murphy reviews the production of Villette introducing new audiences to Yorkshire’s most famous siblings.
In need of some theatrical Viagra: John Murphy reviews Philip Breen’s adaptation of this DH Lawrence classic.
Are you sitting comfortably? John Murphy joins granny for Jelly Babies and stories at Moor Theatre Delicatessen.
How far would you go to keep your job? John Murphy reviews the regional premiere of Mike Bartlett’s play.
“A certified three-hanky weepie”: John Murphy reviews Daniel Evans’ final production for Sheffield Theatres.
“This is not really a play about football but rather a study of obsession, and an examination of a very Northern type of male friendship.”
“It’s an epic in the truest sense of the word, one that remains faithful to its source material while never feeling remotely like an anachronism.”
John Murphy reviews a play which, at times, “leaves you breathless with anger”.