Ruth Deller is
variously an academic, an am dram enthusiast, a television watcher, a
Kylie fan and a vegetarian.
BWW Reviews: 20 TINY PLAYS ABOUT SHEFFIELD, Crucible Studio, Sheffield, April 9 2013
April 10, 2013
Sheffield Theatres celebrate their city with a cast of 60 local performers.
BWW Reviews: THE DAUGHTER-IN-LAW, Crucible, Sheffield, March 4 2013
March 5, 2013
The director and designer of last year's award-winning Democracy return to the Crucible with this warm and witty adaptation of a DH Lawrence play.
BWW Reviews THE FULL MONTY, Lyceum, Sheffield 18 February 2013
February 19, 2013
Simon Beaufoy's new play (based on his 1997 film) debuts in Sheffield before beginning a national tour.
BWW Reviews: BULL, Crucible Studio, Sheffield, February 11 2013
February 12, 2013
Mike Bartlett's new one-act play, Bull, deals with a very contemporary problem - when redundancies have to be made, how far would you go to save your skin?
BWW Reviews: MY FAIR LADY, Crucible, Sheffield, 18 Dec 2012
December 19, 2012
Daniel Evans' crowd-pleasing take on the musical opens in Sheffield
BWW Reviews: STRAIGHT, Crucible Studio, 6 Nov 2012
November 7, 2012
Funny and filthy, DC Moore's new play opens in Sheffield's Crucible Studio Theatre.
BWW Reviews: A TASTE OF HONEY, Crucible, Sheffield, 29 Oct 2012
October 30, 2012
A new revival of Shelagh Delaney's classic opens in Sheffield.
BWW Reviews: THE VILLAGE BIKE, Crucible Studio, Sheffield, Sep 18 2012
September 19, 2012
Unique staging and naturalistic performances as Penelope Skinner's sparky comedy arrives in Sheffield
BWW Reviews: MACBETH, Crucible, Sheffield, 10 Sept 2012
September 11, 2012
The Crucible Theatre unveils its latest Shakespearean tragedy.
BWW Reviews: LEANERFASTERSTRONGER, Crucible Studio, Sheffield, May 25 2012
May 26, 2012
Chol Theatre and Sheffield Theatres offer an interesting take on the 2012 Olympics.
BWW Reviews: BETRAYAL, Crucible Theatre, May 22 2012
May 22, 2012
Pinter's classic play opens at Sheffield Crucible with a star cast.
BWW Reviews: DEMOCRACY, Crucible, Sheffield, March 14 2012
March 15, 2012
The final play in the Michael Frayn season opens at Sheffield's Crucible.
BWW Reviews: BENEFACTORS, Crucible Studio, Sheffield, 7 March 2012
March 8, 2012
The second play in Sheffield Theatres' Michael Frayn season skilfully blends the domestic and the political.
BWW Reviews: COPENHAGEN, Lyceum, Sheffield 6 March 2012
March 7, 2012
The opening play in Sheffield Theatres' Michael Frayn season features three very accomplished lead performances.
BWW Reviews: THE WAY OF THE WORLD, Crucible, Sheffield, 7 February 2012
February 9, 2012
The Crucible presents a very fresh take on Restoration Comedy
BWW Reviews: COMPANY, Sheffield Crucible 5 December 2011
December 6, 2011
The Crucible celebrates its fortieth anniversary by going back to the early 1970s for its Christmas musical.
BWW Reviews: LUNGS - Crucible Studio, Sheffield, 21 October 2011
October 23, 2011
The latest in Sheffield Theatres' Roundabout Season features two compelling performances from Kate O'Flynn and Alistair Cope.
BWW Reviews: OTHELLO, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield, 21 September 2011
September 21, 2011
Dominic West shines in the Crucible's adaptation of Shakespeare's play.
BWW Reviews: ONE MONKEY DON'T STOP NO SHOW, Crucible Studio, Sheffield 15/09/2011
September 16, 2011
The Sheffield Theatres/Eclipse Theatre production of Don Evans' comedy is a riotous night out.
BWW Reviews: THE PRIDE - Crucible Studio, Sheffield, June 28 2011
June 29, 2011
Ruth Deller reviews Richard Wilson's take on Alexi Kaye Campbell's play
BWW Reviews: HOBSON'S CHOICE, The Crucible, Sheffield 1/6/2011
June 2, 2011
The latest adaptation of Harold Brighouse's classic hits Sheffield
BWW Reviews: HAPPY DAYS - The Crucible Studio, Sheffield, May 25 2011
May 25, 2011
Pauline McLynn stars in this new production of Samuel Beckett's classic play.
Sheffield Crucible Announces 40th Anniversary Season
May 25, 2011
Sheffield's Crucible Theatre celebrates forty years with a new programme of shows and events, including a new production of Othello.
BWW Reviews: THE BREATH OF LIFE, Sheffield Lyceum, February 21 2011
February 22, 2011
The third play in Sheffield Theatres' David Hare season showcases two fine lead performances.
BWW Reviews: RACING DEMON - The Crucible, Sheffield, February 16 2011
February 18, 2011
The second play in Sheffield Theatres' David Hare season opens at the Crucible.
BWW Reviews: PLENTY, Crucible Studio, Sheffield 8 February 2011
February 9, 2011
A dynamic central performance from Hattie Morahan in David Hare's Plenty hints at good things to come from Sheffield Theatres' David Hare Season.
BWW Reviews: RICHARD III, Lyceum Sheffield, Jan 28 2011
January 30, 2011
Ruth Deller catches the latest touring production from all-male Shakespeare company Propeller as it hits Sheffield.