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Ruth Deller

Ruth Deller Ruth Deller is
variously an academic, an am dram enthusiast, a television watcher, a
Kylie fan and a vegetarian.


BWW Review: BUBBLE, Nottingham Playhouse Online
October 24, 2020

Bubble, the second play in Nottingham Playhouse's Unlocked season, sees Pearl Mackie and Jessica Raine shine as a not-yet-couple deciding whether or not to move in together for lockdown.

BWW Review: I HATE SUZIE, Sky Atlantic
August 30, 2020

Lucy Prebble and Billie Piper reunite in a series about a celebrity whose world is very publicly falling apart.

July 17, 2020

The new lockdown mini-musical from David Hunter and Caroline Kay is a well-realised piece about the impact of lockdown on an already strained relationship.

June 2, 2020

The BBC's series of short new plays specially created during lockdown continues with three very different pieces.

BWW Review: CORIOLANUS, Crucible, Sheffield
March 11, 2020

Robert Hastie directs a dynamic, contemporary production of Shakespeare's tale of leadership, political machinations and the whims of public opinion.

BWW Review: RUN SISTER RUN, Crucible Studio, Sheffield
March 6, 2020

Chloe Moss's funny and moving new play explores the relationship between two sisters over four decades.

BWW Review: FADING INTO NOTHINGNESS, Merlin Theatre, Sheffield
January 18, 2020

An assured and emotional debut from writer Theo Griffiths deals with a family in turmoil.

BWW Review: GUYS AND DOLLS, Crucible, Sheffield
December 14, 2019

The Crucible takes us to New York's bustling backstreets in this joyous revival.

BWW Review: CINDERELLA, Lyceum, Sheffield
December 12, 2019

The latest Sheffield Theatres panto hits all the traditional panto beats.

BWW Review: MY MOTHER SAID I NEVER SHOULD, Crucible Studio, Sheffield
November 13, 2019

Sheffield Theatres and Fingersmiths reinvent Charlotte Keatley's classic play about the lives of four women in one family.

BWW Review: THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND, Crucible, Sheffield
October 3, 2019

This adaptation of Giles Foden's novel takes us into the heart of Idi Amin's regime

BWW Review: REASONS TO STAY ALIVE, Crucible Studio, Sheffield
September 19, 2019

Starkly beautiful scenery and strong performances drive this Sheffield Theatres and English Touring Theatre adaptation of Matt Haig's popular memoir.

BWW Review: LIFE OF PI, Crucible, Sheffield
July 9, 2019

This stunning new adaptation of Yann Martel's much loved novel is a must-see.

BWW Review: TWELFTH NIGHT, Merlin Theatre, Sheffield
April 20, 2019

Sheffield's Merlin Theatre celebrates its 50th anniversary with its first professional production.

BWW Review: STANDING AT THE SKY'S EDGE, Crucible, Sheffield
March 21, 2019

Sheffield's Richard Hawley-based musical is a spectacular piece of theatre that is full of humour and love - without dodging difficult social issues.

BWW Review: HANG, Crucible Studio, Sheffield
March 1, 2019

Sheffield Theatres bring debbie tucker green's play to the city in this vibrant revival.

BWW Review: RUTHERFORD AND SON, Crucible, Sheffield
February 13, 2019

Sheffield Theatres' revival of Githa Sowerby's play skillfully balances drama and humour.

BWW Review: KISS ME, KATE, Crucible, Sheffield
December 13, 2018

The Sheffield Theatres' production of Cole Porter's classic is a vibrant crowd-pleaser.

BWW Review: PETER PAN, Lyceum, Sheffield
December 12, 2018

The annual Sheffield Theatres panto is exuberant, well-designed and funny - but could have done more to update the problematic source material.

BWW Review: CLOSE QUARTERS, Crucible Studio, Sheffield
October 30, 2018

This new Sheffield Theatres / Out of Joint production offers a dynamic, inventive and thought-provoking look at young women soldiers serving on the front line.