Ruth Deller

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



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BWW Review: THE YORK REALIST, Crucible, SheffieldBWW Review: THE YORK REALIST, Crucible, Sheffield
Posted: Mar. 30, 2018


BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Sheffield CrucibleBWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Sheffield Crucible
Posted: Oct. 3, 2018


BWW Review: THE WIZARD OF OZ, Crucible, SheffieldBWW Review: THE WIZARD OF OZ, Crucible, Sheffield
Posted: Dec. 14, 2017


BWW Review: SONGS FROM THE SEVEN HILLS, Crucible, SheffieldBWW Review: SONGS FROM THE SEVEN HILLS, Crucible, Sheffield
Posted: Jul. 20, 2018


BWW Review: CLOSE QUARTERS, Crucible Studio, SheffieldBWW 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.

BWW Review: THE THREE MUSKETEERS, Lyceum, SheffieldBWW Review: THE THREE MUSKETEERS, Lyceum, Sheffield
October 26, 2018

Northern Ballet's take on the Three Musketeers is beautiful to watch, with a fantastic score and some delightful fight scenes.

BWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Sheffield CrucibleBWW Review: A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, Sheffield Crucible
October 3, 2018

A raucous take on the play-within-a-play is a real highlight of this new take on Shakespeare's tale of love and magic.

BWW Review: STEEL, Crucible Studio, SheffieldBWW Review: STEEL, Crucible Studio, Sheffield
September 18, 2018

Chris Bush's new play about women in the Labour party is a must-see.

BWW Review: SONGS FROM THE SEVEN HILLS, Crucible, SheffieldBWW Review: SONGS FROM THE SEVEN HILLS, Crucible, Sheffield
July 20, 2018

The annual show from Sheffield People's Theatre is a crowd-pleasing musical about the importance of community and the idea of 'home'.

BWW Review: LOVE AND INFORMATION, Crucible Studio, SheffieldBWW Review: LOVE AND INFORMATION, Crucible Studio, Sheffield
July 4, 2018

Big themes play out through dozens of small scenes in this effervescent production of Caryl Churchill's play.

BWW Review: ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST, Crucible SheffieldBWW Review: ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST, Crucible Sheffield
June 13, 2018

Masculinity, monstrosity and mental health are explored in Sheffield Theatres' new adaptation of this well-loved classic.

BWW Review: OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD, Sheffield CrucibleBWW Review: OUR COUNTRY'S GOOD, Sheffield Crucible
May 16, 2018

Ramps on the Moon and Nottingham Playhouse present a powerful, creative and timely take on Timberlake Wertenbaker's play.

BWW Review: THE YORK REALIST, Crucible, SheffieldBWW Review: THE YORK REALIST, Crucible, Sheffield
March 30, 2018

Robert Hastie's take on Peter Gill's tale of north/south love is sympathetic and emotional, with a beautiful lead performance from Ben Batt.

BWW Review: FROST/NIXON, Crucible, SheffieldBWW Review: FROST/NIXON, Crucible, Sheffield
February 27, 2018

A timely revival of Peter Morgan's play about David Frost's interviews with Richard Nixon is beautifully staged and powerfully acted.

BWW Review: RENT PARTY, Crucible Studio, SheffieldBWW Review: RENT PARTY, Crucible Studio, Sheffield
December 17, 2017

Five talented performers share stories and songs in this contemporary British tribute to the tradition of the 'rent party'.

BWW Review: THE WIZARD OF OZ, Crucible, SheffieldBWW Review: THE WIZARD OF OZ, Crucible, Sheffield
December 14, 2017

Charming, affectionate and exuberant - this latest version of the Wizard of Oz is a magical crowd-pleaser.

BWW Review: UNCLE VANYA, Crucible Studio, SheffieldBWW Review: UNCLE VANYA, Crucible Studio, Sheffield
October 23, 2017

Chekhov's classic is given a fresh update in this beautifully staged and passionately acted production.

BWW Review: DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS, Crucible Theatre, SheffieldBWW Review: DESIRE UNDER THE ELMS, Crucible Theatre, Sheffield
September 27, 2017

Eugene O'Neill's classic play is beautifully staged in this evocative production at the Crucible Theatre.

BWW Review: OF KITH AND KIN, Crucible Studio, SheffieldBWW Review: OF KITH AND KIN, Crucible Studio, Sheffield
September 25, 2017

Chris Thompson's new play offers a witty and cutting take on the meaning of family, performed by an excellent cast.

BWW Review: TRIBES, Crucible Studio, SheffieldBWW Review: TRIBES, Crucible Studio, Sheffield
July 4, 2017

How do families work? What happens when adult children flee the nest? And what happens when you're born deaf into a hearing family? Nina Raine's funny and frank portrait of a family grappling with these issues makes its regional debut.

BWW Review: JULIUS CAESAR, Crucible, Sheffield
May 24, 2017

Robert Hastie's debut at Sheffield Theatres features some electrifying scenes as it sets Julius Caesar in the present-day.

BWW Review: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, Crucible, SheffieldBWW Review: EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE, Crucible, Sheffield
February 15, 2017

This new musical from Dan Gillespie Sells and Tom MacRae fizzes with energy and warmth - a must-see!

BWW Review: ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, Crucible, SheffieldBWW Review: ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, Crucible, Sheffield
December 17, 2016

Annie Get Your Gun is another crowd-pleasing musical from Sheffield Theatres, featuring a winning performance from Anna-Jane Casey and showcasing many of Irving Berlin's finest songs.

BWW Review: BROKEN BISCUITS, Crucible Studio, Sheffield, 15 November 2016BWW Review: BROKEN BISCUITS, Crucible Studio, Sheffield, 15 November 2016
November 16, 2016

This story of teenage friendship is a funny and touching new play with three fantastic performances from talented young actors.



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