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The Sheffield culture guide written by in-the-know locals

In 2018, Sheffield Theatres brought a charming, inventive modern take on Shakespeare's comedy to the Crucible stage, with music composed by Everybody's Talking About Jamie's Dan Gillespie Sells.

Immerse yourself in the world of the play with Explore A Midsummer Night's Dream – the theatre's online collection of videos, photos and interviews from rehearsals, backstage and on stage.

Visit the Explore A Midsummer Night's Dream website.

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Picturing Sheffield: Views of a City

Explore three of the city's lost landmarks – the divisive 'Egg Box', the beloved Tinsley Towers, and the iconic Kelvin Flats – in this trio of films created by Museums Sheffield.

Crucible Theatre

The Crucible is a very modern theatre. Outside, its colourful facade keeps Tudor Square well-lit by night, whilst inside it boasts a polygonal shape and thrust stage. Its programme is well known for seasons dedicated to 20th-century playwrights.

Eclipse

Headed by creative director Dawn Walton, Eclipse is a company dedicated to bringing a more diverse audience into theatres and adding stories to the British canon.

Benn Clatworthy Quartet

Sheffield Jazz presents Benn Clatworthy, a favourite with Sheffield audiences for many years for his emotional playing and his dry sense of humour, supported by a top-class rhythm section. Enjoy this clip from a 2016 performance.