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Tudor Season 2018 ( Posted 23May2018 )
February 2018, 13-17th

May 2018, 15-19th

October 2018, 16-20th 

The Flint Street Nativity by Tim Firth

A Bunch of Amateurs by Ian Heslop & Nick Newman

Ben Hur by Patrick Barlow
Next Production (Posted 24Feb2018)
Our next production, BEN HUR by Patrick Barlow
They said it was unachievable! They said it couldn't be done! But now, the greatest book ever penned is brought to the stage by a towering team of...just four actors!
Complete with a 103% bona fide chariot race (with REAL CHARIOTS), an authentic sea battle (with REAL WATER) and a decadent and UNEXPURGATED Roman orgy (suitable for all ages!)  


Tickets.

Parking Discount Scheme with the NCP Car Park on Arundel Gate - (either £4.50 or £6.00 depending on the time). It only works for the Arundel Gate CP (under the O2/Odeon), NOT for any of the other NCP Car Parks.

One Act Play Festival (Posted 27Jul2010)
The Sheffield and District One Act Play Festival was held at the Library Theatre in June 2010 and Tudor Players won the competition and The Lillian Hartley Rose Bowl with their presentation of Swan Song by Vanessa Brooks. Tudor also won the SADATA Award for the best performance by a member society and Edwina Gascoyne won the best actress award in the name of Betty Crawford (Appropriate as this fine actress was once a member of Tudor Players).

Edwina played Margaret with Phil Gascoyne as Donald and Pam Bush as Mimi. This humorous but ultimately moving play was directed by Roger Bingham.

FEB2010 - Every year the Sheffield and District Amateur Theatre Association (SADATA) put on a One-act play competition, at the Library Theatre. Last year was a little different! The festival started perfectly normally and Tudor Players were due to appear on the Wednesday night. During the same afternoon the heavens opened; the city centre became gridlocked and the Library Theatre was flooded out. The festival ended up moving to the Mongomery Theatre and our production became a Saturday afternoon matinee.

Our play was And Go To Innisfree by Jean Lenox Toddie. This was a beautiful play set on a beach near Cape Cod featuring an old woman and the same woman in middle age and as a young girl - all three women appearing on the stage at the same time. Edwina Gascoyne, Andrea Howard and Charlotte Gascoyne played the three parts. Tudor came third overall but were the leading SADATA group and will be representing Sheffield in the inter-city competition in 2010 (weather permitting).

The Library Theatre (Posted 24Feb2018)

Since our last production in October 2017 there have been some developments regarding the future of The Central Library and, as a consequence, The Library Theatre. 

As we understand the situation, the proposed development of the building in to a hotel is now unlikely to happen.

In a recent press release, the Council stated they are still intending to build a new library in the heart of the city, while the ultimate plan for this building is for it to be become a "Cultural Hub," which would see an expanded Graves Art gallery and space for exhibitions, performances and a restaurant.

We would hope that the Library Theatre would be a central part of any future development. Indeed, one would imagine a theatre to be an integral part of any "cultural hub," and this building already has one!

The council have appointed a consultant to investigate the available theatre space in the city. We have had a meeting with the consultant where we expressed our view that the Library Theatre is the only venue which meets the needs of the users, being Central, Suitable, Available and Affordable. We are now waiting to hear what recommendations have been made. When we know we will, of course, let you know!

Nothing is certain at the moment and we feel there may be many months of discussions before anything definite is decided. However, we do hope that Sheffield City Council will realise what a gem they have with this theatre and ensure it remains a central part of the cultural heart of the city.