Stage / Theatre

Simm Returns to Sheffield in Climax of Anniversary Season

Whatsonstage.com Theo Bosanquet 20 October 2011 Sheffield Theatres artistic director Daniel Evans, currently in rehearsals for the forthcoming revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Company, has announced the final part of the company’s year long 40th anniversary season. Simm returns to Sheffield The 40th anniversary season climaxes in the Crucible with a new revival of Harold Pinter’s popular play Betrayal, which … Continue reading

Stage / Theatre

Hamlet at Sheffield Crucible Nominated for WOS Best Regional Production

Whatsonstage.com 3 December 2010 Whatsonstage.com Awards Nominees Announced! The nominations in the 2011 Whatsonstage.com Awards, the “theatregoers’ choice”, were announced today at the West End’s Cafe de Paris. Hamlet – at Sheffield Crucible starring John Simm is on the shortlist for Best Regional Production! The Whatsonstage.com Awards are the only major UK theatre prize-giving event decided by … Continue reading

Interview / Print / Stage / Theatre

John Simm on playing Hamlet

Telegraph.co.uk Dominic Cavendish 14 Sep 2010 Terror is integral to the pleasure of John Simm, who takes on “the greatest role ever written”, Hamlet, at the Sheffield Crucible. Three giant black-and-white photographs, dominated in turn by Derek Jacobi, Kenneth Branagh and Joseph Fiennes, are ranged across a wall of the Sheffield Crucible’s swish new bar. … Continue reading

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John Simm: ‘Sometimes I do feel underappreciated’

The Guardian Simon Hattenstone 11 September 2010 Why is John Simm so often cast as a chippy bugger? “Am I?” he asks. “Define chippy.” Well, there’s the brooding journalist Cal McCaffrey in TV drama State Of Play who feels he’s up against the world, and the displaced detective inspector Sam Tyler in Life On Mars, thrown back into the … Continue reading