Audience Response Results from the Sheffield Crucible!

Sheffield Boards

June 3, 2013 in Blog

We want to hear how A Wondrous Place audiences see their fantastic cities – so we’ve been asking them via a big, bright feedback board that we put up within each theatre that the show tours to. We’re bowled over by the responses during the last two weeks from the lovely people of Sheffield – and here they are…


What Top Sheffield Experiences Can You Not Get Anywhere Else?

Bramall Lane

Open and Equitable City

Kelham Island Tavern

Night at Comp!

Porter Valley

Peak District Fringe

Whirlow Hall Farm

Roy Ridsdale

Street Food Chip

The snooker!

Sheffield Theatres! Our theatres!

Meeting musicians whose music I listened to in the 80s

Sheffield Railway Station’s wall of water

DOC Fest

Total lack of cultural awareness in Sheffield City Council

Henderson’s Relish!

The Winter Gardens

Rivelin Valley

Our Cow Mully Ice Cream

Ruskin Gallery


Wert Street on a Saturday night

Peace Gardens

Lindseys playing ‘at home’ in the Studio

Shopping at Ozmen’s on the London Road.


What Tunes Would Make Your Ultimate Sheffield Soundtrack?

‘Greasy Chip Butty’

‘Coles Corner’ – Richard Hawley

‘You’re Not Alone’ – John Reilly

Arctic Monkeys – whole first album.

‘Common People’ – Pulp

‘Pour Some Sugar On Me’ – Def Leppard

‘Walk Like A Panther’ – All Seeing I featuring Tony Christie

‘This City’ – John Reilly Band

‘Sensora’ – Cabaret Voltaire

‘Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor’ – Arctic Monkeys


Who From Sheffield Would Make A Sgt Pepper Style Album Cover?

Jessica Ennis

Pete McKee of course!



Def Leppard

Roy Ridsdale

Stuart Faulkner

Richard Hawley

John Reilly Band

Joe Cocker!

Michael Palin

Jon Boden (and numerous associates)


A People’s Flash Mob – facilitated by Andrew Skelton

Slow Club


What’s Your Favourite Words Or Phrases You Only Hear In Sheffield?

Reyt good that!

I’ve writ it down

Tha knows

Shut Thi Gob

Na then

Well! (good)



Ge-or roomin (stop crying)

8 whites!

Ay up


Summat for nowt






Nah den dee wot da doin?

One ‘o’ each

You all right duck?

Working 9 ‘while’ 5

Doll’s ‘ead!

Get thi neck washed!

Put wood ‘oyl.


Little mester

Never do owt for nowt – but if thou does do it for the sen!