Tributes to Sheffield opera legend

Adrian Ollerearnshaw

Adrian Ollerearnshaw

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Theatre-goers and amateur dramatics fans will pay tribute to a life-long star of the Sheffield opera scene at his funeral tomorrow.

Adrian Ollerearnshaw had starred in 66 consecutive opera productions in the city since 1947 – missing just one, earlier this year, due to ill health.

The 88-year-old, from Rural Lane, Wadsley, was a member of Grenoside And Birley Carr Players.


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