The Lord of the Rings and X-Men actor first appeared at the Sheffield Crucible in the early 1970s as a rising star of the British stage, and returned again with the Pinter classic No Man's Land in 2016. He last appeared in the city last year with his one man show to celebrate his 80th birthday.
The Lord of the Rings and X-Men actor first appeared at the Sheffield Crucible in the early 1970s as a rising star of the British stage, and returned again with the Pinter classic No Man's Land in 2016. He last appeared in the city last year with his one man show to celebrate his 80th birthday.

Did you know these 10 famous film and television A-listers have all trodden the boards at Sheffield's theatres?

Sheffield has one of the most vibrant theatrical heritages outside of London, with its theatres regularly producing some of the most renowned productions in the country from its three venues. Shows regularly transfer into the West End and hit musical Everybody’s Talking About Jamie will soon be a major film.

By Andy Done-Johnson
Friday, 5th June 2020, 10:25 am
Updated Friday, 5th June 2020, 10:26 am

But did you know that over the years, the city’s theatres have attracted some of the biggest names from film and television.

How many of them do YOU recognise?

Page 1 of 3