Coming of age comedy is set for Sheffield stage

A COMEDY described as crude and compelling is set to reveal the story of a young man’s coming of age.

The Olive Boy will be performed at Sheffield’s Theatre Deli on Arley Steet on Tuesday, May 7, kicking off at 7pm.

Written and performed by upcoming star Ollie Maddigan, the show explores the various facets of love and relationships, from awkward sexual encounters with a first love to family life and the challenges and complexities that arise within them.

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Based on Ollie Maddigan’s real life story, The Olive Boy originally appeared at the Hope Theatre in 2021, before gaining positive attention during a three-night run in the Camden Fringe and then in 2022 as part of its month-long sell out run at the Edinburgh Fringe.

The play has received praise from both theatregoers and critics.

Full price tickets for the production cost £14 and are available to buy from

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