The Life and Adventures of Harvey Teasdale

Artwork Slide

Mon 22nd October 7:00pm

An illustrated talk by Rosie Whitcombe, Professor Dawn Hadley and Dr Vicky Crewe about the 1867 memoir of Harvey Teasdale and his fascinating theatrical life. Harvey Teasdale was a Sheffield performer, famous for his clown and man-monkey acts. He attempted to murder his wife and served two years in Wakefield Prison where he converted to Methodism. A historically informative and entertaining picture of working-class Sheffield and the city’s theatrical underbelly.

Tickets (In Advance)

£7/£6 (concs)

Tickets (On the Door)



Cadman Room, Millennium Gallery, Arundel Gate, S1 2PP



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