Deena Payne and George Sampson star in Tim Firth’s Our House



Tim Firth’s Olivier Award winning production of Our House, featuring the music of Madness, visits the Lyceum Theatre from Monday 14 – Saturday 19 August starring Emmerdale’s Deena Payne and Britain’s Got Talent winner George Sampson.

Our House tells the story of Joe on the night of his 16th birthday when takes the girl of his dreams, Sarah, out on their first date.

In an effort to impress her with bravado, Joe breaks into a building site overlooking his home on Casey Street. When the police turn up, a split-second decision forces him to choose between himself and his heart as the story splits in two: one which sees Joe stay to face the music, and the other which sees him flee and leave Sarah to run from the police. As two very different paths unfold before him, the consequences of that choice will change his life forever.

George Sampson plays the local bad boy Reecey. Having won the second series of Britain’s Got Talent with his rendition of Singin’ In The Rain, George has gone on to star in films Street Dance 2and Street Dance 3D and the television series’ Waterloo RoadMount Pleasant and Emmerdale. He made his stage debut in Into The Hoods.

Deena Payne plays Kath Casey.  Deena is best known for her portrayal of Viv Windsor in ITV’sEmmerdale, a role which she played for 18 years. On stage she has previously appeared in Tim Firth’s Calendar Girls (UK Tour) and the original West End production of They’re Playing Our Song.

Set to a score of Madness hits including It Must Be LoveHouse of FunBaggy Trousers and Our House, this hilarious, high energy musical will have you singing and dancing in the aisles… welcome to the house of fun!

Our House comes to the Lyceum Theatre from Monday 14 – Saturday 19 August. Tickets can be purchased from Sheffield Theatres’ Box Office in-person, by phone on 0114 249 6000 or online at and are priced from £14.00.