Blow Monkeys Back On Tour In The UK – Robert Howard Interview

To support the release of their new album If Not Now, When?, The Blow Monkeys will play Cardiff Globe this Sunday (April 19) as part of their current UK tour. Synonymous with the international hit songs from the 1980’s Digging Your Scene and It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way, the Blow Monkeys split inContinue reading “Blow Monkeys Back On Tour In The UK – Robert Howard Interview”

Centrestage Cymru Thrilled To Join Godspell Show At Cardiff New Theatre

Godspell, the legendary rock musical from Stephen Schwartz, the Grammy and Academy Award-winning composer of Wicked, returns to Cardiff’s New Theatre this week. Following the critically acclaimed sell-out success in London’s West End, the show is returning to the UK in a one-of-a-kind production, with a brand new, modern day rock score that features LightContinue reading “Centrestage Cymru Thrilled To Join Godspell Show At Cardiff New Theatre”

On Stage: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time, Wales Millennium Centre

I wanted to see the Olivier Award winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time following a strong recommendation from my 12-year-old daughter who recently saw the London West End presentation. The story follows fifteen year old Christopher Boone who although has an extraordinary brain and is exceptional at maths, isContinue reading “On Stage: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time, Wales Millennium Centre”

Curious Incident Presents Dual Role For Jessica Williams

The Winner of seven 2013 Olivier Awards, this highly acclaimed National Theatre production The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time arrives at Wales Millennium Centre this week as part of its first ever UK tour. Based on the award-winning novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott, theContinue reading “Curious Incident Presents Dual Role For Jessica Williams”

Hitmaker Albert Hammond Discusses His Songbook

Albert Hammond has been writing and co-writing hit songs for over forty years; among them The Hollies’  The Air That I Breathe; Leo Sayer’s When I Need You;  Whitney Houston’s One Moment In Time and Aswad’s  Don’t Turn Around. Albert recently went back in to the studio to record a new 4 track EP whichContinue reading “Hitmaker Albert Hammond Discusses His Songbook”

Meet The Mono LPs

Championed by BBC Introducing’s Dave Monks, having recorded a sell-out live gig at the Cavern Club for the BBC’s Live Lounge sessions, The Mono LPs are considered one of Liverpool’s bright young prospects. The band will be releasing their next single Emilia on the May 4 with a new video in tow and burlesque style launch night atContinue reading “Meet The Mono LPs”

On Stage: The Sooty Show (2015 Tour)

What better way to get the family Easter break underway than a trip to St David’s Hall to see The Sooty Show? I wasn’t unfamiliar with this family friendly experience having already taken two of my children to see the little yellow bear, his friends Soo, Sweep, Butch, Ramsbottom and straight-man and presenter Richard CadellContinue reading “On Stage: The Sooty Show (2015 Tour)”

In Concert: Solid Silver 60s Show – 30th Anniversary, St David’s Hall

Andy Howells goes back to the 60s for an evening of classic hits performed by PP Arnold, Chris Farlowe, The Merseybeats, Mike Pender and Billy J Kramer.

DVD Review: The Drop

If like me, you missed The Drop when it originally hit cinema screens last year, then this is your chance to finally catch this gritty crime drama on DVD and Blu-ray. The story follows Bob Saginowski (Tom Hardy) an apparent underdog lonely bartender at Cousin Marv’s; a neighbourhood bar in Brooklyn. Bob’s cousin, the eponymous Marv (JamesContinue reading “DVD Review: The Drop”

CD Review: Meghan Trainor – Title

Try as you can to avoid it , some pop is almost too infectious to ignore. Meghan Trainor had already been riding high in th US charts  before her singles started to scratch the surface in the UK  and as Lips Are Movin’ and All About That Bass have proved, she is certainly more thanContinue reading “CD Review: Meghan Trainor – Title”

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