Between 17 May and 21 May 2011, Newport Playgoers staged Alan Ayckbourn¹s drama Role Play at The Dolman Theatre, Newport, South Wales. The directional debut from Judith Lindwall focused on the events of a dinner party from hell and the misconceptions of the characters that attended it. Along with Game Plan and Flat Spin, RoleContinue reading “Review: Newport Playgoers’ – Role Play, Dolman Theatre, Newport”
Author Archives: Andy Howells
New Venture Players’ The Producers, Dolman Theatre, Newport
Andy Howells reviews New Venture Players presentation of The Producers at Newport’s Dolman Theatre
Review: Gerry and The Pacemakers, The Riverfront, Newport
Andy Howells goes back to the 1960s to review Gerry and The Pacemakers show at Newport Riverfront.
Review: The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular, Newport Riverfront
Andy Howells reviews The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular at Newport Riverfront
Review: Morecambe, New Theatre, Cardiff
Andy Howells reviews the one-man show, Morecambe starring Bob Golding as Eric Morecambe.
Review: Spike Milligan’s Adolf Hitler – My Part In His Downfall, New Theatre, Cardiff
Andy Howells reviews Spike Milligan’s Adolf Hitler – My Part In His Downfall at New Theatre, Cardiff starring Sholto Morgan.
On Stage: Stop Messing About – The Kenneth Williams Extravaganza
Stop Messing About is the oft quoted catchphrase associated with the late, great comedy actor and raconteur Kenneth Williams but was also the title of a largely forgotten radio series featuring the star of several films in the Carry On series. Williams found himself fronting his own radio series after his Round the Horne co-star,Continue reading “On Stage: Stop Messing About – The Kenneth Williams Extravaganza”
Review: Porridge, New Theatre, Cardiff
Andy Howells reviews the stage adaptation of the classic 70s sit-com Porridge, this time featuring Shaun Williamson doing time as Fletcher!
Review: Playing Burton, The Riverfront, Newport
Andy Howells reviews Josh Richards one-man show, Playing Burton
Review: Independent Ballet Wales – Under Milk Wood, The Riverfront, Newport
Andy Howells reviews Independent Ballet Wales interpretation of Under Milk Wood