Combining an aerial circus with iambic pentameter is only one magical combination that is currently enthralling audiences of Omidaze Theatre Company’s presentation of William Shakespeare’s, Romeo and Juliet, which runs at Wales Millennium Centre until May 14, 2017. Andy Howells recently caught up with Connor Allen, who plays Romeo, to find out about the production.Continue reading “Talking Theatre: Connor Allen Discusses Romeo and Juliet”
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Talking Theatre: Aamira Challenger Discusses Romeo and Juliet
Omidaze Productions presentation of William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet,which runs at Wales Millennium Centre until May 14 2017, pulls together a variety of themes including citizenship, civil disturbance, conflict. questioning of authority and experts, anger, ugly scenes on the streets, abuse and tragic consequences. Shakespeare’s story is far from outdated however and as Andy HowellsContinue reading “Talking Theatre: Aamira Challenger Discusses Romeo and Juliet”
Talking Music: Pete Langford of The Barron Knights
“The atmosphere in the theatre is fantastic,” Barron Knights founder member, Pete Langford tells Andy Howells as they discuss the groups return to Abergavenny Borough Theatre. “It’s a lovely theatre to work and when you go on stage, you feel the audience are right on top of you.” Formed in Leighton Buzzard in 1960, The BarronContinue reading “Talking Music: Pete Langford of The Barron Knights”
Talking Music: Singer/Songwriter Betsy Discusses Single, Waiting
Welsh singing star Betsy will be putting in an appearance at Cardiff’s Clwb Ifor Bach on May 11, in support of her new single Waiting. Betsy is currently putting the finishing touches to her debut album, which will dig deeper into her unlikely musical background. Born on a goose farm in rural Wales, Betsy foundContinue reading “Talking Music: Singer/Songwriter Betsy Discusses Single, Waiting”
Talking Music With Fern Ford of The Big Moon
Following the recent release of their debut album Love In The 4th Dimension, The Big Moon are undertaking a UK tour which brings them to Cardiff’s Clwb Ifor Bach on April 21.
A Twist On Wales In New Detective Books – Alan Roderick Interview
Andy Howells chats to Newport author Alan Roderick about his creation, Astrid Price, Private Investigator.
Laughter Lines: Sofie Hagen
Last year’s Foster’s Edinburgh Comedy Award Newcomer winner Sofie Hagen will kick off her first ever nationwide tour of her hotly anticipated show, Shimmer Shatter at Newport Riverfront on October 22. Following the success of her first show, Bubblewrap, she has also branched out to television and radio, among her writing and performing credits areContinue reading “Laughter Lines: Sofie Hagen”
Talking Music: Petula Clark Discusses New Album And Tour
Andy Howells talks to music icon, Petula Clark about her From Now On tour.
Talking Music: On Song with Ross Leadbeater
Abertillery singer-pianist and musical director Ross Leadbeater is kicking off a three-date South Wales tour next month at Newport Riverfront performing songs from his solo release The Great British Songbook.
Dave Berry Joins The Solid Silver 60s Tour For 2016 – Interview
Andy Howells chats to 1960s pop star, Dave Berry.