Iconic buildings and venues across Wales will light up in red this evening (Tuesday 11th August 2020) as part of a UK-wide day of action highlighting the urgent government help the sector needs during the Covid-19 crisis.
This week’s Throwback Thursday takes a look at Neil Simon’s The Sunshine Boys which played Cardiff’s New Theatre between November 9 -20 1976 and starred Ryan Davies and Bill Owen. Neil Simon’s The Sunshine Boys follows an attempt by a theatrical agent to re-unite his elderly uncle, a former vaudeville star, with his long-time stageContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: The Sunshine Boys, New Theatre, Cardiff (November 1976)”
Kyle Legall, a Welsh artist from Butetown, Cardiff, has created an illustrated, digital graphic novel which brings accounts of the Cardiff race riots to life.
BBC Radio Wales broadcaster Chris Needs has died at the age of 68, Andy Howells pays tribute with an archive interview with Chris prior to a live show in Newport during September 2013.
National Dance Company Wales and Literature Wales have confirmed the independent dance artists and poets who will be joining NDCWales’ dancers as part of their online collaborative project, Plethu/Weave to create 8 short cross–artform films.
Due to the unprecedented situation with coronavirus, all performances due to take place in Newport’s Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre until 31st December 2020 will no longer be going ahead. This includes the theatre’s extremely popular annual pantomime which this winter was due to be Robin Hood.
Refusing to go gentle into the dark night of lockdown, South Wales based Theatre Adhoc have produced a six-part satirical comedy series entitled Viral News, released on a weekly basis and now available to watch via YouTube.
Andy Howells puts questions to actors Gwenllian Higginson and Gareth John Bale about their roles in Owen Thomas drama Isolationship
Through Sherman Theatre’s Creative Engagement programme, students at The College Merthyr Tydfil have connected with a local care home to create Tydfil Tales: an audio drama paying tribute to the lives and experiences of the care home residents.
Ballet Cymru is taking the annual Wales Summer Dance 2020 online, offering fantastic creative and ballet courses from the company’s studio at their Newport, South Wales home base. Wales Summer Dance 2020 Each course is designed to accommodate a range of levels and experience in ballet, from grade work standard right up to professional level.Continue reading “Ballet Cymru Step Into Summer With Online Dance Events”