Following the success of Llygoden yr Eira, their co-production with Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru, which was available for families to watch on YouTube during April, Theatr Iolo have made a selection of their past work available online, as well as commissioning a number of new pieces made especially for online platforms.
Andy Howells celebrates the work of Welsh writer, Sion Eirian.
Today’s Flashback Friday celebrates the work of Newport Playgoers, one of South Wales leading amateur dramatic societies since 1924. I’ve had the privilege of reviewing several Playgoers presentations at the Dolman Theatre over the last decade or and am looking forward to the societies return in the future. This list is by no means andContinue reading “Flashback Friday: Five Unforgettable Newport Playgoers Shows (2011-2020)”
Cardiff’s Sherman Theatre are to re-release of all monologues in its celebrated TEN/DEG series and will be uploading all ten short plays for FESTIVAL TEN from 5 – 12 June.
This weekend YouTube channel, The Shows Must Go On presents the stage version of Hairspray starring Ariana Grande’ as Tracy Turnblad.
Theatr Iolo have launched a playwriting competition for children and young people across Wales.
Andy Howells pays tribute to actor, Richard Dymond who passed away on May 20, 2020.
This week’s Flashback Friday features five trips to the ballet, a dance medium I have come to appreciate and enjoy as a reviewer over the last two decades. Ballet is a wondrous and beautiful expression of dance. It can be dramatic and powerful as it can be carefree and blissful, but it is always powerful and relevant.
A bit of a different Throwback Thursday this week to the enormous world of theatre, music and performance. In this case, I am not quite certain who I’m throwing back to, except that the lady in question appears to have been a stage actress or dancer.
As the pandemic continues, many people across the world have turned to online streaming for their dose of theatrical entertainment, particularly presented in the medium of audio drama.