A Happy and Safe Christmas From Entertainment South Wales

Many thanks to all our friends, readers, followers and people who helped make much of the features, interviews, reviews and news items on Entertainment South Wales happen in 2020. What started off as a busy year quickly changed as a result of the pandemic. It has still been busy, but in a different way. WeContinue reading “A Happy and Safe Christmas From Entertainment South Wales”

Throwback Thursday: Celebrating Cardiff New Theatre Pantomimes Through The Years

Cardiff’s New Theatre celebrated its 114th birthday on December 10th and as a belated celebration, Entertainment South Wales thought it would be good to look back on some of the wonderful pantomimes the New Theatre has hosted over the last five decades.

The Play That Goes Wrong Makes Mischief At London’s Duchess Theatre

Winner of the 2015 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy, Mischief Theatre’s smash-hit, The Play That Goes Wrong is currently raising laughs at London’s Duchess Theatre.

Colwinston Charitable Trust To Match Donations Made To National Dance Company Wales

National Dance Company Wales (NDCWales) has received a generous pledge for support from the Colwinston Charitable Trust which will match audience donations to help the Company recover and return to activity following lost income and touring due to Covid-19 in 2020.

Sophie Evans and Mike Doyle Will Bring Sleeping Beauty To Cardiff Castle Audiences

It comes as welcome news to audiences in Wales as theatre resumes in the Welsh capital next spring. Lovers of live music and theatre are invited to take their seats for the inaugural Live Under the Stars attraction at Cardiff Castle which runs from 22 March to 11 April 2021.

Flashback Friday: Orbit Theatre’ Annie, New Theatre, Cardiff (June 2012)

Back in June 2012, Orbit Theatre put on a production of the musical Annie at Cardiff’s New Theatre. At the time, I hadn’t seen the production before, let alone the film – having spent many years avoiding it. However, I took my three young children to this show and we all found ourselves totally enthralledContinue reading “Flashback Friday: Orbit Theatre’ Annie, New Theatre, Cardiff (June 2012)”

Flashback Friday: Newport Playgoers’ Entertaining Angels, Dolman Theatre, Newport (May 2013)

his week’s Flashback Friday review spotlights Newport Playgoers presentation of Richard Everett’s Entertaining Angels. The production, directed by Catherine Morgan, ran at Newport’s Dolman Theatre in May 2013.

Star-Studded Christmas Line-Up For Sherman Theatre’s Advent Calendar

Cardiff-based Sherman Theatre, renowned for its Christmas productions, has announced that its festive season isn’t cancelled despite its doors remaining temporarily closed, and has revealed a star-studded Christmas line-up including Rhys Ifans, Ruth Jones and Michael Sheen.

Cardiff’s New Theatre Announce First Wave of Shows For 2021

Although COVID19 has prevented theatres from reopening Cardiff’s New Theatre has been working hard to ensure visitors are welcomed back into a safe, inviting environment when their doors open once again in 2021.

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