Andy Howells reviews Daniel Llewelyn-Williams one-man play A Regular Little Houdini performed at Newport’s Riverfront Theatre during the theatre’s 10th anniversary week in October 2013.
Morecambe and Wise were the funniest comedy double act on television during the 1960s and 70s and even though their partnership ended when Eric Morecambe died of a heart attack in 1984 their popularity has endured. Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens stage presentation Eric and Little Ern (Newport Riverfront, October 8) is therefore most welcome.Continue reading “Review: Eric and Little Ern, Newport Riverfront”
Ewan Wardrop’s much praised tribute show to entertainer George Formby played the final date of its current tour at Newport Riverfront on Friday evening. From the very young to the most senior in years, the show raised smiles from the offset as actor/ dancer/ comedian Ewan Wardrop delivered a charismatically choreographed one-man show performance ofContinue reading “Review: Formby, The Riverfront, Newport”
Andy Howells chats to Ewan Wardrop who brings his one-man show Formby to Newport Riverfront next week.
Duets, the current Newport Playgoers production is a bit of a toughie to review, if only for the fact that it seems unjust to attempt to give four excellent comedy two-handers the same space usually afforded to one show.
Andy Howells reviews Newport Playgoers January 2014 presentation, the stage adaptation of Dick Barton – Special Agent!
Andy Howells review of National Theatre Wales presentation of Terry Jones’ Silly Kings at Cardiff Castle.
The international ice dance sensation, The Imperial Ice Stars production of The Nutcracker on Ice starring ITV’s Dancing on Ice duo Keith Chegwin and Olga Sharutenkoc continues until Sunday November 17. Acclaimed Artistic Director, Tony Mercer, the world’s leading creator of contemporary theatre-on-ice, has once again teamed with four-time figure skating World Champion and dual Olympic goldContinue reading “Artistic Director Tony Mercer Discusses The Nutcracker On Ice”
Christmas may still be well over a month away but after witnessing the opening night of The Imperial Ice Stars production of The Nutcracker on Ice on Friday evening, it was impossible not to walk away feeling a tiny bit seasonal. The combination of Tchaikovsky’s music, colourfully designed sets and stunningly choreographed ice dance routines incorporatingContinue reading “On Stage: The Nutcracker On Ice, Wales Millennium Centre”
Keith Chegwin may be best remembered to a generation of TV viewers for his Saturday morning stints swapping children’s unwanted toys on freezing rugby pitches in TV’s Multi-Coloured Swap Shop or hosting the long running game show Cheggers Plays Pop but as he reminds me his career goes back much further than that. “I startedContinue reading “Keith Chegwin Discusses The Nutcracker On Ice”