Talking Theatre: Gareth Tempest Steps Up To Dick Whittington Role

Andy Howells chats to South Wales actor, Gareth Tempest about taking on the lead role of Dick Whittington in the 2014-15 Riverfront pantomime.

“It’s All About Challenges” – Welsh Rugby Legend Gareth Thomas Talks Pantomime

Andy Howells chats to Welsh Rugby legend, Gareth Thomas about his role as Dandini in Cardiff New Theatre’s panto, Cinderella.

Review: Disney’s The Lion King, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Andy Howells reviews the 2014 presentation of Disney’s musical, The Lion King at Wales Millennium Centre.

Working on Disney’s Lion King is Good Fun! – Will Pearce Interview

In an interview from November 2014, Andy Howells chats to head puppeteer Disney’s The Lion King musical, Will Pearce.

Review: A Regular Little Houdini, Newport Riverfront

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.

Review: Eric and Little Ern, Newport Riverfront

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”

Review: Formby, The Riverfront, Newport

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”

Review: Newport Playgoers’ Duets, Dolman Theatre, Newport

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.

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