Billy Connolly Gets On His High Horse To Raise Laughs

One of the UK’s most influential comedians, Billy Connolly, is set to bring his brand new stand up show Billy Connolly’s High Horse Tour to Cardiff this November. Well known as  a stand-up comedian, actor, musician, TV presenter and artist, Connolly originally started out as a welder in his hometown of Glasgow, he became aContinue reading “Billy Connolly Gets On His High Horse To Raise Laughs”

Review: Chicago, Wales Millennium Centre

Rachel Howells discovers the Razzle Dazzle of Chicago at Wales Millennium Centre. It was with some excitement that my daughter and I went to the Wales Millennium Centre on Monday night to watch Chicago.  Although we had never seen the show before we already knew a lot of the famous songs featured so we knewContinue reading “Review: Chicago, Wales Millennium Centre”

Nonsensical Snark Fun At Cardiff’s Sherman Theatre

There is still an opportunity to catch Lewis Carroll’s much loved nonsense poem, The Hunting of the Snark at Cardiff’s Sherman Theatre prior to the show heading off on tour. Produced by The Sherman Theatre along with Alice House Theatre and RGM Productions, the musical comedy adventure features puppetry, silliness and an original soundtrack thatContinue reading “Nonsensical Snark Fun At Cardiff’s Sherman Theatre”

Youth Put On Show At Cardiff’s New Theatre

There will be a week long youth takeover at the New Theatre, Cardiff next week as young people aged 14-25 are given the chance to work with leading national and international industry experts to create their own large scale professional production during the week commencing August 1. Artists from all different walks of the artsContinue reading “Youth Put On Show At Cardiff’s New Theatre”

Charles Hawtrey’s Story To Carry On With New Stage Play

Twenty-five years after the last Carry On film was made, a new play entitled Oh Hello! from Milford Haven’s Torch Theatre Company is about to shed new light on one of the film series original stars. Charles Hawtrey was one of the leading lights of the Carry On film franchise and Oh Hello!, a oneContinue reading “Charles Hawtrey’s Story To Carry On With New Stage Play”

Panto Stars Begin Countdown To Cinderella At Newport Riverfront

Friars Walk Shoppers were given an added bonus of colour, as well as sunshine, on Tuesday morning as stage stars turned out to promote this years Riverfront pantomime, Cinderella.

Pupils put on a great show at South Wales school

The pupils from Cwmbran’s Blenheim Road Community Primary School sampled the world of theatre promotion recently when they worked as a team to plan and organise an event that promoted the visit of the women’s circus theatre company, Circo Rum Ba Ba which fuses spectacular theatre with a diverse range of circus skills and disguise.Continue reading “Pupils put on a great show at South Wales school”

Stage Presentation Of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet Gets Worldwide Broadcast

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company will broadcast their presentation of Romeo and Juliet  to more than 1200 cinemas worldwide live from the West End’s Garrick Theatre on July 7. The broadcast of Romeo and Juliet  follows that of last year’s presentation of The Winter’s Tale which topped the UK cinema box office when it was broadcastContinue reading “Stage Presentation Of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet Gets Worldwide Broadcast”

Blues Brothers show will meet approval in Cardiff

THE feelgood show Blues Brothers (Approved) is currently keeping soul fans entertained at Cardiff’s New Theatre until Saturday July 2. Purveyors of classic soul are advised to dig out their shades, dust off their dancing shoes and to party like never before to music from the classic films including the worldwide hit Everybody Needs Somebody ToContinue reading “Blues Brothers show will meet approval in Cardiff”

New project to Inspire Wales’ authors and composers

Authors and composers will come together next week to plot the next stages of musical theatre in Wales through an innovative new project entitled 10 Minute Musicals / Open Space, run by director Angharad Lee’s new company Leeway Productions. Five authors and five composers will combine talents for peer to peer learning, creating, collaborating andContinue reading “New project to Inspire Wales’ authors and composers”

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