Centrestage Cymru Present Singin’ In The Rain – Jordan Archer Interview

Centrestage Cymru return to the stage of Newport’s Dolman Theatre next week to present their latest show Singin’ In The Rain. Featuring hilarious situations, snappy dialogue, and a hit-parade score of Hollywood standards, the show is set to make a perfect evening of entertainment for any fan of the golden age of movie musicals. Singin’Continue reading “Centrestage Cymru Present Singin’ In The Rain – Jordan Archer Interview”

Laughter Lines: Why Richard Herring Is Happy Now – Q&A

After years of drifting aimlessly and alone, comedian Richard Herring is now settled down with a wife and a tiny baby. Is he finally Happy Now? Or does responsibility for the lives of others come with its own terrors? In his new stand up show, Richard examines whether we can ever hope to be or areContinue reading “Laughter Lines: Why Richard Herring Is Happy Now – Q&A”

Centrestage Cymru Revisit Hollywood’s Golden Era With Singing In The Rain

Visitors to Tredegar House could have recently been forgiven for thinking that a new television costume drama was been filmed at the Newport landmark’s location. However, the filming that was taking place were cinematic scenes for Newport musical theatre company, Centrestage Cymru’s, forthcoming production of the classic musical Singing in the Rain recalling the early daysContinue reading “Centrestage Cymru Revisit Hollywood’s Golden Era With Singing In The Rain”

On Stage: Only The Brave, Wales Millennium Centre

Based on the real lives of men and women caught up in the D-Day landings, Wales Millennium Centre’s first full scale musical, Only The Brave certainly packs a punch with presentation. Both heart-breaking and inspirational, the musical recounts the true story of two couples brought together by events in World War II, Captain John and Joy HowardContinue reading “On Stage: Only The Brave, Wales Millennium Centre”

On Stage: Jem & Ella, Newport Riverfront

As I’m a forty-something Dad with a teenage daughter, I felt it important to visit The Riverfront studio on Thursday afternoon to catch Run Ragged Productions latest dance show, Jem & Ella which is currently touring theatres across Wales. runraggedproductions.co.uk for details.

Paul Daniels 1938-2016

I had the privilege of interviewing Paul Daniels back in 2013 when he was preparing for his First Farewell Tour with Debbie McGee. Paul, I, have to say was a bit of a legend to me, I had memories of watching his magic show on TV back in the late 1970s/early 1980s. It was quiteContinue reading “Paul Daniels 1938-2016”

Meet The Artist: Steven James Adams

Steven James Adams, the former songwriter/singer/guitarist from the critically acclaimed Broken Family Band plays Cardiff’s Moon Club on March 15. Steven will be playing tracks from his second solo album, Old Magick. The album with minimal instrumentation is, in part, a reaction to his first solo outing House Music (2013), recorded in his living room and featuringContinue reading “Meet The Artist: Steven James Adams”

Laughter Lines – Gein’s Family Giftshop Trophy Tour Comes To Wales

First things first, how did Gein’s Family Giftshop come together and where did you all get the name from? We all met in the wilderness of higher education, the University of Salford to be precise. Our name is a combination of our favourite things- Murderers (Ed Gein) Family (never know when you might need aContinue reading “Laughter Lines – Gein’s Family Giftshop Trophy Tour Comes To Wales”

Review: Theatr Pena – The Glass Menagerie, Newport Riverfront

Andy Howells reviews Theatr Pena’s presentation of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie at Newport’s Riverfront Theatre.

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