Andy Howells reviews Just Like That! – The Tommy Cooper Show, performed by John Hewer at Newport’s Riverfront Theatre. Caerphilly born comic, Tommy Cooper, is one of the all-time greats as far as comedy legends go. Its frequently remarked by his contemporaries that he could reduce a room of people to laughter by simply walkingContinue reading “Review: Just Like That! The Tommy Cooper Show, Newport Riverfront”
Andy Howells goes back to the 60s for an evening of classic hits performed by PP Arnold, Chris Farlowe, The Merseybeats, Mike Pender and Billy J Kramer.
Andy Howells reviews Playgoers New Generation presentation of Around The World in 80 Days at Dolman Theatre, Newport.
Andy Howells reviews Newport Playgoers presentation ofThe Hypochondriac; Roger McGough’s adaptation of Moliere’s classic comedy La Malade Imaginaire at The Dolman Theatre
Newport Playgoers new season commenced on Tuesday evening with Jes Hynes’ directorial debut of John Cleese and Connie Booth’s much loved classic sit-com Fawlty Towers.
Between 17 May and 21 May 2011, Newport Playgoers staged Alan Ayckbourn¹s drama Role Play at The Dolman Theatre, Newport, South Wales. The directional debut from Judith Lindwall focused on the events of a dinner party from hell and the misconceptions of the characters that attended it. Along with Game Plan and Flat Spin, RoleContinue reading “Review: Newport Playgoers’ – Role Play, Dolman Theatre, Newport”
Andy Howells reviews the one-man show, Morecambe starring Bob Golding as Eric Morecambe.
Andy Howells reviews the stage adaptation of the classic 70s sit-com Porridge, this time featuring Shaun Williamson doing time as Fletcher!