Remembering Likely Lads Actor Rodney Bewes – 2013 Interview

I was sad to learn of the passing of actor, Rodney Bewes on November 21. I had grown up loving the comedic adventures of The Likely Lads on television. Both Rodney and James Bolam brought Dick Clement and Ian La Frenais creations of Bob and Terry so vividly to life, while similarly reflected the changingContinue reading “Remembering Likely Lads Actor Rodney Bewes – 2013 Interview”

Review: Aladdin, The Riverfront, Newport

Its difficult for anyone to constantly raise the bar as far as theatre is concerned and probably harder in the medium of pantomime. Year upon year the Riverfront theatre has constantly delivered to audiences of all ages with a galaxy of multi-talented performers at the helm. This year’s production, Aladdin, is no exception. A colourfulContinue reading “Review: Aladdin, The Riverfront, Newport”

Family Favourite Wind In The Willows Comes To Newport Stage

Dolman Theatreworks brings the musical family favourite, The Wind In The Willows to Newport’s Dolman Theatre later this week.  “The Wind in the Willows” follows the adventures of the anthropomorphic animals Mole, Rat, Badger, Toad, and their friends.  The story follows the animals on their adventures and misadventures. Toad, a well-to-do heir, goes through innumerableContinue reading “Family Favourite Wind In The Willows Comes To Newport Stage”

Aladdin Flies In For Newport Riverfront Panto Fun

The countdown to opening night of Newport Riverfront’s annual pantomime has begun! This year’s festive offering, in association with the Production Exchange, is the magical Aladdin, which will open on Tuesday December 5. The professional cast and crew have been working hard in rehearsals at The Riverfront Theatre & Arts Centre for the last twoContinue reading “Aladdin Flies In For Newport Riverfront Panto Fun”

Joe Pasquale Tops Aladdin Panto Bill At Bristol Hippodrome

Comedy legend Joe Pasquale, recording and musical theatre star Marti Pellow and Emmerdale and Coronation Street’s Hayley Tamaddon will lead the cast in this year’s Bristol Hippodrome family pantomime Aladdin, from Saturday December 9. Comedian and star of ITV’s Dancing on Ice, Joe Pasquale will star as Wishee Washee. Joe has been delighting audiences forContinue reading “Joe Pasquale Tops Aladdin Panto Bill At Bristol Hippodrome”