Georgia May Foote Takes Breakfast At Tiffany’s

Strictly Come Dancing runner-up and Coronation Street favourite Georgia May Foote stars as Holly Golightly in the stage adaptation of Breakfast at Tiffany’s at Cardiff New Theatre next week. Based on Truman Capote’s beloved novella, Breakfast at Tiffany’s has been adapted for the stage by Pulitzer Prize-winning Finalist and Tony and Olivier Award-winning playwright RichardContinue reading “Georgia May Foote Takes Breakfast At Tiffany’s”

Macbeth – The Directors Cut At Newport Riverfront

This week, Volcano Theatre brings their take on Shakespeare’s pacy, bloody, eloquent tragedy; Macbeth to Newport’s Riverfront Theatre. Lady Macbeth is portrayed by Glaswegian actress Mairi Phillips, whose irrepressible energy has fizzed through several of Volcano’s recent productions from Chekhov to A Clockwork Orange. Her partner in crime is Welshman Alex Harries, best known asContinue reading “Macbeth – The Directors Cut At Newport Riverfront”

Contemporary Classic The Weir At Sherman Theatre

Tobacco Factory Theatres and The Sherman Theatre co-production of Conor McPherson’s play The Weir, is currently playing at Cardiff’s Sherman Theatre. Set in a remote bar in rural Ireland, four friends and one stranger find solace in sharing stories ranging from the heart-warmingly humorous to the darkly confessional. Regarded as a contemporary classic, The WeirContinue reading “Contemporary Classic The Weir At Sherman Theatre”

Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap Will Thrill Cardiff Audiences

Agatha Christie’s legendary, record-breaking, box office smash hit thriller, The Mousetrap, returns to Cardiff’s New Theatre next week by popular demand following its previous record-breaking sell out visits to the venue in 2012 and 2014. The story follows a group of people gathered in a country house cut off by the snow discover, to theirContinue reading “Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap Will Thrill Cardiff Audiences”

Stage Drama The Revlon Girl Remembers Aberfan

Later this month, October Sixty Six’ touring production of The Revlon Girl will take to theatres throughout Wales for a month long tour. Supported by The Arts Council Wales, the play will coincide with the 50th Anniversary of the Aberfan Disaster which occurred on October 21 1966 and is based on actual events that resultedContinue reading “Stage Drama The Revlon Girl Remembers Aberfan”

Musical Trilogy Tells Nelson Mandela’s Story

A musical trilogy celebrating the life of Nelson Mandela, returns to Wales Millennium Centre later this week. The Mandela Trilogy, written and directed by Michael Williams with music by Peter Louis van Dijk and Mike Campbell, made its European premiere at Wales Millennium Centre in 2012. From tribal initiation rites on the banks of theContinue reading “Musical Trilogy Tells Nelson Mandela’s Story”

On Stage: The Sleeping Beauty by English Youth Ballet, New Theatre, Cardiff

There were approximately 100 talented children from the South Wales area on stage in the New Theatre on Friday night performing with the English Youth Ballet. The English Youth Ballet was set up in 1998 to give young dancers more opportunities to perform in a full length classical ballet within a professional setting.  The ballet tellsContinue reading “On Stage: The Sleeping Beauty by English Youth Ballet, New Theatre, Cardiff”

DVD Review: Highlander (30th Anniversary Edition)

Highlander – 30th Anniversary Edition (StudioCanal, 15) Incredible to think that the time travelling fantasy action favourite, Highlander recently reached its 30th anniversary and to celebrate StudioCanal have fully restored the cult classic in 4K with brand new bonus material. The Battle to end all battles is taking place in New York City as the lastContinue reading “DVD Review: Highlander (30th Anniversary Edition)”

Q&A With Tim J Lebbon – Author of The Family Man

Newport raised author Tim J. Lebbon is a New York Times-bestselling writer and has written over thirty published novels to date, as well as dozens of novellas and hundreds of short stories. He has won four British Fantasy Awards, a Bram Stoker Award and a Scribe Award, while a movie of his story Pay theContinue reading “Q&A With Tim J Lebbon – Author of The Family Man”

DVD Review: High-Rise

High Rise (StudioCanal, 15)New to DVD is the character driven drama, Ben Wheatley’s High-Rise, featuring  finds Tom Hiddleston as Dr. Robert Laing, in 1975 moving into a West London apartment seeking soulless anonymity, only to find that the building’s residents have no intention of leaving him alone. Resigned to the complex social dynamics unfolding aroundContinue reading “DVD Review: High-Rise”

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