Andy Howells remembers 60s chart star Spencer Davis appearance in Sixties Gold at St David’s Hall in October 2014.
In the early noughties, comic strip artist Ronald Searle’s famous creations, The Girls of St Trinians made a surprise return to the big screen with two new films. The film series (inspired by Searle’s cartoon strip) had originally launched in the 1950s and became a regular box office attraction into the next two decades.
A look back at Disney Live!: Mickey’s Magic Show at Wales Millennium Centre in August 2012
A look back at 20th Century Boy which starred Warren Sollars as Marc Bolan and played Cardiff’s New Theatre in June 2014.
Two years ago this week, we lost the musician Chas Hodges, in tribute to Chas, Andy Howells revisits his 2011 review of Chas & Dave’s Farewell Concert at Newport’s Riverfront Theatre.
Flashback Friday returns with a series of reviews from previous years celebrating the best in live music and theatre. If you remember attending any of the shows please send us your memories.
Today’s Flashback Friday celebrates the work of Newport Playgoers, one of South Wales leading amateur dramatic societies since 1924. I’ve had the privilege of reviewing several Playgoers presentations at the Dolman Theatre over the last decade or and am looking forward to the societies return in the future. This list is by no means andContinue reading “Flashback Friday: Five Unforgettable Newport Playgoers Shows (2011-2020)”
This weekend YouTube channel, The Shows Must Go On presents the stage version of Hairspray starring Ariana Grande’ as Tracy Turnblad.
This week’s Flashback Friday features five trips to the ballet, a dance medium I have come to appreciate and enjoy as a reviewer over the last two decades. Ballet is a wondrous and beautiful expression of dance. It can be dramatic and powerful as it can be carefree and blissful, but it is always powerful and relevant.
This weeks Flashback Friday celebrates six music stars from the 1960s.