Meet The Cast Of Centrestage Cymru’s White Christmas

A film musical classic celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. White Christmas premiered to the world on October 14, 1954 and has been part of the Christmas season ever since. The title song, originally sung by Bing Crosby and written by Irving Berlin was first featured in the 1942 film musical Holiday Inn. 60 yearsContinue reading “Meet The Cast Of Centrestage Cymru’s White Christmas”

Il Divo Rooted In Musical Theatre – David Miller Interview

Andy Howells chats to David Miller of Il Divo “It’s been an amazing journey full of highs and lows,” says David Miller of his decade with Il Divo, the world’s first and most successful classical crossover group.  The foursome have sold over 26 million albums worldwide, achieved over 50 number one records, received 160 goldContinue reading “Il Divo Rooted In Musical Theatre – David Miller Interview”

On Stage and Screen – Lee Mead Interview

Early in 2014, Andy Howells interviewed singer and actor Lee Mead prior to his UK tour of concerts across selected theatres. The tour commenced at Cardiff’s Sherman Theatre on May 4. Versatility doesn’t come naturally to all artists but Lee Mead is undoubtedly an exception to the rule. Proving his talent well beyond winning theContinue reading “On Stage and Screen – Lee Mead Interview”

Faye Tozer Steps Into Lina Lamont’s Shoes For Singing In The Rain Musical

The critically acclaimed award-winning Chichester Festival Theatre production Singing in the Rain which stars Maxwell Caulfield as RF Simpson and Faye Tozer as Lina Lamont, comes to Wales Millennium Centre from 3 December 2013 to 5 January 2014, as part of a nationwide tour. “I’ve been blown away by the audience reaction, while the audienceContinue reading “Faye Tozer Steps Into Lina Lamont’s Shoes For Singing In The Rain Musical”

Artistic Director Tony Mercer Discusses The Nutcracker On Ice

The international ice dance sensation, The Imperial Ice Stars production of The Nutcracker on Ice starring ITV’s Dancing on Ice duo Keith Chegwin and Olga Sharutenkoc continues until Sunday November 17. Acclaimed Artistic Director, Tony Mercer, the world’s leading creator of contemporary theatre-on-ice, has once again teamed with four-time figure skating World Champion and dual Olympic goldContinue reading “Artistic Director Tony Mercer Discusses The Nutcracker On Ice”

On Stage: The Nutcracker On Ice, Wales Millennium Centre

Christmas may still be well over a month away but after witnessing the opening night of The Imperial Ice Stars production of The Nutcracker on Ice on Friday evening, it was impossible not to walk away feeling a tiny bit seasonal. The combination of Tchaikovsky’s music, colourfully designed sets and stunningly choreographed ice dance routines incorporatingContinue reading “On Stage: The Nutcracker On Ice, Wales Millennium Centre”

Keith Chegwin Discusses The Nutcracker On Ice

Keith Chegwin may be best remembered to a generation of TV viewers for his Saturday morning stints swapping children’s unwanted toys on freezing rugby pitches in TV’s Multi-Coloured Swap Shop or hosting the long running game show Cheggers Plays Pop but as he reminds me his career goes back much further than that. “I startedContinue reading “Keith Chegwin Discusses The Nutcracker On Ice”

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