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.
Newport Playgoers Society has launched a new One Act Playwriting Competition.
Sinfonia Cymru is launching its 2020-21 season with a brand-new website, an online talk show series, and the orchestra takes its first steps back to live concerts in 2021 with performances across Wales to celebrate 25 years.
Picture Special from the #lightitinred campaign.
Iconic buildings and venues across Wales will light up in red this evening (Tuesday 11th August 2020) as part of a UK-wide day of action highlighting the urgent government help the sector needs during the Covid-19 crisis.
Due to the unprecedented situation with coronavirus, all performances due to take place in Newport’s Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre until 31st December 2020 will no longer be going ahead. This includes the theatre’s extremely popular annual pantomime which this winter was due to be Robin Hood.
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.
Having postponed their 2020 summer series due to the current pandemic, Let’s Rock have confirmed the rescheduled dates for summer 2021. Lets Rock Wales will now take place on June 5 2021 at Tredegar Park, Newport and features Adam Ant, OMD, ABC, Howard Jones, Kim Wilde, Chesney Hawkes, The Art of What?, T’Pau, Betty BooContinue reading “Lets Rock Wales Confirm 2021 Date at Newport’s Tredegar Park”
Andy Howells pays tribute to actor, Richard Dymond who passed away on May 20, 2020.