Andy Howells pays tribute to Gerry Marsden MBE
Let’s Rock will be celebrating some of the best music and most loved acts from the 1980s via their Lets Rock Christmas Show with headliners Tony Hadley, Kim Wilde, Go West, Nik Kershaw and T’ Pau.
his week’s Flashback Friday review spotlights Newport Playgoers presentation of Richard Everett’s Entertaining Angels. The production, directed by Catherine Morgan, ran at Newport’s Dolman Theatre in May 2013.
This week’s Flashback Friday travels back 10 years to the Glenn Miller Orchestra’s appearance at Newport’s Riverfront Theatre in May 2010. Andy Howells was there to take a non-stop music trip of the war-time bandleaders back catalogue performed by the present-day Glenn Miller Orchestra conducted by bandleader Ray McVay. It is apt that on theContinue reading “Flashback Friday: The Glenn Miller Orchestra, The Riverfront, Newport (May 2010)”
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.