Classic TV Comedy Star, Robert Gillespie Discusses Career and New Book in Video Interview

In the first of a four-part series of interviews with Andy Howells for Entertainment South Wales, Robert, Gillespie recalls his early days growing up in post-war Manchester and his first steps into acting at Sale Grammar School.

Chelsea Halfpenny To Star in Waitress at Wales Millennium Centre

Chelsea Halfpenny will be joining the cast of ‘Waitress’ as of January, 2022, Taking over the role of ‘Jenna’ from Lucie Jones. Halfpenny will star at Cardiff’s Wales Millenium Centre from the 30 May to 4 June. The remaining cast is yet to be announced. Beginning her career in the children’s tv series: ‘Byker Grove’,Continue reading “Chelsea Halfpenny To Star in Waitress at Wales Millennium Centre”

One Night With Marilyn Monroe – at Newport’s Dolman Theatre!

One of cinema’s greatest film icons is set to make her debut on the stage of Newport’s Dolman Theatre, performed by no less than three actors!

Picture Special: Centrestage Cymru Return With Jesus Christ Superstar

Centrestage Cymru return to the stage of Newport’s Dolman Theatre this week with Jesus Christ Superstar their first stage musical presentation since 2019’s sell-out success Chitty Chitty Bang Bang. The musical theatre group has previously staged successes such as Singin’ in The Rain, Annie, White Christmas and 42nd Street will present Andrew Lloyd Webber &Continue reading “Picture Special: Centrestage Cymru Return With Jesus Christ Superstar”

My Music DNA: Platform 1

During lockdown, West Wales trio Platform 1 spent much time at home producing their new 6 track EP, So Much for The Sadness. The release features songs old and new inspired by artists such as The Cranberries, Taylor Swift and Steve Earle. The band comprising of Martha, Josh and Will recently revealed their Music DNAContinue reading “My Music DNA: Platform 1”

The Tigerface Show Reminds Adults ‘What We Want To Be When We Grow Up!’

Newport’s Riverfront Theatre and Arts Centre is co-producing a comedy-theatre piece with Newport-based performer Justin Teddy Cliffe on 21st and 22nd October, their first studio theatre performance and co-production since 2020, with support from Arts Council of Wales. The TigerFace Show is a semi-autobiographical, partly improvised, comedy-performance piece about childhood dreams, adulthood and mental health.Continue reading “The Tigerface Show Reminds Adults ‘What We Want To Be When We Grow Up!’”

Review: The Book of Mormon, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff

Rachel and Thomas Howells review the musical, The Book of Mormon which plays Wales Millennium Centre until October 30, 2021.

Centrestage Cymru Bring Jesus Christ Superstar To Newport’s Dolman Theatre

Centrestage Cymru return to the stage of Newport’s Dolman Theatre from October 20th – October 23rd, 2021, with their presentation of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar. 50 Years of Jesus Christ Superstar Centrestage Cymru’s presentation coincides with the 50th anniversary of Jesus Christ Superstar’s launching on Broadway on OctoberContinue reading “Centrestage Cymru Bring Jesus Christ Superstar To Newport’s Dolman Theatre”

Any Dream Will Do As Jac Yarrow & Alexandra Burke Bring Joseph To Cardiff’s New Theatre

Following two triumphant seasons at The London Palladium, the sensational brand-new production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat comes to the New Theatre, Cardiff from Tuesday 3rd May to Saturday 14th May 2022. Alexandra Burke reprises her celebrated role as Narrator, joining Jac Yarrow who is preparing to don the famous coat in the titular role on tour.

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