Ahead of The King and I returning to Cardiff’s New Theatre, Annalene Beechey discusses playing the iconic Anna Leonowens.
Shrek the Musical returns to Wales Millennium Centre from 20 – 25 November 2024. Based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks film, the Broadway and West End smash hit Shrek the Musical is a fun filled and hilarious musical comedy with a cast of vibrant characters and a ‘shrektackular’ score.
One of the most exciting bands to come out of Great Britain in the past 50 years, Slade are returning to Cardiff’s Tramshed this Christmas with their unique blend of perfect pop-rock, outrageous flamboyance, and pure fun.
“The women in my family were as tough as nails.” Tracy-Ann Oberman is herself no stranger to tough cookies – she’s a formidable actor on stage and screen. But here she is speaking to David Jays about her great-grandmother and aunts, women with nicknames like Machine-Gun Molly and Sarah Portugal. They came to London from antisemitic eastern Europe at the turn of the last century, and despite all odds managed to build a life and make a living.
In his short career so far, super-talented musical theatre star Ivano Turco has already demonstrated formidable range: having made his professional debut playing Prince Sebastian in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cinderella in the West End, he then transformed into reggae icon Bob Marley in bio-musical Get Up, Stand Up!
The Woman in Black arrives in Cardiff’s New Theatre from Monday 18 to Saturday 23 September as part of its UK Tour.
Jason Byrne’s body has been patched up so many times you’d think he was a fan of doing extreme obstacle courses while blindfolded. But the reasons behind his many medical interventions are less extreme than that, even if, in some cases, they sound more ridiculous.
Since The Aces released their acclaimed sophomore album, Under My Influence in 2020, the band has been on a journey of self-discovery.
Stand-up star Angela Barnes is probably best-known for her appearances on Live at the Apollo, 8 Out of 10 Cats Does Countdown and as a regular panellist on Mock The Week. She is a fabulous, flame-haired comedian, never short of a snappy quip, positively bursting with stories and jokes.
Faye Tozer first flew into the public consciousness as one fifth of the much-loved band Steps in the late 1990s, but she has also forged an impressive nearly two-decade long career in musical theatre alongside the band’s continuing success.