The History of Newport Operatic Society Celebrated in New Book

The story of the origins of Newport Operatic Society is the subject of a new book written by a former Society member, David Kenny.

Cardiff’s Live Under the Stars Festival Announce New Dates For Summer 2021

Music and theatre lovers in South Wales will be delighted to hear that producers of Cardiff’s Live Under the Stars have secured new dates for their inaugural live music and theatre attraction at Cardiff Castle this year.

Review: The Picture of Dorian Gray Starring Fionn Whitehead

Andy Howells reviews The Picture of Dorian Gray based on Oscar Wilde’s original story by Henry Filloux-Bennett and directed by Tamara Harvey.

Stage Stars Release Song To Raise Awareness and Funds For Newport’s Dolman Theatre

A special song featuring a collective of established theatre performers has been released via YouTube to raise awareness and funds for Newport’s Dolman Theatre.

Please Sir! – Frankie Abbott Returns in All-Star Online Presentation

Whatever happened to young Frankie Abbott – the daydreaming mummy’s boy of Class 5C from the London Weekend Television comedy classic Please Sir! and later The Fenn Street Gang?

Young Playwrights Have Winning Scripts Transformed Into Audio Plays by Theatr Iolo

The winners of Theatr Iolo’s Young Playwright’s competition have had their plays read by professional actors and turned into audio plays to be released on March 11. The competition, which took place during summer 2020, was created by Theatr Iolo to provide a creative activity for children and young people whilst theatres were closed.

Major Welsh Arts Festivals Join Forces For Free Online Event – GŴYL 2021

Four of Wales’ best-loved festivals, Festival of Voice, FOCUS Wales, Other Voices Cardigan and Aberystwyth Comedy Festival, have joined forces in lockdown to create Gŵyl 2021; a free, online festival packed with unforgettable music and comedy, embracing diversity and dialogue.

Eight Must-See Musicals Scheduled For Wales Millennium Centre in 2021

Rachel Howells previews eight must-see musicals scheduled to play Wales Millennium Centre in 2021.

‘Dunkirk’ Actor, Fionn Whitehead To Star in Online Adaptation of The Picture of Dorian Gray

Fionn Whitehead, star of Dunkirk and Black Mirror, will take the title role in a new online adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s classic play The Picture of Dorian Gray, directed by Theatr Clwyd’s Artistic Director Tamara Harvey.

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