Out Of This World Fun As Forbidden Planet Musical Comes To Cardiff – Mark Newnham Interview

The adored and critically acclaimed Olivier Award winning Sci-Fi rock spectacular Return to the Forbidden Planet comes to Cardiff New Theatre on its 25th Anniversary Tour this week. Inspired by Shakespeare’s The Tempest and packed with rock ‘n’ roll classics such as I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Young Girl and Good Vibrations the showContinue reading “Out Of This World Fun As Forbidden Planet Musical Comes To Cardiff – Mark Newnham Interview”

On Stage: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time, Wales Millennium Centre

I wanted to see the Olivier Award winning production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time following a strong recommendation from my 12-year-old daughter who recently saw the London West End presentation. The story follows fifteen year old Christopher Boone who although has an extraordinary brain and is exceptional at maths, isContinue reading “On Stage: The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time, Wales Millennium Centre”

Curious Incident Presents Dual Role For Jessica Williams

The Winner of seven 2013 Olivier Awards, this highly acclaimed National Theatre production The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time arrives at Wales Millennium Centre this week as part of its first ever UK tour. Based on the award-winning novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott, theContinue reading “Curious Incident Presents Dual Role For Jessica Williams”

Experiencing Monty Python’s Spamalot On And Off The Stage

Ten seconds in a musical is a long time. I’m not talking about the actual performance of an individual performer but all the components that go together to make that performance. The preparation of the cast, crew and musicians, from wardrobe dressing to rehearsal, every prop, player and performer plays a part in bringing aContinue reading “Experiencing Monty Python’s Spamalot On And Off The Stage”

On Stage: TAN, Newport Riverfront

Welsh history came alive on Friday evening as Harnisch-Lacey Dance’s double bill Spin and TAN premiered at Newport Riverfront. Dance trio Daniel Ovel, Jacob Smart and Tom Tindall mesmerised the audience in the opening 20 minutes of the show with Sandra Harnisch-Lacey’s 2014 Edinburgh Fringe success Spin. A breathtaking demonstration of modern dance, Spin wasContinue reading “On Stage: TAN, Newport Riverfront”

Joe Pasquale Discusses Monty Python Musical Spamalot

Monty Python’s Spamalot gallops to Cardiff in March as part of its 2015 UK tour featuring comedian Joe Pasquale reprising his much loved role of King Arthur alongside Todd Carty as Patsy. Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Spamalot is a kind-of new musical with a bookContinue reading “Joe Pasquale Discusses Monty Python Musical Spamalot”

Theatr Pena Take Welsh Drama The Royal Bed On Tour – Erica Eirian Interview

Ahead of the launch of Theatr Pena’s tour of Siôn Eirian’s play The Royal Bed, Andy Howells chats to director Erica Eirian about the production.

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