Review: Newport Playgoers’ The Hypochondriac, Dolman Theatre, Newport

Andy Howells reviews Newport Playgoers presentation ofThe Hypochondriac; Roger McGough’s adaptation of Moliere’s classic comedy La Malade Imaginaire at The Dolman Theatre

Review: Young Venture Players – Aida, Dolman Theatre, Newport

Elton John and Tim Rice’s Disney musical Aida is probably best remembered for an elaborate soundtrack album featuring the likes of Sting, Leanne Rimes and Lenny Kravitz. It is therefore an interesting choice for Young Venture Players Director Gordon Collins and Musical Director Kathy Robins to present. Thrown back to the golden sunset days ofContinue reading “Review: Young Venture Players – Aida, Dolman Theatre, Newport”

Review: Newport Playgoers’ Fawlty Towers, Dolman Theatre, Newport

Newport Playgoers new season commenced on Tuesday evening with Jes Hynes’ directorial debut of John Cleese and Connie Booth’s much loved classic sit-com Fawlty Towers.

Review: Newport Playgoers’ The Titfield Thunderbolt, Dolman Theatre, Newport

It’s “All aboard!” for classic comedy this week at the Dolman Theatre as Newport Playgoers Society take a direct route back to 1952 to revisit the Ealing Comedy Classic, “The Titfield Thunderbolt”. Recalling the early carefree days of the railway; The Titfield Thunderbolt shows how a group of villagers attempt to prevent the Titfield branchContinue reading “Review: Newport Playgoers’ The Titfield Thunderbolt, Dolman Theatre, Newport”

Review: Newport Playgoers’ – Role Play, Dolman Theatre, Newport

Between 17 May and 21 May 2011, Newport Playgoers staged Alan Ayckbourn¹s drama Role Play at The Dolman Theatre, Newport, South Wales. The directional debut from Judith Lindwall focused on the events of a dinner party from hell and the misconceptions of the characters that attended it. Along with Game Plan and Flat Spin, RoleContinue reading “Review: Newport Playgoers’ – Role Play, Dolman Theatre, Newport”

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