Review: Newport Playgoers’ Duets, Dolman Theatre, Newport

Duets, the current Newport Playgoers production is a bit of a toughie to review, if only for the fact that it seems unjust to attempt to give four excellent comedy two-handers the same space usually afforded to one show.

Artistic Director Tony Mercer Discusses The Nutcracker On Ice

The international ice dance sensation, The Imperial Ice Stars production of The Nutcracker on Ice starring ITV’s Dancing on Ice duo Keith Chegwin and Olga Sharutenkoc continues until Sunday November 17. Acclaimed Artistic Director, Tony Mercer, the world’s leading creator of contemporary theatre-on-ice, has once again teamed with four-time figure skating World Champion and dual Olympic goldContinue reading “Artistic Director Tony Mercer Discusses The Nutcracker On Ice”

On Stage: The Nutcracker On Ice, Wales Millennium Centre

Christmas may still be well over a month away but after witnessing the opening night of The Imperial Ice Stars production of The Nutcracker on Ice on Friday evening, it was impossible not to walk away feeling a tiny bit seasonal. The combination of Tchaikovsky’s music, colourfully designed sets and stunningly choreographed ice dance routines incorporatingContinue reading “On Stage: The Nutcracker On Ice, Wales Millennium Centre”

Keith Chegwin Discusses The Nutcracker On Ice

Keith Chegwin may be best remembered to a generation of TV viewers for his Saturday morning stints swapping children’s unwanted toys on freezing rugby pitches in TV’s Multi-Coloured Swap Shop or hosting the long running game show Cheggers Plays Pop but as he reminds me his career goes back much further than that. “I startedContinue reading “Keith Chegwin Discusses The Nutcracker On Ice”

A Magical Pairing – Paul Daniels and Debbie McGee Interview

Legendary magician Paul Daniels and his assistant Debbie McGee are heading towards South Wales with their first farewell tour but as you may expect from the magical pair all is not as it seems! Having seen the title of Paul Daniels brand new magic show The First Farewell Tour which comes to Monmouth’s Savoy theatreContinue reading “A Magical Pairing – Paul Daniels and Debbie McGee Interview”

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