Talking Comedy With Shappi Khorsandi

Iranian born British comedienne Shappi Khorsandi is currently touring her latest comedy show Because I’m Shappi, “Its very personal,” she tells Andy Howells, ” its about been pregnant when I was single and been a lone parent.” Shappi’s description sums up that she is tackling 21st Century issues and scenarios that audiences will connect with.Continue reading “Talking Comedy With Shappi Khorsandi”

Meet The Cast Of Centrestage Cymru’s White Christmas

A film musical classic celebrates its 60th anniversary this year. White Christmas premiered to the world on October 14, 1954 and has been part of the Christmas season ever since. The title song, originally sung by Bing Crosby and written by Irving Berlin was first featured in the 1942 film musical Holiday Inn. 60 yearsContinue reading “Meet The Cast Of Centrestage Cymru’s White Christmas”

Review: Eric and Little Ern, Newport Riverfront

Morecambe and Wise were the funniest comedy double act on television during the 1960s and 70s and even though their partnership ended when Eric Morecambe died of a heart attack in 1984 their popularity has endured. Ian Ashpitel and Jonty Stephens stage presentation Eric and Little Ern (Newport Riverfront, October 8) is therefore most welcome.Continue reading “Review: Eric and Little Ern, Newport Riverfront”

Review: Formby, The Riverfront, Newport

Ewan Wardrop’s much praised tribute show to entertainer George Formby played the final date of its current tour at Newport Riverfront on Friday evening. From the very young to the most senior in years, the show raised smiles from the offset as actor/ dancer/ comedian Ewan Wardrop delivered a charismatically choreographed one-man show performance ofContinue reading “Review: Formby, The Riverfront, Newport”