News: Agatha Christie’s The Mirror Crack’d to be adapted for the stage for the first time in the UK

Wales Millennium Centre and Wiltshire Creative are thrilled to announce the first ever UK stage adaptation of Agatha Christie’s much-loved Miss Marple thriller The Mirror Crack’d from Side to Side. The Mirror Crack’d will be a European Premiere, opening at Salisbury Playhouse on 15 February before touring to Dublin, Cambridge and Cardiff. The Mirror Crack’d …

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News: Turn of the Screw, inspiration behind @Womaninblack_UK comes to Cardiff’s @New_Theatre

TURN OF THE SCREW, THE ORIGINAL GHOST STORY THAT INSPIRED THE WOMAN IN BLACK, COMES TO CARDIFF The world premiere of a dynamic new adaptation of Turn of the Screw is coming to Cardiff’s New Theatre starring Carli Norris (Pygmalion at the Albery Theatre, EastEnders, Hollyoaks) and Maggie McCarthy (Mother Clap's Molly House at the National Theatre, Call the Midwife, the …

News: Further details about #Epilog which is part of @FOVCardiff #FOVCardiff

Further details of ‘Epilog’ have been released today – including the names of the artists who will be performing in this special one-off show, which forms part of Festival of Voice 2018. Based on a forthcoming compilation album curated by record collector and radio producer Dyl Mei, Epilog (New Theatre, Friday 15 June) will be a unique opportunity to relive a …

News: Tickets now on sale for @NowTheHero @SwanseaGrand #Swansea

Booking is now available for Nawr Yr Arwr/Now the Hero from pre-eminent Welsh interdisciplinary artist Marc Rees (P.A.R.A.D.E., {150}, Tir Sir Gâr, Raw Material: Llareggub Revisted). This site specific theatrical experience will take visitors on an extraordinary journey through three narratives of war; from the beautiful Swansea Bay beach to discovering artistic treasures in the city’s iconic …

News: The music of #DustySpringfield celebrated in new musical @preachermanuk @New_theatre

THE MUSIC OF DUSTY SPRINGFIELD CELEBRATED IN NEW MUSICAL, SON OF A PREACHER MAN Pop star and former EastEnders actor Michelle Gayle, and Benidorm and Coronation Street star Alice Barlow will play the roles of Alison and Kat respectively in Son of a Preacher Man - a new musical that plays at Cardiff’s New Theatre next week from 15 – 19 May as part …

News: Further star cast announced for Wales’ Beast of a panto @New_Theatre #cardiff

FURTHER STAR CAST ANNOUNCED FOR WALES’ BEAST OF A PANTOMIME New Theatre Cardiff have announced a further FOUR stars for this year’s beast of a pantomime, Beauty and the Beast with Ben Richards, Danny Bayne, Adam C Booth and Stephanie Webber joining the cast of Wales’ biggest pantomime, which opens on Saturday 8 December. After rising to fame on the ITV drama Footballers’ Wives Ben Richards scored high-profile …

Review: @titanicontour-The Musical Wales Millennium Centre 30.4.18 @TheCentre

Review: Titanic-The Musical Wales Millennium Centre 30.4.18 At first sight, and if you didn’t know any better, the idea of Titanic The Musical might sound a little offkey. The most tragic maritime event in history being told through the medium of song? Well, that’s what I thought but then I did a little digging (thank …

NEWS: WATCH OUT – DAVID WALLIAMS ’ AWFUL AUNTIE IS COMING TO #CARDIFF NEXT WEEK!

WATCH OUT – DAVID WALLIAMS’ AWFUL AUNTIE IS COMING TO CARDIFF NEXT WEEK!   We’re being advised to watch out for a very large owl, as well as the most awful Auntie in history. They’ll be up against a brave little girl and her ghostly friend in the world premiere production of David Walliams’ Awful …

English is a crazy language

“Let’s face it - English is a crazy language. There is no egg in eggplant nor ham in hamburger; neither apple nor pine in pineapple. English muffins weren’t invented in England or French fries in France. Sweetmeats are candies while sweetbreads, which aren’t sweet, are meat. We take English for granted. But if we explore …