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 …

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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 …

NEWS: FURTHER CHAOS EXPECTED AS @mischiefcomedy ‘THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG’ DISRUPTS CARDIFF’S @New_Theatre

The Play That Goes Wrong, the West End’s Olivier Award winning box office hit, is back on the road and returning to the New Theatre – where the original tour began in 2014 – next week from 30 April – 5 May.  “Why would any theatre want a return visit of our little murder mystery show …

News: Basil and the Ice Witch welcome thousands of school children across South Wales as a Tickledom Adventure plays Cardiff and Swansea this Summer

  • Over 10,000 school children will see the new production this June • Show producers support travel costs for several schools to ensure pupils can experience theatre for the first time • Basil and the Ice Witch is the brand-new musical adventure for 2018 and the sequel to the original Tickledom musical • A …

NEWS: @northernballet RETURNS TO #CARDIFF WITH ONE OF LITERATURE’S GREAT HEROINES

Northern Ballet returns to Cardiff’s New Theatre next week from 24 – 28 April with Jane Eyre, a ballet based on Charlotte Brontë’s classic novel. Jane Eyre is undoubtedly one of the most vivid literary heroines. Her strong spirit overcomes a difficult early life, and her relationship with the impassioned Mr Rochester has captivated readers since …