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November (48 posts)

  1. Festive season promises treat for culture vultures and slapstick lovers alike

    Monday 2 December 2013, 10:08

    Polly March Polly March

    'Tis once again the season to be jolly, and arts venues across Wales will be serving up an array of Christmas crackers this festive period to entice you in from the cold.

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  2. Perfect for fans of Dan Brown

    Friday 29 November 2013, 16:08

    Phil Rickman Phil Rickman

    It's 10 years since The Da Vinci Code was first published, which coincides with the publication of The Camelot Code and the return of Phil the Shelf to BBC Radio Wales.

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  3. Girl Power, Shakespeare style

    Friday 29 November 2013, 10:49

    Polly March Polly March

    When Shakespeare’s plays first hit the stage, all-male casts were the accepted norm. But now a production that swings the gender bias the other way is in the early days of creation.

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  4. The exploration ship Erebus

    Friday 29 November 2013, 10:36

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    The 19th century was the age of discovery and exploration. Africa was opened up, Australia developed, the northern reaches of Canada traversed for the first time. But above all, people were fascinated by the Polar regions. After all, who knew what riches might lie there and an easy route between the...

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  5. The Need for Roots - a dance duet

    Thursday 28 November 2013, 16:19

    Polly March Polly March

    The Need for Roots is a trilingual creation funded by Arts Council Wales, which explores notions of cultural identity and has been conceived by choreographers Siriol Joyner, from Aberystwyth and Ruairí Donovan from Cork.

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  6. Coming Home: a director's perspective

    Thursday 28 November 2013, 11:43

    Geoff Evans Geoff Evans

    I've been directing Coming Home for three series now and it’s still a real honour to be a part of bringing someone’s ancestral past to life.

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  7. The School of hard rocks

    Wednesday 27 November 2013, 15:54

    Phil Carradice Phil Carradice

    The School of Mines was the brainchild of some of the largest coal owners in the region and was funded by the levy of one tenth of a penny on every ton of coal that was produced from the coalfield.

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  8. Is it Christmas yet?

    Tuesday 26 November 2013, 16:27

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    On Monday, we were straight back into the studio with Doctor Who's own personal orchestrator, Ben Foster.

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  9. Constant peals and hyperbolic proclamations

    Tuesday 26 November 2013, 14:31

    Adam Walton Adam Walton

    "I particularly like this new one from Mowbird," said the chieftain, doing a dance that no one should attempt in a hemp skirt with no undercrackers on.

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  10. Stephen West: Draw Breath

    Tuesday 26 November 2013, 11:04

    Polly March Polly March

    A fascinating exhibition of recent work by the Montgomeryshire-based artist Stephen West is set to open at Oriel Mwldan in Cardigan.

    Draw Breath features a fresh selection of Stephen's particular unique blend of drawings created in his studio in Llangadfan.

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