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186 posts about theatre on this blog

  1. Packed season ahead with On The Edge

    Monday 10 September 2012, 17:06

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    It's been eight years since the actor and director Michael Kelligan began his On The Edge series in a bid to give more exposure to new Welsh writers, actors and directors.

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  2. New touring production for Frapetsus company

    Friday 31 August 2012, 11:43

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    The saying "whose coat is that jacket?" is one of those Welsh-isms always sure to raise a smile. But it's also the title of a reworked play by Jack Llewellyn about to embark on a tour of Wales.

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  3. Kaite O'Reilly on In Water I'm Weightless

    Thursday 30 August 2012, 14:54

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    Playwright Kaite O'Reilly has worked widely both in the mainstream and with deaf and disabled artists. Her production of In Water I'm Weightless for National Theatre Wales is about to open in London as part of the Cultural Olympiad.

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  4. If you go down to the woods today...

    Friday 24 August 2012, 11:53

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    Another innovative outdoor performance for National Theatre Wales sees a collaboration with Argentinian physical theatre practitioner Constanza Macras, that will take place in the ancient woodland of Wepre Park, near Connah's Quay in Flintshire.

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  5. In conversation with Dafydd James

    Thursday 23 August 2012, 16:11

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    It's an exciting time for Welsh theatre at the moment, particularly if you are Dafydd James. The Cardiff playwright's first full-length play Llwyth (Tribe) heads to Taiwan next week as part of the Taipei Arts Festival.

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  6. Welsh theatre plunges to new depths... underground

    Tuesday 14 August 2012, 10:32

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Touring company Theatre Rue are taking their audiences into the theatrical unknown with their latest production – they'’ll even need a hard hat.

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  7. Wales Millennium Centre embarks on first national tour

    Tuesday 24 July 2012, 17:36

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    The Wales Millennium Centre is one week away from the start of its début tour of Wales with its first full production, the Welsh-language Ma Bili'n Bwrw'r Bronco.

    Produced in collaboration with Theatr na n'Óg, Ma Bili'n Bwrw'r Bronco (Bili does a Bronco) is the Centre's adaptation of Douglas Maxwell...

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  8. Welsh actor Philip Madoc dies aged 77

    Monday 5 March 2012, 14:24

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Welsh actor Philip Madoc, famous for stage and screen roles including The Life and Times of David Lloyd George, has died aged 77 after a short illness.

    The Merthyr Tydfil-born actor starred in many hit television dramas such as Doctor Who and A Mind To Kill, as well as one of most famous episodes of...

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  9. For Once at the Sherman Cymru

    Monday 20 February 2012, 12:05

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    The Sherman Theatre in Cardiff's long-awaited relaunch season continues apace this week with the opening of a new play by an acclaimed young Welsh playwright.

    For Once is a dark comedy by Tim Price, one of the founder...

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  10. Siân Phillips on the Radio Wales Arts Show

    Thursday 16 February 2012, 15:20

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Siân Phillips is currently starring in Frantic Assembly's theatre production Lovesong, and has called it the "most wonderful experience" that she's had in decades.

    Welsh actor Siân spoke to Radio Wales Arts Show presenter Nicola Heywood Thomas about her career and her role in the production that is...

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  11. Reckless Sleepers present Schrödinger

    Thursday 9 February 2012, 09:30

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    A touring production which explores the theatrical possibilities offered by a curious scientific theory is coming to Wales.

    Performance artists Reckless Sleepers have revived their production of Schrödinger, named after the Nobel Peace prizewinning scientist Erwin Schrödinger, and his thoughts on...

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  12. Peter Gill on his new production for National Theatre Wales

    Tuesday 7 February 2012, 14:05

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    One of the giants of British theatre is to bring his interpretation of a poignant Chekhov tale to audiences at the newly refurbished Sherman Theatre in Cardiff.

    Despite growing up in Cardiff, Peter Gill's lengthy and illustrious career has never once seen him direct a play in his home city, until now...

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  13. Circus performers double up as waiters for new theatre act

    Friday 13 January 2012, 10:40

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    This weekend the Riverfront Arts Centre in Newport is hosting a live circus-theatre performance which will see audiences eating a meal served by the very artists they have come to watch.

    Super Pseudo is co-produced by the centre and the Crashmat Collective and marks a foray into...

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  14. The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

    Friday 6 January 2012, 12:06

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    A play, which has been a classic of working class literature for nearly a century, comes to Wales next month as part of a national tour.

    Stephen Lowe's version of Robert Tressell's The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists will enjoy two dates, one at the Blackwood Miners Institute and another at the Aberystwyth...

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  15. Playwright Tim Price on his obsession with Wikileaks whistle-blower Bradley Manning

    Tuesday 3 January 2012, 11:40

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    Bradley Manning, 24, stands accused of the biggest leak of government secrets in American history. The former intelligence analyst, who spent a chunk of his teenage years in Wales, is accused of leaking huge amounts of classified information to the website Wikileaks while working for the US Army in Iraq...

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  16. Hijinx Theatre presents The Snooks Brothers

    Thursday 15 December 2011, 13:14

    Laura Chamberlain Laura Chamberlain

    Hijinx Theatre bring a little theatrical entertainment to the stressed Christmas shoppers of Cardiff next week with their short play The Snooks Brothers.

    The Cardiff-based theatre company will transform one of the empty retail units in Morgan Arcade into a theatre set in the style of a Dickensian bank...

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  17. A Christmas Carol - as told by Jacob Marley (Deceased)

    Tuesday 29 November 2011, 10:33

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    James Hyland's unique stage adaptation of the classic Charles Dickens novel A Christmas Carol sees the experiences of miser Ebenezer Scrooge told through the eyes of his former business partner Jacob Marley.

    The acclaimed one-man show is touring the UK and will be making pitstops at the Lyric Theatre...

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  18. The Christmas Cuckoo's Cooking

    Tuesday 22 November 2011, 12:22

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    Imagine a world where The Borrowers meets Toy Story and you are close to picturing the visual concept that will greet audiences at the Torch Theatre in Milford Haven this Christmas.

    Set in an attic of forgotten items, The Christmas Cuckoo's Cooking...

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  19. Theatr Colwyn: a century of cinema

    Friday 18 November 2011, 09:30

    Martha Owen Martha Owen

    On 15 October 2011, a famous face made an appearance in Colwyn Bay.

    Terry Jones, acclaimed director, writer, documentary maker and Python, was in his hometown to reopen a small theatre, nestled just shy of the north Wales coast, following a refurbishment which has restored the venue to its former glory...

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  20. Sherman Cymru announces line-up for reopening season

    Wednesday 16 November 2011, 09:40

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    The New Year will bring the long-awaited re-opening of the newly refurbished Sherman Theatre, which has received £3.9m in lottery funding to modernise its backstage and public areas.

    And today, the theatre's team announced a varied programme of plays, gigs and dance acts to propel the venue forward...

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