A weekly round-up of Wales' thriving arts scene introduced by Nicola Heywood Thomas. Includes reviews, reports and analysis from the worlds of Welsh theatre, dance, music, art, literature, cinema and film. Broadcast every Wednesday at 7pm.
Wed, 15 May 13
24 days remaining
Nicola Heywood Thomas looks at the life and times of Welsh singer Dorothy Squires, as a new production about the singer’s life, starring Ruth Madoc, opens in Cardiff.
Wed, 8 May 13
17 days remaining
Nicola Heywood Thomas focuses on younger performers and the work they produce, as well as the work they inspire. From singers to actors, pianists to poets, young performers show that age is no barrier when it comes to talent. Tim Rhys-Evans showcases his youth choir Only Kids Allowed. Showcasing jazz at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama are Paula Gardiner and student performer Jonas Seetoh.
Wed, 1 May 13
10 days remaining
Too old to take part in the arts? Or is it a case of the older the fiddle, the sweeter the tune? Nicola Heywood-Thomas talks to a dancer, a singer and a visual arts practitioner about the impact of age on the performing arts. Choreographer Caroline Lamb, singers Carla Maney and Owen Webb, and David Drake, director of the Diffusions Photography Festival, share their years of experience.
Wed, 24 Apr 13
3 days remaining
Nicola Heywood Thomas introduces a unique performance by the Somali community in Cardiff. De Gabay which means the poem, is a National Theatre Wales production which focuses on the lives of young Somali poets and the generations that came before them. Poet Gwyneth Lewis talks to members of the community both young and old and listens to their stories and their poetry.
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