Arts Show Wales

              Arts Show Wales

              Nicola Heywood Thomas previews the best of the Welsh contemporary arts scene in her weekly round-up. Broadcast Wednesdays at 1830.

              • Updated:
                Weekly
              • Episodes available for:
                30 Days help

              Subscribe for free

              Subscribe to this podcast and automatically receive the latest episodes.

              More help with subscribing

              Recent episodes (4)

              • HAY FESTIVAL

                Thu, 28 May 15

                Duration:
                29 mins

                Available:
                30 days remaining

                Nicola Heywood Thomas presents the Arts Show, live from the BBC TENT at the Hay Festival. Joining her to talk about his first novel is the BBC's voice of international rugby- Eddie Butler. Moira Young explains how one of the novels in her Dust Lands trilogy is to be made into a film by Ridley Scott. Writer and illustrator Steve Antony talks about how his colour blindness hasn't held him back at all, and Tiffany Murray gives us a glimpse into her colourful life through her novels. Live music comes from Horizons artist -Hannah Grace, with her own composition, Broke.

                Download 14MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              • The Slate Sea,Trevor's House,Joy House, and Much Ado About Nothing.

                Thu, 21 May 15

                Duration:
                28 mins

                Available:
                23 days remaining

                Nicola Heywood Thomas talks to poet Paul Henry and founder of the Camden Trust, Bob Borzello about an exhibition and book of the same name celebrating the diverse communities of North Wales- the Slate Sea. Playwright Bob Rogers explains how winning a prize led to his play being performed at a major London Theatre. Director Firenza Guidi reveals how she divides her time between directing a drama and a show for the circus. And Much Ado about Nothing is performed at a living, scaled down version of the London Globe in Mid Wales run by Artistic Director Phil Bowen.

                Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              • Opera, art, music and drama

                Thu, 14 May 15

                Duration:
                29 mins

                Available:
                16 days remaining

                Nicola Heywood Thomas talks to counter tenor Iestyn Morris about his title role in Welsh National Opera’s “Peter Pan”. Artistic Director of the Vale of Glamorgan Music Festival, John Metcalf , highlights some of this year's line up. Actor Danny Braverman explains how a box of mementos lead to his one man show - Wot! No Fish? and artist Paul Rees reveals how he uses his theatrical background to portray a glimpse of life backstage.

                Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              • PHOTOGRAPHY, THEATRE, DANCE AND GLASS

                Thu, 7 May 15

                Duration:
                29 mins

                Available:
                9 days remaining

                Chalkie Davies , a Welsh photographer, who has captured enduring images of rock and roll royalty talks to Nicola Heywood Thomas about his new exhibition. Alongside Chalkie is Pembrokeshire artist, Linda Norris - whose work in glass will be part of an International Festival. Siriol Joyner- choreographer and dancer is one of the organisers of a dance festival in Abercych. And a new Welsh Language play by Sian Summers, set against the backdrop of the Miner’s strike and directed by Aled Pedrick is made available to non welsh speakers through a new app.

                Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              • FOR THE LOVE OF THEATRE

                Wed, 29 Apr 15

                Duration:
                29 mins

                Available:
                2 days remaining

                Nicola Heywood Thomas and her guests discuss new plays, the art of writing for the theatre and setting up production companies.

                Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              Terms of Use

              The BBC Podcasts are for your personal non-commercial use only.

              All title, ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and to the BBC Podcasts shall remain the property of the BBC or third parties. You may not edit, alter, adapt or add to the BBC Podcast in any way. The BBC Podcasts are made available by the BBC on an "as is" and "as available" basis and the BBC gives no warranty of any kind in relation to the BBC Podcast. To the maximum extent permitted by law the BBC will not be liable for any loss or damage which you may suffer as a result of, or connected to, the download or use of the BBC Podcasts.

               

              See the full Standard Licence Terms here.

              Play recent episodes

              You may also like

              Aled Jones

              • Entertainment
              • Factual > Arts, Culture & the Media

              Aled Jones in conversation with a special guest. Listen to the programme in full every Sunday on BBC Radio Wales from 1pm until 2pm, with the podcast available shortly afterwards.

              Sun, 24 May 15

              40 minutes

              Media Show

              • Factual > Arts, Culture & the Media
              • News

              BBC Radio 4's topical programme The Media Show, presented by journalist and former TV executive Steve Hewlett, featuring the latest stories and opinion from the fast-changing world of media in all its

              22 hours ago

              28 minutes

              Stations
              Categories
              Schedules