Laughs, Action and Songs as the New Theatre Welcomes Beauty and the Beast

Laughs, Action and Songs as the New Theatre Welcomes Beauty and the Beast

Panto season is upon us once again as Wales’ biggest pantomime hits the stage at Cardiff’s New Theatre. Beauty and The Beast is a show…

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Review: The Nightingales - laughter, shocks, a few tears and some great songs

Review: The Nightingales – laughter, shocks, a few tears and some great songs

BAFTA-winning actress and writer Ruth Jones returns to the stage after a 12-year absence in The Nightingales, which opened at Cardiff’s New Theatre tonight (November…

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Review: The Messiah - a hilarious nativity from a super-talented cast

Review: The Messiah – a hilarious nativity from a super-talented cast

Two actors of questionable ability and a singer with an eye on her watch and a train to catch arrived in Cardiff tonight (Monday 29…

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Review: Murder for Two - a fast-paced whodunit comedy full of bizarre characters and witty songs

Review: Murder for Two – a fast-paced whodunit comedy full of bizarre characters and witty songs

A best-selling author is found murdered at his surprise birthday party, and there’s a houseful of suspects. It may sound like the start of a…

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Review: The Comedy About A Bank Robbery - laugh-a-minute daftness from the experts

Review: The Comedy About A Bank Robbery – laugh-a-minute daftness from the experts

Mischief Theatre doesn’t seem to put a great deal of effort into the titles of its productions. Its multi-award-winning The Play That Goes Wrong is…

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Review: Fame The Musical - An Energetic Show With A Talented Cast

Review: Fame The Musical – An Energetic Show With A Talented Cast

The latest musical at Cardiff’s New Theatre is an energetic adaptation of ‘80s classic, Fame. The musical features a cast of outstanding dancers, singers and…

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Review: Rain Man - funny, poignant, uplifting

Review: Rain Man – funny, poignant, uplifting

If you only know Mathew Horne from his TV roles in Gavin and Stacey or The Catherine Tate show, get to the New Theatre this…

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Review: Mischief Movie Night - 'witty, inventive, and joyously absurd'

Review: Mischief Movie Night – ‘witty, inventive, and joyously absurd’

A Disney movie, set in Pontypandy (the hometown of TV’s Fireman Sam), featuring the impossible love between Princess Margueritte, confined to her tower above the…

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Review: The Final Curtain - an intriguing case to lure Sherlock Holmes out of retirement

Review: The Final Curtain – an intriguing case to lure Sherlock Holmes out of retirement

Some 130 years after the character first appeared in print, you might think there is nothing new to be done with Sherlock Holmes – so…

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Review: Turn of the Screw - a sophisticated adaptation of a gothic horror classic

Review: Turn of the Screw – a sophisticated adaptation of a gothic horror classic

Henry James’ classic ghost story Turn of the Screw has inspired countless haunted house tales over the past 120 years and has itself been adapted…

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